The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 28 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.86% 7.62% 5.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 17.39% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 7
Average salary - £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
LINQ
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 46 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 45.69% 43.81% 59.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 67
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

LINQ
Salary Trend in Preston

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Preston

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) NHibernate
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (66.67%) Moq
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Tandem
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) NUnit
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (66.67%) Moq
1 4 (66.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate
2 4 (66.67%) Junior
2 4 (66.67%) Junior Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft