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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 333 300 248
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -52
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 883 1173 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 1.06% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.34% 2.79% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1040 1393
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
37659 42097 47740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 38.04% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32718 36021 40791
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -41 859 £45,000 +8.43% 92
London -24 333 £50,000 - 35
South East +10 190 £43,500 +2.35% 21
North West -4 88 £43,500 +8.75% 13
East of England +29 78 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Buckinghamshire +53 71 £42,500 -13.26% 10
Manchester -14 63 £45,000 +9.09% 9
West Midlands -30 51 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West -24 37 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Milton Keynes +47 36 £43,500 -11.22% 4
Yorkshire -31 34 £55,000 +41.93% 3
Hampshire -15 33 £42,500 +9.67% 7
Cambridgeshire +25 32 £52,500 +16.66% 3
East Midlands -12 31 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Surrey +10 28 £57,500 +15.00% 1
City of London +7 28 £57,500 - 4
Cambridge +16 25 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Berkshire -14 25 £52,500 +5.00%
West Yorkshire -23 23 £55,000 +57.14% 2
High Wycombe +8 22 £40,000 -15.78% 3
East Sussex +6 22 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Brighton +3 21 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hertfordshire +21 20 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leeds +1 19 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Coventry +17 18 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Staffordshire +8 17 £40,000 +10.34%
North East +6 17 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 17 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Tyne and Wear +1 17 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Derbyshire +15 16 £37,500 +50.00% 2

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1776 (98.18%) .NET
2 1727 (95.47%) C#
3 1309 (72.36%) ASP.NET
4 1241 (68.60%) SQL Server
5 1235 (68.27%) MVC
6 1034 (57.16%) JavaScript
7 1010 (55.83%) Agile Software Development
8 948 (52.40%) SQL
9 928 (51.30%) HTML
10 903 (49.92%) WCF
11 871 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 869 (48.04%) CSS
13 847 (46.82%) .NET Framework
14 767 (42.40%) jQuery
15 676 (37.37%) Entity Framework
16 616 (34.05%) TDD
17 614 (33.94%) Microsoft
18 611 (33.78%) WPF
19 508 (28.08%) Scrum
20 497 (27.47%) XML
21 494 (27.31%) Web Services
22 448 (24.77%) NUnit
23 435 (24.05%) T-SQL
24 429 (23.71%) ASP.NET Web API
25 423 (23.38%) HTML5
26 401 (22.17%) Ajax
27 390 (21.56%) Visual Studio
28 385 (21.28%) Finance
29 381 (21.06%) OO
30 352 (19.46%) 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 97 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 92 (5.09%) IIS
3 56 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 51 (2.82%) CMS
5 48 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (1.00%) Umbraco
7 15 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.50%) Confluence
10 7 (0.39%) Apache
11 5 (0.28%) JBoss
12 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.22%) Kentico
13 2 (0.11%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.11%) Commerce Server 2007
13 2 (0.11%) Facebook Platform
13 2 (0.11%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.11%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.055%) SAS
Applications
1 177 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.66%) MS Office
3 22 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.88%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.50%) HipChat
5 9 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.17%) GIMP
8 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.33%) Scribe Insight
4 5 (0.28%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.055%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.055%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 151 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (2.21%) SaaS
4 26 (1.44%) Office 365
5 13 (0.72%) GitHub
6 8 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.22%) iTunes
9 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.055%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.04%) Internet
2 29 (1.60%) HTTP
3 26 (1.44%) Broadband
4 10 (0.55%) SMTP
5 9 (0.50%) Firewall
5 9 (0.50%) SSL
6 8 (0.44%) GSM
6 8 (0.44%) UMTS
7 7 (0.39%) CTI
7 7 (0.39%) Intranet
7 7 (0.39%) LTE
8 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.11%) Extranet
9 2 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.055%) FTP
10 1 (0.055%) LAN
10 1 (0.055%) Network Security
10 1 (0.055%) RS-232
10 1 (0.055%) RS-485
10 1 (0.055%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1241 (68.60%) SQL Server
2 292 (16.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 118 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 117 (6.47%) MySQL
5 116 (6.41%) Relational Database
6 110 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 101 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 58 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (1.88%) SQLite
11 27 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 19 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (1.00%) Redis
15 16 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (0.83%) RavenDB
17 13 (0.72%) Big Data
17 13 (0.72%) MongoDB
17 13 (0.72%) NoSQL
17 13 (0.72%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 448 (24.77%) NUnit
2 390 (21.56%) Visual Studio
3 253 (13.99%) Rhino Mocks
4 247 (13.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 229 (12.66%) Subversion
6 143 (7.90%) Selenium
7 124 (6.85%) Moq
8 112 (6.19%) Git (software)
9 93 (5.14%) JIRA
10 80 (4.42%) MSTest
11 54 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 42 (2.32%) Cucumber
13 39 (2.16%) webpack
14 38 (2.10%) TeamCity
15 37 (2.05%) ReSharper
16 31 (1.71%) Jenkins
16 31 (1.71%) NSubstitute
17 29 (1.60%) gulp
18 24 (1.33%) MSBuild
18 24 (1.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 385 (21.28%) Finance
2 105 (5.80%) Games
3 99 (5.47%) Marketing
4 79 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 76 (4.20%) Advertising
6 54 (2.99%) Banking
7 35 (1.93%) Retail
8 34 (1.88%) Electronics
9 27 (1.49%) Legal
10 26 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 26 (1.44%) Music Industry
11 22 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.22%) Law
12 21 (1.16%) Back Office
13 19 (1.05%) Publishing
14 18 (1.00%) Front Office
15 11 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
18 2 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1572 (86.90%) Developer
2 1041 (57.55%) .NET Developer
3 988 (54.62%) C# Developer
4 665 (36.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 460 (25.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 386 (21.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 346 (19.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 267 (14.76%) Senior Developer
9 248 (13.71%) Software Developer
10 188 (10.39%) SQL Developer
11 172 (9.51%) Senior C# Developer
12 165 (9.12%) C# Software Developer
13 159 (8.79%) Agile Developer
14 151 (8.35%) Senior .NET Developer
15 146 (8.07%) Web Developer
16 141 (7.79%) Agile .NET Developer
17 139 (7.68%) .NET Software Developer
18 120 (6.63%) Software Engineer
19 114 (6.30%) Agile C# Developer
20 105 (5.80%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1776 (98.18%) .NET
2 1309 (72.36%) ASP.NET
3 928 (51.30%) HTML
4 903 (49.92%) WCF
5 871 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 869 (48.04%) CSS
7 847 (46.82%) .NET Framework
8 767 (42.40%) jQuery
9 676 (37.37%) Entity Framework
10 611 (33.78%) WPF
11 497 (27.47%) XML
12 494 (27.31%) Web Services
13 429 (23.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 423 (23.38%) HTML5
15 401 (22.17%) Ajax
16 352 (19.46%) NHibernate
17 343 (18.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 257 (14.21%) AngularJS
19 245 (13.54%) Silverlight
20 204 (11.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 234 (12.94%) Computer Science
2 100 (5.53%) N-Tier
3 77 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (4.15%) Inversion of Control
5 61 (3.37%) Hedge funds
6 52 (2.87%) Client/Server
7 49 (2.71%) Social Network
8 38 (2.10%) User Experience
9 36 (1.99%) Mathematics
10 35 (1.93%) Blog
11 32 (1.77%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.44%) DTV
12 26 (1.44%) iPad
13 21 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.11%) Physics
15 13 (0.72%) Online Games
16 11 (0.61%) Algorithms
17 10 (0.55%) Data Integration
17 10 (0.55%) Fintech
17 10 (0.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 286 (15.81%) Windows
2 35 (1.93%) Apple iOS
3 28 (1.55%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.27%) Android
5 12 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.44%) Linux
8 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.11%) Unix
11 1 (0.055%) Debian
11 1 (0.055%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.055%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.055%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1235 (68.27%) MVC
2 1010 (55.83%) Agile Software Development
3 616 (34.05%) TDD
4 508 (28.08%) Scrum
5 381 (21.06%) OO
6 345 (19.07%) Web Development
7 289 (15.98%) Web Application Development
8 268 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 265 (14.65%) BDD
10 222 (12.27%) Unit Testing
11 198 (10.95%) Kanban
12 181 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
13 150 (8.29%) MVVM
13 150 (8.29%) SDLC
14 145 (8.02%) SOA
15 118 (6.52%) Dependency Injection
16 114 (6.30%) E-Commerce
17 111 (6.14%) OOP
18 107 (5.91%) Workflow
19 100 (5.53%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1727 (95.47%) C#
2 1034 (57.16%) JavaScript
3 948 (52.40%) SQL
4 435 (24.05%) T-SQL
5 344 (19.02%) VB.NET
6 109 (6.03%) Java
7 107 (5.91%) C++
8 96 (5.31%) VB
9 63 (3.48%) XAML
10 54 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 45 (2.49%) XPath
12 34 (1.88%) VB6
13 20 (1.11%) Python
14 18 (1.00%) ANSI SQL
14 18 (1.00%) PHP
15 17 (0.94%) C
15 17 (0.94%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.66%) Ruby
17 10 (0.55%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 276 (15.26%) Degree
2 60 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.93%) MCP
4 32 (1.77%) MCSD
5 29 (1.60%) MCAD
6 28 (1.55%) MCTS
7 7 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.22%) ISEB
8 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.11%) HND
9 2 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.15%) QA
2 25 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.11%) SEPA
4 2 (0.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.055%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.22%) Control-M
2 4 (0.22%) MOM
3 2 (0.11%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (0.055%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 614 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 110 (6.08%) Oracle
3 30 (1.66%) DevExpress
4 27 (1.49%) SAP
5 20 (1.11%) Telerik
6 16 (0.88%) Google
6 16 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 16 (0.88%) Twitter
7 11 (0.61%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.55%) Facebook
9 9 (0.50%) Splunk
10 7 (0.39%) Apple
10 7 (0.39%) Charles River
10 7 (0.39%) Infragistics
10 7 (0.39%) Sybase
11 6 (0.33%) Ektron
11 6 (0.33%) PayPal
12 4 (0.22%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.17%) Endeca
14 2 (0.11%) Wonderware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Competitive package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 22-30k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa60k+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Runpath
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £47,289 - £57,798
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Real Time Consultants
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Alliance Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits (D.O.E)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago