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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 131 122 142
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 54 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 1.41% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 3.68% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 46 21
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1074 1466 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.85% 38.33% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 671 1033 782
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Glasgow -18 13 £40,000 -11.11%
West Lothian - 3 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +7 2 £35,500 -16.47%
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (97.37%) ASP.NET
3 34 (89.47%) JavaScript
4 30 (78.95%) .NET Framework
5 29 (76.32%) MVC
5 29 (76.32%) HTML
5 29 (76.32%) Entity Framework
6 27 (71.05%) HTML5
6 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
7 25 (65.79%) Visual Studio
8 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
8 23 (60.53%) CSS
9 22 (57.89%) SQL
10 21 (55.26%) jQuery
11 20 (52.63%) Web Services
12 19 (50.00%) Oracle
12 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (47.37%) LINQ to SQL
13 18 (47.37%) Automated Testing
14 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (42.11%) TeamCity
14 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
14 16 (42.11%) GitLab
15 15 (39.47%) NHibernate
15 15 (39.47%) XSLT
15 15 (39.47%) XML
16 13 (34.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (28.95%) SOAP

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) Amazon S3
2 6 (15.79%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (15.79%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (23.68%) Hadoop
3 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
3 9 (23.68%) Big Data
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Visual Studio
2 16 (42.11%) TeamCity
2 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 16 (42.11%) GitLab
3 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (26.32%) WatiN
3 10 (26.32%) Subversion
3 10 (26.32%) Selenium
3 10 (26.32%) MSBuild
4 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow
4 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 19 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 14 (36.84%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
7 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
7 6 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Software Manager
10 1 (2.63%) Software Development Manager
10 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Junior
10 1 (2.63%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (97.37%) ASP.NET
3 30 (78.95%) .NET Framework
4 29 (76.32%) HTML
4 29 (76.32%) Entity Framework
5 27 (71.05%) HTML5
6 23 (60.53%) CSS
7 21 (55.26%) jQuery
8 20 (52.63%) Web Services
9 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (47.37%) LINQ to SQL
11 15 (39.47%) XML
11 15 (39.47%) XSLT
11 15 (39.47%) NHibernate
12 13 (34.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (28.95%) SOAP
14 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
15 9 (23.68%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (23.68%) XSD
15 9 (23.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) MVC
2 18 (47.37%) Automated Testing
3 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (26.32%) ETL
4 10 (26.32%) OO
5 9 (23.68%) Data Analytics
5 9 (23.68%) Analytics
6 7 (18.42%) OOP
7 6 (15.79%) UX Design
7 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) CRM
9 2 (5.26%) Release Management
10 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Web Development
10 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.63%) Time Management
10 1 (2.63%) Data Management
10 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 22 (57.89%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
4 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) Informatica
3 10 (26.32%) TIBCO
4 3 (7.89%) Telerik