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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 403 326 268
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -58
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 683 1038 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.95% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 2.52% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 627 944 1180
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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
36728 41176 43607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.65% 37.68% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31776 35357 36725
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -64 680 £45,000 +5.88% 93
London -36 257 £50,000 - 33
South East +60 158 £47,500 +11.76% 17
North West -51 73 £45,000 +12.50% 15
West Midlands +11 62 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +57 51 £46,500 -4.61% 3
Surrey +57 46 £57,500 - 2
Manchester -57 44 £45,000 +5.88% 9
East Midlands -11 36 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +2 35 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Hampshire +23 33 £47,500 +33.80% 6
East of England -52 33 £49,500 +10.00% 8
Milton Keynes +40 32 £46,500 -4.61% 2
City of London +11 25 £56,250 +7.14% 4
West Yorkshire +8 25 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Leeds +18 23 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Winchester +18 21 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Guildford +16 21 £57,500 - 1
Cheshire +27 19 £37,500 -1.31% 2
Birmingham -20 18 £43,750 +25.00% 1
South West -37 18 £35,000 -9.09% 3
Warwickshire - 15 £29,500 - 1
Derbyshire +25 14 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Leicestershire - 14 £30,000 -
Derby +13 13 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Coventry +9 13 £50,000 +81.81% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 12 £58,000 +28.88% 3
Leicester - 12 £30,000 -
Staffordshire +10 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Rugby - 10 £29,500 -

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1527 (97.39%) .NET
2 1511 (96.36%) C#
3 1149 (73.28%) ASP.NET
4 1119 (71.36%) MVC
5 1096 (69.90%) SQL Server
6 909 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
7 846 (53.95%) JavaScript
8 829 (52.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 801 (51.08%) HTML
10 793 (50.57%) SQL
11 778 (49.62%) WCF
12 753 (48.02%) CSS
13 731 (46.62%) .NET Framework
14 626 (39.92%) jQuery
15 612 (39.03%) TDD
16 587 (37.44%) Entity Framework
17 523 (33.35%) Scrum
18 497 (31.70%) Microsoft
19 494 (31.51%) WPF
20 444 (28.32%) Web Services
20 444 (28.32%) XML
21 403 (25.70%) ASP.NET Web API
22 377 (24.04%) HTML5
23 372 (23.72%) NUnit
23 372 (23.72%) Finance
24 331 (21.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 329 (20.98%) T-SQL
26 327 (20.85%) NHibernate
27 319 (20.34%) OO
28 308 (19.64%) Ajax

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
1 106 (6.76%) IIS
2 100 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 61 (3.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 51 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
5 49 (3.13%) CMS
6 23 (1.47%) Umbraco
7 12 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (0.64%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.57%) Confluence
10 9 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
11 5 (0.32%) Apache
11 5 (0.32%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.19%) WordPress
13 2 (0.13%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.13%) Commerce Server 2007
13 2 (0.13%) JBoss
13 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.064%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 122 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.49%) MS Office
3 20 (1.28%) Photoshop
4 19 (1.21%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.57%) HipChat
6 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.32%) RMDS
4 4 (0.26%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.064%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 185 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.40%) Office 365
4 15 (0.96%) GitHub
5 11 (0.70%) SaaS
6 6 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.26%) iTunes
8 2 (0.13%) PaaS
9 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.064%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.32%) Internet
2 26 (1.66%) Broadband
3 17 (1.08%) HTTP
4 10 (0.64%) SSL
5 6 (0.38%) Firewall
5 6 (0.38%) SMTP
6 5 (0.32%) Intranet
6 5 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.13%) GSM
7 2 (0.13%) UMTS
8 1 (0.064%) AMQP
8 1 (0.064%) CTI
8 1 (0.064%) LAN
8 1 (0.064%) LTE
8 1 (0.064%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1096 (69.90%) SQL Server
2 275 (17.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 114 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 107 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 75 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 73 (4.66%) MySQL
7 65 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 47 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (1.21%) SQLite
12 18 (1.15%) Redis
13 16 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.02%) SSDT
14 14 (0.89%) NoSQL
15 12 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (0.70%) Big Data
16 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (0.64%) MongoDB
17 10 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 372 (23.72%) NUnit
2 291 (18.56%) Visual Studio
3 245 (15.63%) Rhino Mocks
4 244 (15.56%) Subversion
5 235 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 127 (8.10%) Git (software)
7 107 (6.82%) Selenium
8 89 (5.68%) Moq
9 83 (5.29%) JIRA
10 73 (4.66%) MSTest
11 37 (2.36%) webpack
12 34 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 33 (2.10%) TeamCity
14 32 (2.04%) Cucumber
15 28 (1.79%) gulp
16 23 (1.47%) SpecFlow
17 22 (1.40%) ReSharper
18 20 (1.28%) NSubstitute
19 15 (0.96%) MSBuild
20 14 (0.89%) Jenkins
General
1 372 (23.72%) Finance
2 108 (6.89%) Games
3 87 (5.55%) Marketing
4 57 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 53 (3.38%) Advertising
6 48 (3.06%) Banking
7 30 (1.91%) Retail
8 26 (1.66%) Electronics
8 26 (1.66%) Music Industry
9 20 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.15%) Back Office
11 17 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.70%) Publishing
14 10 (0.64%) Legal
15 8 (0.51%) Law
16 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.38%) Front Office
18 3 (0.19%) French Language
19 1 (0.064%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1392 (88.78%) Developer
2 945 (60.27%) .NET Developer
3 874 (55.74%) C# Developer
4 618 (39.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 423 (26.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 361 (23.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 290 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 235 (14.99%) Senior Developer
9 214 (13.65%) Software Developer
10 160 (10.20%) SQL Developer
11 149 (9.50%) Senior C# Developer
12 134 (8.55%) C# Software Developer
13 130 (8.29%) Senior .NET Developer
14 129 (8.23%) Agile Developer
15 121 (7.72%) Agile .NET Developer
16 119 (7.59%) .NET Software Developer
17 117 (7.46%) Web Developer
18 109 (6.95%) Software Engineer
19 101 (6.44%) Agile C# Developer
20 100 (6.38%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1527 (97.39%) .NET
2 1149 (73.28%) ASP.NET
3 829 (52.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 801 (51.08%) HTML
5 778 (49.62%) WCF
6 753 (48.02%) CSS
7 731 (46.62%) .NET Framework
8 626 (39.92%) jQuery
9 587 (37.44%) Entity Framework
10 494 (31.51%) WPF
11 444 (28.32%) Web Services
11 444 (28.32%) XML
12 403 (25.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 377 (24.04%) HTML5
14 331 (21.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 327 (20.85%) NHibernate
16 308 (19.64%) Ajax
17 238 (15.18%) AngularJS
18 232 (14.80%) Silverlight
19 168 (10.71%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 152 (9.69%) Computer Science
2 80 (5.10%) N-Tier
3 69 (4.40%) User Experience
4 67 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 55 (3.51%) Social Network
7 47 (3.00%) Client/Server
8 45 (2.87%) Mobile App
9 44 (2.81%) Inversion of Control
10 38 (2.42%) iPad
11 28 (1.79%) Blog
12 26 (1.66%) Digital TV
13 22 (1.40%) Mathematics
14 15 (0.96%) Online Games
15 12 (0.77%) Data Integration
16 11 (0.70%) Fintech
16 11 (0.70%) Xbox
17 7 (0.45%) Algorithms
18 6 (0.38%) Contactless
18 6 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 240 (15.31%) Windows
2 36 (2.30%) Apple iOS
3 34 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 25 (1.59%) Android
5 10 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.064%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.064%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1119 (71.36%) MVC
2 909 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
3 612 (39.03%) TDD
4 523 (33.35%) Scrum
5 319 (20.34%) OO
6 287 (18.30%) Web Application Development
7 274 (17.47%) Web Development
8 210 (13.39%) BDD
9 196 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 177 (11.29%) Unit Testing
11 167 (10.65%) Kanban
12 148 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
13 131 (8.35%) SDLC
14 110 (7.02%) E-Commerce
15 107 (6.82%) MVVM
15 107 (6.82%) SOA
16 92 (5.87%) OOP
17 91 (5.80%) Workflow
18 90 (5.74%) SOLID
19 88 (5.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1511 (96.36%) C#
2 846 (53.95%) JavaScript
3 793 (50.57%) SQL
4 329 (20.98%) T-SQL
5 263 (16.77%) VB.NET
6 101 (6.44%) C++
7 87 (5.55%) Java
8 78 (4.97%) VB
9 56 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 44 (2.81%) XAML
11 18 (1.15%) C
11 18 (1.15%) VB6
11 18 (1.15%) XPath
12 14 (0.89%) VBA
13 12 (0.77%) Python
13 12 (0.77%) TypeScript
14 10 (0.64%) PHP
15 9 (0.57%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.51%) Apple Swift
16 8 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 212 (13.52%) Degree
2 46 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (1.79%) MCP
4 27 (1.72%) MCAD
4 27 (1.72%) MCSD
4 27 (1.72%) MCTS
5 3 (0.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.19%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.13%) HND
6 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.064%) ISEB
7 1 (0.064%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.34%) QA
2 12 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.19%) SEPA
4 2 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (0.26%) MOM
2 2 (0.13%) Control-M
2 2 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 497 (31.70%) Microsoft
2 63 (4.02%) Oracle
3 21 (1.34%) PayPal
3 21 (1.34%) SAP
4 20 (1.28%) Google
5 19 (1.21%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.08%) DevExpress
7 15 (0.96%) Twitter
8 14 (0.89%) Telerik
8 14 (0.89%) Xamarin
9 10 (0.64%) Facebook
10 9 (0.57%) Apple
10 9 (0.57%) Splunk
10 9 (0.57%) Tableau
11 7 (0.45%) Sybase
12 6 (0.38%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.32%) Infragistics
13 5 (0.32%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.19%) Ektron
14 3 (0.19%) RedGate
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