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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 65 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.37% 1.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 3.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
235 201 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.24% 29.82% 37.73%
Number of salaries quoted 214 190 136
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Northampton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) WPF
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) CMS
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) NUnit
8 1 (9.09%) Typemock
8 1 (9.09%) WinForms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (45.45%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (18.18%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Developer
2 10 (90.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (90.91%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Junior C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Junior .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Junior
3 5 (45.45%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Junior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Graduate
4 2 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Graduate C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCAD
2 1 (9.09%) MCSD
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Typemock