The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 47 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.37% 1.92% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 3.54% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £41,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.54% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
LINQ
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
148 198 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 40.44% 54.25% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 139 188 162
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

LINQ
Salary Trend in Woking

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Woking

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Data Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 7 (87.50%) WPF
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) MVVM
3 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MathWorks
3 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Scalability Testing
4 4 (50.00%) MSTest
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Red Gate
4 4 (50.00%) NUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Telerik
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MSTest
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Moq
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Qt
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Data Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
1 7 (87.50%) MVVM
2 5 (62.50%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) MathWorks
2 4 (50.00%) Red Gate
2 4 (50.00%) Telerik