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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 175 179 173
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 78 62 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 0.87% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 2.15% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 69 56 122
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 £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
2931 2882 4011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.47% 40.65% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2475 2638 3525
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 £29,500 £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
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 23 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 23 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 0 28 £47,500 - 2
Essex +20 22 £45,280 +3.49% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 21 £50,000 - 1
Norfolk +12 6 £31,250 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -27 2 - - 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 162 (98.78%) C#
2 161 (98.17%) .NET
3 126 (76.83%) ASP.NET
4 124 (75.61%) SQL Server
5 123 (75.00%) WCF
6 110 (67.07%) .NET Framework
7 107 (65.24%) MVC
8 89 (54.27%) SQL
9 85 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (42.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 68 (41.46%) TDD
12 66 (40.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 65 (39.63%) Scrum
14 64 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
15 56 (34.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 55 (33.54%) WPF
17 54 (32.93%) Microsoft
18 53 (32.32%) Finance
19 52 (31.71%) JavaScript
20 46 (28.05%) XML
21 45 (27.44%) jQuery
22 42 (25.61%) T-SQL
22 42 (25.61%) Multithreading
23 39 (23.78%) NUnit
24 35 (21.34%) OO
25 33 (20.12%) HTML
25 33 (20.12%) WinForms
26 32 (19.51%) Software Engineering
27 31 (18.90%) Subversion
27 31 (18.90%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 24 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.88%) CMS
3 3 (1.83%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.05%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) SMS
2 8 (4.88%) NFC
3 7 (4.27%) SMPP
4 4 (2.44%) FTP
5 3 (1.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (75.61%) SQL Server
2 66 (40.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (10.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (23.78%) NUnit
3 31 (18.90%) Subversion
4 29 (17.68%) Visual Studio
4 29 (17.68%) MSTest
5 19 (11.59%) MSBuild
6 18 (10.98%) Moq
7 7 (4.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (3.66%) WiX
9 5 (3.05%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.22%) TortoiseSVN
10 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Blend
10 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (32.32%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Banking
3 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 157 (95.73%) Developer
2 105 (64.02%) C# Developer
3 79 (48.17%) .NET Developer
4 75 (45.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (34.15%) Senior Developer
6 46 (28.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (24.39%) Senior C# Developer
8 30 (18.29%) Software Developer
9 21 (12.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (10.98%) Lead Developer
12 16 (9.76%) Software Engineer
12 16 (9.76%) C# Software Developer
13 12 (7.32%) Technical Leader
14 11 (6.71%) Technical Developer
14 11 (6.71%) .NET Software Engineer
15 10 (6.10%) Architect
15 10 (6.10%) Programmer
16 9 (5.49%) Team Leader
16 9 (5.49%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (98.17%) .NET
2 126 (76.83%) ASP.NET
3 123 (75.00%) WCF
4 110 (67.07%) .NET Framework
5 70 (42.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 56 (34.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (33.54%) WPF
8 46 (28.05%) XML
9 45 (27.44%) jQuery
10 33 (20.12%) WinForms
10 33 (20.12%) HTML
11 30 (18.29%) Web Services
12 27 (16.46%) CSS
13 21 (12.80%) ADO.NET
14 19 (11.59%) HTML5
14 19 (11.59%) LINQ to SQL
15 18 (10.98%) Silverlight
15 18 (10.98%) JSON
16 16 (9.76%) SOAP
17 14 (8.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.80%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.71%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.61%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.90%) Windows
2 19 (11.59%) Android
3 15 (9.15%) Apple iOS
4 11 (6.71%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.44%) Linux
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (65.24%) MVC
2 85 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (41.46%) TDD
4 65 (39.63%) Scrum
5 42 (25.61%) Multithreading
6 35 (21.34%) OO
7 32 (19.51%) Software Engineering
8 24 (14.63%) OOD
9 17 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.76%) Mentoring
10 16 (9.76%) OOP
11 13 (7.93%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.27%) Project Management
13 6 (3.66%) Regression Testing
13 6 (3.66%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (3.66%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (3.05%) Domain-Driven Design
14 5 (3.05%) Android Development
14 5 (3.05%) E-Commerce
15 4 (2.44%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 162 (98.78%) C#
2 89 (54.27%) SQL
3 52 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 42 (25.61%) T-SQL
5 22 (13.41%) VB.NET
6 21 (12.80%) PowerShell
7 20 (12.20%) XAML
8 13 (7.93%) Java
9 10 (6.10%) VB
10 5 (3.05%) VBA
11 4 (2.44%) PHP
12 2 (1.22%) C++
12 2 (1.22%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.61%) COBOL
13 1 (0.61%) VB6
13 1 (0.61%) LINC
Qualifications
1 4 (2.44%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) ISO 8583
2 5 (3.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) MOM
Vendors
1 54 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.66%) Telerik
3 2 (1.22%) Dell
4 1 (0.61%) Facebook
4 1 (0.61%) Unisys
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