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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 89 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 16 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 2.26% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% 5.60% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 13
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
477 464 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.24% 40.35% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 425 426 345
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
1 43 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
3 36 (83.72%) MVC
3 36 (83.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (74.42%) Scrum
6 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
7 30 (69.77%) TDD
8 29 (67.44%) SQL
9 28 (65.12%) HTML
9 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
9 28 (65.12%) jQuery
10 26 (60.47%) T-SQL
11 24 (55.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (51.16%) .NET Framework
13 21 (48.84%) SharePoint
14 19 (44.19%) OO
14 19 (44.19%) OOD
14 19 (44.19%) Refactoring
14 19 (44.19%) HTML5
14 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
16 16 (37.21%) WCF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (48.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
2 11 (25.58%) NUnit
3 4 (9.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (9.30%) Moq
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (11.63%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 32 (74.42%) .NET Developer
3 22 (51.16%) Software Developer
4 19 (44.19%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Database Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Junior
8 4 (9.30%) Graduate
8 4 (9.30%) Junior Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.65%) Development Team Leader
10 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.33%) .NET Team Leader
10 1 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.33%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
1 43 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 36 (83.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (65.12%) HTML
3 28 (65.12%) jQuery
4 24 (55.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 22 (51.16%) .NET Framework
6 19 (44.19%) HTML5
6 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 16 (37.21%) WCF
8 9 (20.93%) CSS
9 8 (18.60%) XML
9 8 (18.60%) Entity Framework
10 7 (16.28%) WPF
10 7 (16.28%) WinForms
11 5 (11.63%) Sass
12 4 (9.30%) NHibernate
13 3 (6.98%) XSL
13 3 (6.98%) MSMQ
13 3 (6.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) MVC
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (74.42%) Scrum
4 30 (69.77%) TDD
5 19 (44.19%) OO
5 19 (44.19%) OOD
5 19 (44.19%) Refactoring
5 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.28%) Web Application Development
7 4 (9.30%) Kanban
7 4 (9.30%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.98%) ETL
8 3 (6.98%) Web Development
9 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.33%) Logical Data Model
10 1 (2.33%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (67.44%) SQL
3 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
4 26 (60.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) HL7
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft