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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 73 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 12 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.51% 2.55% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 4.75% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 9
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,610 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
313 421 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 39.42% 53.63% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 272 360 222
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 12 £35,000 +11.11%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (80.49%) MVC
3 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
3 33 (80.49%) ASP.NET
3 33 (80.49%) SQL
3 33 (80.49%) .NET Framework
4 32 (78.05%) C#
5 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
7 28 (68.29%) T-SQL
8 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
9 21 (51.22%) HTML
10 20 (48.78%) XML
10 20 (48.78%) ITIL
10 20 (48.78%) WCF
11 19 (46.34%) CSS
12 17 (41.46%) Web Services
12 17 (41.46%) TDD
12 17 (41.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (41.46%) HTML5
12 17 (41.46%) Entity Framework
13 16 (39.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (39.02%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (39.02%) Scrum
14 15 (36.59%) jQuery
14 15 (36.59%) WPF
15 14 (34.15%) Dynamics CRM
15 14 (34.15%) CSS3
15 14 (34.15%) CRM

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (29.27%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (26.83%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (41.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (21.95%) MySQL
6 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
7 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
2 10 (24.39%) CruiseControl
2 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (97.56%) Developer
2 27 (65.85%) .NET Developer
3 22 (53.66%) C# Developer
3 22 (53.66%) Software Developer
4 15 (36.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (36.59%) C# Software Developer
5 14 (34.15%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (29.27%) C# Software Engineer
6 12 (29.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
6 12 (29.27%) SQL Developer
7 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (21.95%) Agile Developer
9 8 (19.51%) Integration Developer
10 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (17.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (14.63%) .NET Software Engineer
11 6 (14.63%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (14.63%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (14.63%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (80.49%) .NET Framework
2 33 (80.49%) ASP.NET
3 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (51.22%) HTML
5 20 (48.78%) WCF
5 20 (48.78%) XML
6 19 (46.34%) CSS
7 17 (41.46%) Entity Framework
7 17 (41.46%) HTML5
7 17 (41.46%) Web Services
8 16 (39.02%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (36.59%) jQuery
9 15 (36.59%) WPF
10 14 (34.15%) CSS3
11 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (21.95%) JSON
14 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (12.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (80.49%) MVC
3 20 (48.78%) ITIL
4 17 (41.46%) TDD
5 16 (39.02%) Scrum
6 14 (34.15%) CRM
7 13 (31.71%) OO
8 12 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (29.27%) Project Management
9 11 (26.83%) Automated Testing
9 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
10 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
10 10 (24.39%) MVVM
10 10 (24.39%) Process Management
10 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
11 7 (17.07%) Migration
12 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
13 3 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (7.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) SQL
2 32 (78.05%) C#
3 28 (68.29%) T-SQL
4 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (21.95%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.44%) PMBOK
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft