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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 58 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.86% 4.27% 4.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.51% 12.67% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 15
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
199 221 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 34.08% 33.74% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 188 187 175
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Swindon

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (64.00%) WCF
4 16 (64.00%) REST
4 16 (64.00%) MVC
4 16 (64.00%) SOAP
5 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (56.00%) SQL
6 14 (56.00%) Entity Framework
7 13 (52.00%) Waterfall
7 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (44.00%) WPF
9 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (36.00%) Web Services
11 8 (32.00%) XML
11 8 (32.00%) EDI
11 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
11 8 (32.00%) Oracle
11 8 (32.00%) JSON
11 8 (32.00%) Logistics
11 8 (32.00%) Social Media
11 8 (32.00%) Data Mapping
11 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
12 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (28.00%) jQuery
13 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (8.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (48.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) WPF Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (64.00%) SOAP
4 16 (64.00%) WCF
4 16 (64.00%) REST
5 14 (56.00%) Entity Framework
6 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (44.00%) WPF
8 9 (36.00%) Web Services
9 8 (32.00%) XML
9 8 (32.00%) EDI
9 8 (32.00%) JSON
10 7 (28.00%) jQuery
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (8.00%) Ajax
12 1 (4.00%) CSS
12 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
12 1 (4.00%) LINQ to SQL
12 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) MVC
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Waterfall
4 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (32.00%) Logistics
5 8 (32.00%) Data Mapping
5 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) Open Source
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft