The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 55 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.55% 0.31% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.23% 0.97% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 12
Median salary £38,500 - £35,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
153 206 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.71% 31.60% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 128 168 229
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
1 15 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 14 (93.33%) jQuery
2 14 (93.33%) .NET Framework
3 11 (73.33%) Web Development
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (53.33%) CMS
6 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) WCF
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (40.00%) IIS
8 6 (40.00%) Web Services
9 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
9 5 (33.33%) OO
9 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (33.33%) WinForms
9 5 (33.33%) Ajax
9 5 (33.33%) Degree
9 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) CMS
2 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (46.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (46.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
1 15 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) .NET Framework
2 14 (93.33%) jQuery
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (46.67%) WCF
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) Ajax
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (33.33%) WinForms
7 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (6.67%) HTML5
8 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
8 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (73.33%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft