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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 382 322 266
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -56
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 728 1083 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.99% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 2.64% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 684 965 1188
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £59,200 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £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
37367 41054 44673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.76% 37.53% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32553 35063 37550
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 -54 722 £45,000 +5.88% 74
London -16 294 £50,000 - 21
South East +11 147 £47,500 +11.76% 14
North West -29 81 £45,000 +11.11% 13
Manchester -51 53 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East of England -45 51 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +50 49 £46,500 -5.10% 3
West Midlands +8 46 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire -13 37 £55,000 +32.53% 2
Milton Keynes +44 35 £46,500 -6.06% 1
East Midlands -29 33 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Hampshire +16 32 £42,500 +19.71% 4
Surrey +33 28 £50,000 -13.04% 2
City of London +14 28 £57,500 - 5
West Yorkshire -6 27 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South West -18 27 £33,750 -11.18% 4
Leeds +12 22 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Guildford +22 20 £57,500 - 1
Cheshire +19 17 £37,500 -1.31% 2
Hertfordshire -14 17 £45,000 -
Derbyshire +27 16 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Birmingham -14 16 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Derby +15 15 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Coventry +12 14 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Winchester +18 13 £47,500 +34.75% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 13 £58,000 +28.88% 1
East Sussex +1 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Cambridge +2 12 £58,000 +28.88% 1
Berkshire -12 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Brighton +2 11 £42,500 - 1

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1589 (97.42%) .NET
2 1553 (95.22%) C#
3 1160 (71.12%) ASP.NET
4 1136 (69.65%) MVC
5 1119 (68.61%) SQL Server
6 948 (58.12%) Agile Software Development
7 901 (55.24%) JavaScript
8 854 (52.36%) SQL
9 828 (50.77%) WCF
10 827 (50.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 823 (50.46%) HTML
12 773 (47.39%) CSS
12 773 (47.39%) .NET Framework
13 658 (40.34%) jQuery
14 626 (38.38%) Entity Framework
15 594 (36.42%) TDD
16 541 (33.17%) WPF
17 519 (31.82%) Scrum
18 516 (31.64%) Microsoft
19 448 (27.47%) XML
20 439 (26.92%) Web Services
21 422 (25.87%) ASP.NET Web API
22 393 (24.10%) NUnit
23 388 (23.79%) HTML5
24 384 (23.54%) Finance
25 359 (22.01%) T-SQL
26 337 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 333 (20.42%) NHibernate
27 333 (20.42%) OO
28 324 (19.87%) Visual Studio

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 (6.07%) SharePoint
2 91 (5.58%) IIS
3 64 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 51 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 43 (2.64%) CMS
6 17 (1.04%) Umbraco
7 11 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.55%) Confluence
8 9 (0.55%) NServiceBus
9 7 (0.43%) Apache
9 7 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
10 6 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.31%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.18%) JBoss
12 3 (0.18%) WordPress
13 2 (0.12%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.12%) Commerce Server 2007
13 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.061%) Tomcat
Applications
1 136 (8.34%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.45%) MS Office
3 21 (1.29%) Photoshop
4 18 (1.10%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.55%) HipChat
6 7 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.061%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 46 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.37%) Scribe Insight
4 5 (0.31%) RMDS
5 1 (0.061%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 171 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.59%) Office 365
4 21 (1.29%) SaaS
5 14 (0.86%) GitHub
6 5 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.25%) iTunes
8 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.061%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.061%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.061%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.43%) Internet
2 26 (1.59%) Broadband
3 19 (1.16%) HTTP
4 10 (0.61%) SMTP
5 9 (0.55%) Firewall
5 9 (0.55%) SSL
6 5 (0.31%) CTI
6 5 (0.31%) GSM
6 5 (0.31%) Intranet
6 5 (0.31%) UMTS
7 4 (0.25%) LTE
7 4 (0.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.061%) AMQP
8 1 (0.061%) LAN
8 1 (0.061%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.061%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1119 (68.61%) SQL Server
2 273 (16.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 115 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 99 (6.07%) MySQL
6 93 (5.70%) Relational Database
7 82 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 50 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 44 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (1.53%) SQLite
11 24 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.04%) Redis
13 15 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (0.92%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.86%) SSDT
15 13 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (0.80%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (0.67%) RavenDB
16 11 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 393 (24.10%) NUnit
2 324 (19.87%) Visual Studio
3 242 (14.84%) Rhino Mocks
4 231 (14.16%) Subversion
5 228 (13.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 129 (7.91%) Selenium
7 116 (7.11%) Git (software)
8 88 (5.40%) Moq
9 87 (5.33%) JIRA
10 78 (4.78%) MSTest
11 49 (3.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 41 (2.51%) webpack
13 33 (2.02%) Cucumber
14 32 (1.96%) ReSharper
15 30 (1.84%) SpecFlow
15 30 (1.84%) TeamCity
16 29 (1.78%) gulp
17 28 (1.72%) NSubstitute
18 18 (1.10%) Jenkins
19 17 (1.04%) MSBuild
General
1 384 (23.54%) Finance
2 107 (6.56%) Games
3 98 (6.01%) Marketing
4 69 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 55 (3.37%) Banking
6 53 (3.25%) Advertising
7 30 (1.84%) Electronics
7 30 (1.84%) Retail
8 26 (1.59%) Music Industry
9 25 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.04%) Back Office
10 17 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.92%) Legal
12 12 (0.74%) Publishing
13 11 (0.67%) Law
13 11 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.61%) Front Office
15 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.18%) French Language
17 2 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1425 (87.37%) Developer
2 944 (57.88%) .NET Developer
3 871 (53.40%) C# Developer
4 598 (36.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 408 (25.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 340 (20.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 302 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 237 (14.53%) Senior Developer
9 222 (13.61%) Software Developer
10 172 (10.55%) SQL Developer
11 147 (9.01%) Senior C# Developer
12 146 (8.95%) Agile Developer
13 138 (8.46%) C# Software Developer
14 130 (7.97%) Agile .NET Developer
15 126 (7.73%) .NET Software Developer
15 126 (7.73%) Senior .NET Developer
16 115 (7.05%) Software Engineer
17 113 (6.93%) Web Developer
18 105 (6.44%) Agile C# Developer
19 102 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1589 (97.42%) .NET
2 1160 (71.12%) ASP.NET
3 828 (50.77%) WCF
4 827 (50.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 823 (50.46%) HTML
6 773 (47.39%) .NET Framework
6 773 (47.39%) CSS
7 658 (40.34%) jQuery
8 626 (38.38%) Entity Framework
9 541 (33.17%) WPF
10 448 (27.47%) XML
11 439 (26.92%) Web Services
12 422 (25.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 388 (23.79%) HTML5
14 337 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 333 (20.42%) NHibernate
16 313 (19.19%) Ajax
17 236 (14.47%) AngularJS
17 236 (14.47%) Silverlight
18 169 (10.36%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 189 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 99 (6.07%) N-Tier
3 72 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (3.74%) Hedge funds
5 59 (3.62%) User Experience
6 55 (3.37%) Inversion of Control
7 52 (3.19%) Social Network
8 49 (3.00%) Client/Server
9 38 (2.33%) Blog
10 34 (2.08%) iPad
11 32 (1.96%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.59%) Digital TV
13 25 (1.53%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.86%) Online Games
15 13 (0.80%) Data Integration
15 13 (0.80%) Xbox
16 11 (0.67%) Fintech
17 10 (0.61%) Algorithms
18 9 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
19 6 (0.37%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 247 (15.14%) Windows
2 37 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 28 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 24 (1.47%) Android
5 10 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.43%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.12%) Linux
10 1 (0.061%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.061%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.061%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1136 (69.65%) MVC
2 948 (58.12%) Agile Software Development
3 594 (36.42%) TDD
4 519 (31.82%) Scrum
5 333 (20.42%) OO
6 294 (18.03%) Web Development
7 283 (17.35%) Web Application Development
8 228 (13.98%) BDD
9 227 (13.92%) Software Engineering
10 194 (11.89%) Unit Testing
11 176 (10.79%) Kanban
12 165 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
13 138 (8.46%) SDLC
14 136 (8.34%) MVVM
15 131 (8.03%) SOA
16 110 (6.74%) E-Commerce
17 102 (6.25%) Workflow
18 93 (5.70%) OOP
19 92 (5.64%) Responsive Web Design
20 91 (5.58%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1553 (95.22%) C#
2 901 (55.24%) JavaScript
3 854 (52.36%) SQL
4 359 (22.01%) T-SQL
5 272 (16.68%) VB.NET
6 107 (6.56%) C++
7 95 (5.82%) Java
8 82 (5.03%) VB
9 57 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 57 (3.49%) XAML
10 31 (1.90%) XPath
11 22 (1.35%) VB6
12 19 (1.16%) Python
13 15 (0.92%) ANSI SQL
14 14 (0.86%) C
14 14 (0.86%) VBA
15 13 (0.80%) PHP
16 10 (0.61%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.49%) F#
17 8 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 236 (14.47%) Degree
2 50 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.02%) MCP
4 28 (1.72%) MCSD
4 28 (1.72%) MCTS
5 27 (1.66%) MCAD
6 4 (0.25%) ISEB
6 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.12%) HND
7 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.48%) QA
2 17 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.18%) SEPA
3 3 (0.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.25%) MOM
3 2 (0.12%) Control-M
4 1 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 516 (31.64%) Microsoft
2 83 (5.09%) Oracle
3 26 (1.59%) SAP
4 24 (1.47%) DevExpress
5 17 (1.04%) Google
6 16 (0.98%) Twitter
7 13 (0.80%) Telerik
7 13 (0.80%) Xamarin
8 9 (0.55%) PayPal
8 9 (0.55%) Splunk
9 8 (0.49%) Apple
9 8 (0.49%) Facebook
10 7 (0.43%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.43%) Sybase
11 6 (0.37%) Ektron
11 6 (0.37%) Hyperion
11 6 (0.37%) Infragistics
11 6 (0.37%) Tableau
12 5 (0.31%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.18%) RedGate
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