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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 62 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 14 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.90% 1.63% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.22% 3.50% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
332 286 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 45.05% 46.50% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 292 251 238
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 -8 14 £32,500 +8.33% 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 38 (97.44%) C#
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 37 (94.87%) MVC
2 37 (94.87%) HTML
2 37 (94.87%) JavaScript
3 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET
4 31 (79.49%) CSS
5 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
6 26 (66.67%) SQL
7 24 (61.54%) WPF
8 22 (56.41%) VB.NET
8 22 (56.41%) jQuery
9 20 (51.28%) TDD
9 20 (51.28%) XML
10 16 (41.03%) ADO.NET
10 16 (41.03%) Client/Server
10 16 (41.03%) .NET Framework
10 16 (41.03%) Ajax
10 16 (41.03%) Mobile Development
11 15 (38.46%) Entity Framework
12 13 (33.33%) WinForms
12 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
13 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (23.08%) JSON
15 8 (20.51%) German Language
15 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (20.51%) VB
15 8 (20.51%) ITIL
15 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (5.13%) CMS
1 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (20.51%) German Language
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) AWS Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Graduate
8 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Graduate Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 37 (94.87%) HTML
3 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET
4 31 (79.49%) CSS
5 24 (61.54%) WPF
6 22 (56.41%) jQuery
7 20 (51.28%) XML
8 16 (41.03%) ADO.NET
8 16 (41.03%) Ajax
8 16 (41.03%) .NET Framework
9 15 (38.46%) Entity Framework
10 13 (33.33%) WinForms
11 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (23.08%) JSON
13 8 (20.51%) WCF
14 7 (17.95%) HTML5
14 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (15.38%) Classic ASP
16 5 (12.82%) Web Services
16 5 (12.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) MVC
2 20 (51.28%) TDD
3 16 (41.03%) Mobile Development
4 8 (20.51%) MVVM
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) ITIL
4 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
6 6 (15.38%) Analytics
6 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.38%) Time Management
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Process Management
6 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Web Development
7 5 (12.82%) OO
8 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.13%) UML
9 2 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) C#
2 37 (94.87%) JavaScript
3 26 (66.67%) SQL
4 22 (56.41%) VB.NET
5 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (20.51%) VB
7 6 (15.38%) VB6
7 6 (15.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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