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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 84 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 25 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.89% 0.99% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.95% 2.31% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 3
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
633 476 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 47.81% 42.84% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 374 326 285
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 16 September 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 72 (100.00%) C#
2 68 (94.44%) .NET
3 57 (79.17%) ASP.NET
4 48 (66.67%) SQL
5 45 (62.50%) Software Engineering
6 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
6 44 (61.11%) HTML
7 42 (58.33%) jQuery
8 37 (51.39%) Visual Studio
9 36 (50.00%) Unit Testing
10 34 (47.22%) CSS
11 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (40.28%) VBScript
12 29 (40.28%) SharePoint
12 29 (40.28%) Ajax
13 28 (38.89%) MVC
13 28 (38.89%) Law
14 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 25 (34.72%) Document Management
15 25 (34.72%) Systems Analysis
15 25 (34.72%) Legal
15 25 (34.72%) RAD
16 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
16 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
17 19 (26.39%) WCF
18 18 (25.00%) Windows
18 18 (25.00%) Coaching
19 17 (23.61%) XML
19 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
20 14 (19.44%) WPF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 29 (40.28%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (9.72%) IIS
4 6 (8.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) GitHub
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (51.39%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.78%) NUnit
4 2 (2.78%) Moq
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 28 (38.89%) Law
2 25 (34.72%) Legal
3 11 (15.28%) Banking
4 8 (11.11%) Front Office
4 8 (11.11%) Finance
5 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (73.61%) Developer
2 44 (61.11%) Software Engineer
3 31 (43.06%) Software Developer
4 28 (38.89%) Programmer
5 25 (34.72%) Applications Developer
6 21 (29.17%) Analyst Programmer
6 21 (29.17%) Analyst
6 21 (29.17%) Analyst Developer
7 20 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (19.44%) C# Developer
9 11 (15.28%) WPF Developer
9 11 (15.28%) Senior Developer
10 10 (13.89%) Senior Programmer
11 8 (11.11%) .NET Developer
11 8 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (9.72%) Senior Applications Developer
13 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
14 3 (4.17%) Web Programmer
14 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst Developer
14 3 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (94.44%) .NET
2 57 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 44 (61.11%) HTML
4 42 (58.33%) jQuery
5 34 (47.22%) CSS
6 29 (40.28%) Ajax
7 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 19 (26.39%) WCF
9 17 (23.61%) XML
9 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
10 14 (19.44%) WPF
11 12 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (15.28%) Silverlight
13 10 (13.89%) XSLT
13 10 (13.89%) HTML5
14 8 (11.11%) WinForms
15 7 (9.72%) Task Parallel Library
16 5 (6.94%) Web Services
17 4 (5.56%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Derivative
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 36 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (38.89%) MVC
5 25 (34.72%) Document Management
5 25 (34.72%) Systems Analysis
5 25 (34.72%) RAD
6 18 (25.00%) Coaching
7 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 11 (15.28%) MVVM
8 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.50%) Data Management
10 8 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (11.11%) Web Development
10 8 (11.11%) Multithreading
11 7 (9.72%) OO
12 4 (5.56%) OOP
13 3 (4.17%) TDD
14 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
14 2 (2.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (66.67%) SQL
3 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 29 (40.28%) VBScript
5 9 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
1 8 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) Twitter
2 1 (1.39%) Sybase