The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 78 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.13% 0.14% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.35% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £38,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LINQ
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
316 286 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 40.88% 39.72% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 277 241 156
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

LINQ
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Sheffield region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Sheffield

LINQ
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft