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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 291 241 263
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +22
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 35 82 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 1.81% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 66 76
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £37,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
4361 4532 4988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.72% 38.32% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3779 4084 4685
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 128 (100.00%) C#
2 113 (88.28%) .NET
3 91 (71.09%) SQL Server
4 88 (68.75%) ASP.NET
5 74 (57.81%) HTML
6 71 (55.47%) WCF
7 67 (52.34%) .NET Framework
7 67 (52.34%) SQL
8 63 (49.22%) MVC
9 62 (48.44%) CSS
10 60 (46.88%) jQuery
10 60 (46.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 57 (44.53%) Finance
12 54 (42.19%) JavaScript
13 45 (35.16%) TDD
14 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (28.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (26.56%) Visual Studio
16 34 (26.56%) Microsoft
17 33 (25.78%) HTML5
17 33 (25.78%) WPF
18 31 (24.22%) CSS3
19 28 (21.88%) Ajax
19 28 (21.88%) T-SQL
20 27 (21.09%) XML
20 27 (21.09%) Scrum
20 27 (21.09%) Unit Testing
21 25 (19.53%) Degree
22 23 (17.97%) NUnit
23 19 (14.84%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.81%) IIS
3 6 (4.69%) CMS
4 5 (3.91%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.34%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.34%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) Extranet
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) DNS
2 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (71.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.69%) MySQL
6 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.56%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.56%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (26.56%) Visual Studio
2 23 (17.97%) NUnit
3 18 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (13.28%) Moq
5 8 (6.25%) MSTest
6 7 (5.47%) Subversion
7 6 (4.69%) Selenium
7 6 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (4.69%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.13%) CruiseControl
8 4 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (3.13%) JUnit
8 4 (3.13%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.34%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.78%) Trac
10 1 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (44.53%) Finance
2 17 (13.28%) Banking
3 13 (10.16%) Front Office
4 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.34%) Publishing
6 2 (1.56%) Advertising
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (67.97%) Developer
2 51 (39.84%) C# Developer
3 35 (27.34%) .NET Developer
4 20 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 18 (14.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (8.59%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Development Manager
8 9 (7.03%) Lead Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Test Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Lead .NET Developer
11 6 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Test Manager
12 5 (3.91%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Support Analyst
13 4 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (88.28%) .NET
2 88 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 74 (57.81%) HTML
4 71 (55.47%) WCF
5 67 (52.34%) .NET Framework
6 62 (48.44%) CSS
7 60 (46.88%) jQuery
7 60 (46.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 37 (28.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (25.78%) HTML5
9 33 (25.78%) WPF
10 31 (24.22%) CSS3
11 28 (21.88%) Ajax
12 27 (21.09%) XML
13 15 (11.72%) Web Services
14 13 (10.16%) WinForms
15 11 (8.59%) Unity DI Container
16 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (7.81%) LINQ to SQL
17 9 (7.03%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Hedge funds
2 10 (7.81%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.69%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.56%) Derivative
5 2 (1.56%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.56%) iPhone
5 2 (1.56%) Open Source
5 2 (1.56%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) Social Media
6 1 (0.78%) Blog
6 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.03%) Windows
2 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.56%) Windows Phone 7
2 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
2 2 (1.56%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (1.56%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (49.22%) MVC
2 45 (35.16%) TDD
3 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (21.09%) Unit Testing
4 27 (21.09%) Scrum
5 19 (14.84%) OO
5 19 (14.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (14.84%) Waterfall
6 16 (12.50%) Web Development
7 14 (10.94%) OOD
7 14 (10.94%) Multithreading
8 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.81%) OOP
10 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.03%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.25%) MVVM
12 7 (5.47%) Problem Management
12 7 (5.47%) Project Management
13 6 (4.69%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (100.00%) C#
2 67 (52.34%) SQL
3 54 (42.19%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.88%) T-SQL
5 15 (11.72%) Java
6 6 (4.69%) C++
7 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.13%) XAML
9 2 (1.56%) Ruby
9 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.56%) VBA
10 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) F#
10 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (19.53%) Degree
2 7 (5.47%) ISTQB
2 7 (5.47%) ISEB
3 2 (1.56%) PhD
3 2 (1.56%) MBA
4 1 (0.78%) MCP
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle
3 4 (3.13%) Reuters
3 4 (3.13%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.56%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.56%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.78%) Telerik
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Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Posted: Yesterday
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Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £60000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + amazing package
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
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