The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 105 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.41% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 1.05% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 13
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
581 478 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.94% 39.57% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 406 321 297
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (66.67%) MVC
5 8 (66.67%) WinForms
5 8 (66.67%) N-Tier
5 8 (66.67%) WCF
5 8 (66.67%) WPF
5 8 (66.67%) Silverlight
5 8 (66.67%) Multithreading
5 8 (66.67%) F#
5 8 (66.67%) AppFabric
5 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (50.00%) TDD
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (33.33%) Finance
8 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
10 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
11 1 (8.33%) Twitter
11 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
11 1 (8.33%) Mockito

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Programmer
2 8 (66.67%) C# Programmer
3 7 (58.33%) Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Analyst
4 5 (41.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) C# Analyst Programmer
5 4 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 1 (8.33%) Java Programmer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) WinForms
3 8 (66.67%) WCF
3 8 (66.67%) WPF
3 8 (66.67%) Silverlight
3 8 (66.67%) AppFabric
3 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (8.33%) JSF
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
1 8 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) F#
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss