The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 278 232 243
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +11
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1101 1508 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 1.28% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 3.20% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1391 1200
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39933 47189 44065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.80% 39.91% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34187 40324 38302
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LINQ
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ within the UK.

LINQ Salary Trend in the UK

LINQ
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

LINQ Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
England -38 1069 £42,500 - 141
London -26 386 £50,000 -9.09% 45
South East -61 224 £42,500 +3.65% 24
North West -40 102 £40,000 +6.66% 25
Manchester -12 83 £40,750 +8.66% 21
East of England +13 80 £40,000 -11.11% 5
South West +34 76 £36,750 +2.08% 8
West Midlands -4 76 £40,000 +2.56% 10
Yorkshire +43 72 £37,500 -2.59% 16
City of London +6 58 £52,500 -4.54% 13
Hampshire -31 57 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Berkshire -6 51 £52,500 +19.31% 4
East Midlands -43 47 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Buckinghamshire +8 45 £47,500 +18.75% 7
West Yorkshire +33 44 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Surrey -29 36 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Leeds +43 33 £41,250 +3.12% 7
Dorset +31 28 £35,000 -6.66% 3
North Yorkshire +30 28 £41,500 +13.69% 6
York +23 28 £41,500 +48.21% 4
Winchester - 27 £37,500 - 2
Warwickshire -16 26 £42,500 +8.97% 2
East Sussex +15 25 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Brighton +4 23 £43,750 -2.77%
Milton Keynes -8 22 £49,000 +15.29% 4
Essex +21 20 £40,000 -21.95%
Nottinghamshire +6 20 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Nottingham +2 20 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Birmingham -25 19 £37,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +18 18 £42,500 -5.55% 1

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 2179 (97.54%) C#
2 2166 (96.96%) .NET
3 1771 (79.27%) ASP.NET
4 1690 (75.65%) SQL Server
5 1503 (67.28%) MVC
6 1258 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
7 1241 (55.55%) JavaScript
8 1201 (53.76%) HTML
9 1200 (53.72%) SQL
10 1178 (52.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1114 (49.87%) CSS
12 1100 (49.24%) .NET Framework
13 997 (44.63%) jQuery
14 958 (42.88%) WCF
15 906 (40.56%) TDD
16 815 (36.48%) Entity Framework
17 755 (33.80%) Microsoft
18 707 (31.65%) Scrum
19 699 (31.29%) Ajax
20 623 (27.89%) XML
21 589 (26.37%) WPF
22 576 (25.78%) NUnit
23 545 (24.40%) T-SQL
24 527 (23.59%) Visual Studio
25 520 (23.28%) HTML5
26 517 (23.14%) Web Services
27 487 (21.80%) NHibernate
28 463 (20.73%) Windows
29 462 (20.68%) SQL Server 2008
30 428 (19.16%) OO

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 227 (10.16%) IIS
2 128 (5.73%) SharePoint
3 100 (4.48%) CMS
4 50 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (1.57%) Umbraco
6 30 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (1.30%) Node.js
8 28 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 25 (1.12%) NServiceBus
10 17 (0.76%) Apache Solr
11 13 (0.58%) Apache
12 12 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.45%) DNN
14 9 (0.40%) WordPress
15 8 (0.36%) ColdFusion
16 7 (0.31%) Sitefinity
17 4 (0.18%) JBoss
17 4 (0.18%) Orchard CMS
18 3 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
19 2 (0.090%) Alfresco
Applications
1 225 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 27 (1.21%) MS Office
4 16 (0.72%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.45%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.63%) Changepoint
3 4 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
4 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.090%) Magento
6 1 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 181 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.67%) SaaS
4 12 (0.54%) GitHub
5 8 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.22%) Office 365
8 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.89%) Internet
2 46 (2.06%) Broadband
3 30 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.85%) Network Security
5 18 (0.81%) HTTP
6 15 (0.67%) Intranet
7 12 (0.54%) CTI
8 10 (0.45%) SMTP
9 9 (0.40%) Firewall
10 8 (0.36%) AMQP
11 7 (0.31%) LAN
11 7 (0.31%) WAN
12 5 (0.22%) DNS
13 4 (0.18%) GSM
13 4 (0.18%) UMTS
13 4 (0.18%) Asterisk PBX
14 3 (0.13%) FTP
14 3 (0.13%) SMS
14 3 (0.13%) ATM
15 2 (0.090%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1690 (75.65%) SQL Server
2 462 (20.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 233 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 201 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 172 (7.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 147 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 83 (3.72%) MySQL
8 75 (3.36%) Relational Database
9 56 (2.51%) MongoDB
10 55 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 47 (2.10%) NoSQL
12 41 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (1.57%) Oracle Database
14 32 (1.43%) RDBMS
15 30 (1.34%) Big Data
16 24 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (0.98%) RavenDB
17 22 (0.98%) SQLite
18 20 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 576 (25.78%) NUnit
2 527 (23.59%) Visual Studio
3 401 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 347 (15.53%) Subversion
5 325 (14.55%) Rhino Mocks
6 221 (9.89%) Moq
7 201 (9.00%) Git (software)
8 131 (5.86%) TeamCity
9 106 (4.74%) ReSharper
10 55 (2.46%) MSBuild
11 53 (2.37%) Selenium
12 51 (2.28%) MSTest
13 40 (1.79%) SpecFlow
14 37 (1.66%) JIRA
15 35 (1.57%) CruiseControl
16 34 (1.52%) Cucumber
17 31 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 28 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
19 24 (1.07%) Fiddler
20 21 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 355 (15.89%) Finance
2 114 (5.10%) Games
3 85 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 75 (3.36%) Banking
5 69 (3.09%) Marketing
6 65 (2.91%) Retail
7 43 (1.92%) Front Office
8 35 (1.57%) Advertising
9 23 (1.03%) Music Industry
10 16 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.67%) Publishing
11 15 (0.67%) Back Office
11 15 (0.67%) Local Government
12 12 (0.54%) Electronics
12 12 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.31%) Automotive
14 6 (0.27%) Legal
15 5 (0.22%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2027 (90.73%) Developer
2 1244 (55.68%) .NET Developer
3 822 (36.79%) C# Developer
4 611 (27.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 380 (17.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 373 (16.70%) Senior Developer
7 364 (16.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 288 (12.89%) Software Developer
9 248 (11.10%) Web Developer
10 225 (10.07%) Senior .NET Developer
11 144 (6.45%) Junior
12 135 (6.04%) Junior Developer
13 127 (5.68%) .NET Web Developer
14 114 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
15 106 (4.74%) Junior .NET Developer
15 106 (4.74%) Software Engineer
16 84 (3.76%) C# Web Developer
17 75 (3.36%) Graduate
18 69 (3.09%) Agile C# Developer
19 65 (2.91%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2166 (96.96%) .NET
2 1771 (79.27%) ASP.NET
3 1201 (53.76%) HTML
4 1178 (52.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1114 (49.87%) CSS
6 1100 (49.24%) .NET Framework
7 997 (44.63%) jQuery
8 958 (42.88%) WCF
9 815 (36.48%) Entity Framework
10 699 (31.29%) Ajax
11 623 (27.89%) XML
12 589 (26.37%) WPF
13 520 (23.28%) HTML5
14 517 (23.14%) Web Services
15 487 (21.80%) NHibernate
16 271 (12.13%) AngularJS
17 253 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 252 (11.28%) SOAP
19 242 (10.83%) CSS3
20 230 (10.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.56%) Computer Science
2 104 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 78 (3.49%) Social Network
5 57 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
6 54 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 51 (2.28%) User Experience
8 45 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.57%) N-Tier
10 27 (1.21%) Mathematics
11 25 (1.12%) DTV
12 24 (1.07%) Social Media
13 22 (0.98%) Web 2.0
14 19 (0.85%) Management Information System
15 17 (0.76%) Hedge funds
16 16 (0.72%) Equities
17 15 (0.67%) Derivative
18 14 (0.63%) W3C
19 12 (0.54%) Fixed Income
20 11 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 463 (20.73%) Windows
2 82 (3.67%) Android
3 50 (2.24%) Apple iOS
4 31 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.03%) Windows Phone
6 19 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 18 (0.81%) Windows 8
8 13 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
9 11 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
10 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.18%) Linux
12 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.090%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.045%) CentOS
14 1 (0.045%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.045%) Solaris
14 1 (0.045%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1503 (67.28%) MVC
2 1258 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
3 906 (40.56%) TDD
4 707 (31.65%) Scrum
5 428 (19.16%) OO
6 322 (14.41%) Web Application Development
7 307 (13.74%) Unit Testing
8 272 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
9 249 (11.15%) BDD
10 228 (10.21%) SDLC
11 220 (9.85%) Software Engineering
12 188 (8.42%) Web Development
13 177 (7.92%) Kanban
14 166 (7.43%) OOD
15 149 (6.67%) OOP
15 149 (6.67%) MVVM
16 145 (6.49%) E-Commerce
17 123 (5.51%) Mentoring
18 121 (5.42%) Dependency Injection
19 114 (5.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2179 (97.54%) C#
2 1241 (55.55%) JavaScript
3 1200 (53.72%) SQL
4 545 (24.40%) T-SQL
5 364 (16.29%) VB.NET
6 163 (7.30%) VB
7 119 (5.33%) C++
8 90 (4.03%) Java
9 65 (2.91%) PHP
10 56 (2.51%) Ruby
11 47 (2.10%) PowerShell
12 46 (2.06%) Python
13 41 (1.84%) VB6
13 41 (1.84%) XAML
14 40 (1.79%) VBA
15 37 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 29 (1.30%) C
17 20 (0.90%) TypeScript
18 18 (0.81%) MATLAB
19 16 (0.72%) Lua
Qualifications
1 370 (16.56%) Degree
2 103 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (2.64%) MCSD
4 48 (2.15%) MCP
5 35 (1.57%) MCAD
6 33 (1.48%) MCTS
7 14 (0.63%) ISEB
8 11 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.49%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.31%) HND
9 7 (0.31%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.13%) MCPD
11 1 (0.045%) MBA
11 1 (0.045%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (1.97%) QA
2 28 (1.25%) SLA
3 18 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
5 9 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.13%) EMIR
8 2 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.045%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.045%) HL7
9 1 (0.045%) WCAG
9 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.045%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.31%) MOM
2 1 (0.045%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.045%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.045%) Puppet
Vendors
1 755 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 145 (6.49%) Oracle
3 32 (1.43%) Sitecore
4 29 (1.30%) VMware
5 25 (1.12%) Telerik
6 20 (0.90%) Sybase
7 19 (0.85%) Google
8 18 (0.81%) Dell
8 18 (0.81%) Yahoo!
9 17 (0.76%) Twitter
10 15 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (0.63%) TIBCO
12 13 (0.58%) PayPal
12 13 (0.58%) DevExpress
13 11 (0.49%) Informatica
14 10 (0.45%) Red Gate
15 9 (0.40%) Xamarin
16 7 (0.31%) Charles River
16 7 (0.31%) Adobe
16 7 (0.31%) Altova
East London
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £4000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £24k - 25k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £37500 per annum + Bonus + life insurancce
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + life insurancce
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 35 - 45K +Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
InterAct Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT - EMIS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Abatec Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday