The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 215 231 259
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +28
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 120 85 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 1.88% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 100 79 79
Average salary £61,250 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4691 4530 5215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.06% 38.52% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4041 4035 4917
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 236 (99.58%) C#
2 216 (91.14%) .NET
3 184 (77.64%) SQL Server
4 159 (67.09%) WCF
5 156 (65.82%) HTML
5 156 (65.82%) MVC
6 141 (59.49%) ASP.NET
7 138 (58.23%) .NET Framework
8 133 (56.12%) JavaScript
9 131 (55.27%) CSS
10 124 (52.32%) jQuery
11 114 (48.10%) SQL
12 111 (46.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 107 (45.15%) TDD
14 104 (43.88%) Scrum
15 97 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
16 81 (34.18%) WPF
17 77 (32.49%) NHibernate
18 71 (29.96%) ASP.NET MVC
19 67 (28.27%) Finance
19 67 (28.27%) T-SQL
20 66 (27.85%) Visual Studio
21 60 (25.32%) XML
22 59 (24.89%) HTML5
23 58 (24.47%) Microsoft
24 56 (23.63%) Ajax
24 56 (23.63%) Degree
25 50 (21.10%) NUnit
26 47 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
27 41 (17.30%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.17%) IIS
3 7 (2.95%) CMS
3 7 (2.95%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.84%) Node.js
6 2 (0.84%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (4.64%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.53%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) Broadband
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (77.64%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (10.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.11%) MySQL
7 5 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.84%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.84%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 66 (27.85%) Visual Studio
2 50 (21.10%) NUnit
3 47 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (13.92%) Subversion
5 30 (12.66%) Moq
6 24 (10.13%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (5.49%) Git (software)
8 9 (3.80%) MSTest
8 9 (3.80%) Trac
9 7 (2.95%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (2.95%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.95%) Selenium
10 6 (2.53%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.11%) ReSharper
11 5 (2.11%) MSBuild
11 5 (2.11%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.69%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.27%) JIRA
13 3 (1.27%) dotCover
14 1 (0.42%) Xcode
General
1 67 (28.27%) Finance
2 18 (7.59%) Banking
3 16 (6.75%) Front Office
4 11 (4.64%) Games
5 10 (4.22%) Marketing
6 4 (1.69%) Music Industry
6 4 (1.69%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Law
7 3 (1.27%) Legal
7 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Retail
8 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 174 (73.42%) Developer
2 93 (39.24%) C# Developer
3 91 (38.40%) .NET Developer
4 47 (19.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (12.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 22 (9.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (8.44%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (7.59%) Technical Leader
9 16 (6.75%) WPF Developer
9 16 (6.75%) Web Developer
10 15 (6.33%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.06%) Development Manager
12 11 (4.64%) Lead .NET Developer
13 10 (4.22%) Applications Developer
14 9 (3.80%) Junior Developer
14 9 (3.80%) .NET Web Developer
14 9 (3.80%) Software Developer
14 9 (3.80%) Junior
15 8 (3.38%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (91.14%) .NET
2 159 (67.09%) WCF
3 156 (65.82%) HTML
4 141 (59.49%) ASP.NET
5 138 (58.23%) .NET Framework
6 131 (55.27%) CSS
7 124 (52.32%) jQuery
8 111 (46.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 81 (34.18%) WPF
10 77 (32.49%) NHibernate
11 71 (29.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 60 (25.32%) XML
13 59 (24.89%) HTML5
14 56 (23.63%) Ajax
15 41 (17.30%) WinForms
16 36 (15.19%) CSS3
16 36 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 31 (13.08%) Silverlight
18 29 (12.24%) Razor View Engine
19 26 (10.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.91%) Hedge funds
3 10 (4.22%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (2.95%) Social Media
4 7 (2.95%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.69%) DTV
6 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.27%) Social Network
8 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.84%) iPhone
9 1 (0.42%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.42%) Equities
9 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.42%) W3C
9 1 (0.42%) Derivative
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.17%) Windows
2 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (65.82%) MVC
2 107 (45.15%) TDD
3 104 (43.88%) Scrum
4 97 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (16.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 37 (15.61%) Unit Testing
7 33 (13.92%) OO
8 26 (10.97%) Web Application Development
9 20 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.02%) Multithreading
11 18 (7.59%) OOD
12 17 (7.17%) Waterfall
13 16 (6.75%) BDD
13 16 (6.75%) Web Development
14 14 (5.91%) MVVM
15 13 (5.49%) E-Commerce
16 12 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (4.64%) OOP
17 11 (4.64%) Configuration Management
17 11 (4.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (99.58%) C#
2 133 (56.12%) JavaScript
3 114 (48.10%) SQL
4 67 (28.27%) T-SQL
5 23 (9.70%) VB.NET
6 12 (5.06%) VB
7 9 (3.80%) Java
8 6 (2.53%) C++
9 4 (1.69%) XAML
10 3 (1.27%) Ruby
11 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.84%) VBA
12 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.42%) C
12 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (23.63%) Degree
2 30 (12.66%) MCTS
2 30 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (12.24%) MCP
3 29 (12.24%) MCAD
4 28 (11.81%) MCSD
5 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.42%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 58 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.80%) Telerik
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle
4 4 (1.69%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.42%) Google
6 1 (0.42%) Facebook
6 1 (0.42%) Twitter
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £29000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £4000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago