The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 63 61
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.13% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.88% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 8
Average salary - £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
250 372 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 57.34% 60.10% 44.17%
Number of salaries quoted 206 360 239
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 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
East of England

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 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) NUnit
2 6 (85.71%) NHibernate
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (71.43%) Moq
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) NUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (71.43%) Moq
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) NHibernate
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle