The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 85 86 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 15 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.36% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 2.16% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 4
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
563 510 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.95% 47.35% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 323 313 272
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

LINQ
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Glasgow region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Glasgow

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 65 (100.00%) C#
2 64 (98.46%) .NET
3 53 (81.54%) ASP.NET
4 44 (67.69%) Software Engineering
5 41 (63.08%) HTML
5 41 (63.08%) JavaScript
5 41 (63.08%) SQL
6 40 (61.54%) jQuery
7 35 (53.85%) Visual Studio
8 32 (49.23%) CSS
8 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (47.69%) Unit Testing
10 27 (41.54%) Ajax
10 27 (41.54%) VBScript
10 27 (41.54%) SharePoint
11 26 (40.00%) Law
12 25 (38.46%) Legal
12 25 (38.46%) MVC
12 25 (38.46%) Document Management
12 25 (38.46%) RAD
12 25 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
12 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
14 18 (27.69%) Coaching
15 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
16 15 (23.08%) Windows
16 15 (23.08%) XML
16 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
17 13 (20.00%) WCF
18 11 (16.92%) WPF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 27 (41.54%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.85%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (10.77%) IIS
3 7 (10.77%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.62%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.08%) NUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Moq
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 26 (40.00%) Law
2 25 (38.46%) Legal
3 7 (10.77%) Front Office
3 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 7 (10.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Developer
2 44 (67.69%) Software Engineer
3 32 (49.23%) Software Developer
4 26 (40.00%) Programmer
5 25 (38.46%) Applications Developer
6 21 (32.31%) Analyst Developer
6 21 (32.31%) Analyst Programmer
6 21 (32.31%) Analyst
7 20 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (12.31%) Senior Programmer
8 8 (12.31%) C# Developer
8 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
9 7 (10.77%) Senior Applications Developer
9 7 (10.77%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (10.77%) WPF Developer
10 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
12 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (98.46%) .NET
2 53 (81.54%) ASP.NET
3 41 (63.08%) HTML
4 40 (61.54%) jQuery
5 32 (49.23%) CSS
6 27 (41.54%) Ajax
7 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (23.08%) XML
8 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 13 (20.00%) WCF
10 11 (16.92%) WPF
10 11 (16.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (15.38%) Silverlight
11 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (13.85%) XSLT
12 9 (13.85%) HTML5
13 7 (10.77%) Web Services
13 7 (10.77%) Task Parallel Library
14 5 (7.69%) NHibernate
15 4 (6.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Fixed Income
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) Software Engineering
2 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (47.69%) Unit Testing
4 25 (38.46%) MVC
4 25 (38.46%) Document Management
4 25 (38.46%) RAD
4 25 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
5 18 (27.69%) Coaching
6 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.31%) Multithreading
7 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.31%) MVVM
7 8 (12.31%) Data Management
7 8 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (12.31%) Web Development
7 8 (12.31%) OO
8 4 (6.15%) OOP
9 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.08%) TDD
10 2 (3.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (63.08%) JavaScript
2 41 (63.08%) SQL
3 27 (41.54%) VBScript
4 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) Twitter
2 1 (1.54%) Sybase