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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 135 138 138
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 38 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 1.64% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
1387 1099 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.31% 36.18% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 932 757 831
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 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 September 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 September 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
(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 +4 25 £37,500 -14.28%
Edinburgh -6 10 £41,500 +0.60%
Aberdeen +10 2 - - 1
Dundee - 1 £25,000 -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 101 (99.02%) C#
2 98 (96.08%) .NET
3 73 (71.57%) ASP.NET
4 62 (60.78%) SQL
5 54 (52.94%) JavaScript
6 53 (51.96%) Visual Studio
7 49 (48.04%) Software Engineering
8 48 (47.06%) HTML
9 44 (43.14%) SQL Server
9 44 (43.14%) jQuery
10 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (37.25%) Unit Testing
11 38 (37.25%) CSS
12 35 (34.31%) MVC
13 34 (33.33%) SharePoint
14 33 (32.35%) Microsoft
15 31 (30.39%) .NET Framework
16 30 (29.41%) Ajax
17 29 (28.43%) VBScript
18 28 (27.45%) Law
19 27 (26.47%) WCF
20 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 25 (24.51%) Systems Analysis
21 25 (24.51%) Document Management
21 25 (24.51%) Legal
21 25 (24.51%) RAD
22 23 (22.55%) XML
22 23 (22.55%) WPF
23 22 (21.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 19 (18.63%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 34 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (6.86%) IIS
4 6 (5.88%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (15.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (43.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (12.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (51.96%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.94%) Moq
4 3 (2.94%) NUnit
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 28 (27.45%) Law
2 25 (24.51%) Legal
3 11 (10.78%) Finance
4 9 (8.82%) Banking
5 8 (7.84%) Front Office
6 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (77.45%) Developer
2 44 (43.14%) Software Engineer
3 38 (37.25%) Software Developer
4 35 (34.31%) Programmer
5 25 (24.51%) Applications Developer
6 24 (23.53%) Analyst
6 24 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
7 23 (22.55%) C# Developer
8 21 (20.59%) Analyst Developer
9 20 (19.61%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (15.69%) .NET Developer
11 15 (14.71%) Senior Developer
12 10 (9.80%) Senior Programmer
12 10 (9.80%) Senior Software Developer
12 10 (9.80%) WPF Developer
13 8 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (6.86%) Senior Applications Developer
14 7 (6.86%) C# Programmer
15 5 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
16 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (96.08%) .NET
2 73 (71.57%) ASP.NET
3 48 (47.06%) HTML
4 44 (43.14%) jQuery
5 38 (37.25%) CSS
6 31 (30.39%) .NET Framework
7 30 (29.41%) Ajax
8 27 (26.47%) WCF
9 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 23 (22.55%) XML
10 23 (22.55%) WPF
11 22 (21.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 19 (18.63%) Silverlight
13 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (14.71%) WinForms
15 13 (12.75%) XSLT
16 10 (9.80%) HTML5
17 9 (8.82%) LINQ to SQL
17 9 (8.82%) AngularJS
18 7 (6.86%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.84%) Fixed Income
2 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.98%) GIS
5 1 (0.98%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Windows
2 3 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (48.04%) Software Engineering
2 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (37.25%) Unit Testing
4 35 (34.31%) MVC
5 25 (24.51%) Systems Analysis
5 25 (24.51%) Document Management
5 25 (24.51%) RAD
6 18 (17.65%) Coaching
7 15 (14.71%) Multithreading
7 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.78%) MVVM
9 9 (8.82%) Data Management
9 9 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.84%) OO
10 8 (7.84%) TDD
10 8 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (7.84%) Web Development
11 6 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.88%) Workflow
12 5 (4.90%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (99.02%) C#
2 62 (60.78%) SQL
3 54 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 29 (28.43%) VBScript
5 12 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.86%) F#
7 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.96%) XPath
8 2 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (0.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (15.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) HND
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) SLA
1 8 (7.84%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.96%) Twitter
3 1 (0.98%) Sybase
3 1 (0.98%) Infragistics
3 1 (0.98%) Red Gate
3 1 (0.98%) Google
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