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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 75 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 19 32 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.74% 2.70% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 5.34% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 3
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,750 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £44,800
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
529 599 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.31% 50.51% 45.44%
Number of salaries quoted 362 354 261
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (96.43%) .NET
3 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET
4 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
5 21 (75.00%) MVC
6 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
7 12 (42.86%) HTML
7 12 (42.86%) WCF
8 11 (39.29%) Web Services
9 10 (35.71%) OO
9 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 10 (35.71%) jQuery
10 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
10 9 (32.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (32.14%) CSS
10 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
11 8 (28.57%) SQL
11 8 (28.57%) HTML5
11 8 (28.57%) WPF
11 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
12 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (25.00%) OOP
13 6 (21.43%) TDD
13 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
13 6 (21.43%) NHibernate
13 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
13 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
1 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) GitHub
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (14.29%) NUnit
4 4 (14.29%) Moq
5 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.57%) WatiN
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) GitLab
General
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Law
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (14.29%) Programmer
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) C# Programmer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Middleware Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 12 (42.86%) WCF
4 11 (39.29%) Web Services
5 10 (35.71%) jQuery
6 9 (32.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (32.14%) CSS
7 8 (28.57%) HTML5
7 8 (28.57%) WPF
7 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
8 6 (21.43%) NHibernate
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (17.86%) WinForms
10 3 (10.71%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (10.71%) CSS3
10 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
3 4 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (7.14%) iPad
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) MVC
2 10 (35.71%) OO
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) OOP
5 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) Parallel Programming
6 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
6 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Coaching
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) UX Design
8 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) CRM
9 2 (7.14%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) Web Development
9 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) F#
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica