The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 40 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.78% 1.43% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.44% 2.86% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 18
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
242 245 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 50.84% 49.90% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 203 236 230
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
North West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +7 6 £30,500 -12.85% 1
Ormskirk - 6 £21,500 -
Blackpool +3 4 £44,000 +57.14%
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (86.67%) jQuery
4 21 (70.00%) CSS
5 20 (66.67%) HTML
5 20 (66.67%) SQL
5 20 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 20 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 18 (60.00%) WCF
7 14 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (46.67%) Web Application Development
7 14 (46.67%) VB.NET
8 11 (36.67%) MVC
8 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
8 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (23.33%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (20.00%) ERP
11 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 5 (16.67%) Migration
12 5 (16.67%) Subversion
12 5 (16.67%) XML
12 5 (16.67%) OOP
12 5 (16.67%) OO
12 5 (16.67%) Data Migration

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (66.67%) C# Developer
4 20 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (63.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (46.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (46.67%) VB.NET Developer
7 6 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
7 6 (20.00%) Programmer
8 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Junior
11 1 (3.33%) Graduate
11 1 (3.33%) Junior Software Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) .NET
1 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 26 (86.67%) jQuery
3 21 (70.00%) CSS
4 20 (66.67%) HTML
4 20 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 20 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (60.00%) WCF
6 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (23.33%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) WPF
10 1 (3.33%) MooTools
10 1 (3.33%) JSON
10 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (3.33%) HTML5
10 1 (3.33%) CSS3
10 1 (3.33%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Web Application Development
2 11 (36.67%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (20.00%) ERP
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) OOP
4 5 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.33%) MVVM
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) VB.NET
4 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
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