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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 60 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.64% 1.39% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 3.55% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £31,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £37,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
265 197 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.26% 39.24% 45.73%
Number of salaries quoted 194 176 195
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -12 3 £32,500 -7.14% 4
LINQ
North East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (86.67%) HTML
4 11 (73.33%) jQuery
5 8 (53.33%) MVC
5 8 (53.33%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) CSS
7 6 (40.00%) XML
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (33.33%) Ajax
9 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (20.00%) VB
10 3 (20.00%) WPF
10 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
10 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (20.00%) Marketing
11 2 (13.33%) WCF
11 2 (13.33%) HTML5
11 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
11 2 (13.33%) TDD
11 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
11 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Lead Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Lead .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (20.00%) WPF
8 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (13.33%) WCF
9 2 (13.33%) HTML5
9 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET
9 2 (13.33%) XSLT
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
10 1 (6.67%) XHTML
10 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (6.67%) REST
10 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
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