The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 62 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 12 43 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.74% 5.08% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.14% 10.44% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 15
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LINQ
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
290 412 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.15% 48.70% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 250 351 254
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Leicestershire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

LINQ
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Loughborough - 2 £35,000 -
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 27 (96.43%) .NET Framework
2 27 (96.43%) jQuery
2 27 (96.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 26 (92.86%) Ajax
3 26 (92.86%) HTML
3 26 (92.86%) CSS
3 26 (92.86%) XML
4 24 (85.71%) XSLT
4 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 24 (85.71%) Web Services
5 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 20 (71.43%) C#
6 19 (67.86%) SQL
7 18 (64.29%) T-SQL
8 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
9 15 (53.57%) XSD
9 15 (53.57%) XHTML
9 15 (53.57%) SOAP
9 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (32.14%) JSON
11 9 (32.14%) ERP
11 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
12 7 (25.00%) Internet

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.57%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSTest
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) NUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Development Manager
4 6 (21.43%) Software Development Manager
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Manager
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (96.43%) .NET Framework
2 27 (96.43%) jQuery
2 27 (96.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 26 (92.86%) Ajax
3 26 (92.86%) HTML
3 26 (92.86%) CSS
3 26 (92.86%) XML
4 24 (85.71%) XSLT
4 24 (85.71%) Web Services
5 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
6 15 (53.57%) XSD
6 15 (53.57%) XHTML
6 15 (53.57%) SOAP
6 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (32.14%) JSON
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) ERP
2 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) MVVM
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Coaching
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 20 (71.43%) C#
3 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 18 (64.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter