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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 246 241 255
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 60 97 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.80% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 2.03% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 57 86 77
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £33,750 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £75,000
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
4102 4777 4641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.14% 39.40% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3612 4232 4358
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 £72,500 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 99 (98.02%) C#
2 92 (91.09%) .NET
3 78 (77.23%) SQL Server
4 77 (76.24%) ASP.NET
5 61 (60.40%) SQL
6 59 (58.42%) MVC
7 58 (57.43%) HTML
8 52 (51.49%) JavaScript
9 51 (50.50%) .NET Framework
10 50 (49.50%) CSS
11 49 (48.51%) Finance
12 46 (45.54%) WCF
13 41 (40.59%) jQuery
14 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
15 37 (36.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 32 (31.68%) Ajax
17 27 (26.73%) XML
18 26 (25.74%) WPF
19 25 (24.75%) TDD
20 24 (23.76%) T-SQL
20 24 (23.76%) HTML5
21 20 (19.80%) Web Services
22 19 (18.81%) OO
23 18 (17.82%) CSS3
23 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
24 17 (16.83%) OOD
24 17 (16.83%) MS Excel
25 16 (15.84%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (9.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.93%) IIS
3 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.96%) CMS
5 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.98%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.98%) WordPress
6 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (16.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) DNS
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (77.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.96%) MySQL
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.99%) QlikView
8 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.99%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) NUnit
2 14 (13.86%) Moq
3 13 (12.87%) Visual Studio
4 10 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.96%) MSTest
5 4 (3.96%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (3.96%) JUnit
5 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.96%) Subversion
6 2 (1.98%) JIRA
6 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.99%) NMock
7 1 (0.99%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
General
1 49 (48.51%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Banking
3 8 (7.92%) Front Office
4 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.97%) Law
5 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (72.28%) Developer
2 37 (36.63%) C# Developer
3 25 (24.75%) .NET Developer
4 16 (15.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.87%) Software Developer
6 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Senior Test Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.95%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Lead C# Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Support Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (91.09%) .NET
2 77 (76.24%) ASP.NET
3 58 (57.43%) HTML
4 51 (50.50%) .NET Framework
5 50 (49.50%) CSS
6 46 (45.54%) WCF
7 41 (40.59%) jQuery
8 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (36.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 32 (31.68%) Ajax
11 27 (26.73%) XML
12 26 (25.74%) WPF
13 24 (23.76%) HTML5
14 20 (19.80%) Web Services
15 18 (17.82%) CSS3
16 15 (14.85%) LINQ to SQL
16 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 14 (13.86%) Unity DI Container
18 11 (10.89%) ADO.NET
19 10 (9.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Hedge funds
1 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.91%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (5.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.97%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.98%) Derivative
5 2 (1.98%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.98%) Open Source
5 2 (1.98%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) Windows Phone 7
2 5 (4.95%) Windows 8
2 5 (4.95%) Windows Phone 8
2 5 (4.95%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (58.42%) MVC
2 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.75%) TDD
4 19 (18.81%) OO
5 17 (16.83%) OOD
6 15 (14.85%) Unit Testing
6 15 (14.85%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
8 11 (10.89%) Web Development
9 9 (8.91%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.92%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.92%) Workflow
10 8 (7.92%) OOP
11 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.93%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (6.93%) MVVM
11 7 (6.93%) Coaching
12 6 (5.94%) Scrum
12 6 (5.94%) CRM
12 6 (5.94%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (98.02%) C#
2 61 (60.40%) SQL
3 52 (51.49%) JavaScript
4 24 (23.76%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.90%) Java
6 8 (7.92%) C++
7 5 (4.95%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.95%) XAML
8 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.98%) C
10 1 (0.99%) VBA
10 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.99%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.93%) ISEB
3 2 (1.98%) MBA
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.99%) MCP
4 1 (0.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle
3 4 (3.96%) Reuters
3 4 (3.96%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.99%) Nintex
5 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £80000 per annum + Benefits + Good Bonus Potential
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30,000 + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30,000 + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £900000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + amazing package
Posted: 27 days ago