The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 67 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 32 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.77% 1.40% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.67% 4.39% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 15
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
369 342 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.98% 31.90% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 334 330 290
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +10 29 £47,500 - 7
Luton -14 1 - -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 74 (100.00%) .NET
1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (98.65%) ASP.NET
3 68 (91.89%) C#
4 62 (83.78%) .NET Framework
5 61 (82.43%) MVC
6 60 (81.08%) WCF
6 60 (81.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 58 (78.38%) Scrum
8 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
8 44 (59.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (58.11%) TDD
10 40 (54.05%) SQL
11 37 (50.00%) Subversion
12 36 (48.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 32 (43.24%) WinForms
14 31 (41.89%) T-SQL
15 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
15 30 (40.54%) Windows
15 30 (40.54%) jQuery
15 30 (40.54%) Multithreading
16 29 (39.19%) WPF
16 29 (39.19%) SharePoint
17 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (32.43%) N-Tier
19 23 (31.08%) MS Excel
19 23 (31.08%) ADO.NET
20 22 (29.73%) OO
21 21 (28.38%) OOD
21 21 (28.38%) Visual Studio

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (39.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.46%) CMS
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (31.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (48.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (25.68%) Relational Database
4 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (59.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (50.00%) Subversion
3 21 (28.38%) Visual Studio
4 18 (24.32%) Moq
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (5.41%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (90.54%) Developer
2 49 (66.22%) C# Developer
3 41 (55.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 39 (52.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 32 (43.24%) Senior Developer
6 28 (37.84%) Senior C# Developer
7 26 (35.14%) .NET Developer
8 24 (32.43%) Lead Developer
9 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (22.97%) Technical Leader
11 16 (21.62%) Technical Developer
12 15 (20.27%) Architect
13 9 (12.16%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (9.46%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (9.46%) Lead C# Developer
15 6 (8.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 5 (6.76%) Team Leader
16 5 (6.76%) VB.NET Developer
16 5 (6.76%) .NET Team Leader
16 5 (6.76%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (100.00%) .NET
2 73 (98.65%) ASP.NET
3 62 (83.78%) .NET Framework
4 60 (81.08%) WCF
4 60 (81.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 32 (43.24%) WinForms
6 30 (40.54%) jQuery
7 29 (39.19%) WPF
8 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (31.08%) ADO.NET
10 21 (28.38%) Silverlight
11 17 (22.97%) LINQ to SQL
12 15 (20.27%) CSS
13 14 (18.92%) HTML
14 12 (16.22%) Middleware
15 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 7 (9.46%) Razor View Engine
16 7 (9.46%) Ajax
17 6 (8.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
17 6 (8.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (82.43%) MVC
2 58 (78.38%) Scrum
3 43 (58.11%) TDD
4 30 (40.54%) Multithreading
5 22 (29.73%) OO
6 21 (28.38%) OOD
7 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
8 11 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (12.16%) Project Management
11 8 (10.81%) Product Management
11 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (4.05%) Domain-Driven Design
14 2 (2.70%) iOS Development
14 2 (2.70%) SOA
15 1 (1.35%) Unit Testing
15 1 (1.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 68 (91.89%) C#
2 40 (54.05%) SQL
3 31 (41.89%) T-SQL
4 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.05%) XPath
7 2 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) Delphi
8 1 (1.35%) VB6
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
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