The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 43 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 51 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.20% 2.24% 4.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.06% 4.85% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 51 15 35
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
461 309 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 47.04% 46.05% 52.08%
Number of salaries quoted 434 274 365
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
East Midlands

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +16 26 £39,000 +8.33%
Loughborough - 5 £55,000 -
Lutterworth - 4 £30,000 -
Melton Mowbray - 1 £26,500 -
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 92 (98.92%) .NET
2 82 (88.17%) SQL Server
3 78 (83.87%) C#
4 74 (79.57%) ASP.NET
5 70 (75.27%) JavaScript
5 70 (75.27%) Microsoft
5 70 (75.27%) jQuery
6 67 (72.04%) HTML
6 67 (72.04%) CSS
7 64 (68.82%) SQL
8 61 (65.59%) Ajax
9 50 (53.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (50.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 47 (50.54%) XML
10 47 (50.54%) XSLT
11 46 (49.46%) .NET Framework
11 46 (49.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 45 (48.39%) T-SQL
13 43 (46.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (46.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 42 (45.16%) SOAP
14 42 (45.16%) Web Services
14 42 (45.16%) XSD
14 42 (45.16%) XHTML
15 37 (39.78%) VB.NET
16 27 (29.03%) Visual Studio
17 23 (24.73%) WinForms
18 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (21.51%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (5.38%) Apache
1 5 (5.38%) WordPress
2 1 (1.08%) CMS
2 1 (1.08%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (88.17%) SQL Server
2 47 (50.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 43 (46.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (46.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (15.05%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (29.03%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (4.30%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (86.02%) Developer
2 38 (40.86%) Web Developer
3 30 (32.26%) Senior Developer
4 27 (29.03%) Software Developer
5 13 (13.98%) .NET Programmer
5 13 (13.98%) Programmer
5 13 (13.98%) VB.NET Programmer
6 12 (12.90%) Senior Web Developer
7 9 (9.68%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.23%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.15%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.15%) VB.NET Developer
11 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (1.08%) C++ Developer
11 1 (1.08%) PHP Web Developer
11 1 (1.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (1.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 1 (1.08%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (98.92%) .NET
2 74 (79.57%) ASP.NET
3 70 (75.27%) jQuery
4 67 (72.04%) CSS
4 67 (72.04%) HTML
5 61 (65.59%) Ajax
6 50 (53.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (50.54%) XSLT
7 47 (50.54%) XML
8 46 (49.46%) .NET Framework
8 46 (49.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 42 (45.16%) XHTML
9 42 (45.16%) XSD
9 42 (45.16%) SOAP
9 42 (45.16%) Web Services
10 23 (24.73%) WinForms
11 8 (8.60%) LINQ to SQL
12 4 (4.30%) HTML5
12 4 (4.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) FMCG
2 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.13%) ERP
3 11 (11.83%) MVC
4 5 (5.38%) Web Development
5 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
5 4 (4.30%) Workflow
6 1 (1.08%) Validation
6 1 (1.08%) Web Design
6 1 (1.08%) Project Management
6 1 (1.08%) TDD
6 1 (1.08%) UML
6 1 (1.08%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 78 (83.87%) C#
2 70 (75.27%) JavaScript
3 64 (68.82%) SQL
4 45 (48.39%) T-SQL
5 37 (39.78%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.38%) PHP
7 3 (3.23%) VB6
7 3 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 70 (75.27%) Microsoft