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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 40 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 23 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.62% 0.58% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.80% 1.14% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 18
Average salary £30,500 £26,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.09% -18.46%
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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
295 264 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 59.24% 51.06% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 244 255 222
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
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 27 August 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 27 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
Preston +6 9 £30,500 +22.00% 2
Lancaster - 7 £24,000 - 1
Blackpool +4 4 £44,000 +57.14%
Ormskirk - 3 £21,500 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 36 (92.31%) .NET
3 35 (89.74%) jQuery
4 29 (74.36%) CSS
4 29 (74.36%) HTML
5 26 (66.67%) SQL
6 22 (56.41%) .NET Framework
7 21 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
8 19 (48.72%) WCF
9 17 (43.59%) MVC
10 15 (38.46%) VB.NET
10 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (38.46%) Web Application Development
11 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
12 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
13 11 (28.21%) XML
13 11 (28.21%) Migration
13 11 (28.21%) Data Migration
14 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (20.51%) JSON
16 7 (17.95%) Degree
17 6 (15.38%) Web Development
17 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
17 6 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
17 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (15.38%) Razor View Engine

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (71.79%) .NET Developer
3 27 (69.23%) C# Developer
4 24 (61.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (58.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (38.46%) VB.NET Developer
7 15 (38.46%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (15.38%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (15.38%) Programmer
9 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
10 4 (10.26%) Graduate
10 4 (10.26%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (10.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (7.69%) Graduate C# Developer
11 3 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
11 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
12 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
13 1 (2.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (92.31%) .NET
1 36 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 35 (89.74%) jQuery
3 29 (74.36%) HTML
3 29 (74.36%) CSS
4 22 (56.41%) .NET Framework
5 21 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 19 (48.72%) WCF
7 11 (28.21%) XML
8 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (20.51%) JSON
10 6 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (10.26%) WPF
12 2 (5.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.56%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) MVC
2 15 (38.46%) Web Application Development
3 11 (28.21%) Data Migration
3 11 (28.21%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) OOP
4 6 (15.38%) OO
4 6 (15.38%) ERP
4 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (15.38%) Web Development
5 4 (10.26%) MVVM
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
4 15 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
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