The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 122 96 72
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -24
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 65 96 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.80% 2.68% 3.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.31% 6.45% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 64 91 105
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
1507 1488 1745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.75% 41.49% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1274 1466
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Manchester

LINQ
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale -1 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Altrincham +5 3 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Stockport -5 2 £24,500 -30.00%
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 128 (100.00%) C#
2 127 (99.22%) .NET
3 106 (82.81%) HTML
3 106 (82.81%) ASP.NET
4 104 (81.25%) CSS
5 91 (71.09%) JavaScript
6 88 (68.75%) jQuery
7 87 (67.97%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (64.06%) MVC
9 79 (61.72%) SQL Server
9 79 (61.72%) SQL
10 66 (51.56%) WCF
11 63 (49.22%) Web Services
12 61 (47.66%) Scrum
13 59 (46.09%) .NET Framework
14 54 (42.19%) T-SQL
15 53 (41.41%) TDD
15 53 (41.41%) Entity Framework
16 48 (37.50%) OO
17 47 (36.72%) XML
18 43 (33.59%) ASP.NET MVC
19 42 (32.81%) WPF
19 42 (32.81%) Finance
20 41 (32.03%) NUnit
20 41 (32.03%) MSTest
21 40 (31.25%) HTML5
21 40 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
21 40 (31.25%) CSS3
22 39 (30.47%) WF
23 38 (29.69%) ASP.NET Web API

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.47%) IIS
2 6 (4.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.56%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (61.72%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.69%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.34%) MySQL
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (32.03%) MSTest
1 41 (32.03%) NUnit
2 26 (20.31%) Selenium
3 20 (15.63%) SpecFlow
4 16 (12.50%) Subversion
5 10 (7.81%) JIRA
6 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.91%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (3.91%) Moq
8 5 (3.91%) ReSharper
8 5 (3.91%) SonarQube
8 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.34%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 42 (32.81%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Retail
3 9 (7.03%) Marketing
4 6 (4.69%) Electronics
4 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.91%) Back Office
6 4 (3.13%) Law
6 4 (3.13%) Legal
7 2 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (73.44%) Developer
2 70 (54.69%) .NET Developer
3 63 (49.22%) C# Developer
4 52 (40.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (28.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (22.66%) SQL Developer
7 28 (21.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (21.88%) Software Engineer
8 27 (21.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 26 (20.31%) Software Developer
10 25 (19.53%) .NET Software Engineer
10 25 (19.53%) C# Software Developer
10 25 (19.53%) C# Software Engineer
11 22 (17.19%) .NET Software Developer
12 21 (16.41%) Senior Developer
13 17 (13.28%) C# Web Developer
13 17 (13.28%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (13.28%) Web Developer
14 15 (11.72%) Senior .NET Developer
15 13 (10.16%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (99.22%) .NET
2 106 (82.81%) ASP.NET
2 106 (82.81%) HTML
3 104 (81.25%) CSS
4 88 (68.75%) jQuery
5 66 (51.56%) WCF
6 63 (49.22%) Web Services
7 59 (46.09%) .NET Framework
8 53 (41.41%) Entity Framework
9 47 (36.72%) XML
10 43 (33.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (32.81%) WPF
12 40 (31.25%) CSS3
12 40 (31.25%) HTML5
13 39 (30.47%) WF
14 38 (29.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 34 (26.56%) RESTful
15 34 (26.56%) Silverlight
16 32 (25.00%) SOAP
17 31 (24.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.47%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.91%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.91%) Physics
5 3 (2.34%) Blog
5 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.34%) NHS
6 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.06%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Linux
2 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (67.97%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (64.06%) MVC
3 61 (47.66%) Scrum
4 53 (41.41%) TDD
5 48 (37.50%) OO
6 40 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (29.69%) Software Engineering
8 34 (26.56%) MVVM
9 29 (22.66%) UML
10 25 (19.53%) DSDM
10 25 (19.53%) RUP
10 25 (19.53%) Service Delivery
10 25 (19.53%) Unit Testing
10 25 (19.53%) Use Case
11 22 (17.19%) Kanban
12 19 (14.84%) Web Development
13 18 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (12.50%) OOP
15 15 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (11.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 128 (100.00%) C#
2 91 (71.09%) JavaScript
3 79 (61.72%) SQL
4 54 (42.19%) T-SQL
5 28 (21.88%) C++
5 28 (21.88%) Java
6 25 (19.53%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.91%) XPath
8 4 (3.13%) VBA
9 2 (1.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) ISEB
2 4 (3.13%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.69%) SAP
3 5 (3.91%) Ektron
4 4 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (0.78%) DevExpress
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