The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 42 62
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.22% 5.24% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 10.53% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 13
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +29.23%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 206 247 266
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 45.68% 49.80% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 191 225 240
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

LINQ
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Tyne and Wear

LINQ
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Tyneside - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore