The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 9 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 14 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 14.74% 1.08% 4.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.15% 1.77% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 8
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,500 £37,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Cheshire

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 Crewe region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 113 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 43.16% 60.75% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 92 95
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

LINQ
Salary Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Crewe region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Crewe

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Crewe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Crewe region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Crewe

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 37 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 34 (91.89%) WCF
3 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
3 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (64.86%) SQL
4 24 (64.86%) .NET Framework
4 24 (64.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 20 (54.05%) Web Services
5 20 (54.05%) OO
6 19 (51.35%) Windows
7 18 (48.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (45.95%) T-SQL
8 17 (45.95%) VB
8 17 (45.95%) SLA
8 17 (45.95%) Financial Institution
8 17 (45.95%) Wireless
8 17 (45.95%) Risk Management
8 17 (45.95%) Finance
8 17 (45.95%) Retail
8 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (45.95%) .NET Remoting
8 17 (45.95%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (29.73%) MVC
9 11 (29.73%) WinForms
10 10 (27.03%) WPF
11 9 (24.32%) Java
11 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
11 9 (24.32%) SOAP
11 9 (24.32%) XML

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 9 (24.32%) JBoss
2 7 (18.92%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (21.62%) DTS
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (45.95%) Financial Institution
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
1 17 (45.95%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
1 34 (91.89%) WCF
2 24 (64.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 24 (64.86%) .NET Framework
3 20 (54.05%) Web Services
4 17 (45.95%) .NET Remoting
5 11 (29.73%) WinForms
6 10 (27.03%) WPF
7 9 (24.32%) RESTful
7 9 (24.32%) XML
7 9 (24.32%) XSD
7 9 (24.32%) XSLT
7 9 (24.32%) Middleware
7 9 (24.32%) SOAP
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.70%) CSS
10 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) OO
3 17 (45.95%) Risk Management
3 17 (45.95%) Customer Engagement
4 11 (29.73%) MVC
5 9 (24.32%) Validation
5 9 (24.32%) TDD
5 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
6 8 (21.62%) SOA
6 8 (21.62%) MVVM
6 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (64.86%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) T-SQL
3 17 (45.95%) VB
4 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
4 9 (24.32%) XPath
4 9 (24.32%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft