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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 35 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 32 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.72% 1.10% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.85% 2.11% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 9
Average salary £30,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £28,100 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
270 284 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 56.72% 51.92% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 239 272 202
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram 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 20 October 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
Preston +8 18 £35,000 +40.00%
Lancaster - 9 £24,000 -
Blackpool +6 5 £44,000 +66.03%
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (98.00%) ASP.NET
2 49 (98.00%) .NET
3 42 (84.00%) jQuery
4 37 (74.00%) CSS
5 36 (72.00%) HTML
6 32 (64.00%) SQL
7 27 (54.00%) JavaScript
8 23 (46.00%) .NET Framework
8 23 (46.00%) WCF
9 22 (44.00%) MVC
10 21 (42.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
12 15 (30.00%) VB.NET
12 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (30.00%) Web Application Development
13 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
14 11 (22.00%) Web Development
14 11 (22.00%) Degree
15 9 (18.00%) XML
15 9 (18.00%) JSON
16 8 (16.00%) WPF
16 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
16 8 (16.00%) Data Migration
16 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
16 8 (16.00%) XAML
16 8 (16.00%) Migration

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.00%) CMS
1 7 (14.00%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 50 (100.00%) Developer
2 32 (64.00%) .NET Developer
2 32 (64.00%) C# Developer
3 29 (58.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 28 (56.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 15 (30.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (20.00%) Web Developer
8 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
8 8 (16.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (16.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (16.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (14.00%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (14.00%) Front-End Web Developer
10 6 (12.00%) .NET Programmer
10 6 (12.00%) Programmer
11 4 (8.00%) Graduate
12 3 (6.00%) Graduate C# Developer
12 3 (6.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (98.00%) .NET
1 49 (98.00%) ASP.NET
2 42 (84.00%) jQuery
3 37 (74.00%) CSS
4 36 (72.00%) HTML
5 23 (46.00%) .NET Framework
5 23 (46.00%) WCF
6 21 (42.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (18.00%) JSON
8 9 (18.00%) XML
9 8 (16.00%) WPF
10 6 (12.00%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (6.00%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) MVC
2 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Web Application Development
4 11 (22.00%) Web Development
5 8 (16.00%) Data Migration
5 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (16.00%) MVVM
5 8 (16.00%) Migration
5 8 (16.00%) Scrum
5 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.00%) Content Management
7 6 (12.00%) ERP
7 6 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (10.00%) OOP
8 5 (10.00%) OO
9 3 (6.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (64.00%) SQL
3 27 (54.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (16.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree