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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 55 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.67% 2.71% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 6.15% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 10
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% -12.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
190 195 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 42.51% 44.12% 57.61%
Number of salaries quoted 160 172 256
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £26,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
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 4 May 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 -4 2 £27,500 -9.83%
Blackpool - 1 £29,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) WCF
6 4 (44.44%) Tandem
6 4 (44.44%) TDD
6 4 (44.44%) NUnit
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (44.44%) Moq
6 4 (44.44%) BDD
6 4 (44.44%) NHibernate
6 4 (44.44%) jQuery
6 4 (44.44%) Kanban
6 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (22.22%) Ajax
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (22.22%) HTML

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) NUnit
1 4 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (44.44%) Moq
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Junior Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Junior .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Graduate
3 4 (44.44%) Junior
4 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) NHibernate
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Tandem
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft