The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 93 105
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 0.58% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £27,250 £30,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.16% -15.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £30,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £30,000 £47,100
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 456 345 459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 36.69% 29.09% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 300 211 298
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,364 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

LINQ
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) WPF
4 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 9 (64.29%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) MVC
5 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (50.00%) HTML
6 7 (50.00%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 2 (14.29%) Spatial Data
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) GIS
8 2 (14.29%) Information Management
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
9 1 (7.14%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) Process Management
9 1 (7.14%) Internet
9 1 (7.14%) OO
9 1 (7.14%) SOA
9 1 (7.14%) SOAP
9 1 (7.14%) Web Services

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Spatial Data
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 8 (57.14%) Senior Developer
4 7 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) WPF
3 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) API Development
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Xamarin