The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 45 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.23% 1.85% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 3.54% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Somerset

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 Bath region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
172 198 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 52.92% 52.38% 49.84%
Number of salaries quoted 159 177 149
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

LINQ
Salary Trend in Bath

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Bath

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (88.89%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) NUnit
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) Moq
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (55.56%) CMS
4 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (55.56%) Ninject
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (33.33%) Strategic Planning

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Moq
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (88.89%) Razor View Engine
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (55.56%) Ninject
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 3 (33.33%) Kendo UI
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
2 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Telerik
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle