The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 72 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 11 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.35% 3.22% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 9.01% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,550 £45,000 £45,000
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
372 233 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 45.53% 35.68% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 287 212 266
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £22,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

LINQ
Salary Trend in the North East

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

LINQ Salary Trend in the North East

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in the North East

LINQ
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear -15 10 £35,000 - 6
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
1 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
2 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 18 (81.82%) HTML
4 16 (72.73%) MVC
5 13 (59.09%) CSS
5 13 (59.09%) jQuery
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 11 (50.00%) SQL
7 11 (50.00%) Ajax
8 10 (45.45%) XML
9 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
9 9 (40.91%) WPF
10 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
11 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
11 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
12 6 (27.27%) HTML5
12 6 (27.27%) TDD
12 6 (27.27%) Web Services
13 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET
13 5 (22.73%) VB
13 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
13 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
13 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (18.18%) WCF
15 3 (13.64%) OO

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) German Language
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Lead .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Developer
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate
7 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
1 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 13 (59.09%) jQuery
4 11 (50.00%) Ajax
5 10 (45.45%) XML
6 9 (40.91%) WPF
7 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (27.27%) HTML5
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET
9 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (18.18%) WCF
11 2 (9.09%) XSLT
11 2 (9.09%) JSON
12 1 (4.55%) WinForms
12 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) MVVM
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Process Management
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
5 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 5 (22.73%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) VB6
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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