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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 95 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.91% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 2.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
521 529 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.13% 36.99% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 411 371 280
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,187
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (45.00%) Degree
6 9 (45.00%) WCF
6 9 (45.00%) WPF
7 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) Silverlight
8 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (30.00%) HTML
9 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (30.00%) CSS
9 6 (30.00%) XML
10 5 (25.00%) SQL
10 5 (25.00%) Windows
10 5 (25.00%) N-Tier
10 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (25.00%) NUnit
10 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (25.00%) Release Management
10 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 4 (20.00%) SOAP
11 4 (20.00%) Web Services
11 4 (20.00%) OO
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) NUnit
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Moq
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) C# Programmer
9 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (5.00%) Programmer
9 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 1 (5.00%) Analyst
9 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (45.00%) WCF
3 9 (45.00%) WPF
4 7 (35.00%) Silverlight
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) WinForms
6 4 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (20.00%) ZeroMQ
7 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.00%) XSLT
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) MVVM
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.00%) Parallel Programming
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) UML
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) XPath
4 3 (15.00%) F#
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Infragistics
1 4 (20.00%) Google
1 4 (20.00%) Red Gate
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter