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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 21 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.16% 1.43% 8.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.54% 3.13% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 9
Average salary £30,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
78 64 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 53.42% 45.71% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 62 44
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (88.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 15 (88.24%) Web Application Development
2 15 (88.24%) .NET Framework
2 15 (88.24%) WCF
2 15 (88.24%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (94.12%) .NET Developer
3 15 (88.24%) C# Developer
3 15 (88.24%) VB.NET Developer
3 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (88.24%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (88.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (88.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
2 15 (88.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 15 (88.24%) .NET Framework
2 15 (88.24%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Web Application Development
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
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Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago