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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 98 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 11 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.76% 1.12% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.58% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 12
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
587 776 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.71% 43.64% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 508 672 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 2 July 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 16 (69.57%) WCF
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
5 14 (60.87%) MVC
6 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 11 (47.83%) NUnit
6 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
6 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (43.48%) MSTest
7 10 (43.48%) SQL
7 10 (43.48%) XML
8 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (34.78%) HTML
9 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
10 7 (30.43%) OOP
10 7 (30.43%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (26.09%) WPF
11 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
11 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (26.09%) TDD
11 6 (26.09%) Scrum
11 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
12 5 (21.74%) XAML
12 5 (21.74%) Handset
12 5 (21.74%) Degree
12 5 (21.74%) Banking
12 5 (21.74%) OO

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) NUnit
2 10 (43.48%) MSTest
3 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (21.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Programmer
3 8 (34.78%) Software Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) AWS Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Junior
7 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 16 (69.57%) WCF
4 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
4 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (43.48%) XML
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) WPF
8 5 (21.74%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
8 5 (21.74%) XSLT
9 4 (17.39%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (13.04%) Web Services
10 3 (13.04%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (8.70%) CSS
12 1 (4.35%) Ajax
12 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
12 1 (4.35%) XSL
12 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (21.74%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) Ergonomics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) OOP
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
5 5 (21.74%) Concurrent Programming
5 5 (21.74%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Validation
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Functional Programming
6 3 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) UML
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) XAML
5 3 (13.04%) F#
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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