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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 50 78 115
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +37
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 83 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.27% 2.25% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.12% 4.69% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 68 34 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
820 768 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.18% 48.03% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 704 690 843
Average salary £35,309 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.88% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Warrington - 23 £32,500 - 4
Crewe +16 21 £27,500 +15.78% 3
Nantwich - 12 £42,500 - 2
Macclesfield +11 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Knutsford -5 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Wilmslow -24 2 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Runcorn - 1 £35,000 -
Chester - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 116 (100.00%) .NET
2 115 (99.14%) C#
3 87 (75.00%) WCF
4 84 (72.41%) ASP.NET
5 82 (70.69%) SQL
6 76 (65.52%) SQL Server
7 69 (59.48%) Microsoft
8 65 (56.03%) Web Services
8 65 (56.03%) MVC
9 60 (51.72%) Windows
10 57 (49.14%) Visual Studio
10 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (44.83%) HTML
12 50 (43.10%) .NET Framework
13 47 (40.52%) T-SQL
13 47 (40.52%) OO
14 45 (38.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 41 (35.34%) JavaScript
16 39 (33.62%) CSS
17 37 (31.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 35 (30.17%) SOAP
18 35 (30.17%) Finance
18 35 (30.17%) TDD
19 30 (25.86%) Ajax
19 30 (25.86%) MS Excel
20 28 (24.14%) jQuery
21 25 (21.55%) IIS
21 25 (21.55%) VB.NET
21 25 (21.55%) Team Foundation Server
21 25 (21.55%) REST

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 25 (21.55%) IIS
2 11 (9.48%) NServiceBus
3 4 (3.45%) CMS
4 2 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (25.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) Wireless
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (12.93%) MySQL
4 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.17%) DTS
6 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (49.14%) Visual Studio
2 25 (21.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (18.97%) NUnit
3 22 (18.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (15.52%) Subversion
5 6 (5.17%) Selenium
5 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.59%) JIRA
7 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.72%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.72%) NDepend
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 20 (17.24%) Retail
3 14 (12.07%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.17%) Advertising
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (99.14%) Developer
2 82 (70.69%) .NET Developer
3 42 (36.21%) C# .NET Developer
3 42 (36.21%) C# Developer
4 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET Developer
5 24 (20.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (18.97%) Analyst
7 18 (15.52%) Web Developer
8 15 (12.93%) Senior Developer
9 13 (11.21%) Software Developer
10 12 (10.34%) Analyst Developer
11 11 (9.48%) .NET Software Engineer
11 11 (9.48%) .NET Programmer
11 11 (9.48%) Software Engineer
11 11 (9.48%) Programmer
11 11 (9.48%) C# Software Engineer
11 11 (9.48%) C# Programmer
12 10 (8.62%) Analyst Programmer
12 10 (8.62%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 10 (8.62%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (100.00%) .NET
2 87 (75.00%) WCF
3 84 (72.41%) ASP.NET
4 65 (56.03%) Web Services
5 52 (44.83%) HTML
6 50 (43.10%) .NET Framework
7 45 (38.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 39 (33.62%) CSS
9 37 (31.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (30.17%) SOAP
11 30 (25.86%) Ajax
12 28 (24.14%) jQuery
13 25 (21.55%) REST
14 23 (19.83%) XML
15 22 (18.97%) NHibernate
15 22 (18.97%) Castle Windsor
16 19 (16.38%) WPF
17 18 (15.52%) XHTML
18 16 (13.79%) MonoRail
18 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Social Network
2 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.72%) Windows
2 9 (7.76%) Android
2 9 (7.76%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.90%) Windows Phone
3 8 (6.90%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (56.03%) MVC
2 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (40.52%) OO
4 35 (30.17%) TDD
5 24 (20.69%) Scrum
6 22 (18.97%) Web Application Development
7 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
8 15 (12.93%) OOP
9 14 (12.07%) UML
9 14 (12.07%) Risk Management
9 14 (12.07%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (9.48%) SOA
11 10 (8.62%) Project Management
12 8 (6.90%) Automated Testing
12 8 (6.90%) Validation
13 6 (5.17%) Kanban
13 6 (5.17%) Scrum-ban
13 6 (5.17%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.17%) BDD
14 5 (4.31%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 115 (99.14%) C#
2 82 (70.69%) SQL
3 47 (40.52%) T-SQL
4 41 (35.34%) JavaScript
5 25 (21.55%) VB.NET
6 20 (17.24%) VB
7 14 (12.07%) VBA
8 8 (6.90%) XPath
8 8 (6.90%) Java
9 1 (0.86%) R
9 1 (0.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.07%) SLA
Vendors
1 69 (59.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) Telerik
3 8 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (1.72%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.72%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
Crewe, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago