The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 103 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.52% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
492 579 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.15% 39.02% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 336 404 306
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) WinForms
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) Release Management
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (28.57%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) Degree

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) GitLab
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 4 (57.14%) WinForms
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (14.29%) XSD
7 1 (14.29%) XSLT
7 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft