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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 57 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 24 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.04% 2.54% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 5.86% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 33
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £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
324 273 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 41.01% 43.40% 49.03%
Number of salaries quoted 284 249 294
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -6 23 £33,500 -4.28% 3
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (96.55%) C#
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) MVC
3 26 (89.66%) ASP.NET
3 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
4 25 (86.21%) HTML
5 23 (79.31%) CSS
5 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
6 21 (72.41%) WPF
7 20 (68.97%) SQL
8 18 (62.07%) VB.NET
9 17 (58.62%) XML
10 16 (55.17%) TDD
11 15 (51.72%) Ajax
12 14 (48.28%) ADO.NET
12 14 (48.28%) Client/Server
13 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
13 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
13 11 (37.93%) jQuery
14 10 (34.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (31.03%) WinForms
15 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
16 8 (27.59%) HTML5
16 8 (27.59%) Web Services
17 7 (24.14%) WCF
17 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (20.69%) MVVM
18 6 (20.69%) ITIL
18 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) German Language
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) WPF Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 26 (89.66%) ASP.NET
3 25 (86.21%) HTML
4 23 (79.31%) CSS
5 21 (72.41%) WPF
6 17 (58.62%) XML
7 15 (51.72%) Ajax
8 14 (48.28%) ADO.NET
9 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
9 11 (37.93%) jQuery
10 10 (34.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (31.03%) WinForms
12 8 (27.59%) Web Services
12 8 (27.59%) HTML5
13 7 (24.14%) WCF
13 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (17.24%) JSON
15 4 (13.79%) Classic ASP
15 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) MVC
2 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.69%) MVVM
5 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.79%) Time Management
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Process Management
7 3 (10.34%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) Release Management
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (6.90%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
3 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 18 (62.07%) VB.NET
5 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
6 6 (20.69%) VB
7 4 (13.79%) VB6
7 4 (13.79%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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