Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 109 96
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 17 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.20% 0.23% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 0.55% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 30
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -8.45% +20.34%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £26,675
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,750 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +19.72% -11.25%

LINQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 715 544 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 50.28% 40.93% 45.54%
Number of salaries quoted 662 516 560
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (94.12%) LINQPad
2 16 (94.12%) PowerShell
2 16 (94.12%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (94.12%) Kibana
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server
2 16 (94.12%) Replication
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Fiddler
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) VMS
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) BMC
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) NUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) F#

LINQ
Co-occurring 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 16 (94.12%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) LINQPad
2 2 (11.76%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Product Engineer
1 14 (82.35%) Products Support Engineer
1 14 (82.35%) Support Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Azure Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Product Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Products Support Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Scientific Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Replication
2 5 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) PowerShell
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) F#
Systems Management
1 16 (94.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) BMC
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft