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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 180 172 155
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 84 85 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 1.11% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 2.58% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 81 73 117
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3048 3293 3924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.22% 43.10% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2630 3006 3396
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 34 £47,500 - 4
Cambridgeshire +6 23 £50,000 - 1
Essex +6 18 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Norfolk +15 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Hertfordshire -32 6 £38,500 -11.49% 4
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 173 (98.30%) .NET
2 170 (96.59%) C#
3 148 (84.09%) SQL Server
4 137 (77.84%) ASP.NET
5 136 (77.27%) WCF
6 122 (69.32%) .NET Framework
7 111 (63.07%) MVC
8 95 (53.98%) SQL
9 84 (47.73%) Scrum
10 78 (44.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 76 (43.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 75 (42.61%) TDD
13 74 (42.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 63 (35.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (35.80%) Microsoft
15 59 (33.52%) WPF
16 54 (30.68%) Multithreading
17 53 (30.11%) JavaScript
18 52 (29.55%) jQuery
19 47 (26.70%) XML
19 47 (26.70%) NUnit
19 47 (26.70%) Finance
20 43 (24.43%) Subversion
21 42 (23.86%) WinForms
21 42 (23.86%) T-SQL
22 41 (23.30%) Visual Studio
23 38 (21.59%) HTML
24 37 (21.02%) Windows
25 36 (20.45%) OO
26 35 (19.89%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.39%) CMS
3 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.70%) IIS
5 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (15.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.36%) SMS
2 14 (7.95%) NFC
3 12 (6.82%) SMPP
4 5 (2.84%) FTP
5 3 (1.70%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (84.09%) SQL Server
2 78 (44.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (10.80%) Relational Database
4 17 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (8.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 74 (42.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (26.70%) NUnit
3 43 (24.43%) Subversion
4 41 (23.30%) Visual Studio
5 32 (18.18%) MSTest
6 24 (13.64%) Moq
7 19 (10.80%) MSBuild
8 11 (6.25%) WiX
9 10 (5.68%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (1.14%) TortoiseSVN
11 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.57%) Log4Net
12 1 (0.57%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (26.70%) Finance
2 16 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 163 (92.61%) Developer
2 101 (57.39%) C# Developer
3 88 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 73 (41.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 48 (27.27%) Senior Developer
6 37 (21.02%) Senior C# Developer
7 29 (16.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (14.20%) Lead Developer
9 24 (13.64%) Software Developer
10 18 (10.23%) Technical Leader
11 17 (9.66%) Architect
11 17 (9.66%) Technical Developer
12 16 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
12 16 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (7.95%) Systems Developer
14 13 (7.39%) Software Engineer
15 8 (4.55%) C# Architect
15 8 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
16 7 (3.98%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (98.30%) .NET
2 137 (77.84%) ASP.NET
3 136 (77.27%) WCF
4 122 (69.32%) .NET Framework
5 76 (43.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 63 (35.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (33.52%) WPF
8 52 (29.55%) jQuery
9 47 (26.70%) XML
10 42 (23.86%) WinForms
11 38 (21.59%) HTML
12 35 (19.89%) CSS
13 28 (15.91%) ADO.NET
14 25 (14.20%) Web Services
15 24 (13.64%) LINQ to SQL
16 22 (12.50%) Silverlight
17 21 (11.93%) HTML5
18 19 (10.80%) XSLT
19 17 (9.66%) Ajax
20 15 (8.52%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.20%) N-Tier
2 15 (8.52%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.84%) Mathematics
3 5 (2.84%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.57%) Ergonomics
5 1 (0.57%) W3C
5 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.02%) Windows
2 23 (13.07%) Android
3 20 (11.36%) Apple iOS
4 15 (8.52%) Windows Phone
5 5 (2.84%) Linux
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (63.07%) MVC
2 84 (47.73%) Scrum
3 75 (42.61%) TDD
4 54 (30.68%) Multithreading
5 36 (20.45%) OO
6 29 (16.48%) Software Engineering
7 28 (15.91%) OOD
8 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.39%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.82%) OOP
12 11 (6.25%) Project Management
13 10 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (4.55%) Web Application Development
15 7 (3.98%) Business Analysis
15 7 (3.98%) Product Management
16 6 (3.41%) Kanban
16 6 (3.41%) BDD
17 5 (2.84%) Android Development
17 5 (2.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 170 (96.59%) C#
2 95 (53.98%) SQL
3 53 (30.11%) JavaScript
4 42 (23.86%) T-SQL
5 23 (13.07%) PowerShell
6 22 (12.50%) XAML
7 20 (11.36%) VB.NET
8 17 (9.66%) Java
9 9 (5.11%) VB
10 4 (2.27%) PHP
11 2 (1.14%) C++
11 2 (1.14%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.14%) XPath
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.57%) VB6
12 1 (0.57%) LINC
12 1 (0.57%) COBOL
12 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.84%) Degree
2 2 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 63 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.25%) Telerik
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle
3 1 (0.57%) Symbian
3 1 (0.57%) Unisys
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