The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 69 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 47 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.65% 1.50% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.99% 3.07% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 48
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
672 781 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.90% 48.72% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 579 677 1099
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Cheshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield -1 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Warrington - 11 £30,000 - 1
Crewe +22 7 £33,000 +32.00%
Chester +19 3 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Nantwich - 2 £29,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 120 (100.00%) C#
2 117 (97.50%) .NET
3 76 (63.33%) ASP.NET
4 72 (60.00%) WCF
5 71 (59.17%) SQL Server
6 70 (58.33%) MVC
7 68 (56.67%) SQL
8 60 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 60 (50.00%) Windows
9 58 (48.33%) OO
9 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (46.67%) Web Services
11 49 (40.83%) HTML
12 48 (40.00%) JavaScript
13 47 (39.17%) VB.NET
13 47 (39.17%) Finance
14 42 (35.00%) Visual Studio
14 42 (35.00%) CSS
14 42 (35.00%) SOAP
15 41 (34.17%) .NET Framework
16 39 (32.50%) jQuery
17 35 (29.17%) TDD
18 33 (27.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 32 (26.67%) XHTML
20 30 (25.00%) WPF
20 30 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
21 29 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
21 29 (24.17%) MySQL
22 28 (23.33%) Ajax
23 27 (22.50%) T-SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.00%) IIS
2 9 (7.50%) JBoss
3 8 (6.67%) CMS
4 6 (5.00%) NServiceBus
5 4 (3.33%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.17%) Wireless
2 2 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (59.17%) SQL Server
2 29 (24.17%) MySQL
3 20 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (14.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (6.67%) DTS
6 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 30 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (17.50%) NUnit
4 13 (10.83%) Git (software)
5 11 (9.17%) JIRA
6 10 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.17%) Selenium
8 4 (3.33%) Subversion
9 3 (2.50%) Moq
General
1 47 (39.17%) Finance
2 19 (15.83%) Retail
3 17 (14.17%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.00%) Marketing
5 5 (4.17%) Advertising
6 3 (2.50%) Games
7 2 (1.67%) Law
7 2 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (97.50%) Developer
2 67 (55.83%) .NET Developer
3 30 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 25 (20.83%) C# Developer
5 24 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
8 13 (10.83%) .NET Web Developer
9 11 (9.17%) Software Developer
10 9 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Junior Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Junior
13 3 (2.50%) Junior Web Developer
13 3 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
14 2 (1.67%) VB.NET Developer
14 2 (1.67%) Senior Web Developer
14 2 (1.67%) Architect
14 2 (1.67%) Solutions Architect
14 2 (1.67%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (97.50%) .NET
2 76 (63.33%) ASP.NET
3 72 (60.00%) WCF
4 56 (46.67%) Web Services
5 49 (40.83%) HTML
6 42 (35.00%) CSS
6 42 (35.00%) SOAP
7 41 (34.17%) .NET Framework
8 39 (32.50%) jQuery
9 33 (27.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 32 (26.67%) XHTML
11 30 (25.00%) WPF
12 28 (23.33%) Ajax
13 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (15.83%) XML
15 17 (14.17%) .NET Remoting
16 15 (12.50%) REST
17 13 (10.83%) WinForms
18 11 (9.17%) NHibernate
19 10 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.67%) Social Network
4 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Android
2 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (58.33%) MVC
2 58 (48.33%) OO
2 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (29.17%) TDD
4 26 (21.67%) OOP
5 20 (16.67%) SOA
6 19 (15.83%) MVVM
7 17 (14.17%) Customer Engagement
7 17 (14.17%) Risk Management
8 13 (10.83%) Scrum
9 12 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.33%) BDD
10 10 (8.33%) Web Application Development
11 9 (7.50%) Validation
11 9 (7.50%) Automated Testing
12 8 (6.67%) Kanban
12 8 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.67%) UML
13 6 (5.00%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.17%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) C#
2 68 (56.67%) SQL
3 48 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 47 (39.17%) VB.NET
5 27 (22.50%) T-SQL
6 22 (18.33%) VB
7 9 (7.50%) Java
7 9 (7.50%) XPath
8 8 (6.67%) VBA
9 4 (3.33%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (2.50%) MCP
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.17%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 60 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.67%) Telerik
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