The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 134 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 25 39 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.19% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.10% 2.86% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 21
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1189 1365 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.14% 41.73% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 860 870 799
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LINQ
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Scotland

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Scotland

LINQ
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
Glasgow +3 13 £40,000 -
Edinburgh -7 10 £40,000 -
Aberdeen +6 1 - -
West Lothian +3 1 £48,000 +28.00%
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 65 (100.00%) C#
2 62 (95.38%) .NET
3 42 (64.62%) ASP.NET
4 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 32 (49.23%) SQL Server
6 31 (47.69%) SQL
7 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (44.62%) jQuery
8 28 (43.08%) HTML
8 28 (43.08%) MVC
9 26 (40.00%) CSS
10 25 (38.46%) Visual Studio
10 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
11 24 (36.92%) Unit Testing
11 24 (36.92%) .NET Framework
12 22 (33.85%) WCF
13 20 (30.77%) WPF
14 15 (23.08%) OO
14 15 (23.08%) Silverlight
15 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (20.00%) Coaching
16 13 (20.00%) Ajax
16 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (18.46%) Degree
17 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
17 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
17 12 (18.46%) Web Services
18 11 (16.92%) VBScript
18 11 (16.92%) Law
18 11 (16.92%) TDD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.77%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.62%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.15%) GitHub
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (49.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.54%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.38%) NUnit
3 9 (13.85%) Moq
4 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.54%) JUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) Subversion
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.54%) Mockito
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (16.92%) Law
2 10 (15.38%) Legal
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Finance
5 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (78.46%) Developer
2 28 (43.08%) Software Developer
3 17 (26.15%) C# Developer
4 16 (24.62%) Software Engineer
5 15 (23.08%) Programmer
6 14 (21.54%) Analyst Programmer
6 14 (21.54%) Analyst
7 11 (16.92%) Applications Developer
8 10 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
8 10 (15.38%) .NET Developer
9 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
10 7 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (9.23%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (6.15%) C# Programmer
12 4 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (6.15%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (6.15%) C# Analyst Programmer
12 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (6.15%) Senior Software Engineer
13 2 (3.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (95.38%) .NET
2 42 (64.62%) ASP.NET
3 29 (44.62%) jQuery
4 28 (43.08%) HTML
5 26 (40.00%) CSS
6 24 (36.92%) .NET Framework
7 22 (33.85%) WCF
8 20 (30.77%) WPF
9 15 (23.08%) Silverlight
10 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (20.00%) Ajax
12 12 (18.46%) Web Services
13 11 (16.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (15.38%) XML
14 10 (15.38%) WinForms
14 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
14 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (12.31%) CSS3
16 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 6 (9.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) iPad
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) GIS
6 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) MVC
3 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 24 (36.92%) Unit Testing
5 15 (23.08%) OO
6 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.00%) Coaching
7 11 (16.92%) TDD
8 10 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (15.38%) Document Management
8 10 (15.38%) RAD
9 9 (13.85%) Multithreading
10 8 (12.31%) OOP
11 7 (10.77%) Web Development
11 7 (10.77%) Parallel Programming
12 6 (9.23%) BDD
13 5 (7.69%) Release Management
13 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.69%) MVVM
13 5 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 31 (47.69%) SQL
4 11 (16.92%) VBScript
5 8 (12.31%) F#
6 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.62%) XPath
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Java
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Sybase
3 4 (6.15%) Infragistics
3 4 (6.15%) Google
3 4 (6.15%) Red Gate
4 2 (3.08%) Twitter
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle