The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK
Rank 359 332 291
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -41
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 659 914 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.92% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 2.41% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 607 855 1032
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
32787 37998 39195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.51% 38.06% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28313 32723 33794
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 624 £47,500 +5.55% 90
London +55 266 £50,000 - 32
South East -18 111 £45,000 +5.88% 19
East of England -3 73 £50,000 - 8
North West -62 65 £45,000 - 13
Cambridgeshire +14 45 £53,000 +1.92%
Manchester -66 42 £50,500 +12.22% 6
Yorkshire +14 35 £41,000 +2.50% 4
West Midlands +2 33 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +33 32 £47,500 - 2
East Midlands +5 30 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Cambridge -4 27 £54,000 +3.84%
Milton Keynes +23 25 £48,500 +2.10% 2
West Yorkshire +28 24 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Leeds +28 21 £55,000 - 2
Hampshire -17 18 £38,500 +13.23% 5
Nottinghamshire +4 16 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Surrey +11 15 £47,500 -
Nottingham 0 15 £55,000 +46.66% 2
City of London +25 13 £60,000 +2.12% 7
Merseyside - 13 £37,500 - 3
Kent +21 12 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Sussex - 12 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +10 11 £42,500 - 3
South West -21 11 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Herefordshire - 11 £42,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +28 10 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Birmingham -1 10 £50,000 +42.85%
Chichester - 10 - - 1
Liverpool - 10 £37,500 - 2

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1333 (97.58%) .NET
2 1320 (96.63%) C#
3 1051 (76.94%) ASP.NET
4 983 (71.96%) MVC
5 938 (68.67%) SQL Server
6 806 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
7 759 (55.56%) HTML
8 745 (54.54%) JavaScript
9 732 (53.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 726 (53.15%) CSS
11 677 (49.56%) .NET Framework
12 669 (48.98%) WCF
13 667 (48.83%) SQL
14 579 (42.39%) TDD
15 557 (40.78%) jQuery
16 511 (37.41%) Entity Framework
17 494 (36.16%) WPF
18 485 (35.51%) Scrum
19 443 (32.43%) Microsoft
20 394 (28.84%) Web Services
21 367 (26.87%) NUnit
22 361 (26.43%) XML
23 355 (25.99%) ASP.NET Web API
24 333 (24.38%) HTML5
25 320 (23.43%) Ajax
26 300 (21.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 287 (21.01%) T-SQL
28 284 (20.79%) OO
29 281 (20.57%) NHibernate
30 259 (18.96%) VB.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 131 (9.59%) IIS
2 59 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
2 59 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 57 (4.17%) CMS
4 38 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 35 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 23 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 22 (1.61%) Umbraco
8 11 (0.81%) NServiceBus
9 8 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
9 8 (0.59%) WordPress
10 5 (0.37%) Drupal
11 3 (0.22%) Apache
12 2 (0.15%) Confluence
12 2 (0.15%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.073%) Kentico
13 1 (0.073%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.073%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 112 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 19 (1.39%) MS Office
4 12 (0.88%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.44%) InDesign
5 6 (0.44%) MicroStation
6 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.22%) RMDS
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 146 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.17%) SaaS
4 12 (0.88%) Office 365
5 10 (0.73%) GitHub
6 4 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.15%) PaaS
9 1 (0.073%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.073%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.86%) Internet
2 26 (1.90%) HTTP
3 25 (1.83%) Broadband
4 14 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.66%) SSL
6 4 (0.29%) NFC
6 4 (0.29%) SMPP
6 4 (0.29%) SMS
7 3 (0.22%) CTI
7 3 (0.22%) Intranet
8 2 (0.15%) Firewall
9 1 (0.073%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.073%) DHCP
9 1 (0.073%) DNS
9 1 (0.073%) Extranet
9 1 (0.073%) Skype
9 1 (0.073%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 938 (68.67%) SQL Server
2 229 (16.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 102 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (4.10%) MySQL
5 54 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 22 (1.61%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (0.95%) MongoDB
12 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.59%) Big Data
14 7 (0.51%) Redis
14 7 (0.51%) SQLite
14 7 (0.51%) SSDT
15 6 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (0.37%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 367 (26.87%) NUnit
2 226 (16.54%) Subversion
3 218 (15.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 194 (14.20%) Visual Studio
5 185 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 161 (11.79%) Git (software)
7 96 (7.03%) MSTest
8 93 (6.81%) Moq
9 68 (4.98%) Selenium
10 57 (4.17%) JIRA
11 36 (2.64%) TeamCity
12 33 (2.42%) gulp
13 30 (2.20%) webpack
14 21 (1.54%) SpecFlow
15 16 (1.17%) Cucumber
15 16 (1.17%) Jenkins
15 16 (1.17%) MSBuild
16 14 (1.02%) Mercurial
16 14 (1.02%) ReSharper
17 13 (0.95%) Grunt
General
1 244 (17.86%) Finance
2 93 (6.81%) Games
3 58 (4.25%) Marketing
4 54 (3.95%) Advertising
5 43 (3.15%) Banking
6 37 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.05%) Retail
8 26 (1.90%) Music Industry
9 17 (1.24%) Electronics
10 14 (1.02%) Back Office
11 13 (0.95%) Brand Awareness
12 10 (0.73%) Front Office
12 10 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.22%) Military
14 3 (0.22%) Publishing
15 2 (0.15%) Legal
16 1 (0.073%) Automotive
16 1 (0.073%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.073%) Law
Job Titles
1 1200 (87.85%) Developer
2 816 (59.74%) .NET Developer
3 684 (50.07%) C# Developer
4 499 (36.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 341 (24.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 284 (20.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 229 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 215 (15.74%) Senior Developer
9 212 (15.52%) Software Developer
10 116 (8.49%) Senior C# Developer
11 114 (8.35%) Senior .NET Developer
12 113 (8.27%) Software Engineer
13 108 (7.91%) SQL Developer
14 104 (7.61%) .NET Software Developer
15 103 (7.54%) Agile Developer
16 101 (7.39%) Web Developer
17 98 (7.17%) C# Software Developer
18 95 (6.95%) Agile .NET Developer
19 88 (6.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 87 (6.37%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1333 (97.58%) .NET
2 1051 (76.94%) ASP.NET
3 759 (55.56%) HTML
4 732 (53.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 726 (53.15%) CSS
6 677 (49.56%) .NET Framework
7 669 (48.98%) WCF
8 557 (40.78%) jQuery
9 511 (37.41%) Entity Framework
10 494 (36.16%) WPF
11 394 (28.84%) Web Services
12 361 (26.43%) XML
13 355 (25.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 333 (24.38%) HTML5
15 320 (23.43%) Ajax
16 300 (21.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 281 (20.57%) NHibernate
18 254 (18.59%) AngularJS
19 204 (14.93%) Silverlight
20 162 (11.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 66 (4.83%) Mobile App
3 62 (4.54%) User Experience
4 52 (3.81%) Hedge funds
5 50 (3.66%) N-Tier
6 44 (3.22%) Social Network
7 40 (2.93%) Client/Server
8 35 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (2.42%) iPad
10 26 (1.90%) Digital TV
11 23 (1.68%) Blog
12 17 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
13 15 (1.10%) Mathematics
14 12 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.88%) Xbox
15 11 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
16 10 (0.73%) Fintech
17 7 (0.51%) Reinsurance
17 7 (0.51%) Social Media
18 6 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 188 (13.76%) Windows
2 24 (1.76%) Windows Server
3 18 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 17 (1.24%) Android
5 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.073%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 983 (71.96%) MVC
2 806 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
3 579 (42.39%) TDD
4 485 (35.51%) Scrum
5 284 (20.79%) OO
6 247 (18.08%) Web Application Development
7 214 (15.67%) Web Development
8 193 (14.13%) BDD
9 177 (12.96%) Software Engineering
10 149 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
11 133 (9.74%) MVVM
12 126 (9.22%) Kanban
13 119 (8.71%) SDLC
14 104 (7.61%) Unit Testing
15 99 (7.25%) E-Commerce
16 91 (6.66%) OOP
17 83 (6.08%) UML
18 80 (5.86%) SOA
19 67 (4.90%) Service Delivery
20 64 (4.69%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1320 (96.63%) C#
2 745 (54.54%) JavaScript
3 667 (48.83%) SQL
4 287 (21.01%) T-SQL
5 259 (18.96%) VB.NET
6 131 (9.59%) C++
7 121 (8.86%) Java
8 81 (5.93%) PL/SQL
9 73 (5.34%) VB
10 32 (2.34%) XAML
11 28 (2.05%) TypeScript
12 26 (1.90%) C
13 14 (1.02%) Python
14 12 (0.88%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.51%) VB6
15 7 (0.51%) VBA
16 5 (0.37%) VBScript
17 3 (0.22%) PHP
18 2 (0.15%) ES6
18 2 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 175 (12.81%) Degree
2 44 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.05%) MCP
4 27 (1.98%) MCAD
4 27 (1.98%) MCSD
4 27 (1.98%) MCTS
5 3 (0.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.37%) QA
2 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.15%) SEPA
3 2 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.29%) XenApp
2 4 (0.29%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.073%) Firmware
4 1 (0.073%) vCloud
4 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.37%) SCCM
2 3 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.22%) MOM
3 2 (0.15%) Kibana
3 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 443 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 60 (4.39%) Oracle
3 48 (3.51%) Sitecore
4 34 (2.49%) PayPal
5 20 (1.46%) Google
6 12 (0.88%) Telerik
7 11 (0.81%) Sybase
7 11 (0.81%) Twitter
8 10 (0.73%) Xamarin
9 8 (0.59%) Adobe
9 8 (0.59%) SAP
9 8 (0.59%) Tableau
10 6 (0.44%) DevExpress
10 6 (0.44%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.37%) Cisco
11 5 (0.37%) Facebook
11 5 (0.37%) VMware
12 4 (0.29%) Citrix
12 4 (0.29%) Reuters
12 4 (0.29%) Wyse
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pay reviews + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Revolution Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £19,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + MCSD training + career
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago