Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 113 100
Rank change year-on-year -44 -13 +40
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 25 32 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.76% 1.44% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 3.44% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 61
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £54,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +3.85% -0.95%
10th Percentile £27,500 £45,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £58,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £53,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -15.09% +1.92% -0.95%

LINQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,342 931 1,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 41.00% 41.81% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 806 1,149
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £26,250 £29,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Cambridge

LINQ
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Cambridge

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Cambridge over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) OO
2 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (96.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (96.00%) CSS
3 23 (92.00%) OOP
4 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (84.00%) jQuery
4 21 (84.00%) REST
5 19 (76.00%) SQL
6 18 (72.00%) Web Services
6 18 (72.00%) MVC
7 16 (64.00%) Disruptive Innovation
8 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.00%) SaaS
9 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (8.00%) HTTP
10 2 (8.00%) CGI
11 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
11 1 (4.00%) Finance
11 1 (4.00%) Games
11 1 (4.00%) JSON
11 1 (4.00%) XML
11 1 (4.00%) Windows

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Junior
4 4 (16.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (96.00%) CSS
2 24 (96.00%) HTML
3 21 (84.00%) jQuery
3 21 (84.00%) REST
4 18 (72.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.00%) CGI
7 1 (4.00%) JSON
7 1 (4.00%) LDAP
7 1 (4.00%) WPF
7 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) OO
2 23 (92.00%) OOP
3 18 (72.00%) MVC
4 16 (64.00%) Disruptive Innovation
5 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) MVVM
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (76.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft