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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 80 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 37 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.43% 0.67% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.21% 1.59% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 1
Average salary £52,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
710 694 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.59% 42.21% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 601 577 519
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 51 (79.69%) Software Engineering
4 48 (75.00%) SQL
5 46 (71.88%) MVC
6 45 (70.31%) .NET Framework
7 41 (64.06%) Entity Framework
7 41 (64.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 40 (62.50%) WCF
9 36 (56.25%) QA
10 34 (53.13%) HTML
11 32 (50.00%) Automated Testing
12 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
13 30 (46.88%) jQuery
14 29 (45.31%) REST
14 29 (45.31%) VB.NET
15 27 (42.19%) XML
15 27 (42.19%) XSLT
15 27 (42.19%) SDLC
16 26 (40.63%) CSS
17 25 (39.06%) Front End Development
18 23 (35.94%) Unit Testing
18 23 (35.94%) Selenium
18 23 (35.94%) Ajax
18 23 (35.94%) JSON
18 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET
19 22 (34.38%) Razor View Engine
20 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
20 17 (26.56%) TDD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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
2 1 (1.56%) Drupal
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) NFC
2 2 (3.13%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Selenium
2 16 (25.00%) JIRA
3 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.25%) MSTest
5 4 (6.25%) NUnit
6 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (3.13%) Banking
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) Developer
2 33 (51.56%) .NET Developer
3 32 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 31 (48.44%) Software Developer
5 30 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 30 (46.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (45.31%) C# Software Developer
6 29 (45.31%) Senior Developer
7 27 (42.19%) .NET Software Developer
8 26 (40.63%) Senior Software Developer
9 25 (39.06%) Software Engineer
10 24 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 24 (37.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 24 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
11 21 (32.81%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 18 (28.13%) Agile .NET Developer
12 18 (28.13%) Agile C# Developer
12 18 (28.13%) Agile Developer
12 18 (28.13%) Senior Agile Developer
13 17 (26.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (70.31%) .NET Framework
3 41 (64.06%) ASP.NET Web API
3 41 (64.06%) Entity Framework
4 40 (62.50%) WCF
5 34 (53.13%) HTML
6 30 (46.88%) jQuery
7 29 (45.31%) REST
8 27 (42.19%) XML
8 27 (42.19%) XSLT
9 26 (40.63%) CSS
10 23 (35.94%) Ajax
10 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET
10 23 (35.94%) JSON
11 22 (34.38%) Razor View Engine
12 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (21.88%) HTML5
13 14 (21.88%) Web Services
14 12 (18.75%) WPF
15 11 (17.19%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (79.69%) Software Engineering
3 46 (71.88%) MVC
4 32 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 27 (42.19%) SDLC
6 25 (39.06%) Front End Development
7 23 (35.94%) Unit Testing
8 17 (26.56%) TDD
9 16 (25.00%) Kanban
10 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (18.75%) Scrum
11 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
12 6 (9.38%) CRM
13 5 (7.81%) Code Coverage
13 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
13 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
13 5 (7.81%) DevOps
13 5 (7.81%) Line Management
13 5 (7.81%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (75.00%) SQL
3 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
4 29 (45.31%) VB.NET
5 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.13%) XAML
8 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (56.25%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) DevExpress
2 4 (6.25%) Facebook
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Sencha
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £57700.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago