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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 254 238 180
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -58
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1167 1234 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.21% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 2.93% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 1133 1687
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
38738 42109 46353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 36.88% 41.19% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33548 35852 41530
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -68 339 £50,000 - 29
South East -15 250 £45,000 +12.50% 18
North West -4 143 £37,500 - 15
East of England +53 118 £45,000 +5.88% 17
South West +6 103 £35,000 +6.06% 10
West Midlands +43 93 £35,000 -6.66% 4
East Midlands -5 53 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire -47 48 £37,500 +15.38% 5
North East -2 24 £34,500 -1.42% 4
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2328 (97.20%) .NET
2 2308 (96.37%) C#
3 1865 (77.87%) ASP.NET
4 1654 (69.06%) SQL Server
5 1639 (68.43%) MVC
6 1399 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
7 1368 (57.12%) HTML
8 1348 (56.28%) JavaScript
9 1317 (54.99%) SQL
10 1235 (51.57%) CSS
11 1215 (50.73%) .NET Framework
12 1171 (48.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1047 (43.72%) jQuery
14 953 (39.79%) WCF
15 920 (38.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 887 (37.04%) TDD
17 864 (36.08%) Scrum
18 719 (30.02%) Ajax
19 696 (29.06%) Microsoft
20 636 (26.56%) WPF
21 634 (26.47%) Web Services
22 540 (22.55%) XML
23 521 (21.75%) T-SQL
24 504 (21.04%) OO
25 496 (20.71%) Visual Studio
26 493 (20.58%) NUnit
27 484 (20.21%) HTML5
28 470 (19.62%) SQL Server 2008
29 451 (18.83%) VB.NET
30 425 (17.75%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 205 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 201 (8.39%) IIS
3 112 (4.68%) CMS
4 62 (2.59%) Umbraco
5 51 (2.13%) NServiceBus
6 42 (1.75%) WordPress
6 42 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 37 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 35 (1.46%) Node.js
9 30 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 28 (1.17%) Apache
10 28 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
12 15 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 15 (0.63%) JBoss
12 15 (0.63%) ColdFusion
13 12 (0.50%) Sitefinity
14 10 (0.42%) Drupal
15 6 (0.25%) Orchard CMS
16 5 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 270 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 31 (1.29%) MS Office
4 13 (0.54%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.25%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.084%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.042%) MS Project
8 1 (0.042%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 50 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.75%) Sophis RISQUE
3 9 (0.38%) Line 500
4 8 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.084%) Magento
8 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.042%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 173 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (2.13%) SaaS
3 39 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.21%) GitHub
6 3 (0.13%) Heroku
7 1 (0.042%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.042%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.042%) PaaS
7 1 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.042%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 107 (4.47%) Internet
2 41 (1.71%) Broadband
3 35 (1.46%) Intranet
4 18 (0.75%) HTTP
4 18 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.71%) Wireless
6 11 (0.46%) DNS
6 11 (0.46%) SMPP
7 10 (0.42%) Extranet
7 10 (0.42%) SMS
7 10 (0.42%) NFC
8 6 (0.25%) VPN
9 5 (0.21%) AMQP
10 4 (0.17%) GSM
10 4 (0.17%) UMTS
11 3 (0.13%) WAN
11 3 (0.13%) SMTP
11 3 (0.13%) LAN
11 3 (0.13%) Firewall
11 3 (0.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1654 (69.06%) SQL Server
2 470 (19.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 286 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 195 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 150 (6.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 138 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 77 (3.22%) MySQL
8 62 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 49 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 49 (2.05%) RavenDB
10 31 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
10 31 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 30 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (1.09%) MongoDB
12 26 (1.09%) NoSQL
13 25 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (0.71%) OLAP
15 15 (0.63%) Oracle Database
16 14 (0.58%) MS Access
17 11 (0.46%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 496 (20.71%) Visual Studio
2 493 (20.58%) NUnit
3 396 (16.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 337 (14.07%) Subversion
5 296 (12.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 229 (9.56%) Moq
7 190 (7.93%) Git (software)
8 119 (4.97%) ReSharper
9 84 (3.51%) TeamCity
10 59 (2.46%) MSTest
11 42 (1.75%) MSBuild
12 38 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 27 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
14 24 (1.00%) JIRA
14 24 (1.00%) Jasmine
15 21 (0.88%) NCrunch
15 21 (0.88%) Selenium
16 17 (0.71%) Fiddler
16 17 (0.71%) Grunt
17 16 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 410 (17.12%) Finance
2 129 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 125 (5.22%) Games
4 110 (4.59%) Retail
5 80 (3.34%) Marketing
6 60 (2.51%) Banking
7 27 (1.13%) Advertising
7 27 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.04%) Music Industry
9 23 (0.96%) Automotive
10 22 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 21 (0.88%) Law
12 20 (0.84%) Front Office
12 20 (0.84%) Back Office
13 9 (0.38%) German Language
14 8 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.29%) Electronics
15 7 (0.29%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2220 (92.69%) Developer
2 1287 (53.74%) .NET Developer
3 929 (38.79%) C# Developer
4 704 (29.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 447 (18.66%) Senior Developer
6 392 (16.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 390 (16.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 332 (13.86%) Software Developer
9 315 (13.15%) Web Developer
10 220 (9.19%) Senior .NET Developer
11 174 (7.27%) .NET Web Developer
12 164 (6.85%) Senior C# Developer
13 123 (5.14%) Junior
14 122 (5.09%) Junior Developer
15 113 (4.72%) C# Web Developer
16 88 (3.67%) C# Software Developer
17 76 (3.17%) Junior .NET Developer
17 76 (3.17%) Graduate
17 76 (3.17%) Agile .NET Developer
18 75 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2328 (97.20%) .NET
2 1865 (77.87%) ASP.NET
3 1368 (57.12%) HTML
4 1235 (51.57%) CSS
5 1215 (50.73%) .NET Framework
6 1171 (48.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1047 (43.72%) jQuery
8 953 (39.79%) WCF
9 920 (38.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 719 (30.02%) Ajax
11 636 (26.56%) WPF
12 634 (26.47%) Web Services
13 540 (22.55%) XML
14 484 (20.21%) HTML5
15 420 (17.54%) NHibernate
16 327 (13.65%) WinForms
17 274 (11.44%) JSON
18 261 (10.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 260 (10.86%) SOAP
20 244 (10.19%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 137 (5.72%) Computer Science
2 77 (3.22%) Client/Server
3 75 (3.13%) Social Network
4 70 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 60 (2.51%) N-Tier
7 54 (2.25%) User Experience
8 49 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
10 36 (1.50%) W3C
11 30 (1.25%) Open Source
12 28 (1.17%) DTV
13 27 (1.13%) Mathematics
14 24 (1.00%) Hedge funds
15 19 (0.79%) Kindle
16 16 (0.67%) Physics
17 14 (0.58%) Blackberry
17 14 (0.58%) Social Media
18 12 (0.50%) FMCG
19 11 (0.46%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 425 (17.75%) Windows
2 91 (3.80%) Android
3 75 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 52 (2.17%) Windows Phone
5 20 (0.84%) Windows Phone 8
6 18 (0.75%) Linux
7 16 (0.67%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
10 7 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.21%) UNIX
12 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.042%) CentOS
14 1 (0.042%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1639 (68.43%) MVC
2 1399 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
3 887 (37.04%) TDD
4 864 (36.08%) Scrum
5 504 (21.04%) OO
6 308 (12.86%) Web Application Development
7 278 (11.61%) Unit Testing
8 251 (10.48%) BDD
9 227 (9.48%) Web Development
10 213 (8.89%) OOP
11 210 (8.77%) E-Commerce
12 209 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
13 188 (7.85%) Software Engineering
14 187 (7.81%) OOD
15 145 (6.05%) Kanban
16 142 (5.93%) MVVM
17 137 (5.72%) Mentoring
18 125 (5.22%) Domain-Driven Design
19 119 (4.97%) Dependency Injection
20 94 (3.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2308 (96.37%) C#
2 1348 (56.28%) JavaScript
3 1317 (54.99%) SQL
4 521 (21.75%) T-SQL
5 451 (18.83%) VB.NET
6 148 (6.18%) VB
7 102 (4.26%) Java
8 70 (2.92%) C++
9 62 (2.59%) XAML
10 58 (2.42%) PHP
11 49 (2.05%) Python
12 40 (1.67%) VBA
12 40 (1.67%) Ruby
13 29 (1.21%) VB6
14 28 (1.17%) PowerShell
15 20 (0.84%) XPath
15 20 (0.84%) Perl
16 14 (0.58%) ActionScript
17 13 (0.54%) MATLAB
17 13 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 291 (12.15%) Degree
2 63 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.46%) MCP
4 29 (1.21%) MCAD
4 29 (1.21%) MCSD
5 27 (1.13%) MCTS
6 15 (0.63%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.58%) ISEB
7 14 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.33%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.29%) MCPD
11 3 (0.13%) PhD
12 1 (0.042%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (1.75%) QA
2 34 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.71%) SLA
4 8 (0.33%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.29%) WCAG
6 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.13%) XenApp
4 3 (0.13%) XenServer
4 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.042%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.042%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (0.84%) MOM
2 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.042%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 696 (29.06%) Microsoft
2 64 (2.67%) Oracle
3 58 (2.42%) Telerik
4 47 (1.96%) Sitecore
5 40 (1.67%) Google
6 29 (1.21%) Dell
7 23 (0.96%) Infragistics
8 22 (0.92%) Red Gate
9 21 (0.88%) DevExpress
10 19 (0.79%) Twitter
10 19 (0.79%) Xamarin
11 18 (0.75%) VMware
12 17 (0.71%) Facebook
13 14 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.58%) SAP
14 13 (0.54%) Wonderware
15 12 (0.50%) Yahoo!
16 11 (0.46%) Sybase
17 9 (0.38%) Sage
17 9 (0.38%) Zend
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Great Salary and Benefits available
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Holiday, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago