The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 68 41 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 12 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.64% 3.07% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.36% 7.08% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 12
Average salary £48,750 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,125 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Surrey

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 Guildford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
357 226 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 48.84% 43.30% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 320 209 259
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

LINQ
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Guildford

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 42 (100.00%) C#
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (97.62%) ASP.NET
2 41 (97.62%) CSS
2 41 (97.62%) HTML
2 41 (97.62%) JavaScript
3 39 (92.86%) jQuery
4 38 (90.48%) SQL
5 37 (88.10%) .NET Framework
5 37 (88.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 36 (85.71%) Ajax
7 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
8 27 (64.29%) Visual Studio
9 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (45.24%) Scrum
11 17 (40.48%) VB.NET
11 17 (40.48%) LINQ to SQL
12 14 (33.33%) HTML5
12 14 (33.33%) CSS3
13 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (21.43%) Windows
15 8 (19.05%) Flash
16 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (14.29%) MVC
17 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
18 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
19 2 (4.76%) XSL
19 2 (4.76%) XSLT
19 2 (4.76%) MVVM
19 2 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (97.62%) Developer
2 28 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 25 (59.52%) .NET Developer
4 18 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (33.33%) Software Developer
6 9 (21.43%) Junior
6 9 (21.43%) Junior Developer
6 9 (21.43%) Junior C# Developer
7 8 (19.05%) Junior Software Developer
7 8 (19.05%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (7.14%) Programmer
11 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 2 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Software Programmer
11 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
12 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (97.62%) ASP.NET
2 41 (97.62%) CSS
2 41 (97.62%) HTML
3 39 (92.86%) jQuery
4 37 (88.10%) .NET Framework
4 37 (88.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 36 (85.71%) Ajax
6 17 (40.48%) LINQ to SQL
7 14 (33.33%) HTML5
7 14 (33.33%) CSS3
8 8 (19.05%) Flash
9 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.76%) WPF
10 2 (4.76%) XSL
10 2 (4.76%) XSLT
11 1 (2.38%) NHibernate
11 1 (2.38%) REST
11 1 (2.38%) WCF
11 1 (2.38%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Animation
1 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Online Games
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
2 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Scrum
3 6 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (4.76%) MVVM
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (4.76%) 3D Animation
5 1 (2.38%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.38%) Android Development
5 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.38%) TDD
5 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.38%) Web Development
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (97.62%) JavaScript
3 38 (90.48%) SQL
4 17 (40.48%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL