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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 94 103 114
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 16 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.11% 1.31% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 3.05% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
580 821 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.33% 43.03% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 510 721 809
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 28 May 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 19 (79.17%) WCF
4 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
5 16 (66.67%) MVC
6 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (54.17%) Finance
7 13 (54.17%) .NET Framework
8 12 (50.00%) SQL
9 10 (41.67%) HTML
9 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
9 10 (41.67%) NUnit
10 9 (37.50%) TDD
10 9 (37.50%) XML
10 9 (37.50%) MSTest
11 8 (33.33%) Entity Framework
11 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
12 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
12 7 (29.17%) HTML5
12 7 (29.17%) jQuery
12 7 (29.17%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (25.00%) WPF
13 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (25.00%) OOP
14 5 (20.83%) XAML
14 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
14 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
14 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) NUnit
2 9 (37.50%) MSTest
3 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Software Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Programmer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) AWS Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 19 (79.17%) WCF
4 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (54.17%) .NET Framework
6 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 9 (37.50%) XML
8 8 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 7 (29.17%) HTML5
9 7 (29.17%) jQuery
10 6 (25.00%) WPF
11 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (16.67%) XSLT
12 3 (12.50%) Web Services
12 3 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
13 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (4.17%) CSS
14 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Ergonomics
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 6 (25.00%) OOP
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
7 4 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (12.50%) Workflow
8 3 (12.50%) Validation
8 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
9 2 (8.33%) Web Development
9 2 (8.33%) Functional Programming
10 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) XAML
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) F#
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) VMware
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