The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / South West
Rank 224 199 164
Rank change year-on-year -25 -35  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 13 52 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.89% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 2.25% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 51 89
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +4.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2166 2314 2572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.14% 39.66% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 1953 2332
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing LINQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in the South West

LINQ
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ in the South West.

Salary trend for LINQ in the South West

LINQ
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +14 8 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Bristol -9 3 £33,750 -35.71%
Wiltshire +19 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) ASP.NET
2 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 23 (85.19%) MVC
3 20 (74.07%) .NET Framework
3 20 (74.07%) Entity Framework
4 19 (70.37%) HTML
4 19 (70.37%) CSS
5 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 16 (59.26%) SQL
7 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (51.85%) XML
9 13 (48.15%) TDD
9 13 (48.15%) jQuery
10 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
12 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
12 7 (25.93%) WCF
12 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (22.22%) WPF
13 6 (22.22%) JSON
13 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
13 6 (22.22%) Finance
13 6 (22.22%) OO
13 6 (22.22%) HTTP
14 5 (18.52%) Windows
14 5 (18.52%) VB.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) Extranet
2 2 (7.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) MSTest
2 4 (14.81%) NUnit
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
4 11 (40.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (7.41%) ASP Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) VB Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) ASP.NET
3 20 (74.07%) .NET Framework
3 20 (74.07%) Entity Framework
4 19 (70.37%) CSS
4 19 (70.37%) HTML
5 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (51.85%) XML
7 13 (48.15%) jQuery
8 7 (25.93%) WCF
9 6 (22.22%) JSON
9 6 (22.22%) WPF
10 5 (18.52%) Ajax
10 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
10 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (18.52%) WF
11 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (11.11%) HTML5
12 2 (7.41%) React
12 2 (7.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows NT
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) MVC
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (22.22%) OO
5 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
6 5 (18.52%) Web Development
7 4 (14.81%) ETL
7 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
7 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (7.41%) Data Conversion
9 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.41%) Logistics
9 2 (7.41%) OOP
9 2 (7.41%) Product Marketing
9 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
3 16 (59.26%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
5 5 (18.52%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
7 3 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Telerik
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