The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 55
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester - - 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 180 130 188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 45.92% 41.80% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 161 123 152
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

LINQ
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leicester region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development Director
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Development
1 1 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (50.00%) Head of IT Development
1 1 (50.00%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter