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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 91 109 121
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.04% 0.068% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 0.16% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 5
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
667 608 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.58% 41.22% 45.18%
Number of salaries quoted 558 512 735
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) WCF
2 32 (94.12%) .NET
3 28 (82.35%) Finance
4 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
5 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
6 20 (58.82%) TDD
6 20 (58.82%) .NET Framework
7 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
8 18 (52.94%) SQL
8 18 (52.94%) MVC
8 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (41.18%) XML
9 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (35.29%) NUnit
12 11 (32.35%) XSLT
12 11 (32.35%) Banking
12 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
12 11 (32.35%) MSTest
12 11 (32.35%) MSBuild
13 10 (29.41%) HTML
13 10 (29.41%) Java
13 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
13 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
13 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (29.41%) Java ME
13 10 (29.41%) Android
13 10 (29.41%) LINQ to SQL
13 10 (29.41%) WiX

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SMS
1 8 (23.53%) SMPP
1 8 (23.53%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (35.29%) NUnit
3 11 (32.35%) MSTest
3 11 (32.35%) MSBuild
4 10 (29.41%) WiX
4 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (82.35%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Software Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Programmer
5 7 (20.59%) .NET Software Engineer
5 7 (20.59%) .NET Programmer
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
8 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) WCF
2 32 (94.12%) .NET
3 20 (58.82%) .NET Framework
4 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
5 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (41.18%) XML
7 11 (32.35%) XSLT
8 10 (29.41%) Java ME
8 10 (29.41%) HTML
8 10 (29.41%) LINQ to SQL
9 9 (26.47%) jQuery
9 9 (26.47%) WPF
9 9 (26.47%) HTML5
9 9 (26.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 9 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (8.82%) Backbone.js
10 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Android
2 8 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 20 (58.82%) TDD
3 18 (52.94%) MVC
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
5 9 (26.47%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Workflow
8 3 (8.82%) OOP
8 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
4 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 10 (29.41%) Java
5 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 8 (23.53%) XAML
7 3 (8.82%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Telerik
2 4 (11.76%) Facebook
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
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