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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 93 101 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 27 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.54% 1.26% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.51% 2.65% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 40
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
599 830 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.09% 47.56% 48.13%
Number of salaries quoted 481 696 790
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
Chester - 9 £40,000 - 1
Warrington +16 8 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Macclesfield -8 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Crewe +3 1 £43,500 +45.00%
Wilmslow -11 1 £35,000 -6.66%
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 77 (100.00%) C#
2 74 (96.10%) .NET
3 49 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
5 45 (58.44%) WCF
6 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
8 39 (50.65%) MVC
9 36 (46.75%) VB.NET
10 30 (38.96%) SQL
10 30 (38.96%) WPF
11 29 (37.66%) OO
12 28 (36.36%) Web Services
12 28 (36.36%) Windows
12 28 (36.36%) TDD
13 26 (33.77%) HTML
13 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
13 26 (33.77%) CSS
14 25 (32.47%) Visual Studio
15 23 (29.87%) SOAP
15 23 (29.87%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (29.87%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (28.57%) NUnit
17 21 (27.27%) jQuery
18 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (25.97%) SOA
19 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (24.68%) MVVM
20 18 (23.38%) MySQL
21 17 (22.08%) Scrum

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 5 (6.49%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) ATM
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (23.38%) MySQL
4 13 (16.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Visual Studio
2 23 (29.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (28.57%) NUnit
4 12 (15.58%) JIRA
5 11 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 7 (9.09%) Moq
7 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.19%) Selenium
8 3 (3.90%) Subversion
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Games
3 4 (5.19%) Advertising
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (96.10%) Developer
2 52 (67.53%) .NET Developer
3 20 (25.97%) C# Developer
4 16 (20.78%) Web Developer
5 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.39%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.60%) IT Manager
11 2 (2.60%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.60%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Developer
12 1 (1.30%) Junior Developer
12 1 (1.30%) Analyst Developer
12 1 (1.30%) Junior Web Developer
12 1 (1.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.30%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (96.10%) .NET
2 49 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 45 (58.44%) WCF
4 30 (38.96%) WPF
5 28 (36.36%) Web Services
6 26 (33.77%) HTML
6 26 (33.77%) CSS
7 23 (29.87%) SOAP
8 21 (27.27%) jQuery
9 17 (22.08%) Ajax
10 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (19.48%) XHTML
12 11 (14.29%) NHibernate
12 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 10 (12.99%) XML
14 9 (11.69%) Entity Framework
14 9 (11.69%) REST
15 8 (10.39%) MSMQ
16 5 (6.49%) WinForms
16 5 (6.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Tandem
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.65%) MVC
3 29 (37.66%) OO
4 28 (36.36%) TDD
5 20 (25.97%) SOA
6 19 (24.68%) MVVM
7 17 (22.08%) Scrum
8 14 (18.18%) OOP
8 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (16.88%) BDD
10 11 (14.29%) Web Application Development
10 11 (14.29%) Kanban
11 8 (10.39%) UML
12 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.19%) Scrum-ban
13 3 (3.90%) Build Automation
13 3 (3.90%) Software Architecture
13 3 (3.90%) Cash Management
14 2 (2.60%) Dependency Injection
14 2 (2.60%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (46.75%) VB.NET
3 30 (38.96%) SQL
4 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.39%) VBA
6 4 (5.19%) C++
6 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.19%) VB
7 2 (2.60%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
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