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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 48 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 22 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.74% 3.71% 6.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.43% 7.96% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 31
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 £25,500 £27,000 £34,000
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
261 201 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 44.31% 46.64% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 235 182 238
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 December 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 December 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
Gateshead -11 11 £32,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 9 £42,500 +21.42%
Sunderland -2 2 £23,000 -6.12% 1
LINQ
North East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (96.30%) C#
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
2 25 (92.59%) MVC
3 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
4 23 (85.19%) HTML
5 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
5 22 (81.48%) CSS
6 20 (74.07%) WPF
7 19 (70.37%) SQL
8 18 (66.67%) VB.NET
9 15 (55.56%) XML
10 14 (51.85%) ADO.NET
10 14 (51.85%) Client/Server
10 14 (51.85%) TDD
10 14 (51.85%) Ajax
11 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
12 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
12 10 (37.04%) jQuery
12 10 (37.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
13 8 (29.63%) WinForms
14 7 (25.93%) Web Services
14 7 (25.93%) WCF
14 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (25.93%) HTML5
15 6 (22.22%) VB
15 6 (22.22%) ITIL
15 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
15 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) German Language
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) WPF Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
3 23 (85.19%) HTML
4 22 (81.48%) CSS
5 20 (74.07%) WPF
6 15 (55.56%) XML
7 14 (51.85%) Ajax
7 14 (51.85%) ADO.NET
8 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
8 10 (37.04%) jQuery
8 10 (37.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (29.63%) WinForms
10 7 (25.93%) Web Services
10 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (25.93%) HTML5
10 7 (25.93%) WCF
11 5 (18.52%) JSON
12 4 (14.81%) Classic ASP
12 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) MVC
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 6 (22.22%) MVVM
4 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) Time Management
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Process Management
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 19 (70.37%) SQL
4 18 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
6 6 (22.22%) VB
7 4 (14.81%) VB6
7 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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