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

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 159 158
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 14 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.53% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 0.38% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Median salary £29,500 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.66% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £48,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1023 1050 1115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.63% 37.05% 35.45%
Number of salaries quoted 669 552 691
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 £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

LINQ
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Scotland

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram for LINQ in Scotland

LINQ
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Edinburgh +4 10 £27,250 -9.16%
Glasgow +16 4 £29,500 +13.46% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
UK

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

1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
3 13 (68.42%) WPF
4 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 11 (57.89%) MVC
5 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
7 9 (47.37%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (42.11%) HTML
8 8 (42.11%) CSS
9 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
9 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
10 5 (26.32%) OO
10 5 (26.32%) Java
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
11 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (21.05%) REST
11 4 (21.05%) JSON
11 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle
11 4 (21.05%) SOAP
11 4 (21.05%) Web Services
11 4 (21.05%) XML
11 4 (21.05%) GitHub
12 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 3 (15.79%) Degree
12 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
13 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (21.05%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) Spatial Data
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) C# Developer
3 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
4 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (42.11%) Senior Developer
5 7 (36.84%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (36.84%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (36.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 7 (36.84%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (36.84%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Chief Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Chief Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) WPF
3 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
4 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (21.05%) JSON
6 4 (21.05%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) XML
7 2 (10.53%) WCF
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.26%) COM
8 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
8 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.26%) jQuery
8 1 (5.26%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Smart City
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) API Development
6 1 (5.26%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Process Management
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
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