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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 70 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.53% 1.14% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.41% 3.23% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 35
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
408 402 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.69% 35.29% 47.56%
Number of salaries quoted 370 362 496
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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 -5 4 £45,280 -5.17%
Saffron Walden - 3 £55,000 - 2
Billericay - 3 £40,000 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
3 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
4 17 (65.38%) WCF
4 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (61.54%) .NET Framework
6 14 (53.85%) XML
7 13 (50.00%) WPF
7 13 (50.00%) NUnit
7 13 (50.00%) MSTest
8 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
8 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (34.62%) XAML
10 8 (30.77%) SQL
10 8 (30.77%) MSBuild
10 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 6 (23.08%) OO
12 5 (19.23%) Linux
12 5 (19.23%) SOAP
12 5 (19.23%) Web Services
12 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET
12 5 (19.23%) OOD
12 5 (19.23%) SMS
12 5 (19.23%) FTP
12 5 (19.23%) Finance
12 5 (19.23%) MVC
12 5 (19.23%) WinForms
13 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SMS
1 5 (19.23%) FTP
2 2 (7.69%) NFC
3 1 (3.85%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) NUnit
1 13 (50.00%) MSTest
2 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (30.77%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) C# Developer
3 12 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 12 (46.15%) Software Developer
4 10 (38.46%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (34.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (26.92%) Systems Developer
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (19.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 17 (65.38%) WCF
4 16 (61.54%) .NET Framework
5 14 (53.85%) XML
6 13 (50.00%) WPF
7 5 (19.23%) SOAP
7 5 (19.23%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET
7 5 (19.23%) WinForms
8 4 (15.38%) JSON
8 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (7.69%) Java ME
9 2 (7.69%) XSLT
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) OO
2 5 (19.23%) OOD
2 5 (19.23%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
3 9 (34.62%) XAML
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
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