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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 80 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 28 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.02% 0.87% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.19% 2.05% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 24
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
668 633 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.27% 42.17% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 583 553 714
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 64 (100.00%) C#
1 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (81.25%) SQL
4 50 (78.13%) Software Engineering
4 50 (78.13%) .NET Framework
4 50 (78.13%) MVC
5 46 (71.88%) WCF
5 46 (71.88%) Entity Framework
6 43 (67.19%) QA
6 43 (67.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (64.06%) HTML
8 40 (62.50%) VB.NET
9 37 (57.81%) JavaScript
9 37 (57.81%) Automated Testing
9 37 (57.81%) jQuery
9 37 (57.81%) REST
10 36 (56.25%) XML
10 36 (56.25%) XSLT
11 34 (53.13%) CSS
12 32 (50.00%) Ajax
12 32 (50.00%) JSON
12 32 (50.00%) SDLC
12 32 (50.00%) Front End Development
13 29 (45.31%) Razor View Engine
13 29 (45.31%) Selenium
14 21 (32.81%) Kanban
14 21 (32.81%) JIRA
14 21 (32.81%) T-SQL
15 19 (29.69%) Unit Testing

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (6.25%) Facebook Platform
1 4 (6.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) NFC
2 2 (3.13%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (45.31%) Selenium
2 21 (32.81%) JIRA
3 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.25%) MSTest
4 4 (6.25%) NUnit
5 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (3.13%) Banking
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Developer
2 35 (54.69%) Senior Developer
3 32 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 32 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 29 (45.31%) .NET Developer
5 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 27 (42.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (42.19%) Senior C# Developer
7 25 (39.06%) Senior Software Developer
8 24 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 24 (37.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 22 (34.38%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (32.81%) Agile C# Developer
10 21 (32.81%) Agile Developer
10 21 (32.81%) Senior Agile Developer
10 21 (32.81%) Software Engineer
11 18 (28.13%) .NET Software Developer
11 18 (28.13%) Agile .NET Developer
12 17 (26.56%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 17 (26.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (78.13%) .NET Framework
3 46 (71.88%) Entity Framework
3 46 (71.88%) WCF
4 43 (67.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 41 (64.06%) HTML
6 37 (57.81%) jQuery
6 37 (57.81%) REST
7 36 (56.25%) XML
7 36 (56.25%) XSLT
8 34 (53.13%) CSS
9 32 (50.00%) Ajax
9 32 (50.00%) JSON
10 29 (45.31%) Razor View Engine
11 18 (28.13%) ADO
11 18 (28.13%) HTML5
12 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
13 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (20.31%) Web Services
14 10 (15.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (78.13%) MVC
2 50 (78.13%) Software Engineering
3 37 (57.81%) Automated Testing
4 32 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 32 (50.00%) SDLC
5 21 (32.81%) Kanban
6 19 (29.69%) Unit Testing
7 14 (21.88%) TDD
8 8 (12.50%) Code Coverage
8 8 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 8 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 8 (12.50%) DevOps
8 8 (12.50%) High Availability
8 8 (12.50%) Line Management
8 8 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 8 (12.50%) User Stories
9 7 (10.94%) Scrum
10 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 52 (81.25%) SQL
3 40 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 37 (57.81%) JavaScript
5 21 (32.81%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (67.19%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) DevExpress
1 4 (6.25%) Facebook
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago