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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 91 104
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 1.30% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.79% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 6
Average salary - £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
451 449 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.79% 34.41% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 371 383 416
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Moq
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) AutoMapper
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) FxCop
2 2 (66.67%) StyleCop
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) FxCop
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Moq
1 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
1 2 (66.67%) StyleCop
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Agile .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Agile C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) AutoMapper
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft