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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 96 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 11 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.76% 0.95% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 2.17% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 8
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +47.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
607 739 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.69% 44.07% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 517 652 735
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (92.86%) WCF
3 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
4 23 (82.14%) ASP.NET
5 21 (75.00%) MVC
6 20 (71.43%) .NET Framework
6 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (64.29%) TDD
7 18 (64.29%) Finance
8 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (50.00%) MSTest
9 14 (50.00%) NUnit
10 13 (46.43%) XML
10 13 (46.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (42.86%) Banking
11 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
12 11 (39.29%) SQL
13 10 (35.71%) HTML
13 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
14 9 (32.14%) XAML
14 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
14 9 (32.14%) WPF
14 9 (32.14%) HTML5
14 9 (32.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (28.57%) MSBuild
15 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
15 8 (28.57%) Android
15 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (28.57%) SMS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SMS
2 5 (17.86%) SMPP
2 5 (17.86%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) NUnit
1 14 (50.00%) MSTest
2 13 (46.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (28.57%) MSBuild
4 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (25.00%) WiX
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Programmer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (14.29%) AWS Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 3 (10.71%) Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 2 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (92.86%) WCF
3 23 (82.14%) ASP.NET
4 20 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (46.43%) XML
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
7 9 (32.14%) HTML5
7 9 (32.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (32.14%) WPF
8 7 (25.00%) jQuery
8 7 (25.00%) Java ME
8 7 (25.00%) XSLT
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (10.71%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (7.14%) Web Services
12 1 (3.57%) CSS
12 1 (3.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (7.14%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) Ergonomics
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Android
2 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) MVC
2 18 (64.29%) TDD
3 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
9 4 (14.29%) OOP
10 3 (10.71%) Workflow
10 3 (10.71%) Validation
10 3 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (10.71%) Data Mapping
11 2 (7.14%) OO
12 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
12 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) XAML
5 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 7 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Telerik
2 2 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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