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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 102 99 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.02% 0.77% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.43% 1.78% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 3
Average salary £46,250 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.75% +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
741 674 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.15% 43.09% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 597 624 906
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 37 (94.87%) WCF
3 30 (76.92%) SQL
4 24 (61.54%) .NET Framework
5 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
5 23 (58.97%) Finance
6 20 (51.28%) XML
7 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
8 17 (43.59%) MVC
8 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
9 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (35.90%) NUnit
10 14 (35.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (35.90%) LINQ to SQL
11 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (33.33%) TDD
12 12 (30.77%) MSTest
13 11 (28.21%) Android
14 10 (25.64%) Banking
14 10 (25.64%) XSLT
14 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
15 9 (23.08%) SMS
15 9 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
15 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
16 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (20.51%) jQuery
16 8 (20.51%) Apple iOS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) SMS
2 6 (15.38%) SMPP
2 6 (15.38%) NFC
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) NUnit
1 14 (35.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (30.77%) MSTest
3 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
4 6 (15.38%) WiX
4 6 (15.38%) MSBuild
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 22 (56.41%) .NET Developer
3 15 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 15 (38.46%) Software Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Software Developer
4 10 (25.64%) .NET Software Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) .NET Programmer
5 9 (23.08%) Programmer
6 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
8 4 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Systems Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
1 37 (94.87%) WCF
2 24 (61.54%) .NET Framework
3 20 (51.28%) XML
4 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
5 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (35.90%) LINQ to SQL
6 10 (25.64%) XSLT
7 8 (20.51%) HTML
7 8 (20.51%) jQuery
8 7 (17.95%) HTML5
8 7 (17.95%) Java ME
9 6 (15.38%) WPF
9 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (12.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (12.82%) Web Services
11 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
11 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Android
2 8 (20.51%) Apple iOS
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
2 17 (43.59%) MVC
3 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (33.33%) TDD
5 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.95%) OOP
8 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (10.26%) Android Development
10 4 (10.26%) Usability Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Workflow
12 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
13 1 (2.56%) Validation
13 1 (2.56%) OO
13 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 7 (17.95%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) XAML
5 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.38%) VB
6 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Telerik
3 1 (2.56%) Facebook
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