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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 271 247 232
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1099 1291 1267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.18% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.85% 3.02% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1166 1168
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
38607 42805 40861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.76% 39.14% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33262 36689 35616
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 31 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 31 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 +5 403 £50,000 -0.99% 36
South East -78 202 £42,500 - 15
North West -41 133 £40,000 +6.66% 22
East of England +23 102 £40,000 -15.78% 15
Yorkshire +63 88 £41,500 +18.57% 2
South West +2 61 £37,500 - 13
East Midlands -20 57 £30,000 -14.28% 5
West Midlands -45 36 £36,250 -3.33% 1
North East +4 21 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 2148 (98.22%) C#
2 2124 (97.12%) .NET
3 1726 (78.92%) ASP.NET
4 1656 (75.72%) SQL Server
5 1457 (66.62%) MVC
6 1244 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1239 (56.65%) JavaScript
8 1196 (54.69%) HTML
9 1148 (52.49%) SQL
10 1137 (51.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1089 (49.79%) CSS
12 1061 (48.51%) .NET Framework
13 971 (44.40%) jQuery
14 927 (42.39%) TDD
15 921 (42.11%) WCF
16 802 (36.67%) Entity Framework
17 740 (33.84%) Scrum
18 723 (33.06%) Microsoft
19 719 (32.88%) Ajax
20 604 (27.62%) WPF
21 592 (27.07%) NUnit
22 577 (26.38%) XML
23 576 (26.34%) T-SQL
24 542 (24.78%) Web Services
25 506 (23.14%) HTML5
26 500 (22.86%) OO
27 490 (22.41%) NHibernate
28 469 (21.44%) Visual Studio
29 433 (19.80%) Windows
30 396 (18.11%) Team Foundation Server

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 159 (7.27%) IIS
2 134 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 132 (6.04%) CMS
4 52 (2.38%) Umbraco
5 43 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
6 39 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 27 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (1.19%) NServiceBus
9 25 (1.14%) DNN
10 21 (0.96%) Node.js
11 19 (0.87%) Kentico
12 13 (0.59%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.46%) Apache
14 9 (0.41%) Orchard CMS
15 8 (0.37%) Sitefinity
16 6 (0.27%) Confluence
17 5 (0.23%) JBoss
18 4 (0.18%) WordPress
19 3 (0.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 235 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.06%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.91%) MS Office
4 17 (0.78%) Fireworks
5 16 (0.73%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.046%) SPSS
8 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 44 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.50%) Changepoint
3 4 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
4 3 (0.14%) Magento
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 220 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.19%) SaaS
4 5 (0.23%) Office 365
4 5 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.18%) GitHub
6 2 (0.091%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.75%) Internet
2 53 (2.42%) Broadband
3 23 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.87%) Network Security
5 16 (0.73%) Firewall
5 16 (0.73%) HTTP
6 14 (0.64%) SMTP
6 14 (0.64%) Intranet
7 13 (0.59%) CTI
8 4 (0.18%) GSM
8 4 (0.18%) UMTS
8 4 (0.18%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (0.14%) SMS
9 3 (0.14%) ATM
10 2 (0.091%) FTP
10 2 (0.091%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.091%) DNS
10 2 (0.091%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.091%) SSL
10 2 (0.091%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1656 (75.72%) SQL Server
2 383 (17.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 180 (8.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 160 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 156 (7.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 123 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 94 (4.30%) MySQL
8 76 (3.48%) Relational Database
9 47 (2.15%) NoSQL
10 46 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
11 44 (2.01%) MongoDB
12 30 (1.37%) SQLite
13 28 (1.28%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (1.10%) RavenDB
16 22 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.01%) DTS
17 18 (0.82%) Oracle Database
18 17 (0.78%) Big Data
19 16 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 592 (27.07%) NUnit
2 469 (21.44%) Visual Studio
3 396 (18.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 340 (15.55%) Subversion
5 335 (15.32%) Rhino Mocks
6 244 (11.16%) Git (software)
7 240 (10.97%) Moq
8 133 (6.08%) TeamCity
9 92 (4.21%) ReSharper
10 65 (2.97%) MSTest
11 55 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
12 49 (2.24%) Selenium
13 46 (2.10%) MSBuild
14 44 (2.01%) JIRA
15 41 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 33 (1.51%) SpecFlow
17 32 (1.46%) Jenkins
18 29 (1.33%) Fiddler
19 27 (1.23%) PostSharp
19 27 (1.23%) Robot Framework
General
1 390 (17.83%) Finance
2 119 (5.44%) Retail
3 116 (5.30%) Games
4 85 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 79 (3.61%) Banking
6 72 (3.29%) Marketing
7 39 (1.78%) Advertising
8 33 (1.51%) Publishing
9 30 (1.37%) Front Office
10 26 (1.19%) Music Industry
11 20 (0.91%) Local Government
12 17 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.73%) Back Office
14 14 (0.64%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.46%) Electronics
15 10 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.46%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.32%) Automotive
17 6 (0.27%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1964 (89.80%) Developer
2 1219 (55.74%) .NET Developer
3 870 (39.78%) C# Developer
4 664 (30.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 426 (19.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 414 (18.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 373 (17.06%) Senior Developer
8 282 (12.89%) Web Developer
9 279 (12.76%) Software Developer
10 240 (10.97%) Senior .NET Developer
11 141 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
12 135 (6.17%) Junior
13 129 (5.90%) Junior Developer
14 128 (5.85%) Senior C# Developer
15 126 (5.76%) Software Engineer
16 96 (4.39%) Junior .NET Developer
16 96 (4.39%) C# Web Developer
17 82 (3.75%) C# Software Developer
18 78 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
19 75 (3.43%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2124 (97.12%) .NET
2 1726 (78.92%) ASP.NET
3 1196 (54.69%) HTML
4 1137 (51.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1089 (49.79%) CSS
6 1061 (48.51%) .NET Framework
7 971 (44.40%) jQuery
8 921 (42.11%) WCF
9 802 (36.67%) Entity Framework
10 719 (32.88%) Ajax
11 604 (27.62%) WPF
12 577 (26.38%) XML
13 542 (24.78%) Web Services
14 506 (23.14%) HTML5
15 490 (22.41%) NHibernate
16 278 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
17 275 (12.57%) AngularJS
18 258 (11.80%) CSS3
19 251 (11.48%) SOAP
20 230 (10.52%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.73%) Computer Science
2 107 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (3.48%) Social Network
4 67 (3.06%) Inversion of Control
5 62 (2.83%) Client/Server
6 60 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 56 (2.56%) User Experience
8 39 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 33 (1.51%) N-Tier
10 29 (1.33%) Photography
11 27 (1.23%) DTV
12 26 (1.19%) Web 2.0
13 21 (0.96%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.91%) Management Information System
14 20 (0.91%) Social Media
15 17 (0.78%) Hedge funds
15 17 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 15 (0.69%) NHS
16 15 (0.69%) Informatics
17 13 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 433 (19.80%) Windows
2 43 (1.97%) Android
3 24 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 22 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (0.59%) Windows Phone
7 12 (0.55%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
8 10 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
8 10 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.41%) Linux
10 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.091%) CentOS
12 1 (0.046%) UNIX
12 1 (0.046%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.046%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1457 (66.62%) MVC
2 1244 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
3 927 (42.39%) TDD
4 740 (33.84%) Scrum
5 500 (22.86%) OO
6 323 (14.77%) Web Application Development
7 320 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
8 268 (12.25%) Unit Testing
9 258 (11.80%) BDD
10 231 (10.56%) Software Engineering
11 226 (10.33%) SDLC
12 202 (9.24%) OOP
13 195 (8.92%) Kanban
14 194 (8.87%) Web Development
15 155 (7.09%) E-Commerce
16 152 (6.95%) Dependency Injection
17 150 (6.86%) OOD
18 138 (6.31%) MVVM
19 126 (5.76%) Multithreading
20 121 (5.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2148 (98.22%) C#
2 1239 (56.65%) JavaScript
3 1148 (52.49%) SQL
4 576 (26.34%) T-SQL
5 337 (15.41%) VB.NET
6 137 (6.26%) VB
7 118 (5.40%) C++
8 98 (4.48%) Java
9 74 (3.38%) PowerShell
10 71 (3.25%) PHP
11 42 (1.92%) Python
12 41 (1.87%) VBA
12 41 (1.87%) VB6
13 39 (1.78%) Ruby
14 30 (1.37%) C
15 25 (1.14%) Lua
16 24 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 21 (0.96%) XAML
18 17 (0.78%) VBScript
19 13 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 354 (16.19%) Degree
2 111 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (2.61%) MCSD
4 37 (1.69%) MCP
5 35 (1.60%) MCAD
6 32 (1.46%) MCTS
7 18 (0.82%) HND
8 16 (0.73%) Security Cleared
9 11 (0.50%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.27%) ISEB
11 4 (0.18%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.091%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.046%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (1.33%) SLA
2 27 (1.23%) QA
3 23 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.69%) SNOMED CT
5 9 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.14%) HL7
6 3 (0.14%) EMIR
7 2 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.046%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.046%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.091%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.091%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (0.41%) MOM
2 2 (0.091%) Puppet
2 2 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.091%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 723 (33.06%) Microsoft
2 107 (4.89%) Oracle
3 42 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 24 (1.10%) Telerik
5 22 (1.01%) Sybase
6 21 (0.96%) Yahoo!
7 20 (0.91%) Dell
8 17 (0.78%) EPiServer
8 17 (0.78%) Twitter
9 14 (0.64%) Google
9 14 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.50%) Zend
10 11 (0.50%) PayPal
11 7 (0.32%) Adobe
11 7 (0.32%) VMware
12 6 (0.27%) Endeca
12 6 (0.27%) Red Gate
13 5 (0.23%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.23%) Ektron
14 4 (0.18%) DevExpress
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 22-30k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: package
Posted: 2 days ago