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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 159 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 9 63 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 1.67% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 4.11% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 56 29
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.49% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1142 1531 1267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.27% 40.62% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1047 861
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,500 £52,500
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 2 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 2 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
Glasgow -36 4 - -
West Lothian - 3 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +3 2 £35,500 -16.47%
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 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 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (97.06%) ASP.NET
3 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
4 28 (82.35%) .NET Framework
5 27 (79.41%) HTML
5 27 (79.41%) Entity Framework
6 26 (76.47%) HTML5
7 25 (73.53%) SQL Server
7 25 (73.53%) MVC
8 23 (67.65%) Visual Studio
9 22 (64.71%) CSS
9 22 (64.71%) SQL
10 19 (55.88%) jQuery
10 19 (55.88%) Oracle
10 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
10 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 18 (52.94%) LINQ to SQL
11 18 (52.94%) Web Services
11 18 (52.94%) Automated Testing
12 16 (47.06%) TeamCity
12 16 (47.06%) GitLab
13 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
14 14 (41.18%) XML
14 14 (41.18%) XSLT
15 13 (38.24%) NHibernate
15 13 (38.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (32.35%) SOAP
17 10 (29.41%) Informatica

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (11.76%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (26.47%) Hadoop
3 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
3 9 (26.47%) Big Data
4 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (67.65%) Visual Studio
2 16 (47.06%) TeamCity
2 16 (47.06%) GitLab
3 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 10 (29.41%) Subversion
4 10 (29.41%) Selenium
4 10 (29.41%) WatiN
4 10 (29.41%) MSBuild
5 9 (26.47%) SpecFlow
5 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
6 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 21 (61.76%) .NET Developer
3 18 (52.94%) Senior Developer
4 14 (41.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Junior
9 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (97.06%) ASP.NET
3 28 (82.35%) .NET Framework
4 27 (79.41%) HTML
4 27 (79.41%) Entity Framework
5 26 (76.47%) HTML5
6 22 (64.71%) CSS
7 19 (55.88%) jQuery
7 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 18 (52.94%) LINQ to SQL
8 18 (52.94%) Web Services
9 14 (41.18%) XML
9 14 (41.18%) XSLT
10 13 (38.24%) NHibernate
10 13 (38.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (32.35%) SOAP
12 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
13 9 (26.47%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (26.47%) XSD
14 7 (20.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) MVC
2 18 (52.94%) Automated Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (29.41%) ETL
4 9 (26.47%) Data Analytics
4 9 (26.47%) Analytics
5 8 (23.53%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) OOP
6 5 (14.71%) UX Design
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) Release Management
9 1 (2.94%) Time Management
9 1 (2.94%) Data Management
9 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
3 22 (64.71%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
4 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Informatica
2 10 (29.41%) TIBCO
3 3 (8.82%) Telerik