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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 279 252 237
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1060 1257 1242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.03% 1.17% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 3.04% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1118 1152
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
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
38732 41357 39912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.47% 38.56% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33425 35059 34717
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +25 390 £50,000 - 37
South East -104 164 £42,500 - 19
North West -49 138 £40,000 +6.66% 25
East of England +20 105 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Yorkshire +61 80 £40,000 +23.07% 6
East Midlands +5 71 £30,000 -14.28% 6
South West -14 54 £38,500 +2.66% 8
West Midlands -49 34 £37,500 - 4
North East +14 22 £30,000 -5.51% 1
Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2088 (98.07%) C#
2 2066 (97.04%) .NET
3 1629 (76.51%) ASP.NET
4 1588 (74.59%) SQL Server
5 1406 (66.04%) MVC
6 1237 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
7 1203 (56.51%) JavaScript
8 1166 (54.77%) HTML
9 1102 (51.76%) SQL
10 1063 (49.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1045 (49.08%) CSS
12 1029 (48.33%) .NET Framework
13 913 (42.88%) TDD
14 910 (42.74%) WCF
15 903 (42.41%) jQuery
16 798 (37.48%) Entity Framework
17 741 (34.81%) Scrum
18 702 (32.97%) Ajax
19 672 (31.56%) Microsoft
20 637 (29.92%) WPF
21 580 (27.24%) NUnit
22 551 (25.88%) Web Services
23 550 (25.83%) XML
24 549 (25.79%) T-SQL
25 506 (23.77%) HTML5
26 503 (23.63%) OO
27 472 (22.17%) Visual Studio
28 469 (22.03%) NHibernate
29 403 (18.93%) Windows
30 385 (18.08%) Finance

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 151 (7.09%) CMS
2 149 (7.00%) SharePoint
3 141 (6.62%) IIS
4 70 (3.29%) Umbraco
5 55 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 42 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
7 39 (1.83%) DNN
8 36 (1.69%) Kentico
9 28 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (0.99%) NServiceBus
11 20 (0.94%) Node.js
12 10 (0.47%) Orchard CMS
12 10 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.42%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.28%) Apache
15 5 (0.23%) Sitefinity
15 5 (0.23%) Confluence
16 3 (0.14%) Drupal
16 3 (0.14%) WordPress
16 3 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 222 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.89%) Fireworks
4 16 (0.75%) MS Office
4 16 (0.75%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 54 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.52%) Changepoint
3 4 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
4 3 (0.14%) Magento
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 215 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.78%) SaaS
4 5 (0.23%) Office 365
4 5 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.19%) GitHub
6 2 (0.094%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.38%) Internet
2 45 (2.11%) Broadband
3 25 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.94%) Network Security
4 20 (0.94%) Firewall
5 18 (0.85%) SMTP
5 18 (0.85%) HTTP
6 15 (0.70%) CTI
7 13 (0.61%) Intranet
8 4 (0.19%) GSM
8 4 (0.19%) UMTS
8 4 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (0.14%) SMS
10 2 (0.094%) SSL
10 2 (0.094%) DNS
10 2 (0.094%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.094%) FTP
10 2 (0.094%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.047%) Extranet
11 1 (0.047%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1588 (74.59%) SQL Server
2 365 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 193 (9.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 163 (7.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 145 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 102 (4.79%) MySQL
7 98 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 77 (3.62%) Relational Database
9 40 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 35 (1.64%) NoSQL
11 32 (1.50%) MongoDB
12 30 (1.41%) SQLite
13 25 (1.17%) DTS
14 24 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (0.89%) RavenDB
18 18 (0.85%) Oracle Database
19 16 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 580 (27.24%) NUnit
2 472 (22.17%) Visual Studio
3 385 (18.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 327 (15.36%) Subversion
5 323 (15.17%) Rhino Mocks
6 251 (11.79%) Git (software)
7 223 (10.47%) Moq
8 133 (6.25%) TeamCity
9 81 (3.80%) ReSharper
10 70 (3.29%) MSTest
11 65 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 56 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
13 52 (2.44%) MSBuild
14 49 (2.30%) Selenium
15 45 (2.11%) JIRA
16 38 (1.78%) Jenkins
17 29 (1.36%) SpecFlow
17 29 (1.36%) StyleCop
18 25 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 24 (1.13%) Jasmine
General
1 385 (18.08%) Finance
2 136 (6.39%) Retail
3 106 (4.98%) Games
4 93 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 90 (4.23%) Banking
6 77 (3.62%) Marketing
7 53 (2.49%) Advertising
8 36 (1.69%) Front Office
9 34 (1.60%) Publishing
10 26 (1.22%) Music Industry
11 22 (1.03%) Back Office
12 18 (0.85%) Local Government
13 17 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.66%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.47%) Electronics
16 10 (0.47%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.33%) Legal
17 7 (0.33%) Automotive
18 6 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1907 (89.57%) Developer
2 1217 (57.16%) .NET Developer
3 882 (41.43%) C# Developer
4 673 (31.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 428 (20.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 419 (19.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 346 (16.25%) Senior Developer
8 271 (12.73%) Web Developer
9 266 (12.49%) Software Developer
10 231 (10.85%) Senior .NET Developer
11 141 (6.62%) .NET Web Developer
12 138 (6.48%) Junior
13 132 (6.20%) Junior Developer
14 131 (6.15%) Software Engineer
15 127 (5.97%) Senior C# Developer
16 99 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
16 99 (4.65%) C# Web Developer
17 96 (4.51%) Junior .NET Developer
18 86 (4.04%) .NET Software Developer
19 72 (3.38%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2066 (97.04%) .NET
2 1629 (76.51%) ASP.NET
3 1166 (54.77%) HTML
4 1063 (49.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1045 (49.08%) CSS
6 1029 (48.33%) .NET Framework
7 910 (42.74%) WCF
8 903 (42.41%) jQuery
9 798 (37.48%) Entity Framework
10 702 (32.97%) Ajax
11 637 (29.92%) WPF
12 551 (25.88%) Web Services
13 550 (25.83%) XML
14 506 (23.77%) HTML5
15 469 (22.03%) NHibernate
16 268 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 262 (12.31%) SOAP
18 258 (12.12%) CSS3
19 257 (12.07%) AngularJS
20 234 (10.99%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 103 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (3.71%) Social Network
4 69 (3.24%) Client/Server
5 67 (3.15%) Inversion of Control
6 60 (2.82%) User Experience
7 41 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (1.55%) N-Tier
9 31 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 29 (1.36%) Photography
10 29 (1.36%) Mathematics
11 28 (1.32%) DTV
12 23 (1.08%) Web 2.0
13 20 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (0.89%) Social Media
14 19 (0.89%) Management Information System
15 17 (0.80%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.80%) Hedge funds
16 15 (0.70%) Informatics
16 15 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 403 (18.93%) Windows
2 33 (1.55%) Android
3 22 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 16 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.56%) Linux
7 9 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
10 6 (0.28%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.094%) Debian
12 2 (0.094%) CentOS
13 1 (0.047%) UNIX
13 1 (0.047%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1406 (66.04%) MVC
2 1237 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
3 913 (42.88%) TDD
4 741 (34.81%) Scrum
5 503 (23.63%) OO
6 314 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 308 (14.47%) Web Application Development
8 250 (11.74%) BDD
9 242 (11.37%) Software Engineering
10 237 (11.13%) SDLC
11 222 (10.43%) OOP
12 216 (10.15%) Unit Testing
13 186 (8.74%) Web Development
14 177 (8.31%) Kanban
15 167 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
16 164 (7.70%) E-Commerce
17 145 (6.81%) MVVM
18 143 (6.72%) Multithreading
19 139 (6.53%) OOD
20 112 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2088 (98.07%) C#
2 1203 (56.51%) JavaScript
3 1102 (51.76%) SQL
4 549 (25.79%) T-SQL
5 315 (14.80%) VB.NET
6 135 (6.34%) VB
7 126 (5.92%) C++
8 111 (5.21%) Java
9 87 (4.09%) PowerShell
10 77 (3.62%) PHP
11 48 (2.25%) VBA
12 42 (1.97%) VB6
13 36 (1.69%) Python
14 31 (1.46%) Ruby
15 27 (1.27%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.17%) C
17 22 (1.03%) Lua
18 16 (0.75%) XAML
18 16 (0.75%) VBScript
19 15 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 344 (16.16%) Degree
2 94 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (2.35%) MCSD
4 35 (1.64%) MCAD
5 30 (1.41%) MCP
6 28 (1.32%) MCTS
7 19 (0.89%) HND
8 18 (0.85%) Security Cleared
9 10 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.14%) ISEB
12 1 (0.047%) MCPD
12 1 (0.047%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (1.32%) QA
2 22 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 22 (1.03%) SLA
3 15 (0.70%) SNOMED CT
4 8 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.14%) EMIR
5 3 (0.14%) HL7
5 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.047%) CRD IV
System Software
1 25 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.094%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (0.52%) MOM
2 2 (0.094%) Puppet
2 2 (0.094%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.094%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 672 (31.56%) Microsoft
2 107 (5.03%) Oracle
3 58 (2.72%) Sitecore
4 31 (1.46%) EPiServer
5 30 (1.41%) Telerik
6 24 (1.13%) Sybase
7 17 (0.80%) Dell
8 14 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (0.66%) Twitter
8 14 (0.66%) PayPal
9 13 (0.61%) Yahoo!
10 12 (0.56%) Google
11 10 (0.47%) Zend
12 8 (0.38%) VMware
13 6 (0.28%) Adobe
13 6 (0.28%) Endeca
14 4 (0.19%) Epiphany
14 4 (0.19%) Ektron
14 4 (0.19%) Xamarin
15 3 (0.14%) Facebook
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