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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 244 247 262
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 58 96 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.76% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 2.02% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 79 56
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,485 £37,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £77,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
3416 4743 4582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.03% 37.54% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2966 4099 4039
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 114 (95.80%) C#
2 112 (94.12%) .NET
3 83 (69.75%) SQL
4 82 (68.91%) JavaScript
5 79 (66.39%) MVC
6 78 (65.55%) SQL Server
7 74 (62.18%) ASP.NET
7 74 (62.18%) jQuery
8 73 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (59.66%) HTML
10 67 (56.30%) CSS
10 67 (56.30%) .NET Framework
11 50 (42.02%) TDD
12 48 (40.34%) Entity Framework
13 44 (36.97%) WCF
14 39 (32.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (31.93%) Ajax
16 36 (30.25%) WPF
17 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
18 32 (26.89%) Unit Testing
18 32 (26.89%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (24.37%) Scrum
19 29 (24.37%) OOD
19 29 (24.37%) HTML5
20 28 (23.53%) Visual Studio
20 28 (23.53%) XML
21 27 (22.69%) SQL Server 2008
22 25 (21.01%) T-SQL
22 25 (21.01%) CSS3
23 24 (20.17%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
1 10 (8.40%) IIS
2 6 (5.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.20%) CMS
3 5 (4.20%) Node.js
3 5 (4.20%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.52%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.68%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.84%) Kentico
6 1 (0.84%) DNN
Applications
1 17 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.56%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.84%) SMTP
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (65.55%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (19.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (15.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 11 (9.24%) RavenDB
6 11 (9.24%) NoSQL
7 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (7.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (6.72%) Big Data
9 7 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (5.04%) MySQL
11 5 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (1.68%) Snowflake Schema
14 2 (1.68%) Star Schema
15 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (26.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 18 (15.13%) NUnit
4 10 (8.40%) MSBuild
5 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (5.04%) ReSharper
6 6 (5.04%) Moq
7 5 (4.20%) Plastic SCM
7 5 (4.20%) Subversion
8 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (3.36%) JIRA
8 4 (3.36%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.36%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.68%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.68%) Grunt
9 2 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (20.17%) Finance
2 16 (13.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Front Office
4 2 (1.68%) Games
4 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (84.87%) Developer
2 52 (43.70%) .NET Developer
3 31 (26.05%) Senior Developer
4 26 (21.85%) C# Developer
5 21 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
6 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (10.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (9.24%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (8.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (8.40%) Web Developer
10 10 (8.40%) Applications Developer
11 7 (5.88%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Web Applications Developer
13 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
14 4 (3.36%) Test Engineer
14 4 (3.36%) Senior Applications Developer
14 4 (3.36%) Senior Software Developer
14 4 (3.36%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (94.12%) .NET
2 74 (62.18%) ASP.NET
2 74 (62.18%) jQuery
3 71 (59.66%) HTML
4 67 (56.30%) CSS
4 67 (56.30%) .NET Framework
5 48 (40.34%) Entity Framework
6 44 (36.97%) WCF
7 39 (32.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (31.93%) Ajax
9 36 (30.25%) WPF
10 29 (24.37%) HTML5
11 28 (23.53%) XML
12 25 (21.01%) CSS3
13 24 (20.17%) Web Services
14 20 (16.81%) AngularJS
15 19 (15.97%) JSON
15 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (13.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (10.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.40%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.72%) User Experience
4 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.20%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.36%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.52%) Open Source
8 2 (1.68%) Derivative
8 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.68%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.68%) Equities
9 1 (0.84%) Kindle
9 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.61%) Windows
2 7 (5.88%) Android
3 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (66.39%) MVC
2 73 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (42.02%) TDD
4 32 (26.89%) Unit Testing
5 29 (24.37%) Scrum
5 29 (24.37%) OOD
6 23 (19.33%) OOP
7 22 (18.49%) BDD
8 19 (15.97%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (15.97%) Web Development
9 18 (15.13%) OO
10 15 (12.61%) Multithreading
11 13 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.24%) CRM
13 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.56%) Refactoring
14 8 (6.72%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce
15 6 (5.04%) Test Automation
15 6 (5.04%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 114 (95.80%) C#
2 83 (69.75%) SQL
3 82 (68.91%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.01%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.04%) Java
6 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.36%) C++
7 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.52%) PHP
8 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.68%) XAML
9 2 (1.68%) XQuery
10 1 (0.84%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.36%) ISEB
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.84%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Sybase
3 5 (4.20%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.36%) Charles River
5 3 (2.52%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.68%) Facebook
6 2 (1.68%) Telerik
6 2 (1.68%) IBM
7 1 (0.84%) Google
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