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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 80 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 21 46 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.61% 2.48% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 6.95% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 23
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
462 662 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.46% 35.71% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 404 564 653
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 - 8 £36,500 - 2
Warrington +2 5 £48,500 +49.23% 1
Macclesfield +10 2 £27,000 -28.00% 1
Runcorn - 2 £35,000 -
Daresbury - 2 £42,500 -
Chester 0 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (96.77%) jQuery
3 28 (90.32%) MVC
4 27 (87.10%) CSS
5 26 (83.87%) Web Services
6 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET
7 23 (74.19%) HTML
8 20 (64.52%) SQL
8 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
9 14 (45.16%) HTML5
10 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
11 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (38.71%) CSS3
12 11 (35.48%) Subversion
12 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (35.48%) Fireworks
12 11 (35.48%) Scrum
12 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 11 (35.48%) Photoshop
13 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
13 8 (25.81%) SOAP
13 8 (25.81%) MySQL
13 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
13 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (22.58%) SDLC
14 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
14 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
14 7 (22.58%) VB

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Fireworks
1 11 (35.48%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (25.81%) MySQL
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Subversion
2 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
3 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 24 (77.42%) .NET Developer
3 17 (54.84%) C# .NET Developer
3 17 (54.84%) C# Developer
4 11 (35.48%) .NET Web Developer
4 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (35.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (35.48%) Web Developer
5 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (25.81%) C# Web Developer
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (12.90%) HTML Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
8 3 (9.68%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
9 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (96.77%) jQuery
3 27 (87.10%) CSS
4 26 (83.87%) Web Services
5 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET
6 23 (74.19%) HTML
7 14 (45.16%) HTML5
8 12 (38.71%) CSS3
9 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (25.81%) SOAP
11 6 (19.35%) Ajax
11 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
12 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
12 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (12.90%) RESTful
14 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) MVC
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
4 7 (22.58%) SDLC
4 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) Line Management
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 4 (12.90%) Software Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.68%) OO
9 2 (6.45%) Build Automation
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.45%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
9 2 (6.45%) Time Management
10 1 (3.23%) HOOD
10 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
5 7 (22.58%) VB
6 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 18 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 per annum + increasing to £20,000 after 3 months
Posted: 27 days ago