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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 38 60
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 50 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 5.25% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.82% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 50 19
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
264 423 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 37.99% 44.43% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 214 395 273
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) Ajax
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 13 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (84.62%) jQuery
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
3 9 (69.23%) SOAP
3 9 (69.23%) XHTML
3 9 (69.23%) XSD
3 9 (69.23%) XSLT
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (69.23%) SDLC
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) ERP

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) Ajax
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 13 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) jQuery
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (69.23%) XSD
3 9 (69.23%) XSLT
3 9 (69.23%) XHTML
3 9 (69.23%) SOAP
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (15.38%) Breeze.js
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (15.38%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) MVVM
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft