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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 169 179 175
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 91 67 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 0.94% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 2.23% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 85 57 108
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 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2992 3003 3988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.45% 41.97% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2545 2744 3466
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 30 £48,000 +1.05% 2
Essex +24 26 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 24 £50,000 - 1
Norfolk +9 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire -31 5 £30,000 -7.69% 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 177 (98.33%) C#
1 177 (98.33%) .NET
2 145 (80.56%) SQL Server
3 140 (77.78%) WCF
4 137 (76.11%) ASP.NET
5 122 (67.78%) .NET Framework
6 117 (65.00%) MVC
7 101 (56.11%) SQL
8 83 (46.11%) Scrum
9 78 (43.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 77 (42.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 77 (42.78%) TDD
11 74 (41.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 64 (35.56%) Microsoft
13 63 (35.00%) WPF
14 61 (33.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (29.44%) Finance
16 52 (28.89%) JavaScript
17 50 (27.78%) NUnit
17 50 (27.78%) Multithreading
18 49 (27.22%) XML
19 48 (26.67%) jQuery
20 43 (23.89%) T-SQL
21 41 (22.78%) Subversion
22 40 (22.22%) WinForms
23 37 (20.56%) Visual Studio
24 36 (20.00%) Windows
24 36 (20.00%) OO
24 36 (20.00%) MSTest
25 33 (18.33%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (16.11%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.00%) CMS
3 3 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.67%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.56%) SMS
2 13 (7.22%) NFC
3 11 (6.11%) SMPP
4 5 (2.78%) FTP
5 3 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 77 (42.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 74 (41.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (27.78%) NUnit
3 41 (22.78%) Subversion
4 37 (20.56%) Visual Studio
5 36 (20.00%) MSTest
6 22 (12.22%) Moq
7 20 (11.11%) MSBuild
8 10 (5.56%) WiX
9 7 (3.89%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.11%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Blend
12 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (29.44%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 167 (92.78%) Developer
2 113 (62.78%) C# Developer
3 90 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 83 (46.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (31.11%) Senior Developer
6 51 (28.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 42 (23.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 26 (14.44%) Software Developer
9 24 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (12.22%) Lead Developer
11 21 (11.67%) Senior .NET Developer
12 18 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
13 17 (9.44%) Architect
13 17 (9.44%) Software Engineer
14 15 (8.33%) Technical Leader
15 14 (7.78%) Technical Developer
16 13 (7.22%) Systems Developer
17 11 (6.11%) .NET Software Engineer
18 10 (5.56%) Programmer
19 9 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (98.33%) .NET
2 140 (77.78%) WCF
3 137 (76.11%) ASP.NET
4 122 (67.78%) .NET Framework
5 78 (43.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 63 (35.00%) WPF
7 61 (33.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (27.22%) XML
9 48 (26.67%) jQuery
10 40 (22.22%) WinForms
11 33 (18.33%) HTML
12 29 (16.11%) CSS
13 28 (15.56%) Web Services
14 25 (13.89%) ADO.NET
15 23 (12.78%) LINQ to SQL
16 21 (11.67%) Silverlight
17 18 (10.00%) HTML5
17 18 (10.00%) XSLT
18 14 (7.78%) Java ME
18 14 (7.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 14 (7.78%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.67%) 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 36 (20.00%) Windows
2 21 (11.67%) Android
3 17 (9.44%) Apple iOS
4 14 (7.78%) Windows Phone
5 5 (2.78%) Linux
6 2 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (65.00%) MVC
2 83 (46.11%) Scrum
3 77 (42.78%) TDD
4 50 (27.78%) Multithreading
5 36 (20.00%) OO
6 32 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 31 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (14.44%) OOD
9 21 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.78%) OOP
12 11 (6.11%) Project Management
13 10 (5.56%) Regression Testing
13 10 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (3.89%) Business Analysis
14 7 (3.89%) Product Management
15 5 (2.78%) Usability Testing
15 5 (2.78%) E-Commerce
15 5 (2.78%) Dependency Injection
15 5 (2.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 177 (98.33%) C#
2 101 (56.11%) SQL
3 52 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 43 (23.89%) T-SQL
5 24 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 22 (12.22%) XAML
7 20 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 16 (8.89%) Java
9 9 (5.00%) VB
10 4 (2.22%) PHP
11 3 (1.67%) VBA
12 2 (1.11%) C++
12 2 (1.11%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.56%) COBOL
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
13 1 (0.56%) LINC
Qualifications
1 5 (2.78%) Degree
2 3 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) ISO 8583
2 3 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (6.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 64 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.56%) Telerik
3 2 (1.11%) Dell
4 1 (0.56%) Unisys
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