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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 56 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 12 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.27% 2.00% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.98% 5.24% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
172 210 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.58% 38.25% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 154 199 131
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (80.00%) MVC
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (60.00%) CSS
5 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (55.00%) Visual Studio
6 11 (55.00%) jQuery
6 11 (55.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (50.00%) CMS
8 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (40.00%) SQL
9 8 (40.00%) TDD
9 8 (40.00%) CruiseControl
10 7 (35.00%) Degree
10 7 (35.00%) WCF
10 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
10 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (35.00%) Android
10 7 (35.00%) Android Development
11 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (30.00%) Razor View Engine

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (40.00%) CruiseControl
4 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
2 13 (65.00%) C# Developer
2 13 (65.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (50.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (35.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (35.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (60.00%) CSS
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 11 (55.00%) jQuery
5 11 (55.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (35.00%) WCF
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (30.00%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (5.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) Android Development
4 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft