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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 133 138 138
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 34 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 0.75% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.55% 1.96% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 11
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1334 1227 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.64% 38.56% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 899 812 785
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -1 15 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh -6 13 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen +11 5 - -
Dundee - 1 £25,000 -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 98 (98.99%) C#
2 97 (97.98%) .NET
3 67 (67.68%) ASP.NET
4 60 (60.61%) SQL
5 53 (53.54%) Visual Studio
6 49 (49.49%) Software Engineering
7 48 (48.48%) JavaScript
8 45 (45.45%) HTML
9 43 (43.43%) SQL Server
9 43 (43.43%) jQuery
10 38 (38.38%) Unit Testing
10 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (36.36%) .NET Framework
11 36 (36.36%) CSS
12 32 (32.32%) SharePoint
13 30 (30.30%) MVC
14 29 (29.29%) Ajax
15 28 (28.28%) VBScript
16 27 (27.27%) Law
16 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
17 25 (25.25%) Legal
17 25 (25.25%) RAD
17 25 (25.25%) Systems Analysis
17 25 (25.25%) Document Management
17 25 (25.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 24 (24.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 21 (21.21%) XML
20 20 (20.20%) WCF
20 20 (20.20%) WPF
21 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 32 (32.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.07%) IIS
3 7 (7.07%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.04%) GitHub
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (14.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (53.54%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.06%) Moq
3 6 (6.06%) NUnit
4 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.01%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 27 (27.27%) Law
2 25 (25.25%) Legal
3 11 (11.11%) Finance
4 7 (7.07%) Front Office
4 7 (7.07%) Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (74.75%) Developer
2 45 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 39 (39.39%) Software Developer
4 31 (31.31%) Programmer
5 25 (25.25%) Applications Developer
6 24 (24.24%) Analyst Programmer
6 24 (24.24%) Analyst
7 21 (21.21%) Analyst Developer
8 20 (20.20%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (19.19%) C# Developer
10 14 (14.14%) .NET Developer
11 13 (13.13%) Senior Developer
12 9 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
13 8 (8.08%) Senior Software Developer
14 7 (7.07%) Senior Applications Developer
14 7 (7.07%) WPF Developer
15 4 (4.04%) C# Programmer
15 4 (4.04%) C# Software Developer
16 3 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 3 (3.03%) C# Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (97.98%) .NET
2 67 (67.68%) ASP.NET
3 45 (45.45%) HTML
4 43 (43.43%) jQuery
5 36 (36.36%) CSS
5 36 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 29 (29.29%) Ajax
7 25 (25.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 24 (24.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 21 (21.21%) XML
10 20 (20.20%) WCF
10 20 (20.20%) WPF
11 18 (18.18%) Silverlight
12 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (12.12%) XSLT
14 11 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
15 10 (10.10%) Web Services
16 9 (9.09%) WinForms
16 9 (9.09%) HTML5
17 7 (7.07%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) Fixed Income
3 7 (7.07%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (49.49%) Software Engineering
2 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.38%) Unit Testing
3 30 (30.30%) MVC
4 25 (25.25%) RAD
4 25 (25.25%) Document Management
4 25 (25.25%) Systems Analysis
5 18 (18.18%) Coaching
6 16 (16.16%) Mentoring
7 12 (12.12%) Multithreading
7 12 (12.12%) MVVM
8 10 (10.10%) OO
9 8 (8.08%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (8.08%) Web Development
9 8 (8.08%) Data Management
9 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.05%) Workflow
12 4 (4.04%) OOP
12 4 (4.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 98 (98.99%) C#
2 60 (60.61%) SQL
3 48 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 28 (28.28%) VBScript
5 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.04%) F#
7 2 (2.02%) XPath
8 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) HND
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
1 8 (8.08%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.04%) Infragistics
2 4 (4.04%) Google
2 4 (4.04%) Red Gate
3 2 (2.02%) Twitter
4 1 (1.01%) Sybase
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