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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 94 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.36% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
493 523 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.95% 37.60% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 337 343 285
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
3 14 (77.78%) .NET Framework
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
6 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 8 (44.44%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) jQuery
6 8 (44.44%) WCF
7 7 (38.89%) Degree
7 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
8 6 (33.33%) HTML5
8 6 (33.33%) WPF
8 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) MVC
9 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
9 5 (27.78%) Release Management
9 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
10 4 (22.22%) WinForms
10 4 (22.22%) NUnit

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (22.22%) NUnit
3 3 (16.67%) Moq
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) GitLab
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) WatiN
5 1 (5.56%) Mockito
5 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 6 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
6 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
9 1 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Application Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 8 (44.44%) WCF
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) WPF
4 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
6 4 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) WinForms
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
7 3 (16.67%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Release Management
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) MVVM
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.11%) Parallel Programming
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) F#
5 1 (5.56%) XPath
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) VCP4
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Infragistics
2 3 (16.67%) Google
2 3 (16.67%) Red Gate
3 2 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO