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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 68 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 16 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.95% 1.95% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.89% 3.47% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 9
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £27,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
327 432 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 39.83% 56.18% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 292 370 254
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £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
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 28 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +3 16 £35,000 +9.37%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (83.72%) MVC
2 36 (83.72%) ASP.NET
3 35 (81.40%) SQL Server
4 34 (79.07%) C#
5 33 (76.74%) SQL
5 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (76.74%) .NET Framework
5 33 (76.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (72.09%) T-SQL
7 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
7 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
8 24 (55.81%) HTML
9 20 (46.51%) CSS
10 19 (44.19%) ITIL
10 19 (44.19%) Entity Framework
10 19 (44.19%) WCF
11 18 (41.86%) HTML5
11 18 (41.86%) Web Services
11 18 (41.86%) XML
12 17 (39.53%) WPF
13 16 (37.21%) jQuery
13 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (37.21%) TDD
14 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (34.88%) Scrum
14 15 (34.88%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (30.23%) CSS3
15 13 (30.23%) Dynamics 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 11 (25.58%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (23.26%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (81.40%) SQL Server
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (20.93%) MySQL
5 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
2 9 (20.93%) CruiseControl
2 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (97.67%) Developer
2 28 (65.12%) .NET Developer
3 23 (53.49%) C# Developer
4 22 (51.16%) Software Developer
5 16 (37.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (34.88%) C# Software Developer
7 14 (32.56%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (30.23%) SQL Developer
9 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (23.26%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (23.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
11 9 (20.93%) Agile Developer
11 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (20.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (16.28%) Integration Developer
13 6 (13.95%) Agile .NET Developer
14 5 (11.63%) .NET Software Engineer
14 5 (11.63%) Integration Engineer
14 5 (11.63%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (83.72%) ASP.NET
3 33 (76.74%) .NET Framework
3 33 (76.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (55.81%) HTML
5 20 (46.51%) CSS
6 19 (44.19%) Entity Framework
6 19 (44.19%) WCF
7 18 (41.86%) HTML5
7 18 (41.86%) Web Services
7 18 (41.86%) XML
8 17 (39.53%) WPF
9 16 (37.21%) jQuery
10 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (34.88%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (30.23%) CSS3
12 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (20.93%) Ajax
14 8 (18.60%) JSON
15 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) MVC
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) ITIL
4 16 (37.21%) TDD
5 15 (34.88%) Scrum
6 13 (30.23%) CRM
7 12 (27.91%) OO
8 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (25.58%) Project Management
9 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
9 10 (23.26%) MVVM
9 10 (23.26%) Process Management
9 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
10 9 (20.93%) Business Analysis
10 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
11 6 (13.95%) Migration
12 5 (11.63%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (11.63%) Mobile Development
13 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) C#
2 33 (76.74%) SQL
3 31 (72.09%) T-SQL
4 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.93%) ANSI SQL
6 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) PMBOK
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft