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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 76 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 17 39 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.49% 2.94% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.25% 5.82% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 4
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
523 670 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.92% 50.57% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 343 418 225
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 March 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 30 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (96.67%) .NET
3 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
4 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 25 (83.33%) MVC
5 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
6 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (50.00%) WCF
7 13 (43.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (43.33%) HTML
8 12 (40.00%) Web Services
8 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (40.00%) HTML5
9 11 (36.67%) jQuery
9 11 (36.67%) OO
9 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
10 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
12 8 (26.67%) WPF
12 8 (26.67%) NHibernate
12 8 (26.67%) OOP
13 7 (23.33%) CSS
13 7 (23.33%) SQL
13 7 (23.33%) XML
13 7 (23.33%) XSLT
13 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (23.33%) AngularJS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (20.00%) GitHub
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (13.33%) NUnit
4 4 (13.33%) Moq
5 2 (6.67%) MSBuild
5 2 (6.67%) GitLab
5 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 2 (6.67%) WatiN
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.33%) Maven
6 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) C# Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Junior
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) WCF
4 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 13 (43.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 12 (40.00%) HTML5
5 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (40.00%) Web Services
6 11 (36.67%) jQuery
7 8 (26.67%) WPF
7 8 (26.67%) NHibernate
8 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (23.33%) XML
8 7 (23.33%) XSLT
8 7 (23.33%) CSS
9 6 (20.00%) Silverlight
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (16.67%) WinForms
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (13.33%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) User Experience
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.67%) iPad
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) MVC
2 11 (36.67%) OO
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) OOP
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) UX Design
6 5 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
6 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Coaching
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (6.67%) CRM
9 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) ETL
10 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) F#
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Sybase
3 2 (6.67%) Informatica
3 2 (6.67%) TIBCO