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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 58 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 7 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.12% 2.67% 3.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 6.06% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 18
Average salary £32,500 £37,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% +25.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £34,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £35,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
199 231 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.74% 44.00% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 156 202 202
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -16 5 £32,500 -13.90%
Sunderland - 1 £23,500 -
LINQ
North East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (90.00%) HTML
3 18 (90.00%) jQuery
4 12 (60.00%) MVC
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) Ajax
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
10 4 (20.00%) XML
11 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (15.00%) VB
11 3 (15.00%) Marketing
11 3 (15.00%) WCF
12 2 (10.00%) WPF
12 2 (10.00%) Web Development
12 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (10.00%) XSLT

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Lead Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (90.00%) HTML
2 18 (90.00%) jQuery
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
5 7 (35.00%) Ajax
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) WCF
9 2 (10.00%) WPF
9 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (10.00%) XSLT
9 2 (10.00%) XHTML
10 1 (5.00%) REST
10 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft