The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 264 239 228
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1142 1350 1290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.22% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.91% 3.10% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 1234 1208
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LINQ
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39212 43484 41190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.99% 39.40% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33880 37477 36127
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in England

LINQ
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the England region.

LINQ Salary Trend in England

LINQ
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in England

LINQ
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 424 £50,000 -7.40% 44
South East -52 224 £42,500 - 25
North West -44 125 £40,000 +6.66% 23
East of England +20 96 £40,000 -13.51% 7
Yorkshire +58 92 £40,750 +1.87% 7
South West +29 72 £37,500 - 11
East Midlands -35 50 £30,000 -14.28% 6
West Midlands -35 49 £35,000 -6.66% 3
North East -5 17 £31,500 +0.80% 2
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 2197 (98.08%) C#
2 2174 (97.05%) .NET
3 1769 (78.97%) ASP.NET
4 1694 (75.63%) SQL Server
5 1513 (67.54%) MVC
6 1286 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
7 1247 (55.67%) JavaScript
8 1195 (53.35%) HTML
9 1179 (52.63%) SQL
10 1177 (52.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1088 (48.57%) CSS
12 1086 (48.48%) .NET Framework
13 1004 (44.82%) jQuery
14 947 (42.28%) WCF
15 941 (42.01%) TDD
16 794 (35.45%) Entity Framework
17 744 (33.21%) Microsoft
18 743 (33.17%) Scrum
19 722 (32.23%) Ajax
20 619 (27.63%) NUnit
21 602 (26.88%) WPF
21 602 (26.88%) XML
22 584 (26.07%) T-SQL
23 525 (23.44%) Web Services
24 494 (22.05%) HTML5
25 492 (21.96%) NHibernate
26 490 (21.88%) OO
27 482 (21.52%) Visual Studio
28 468 (20.89%) Windows
29 440 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 198 (8.84%) IIS
2 123 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 114 (5.09%) CMS
4 44 (1.96%) Umbraco
5 43 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 34 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 28 (1.25%) NServiceBus
7 28 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 25 (1.12%) Node.js
9 16 (0.71%) Apache Solr
9 16 (0.71%) DNN
10 12 (0.54%) Apache
11 10 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.45%) Kentico
12 8 (0.36%) Orchard CMS
13 7 (0.31%) WordPress
13 7 (0.31%) Sitefinity
14 5 (0.22%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.18%) JBoss
16 2 (0.089%) Drupal
Applications
1 243 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 23 (1.03%) MS Office
4 16 (0.71%) InfoPath
5 14 (0.63%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.089%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.71%) Changepoint
3 4 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
4 3 (0.13%) Magento
4 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 229 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.76%) SaaS
4 7 (0.31%) GitHub
5 5 (0.22%) Office 365
5 5 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.045%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (4.02%) Internet
2 55 (2.46%) Broadband
3 27 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.89%) Network Security
5 17 (0.76%) HTTP
6 14 (0.63%) Intranet
7 13 (0.58%) CTI
8 10 (0.45%) SMTP
8 10 (0.45%) Firewall
9 5 (0.22%) AMQP
10 4 (0.18%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (0.18%) DNS
10 4 (0.18%) GSM
10 4 (0.18%) UMTS
11 3 (0.13%) ATM
11 3 (0.13%) WAN
11 3 (0.13%) LAN
11 3 (0.13%) SMS
12 2 (0.089%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.089%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1694 (75.63%) SQL Server
2 440 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 188 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 182 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 158 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 145 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 89 (3.97%) MySQL
8 70 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 55 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 50 (2.23%) NoSQL
11 48 (2.14%) MongoDB
12 29 (1.29%) SQLite
12 29 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (1.29%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.16%) RavenDB
14 24 (1.07%) Oracle Database
15 22 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (0.89%) DTS
17 19 (0.85%) Big Data
18 18 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 619 (27.63%) NUnit
2 482 (21.52%) Visual Studio
3 412 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 354 (15.80%) Subversion
5 344 (15.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 245 (10.94%) Moq
7 235 (10.49%) Git (software)
8 143 (6.38%) TeamCity
9 107 (4.78%) ReSharper
10 67 (2.99%) MSTest
11 49 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 44 (1.96%) MSBuild
13 42 (1.88%) Selenium
13 42 (1.88%) JIRA
14 30 (1.34%) Fiddler
14 30 (1.34%) SpecFlow
15 29 (1.29%) PostSharp
15 29 (1.29%) Robot Framework
15 29 (1.29%) CruiseControl
16 27 (1.21%) Jenkins
General
1 389 (17.37%) Finance
2 119 (5.31%) Games
3 110 (4.91%) Retail
4 84 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 78 (3.48%) Banking
6 70 (3.13%) Marketing
7 35 (1.56%) Advertising
8 34 (1.52%) Publishing
9 33 (1.47%) Front Office
10 25 (1.12%) Music Industry
11 19 (0.85%) Local Government
12 17 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.63%) Back Office
14 13 (0.58%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.45%) Electronics
16 9 (0.40%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.27%) Automotive
18 6 (0.27%) Multimedia
19 5 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2021 (90.22%) Developer
2 1261 (56.29%) .NET Developer
3 859 (38.35%) C# Developer
4 647 (28.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 410 (18.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 395 (17.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 391 (17.46%) Senior Developer
8 280 (12.50%) Software Developer
9 268 (11.96%) Web Developer
10 248 (11.07%) Senior .NET Developer
11 139 (6.21%) Junior
12 132 (5.89%) .NET Web Developer
13 130 (5.80%) Junior Developer
14 122 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
15 121 (5.40%) Software Engineer
16 101 (4.51%) Junior .NET Developer
17 86 (3.84%) C# Web Developer
18 80 (3.57%) Graduate
19 78 (3.48%) Agile C# Developer
20 73 (3.26%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2174 (97.05%) .NET
2 1769 (78.97%) ASP.NET
3 1195 (53.35%) HTML
4 1177 (52.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1088 (48.57%) CSS
6 1086 (48.48%) .NET Framework
7 1004 (44.82%) jQuery
8 947 (42.28%) WCF
9 794 (35.45%) Entity Framework
10 722 (32.23%) Ajax
11 602 (26.88%) WPF
11 602 (26.88%) XML
12 525 (23.44%) Web Services
13 494 (22.05%) HTML5
14 492 (21.96%) NHibernate
15 287 (12.81%) AngularJS
15 287 (12.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 258 (11.52%) CSS3
17 236 (10.54%) SOAP
18 232 (10.36%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 166 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 108 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (3.39%) Social Network
4 72 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 61 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
6 59 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 57 (2.54%) User Experience
8 40 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 34 (1.52%) N-Tier
10 29 (1.29%) Photography
11 26 (1.16%) DTV
11 26 (1.16%) Social Media
12 25 (1.12%) Web 2.0
13 21 (0.94%) Mathematics
14 19 (0.85%) Management Information System
15 15 (0.67%) NHS
15 15 (0.67%) W3C
15 15 (0.67%) Informatics
15 15 (0.67%) Hedge funds
15 15 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 468 (20.89%) Windows
2 62 (2.77%) Android
3 35 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 25 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (0.80%) Windows Phone
6 13 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.54%) Windows 8
7 12 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.40%) Windows Phone 7
9 9 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
10 5 (0.22%) Linux
11 3 (0.13%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.089%) CentOS
13 1 (0.045%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.045%) Solaris
13 1 (0.045%) UNIX
13 1 (0.045%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1513 (67.54%) MVC
2 1286 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
3 941 (42.01%) TDD
4 743 (33.17%) Scrum
5 490 (21.88%) OO
6 327 (14.60%) Web Application Development
7 319 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
8 310 (13.84%) Unit Testing
9 257 (11.47%) BDD
10 233 (10.40%) SDLC
11 223 (9.96%) Software Engineering
12 209 (9.33%) Web Development
13 199 (8.88%) Kanban
14 186 (8.30%) OOP
15 162 (7.23%) OOD
16 161 (7.19%) E-Commerce
17 153 (6.83%) Dependency Injection
18 142 (6.34%) MVVM
19 137 (6.12%) Mentoring
20 127 (5.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2197 (98.08%) C#
2 1247 (55.67%) JavaScript
3 1179 (52.63%) SQL
4 584 (26.07%) T-SQL
5 362 (16.16%) VB.NET
6 145 (6.47%) VB
7 126 (5.63%) C++
8 94 (4.20%) Java
9 73 (3.26%) PHP
10 63 (2.81%) PowerShell
11 49 (2.19%) Ruby
12 47 (2.10%) VB6
13 45 (2.01%) Python
14 42 (1.88%) VBA
15 32 (1.43%) C
16 31 (1.38%) XAML
17 26 (1.16%) PL/SQL
18 24 (1.07%) Lua
19 17 (0.76%) VBScript
20 16 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 366 (16.34%) Degree
2 113 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (2.86%) MCSD
4 44 (1.96%) MCP
5 36 (1.61%) MCAD
6 33 (1.47%) MCTS
7 17 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 14 (0.63%) HND
9 10 (0.45%) ISEB
9 10 (0.45%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.18%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.045%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (1.65%) QA
2 28 (1.25%) SLA
3 22 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.67%) SNOMED CT
5 9 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.13%) EMIR
7 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.089%) HL7
8 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.045%) CRD IV
System Software
1 19 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.22%) Docker
3 4 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.045%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (0.40%) MOM
2 2 (0.089%) Puppet
2 2 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.089%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 744 (33.21%) Microsoft
2 119 (5.31%) Oracle
3 38 (1.70%) Sitecore
4 24 (1.07%) Telerik
5 23 (1.03%) Yahoo!
6 22 (0.98%) Sybase
6 22 (0.98%) Dell
7 19 (0.85%) Google
8 18 (0.80%) Twitter
9 16 (0.71%) VMware
9 16 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.58%) PayPal
11 9 (0.40%) Red Gate
11 9 (0.40%) DevExpress
11 9 (0.40%) Zend
11 9 (0.40%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.31%) Xamarin
12 7 (0.31%) Adobe
13 6 (0.27%) Charles River
13 6 (0.27%) Ektron
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT People First
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£65k
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + full corporate benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Axica Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago