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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 347 306 248
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -58
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 885 1072 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.91% 1.04% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 2.73% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 827 970 1293
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
37349 39235 45355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.61% 38.02% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32582 33627 38523
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -20 337 £50,000 +5.26% 40
South East +3 198 £42,500 - 17
North West -10 85 £43,750 +9.37% 14
East of England +28 71 £48,500 +21.25% 7
West Midlands -39 64 £47,500 +18.75% 5
South West -37 44 £38,500 +2.66% 8
East Midlands -16 38 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North East +17 27 £41,500 +38.33% 3
Yorkshire -19 25 £55,000 +41.02% 2
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1737 (98.58%) .NET
2 1686 (95.69%) C#
3 1332 (75.60%) ASP.NET
4 1284 (72.87%) MVC
5 1238 (70.26%) SQL Server
6 1050 (59.59%) JavaScript
7 1013 (57.49%) Agile Software Development
8 936 (53.12%) HTML
9 908 (51.53%) SQL
10 907 (51.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 894 (50.74%) CSS
12 879 (49.89%) WCF
13 868 (49.26%) .NET Framework
14 795 (45.12%) jQuery
15 693 (39.33%) Entity Framework
16 650 (36.89%) TDD
17 594 (33.71%) WPF
18 571 (32.41%) Microsoft
19 506 (28.72%) Scrum
20 497 (28.21%) Ajax
21 488 (27.70%) Web Services
22 459 (26.05%) NUnit
23 450 (25.54%) XML
24 438 (24.86%) T-SQL
25 429 (24.35%) ASP.NET Web API
26 427 (24.23%) HTML5
27 398 (22.59%) OO
28 382 (21.68%) NHibernate
29 360 (20.43%) Web Development
30 352 (19.98%) Visual Studio

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 95 (5.39%) IIS
2 87 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 63 (3.58%) CMS
4 51 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 44 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 24 (1.36%) Node.js
6 24 (1.36%) Umbraco
7 19 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.45%) Apache
9 6 (0.34%) JBoss
10 5 (0.28%) Kentico
10 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.23%) Facebook Platform
12 2 (0.11%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.057%) DNN
13 1 (0.057%) Drupal
13 1 (0.057%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.057%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.057%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.057%) WordPress
Applications
1 168 (9.53%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 18 (1.02%) Fireworks
4 14 (0.79%) MS Office
5 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.17%) GIMP
7 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.40%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.23%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.057%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 146 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (3.18%) SaaS
3 43 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.65%) Office 365
5 8 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.11%) GitHub
6 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.11%) Trello
7 1 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.057%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.057%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.057%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.89%) Internet
2 32 (1.82%) HTTP
3 28 (1.59%) Broadband
4 10 (0.57%) SMTP
5 9 (0.51%) Firewall
6 8 (0.45%) GSM
6 8 (0.45%) UMTS
7 7 (0.40%) CTI
7 7 (0.40%) LTE
8 6 (0.34%) Intranet
9 4 (0.23%) SSL
9 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.17%) Network Security
11 2 (0.11%) Extranet
11 2 (0.11%) LAN
11 2 (0.11%) NFC
11 2 (0.11%) Skype
11 2 (0.11%) SMPP
11 2 (0.11%) VPN
11 2 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1238 (70.26%) SQL Server
2 294 (16.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 129 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 120 (6.81%) MySQL
5 101 (5.73%) Relational Database
6 99 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 92 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 66 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (1.93%) SQLite
11 32 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 25 (1.42%) RavenDB
13 22 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (1.02%) NoSQL
15 16 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.91%) MS Access
16 12 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (0.57%) MongoDB
18 9 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 459 (26.05%) NUnit
2 352 (19.98%) Visual Studio
3 265 (15.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 264 (14.98%) Subversion
5 207 (11.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 153 (8.68%) Git (software)
7 140 (7.95%) Selenium
8 138 (7.83%) Moq
9 99 (5.62%) JIRA
10 94 (5.33%) MSTest
11 53 (3.01%) TeamCity
12 45 (2.55%) ReSharper
13 43 (2.44%) Cucumber
13 43 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 41 (2.33%) Jenkins
15 35 (1.99%) gulp
16 32 (1.82%) webpack
17 27 (1.53%) MSBuild
18 25 (1.42%) NMock
18 25 (1.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 321 (18.22%) Finance
2 91 (5.16%) Games
3 89 (5.05%) Marketing
4 74 (4.20%) Advertising
5 64 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.38%) Banking
7 26 (1.48%) Back Office
7 26 (1.48%) Music Industry
7 26 (1.48%) Retail
8 25 (1.42%) Electronics
9 23 (1.31%) Law
9 23 (1.31%) Legal
10 17 (0.96%) Front Office
11 16 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.74%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.62%) Publishing
15 7 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
16 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1529 (86.78%) Developer
2 1059 (60.10%) .NET Developer
3 973 (55.22%) C# Developer
4 679 (38.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 495 (28.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 404 (22.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 382 (21.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 290 (16.46%) Senior Developer
9 239 (13.56%) Software Developer
10 226 (12.83%) SQL Developer
11 194 (11.01%) Senior .NET Developer
12 186 (10.56%) Senior C# Developer
13 180 (10.22%) C# Software Developer
14 176 (9.99%) Web Developer
15 158 (8.97%) Agile Developer
16 157 (8.91%) .NET Software Developer
17 135 (7.66%) Agile .NET Developer
18 130 (7.38%) Software Engineer
19 123 (6.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 119 (6.75%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1737 (98.58%) .NET
2 1332 (75.60%) ASP.NET
3 936 (53.12%) HTML
4 907 (51.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 894 (50.74%) CSS
6 879 (49.89%) WCF
7 868 (49.26%) .NET Framework
8 795 (45.12%) jQuery
9 693 (39.33%) Entity Framework
10 594 (33.71%) WPF
11 497 (28.21%) Ajax
12 488 (27.70%) Web Services
13 450 (25.54%) XML
14 429 (24.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 427 (24.23%) HTML5
16 382 (21.68%) NHibernate
17 352 (19.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 258 (14.64%) AngularJS
19 233 (13.22%) Silverlight
20 199 (11.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 205 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 98 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 89 (5.05%) Inversion of Control
4 76 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (3.18%) Social Network
6 54 (3.06%) User Experience
7 53 (3.01%) Hedge funds
8 43 (2.44%) Client/Server
9 34 (1.93%) Blog
10 31 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.76%) Mobile App
11 27 (1.53%) Mathematics
12 26 (1.48%) DTV
13 14 (0.79%) Physics
14 11 (0.62%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.40%) Xbox
17 6 (0.34%) Digital Media
17 6 (0.34%) iPad
17 6 (0.34%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 262 (14.87%) Windows
2 29 (1.65%) Windows Server
3 19 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 16 (0.91%) Android
5 16 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (0.62%) Linux
7 3 (0.17%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.11%) Unix
9 1 (0.057%) Debian
9 1 (0.057%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.057%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.057%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1284 (72.87%) MVC
2 1013 (57.49%) Agile Software Development
3 650 (36.89%) TDD
4 506 (28.72%) Scrum
5 398 (22.59%) OO
6 360 (20.43%) Web Development
7 282 (16.00%) Web Application Development
8 273 (15.49%) Software Engineering
9 266 (15.10%) BDD
10 238 (13.51%) Unit Testing
11 195 (11.07%) Kanban
12 177 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
13 168 (9.53%) MVVM
14 164 (9.31%) SDLC
15 150 (8.51%) Dependency Injection
16 143 (8.12%) OOP
17 128 (7.26%) SOA
18 109 (6.19%) E-Commerce
19 104 (5.90%) Mentoring
20 97 (5.51%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1686 (95.69%) C#
2 1050 (59.59%) JavaScript
3 908 (51.53%) SQL
4 438 (24.86%) T-SQL
5 345 (19.58%) VB.NET
6 102 (5.79%) C++
7 100 (5.68%) VB
8 95 (5.39%) Java
9 54 (3.06%) XAML
10 50 (2.84%) PL/SQL
11 41 (2.33%) XPath
12 34 (1.93%) VB6
13 23 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.02%) ANSI SQL
15 16 (0.91%) VBScript
16 14 (0.79%) C
16 14 (0.79%) PHP
17 13 (0.74%) Python
18 12 (0.68%) Ruby
19 10 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 245 (13.90%) Degree
2 53 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.99%) MCP
4 32 (1.82%) MCSD
5 29 (1.65%) MCAD
6 28 (1.59%) MCTS
7 7 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.23%) ISEB
8 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.23%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.11%) HND
10 1 (0.057%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.86%) QA
2 25 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.23%) SLA
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.11%) SEPA
6 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.057%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.23%) Control-M
1 4 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (0.23%) MOM
1 4 (0.23%) Wonderware InTouch
2 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.057%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.057%) Puppet
Vendors
1 571 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 98 (5.56%) Oracle
3 26 (1.48%) DevExpress
4 21 (1.19%) Sitecore
5 17 (0.96%) Telerik
6 15 (0.85%) SAP
7 10 (0.57%) Google
7 10 (0.57%) Twitter
8 9 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.51%) Sybase
9 8 (0.45%) Facebook
10 7 (0.40%) Charles River
11 6 (0.34%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.34%) Ektron
11 6 (0.34%) PayPal
12 5 (0.28%) Endeca
13 4 (0.23%) VMware
13 4 (0.23%) Wonderware
14 3 (0.17%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.17%) Infragistics
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ultra Electronics
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
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Richmond, Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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City, London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago