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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 238 253 207
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 27 65 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.63% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.91% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 58 104
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
2347 3411 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.16% 32.84% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2105 3047 3586
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 10 February 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in the City of London

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 81 (100.00%) .NET
2 79 (97.53%) C#
3 63 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 62 (76.54%) ASP.NET
5 53 (65.43%) SQL
6 45 (55.56%) MVC
6 45 (55.56%) .NET Framework
7 38 (46.91%) CSS
8 37 (45.68%) HTML
9 36 (44.44%) Entity Framework
10 35 (43.21%) WCF
10 35 (43.21%) jQuery
11 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
12 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (37.04%) WPF
13 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (34.57%) TDD
15 26 (32.10%) NUnit
15 26 (32.10%) Web Services
16 25 (30.86%) T-SQL
17 23 (28.40%) Visual Studio
17 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
18 21 (25.93%) Finance
18 21 (25.93%) WinForms
18 21 (25.93%) HTML5
18 21 (25.93%) CSS3
19 20 (24.69%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (24.69%) SDLC
20 18 (22.22%) Ajax
20 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (9.88%) IIS
2 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Firewall
1 8 (9.88%) SMTP
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.94%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.94%) MS Access
7 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.47%) Big Data
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) NUnit
2 23 (28.40%) Visual Studio
3 17 (20.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (18.52%) TeamCity
5 13 (16.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
6 12 (14.81%) JIRA
7 11 (13.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (11.11%) SpecFlow
9 8 (9.88%) Jasmine
9 8 (9.88%) Selenium
10 7 (8.64%) Plastic SCM
11 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
11 5 (6.17%) MSBuild
11 5 (6.17%) Subversion
12 4 (4.94%) Fiddler
12 4 (4.94%) MSTest
12 4 (4.94%) NCrunch
12 4 (4.94%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
3 7 (8.64%) Law
4 6 (7.41%) Retail
5 3 (3.70%) Advertising
5 3 (3.70%) Front Office
5 3 (3.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (90.12%) Developer
2 56 (69.14%) .NET Developer
3 42 (51.85%) C# Developer
4 33 (40.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (23.46%) SQL Developer
6 15 (18.52%) Applications Developer
7 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 14 (17.28%) Lead Developer
8 13 (16.05%) Lead .NET Developer
9 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (13.58%) Software Developer
11 10 (12.35%) .NET Applications Developer
11 10 (12.35%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
12 8 (9.88%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Developer
13 7 (8.64%) Team Leader
14 6 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
14 6 (7.41%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (76.54%) ASP.NET
3 45 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 38 (46.91%) CSS
5 37 (45.68%) HTML
6 36 (44.44%) Entity Framework
7 35 (43.21%) jQuery
7 35 (43.21%) WCF
8 30 (37.04%) WPF
9 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (32.10%) Web Services
11 21 (25.93%) CSS3
11 21 (25.93%) HTML5
11 21 (25.93%) WinForms
12 18 (22.22%) Ajax
13 16 (19.75%) SOAP
14 13 (16.05%) NHibernate
15 11 (13.58%) XML
16 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
17 9 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.88%) User Experience
4 7 (8.64%) Hedge funds
4 7 (8.64%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (8.64%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.47%) Xbox
7 1 (1.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) MVC
2 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (34.57%) TDD
4 20 (24.69%) SDLC
5 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 16 (19.75%) Multithreading
6 16 (19.75%) Scrum
7 15 (18.52%) BDD
7 15 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (17.28%) OO
9 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 9 (11.11%) MVVM
9 9 (11.11%) Web Development
10 8 (9.88%) Pair Programming
10 8 (9.88%) SOLID
11 6 (7.41%) Line Management
11 6 (7.41%) SOA
11 6 (7.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (97.53%) C#
2 53 (65.43%) SQL
3 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 25 (30.86%) T-SQL
5 17 (20.99%) VB.NET
6 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.94%) VBScript
8 2 (2.47%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) Java
9 1 (1.23%) F#
9 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) MCAD
2 2 (2.47%) MCSD
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) SLA
2 10 (12.35%) QA
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) Sybase
4 4 (4.94%) Telerik
5 2 (2.47%) iManage
5 2 (2.47%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.23%) Dell
6 1 (1.23%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) Infragistics
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