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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 97 99 123
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 21 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.18% 0.65% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.93% 1.56% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +46.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
717 642 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.35% 41.85% 48.66%
Number of salaries quoted 571 577 924
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 2 October 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 28 (68.29%) Finance
4 27 (65.85%) SQL
5 24 (58.54%) SQL Server
5 24 (58.54%) Software Engineering
6 23 (56.10%) .NET Framework
7 20 (48.78%) XML
8 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET
9 18 (43.90%) MVC
10 16 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (36.59%) TDD
12 14 (34.15%) LINQ to SQL
13 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (31.71%) NUnit
14 12 (29.27%) Banking
14 12 (29.27%) Android
15 11 (26.83%) MSTest
15 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
15 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio
16 10 (24.39%) XSLT
17 9 (21.95%) HTML
17 9 (21.95%) Multithreading
17 9 (21.95%) Cloud Computing
18 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (19.51%) jQuery
18 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) SMS
2 6 (14.63%) SMPP
2 6 (14.63%) NFC
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (31.71%) NUnit
3 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio
3 11 (26.83%) MSTest
4 8 (19.51%) MSBuild
5 7 (17.07%) WiX
General
1 28 (68.29%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 18 (43.90%) Software Engineer
3 17 (41.46%) .NET Developer
4 15 (36.59%) C# Developer
5 10 (24.39%) Software Developer
5 10 (24.39%) .NET Software Engineer
6 9 (21.95%) .NET Programmer
6 9 (21.95%) Programmer
7 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
8 7 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (14.63%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (9.76%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
12 3 (7.32%) Software Team Leader
12 3 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
13 2 (4.88%) Mobile Developer
13 2 (4.88%) Android Developer
13 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) .NET
1 39 (95.12%) WCF
2 23 (56.10%) .NET Framework
3 20 (48.78%) XML
4 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET
5 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (34.15%) LINQ to SQL
7 10 (24.39%) XSLT
8 9 (21.95%) HTML
9 8 (19.51%) Java ME
9 8 (19.51%) jQuery
10 7 (17.07%) HTML5
10 7 (17.07%) WPF
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (12.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (12.20%) Web Services
13 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
13 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Android
2 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Software Engineering
2 18 (43.90%) MVC
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) TDD
4 9 (21.95%) Multithreading
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.07%) OOP
7 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (9.76%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (9.76%) Android Development
9 4 (9.76%) Usability Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Workflow
11 2 (4.88%) OO
11 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
12 1 (2.44%) Validation
12 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (65.85%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
4 8 (19.51%) Java
5 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.63%) VB
6 6 (14.63%) XAML
7 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Telerik
3 3 (7.32%) Facebook
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