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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 88 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 7 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.37% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 0.99% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 8
Average salary £40,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 - £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
389 504 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.61% 37.03% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 286 374 352
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,187 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) WPF
7 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (25.00%) Marketing
7 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) Ajax
7 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (25.00%) WinForms
7 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
6 1 (12.50%) Ninject
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle