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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 82 128 102
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -26
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 96 68 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.95% 1.69% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 4.03% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 92 63 83
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £30,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
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
1277 1688 1875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.30% 42.00% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1500 1670
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(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
Bury - 9 £33,500 - 1
Stockport -3 6 £30,750 -5.38% 1
Rochdale +1 4 £47,500 -2.06%
Cheadle - 1 £45,000 - 1
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 221 (99.55%) C#
2 212 (95.50%) .NET
3 165 (74.32%) ASP.NET
4 157 (70.72%) SQL Server
5 150 (67.57%) HTML
6 147 (66.22%) CSS
7 139 (62.61%) SQL
8 130 (58.56%) MVC
9 129 (58.11%) jQuery
10 127 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
11 122 (54.95%) JavaScript
12 109 (49.10%) TDD
13 99 (44.59%) Web Services
14 89 (40.09%) WCF
15 83 (37.39%) .NET Framework
16 82 (36.94%) OO
16 82 (36.94%) T-SQL
17 77 (34.68%) Ajax
17 77 (34.68%) NUnit
18 74 (33.33%) Entity Framework
19 68 (30.63%) Scrum
20 64 (28.83%) WPF
21 61 (27.48%) XML
22 58 (26.13%) ASP.NET MVC
23 55 (24.77%) Windows
24 54 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
25 52 (23.42%) SOAP
26 51 (22.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 49 (22.07%) WF
28 48 (21.62%) Software Engineering

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (7.66%) Umbraco
2 14 (6.31%) IIS
3 4 (1.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Node.js
4 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (70.72%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.25%) SQLite
8 2 (0.90%) MySQL
8 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 77 (34.68%) NUnit
2 39 (17.57%) Visual Studio
3 35 (15.77%) MSTest
4 34 (15.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (11.71%) Git (software)
5 26 (11.71%) Subversion
6 15 (6.76%) Selenium
7 14 (6.31%) Moq
8 9 (4.05%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.70%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (2.25%) FxCop
10 5 (2.25%) Gerrit
10 5 (2.25%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.25%) StyleCop
10 5 (2.25%) WiX
11 4 (1.80%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.80%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (18.47%) Finance
2 24 (10.81%) Marketing
3 10 (4.50%) Retail
4 6 (2.70%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 186 (83.78%) Developer
2 132 (59.46%) .NET Developer
3 125 (56.31%) C# Developer
4 94 (42.34%) ASP.NET Developer
5 87 (39.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 58 (26.13%) SQL Developer
7 57 (25.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 54 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 49 (22.07%) C# Software Developer
9 49 (22.07%) Web Developer
10 45 (20.27%) Software Developer
11 44 (19.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 43 (19.37%) HTML Developer
13 36 (16.22%) Senior Developer
14 35 (15.77%) C# Web Developer
15 33 (14.86%) C# Software Engineer
15 33 (14.86%) Software Engineer
16 32 (14.41%) .NET Web Developer
17 26 (11.71%) .NET Software Engineer
18 24 (10.81%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (95.50%) .NET
2 165 (74.32%) ASP.NET
3 150 (67.57%) HTML
4 147 (66.22%) CSS
5 129 (58.11%) jQuery
6 99 (44.59%) Web Services
7 89 (40.09%) WCF
8 83 (37.39%) .NET Framework
9 77 (34.68%) Ajax
10 74 (33.33%) Entity Framework
11 64 (28.83%) WPF
12 61 (27.48%) XML
13 58 (26.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 52 (23.42%) SOAP
15 51 (22.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 49 (22.07%) WF
17 41 (18.47%) CSS3
18 38 (17.12%) REST
19 36 (16.22%) HTML5
20 29 (13.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.05%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.05%) N-Tier
3 9 (4.05%) Physics
4 5 (2.25%) Health Informatics
4 5 (2.25%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 55 (24.77%) Windows
2 6 (2.70%) Linux
3 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (58.56%) MVC
2 127 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (49.10%) TDD
4 82 (36.94%) OO
5 68 (30.63%) Scrum
6 54 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 46 (20.72%) OOP
9 39 (17.57%) UML
10 31 (13.96%) Kanban
10 31 (13.96%) MVVM
10 31 (13.96%) Workflow
11 30 (13.51%) BDD
12 28 (12.61%) Web Development
13 27 (12.16%) SOA
14 26 (11.71%) DSDM
14 26 (11.71%) RUP
14 26 (11.71%) Service Delivery
14 26 (11.71%) Use Case
15 23 (10.36%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 221 (99.55%) C#
2 139 (62.61%) SQL
3 122 (54.95%) JavaScript
4 82 (36.94%) T-SQL
5 32 (14.41%) C++
5 32 (14.41%) Java
6 26 (11.71%) PL/SQL
7 17 (7.66%) VBA
8 6 (2.70%) C
8 6 (2.70%) Scala
9 5 (2.25%) Ruby
9 5 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.45%) PHP
10 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.56%) Degree
2 5 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 43 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.25%) VMware
2 5 (2.25%) Wonderware
3 2 (0.90%) Google
3 2 (0.90%) Telerik
4 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.45%) Twitter
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