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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 66 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 12 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.80% 2.82% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.73% 7.69% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 12
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,800 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
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
322 182 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 48.35% 36.62% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 254 167 215
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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 -15 7 £33,750 -3.57% 3
Gateshead - 4 £33,750 - 2
LINQ
North East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
1 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
2 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 18 (81.82%) HTML
4 17 (77.27%) MVC
5 14 (63.64%) CSS
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 12 (54.55%) jQuery
7 11 (50.00%) SQL
7 11 (50.00%) VB.NET
8 10 (45.45%) Ajax
8 10 (45.45%) WPF
8 10 (45.45%) XML
9 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
10 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET
10 7 (31.82%) Client/Server
10 7 (31.82%) TDD
10 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
11 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (22.73%) Web Services
12 5 (22.73%) HTML5
12 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
13 4 (18.18%) WCF
13 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (18.18%) VB
13 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) WPF Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
1 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
4 12 (54.55%) jQuery
5 10 (45.45%) Ajax
5 10 (45.45%) WPF
5 10 (45.45%) XML
6 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) WCF
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (9.09%) JSON
10 2 (9.09%) WinForms
11 1 (4.55%) XSLT
11 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) MVVM
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Process Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (18.18%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
6 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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