The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 155 152
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 21 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.83% 0.50% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 1.31% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 34
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1106 1223 1271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 43.70% 38.00% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 977 995 1049
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

LINQ
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Leeds

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Leeds region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (97.50%) SQL
2 39 (97.50%) T-SQL
3 38 (95.00%) Web Services
4 37 (92.50%) ASP.NET
4 37 (92.50%) jQuery
5 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (87.50%) NUnit
6 35 (87.50%) XML
6 35 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (82.50%) XSLT
7 33 (82.50%) JavaScript
7 33 (82.50%) HTML
7 33 (82.50%) CSS
8 32 (80.00%) WCF
9 31 (77.50%) Java
10 30 (75.00%) WPF
11 27 (67.50%) WF
11 27 (67.50%) C++
11 27 (67.50%) PL/SQL
11 27 (67.50%) OO
11 27 (67.50%) MSTest
12 26 (65.00%) MVVM
12 26 (65.00%) Finance
12 26 (65.00%) Scrum
13 25 (62.50%) Software Engineering
13 25 (62.50%) Silverlight
13 25 (62.50%) Use Case
13 25 (62.50%) RESTful

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (87.50%) NUnit
2 27 (67.50%) MSTest
3 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (20.00%) Subversion
4 8 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) .NET Software Engineer
1 25 (62.50%) C# Software Engineer
1 25 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Developer
3 11 (27.50%) C# Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Senior Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Agile Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (95.00%) Web Services
3 37 (92.50%) ASP.NET
3 37 (92.50%) jQuery
4 35 (87.50%) XML
5 33 (82.50%) CSS
5 33 (82.50%) HTML
5 33 (82.50%) XSLT
6 32 (80.00%) WCF
7 30 (75.00%) WPF
8 27 (67.50%) WF
9 25 (62.50%) RESTful
9 25 (62.50%) Silverlight
9 25 (62.50%) SOAP
10 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
11 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (25.00%) Entity Framework
13 8 (20.00%) Ajax
13 8 (20.00%) JSON
13 8 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Streaming Media
2 5 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (67.50%) OO
4 26 (65.00%) MVVM
4 26 (65.00%) Scrum
5 25 (62.50%) DSDM
5 25 (62.50%) RUP
5 25 (62.50%) Service Delivery
5 25 (62.50%) Software Engineering
5 25 (62.50%) UML
5 25 (62.50%) Use Case
6 12 (30.00%) MVC
7 10 (25.00%) TDD
8 9 (22.50%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (22.50%) Web Development
9 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 8 (20.00%) Prototyping
10 2 (5.00%) BDD
10 2 (5.00%) ETL
11 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (97.50%) SQL
2 39 (97.50%) T-SQL
3 33 (82.50%) JavaScript
4 31 (77.50%) Java
5 27 (67.50%) C++
5 27 (67.50%) PL/SQL
6 8 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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