The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 57 84 60
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 26 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.37% 1.01% 2.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.18% 2.93% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 26
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
LINQ
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
362 376 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.03% 34.46% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 305 340 414
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

LINQ
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Essex region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Essex

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Essex

LINQ
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Chelmsford +1 6 £45,280 -5.17%
Saffron Walden - 4 £45,000 -
Billericay - 2 £40,000 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (79.41%) SQL Server
3 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
4 22 (64.71%) WCF
5 21 (61.76%) .NET Framework
5 21 (61.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (58.82%) WPF
7 19 (55.88%) NUnit
8 18 (52.94%) MSTest
9 16 (47.06%) XML
10 14 (41.18%) SQL
11 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (35.29%) MVC
12 11 (32.35%) XAML
12 11 (32.35%) VB.NET
13 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
13 10 (29.41%) MSBuild
14 8 (23.53%) Finance
14 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (20.59%) TDD
15 7 (20.59%) WinForms
15 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
15 7 (20.59%) OO
15 7 (20.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
16 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
16 6 (17.65%) JSON
17 5 (14.71%) ADO.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) SMS
1 5 (14.71%) FTP
2 2 (5.88%) NFC
3 1 (2.94%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (79.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (61.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) NUnit
2 18 (52.94%) MSTest
3 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (29.41%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) C# Developer
3 16 (47.06%) .NET Developer
4 13 (38.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (38.24%) Software Developer
5 12 (35.29%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (20.59%) Systems Developer
7 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
11 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Engineer
11 1 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
3 22 (64.71%) WCF
4 21 (61.76%) .NET Framework
5 20 (58.82%) WPF
6 16 (47.06%) XML
7 7 (20.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (20.59%) WinForms
8 6 (17.65%) JSON
8 6 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (14.71%) SOAP
9 5 (14.71%) Web Services
9 5 (14.71%) ADO.NET
10 2 (5.88%) XSLT
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.88%) Java ME
11 1 (2.94%) Unity DI Container
11 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) MVC
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) TDD
3 7 (20.59%) OO
4 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.71%) OOD
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.94%) BDD
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps
7 1 (2.94%) OOP
7 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) VB.NET
3 11 (32.35%) XAML
4 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Dell
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