Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 214 236
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 -77
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.089% 0.039% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.10% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,125 £31,650
90th Percentile £53,375 £42,375 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

LINQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2170 1969 2289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.45% 37.96% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1247 1442
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,750 £57,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 3 £30,000 -22.58%
Glasgow - 2 £30,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 - 1
LINQ
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) API Development
5 1 (20.00%) Service Design
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
5 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) API Development
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle