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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 354 312 263
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -49
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 819 1128 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 1.03% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 2.72% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 778 1005 1269
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -

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
38096 41463 46169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 37.74% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33112 35381 39295
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2016 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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -49 803 £45,000 +5.88% 86
London -5 318 £50,000 - 33
South East +2 179 £45,000 - 16
North West -30 90 £43,500 +8.75% 15
East of England +10 74 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Manchester -32 64 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Buckinghamshire +51 58 £43,500 -11.22% 4
Hampshire +1 39 £42,500 +9.67% 6
West Midlands -9 35 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Milton Keynes +38 34 £43,500 -11.22% 2
Yorkshire -29 33 £55,000 +32.53% 2
East Midlands -16 31 £37,500 +36.36% 3
South West -17 31 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Surrey +18 29 £52,500 -2.32% 4
City of London +17 24 £57,500 - 4
West Yorkshire -14 24 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Hertfordshire +11 23 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Cambridgeshire +20 21 £58,000 +28.88%
East Sussex +8 21 £45,000 +5.88%
Guildford +23 20 £57,500 - 2
Leeds +10 20 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Brighton +3 19 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire -19 19 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Cambridge +16 18 £58,000 +28.88%
Winchester +19 16 £47,500 +34.75% 3
Derby +14 15 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Derbyshire +12 15 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Cheshire +18 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
High Wycombe +4 14 £40,000 -15.78%
Coventry +9 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 1697 (97.98%) .NET
2 1647 (95.09%) C#
3 1250 (72.17%) ASP.NET
4 1203 (69.46%) SQL Server
5 1199 (69.23%) MVC
6 983 (56.76%) JavaScript
7 981 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
8 915 (52.83%) SQL
9 887 (51.21%) HTML
9 887 (51.21%) WCF
10 856 (49.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 830 (47.92%) CSS
12 807 (46.59%) .NET Framework
13 716 (41.34%) jQuery
14 661 (38.16%) Entity Framework
15 609 (35.16%) TDD
16 588 (33.95%) Microsoft
17 568 (32.79%) WPF
18 514 (29.68%) Scrum
19 475 (27.42%) XML
20 466 (26.91%) Web Services
21 426 (24.60%) ASP.NET Web API
22 412 (23.79%) NUnit
23 409 (23.61%) T-SQL
24 404 (23.33%) HTML5
25 389 (22.46%) Finance
26 368 (21.25%) OO
27 361 (20.84%) Ajax
28 355 (20.50%) Visual Studio
29 344 (19.86%) NHibernate

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 99 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 84 (4.85%) IIS
3 58 (3.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 50 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
5 37 (2.14%) CMS
6 13 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 11 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.52%) Confluence
9 6 (0.35%) Apache
9 6 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.23%) JBoss
12 3 (0.17%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.12%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.12%) Commerce Server 2007
13 2 (0.12%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.058%) DNN
14 1 (0.058%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.058%) Tomcat
Applications
1 163 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.19%) MS Office
3 21 (1.21%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.98%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.52%) HipChat
6 8 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 52 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.35%) Scribe Insight
4 5 (0.29%) RMDS
5 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.058%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 165 (9.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.96%) SaaS
4 26 (1.50%) Office 365
5 14 (0.81%) GitHub
6 6 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.23%) iTunes
9 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.058%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.058%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.058%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.23%) Internet
2 26 (1.50%) Broadband
2 26 (1.50%) HTTP
3 11 (0.64%) SMTP
4 10 (0.58%) Firewall
5 9 (0.52%) SSL
6 7 (0.40%) CTI
6 7 (0.40%) GSM
6 7 (0.40%) UMTS
7 6 (0.35%) LTE
8 4 (0.23%) Intranet
9 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.058%) AMQP
10 1 (0.058%) Extranet
10 1 (0.058%) LAN
10 1 (0.058%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.058%) RS-232
10 1 (0.058%) RS-485
10 1 (0.058%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1203 (69.46%) SQL Server
2 285 (16.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 122 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 119 (6.87%) MySQL
5 116 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 106 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 96 (5.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 46 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.62%) SQLite
11 26 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (1.04%) Redis
13 17 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.81%) MongoDB
14 14 (0.81%) SSDT
15 12 (0.69%) Big Data
15 12 (0.69%) NoSQL
15 12 (0.69%) RavenDB
16 11 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 412 (23.79%) NUnit
2 355 (20.50%) Visual Studio
3 248 (14.32%) Rhino Mocks
4 243 (14.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 225 (12.99%) Subversion
6 138 (7.97%) Selenium
7 107 (6.18%) Git (software)
8 105 (6.06%) Moq
9 94 (5.43%) JIRA
10 78 (4.50%) MSTest
11 54 (3.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 43 (2.48%) webpack
13 40 (2.31%) Cucumber
14 35 (2.02%) TeamCity
15 31 (1.79%) ReSharper
16 30 (1.73%) gulp
16 30 (1.73%) NSubstitute
17 27 (1.56%) SpecFlow
18 26 (1.50%) Jenkins
19 21 (1.21%) MSBuild
General
1 389 (22.46%) Finance
2 106 (6.12%) Games
3 103 (5.95%) Marketing
4 78 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 68 (3.93%) Advertising
6 52 (3.00%) Banking
7 34 (1.96%) Electronics
7 34 (1.96%) Retail
8 27 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.50%) Music Industry
10 25 (1.44%) Legal
11 20 (1.15%) Back Office
12 19 (1.10%) Publishing
13 16 (0.92%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.87%) Law
15 11 (0.64%) Front Office
16 8 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
17 3 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1514 (87.41%) Developer
2 1006 (58.08%) .NET Developer
3 942 (54.39%) C# Developer
4 643 (37.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 436 (25.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 366 (21.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 323 (18.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 270 (15.59%) Senior Developer
9 237 (13.68%) Software Developer
10 191 (11.03%) SQL Developer
11 168 (9.70%) Senior C# Developer
12 158 (9.12%) Agile Developer
13 149 (8.60%) C# Software Developer
14 148 (8.55%) Senior .NET Developer
15 142 (8.20%) Agile .NET Developer
16 134 (7.74%) .NET Software Developer
17 121 (6.99%) Web Developer
18 113 (6.52%) Agile C# Developer
19 111 (6.41%) Software Engineer
20 104 (6.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1697 (97.98%) .NET
2 1250 (72.17%) ASP.NET
3 887 (51.21%) HTML
3 887 (51.21%) WCF
4 856 (49.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 830 (47.92%) CSS
6 807 (46.59%) .NET Framework
7 716 (41.34%) jQuery
8 661 (38.16%) Entity Framework
9 568 (32.79%) WPF
10 475 (27.42%) XML
11 466 (26.91%) Web Services
12 426 (24.60%) ASP.NET Web API
13 404 (23.33%) HTML5
14 361 (20.84%) Ajax
15 344 (19.86%) NHibernate
16 341 (19.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 247 (14.26%) Silverlight
18 241 (13.91%) AngularJS
19 183 (10.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 212 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 99 (5.72%) N-Tier
3 79 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (3.87%) Inversion of Control
5 60 (3.46%) Hedge funds
6 51 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 48 (2.77%) Social Network
8 43 (2.48%) User Experience
9 36 (2.08%) Blog
10 33 (1.91%) iPad
11 30 (1.73%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.50%) Digital TV
13 24 (1.39%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.81%) Online Games
15 12 (0.69%) Fintech
16 11 (0.64%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.64%) Data Integration
16 11 (0.64%) Xbox
17 9 (0.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 260 (15.01%) Windows
2 35 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 27 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.33%) Android
5 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.35%) Linux
7 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.12%) Unix
10 1 (0.058%) Debian
10 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.058%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.058%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1199 (69.23%) MVC
2 981 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
3 609 (35.16%) TDD
4 514 (29.68%) Scrum
5 368 (21.25%) OO
6 315 (18.19%) Web Development
7 290 (16.74%) Web Application Development
8 245 (14.15%) BDD
8 245 (14.15%) Software Engineering
9 208 (12.01%) Unit Testing
10 197 (11.37%) Kanban
11 167 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
12 150 (8.66%) SDLC
13 146 (8.43%) MVVM
14 142 (8.20%) SOA
15 112 (6.47%) E-Commerce
16 105 (6.06%) OOP
17 104 (6.00%) Workflow
18 96 (5.54%) Responsive Web Design
19 93 (5.37%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1647 (95.09%) C#
2 983 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 915 (52.83%) SQL
4 409 (23.61%) T-SQL
5 316 (18.24%) VB.NET
6 103 (5.95%) C++
7 99 (5.72%) Java
8 87 (5.02%) VB
9 65 (3.75%) XAML
10 55 (3.18%) PL/SQL
11 38 (2.19%) XPath
12 27 (1.56%) VB6
13 20 (1.15%) Python
14 18 (1.04%) ANSI SQL
15 16 (0.92%) PHP
16 15 (0.87%) PowerShell
17 14 (0.81%) C
18 11 (0.64%) Objective-C
19 8 (0.46%) F#
19 8 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 248 (14.32%) Degree
2 57 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (2.14%) MCP
4 31 (1.79%) MCSD
5 30 (1.73%) MCTS
6 28 (1.62%) MCAD
7 7 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.23%) ISEB
8 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.12%) HND
9 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.39%) QA
2 22 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.17%) SEPA
4 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.058%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.058%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.29%) MOM
3 4 (0.23%) Control-M
4 1 (0.058%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 588 (33.95%) Microsoft
2 101 (5.83%) Oracle
3 28 (1.62%) SAP
4 26 (1.50%) DevExpress
5 17 (0.98%) Telerik
6 16 (0.92%) Twitter
7 15 (0.87%) Google
8 10 (0.58%) Xamarin
9 9 (0.52%) Splunk
10 8 (0.46%) Apple
11 7 (0.40%) Facebook
11 7 (0.40%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.40%) Sybase
12 6 (0.35%) Ektron
12 6 (0.35%) Hyperion
12 6 (0.35%) Infragistics
12 6 (0.35%) PayPal
12 6 (0.35%) Tableau
13 5 (0.29%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.17%) Atlassian
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coded People
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45K + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Choppington, Northumberland
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Function 22
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum & package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £85k - 90k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago