The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 87 90 93
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.79% 0.22% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 0.55% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 7
Average salary £33,750 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
LINQ
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
441 366 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.53% 41.08% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 401 334 354
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,250 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

LINQ
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -4 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Cirencester - 1 £37,500 -
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (85.71%) .NET Framework
4 11 (78.57%) HTML
5 10 (71.43%) Finance
6 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET
6 8 (57.14%) IIS
6 8 (57.14%) SQL
6 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
6 8 (57.14%) Web Services
6 8 (57.14%) XML
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (50.00%) Coaching
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (50.00%) Changepoint
7 7 (50.00%) VB6
7 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (50.00%) Load Testing
7 7 (50.00%) XSL
7 7 (50.00%) XSLT
7 7 (50.00%) VB
7 7 (50.00%) COM+
7 7 (50.00%) JavaScript

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (57.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# Developer
4 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) XML
5 7 (50.00%) XSL
5 7 (50.00%) XSLT
5 7 (50.00%) XHTML
5 7 (50.00%) WSDL
5 7 (50.00%) XML Schema
5 7 (50.00%) COM+
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (28.57%) WCF
8 4 (28.57%) CSS
9 3 (21.43%) JSON
9 3 (21.43%) jQuery
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 7 (50.00%) VB
3 7 (50.00%) VB6
3 7 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft