The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 219 225 195
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1436 1315 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.27% 1.26% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 3.13% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1238 1499
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45683 42076 49676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.51% 40.37% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38656 37000 44506
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London 0 588 £52,500 +16.66% 37
South East +44 346 £41,000 +6.49% 46
North West -20 156 £35,500 +1.42% 29
East Midlands +3 98 £40,000 +17.64% 10
East of England -42 97 £45,000 +5.88% 13
West Midlands +8 71 £39,000 -8.23% 15
Yorkshire -10 48 £36,500 +21.66% 10
South West -16 33 £36,750 -2.00% 7
North East -6 8 £28,000 -25.33% 5
Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2531 (96.68%) .NET
2 2525 (96.45%) C#
3 2044 (78.07%) SQL Server
4 2027 (77.43%) ASP.NET
5 1681 (64.21%) MVC
6 1409 (53.82%) HTML
7 1402 (53.55%) JavaScript
8 1378 (52.64%) WCF
9 1288 (49.20%) SQL
10 1254 (47.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1248 (47.67%) .NET Framework
12 1239 (47.33%) CSS
13 1222 (46.68%) jQuery
14 1116 (42.63%) TDD
15 986 (37.66%) Scrum
16 914 (34.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 780 (29.79%) Ajax
18 748 (28.57%) Microsoft
19 697 (26.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 682 (26.05%) NHibernate
21 677 (25.86%) WPF
22 650 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
23 637 (24.33%) Web Services
24 625 (23.87%) T-SQL
25 622 (23.76%) NUnit
26 601 (22.96%) SQL Server 2012
27 598 (22.84%) XML
28 583 (22.27%) SQL Server 2008
29 559 (21.35%) Visual Studio
30 507 (19.37%) HTML5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 259 (9.89%) IIS
2 175 (6.68%) SharePoint
3 146 (5.58%) CMS
4 53 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
5 51 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
6 42 (1.60%) Umbraco
7 41 (1.57%) NServiceBus
8 35 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 35 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 31 (1.18%) WordPress
10 27 (1.03%) Apache
11 20 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
12 17 (0.65%) Kentico
13 9 (0.34%) DNN
14 8 (0.31%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.27%) Node.js
15 7 (0.27%) Sitefinity
16 6 (0.23%) Lync
17 3 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
17 3 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 298 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 24 (0.92%) MS Office
4 13 (0.50%) Fireworks
5 12 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.076%) GIMP
9 2 (0.076%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
4 7 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.19%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.038%) RMDS
6 1 (0.038%) Tridion
6 1 (0.038%) Endur
6 1 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 112 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (1.91%) SaaS
3 27 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.27%) Office 365
6 3 (0.11%) GitHub
6 3 (0.11%) IaaS
6 3 (0.11%) PaaS
7 2 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 146 (5.58%) Internet
2 51 (1.95%) Intranet
3 35 (1.34%) Broadband
4 23 (0.88%) SMS
5 20 (0.76%) HTTP
6 16 (0.61%) UMTS
6 16 (0.61%) GSM
7 15 (0.57%) SSL
8 14 (0.53%) NFC
9 12 (0.46%) X.509
9 12 (0.46%) SMPP
10 9 (0.34%) DNS
11 8 (0.31%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.15%) CTI
12 4 (0.15%) FTP
12 4 (0.15%) Network Security
13 3 (0.11%) LTE
13 3 (0.11%) LDAP
13 3 (0.11%) SMTP
14 2 (0.076%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2044 (78.07%) SQL Server
2 601 (22.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 583 (22.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 282 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 207 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 167 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (3.13%) MySQL
8 77 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 75 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 54 (2.06%) NoSQL
11 51 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
12 43 (1.64%) RavenDB
13 34 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
14 30 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
15 28 (1.07%) SQLite
16 22 (0.84%) OLAP
17 21 (0.80%) StreamInsight
17 21 (0.80%) Couchbase
18 20 (0.76%) Oracle Database
18 20 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 622 (23.76%) NUnit
2 559 (21.35%) Visual Studio
3 445 (17.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 407 (15.55%) Subversion
5 382 (14.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 277 (10.58%) Moq
7 97 (3.71%) Git (software)
8 93 (3.55%) TeamCity
9 85 (3.25%) MSTest
9 85 (3.25%) SpecFlow
10 63 (2.41%) ReSharper
11 55 (2.10%) MSBuild
12 35 (1.34%) NCrunch
13 33 (1.26%) PhoneGap
14 30 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
15 29 (1.11%) FitNesse
16 27 (1.03%) Cucumber
16 27 (1.03%) Jasmine
17 26 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 25 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 470 (17.95%) Finance
2 172 (6.57%) Games
3 135 (5.16%) Banking
4 88 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 71 (2.71%) Retail
6 64 (2.44%) Marketing
7 62 (2.37%) Front Office
8 49 (1.87%) Law
9 37 (1.41%) Advertising
10 36 (1.38%) Automotive
11 32 (1.22%) Legal
12 31 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 31 (1.18%) Music Industry
13 28 (1.07%) Back Office
13 28 (1.07%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.50%) Electronics
15 12 (0.46%) Publishing
16 6 (0.23%) Billing
17 5 (0.19%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.076%) Military
Job Titles
1 2350 (89.76%) Developer
2 1410 (53.86%) .NET Developer
3 1008 (38.50%) C# Developer
4 656 (25.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 445 (17.00%) Senior Developer
6 411 (15.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 360 (13.75%) Web Developer
8 329 (12.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 293 (11.19%) Senior .NET Developer
10 240 (9.17%) Software Developer
11 182 (6.95%) .NET Web Developer
12 167 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
13 139 (5.31%) Agile .NET Developer
14 115 (4.39%) C# Web Developer
15 113 (4.32%) Software Engineer
16 104 (3.97%) Junior
17 102 (3.90%) Junior Developer
18 82 (3.13%) Lead Developer
19 81 (3.09%) Agile C# Developer
20 68 (2.60%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2531 (96.68%) .NET
2 2027 (77.43%) ASP.NET
3 1409 (53.82%) HTML
4 1378 (52.64%) WCF
5 1254 (47.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1248 (47.67%) .NET Framework
7 1239 (47.33%) CSS
8 1222 (46.68%) jQuery
9 914 (34.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 780 (29.79%) Ajax
11 697 (26.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 682 (26.05%) NHibernate
13 677 (25.86%) WPF
14 637 (24.33%) Web Services
15 598 (22.84%) XML
16 507 (19.37%) HTML5
17 463 (17.69%) Razor View Engine
18 319 (12.18%) WinForms
19 292 (11.15%) Castle Windsor
20 285 (10.89%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 229 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 130 (4.97%) N-Tier
3 110 (4.20%) Social Network
4 75 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 69 (2.64%) Client/Server
6 59 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
7 52 (1.99%) Mathematics
8 49 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (1.60%) W3C
9 42 (1.60%) DTV
10 35 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (1.22%) Hedge funds
12 24 (0.92%) Statistics
13 22 (0.84%) Kindle
14 20 (0.76%) Equities
15 19 (0.73%) Derivative
15 19 (0.73%) Digital Media
16 18 (0.69%) PDA
17 17 (0.65%) Social Media
18 16 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 440 (16.81%) Windows
2 113 (4.32%) Android
3 79 (3.02%) Apple iOS
4 45 (1.72%) Windows Phone
5 40 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.38%) Linux
9 7 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.038%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1681 (64.21%) MVC
2 1116 (42.63%) TDD
3 986 (37.66%) Scrum
4 650 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
5 482 (18.41%) OO
6 427 (16.31%) Web Application Development
7 345 (13.18%) BDD
8 307 (11.73%) Unit Testing
9 287 (10.96%) Software Engineering
10 250 (9.55%) E-Commerce
11 247 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
12 236 (9.01%) Web Development
13 203 (7.75%) Kanban
14 195 (7.45%) Multithreading
15 178 (6.80%) OOP
16 169 (6.46%) MVVM
17 135 (5.16%) SOA
18 129 (4.93%) OOD
19 121 (4.62%) Domain-Driven Design
20 118 (4.51%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2525 (96.45%) C#
2 1402 (53.55%) JavaScript
3 1288 (49.20%) SQL
4 625 (23.87%) T-SQL
5 484 (18.49%) VB.NET
6 182 (6.95%) VB
7 78 (2.98%) Java
8 77 (2.94%) C++
9 71 (2.71%) XAML
10 44 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 36 (1.38%) XPath
11 36 (1.38%) VB6
12 34 (1.30%) VBA
13 29 (1.11%) PHP
14 25 (0.95%) Delphi
15 23 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 22 (0.84%) Lua
17 21 (0.80%) Ruby
17 21 (0.80%) Objective-C
18 15 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 371 (14.17%) Degree
2 355 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 328 (12.53%) MCP
4 310 (11.84%) MCSD
5 305 (11.65%) MCAD
6 302 (11.54%) MCTS
7 17 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.65%) ISEB
8 14 (0.53%) MBA
9 8 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.19%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.11%) MCITP
11 3 (0.11%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.038%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.038%) MCPD
12 1 (0.038%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.02%) ISO 9001
2 49 (1.87%) QA
3 28 (1.07%) WCAG
4 15 (0.57%) SLA
5 11 (0.42%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.15%) Basel II
6 4 (0.15%) Basel III
6 4 (0.15%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.15%) COREP
7 2 (0.076%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.076%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.076%) WAI
8 1 (0.038%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (0.27%) MOM
2 1 (0.038%) Puppet
2 1 (0.038%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 748 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 121 (4.62%) Oracle
3 75 (2.86%) Sitecore
4 50 (1.91%) Google
5 44 (1.68%) Telerik
6 30 (1.15%) Red Gate
7 28 (1.07%) Xamarin
7 28 (1.07%) VMware
8 24 (0.92%) Adobe
9 19 (0.73%) EPiServer
10 18 (0.69%) Ektron
11 12 (0.46%) SAP
12 9 (0.34%) Dell
12 9 (0.34%) Informatica
12 9 (0.34%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.31%) DevExpress
14 6 (0.23%) Orchard
14 6 (0.23%) Facebook
15 5 (0.19%) Razor Risk
North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29200 - £36100 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits - Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and 15% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 8 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago