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 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 44 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 23 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.47% 3.67% 5.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.90% 7.98% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 29
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
211 163 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.97% 46.05% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 195 145 219
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Gateshead -9 10 £32,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 10 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Sunderland -4 3 £25,000 - 1
LINQ
North East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (97.06%) C#
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
1 33 (97.06%) MVC
2 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 32 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 30 (88.24%) ASP.NET
4 29 (85.29%) CSS
4 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
5 25 (73.53%) SQL
5 25 (73.53%) WPF
6 23 (67.65%) VB.NET
7 19 (55.88%) XML
7 19 (55.88%) TDD
8 18 (52.94%) Ajax
9 17 (50.00%) ADO.NET
9 17 (50.00%) Client/Server
10 16 (47.06%) jQuery
11 15 (44.12%) T-SQL
12 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
12 13 (38.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (32.35%) WinForms
13 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
14 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (23.53%) HTML5
15 8 (23.53%) MVVM
15 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (23.53%) WCF
15 8 (23.53%) German Language
15 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
15 8 (23.53%) VB

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (23.53%) German Language
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) WPF Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Graduate
6 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 32 (94.12%) HTML
3 30 (88.24%) ASP.NET
4 29 (85.29%) CSS
5 25 (73.53%) WPF
6 19 (55.88%) XML
7 18 (52.94%) Ajax
8 17 (50.00%) ADO.NET
9 16 (47.06%) jQuery
10 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
10 13 (38.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (32.35%) WinForms
12 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (23.53%) HTML5
13 8 (23.53%) WCF
13 8 (23.53%) Web Services
14 7 (20.59%) JSON
15 6 (17.65%) Classic ASP
16 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 3 (8.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) W3C
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) MVC
2 19 (55.88%) TDD
3 8 (23.53%) MVVM
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
5 6 (17.65%) Time Management
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.65%) Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) Process Management
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (5.88%) UML
7 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Line Management
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C#
2 32 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 25 (73.53%) SQL
4 23 (67.65%) VB.NET
5 15 (44.12%) T-SQL
6 8 (23.53%) VB
7 6 (17.65%) TypeScript
7 6 (17.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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