The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 123 130 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 25 6 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.21% 0.28% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 0.76% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 44
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £37,500 £41,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
LINQ
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
799 791 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.69% 37.33% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 619 651 831
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 Hertfordshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Ware - 17 £27,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £49,000 -
Hertford - 1 £32,500 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 28 (96.55%) C#
2 28 (96.55%) MVC
2 28 (96.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
4 25 (86.21%) HTML
4 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
5 24 (82.76%) SQL
5 24 (82.76%) jQuery
6 23 (79.31%) CSS
7 22 (75.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (72.41%) IIS
8 21 (72.41%) Ajax
9 20 (68.97%) Degree
9 20 (68.97%) OOP
10 19 (65.52%) Unit Testing
10 19 (65.52%) HTML5
11 18 (62.07%) Razor View Engine
11 18 (62.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 18 (62.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (62.07%) VB
12 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (24.14%) TDD
13 7 (24.14%) WCF
14 5 (17.24%) NUnit
14 5 (17.24%) NHibernate
14 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
15 4 (13.79%) MS Excel

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 21 (72.41%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMTP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) IMAP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (62.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) NUnit
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) NCrunch
4 2 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (6.90%) Moq
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) FxCop
5 1 (3.45%) StyleCop
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 24 (82.76%) .NET Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Junior Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Junior
3 11 (37.93%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Application Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 28 (96.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (86.21%) HTML
4 24 (82.76%) jQuery
5 23 (79.31%) CSS
6 21 (72.41%) Ajax
7 19 (65.52%) HTML5
8 18 (62.07%) Razor View Engine
8 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 18 (62.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (24.14%) WCF
10 5 (17.24%) NHibernate
10 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.79%) XSLT
11 4 (13.79%) Web Services
11 4 (13.79%) XML
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) W3C
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) MVC
2 20 (68.97%) OOP
3 19 (65.52%) Unit Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 3 (10.34%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
8 2 (6.90%) Kanban
9 1 (3.45%) Code Coverage
9 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
3 24 (82.76%) SQL
4 18 (62.07%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft