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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 36 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 27 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.45% 1.06% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.03% 2.06% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 15
Average salary £30,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
299 291 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.40% 51.60% 48.14%
Number of salaries quoted 256 281 213
Average salary £38,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.92% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +11 14 £30,500 +22.00% 1
Lancaster - 9 £24,000 -
Blackpool +3 4 £44,000 +57.14% 1
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 43 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (95.35%) ASP.NET
2 41 (95.35%) .NET
3 38 (88.37%) jQuery
4 32 (74.42%) CSS
4 32 (74.42%) HTML
5 27 (62.79%) SQL
6 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
7 22 (51.16%) .NET Framework
8 20 (46.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 19 (44.19%) WCF
9 19 (44.19%) MVC
10 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
10 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
10 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (32.56%) Web Application Development
11 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
12 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (23.26%) XML
14 9 (20.93%) Migration
14 9 (20.93%) Data Migration
14 9 (20.93%) JSON
15 8 (18.60%) Degree
16 7 (16.28%) Web Development
16 7 (16.28%) User Experience
17 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (13.95%) Dependency Injection
17 6 (13.95%) Inversion of Control

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (9.30%) CMS
1 4 (9.30%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (65.12%) .NET Developer
2 28 (65.12%) C# Developer
3 25 (58.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (55.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (32.56%) VB.NET Developer
6 14 (32.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (13.95%) .NET Programmer
7 6 (13.95%) Programmer
7 6 (13.95%) Web Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Graduate
9 4 (9.30%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (95.35%) .NET
1 41 (95.35%) ASP.NET
2 38 (88.37%) jQuery
3 32 (74.42%) HTML
3 32 (74.42%) CSS
4 22 (51.16%) .NET Framework
5 20 (46.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 19 (44.19%) WCF
7 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (23.26%) XML
9 9 (20.93%) JSON
10 6 (13.95%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (11.63%) WPF
12 2 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (6.98%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) MVC
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Web Application Development
3 9 (20.93%) Data Migration
3 9 (20.93%) Migration
4 7 (16.28%) Web Development
5 6 (13.95%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (13.95%) OOP
5 6 (13.95%) OO
5 6 (13.95%) ERP
6 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.63%) Scrum
6 5 (11.63%) MVVM
6 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Content Management
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (62.79%) SQL
3 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
4 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
4 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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