The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 160 131 151
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 20 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 1.33% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 3.47% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 13
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1211 1238 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 35.41% 38.30% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1030 1073
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

LINQ
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Leeds

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Leeds

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (92.31%) MVC
3 23 (88.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 23 (88.46%) .NET Framework
4 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
5 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
5 20 (76.92%) CSS
5 20 (76.92%) HTML
6 18 (69.23%) IIS
7 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (57.69%) Scrum
8 15 (57.69%) REST
8 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (57.69%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) Finance
10 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (19.23%) WCF
10 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) TDD
12 3 (11.54%) Oracle
12 3 (11.54%) Castle Windsor
12 3 (11.54%) Ajax
12 3 (11.54%) NHibernate
12 3 (11.54%) jQuery

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (69.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) MSTest
2 3 (11.54%) NUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 20 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (88.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 23 (88.46%) .NET Framework
4 20 (76.92%) CSS
4 20 (76.92%) HTML
5 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (57.69%) REST
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (19.23%) WCF
7 3 (11.54%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (11.54%) Ajax
7 3 (11.54%) NHibernate
7 3 (11.54%) jQuery
7 3 (11.54%) RESTful
8 2 (7.69%) WPF
8 2 (7.69%) WF
8 2 (7.69%) XML
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) MVC
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (57.69%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya
3 1 (3.85%) Genesys