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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 255 233 202
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -31
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1272 1318 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.21% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.02% 3.00% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1249 1533
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
42115 43950 45617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.95% 40.41% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35654 38122 39999
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 October 2014 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 24 October 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
England -17 1202 £40,000 - 173
London -79 347 £47,500 - 46
South East -3 272 £44,000 +10.00% 24
North West +18 213 £38,500 +2.66% 23
Manchester +13 109 £40,000 +11.11% 15
East of England +18 89 £47,500 +15.85% 14
West Midlands +19 88 £37,500 +2.73% 12
South West -10 87 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Surrey +5 84 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Cheshire +14 71 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Hampshire +30 63 £40,000 -4.76% 4
City of London -12 59 £49,000 -2.00% 15
East Midlands -3 54 £38,500 -3.75% 8
Yorkshire -63 40 £35,500 +10.93% 11
Wiltshire +5 37 £37,500 +25.00% 9
Berkshire -15 36 £40,000 +14.28% 3
East Sussex -1 33 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Brighton -4 33 £47,500 -5.00%
Birmingham +11 32 £27,250 -33.93%
Lancashire +22 31 £30,500 +22.00%
Scotland +1 31 £40,000 - 2
Essex +20 30 £45,280 +13.20% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 29 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Crewe +20 27 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Guildford +1 27 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Cambridgeshire +22 24 £52,500 - 3
Bedford +6 24 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Bedfordshire +2 24 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Warwickshire +12 22 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Leicestershire +17 21 £40,000 - 2

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2638 (98.18%) .NET
2 2584 (96.17%) C#
3 2097 (78.04%) ASP.NET
4 1809 (67.32%) SQL Server
5 1729 (64.35%) MVC
6 1528 (56.87%) Agile Software Development
7 1527 (56.83%) HTML
8 1482 (55.15%) JavaScript
9 1477 (54.97%) SQL
10 1338 (49.80%) CSS
11 1295 (48.20%) .NET Framework
12 1256 (46.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1161 (43.21%) jQuery
14 1149 (42.76%) WCF
15 992 (36.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 948 (35.28%) TDD
17 901 (33.53%) Scrum
18 747 (27.80%) Microsoft
19 743 (27.65%) Ajax
20 727 (27.06%) Web Services
21 675 (25.12%) WPF
22 604 (22.48%) XML
23 584 (21.73%) T-SQL
24 581 (21.62%) Visual Studio
25 555 (20.66%) OO
26 536 (19.95%) NUnit
27 514 (19.13%) HTML5
28 508 (18.91%) Finance
29 487 (18.12%) NHibernate
30 485 (18.05%) VB.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 254 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 203 (7.55%) IIS
3 137 (5.10%) CMS
4 79 (2.94%) Umbraco
5 60 (2.23%) NServiceBus
6 49 (1.82%) WordPress
7 41 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
8 35 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 35 (1.30%) Node.js
9 34 (1.27%) Apache
10 32 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 29 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 25 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
13 14 (0.52%) JBoss
13 14 (0.52%) Sitefinity
14 13 (0.48%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.45%) Kentico
16 11 (0.41%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.41%) Tomcat
17 10 (0.37%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 303 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 30 (1.12%) MS Office
4 7 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.037%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.71%) Sophis RISQUE
3 10 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.19%) Magento
7 4 (0.15%) Line 500
8 1 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.037%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 172 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (2.49%) SaaS
3 45 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.37%) GitHub
5 4 (0.15%) Office 365
6 3 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (0.11%) Heroku
7 1 (0.037%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.037%) PaaS
7 1 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.037%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.037%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 124 (4.61%) Internet
2 37 (1.38%) Broadband
3 33 (1.23%) Intranet
4 17 (0.63%) Wireless
5 16 (0.60%) Extranet
6 15 (0.56%) HTTP
7 14 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.48%) SMS
9 11 (0.41%) SMPP
10 10 (0.37%) NFC
11 8 (0.30%) UMTS
11 8 (0.30%) GSM
12 6 (0.22%) DNS
13 3 (0.11%) VPN
13 3 (0.11%) FTP
14 2 (0.074%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.074%) CTI
15 1 (0.037%) SMTP
15 1 (0.037%) RFID
15 1 (0.037%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1809 (67.32%) SQL Server
2 456 (16.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 372 (13.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 204 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 173 (6.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 163 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 125 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 65 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
9 62 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 61 (2.27%) RavenDB
11 59 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 51 (1.90%) MySQL
13 27 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (0.97%) NoSQL
15 22 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
15 22 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
16 21 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (0.60%) MongoDB
18 14 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 581 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 536 (19.95%) NUnit
3 406 (15.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 367 (13.66%) Subversion
5 316 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
6 278 (10.35%) Moq
7 192 (7.15%) Git (software)
8 110 (4.09%) TeamCity
9 106 (3.94%) ReSharper
10 70 (2.61%) MSTest
11 59 (2.20%) SpecFlow
12 55 (2.05%) Selenium
13 45 (1.67%) MSBuild
14 37 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 29 (1.08%) Jasmine
16 26 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
17 24 (0.89%) Xcode
18 22 (0.82%) NCrunch
19 21 (0.78%) Jenkins
20 16 (0.60%) Grunt
General
1 508 (18.91%) Finance
2 136 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 128 (4.76%) Games
4 123 (4.58%) Retail
5 105 (3.91%) Banking
6 83 (3.09%) Marketing
7 50 (1.86%) Law
8 34 (1.27%) Legal
9 30 (1.12%) Front Office
10 29 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 25 (0.93%) Automotive
11 25 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 25 (0.93%) Music Industry
12 20 (0.74%) Back Office
13 16 (0.60%) Advertising
14 15 (0.56%) Publishing
15 14 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.37%) Billing
17 9 (0.33%) German Language
18 7 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2445 (90.99%) Developer
2 1402 (52.18%) .NET Developer
3 1058 (39.37%) C# Developer
4 800 (29.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 541 (20.13%) Senior Developer
6 418 (15.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 406 (15.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 389 (14.48%) Software Developer
9 309 (11.50%) Web Developer
10 284 (10.57%) Senior .NET Developer
11 199 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
12 152 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
13 139 (5.17%) Software Engineer
14 129 (4.80%) C# Software Developer
15 119 (4.43%) Junior
16 117 (4.35%) Junior Developer
17 116 (4.32%) .NET Software Developer
18 107 (3.98%) Programmer
19 90 (3.35%) C# Web Developer
20 89 (3.31%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2638 (98.18%) .NET
2 2097 (78.04%) ASP.NET
3 1527 (56.83%) HTML
4 1338 (49.80%) CSS
5 1295 (48.20%) .NET Framework
6 1256 (46.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1161 (43.21%) jQuery
8 1149 (42.76%) WCF
9 992 (36.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 743 (27.65%) Ajax
11 727 (27.06%) Web Services
12 675 (25.12%) WPF
13 604 (22.48%) XML
14 514 (19.13%) HTML5
15 487 (18.12%) NHibernate
16 314 (11.69%) WinForms
17 312 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 286 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 282 (10.49%) SOAP
20 276 (10.27%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 183 (6.81%) Computer Science
2 96 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 93 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 83 (3.09%) N-Tier
6 75 (2.79%) Social Network
7 60 (2.23%) User Experience
8 43 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
9 36 (1.34%) Hedge funds
10 34 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 33 (1.23%) Open Source
12 29 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.08%) FMCG
13 27 (1.00%) W3C
14 25 (0.93%) DTV
15 24 (0.89%) Physics
16 19 (0.71%) Social Media
17 17 (0.63%) Kindle
18 15 (0.56%) Blackberry
18 15 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 446 (16.60%) Windows
2 120 (4.47%) Android
3 97 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 56 (2.08%) Windows Phone
5 21 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
5 21 (0.78%) Linux
6 12 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.45%) Windows 8
7 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.22%) UNIX
9 6 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1729 (64.35%) MVC
2 1528 (56.87%) Agile Software Development
3 948 (35.28%) TDD
4 901 (33.53%) Scrum
5 555 (20.66%) OO
6 359 (13.36%) Unit Testing
7 349 (12.99%) Web Application Development
8 287 (10.68%) Web Development
9 283 (10.53%) BDD
10 278 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
11 264 (9.83%) Software Engineering
12 246 (9.16%) E-Commerce
13 234 (8.71%) OOP
14 212 (7.89%) Kanban
15 187 (6.96%) OOD
16 173 (6.44%) Mentoring
17 167 (6.22%) Domain-Driven Design
18 135 (5.02%) MVVM
19 133 (4.95%) SOA
20 115 (4.28%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2584 (96.17%) C#
2 1482 (55.15%) JavaScript
3 1477 (54.97%) SQL
4 584 (21.73%) T-SQL
5 485 (18.05%) VB.NET
6 157 (5.84%) VB
7 139 (5.17%) Java
8 65 (2.42%) C++
9 58 (2.16%) XAML
10 55 (2.05%) PowerShell
11 52 (1.94%) VBA
12 48 (1.79%) PHP
13 46 (1.71%) VBScript
14 37 (1.38%) Python
15 35 (1.30%) Ruby
16 34 (1.27%) VB6
17 31 (1.15%) PL/SQL
18 27 (1.00%) Objective-C
19 26 (0.97%) XPath
20 21 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 343 (12.77%) Degree
2 106 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 83 (3.09%) MCP
4 77 (2.87%) MCSD
5 75 (2.79%) MCTS
6 73 (2.72%) MCAD
7 15 (0.56%) ISEB
7 15 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.33%) Security Cleared
9 8 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.26%) PhD
11 2 (0.074%) MBA
11 2 (0.074%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.037%) MCPD
12 1 (0.037%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (1.71%) ISO 9001
2 44 (1.64%) QA
3 25 (0.93%) SLA
4 8 (0.30%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.11%) WCAG
6 2 (0.074%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.11%) XenApp
4 3 (0.11%) XenServer
4 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.074%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.074%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (0.63%) MOM
2 4 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.037%) Puppet
Vendors
1 747 (27.80%) Microsoft
2 123 (4.58%) Oracle
3 54 (2.01%) Telerik
3 54 (2.01%) Sitecore
4 46 (1.71%) Google
5 31 (1.15%) Dell
6 30 (1.12%) Red Gate
7 26 (0.97%) Twitter
8 24 (0.89%) SAP
9 23 (0.86%) Xamarin
10 22 (0.82%) Infragistics
10 22 (0.82%) Sybase
11 20 (0.74%) DevExpress
12 17 (0.63%) EPiServer
13 11 (0.41%) Yahoo!
13 11 (0.41%) VMware
14 10 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.37%) Wonderware
15 9 (0.33%) Zend
15 9 (0.33%) Facebook
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £44k - 47k per year + fantastic benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Dependant On Experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lewes, Sussex
East Sussex County Council
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Ricardo-AEA
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, office perks
Posted: Yesterday