The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 31 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 28 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.65% 4.51% 4.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.76% 11.93% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 9
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 109 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 46.77% 37.85% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 115 107 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Bedfordshire

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

LINQ
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Bedford

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Bedford

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 72 (100.00%) .NET
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 72 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 65 (90.28%) C#
3 61 (84.72%) .NET Framework
4 60 (83.33%) MVC
4 60 (83.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 57 (79.17%) WCF
6 55 (76.39%) Scrum
7 46 (63.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
9 43 (59.72%) TDD
10 39 (54.17%) Subversion
11 38 (52.78%) SQL
12 34 (47.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 30 (41.67%) T-SQL
13 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
13 30 (41.67%) Windows
13 30 (41.67%) jQuery
13 30 (41.67%) Multithreading
14 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (40.28%) WinForms
15 27 (37.50%) WPF
16 26 (36.11%) SharePoint
17 24 (33.33%) MS Excel
18 23 (31.94%) ADO.NET
18 23 (31.94%) N-Tier
19 21 (29.17%) Finance
20 20 (27.78%) Silverlight
20 20 (27.78%) OOD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 26 (36.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) CMS
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (47.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (23.61%) Relational Database
4 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (63.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (54.17%) Subversion
3 19 (26.39%) Visual Studio
4 17 (23.61%) Moq
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (6.94%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (90.28%) Developer
2 48 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 40 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 38 (52.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 33 (45.83%) Senior Developer
6 27 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
7 25 (34.72%) .NET Developer
8 23 (31.94%) Lead Developer
9 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (23.61%) Technical Leader
11 16 (22.22%) Technical Developer
12 14 (19.44%) Architect
13 8 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (9.72%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (9.72%) Lead C# Developer
15 6 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 5 (6.94%) Team Leader
16 5 (6.94%) SharePoint Developer
16 5 (6.94%) .NET Team Leader
16 5 (6.94%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
1 72 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 61 (84.72%) .NET Framework
3 60 (83.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 57 (79.17%) WCF
5 30 (41.67%) jQuery
6 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (40.28%) WinForms
7 27 (37.50%) WPF
8 23 (31.94%) ADO.NET
9 20 (27.78%) Silverlight
10 18 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
11 15 (20.83%) CSS
12 12 (16.67%) HTML
12 12 (16.67%) Middleware
13 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (11.11%) Ajax
15 7 (9.72%) Razor View Engine
16 6 (8.33%) Web Services
17 5 (6.94%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (83.33%) MVC
2 55 (76.39%) Scrum
3 43 (59.72%) TDD
4 30 (41.67%) Multithreading
5 20 (27.78%) OO
5 20 (27.78%) OOD
6 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (11.11%) Project Management
8 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.72%) Product Management
9 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (2.78%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 65 (90.28%) C#
2 38 (52.78%) SQL
3 30 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.17%) XPath
6 1 (1.39%) Delphi
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) MOM
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
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