The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 93 126
Rank change year-on-year -38 +33  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 1.78% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 3.97% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 11
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 850 831 848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.43% 44.85% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 704 737 721
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Cambridgeshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Cambridgeshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -36 6 £40,000 -29.20%
Peterborough - 1 £30,000 -
LINQ
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) MVC
3 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET
4 19 (70.37%) WCF
5 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
7 15 (55.56%) WPF
8 14 (51.85%) CSS
8 14 (51.85%) HTML
8 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
9 11 (40.74%) jQuery
10 10 (37.04%) Banking
10 10 (37.04%) SQL
10 10 (37.04%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (33.33%) XAML
11 9 (33.33%) NUnit
11 9 (33.33%) MSTest
11 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (22.22%) WinForms
12 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
12 6 (22.22%) OOP
12 6 (22.22%) OO
12 6 (22.22%) HTTP
12 6 (22.22%) REST
12 6 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (22.22%) Degree
13 5 (18.52%) HTML5
14 4 (14.81%) Web Services

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (7.41%) Drupal
1 2 (7.41%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MSTest
1 9 (33.33%) NUnit
2 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (37.04%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 10 (37.04%) C# WCF Developer
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Developer
3 10 (37.04%) WCF Developer
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 8 (29.63%) Junior
5 8 (29.63%) Junior Developer
6 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
6 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (18.52%) Junior Software Developer
7 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
8 4 (14.81%) C# Programmer
8 4 (14.81%) Programmer
9 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (7.41%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Junior SQL Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Junior SQL Server Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 19 (70.37%) WCF
4 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (55.56%) WPF
6 14 (51.85%) CSS
6 14 (51.85%) HTML
7 11 (40.74%) jQuery
8 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (22.22%) REST
9 6 (22.22%) WinForms
10 5 (18.52%) HTML5
11 4 (14.81%) Web Services
12 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
13 2 (7.41%) Ajax
13 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
13 2 (7.41%) LESS
13 2 (7.41%) Node.js
13 2 (7.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) OOP
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile First
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft