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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 322 235 193
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -42
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 343 531 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.82% 1.22% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 3.01% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 301 469 620
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
15144 17663 18351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.08% 40.62% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12902 14741 16068
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,050 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 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
City of London -37 57 £50,000 -20.00% 8
Croydon - 5 £52,500 -
Enfield - 3 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Mayfair - 2 £80,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 683 (97.16%) .NET
2 666 (94.74%) C#
3 570 (81.08%) SQL Server
4 526 (74.82%) ASP.NET
5 518 (73.68%) MVC
6 491 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
7 409 (58.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 397 (56.47%) TDD
9 381 (54.20%) HTML
10 364 (51.78%) JavaScript
11 356 (50.64%) .NET Framework
12 347 (49.36%) SQL
13 333 (47.37%) Scrum
14 324 (46.09%) WCF
15 317 (45.09%) WPF
16 295 (41.96%) CSS
17 292 (41.54%) NUnit
18 253 (35.99%) NHibernate
19 237 (33.71%) Ajax
20 229 (32.57%) HTML5
21 215 (30.58%) jQuery
22 199 (28.31%) Microsoft
23 190 (27.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 187 (26.60%) Finance
25 182 (25.89%) Rhino Mocks
26 179 (25.46%) Web Application Development
27 169 (24.04%) XML
28 168 (23.90%) OO
29 167 (23.76%) Subversion
30 165 (23.47%) SQL Server 2008

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 56 (7.97%) IIS
2 50 (7.11%) SharePoint
3 37 (5.26%) CMS
4 30 (4.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (2.84%) Node.js
7 19 (2.70%) NServiceBus
8 17 (2.42%) ColdFusion
9 13 (1.85%) Umbraco
10 10 (1.42%) Sitefinity
11 8 (1.14%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.28%) WordPress
14 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.14%) TIBCO EMS
15 1 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
15 1 (0.14%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 65 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.57%) MS Office
4 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.00%) Sophis RISQUE
3 4 (0.57%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.11%) Internet
2 48 (6.83%) Broadband
3 9 (1.28%) HTTP
3 9 (1.28%) Intranet
4 8 (1.14%) DNS
5 5 (0.71%) Extranet
6 3 (0.43%) Firewall
6 3 (0.43%) SMTP
7 2 (0.28%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (81.08%) SQL Server
2 165 (23.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (10.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (8.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 44 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (2.99%) OLAP
8 20 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 14 (1.99%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.56%) Big Data
12 10 (1.42%) MySQL
13 8 (1.14%) SSDT
13 8 (1.14%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.85%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.85%) Star Schema
15 5 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 292 (41.54%) NUnit
2 182 (25.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 167 (23.76%) Subversion
4 129 (18.35%) Moq
5 108 (15.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 81 (11.52%) Visual Studio
7 60 (8.53%) TeamCity
8 47 (6.69%) Git (software)
9 32 (4.55%) ReSharper
10 25 (3.56%) Fiddler
11 23 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 22 (3.13%) PostSharp
13 20 (2.84%) JIRA
14 16 (2.28%) CruiseControl
15 12 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (1.56%) MSBuild
17 10 (1.42%) FitNesse
17 10 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
18 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 8 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 187 (26.60%) Finance
2 85 (12.09%) Games
3 53 (7.54%) Telecoms
4 36 (5.12%) Front Office
5 34 (4.84%) Banking
6 32 (4.55%) Marketing
7 26 (3.70%) Retail
8 25 (3.56%) Music Industry
9 20 (2.84%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.56%) Law
11 6 (0.85%) Back Office
12 4 (0.57%) Local Government
12 4 (0.57%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.57%) Publishing
13 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.43%) Legal
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 648 (92.18%) Developer
2 393 (55.90%) .NET Developer
3 299 (42.53%) C# Developer
4 198 (28.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 116 (16.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 102 (14.51%) Senior Developer
7 98 (13.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 72 (10.24%) Senior .NET Developer
9 64 (9.10%) Agile .NET Developer
10 46 (6.54%) Agile C# Developer
11 43 (6.12%) Junior
12 42 (5.97%) Junior Developer
13 37 (5.26%) Graduate
14 34 (4.84%) Junior .NET Developer
15 32 (4.55%) Software Developer
16 28 (3.98%) WinForms Developer
17 26 (3.70%) Web Developer
18 21 (2.99%) Lead Developer
18 21 (2.99%) Senior C# Developer
19 18 (2.56%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 683 (97.16%) .NET
2 526 (74.82%) ASP.NET
3 409 (58.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 381 (54.20%) HTML
5 356 (50.64%) .NET Framework
6 324 (46.09%) WCF
7 317 (45.09%) WPF
8 295 (41.96%) CSS
9 253 (35.99%) NHibernate
10 237 (33.71%) Ajax
11 229 (32.57%) HTML5
12 215 (30.58%) jQuery
13 190 (27.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 169 (24.04%) XML
15 159 (22.62%) Web Services
16 141 (20.06%) Silverlight
17 121 (17.21%) WinForms
18 109 (15.50%) Castle Windsor
19 101 (14.37%) MonoRail
20 87 (12.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 31 (4.41%) Inversion of Control
3 26 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 25 (3.56%) Hedge funds
5 24 (3.41%) Social Network
5 24 (3.41%) DTV
6 23 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.13%) Open Source
8 21 (2.99%) N-Tier
9 17 (2.42%) Mathematics
9 17 (2.42%) User Experience
10 13 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.56%) Derivative
12 10 (1.42%) Web 2.0
12 10 (1.42%) Equities
13 9 (1.28%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.00%) Fixed Income
14 7 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 122 (17.35%) Windows
2 15 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (1.71%) Windows 8
4 8 (1.14%) Windows Phone 7
4 8 (1.14%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (1.14%) Windows Phone
5 7 (1.00%) Android
6 4 (0.57%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (73.68%) MVC
2 491 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (56.47%) TDD
4 333 (47.37%) Scrum
5 179 (25.46%) Web Application Development
6 168 (23.90%) OO
7 125 (17.78%) Unit Testing
7 125 (17.78%) BDD
8 97 (13.80%) Kanban
9 73 (10.38%) Dependency Injection
10 68 (9.67%) E-Commerce
11 65 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (8.96%) OOD
13 59 (8.39%) MVVM
14 55 (7.82%) OOP
15 53 (7.54%) Software Engineering
16 45 (6.40%) Web Development
16 45 (6.40%) Domain-Driven Design
17 40 (5.69%) CRM
18 39 (5.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 666 (94.74%) C#
2 364 (51.78%) JavaScript
3 347 (49.36%) SQL
4 155 (22.05%) T-SQL
5 103 (14.65%) VB.NET
6 60 (8.53%) VB
7 55 (7.82%) C++
8 46 (6.54%) Java
9 41 (5.83%) Python
10 17 (2.42%) Ruby
10 17 (2.42%) ActionScript
11 14 (1.99%) Perl
12 11 (1.56%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.14%) XAML
13 8 (1.14%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.85%) PHP
14 6 (0.85%) VBA
15 5 (0.71%) C
15 5 (0.71%) F#
16 4 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 110 (15.65%) Degree
2 28 (3.98%) MCP
2 28 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (3.70%) MCTS
3 26 (3.70%) MCAD
3 26 (3.70%) MCSD
3 26 (3.70%) VCP4
4 15 (2.13%) ISEB
4 15 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.28%) PhD
7 1 (0.14%) MBA
7 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.71%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 199 (28.31%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.84%) Oracle
3 19 (2.70%) VMware
3 19 (2.70%) Yahoo!
4 15 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.99%) Dell
6 9 (1.28%) Charles River
7 7 (1.00%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.00%) Facebook
8 6 (0.85%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.57%) Telerik
10 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.43%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.28%) Sybase
11 2 (0.28%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.28%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.28%) Tableau
12 1 (0.14%) Twitter
12 1 (0.14%) Nintex
12 1 (0.14%) Open Text
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + 28 days holiday(+BH) +pension +healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: pension, health cover, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Stock in the Channel
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus training allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Explore Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £28k to £33k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £28k to £33k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £28k to £40k (multiple roles) +benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago