Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 154 157
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3 -18
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.30% 0.15% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.40% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -25.68% +23.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £39,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 714 995 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.17% 37.72% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 653 904 905
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,055 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Wales

LINQ
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Wales

LINQ
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +38 5 £40,000 -
West Wales -14 1 £37,500 +36.36%
LINQ
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) OOP
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) Games
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (66.67%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (16.67%) React
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) WinForms
6 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP