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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 311 265 253
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 370 470 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.79% 1.07% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 2.68% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 335 441 534
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
17776 17506 20716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.76% 39.68% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15187 15035 18383
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -50 35 £52,500 +0.96% 18
Hayes - 2 £45,000 -
Romford - 1 £42,500 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 891 (99.33%) C#
2 869 (96.88%) .NET
3 684 (76.25%) SQL Server
4 675 (75.25%) ASP.NET
5 613 (68.34%) MVC
6 518 (57.75%) HTML
7 507 (56.52%) TDD
8 492 (54.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 488 (54.40%) WCF
10 468 (52.17%) JavaScript
11 447 (49.83%) Scrum
12 435 (48.49%) .NET Framework
13 427 (47.60%) SQL
14 426 (47.49%) CSS
15 334 (37.24%) NHibernate
16 333 (37.12%) WPF
17 322 (35.90%) NUnit
18 314 (35.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 308 (34.34%) Finance
20 294 (32.78%) jQuery
21 276 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
22 258 (28.76%) HTML5
23 232 (25.86%) Ajax
24 225 (25.08%) Rhino Mocks
25 209 (23.30%) Web Application Development
26 208 (23.19%) Web Services
27 197 (21.96%) Microsoft
28 188 (20.96%) Unit Testing
29 187 (20.85%) T-SQL
30 186 (20.74%) Silverlight

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 74 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 61 (6.80%) IIS
3 48 (5.35%) CMS
4 34 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
5 31 (3.46%) NServiceBus
6 28 (3.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
8 16 (1.78%) Umbraco
8 16 (1.78%) Node.js
9 13 (1.45%) Sitefinity
9 13 (1.45%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.56%) Kentico
12 3 (0.33%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 95 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.01%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.56%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.78%) Sophis RISQUE
2 14 (1.56%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.01%) SaaS
4 3 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.33%) GitHub
5 2 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (9.70%) Internet
2 36 (4.01%) Broadband
3 18 (2.01%) Intranet
4 15 (1.67%) Extranet
5 7 (0.78%) HTTP
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) SMTP
6 1 (0.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 684 (76.25%) SQL Server
2 180 (20.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 109 (12.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 26 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.56%) QlikView
13 13 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (1.23%) MySQL
15 11 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (1.23%) MongoDB
15 11 (1.23%) NoSQL
16 9 (1.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 322 (35.90%) NUnit
2 225 (25.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 176 (19.62%) Subversion
4 168 (18.73%) Moq
5 125 (13.94%) Visual Studio
6 105 (11.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 71 (7.92%) Git (software)
8 66 (7.36%) TeamCity
9 43 (4.79%) SpecFlow
10 30 (3.34%) MSTest
11 25 (2.79%) ReSharper
12 23 (2.56%) Selenium
12 23 (2.56%) CruiseControl
12 23 (2.56%) MSBuild
13 19 (2.12%) Jenkins
14 18 (2.01%) QuickTest Pro
15 16 (1.78%) Cucumber
16 14 (1.56%) LoadRunner
16 14 (1.56%) JIRA
17 13 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 308 (34.34%) Finance
2 98 (10.93%) Games
3 78 (8.70%) Banking
4 53 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 41 (4.57%) Retail
6 31 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 31 (3.46%) Front Office
7 27 (3.01%) Law
8 25 (2.79%) Marketing
9 24 (2.68%) Music Industry
10 16 (1.78%) Back Office
11 13 (1.45%) Publishing
12 12 (1.34%) Legal
13 10 (1.11%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.89%) Advertising
15 2 (0.22%) Automotive
16 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 760 (84.73%) Developer
2 443 (49.39%) .NET Developer
3 326 (36.34%) C# Developer
4 205 (22.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 199 (22.19%) Senior Developer
6 167 (18.62%) Senior .NET Developer
7 121 (13.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 102 (11.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 80 (8.92%) Agile .NET Developer
10 64 (7.13%) Junior Developer
10 64 (7.13%) Junior
11 55 (6.13%) Web Developer
12 50 (5.57%) Senior C# Developer
13 47 (5.24%) Agile C# Developer
14 38 (4.24%) Software Developer
15 34 (3.79%) Graduate
16 33 (3.68%) Software Engineer
16 33 (3.68%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 29 (3.23%) Junior .NET Developer
18 28 (3.12%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 869 (96.88%) .NET
2 675 (75.25%) ASP.NET
3 518 (57.75%) HTML
4 492 (54.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 488 (54.40%) WCF
6 435 (48.49%) .NET Framework
7 426 (47.49%) CSS
8 334 (37.24%) NHibernate
9 333 (37.12%) WPF
10 314 (35.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 294 (32.78%) jQuery
12 258 (28.76%) HTML5
13 232 (25.86%) Ajax
14 208 (23.19%) Web Services
15 186 (20.74%) Silverlight
16 175 (19.51%) XML
16 175 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 153 (17.06%) Razor View Engine
18 141 (15.72%) Castle Windsor
19 126 (14.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 33 (3.68%) Client/Server
2 33 (3.68%) Social Network
2 33 (3.68%) Hedge funds
3 29 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 26 (2.90%) Open Source
5 24 (2.68%) DTV
6 17 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 13 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.00%) Equities
9 9 (1.00%) iPhone
9 9 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (0.89%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.78%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.67%) Web 2.0
12 6 (0.67%) Derivative
13 4 (0.45%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 115 (12.82%) Windows
2 15 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (1.11%) Android
4 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (68.34%) MVC
2 507 (56.52%) TDD
3 447 (49.83%) Scrum
4 276 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 209 (23.30%) Web Application Development
6 188 (20.96%) Unit Testing
7 178 (19.84%) BDD
8 164 (18.28%) OO
9 148 (16.50%) Kanban
10 129 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
11 104 (11.59%) E-Commerce
12 96 (10.70%) Domain-Driven Design
13 95 (10.59%) OOP
14 91 (10.14%) Web Development
15 84 (9.36%) Software Engineering
16 72 (8.03%) MVVM
17 62 (6.91%) Multithreading
18 59 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
19 54 (6.02%) OOD
20 52 (5.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 891 (99.33%) C#
2 468 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 427 (47.60%) SQL
4 187 (20.85%) T-SQL
5 106 (11.82%) VB.NET
6 60 (6.69%) VB
7 43 (4.79%) Java
8 37 (4.12%) C++
8 37 (4.12%) PowerShell
9 32 (3.57%) VBA
10 21 (2.34%) Ruby
11 15 (1.67%) Python
12 14 (1.56%) MATLAB
13 13 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.34%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.00%) XAML
16 6 (0.67%) Perl
17 5 (0.56%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.33%) PHP
18 3 (0.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 151 (16.83%) Degree
2 132 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 126 (14.05%) MCP
4 121 (13.49%) MCSD
4 121 (13.49%) MCTS
5 117 (13.04%) MCAD
6 17 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.90%) ISEB
7 11 (1.23%) MBA
8 10 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.23%) QA
2 4 (0.45%) Basel III
2 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (0.45%) Basel II
2 4 (0.45%) CRD IV
2 4 (0.45%) COREP
3 3 (0.33%) WCAG
4 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (2.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 197 (21.96%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.68%) Oracle
3 26 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 23 (2.56%) Dell
5 12 (1.34%) Twitter
6 10 (1.11%) Sybase
6 10 (1.11%) DevExpress
6 10 (1.11%) Yahoo!
7 9 (1.00%) CyberSource
8 6 (0.67%) Adobe
9 5 (0.56%) Telerik
10 4 (0.45%) Informatica
10 4 (0.45%) Reuters
10 4 (0.45%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.33%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.22%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.22%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.22%) Ektron
12 2 (0.22%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.11%) Red Hat
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000
Posted: 2 days ago
Romford, Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 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: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 50% bonus AND BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago