The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 101 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 12 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.57% 1.23% 3.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 3.43% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 37
Average salary £45,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
511 350 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 36.14% 35.97% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 401 308 575
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Billericay - 2 - -
Colchester - 1 £40,000 -
Rochford - 1 £40,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £44,000 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) WCF
4 12 (63.16%) MVC
5 11 (57.89%) NUnit
6 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (47.37%) Subversion
7 9 (47.37%) TDD
8 8 (42.11%) Scrum
8 8 (42.11%) Ajax
9 7 (36.84%) MonoRail
9 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (36.84%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (36.84%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (36.84%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (36.84%) Web Application Development
9 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (36.84%) NHibernate
9 7 (36.84%) Music Industry
9 7 (36.84%) XML
9 7 (36.84%) C
10 6 (31.58%) SQL
11 5 (26.32%) SOAP
11 5 (26.32%) Web Services
11 5 (26.32%) OO
11 5 (26.32%) Finance
12 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
12 4 (21.05%) VB.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) SMS
2 2 (10.53%) NFC
3 1 (5.26%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) NUnit
2 9 (47.37%) Subversion
3 7 (36.84%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (21.05%) MSTest
5 2 (10.53%) MSBuild
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Music Industry
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Systems Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior
7 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) WCF
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (42.11%) Ajax
6 7 (36.84%) MonoRail
6 7 (36.84%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (36.84%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (36.84%) NHibernate
6 7 (36.84%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) SOAP
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET
8 4 (21.05%) WPF
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) CSS
10 2 (10.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) Web Application Development
5 5 (26.32%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) OOD
6 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) C
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) XAML
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) VMware