The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 62 66
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.36% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.68% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
LINQ
East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
252 294 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 59.15% 52.97% 46.47%
Number of salaries quoted 224 285 279
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

LINQ
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Suffolk

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (75.00%) Moq
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (75.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VB