The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 60 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 16 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.58% 1.47% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 3.14% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 8
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £42,500 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
LINQ
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
312 255 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 50.40% 46.79% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 271 239 218
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

LINQ
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

LINQ
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 8 £30,000 +7.14% 2
Sunderland -2 4 £27,500 -15.38%
Gateshead -8 3 £32,500 +25.00% 1
LINQ
North East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 38 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (97.37%) HTML
3 35 (92.11%) MVC
4 34 (89.47%) CSS
5 33 (86.84%) ASP.NET
6 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
7 25 (65.79%) SQL
8 23 (60.53%) WPF
9 22 (57.89%) VB.NET
10 21 (55.26%) jQuery
11 20 (52.63%) .NET Framework
12 17 (44.74%) TDD
12 17 (44.74%) Ajax
12 17 (44.74%) XML
12 17 (44.74%) Entity Framework
13 15 (39.47%) ADO.NET
14 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
14 14 (36.84%) Client/Server
14 14 (36.84%) Mobile Development
15 13 (34.21%) WinForms
16 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (26.32%) JSON
17 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
17 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
18 9 (23.68%) HTML5
19 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 8 (21.05%) OO
20 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (5.26%) CMS
1 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) German Language
2 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) AWS Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (97.37%) HTML
3 34 (89.47%) CSS
4 33 (86.84%) ASP.NET
5 23 (60.53%) WPF
6 21 (55.26%) jQuery
7 20 (52.63%) .NET Framework
8 17 (44.74%) Ajax
8 17 (44.74%) XML
8 17 (44.74%) Entity Framework
9 15 (39.47%) ADO.NET
10 13 (34.21%) WinForms
11 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (26.32%) JSON
13 9 (23.68%) HTML5
14 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (18.42%) CSS3
15 7 (18.42%) WCF
16 6 (15.79%) Web Services
16 6 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) MVC
2 17 (44.74%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) Mobile Development
4 8 (21.05%) OO
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.79%) MVVM
7 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.16%) Time Management
7 5 (13.16%) Analytics
7 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) Process Management
7 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Release Management
9 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 2 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (65.79%) SQL
3 22 (57.89%) VB.NET
4 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.79%) VB
6 5 (13.16%) VB6
6 5 (13.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Google
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