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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 234 294 243
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -51
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 69 34 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.29% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 0.78% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 66
Average salary £57,500 £54,250 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.99% +4.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
3432 4387 4613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.48% 37.40% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2919 3808 4158
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 128 (100.00%) C#
2 125 (97.66%) .NET
3 100 (78.13%) SQL Server
4 97 (75.78%) SQL
5 90 (70.31%) ASP.NET
6 85 (66.41%) MVC
7 82 (64.06%) JavaScript
8 76 (59.38%) HTML
9 75 (58.59%) jQuery
10 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (53.13%) CSS
12 62 (48.44%) TDD
13 58 (45.31%) .NET Framework
14 57 (44.53%) WCF
15 53 (41.41%) Entity Framework
16 50 (39.06%) WPF
17 49 (38.28%) ASP.NET MVC
18 46 (35.94%) T-SQL
19 44 (34.38%) Ajax
20 43 (33.59%) Scrum
21 36 (28.13%) Visual Studio
21 36 (28.13%) BDD
21 36 (28.13%) HTML5
22 32 (25.00%) XML
22 32 (25.00%) Microsoft
22 32 (25.00%) CSS3
22 32 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
23 31 (24.22%) Unit Testing
23 31 (24.22%) Web Services
24 30 (23.44%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (8.59%) Umbraco
2 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.47%) CMS
3 7 (5.47%) Orchard CMS
4 6 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.34%) Kentico
5 3 (2.34%) Node.js
6 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.56%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.78%) DNN
7 1 (0.78%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) InfoPath
2 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) SMTP
1 10 (7.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (16.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (10.16%) MongoDB
6 11 (8.59%) NoSQL
7 10 (7.81%) RavenDB
8 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (3.13%) Big Data
11 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.34%) MySQL
13 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (28.13%) Visual Studio
2 32 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (23.44%) NUnit
4 17 (13.28%) Jasmine
5 15 (11.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (11.72%) TeamCity
6 14 (10.94%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (10.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (9.38%) MSBuild
8 12 (9.38%) SpecFlow
8 12 (9.38%) Selenium
9 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
9 11 (8.59%) JIRA
10 8 (6.25%) Plastic SCM
11 7 (5.47%) Moq
12 5 (3.91%) jMock
12 5 (3.91%) JUnit
12 5 (3.91%) NSubstitute
13 4 (3.13%) Subversion
14 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (17.19%) Banking
2 21 (16.41%) Finance
3 7 (5.47%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Front Office
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (86.72%) Developer
2 66 (51.56%) .NET Developer
3 35 (27.34%) C# Developer
4 31 (24.22%) Senior Developer
5 28 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (14.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (10.94%) Software Developer
9 13 (10.16%) Lead Developer
9 13 (10.16%) Lead .NET Developer
10 11 (8.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (7.81%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (7.03%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (6.25%) Software Engineer
14 7 (5.47%) Applications Developer
14 7 (5.47%) .NET Software Developer
15 6 (4.69%) C# Software Developer
16 5 (3.91%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 5 (3.91%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (97.66%) .NET
2 90 (70.31%) ASP.NET
3 76 (59.38%) HTML
4 75 (58.59%) jQuery
5 68 (53.13%) CSS
6 58 (45.31%) .NET Framework
7 57 (44.53%) WCF
8 53 (41.41%) Entity Framework
9 50 (39.06%) WPF
10 49 (38.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (34.38%) Ajax
12 36 (28.13%) HTML5
13 32 (25.00%) XML
13 32 (25.00%) CSS3
14 31 (24.22%) Web Services
15 25 (19.53%) NHibernate
16 24 (18.75%) AngularJS
17 19 (14.84%) JSON
18 17 (13.28%) ASP.NET Web API
19 14 (10.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) User Experience
2 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.47%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.34%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.34%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.56%) Derivative
8 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.78%) Equities
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (66.41%) MVC
2 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (48.44%) TDD
4 43 (33.59%) Scrum
5 36 (28.13%) BDD
6 31 (24.22%) Unit Testing
7 28 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (19.53%) Multithreading
9 22 (17.19%) OOP
10 19 (14.84%) OOD
10 19 (14.84%) Web Development
10 19 (14.84%) SDLC
11 18 (14.06%) MVVM
11 18 (14.06%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (10.16%) OO
13 12 (9.38%) CRM
13 12 (9.38%) E-Commerce
13 12 (9.38%) Pair Programming
14 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
14 9 (7.03%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 128 (100.00%) C#
2 97 (75.78%) SQL
3 82 (64.06%) JavaScript
4 46 (35.94%) T-SQL
5 20 (15.63%) PowerShell
6 12 (9.38%) Java
6 12 (9.38%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.91%) Scala
7 5 (3.91%) Clojure
8 4 (3.13%) C++
9 3 (2.34%) PHP
10 2 (1.56%) VBA
10 2 (1.56%) XQuery
10 2 (1.56%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.56%) F#
11 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) QA
2 5 (3.91%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.03%) Oracle
3 7 (5.47%) Sybase
4 2 (1.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) Informatica
5 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.78%) Telerik
5 1 (0.78%) Google
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