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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 71 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 29 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.52% 1.57% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.09% 4.62% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 17
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
409 346 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 35.60% 33.99% 33.43%
Number of salaries quoted 378 337 303
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 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +12 27 £48,500 +2.10% 2
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 70 (100.00%) .NET
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (98.57%) ASP.NET
3 68 (97.14%) C#
4 62 (88.57%) Scrum
4 62 (88.57%) WCF
5 60 (85.71%) MVC
6 59 (84.29%) .NET Framework
7 58 (82.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 42 (60.00%) TDD
9 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
10 38 (54.29%) SQL
10 38 (54.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (45.71%) Subversion
11 32 (45.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (42.86%) WinForms
13 29 (41.43%) WPF
14 28 (40.00%) JavaScript
14 28 (40.00%) jQuery
15 27 (38.57%) T-SQL
15 27 (38.57%) SharePoint
16 26 (37.14%) Windows
16 26 (37.14%) Multithreading
17 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
19 21 (30.00%) N-Tier
20 20 (28.57%) Finance
20 20 (28.57%) Silverlight
21 19 (27.14%) OO
21 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (38.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (45.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (54.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (45.71%) Subversion
3 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
4 18 (25.71%) Moq
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (4.29%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (91.43%) Developer
2 55 (78.57%) C# Developer
3 47 (67.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 43 (61.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 38 (54.29%) Senior Developer
6 35 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 23 (32.86%) .NET Developer
8 22 (31.43%) Lead Developer
9 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (21.43%) Technical Leader
11 14 (20.00%) Architect
11 14 (20.00%) Technical Developer
12 9 (12.86%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (11.43%) Team Leader
13 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (11.43%) .NET Team Leader
14 7 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
15 6 (8.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 5 (7.14%) C# Architect
17 4 (5.71%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (98.57%) ASP.NET
3 62 (88.57%) WCF
4 59 (84.29%) .NET Framework
5 58 (82.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 30 (42.86%) WinForms
7 29 (41.43%) WPF
8 28 (40.00%) jQuery
9 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (28.57%) Silverlight
11 19 (27.14%) ADO.NET
12 11 (15.71%) CSS
12 11 (15.71%) HTML
13 10 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
14 9 (12.86%) Middleware
15 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (8.57%) Razor View Engine
16 4 (5.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
16 4 (5.71%) Ajax
16 4 (5.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (88.57%) Scrum
2 60 (85.71%) MVC
3 42 (60.00%) TDD
4 26 (37.14%) Multithreading
5 19 (27.14%) OO
6 18 (25.71%) OOD
7 10 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.43%) Project Management
8 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.00%) Product Management
10 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.43%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 68 (97.14%) C#
2 38 (54.29%) SQL
3 28 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (38.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.86%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.43%) VB6
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
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