The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 86 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.11% 2.25% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 6.41% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 32
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
LINQ
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
305 390 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 34.12% 35.10% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 282 362 389
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Bedfordshire region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -8 1 £47,500 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) Advertising
3 6 (66.67%) NUnit
3 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum-ban
3 6 (66.67%) Fluent NHibernate
3 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 6 (66.67%) Kanban
3 6 (66.67%) Lucene
3 6 (66.67%) NHibernate
3 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (66.67%) Lucene.Net
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) NUnit
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Moq
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 8 (88.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (66.67%) Fluent NHibernate
3 6 (66.67%) Lucene
3 6 (66.67%) Lucene.Net
3 6 (66.67%) NHibernate
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) WinForms
5 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Kanban
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum-ban
3 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft