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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 249 237 206
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -31
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1191 1250 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.23% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 3.04% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1184 1462
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 £55,000 £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
39114 41164 43857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.05% 40.58% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33368 35914 38675
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 £29,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -77 343 £47,500 - 46
South East -4 278 £44,000 +10.00% 24
North West +20 214 £38,500 +3.35% 24
East of England +13 87 £46,390 +13.14% 15
West Midlands +11 84 £37,500 +2.73% 11
South West -8 84 £35,000 +7.69% 23
East Midlands -9 52 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Yorkshire -47 40 £35,500 +10.93% 14
North East -28 11 £35,000 - 8
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2453 (98.12%) .NET
2 2412 (96.48%) C#
3 1950 (78.00%) ASP.NET
4 1723 (68.92%) SQL Server
5 1663 (66.52%) MVC
6 1444 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1414 (56.56%) HTML
8 1391 (55.64%) JavaScript
9 1348 (53.92%) SQL
10 1232 (49.28%) CSS
11 1227 (49.08%) .NET Framework
12 1195 (47.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1086 (43.44%) jQuery
14 1081 (43.24%) WCF
15 945 (37.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 909 (36.36%) TDD
17 865 (34.60%) Scrum
18 694 (27.76%) Ajax
19 689 (27.56%) Web Services
20 683 (27.32%) Microsoft
21 634 (25.36%) WPF
22 555 (22.20%) XML
23 547 (21.88%) T-SQL
24 519 (20.76%) OO
25 510 (20.40%) NUnit
26 497 (19.88%) Visual Studio
27 481 (19.24%) HTML5
28 480 (19.20%) Finance
29 463 (18.52%) NHibernate
30 454 (18.16%) VB.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 213 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 193 (7.72%) IIS
3 131 (5.24%) CMS
4 69 (2.76%) Umbraco
5 61 (2.44%) NServiceBus
6 47 (1.88%) WordPress
7 35 (1.40%) Node.js
8 34 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 34 (1.36%) Apache
8 34 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
9 31 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 27 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (0.56%) JBoss
12 14 (0.56%) Sitefinity
13 12 (0.48%) Kentico
14 11 (0.44%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.40%) ColdFusion
15 10 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 283 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 25 (1.00%) MS Office
4 7 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.24%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.040%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.76%) Sophis RISQUE
3 10 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.20%) Magento
7 4 (0.16%) Line 500
8 1 (0.040%) SmartPlant
8 1 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 169 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (2.68%) SaaS
3 38 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.24%) GitHub
6 4 (0.16%) Office 365
7 3 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.12%) Heroku
8 1 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.040%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (5.04%) Internet
2 38 (1.52%) Broadband
3 32 (1.28%) Intranet
4 17 (0.68%) Wireless
4 17 (0.68%) Extranet
5 15 (0.60%) HTTP
6 13 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.52%) SMS
7 11 (0.44%) SMPP
8 10 (0.40%) NFC
9 8 (0.32%) UMTS
9 8 (0.32%) GSM
10 6 (0.24%) DNS
11 3 (0.12%) FTP
12 2 (0.080%) CTI
12 2 (0.080%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.080%) VPN
13 1 (0.040%) Network Security
13 1 (0.040%) LTE
13 1 (0.040%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1723 (68.92%) SQL Server
2 422 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 370 (14.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 188 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 170 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 146 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 110 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 61 (2.44%) RavenDB
9 57 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 52 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
11 46 (1.84%) MySQL
12 36 (1.44%) Oracle Database
13 26 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (0.96%) NoSQL
15 22 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
15 22 (0.88%) RDBMS
16 20 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
17 14 (0.56%) SQLite
17 14 (0.56%) MongoDB
18 12 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 510 (20.40%) NUnit
2 497 (19.88%) Visual Studio
3 384 (15.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 367 (14.68%) Subversion
5 318 (12.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 251 (10.04%) Moq
7 185 (7.40%) Git (software)
8 106 (4.24%) ReSharper
9 90 (3.60%) TeamCity
10 68 (2.72%) MSTest
11 43 (1.72%) MSBuild
12 38 (1.52%) SpecFlow
13 35 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 31 (1.24%) Selenium
15 29 (1.16%) Jasmine
16 26 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
17 22 (0.88%) NCrunch
18 21 (0.84%) Jenkins
19 14 (0.56%) Grunt
19 14 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 480 (19.20%) Finance
2 130 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 129 (5.16%) Games
4 117 (4.68%) Retail
5 91 (3.64%) Banking
6 82 (3.28%) Marketing
7 27 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.00%) Automotive
8 25 (1.00%) Law
9 24 (0.96%) Music Industry
9 24 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 22 (0.88%) Front Office
11 20 (0.80%) Back Office
12 16 (0.64%) Advertising
13 15 (0.60%) Publishing
14 14 (0.56%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.40%) Legal
15 10 (0.40%) Billing
16 9 (0.36%) German Language
17 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2286 (91.44%) Developer
2 1342 (53.68%) .NET Developer
3 995 (39.80%) C# Developer
4 757 (30.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 515 (20.60%) Senior Developer
6 383 (15.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 381 (15.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 343 (13.72%) Software Developer
9 299 (11.96%) Web Developer
10 275 (11.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 194 (7.76%) Senior C# Developer
12 148 (5.92%) .NET Web Developer
13 124 (4.96%) C# Software Developer
14 114 (4.56%) Junior
15 113 (4.52%) .NET Software Developer
16 112 (4.48%) Junior Developer
17 92 (3.68%) Software Engineer
18 88 (3.52%) C# Web Developer
19 81 (3.24%) Agile .NET Developer
20 79 (3.16%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2453 (98.12%) .NET
2 1950 (78.00%) ASP.NET
3 1414 (56.56%) HTML
4 1232 (49.28%) CSS
5 1227 (49.08%) .NET Framework
6 1195 (47.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1086 (43.44%) jQuery
8 1081 (43.24%) WCF
9 945 (37.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 694 (27.76%) Ajax
11 689 (27.56%) Web Services
12 634 (25.36%) WPF
13 555 (22.20%) XML
14 481 (19.24%) HTML5
15 463 (18.52%) NHibernate
16 311 (12.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 295 (11.80%) WinForms
18 266 (10.64%) JSON
19 260 (10.40%) SOAP
20 251 (10.04%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 169 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 88 (3.52%) Client/Server
3 81 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (3.12%) Social Network
5 72 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 71 (2.84%) N-Tier
7 57 (2.28%) User Experience
8 38 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
9 35 (1.40%) Hedge funds
10 33 (1.32%) Mathematics
10 33 (1.32%) Open Source
11 24 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (0.96%) DTV
11 24 (0.96%) W3C
11 24 (0.96%) FMCG
11 24 (0.96%) Physics
12 18 (0.72%) Social Media
13 17 (0.68%) Kindle
14 13 (0.52%) Blackberry
15 12 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 418 (16.72%) Windows
2 96 (3.84%) Android
3 73 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 56 (2.24%) Windows Phone
5 21 (0.84%) Windows Phone 8
6 20 (0.80%) Linux
7 12 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.48%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.20%) UNIX
12 4 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1663 (66.52%) MVC
2 1444 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
3 909 (36.36%) TDD
4 865 (34.60%) Scrum
5 519 (20.76%) OO
6 328 (13.12%) Web Application Development
7 317 (12.68%) Unit Testing
8 258 (10.32%) BDD
9 251 (10.04%) Web Development
10 248 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
11 241 (9.64%) E-Commerce
12 227 (9.08%) OOP
13 212 (8.48%) Software Engineering
14 189 (7.56%) Kanban
15 184 (7.36%) OOD
16 167 (6.68%) Domain-Driven Design
17 155 (6.20%) Mentoring
18 125 (5.00%) SOA
19 121 (4.84%) MVVM
20 109 (4.36%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2412 (96.48%) C#
2 1391 (55.64%) JavaScript
3 1348 (53.92%) SQL
4 547 (21.88%) T-SQL
5 454 (18.16%) VB.NET
6 157 (6.28%) VB
7 115 (4.60%) Java
8 61 (2.44%) C++
9 58 (2.32%) XAML
10 56 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 52 (2.08%) VBA
12 42 (1.68%) PHP
13 37 (1.48%) Python
14 36 (1.44%) Ruby
15 34 (1.36%) VB6
16 23 (0.92%) XPath
17 21 (0.84%) TypeScript
18 20 (0.80%) Perl
19 19 (0.76%) VBScript
20 16 (0.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 314 (12.56%) Degree
2 109 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (3.52%) MCP
4 83 (3.32%) MCSD
5 81 (3.24%) MCTS
6 79 (3.16%) MCAD
7 16 (0.64%) ISEB
7 16 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.32%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.28%) PhD
10 2 (0.080%) MBA
11 1 (0.040%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (1.84%) ISO 9001
2 35 (1.40%) QA
3 17 (0.68%) SLA
4 8 (0.32%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.080%) WCAG
5 2 (0.080%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.12%) XenApp
4 3 (0.12%) XenServer
4 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.080%) Firmware
5 2 (0.080%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (0.68%) MOM
2 4 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.040%) Puppet
3 1 (0.040%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 683 (27.32%) Microsoft
2 99 (3.96%) Oracle
3 52 (2.08%) Telerik
4 50 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 42 (1.68%) Google
6 31 (1.24%) Dell
7 26 (1.04%) Red Gate
8 24 (0.96%) Twitter
9 23 (0.92%) Xamarin
10 21 (0.84%) Sybase
11 19 (0.76%) DevExpress
12 18 (0.72%) Infragistics
13 16 (0.64%) EPiServer
14 12 (0.48%) Yahoo!
15 11 (0.44%) VMware
15 11 (0.44%) SAP
16 10 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.40%) Wonderware
17 9 (0.36%) Facebook
17 9 (0.36%) CyberSource
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, office perks
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ivybridge, Devon
Visual B Technology Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Margate, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Energyhelpline.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday