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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 99 52 86
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +34
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 31 75 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.76% 3.88% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.41% 8.89% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 64 29
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
703 844 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.99% 43.62% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 596 724 675
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Wilmslow - 13 £37,500 - 1
Warrington -6 6 £42,000 +29.23% 4
Chester 0 5 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Knutsford -3 3 £40,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 47 (100.00%) HTML
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (97.87%) CSS
3 45 (95.74%) jQuery
4 44 (93.62%) ASP.NET
4 44 (93.62%) C#
5 41 (87.23%) SQL Server
6 37 (78.72%) MVC
7 36 (76.60%) Web Services
8 31 (65.96%) SQL
9 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
10 24 (51.06%) T-SQL
11 22 (46.81%) HTML5
12 21 (44.68%) Entity Framework
12 21 (44.68%) Ajax
12 21 (44.68%) .NET Framework
13 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
14 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (38.30%) TDD
14 18 (38.30%) Subversion
14 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (38.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (38.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (36.17%) Visual Studio
15 17 (36.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (36.17%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (34.04%) CSS3
16 16 (34.04%) SDLC

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Photoshop
1 16 (34.04%) Fireworks
2 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (87.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (38.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Subversion
1 18 (38.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (36.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.64%) NUnit
4 2 (4.26%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (4.26%) MSTest
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 41 (87.23%) .NET Developer
3 37 (78.72%) ASP.NET Developer
4 32 (68.09%) C# Developer
5 31 (65.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (61.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (40.43%) Web Developer
8 16 (34.04%) .NET Web Developer
8 16 (34.04%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
10 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (6.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
13 1 (2.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) HTML
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (97.87%) CSS
3 45 (95.74%) jQuery
4 44 (93.62%) ASP.NET
5 36 (76.60%) Web Services
6 22 (46.81%) HTML5
7 21 (44.68%) Entity Framework
7 21 (44.68%) Ajax
7 21 (44.68%) .NET Framework
8 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
9 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (36.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (36.17%) KnockoutJS
10 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (34.04%) CSS3
11 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 15 (31.91%) RESTful
12 15 (31.91%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Tandem
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
1 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) MVC
2 18 (38.30%) TDD
3 16 (34.04%) SDLC
4 14 (29.79%) OOP
5 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.40%) OO
6 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
8 4 (8.51%) Build Automation
9 3 (6.38%) Time Management
9 3 (6.38%) Web Development
10 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.26%) Content Management
11 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.13%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) C#
2 31 (65.96%) SQL
3 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
4 24 (51.06%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.26%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe
2 2 (4.26%) Ektron
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 per annum + increasing to £20,000 after 3 months
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Progressive North
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Optionis
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago