The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 61 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 54 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.87% 1.90% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.01% 4.44% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
674 518 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.25% 42.70% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 421 343 272
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Scotland

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 30 July 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 92 (100.00%) C#
2 85 (92.39%) .NET
3 74 (80.43%) ASP.NET
4 62 (67.39%) SQL
5 52 (56.52%) JavaScript
6 50 (54.35%) Unit Testing
7 47 (51.09%) Software Engineering
8 46 (50.00%) HTML
9 45 (48.91%) jQuery
10 38 (41.30%) WCF
11 37 (40.22%) MVC
11 37 (40.22%) Visual Studio
12 36 (39.13%) CSS
13 33 (35.87%) SharePoint
13 33 (35.87%) VBScript
13 33 (35.87%) Ajax
14 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
16 28 (30.43%) Windows
17 27 (29.35%) Law
17 27 (29.35%) WPF
18 26 (28.26%) RAD
19 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
20 24 (26.09%) Legal
20 24 (26.09%) Systems Analysis
20 24 (26.09%) Banking
20 24 (26.09%) Document Management
21 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (22.83%) MVVM
23 19 (20.65%) Shell Script

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (35.87%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (9.78%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.35%) CMS
5 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) GitHub
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (40.22%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.17%) NUnit
4 2 (2.17%) Moq
5 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.09%) CruiseControl
General
1 27 (29.35%) Law
2 24 (26.09%) Legal
2 24 (26.09%) Banking
3 17 (18.48%) Investment Banking
4 13 (14.13%) Finance
5 11 (11.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (77.17%) Developer
2 42 (45.65%) Software Engineer
3 33 (35.87%) C# Developer
4 30 (32.61%) Programmer
5 29 (31.52%) Software Developer
6 24 (26.09%) Applications Developer
7 23 (25.00%) Analyst
7 23 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
8 22 (23.91%) WPF Developer
9 20 (21.74%) Analyst Developer
10 19 (20.65%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (14.13%) .NET Developer
12 12 (13.04%) Senior Programmer
12 12 (13.04%) Senior Developer
13 10 (10.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
15 7 (7.61%) Senior Applications Developer
16 6 (6.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (92.39%) .NET
2 74 (80.43%) ASP.NET
3 46 (50.00%) HTML
4 45 (48.91%) jQuery
5 38 (41.30%) WCF
6 36 (39.13%) CSS
7 33 (35.87%) Ajax
8 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 27 (29.35%) WPF
10 19 (20.65%) XML
10 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
11 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (18.48%) WinForms
12 14 (15.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (11.96%) Silverlight
14 10 (10.87%) HTML5
14 10 (10.87%) XSLT
15 7 (7.61%) Task Parallel Library
16 6 (6.52%) Web Services
16 6 (6.52%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Fixed Income
2 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.35%) Derivative
3 4 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Windows
2 19 (20.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) Unit Testing
2 47 (51.09%) Software Engineering
3 37 (40.22%) MVC
4 26 (28.26%) RAD
5 24 (26.09%) Systems Analysis
5 24 (26.09%) Document Management
6 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (22.83%) MVVM
8 10 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (9.78%) Data Management
9 9 (9.78%) Multithreading
10 7 (7.61%) OO
10 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.61%) Web Development
11 6 (6.52%) TDD
12 5 (5.43%) Low Latency
13 4 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
13 4 (4.35%) OOP
14 3 (3.26%) Workflow
14 3 (3.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) C#
2 62 (67.39%) SQL
3 52 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 33 (35.87%) VBScript
5 19 (20.65%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.78%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.52%) Java
8 5 (5.43%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) QA
2 8 (8.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.17%) Sybase
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) Twitter