The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 100 75 102
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 20 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.08% 2.54% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 5.40% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 26
Average salary £37,500 £30,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
875 908 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.43% 47.07% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 714 778 857
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 8 £38,500 - 1
Knutsford +21 4 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Warrington -19 3 £37,500 +13.63% 1
Wilmslow -13 2 £37,500 +19.04%
Crewe +3 1 £30,000 - 1
Nantwich - 1 £30,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £33,000 - 1
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 44 (97.78%) C#
2 43 (95.56%) .NET
3 32 (71.11%) ASP.NET
3 32 (71.11%) SQL
4 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
5 26 (57.78%) Web Services
5 26 (57.78%) MVC
6 25 (55.56%) HTML
7 24 (53.33%) CSS
8 23 (51.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (51.11%) jQuery
9 22 (48.89%) WCF
10 16 (35.56%) HTML5
11 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 14 (31.11%) Windows
12 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
12 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (31.11%) Subversion
13 13 (28.89%) Fireworks
13 13 (28.89%) Photoshop
13 13 (28.89%) CSS3
14 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
14 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
15 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (22.22%) Scrum
16 10 (22.22%) XML
17 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) WordPress
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Fireworks
1 13 (28.89%) Photoshop
2 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SMS
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (51.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.22%) MS Access
7 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
1 14 (31.11%) Subversion
2 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (6.67%) NUnit
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (100.00%) Developer
2 36 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 24 (53.33%) C# Developer
4 23 (51.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (31.11%) Web Developer
7 13 (28.89%) C# Web Developer
7 13 (28.89%) .NET Web Developer
8 9 (20.00%) Software Developer
9 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
10 7 (15.56%) Analyst
11 6 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
13 2 (4.44%) Junior .NET Developer
13 2 (4.44%) CMS Developer
13 2 (4.44%) Junior Developer
13 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
13 2 (4.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) .NET
2 32 (71.11%) ASP.NET
3 26 (57.78%) Web Services
4 25 (55.56%) HTML
5 24 (53.33%) CSS
6 23 (51.11%) jQuery
7 22 (48.89%) WCF
8 16 (35.56%) HTML5
9 13 (28.89%) CSS3
10 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
11 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (22.22%) XML
13 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (15.56%) MSMQ
14 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 7 (15.56%) WPF
15 6 (13.33%) LINQ to SQL
15 6 (13.33%) SOAP
15 6 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Social Network
3 2 (4.44%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.44%) Statistics
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Android
3 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) MVC
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Scrum
4 7 (15.56%) TDD
5 6 (13.33%) CRM
5 6 (13.33%) UML
6 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.89%) Data Management
8 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (6.67%) Web Development
9 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.44%) Content Management
9 2 (4.44%) SEO
10 1 (2.22%) Android Development
10 1 (2.22%) Project Management
10 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.22%) SOA
10 1 (2.22%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) C#
2 32 (71.11%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.33%) VBA
5 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.44%) Ektron
3 1 (2.22%) Tableau
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) Logi Analytics
3 1 (2.22%) Telerik
3 1 (2.22%) Google
Crewe, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago