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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 259 212 225
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 55 114 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 1.02% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% 2.71% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47 94 90
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3360 4205 4376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.30% 37.59% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2926 3602 3948
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 112 (94.92%) C#
2 107 (90.68%) .NET
3 83 (70.34%) MVC
4 80 (67.80%) SQL Server
5 78 (66.10%) SQL
6 77 (65.25%) .NET Framework
7 73 (61.86%) ASP.NET
8 70 (59.32%) JavaScript
9 67 (56.78%) HTML
10 65 (55.08%) jQuery
11 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (52.54%) CSS
13 47 (39.83%) TDD
13 47 (39.83%) WCF
13 47 (39.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 39 (33.05%) WPF
15 37 (31.36%) Ajax
16 35 (29.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (27.97%) Unit Testing
17 33 (27.97%) Microsoft
18 32 (27.12%) Finance
19 28 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
20 27 (22.88%) XML
21 26 (22.03%) OOD
21 26 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
22 24 (20.34%) HTML5
22 24 (20.34%) Web Services
23 23 (19.49%) CSS3
24 21 (17.80%) Scrum
24 21 (17.80%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (11.02%) IIS
2 5 (4.24%) CMS
3 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.39%) Node.js
4 3 (2.54%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.69%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.85%) WordPress
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (67.80%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.17%) MongoDB
6 9 (7.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (5.93%) RavenDB
7 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.93%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.08%) Big Data
8 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.24%) MySQL
9 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.69%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (1.69%) Star Schema
12 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (17.80%) NUnit
3 20 (16.95%) Visual Studio
4 11 (9.32%) Moq
5 8 (6.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.08%) ReSharper
8 5 (4.24%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.24%) Subversion
8 5 (4.24%) JIRA
9 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (3.39%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.39%) Grunt
9 4 (3.39%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.54%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.69%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.85%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (27.12%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Banking
3 7 (5.93%) Front Office
4 4 (3.39%) Games
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (88.14%) Developer
2 44 (37.29%) .NET Developer
3 31 (26.27%) C# Developer
4 24 (20.34%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (11.02%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (9.32%) Applications Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Web Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Software Developer
10 8 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Web Applications Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Senior Software Developer
13 4 (3.39%) Senior Test Engineer
13 4 (3.39%) Support Team Leader
13 4 (3.39%) Team Leader
13 4 (3.39%) SQL Developer
13 4 (3.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (90.68%) .NET
2 77 (65.25%) .NET Framework
3 73 (61.86%) ASP.NET
4 67 (56.78%) HTML
5 65 (55.08%) jQuery
6 62 (52.54%) CSS
7 47 (39.83%) WCF
7 47 (39.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 39 (33.05%) WPF
9 37 (31.36%) Ajax
10 35 (29.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (22.88%) XML
12 24 (20.34%) Web Services
12 24 (20.34%) HTML5
13 23 (19.49%) CSS3
14 20 (16.95%) WinForms
15 15 (12.71%) JSON
15 15 (12.71%) LINQ to SQL
15 15 (12.71%) AngularJS
16 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.32%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (5.93%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (5.93%) User Experience
5 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.39%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.85%) Equities
7 1 (0.85%) Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 7 (5.93%) Android
3 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (70.34%) MVC
2 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (39.83%) TDD
4 33 (27.97%) Unit Testing
5 26 (22.03%) OOD
6 21 (17.80%) OO
6 21 (17.80%) Scrum
7 16 (13.56%) Dependency Injection
8 15 (12.71%) OOP
9 14 (11.86%) Waterfall
10 12 (10.17%) BDD
10 12 (10.17%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.17%) Web Development
10 12 (10.17%) Multithreading
11 8 (6.78%) Test Automation
12 7 (5.93%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
13 6 (5.08%) CRM
13 6 (5.08%) Business Development
13 6 (5.08%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 112 (94.92%) C#
2 78 (66.10%) SQL
3 70 (59.32%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.95%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.93%) C++
7 5 (4.24%) Java
7 5 (4.24%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.54%) XAML
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) F#
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.39%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.39%) Charles River
4 4 (3.39%) Facebook
5 3 (2.54%) Sybase
5 3 (2.54%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.69%) IBM
6 2 (1.69%) Telerik
7 1 (0.85%) Google
7 1 (0.85%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday / Bonus / Home Working
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
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