The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 66 63 82
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.28% 3.30% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.77% 7.05% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 2
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00%  
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 Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 289 369 316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 46.39% 46.77% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 269 360 271
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

LINQ
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Southampton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) Ajax
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Sage 200
6 1 (12.50%) Sage 50
6 1 (12.50%) Sage
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) Presales

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 200
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sage
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