The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 34 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 1.10% 3.83% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 6.73% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Cheshire

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 Macclesfield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
112 104 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 61.54% 56.83% 63.24%
Number of salaries quoted 106 102 103
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

LINQ
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Macclesfield

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) WCF
2 8 (57.14%) WPF
2 8 (57.14%) VBA
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (57.14%) SOAP
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) UML
2 8 (57.14%) MSMQ
2 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 8 (57.14%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum-ban
3 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 6 (42.86%) Lucene.Net
3 6 (42.86%) VB
3 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Advertising
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) TDD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (42.86%) NUnit
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (42.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) WCF
2 8 (57.14%) WPF
2 8 (57.14%) SOAP
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) MSMQ
2 8 (57.14%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (42.86%) Lucene.Net
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) Lucene
3 6 (42.86%) NHibernate
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) UML
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum-ban
3 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) VBA
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 6 (42.86%) VB
3 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft