The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 10 July 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 for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 70 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.34% 2.61% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 5.76% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 139 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.40% 45.28% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 114 96 109
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Hertfordshire

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

LINQ
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Watford region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Watford

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (33.33%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft