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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 94 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 102 128 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.65% 3.15% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.85% 7.06% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 95 96 111
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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
1489 1812 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.71% 44.62% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1536 1707
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 August 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 August 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 0 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stockport +1 3 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Bolton +7 2 £45,000 +73.07% 2
Altrincham +5 1 £28,000 -6.66%
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 183 (97.34%) C#
2 182 (96.81%) .NET
3 137 (72.87%) SQL Server
4 134 (71.28%) ASP.NET
5 121 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (61.17%) WCF
7 105 (55.85%) Web Services
8 103 (54.79%) MVC
9 101 (53.72%) HTML
10 99 (52.66%) CSS
11 92 (48.94%) TDD
12 81 (43.09%) NUnit
13 77 (40.96%) jQuery
14 76 (40.43%) JavaScript
15 75 (39.89%) SQL
16 74 (39.36%) XML
17 63 (33.51%) Windows
17 63 (33.51%) WPF
18 61 (32.45%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (31.91%) OO
20 57 (30.32%) Scrum
20 57 (30.32%) ASP.NET MVC
21 55 (29.26%) UML
22 53 (28.19%) Finance
23 52 (27.66%) SOAP
23 52 (27.66%) REST
24 49 (26.06%) .NET Framework
25 46 (24.47%) HTML5
26 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
27 43 (22.87%) Git (software)

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (6.91%) IIS
2 11 (5.85%) CMS
3 4 (2.13%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (20.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.04%) Internet
2 12 (6.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (72.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.06%) SQLite
6 2 (1.06%) MySQL
6 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 81 (43.09%) NUnit
2 43 (22.87%) Git (software)
3 35 (18.62%) Subversion
4 27 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (12.23%) Selenium
6 20 (10.64%) Rhino Mocks
6 20 (10.64%) Cucumber
7 17 (9.04%) MSTest
8 12 (6.38%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.66%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (2.13%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.06%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.06%) WiX
12 2 (1.06%) Moq
12 2 (1.06%) FxCop
12 2 (1.06%) StyleCop
General
1 53 (28.19%) Finance
2 20 (10.64%) Advertising
3 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.60%) Marketing
4 3 (1.60%) Automotive
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (86.17%) Developer
2 84 (44.68%) .NET Developer
3 80 (42.55%) C# Developer
4 57 (30.32%) Web Developer
5 50 (26.60%) Software Developer
5 50 (26.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (21.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (19.68%) .NET Web Developer
7 37 (19.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (19.15%) C# Web Developer
9 34 (18.09%) Agile C# Developer
10 26 (13.83%) C# Software Developer
11 19 (10.11%) Software Engineer
12 17 (9.04%) Senior Developer
13 13 (6.91%) C# Software Engineer
13 13 (6.91%) .NET Software Engineer
14 11 (5.85%) Agile .NET Developer
15 7 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
15 7 (3.72%) Senior C# Developer
16 4 (2.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (96.81%) .NET
2 134 (71.28%) ASP.NET
3 115 (61.17%) WCF
4 105 (55.85%) Web Services
5 101 (53.72%) HTML
6 99 (52.66%) CSS
7 77 (40.96%) jQuery
8 74 (39.36%) XML
9 63 (33.51%) WPF
10 57 (30.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (27.66%) REST
11 52 (27.66%) SOAP
12 49 (26.06%) .NET Framework
13 46 (24.47%) HTML5
14 41 (21.81%) Entity Framework
15 36 (19.15%) MSMQ
16 31 (16.49%) Ajax
17 30 (15.96%) CSS3
18 25 (13.30%) ASP.NET 2.0
18 25 (13.30%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.72%) W3C
3 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.66%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 63 (33.51%) Windows
2 6 (3.19%) Android
3 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (54.79%) MVC
3 92 (48.94%) TDD
4 61 (32.45%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (31.91%) OO
6 57 (30.32%) Scrum
7 55 (29.26%) UML
8 29 (15.43%) Web Application Development
9 28 (14.89%) Kanban
10 27 (14.36%) BDD
11 24 (12.77%) Software Engineering
12 20 (10.64%) Scrum-ban
13 19 (10.11%) MVVM
14 17 (9.04%) Web Development
15 16 (8.51%) SDLC
16 13 (6.91%) Use Case
16 13 (6.91%) Service Delivery
16 13 (6.91%) RUP
16 13 (6.91%) DSDM
17 12 (6.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 183 (97.34%) C#
2 76 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 75 (39.89%) SQL
4 41 (21.81%) VBA
5 31 (16.49%) T-SQL
6 25 (13.30%) Java
7 21 (11.17%) C++
8 13 (6.91%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.79%) PHP
10 8 (4.26%) C
11 7 (3.72%) VB
12 5 (2.66%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.13%) Scala
14 3 (1.60%) Ruby
15 2 (1.06%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.06%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.53%) R
16 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.72%) Zend
3 6 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.60%) Google
4 3 (1.60%) Wonderware
5 2 (1.06%) VMware
5 2 (1.06%) Telerik
5 2 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle
6 1 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) Red Gate
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