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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 254 230 243
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 53 113 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.90% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 2.41% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43 93 76
Average salary £48,000 £60,000 £52,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,449 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £77,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
3490 4686 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.16% 37.22% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 4045 4120
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 111 (95.69%) C#
2 106 (91.38%) .NET
3 80 (68.97%) SQL
3 80 (68.97%) MVC
4 75 (64.66%) SQL Server
5 72 (62.07%) JavaScript
6 71 (61.21%) ASP.NET
6 71 (61.21%) .NET Framework
7 67 (57.76%) jQuery
7 67 (57.76%) HTML
8 65 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (53.45%) CSS
10 48 (41.38%) TDD
11 47 (40.52%) Entity Framework
12 45 (38.79%) WCF
13 41 (35.34%) WPF
14 34 (29.31%) Unit Testing
14 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (28.45%) Ajax
16 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
17 30 (25.86%) Finance
18 28 (24.14%) XML
18 28 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
19 26 (22.41%) OOD
20 24 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
21 23 (19.83%) HTML5
21 23 (19.83%) Scrum
21 23 (19.83%) Web Services
22 22 (18.97%) Visual Studio
23 21 (18.10%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (12.07%) IIS
2 6 (5.17%) CMS
3 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.31%) Node.js
4 4 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.59%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.72%) Orchard CMS
6 2 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.86%) Kentico
7 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.86%) DNN
Applications
1 19 (16.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) Firewall
2 1 (0.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (64.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (16.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (12.93%) MongoDB
6 10 (8.62%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (7.76%) RavenDB
7 9 (7.76%) NoSQL
8 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (6.03%) Big Data
9 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (5.17%) MySQL
11 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.72%) Snowflake Schema
14 2 (1.72%) Star Schema
14 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (18.97%) Visual Studio
3 19 (16.38%) NUnit
4 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (6.90%) Moq
6 7 (6.03%) ReSharper
7 6 (5.17%) Subversion
8 5 (4.31%) JIRA
8 5 (4.31%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (3.45%) MSBuild
9 4 (3.45%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.45%) Grunt
9 4 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (3.45%) Plastic SCM
10 2 (1.72%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.86%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (25.86%) Finance
2 16 (13.79%) Banking
3 7 (6.03%) Front Office
4 4 (3.45%) Games
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (86.21%) Developer
2 44 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 26 (22.41%) C# Developer
4 23 (19.83%) Senior Developer
5 14 (12.07%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (10.34%) Applications Developer
7 12 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (8.62%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (7.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (7.76%) Web Developer
10 8 (6.90%) Web Applications Developer
10 8 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
13 4 (3.45%) Test Engineer
13 4 (3.45%) Support Team Leader
13 4 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
13 4 (3.45%) Senior Applications Developer
13 4 (3.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (91.38%) .NET
2 71 (61.21%) ASP.NET
2 71 (61.21%) .NET Framework
3 67 (57.76%) jQuery
3 67 (57.76%) HTML
4 62 (53.45%) CSS
5 47 (40.52%) Entity Framework
6 45 (38.79%) WCF
7 41 (35.34%) WPF
8 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (28.45%) Ajax
10 28 (24.14%) XML
11 23 (19.83%) Web Services
11 23 (19.83%) HTML5
12 21 (18.10%) CSS3
13 17 (14.66%) AngularJS
13 17 (14.66%) JSON
13 17 (14.66%) WinForms
14 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (6.90%) User Experience
4 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.45%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.72%) Equities
6 2 (1.72%) Derivative
7 1 (0.86%) Social Media
7 1 (0.86%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Windows
2 7 (6.03%) Android
3 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (68.97%) MVC
2 65 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (41.38%) TDD
4 34 (29.31%) Unit Testing
5 26 (22.41%) OOD
6 23 (19.83%) Scrum
7 19 (16.38%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (14.66%) OOP
8 17 (14.66%) OO
9 16 (13.79%) BDD
10 15 (12.93%) Web Development
11 13 (11.21%) Multithreading
12 11 (9.48%) Waterfall
12 11 (9.48%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (6.90%) Test Automation
14 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.03%) MVVM
15 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
15 6 (5.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (95.69%) C#
2 80 (68.97%) SQL
3 72 (62.07%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.03%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.17%) C++
7 5 (4.31%) Java
7 5 (4.31%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.59%) XAML
9 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.86%) F#
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.86%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.45%) Charles River
4 4 (3.45%) Sybase
4 4 (3.45%) Facebook
5 3 (2.59%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) Telerik
6 2 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.86%) Google
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