The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 79 70
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.33% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.70% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 13
Average salary - £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
LINQ
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
326 426 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 45.79% 46.41% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 289 394 377
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

LINQ
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Oxford

LINQ
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript