The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 16 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 1.89% - 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% - 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
LINQ
Scotland

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 Dundee region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 30.19% 52.50% 71.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 16
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

LINQ
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Dundee

LINQ
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft