The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon 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 53 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.37% 1.98% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 4.35% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 8
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +16.19%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
LINQ
South West

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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
175 138 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 47.95% 45.54% 56.54%
Number of salaries quoted 157 119 141
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

LINQ
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Devon region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Devon

LINQ
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) MVVM
1 6 (100.00%) XHTML
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) XHTML
1 6 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft