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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West / Manchester
Rank 169 86 115
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +29
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 31 97 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 2.92% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 7.43% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 94 81
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%

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
1686 1305 1668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.78% 39.22% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1144 1471
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 -9 2 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Bolton -11 1 £30,000 -21.05%
Bury -13 1 - -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 78 (100.00%) C#
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (82.05%) ASP.NET
3 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (65.38%) WCF
5 50 (64.10%) SQL
6 48 (61.54%) HTML
6 48 (61.54%) CSS
7 44 (56.41%) jQuery
8 43 (55.13%) Scrum
8 43 (55.13%) XML
9 41 (52.56%) Web Services
9 41 (52.56%) OO
10 40 (51.28%) WF
11 39 (50.00%) SQL Server
11 39 (50.00%) MSTest
12 38 (48.72%) NUnit
13 36 (46.15%) WPF
14 35 (44.87%) C++
14 35 (44.87%) T-SQL
15 34 (43.59%) JavaScript
16 33 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (41.03%) Java
18 31 (39.74%) PL/SQL
19 30 (38.46%) MVC
20 29 (37.18%) .NET Framework
20 29 (37.18%) MVVM
21 28 (35.90%) Software Engineering
21 28 (35.90%) Silverlight
21 28 (35.90%) RUP

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 8 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.85%) RS-232
2 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.97%) Big Data
4 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 39 (50.00%) MSTest
2 38 (48.72%) NUnit
3 10 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (11.54%) Subversion
5 5 (6.41%) Selenium
5 5 (6.41%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (3.85%) Moq
7 3 (3.85%) MSI
7 3 (3.85%) NuGet
7 3 (3.85%) WiX
8 1 (1.28%) JIRA
8 1 (1.28%) Log4Net
8 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (58.97%) Developer
2 37 (47.44%) .NET Developer
3 33 (42.31%) C# Developer
4 27 (34.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (32.05%) .NET Software Engineer
5 25 (32.05%) C# Software Engineer
5 25 (32.05%) Software Engineer
6 15 (19.23%) Web Developer
7 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
8 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
9 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
10 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
10 10 (12.82%) SQL Developer
11 9 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (10.26%) Agile C# Developer
12 8 (10.26%) Agile Developer
13 7 (8.97%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (82.05%) ASP.NET
3 51 (65.38%) WCF
4 48 (61.54%) CSS
4 48 (61.54%) HTML
5 44 (56.41%) jQuery
6 43 (55.13%) XML
7 41 (52.56%) Web Services
8 40 (51.28%) WF
9 36 (46.15%) WPF
10 29 (37.18%) .NET Framework
11 28 (35.90%) Silverlight
12 26 (33.33%) SOAP
13 25 (32.05%) RESTful
13 25 (32.05%) XSLT
14 23 (29.49%) Entity Framework
15 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (17.95%) Ajax
18 11 (14.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.85%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 3 (3.85%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Blog
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (55.13%) Scrum
3 41 (52.56%) OO
4 33 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (38.46%) MVC
6 29 (37.18%) MVVM
7 28 (35.90%) RUP
7 28 (35.90%) Software Engineering
7 28 (35.90%) UML
8 25 (32.05%) DSDM
8 25 (32.05%) Service Delivery
8 25 (32.05%) Use Case
9 20 (25.64%) TDD
10 15 (19.23%) Web Development
11 8 (10.26%) Kanban
11 8 (10.26%) Workflow
12 7 (8.97%) API Development
12 7 (8.97%) ETL
13 6 (7.69%) Analytics
13 6 (7.69%) Global Marketing
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) C#
2 50 (64.10%) SQL
3 35 (44.87%) C++
3 35 (44.87%) T-SQL
4 34 (43.59%) JavaScript
5 32 (41.03%) Java
6 31 (39.74%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.85%) C
8 3 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Tableau
3 1 (1.28%) SAP
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