The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 67 73 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 134 132 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.43% 3.16% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.77% 6.24% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 104 123 92
Average salary £39,500 £36,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.72% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,900 £35,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1725 2115 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.14% 50.56% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1902 1678
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
North West

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
Stockport 0 13 £60,000 +66.66% 2
Rochdale - 8 £39,500 - 2
Cheadle +8 6 - -
Bolton - 3 £26,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 240 (98.36%) C#
1 240 (98.36%) .NET
2 191 (78.28%) MVC
3 182 (74.59%) ASP.NET
4 167 (68.44%) SQL Server
5 152 (62.30%) HTML
6 148 (60.66%) CSS
7 134 (54.92%) .NET Framework
8 125 (51.23%) JavaScript
9 117 (47.95%) WCF
10 116 (47.54%) SQL
11 115 (47.13%) TDD
12 96 (39.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 92 (37.70%) jQuery
14 91 (37.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 78 (31.97%) Web Services
16 77 (31.56%) Degree
17 71 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
18 68 (27.87%) OO
19 67 (27.46%) XML
20 63 (25.82%) VB.NET
21 61 (25.00%) Microsoft
22 60 (24.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 58 (23.77%) Unit Testing
24 54 (22.13%) WPF
25 52 (21.31%) Computer Science
26 50 (20.49%) Scrum
27 49 (20.08%) IIS
28 48 (19.67%) Web Development
29 47 (19.26%) Continuous Integration

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 49 (20.08%) IIS
2 31 (12.70%) SharePoint
3 19 (7.79%) CMS
4 15 (6.15%) Umbraco
5 9 (3.69%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (3.69%) WordPress
6 4 (1.64%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.64%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.48%) Internet
2 18 (7.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (68.44%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (15.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (7.79%) RavenDB
6 16 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 15 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (4.92%) MySQL
9 10 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (14.75%) Visual Studio
2 35 (14.34%) NUnit
3 29 (11.89%) Moq
4 27 (11.07%) Git (software)
5 19 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (7.79%) ReSharper
6 18 (7.38%) SpecFlow
7 8 (3.28%) Selenium
7 8 (3.28%) MSTest
8 6 (2.46%) Subversion
9 3 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.23%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.23%) FxCop
9 3 (1.23%) StyleCop
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.82%) Grunt
10 2 (0.82%) MSBuild
General
1 27 (11.07%) Marketing
2 19 (7.79%) Finance
2 19 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.28%) Billing
4 4 (1.64%) Banking
5 3 (1.23%) Electronics
5 3 (1.23%) Military
5 3 (1.23%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 234 (95.90%) Developer
2 157 (64.34%) .NET Developer
3 122 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 99 (40.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (25.82%) Web Developer
6 60 (24.59%) Senior Developer
7 54 (22.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (18.03%) Software Developer
9 42 (17.21%) .NET Web Developer
10 39 (15.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (11.48%) Senior C# Developer
12 27 (11.07%) C# Software Developer
13 26 (10.66%) .NET Software Developer
14 21 (8.61%) C# Web Developer
15 20 (8.20%) Agile C# Developer
16 17 (6.97%) Software Engineer
17 13 (5.33%) .NET Software Engineer
17 13 (5.33%) C# Software Engineer
18 12 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
19 11 (4.51%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (98.36%) .NET
2 182 (74.59%) ASP.NET
3 152 (62.30%) HTML
4 148 (60.66%) CSS
5 134 (54.92%) .NET Framework
6 117 (47.95%) WCF
7 96 (39.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 92 (37.70%) jQuery
9 91 (37.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 78 (31.97%) Web Services
11 67 (27.46%) XML
12 60 (24.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 54 (22.13%) WPF
14 35 (14.34%) ADO.NET
15 34 (13.93%) XSLT
16 32 (13.11%) Ajax
17 30 (12.30%) WinForms
18 24 (9.84%) NHibernate
19 22 (9.02%) REST
20 21 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 27 (11.07%) N-Tier
3 24 (9.84%) Client/Server
4 23 (9.43%) Mathematics
4 23 (9.43%) Physics
5 20 (8.20%) W3C
6 17 (6.97%) Social Media
7 4 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) Statistics
8 1 (0.41%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.33%) Windows
2 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.23%) Linux
4 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (78.28%) MVC
2 115 (47.13%) TDD
3 71 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (27.87%) OO
5 58 (23.77%) Unit Testing
6 50 (20.49%) Scrum
7 48 (19.67%) Web Development
8 47 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (14.34%) E-Commerce
10 33 (13.52%) OOD
11 28 (11.48%) Refactoring
11 28 (11.48%) SOA
12 27 (11.07%) UML
13 26 (10.66%) Software Engineering
14 22 (9.02%) BDD
15 19 (7.79%) Domain-Driven Design
15 19 (7.79%) OOP
16 18 (7.38%) Enterprise Architecture
17 16 (6.56%) SEO
18 15 (6.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 240 (98.36%) C#
2 125 (51.23%) JavaScript
3 116 (47.54%) SQL
4 63 (25.82%) VB.NET
5 47 (19.26%) T-SQL
6 28 (11.48%) VB
7 12 (4.92%) TypeScript
8 10 (4.10%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.87%) Ruby
10 4 (1.64%) PHP
10 4 (1.64%) Python
11 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.82%) XPath
13 1 (0.41%) C++
13 1 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 77 (31.56%) Degree
2 2 (0.82%) MCP
2 2 (0.82%) MCSD
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.74%) WCAG
2 3 (1.23%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.23%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 61 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.10%) Oracle
2 10 (4.10%) SAP
3 9 (3.69%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.87%) Wonderware
5 6 (2.46%) Google
6 4 (1.64%) Zend
6 4 (1.64%) VMware
6 4 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.82%) Ektron
8 1 (0.41%) Symantec
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