The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 61 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 7 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.06% - 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% - 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +6.25%
LINQ
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
199 144 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.11% 39.02% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 187 136 139
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

LINQ
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Northampton region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Northampton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (94.12%) .NET Framework
2 16 (94.12%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (94.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 16 (94.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (82.35%) HTML
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
5 11 (64.71%) CSS
5 11 (64.71%) jQuery
6 10 (58.82%) MVC
7 9 (52.94%) CMS
7 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
7 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 9 (52.94%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
7 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (41.18%) WCF
9 5 (29.41%) WPF
9 5 (29.41%) WF
9 5 (29.41%) Silverlight
9 5 (29.41%) Degree
9 5 (29.41%) N-Tier
9 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 5 (29.41%) C++

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 9 (52.94%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 16 (94.12%) C# Developer
2 16 (94.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 16 (94.12%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (94.12%) .NET Framework
2 16 (94.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 14 (82.35%) HTML
4 11 (64.71%) CSS
4 11 (64.71%) jQuery
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 9 (52.94%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (41.18%) WCF
7 5 (29.41%) WPF
7 5 (29.41%) WF
7 5 (29.41%) Silverlight
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree