The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 27 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.75% 1.50% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 4.44% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £34,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
LINQ
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 90 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.11% 33.83% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 42 76 70
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

LINQ
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Aberdeen

LINQ
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 7 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 7 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL