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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 102 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.093% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 0.25% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 11
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
612 407 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.39% 37.83% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 437 263 408
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £46,600
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 24 April 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 19 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) .NET
4 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
5 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
6 10 (52.63%) WCF
6 10 (52.63%) TDD
6 10 (52.63%) NUnit
6 10 (52.63%) Subversion
6 10 (52.63%) MVC
6 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (47.37%) WinForms
7 9 (47.37%) WPF
8 8 (42.11%) Finance
9 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
10 6 (31.58%) JSF
10 6 (31.58%) Ajax
10 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
10 6 (31.58%) Selenium
10 6 (31.58%) Silverlight
10 6 (31.58%) EJB 3.0
10 6 (31.58%) J2EE
10 6 (31.58%) Oracle
10 6 (31.58%) JUnit
10 6 (31.58%) EJB
10 6 (31.58%) Java
10 6 (31.58%) JSP
10 6 (31.58%) Servlets
10 6 (31.58%) Struts
10 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) NUnit
1 10 (52.63%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) JUnit
2 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
2 6 (31.58%) Mockito
2 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (21.05%) Mercurial
3 4 (21.05%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (21.05%) Moq
3 4 (21.05%) MSTest
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Programmer
3 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Analyst Programmer
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 6 (31.58%) Java Programmer
5 5 (26.32%) C# Programmer
6 4 (21.05%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
6 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) C# Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 10 (52.63%) WCF
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (47.37%) WinForms
4 9 (47.37%) WPF
5 6 (31.58%) JSF
5 6 (31.58%) Ajax
5 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
5 6 (31.58%) Silverlight
5 6 (31.58%) EJB 3.0
5 6 (31.58%) J2EE
5 6 (31.58%) EJB
5 6 (31.58%) JSP
5 6 (31.58%) Servlets
5 6 (31.58%) Struts
5 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (26.32%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) UML
3 6 (31.58%) CRM
4 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
5 4 (21.05%) B2B
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) F#
5 4 (21.05%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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