The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 344 270 174
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -96
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 340 468 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.78% 1.05% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 2.57% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 302 434 766
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15651 18228 19553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 35.78% 40.89% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13433 15322 17314
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in London

LINQ
Salary Trend in London

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

LINQ Salary Trend in London

LINQ
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in London

LINQ
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
City of London -32 68 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Kingston Upon Thames -2 5 £35,000 -26.31%
Mayfair - 5 £60,000 -
Hornchurch - 4 £30,000 -
Croydon - 2 £52,500 - 1
Dagenham - 1 £40,000 -
Enfield - 1 £45,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 671 (97.96%) .NET
2 656 (95.77%) C#
3 538 (78.54%) SQL Server
4 528 (77.08%) ASP.NET
5 503 (73.43%) MVC
6 499 (72.85%) Agile Software Development
7 417 (60.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 380 (55.47%) TDD
9 376 (54.89%) HTML
10 348 (50.80%) Scrum
11 346 (50.51%) JavaScript
12 344 (50.22%) SQL
13 338 (49.34%) .NET Framework
14 312 (45.55%) WCF
15 304 (44.38%) CSS
16 303 (44.23%) WPF
17 278 (40.58%) NUnit
18 253 (36.93%) NHibernate
19 225 (32.85%) HTML5
20 222 (32.41%) Ajax
21 189 (27.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 187 (27.30%) Microsoft
23 182 (26.57%) Rhino Mocks
24 181 (26.42%) Finance
24 181 (26.42%) Web Application Development
25 180 (26.28%) jQuery
26 172 (25.11%) OO
27 165 (24.09%) Web Services
28 163 (23.80%) Subversion
29 152 (22.19%) T-SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 49 (7.15%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.53%) CMS
3 30 (4.38%) IIS
3 30 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (3.36%) Node.js
5 18 (2.63%) NServiceBus
6 14 (2.04%) ColdFusion
7 11 (1.61%) Sitefinity
8 9 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.88%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.29%) WordPress
10 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.15%) Kentico
11 1 (0.15%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 70 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.19%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.48%) Sophis RISQUE
3 4 (0.58%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.61%) SaaS
3 9 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (9.05%) Internet
2 41 (5.99%) Broadband
3 12 (1.75%) Intranet
4 11 (1.61%) HTTP
5 8 (1.17%) DNS
5 8 (1.17%) Extranet
6 3 (0.44%) Firewall
6 3 (0.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (78.54%) SQL Server
2 140 (20.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (7.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (2.48%) OLAP
9 14 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.46%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.31%) MySQL
13 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.02%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.73%) SSDT
16 4 (0.58%) Big Data
16 4 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 278 (40.58%) NUnit
2 182 (26.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 163 (23.80%) Subversion
4 130 (18.98%) Moq
5 104 (15.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 65 (9.49%) Visual Studio
7 59 (8.61%) Git (software)
8 58 (8.47%) TeamCity
9 27 (3.94%) ReSharper
10 17 (2.48%) Fiddler
11 15 (2.19%) PostSharp
11 15 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (1.75%) JIRA
13 10 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (1.31%) CruiseControl
15 7 (1.02%) MSBuild
15 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (0.88%) MSTest
17 5 (0.73%) Axure RP
17 5 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 181 (26.42%) Finance
2 95 (13.87%) Games
3 50 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 48 (7.01%) Retail
5 30 (4.38%) Marketing
6 24 (3.50%) Music Industry
7 23 (3.36%) Banking
8 22 (3.21%) Front Office
9 20 (2.92%) Investment Banking
10 19 (2.77%) Law
11 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.73%) Back Office
13 3 (0.44%) Advertising
14 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 631 (92.12%) Developer
2 380 (55.47%) .NET Developer
3 278 (40.58%) C# Developer
4 186 (27.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 126 (18.39%) Senior Developer
6 110 (16.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 100 (14.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 91 (13.28%) Senior .NET Developer
9 56 (8.18%) Agile .NET Developer
10 44 (6.42%) Agile C# Developer
11 42 (6.13%) Junior Developer
11 42 (6.13%) Web Developer
11 42 (6.13%) Junior
12 37 (5.40%) Graduate
13 32 (4.67%) Junior .NET Developer
14 29 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
15 28 (4.09%) WinForms Developer
16 27 (3.94%) Software Developer
17 20 (2.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 15 (2.19%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 671 (97.96%) .NET
2 528 (77.08%) ASP.NET
3 417 (60.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 376 (54.89%) HTML
5 338 (49.34%) .NET Framework
6 312 (45.55%) WCF
7 304 (44.38%) CSS
8 303 (44.23%) WPF
9 253 (36.93%) NHibernate
10 225 (32.85%) HTML5
11 222 (32.41%) Ajax
12 189 (27.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 180 (26.28%) jQuery
14 165 (24.09%) Web Services
15 144 (21.02%) Silverlight
16 137 (20.00%) XML
17 126 (18.39%) WinForms
18 114 (16.64%) Castle Windsor
19 101 (14.74%) MonoRail
20 84 (12.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.61%) Computer Science
2 29 (4.23%) Inversion of Control
3 26 (3.80%) Client/Server
4 25 (3.65%) Social Network
4 25 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.50%) Hedge funds
5 24 (3.50%) DTV
6 22 (3.21%) Open Source
7 19 (2.77%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.17%) User Experience
9 8 (1.17%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.02%) Web 2.0
10 7 (1.02%) Derivative
11 6 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (0.73%) Equities
13 4 (0.58%) W3C
13 4 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 114 (16.64%) Windows
2 11 (1.61%) Windows 8
3 7 (1.02%) Windows Phone 8
3 7 (1.02%) Windows Phone
3 7 (1.02%) Windows Phone 7
4 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.44%) Android
6 1 (0.15%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (73.43%) MVC
2 499 (72.85%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (55.47%) TDD
4 348 (50.80%) Scrum
5 181 (26.42%) Web Application Development
6 172 (25.11%) OO
7 123 (17.96%) BDD
8 112 (16.35%) Unit Testing
9 97 (14.16%) Kanban
10 91 (13.28%) E-Commerce
11 70 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (9.34%) OOP
13 63 (9.20%) OOD
14 58 (8.47%) Dependency Injection
15 49 (7.15%) Domain-Driven Design
16 48 (7.01%) MVVM
17 45 (6.57%) CRM
18 44 (6.42%) Software Engineering
19 42 (6.13%) Mentoring
20 41 (5.99%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 656 (95.77%) C#
2 346 (50.51%) JavaScript
3 344 (50.22%) SQL
4 152 (22.19%) T-SQL
5 97 (14.16%) VB.NET
6 57 (8.32%) VB
7 49 (7.15%) C++
8 46 (6.72%) Java
9 38 (5.55%) Python
10 20 (2.92%) Ruby
10 20 (2.92%) Perl
11 14 (2.04%) ActionScript
12 11 (1.61%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.31%) VBA
14 7 (1.02%) XAML
15 5 (0.73%) PHP
15 5 (0.73%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.58%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.44%) F#
18 2 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 109 (15.91%) Degree
2 29 (4.23%) MCP
2 29 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.94%) MCTS
3 27 (3.94%) MCAD
3 27 (3.94%) MCSD
4 14 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.04%) ISEB
5 8 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.29%) PhD
7 1 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 187 (27.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.65%) Oracle
3 23 (3.36%) Dell
4 12 (1.75%) Yahoo!
4 12 (1.75%) DevExpress
5 10 (1.46%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.17%) VMware
7 7 (1.02%) Facebook
8 6 (0.88%) CyberSource
9 5 (0.73%) Twitter
9 5 (0.73%) Telerik
10 4 (0.58%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.44%) Charles River
12 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.15%) Citrix
12 1 (0.15%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.15%) Google
12 1 (0.15%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.15%) Nintex
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £51000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Explore Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
The City, London (EC1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £40 - 55k + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + (DOE)
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago