The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 40 19 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.50% 8.43% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 21.13% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Average salary - £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
92 71 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 46.00% 39.89% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54 53 46
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

LINQ
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

LINQ
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
County Antrim -17 1 - -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft