The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 60 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 12 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.89% - 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% - 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
209 150 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.86% 43.23% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 207 141 143
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Northamptonshire

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 24 July 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (81.82%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
3 17 (77.27%) .NET Framework
3 17 (77.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
5 15 (68.18%) MVC
5 15 (68.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (63.64%) HTML
7 12 (54.55%) jQuery
8 11 (50.00%) CSS
9 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
9 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (40.91%) CMS
11 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
11 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (31.82%) WCF
13 6 (27.27%) WPF
13 6 (27.27%) Scrum
13 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (27.27%) SQL
14 5 (22.73%) C++
14 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
14 5 (22.73%) WF
14 5 (22.73%) Silverlight

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (40.91%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) DNN
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Moq
General
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
1 22 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET Developer
3 17 (77.27%) C# Developer
3 17 (77.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (68.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (77.27%) .NET Framework
2 17 (77.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 12 (54.55%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) CSS
6 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 8 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (31.82%) WCF
9 6 (27.27%) WPF
10 5 (22.73%) WF
10 5 (22.73%) Silverlight
11 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 2 (9.09%) Web Services
11 2 (9.09%) Ajax
12 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Web Design
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) SEO
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree