Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 156 112
Rank change year-on-year +20 -44 -9
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 9 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.43% 0.82% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.99% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 35
Cambridge median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -18.18% +7.11%
10th Percentile £41,250 £27,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £53,000 £55,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -15.09% +3.21%

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 873 1,305 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 41.87% 41.40% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 692 1,011 840
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.96% +0.59%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +11.11%

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) REST
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Online Security
6 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) ADO
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (33.33%) High Availability

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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) REST
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (55.56%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
6 3 (33.33%) ADO
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) XSLT
8 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Search
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (33.33%) Online Security
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA