The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 57 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.46% 1.41% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 3.73% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 11
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £37,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
255 241 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.53% 37.72% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 238 222 173
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,983 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
North East

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 3 £28,000 -25.33% 3
Sunderland - 3 £32,500 - 1
Gateshead - 1 £26,000 -
LINQ
North East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (91.67%) MVC
3 17 (70.83%) HTML
3 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 17 (70.83%) jQuery
4 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (54.17%) Ajax
5 13 (54.17%) WCF
6 12 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) IIS
8 8 (33.33%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (33.33%) CSS
8 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 7 (29.17%) WPF
9 7 (29.17%) TDD
9 7 (29.17%) Web Application Development
9 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
9 7 (29.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (29.17%) Web Services
9 7 (29.17%) XML
9 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
9 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (25.00%) MCP
10 6 (25.00%) MCAD
10 6 (25.00%) MCSD
10 6 (25.00%) Games

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (25.00%) NUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 17 (70.83%) jQuery
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (54.17%) Ajax
4 13 (54.17%) WCF
5 12 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (33.33%) CSS
6 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 7 (29.17%) WPF
7 7 (29.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) XML
7 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (25.00%) WinForms
8 6 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (25.00%) MonoRail
8 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) MVC
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
2 7 (29.17%) Web Application Development
2 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (25.00%) MVVM
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCP
1 6 (25.00%) MCAD
1 6 (25.00%) MCSD
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (25.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Retox Digital Limited
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000
Posted: 5 days ago