The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 71 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.26% 0.63% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 1.37% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 10
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
388 439 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 50.79% 46.02% 43.37%
Number of salaries quoted 355 387 284
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Oxfordshire

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 28 July 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 28 July 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%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
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%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
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