The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 175 160 192
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 88 104 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.25% 1.42% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.30% 3.57% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82 84 55
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
LINQ
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2669 2911 2682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.79% 39.67% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2272 2390 2289
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LINQ
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

LINQ Salary Trend in the East of England

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in the East of England

LINQ
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +35 39 £52,000 -0.95% 3
Hertfordshire -2 24 £52,500 +0.96% 2
Bedfordshire +1 19 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Norfolk +8 4 - -
Essex -37 2 £42,500 +6.25% 3
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 182 (100.00%) .NET
2 181 (99.45%) C#
3 158 (86.81%) MVC
4 139 (76.37%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (72.53%) ASP.NET
6 112 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 111 (60.99%) WCF
8 106 (58.24%) .NET Framework
8 106 (58.24%) SQL
9 101 (55.49%) JavaScript
10 100 (54.95%) jQuery
11 95 (52.20%) Entity Framework
11 95 (52.20%) HTML
12 82 (45.05%) SQL Server
13 70 (38.46%) TDD
14 69 (37.91%) CSS
15 67 (36.81%) Ajax
16 65 (35.71%) Software Engineering
16 65 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
17 64 (35.16%) VB.NET
18 58 (31.87%) Microsoft
19 55 (30.22%) XML
20 53 (29.12%) Scrum
21 50 (27.47%) T-SQL
21 50 (27.47%) WPF
22 49 (26.92%) Selenium
22 49 (26.92%) Web Services
23 48 (26.37%) OO
24 43 (23.63%) REST
25 40 (21.98%) Automated Testing

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 25 (13.74%) IIS
2 9 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.30%) NServiceBus
4 4 (2.20%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.55%) Drupal
5 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (9.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.34%) SaaS
3 11 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) NFC
2 2 (1.10%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (45.05%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 23 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.59%) RDBMS
6 12 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.10%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 49 (26.92%) Selenium
2 33 (18.13%) JIRA
2 33 (18.13%) NUnit
3 30 (16.48%) Git (software)
4 29 (15.93%) Rhino Mocks
5 25 (13.74%) Visual Studio
6 21 (11.54%) Cucumber
7 19 (10.44%) Moq
8 15 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (6.04%) Bitbucket
9 11 (6.04%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (4.95%) Subversion
11 8 (4.40%) TeamCity
12 6 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (3.30%) FxCop
12 6 (3.30%) ReSharper
12 6 (3.30%) StyleCop
13 5 (2.75%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.75%) MSTest
13 5 (2.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (11.54%) Advertising
2 20 (10.99%) Finance
3 12 (6.59%) Back Office
4 7 (3.85%) Electronics
5 3 (1.65%) Legal
5 3 (1.65%) Publishing
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
6 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 147 (80.77%) Developer
2 123 (67.58%) C# Developer
3 117 (64.29%) .NET Developer
4 106 (58.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 85 (46.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 66 (36.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 62 (34.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 46 (25.27%) Senior Developer
9 44 (24.18%) C# Software Developer
10 43 (23.63%) .NET Software Developer
11 41 (22.53%) Senior .NET Developer
12 39 (21.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 39 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
13 38 (20.88%) Senior Software Developer
14 37 (20.33%) Software Engineer
15 33 (18.13%) Senior .NET Software Developer
15 33 (18.13%) Software Developer
16 25 (13.74%) C# Software Engineer
17 23 (12.64%) Agile Developer
17 23 (12.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (100.00%) .NET
2 132 (72.53%) ASP.NET
3 112 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 111 (60.99%) WCF
5 106 (58.24%) .NET Framework
6 100 (54.95%) jQuery
7 95 (52.20%) Entity Framework
7 95 (52.20%) HTML
8 69 (37.91%) CSS
9 67 (36.81%) Ajax
10 65 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 55 (30.22%) XML
12 50 (27.47%) WPF
13 49 (26.92%) Web Services
14 43 (23.63%) REST
15 39 (21.43%) HTML5
16 38 (20.88%) XSLT
17 37 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 35 (19.23%) NHibernate
19 34 (18.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) N-Tier
2 10 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.75%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.10%) Social Media
8 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.55%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.84%) Windows
2 14 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (86.81%) MVC
2 139 (76.37%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (38.46%) TDD
4 65 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 53 (29.12%) Scrum
6 48 (26.37%) OO
7 40 (21.98%) Automated Testing
8 37 (20.33%) Kanban
9 32 (17.58%) BDD
10 29 (15.93%) Unit Testing
11 28 (15.38%) SDLC
12 26 (14.29%) Front End Development
13 21 (11.54%) Scrum-ban
13 21 (11.54%) Web Application Development
14 19 (10.44%) Multithreading
15 18 (9.89%) MVVM
16 14 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (7.69%) SOLID
17 9 (4.95%) Waterfall
18 8 (4.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 181 (99.45%) C#
2 106 (58.24%) SQL
3 101 (55.49%) JavaScript
4 64 (35.16%) VB.NET
5 50 (27.47%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.59%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.30%) VBScript
8 5 (2.75%) VB
9 4 (2.20%) VB6
10 3 (1.65%) XAML
11 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (12.64%) Degree
2 5 (2.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (19.78%) QA
2 8 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.75%) SEPA
4 2 (1.10%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (4.40%) MOM
2 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.85%) Oracle
3 6 (3.30%) Atlassian
3 6 (3.30%) Telerik
4 4 (2.20%) DevExpress
4 4 (2.20%) Facebook
5 2 (1.10%) Sencha
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Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £57700.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
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