The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 68 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 22 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.95% 0.75% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.06% 2.10% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 22
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £34,100 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
LINQ
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
435 333 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 38.56% 35.61% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 397 297 300
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 August 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
1 37 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 36 (97.30%) C#
3 34 (91.89%) SQL Server
4 33 (89.19%) JavaScript
4 33 (89.19%) jQuery
5 29 (78.38%) HTML
6 28 (75.68%) T-SQL
7 26 (70.27%) SQL
8 25 (67.57%) HTML5
9 24 (64.86%) MVC
10 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
11 21 (56.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (51.35%) OO
14 17 (45.95%) OOD
15 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (43.24%) Refactoring
15 16 (43.24%) TDD
15 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (43.24%) Scrum
15 16 (43.24%) SharePoint
15 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 16 (43.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
16 10 (27.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (43.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (91.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 28 (75.68%) .NET Developer
3 18 (48.65%) Software Developer
4 17 (45.95%) .NET Software Developer
5 15 (40.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (40.54%) C# Developer
6 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (29.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Consultant
8 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 5 (13.51%) Business Consultant
9 4 (10.81%) .NET Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) C# Application Developer
10 2 (5.41%) .NET Applications Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
11 1 (2.70%) Programmer
11 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Developer
11 1 (2.70%) Software Programmer
11 1 (2.70%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.70%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (89.19%) jQuery
3 29 (78.38%) HTML
4 25 (67.57%) HTML5
5 21 (56.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 16 (43.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
7 10 (27.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (21.62%) CSS
9 7 (18.92%) WCF
10 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (10.81%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (10.81%) Web Services
10 4 (10.81%) Ajax
11 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET
12 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) MVC
2 19 (51.35%) OO
3 17 (45.95%) OOD
4 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (43.24%) Scrum
4 16 (43.24%) TDD
4 16 (43.24%) Refactoring
5 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C#
2 33 (89.19%) JavaScript
3 28 (75.68%) T-SQL
4 26 (70.27%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft