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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 53 86 119
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +33
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 74 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.82% 1.89% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.69% 3.99% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 63 30 17
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
852 751 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.96% 47.20% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 732 668 860
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +17 18 £28,750 +33.72%
Warrington - 18 £33,750 - 2
Nantwich - 13 £30,000 - 1
Macclesfield +16 8 £40,000 +33.33%
Knutsford -3 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Chester -5 1 £35,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 104 (100.00%) .NET
2 103 (99.04%) C#
3 82 (78.85%) WCF
4 75 (72.12%) ASP.NET
5 73 (70.19%) SQL
6 70 (67.31%) SQL Server
7 64 (61.54%) Microsoft
8 59 (56.73%) Web Services
9 54 (51.92%) MVC
10 53 (50.96%) Windows
11 51 (49.04%) Visual Studio
12 44 (42.31%) HTML
13 43 (41.35%) T-SQL
14 41 (39.42%) .NET Framework
15 39 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 37 (35.58%) OO
17 35 (33.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (31.73%) JavaScript
19 32 (30.77%) CSS
20 31 (29.81%) SOAP
20 31 (29.81%) TDD
21 28 (26.92%) Finance
22 27 (25.96%) MS Excel
22 27 (25.96%) Ajax
23 25 (24.04%) REST
24 24 (23.08%) IIS
24 24 (23.08%) Scrum
25 23 (22.12%) Team Foundation Server
26 22 (21.15%) Rhino Mocks
26 22 (21.15%) NHibernate

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (23.08%) IIS
2 10 (9.62%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.92%) CMS
3 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (25.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) Wireless
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (67.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (9.62%) MySQL
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.85%) DTS
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (49.04%) Visual Studio
2 23 (22.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (21.15%) NUnit
3 22 (21.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (17.31%) Subversion
5 6 (5.77%) Selenium
5 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.88%) JIRA
7 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.92%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.92%) NDepend
7 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Retail
3 10 (9.62%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.77%) Advertising
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (99.04%) Developer
2 77 (74.04%) .NET Developer
3 40 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 40 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (22.12%) Analyst
5 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (20.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 13 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 13 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
8 12 (11.54%) Senior Developer
9 11 (10.58%) Programmer
9 11 (10.58%) C# Software Engineer
9 11 (10.58%) Software Engineer
9 11 (10.58%) .NET Programmer
9 11 (10.58%) .NET Software Engineer
9 11 (10.58%) C# Programmer
10 10 (9.62%) C# Analyst Programmer
10 10 (9.62%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 10 (9.62%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (78.85%) WCF
3 75 (72.12%) ASP.NET
4 59 (56.73%) Web Services
5 44 (42.31%) HTML
6 41 (39.42%) .NET Framework
7 39 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 35 (33.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (30.77%) CSS
10 31 (29.81%) SOAP
11 27 (25.96%) Ajax
12 25 (24.04%) REST
13 22 (21.15%) Castle Windsor
13 22 (21.15%) NHibernate
13 22 (21.15%) XML
14 21 (20.19%) jQuery
15 20 (19.23%) WPF
16 16 (15.38%) MonoRail
16 16 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
16 16 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Social Network
2 8 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.96%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Android
2 9 (8.65%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.69%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.92%) MVC
2 37 (35.58%) OO
3 31 (29.81%) TDD
4 24 (23.08%) Scrum
5 22 (21.15%) Web Application Development
6 19 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (16.35%) Software Engineering
8 15 (14.42%) UML
9 11 (10.58%) OOP
9 11 (10.58%) SOA
10 10 (9.62%) Risk Management
10 10 (9.62%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (8.65%) Project Management
12 6 (5.77%) Validation
12 6 (5.77%) BDD
12 6 (5.77%) Scrum-ban
12 6 (5.77%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.77%) Kanban
13 5 (4.81%) MVVM
14 4 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 103 (99.04%) C#
2 73 (70.19%) SQL
3 43 (41.35%) T-SQL
4 33 (31.73%) JavaScript
5 22 (21.15%) VB.NET
6 16 (15.38%) VB
7 15 (14.42%) VBA
8 6 (5.77%) XPath
8 6 (5.77%) Java
9 1 (0.96%) C++
9 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
Vendors
1 64 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Telerik
3 6 (5.77%) JBoss
4 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.92%) DevExpress
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