The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 64 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.93% 3.78% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 7.66% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 6
Average salary £36,500 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.67% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
271 235 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 50.56% 49.37% 49.49%
Number of salaries quoted 235 197 234
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Lancashire

LINQ
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Preston -13 3 - -
Blackpool -9 1 £38,000 -13.63%
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Web Application Development
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) WCF
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Kanban
5 4 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) NUnit
5 4 (44.44%) NHibernate
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (33.33%) Tandem
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (33.33%) Moq
6 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) NUnit
1 4 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (33.33%) Moq
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Graduate
3 3 (33.33%) Junior
4 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) NHibernate
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) Lucene
6 1 (11.11%) Lucene.Net
6 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Web Application Development
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) MVVM
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft