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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 330 253 212
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -41
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 345 498 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.76% 1.10% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% 2.73% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 318 481 643
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
16869 18250 19694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.17% 40.31% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14450 15787 17335
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 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -24 58 £49,000 -2.00% 13
Hornchurch - 2 £30,000 -
Enfield -1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £35,000 -11.39%
Romford - 1 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Harrow - 1 £52,500 -
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Dagenham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 768 (98.34%) .NET
2 766 (98.08%) C#
3 615 (78.75%) ASP.NET
4 598 (76.57%) SQL Server
5 581 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
6 552 (70.68%) MVC
7 475 (60.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 443 (56.72%) HTML
9 431 (55.19%) TDD
10 407 (52.11%) JavaScript
11 393 (50.32%) Scrum
12 391 (50.06%) SQL
13 382 (48.91%) WCF
14 371 (47.50%) .NET Framework
15 365 (46.73%) CSS
16 308 (39.44%) WPF
17 304 (38.92%) NUnit
18 298 (38.16%) NHibernate
19 243 (31.11%) Finance
20 239 (30.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 232 (29.71%) HTML5
22 229 (29.32%) jQuery
23 220 (28.17%) Ajax
24 214 (27.40%) Rhino Mocks
25 203 (25.99%) Web Application Development
26 195 (24.97%) Web Services
27 180 (23.05%) Microsoft
28 173 (22.15%) Subversion
29 170 (21.77%) T-SQL
29 170 (21.77%) Silverlight

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 59 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 39 (4.99%) CMS
3 36 (4.61%) IIS
4 31 (3.97%) BizTalk Server
5 29 (3.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 25 (3.20%) NServiceBus
7 24 (3.07%) Node.js
8 15 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (1.79%) Sitefinity
10 10 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.15%) ColdFusion
12 7 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.90%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.64%) Kentico
14 2 (0.26%) WordPress
14 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.13%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 78 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (2.43%) Sophis RISQUE
2 11 (1.41%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.79%) SaaS
4 3 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.38%) GitHub
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (10.88%) Internet
2 38 (4.87%) Broadband
3 16 (2.05%) Extranet
3 16 (2.05%) Intranet
4 8 (1.02%) HTTP
5 3 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) SMTP
6 1 (0.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (76.57%) SQL Server
2 128 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 115 (14.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (3.07%) Oracle Database
6 23 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.30%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 15 (1.92%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.41%) QlikView
13 10 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (1.28%) OLAP
14 9 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.64%) MySQL
16 5 (0.64%) MongoDB
17 3 (0.38%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 304 (38.92%) NUnit
2 214 (27.40%) Rhino Mocks
3 173 (22.15%) Subversion
4 157 (20.10%) Moq
5 88 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 80 (10.24%) Visual Studio
7 67 (8.58%) Git (software)
8 60 (7.68%) TeamCity
9 26 (3.33%) ReSharper
10 13 (1.66%) CruiseControl
10 13 (1.66%) MSTest
11 12 (1.54%) Axure RP
11 12 (1.54%) SpecFlow
11 12 (1.54%) Selenium
11 12 (1.54%) Fiddler
11 12 (1.54%) PostSharp
11 12 (1.54%) Jenkins
11 12 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.41%) MSBuild
12 11 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 243 (31.11%) Finance
2 97 (12.42%) Games
3 56 (7.17%) Retail
4 55 (7.04%) Telecoms
5 53 (6.79%) Banking
6 29 (3.71%) Marketing
7 24 (3.07%) Investment Banking
7 24 (3.07%) Music Industry
7 24 (3.07%) Front Office
7 24 (3.07%) Law
8 9 (1.15%) Publishing
9 7 (0.90%) Legal
9 7 (0.90%) Back Office
9 7 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 690 (88.35%) Developer
2 415 (53.14%) .NET Developer
3 295 (37.77%) C# Developer
4 201 (25.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 167 (21.38%) Senior Developer
6 134 (17.16%) Senior .NET Developer
7 116 (14.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 112 (14.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 73 (9.35%) Agile .NET Developer
10 56 (7.17%) Junior Developer
10 56 (7.17%) Junior
11 44 (5.63%) Agile C# Developer
12 39 (4.99%) Graduate
13 38 (4.87%) Web Developer
14 35 (4.48%) Software Developer
14 35 (4.48%) Senior C# Developer
15 29 (3.71%) Junior .NET Developer
16 28 (3.59%) WinForms Developer
17 25 (3.20%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 24 (3.07%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 768 (98.34%) .NET
2 615 (78.75%) ASP.NET
3 475 (60.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 443 (56.72%) HTML
5 382 (48.91%) WCF
6 371 (47.50%) .NET Framework
7 365 (46.73%) CSS
8 308 (39.44%) WPF
9 298 (38.16%) NHibernate
10 239 (30.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 232 (29.71%) HTML5
12 229 (29.32%) jQuery
13 220 (28.17%) Ajax
14 195 (24.97%) Web Services
15 170 (21.77%) Silverlight
16 140 (17.93%) XML
17 133 (17.03%) WinForms
18 121 (15.49%) Castle Windsor
19 101 (12.93%) MonoRail
20 100 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 41 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.61%) Hedge funds
4 29 (3.71%) Client/Server
5 27 (3.46%) Open Source
6 26 (3.33%) Social Network
7 25 (3.20%) Inversion of Control
8 24 (3.07%) DTV
9 16 (2.05%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.15%) Equities
11 9 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (0.90%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.90%) Web 2.0
12 7 (0.90%) Derivative
12 7 (0.90%) iPhone
13 6 (0.77%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.51%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.51%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.51%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 109 (13.96%) Windows
2 8 (1.02%) Android
3 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
4 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
4 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (70.68%) MVC
3 431 (55.19%) TDD
4 393 (50.32%) Scrum
5 203 (25.99%) Web Application Development
6 165 (21.13%) OO
7 160 (20.49%) BDD
8 143 (18.31%) Unit Testing
9 137 (17.54%) Kanban
10 117 (14.98%) E-Commerce
11 98 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
12 87 (11.14%) OOP
13 82 (10.50%) Domain-Driven Design
14 63 (8.07%) Software Engineering
15 61 (7.81%) Mentoring
16 56 (7.17%) Web Development
17 53 (6.79%) OOD
18 49 (6.27%) Dependency Injection
19 44 (5.63%) MVVM
20 42 (5.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 766 (98.08%) C#
2 407 (52.11%) JavaScript
3 391 (50.06%) SQL
4 170 (21.77%) T-SQL
5 100 (12.80%) VB.NET
6 58 (7.43%) VB
7 52 (6.66%) Java
8 43 (5.51%) C++
9 33 (4.23%) Python
10 25 (3.20%) VBA
10 25 (3.20%) Ruby
11 23 (2.94%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.56%) Perl
13 11 (1.41%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.02%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.77%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.51%) XAML
16 4 (0.51%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 126 (16.13%) Degree
2 84 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (10.37%) MCP
4 78 (9.99%) MCSD
4 78 (9.99%) MCTS
5 76 (9.73%) MCAD
6 16 (2.05%) ISTQB
6 16 (2.05%) ISEB
7 8 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.51%) PhD
9 2 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.90%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 180 (23.05%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.89%) Oracle
3 26 (3.33%) Dell
4 14 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 13 (1.66%) DevExpress
6 12 (1.54%) Yahoo!
6 12 (1.54%) Twitter
7 10 (1.28%) Sybase
8 9 (1.15%) CyberSource
9 5 (0.64%) Telerik
10 4 (0.51%) Adobe
10 4 (0.51%) Reuters
10 4 (0.51%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.38%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.26%) VMware
12 2 (0.26%) Ektron
12 2 (0.26%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.13%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.13%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonua
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stock in the Channel
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Excellent Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30,000 + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago