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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 69 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 31 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.47% 1.04% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.11% 2.78% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 11
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
436 395 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.71% 37.44% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 352 317 305
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Southend-on-Sea - 11 £50,000 -
Chelmsford - 10 £40,000 -
Billericay +12 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Saffron Walden - 1 £52,500 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 64 (100.00%) C#
1 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (95.31%) ASP.NET
3 58 (90.63%) SQL
4 54 (84.38%) MVC
4 54 (84.38%) .NET Framework
5 48 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (73.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 40 (62.50%) WPF
8 36 (56.25%) VB.NET
9 34 (53.13%) XML
9 34 (53.13%) WinForms
10 32 (50.00%) T-SQL
11 30 (46.88%) JSON
12 29 (45.31%) Razor View Engine
13 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
14 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
15 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
16 24 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (32.81%) E-Commerce
19 19 (29.69%) HTML
19 19 (29.69%) CSS
20 18 (28.13%) LINQ to SQL
20 18 (28.13%) Web Services
20 18 (28.13%) jQuery
21 17 (26.56%) CSS3
21 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET Web API
21 17 (26.56%) HTML5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) SMS
1 2 (3.13%) SMPP
1 2 (3.13%) NFC
2 1 (1.56%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) NUnit
1 6 (9.38%) MSTest
2 4 (6.25%) MSBuild
2 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.94%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (100.00%) Developer
2 53 (82.81%) .NET Developer
3 34 (53.13%) Software Developer
4 25 (39.06%) C# Developer
5 19 (29.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.94%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Junior C# Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Junior
11 1 (1.56%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.56%) VB.NET Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Systems Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (1.56%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (95.31%) ASP.NET
3 54 (84.38%) .NET Framework
4 48 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (73.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 40 (62.50%) WPF
7 34 (53.13%) XML
7 34 (53.13%) WinForms
8 30 (46.88%) JSON
9 29 (45.31%) Razor View Engine
10 19 (29.69%) CSS
10 19 (29.69%) HTML
11 18 (28.13%) Web Services
11 18 (28.13%) jQuery
11 18 (28.13%) LINQ to SQL
12 17 (26.56%) CSS3
12 17 (26.56%) HTML5
12 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (21.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Kindle
2 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Android
1 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
1 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (84.38%) MVC
2 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.81%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.31%) SEO
4 13 (20.31%) Waterfall
4 13 (20.31%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (12.50%) OO
6 6 (9.38%) OOD
7 4 (6.25%) SOA
7 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.25%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.69%) TDD
9 2 (3.13%) Scrum
9 2 (3.13%) MVVM
10 1 (1.56%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.56%) Web Development
10 1 (1.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 58 (90.63%) SQL
3 36 (56.25%) VB.NET
4 32 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.38%) VB
7 4 (6.25%) XAML
8 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) VCP4
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft