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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 68 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.89% 2.07% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 7.59% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £39,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
185 145 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.98% 27.26% 36.53%
Number of salaries quoted 140 133 168
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Northampton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
3 21 (91.30%) MVC
4 17 (73.91%) Visual Studio
5 16 (69.57%) HTML
5 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
6 15 (65.22%) CSS
6 15 (65.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (65.22%) Entity Framework
7 14 (60.87%) jQuery
8 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
9 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (52.17%) CMS
9 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
10 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (43.48%) WCF
11 7 (30.43%) WPF
11 7 (30.43%) Degree
11 7 (30.43%) TDD
12 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
12 6 (26.09%) Web Services
13 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (17.39%) SQL
15 3 (13.04%) Project Management
15 3 (13.04%) Scrum

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (52.17%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Visual Studio
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Moq
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (91.30%) .NET Developer
3 20 (86.96%) C# Developer
4 18 (78.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (73.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Junior
6 5 (21.74%) Junior .NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Junior C# Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Junior Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
8 3 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (8.70%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (8.70%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 2 (8.70%) Graduate C# Developer
9 2 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (8.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (65.22%) CSS
3 15 (65.22%) Entity Framework
4 14 (60.87%) jQuery
5 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
6 10 (43.48%) WCF
7 7 (30.43%) WPF
8 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5
11 2 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
11 2 (8.70%) WinForms
12 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
12 1 (4.35%) JSON
12 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCAD
2 2 (8.70%) MCSD
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Typemock