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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 28 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 26 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.02% 2.95% 6.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.99% 9.41% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 13
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
153 85 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.22% 31.37% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 150 85 68
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 September 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Bedford

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 56 (100.00%) C#
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 56 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 53 (94.64%) MVC
3 51 (91.07%) Scrum
3 51 (91.07%) WCF
4 48 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (83.93%) .NET Framework
5 47 (83.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 36 (64.29%) TDD
7 31 (55.36%) SQL
8 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
9 27 (48.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (46.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (41.07%) jQuery
11 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
12 22 (39.29%) Subversion
13 21 (37.50%) Multithreading
13 21 (37.50%) WPF
13 21 (37.50%) T-SQL
13 21 (37.50%) Windows
13 21 (37.50%) SharePoint
13 21 (37.50%) WinForms
14 20 (35.71%) Finance
15 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (32.14%) Moq
16 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (32.14%) N-Tier
16 18 (32.14%) OOD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (46.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (39.29%) Subversion
3 18 (32.14%) Moq
4 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.93%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (98.21%) Developer
2 51 (91.07%) C# Developer
3 44 (78.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 37 (66.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 35 (62.50%) Senior Developer
6 33 (58.93%) Senior C# Developer
7 21 (37.50%) .NET Developer
8 17 (30.36%) Lead Developer
9 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (21.43%) Technical Leader
11 11 (19.64%) Technical Developer
12 10 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (14.29%) Team Leader
13 8 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
14 6 (10.71%) Lead C# Developer
14 6 (10.71%) Architect
15 4 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
16 3 (5.36%) Senior Architect
16 3 (5.36%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (91.07%) WCF
3 47 (83.93%) .NET Framework
3 47 (83.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 23 (41.07%) jQuery
5 21 (37.50%) WPF
5 21 (37.50%) WinForms
6 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (30.36%) Silverlight
8 16 (28.57%) ADO.NET
9 8 (14.29%) CSS
9 8 (14.29%) HTML
10 5 (8.93%) Web Services
10 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (8.93%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (5.36%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 3 (5.36%) Middleware
11 3 (5.36%) Ajax
11 3 (5.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (94.64%) MVC
2 51 (91.07%) Scrum
3 48 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (64.29%) TDD
5 21 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 18 (32.14%) OO
6 18 (32.14%) OOD
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.93%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) Project Management
9 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.57%) Product Management
10 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (55.36%) SQL
3 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
4 21 (37.50%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
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