The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 123 149 137
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 55 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.36% 0.51% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 1.28% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45 15 21
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1541 1254 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.05% 40.24% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 746 1008
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 45 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Edinburgh -13 8 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Aberdeen 0 3 £50,000 +38.88% 1
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 93 (100.00%) C#
2 76 (81.72%) .NET
3 68 (73.12%) ASP.NET
4 61 (65.59%) WCF
5 51 (54.84%) Unit Testing
5 51 (54.84%) SQL Server
6 49 (52.69%) SQL
7 42 (45.16%) MVC
8 41 (44.09%) JavaScript
9 38 (40.86%) WPF
10 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
11 33 (35.48%) WinForms
12 30 (32.26%) Windows
13 27 (29.03%) UNIX
13 27 (29.03%) Shell Script
14 26 (27.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (26.88%) HTML
16 24 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (25.81%) jQuery
17 23 (24.73%) Ajax
17 23 (24.73%) CSS
18 22 (23.66%) SharePoint
18 22 (23.66%) .NET Framework
18 22 (23.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 20 (21.51%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (21.51%) Investment Banking
19 20 (21.51%) Banking
19 20 (21.51%) TDD
19 20 (21.51%) Visual Studio
20 19 (20.43%) SQL Server 2005

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (23.66%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.68%) IIS
3 8 (8.60%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.30%) CMS
5 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) SaaS
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 15 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (13.98%) Relational Database
6 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (11.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (21.51%) Visual Studio
2 15 (16.13%) NUnit
3 13 (13.98%) Subversion
4 7 (7.53%) MSTest
5 6 (6.45%) Mockito
5 6 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.45%) Selenium
5 6 (6.45%) JUnit
5 6 (6.45%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.38%) Moq
7 4 (4.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.30%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.08%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (21.51%) Investment Banking
1 20 (21.51%) Banking
2 17 (18.28%) Finance
3 9 (9.68%) Front Office
4 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (79.57%) Developer
2 44 (47.31%) C# Developer
3 28 (30.11%) .NET Developer
4 24 (25.81%) WPF Developer
5 22 (23.66%) Programmer
6 18 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (18.28%) Analyst
7 17 (18.28%) Analyst Programmer
7 17 (18.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (11.83%) Senior Programmer
10 9 (9.68%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 9 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (9.68%) Front Office Developer
11 8 (8.60%) Software Developer
12 6 (6.45%) Java Analyst Programmer
12 6 (6.45%) Java Programmer
12 6 (6.45%) Web Developer
12 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
13 5 (5.38%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (81.72%) .NET
2 68 (73.12%) ASP.NET
3 61 (65.59%) WCF
4 38 (40.86%) WPF
5 33 (35.48%) WinForms
6 26 (27.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (26.88%) HTML
8 24 (25.81%) jQuery
9 23 (24.73%) Ajax
9 23 (24.73%) CSS
10 22 (23.66%) .NET Framework
10 22 (23.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (15.05%) Web Services
11 14 (15.05%) XML
12 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (11.83%) Silverlight
13 11 (11.83%) DHTML
14 9 (9.68%) WF
14 9 (9.68%) XSL
15 7 (7.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) N-Tier
2 9 (9.68%) Derivative
2 9 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.08%) RIA
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.26%) Windows
2 27 (29.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.84%) Unit Testing
2 42 (45.16%) MVC
3 24 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (21.51%) TDD
5 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
5 17 (18.28%) MVVM
6 10 (10.75%) SOA
6 10 (10.75%) Workflow
6 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
7 9 (9.68%) RAD
7 9 (9.68%) Low Latency
8 6 (6.45%) UML
8 6 (6.45%) CRM
9 5 (5.38%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.30%) Investment Management
10 4 (4.30%) B2B
11 3 (3.23%) OO
11 3 (3.23%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (52.69%) SQL
3 41 (44.09%) JavaScript
4 27 (29.03%) Shell Script
5 17 (18.28%) Java
6 15 (16.13%) VBScript
7 9 (9.68%) C++
8 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.38%) F#
10 4 (4.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) JBoss
4 2 (2.15%) Alterian
5 1 (1.08%) Sybase
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Codify
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stirling
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago