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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 76 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 20 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.69% 1.52% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.85% 4.38% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 12
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £55,750 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
412 411 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.83% 34.74% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 320 372 358
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 August 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 3 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
Chelmsford +3 10 £40,000 -11.66%
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 -
Witham - 2 £37,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £47,500 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 37 (97.37%) C#
3 35 (92.11%) SQL
4 34 (89.47%) MVC
4 34 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (81.58%) WPF
6 28 (73.68%) WinForms
6 28 (73.68%) VB.NET
7 27 (71.05%) .NET Framework
7 27 (71.05%) Entity Framework
8 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
9 23 (60.53%) XML
9 23 (60.53%) JSON
10 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
11 20 (52.63%) Razor View Engine
12 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
13 17 (44.74%) Retail
14 16 (42.11%) OO
15 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
17 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
18 8 (21.05%) SLA
19 7 (18.42%) HTML
19 7 (18.42%) CSS
19 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
20 5 (13.16%) WCF
21 4 (10.53%) TDD
21 4 (10.53%) Scrum
21 4 (10.53%) Web Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (44.74%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Avionics
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 36 (94.74%) .NET Developer
3 16 (42.11%) Web Developer
4 15 (39.47%) VB.NET Developer
5 14 (36.84%) .NET Web Developer
6 10 (26.32%) Software Developer
7 9 (23.68%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Junior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Junior C# Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Junior
10 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 34 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (81.58%) WPF
4 28 (73.68%) WinForms
5 27 (71.05%) .NET Framework
5 27 (71.05%) Entity Framework
6 23 (60.53%) JSON
6 23 (60.53%) XML
7 20 (52.63%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (18.42%) HTML
8 7 (18.42%) CSS
9 5 (13.16%) WCF
10 4 (10.53%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.89%) Ajax
11 3 (7.89%) HTML5
12 2 (5.26%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.63%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) MVC
2 16 (42.11%) OO
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) OOD
6 2 (5.26%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) API Development
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.63%) BDD
7 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.63%) SEO
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) C#
2 35 (92.11%) SQL
3 28 (73.68%) VB.NET
4 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
5 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft