The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK / Scotland
Rank 137 155 145
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.31% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.85% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 12
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%

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
913 1060 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.51% 36.15% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 569 681 821
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 3 - -
Glasgow +18 1 £60,000 +77.77%
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) COM
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) GIS
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) WF
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Spatial Data

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) Spatial Data
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Chief Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Chief Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) COM
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin