The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 59 69
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.65% 1.66% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 3.33% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Median salary £36,250 £30,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -50.00%  
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 Suffolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 109 300 260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 35.50% 49.75% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 102 271 231
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,050 £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 Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

LINQ
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Suffolk

LINQ
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £36,250 -
LINQ
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
1 13 (100.00%) WCF
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) Pair Programming
2 9 (69.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (69.23%) WPF
2 9 (69.23%) Silverlight
2 9 (69.23%) MVVM
2 9 (69.23%) XAML
2 9 (69.23%) Workflow
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) CRM
2 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Web Application Development
4 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) WinForms
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) C# Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Graduate
2 4 (30.77%) Graduate C# Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Web Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 13 (100.00%) WCF
2 9 (69.23%) Silverlight
2 9 (69.23%) WPF
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (69.23%) BDD
2 9 (69.23%) CRM
2 9 (69.23%) MVVM
2 9 (69.23%) Pair Programming
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) Workflow
3 5 (38.46%) Web Application Development
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Line Management
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) XAML
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft