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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 238 302 246
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -56
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 68 41 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.33% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 0.88% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 55 30 59
Average salary £58,000 £59,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.52% +19.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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
3662 4645 4679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.91% 37.49% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3163 3970 4194
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 £75,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 119 (100.00%) C#
2 114 (95.80%) .NET
3 93 (78.15%) SQL Server
4 88 (73.95%) SQL
5 86 (72.27%) ASP.NET
5 86 (72.27%) MVC
6 82 (68.91%) JavaScript
7 76 (63.87%) jQuery
8 75 (63.03%) HTML
9 71 (59.66%) CSS
10 70 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (49.58%) TDD
12 51 (42.86%) .NET Framework
12 51 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 44 (36.97%) Entity Framework
14 42 (35.29%) WCF
14 42 (35.29%) Ajax
15 41 (34.45%) WPF
16 39 (32.77%) Scrum
17 35 (29.41%) T-SQL
17 35 (29.41%) BDD
18 34 (28.57%) HTML5
19 31 (26.05%) Team Foundation Server
19 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
19 31 (26.05%) Unit Testing
20 30 (25.21%) CSS3
21 28 (23.53%) Visual Studio
22 27 (22.69%) XML
22 27 (22.69%) OOP
23 26 (21.85%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (10.08%) Umbraco
2 9 (7.56%) CMS
3 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.72%) Orchard CMS
4 6 (5.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.36%) IIS
6 3 (2.52%) Kentico
6 3 (2.52%) Node.js
7 2 (1.68%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.84%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) InfoPath
2 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) SMTP
1 5 (4.20%) Firewall
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (78.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (19.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (13.45%) MongoDB
5 12 (10.08%) NoSQL
5 12 (10.08%) RavenDB
6 9 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.88%) Big Data
8 7 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (3.36%) MySQL
11 2 (1.68%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.84%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (26.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 22 (18.49%) NUnit
4 13 (10.92%) Jasmine
5 12 (10.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (8.40%) Git (software)
7 9 (7.56%) Plastic SCM
7 9 (7.56%) MSBuild
7 9 (7.56%) TeamCity
8 8 (6.72%) Selenium
8 8 (6.72%) SpecFlow
8 8 (6.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (5.04%) Moq
10 5 (4.20%) JUnit
10 5 (4.20%) jMock
10 5 (4.20%) JIRA
10 5 (4.20%) NSubstitute
11 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (1.68%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.84%) FitNesse
General
1 19 (15.97%) Finance
2 15 (12.61%) Banking
3 3 (2.52%) Front Office
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Local Government
5 1 (0.84%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (84.87%) Developer
2 50 (42.02%) .NET Developer
3 33 (27.73%) Senior Developer
4 31 (26.05%) C# Developer
5 25 (21.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (15.97%) Senior .NET Developer
8 17 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (11.76%) Software Developer
10 13 (10.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (9.24%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (7.56%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (7.56%) Lead Developer
13 8 (6.72%) Software Engineer
13 8 (6.72%) Lead .NET Developer
14 6 (5.04%) Web Developer
15 5 (4.20%) Applications Developer
15 5 (4.20%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 4 (3.36%) .NET Software Developer
16 4 (3.36%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (95.80%) .NET
2 86 (72.27%) ASP.NET
3 76 (63.87%) jQuery
4 75 (63.03%) HTML
5 71 (59.66%) CSS
6 51 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 51 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (36.97%) Entity Framework
8 42 (35.29%) WCF
8 42 (35.29%) Ajax
9 41 (34.45%) WPF
10 34 (28.57%) HTML5
11 30 (25.21%) CSS3
12 27 (22.69%) XML
13 23 (19.33%) NHibernate
13 23 (19.33%) Web Services
13 23 (19.33%) AngularJS
14 21 (17.65%) JSON
15 17 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (9.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) User Experience
2 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.72%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.84%) Equities
7 1 (0.84%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.68%) Android
3 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (72.27%) MVC
2 70 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (49.58%) TDD
4 39 (32.77%) Scrum
5 35 (29.41%) BDD
6 31 (26.05%) Unit Testing
7 27 (22.69%) OOP
8 26 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (20.17%) OOD
10 23 (19.33%) Web Development
10 23 (19.33%) Multithreading
11 15 (12.61%) SDLC
12 13 (10.92%) MVVM
12 13 (10.92%) OO
13 12 (10.08%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (9.24%) CRM
15 9 (7.56%) Refactoring
15 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
16 8 (6.72%) Content Management
16 8 (6.72%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) C#
2 88 (73.95%) SQL
3 82 (68.91%) JavaScript
4 35 (29.41%) T-SQL
5 16 (13.45%) PowerShell
6 10 (8.40%) Java
7 5 (4.20%) Scala
7 5 (4.20%) Clojure
8 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.52%) PHP
9 2 (1.68%) C++
9 2 (1.68%) XQuery
10 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle
3 8 (6.72%) Sybase
4 2 (1.68%) IBM
4 2 (1.68%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.84%) Telerik
5 1 (0.84%) Informatica
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