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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 28 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 28 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.92% 3.41% 5.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.72% 10.53% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 11
Average salary £48,000 £48,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +39.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
142 95 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 45.22% 32.42% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 136 94 65
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
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 29 August 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Bedford

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 68 (100.00%) .NET
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 68 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 67 (98.53%) C#
3 61 (89.71%) Scrum
3 61 (89.71%) WCF
4 60 (88.24%) MVC
5 58 (85.29%) .NET Framework
5 58 (85.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 42 (61.76%) TDD
7 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
8 38 (55.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (52.94%) SQL
10 32 (47.06%) Subversion
10 32 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (42.65%) WPF
11 29 (42.65%) WinForms
12 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
12 27 (39.71%) jQuery
13 26 (38.24%) Multithreading
13 26 (38.24%) T-SQL
13 26 (38.24%) Windows
13 26 (38.24%) SharePoint
14 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
14 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (32.35%) N-Tier
16 20 (29.41%) Finance
16 20 (29.41%) Silverlight
17 19 (27.94%) OOD
17 19 (27.94%) OO

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (38.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (26.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (55.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (47.06%) Subversion
3 19 (27.94%) Moq
4 18 (26.47%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (91.18%) Developer
2 56 (82.35%) C# Developer
3 48 (70.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 43 (63.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 39 (57.35%) Senior Developer
6 36 (52.94%) Senior C# Developer
7 23 (33.82%) .NET Developer
8 21 (30.88%) Lead Developer
9 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (22.06%) Technical Leader
11 14 (20.59%) Technical Developer
12 13 (19.12%) Architect
13 10 (14.71%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (11.76%) Team Leader
14 8 (11.76%) .NET Team Leader
15 7 (10.29%) Lead C# Developer
15 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
16 6 (8.82%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 5 (7.35%) C# Architect
18 4 (5.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
1 68 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 61 (89.71%) WCF
3 58 (85.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 58 (85.29%) .NET Framework
4 29 (42.65%) WPF
4 29 (42.65%) WinForms
5 27 (39.71%) jQuery
6 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (29.41%) Silverlight
8 19 (27.94%) ADO.NET
9 10 (14.71%) CSS
9 10 (14.71%) HTML
10 8 (11.76%) Middleware
10 8 (11.76%) LINQ to SQL
11 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (8.82%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (5.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 4 (5.88%) HTML5
12 4 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (89.71%) Scrum
2 60 (88.24%) MVC
3 42 (61.76%) TDD
4 26 (38.24%) Multithreading
5 19 (27.94%) OO
5 19 (27.94%) OOD
6 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.24%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (10.29%) Project Management
8 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.82%) Product Management
10 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (98.53%) C#
2 36 (52.94%) SQL
3 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
4 26 (38.24%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
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