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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 62 69 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 24 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.58% 2.26% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 6.34% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 18
Average salary £53,750 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £59,000 £53,250
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
304 347 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.72% 35.59% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 268 316 346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,815 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 24 £53,750 +2.38%
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) C#
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 48 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 48 (100.00%) MVC
2 44 (91.67%) .NET Framework
2 44 (91.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 43 (89.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (85.42%) Scrum
4 41 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (83.33%) Visual Studio
6 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
6 36 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (72.92%) MS Excel
8 33 (68.75%) Silverlight
9 29 (60.42%) WCF
10 28 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (58.33%) TDD
11 26 (54.17%) jQuery
11 26 (54.17%) JavaScript
12 25 (52.08%) OOD
13 24 (50.00%) WPF
13 24 (50.00%) HTML
13 24 (50.00%) N-Tier
14 23 (47.92%) CSS
14 23 (47.92%) SQL
15 22 (45.83%) Web Services
16 21 (43.75%) OO
16 21 (43.75%) SharePoint
16 21 (43.75%) T-SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 21 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.58%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (72.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (89.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (31.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 28 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (41.67%) Moq
4 18 (37.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (18.75%) Subversion
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 31 (64.58%) C# Developer
2 31 (64.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 27 (56.25%) .NET Developer
4 25 (52.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (47.92%) Senior Developer
5 23 (47.92%) Senior C# Developer
6 18 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (31.25%) Development Manager
8 10 (20.83%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (16.67%) Senior Manager
9 8 (16.67%) Senior Development Manager
10 6 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (10.42%) .NET Development Manager
12 4 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
12 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
13 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (91.67%) .NET Framework
2 44 (91.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 36 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (68.75%) Silverlight
5 29 (60.42%) WCF
6 26 (54.17%) jQuery
7 24 (50.00%) WPF
7 24 (50.00%) HTML
8 23 (47.92%) CSS
9 22 (45.83%) Web Services
10 20 (41.67%) WinForms
11 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET
12 16 (33.33%) Ajax
13 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
15 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (14.58%) Razor View Engine
16 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) MVC
2 41 (85.42%) Scrum
2 41 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (58.33%) TDD
4 25 (52.08%) OOD
5 21 (43.75%) OO
6 20 (41.67%) Multithreading
7 15 (31.25%) Performance Management
7 15 (31.25%) Mentoring
7 15 (31.25%) Coaching
8 7 (14.58%) Matrix Management
8 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.08%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 23 (47.92%) SQL
4 21 (43.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft