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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 321 283 261
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -22
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 905 1069 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.96% 1.10% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% 2.95% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 858 959 1057
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £30,000 £30,542
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
36281 36270 39931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.32% 37.19% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31653 31421 33643
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -27 289 £50,000 - 55
South East -28 215 £42,500 -5.55% 28
North West +12 122 £45,000 +12.50% 16
East of England -8 92 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South West -55 55 £38,500 +4.76% 14
Yorkshire +8 45 £40,000 +6.66% 11
West Midlands -33 43 £50,000 +42.85% 7
East Midlands -17 31 £37,500 -4.45% 6
North East +2 19 £34,500 +5.34% 3
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1883 (97.92%) .NET
2 1878 (97.66%) C#
3 1429 (74.31%) MVC
4 1413 (73.48%) ASP.NET
5 1411 (73.37%) SQL Server
6 1136 (59.07%) Agile Software Development
7 1124 (58.45%) JavaScript
8 1018 (52.94%) HTML
9 950 (49.40%) SQL
10 946 (49.19%) CSS
10 946 (49.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 944 (49.09%) .NET Framework
12 878 (45.66%) WCF
13 843 (43.84%) jQuery
14 802 (41.71%) TDD
15 772 (40.15%) Entity Framework
16 647 (33.65%) WPF
17 645 (33.54%) Ajax
18 631 (32.81%) Scrum
19 548 (28.50%) Web Services
20 540 (28.08%) NUnit
21 511 (26.57%) Microsoft
22 468 (24.34%) OO
23 458 (23.82%) T-SQL
24 457 (23.76%) NHibernate
25 435 (22.62%) XML
26 426 (22.15%) HTML5
27 407 (21.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 398 (20.70%) Visual Studio
29 374 (19.45%) ASP.NET Web API

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 125 (6.50%) IIS
2 120 (6.24%) CMS
3 118 (6.14%) SharePoint
4 55 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 51 (2.65%) Umbraco
6 50 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 43 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 18 (0.94%) Kentico
9 17 (0.88%) Node.js
10 14 (0.73%) Sitefinity
11 12 (0.62%) DNN
12 10 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.47%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.36%) Apache
15 6 (0.31%) JBoss
16 4 (0.21%) Facebook Platform
17 3 (0.16%) Drupal
17 3 (0.16%) WordPress
18 2 (0.10%) Joomla!
19 1 (0.052%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 161 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.62%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.26%) MS Office
5 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.052%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 42 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.47%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.052%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.052%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 152 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (2.96%) SaaS
4 19 (0.99%) Office 365
5 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.31%) GitHub
7 3 (0.16%) Trello
8 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.052%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.052%) IaaS
9 1 (0.052%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.43%) Internet
2 32 (1.66%) Broadband
3 24 (1.25%) HTTP
4 23 (1.20%) Firewall
4 23 (1.20%) SMTP
5 14 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.68%) Network Security
7 8 (0.42%) Intranet
8 4 (0.21%) CTI
8 4 (0.21%) Extranet
9 3 (0.16%) Skype
9 3 (0.16%) VPN
10 2 (0.10%) GSM
10 2 (0.10%) LTE
10 2 (0.10%) NFC
10 2 (0.10%) SMPP
10 2 (0.10%) UMTS
11 1 (0.052%) AMQP
11 1 (0.052%) LAN
11 1 (0.052%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1411 (73.37%) SQL Server
2 315 (16.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 241 (12.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 157 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 125 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 95 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 75 (3.90%) MySQL
8 70 (3.64%) Relational Database
9 37 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (1.66%) MS Access
10 32 (1.66%) SQLite
11 27 (1.40%) RDBMS
12 25 (1.30%) RavenDB
13 24 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
13 24 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (0.68%) NoSQL
16 12 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
17 9 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 540 (28.08%) NUnit
2 398 (20.70%) Visual Studio
3 335 (17.42%) Subversion
4 311 (16.17%) Rhino Mocks
5 247 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 227 (11.80%) Git (software)
7 189 (9.83%) Moq
8 132 (6.86%) MSTest
9 110 (5.72%) Selenium
9 110 (5.72%) TeamCity
10 100 (5.20%) JIRA
11 61 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 59 (3.07%) ReSharper
13 52 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
14 40 (2.08%) Cucumber
15 32 (1.66%) gulp
16 31 (1.61%) Jenkins
16 31 (1.61%) MSBuild
17 26 (1.35%) Grunt
18 24 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 308 (16.02%) Finance
2 97 (5.04%) Games
3 83 (4.32%) Marketing
4 73 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 69 (3.59%) Advertising
6 54 (2.81%) Banking
7 44 (2.29%) Retail
8 38 (1.98%) Front Office
9 37 (1.92%) Back Office
10 26 (1.35%) Music Industry
11 18 (0.94%) Law
12 17 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.68%) Legal
15 10 (0.52%) Electronics
16 7 (0.36%) Local Government
16 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.31%) Publishing
18 5 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
19 2 (0.10%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1699 (88.35%) Developer
2 1260 (65.52%) .NET Developer
3 1139 (59.23%) C# Developer
4 840 (43.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 587 (30.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 485 (25.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 402 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 272 (14.14%) Senior Developer
9 244 (12.69%) Web Developer
10 236 (12.27%) SQL Developer
11 233 (12.12%) Software Developer
12 218 (11.34%) C# Software Developer
13 210 (10.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 183 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
15 182 (9.46%) .NET Software Developer
16 150 (7.80%) HTML Developer
16 150 (7.80%) JavaScript Developer
17 144 (7.49%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 143 (7.44%) Software Engineer
19 142 (7.38%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1883 (97.92%) .NET
2 1413 (73.48%) ASP.NET
3 1018 (52.94%) HTML
4 946 (49.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 946 (49.19%) CSS
5 944 (49.09%) .NET Framework
6 878 (45.66%) WCF
7 843 (43.84%) jQuery
8 772 (40.15%) Entity Framework
9 647 (33.65%) WPF
10 645 (33.54%) Ajax
11 548 (28.50%) Web Services
12 457 (23.76%) NHibernate
13 435 (22.62%) XML
14 426 (22.15%) HTML5
15 407 (21.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 374 (19.45%) ASP.NET Web API
17 250 (13.00%) AngularJS
18 243 (12.64%) Silverlight
19 227 (11.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 156 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 98 (5.10%) Inversion of Control
3 79 (4.11%) Social Network
4 74 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (3.85%) User Experience
5 69 (3.59%) N-Tier
6 44 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 41 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 38 (1.98%) Mobile App
9 30 (1.56%) Hedge funds
10 26 (1.35%) DTV
11 25 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (0.78%) Blog
14 11 (0.57%) Market Risk
14 11 (0.57%) Physics
15 9 (0.47%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.36%) Equities
16 7 (0.36%) W3C
17 5 (0.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 341 (17.73%) Windows
2 68 (3.54%) Windows Server
3 44 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (1.09%) Android
5 17 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.62%) Linux
7 3 (0.16%) Debian
7 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.052%) Unix
9 1 (0.052%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1429 (74.31%) MVC
2 1136 (59.07%) Agile Software Development
3 802 (41.71%) TDD
4 631 (32.81%) Scrum
5 468 (24.34%) OO
6 326 (16.95%) Web Application Development
7 269 (13.99%) BDD
8 258 (13.42%) Software Engineering
9 242 (12.58%) Unit Testing
10 222 (11.54%) SDLC
11 193 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
11 193 (10.04%) MVVM
12 192 (9.98%) Kanban
13 184 (9.57%) OOP
14 172 (8.94%) Web Development
15 166 (8.63%) Dependency Injection
16 136 (7.07%) SOLID
17 134 (6.97%) E-Commerce
18 93 (4.84%) Multithreading
19 88 (4.58%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1878 (97.66%) C#
2 1124 (58.45%) JavaScript
3 950 (49.40%) SQL
4 458 (23.82%) T-SQL
5 345 (17.94%) VB.NET
6 118 (6.14%) C++
7 114 (5.93%) VB
8 104 (5.41%) Java
9 56 (2.91%) PowerShell
10 52 (2.70%) PL/SQL
11 36 (1.87%) VB6
12 30 (1.56%) VBA
13 29 (1.51%) VBScript
14 26 (1.35%) PHP
15 15 (0.78%) C
16 14 (0.73%) XAML
17 13 (0.68%) Python
18 12 (0.62%) Ruby
18 12 (0.62%) XPath
19 9 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 275 (14.30%) Degree
2 48 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (1.87%) MCAD
3 36 (1.87%) MCSD
4 31 (1.61%) MCP
5 28 (1.46%) MCTS
6 7 (0.36%) HND
6 7 (0.36%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.10%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.052%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.64%) QA
2 25 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 20 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.62%) SLA
6 6 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.26%) SEPA
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.052%) HL7
9 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 21 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.42%) MOM
2 5 (0.26%) Wonderware InTouch
3 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.052%) Control-M
4 1 (0.052%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.052%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.052%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.052%) Puppet
Vendors
1 511 (26.57%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.26%) Oracle
3 47 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 46 (2.39%) Telerik
5 17 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (0.73%) Sybase
7 12 (0.62%) EPiServer
8 9 (0.47%) Google
9 8 (0.42%) DevExpress
9 8 (0.42%) Facebook
10 7 (0.36%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.36%) Charles River
10 7 (0.36%) PayPal
11 6 (0.31%) Endeca
12 5 (0.26%) Twitter
12 5 (0.26%) VMware
12 5 (0.26%) Wonderware
13 4 (0.21%) Adobe
13 4 (0.21%) Typemock
14 3 (0.16%) HP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recann
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Salary: £43000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
HW Search & Selection
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £57700.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38-45k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 47,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life and 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus +benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago