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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 67 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 30 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.33% 0.86% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 2.59% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 8
Average salary £45,280 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
442 386 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.26% 33.16% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 348 337 310
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - 10 £40,000 -
Saffron Walden - 4 £46,250 -
Southend-on-Sea -8 2 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Harlow - 1 £45,000 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (76.60%) ASP.NET
2 36 (76.60%) .NET Framework
3 32 (68.09%) WPF
3 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
4 26 (55.32%) SQL
5 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (51.06%) WCF
6 24 (51.06%) XML
7 23 (48.94%) MVC
8 21 (44.68%) NUnit
9 20 (42.55%) MSTest
10 18 (38.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (38.30%) VB.NET
11 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
11 15 (31.91%) JSON
11 15 (31.91%) WinForms
12 14 (29.79%) Razor View Engine
13 13 (27.66%) MSBuild
13 13 (27.66%) Mentoring
13 13 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (27.66%) XAML
14 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
14 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
15 8 (17.02%) OO
16 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
16 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) SMS
2 3 (6.38%) FTP
3 2 (4.26%) SMPP
3 2 (4.26%) NFC
4 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) NUnit
2 20 (42.55%) MSTest
3 13 (27.66%) MSBuild
3 13 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (59.57%) C# Developer
3 26 (55.32%) Software Developer
4 25 (53.19%) .NET Developer
5 16 (34.04%) C# Software Developer
6 15 (31.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Systems Developer
10 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.13%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (2.13%) .NET Software Engineer
11 1 (2.13%) C# Software Engineer
11 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
11 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (76.60%) ASP.NET
2 36 (76.60%) .NET Framework
3 32 (68.09%) WPF
4 24 (51.06%) WCF
4 24 (51.06%) XML
5 18 (38.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 15 (31.91%) WinForms
6 15 (31.91%) JSON
7 14 (29.79%) Razor View Engine
8 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.64%) Web Services
10 4 (8.51%) HTML
10 4 (8.51%) CSS
11 3 (6.38%) SOAP
11 3 (6.38%) ADO.NET
11 3 (6.38%) jQuery
12 2 (4.26%) Ajax
12 2 (4.26%) Java ME
12 2 (4.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) Kindle
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
1 3 (6.38%) Android
1 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
1 3 (6.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) MVC
2 13 (27.66%) Mentoring
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) OO
5 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) OOD
8 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.26%) OOP
9 2 (4.26%) SEO
10 1 (2.13%) Scrum
10 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.13%) DevOps
10 1 (2.13%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.13%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (55.32%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) VB.NET
4 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
5 13 (27.66%) XAML
6 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.38%) Java
9 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) PhD
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Dell
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