The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 79 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.79% 1.31% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 3.86% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 37
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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
423 440 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.67% 33.95% 34.06%
Number of salaries quoted 368 380 528
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -14 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Crewe - 3 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 16 (84.21%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
5 13 (68.42%) Web Services
5 13 (68.42%) jQuery
6 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
7 11 (57.89%) Subversion
7 11 (57.89%) Web Development
8 10 (52.63%) HTML5
9 9 (47.37%) CSS3
9 9 (47.37%) Fireworks
9 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
9 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (42.11%) SQL
11 7 (36.84%) WCF
12 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
12 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
12 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
13 5 (26.32%) IIS
13 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
13 5 (26.32%) XML
13 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
14 4 (21.05%) JSON
14 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
14 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Fireworks
1 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Moq
4 2 (10.53%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) .NET Developer
2 15 (78.95%) C# .NET Developer
2 15 (78.95%) C# Developer
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (52.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (47.37%) .NET Web Developer
4 9 (47.37%) C# Web Developer
4 9 (47.37%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 16 (84.21%) HTML
4 13 (68.42%) jQuery
4 13 (68.42%) Web Services
5 10 (52.63%) HTML5
6 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 9 (47.37%) CSS3
7 7 (36.84%) WCF
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
9 5 (26.32%) XML
10 4 (21.05%) JSON
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
12 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
2 11 (57.89%) Web Development
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) SOLID
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft