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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 65 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 66 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.44% 2.02% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.05% 3.93% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 47
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
729 890 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.05% 51.42% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 649 773 904
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Crewe +29 21 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Warrington - 21 £30,000 - 3
Nantwich - 7 £42,500 - 2
Wilmslow -25 4 £32,500 -13.33%
Macclesfield -1 2 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Chester - 1 - -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 133 (99.25%) C#
2 131 (97.76%) .NET
3 97 (72.39%) ASP.NET
4 89 (66.42%) SQL
5 83 (61.94%) WCF
6 80 (59.70%) MVC
7 77 (57.46%) Microsoft
8 76 (56.72%) SQL Server
9 66 (49.25%) HTML
10 64 (47.76%) Web Services
10 64 (47.76%) Windows
11 60 (44.78%) OO
12 58 (43.28%) JavaScript
12 58 (43.28%) Visual Studio
13 56 (41.79%) .NET Framework
14 55 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (39.55%) CSS
16 47 (35.07%) VB.NET
16 47 (35.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 43 (32.09%) Finance
17 43 (32.09%) jQuery
18 40 (29.85%) T-SQL
19 36 (26.87%) SOAP
20 35 (26.12%) Ajax
21 33 (24.63%) XHTML
21 33 (24.63%) Team Foundation Server
22 32 (23.88%) TDD
22 32 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
23 30 (22.39%) MS Excel
24 29 (21.64%) MySQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (17.16%) IIS
2 12 (8.96%) NServiceBus
3 9 (6.72%) JBoss
4 6 (4.48%) CMS
5 2 (1.49%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (22.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.69%) Wireless
2 2 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (56.72%) SQL Server
2 29 (21.64%) MySQL
3 17 (12.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.97%) DTS
7 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (43.28%) Visual Studio
2 33 (24.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (11.94%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (11.94%) NUnit
4 10 (7.46%) Subversion
5 8 (5.97%) JIRA
5 8 (5.97%) Selenium
5 8 (5.97%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.49%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.49%) NDepend
6 2 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (32.09%) Finance
2 23 (17.16%) Retail
3 17 (12.69%) Financial Institution
4 8 (5.97%) Advertising
5 4 (2.99%) Marketing
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 130 (97.01%) Developer
2 84 (62.69%) .NET Developer
3 34 (25.37%) C# Developer
3 34 (25.37%) ASP.NET Developer
4 31 (23.13%) Web Developer
4 31 (23.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (17.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (11.19%) Senior Developer
7 14 (10.45%) .NET Web Developer
8 12 (8.96%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.97%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) .NET Programmer
9 8 (5.97%) Programmer
9 8 (5.97%) C# Programmer
10 7 (5.22%) C# Analyst Programmer
10 7 (5.22%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 7 (5.22%) Developer Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (97.76%) .NET
2 97 (72.39%) ASP.NET
3 83 (61.94%) WCF
4 66 (49.25%) HTML
5 64 (47.76%) Web Services
6 56 (41.79%) .NET Framework
7 53 (39.55%) CSS
8 47 (35.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 43 (32.09%) jQuery
10 36 (26.87%) SOAP
11 35 (26.12%) Ajax
12 33 (24.63%) XHTML
13 32 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (14.93%) WPF
15 17 (12.69%) NHibernate
15 17 (12.69%) .NET Remoting
16 16 (11.94%) Castle Windsor
17 14 (10.45%) REST
17 14 (10.45%) HTML5
18 13 (9.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.97%) Social Network
2 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.75%) W3C
3 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (47.76%) Windows
2 8 (5.97%) Android
2 8 (5.97%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.22%) Windows Phone 8
3 7 (5.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (59.70%) MVC
2 60 (44.78%) OO
3 55 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (23.88%) TDD
5 27 (20.15%) OOP
6 21 (15.67%) SOA
7 20 (14.93%) Scrum
8 17 (12.69%) Risk Management
8 17 (12.69%) Software Engineering
8 17 (12.69%) Customer Engagement
9 16 (11.94%) MVVM
9 16 (11.94%) Web Application Development
10 11 (8.21%) Project Management
11 9 (6.72%) Validation
11 9 (6.72%) Automated Testing
12 8 (5.97%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.97%) BDD
12 8 (5.97%) Scrum-ban
12 8 (5.97%) Kanban
13 2 (1.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (99.25%) C#
2 89 (66.42%) SQL
3 58 (43.28%) JavaScript
4 47 (35.07%) VB.NET
5 40 (29.85%) T-SQL
6 25 (18.66%) VB
7 9 (6.72%) Java
7 9 (6.72%) XPath
8 5 (3.73%) C++
9 2 (1.49%) VBA
10 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (0.75%) MCP
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) QA
Vendors
1 77 (57.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.72%) Telerik
3 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.49%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.49%) DevExpress
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
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Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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