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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 106 92 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 97 88 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.31% 2.31% 3.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.53% 4.59% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 95 88 123
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1755 1916 1941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.73% 50.35% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1706 1780
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LINQ
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Manchester

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Manchester

LINQ
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Salford - 1 £43,500 -
Wigan - 1 £19,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 217 (96.02%) C#
1 217 (96.02%) .NET
2 181 (80.09%) MVC
3 172 (76.11%) ASP.NET
4 161 (71.24%) HTML
5 155 (68.58%) CSS
6 151 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (63.27%) SQL Server
8 123 (54.42%) JavaScript
9 107 (47.35%) WCF
9 107 (47.35%) jQuery
10 99 (43.81%) .NET Framework
11 87 (38.50%) Web Services
12 80 (35.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 76 (33.63%) SQL
14 75 (33.19%) TDD
15 74 (32.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 67 (29.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 67 (29.65%) Scrum
17 60 (26.55%) OO
18 55 (24.34%) Unit Testing
19 49 (21.68%) Degree
20 45 (19.91%) Web Development
20 45 (19.91%) Microsoft
21 43 (19.03%) Backbone.js
22 42 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (18.58%) WPF
22 42 (18.58%) IIS
23 39 (17.26%) Git (software)
24 37 (16.37%) XML

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 42 (18.58%) IIS
2 33 (14.60%) Umbraco
3 32 (14.16%) SharePoint
4 26 (11.50%) CMS
5 18 (7.96%) WordPress
6 13 (5.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (3.98%) Drupal
8 7 (3.10%) Node.js
9 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.65%) Fireworks
2 6 (2.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.06%) Internet
2 15 (6.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (63.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (11.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (11.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (8.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (8.41%) RavenDB
6 15 (6.64%) MySQL
7 11 (4.87%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.88%) DTS
9 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (17.26%) Git (software)
2 33 (14.60%) NUnit
3 31 (13.72%) Visual Studio
4 27 (11.95%) Subversion
5 25 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (10.62%) Moq
7 18 (7.96%) ReSharper
8 12 (5.31%) SpecFlow
9 11 (4.87%) MSBuild
9 11 (4.87%) Grunt
10 9 (3.98%) MSTest
11 8 (3.54%) Selenium
12 4 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (0.88%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.88%) FxCop
13 2 (0.88%) StyleCop
13 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (13.27%) Finance
2 29 (12.83%) Marketing
3 24 (10.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.54%) Games
4 8 (3.54%) Billing
5 4 (1.77%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Military
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 209 (92.48%) Developer
2 125 (55.31%) .NET Developer
3 104 (46.02%) C# Developer
4 81 (35.84%) Senior Developer
5 71 (31.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 65 (28.76%) Web Developer
7 52 (23.01%) .NET Web Developer
8 50 (22.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 44 (19.47%) Senior C# Developer
10 33 (14.60%) Software Developer
11 28 (12.39%) C# Web Developer
11 28 (12.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (11.50%) C# Software Developer
13 21 (9.29%) .NET Software Developer
14 18 (7.96%) Agile C# Developer
15 17 (7.52%) Senior Web Developer
15 17 (7.52%) Senior .NET Developer
16 9 (3.98%) Lead Developer
16 9 (3.98%) Junior
17 8 (3.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (96.02%) .NET
2 172 (76.11%) ASP.NET
3 161 (71.24%) HTML
4 155 (68.58%) CSS
5 107 (47.35%) WCF
5 107 (47.35%) jQuery
6 99 (43.81%) .NET Framework
7 87 (38.50%) Web Services
8 80 (35.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 74 (32.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 67 (29.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (19.03%) Backbone.js
12 42 (18.58%) WPF
13 37 (16.37%) XML
14 27 (11.95%) WinForms
15 25 (11.06%) ADO.NET
16 23 (10.18%) XSLT
16 23 (10.18%) HTML5
16 23 (10.18%) AngularJS
17 21 (9.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.39%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.96%) Mathematics
2 18 (7.96%) Physics
3 16 (7.08%) Social Media
4 14 (6.19%) W3C
5 8 (3.54%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.54%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.44%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.29%) Windows
2 8 (3.54%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.88%) Linux
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.88%) Android
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (80.09%) MVC
2 151 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (33.19%) TDD
4 67 (29.65%) Scrum
5 60 (26.55%) OO
6 55 (24.34%) Unit Testing
7 45 (19.91%) Web Development
8 42 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (15.49%) E-Commerce
10 31 (13.72%) Coaching
11 26 (11.50%) OOD
11 26 (11.50%) OOP
12 25 (11.06%) UML
12 25 (11.06%) Domain-Driven Design
13 21 (9.29%) Web Application Development
14 18 (7.96%) Mentoring
14 18 (7.96%) SEO
15 17 (7.52%) Enterprise Architecture
15 17 (7.52%) Software Engineering
16 15 (6.64%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 217 (96.02%) C#
2 123 (54.42%) JavaScript
3 76 (33.63%) SQL
4 31 (13.72%) VB.NET
5 15 (6.64%) PHP
6 14 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.87%) Ruby
8 9 (3.98%) VB
9 7 (3.10%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.88%) XPath
10 2 (0.88%) Python
10 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.44%) C++
11 1 (0.44%) Java
11 1 (0.44%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 49 (21.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.21%) WCAG
2 3 (1.33%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 45 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.73%) Sitecore
3 14 (6.19%) Google
4 10 (4.42%) Wonderware
5 9 (3.98%) Zend
6 8 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.88%) VMware
8 1 (0.44%) Telerik
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