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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 34 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 24 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.19% 3.82% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 11.34% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 13
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £52,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,550 £59,000 £43,200
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
152 97 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 45.51% 33.68% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 152 95 55
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £59,000
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 23 October 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Bedford

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 53 (100.00%) C#
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 53 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 53 (100.00%) MVC
2 48 (90.57%) Scrum
2 48 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (84.91%) WCF
4 44 (83.02%) .NET Framework
4 44 (83.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 33 (62.26%) TDD
6 31 (58.49%) SQL
7 29 (54.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
9 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (45.28%) MS Excel
11 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
11 23 (43.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (43.40%) jQuery
12 21 (39.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (39.62%) WPF
12 21 (39.62%) Silverlight
12 21 (39.62%) Multithreading
12 21 (39.62%) WinForms
12 21 (39.62%) SharePoint
12 21 (39.62%) N-Tier
12 21 (39.62%) OOD
12 21 (39.62%) Windows
12 21 (39.62%) OO
12 21 (39.62%) T-SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (39.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (45.28%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (54.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (39.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (39.62%) Moq
3 20 (37.74%) Visual Studio
4 15 (28.30%) Subversion
5 11 (20.75%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (92.45%) Developer
2 47 (88.68%) C# Developer
3 42 (79.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 36 (67.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 33 (62.26%) Senior C# Developer
5 33 (62.26%) Senior Developer
6 22 (41.51%) .NET Developer
7 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (22.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (22.64%) Lead Developer
9 9 (16.98%) Technical Leader
10 8 (15.09%) .NET Team Leader
10 8 (15.09%) Technical Developer
10 8 (15.09%) Team Leader
11 4 (7.55%) Lead C# Developer
11 4 (7.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (5.66%) .NET Development Manager
12 3 (5.66%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (5.66%) Agile C# Developer
12 3 (5.66%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
1 53 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 45 (84.91%) WCF
3 44 (83.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 44 (83.02%) .NET Framework
4 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (43.40%) jQuery
6 21 (39.62%) WPF
6 21 (39.62%) Silverlight
6 21 (39.62%) WinForms
7 17 (32.08%) ADO.NET
8 11 (20.75%) CSS
8 11 (20.75%) Web Services
8 11 (20.75%) HTML
9 6 (11.32%) Ajax
10 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (9.43%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (5.66%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) MVC
2 48 (90.57%) Scrum
2 48 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (62.26%) TDD
4 21 (39.62%) OO
4 21 (39.62%) OOD
4 21 (39.62%) Multithreading
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.66%) Coaching
5 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (58.49%) SQL
3 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 21 (39.62%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
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