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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 72 61 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.43% 2.37% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.25% 7.18% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 10
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
424 362 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.57% 33.03% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 332 305 340
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 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -13 7 £40,000 -11.66%
Witham - 3 £37,500 -
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (94.87%) C#
2 37 (94.87%) ASP.NET
3 35 (89.74%) SQL
4 33 (84.62%) MVC
5 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (74.36%) WPF
7 27 (69.23%) VB.NET
8 26 (66.67%) WinForms
9 25 (64.10%) .NET Framework
9 25 (64.10%) Entity Framework
10 24 (61.54%) XML
11 22 (56.41%) T-SQL
11 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
11 22 (56.41%) JSON
12 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
13 18 (46.15%) Retail
13 18 (46.15%) Razor View Engine
14 16 (41.03%) OO
15 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
17 10 (25.64%) HTML
18 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
18 9 (23.08%) CSS
18 9 (23.08%) SLA
19 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
20 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
21 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
21 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
21 4 (10.26%) TDD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 18 (46.15%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Avionics
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 35 (89.74%) .NET Developer
3 16 (41.03%) Web Developer
4 14 (35.90%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (35.90%) .NET Web Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Software Developer
5 10 (25.64%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (94.87%) ASP.NET
3 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (74.36%) WPF
5 26 (66.67%) WinForms
6 25 (64.10%) .NET Framework
6 25 (64.10%) Entity Framework
7 24 (61.54%) XML
8 22 (56.41%) JSON
9 18 (46.15%) Razor View Engine
10 10 (25.64%) HTML
11 9 (23.08%) CSS
12 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
14 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (10.26%) WCF
14 4 (10.26%) jQuery
14 4 (10.26%) HTML5
15 3 (7.69%) RESTful
15 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.56%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) MVC
2 16 (41.03%) OO
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) API Development
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.13%) ITSM
7 2 (5.13%) OOD
8 1 (2.56%) SOA
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.56%) SEO
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.56%) BDD
8 1 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.56%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) C#
2 35 (89.74%) SQL
3 27 (69.23%) VB.NET
4 22 (56.41%) T-SQL
5 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) VB
7 2 (5.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft