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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 158 107 135
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +28
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 69 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 1.88% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 4.73% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 61 26
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1134 1458 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.82% 39.64% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 721 970 834
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +2 3 £35,000 -22.22%
West Lothian - 1 £31,500 -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (96.55%) C#
2 28 (96.55%) ASP.NET
3 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
3 24 (82.76%) .NET Framework
4 23 (79.31%) Entity Framework
5 22 (75.86%) HTML
6 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
6 21 (72.41%) MVC
6 21 (72.41%) HTML5
7 20 (68.97%) SQL
8 19 (65.52%) CSS
8 19 (65.52%) jQuery
9 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio
10 14 (48.28%) Automated Testing
10 14 (48.28%) Oracle
10 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
10 14 (48.28%) TeamCity
10 14 (48.28%) LINQ to SQL
10 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (48.28%) GitLab
11 13 (44.83%) Web Services
12 12 (41.38%) XML
12 12 (41.38%) XSLT
12 12 (41.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
13 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (34.48%) NHibernate
14 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (34.48%) Git (software)

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
3 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
3 8 (27.59%) Big Data
4 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio
2 14 (48.28%) TeamCity
2 14 (48.28%) GitLab
3 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
4 8 (27.59%) Subversion
4 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 8 (27.59%) WatiN
4 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
4 8 (27.59%) MSBuild
4 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
5 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) .NET Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Senior Developer
4 11 (37.93%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Junior
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (96.55%) ASP.NET
3 24 (82.76%) .NET Framework
4 23 (79.31%) Entity Framework
5 22 (75.86%) HTML
6 21 (72.41%) HTML5
7 19 (65.52%) jQuery
7 19 (65.52%) CSS
8 14 (48.28%) LINQ to SQL
8 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (44.83%) Web Services
10 12 (41.38%) XML
10 12 (41.38%) XSLT
10 12 (41.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
12 10 (34.48%) NHibernate
13 9 (31.03%) XSD
13 9 (31.03%) WCF
14 8 (27.59%) SOAP
14 8 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) MVC
2 14 (48.28%) Automated Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (31.03%) Analytics
5 8 (27.59%) Data Analytics
5 8 (27.59%) ETL
6 6 (20.69%) OO
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) Release Management
8 3 (10.34%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (10.34%) UX Design
9 1 (3.45%) Open Source
9 1 (3.45%) Line Management
9 1 (3.45%) Microservices
9 1 (3.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
3 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
4 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Informatica
2 8 (27.59%) TIBCO
3 3 (10.34%) Telerik