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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 68 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.49% 3.31% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 8.46% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 22
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
331 260 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 40.81% 39.16% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 236 230 259
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £46,750 £47,500
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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 3 £32,500 -7.14% 5
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (87.50%) HTML
4 12 (75.00%) jQuery
5 9 (56.25%) MVC
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) CSS
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) XML
8 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (31.25%) Ajax
9 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
9 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
9 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
10 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (18.75%) WPF
11 3 (18.75%) Marketing
11 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
11 3 (18.75%) OO
11 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
11 3 (18.75%) VB
12 2 (12.50%) Web Services
12 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
12 2 (12.50%) XSLT
12 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 2 (12.50%) WCF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
3 12 (75.00%) jQuery
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (18.75%) WPF
9 2 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (12.50%) XSLT
9 2 (12.50%) WCF
9 2 (12.50%) HTML5
9 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (6.25%) REST
10 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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