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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 350 330 279
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -51
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 754 1019 1291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.95% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 2.47% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 702 929 1172
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%

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
35015 41289 42397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.15% 38.37% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30237 35434 36427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -14 728 £45,000 +5.88% 98
London +18 256 £50,000 +5.26% 33
South East +44 175 £45,000 +5.88% 15
North West -73 71 £45,000 +8.43% 18
East of England -17 65 £52,500 +5.00% 11
West Midlands +4 62 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +52 50 £45,000 -12.62% 3
Surrey +15 49 £57,500 +35.29%
Manchester -77 48 £45,000 +9.09% 9
Yorkshire +2 41 £45,000 +12.50% 7
East Midlands +11 37 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Hampshire -8 36 £40,000 +13.87% 4
West Yorkshire +23 33 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Milton Keynes +38 32 £48,500 -5.82% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 32 £60,000 +16.84% 3
Leeds +22 29 £50,000 - 3
City of London +17 22 £48,750 -8.01% 5
Cambridge -3 19 £55,000 +5.76% 2
Birmingham -6 17 £50,000 +42.85% 1
South West -27 16 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Staffordshire +5 13 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Guildford -7 13 £57,500 +21.05%
Redhill - 13 £47,500 -
Derbyshire +18 12 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Warwickshire +16 12 £29,750 +41.66%
Havant +16 12 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Suffolk +4 12 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +39 11 £42,500 -15.00%
West Sussex +36 11 £45,000 - 2
Derby +11 11 £37,500 +50.00% 2

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 1423 (97.13%) .NET
2 1411 (96.31%) C#
3 1108 (75.63%) ASP.NET
4 1075 (73.38%) MVC
5 1026 (70.03%) SQL Server
6 858 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
7 795 (54.27%) HTML
7 795 (54.27%) JavaScript
7 795 (54.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 751 (51.26%) CSS
9 722 (49.28%) WCF
10 720 (49.15%) SQL
11 715 (48.81%) .NET Framework
12 621 (42.39%) TDD
13 594 (40.55%) jQuery
14 571 (38.98%) Entity Framework
15 525 (35.84%) Scrum
16 480 (32.76%) Microsoft
17 479 (32.70%) WPF
18 442 (30.17%) Web Services
19 414 (28.26%) XML
20 395 (26.96%) ASP.NET Web API
21 364 (24.85%) NUnit
22 349 (23.82%) HTML5
23 331 (22.59%) Ajax
24 319 (21.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 309 (21.09%) Finance
26 307 (20.96%) OO
27 305 (20.82%) T-SQL
27 305 (20.82%) 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
1 121 (8.26%) IIS
2 78 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 63 (4.30%) CMS
4 51 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
5 47 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 43 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 26 (1.77%) Umbraco
8 20 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (0.75%) NServiceBus
10 10 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
12 5 (0.34%) Confluence
12 5 (0.34%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.34%) WordPress
13 3 (0.20%) Apache
13 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.14%) Drupal
15 1 (0.068%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.068%) Kentico
15 1 (0.068%) MQSeries
Applications
1 117 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.91%) MS Office
3 20 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.89%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.20%) HipChat
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) InDesign
6 2 (0.14%) MicroStation
6 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.27%) RMDS
4 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 168 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.16%) Office 365
4 12 (0.82%) GitHub
5 11 (0.75%) SaaS
6 4 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.14%) PaaS
9 1 (0.068%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.068%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.068%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.14%) Internet
2 25 (1.71%) Broadband
3 23 (1.57%) HTTP
4 9 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.55%) SSL
6 4 (0.27%) NFC
6 4 (0.27%) SMPP
6 4 (0.27%) SMS
7 2 (0.14%) Firewall
7 2 (0.14%) Intranet
7 2 (0.14%) SMTP
8 1 (0.068%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1026 (70.03%) SQL Server
2 249 (17.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 112 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 71 (4.85%) MySQL
6 52 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (2.87%) Relational Database
9 39 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (1.50%) NoSQL
11 13 (0.89%) SQLite
12 12 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.82%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.82%) Redis
12 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.75%) Big Data
14 10 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (0.68%) SSDT
15 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 364 (24.85%) NUnit
2 240 (16.38%) Subversion
3 232 (15.84%) Rhino Mocks
4 218 (14.88%) Visual Studio
5 196 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 164 (11.19%) Git (software)
7 91 (6.21%) Selenium
8 90 (6.14%) Moq
9 85 (5.80%) MSTest
10 70 (4.78%) JIRA
11 40 (2.73%) webpack
12 34 (2.32%) gulp
13 30 (2.05%) TeamCity
14 25 (1.71%) SpecFlow
15 24 (1.64%) Cucumber
16 16 (1.09%) Jenkins
17 15 (1.02%) MSBuild
17 15 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 14 (0.96%) Plastic SCM
19 13 (0.89%) ReSharper
General
1 309 (21.09%) Finance
2 98 (6.69%) Games
3 77 (5.26%) Marketing
4 61 (4.16%) Advertising
5 41 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.53%) Banking
7 30 (2.05%) Retail
8 26 (1.77%) Music Industry
9 23 (1.57%) Electronics
10 12 (0.82%) Brand Awareness
11 11 (0.75%) Back Office
11 11 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.34%) Legal
14 5 (0.34%) Publishing
15 3 (0.20%) Front Office
15 3 (0.20%) Law
16 1 (0.068%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.068%) Military
Job Titles
1 1289 (87.99%) Developer
2 886 (60.48%) .NET Developer
3 767 (52.35%) C# Developer
4 560 (38.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 384 (26.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 319 (21.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 251 (17.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 247 (16.86%) Senior Developer
9 217 (14.81%) Software Developer
10 140 (9.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 139 (9.49%) Senior C# Developer
12 130 (8.87%) SQL Developer
13 129 (8.81%) Web Developer
14 117 (7.99%) C# Software Developer
15 115 (7.85%) Agile Developer
15 115 (7.85%) Software Engineer
16 107 (7.30%) .NET Software Developer
16 107 (7.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 105 (7.17%) Agile .NET Developer
18 95 (6.48%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1423 (97.13%) .NET
2 1108 (75.63%) ASP.NET
3 795 (54.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 795 (54.27%) HTML
4 751 (51.26%) CSS
5 722 (49.28%) WCF
6 715 (48.81%) .NET Framework
7 594 (40.55%) jQuery
8 571 (38.98%) Entity Framework
9 479 (32.70%) WPF
10 442 (30.17%) Web Services
11 414 (28.26%) XML
12 395 (26.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 349 (23.82%) HTML5
14 331 (22.59%) Ajax
15 319 (21.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 305 (20.82%) NHibernate
17 252 (17.20%) AngularJS
18 208 (14.20%) Silverlight
19 159 (10.85%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.67%) Computer Science
2 70 (4.78%) User Experience
3 64 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 60 (4.10%) N-Tier
5 53 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (3.48%) Social Network
7 49 (3.34%) Hedge funds
8 43 (2.94%) Client/Server
9 31 (2.12%) iPad
10 28 (1.91%) Blog
11 26 (1.77%) Digital TV
11 26 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
12 20 (1.37%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.82%) Fintech
14 10 (0.68%) Xbox
15 9 (0.61%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
16 7 (0.48%) Reinsurance
16 7 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 215 (14.68%) Windows
2 26 (1.77%) Apple iOS
2 26 (1.77%) Windows Server
3 24 (1.64%) Android
4 7 (0.48%) Windows Phone
4 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.14%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.068%) Unix
7 1 (0.068%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.068%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1075 (73.38%) MVC
2 858 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
3 621 (42.39%) TDD
4 525 (35.84%) Scrum
5 307 (20.96%) OO
6 261 (17.82%) Web Application Development
7 256 (17.47%) Web Development
8 209 (14.27%) BDD
9 186 (12.70%) Software Engineering
10 146 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
10 146 (9.97%) Kanban
11 135 (9.22%) SDLC
12 122 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 121 (8.26%) MVVM
14 106 (7.24%) E-Commerce
15 91 (6.21%) SOA
16 90 (6.14%) OOP
17 89 (6.08%) UML
18 81 (5.53%) SOLID
19 76 (5.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1411 (96.31%) C#
2 795 (54.27%) JavaScript
3 720 (49.15%) SQL
4 305 (20.82%) T-SQL
5 269 (18.36%) VB.NET
6 114 (7.78%) C++
7 102 (6.96%) Java
8 69 (4.71%) PL/SQL
8 69 (4.71%) VB
9 33 (2.25%) XAML
10 24 (1.64%) C
10 24 (1.64%) TypeScript
11 11 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 11 (0.75%) Python
11 11 (0.75%) VBA
12 10 (0.68%) VB6
13 6 (0.41%) PHP
13 6 (0.41%) XPath
14 5 (0.34%) VBScript
15 3 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 188 (12.83%) Degree
2 46 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (1.84%) MCAD
3 27 (1.84%) MCP
3 27 (1.84%) MCSD
3 27 (1.84%) MCTS
4 3 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.20%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.14%) HND
5 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.14%) QA
2 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.20%) SEPA
4 2 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.20%) XenApp
2 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.14%) Docker
4 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.20%) MOM
1 3 (0.20%) SCCM
2 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.14%) Kibana
3 1 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 480 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 64 (4.37%) Oracle
3 40 (2.73%) Sitecore
4 34 (2.32%) PayPal
5 21 (1.43%) Google
6 14 (0.96%) Twitter
7 12 (0.82%) Tableau
7 12 (0.82%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.68%) SAP
8 10 (0.68%) Sybase
9 8 (0.55%) Telerik
10 7 (0.48%) Facebook
11 6 (0.41%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.34%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.27%) Adobe
13 4 (0.27%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.27%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.27%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.20%) Cisco
14 3 (0.20%) Citrix
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £52,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum including benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 40k + Pension, Healthcare and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Maximise Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Equity
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Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago