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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 279 227 227
Rank change year-on-year
-52 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1076 1404 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.27% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 3.14% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1279 1234
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
39246 44699 42093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.93% 40.39% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33714 37895 37002
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -70 362 £47,500 -9.52% 43
South East -60 221 £42,500 +3.65% 24
North West -14 131 £40,000 +11.11% 15
West Midlands -4 87 £40,000 +2.56% 12
South West +29 86 £37,500 +4.16% 11
Yorkshire +28 60 £40,000 +9.58% 8
East of England -9 58 £40,000 -11.11% 12
East Midlands -20 57 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North East +5 16 £30,000 +7.14% 4
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2121 (97.65%) C#
2 2102 (96.78%) .NET
3 1718 (79.10%) ASP.NET
4 1645 (75.74%) SQL Server
5 1485 (68.37%) MVC
6 1220 (56.17%) JavaScript
7 1211 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1170 (53.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1167 (53.73%) HTML
10 1162 (53.50%) SQL
11 1092 (50.28%) CSS
12 1090 (50.18%) .NET Framework
13 990 (45.58%) jQuery
14 916 (42.17%) WCF
15 889 (40.93%) TDD
16 792 (36.46%) Entity Framework
17 718 (33.06%) Microsoft
18 695 (32.00%) Ajax
19 690 (31.77%) Scrum
20 614 (28.27%) XML
21 588 (27.07%) WPF
22 553 (25.46%) NUnit
23 524 (24.13%) T-SQL
24 494 (22.74%) Web Services
25 490 (22.56%) Visual Studio
26 480 (22.10%) SQL Server 2008
27 455 (20.95%) HTML5
28 450 (20.72%) NHibernate
29 426 (19.61%) OO
30 423 (19.48%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 248 (11.42%) IIS
2 142 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 90 (4.14%) CMS
4 53 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 38 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 36 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (1.34%) Node.js
8 27 (1.24%) NServiceBus
9 25 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (0.74%) Apache Solr
10 16 (0.74%) WordPress
11 15 (0.69%) Apache
12 14 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.51%) ColdFusion
14 9 (0.41%) DNN
15 7 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.32%) Sitefinity
16 6 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.23%) JBoss
18 3 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 210 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.34%) MS Office
3 24 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.23%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.046%) SPSS
7 1 (0.046%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 45 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.46%) Changepoint
3 5 (0.23%) Line 500
4 4 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
4 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.092%) Magento
6 2 (0.092%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 150 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.64%) SaaS
4 6 (0.28%) GitHub
5 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.18%) Office 365
7 2 (0.092%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.046%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.91%) Internet
2 46 (2.12%) Broadband
3 28 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.83%) Intranet
5 16 (0.74%) Network Security
5 16 (0.74%) HTTP
6 11 (0.51%) CTI
6 11 (0.51%) AMQP
7 10 (0.46%) SMTP
8 9 (0.41%) Firewall
9 8 (0.37%) DNS
9 8 (0.37%) WAN
9 8 (0.37%) LAN
10 3 (0.14%) SMS
10 3 (0.14%) ATM
10 3 (0.14%) FTP
10 3 (0.14%) VPN
11 2 (0.092%) GSM
11 2 (0.092%) UMTS
11 2 (0.092%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1645 (75.74%) SQL Server
2 480 (22.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 249 (11.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 184 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 149 (6.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 133 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 74 (3.41%) MySQL
8 62 (2.85%) Relational Database
9 49 (2.26%) NoSQL
10 48 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 47 (2.16%) MongoDB
12 28 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (1.29%) Oracle Database
13 27 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
14 26 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (1.01%) RavenDB
15 22 (1.01%) Big Data
16 21 (0.97%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.83%) CouchDB
18 17 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 553 (25.46%) NUnit
2 490 (22.56%) Visual Studio
3 392 (18.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 342 (15.75%) Subversion
5 320 (14.73%) Rhino Mocks
6 219 (10.08%) Moq
7 162 (7.46%) Git (software)
8 113 (5.20%) ReSharper
9 96 (4.42%) TeamCity
10 52 (2.39%) MSTest
11 42 (1.93%) JIRA
12 35 (1.61%) MSBuild
13 32 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 32 (1.47%) Selenium
14 29 (1.34%) CruiseControl
15 26 (1.20%) Fiddler
16 23 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
16 23 (1.06%) SpecFlow
17 22 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
17 22 (1.01%) Cucumber
General
1 339 (15.61%) Finance
2 116 (5.34%) Games
3 87 (4.01%) Marketing
4 80 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 67 (3.08%) Banking
6 44 (2.03%) Retail
7 39 (1.80%) Front Office
8 35 (1.61%) Advertising
9 24 (1.10%) Music Industry
10 19 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.60%) Local Government
11 13 (0.60%) Automotive
11 13 (0.60%) Electronics
12 11 (0.51%) Back Office
13 8 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.28%) Legal
15 6 (0.28%) German Language
16 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1976 (90.98%) Developer
2 1173 (54.01%) .NET Developer
3 803 (36.97%) C# Developer
4 590 (27.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 352 (16.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 334 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 317 (14.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 290 (13.35%) Software Developer
9 244 (11.23%) Web Developer
10 181 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
11 138 (6.35%) Junior
12 130 (5.99%) Junior Developer
13 121 (5.57%) .NET Web Developer
14 109 (5.02%) Senior C# Developer
15 103 (4.74%) Junior .NET Developer
16 99 (4.56%) Software Engineer
17 87 (4.01%) C# Web Developer
18 71 (3.27%) Graduate
19 67 (3.08%) Senior Software Developer
20 66 (3.04%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2102 (96.78%) .NET
2 1718 (79.10%) ASP.NET
3 1170 (53.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1167 (53.73%) HTML
5 1092 (50.28%) CSS
6 1090 (50.18%) .NET Framework
7 990 (45.58%) jQuery
8 916 (42.17%) WCF
9 792 (36.46%) Entity Framework
10 695 (32.00%) Ajax
11 614 (28.27%) XML
12 588 (27.07%) WPF
13 494 (22.74%) Web Services
14 455 (20.95%) HTML5
15 450 (20.72%) NHibernate
16 257 (11.83%) SOAP
17 249 (11.46%) WinForms
18 245 (11.28%) AngularJS
19 238 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web API
20 227 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 131 (6.03%) Computer Science
2 89 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
3 82 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (3.64%) Social Network
5 59 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
6 51 (2.35%) Client/Server
7 50 (2.30%) User Experience
8 46 (2.12%) N-Tier
9 40 (1.84%) Mobile App
10 28 (1.29%) Open Source
11 27 (1.24%) DTV
11 27 (1.24%) Mathematics
12 23 (1.06%) W3C
12 23 (1.06%) Social Media
13 17 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (0.78%) Equities
13 17 (0.78%) Web 2.0
14 15 (0.69%) Derivative
14 15 (0.69%) Hedge funds
15 12 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 423 (19.48%) Windows
2 85 (3.91%) Android
3 50 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 25 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (1.15%) Windows Phone
5 21 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 18 (0.83%) Windows 8
7 11 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
7 11 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
7 11 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.32%) Linux
8 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.046%) Debian
11 1 (0.046%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.046%) Solaris
11 1 (0.046%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1485 (68.37%) MVC
2 1211 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
3 889 (40.93%) TDD
4 690 (31.77%) Scrum
5 426 (19.61%) OO
6 317 (14.59%) Web Application Development
7 306 (14.09%) Unit Testing
8 246 (11.33%) BDD
9 211 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
10 206 (9.48%) Software Engineering
11 178 (8.20%) Web Development
12 164 (7.55%) OOD
13 158 (7.27%) MVVM
14 153 (7.04%) Kanban
15 141 (6.49%) E-Commerce
16 131 (6.03%) OOP
17 119 (5.48%) Mentoring
18 104 (4.79%) Dependency Injection
19 95 (4.37%) Multithreading
20 89 (4.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2121 (97.65%) C#
2 1220 (56.17%) JavaScript
3 1162 (53.50%) SQL
4 524 (24.13%) T-SQL
5 390 (17.96%) VB.NET
6 150 (6.91%) VB
7 117 (5.39%) C++
8 75 (3.45%) Java
9 55 (2.53%) PHP
10 52 (2.39%) Ruby
11 48 (2.21%) Python
12 44 (2.03%) XAML
13 42 (1.93%) VBA
14 39 (1.80%) VB6
15 29 (1.34%) C
16 26 (1.20%) PowerShell
17 21 (0.97%) TypeScript
18 20 (0.92%) MATLAB
19 19 (0.87%) PL/SQL
20 13 (0.60%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 325 (14.96%) Degree
2 90 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (2.30%) MCP
4 48 (2.21%) MCSD
5 33 (1.52%) MCTS
6 30 (1.38%) MCAD
7 15 (0.69%) ISEB
8 12 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.51%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.32%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.28%) MCPD
13 2 (0.092%) HND
14 1 (0.046%) MBA
14 1 (0.046%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.12%) QA
2 26 (1.20%) SLA
3 21 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.28%) SNOMED CT
4 6 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.23%) PMBOK
5 5 (0.23%) WCAG
6 2 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.046%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.046%) EMIR
7 1 (0.046%) CRD IV
System Software
1 30 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.18%) Docker
4 1 (0.046%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (0.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 718 (33.06%) Microsoft
2 99 (4.56%) Oracle
3 35 (1.61%) Sitecore
4 30 (1.38%) VMware
5 28 (1.29%) Telerik
6 22 (1.01%) Google
7 18 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (0.78%) Yahoo!
9 14 (0.64%) DevExpress
9 14 (0.64%) Twitter
10 13 (0.60%) Red Gate
11 12 (0.55%) Dell
11 12 (0.55%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.46%) Facebook
13 9 (0.41%) Charles River
14 8 (0.37%) Ektron
14 8 (0.37%) Altova
14 8 (0.37%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.28%) Endeca
15 6 (0.28%) Zend
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 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
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
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, dynamic environment
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 2 days ago