The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 74 72 84
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 28 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.41% 1.68% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.26% 4.89% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 21
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
447 327 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.50% 34.42% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 402 323 325
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +8 26 £47,500 -9.52% 1
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 62 (100.00%) .NET
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (98.39%) C#
2 61 (98.39%) ASP.NET
3 56 (90.32%) MVC
3 56 (90.32%) Scrum
3 56 (90.32%) WCF
4 52 (83.87%) .NET Framework
5 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (82.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 40 (64.52%) TDD
7 35 (56.45%) SQL
8 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
9 31 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (41.94%) Subversion
11 26 (41.94%) jQuery
11 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
12 25 (40.32%) WinForms
13 24 (38.71%) SharePoint
13 24 (38.71%) T-SQL
13 24 (38.71%) WPF
14 23 (37.10%) Windows
14 23 (37.10%) Multithreading
15 20 (32.26%) Finance
15 20 (32.26%) OO
15 20 (32.26%) N-Tier
15 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (30.65%) Moq
16 19 (30.65%) OOD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 24 (38.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (41.94%) Subversion
3 19 (30.65%) Moq
4 17 (27.42%) Visual Studio
5 6 (9.68%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (98.39%) Developer
2 53 (85.48%) C# Developer
3 46 (74.19%) C# .NET Developer
4 39 (62.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 37 (59.68%) Senior Developer
6 34 (54.84%) Senior C# Developer
7 22 (35.48%) .NET Developer
8 20 (32.26%) Lead Developer
9 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (20.97%) Technical Leader
10 12 (19.35%) Technical Developer
11 10 (16.13%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (12.90%) Team Leader
12 8 (12.90%) Architect
12 8 (12.90%) .NET Team Leader
13 7 (11.29%) Lead C# Developer
14 4 (6.45%) C# Architect
14 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (6.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 3 (4.84%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (98.39%) ASP.NET
3 56 (90.32%) WCF
4 52 (83.87%) .NET Framework
5 51 (82.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 26 (41.94%) jQuery
7 25 (40.32%) WinForms
8 24 (38.71%) WPF
9 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (30.65%) Silverlight
11 18 (29.03%) ADO.NET
12 10 (16.13%) CSS
12 10 (16.13%) HTML
13 6 (9.68%) Web Services
13 6 (9.68%) LINQ to SQL
14 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (8.06%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (8.06%) Middleware
15 4 (6.45%) Ajax
15 4 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (90.32%) MVC
1 56 (90.32%) Scrum
2 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (64.52%) TDD
4 23 (37.10%) Multithreading
5 20 (32.26%) OO
6 19 (30.65%) OOD
7 6 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.84%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Product Management
10 1 (1.61%) Kanban
10 1 (1.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (98.39%) C#
2 35 (56.45%) SQL
3 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 24 (38.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) VB6
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) MOM
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
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