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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 23 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 31 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.44% 4.53% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.66% 12.04% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 10
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
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
131 108 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 48.34% 37.63% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 124 106 75
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 28 July 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Bedford

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 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 67 (93.06%) C#
3 61 (84.72%) MVC
4 60 (83.33%) .NET Framework
4 60 (83.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 59 (81.94%) WCF
6 57 (79.17%) Scrum
7 42 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (58.33%) TDD
7 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
8 37 (51.39%) SQL
9 35 (48.61%) Subversion
10 34 (47.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
11 30 (41.67%) WinForms
11 30 (41.67%) jQuery
12 28 (38.89%) WPF
12 28 (38.89%) T-SQL
12 28 (38.89%) Windows
12 28 (38.89%) Multithreading
13 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (37.50%) SharePoint
14 23 (31.94%) MS Excel
14 23 (31.94%) N-Tier
15 21 (29.17%) ADO.NET
16 20 (27.78%) Silverlight
16 20 (27.78%) OO
16 20 (27.78%) OOD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 27 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) CMS
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (31.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 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 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (48.61%) Subversion
3 19 (26.39%) Visual Studio
4 18 (25.00%) Moq
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (91.67%) Developer
2 51 (70.83%) C# Developer
3 43 (59.72%) C# .NET Developer
4 41 (56.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 34 (47.22%) Senior Developer
6 30 (41.67%) 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 13 (18.06%) Architect
13 7 (9.72%) Lead C# Developer
13 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (9.72%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (8.33%) Team Leader
14 6 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
15 5 (6.94%) C# Architect
16 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
1 72 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 60 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 60 (83.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 59 (81.94%) WCF
4 30 (41.67%) WinForms
4 30 (41.67%) jQuery
5 28 (38.89%) WPF
6 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (29.17%) ADO.NET
8 20 (27.78%) Silverlight
9 14 (19.44%) LINQ to SQL
9 14 (19.44%) CSS
10 13 (18.06%) HTML
11 11 (15.28%) Middleware
12 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (9.72%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (9.72%) Ajax
14 6 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
14 6 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (84.72%) MVC
2 57 (79.17%) Scrum
3 42 (58.33%) TDD
4 28 (38.89%) Multithreading
5 20 (27.78%) OO
5 20 (27.78%) OOD
6 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.72%) Project Management
9 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.33%) Product Management
10 5 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.78%) SOA
11 2 (2.78%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (2.78%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (93.06%) C#
2 37 (51.39%) SQL
3 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 28 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.78%) XPath
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) MOM
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1 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
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