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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 107 110 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 84 78 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.14% 2.10% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 4.26% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 81 77 121
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
1668 1831 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.52% 49.19% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1610 1925
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 8 £45,000 - 3
Stockport +2 7 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Bolton -2 3 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Oldham - 1 - - 1
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 171 (97.16%) C#
2 166 (94.32%) .NET
3 141 (80.11%) ASP.NET
4 124 (70.45%) MVC
5 113 (64.20%) SQL Server
6 111 (63.07%) CSS
7 106 (60.23%) HTML
8 103 (58.52%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (42.61%) WCF
10 73 (41.48%) JavaScript
11 71 (40.34%) Web Services
11 71 (40.34%) jQuery
12 59 (33.52%) SQL
13 55 (31.25%) .NET Framework
13 55 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (30.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 52 (29.55%) TDD
16 49 (27.84%) Scrum
17 48 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 38 (21.59%) Subversion
19 36 (20.45%) Windows
20 34 (19.32%) HTML5
21 33 (18.75%) Unit Testing
21 33 (18.75%) WPF
21 33 (18.75%) OO
21 33 (18.75%) XML
22 31 (17.61%) IIS
22 31 (17.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 30 (17.05%) CSS3
24 28 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (17.61%) IIS
2 23 (13.07%) Umbraco
3 18 (10.23%) CMS
4 13 (7.39%) WordPress
5 12 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.84%) Node.js
8 3 (1.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.95%) Internet
2 11 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (64.20%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.95%) MySQL
4 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.98%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.57%) DTS
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (21.59%) Subversion
2 28 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (13.64%) NUnit
4 23 (13.07%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.25%) MSBuild
5 11 (6.25%) Grunt
6 10 (5.68%) MSTest
7 9 (5.11%) Moq
8 8 (4.55%) Selenium
9 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (2.27%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.57%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.57%) WiX
11 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.57%) FxCop
11 1 (0.57%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (11.36%) Finance
2 8 (4.55%) Marketing
3 5 (2.84%) Advertising
4 4 (2.27%) Games
5 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.14%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (88.07%) Developer
2 88 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 86 (48.86%) C# Developer
4 52 (29.55%) Web Developer
5 51 (28.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 45 (25.57%) .NET Web Developer
8 41 (23.30%) Senior Developer
9 32 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (15.34%) C# Web Developer
11 25 (14.20%) Software Developer
12 23 (13.07%) Senior C# Developer
13 15 (8.52%) Senior .NET Developer
13 15 (8.52%) C# Software Developer
14 13 (7.39%) Agile C# Developer
15 12 (6.82%) .NET Software Developer
16 10 (5.68%) Senior Web Developer
17 9 (5.11%) Lead Developer
18 8 (4.55%) Software Engineer
19 6 (3.41%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (94.32%) .NET
2 141 (80.11%) ASP.NET
3 111 (63.07%) CSS
4 106 (60.23%) HTML
5 75 (42.61%) WCF
6 71 (40.34%) jQuery
6 71 (40.34%) Web Services
7 55 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 55 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (30.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 48 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 34 (19.32%) HTML5
11 33 (18.75%) WPF
11 33 (18.75%) XML
12 30 (17.05%) CSS3
13 26 (14.77%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 24 (13.64%) Ajax
15 19 (10.80%) Backbone.js
16 16 (9.09%) WinForms
17 15 (8.52%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.25%) W3C
4 10 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.55%) Physics
6 7 (3.98%) Social Media
7 5 (2.84%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.57%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.57%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.45%) Windows
2 9 (5.11%) Android
3 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (70.45%) MVC
2 103 (58.52%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (29.55%) TDD
4 49 (27.84%) Scrum
5 33 (18.75%) OO
5 33 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 23 (13.07%) Web Development
7 21 (11.93%) Software Engineering
7 21 (11.93%) E-Commerce
8 20 (11.36%) MVVM
8 20 (11.36%) Web Application Development
9 19 (10.80%) Coaching
10 18 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (10.23%) UML
11 9 (5.11%) SEO
11 9 (5.11%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (4.55%) Kanban
12 8 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.55%) OOD
13 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 171 (97.16%) C#
2 73 (41.48%) JavaScript
3 59 (33.52%) SQL
4 21 (11.93%) VB.NET
5 18 (10.23%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.95%) PHP
7 7 (3.98%) Java
8 6 (3.41%) VBA
9 5 (2.84%) C
9 5 (2.84%) C++
9 5 (2.84%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.27%) Ruby
11 3 (1.70%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.57%) Python
12 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) Degree
2 5 (2.84%) VCP4
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) WCAG
2 4 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 9 (5.11%) Google
3 9 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.41%) Telerik
5 5 (2.84%) Wonderware
6 4 (2.27%) Zend
7 1 (0.57%) Ektron
7 1 (0.57%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.57%) VMware
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashton-under-lyne, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bolton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Oldham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago