The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 79 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.14% 1.27% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.42% 3.51% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 14
Average salary £37,500 £40,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.83% -0.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
LINQ
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
292 342 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.33% 36.31% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 246 311 245
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Northamptonshire region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kettering +6 7 £37,500 +56.25%
Northampton -8 3 - -
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) HTML
2 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
2 22 (75.86%) CSS
3 21 (72.41%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) Software Architecture
4 16 (55.17%) Refactoring
5 14 (48.28%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (44.83%) Relational Database
6 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
7 11 (37.93%) MVC
7 11 (37.93%) OOP
8 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) CruiseControl
8 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
8 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
8 7 (24.14%) Android Development
8 7 (24.14%) WCF
8 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (24.14%) Android
8 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (20.69%) jQuery

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (20.69%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) Relational Database
3 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) CruiseControl
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (75.86%) C# Developer
2 22 (75.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 22 (75.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (68.97%) Senior Developer
4 13 (44.83%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
5 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (24.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (24.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
2 22 (75.86%) CSS
2 22 (75.86%) HTML
3 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
4 7 (24.14%) WCF
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Refactoring
1 16 (55.17%) Software Architecture
2 11 (37.93%) MVC
2 11 (37.93%) OOP
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (24.14%) Android Development
4 2 (6.90%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
3 21 (72.41%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft