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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 71 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.16% 1.61% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 4.61% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 6
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
205 217 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 33.23% 34.83% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 160 201 150
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Framework
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) WCF
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) CruiseControl
4 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) Android
4 7 (53.85%) Android Development
5 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
6 5 (38.46%) CMS
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Project Management

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) CruiseControl
2 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Senior Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Software Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
4 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (46.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
4 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Framework
3 7 (53.85%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Android Development
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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