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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 87 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 97 138 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.70% 3.46% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.52% 7.80% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 92 107 124
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £57,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1488 1770 2087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.38% 44.34% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1488 1876
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 10 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Stockport -2 5 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 5 £32,500 - 1
Bolton +7 2 £45,000 +85.56% 1
Altrincham - 2 £52,500 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 195 (97.50%) .NET
2 193 (96.50%) C#
3 151 (75.50%) SQL Server
4 144 (72.00%) ASP.NET
5 118 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (58.00%) WCF
7 105 (52.50%) Web Services
8 104 (52.00%) MVC
9 102 (51.00%) HTML
10 100 (50.00%) CSS
11 92 (46.00%) TDD
12 79 (39.50%) XML
13 77 (38.50%) jQuery
14 75 (37.50%) SQL
15 73 (36.50%) NUnit
16 70 (35.00%) JavaScript
17 66 (33.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 65 (32.50%) Windows
19 60 (30.00%) WPF
20 57 (28.50%) UML
21 56 (28.00%) .NET Framework
22 52 (26.00%) OO
23 51 (25.50%) Microsoft
23 51 (25.50%) Scrum
24 50 (25.00%) Finance
24 50 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
24 50 (25.00%) HTML5
25 49 (24.50%) SOAP
26 48 (24.00%) REST
27 45 (22.50%) Analytical Skills

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (9.50%) IIS
2 13 (6.50%) CMS
3 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.00%) Internet
2 14 (7.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (75.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) SQLite
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 73 (36.50%) NUnit
2 39 (19.50%) Git (software)
2 39 (19.50%) Subversion
3 36 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (13.00%) Selenium
5 20 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 20 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 18 (9.00%) MSTest
7 11 (5.50%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.50%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.50%) FxCop
12 1 (0.50%) StyleCop
12 1 (0.50%) WiX
12 1 (0.50%) Moq
12 1 (0.50%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (10.00%) Advertising
3 4 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.50%) Automotive
5 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 171 (85.50%) Developer
2 91 (45.50%) C# Developer
3 87 (43.50%) .NET Developer
4 61 (30.50%) Web Developer
5 60 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (27.50%) Software Developer
7 44 (22.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 41 (20.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 41 (20.50%) C# Web Developer
9 40 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
10 38 (19.00%) Agile C# Developer
11 29 (14.50%) C# Software Developer
12 20 (10.00%) Senior Developer
13 15 (7.50%) Software Engineer
14 12 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
16 9 (4.50%) Senior C# Developer
16 9 (4.50%) .NET Software Engineer
17 8 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
18 5 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (97.50%) .NET
2 144 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 116 (58.00%) WCF
4 105 (52.50%) Web Services
5 102 (51.00%) HTML
6 100 (50.00%) CSS
7 79 (39.50%) XML
8 77 (38.50%) jQuery
9 66 (33.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 60 (30.00%) WPF
11 56 (28.00%) .NET Framework
12 50 (25.00%) HTML5
13 49 (24.50%) SOAP
14 48 (24.00%) REST
15 42 (21.00%) Entity Framework
16 37 (18.50%) MSMQ
17 33 (16.50%) CSS3
18 31 (15.50%) Ajax
19 28 (14.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
20 24 (12.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (4.00%) W3C
5 4 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) DTV
6 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.50%) Windows
2 10 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (0.50%) Linux
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (52.00%) MVC
3 92 (46.00%) TDD
4 57 (28.50%) UML
5 52 (26.00%) OO
6 51 (25.50%) Scrum
7 50 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (16.00%) Web Application Development
9 26 (13.00%) Kanban
10 24 (12.00%) Unit Testing
11 22 (11.00%) BDD
12 21 (10.50%) Software Engineering
13 20 (10.00%) Scrum-ban
13 20 (10.00%) MVVM
14 17 (8.50%) SDLC
15 16 (8.00%) Web Development
16 10 (5.00%) Workflow
17 9 (4.50%) Service Delivery
17 9 (4.50%) RUP
17 9 (4.50%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 193 (96.50%) C#
2 75 (37.50%) SQL
3 70 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (19.00%) VBA
5 33 (16.50%) T-SQL
6 23 (11.50%) Java
7 18 (9.00%) C++
8 11 (5.50%) PL/SQL
8 11 (5.50%) VB
9 9 (4.50%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.50%) C
9 9 (4.50%) PHP
10 2 (1.00%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.00%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.00%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.50%) Scala
11 1 (0.50%) R
11 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 51 (25.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (4.00%) Zend
4 3 (1.50%) Google
4 3 (1.50%) Adobe
5 2 (1.00%) Wonderware
5 2 (1.00%) Telerik
6 1 (0.50%) VMware
6 1 (0.50%) SAP
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle
6 1 (0.50%) Ektron
6 1 (0.50%) Red Gate
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