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 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 278 241 260
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +19
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 42 85 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 1.91% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37 71 72
Average salary £49,000 £52,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.76% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
4250 4452 4864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.91% 37.65% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3692 3994 4583
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 September 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 September 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.

1 120 (100.00%) C#
2 106 (88.33%) .NET
3 89 (74.17%) SQL Server
4 87 (72.50%) ASP.NET
5 70 (58.33%) HTML
6 65 (54.17%) SQL
7 61 (50.83%) WCF
8 59 (49.17%) CSS
8 59 (49.17%) Finance
9 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (47.50%) MVC
10 57 (47.50%) .NET Framework
11 53 (44.17%) JavaScript
12 51 (42.50%) jQuery
13 50 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 40 (33.33%) TDD
15 39 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (31.67%) Microsoft
17 31 (25.83%) WPF
18 30 (25.00%) HTML5
18 30 (25.00%) Visual Studio
19 29 (24.17%) XML
19 29 (24.17%) CSS3
20 28 (23.33%) Ajax
21 24 (20.00%) NUnit
22 23 (19.17%) T-SQL
23 22 (18.33%) Unit Testing
24 21 (17.50%) OO
25 20 (16.67%) Web Services
25 20 (16.67%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (14.17%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.50%) IIS
3 5 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.50%) CMS
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.83%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.67%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) Intranet
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (74.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.17%) MySQL
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.67%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.67%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.83%) QlikView
11 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 24 (20.00%) NUnit
3 17 (14.17%) Moq
4 14 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.00%) MSTest
5 6 (5.00%) Subversion
6 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (3.33%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (3.33%) Selenium
6 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.33%) JUnit
6 4 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.50%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.50%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.83%) JIRA
8 1 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.83%) NMock
General
1 59 (49.17%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Banking
3 11 (9.17%) Front Office
4 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.50%) Law
5 3 (2.50%) Publishing
6 2 (1.67%) Advertising
6 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (66.67%) Developer
2 47 (39.17%) C# Developer
3 29 (24.17%) .NET Developer
4 19 (15.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (14.17%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Software Developer
6 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.67%) Development Manager
10 7 (5.83%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.83%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) Support Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) WPF Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Lead .NET Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (88.33%) .NET
2 87 (72.50%) ASP.NET
3 70 (58.33%) HTML
4 61 (50.83%) WCF
5 59 (49.17%) CSS
6 57 (47.50%) .NET Framework
7 51 (42.50%) jQuery
8 50 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 39 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (25.83%) WPF
11 30 (25.00%) HTML5
12 29 (24.17%) XML
12 29 (24.17%) CSS3
13 28 (23.33%) Ajax
14 20 (16.67%) Web Services
15 14 (11.67%) Unity DI Container
16 11 (9.17%) LINQ to SQL
17 10 (8.33%) REST
17 10 (8.33%) ADO.NET
18 9 (7.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Hedge funds
2 10 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.67%) Derivative
5 2 (1.67%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.67%) Open Source
5 2 (1.67%) User Experience
5 2 (1.67%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) Blog
6 1 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) Windows Phone 7
2 4 (3.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (3.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (3.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (47.50%) MVC
3 40 (33.33%) TDD
4 22 (18.33%) Unit Testing
5 21 (17.50%) OO
6 19 (15.83%) Mentoring
7 18 (15.00%) OOD
8 17 (14.17%) Waterfall
9 16 (13.33%) Scrum
9 16 (13.33%) Web Development
10 15 (12.50%) Multithreading
11 11 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (9.17%) OOP
12 10 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (7.50%) Coaching
13 9 (7.50%) MVVM
14 8 (6.67%) Workflow
14 8 (6.67%) Configuration Management
14 8 (6.67%) Software Engineering
15 7 (5.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) C#
2 65 (54.17%) SQL
3 53 (44.17%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.17%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.17%) Java
6 8 (6.67%) C++
7 5 (4.17%) XAML
8 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.67%) VBA
11 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) F#
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 9 (7.50%) ISEB
3 2 (1.67%) PhD
3 2 (1.67%) MBA
4 1 (0.83%) MCP
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle
3 4 (3.33%) Reuters
3 4 (3.33%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.67%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.83%) Nintex
5 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare & more
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
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Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
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Salary: £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
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