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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 42 31 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 25 35 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.24% 7.28% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.30% 21.21% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 2
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
188 165 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 31.86% 34.30% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 165 152 216
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (82.98%) ASP.NET
3 35 (74.47%) MVC
4 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
4 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (57.45%) jQuery
5 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 25 (53.19%) .NET Framework
7 25 (53.19%) SOAP
8 23 (48.94%) SQL
8 23 (48.94%) Waterfall
9 21 (44.68%) E-Commerce
10 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
11 19 (40.43%) REST
11 19 (40.43%) WCF
12 18 (38.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (36.17%) Oracle
13 17 (36.17%) OO
14 13 (27.66%) WPF
15 11 (23.40%) TDD
16 10 (21.28%) MVVM
16 10 (21.28%) XAML
16 10 (21.28%) Web Services
17 9 (19.15%) XML
17 9 (19.15%) HTML
17 9 (19.15%) BDD
17 9 (19.15%) HTML5
17 9 (19.15%) JSON

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Banking
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Web Developer
4 8 (17.02%) UI Developer
4 8 (17.02%) C# Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Applications Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Web Applications Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.38%) HTML Developer
8 3 (6.38%) WPF Developer
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (82.98%) ASP.NET
3 27 (57.45%) jQuery
3 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 25 (53.19%) .NET Framework
5 25 (53.19%) SOAP
6 19 (40.43%) REST
6 19 (40.43%) WCF
7 18 (38.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (27.66%) WPF
9 10 (21.28%) Web Services
10 9 (19.15%) XML
10 9 (19.15%) HTML
10 9 (19.15%) HTML5
10 9 (19.15%) JSON
11 7 (14.89%) CSS3
11 7 (14.89%) CSS
12 4 (8.51%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (6.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 6 (12.77%) Social Media
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) MVC
2 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (48.94%) Waterfall
4 21 (44.68%) E-Commerce
5 17 (36.17%) OO
6 11 (23.40%) TDD
7 10 (21.28%) MVVM
8 9 (19.15%) BDD
9 7 (14.89%) OOD
10 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.51%) Scrum
11 4 (8.51%) Document Management
12 2 (4.26%) Data Mapping
12 2 (4.26%) Web Development
12 2 (4.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 10 (21.28%) XAML
5 2 (4.26%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft