The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 102 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 16 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.92% 0.78% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 1.58% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 24
Average salary £46,250 £45,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.20% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £23,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
769 822 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.30% 49.16% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 665 784 868
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Cambridgeshire

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 10 July 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (94.59%) WCF
3 30 (81.08%) SQL
4 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
4 29 (78.38%) .NET Framework
5 26 (70.27%) XML
6 23 (62.16%) NUnit
7 21 (56.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (54.05%) MSTest
8 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (51.35%) MVC
10 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
11 16 (43.24%) Visual Studio
11 16 (43.24%) SMS
11 16 (43.24%) Android
11 16 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (43.24%) Multithreading
12 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (40.54%) Banking
13 14 (37.84%) TDD
13 14 (37.84%) Scrum
13 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
14 13 (35.14%) Apple iOS
14 13 (35.14%) XSLT
15 12 (32.43%) Blackberry
15 12 (32.43%) Java
15 12 (32.43%) Java ME
15 12 (32.43%) WPF
15 12 (32.43%) Windows Phone

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) SMS
2 11 (29.73%) SMPP
2 11 (29.73%) NFC
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (56.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) NUnit
2 20 (54.05%) MSTest
3 16 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (43.24%) Visual Studio
4 11 (29.73%) WiX
4 11 (29.73%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (40.54%) Banking
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 24 (64.86%) .NET Developer
3 18 (48.65%) C# Developer
4 14 (37.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (24.32%) Software Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Systems Developer
7 6 (16.22%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
8 5 (13.51%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (13.51%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (10.81%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Programmer
10 3 (8.11%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (94.59%) WCF
3 29 (78.38%) .NET Framework
4 26 (70.27%) XML
5 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
6 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (35.14%) XSLT
8 12 (32.43%) Java ME
8 12 (32.43%) WPF
9 5 (13.51%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (10.81%) jQuery
10 4 (10.81%) HTML
11 3 (8.11%) Web Services
11 3 (8.11%) HTML5
12 2 (5.41%) CSS
12 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Android
2 13 (35.14%) Apple iOS
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) MVC
3 16 (43.24%) Multithreading
4 14 (37.84%) Scrum
4 14 (37.84%) TDD
5 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
6 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) Usability Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Android Development
9 4 (10.81%) OOP
10 1 (2.70%) OO
10 1 (2.70%) Validation
10 1 (2.70%) Migration
10 1 (2.70%) Web Development
10 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (2.70%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (81.08%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
4 12 (32.43%) Java
5 11 (29.73%) XAML
6 3 (8.11%) VB
6 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Telerik
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
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