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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 78 74 103
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 27 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.38% 2.68% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 6.00% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 11
Median salary £54,000 £52,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
491 650 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.34% 44.64% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 441 564 569
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 36 (100.00%) C#
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (88.89%) MVC
3 31 (86.11%) SQL
4 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (69.44%) WCF
6 22 (61.11%) HTML
6 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
6 22 (61.11%) CSS
6 22 (61.11%) REST
7 21 (58.33%) XML
8 20 (55.56%) jQuery
9 16 (44.44%) Web Services
9 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (41.67%) .NET Framework
11 14 (38.89%) QA
11 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
12 13 (36.11%) XSLT
12 13 (36.11%) Front End Development
13 12 (33.33%) CSS3
13 12 (33.33%) Sass
13 12 (33.33%) LESS
13 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
13 12 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (33.33%) HTML5
13 12 (33.33%) Banking
14 11 (30.56%) Web Development
14 11 (30.56%) VB.NET
14 11 (30.56%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) Drupal
1 5 (13.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) NFC
2 4 (11.11%) SMPP
2 4 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MSTest
1 9 (25.00%) NUnit
2 6 (16.67%) Selenium
3 5 (13.89%) MSBuild
4 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 12 (33.33%) Banking
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Senior Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 8 (22.22%) .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) Angular Developer
6 7 (19.44%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (19.44%) HTML Developer
7 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
8 5 (13.89%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (13.89%) C# WCF Developer
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Developer
8 5 (13.89%) WCF Developer
9 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) WCF
3 22 (61.11%) CSS
3 22 (61.11%) HTML
3 22 (61.11%) REST
4 21 (58.33%) XML
5 20 (55.56%) jQuery
6 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (44.44%) Web Services
7 15 (41.67%) .NET Framework
8 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
9 13 (36.11%) XSLT
10 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (33.33%) CSS3
10 12 (33.33%) HTML5
10 12 (33.33%) LESS
10 12 (33.33%) Sass
10 12 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (30.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (8.33%) Fintech
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) MVC
2 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Front End Development
4 11 (30.56%) Web Development
5 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 7 (19.44%) OO
7 7 (19.44%) OOP
8 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 6 (16.67%) TDD
9 5 (13.89%) Mobile First
10 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
11 3 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
11 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
12 2 (5.56%) Code Coverage
12 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
12 2 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
12 2 (5.56%) SEO
12 2 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (86.11%) SQL
3 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft