The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 53 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 22 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.01% 2.87% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.61% 6.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 0
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
LINQ
Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
229 263 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 31.33% 41.95% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 184 199 155
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

LINQ
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Swindon

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Swindon

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (95.35%) ASP.NET
3 40 (93.02%) C#
4 38 (88.37%) .NET Framework
4 38 (88.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 28 (65.12%) MVC
6 26 (60.47%) jQuery
7 25 (58.14%) SOAP
8 23 (53.49%) SQL
8 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
10 19 (44.19%) Web Services
11 18 (41.86%) REST
12 17 (39.53%) WPF
12 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
13 16 (37.21%) XML
13 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
13 16 (37.21%) JSON
13 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (34.88%) WCF
15 12 (27.91%) Oracle
15 12 (27.91%) EDI
16 11 (25.58%) HTML
16 11 (25.58%) HTML5
16 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (23.26%) Razor View Engine
17 10 (23.26%) OO
17 10 (23.26%) TDD
18 9 (20.93%) Data Mapping

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Moq
General
1 3 (6.98%) Advertising
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) C# Developer
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.33%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) C Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Junior
9 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (95.35%) ASP.NET
3 38 (88.37%) .NET Framework
3 38 (88.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 26 (60.47%) jQuery
5 25 (58.14%) SOAP
6 19 (44.19%) Web Services
7 18 (41.86%) REST
8 17 (39.53%) WPF
9 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (37.21%) JSON
9 16 (37.21%) XML
9 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 15 (34.88%) WCF
11 12 (27.91%) EDI
12 11 (25.58%) HTML5
12 11 (25.58%) HTML
13 10 (23.26%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (20.93%) LINQ to SQL
15 7 (16.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) MVC
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) TDD
3 10 (23.26%) OO
4 9 (20.93%) Logistics
4 9 (20.93%) Data Mapping
5 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
5 8 (18.60%) OOD
6 6 (13.95%) BDD
6 6 (13.95%) Document Management
7 5 (11.63%) MVVM
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) Web Development
9 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.33%) Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) C#
2 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) XAML
5 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com