The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 24 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 11 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.80% 2.88% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.86% 4.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
74 62 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 52.48% 59.62% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 73
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Lancashire

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 16 April 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (87.50%) VB.NET
3 20 (83.33%) WCF
4 19 (79.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (79.17%) C#
4 19 (79.17%) SQL
5 18 (75.00%) HTML
6 17 (70.83%) Web Application Development
7 15 (62.50%) .NET Framework
8 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (58.33%) CSS
9 13 (54.17%) jQuery
9 13 (54.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET
12 6 (25.00%) Classic ASP
12 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 5 (20.83%) Scrum
13 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
13 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (16.67%) Kanban
14 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
14 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (16.67%) Moq
2 4 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (95.83%) .NET Developer
3 19 (79.17%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (58.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (54.17%) C# Developer
5 13 (54.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (54.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior
7 2 (8.33%) Graduate
8 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 20 (83.33%) WCF
3 18 (75.00%) HTML
4 15 (62.50%) .NET Framework
5 14 (58.33%) CSS
6 13 (54.17%) jQuery
6 13 (54.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET
7 6 (25.00%) Classic ASP
8 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.50%) WPF
10 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
10 2 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (4.17%) Web Services
11 1 (4.17%) XML
11 1 (4.17%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Web Application Development
2 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) Kanban
3 4 (16.67%) BDD
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) VB.NET
2 19 (79.17%) C#
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCTS
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) MCAD
2 2 (8.33%) MCSD
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago