The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 99 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 14 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.92% 2.05% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 4.23% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 34
Average salary £35,000 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +9.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
LINQ
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
675 804 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 44.38% 48.40% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 575 724 745
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Wallingford +6 4 £35,000 -20.00%
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (90.32%) Ajax
3 25 (80.65%) WSDL
4 24 (77.42%) SOAP
5 21 (67.74%) MVC
6 19 (61.29%) Web Services
6 19 (61.29%) .NET Framework
6 19 (61.29%) WCF
7 18 (58.06%) Unit Testing
7 18 (58.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (58.06%) XML
7 18 (58.06%) VB.NET
7 18 (58.06%) HTML
7 18 (58.06%) CSS
7 18 (58.06%) OO
8 17 (54.84%) XSLT
8 17 (54.84%) T-SQL
9 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
9 16 (51.61%) ADO.NET
9 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (51.61%) Relational Database
10 15 (48.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (48.39%) HTML5
10 15 (48.39%) SQL
10 15 (48.39%) VBScript
10 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
10 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
11 14 (45.16%) Java

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 16 (51.61%) Relational Database
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
3 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
3 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 4 (12.90%) NUnit
4 4 (12.90%) Moq
4 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (80.65%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (90.32%) Ajax
3 25 (80.65%) WSDL
4 24 (77.42%) SOAP
5 19 (61.29%) Web Services
5 19 (61.29%) .NET Framework
5 19 (61.29%) WCF
6 18 (58.06%) XML
6 18 (58.06%) HTML
6 18 (58.06%) CSS
7 17 (54.84%) XSLT
8 16 (51.61%) ADO.NET
9 15 (48.39%) HTML5
10 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
10 11 (35.48%) REST
11 10 (32.26%) JSON
11 10 (32.26%) StructureMap
11 10 (32.26%) Ninject
11 10 (32.26%) NHibernate
12 6 (19.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) W3C
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) MVC
2 18 (58.06%) Unit Testing
2 18 (58.06%) OO
3 10 (32.26%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Data Management
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Android Development
7 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.45%) MVVM
8 1 (3.23%) Product Management
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) VB.NET
3 17 (54.84%) T-SQL
4 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
5 15 (48.39%) SQL
5 15 (48.39%) VBScript
6 14 (45.16%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Telerik