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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 175 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +21
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 1.64% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 4.09% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 43 31
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £39,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
1153 1076 1225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 30.14% 39.99% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 892 898 1059
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 29 September 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Leeds

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (73.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
5 12 (63.16%) HTML
5 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (52.63%) WCF
6 10 (52.63%) CSS
7 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (42.11%) Finance
9 7 (36.84%) Scrum
9 7 (36.84%) SQL
9 7 (36.84%) REST
10 6 (31.58%) OO
10 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
10 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
11 5 (26.32%) Oracle
12 4 (21.05%) IIS
12 4 (21.05%) OOD
12 4 (21.05%) DSDM
12 4 (21.05%) Web Services
12 4 (21.05%) XML
12 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
12 4 (21.05%) Mentoring

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) MSTest
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (73.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 12 (63.16%) HTML
6 10 (52.63%) WCF
6 10 (52.63%) CSS
7 7 (36.84%) REST
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (10.53%) WPF
10 2 (10.53%) WF
10 2 (10.53%) XHTML
11 1 (5.26%) WinForms
11 1 (5.26%) Ajax
11 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
11 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) DSDM
6 4 (21.05%) OOD
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) Genesys
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