The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 224 230 206
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1522 1348 1639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.26% 1.21% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 3.02% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1270 1544
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48694 44602 52105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.22% 40.11% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40968 38825 46487
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +6 1436 £42,500 +6.25% 159
London 0 588 £52,500 +16.66% 35
South East +44 346 £41,000 +6.49% 46
North West -20 156 £35,500 +1.42% 25
City of London +16 122 £61,250 +16.66% 14
Manchester -12 110 £35,000 - 16
East Midlands +3 98 £40,000 +17.64% 10
East of England -42 97 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Surrey +19 85 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Hampshire +34 77 £35,000 -2.77% 13
West Midlands +8 71 £39,000 -8.23% 11
Berkshire +1 69 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Scotland +18 54 £50,000 +33.33% 10
Yorkshire -10 48 £36,500 +21.66% 9
Bedford +3 47 £45,000 - 4
Bedfordshire +2 47 £45,000 +3.44% 5
Glasgow +22 44 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Leicestershire +14 42 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leicester +26 38 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 37 £42,500 +14.86% 3
South West -16 33 £36,750 -2.00% 6
West Yorkshire -11 32 £36,500 +21.66% 5
Warwickshire +28 31 £39,000 -8.23% 3
Guildford -2 30 £45,000 +28.57% 2
East Sussex +11 28 £41,250 +26.92% 1
Derbyshire -9 28 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Brighton +6 26 £43,750 +34.61% 1
Warwick +25 25 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 25 £45,000 +47.54% 2
Kent -7 24 £40,000 +18.51% 2

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2683 (96.62%) C#
2 2674 (96.29%) .NET
3 2158 (77.71%) ASP.NET
4 2147 (77.31%) SQL Server
5 1761 (63.41%) MVC
6 1493 (53.76%) JavaScript
7 1492 (53.73%) WCF
8 1479 (53.26%) HTML
9 1391 (50.09%) SQL
10 1312 (47.25%) CSS
11 1310 (47.17%) .NET Framework
12 1305 (46.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1269 (45.70%) jQuery
14 1153 (41.52%) TDD
15 995 (35.83%) Scrum
16 967 (34.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 836 (30.10%) Ajax
18 821 (29.56%) Microsoft
19 737 (26.54%) WPF
20 697 (25.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 693 (24.95%) NHibernate
22 666 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
23 651 (23.44%) Web Services
24 646 (23.26%) XML
24 646 (23.26%) T-SQL
24 646 (23.26%) NUnit
25 613 (22.07%) Visual Studio
26 605 (21.79%) SQL Server 2012
27 598 (21.53%) SQL Server 2008
28 520 (18.73%) HTML5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 276 (9.94%) IIS
2 221 (7.96%) SharePoint
3 150 (5.40%) CMS
4 61 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 51 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 44 (1.58%) Umbraco
7 41 (1.48%) NServiceBus
8 39 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 35 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 31 (1.12%) WordPress
11 30 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
12 27 (0.97%) Apache
13 17 (0.61%) Kentico
14 9 (0.32%) DNN
15 8 (0.29%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.25%) Node.js
16 7 (0.25%) Sitefinity
17 6 (0.22%) Lync
18 3 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
18 3 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 326 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.51%) MS Office
3 31 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.47%) Fireworks
5 12 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.072%) GIMP
9 2 (0.072%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.36%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.29%) Sophis RISQUE
4 7 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.18%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.036%) RMDS
6 1 (0.036%) Tridion
6 1 (0.036%) Endur
6 1 (0.036%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 125 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (1.94%) SaaS
3 27 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.25%) Office 365
6 3 (0.11%) GitHub
6 3 (0.11%) IaaS
6 3 (0.11%) PaaS
7 2 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 151 (5.44%) Internet
2 64 (2.30%) Intranet
3 35 (1.26%) Broadband
4 23 (0.83%) SMS
5 20 (0.72%) HTTP
6 16 (0.58%) UMTS
6 16 (0.58%) GSM
7 15 (0.54%) SSL
8 14 (0.50%) NFC
9 12 (0.43%) X.509
9 12 (0.43%) SMPP
10 9 (0.32%) DNS
11 8 (0.29%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.14%) CTI
12 4 (0.14%) FTP
12 4 (0.14%) Network Security
13 3 (0.11%) LTE
13 3 (0.11%) LDAP
13 3 (0.11%) SMTP
14 2 (0.072%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2147 (77.31%) SQL Server
2 605 (21.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 598 (21.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 301 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 218 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 179 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 98 (3.53%) Relational Database
8 82 (2.95%) MySQL
9 80 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 54 (1.94%) NoSQL
11 51 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 45 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
13 43 (1.55%) RavenDB
14 36 (1.30%) Oracle Database
15 34 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
16 28 (1.01%) SQLite
17 26 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 22 (0.79%) OLAP
19 21 (0.76%) StreamInsight
19 21 (0.76%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 646 (23.26%) NUnit
2 613 (22.07%) Visual Studio
3 449 (16.17%) Rhino Mocks
4 420 (15.12%) Subversion
5 417 (15.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 289 (10.41%) Moq
7 102 (3.67%) TeamCity
8 101 (3.64%) Git (software)
9 95 (3.42%) MSTest
10 92 (3.31%) SpecFlow
11 63 (2.27%) ReSharper
12 56 (2.02%) MSBuild
13 38 (1.37%) Selenium
14 35 (1.26%) NCrunch
15 33 (1.19%) PhoneGap
15 33 (1.19%) Cucumber
16 30 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
17 29 (1.04%) FitNesse
18 27 (0.97%) Jasmine
19 26 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 488 (17.57%) Finance
2 172 (6.19%) Games
3 155 (5.58%) Banking
4 95 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 72 (2.59%) Retail
6 71 (2.56%) Front Office
7 70 (2.52%) Marketing
8 50 (1.80%) Law
9 48 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 37 (1.33%) Advertising
11 36 (1.30%) Automotive
12 33 (1.19%) Legal
13 31 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 31 (1.12%) Music Industry
14 28 (1.01%) Back Office
15 13 (0.47%) Electronics
16 12 (0.43%) Publishing
17 6 (0.22%) Billing
18 5 (0.18%) Financial Institution
19 2 (0.072%) Military
Job Titles
1 2489 (89.63%) Developer
2 1469 (52.90%) .NET Developer
3 1086 (39.11%) C# Developer
4 702 (25.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 459 (16.53%) Senior Developer
6 434 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 376 (13.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 365 (13.14%) Web Developer
9 295 (10.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 253 (9.11%) Software Developer
11 182 (6.55%) .NET Web Developer
12 174 (6.27%) Senior C# Developer
13 143 (5.15%) Agile .NET Developer
14 118 (4.25%) Software Engineer
15 115 (4.14%) C# Web Developer
16 105 (3.78%) Junior
17 103 (3.71%) Junior Developer
18 88 (3.17%) Agile C# Developer
19 85 (3.06%) Lead Developer
20 76 (2.74%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2674 (96.29%) .NET
2 2158 (77.71%) ASP.NET
3 1492 (53.73%) WCF
4 1479 (53.26%) HTML
5 1312 (47.25%) CSS
6 1310 (47.17%) .NET Framework
7 1305 (46.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1269 (45.70%) jQuery
9 967 (34.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 836 (30.10%) Ajax
11 737 (26.54%) WPF
12 697 (25.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 693 (24.95%) NHibernate
14 651 (23.44%) Web Services
15 646 (23.26%) XML
16 520 (18.73%) HTML5
17 463 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
18 374 (13.47%) WinForms
19 313 (11.27%) Silverlight
20 292 (10.51%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 232 (8.35%) Computer Science
2 144 (5.19%) N-Tier
3 110 (3.96%) Social Network
4 88 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 74 (2.66%) Client/Server
6 59 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
7 56 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 54 (1.94%) Mathematics
9 44 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 42 (1.51%) W3C
10 42 (1.51%) DTV
11 32 (1.15%) Hedge funds
12 28 (1.01%) Derivative
13 24 (0.86%) Statistics
13 24 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 22 (0.79%) Kindle
15 20 (0.72%) Equities
16 19 (0.68%) Digital Media
17 18 (0.65%) PDA
18 17 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 479 (17.25%) Windows
2 129 (4.65%) Android
3 95 (3.42%) Apple iOS
4 45 (1.62%) Windows Phone
5 40 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.01%) UNIX
7 14 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.36%) Linux
10 7 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.036%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1761 (63.41%) MVC
2 1153 (41.52%) TDD
3 995 (35.83%) Scrum
4 666 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
5 493 (17.75%) OO
6 436 (15.70%) Web Application Development
7 359 (12.93%) Unit Testing
8 352 (12.68%) BDD
9 307 (11.06%) Software Engineering
10 278 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
11 252 (9.07%) E-Commerce
12 248 (8.93%) Web Development
13 210 (7.56%) Kanban
14 201 (7.24%) Multithreading
15 189 (6.81%) MVVM
16 179 (6.45%) OOP
17 145 (5.22%) SOA
18 132 (4.75%) OOD
19 121 (4.36%) Domain-Driven Design
20 118 (4.25%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2683 (96.62%) C#
2 1493 (53.76%) JavaScript
3 1391 (50.09%) SQL
4 646 (23.26%) T-SQL
5 497 (17.90%) VB.NET
6 188 (6.77%) VB
7 102 (3.67%) Java
8 87 (3.13%) C++
9 79 (2.84%) XAML
10 44 (1.58%) PowerShell
11 36 (1.30%) XPath
11 36 (1.30%) VB6
12 34 (1.22%) VBA
13 30 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 30 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 29 (1.04%) PHP
15 28 (1.01%) Objective-C
16 25 (0.90%) Delphi
17 23 (0.83%) VBScript
18 22 (0.79%) Lua
Qualifications
1 407 (14.66%) Degree
2 355 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 328 (11.81%) MCP
4 310 (11.16%) MCSD
5 305 (10.98%) MCAD
6 302 (10.88%) MCTS
7 17 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.61%) ISEB
8 14 (0.50%) MBA
9 8 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.18%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.11%) MCITP
11 3 (0.11%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.036%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.036%) MCPD
12 1 (0.036%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.12%) QA
2 53 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 28 (1.01%) WCAG
4 15 (0.54%) SLA
5 11 (0.40%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.14%) Basel II
6 4 (0.14%) Basel III
6 4 (0.14%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.14%) COREP
7 2 (0.072%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.072%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.072%) WAI
8 1 (0.036%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (0.25%) MOM
2 1 (0.036%) Puppet
2 1 (0.036%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 821 (29.56%) Microsoft
2 144 (5.19%) Oracle
3 75 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 50 (1.80%) Google
5 46 (1.66%) Telerik
6 30 (1.08%) Red Gate
7 28 (1.01%) Xamarin
7 28 (1.01%) VMware
8 24 (0.86%) Adobe
9 19 (0.68%) EPiServer
10 18 (0.65%) Ektron
11 12 (0.43%) SAP
12 9 (0.32%) JBoss
12 9 (0.32%) Dell
12 9 (0.32%) Informatica
12 9 (0.32%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.29%) DevExpress
14 6 (0.22%) Orchard
14 6 (0.22%) Facebook
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Ventures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday