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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 331 251 246
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 353 489 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 1.10% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 2.75% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 321 465 549
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
17269 17810 20216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.49% 40.00% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14718 15344 17912
Average salary £52,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -37 42 £49,000 -5.76% 19
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Harrow - 1 £52,500 - 1
Hayes - 1 £45,000 -
Romford - 1 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 852 (99.07%) C#
2 838 (97.44%) .NET
3 665 (77.33%) SQL Server
3 665 (77.33%) ASP.NET
4 642 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
5 592 (68.84%) MVC
6 496 (57.67%) HTML
7 491 (57.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 488 (56.74%) TDD
9 452 (52.56%) WCF
10 445 (51.74%) JavaScript
11 433 (50.35%) Scrum
12 413 (48.02%) SQL
13 411 (47.79%) CSS
14 407 (47.33%) .NET Framework
15 326 (37.91%) NUnit
16 324 (37.67%) NHibernate
17 323 (37.56%) WPF
18 285 (33.14%) Finance
19 280 (32.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 271 (31.51%) jQuery
21 246 (28.60%) HTML5
22 237 (27.56%) Ajax
23 227 (26.40%) Rhino Mocks
24 212 (24.65%) Web Application Development
25 210 (24.42%) Web Services
26 196 (22.79%) Microsoft
27 184 (21.40%) Silverlight
28 182 (21.16%) Subversion
29 178 (20.70%) T-SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 76 (8.84%) SharePoint
2 50 (5.81%) IIS
3 45 (5.23%) CMS
4 34 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
5 31 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 29 (3.37%) NServiceBus
7 21 (2.44%) Node.js
8 20 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
10 12 (1.40%) Umbraco
10 12 (1.40%) Sitefinity
11 11 (1.28%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.58%) ColdFusion
13 5 (0.58%) Kentico
14 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 94 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.21%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (1.98%) Sophis RISQUE
2 13 (1.51%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.74%) SaaS
4 3 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.35%) GitHub
5 2 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (11.05%) Internet
2 40 (4.65%) Broadband
3 20 (2.33%) Intranet
4 17 (1.98%) Extranet
5 6 (0.70%) HTTP
6 2 (0.23%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 665 (77.33%) SQL Server
2 163 (18.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 104 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (3.14%) Oracle Database
7 25 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (2.09%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (1.74%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.51%) QlikView
11 13 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.05%) MySQL
13 9 (1.05%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.81%) RavenDB
16 6 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 326 (37.91%) NUnit
2 227 (26.40%) Rhino Mocks
3 182 (21.16%) Subversion
4 169 (19.65%) Moq
5 115 (13.37%) Visual Studio
6 96 (11.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 73 (8.49%) Git (software)
8 64 (7.44%) TeamCity
9 33 (3.84%) SpecFlow
10 27 (3.14%) ReSharper
11 21 (2.44%) MSTest
12 20 (2.33%) MSBuild
12 20 (2.33%) Selenium
12 20 (2.33%) CruiseControl
13 19 (2.21%) Jenkins
14 16 (1.86%) QuickTest Pro
15 13 (1.51%) JIRA
15 13 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (1.51%) PostSharp
15 13 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 285 (33.14%) Finance
2 100 (11.63%) Games
3 64 (7.44%) Banking
4 57 (6.63%) Telecoms
5 48 (5.58%) Retail
6 28 (3.26%) Marketing
6 28 (3.26%) Law
7 25 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.91%) Music Industry
8 23 (2.67%) Front Office
9 14 (1.63%) Publishing
10 13 (1.51%) Back Office
11 10 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.05%) Legal
13 6 (0.70%) Advertising
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 735 (85.47%) Developer
2 439 (51.05%) .NET Developer
3 319 (37.09%) C# Developer
4 209 (24.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 187 (21.74%) Senior Developer
6 153 (17.79%) Senior .NET Developer
7 121 (14.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 110 (12.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 80 (9.30%) Agile .NET Developer
10 63 (7.33%) Junior Developer
10 63 (7.33%) Junior
11 48 (5.58%) Agile C# Developer
12 47 (5.47%) Web Developer
12 47 (5.47%) Senior C# Developer
13 35 (4.07%) Graduate
14 34 (3.95%) Software Developer
15 31 (3.60%) Junior .NET Developer
16 30 (3.49%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 29 (3.37%) WinForms Developer
18 27 (3.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 838 (97.44%) .NET
2 665 (77.33%) ASP.NET
3 496 (57.67%) HTML
4 491 (57.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 452 (52.56%) WCF
6 411 (47.79%) CSS
7 407 (47.33%) .NET Framework
8 324 (37.67%) NHibernate
9 323 (37.56%) WPF
10 280 (32.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 271 (31.51%) jQuery
12 246 (28.60%) HTML5
13 237 (27.56%) Ajax
14 210 (24.42%) Web Services
15 184 (21.40%) Silverlight
16 163 (18.95%) XML
17 147 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 136 (15.81%) Razor View Engine
19 135 (15.70%) Castle Windsor
20 124 (14.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 50 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.72%) Hedge funds
3 32 (3.72%) Client/Server
4 31 (3.60%) Social Network
5 28 (3.26%) Open Source
5 28 (3.26%) Inversion of Control
6 25 (2.91%) DTV
7 16 (1.86%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.16%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.05%) Equities
10 9 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
11 7 (0.81%) iPhone
11 7 (0.81%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.81%) Web 2.0
12 6 (0.70%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.70%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.58%) User Experience
13 5 (0.58%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 112 (13.02%) Windows
2 9 (1.05%) Android
2 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
3 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
2 592 (68.84%) MVC
3 488 (56.74%) TDD
4 433 (50.35%) Scrum
5 212 (24.65%) Web Application Development
6 174 (20.23%) BDD
7 173 (20.12%) Unit Testing
8 163 (18.95%) OO
9 149 (17.33%) Kanban
10 121 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
11 117 (13.60%) E-Commerce
12 92 (10.70%) Domain-Driven Design
13 91 (10.58%) OOP
14 77 (8.95%) Web Development
15 76 (8.84%) Software Engineering
16 66 (7.67%) Mentoring
17 58 (6.74%) MVVM
18 55 (6.40%) Dependency Injection
18 55 (6.40%) Multithreading
18 55 (6.40%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 852 (99.07%) C#
2 445 (51.74%) JavaScript
3 413 (48.02%) SQL
4 178 (20.70%) T-SQL
5 106 (12.33%) VB.NET
6 62 (7.21%) VB
7 44 (5.12%) Java
8 37 (4.30%) C++
9 31 (3.60%) PowerShell
10 30 (3.49%) VBA
11 26 (3.02%) Python
12 24 (2.79%) Ruby
13 14 (1.63%) Perl
14 13 (1.51%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.16%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.16%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.81%) XAML
17 4 (0.47%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.47%) ActionScript
17 4 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 141 (16.40%) Degree
2 119 (13.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 114 (13.26%) MCP
4 109 (12.67%) MCSD
4 109 (12.67%) MCTS
5 106 (12.33%) MCAD
6 19 (2.21%) ISTQB
6 19 (2.21%) ISEB
7 10 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.93%) MBA
9 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.23%) PhD
9 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.28%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) Basel III
2 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.35%) Basel II
2 3 (0.35%) WCAG
2 3 (0.35%) CRD IV
2 3 (0.35%) COREP
3 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 196 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.65%) Oracle
3 24 (2.79%) Dell
4 20 (2.33%) Sitecore
5 13 (1.51%) Yahoo!
6 12 (1.40%) DevExpress
6 12 (1.40%) Twitter
7 10 (1.16%) Sybase
8 9 (1.05%) CyberSource
9 6 (0.70%) Adobe
10 5 (0.58%) Telerik
11 4 (0.47%) Reuters
11 4 (0.47%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.35%) Informatica
12 3 (0.35%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.23%) Ektron
14 1 (0.12%) Tableau
14 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.12%) Red Hat
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare & more
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Progressive - Midlands
Salary: Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago