The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 238 217 220
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 68 121 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 1.02% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 2.56% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 63 109 105
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,600 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3773 4722 4614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.60% 39.85% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 4103 4294
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LINQ
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

LINQ Salary Trend in the City of London

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in the City of London

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 108 (98.18%) C#
2 101 (91.82%) .NET
3 78 (70.91%) SQL Server
4 76 (69.09%) ASP.NET
5 73 (66.36%) SQL
6 72 (65.45%) MVC
7 70 (63.64%) .NET Framework
8 65 (59.09%) HTML
9 63 (57.27%) CSS
10 60 (54.55%) JavaScript
11 55 (50.00%) WCF
12 50 (45.45%) jQuery
13 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (39.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 43 (39.09%) Finance
15 39 (35.45%) Ajax
16 37 (33.64%) Microsoft
17 35 (31.82%) WPF
18 34 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (29.09%) TDD
20 29 (26.36%) XML
21 27 (24.55%) HTML5
21 27 (24.55%) Web Services
22 24 (21.82%) CSS3
23 23 (20.91%) OO
24 21 (19.09%) OOD
24 21 (19.09%) Unit Testing
24 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
25 20 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
26 18 (16.36%) LINQ to SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 12 (10.91%) IIS
2 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.64%) Node.js
4 4 (3.64%) CMS
5 3 (2.73%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.82%) WordPress
7 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) DNS
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) Firewall
2 1 (0.91%) SMTP
2 1 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (70.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.45%) MySQL
5 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.91%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.91%) Big Data
8 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (13.64%) NUnit
3 12 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.91%) Moq
4 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.64%) Grunt
5 4 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (3.64%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.64%) JIRA
6 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.82%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.82%) Subversion
8 1 (0.91%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.91%) NMock
8 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.91%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (39.09%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Front Office
3 4 (3.64%) Games
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (82.73%) Developer
2 36 (32.73%) C# Developer
3 30 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 20 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 16 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Applications Developer
9 7 (6.36%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (6.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Consultant
11 5 (4.55%) .NET Consultant
11 5 (4.55%) Technical Leader
12 4 (3.64%) Senior Applications Developer
12 4 (3.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (91.82%) .NET
2 76 (69.09%) ASP.NET
3 70 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 65 (59.09%) HTML
5 63 (57.27%) CSS
6 55 (50.00%) WCF
7 50 (45.45%) jQuery
8 43 (39.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 39 (35.45%) Ajax
10 35 (31.82%) WPF
11 34 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (26.36%) XML
13 27 (24.55%) Web Services
13 27 (24.55%) HTML5
14 24 (21.82%) CSS3
15 18 (16.36%) LINQ to SQL
16 17 (15.45%) Unity DI Container
17 16 (14.55%) SOAP
18 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 14 (12.73%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.36%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.55%) User Experience
4 5 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.73%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) Derivative
7 1 (0.91%) Blog
7 1 (0.91%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.91%) Open Source
7 1 (0.91%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Windows
2 8 (7.27%) Windows 8
3 7 (6.36%) Windows Phone 8
3 7 (6.36%) Windows Phone
3 7 (6.36%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (65.45%) MVC
2 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.09%) TDD
4 23 (20.91%) OO
5 21 (19.09%) OOD
5 21 (19.09%) Unit Testing
6 14 (12.73%) Scrum
7 13 (11.82%) Waterfall
8 12 (10.91%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (10.91%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 10 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 10 (9.09%) MVVM
10 9 (8.18%) Business Development
11 8 (7.27%) OOP
11 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.36%) CRM
12 7 (6.36%) Release Management
13 6 (5.45%) Web Development
14 5 (4.55%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (98.18%) C#
2 73 (66.36%) SQL
3 60 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.27%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.36%) XAML
6 7 (6.36%) C++
7 6 (5.45%) Java
8 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.64%) Facebook
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle
4 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (0.91%) Google
5 1 (0.91%) Nintex
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
The City, London (EC1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £40 - 55k + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago