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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 264 235 191
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -44
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1088 1191 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.23% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.98% 2.99% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 974 1085 1490
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 £60,000 £57,500 £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
36466 39869 44266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.08% 41.23% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31627 33575 39670
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 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -64 329 £50,000 - 43
South East -9 246 £45,000 +12.50% 24
North West -26 117 £37,500 - 31
East of England +43 113 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West +15 104 £36,500 +4.28% 14
West Midlands +21 67 £35,000 -10.25% 8
Yorkshire -36 45 £37,500 +7.14% 9
East Midlands -32 43 £38,500 -3.75% 5
North East +5 24 £32,750 +9.16% 5
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2235 (97.34%) .NET
2 2218 (96.60%) C#
3 1785 (77.74%) ASP.NET
4 1636 (71.25%) SQL Server
5 1591 (69.29%) MVC
6 1325 (57.71%) Agile Software Development
7 1293 (56.32%) HTML
8 1285 (55.97%) JavaScript
9 1256 (54.70%) SQL
10 1177 (51.26%) .NET Framework
11 1169 (50.91%) CSS
12 1158 (50.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1018 (44.34%) jQuery
14 900 (39.20%) WCF
15 884 (38.50%) TDD
16 863 (37.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 804 (35.02%) Scrum
18 719 (31.32%) Ajax
19 637 (27.74%) Microsoft
20 627 (27.31%) WPF
21 568 (24.74%) Web Services
22 562 (24.48%) XML
23 514 (22.39%) SQL Server 2008
24 512 (22.30%) T-SQL
25 497 (21.65%) NUnit
26 485 (21.12%) HTML5
27 478 (20.82%) OO
28 473 (20.60%) Visual Studio
29 440 (19.16%) VB.NET
30 435 (18.95%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 237 (10.32%) IIS
2 176 (7.67%) SharePoint
3 110 (4.79%) CMS
4 60 (2.61%) Umbraco
5 44 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 38 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 37 (1.61%) NServiceBus
8 36 (1.57%) WordPress
9 35 (1.52%) Node.js
10 29 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 28 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.91%) Apache
13 17 (0.74%) ColdFusion
14 15 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.57%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.57%) JBoss
16 7 (0.30%) Sitefinity
17 6 (0.26%) Drupal
18 5 (0.22%) MS Exchange
18 5 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 222 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.35%) MS Office
3 21 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.74%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.087%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.044%) MS Project
7 1 (0.044%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 48 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.30%) Changepoint
2 7 (0.30%) Line 500
2 7 (0.30%) Sophis RISQUE
3 5 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.044%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 161 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.35%) SaaS
3 30 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.44%) GitHub
5 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.087%) Heroku
7 1 (0.044%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.044%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.044%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.92%) Internet
2 42 (1.83%) Broadband
3 27 (1.18%) Intranet
4 25 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.74%) Wireless
6 14 (0.61%) HTTP
7 13 (0.57%) DNS
8 10 (0.44%) SMPP
8 10 (0.44%) SMS
8 10 (0.44%) NFC
9 9 (0.39%) AMQP
10 8 (0.35%) WAN
10 8 (0.35%) LAN
11 7 (0.30%) CTI
11 7 (0.30%) Network Security
12 6 (0.26%) Extranet
12 6 (0.26%) VPN
13 4 (0.17%) SMTP
14 2 (0.087%) Firewall
14 2 (0.087%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1636 (71.25%) SQL Server
2 514 (22.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 292 (12.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 213 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 153 (6.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 151 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 76 (3.31%) MySQL
8 60 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 45 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 41 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 31 (1.35%) NoSQL
12 29 (1.26%) MongoDB
12 29 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
14 23 (1.00%) RavenDB
15 22 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
16 21 (0.91%) OLAP
17 16 (0.70%) Big Data
18 14 (0.61%) MS Access
18 14 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 497 (21.65%) NUnit
2 473 (20.60%) Visual Studio
3 388 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 339 (14.76%) Subversion
5 300 (13.07%) Rhino Mocks
6 212 (9.23%) Moq
7 157 (6.84%) Git (software)
8 103 (4.49%) ReSharper
9 81 (3.53%) TeamCity
10 58 (2.53%) MSTest
11 42 (1.83%) MSBuild
12 39 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 30 (1.31%) JIRA
14 23 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
15 21 (0.91%) Jasmine
16 20 (0.87%) CruiseControl
17 19 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 19 (0.83%) NCrunch
18 18 (0.78%) Fiddler
19 17 (0.74%) Grunt
General
1 371 (16.16%) Finance
2 114 (4.97%) Games
3 102 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 93 (4.05%) Retail
5 69 (3.01%) Marketing
6 60 (2.61%) Banking
7 31 (1.35%) Front Office
8 25 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.05%) Advertising
9 24 (1.05%) Music Industry
10 21 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 21 (0.91%) Back Office
11 20 (0.87%) Automotive
12 18 (0.78%) Law
13 8 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.35%) German Language
14 7 (0.30%) Legal
14 7 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.30%) Electronics
15 6 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2142 (93.29%) Developer
2 1254 (54.62%) .NET Developer
3 857 (37.33%) C# Developer
4 639 (27.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 394 (17.16%) Senior Developer
6 353 (15.37%) ASP.NET Developer
7 352 (15.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 323 (14.07%) Software Developer
9 278 (12.11%) Web Developer
10 191 (8.32%) Senior .NET Developer
11 161 (7.01%) .NET Web Developer
12 137 (5.97%) Senior C# Developer
13 119 (5.18%) Junior
14 116 (5.05%) Junior Developer
15 107 (4.66%) C# Web Developer
16 83 (3.61%) Junior .NET Developer
17 77 (3.35%) Senior Software Developer
18 73 (3.18%) Agile .NET Developer
19 71 (3.09%) Graduate
20 69 (3.01%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2235 (97.34%) .NET
2 1785 (77.74%) ASP.NET
3 1293 (56.32%) HTML
4 1177 (51.26%) .NET Framework
5 1169 (50.91%) CSS
6 1158 (50.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1018 (44.34%) jQuery
8 900 (39.20%) WCF
9 863 (37.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 719 (31.32%) Ajax
11 627 (27.31%) WPF
12 568 (24.74%) Web Services
13 562 (24.48%) XML
14 485 (21.12%) HTML5
15 399 (17.38%) NHibernate
16 320 (13.94%) WinForms
17 269 (11.72%) JSON
18 253 (11.02%) SOAP
19 251 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 238 (10.37%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 126 (5.49%) Computer Science
2 77 (3.35%) Social Network
3 70 (3.05%) Client/Server
4 63 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (2.26%) N-Tier
7 51 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 51 (2.22%) User Experience
8 38 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
8 38 (1.66%) W3C
9 27 (1.18%) DTV
10 26 (1.13%) Mathematics
11 25 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 24 (1.05%) Open Source
13 20 (0.87%) Kindle
14 18 (0.78%) Social Media
15 17 (0.74%) Blackberry
16 12 (0.52%) Physics
16 12 (0.52%) Data Integration
17 10 (0.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 435 (18.95%) Windows
2 95 (4.14%) Android
3 71 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 43 (1.87%) Windows Phone
5 18 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (0.70%) Linux
7 14 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 11 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
9 7 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.22%) UNIX
11 4 (0.17%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.044%) Debian
13 1 (0.044%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.044%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1591 (69.29%) MVC
2 1325 (57.71%) Agile Software Development
3 884 (38.50%) TDD
4 804 (35.02%) Scrum
5 478 (20.82%) OO
6 300 (13.07%) Web Application Development
7 270 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 231 (10.06%) BDD
9 210 (9.15%) Web Development
10 192 (8.36%) OOP
11 188 (8.19%) E-Commerce
12 184 (8.01%) OOD
13 182 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
14 178 (7.75%) Software Engineering
15 151 (6.58%) MVVM
16 135 (5.88%) Kanban
17 134 (5.84%) Mentoring
18 105 (4.57%) Dependency Injection
19 103 (4.49%) Waterfall
20 86 (3.75%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 2218 (96.60%) C#
2 1285 (55.97%) JavaScript
3 1256 (54.70%) SQL
4 512 (22.30%) T-SQL
5 440 (19.16%) VB.NET
6 152 (6.62%) VB
7 104 (4.53%) Java
8 93 (4.05%) C++
9 63 (2.74%) PHP
10 62 (2.70%) XAML
11 55 (2.40%) Python
12 49 (2.13%) Ruby
13 41 (1.79%) VBA
14 31 (1.35%) VB6
15 18 (0.78%) MATLAB
15 18 (0.78%) XPath
15 18 (0.78%) Perl
16 17 (0.74%) PowerShell
17 16 (0.70%) ActionScript
18 14 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 287 (12.50%) Degree
2 64 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (1.74%) MCP
4 34 (1.48%) MCSD
5 28 (1.22%) MCAD
6 26 (1.13%) MCTS
7 18 (0.78%) Security Cleared
8 13 (0.57%) ISEB
8 13 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.35%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.30%) MCPD
11 6 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.13%) PhD
13 1 (0.044%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.09%) QA
2 26 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 20 (0.87%) SLA
4 8 (0.35%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.30%) WCAG
6 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.17%) Docker
5 3 (0.13%) XenApp
5 3 (0.13%) XenServer
5 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (0.78%) MOM
2 2 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 637 (27.74%) Microsoft
2 66 (2.87%) Oracle
3 56 (2.44%) Telerik
4 48 (2.09%) Sitecore
5 34 (1.48%) Google
6 33 (1.44%) VMware
7 25 (1.09%) DevExpress
8 20 (0.87%) Dell
9 19 (0.83%) Infragistics
9 19 (0.83%) Red Gate
10 16 (0.70%) Xamarin
11 15 (0.65%) Facebook
12 13 (0.57%) Yahoo!
13 12 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.48%) SAP
15 9 (0.39%) Charles River
15 9 (0.39%) Wonderware
16 8 (0.35%) Altova
16 8 (0.35%) Twitter
16 8 (0.35%) Sybase
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