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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 60 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 19 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.53% 1.42% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.76% 3.69% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
245 325 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.67% 38.37% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 212 306 205
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 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
Northampton -7 12 £42,500 +30.76%
Kettering - 7 £37,500 -
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) SQL Server
2 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
3 29 (78.38%) CSS
3 29 (78.38%) HTML
3 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
4 25 (67.57%) SQL
5 19 (51.35%) Refactoring
5 19 (51.35%) Software Architecture
6 18 (48.65%) .NET Framework
7 17 (45.95%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (43.24%) MVC
9 15 (40.54%) OOP
9 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
10 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
10 11 (29.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (29.73%) jQuery
11 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (27.03%) CMS
12 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (21.62%) TDD
13 8 (21.62%) CruiseControl
14 7 (18.92%) Degree
14 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
14 7 (18.92%) Android Development
14 7 (18.92%) WCF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (27.03%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (81.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (21.62%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (81.08%) C# Developer
2 30 (81.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 29 (78.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 24 (64.86%) Senior Developer
5 17 (45.95%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (35.14%) .NET Developer
7 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (18.92%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
10 1 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
3 29 (78.38%) CSS
3 29 (78.38%) HTML
4 18 (48.65%) .NET Framework
5 11 (29.73%) jQuery
5 11 (29.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (18.92%) WCF
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (16.22%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Refactoring
1 19 (51.35%) Software Architecture
2 16 (43.24%) MVC
3 15 (40.54%) OOP
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) Android Development
5 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) OO
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) ITSM
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 25 (67.57%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft