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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 94 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.16% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 0.47% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 11
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
543 423 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.01% 34.81% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 398 279 333
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 August 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (62.50%) WPF
5 9 (56.25%) Silverlight
5 9 (56.25%) WCF
5 9 (56.25%) N-Tier
6 8 (50.00%) MVC
6 8 (50.00%) WinForms
6 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 8 (50.00%) F#
6 8 (50.00%) AppFabric
6 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (31.25%) TDD
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Financial Modelling
10 3 (18.75%) XML
10 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 2 (12.50%) SQL
11 2 (12.50%) HTML
11 2 (12.50%) CSS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Moq
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Programmer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Programmer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 4 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (62.50%) WPF
4 9 (56.25%) Silverlight
4 9 (56.25%) WCF
5 8 (50.00%) AppFabric
5 8 (50.00%) WinForms
5 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (18.75%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) CSS
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (12.50%) HTML
9 2 (12.50%) jQuery
10 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (6.25%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (6.25%) SOAP
10 1 (6.25%) Web Services
10 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
1 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) MVVM
6 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) F#
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Infragistics
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Red Gate
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago