The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 36 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 38 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.50% 0.67% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.71% 1.42% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 3 8
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
299 212 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 51.11% 47.22% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 271 190 177
Average salary £41,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Leicestershire

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 April 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Leicester

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (98.41%) C#
3 59 (93.65%) JavaScript
3 59 (93.65%) jQuery
4 58 (92.06%) Microsoft
5 56 (88.89%) .NET
6 53 (84.13%) HTML
6 53 (84.13%) ASP.NET
6 53 (84.13%) CSS
7 51 (80.95%) Ajax
8 48 (76.19%) SOAP
8 48 (76.19%) XML
9 47 (74.60%) Web Services
10 44 (69.84%) SQL
11 42 (66.67%) .NET Framework
11 42 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 42 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 42 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 41 (65.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 41 (65.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 41 (65.08%) T-SQL
12 41 (65.08%) XSD
12 41 (65.08%) XSLT
12 41 (65.08%) XHTML
13 14 (22.22%) Windows
14 11 (17.46%) VB.NET
14 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
15 10 (15.87%) WinForms
16 7 (11.11%) WCF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (9.52%) Lync
1 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
1 3 (4.76%) PaaS
1 3 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 42 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 41 (65.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (9.52%) Billing
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (95.24%) Developer
2 27 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 26 (41.27%) Software Developer
4 19 (30.16%) Web Developer
5 14 (22.22%) .NET Developer
6 12 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.17%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (3.17%) Software Development Team Leader
10 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.17%) Development Team Leader
11 1 (1.59%) VB.NET Developer
11 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (1.59%) Software Development Manager
11 1 (1.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (1.59%) Software Manager
11 1 (1.59%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (93.65%) jQuery
2 56 (88.89%) .NET
3 53 (84.13%) HTML
3 53 (84.13%) ASP.NET
3 53 (84.13%) CSS
4 51 (80.95%) Ajax
5 48 (76.19%) SOAP
5 48 (76.19%) XML
6 47 (74.60%) Web Services
7 42 (66.67%) .NET Framework
7 42 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 41 (65.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 41 (65.08%) XSD
8 41 (65.08%) XSLT
8 41 (65.08%) XHTML
9 10 (15.87%) WinForms
10 7 (11.11%) WCF
10 7 (11.11%) RESTful
11 3 (4.76%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.52%) CRM
2 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (1.59%) MVC
3 1 (1.59%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 62 (98.41%) C#
2 59 (93.65%) JavaScript
3 44 (69.84%) SQL
4 41 (65.08%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.46%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.52%) Delphi
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 58 (92.06%) Microsoft