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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 177 174 170
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 86 67 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.12% 0.93% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 2.23% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 80 59 108
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +4.86%
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
2971 3007 3989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.56% 41.68% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 2757 3473
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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
Bedfordshire +4 30 £48,000 +1.05% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 24 £50,000 - 1
Essex +17 22 £45,280 +13.20% 2
Norfolk +11 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire -24 4 £34,250 +1.48% 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 175 (98.87%) C#
2 174 (98.31%) .NET
3 142 (80.23%) SQL Server
4 138 (77.97%) WCF
5 134 (75.71%) ASP.NET
6 120 (67.80%) .NET Framework
7 116 (65.54%) MVC
8 99 (55.93%) SQL
9 81 (45.76%) Scrum
10 78 (44.07%) TDD
11 76 (42.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 75 (42.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 72 (40.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 62 (35.03%) Microsoft
15 61 (34.46%) WPF
15 61 (34.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 53 (29.94%) Finance
17 52 (29.38%) JavaScript
18 49 (27.68%) NUnit
19 48 (27.12%) jQuery
19 48 (27.12%) XML
19 48 (27.12%) Multithreading
20 41 (23.16%) T-SQL
21 39 (22.03%) Subversion
22 38 (21.47%) WinForms
23 36 (20.34%) OO
23 36 (20.34%) MSTest
24 35 (19.77%) Visual Studio
25 34 (19.21%) Windows
26 33 (18.64%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 27 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.08%) CMS
3 3 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.73%) SMS
2 13 (7.34%) NFC
3 11 (6.21%) SMPP
4 5 (2.82%) FTP
5 3 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (80.23%) SQL Server
2 75 (42.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (7.34%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 72 (40.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (27.68%) NUnit
3 39 (22.03%) Subversion
4 36 (20.34%) MSTest
5 35 (19.77%) Visual Studio
6 22 (12.43%) Moq
7 20 (11.30%) MSBuild
8 10 (5.65%) WiX
9 7 (3.95%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.13%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Blend
12 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.13%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (29.94%) Finance
2 15 (8.47%) Banking
3 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.13%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 166 (93.79%) Developer
2 113 (63.84%) C# Developer
3 90 (50.85%) .NET Developer
4 84 (47.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (31.64%) Senior Developer
6 51 (28.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 42 (23.73%) Senior C# Developer
8 26 (14.69%) Software Developer
9 23 (12.99%) ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (12.43%) Lead Developer
11 21 (11.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 18 (10.17%) C# Software Developer
13 17 (9.60%) Software Engineer
14 15 (8.47%) Architect
14 15 (8.47%) Technical Leader
15 14 (7.91%) Technical Developer
16 13 (7.34%) Systems Developer
17 11 (6.21%) .NET Software Engineer
18 10 (5.65%) Programmer
19 9 (5.08%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (98.31%) .NET
2 138 (77.97%) WCF
3 134 (75.71%) ASP.NET
4 120 (67.80%) .NET Framework
5 76 (42.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 61 (34.46%) WPF
6 61 (34.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (27.12%) jQuery
7 48 (27.12%) XML
8 38 (21.47%) WinForms
9 33 (18.64%) HTML
10 29 (16.38%) CSS
11 28 (15.82%) Web Services
12 23 (12.99%) ADO.NET
13 21 (11.86%) LINQ to SQL
14 19 (10.73%) Silverlight
15 18 (10.17%) HTML5
15 18 (10.17%) XSLT
16 14 (7.91%) SOAP
16 14 (7.91%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.56%) N-Tier
2 14 (7.91%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.82%) Mathematics
3 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.56%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.21%) Windows
2 22 (12.43%) Android
3 18 (10.17%) Apple iOS
4 14 (7.91%) Windows Phone
5 5 (2.82%) Linux
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (65.54%) MVC
2 81 (45.76%) Scrum
3 78 (44.07%) TDD
4 48 (27.12%) Multithreading
5 36 (20.34%) OO
6 31 (17.51%) Software Engineering
6 31 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (14.69%) OOD
8 19 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (9.60%) Mentoring
10 14 (7.91%) Unit Testing
10 14 (7.91%) OOP
11 10 (5.65%) Regression Testing
12 9 (5.08%) Project Management
13 8 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (2.82%) Usability Testing
14 5 (2.82%) Product Management
14 5 (2.82%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (2.82%) Web Application Development
14 5 (2.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 175 (98.87%) C#
2 99 (55.93%) SQL
3 52 (29.38%) JavaScript
4 41 (23.16%) T-SQL
5 24 (13.56%) PowerShell
6 22 (12.43%) XAML
7 19 (10.73%) VB.NET
8 16 (9.04%) Java
9 9 (5.08%) VB
10 4 (2.26%) PHP
11 3 (1.69%) VBA
12 2 (1.13%) C++
12 2 (1.13%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.56%) COBOL
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
13 1 (0.56%) LINC
Qualifications
1 5 (2.82%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) ISO 8583
2 3 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (6.78%) MOM
Vendors
1 62 (35.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.65%) Telerik
3 2 (1.13%) Dell
4 1 (0.56%) Unisys
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago