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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 147 134
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.34% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.93% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 9
Median salary £51,250 £30,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.83% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £26,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £30,000 £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 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 988 1075 1216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.24% 36.28% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 600 705 761
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 0 5 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Glasgow +12 1 £60,000 +100.00% 2
LINQ
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) GIS
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
4 2 (22.22%) Spatial Data
5 1 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) WF
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
1 2 (22.22%) Spatial Data
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Chief Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Chief Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) COM
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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