The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 50 37 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 38 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.83% 6.59% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 12.10% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 38 3
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
LINQ
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 314 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 44.62% 54.42% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 164 288 188
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

LINQ
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Leicester

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (100.00%) Web Services
1 19 (100.00%) XML
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) Ajax
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 19 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 19 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 17 (89.47%) SDLC
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (89.47%) jQuery
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (89.47%) SOAP
2 17 (89.47%) XSD
2 17 (89.47%) XSLT
2 17 (89.47%) XHTML
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 17 (89.47%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) WinForms
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Software Developer
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) Web Services
1 19 (100.00%) XML
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) Ajax
1 19 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 19 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (89.47%) jQuery
2 17 (89.47%) SOAP
2 17 (89.47%) XSD
2 17 (89.47%) XSLT
2 17 (89.47%) XHTML
3 2 (10.53%) WinForms
3 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) SDLC
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 17 (89.47%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft