The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 82 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 19 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.63% 0.86% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.25% 2.09% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 19
Median salary £58,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.40% -7.50%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
585 575 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.26% 41.10% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 489 504 678
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (91.49%) SQL
2 43 (91.49%) MVC
2 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (85.11%) .NET Framework
3 40 (85.11%) QA
3 40 (85.11%) Entity Framework
3 40 (85.11%) VB.NET
4 38 (80.85%) WCF
5 36 (76.60%) HTML
5 36 (76.60%) CSS
5 36 (76.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (74.47%) JavaScript
6 35 (74.47%) jQuery
7 34 (72.34%) REST
7 34 (72.34%) Software Engineering
8 33 (70.21%) JSON
8 33 (70.21%) XML
9 32 (68.09%) XSLT
9 32 (68.09%) Automated Testing
9 32 (68.09%) Ajax
9 32 (68.09%) Front End Development
10 28 (59.57%) Razor View Engine
10 28 (59.57%) Selenium
10 28 (59.57%) SDLC
11 23 (48.94%) JIRA
11 23 (48.94%) Kanban
12 16 (34.04%) TDD
12 16 (34.04%) T-SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) Selenium
2 23 (48.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 31 (65.96%) Senior Developer
3 26 (55.32%) C# Developer
4 24 (51.06%) Senior C# Developer
5 23 (48.94%) Software Developer
6 21 (44.68%) C# WCF Developer
6 21 (44.68%) WCF Developer
7 19 (40.43%) Senior Software Developer
8 17 (36.17%) .NET Developer
9 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (29.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (29.79%) C# Software Developer
11 13 (27.66%) Agile C# Developer
11 13 (27.66%) Agile Developer
11 13 (27.66%) Senior Agile Developer
12 12 (25.53%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (25.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 12 (25.53%) Senior C# Software Developer
13 11 (23.40%) Senior Software Engineer
13 11 (23.40%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (85.11%) .NET Framework
2 40 (85.11%) Entity Framework
3 38 (80.85%) WCF
4 36 (76.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 36 (76.60%) CSS
4 36 (76.60%) HTML
5 35 (74.47%) jQuery
6 34 (72.34%) REST
7 33 (70.21%) JSON
7 33 (70.21%) XML
8 32 (68.09%) Ajax
8 32 (68.09%) XSLT
9 28 (59.57%) Razor View Engine
10 16 (34.04%) ADO
11 11 (23.40%) HTML5
12 10 (21.28%) Lambda Expressions
12 10 (21.28%) Web Services
13 7 (14.89%) CSS3
14 6 (12.77%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (91.49%) MVC
2 34 (72.34%) Software Engineering
3 32 (68.09%) Automated Testing
3 32 (68.09%) Front End Development
4 28 (59.57%) SDLC
5 23 (48.94%) Kanban
6 16 (34.04%) TDD
7 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (14.89%) DevOps
8 7 (14.89%) High Availability
8 7 (14.89%) User Stories
9 6 (12.77%) Code Coverage
9 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
9 6 (12.77%) Line Management
9 6 (12.77%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.38%) OO
10 3 (6.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (91.49%) SQL
3 40 (85.11%) VB.NET
4 35 (74.47%) JavaScript
5 16 (34.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (85.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft