The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 184 155 141
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 99 123 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 1.43% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 3.60% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 89 116 131
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3595 3418 4349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 41.49% 39.86% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3053 3050 3682
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +8 47 £45,000 +3.44% 5
Cambridgeshire +18 26 £45,000 +47.54% 2
Essex -31 8 £45,750 +30.71%
Hertfordshire -38 8 £45,000 - 1
Suffolk -7 7 £40,000 -17.94% 2
Norfolk -9 3 £35,000 +2.94% 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 145 (99.32%) .NET
2 138 (94.52%) C#
3 137 (93.84%) SQL Server
4 124 (84.93%) ASP.NET
5 109 (74.66%) WCF
6 99 (67.81%) .NET Framework
7 94 (64.38%) MVC
8 88 (60.27%) Scrum
9 87 (59.59%) TDD
10 80 (54.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 79 (54.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 71 (48.63%) SQL
13 67 (45.89%) Microsoft
13 67 (45.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 62 (42.47%) Multithreading
15 60 (41.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 54 (36.99%) Subversion
17 53 (36.30%) NUnit
17 53 (36.30%) Windows
18 50 (34.25%) WPF
19 44 (30.14%) T-SQL
20 41 (28.08%) jQuery
21 39 (26.71%) Visual Studio
21 39 (26.71%) CSS
21 39 (26.71%) WinForms
22 37 (25.34%) XML
22 37 (25.34%) SharePoint
23 36 (24.66%) NHibernate
24 35 (23.97%) OO
24 35 (23.97%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (25.34%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.90%) CMS
3 9 (6.16%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (21.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.64%) SMS
2 14 (9.59%) NFC
3 12 (8.22%) SMPP
4 3 (2.05%) FTP
5 1 (0.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (93.84%) SQL Server
2 80 (54.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (19.18%) Relational Database
4 21 (14.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (10.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (6.16%) Oracle OLAP
7 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (6.16%) OLAP
8 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.68%) Big Data
9 1 (0.68%) MS Access
9 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 79 (54.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (36.99%) Subversion
3 53 (36.30%) NUnit
4 39 (26.71%) Visual Studio
5 29 (19.86%) Moq
6 24 (16.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 20 (13.70%) MSTest
8 13 (8.90%) MSBuild
9 11 (7.53%) WiX
10 9 (6.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (1.37%) Mockito
13 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.68%) Log4Net
13 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
General
1 15 (10.27%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Music Industry
4 6 (4.11%) Games
5 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 127 (86.99%) Developer
2 74 (50.68%) .NET Developer
3 50 (34.25%) C# Developer
4 37 (25.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (16.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (14.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (14.38%) Senior Developer
7 19 (13.01%) Lead Developer
7 19 (13.01%) Software Developer
7 19 (13.01%) Architect
8 16 (10.96%) Technical Leader
8 16 (10.96%) Technical Developer
9 15 (10.27%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (8.22%) Systems Developer
11 11 (7.53%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (6.85%) SharePoint Developer
13 9 (6.16%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (5.48%) Junior .NET Developer
14 8 (5.48%) Junior Developer
14 8 (5.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (99.32%) .NET
2 124 (84.93%) ASP.NET
3 109 (74.66%) WCF
4 99 (67.81%) .NET Framework
5 67 (45.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (41.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 50 (34.25%) WPF
8 41 (28.08%) jQuery
9 39 (26.71%) CSS
9 39 (26.71%) WinForms
10 37 (25.34%) XML
11 36 (24.66%) NHibernate
12 31 (21.23%) ADO.NET
13 29 (19.86%) LINQ to SQL
14 27 (18.49%) HTML
15 26 (17.81%) Web Services
16 22 (15.07%) Ajax
17 20 (13.70%) Silverlight
18 18 (12.33%) Middleware
18 18 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.92%) N-Tier
2 15 (10.27%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (36.30%) Windows
2 17 (11.64%) Apple iOS
3 16 (10.96%) Android
4 15 (10.27%) Windows Phone
5 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.05%) Linux
7 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (64.38%) MVC
2 88 (60.27%) Scrum
3 87 (59.59%) TDD
4 62 (42.47%) Multithreading
5 35 (23.97%) OO
6 32 (21.92%) Software Engineering
7 30 (20.55%) OOD
8 23 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (13.01%) Web Application Development
11 17 (11.64%) Project Management
12 16 (10.96%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (10.27%) Product Management
13 15 (10.27%) Business Analysis
14 13 (8.90%) BDD
15 12 (8.22%) Domain-Driven Design
16 11 (7.53%) Kanban
17 10 (6.85%) SOA
17 10 (6.85%) Unit Testing
18 9 (6.16%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (94.52%) C#
2 71 (48.63%) SQL
3 44 (30.14%) T-SQL
4 35 (23.97%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.96%) XAML
6 15 (10.27%) Java
6 15 (10.27%) VB.NET
7 13 (8.90%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.16%) VB
9 7 (4.79%) C
9 7 (4.79%) XPath
10 5 (3.42%) Delphi
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) VC++
11 1 (0.68%) COBOL
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.68%) LINC
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 67 (45.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.53%) Telerik
3 10 (6.85%) Oracle
4 5 (3.42%) VMware
5 2 (1.37%) Endeca
6 1 (0.68%) Symbian
6 1 (0.68%) Unisys
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