The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 40 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 9 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.99% 9.36% 4.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.00% 22.58% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 12
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £37,500 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LINQ
Bedfordshire

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 Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
100 155 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.22% 41.44% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84 137 87
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Bedford

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) C#
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 39 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 39 (100.00%) MVC
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 38 (97.44%) .NET Framework
2 38 (97.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 37 (94.87%) Visual Studio
4 36 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (84.62%) Scrum
5 33 (84.62%) Microsoft
6 32 (82.05%) MS Excel
7 31 (79.49%) Silverlight
8 25 (64.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (58.97%) jQuery
9 23 (58.97%) HTML
9 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
10 22 (56.41%) CSS
11 21 (53.85%) TDD
11 21 (53.85%) OOD
12 20 (51.28%) WCF
12 20 (51.28%) WPF
12 20 (51.28%) N-Tier
13 19 (48.72%) Web Services
14 17 (43.59%) OO
14 17 (43.59%) SharePoint
14 17 (43.59%) SQL
14 17 (43.59%) T-SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 17 (43.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (82.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2000
2 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (94.87%) Visual Studio
2 25 (64.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (41.03%) Moq
4 15 (38.46%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (15.38%) Subversion
6 4 (10.26%) NUnit
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Developer
1 23 (58.97%) .NET Developer
2 22 (56.41%) C# Developer
2 22 (56.41%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (48.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (41.03%) Development Manager
6 15 (38.46%) Senior C# Developer
6 15 (38.46%) Senior .NET Developer
6 15 (38.46%) Senior Developer
7 10 (25.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (23.08%) Senior Manager
8 9 (23.08%) Senior Development Manager
9 6 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (15.38%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (12.82%) .NET Development Manager
11 3 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
12 2 (5.13%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
1 39 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 38 (97.44%) .NET Framework
2 38 (97.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 36 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (79.49%) Silverlight
5 23 (58.97%) jQuery
5 23 (58.97%) HTML
6 22 (56.41%) CSS
7 20 (51.28%) WCF
7 20 (51.28%) WPF
8 19 (48.72%) Web Services
9 16 (41.03%) WinForms
9 16 (41.03%) Ajax
10 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 15 (38.46%) ADO.NET
11 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
12 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) MVC
2 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (84.62%) Scrum
3 21 (53.85%) TDD
3 21 (53.85%) OOD
4 17 (43.59%) OO
5 16 (41.03%) Multithreading
5 16 (41.03%) Performance Management
5 16 (41.03%) Mentoring
5 16 (41.03%) Coaching
6 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.95%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.56%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Microsoft