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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK
Rank 375 346 295
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -51
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 630 922 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.90% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 2.36% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 576 879 1036
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%

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
33030 39021 39938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.35% 38.18% 37.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28353 33585 34234
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -37 589 £47,500 +5.55% 73
London +53 273 £52,500 +5.00% 30
South East -25 113 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East of England 0 58 £47,500 -5.00% 6
North West -72 51 £43,750 -2.77% 11
Yorkshire +21 38 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Buckinghamshire +25 33 £45,000 -5.26%
Cambridgeshire +5 32 £52,750 +1.44% 1
Manchester -84 31 £53,750 +19.44% 7
West Midlands +10 29 £42,500 -10.52% 5
West Yorkshire +28 27 £55,000 - 3
Milton Keynes +22 27 £47,500 -
Berkshire +7 24 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Leeds +19 21 £55,000 - 3
Cambridge -4 17 £52,500 +0.96% 1
Reading +50 14 £32,250 -28.33% 2
East Midlands -3 14 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Hampshire -27 13 £35,000 +2.94% 3
South West -35 13 £32,500 -15.58% 2
West Sussex +23 12 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Merseyside +6 12 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Chichester - 12 £37,500 - 2
Surrey +25 11 £52,500 +5.00%
City of London +17 11 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Liverpool +15 10 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 10 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Kent +21 9 £40,000 - 3
Nottingham +7 9 £55,000 +46.66%
Oxfordshire +16 8 £45,000 -14.28%
Birmingham +8 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1353 (98.26%) .NET
2 1331 (96.66%) C#
3 1073 (77.92%) ASP.NET
4 993 (72.11%) MVC
5 952 (69.14%) SQL Server
6 791 (57.44%) HTML
7 790 (57.37%) JavaScript
8 789 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
9 749 (54.39%) CSS
10 734 (53.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 701 (50.91%) SQL
12 687 (49.89%) .NET Framework
13 683 (49.60%) WCF
14 569 (41.32%) jQuery
15 565 (41.03%) TDD
16 514 (37.33%) WPF
17 511 (37.11%) Entity Framework
18 487 (35.37%) Microsoft
19 473 (34.35%) Scrum
20 412 (29.92%) Web Services
21 380 (27.60%) XML
22 364 (26.43%) NUnit
23 354 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
24 351 (25.49%) HTML5
25 337 (24.47%) Ajax
26 321 (23.31%) T-SQL
27 286 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 276 (20.04%) NHibernate
29 272 (19.75%) VB.NET
30 266 (19.32%) AngularJS

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
1 135 (9.80%) IIS
2 61 (4.43%) BizTalk Server
3 53 (3.85%) CMS
4 49 (3.56%) SharePoint
5 33 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 28 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 22 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (1.02%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.36%) Drupal
10 5 (0.36%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.36%) WordPress
11 4 (0.29%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (0.15%) Confluence
14 1 (0.073%) Kentico
14 1 (0.073%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.073%) OpenEdge
14 1 (0.073%) SAP Portal
14 1 (0.073%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 139 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.60%) MS Office
3 20 (1.45%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.65%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.51%) InDesign
5 7 (0.51%) MicroStation
6 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.073%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.073%) Maya
8 1 (0.073%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.29%) RMDS
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.073%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 142 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.82%) SaaS
4 9 (0.65%) Office 365
5 8 (0.58%) GitHub
6 5 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.15%) PaaS
9 1 (0.073%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.073%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.073%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.073%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.40%) Internet
2 32 (2.32%) HTTP
3 25 (1.82%) Broadband
4 19 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.80%) SSL
6 4 (0.29%) NFC
6 4 (0.29%) SMPP
6 4 (0.29%) SMS
7 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.15%) Firewall
7 2 (0.15%) RS-232
8 1 (0.073%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.073%) DHCP
8 1 (0.073%) DNS
8 1 (0.073%) Extranet
8 1 (0.073%) Intranet
8 1 (0.073%) Skype
8 1 (0.073%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 952 (69.14%) SQL Server
2 224 (16.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 125 (9.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (3.27%) MySQL
6 39 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (1.31%) NoSQL
10 16 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (1.09%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.87%) Big Data
13 11 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.65%) Redis
15 8 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.51%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.51%) SSDT
17 6 (0.44%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 364 (26.43%) NUnit
2 219 (15.90%) Subversion
3 210 (15.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 198 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 188 (13.65%) Visual Studio
6 152 (11.04%) Git (software)
7 95 (6.90%) MSTest
8 92 (6.68%) Moq
9 48 (3.49%) JIRA
10 46 (3.34%) Selenium
11 41 (2.98%) TeamCity
12 31 (2.25%) gulp
13 24 (1.74%) webpack
14 16 (1.16%) Mercurial
14 16 (1.16%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.02%) Grunt
16 13 (0.94%) ReSharper
16 13 (0.94%) SpecFlow
17 12 (0.87%) Jenkins
18 11 (0.80%) Cucumber
General
1 246 (17.86%) Finance
2 97 (7.04%) Games
3 58 (4.21%) Banking
4 55 (3.99%) Marketing
5 53 (3.85%) Advertising
6 37 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.96%) Retail
8 26 (1.89%) Music Industry
9 16 (1.16%) Back Office
10 15 (1.09%) Electronics
11 13 (0.94%) Brand Awareness
11 13 (0.94%) Front Office
12 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.29%) Military
15 3 (0.22%) Automotive
15 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) German Language
17 1 (0.073%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1204 (87.44%) Developer
2 796 (57.81%) .NET Developer
3 684 (49.67%) C# Developer
4 478 (34.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 314 (22.80%) ASP.NET Developer
6 264 (19.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 227 (16.49%) Senior Developer
8 208 (15.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 208 (15.11%) Software Developer
9 129 (9.37%) Senior C# Developer
10 118 (8.57%) Software Engineer
11 117 (8.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 98 (7.12%) .NET Software Developer
13 92 (6.68%) SQL Developer
14 91 (6.61%) Agile Developer
14 91 (6.61%) C# Software Developer
14 91 (6.61%) Web Developer
15 90 (6.54%) .NET Software Engineer
16 87 (6.32%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 86 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1353 (98.26%) .NET
2 1073 (77.92%) ASP.NET
3 791 (57.44%) HTML
4 749 (54.39%) CSS
5 734 (53.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 687 (49.89%) .NET Framework
7 683 (49.60%) WCF
8 569 (41.32%) jQuery
9 514 (37.33%) WPF
10 511 (37.11%) Entity Framework
11 412 (29.92%) Web Services
12 380 (27.60%) XML
13 354 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 351 (25.49%) HTML5
15 337 (24.47%) Ajax
16 286 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 276 (20.04%) NHibernate
18 266 (19.32%) AngularJS
19 214 (15.54%) Silverlight
20 175 (12.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 64 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 51 (3.70%) User Experience
4 45 (3.27%) Hedge funds
5 40 (2.90%) Client/Server
6 39 (2.83%) Social Network
7 37 (2.69%) N-Tier
8 34 (2.47%) iPad
9 30 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (1.89%) Digital TV
11 18 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.23%) Blog
13 13 (0.94%) Xbox
14 12 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
15 10 (0.73%) Fintech
16 8 (0.58%) Social Media
17 7 (0.51%) iPhone
17 7 (0.51%) Reinsurance
18 6 (0.44%) Bitcoin
19 4 (0.29%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 204 (14.81%) Windows
2 22 (1.60%) Windows Server
3 16 (1.16%) Android
3 16 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.15%) Linux
6 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.073%) Unix
7 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (72.11%) MVC
2 789 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
3 565 (41.03%) TDD
4 473 (34.35%) Scrum
5 265 (19.24%) OO
6 244 (17.72%) Web Application Development
7 225 (16.34%) Web Development
8 183 (13.29%) BDD
9 180 (13.07%) Software Engineering
10 161 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
11 138 (10.02%) MVVM
12 121 (8.79%) SDLC
13 114 (8.28%) Kanban
14 106 (7.70%) E-Commerce
15 102 (7.41%) Unit Testing
16 84 (6.10%) UML
17 80 (5.81%) OOP
17 80 (5.81%) SOA
18 69 (5.01%) Dependency Injection
19 67 (4.87%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1331 (96.66%) C#
2 790 (57.37%) JavaScript
3 701 (50.91%) SQL
4 321 (23.31%) T-SQL
5 272 (19.75%) VB.NET
6 133 (9.66%) C++
7 126 (9.15%) Java
8 81 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 74 (5.37%) VB
10 39 (2.83%) XAML
11 35 (2.54%) TypeScript
12 29 (2.11%) C
13 15 (1.09%) Python
14 10 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.73%) XPath
15 7 (0.51%) VB6
16 4 (0.29%) VBA
17 3 (0.22%) VBScript
18 2 (0.15%) ES6
18 2 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 167 (12.13%) Degree
2 50 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.03%) MCP
4 27 (1.96%) MCAD
4 27 (1.96%) MCSD
4 27 (1.96%) MCTS
5 5 (0.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.22%) HND
6 3 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.90%) QA
2 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.29%) XenApp
2 4 (0.29%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.073%) Firmware
4 1 (0.073%) vCloud
4 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.36%) SCCM
2 4 (0.29%) MOM
3 3 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.15%) Kibana
4 2 (0.15%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 487 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 62 (4.50%) Oracle
3 49 (3.56%) Sitecore
4 32 (2.32%) PayPal
5 17 (1.23%) Telerik
6 15 (1.09%) Google
7 13 (0.94%) SAP
8 11 (0.80%) Sybase
9 10 (0.73%) JD Edwards
9 10 (0.73%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.65%) Adobe
10 9 (0.65%) Twitter
11 8 (0.58%) DevExpress
12 7 (0.51%) Tableau
13 6 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.36%) Cisco
14 5 (0.36%) VMware
15 4 (0.29%) Citrix
15 4 (0.29%) TIBCO
15 4 (0.29%) Wyse
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Up to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago