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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 86 103
Rank change year-on-year -30 +17  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.44% 2.12% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 4.27% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 11
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £50,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 591 585 617
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 43.71% 49.49% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 473 517 534
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing LINQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) WCF
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) Banking
4 10 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (60.00%) NUnit
5 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (60.00%) MSTest
5 9 (60.00%) WPF
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) XAML
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) REST
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Drupal
8 2 (13.33%) jQuery
8 2 (13.33%) WordPress
8 2 (13.33%) Ajax
8 2 (13.33%) QA
8 2 (13.33%) Mobile First
8 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
8 2 (13.33%) Node.js
8 2 (13.33%) HTML5
8 2 (13.33%) CSS3

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 (13.33%) Drupal
1 2 (13.33%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MSTest
1 9 (60.00%) NUnit
General
1 10 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# WCF Developer
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 10 (66.67%) WCF Developer
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Programmer
4 4 (26.67%) Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) WCF
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (60.00%) WPF
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) HTML5
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) LESS
7 2 (13.33%) Node.js
7 2 (13.33%) Sass
7 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile First
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) XAML
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA