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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 249 214 219
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 71 118 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.97% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 2.46% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 66 107 100
Average salary £51,250 £46,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.21% -10.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £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
3909 4800 4656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.63% 39.50% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3461 4194 4353
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 25 November 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 25 November 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.

1 106 (98.15%) C#
2 96 (88.89%) .NET
3 81 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 76 (70.37%) ASP.NET
5 69 (63.89%) SQL
6 68 (62.96%) MVC
7 65 (60.19%) HTML
8 62 (57.41%) .NET Framework
9 59 (54.63%) CSS
10 58 (53.70%) JavaScript
11 50 (46.30%) WCF
12 47 (43.52%) jQuery
12 47 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (41.67%) Finance
14 41 (37.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 38 (35.19%) Ajax
16 37 (34.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (33.33%) Microsoft
18 31 (28.70%) WPF
19 30 (27.78%) XML
20 28 (25.93%) TDD
21 26 (24.07%) T-SQL
22 25 (23.15%) HTML5
23 23 (21.30%) Web Services
24 22 (20.37%) CSS3
25 19 (17.59%) OO
26 18 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
26 18 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
27 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
27 17 (15.74%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 10 (9.26%) IIS
2 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.70%) CMS
5 3 (2.78%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.85%) WordPress
6 2 (1.85%) Node.js
6 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) DNS
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) SMTP
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.56%) MySQL
5 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) NUnit
2 15 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 14 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (12.96%) Moq
4 4 (3.70%) MSTest
4 4 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.70%) JUnit
5 3 (2.78%) JIRA
5 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.85%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.85%) Grunt
6 2 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.93%) NMock
7 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 45 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Front Office
3 5 (4.63%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.85%) Law
5 2 (1.85%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (76.85%) Developer
2 38 (35.19%) C# Developer
3 24 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 15 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (12.04%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.63%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Lead C# Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.78%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (88.89%) .NET
2 76 (70.37%) ASP.NET
3 65 (60.19%) HTML
4 62 (57.41%) .NET Framework
5 59 (54.63%) CSS
6 50 (46.30%) WCF
7 47 (43.52%) jQuery
8 41 (37.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 38 (35.19%) Ajax
10 37 (34.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (28.70%) WPF
12 30 (27.78%) XML
13 25 (23.15%) HTML5
14 23 (21.30%) Web Services
15 22 (20.37%) CSS3
16 18 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
17 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 14 (12.96%) Unity DI Container
19 13 (12.04%) ADO.NET
20 12 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.78%) User Experience
7 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.85%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.93%) Open Source
8 1 (0.93%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) Windows Phone 7
2 5 (4.63%) Windows 8
2 5 (4.63%) Windows Phone 8
2 5 (4.63%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (62.96%) MVC
2 47 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.93%) TDD
4 19 (17.59%) OO
5 17 (15.74%) OOD
5 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
6 15 (13.89%) Waterfall
6 15 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 11 (10.19%) Scrum
8 10 (9.26%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.33%) MVVM
10 8 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.41%) Web Development
10 8 (7.41%) Business Development
11 7 (6.48%) OOP
11 7 (6.48%) CRM
12 6 (5.56%) Coaching
13 5 (4.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 106 (98.15%) C#
2 69 (63.89%) SQL
3 58 (53.70%) JavaScript
4 26 (24.07%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.33%) Java
6 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.56%) C++
8 5 (4.63%) XAML
9 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.85%) C
11 1 (0.93%) F#
Qualifications
1 16 (14.81%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) ISEB
2 6 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (1.85%) VMware
3 2 (1.85%) Facebook
4 1 (0.93%) Nintex
4 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.93%) Reuters
4 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Great bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30,000 + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30,000 + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago