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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 66 87 126
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +39
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 55 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.09% 1.62% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.88% 3.60% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 52 28 12
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 778 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.94% 44.97% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 689 677 972
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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
Nantwich - 14 £30,000 -
Macclesfield - 12 £40,000 - 1
Warrington -7 9 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Knutsford - 9 £40,000 - 1
Crewe +9 5 £35,000 +70.73%
Runcorn - 2 £32,500 - 1
Chester -7 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 76 (97.44%) C#
3 63 (80.77%) WCF
4 58 (74.36%) ASP.NET
5 55 (70.51%) SQL
6 54 (69.23%) SQL Server
7 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
8 45 (57.69%) Visual Studio
9 41 (52.56%) Web Services
10 35 (44.87%) HTML
11 34 (43.59%) MVC
12 33 (42.31%) Windows
13 31 (39.74%) T-SQL
14 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (35.90%) CSS
16 25 (32.05%) .NET Framework
17 24 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
19 22 (28.21%) Scrum
19 22 (28.21%) TDD
20 21 (26.92%) IIS
20 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
20 21 (26.92%) REST
21 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
22 19 (24.36%) NUnit
22 19 (24.36%) SOAP
22 19 (24.36%) Castle Windsor
22 19 (24.36%) Rhino Mocks
22 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2008
22 19 (24.36%) NHibernate

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (26.92%) IIS
2 6 (7.69%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) WordPress
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.13%) MySQL
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (57.69%) Visual Studio
2 19 (24.36%) NUnit
2 19 (24.36%) Rhino Mocks
3 17 (21.79%) Subversion
3 17 (21.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.41%) Selenium
4 5 (6.41%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.56%) StyleCop
6 2 (2.56%) NDepend
6 2 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Advertising
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (98.72%) Developer
2 67 (85.90%) .NET Developer
3 38 (48.72%) C# Developer
3 38 (48.72%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (29.49%) Analyst
5 19 (24.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 13 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
8 11 (14.10%) .NET Software Engineer
8 11 (14.10%) .NET Programmer
8 11 (14.10%) Software Engineer
8 11 (14.10%) C# Software Engineer
8 11 (14.10%) Programmer
8 11 (14.10%) C# Programmer
9 10 (12.82%) Analyst Programmer
9 10 (12.82%) C# Analyst Programmer
9 10 (12.82%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 10 (12.82%) Developer Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (80.77%) WCF
3 58 (74.36%) ASP.NET
4 41 (52.56%) Web Services
5 35 (44.87%) HTML
6 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (35.90%) CSS
8 25 (32.05%) .NET Framework
9 24 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 21 (26.92%) REST
11 19 (24.36%) Castle Windsor
11 19 (24.36%) NHibernate
11 19 (24.36%) SOAP
12 18 (23.08%) Ajax
12 18 (23.08%) WPF
13 17 (21.79%) XML
14 16 (20.51%) MSMQ
14 16 (20.51%) jQuery
15 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 14 (17.95%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Social Network
2 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.56%) Statistics
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.31%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Android
3 7 (8.97%) Windows Phone
4 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) MVC
2 22 (28.21%) Scrum
2 22 (28.21%) TDD
3 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (24.36%) Web Application Development
5 18 (23.08%) OO
6 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 15 (19.23%) UML
8 9 (11.54%) SOA
9 7 (8.97%) Project Management
10 6 (7.69%) BDD
11 5 (6.41%) Scrum-ban
11 5 (6.41%) Kanban
12 4 (5.13%) OOP
13 3 (3.85%) MVVM
14 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
14 2 (2.56%) SEO
14 2 (2.56%) Web Development
14 2 (2.56%) Content Management
15 1 (1.28%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (97.44%) C#
2 55 (70.51%) SQL
3 31 (39.74%) T-SQL
4 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
5 15 (19.23%) VBA
6 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.69%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) Telerik
3 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.56%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.56%) Ektron
Runcorn, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Blue Town Online
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago