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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 38 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.20% 6.23% 6.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 16.96% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 22
Average salary £44,000 £62,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.60% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
92 112 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 40.53% 36.72% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 86 97 133
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
1 17 (100.00%) Ajax
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 17 (100.00%) WPF
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 17 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 10 (58.82%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (58.82%) Bitbucket
2 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (58.82%) JIRA
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (58.82%) Back Office
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (41.18%) WCF
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) WinForms
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
3 7 (41.18%) ADO.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Bitbucket
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (58.82%) JIRA
1 10 (58.82%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (41.18%) Moq
2 7 (41.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (58.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 17 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 17 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior .NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior C# Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Developer
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 17 (100.00%) Ajax
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 17 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
1 17 (100.00%) WPF
2 7 (41.18%) ADO.NET
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) HTML5
2 7 (41.18%) Silverlight
2 7 (41.18%) WCF
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 7 (41.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) Multithreading
2 7 (41.18%) OO
2 7 (41.18%) OOD
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft