The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 92 91 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 0.85% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 8
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
LINQ
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
389 469 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.99% 34.36% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 251 302 443
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

LINQ
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Edinburgh region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Edinburgh

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (73.33%) XML
5 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (53.33%) OO
8 7 (46.67%) Python
8 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
8 7 (46.67%) Java
8 7 (46.67%) Oracle
8 7 (46.67%) SOAP
8 7 (46.67%) Web Services
8 7 (46.67%) Load Testing
8 7 (46.67%) JSON
8 7 (46.67%) Subversion
8 7 (46.67%) REST
8 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
8 7 (46.67%) GitHub
9 4 (26.67%) WPF
9 4 (26.67%) Degree
9 4 (26.67%) CSS
9 4 (26.67%) HTML
10 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
10 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (20.00%) Web Development
10 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) GIS
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
2 7 (46.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) JSON
3 7 (46.67%) REST
3 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
7 1 (6.67%) Ninject
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (53.33%) OO
3 7 (46.67%) Load Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Process Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin