The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 75 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 23 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.73% 2.60% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.78% 5.89% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 27
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
481 543 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.27% 44.11% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 438 503 400
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Buckinghamshire

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

LINQ
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (91.67%) C#
2 44 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 34 (70.83%) MVC
4 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
5 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 30 (62.50%) SQL
7 25 (52.08%) OO
8 24 (50.00%) jQuery
9 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
10 22 (45.83%) HTML
11 21 (43.75%) Scrum
11 21 (43.75%) HTML5
12 19 (39.58%) TDD
12 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (35.42%) WCF
13 17 (35.42%) .NET Framework
14 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (29.17%) Refactoring
15 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (29.17%) OOD
15 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
15 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 14 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (20.83%) N-Tier

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) NUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Flash Builder
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (4.17%) Banking
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (97.92%) Developer
2 40 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 23 (47.92%) C# Developer
4 20 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (35.42%) Software Developer
7 15 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (29.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (25.00%) Applications Developer
10 11 (22.92%) .NET Applications Developer
11 10 (20.83%) C# Application Developer
12 4 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
13 3 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
14 2 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
14 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
14 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
14 2 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
14 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
14 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
15 1 (2.08%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 24 (50.00%) jQuery
4 22 (45.83%) HTML
5 21 (43.75%) HTML5
6 17 (35.42%) WCF
6 17 (35.42%) .NET Framework
7 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 14 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (16.67%) WinForms
11 7 (14.58%) SOAP
11 7 (14.58%) XML
12 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET
12 6 (12.50%) REST
13 5 (10.42%) WPF
14 4 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
15 2 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) MVC
2 25 (52.08%) OO
3 21 (43.75%) Scrum
4 19 (39.58%) TDD
5 14 (29.17%) Refactoring
5 14 (29.17%) OOD
5 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) C#
2 30 (62.50%) SQL
3 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
5 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.33%) VB
7 3 (6.25%) VC++
7 3 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) MCP
2 5 (10.42%) MCAD
2 5 (10.42%) MCSD
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe