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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 100 83 98
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 22 50 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.20% 2.67% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 5.73% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 23
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
879 872 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 48.03% 46.56% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 710 752 861
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,807
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £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 23 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 23 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
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Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 10 £39,250 - 1
Knutsford +18 5 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Warrington -27 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Crewe +3 1 £30,000 -
Wilmslow -10 1 £37,500 +19.04%
Nantwich - 1 £30,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £33,000 - 2
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 46 (97.87%) C#
2 45 (95.74%) .NET
3 34 (72.34%) SQL
4 32 (68.09%) ASP.NET
5 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
6 27 (57.45%) Web Services
7 26 (55.32%) MVC
8 25 (53.19%) WCF
9 24 (51.06%) HTML
10 23 (48.94%) CSS
11 22 (46.81%) jQuery
11 22 (46.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
13 16 (34.04%) Windows
13 16 (34.04%) Visual Studio
13 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (31.91%) HTML5
14 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
15 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
15 14 (29.79%) Subversion
16 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (25.53%) Fireworks
17 12 (25.53%) Photoshop
17 12 (25.53%) XML
17 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
17 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (25.53%) CSS3
18 11 (23.40%) Scrum
19 10 (21.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 9 (19.15%) WPF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (6.38%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Photoshop
1 12 (25.53%) Fireworks
2 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) SMS
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
2 22 (46.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.13%) MS Access
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Visual Studio
2 14 (29.79%) Subversion
3 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (8.51%) NUnit
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (8.51%) Marketing
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 38 (80.85%) .NET Developer
3 25 (53.19%) C# Developer
4 24 (51.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (29.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (27.66%) Web Developer
7 12 (25.53%) .NET Web Developer
7 12 (25.53%) C# Web Developer
8 9 (19.15%) Analyst
8 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
9 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
9 8 (17.02%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (4.26%) CMS Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Junior .NET Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (95.74%) .NET
2 32 (68.09%) ASP.NET
3 27 (57.45%) Web Services
4 25 (53.19%) WCF
5 24 (51.06%) HTML
6 23 (48.94%) CSS
7 22 (46.81%) jQuery
8 15 (31.91%) HTML5
9 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (25.53%) CSS3
9 12 (25.53%) XML
9 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
10 10 (21.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (19.15%) WPF
11 9 (19.15%) MSMQ
12 8 (17.02%) SOAP
12 8 (17.02%) REST
12 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (12.77%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Social Network
1 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.26%) Statistics
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Android
3 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) MVC
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) Scrum
4 8 (17.02%) TDD
4 8 (17.02%) UML
5 6 (12.77%) CRM
6 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.51%) OO
7 4 (8.51%) Data Management
7 4 (8.51%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.38%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.38%) Web Development
9 2 (4.26%) Content Management
9 2 (4.26%) SEO
9 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.13%) Android Development
10 1 (2.13%) SOA
10 1 (2.13%) ETL
10 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) C#
2 34 (72.34%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
4 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.02%) VBA
6 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.38%) Java
8 2 (4.26%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.26%) Ektron
3 1 (2.13%) Tableau
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Telerik
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Logi Analytics
Runcorn, 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
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago