The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 330 284 252
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -32
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 933 1158 1272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 1.09% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.43% 2.92% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1041 1150
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%

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
38462 39657 43497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 37.25% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33171 34125 36259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average 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 £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 898 £45,000 +12.50% 136
London -20 289 £50,000 - 60
South East -13 215 £42,500 -5.55% 23
North West +26 121 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Manchester +46 96 £45,000 +12.50% 7
East of England -11 89 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hampshire +14 59 £35,000 -12.50% 8
South West -58 56 £38,000 +2.70% 10
Berkshire +18 54 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Yorkshire -2 45 £40,000 +6.66% 10
West Midlands -35 41 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Cambridgeshire +32 39 £52,000 -0.95% 2
Surrey +2 38 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Cambridge +24 37 £52,000 +9.47% 2
Southampton +26 30 £34,000 -15.00% 3
East Sussex +7 29 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East Midlands -17 29 £37,500 -1.31% 4
City of London +15 27 £57,500 +9.52% 12
Dorset -9 26 £38,500 +10.00% 6
West Yorkshire -32 26 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Coventry +17 25 £50,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +4 24 £52,500 +0.96% 1
Brighton +1 24 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Buckinghamshire -16 23 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Leeds -2 22 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Cheshire +1 21 £37,500 - 4
Guildford +17 20 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North East +3 20 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Tyne and Wear +3 19 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Bedfordshire -4 18 £50,000 -20.00% 1

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1928 (97.92%) .NET
2 1918 (97.41%) C#
3 1447 (73.49%) MVC
4 1444 (73.34%) SQL Server
5 1443 (73.29%) ASP.NET
6 1155 (58.66%) Agile Software Development
6 1155 (58.66%) JavaScript
7 1057 (53.68%) HTML
8 986 (50.08%) CSS
9 979 (49.72%) SQL
10 969 (49.21%) .NET Framework
11 940 (47.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 900 (45.71%) WCF
13 863 (43.83%) jQuery
14 796 (40.43%) TDD
15 787 (39.97%) Entity Framework
16 656 (33.32%) WPF
17 643 (32.66%) Ajax
18 625 (31.74%) Scrum
19 548 (27.83%) Web Services
20 547 (27.78%) Microsoft
21 541 (27.48%) NUnit
22 476 (24.17%) T-SQL
23 462 (23.46%) XML
23 462 (23.46%) OO
24 452 (22.96%) NHibernate
25 430 (21.84%) HTML5
26 415 (21.08%) Visual Studio
27 399 (20.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 381 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 129 (6.55%) IIS
2 124 (6.30%) CMS
3 120 (6.09%) SharePoint
4 53 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
4 53 (2.69%) Umbraco
5 49 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 42 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 19 (0.96%) Node.js
8 15 (0.76%) Kentico
9 12 (0.61%) Apache
10 11 (0.56%) DNN
10 11 (0.56%) Sitefinity
11 10 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.41%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.30%) JBoss
14 4 (0.20%) Facebook Platform
15 3 (0.15%) Drupal
15 3 (0.15%) WordPress
16 2 (0.10%) Joomla!
17 1 (0.051%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 172 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.56%) Fireworks
4 7 (0.36%) MS Office
5 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.051%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 41 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.46%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.051%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.051%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 149 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (2.84%) SaaS
4 19 (0.96%) Office 365
5 11 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.41%) GitHub
7 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.15%) Trello
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.051%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.051%) IaaS
8 1 (0.051%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.30%) Internet
2 31 (1.57%) Broadband
3 24 (1.22%) HTTP
4 21 (1.07%) Firewall
4 21 (1.07%) SMTP
5 14 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.66%) Network Security
7 8 (0.41%) Intranet
8 4 (0.20%) CTI
8 4 (0.20%) Extranet
9 3 (0.15%) GSM
9 3 (0.15%) LTE
9 3 (0.15%) Skype
9 3 (0.15%) UMTS
9 3 (0.15%) VPN
10 2 (0.10%) NFC
10 2 (0.10%) SMPP
11 1 (0.051%) LAN
11 1 (0.051%) WAN
11 1 (0.051%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1444 (73.34%) SQL Server
2 308 (15.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 241 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 154 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 121 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 97 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 85 (4.32%) MySQL
8 72 (3.66%) Relational Database
9 37 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 33 (1.68%) SQLite
11 32 (1.63%) MS Access
12 27 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
13 25 (1.27%) RavenDB
14 19 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.81%) NoSQL
16 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
17 10 (0.51%) Big Data
18 9 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 541 (27.48%) NUnit
2 415 (21.08%) Visual Studio
3 328 (16.66%) Subversion
4 303 (15.39%) Rhino Mocks
5 252 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 226 (11.48%) Git (software)
7 202 (10.26%) Moq
8 131 (6.65%) MSTest
9 114 (5.79%) Selenium
10 110 (5.59%) TeamCity
11 96 (4.88%) JIRA
12 59 (3.00%) ReSharper
12 59 (3.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 49 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
14 39 (1.98%) Cucumber
15 33 (1.68%) gulp
16 32 (1.63%) Jenkins
17 29 (1.47%) MSBuild
18 26 (1.32%) SpecFlow
19 25 (1.27%) Grunt
General
1 313 (15.90%) Finance
2 95 (4.82%) Games
3 85 (4.32%) Marketing
4 75 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 74 (3.76%) Advertising
6 50 (2.54%) Banking
7 40 (2.03%) Retail
8 38 (1.93%) Back Office
9 36 (1.83%) Front Office
10 26 (1.32%) Music Industry
11 19 (0.96%) Law
12 17 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.66%) Legal
15 10 (0.51%) Electronics
16 8 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.30%) Local Government
17 6 (0.30%) Publishing
18 5 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
19 2 (0.10%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1741 (88.42%) Developer
2 1280 (65.01%) .NET Developer
3 1164 (59.12%) C# Developer
4 855 (43.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 597 (30.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 491 (24.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 406 (20.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 288 (14.63%) Senior Developer
9 249 (12.65%) Software Developer
10 247 (12.54%) SQL Developer
10 247 (12.54%) Web Developer
11 229 (11.63%) C# Software Developer
12 217 (11.02%) Senior .NET Developer
13 192 (9.75%) Senior C# Developer
14 184 (9.34%) .NET Software Developer
15 154 (7.82%) JavaScript Developer
16 153 (7.77%) HTML Developer
17 149 (7.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 143 (7.26%) Software Engineer
19 140 (7.11%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1928 (97.92%) .NET
2 1443 (73.29%) ASP.NET
3 1057 (53.68%) HTML
4 986 (50.08%) CSS
5 969 (49.21%) .NET Framework
6 940 (47.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 900 (45.71%) WCF
8 863 (43.83%) jQuery
9 787 (39.97%) Entity Framework
10 656 (33.32%) WPF
11 643 (32.66%) Ajax
12 548 (27.83%) Web Services
13 462 (23.46%) XML
14 452 (22.96%) NHibernate
15 430 (21.84%) HTML5
16 399 (20.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 381 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 255 (12.95%) AngularJS
19 242 (12.29%) Silverlight
20 231 (11.73%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 180 (9.14%) Computer Science
2 99 (5.03%) Inversion of Control
3 77 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (3.81%) Social Network
5 72 (3.66%) User Experience
6 70 (3.56%) N-Tier
7 56 (2.84%) Mathematics
8 43 (2.18%) Client/Server
9 40 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 31 (1.57%) Hedge funds
11 29 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.32%) DTV
13 25 (1.27%) Physics
14 22 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (0.81%) Blog
16 10 (0.51%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.51%) Market Risk
17 7 (0.36%) Equities
17 7 (0.36%) W3C
18 5 (0.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 355 (18.03%) Windows
2 67 (3.40%) Windows Server
3 43 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (1.17%) Android
5 19 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.66%) Linux
8 3 (0.15%) Debian
8 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.10%) Unix
9 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1447 (73.49%) MVC
2 1155 (58.66%) Agile Software Development
3 796 (40.43%) TDD
4 625 (31.74%) Scrum
5 462 (23.46%) OO
6 323 (16.40%) Web Application Development
7 273 (13.86%) BDD
8 263 (13.36%) Software Engineering
9 253 (12.85%) Unit Testing
10 220 (11.17%) SDLC
11 194 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
11 194 (9.85%) Kanban
12 191 (9.70%) OOP
13 190 (9.65%) MVVM
14 175 (8.89%) Web Development
15 165 (8.38%) Dependency Injection
16 135 (6.86%) SOLID
17 129 (6.55%) E-Commerce
18 93 (4.72%) SOA
19 92 (4.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1918 (97.41%) C#
2 1155 (58.66%) JavaScript
3 979 (49.72%) SQL
4 476 (24.17%) T-SQL
5 366 (18.59%) VB.NET
6 119 (6.04%) C++
7 118 (5.99%) VB
8 112 (5.69%) Java
9 55 (2.79%) PL/SQL
10 53 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 35 (1.78%) VB6
12 31 (1.57%) PHP
13 30 (1.52%) VBScript
14 26 (1.32%) VBA
15 16 (0.81%) XAML
16 15 (0.76%) C
17 14 (0.71%) Python
18 13 (0.66%) XPath
19 12 (0.61%) Ruby
20 9 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 305 (15.49%) Degree
2 52 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.78%) MCAD
3 35 (1.78%) MCSD
4 32 (1.63%) MCP
5 27 (1.37%) MCTS
6 7 (0.36%) HND
6 7 (0.36%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.10%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.051%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.051%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.61%) QA
2 25 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.61%) SLA
6 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.25%) SEPA
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.051%) HL7
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.051%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.051%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.36%) MOM
2 5 (0.25%) Wonderware InTouch
3 2 (0.10%) Control-M
3 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.051%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.051%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.051%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.051%) Puppet
Vendors
1 547 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 90 (4.57%) Oracle
3 46 (2.34%) Sitecore
3 46 (2.34%) Telerik
4 17 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (0.76%) Sybase
6 11 (0.56%) Google
7 9 (0.46%) Adobe
7 9 (0.46%) EPiServer
7 9 (0.46%) Facebook
8 8 (0.41%) DevExpress
9 7 (0.36%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.36%) Charles River
9 7 (0.36%) PayPal
10 6 (0.30%) Endeca
10 6 (0.30%) Twitter
11 5 (0.25%) VMware
11 5 (0.25%) Wonderware
11 5 (0.25%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.20%) Typemock
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
Resource Techniques
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Marcus Evans Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + full corporate benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits/Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 Per Annum + healthcare + laptop + 25 days' hols + bank
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
BMC Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago