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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 69 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 33 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.85% 1.37% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.02% 4.37% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 17
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 £45,000 £36,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
366 343 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.61% 31.30% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 334 326 284
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 £33,000 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 11 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 11 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 +8 30 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Luton - 1 - -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 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 79 (100.00%) .NET
1 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 78 (98.73%) ASP.NET
3 71 (89.87%) C#
4 68 (86.08%) .NET Framework
5 65 (82.28%) MVC
6 62 (78.48%) WCF
6 62 (78.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 58 (73.42%) Scrum
8 52 (65.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
10 48 (60.76%) TDD
11 45 (56.96%) SQL
12 44 (55.70%) Subversion
13 41 (51.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 37 (46.84%) T-SQL
15 36 (45.57%) Windows
15 36 (45.57%) Multithreading
16 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (40.51%) WinForms
18 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
18 31 (39.24%) jQuery
19 29 (36.71%) WPF
19 29 (36.71%) SharePoint
20 28 (35.44%) N-Tier
20 28 (35.44%) ADO.NET
21 26 (32.91%) OO
22 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
22 25 (31.65%) OOD
23 24 (30.38%) LINQ to SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (36.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.13%) CMS
3 5 (6.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (51.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (29.11%) Relational Database
4 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (65.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (55.70%) Subversion
3 22 (27.85%) Visual Studio
4 18 (22.78%) Moq
5 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (6.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (88.61%) Developer
2 47 (59.49%) C# Developer
3 39 (49.37%) C# .NET Developer
4 37 (46.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (39.24%) Senior Developer
6 27 (34.18%) .NET Developer
7 25 (31.65%) Lead Developer
7 25 (31.65%) Senior C# Developer
8 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (22.78%) Technical Leader
10 17 (21.52%) Technical Developer
10 17 (21.52%) Architect
11 11 (13.92%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (8.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (8.86%) Lead C# Developer
13 6 (7.59%) SharePoint Developer
13 6 (7.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (6.33%) VB.NET Developer
14 5 (6.33%) C# Architect
15 4 (5.06%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (100.00%) .NET
2 78 (98.73%) ASP.NET
3 68 (86.08%) .NET Framework
4 62 (78.48%) WCF
4 62 (78.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (40.51%) WinForms
7 31 (39.24%) jQuery
8 29 (36.71%) WPF
9 28 (35.44%) ADO.NET
10 24 (30.38%) LINQ to SQL
11 21 (26.58%) Silverlight
12 17 (21.52%) CSS
13 14 (17.72%) HTML
14 13 (16.46%) Middleware
15 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 10 (12.66%) Web Services
17 8 (10.13%) Ajax
17 8 (10.13%) Razor View Engine
18 7 (8.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.44%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.57%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (82.28%) MVC
2 58 (73.42%) Scrum
3 48 (60.76%) TDD
4 36 (45.57%) Multithreading
5 26 (32.91%) OO
6 25 (31.65%) OOD
7 18 (22.78%) Software Engineering
8 13 (16.46%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (13.92%) Project Management
10 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
10 10 (12.66%) Product Management
10 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.86%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.06%) SOA
13 2 (2.53%) OOP
13 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (2.53%) iOS Development
14 1 (1.27%) Unit Testing
14 1 (1.27%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 71 (89.87%) C#
2 45 (56.96%) SQL
3 37 (46.84%) T-SQL
4 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.86%) XPath
6 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.33%) Delphi
8 2 (2.53%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) VB6
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) MOM
Vendors
1 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
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