The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 43 60
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool - 4.89% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 8.73% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 24 5
Average salary - £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +46.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
145 275 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 39.19% 56.01% 52.24%
Number of salaries quoted 119 262 207
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

LINQ
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Liverpool region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Liverpool

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) NServiceBus
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) WPF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (25.00%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik