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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 89 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 17 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.25% 1.09% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 2.46% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 9
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £42,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
545 813 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.13% 44.21% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 491 660 660
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 August 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) C#
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET
3 21 (63.64%) WCF
4 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 18 (54.55%) SQL
5 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (45.45%) MVC
6 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
7 12 (36.36%) HTML
7 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 12 (36.36%) XML
7 12 (36.36%) Finance
8 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
8 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (27.27%) jQuery
9 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
9 9 (27.27%) NUnit
10 8 (24.24%) TDD
10 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (24.24%) XSLT
10 8 (24.24%) HTML5
10 8 (24.24%) MSTest
10 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (24.24%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
11 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
11 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
12 6 (18.18%) Handset
12 6 (18.18%) Ajax

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 9 (27.27%) NUnit
3 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (24.24%) MSTest
4 4 (12.12%) MSBuild
4 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.12%) Subversion
4 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
4 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Selenium
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Software Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Applications Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) CRM Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET
3 21 (63.64%) WCF
4 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 12 (36.36%) HTML
5 12 (36.36%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (27.27%) jQuery
7 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
8 8 (24.24%) HTML5
8 8 (24.24%) XSLT
9 6 (18.18%) Ajax
9 6 (18.18%) CSS
9 6 (18.18%) JSON
9 6 (18.18%) WPF
10 5 (15.15%) Web Services
10 5 (15.15%) CSS3
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (12.12%) NHibernate
12 3 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Handset
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) TDD
4 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
5 6 (18.18%) Concurrent Programming
5 6 (18.18%) OOP
5 6 (18.18%) CRM
6 5 (15.15%) UML
6 5 (15.15%) Web Development
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Release Management
7 4 (12.12%) SOA
7 4 (12.12%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) Workflow
8 3 (9.09%) Validation
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) PHP
5 4 (12.12%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) F#
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.06%) XAML
7 2 (6.06%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
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