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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 246 228 223
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1227 1241 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.15% 1.25% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 3.11% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1166 1337
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 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
40284 39862 45219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.77% 40.03% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34160 34841 39973
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 £29,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -72 345 £49,000 +3.15% 46
South East +7 320 £42,500 +6.25% 30
North West +32 246 £39,000 +8.33% 28
East of England +4 78 £47,500 +18.75% 6
West Midlands +26 76 £37,500 - 12
South West -29 71 £37,500 +15.38% 7
East Midlands -11 56 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Yorkshire -73 28 £32,500 +3.17% 17
North East -28 5 £32,500 -7.14% 6
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2590 (97.99%) .NET
2 2566 (97.09%) C#
3 2035 (77.00%) ASP.NET
4 1894 (71.66%) SQL Server
5 1725 (65.27%) MVC
6 1507 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
7 1465 (55.43%) HTML
8 1448 (54.79%) JavaScript
9 1399 (52.93%) SQL
10 1274 (48.20%) .NET Framework
11 1260 (47.67%) CSS
12 1254 (47.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1206 (45.63%) WCF
14 1155 (43.70%) jQuery
15 1000 (37.84%) TDD
16 976 (36.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 884 (33.45%) Scrum
18 750 (28.38%) Web Services
19 726 (27.47%) Microsoft
20 714 (27.01%) Ajax
21 661 (25.01%) WPF
22 594 (22.47%) XML
23 571 (21.60%) T-SQL
24 551 (20.85%) NUnit
25 530 (20.05%) OO
26 528 (19.98%) Visual Studio
27 521 (19.71%) Finance
27 521 (19.71%) NHibernate
28 513 (19.41%) HTML5
29 464 (17.56%) VB.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 236 (8.93%) IIS
2 230 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 133 (5.03%) CMS
4 70 (2.65%) NServiceBus
5 67 (2.53%) Umbraco
6 50 (1.89%) WordPress
7 40 (1.51%) Apache
8 39 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
9 37 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
10 33 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 32 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (1.10%) Node.js
13 28 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
14 17 (0.64%) Kentico
15 15 (0.57%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.53%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.45%) Sitefinity
18 10 (0.38%) Tomcat
18 10 (0.38%) Drupal
19 8 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 306 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 26 (0.98%) MS Office
4 6 (0.23%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.19%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.64%) Sophis RISQUE
3 13 (0.49%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.19%) Magento
6 3 (0.11%) Line 500
7 2 (0.076%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.038%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 166 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (2.65%) SaaS
3 40 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.34%) Office 365
6 6 (0.23%) GitHub
7 3 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.11%) Heroku
8 1 (0.038%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.038%) PaaS
8 1 (0.038%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.038%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 144 (5.45%) Internet
2 39 (1.48%) Broadband
3 38 (1.44%) Intranet
4 17 (0.64%) Extranet
5 16 (0.61%) Wireless
6 13 (0.49%) HTTP
7 12 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.45%) GSM
7 12 (0.45%) UMTS
8 11 (0.42%) SMS
9 8 (0.30%) NFC
9 8 (0.30%) SMPP
10 6 (0.23%) DNS
11 4 (0.15%) FTP
12 3 (0.11%) LDAP
13 2 (0.076%) LTE
13 2 (0.076%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.038%) CTI
14 1 (0.038%) SMTP
14 1 (0.038%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1894 (71.66%) SQL Server
2 442 (16.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 435 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 199 (7.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 197 (7.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 160 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 115 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 73 (2.76%) RavenDB
9 56 (2.12%) MySQL
10 55 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
10 55 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (1.36%) Oracle Database
12 34 (1.29%) NoSQL
13 29 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
14 28 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
16 21 (0.79%) RDBMS
17 20 (0.76%) SQLite
18 15 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
19 13 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 551 (20.85%) NUnit
2 528 (19.98%) Visual Studio
3 400 (15.13%) Subversion
4 391 (14.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 347 (13.13%) Rhino Mocks
6 266 (10.06%) Moq
7 194 (7.34%) Git (software)
8 109 (4.12%) ReSharper
9 101 (3.82%) TeamCity
10 71 (2.69%) MSTest
11 62 (2.35%) SpecFlow
12 41 (1.55%) MSBuild
13 40 (1.51%) Selenium
14 37 (1.40%) Jasmine
15 34 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 30 (1.14%) Jenkins
17 29 (1.10%) NCrunch
18 28 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
19 22 (0.83%) CruiseControl
20 19 (0.72%) Cucumber
General
1 521 (19.71%) Finance
2 134 (5.07%) Games
3 127 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 107 (4.05%) Retail
5 101 (3.82%) Banking
6 80 (3.03%) Marketing
7 29 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.06%) Automotive
8 28 (1.06%) Law
9 24 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 24 (0.91%) Music Industry
10 23 (0.87%) Back Office
11 22 (0.83%) Front Office
12 21 (0.79%) Advertising
13 19 (0.72%) Publishing
14 16 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.53%) Legal
16 11 (0.42%) Electronics
17 10 (0.38%) Billing
18 7 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2400 (90.81%) Developer
2 1401 (53.01%) .NET Developer
3 1076 (40.71%) C# Developer
4 799 (30.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 544 (20.58%) Senior Developer
6 378 (14.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 374 (14.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 348 (13.17%) Software Developer
9 316 (11.96%) Web Developer
10 300 (11.35%) Senior .NET Developer
11 218 (8.25%) Senior C# Developer
12 148 (5.60%) .NET Web Developer
13 127 (4.81%) C# Software Developer
14 120 (4.54%) Junior
15 117 (4.43%) Junior Developer
16 111 (4.20%) Software Engineer
17 109 (4.12%) .NET Software Developer
18 87 (3.29%) Programmer
19 86 (3.25%) Agile .NET Developer
20 85 (3.22%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2590 (97.99%) .NET
2 2035 (77.00%) ASP.NET
3 1465 (55.43%) HTML
4 1274 (48.20%) .NET Framework
5 1260 (47.67%) CSS
6 1254 (47.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1206 (45.63%) WCF
8 1155 (43.70%) jQuery
9 976 (36.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 750 (28.38%) Web Services
11 714 (27.01%) Ajax
12 661 (25.01%) WPF
13 594 (22.47%) XML
14 521 (19.71%) NHibernate
15 513 (19.41%) HTML5
16 401 (15.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 303 (11.46%) Razor View Engine
18 290 (10.97%) WinForms
19 278 (10.52%) SOAP
20 257 (9.72%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 208 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 97 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (3.44%) Social Network
4 89 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 87 (3.29%) Client/Server
6 75 (2.84%) N-Tier
7 65 (2.46%) User Experience
8 49 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 43 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
10 32 (1.21%) Open Source
11 31 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 31 (1.17%) Physics
12 25 (0.95%) W3C
13 24 (0.91%) DTV
13 24 (0.91%) FMCG
14 20 (0.76%) Social Media
15 18 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (0.68%) PDA
16 17 (0.64%) Kindle
17 15 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 443 (16.76%) Windows
2 115 (4.35%) Android
3 81 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 61 (2.31%) Windows Phone
5 21 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
6 17 (0.64%) Windows 8
6 17 (0.64%) Linux
7 16 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (0.11%) UNIX
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.038%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1725 (65.27%) MVC
2 1507 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
3 1000 (37.84%) TDD
4 884 (33.45%) Scrum
5 530 (20.05%) OO
6 373 (14.11%) Unit Testing
7 347 (13.13%) Web Application Development
8 286 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
9 267 (10.10%) Web Development
10 264 (9.99%) BDD
11 252 (9.53%) E-Commerce
12 243 (9.19%) Software Engineering
13 235 (8.89%) OOP
14 197 (7.45%) Kanban
15 195 (7.38%) OOD
16 184 (6.96%) Domain-Driven Design
17 157 (5.94%) Mentoring
18 147 (5.56%) SOA
19 127 (4.81%) Multithreading
20 121 (4.58%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2566 (97.09%) C#
2 1448 (54.79%) JavaScript
3 1399 (52.93%) SQL
4 571 (21.60%) T-SQL
5 464 (17.56%) VB.NET
6 174 (6.58%) VB
7 103 (3.90%) Java
8 65 (2.46%) VBA
9 64 (2.42%) C++
10 61 (2.31%) PowerShell
11 49 (1.85%) XAML
12 39 (1.48%) VB6
13 33 (1.25%) Ruby
13 33 (1.25%) XPath
13 33 (1.25%) PHP
14 30 (1.14%) Python
15 29 (1.10%) VBScript
16 27 (1.02%) TypeScript
17 23 (0.87%) PL/SQL
18 19 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 355 (13.43%) Degree
2 150 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 126 (4.77%) MCP
4 121 (4.58%) MCSD
5 118 (4.46%) MCTS
6 113 (4.28%) MCAD
7 20 (0.76%) ISEB
7 20 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.26%) MBA
10 5 (0.19%) PhD
10 5 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.19%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.11%) MCITP
11 3 (0.11%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.076%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.076%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.12%) ISO 9001
2 35 (1.32%) QA
3 16 (0.61%) SLA
4 8 (0.30%) WCAG
5 6 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.076%) Basel II
6 2 (0.076%) Basel III
6 2 (0.076%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.076%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.076%) COREP
7 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 29 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.11%) XenApp
4 3 (0.11%) XenServer
4 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (0.49%) MOM
2 4 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.038%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.038%) Puppet
Vendors
1 726 (27.47%) Microsoft
2 114 (4.31%) Oracle
3 53 (2.01%) Sitecore
4 50 (1.89%) Google
5 45 (1.70%) Telerik
6 33 (1.25%) Red Gate
7 31 (1.17%) Xamarin
8 29 (1.10%) Dell
9 21 (0.79%) Twitter
10 20 (0.76%) Sybase
10 20 (0.76%) SAP
10 20 (0.76%) DevExpress
11 19 (0.72%) EPiServer
12 16 (0.61%) Infragistics
13 13 (0.49%) Yahoo!
13 13 (0.49%) JBoss
14 11 (0.42%) Adobe
15 10 (0.38%) Wonderware
16 9 (0.34%) Zend
16 9 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 26 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 47-50k
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 per annum + package
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Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - Bens
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 22-30k
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +10% bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday