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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 28 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 30 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.17% 3.85% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.56% 9.68% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 13
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £52,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £59,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
133 155 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 40.67% 39.74% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 128 136 67
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +43.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Bedford

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 55 (100.00%) C#
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 55 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 55 (100.00%) MVC
2 49 (89.09%) Scrum
2 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (87.27%) .NET Framework
3 48 (87.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 44 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (70.91%) WCF
6 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
7 37 (67.27%) Visual Studio
7 37 (67.27%) MS Excel
8 35 (63.64%) TDD
9 34 (61.82%) Silverlight
10 33 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (54.55%) SQL
12 29 (52.73%) OOD
12 29 (52.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
13 28 (50.91%) N-Tier
13 28 (50.91%) WPF
13 28 (50.91%) jQuery
14 25 (45.45%) T-SQL
14 25 (45.45%) OO
14 25 (45.45%) SharePoint
15 24 (43.64%) Windows
15 24 (43.64%) WinForms
15 24 (43.64%) SQL Server 2005

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.91%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (67.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (43.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (67.27%) Visual Studio
2 29 (52.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (43.64%) Moq
4 17 (30.91%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (21.82%) Subversion
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (7.27%) NUnit
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 38 (69.09%) C# Developer
2 38 (69.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 32 (58.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 29 (52.73%) Senior Developer
4 29 (52.73%) Senior C# Developer
5 27 (49.09%) .NET Developer
6 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (30.91%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (23.64%) Development Manager
9 9 (16.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (10.91%) Technical Leader
10 6 (10.91%) .NET Team Leader
10 6 (10.91%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (10.91%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (10.91%) Senior Development Manager
10 6 (10.91%) Senior Manager
10 6 (10.91%) Team Leader
11 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
11 5 (9.09%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
1 55 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 48 (87.27%) .NET Framework
2 48 (87.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 39 (70.91%) WCF
4 34 (61.82%) Silverlight
5 33 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (50.91%) jQuery
6 28 (50.91%) WPF
7 24 (43.64%) WinForms
8 23 (41.82%) HTML
9 22 (40.00%) CSS
10 21 (38.18%) Web Services
11 20 (36.36%) ADO.NET
12 16 (29.09%) Ajax
13 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
15 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (10.91%) Razor View Engine
16 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) MVC
2 49 (89.09%) Scrum
2 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (63.64%) TDD
4 29 (52.73%) OOD
5 25 (45.45%) OO
6 24 (43.64%) Multithreading
7 13 (23.64%) Performance Management
7 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
7 13 (23.64%) Coaching
8 7 (12.73%) Matrix Management
8 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.82%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 25 (45.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
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