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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 84 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 99 110 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.80% 2.79% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 6.11% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 93 103 141
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £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
1559 1800 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.05% 45.69% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1542 1976
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 £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 4 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 4 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 - 15 £45,000 - 2
Stockport +3 12 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Altrincham - 4 £45,000 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 4 £32,500 - 2
Bolton -6 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Oldham - 1 - - 1
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 157 (96.32%) C#
2 153 (93.87%) .NET
3 125 (76.69%) ASP.NET
4 118 (72.39%) SQL Server
5 103 (63.19%) MVC
6 85 (52.15%) CSS
7 84 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (49.69%) HTML
9 77 (47.24%) WCF
10 68 (41.72%) Web Services
11 63 (38.65%) TDD
11 63 (38.65%) jQuery
11 63 (38.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (33.13%) .NET Framework
13 53 (32.52%) SQL
14 50 (30.67%) JavaScript
14 50 (30.67%) XML
15 45 (27.61%) Microsoft
15 45 (27.61%) Scrum
16 42 (25.77%) Windows
16 42 (25.77%) HTML5
17 40 (24.54%) Subversion
18 39 (23.93%) Entity Framework
19 35 (21.47%) WPF
19 35 (21.47%) NUnit
20 31 (19.02%) Ajax
20 31 (19.02%) CSS3
21 30 (18.40%) Web Application Development
21 30 (18.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 30 (18.40%) OO

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 22 (13.50%) IIS
2 10 (6.13%) CMS
3 9 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.84%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.82%) Internet
2 13 (7.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (72.39%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.45%) MySQL
5 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (24.54%) Subversion
2 35 (21.47%) NUnit
3 26 (15.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (10.43%) Selenium
4 17 (10.43%) Git (software)
5 13 (7.98%) Cucumber
5 13 (7.98%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (6.75%) Visual Studio
6 11 (6.75%) MSTest
7 5 (3.07%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (3.07%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.84%) Moq
8 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.23%) Grunt
9 2 (1.23%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.61%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.61%) WiX
10 1 (0.61%) FxCop
10 1 (0.61%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (12.27%) Finance
2 14 (8.59%) Advertising
3 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.84%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (85.89%) Developer
2 81 (49.69%) C# Developer
3 68 (41.72%) .NET Developer
4 49 (30.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (28.83%) Web Developer
6 38 (23.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 36 (22.09%) Software Developer
8 34 (20.86%) C# Web Developer
9 33 (20.25%) .NET Web Developer
10 32 (19.63%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (11.04%) Senior Developer
12 17 (10.43%) Agile C# Developer
13 15 (9.20%) C# Software Developer
14 10 (6.13%) Software Engineer
14 10 (6.13%) Senior C# Developer
14 10 (6.13%) Senior .NET Developer
15 7 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
15 7 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
16 6 (3.68%) Lead Developer
17 5 (3.07%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (93.87%) .NET
2 125 (76.69%) ASP.NET
3 85 (52.15%) CSS
4 81 (49.69%) HTML
5 77 (47.24%) WCF
6 68 (41.72%) Web Services
7 63 (38.65%) jQuery
7 63 (38.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (33.13%) .NET Framework
9 50 (30.67%) XML
10 42 (25.77%) HTML5
11 39 (23.93%) Entity Framework
12 35 (21.47%) WPF
13 31 (19.02%) Ajax
13 31 (19.02%) CSS3
14 26 (15.95%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 22 (13.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 21 (12.88%) REST
17 19 (11.66%) COM
18 18 (11.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.13%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.52%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (4.91%) W3C
5 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.23%) Physics
7 1 (0.61%) DTV
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.77%) Windows
2 16 (9.82%) Android
3 6 (3.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (63.19%) MVC
2 84 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (38.65%) TDD
4 45 (27.61%) Scrum
5 30 (18.40%) Web Application Development
5 30 (18.40%) OO
6 25 (15.34%) Unit Testing
6 25 (15.34%) UML
7 24 (14.72%) Software Engineering
8 20 (12.27%) MVVM
9 17 (10.43%) Kanban
10 16 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.82%) Web Development
11 14 (8.59%) BDD
11 14 (8.59%) Coaching
12 13 (7.98%) Scrum-ban
13 9 (5.52%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.91%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.68%) Process Management
15 6 (3.68%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 157 (96.32%) C#
2 53 (32.52%) SQL
3 50 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.66%) T-SQL
5 16 (9.82%) Java
6 13 (7.98%) VB.NET
6 13 (7.98%) VBA
7 10 (6.13%) VB
8 9 (5.52%) C
8 9 (5.52%) C++
9 8 (4.91%) PHP
10 5 (3.07%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.84%) Ruby
12 2 (1.23%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.23%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.61%) Python
13 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 45 (27.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.82%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.68%) Telerik
4 5 (3.07%) Google
4 5 (3.07%) Wonderware
5 4 (2.45%) Zend
6 3 (1.84%) Adobe
7 2 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.61%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) Ektron
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Houndskull Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago