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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 147 136 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 23 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.74% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.94% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 42
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
1090 1183 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.77% 38.17% 41.48%
Number of salaries quoted 710 831 883
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh +7 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Glasgow -28 2 £33,750 -15.62%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) MVC
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (53.33%) CSS
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
6 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) XML
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
8 5 (33.33%) WCF
8 5 (33.33%) WPF
8 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Degree
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
9 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (20.00%) jQuery
9 3 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (20.00%) Ajax
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) MSTest
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Developer
4 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
4 5 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
6 2 (13.33%) SignalR
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Xamarin