The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 115 128 138
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 14 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.74% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 1.73% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 8
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +47.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LINQ
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
845 1041 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.22% 42.91% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 719 905 1084
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Cambridgeshire region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 11 £47,500 +5.55% 2
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (93.55%) WCF
3 28 (90.32%) SQL Server
4 26 (83.87%) ASP.NET
5 24 (77.42%) MVC
5 24 (77.42%) .NET Framework
6 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (67.74%) TDD
8 19 (61.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (54.84%) Finance
9 17 (54.84%) XML
10 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
10 16 (51.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (48.39%) Banking
12 13 (41.94%) XAML
12 13 (41.94%) NUnit
12 13 (41.94%) WPF
12 13 (41.94%) MSTest
13 12 (38.71%) Android
14 11 (35.48%) MSBuild
14 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
14 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (35.48%) Java
15 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
15 10 (32.26%) SQL
15 10 (32.26%) HTML
15 10 (32.26%) Apple iOS
16 9 (29.03%) Entity Framework
16 9 (29.03%) HTML5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SMS
2 4 (12.90%) SMPP
2 4 (12.90%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (90.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (61.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (41.94%) MSTest
2 13 (41.94%) NUnit
3 11 (35.48%) MSBuild
4 6 (19.35%) WiX
4 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Software Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Senior Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Programmer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (12.90%) AWS Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 3 (9.68%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (9.68%) Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 2 (6.45%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (93.55%) WCF
3 26 (83.87%) ASP.NET
4 24 (77.42%) .NET Framework
5 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (54.84%) XML
7 13 (41.94%) WPF
8 10 (32.26%) HTML
9 9 (29.03%) HTML5
9 9 (29.03%) Entity Framework
10 7 (22.58%) jQuery
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (19.35%) Java ME
11 6 (19.35%) XSLT
12 3 (9.68%) LINQ to SQL
13 2 (6.45%) Web Services
14 1 (3.23%) CSS
14 1 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Blackberry
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (6.45%) Handset
4 1 (3.23%) Ergonomics
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Android
2 10 (32.26%) Apple iOS
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) MVC
2 21 (67.74%) TDD
3 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
4 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) Data Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) OOP
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) Validation
8 3 (9.68%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
9 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.23%) User Stories
9 1 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) XAML
3 11 (35.48%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
6 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Telerik
2 2 (6.45%) Facebook
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
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