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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 246 223 228
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1268 1253 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.17% 1.26% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 3.16% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1163 1310
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 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
41581 39625 45318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.26% 39.81% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 35263 34528 40140
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 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -46 370 £50,000 +11.11% 52
South East -13 352 £42,500 +6.25% 30
North West +27 232 £37,500 +4.16% 26
East of England +10 91 £47,500 +18.75% 7
West Midlands +19 72 £37,500 -1.31% 13
East Midlands +1 64 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South West -19 63 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Yorkshire -80 21 £32,500 +3.17% 8
North East -24 3 £31,750 -18.06% 1
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2621 (97.91%) .NET
2 2610 (97.50%) C#
3 2048 (76.50%) ASP.NET
4 1944 (72.62%) SQL Server
5 1743 (65.11%) MVC
6 1443 (53.90%) HTML
7 1438 (53.72%) JavaScript
8 1391 (51.96%) SQL
9 1290 (48.19%) .NET Framework
10 1284 (47.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1268 (47.37%) WCF
12 1233 (46.06%) CSS
13 1139 (42.55%) jQuery
14 1037 (38.74%) TDD
15 980 (36.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 897 (33.51%) Scrum
17 754 (28.17%) Web Services
18 748 (27.94%) Microsoft
19 703 (26.26%) Ajax
20 684 (25.55%) WPF
21 608 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
21 608 (22.71%) XML
22 584 (21.82%) T-SQL
23 570 (21.29%) NHibernate
24 562 (20.99%) NUnit
25 547 (20.43%) Finance
26 526 (19.65%) Visual Studio
27 521 (19.46%) HTML5
28 513 (19.16%) OO
29 481 (17.97%) SQL Server 2012

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 242 (9.04%) IIS
2 221 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 121 (4.52%) CMS
4 72 (2.69%) NServiceBus
5 61 (2.28%) Umbraco
6 46 (1.72%) WordPress
7 44 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 39 (1.46%) Apache
9 37 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
10 32 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 29 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 28 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
13 22 (0.82%) Node.js
14 19 (0.71%) Kentico
15 17 (0.64%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.52%) WebSphere
16 14 (0.52%) Sitefinity
17 8 (0.30%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.30%) Drupal
18 6 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 318 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.38%) Photoshop
3 31 (1.16%) MS Office
4 8 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.60%) Sophis RISQUE
3 14 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.19%) Magento
7 3 (0.11%) Pivotal CRM
8 2 (0.075%) Line 500
9 1 (0.037%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 160 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (2.80%) SaaS
3 47 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.34%) Office 365
6 3 (0.11%) GitHub
6 3 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (0.11%) Heroku
7 1 (0.037%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.037%) PaaS
7 1 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.037%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 144 (5.38%) Internet
2 36 (1.34%) Intranet
2 36 (1.34%) Broadband
3 19 (0.71%) SMS
4 15 (0.56%) UMTS
4 15 (0.56%) GSM
4 15 (0.56%) HTTP
4 15 (0.56%) Extranet
5 13 (0.49%) NFC
6 12 (0.45%) SMPP
7 10 (0.37%) Wireless
7 10 (0.37%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.19%) FTP
9 4 (0.15%) DNS
10 3 (0.11%) LDAP
11 2 (0.075%) LTE
12 1 (0.037%) Firewall
12 1 (0.037%) RFID
12 1 (0.037%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1944 (72.62%) SQL Server
2 481 (17.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 445 (16.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 202 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 183 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 143 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 114 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 76 (2.84%) RavenDB
9 62 (2.32%) MySQL
10 48 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
10 48 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (1.53%) NoSQL
12 38 (1.42%) Oracle Database
13 31 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 29 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
15 25 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (0.90%) SQLite
17 19 (0.71%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
19 16 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 562 (20.99%) NUnit
2 526 (19.65%) Visual Studio
3 410 (15.32%) Subversion
4 389 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 370 (13.82%) Rhino Mocks
6 263 (9.82%) Moq
7 181 (6.76%) Git (software)
8 106 (3.96%) TeamCity
9 102 (3.81%) ReSharper
10 83 (3.10%) MSTest
11 77 (2.88%) SpecFlow
12 45 (1.68%) MSBuild
12 45 (1.68%) Selenium
13 37 (1.38%) Jasmine
14 34 (1.27%) Jenkins
15 31 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
16 29 (1.08%) NCrunch
17 28 (1.05%) Cucumber
18 27 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 25 (0.93%) CruiseControl
General
1 547 (20.43%) Finance
2 138 (5.16%) Games
3 120 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 119 (4.45%) Banking
5 91 (3.40%) Retail
6 73 (2.73%) Marketing
7 33 (1.23%) Automotive
8 32 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 31 (1.16%) Front Office
10 27 (1.01%) Law
11 25 (0.93%) Back Office
12 24 (0.90%) Music Industry
13 21 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.78%) Advertising
14 19 (0.71%) Publishing
15 18 (0.67%) Legal
16 17 (0.64%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.41%) Electronics
18 10 (0.37%) Billing
19 7 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2418 (90.32%) Developer
2 1394 (52.07%) .NET Developer
3 1090 (40.72%) C# Developer
4 776 (28.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 555 (20.73%) Senior Developer
6 377 (14.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 356 (13.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 339 (12.66%) Web Developer
9 333 (12.44%) Software Developer
10 315 (11.77%) Senior .NET Developer
11 228 (8.52%) Senior C# Developer
12 156 (5.83%) .NET Web Developer
13 124 (4.63%) C# Software Developer
14 123 (4.59%) Junior
15 120 (4.48%) Software Engineer
15 120 (4.48%) Junior Developer
16 102 (3.81%) .NET Software Developer
17 91 (3.40%) Programmer
18 89 (3.32%) C# Web Developer
19 86 (3.21%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2621 (97.91%) .NET
2 2048 (76.50%) ASP.NET
3 1443 (53.90%) HTML
4 1290 (48.19%) .NET Framework
5 1284 (47.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1268 (47.37%) WCF
7 1233 (46.06%) CSS
8 1139 (42.55%) jQuery
9 980 (36.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 754 (28.17%) Web Services
11 703 (26.26%) Ajax
12 684 (25.55%) WPF
13 608 (22.71%) XML
14 570 (21.29%) NHibernate
15 521 (19.46%) HTML5
16 457 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 327 (12.22%) Razor View Engine
18 285 (10.65%) WinForms
19 284 (10.61%) SOAP
20 266 (9.94%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 218 (8.14%) Computer Science
2 95 (3.55%) Social Network
3 87 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 86 (3.21%) Client/Server
4 86 (3.21%) N-Tier
5 55 (2.05%) Mathematics
6 42 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
7 33 (1.23%) Hedge funds
8 30 (1.12%) Open Source
9 29 (1.08%) Physics
10 24 (0.90%) FMCG
10 24 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (0.90%) DTV
11 23 (0.86%) W3C
12 21 (0.78%) Equities
12 21 (0.78%) PDA
13 17 (0.64%) Kindle
13 17 (0.64%) Social Media
14 16 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 444 (16.59%) Windows
2 122 (4.56%) Android
3 82 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 63 (2.35%) Windows Phone
5 20 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
6 19 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.60%) Linux
8 15 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.075%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.037%) UNIX
13 1 (0.037%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.037%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1743 (65.11%) MVC
2 1037 (38.74%) TDD
3 897 (33.51%) Scrum
4 608 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
5 513 (19.16%) OO
6 378 (14.12%) Unit Testing
7 358 (13.37%) Web Application Development
8 297 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
9 288 (10.76%) Web Development
10 274 (10.24%) BDD
11 260 (9.71%) Software Engineering
12 246 (9.19%) E-Commerce
13 234 (8.74%) OOP
14 199 (7.43%) Kanban
15 185 (6.91%) OOD
16 179 (6.69%) Domain-Driven Design
17 159 (5.94%) SOA
18 157 (5.86%) Multithreading
19 137 (5.12%) MVVM
20 114 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2610 (97.50%) C#
2 1438 (53.72%) JavaScript
3 1391 (51.96%) SQL
4 584 (21.82%) T-SQL
5 453 (16.92%) VB.NET
6 178 (6.65%) VB
7 100 (3.74%) Java
8 71 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 65 (2.43%) VBA
10 64 (2.39%) C++
11 54 (2.02%) XAML
12 41 (1.53%) VB6
13 32 (1.20%) XPath
14 31 (1.16%) Ruby
15 29 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 29 (1.08%) VBScript
16 26 (0.97%) PHP
17 24 (0.90%) PL/SQL
18 22 (0.82%) Lua
19 20 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 372 (13.90%) Degree
2 177 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 152 (5.68%) MCP
4 148 (5.53%) MCSD
5 145 (5.42%) MCTS
6 139 (5.19%) MCAD
7 19 (0.71%) ISEB
7 19 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.41%) MBA
9 10 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.19%) PhD
11 3 (0.11%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.11%) MCITP
11 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.11%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.075%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.075%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (2.28%) ISO 9001
2 39 (1.46%) QA
3 12 (0.45%) WCAG
4 10 (0.37%) ISO 8583
4 10 (0.37%) SLA
5 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.15%) Basel II
5 4 (0.15%) Basel III
5 4 (0.15%) CRD IV
5 4 (0.15%) COREP
6 2 (0.075%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.075%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 25 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.075%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.037%) XenApp
5 1 (0.037%) XenServer
5 1 (0.037%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (0.45%) MOM
2 3 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.037%) Puppet
Vendors
1 748 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 130 (4.86%) Oracle
3 60 (2.24%) Sitecore
4 49 (1.83%) Google
5 38 (1.42%) Telerik
6 31 (1.16%) Red Gate
6 31 (1.16%) Xamarin
7 28 (1.05%) Dell
8 22 (0.82%) EPiServer
9 19 (0.71%) Twitter
10 16 (0.60%) Sybase
10 16 (0.60%) SAP
11 14 (0.52%) Adobe
12 13 (0.49%) DevExpress
13 10 (0.37%) Yahoo!
13 10 (0.37%) Wonderware
14 9 (0.34%) Infragistics
14 9 (0.34%) Ektron
14 9 (0.34%) JBoss
14 9 (0.34%) CyberSource
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £42500.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + shares, flexible, great bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefit
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday