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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 77 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 24 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.93% 1.02% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.42% 2.67% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 11
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
443 486 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 35.70% 38.06% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 351 435 334
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
Chelmsford - 10 £40,000 -
Witham - 2 £37,500 -
Brentwood - 1 £45,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £47,500 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) .NET
1 45 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 44 (97.78%) C#
3 43 (95.56%) SQL
4 42 (93.33%) MVC
5 40 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (75.56%) WPF
7 33 (73.33%) VB.NET
8 32 (71.11%) WinForms
9 29 (64.44%) .NET Framework
9 29 (64.44%) Entity Framework
10 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
10 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
11 23 (51.11%) XML
11 23 (51.11%) T-SQL
11 23 (51.11%) JSON
12 20 (44.44%) E-Commerce
12 20 (44.44%) Razor View Engine
13 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (33.33%) Retail
15 14 (31.11%) OO
16 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
17 12 (26.67%) SLA
18 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 10 (22.22%) HTML
18 10 (22.22%) CSS
19 8 (17.78%) Web Services
20 7 (15.56%) HTML5
20 7 (15.56%) LINQ to SQL
21 6 (13.33%) CSS3

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (100.00%) Developer
2 42 (93.33%) .NET Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 14 (31.11%) Web Developer
5 13 (28.89%) VB.NET Developer
6 12 (26.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 12 (26.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (15.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (15.56%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.22%) AWS Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Junior C# Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Junior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
1 45 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 40 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 34 (75.56%) WPF
4 32 (71.11%) WinForms
5 29 (64.44%) .NET Framework
5 29 (64.44%) Entity Framework
6 23 (51.11%) JSON
6 23 (51.11%) XML
7 20 (44.44%) Razor View Engine
8 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (22.22%) HTML
8 10 (22.22%) CSS
9 8 (17.78%) Web Services
10 7 (15.56%) LINQ to SQL
10 7 (15.56%) HTML5
11 6 (13.33%) CSS3
11 6 (13.33%) jQuery
11 6 (13.33%) Ajax
11 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
1 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) MVC
2 20 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) OO
5 4 (8.89%) SEO
5 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.67%) SOA
7 2 (4.44%) OOD
7 2 (4.44%) TDD
7 2 (4.44%) Web Development
7 2 (4.44%) SDLC
7 2 (4.44%) API Development
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.22%) BDD
8 1 (2.22%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.22%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) C#
2 43 (95.56%) SQL
3 33 (73.33%) VB.NET
4 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 23 (51.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft