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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 37 68 43
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -25
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.70% 2.78% 4.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 4.57% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 16
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
171 350 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 44.65% 60.76% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 157 307 174
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,200 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Leicester

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 28 (96.55%) .NET Framework
2 28 (96.55%) jQuery
2 28 (96.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
4 21 (72.41%) CSS
4 21 (72.41%) Web Services
4 21 (72.41%) XML
4 21 (72.41%) XSLT
4 21 (72.41%) HTML
4 21 (72.41%) Ajax
5 20 (68.97%) C#
6 18 (62.07%) SQL
7 17 (58.62%) T-SQL
8 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
10 11 (37.93%) Waterfall
10 11 (37.93%) JSON
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
11 10 (34.48%) XSD
11 10 (34.48%) SOAP
11 10 (34.48%) XHTML
12 8 (27.59%) Internet
13 7 (24.14%) SharePoint

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Hudson
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) MSTest
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) Software Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Software Manager
3 7 (24.14%) Development Manager
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Software Development Manager
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (96.55%) .NET Framework
2 28 (96.55%) jQuery
2 28 (96.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 21 (72.41%) Ajax
3 21 (72.41%) XSLT
3 21 (72.41%) HTML
3 21 (72.41%) CSS
3 21 (72.41%) Web Services
3 21 (72.41%) XML
4 11 (37.93%) JSON
5 10 (34.48%) XHTML
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (34.48%) XSD
5 10 (34.48%) SOAP
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (24.14%) LINQ to SQL
6 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Waterfall
3 7 (24.14%) ERP
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) Workflow
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Coaching
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
4 17 (58.62%) T-SQL
5 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.34%) VB6
6 3 (10.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Twitter
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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