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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 244 184 208
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +24
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 65 124 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 1.18% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 3.01% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59 112 100
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,750 £75,500
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
3368 4119 4408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.87% 39.19% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3011 3543 4049
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 January 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in the City of London

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 117 (94.35%) C#
2 115 (92.74%) .NET
3 84 (67.74%) SQL Server
4 82 (66.13%) SQL
5 81 (65.32%) MVC
5 81 (65.32%) .NET Framework
6 80 (64.52%) ASP.NET
7 73 (58.87%) HTML
8 72 (58.06%) JavaScript
9 65 (52.42%) CSS
10 62 (50.00%) WCF
11 58 (46.77%) jQuery
12 56 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (39.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 44 (35.48%) Finance
15 43 (34.68%) Ajax
16 40 (32.26%) Microsoft
17 39 (31.45%) WPF
18 38 (30.65%) TDD
19 36 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
20 34 (27.42%) XML
21 32 (25.81%) HTML5
22 31 (25.00%) Web Services
23 27 (21.77%) OO
23 27 (21.77%) OOD
23 27 (21.77%) CSS3
24 26 (20.97%) Unit Testing
25 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2008
26 23 (18.55%) Team Foundation Server
26 23 (18.55%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (10.48%) IIS
2 10 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.23%) Node.js
4 4 (3.23%) CMS
5 3 (2.42%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.61%) WordPress
7 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) SMTP
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.23%) MySQL
8 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.61%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.61%) Big Data
10 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.81%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (0.81%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (18.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (16.94%) NUnit
3 15 (12.10%) Visual Studio
3 15 (12.10%) Moq
4 6 (4.84%) JIRA
5 5 (4.03%) ReSharper
5 5 (4.03%) Subversion
5 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (3.23%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.23%) Grunt
6 4 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.81%) NMock
8 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 44 (35.48%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Front Office
3 6 (4.84%) Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Games
5 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (85.48%) Developer
2 46 (37.10%) .NET Developer
3 36 (29.03%) C# Developer
4 23 (18.55%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (8.87%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Applications Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Senior Test Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.84%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.03%) .NET Consultant
12 5 (4.03%) Consultant
12 5 (4.03%) Web Applications Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Senior Software Developer
13 4 (3.23%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (92.74%) .NET
2 81 (65.32%) .NET Framework
3 80 (64.52%) ASP.NET
4 73 (58.87%) HTML
5 65 (52.42%) CSS
6 62 (50.00%) WCF
7 58 (46.77%) jQuery
8 49 (39.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 43 (34.68%) Ajax
10 39 (31.45%) WPF
11 36 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (27.42%) XML
13 32 (25.81%) HTML5
14 31 (25.00%) Web Services
15 27 (21.77%) CSS3
16 20 (16.13%) WinForms
17 19 (15.32%) SOAP
18 17 (13.71%) LINQ to SQL
18 17 (13.71%) Unity DI Container
19 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.06%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.45%) User Experience
4 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.03%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.42%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.81%) Kindle
8 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.81%) Equities
8 1 (0.81%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.32%) Windows
2 8 (6.45%) Windows 8
3 7 (5.65%) Windows Phone 8
3 7 (5.65%) Windows Phone
3 7 (5.65%) Windows Phone 7
4 5 (4.03%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (65.32%) MVC
2 56 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (30.65%) TDD
4 27 (21.77%) OO
4 27 (21.77%) OOD
5 26 (20.97%) Unit Testing
6 17 (13.71%) Waterfall
7 15 (12.10%) Scrum
8 13 (10.48%) Multithreading
8 13 (10.48%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (9.68%) OOP
10 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.26%) Business Development
12 9 (7.26%) MVVM
12 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.65%) Coaching
13 7 (5.65%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.65%) Web Development
13 7 (5.65%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (94.35%) C#
2 82 (66.13%) SQL
3 72 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 23 (18.55%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.87%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.26%) C++
7 7 (5.65%) XAML
8 6 (4.84%) Java
9 5 (4.03%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) Degree
2 7 (5.65%) ISTQB
2 7 (5.65%) ISEB
3 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.23%) TIBCO
2 4 (3.23%) Charles River
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle
2 4 (3.23%) Facebook
3 3 (2.42%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.61%) VMware
5 1 (0.81%) Telerik
5 1 (0.81%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) Nintex
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday / Bonus / Home Working
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30,000 + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £28k to £33k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + (DOE)
Posted: 14 days ago