The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 96 96 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 20 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.09% 0.83% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% 1.86% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
LINQ
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
808 698 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.10% 44.32% 51.27%
Number of salaries quoted 656 656 906
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,025
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LINQ
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Cambridge region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Cambridge

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 45 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (95.56%) .NET
2 43 (95.56%) WCF
3 37 (82.22%) SQL
4 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
4 29 (64.44%) .NET Framework
5 26 (57.78%) XML
6 21 (46.67%) NUnit
7 20 (44.44%) Finance
7 20 (44.44%) MVC
8 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET
8 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (42.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (40.00%) MSTest
9 18 (40.00%) Software Engineering
10 17 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (33.33%) Android
12 15 (33.33%) TDD
12 15 (33.33%) SMS
13 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
13 14 (31.11%) Banking
13 14 (31.11%) Multithreading
14 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
14 13 (28.89%) LINQ to SQL
14 13 (28.89%) Scrum
14 13 (28.89%) XSLT
15 12 (26.67%) Apple iOS
16 11 (24.44%) WPF
16 11 (24.44%) Windows Phone

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) SMS
2 10 (22.22%) SMPP
2 10 (22.22%) NFC
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) NUnit
2 18 (40.00%) MSTest
3 17 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
5 10 (22.22%) WiX
5 10 (22.22%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Developer
2 29 (64.44%) .NET Developer
3 20 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 15 (33.33%) Software Engineer
5 14 (31.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Software Developer
6 10 (22.22%) .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (20.00%) Programmer
7 9 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Web Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
9 5 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (11.11%) Systems Developer
9 5 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (8.89%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
12 2 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) .NET
1 43 (95.56%) WCF
2 29 (64.44%) .NET Framework
3 26 (57.78%) XML
4 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET
5 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (28.89%) LINQ to SQL
6 13 (28.89%) XSLT
7 11 (24.44%) Java ME
7 11 (24.44%) WPF
8 6 (13.33%) jQuery
8 6 (13.33%) HTML
9 5 (11.11%) Web Services
9 5 (11.11%) HTML5
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.67%) Backbone.js
11 3 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Android
2 12 (26.67%) Apple iOS
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) MVC
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (33.33%) TDD
5 14 (31.11%) Multithreading
6 13 (28.89%) Scrum
7 10 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.33%) OOP
10 5 (11.11%) Usability Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Android Development
12 3 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
13 2 (4.44%) Workflow
14 1 (2.22%) Validation
14 1 (2.22%) OO
14 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
14 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (82.22%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
4 11 (24.44%) Java
5 10 (22.22%) XAML
6 5 (11.11%) VB
6 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Telerik
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
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