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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 265 232 208
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -24
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1078 1208 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.21% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 2.97% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 974 1095 1324
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
37262 40694 41545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.35% 40.86% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32082 34079 36911
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -79 342 £50,000 - 36
South East -23 237 £42,500 +1.19% 23
North West -10 133 £40,000 +8.84% 34
South West +41 100 £37,500 +7.14% 11
East of England +9 79 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Midlands -8 58 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Yorkshire 0 56 £37,750 +7.85% 8
East Midlands -15 53 £38,000 -5.00% 5
North East -6 20 £32,500 +8.33% 3
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2224 (97.33%) .NET
2 2209 (96.67%) C#
3 1800 (78.77%) ASP.NET
4 1693 (74.09%) SQL Server
5 1592 (69.67%) MVC
6 1325 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
7 1288 (56.37%) JavaScript
8 1281 (56.06%) HTML
9 1241 (54.31%) SQL
10 1209 (52.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1180 (51.64%) .NET Framework
12 1176 (51.47%) CSS
13 1047 (45.82%) jQuery
14 924 (40.44%) TDD
15 913 (39.96%) WCF
16 856 (37.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 791 (34.62%) Scrum
18 723 (31.64%) Ajax
19 679 (29.72%) Microsoft
20 633 (27.70%) WPF
21 581 (25.43%) XML
22 545 (23.85%) Web Services
23 537 (23.50%) NUnit
24 526 (23.02%) T-SQL
25 525 (22.98%) SQL Server 2008
26 481 (21.05%) Visual Studio
27 477 (20.88%) HTML5
28 468 (20.48%) OO
29 434 (18.99%) Windows
30 431 (18.86%) VB.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 252 (11.03%) IIS
2 163 (7.13%) SharePoint
3 116 (5.08%) CMS
4 59 (2.58%) Umbraco
5 47 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
6 39 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 35 (1.53%) NServiceBus
8 32 (1.40%) WordPress
9 29 (1.27%) Node.js
10 28 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 23 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 22 (0.96%) Apache
13 18 (0.79%) ColdFusion
14 10 (0.44%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.44%) JBoss
14 10 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (0.44%) Sitefinity
15 9 (0.39%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.18%) Moodle
16 4 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 211 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.18%) MS Office
3 20 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.61%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.088%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.088%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.044%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 47 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.31%) Changepoint
2 7 (0.31%) Line 500
2 7 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
3 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 148 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.83%) SaaS
4 9 (0.39%) GitHub
5 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.044%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.044%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (4.20%) Internet
2 49 (2.14%) Broadband
3 26 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.09%) Intranet
5 13 (0.57%) HTTP
6 12 (0.53%) DNS
7 11 (0.48%) AMQP
8 10 (0.44%) NFC
8 10 (0.44%) Network Security
8 10 (0.44%) SMPP
8 10 (0.44%) SMS
9 9 (0.39%) CTI
10 8 (0.35%) WAN
10 8 (0.35%) LAN
11 7 (0.31%) Wireless
12 6 (0.26%) Extranet
12 6 (0.26%) VPN
13 5 (0.22%) SMTP
14 3 (0.13%) Firewall
15 2 (0.088%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1693 (74.09%) SQL Server
2 525 (22.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 271 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 198 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 152 (6.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 148 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 75 (3.28%) MySQL
8 66 (2.89%) Relational Database
9 44 (1.93%) SQL Server 2000
10 41 (1.79%) NoSQL
11 38 (1.66%) MongoDB
11 38 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (0.92%) RavenDB
14 21 (0.92%) OLAP
15 20 (0.88%) Big Data
16 19 (0.83%) Oracle Database
17 14 (0.61%) RDBMS
18 12 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 537 (23.50%) NUnit
2 481 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 403 (17.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 367 (16.06%) Subversion
5 323 (14.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 228 (9.98%) Moq
7 161 (7.05%) Git (software)
8 111 (4.86%) ReSharper
9 91 (3.98%) TeamCity
10 55 (2.41%) MSTest
11 43 (1.88%) MSBuild
12 41 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 40 (1.75%) JIRA
14 28 (1.23%) CruiseControl
15 25 (1.09%) Fiddler
16 23 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
16 23 (1.01%) Jasmine
17 22 (0.96%) PostSharp
17 22 (0.96%) NCrunch
17 22 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 360 (15.75%) Finance
2 121 (5.30%) Games
3 96 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 79 (3.46%) Marketing
5 65 (2.84%) Retail
6 61 (2.67%) Banking
7 37 (1.62%) Front Office
8 28 (1.23%) Advertising
9 25 (1.09%) Music Industry
10 22 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.88%) Back Office
12 18 (0.79%) Automotive
13 13 (0.57%) Law
13 13 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.39%) Local Government
15 8 (0.35%) German Language
16 7 (0.31%) Electronics
16 7 (0.31%) Legal
17 5 (0.22%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2109 (92.30%) Developer
2 1270 (55.58%) .NET Developer
3 848 (37.11%) C# Developer
4 635 (27.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 384 (16.81%) Senior Developer
6 358 (15.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 341 (14.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 324 (14.18%) Software Developer
9 252 (11.03%) Web Developer
10 197 (8.62%) Senior .NET Developer
11 146 (6.39%) .NET Web Developer
12 129 (5.65%) Senior C# Developer
13 126 (5.51%) Junior
14 123 (5.38%) Junior Developer
15 100 (4.38%) C# Web Developer
16 94 (4.11%) Junior .NET Developer
17 81 (3.54%) Agile .NET Developer
18 79 (3.46%) Senior Software Developer
19 77 (3.37%) Graduate
20 72 (3.15%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2224 (97.33%) .NET
2 1800 (78.77%) ASP.NET
3 1281 (56.06%) HTML
4 1209 (52.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1180 (51.64%) .NET Framework
6 1176 (51.47%) CSS
7 1047 (45.82%) jQuery
8 913 (39.96%) WCF
9 856 (37.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 723 (31.64%) Ajax
11 633 (27.70%) WPF
12 581 (25.43%) XML
13 545 (23.85%) Web Services
14 477 (20.88%) HTML5
15 430 (18.82%) NHibernate
16 308 (13.48%) WinForms
17 248 (10.85%) SOAP
18 237 (10.37%) Silverlight
19 236 (10.33%) JSON
19 236 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 114 (4.99%) Computer Science
2 82 (3.59%) Social Network
3 81 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
4 72 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (2.84%) Client/Server
6 53 (2.32%) Inversion of Control
7 51 (2.23%) N-Tier
8 49 (2.14%) User Experience
9 45 (1.97%) Mobile App
10 35 (1.53%) W3C
11 30 (1.31%) Open Source
12 27 (1.18%) DTV
13 26 (1.14%) Mathematics
14 24 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 20 (0.88%) Social Media
16 17 (0.74%) Blackberry
17 15 (0.66%) Kindle
18 13 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 12 (0.53%) Data Integration
20 11 (0.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 434 (18.99%) Windows
2 101 (4.42%) Android
3 70 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 39 (1.71%) Windows Phone
5 21 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 15 (0.66%) Windows 8
6 15 (0.66%) Linux
7 8 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
8 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.18%) UNIX
11 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.044%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.044%) Debian
13 1 (0.044%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1592 (69.67%) MVC
2 1325 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
3 924 (40.44%) TDD
4 791 (34.62%) Scrum
5 468 (20.48%) OO
6 321 (14.05%) Web Application Development
7 305 (13.35%) Unit Testing
8 247 (10.81%) BDD
9 207 (9.06%) Web Development
10 199 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
11 183 (8.01%) E-Commerce
12 178 (7.79%) Software Engineering
13 174 (7.61%) OOD
14 168 (7.35%) MVVM
15 165 (7.22%) OOP
16 155 (6.78%) Kanban
17 118 (5.16%) Mentoring
18 103 (4.51%) Dependency Injection
19 102 (4.46%) Waterfall
20 86 (3.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2209 (96.67%) C#
2 1288 (56.37%) JavaScript
3 1241 (54.31%) SQL
4 526 (23.02%) T-SQL
5 431 (18.86%) VB.NET
6 147 (6.43%) VB
7 104 (4.55%) C++
8 97 (4.25%) Java
9 62 (2.71%) PHP
10 61 (2.67%) XAML
11 60 (2.63%) Python
12 50 (2.19%) Ruby
13 42 (1.84%) VBA
14 29 (1.27%) VB6
15 20 (0.88%) MATLAB
16 19 (0.83%) PowerShell
16 19 (0.83%) ActionScript
17 18 (0.79%) C
18 17 (0.74%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 300 (13.13%) Degree
2 80 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (2.71%) VCP4
4 49 (2.14%) MCP
5 43 (1.88%) MCSD
6 30 (1.31%) MCTS
7 29 (1.27%) MCAD
8 16 (0.70%) Security Cleared
9 15 (0.66%) ISEB
9 15 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.39%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.31%) MCPD
13 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.088%) PhD
15 1 (0.044%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.28%) QA
2 19 (0.83%) SLA
3 18 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.35%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.31%) WCAG
6 6 (0.26%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.18%) Docker
5 2 (0.088%) XenApp
5 2 (0.088%) XenServer
5 2 (0.088%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (0.66%) MOM
2 1 (0.044%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 679 (29.72%) Microsoft
2 79 (3.46%) Oracle
3 46 (2.01%) Sitecore
4 45 (1.97%) Telerik
5 32 (1.40%) VMware
6 31 (1.36%) Google
7 21 (0.92%) DevExpress
8 19 (0.83%) Red Gate
8 19 (0.83%) Yahoo!
9 15 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (0.66%) Infragistics
9 15 (0.66%) Xamarin
10 14 (0.61%) Dell
11 12 (0.53%) Facebook
11 12 (0.53%) Twitter
12 9 (0.39%) Charles River
13 8 (0.35%) SAP
13 8 (0.35%) Altova
14 7 (0.31%) Sage
14 7 (0.31%) TIBCO
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Holiday, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipston-On-Stour, Warwickshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago