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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 78 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 22 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.04% 1.83% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.12% 5.12% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 20
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £52,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
430 332 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.81% 35.66% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 391 325 319
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £59,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 £45,000 -14.28% 4
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 53 (100.00%) .NET
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (98.11%) C#
2 52 (98.11%) ASP.NET
3 51 (96.23%) MVC
4 47 (88.68%) Scrum
5 46 (86.79%) WCF
6 45 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (81.13%) .NET Framework
8 42 (79.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 33 (62.26%) TDD
9 33 (62.26%) SQL
10 27 (50.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
12 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
12 22 (41.51%) T-SQL
12 22 (41.51%) SharePoint
12 22 (41.51%) WinForms
12 22 (41.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (41.51%) jQuery
13 21 (39.62%) Multithreading
13 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (39.62%) WPF
13 21 (39.62%) Windows
13 21 (39.62%) OO
13 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
14 20 (37.74%) N-Tier
14 20 (37.74%) OOD
14 20 (37.74%) Silverlight
14 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2005

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 (41.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (50.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (37.74%) Moq
3 19 (35.85%) Visual Studio
4 16 (30.19%) Subversion
5 10 (18.87%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (96.23%) Developer
2 46 (86.79%) C# Developer
3 41 (77.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 35 (66.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 33 (62.26%) Senior C# Developer
5 33 (62.26%) Senior Developer
6 22 (41.51%) .NET Developer
7 13 (24.53%) Lead Developer
7 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (22.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (16.98%) Technical Leader
10 8 (15.09%) .NET Team Leader
10 8 (15.09%) Team Leader
10 8 (15.09%) Technical Developer
11 4 (7.55%) Lead C# Developer
11 4 (7.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (7.55%) Architect
12 3 (5.66%) C# Architect
13 2 (3.77%) Senior Architect
13 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (98.11%) ASP.NET
3 46 (86.79%) WCF
4 43 (81.13%) .NET Framework
5 42 (79.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 22 (41.51%) WinForms
6 22 (41.51%) jQuery
7 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (39.62%) WPF
8 20 (37.74%) Silverlight
9 18 (33.96%) ADO.NET
10 10 (18.87%) CSS
10 10 (18.87%) Web Services
10 10 (18.87%) HTML
11 5 (9.43%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (7.55%) Ajax
13 3 (5.66%) HTML5
13 3 (5.66%) Windows Identity Foundation
14 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (96.23%) MVC
2 47 (88.68%) Scrum
3 45 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (62.26%) TDD
5 21 (39.62%) Multithreading
5 21 (39.62%) OO
6 20 (37.74%) OOD
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.89%) Project Management
8 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.89%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.89%) Matrix Management
8 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.89%) Coaching
8 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.89%) Kanban
8 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) C#
2 33 (62.26%) SQL
3 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
3 22 (41.51%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.77%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.89%) VB6
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
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