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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 103 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.02% 0.91% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 1.95% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 19
Average salary £48,750 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £23,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
793 768 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.73% 46.35% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 676 730 843
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 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 24 July 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 41 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (95.12%) .NET
2 39 (95.12%) WCF
3 32 (78.05%) SQL
4 31 (75.61%) SQL Server
5 29 (70.73%) .NET Framework
6 26 (63.41%) XML
7 23 (56.10%) NUnit
8 21 (51.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (48.78%) MSTest
9 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (46.34%) MVC
11 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET
12 16 (39.02%) Visual Studio
12 16 (39.02%) SMS
12 16 (39.02%) Multithreading
12 16 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (39.02%) Android
13 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (36.59%) Finance
13 15 (36.59%) Banking
14 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
14 14 (34.15%) Scrum
14 14 (34.15%) TDD
14 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
15 13 (31.71%) Apple iOS
15 13 (31.71%) XSLT
16 12 (29.27%) Blackberry
16 12 (29.27%) Java
16 12 (29.27%) Java ME

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) SMS
2 11 (26.83%) NFC
2 11 (26.83%) SMPP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (75.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (51.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) NUnit
2 20 (48.78%) MSTest
3 16 (39.02%) Visual Studio
3 16 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (26.83%) WiX
4 11 (26.83%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
1 15 (36.59%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 26 (63.41%) .NET Developer
3 20 (48.78%) C# Developer
4 14 (34.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (26.83%) Software Engineer
6 8 (19.51%) Software Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
7 6 (14.63%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Systems Developer
7 6 (14.63%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (12.20%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (12.20%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (12.20%) .NET Programmer
8 5 (12.20%) Programmer
9 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) .NET
1 39 (95.12%) WCF
2 29 (70.73%) .NET Framework
3 26 (63.41%) XML
4 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET
5 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (31.71%) XSLT
7 12 (29.27%) Java ME
7 12 (29.27%) WPF
8 7 (17.07%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (9.76%) HTML
9 4 (9.76%) jQuery
10 3 (7.32%) HTML5
10 3 (7.32%) Web Services
11 2 (4.88%) CSS
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Android
2 13 (31.71%) Apple iOS
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) MVC
3 16 (39.02%) Multithreading
4 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
4 14 (34.15%) Scrum
4 14 (34.15%) TDD
5 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.20%) Usability Testing
8 4 (9.76%) OOP
8 4 (9.76%) Android Development
9 1 (2.44%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (2.44%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.44%) OO
9 1 (2.44%) Validation
9 1 (2.44%) Migration
9 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (78.05%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
4 12 (29.27%) Java
5 11 (26.83%) XAML
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) VB
6 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Telerik
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
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