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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 88 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 90 119 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.74% 3.12% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.21% 6.94% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 82 112 146
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,850 £40,000
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1449 1714 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.12% 44.92% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1462 1967
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015.

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 22 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
Rochdale +10 13 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Stockport -5 12 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £32,500 - 2
Altrincham - 5 £45,000 - 1
Bolton -1 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 167 (96.53%) C#
2 163 (94.22%) .NET
3 130 (75.14%) SQL Server
4 127 (73.41%) ASP.NET
5 103 (59.54%) MVC
6 95 (54.91%) WCF
7 92 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (47.98%) CSS
9 82 (47.40%) Web Services
10 80 (46.24%) HTML
11 74 (42.77%) TDD
12 68 (39.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 60 (34.68%) jQuery
14 55 (31.79%) .NET Framework
14 55 (31.79%) XML
15 54 (31.21%) SQL
16 51 (29.48%) Windows
17 50 (28.90%) JavaScript
18 47 (27.17%) Scrum
18 47 (27.17%) NUnit
18 47 (27.17%) Microsoft
19 45 (26.01%) HTML5
20 44 (25.43%) WPF
21 42 (24.28%) Subversion
21 42 (24.28%) Entity Framework
22 35 (20.23%) UML
23 33 (19.08%) OO
23 33 (19.08%) REST
24 32 (18.50%) Web Application Development
25 30 (17.34%) CSS3

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (9.83%) IIS
2 9 (5.20%) CMS
3 8 (4.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.98%) Internet
2 16 (9.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (75.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (27.17%) NUnit
2 42 (24.28%) Subversion
3 28 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (12.72%) Git (software)
5 20 (11.56%) Selenium
6 16 (9.25%) Rhino Mocks
6 16 (9.25%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.94%) MSTest
8 10 (5.78%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.89%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (2.89%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.73%) Moq
11 1 (0.58%) FxCop
11 1 (0.58%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.58%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.58%) WiX
General
1 29 (16.76%) Finance
2 17 (9.83%) Advertising
3 4 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.73%) Automotive
5 2 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 147 (84.97%) Developer
2 86 (49.71%) C# Developer
3 71 (41.04%) .NET Developer
4 48 (27.75%) Web Developer
4 48 (27.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (25.43%) Software Developer
6 37 (21.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 35 (20.23%) .NET Web Developer
8 34 (19.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (19.65%) C# Web Developer
9 24 (13.87%) Agile C# Developer
10 23 (13.29%) C# Software Developer
11 16 (9.25%) Senior Developer
12 12 (6.94%) Software Engineer
13 10 (5.78%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (5.78%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (4.05%) .NET Software Developer
15 6 (3.47%) Lead Developer
15 6 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
15 6 (3.47%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (94.22%) .NET
2 127 (73.41%) ASP.NET
3 95 (54.91%) WCF
4 83 (47.98%) CSS
5 82 (47.40%) Web Services
6 80 (46.24%) HTML
7 68 (39.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (34.68%) jQuery
9 55 (31.79%) .NET Framework
9 55 (31.79%) XML
10 45 (26.01%) HTML5
11 44 (25.43%) WPF
12 42 (24.28%) Entity Framework
13 33 (19.08%) REST
14 30 (17.34%) CSS3
15 28 (16.18%) Ajax
16 27 (15.61%) SOAP
17 26 (15.03%) ASP.NET 2.0
18 21 (12.14%) MSMQ
19 19 (10.98%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.78%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.20%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.47%) W3C
5 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.16%) Physics
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) DTV
6 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.48%) Windows
2 15 (8.67%) Android
3 5 (2.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (59.54%) MVC
2 92 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (42.77%) TDD
4 47 (27.17%) Scrum
5 35 (20.23%) UML
6 33 (19.08%) OO
7 32 (18.50%) Web Application Development
8 25 (14.45%) Software Engineering
9 24 (13.87%) Unit Testing
9 24 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (11.56%) MVVM
10 20 (11.56%) Kanban
11 18 (10.40%) Web Development
12 17 (9.83%) BDD
13 16 (9.25%) Scrum-ban
14 13 (7.51%) Coaching
15 9 (5.20%) E-Commerce
16 8 (4.62%) System Testing
16 8 (4.62%) Mentoring
17 6 (3.47%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 167 (96.53%) C#
2 54 (31.21%) SQL
3 50 (28.90%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.14%) T-SQL
4 21 (12.14%) VBA
5 17 (9.83%) Java
6 11 (6.36%) C++
6 11 (6.36%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.78%) VB
8 9 (5.20%) C
9 6 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.89%) PHP
11 4 (2.31%) Ruby
12 2 (1.16%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.16%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.58%) Python
13 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (10.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 47 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.67%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.47%) Telerik
3 6 (3.47%) Wonderware
4 4 (2.31%) Zend
5 3 (1.73%) Google
5 3 (1.73%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.58%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Ektron
Rochdale
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bolton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago