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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 86 72 87
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 34 58 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.98% 3.19% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 7.13% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 28
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £40,750 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
634 813 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.99% 44.72% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 525 704 685
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 - 14 £37,500 - 1
Warrington +3 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Chester -2 4 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Knutsford -8 3 £40,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (94.74%) C#
3 51 (89.47%) HTML
4 50 (87.72%) ASP.NET
4 50 (87.72%) CSS
5 47 (82.46%) SQL Server
6 45 (78.95%) jQuery
7 44 (77.19%) MVC
8 37 (64.91%) Web Services
9 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
10 35 (61.40%) SQL
11 25 (43.86%) T-SQL
12 24 (42.11%) HTML5
13 23 (40.35%) Entity Framework
13 23 (40.35%) .NET Framework
13 23 (40.35%) TDD
13 23 (40.35%) Ajax
14 22 (38.60%) Visual Studio
15 21 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (35.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
17 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (33.33%) Windows
17 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
17 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
19 17 (29.82%) SDLC

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (7.02%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Photoshop
1 14 (24.56%) Fireworks
2 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) ATM
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (82.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) Visual Studio
2 21 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (28.07%) Subversion
4 7 (12.28%) NUnit
5 3 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (5.26%) Moq
6 2 (3.51%) MSTest
6 2 (3.51%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (96.49%) Developer
2 46 (80.70%) .NET Developer
3 38 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 33 (57.89%) C# Developer
5 32 (56.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (52.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (35.09%) Web Developer
8 16 (28.07%) .NET Web Developer
9 15 (26.32%) C# Web Developer
10 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
13 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
13 2 (3.51%) IT Manager
13 2 (3.51%) Senior Web Developer
13 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Developer
14 1 (1.75%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (89.47%) HTML
3 50 (87.72%) ASP.NET
3 50 (87.72%) CSS
4 45 (78.95%) jQuery
5 37 (64.91%) Web Services
6 24 (42.11%) HTML5
7 23 (40.35%) Entity Framework
7 23 (40.35%) Ajax
7 23 (40.35%) .NET Framework
8 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
10 18 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (28.07%) Modernizr
11 16 (28.07%) RESTful
12 14 (24.56%) CSS3
12 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Tandem
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (77.19%) MVC
2 23 (40.35%) TDD
3 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (29.82%) SDLC
5 15 (26.32%) OOP
5 15 (26.32%) OO
6 12 (21.05%) Scrum
6 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.77%) Software Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (8.77%) Build Automation
8 5 (8.77%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.26%) MVVM
9 3 (5.26%) BDD
9 3 (5.26%) Kanban
9 3 (5.26%) Cash Management
9 3 (5.26%) Web Development
9 3 (5.26%) SOA
10 2 (3.51%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) C#
2 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 35 (61.40%) SQL
4 25 (43.86%) T-SQL
5 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) Java
6 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.75%) XAML
7 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe
2 2 (3.51%) Ektron
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago