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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 90 103 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 23 22 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.35% 1.22% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 2.57% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 49
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
626 857 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.65% 47.69% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 506 691 749
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Warrington +14 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Chester - 7 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow -3 2 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Crewe -6 1 £43,500 +45.00%
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 72 (100.00%) C#
2 69 (95.83%) .NET
3 49 (68.06%) SQL Server
3 49 (68.06%) ASP.NET
4 41 (56.94%) WCF
5 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (54.17%) MVC
6 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
7 30 (41.67%) TDD
8 29 (40.28%) Web Services
8 29 (40.28%) VB.NET
8 29 (40.28%) SQL
9 28 (38.89%) HTML
9 28 (38.89%) CSS
10 26 (36.11%) OO
11 25 (34.72%) Windows
11 25 (34.72%) Visual Studio
11 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
11 25 (34.72%) WPF
12 23 (31.94%) jQuery
12 23 (31.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (30.56%) NUnit
14 21 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (27.78%) SOAP
16 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (25.00%) Scrum
18 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (22.22%) SOA
20 15 (20.83%) MySQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) ATM
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (68.06%) SQL Server
2 21 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (20.83%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (34.72%) Visual Studio
2 23 (31.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (30.56%) NUnit
4 11 (15.28%) JIRA
4 11 (15.28%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
5 7 (9.72%) Moq
6 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.56%) Selenium
6 4 (5.56%) Subversion
7 2 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.39%) MSTest
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Games
3 4 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (97.22%) Developer
2 49 (68.06%) .NET Developer
3 24 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (19.44%) Web Developer
5 14 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Software Developer
7 8 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.78%) IT Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
11 1 (1.39%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.39%) Junior Web Developer
11 1 (1.39%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (1.39%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.39%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (95.83%) .NET
2 49 (68.06%) ASP.NET
3 41 (56.94%) WCF
4 29 (40.28%) Web Services
5 28 (38.89%) HTML
5 28 (38.89%) CSS
6 25 (34.72%) WPF
7 23 (31.94%) jQuery
8 20 (27.78%) SOAP
9 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (20.83%) Ajax
11 14 (19.44%) XHTML
12 13 (18.06%) XML
12 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
13 11 (15.28%) Entity Framework
13 11 (15.28%) NHibernate
14 10 (13.89%) REST
15 8 (11.11%) HTML5
15 8 (11.11%) MSMQ
16 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Tandem
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (54.17%) MVC
2 30 (41.67%) TDD
3 26 (36.11%) OO
4 18 (25.00%) Scrum
5 16 (22.22%) SOA
6 15 (20.83%) MVVM
6 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (18.06%) OOP
7 13 (18.06%) BDD
7 13 (18.06%) Web Application Development
8 11 (15.28%) Kanban
9 8 (11.11%) UML
10 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Scrum-ban
12 3 (4.17%) Build Automation
12 3 (4.17%) Software Architecture
12 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.17%) Cash Management
13 2 (2.78%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (40.28%) SQL
2 29 (40.28%) VB.NET
3 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) VBA
5 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.56%) VB
6 4 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) Java
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
7 2 (2.78%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.78%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) Adobe
2 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
2 2 (2.78%) Ektron
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago