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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 120 102 69
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -33
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 64 77 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 2.07% 3.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 4.16% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 59 77 146
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1665 1851 2277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.14% 49.74% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1660 2077
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Stockport +4 7 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Bolton +2 1 £24,500 -34.66% 1
Rochdale - 1 £52,000 - 1
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 169 (97.13%) C#
2 163 (93.68%) .NET
3 139 (79.89%) ASP.NET
4 134 (77.01%) MVC
5 122 (70.11%) CSS
6 117 (67.24%) HTML
7 111 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (59.77%) SQL Server
9 78 (44.83%) JavaScript
10 77 (44.25%) WCF
11 75 (43.10%) jQuery
12 69 (39.66%) Web Services
13 62 (35.63%) .NET Framework
13 62 (35.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 55 (31.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 53 (30.46%) Scrum
16 51 (29.31%) SQL
17 49 (28.16%) ASP.NET MVC
18 44 (25.29%) TDD
19 37 (21.26%) Subversion
20 36 (20.69%) OO
21 33 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 33 (18.97%) HTML5
22 32 (18.39%) IIS
23 31 (17.82%) Unit Testing
24 30 (17.24%) CSS3
25 29 (16.67%) WPF
26 28 (16.09%) Web Development
27 27 (15.52%) Degree
27 27 (15.52%) Backbone.js

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (18.39%) IIS
2 25 (14.37%) Umbraco
3 18 (10.34%) CMS
4 14 (8.05%) WordPress
5 13 (7.47%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (4.02%) Node.js
8 5 (2.87%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.62%) Internet
2 13 (7.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (59.77%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (9.20%) MySQL
4 15 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.72%) RavenDB
7 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.15%) DTS
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (21.26%) Subversion
2 22 (12.64%) Git (software)
3 21 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (11.49%) NUnit
5 15 (8.62%) Moq
6 11 (6.32%) MSBuild
6 11 (6.32%) Grunt
7 10 (5.75%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.45%) MSTest
9 2 (1.15%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.15%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.15%) Selenium
10 1 (0.57%) FxCop
10 1 (0.57%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.57%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.57%) WiX
General
1 19 (10.92%) Finance
2 10 (5.75%) Marketing
3 8 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.87%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 158 (90.80%) Developer
2 95 (54.60%) C# Developer
3 91 (52.30%) .NET Developer
4 57 (32.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (31.03%) Web Developer
6 52 (29.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 49 (28.16%) .NET Web Developer
8 47 (27.01%) Senior Developer
9 31 (17.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (17.24%) Senior C# Developer
11 28 (16.09%) C# Web Developer
12 20 (11.49%) Software Developer
13 18 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (8.05%) .NET Software Developer
15 12 (6.90%) Agile C# Developer
16 10 (5.75%) Lead Developer
16 10 (5.75%) Senior Web Developer
16 10 (5.75%) Senior .NET Developer
17 8 (4.60%) Software Engineer
18 7 (4.02%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (93.68%) .NET
2 139 (79.89%) ASP.NET
3 122 (70.11%) CSS
4 117 (67.24%) HTML
5 77 (44.25%) WCF
6 75 (43.10%) jQuery
7 69 (39.66%) Web Services
8 62 (35.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 62 (35.63%) .NET Framework
9 55 (31.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 49 (28.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (18.97%) HTML5
12 30 (17.24%) CSS3
13 29 (16.67%) WPF
14 27 (15.52%) Backbone.js
15 26 (14.94%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 24 (13.79%) XML
17 21 (12.07%) Ajax
18 16 (9.20%) WinForms
18 16 (9.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.47%) Mathematics
2 13 (7.47%) Physics
3 12 (6.90%) W3C
4 8 (4.60%) Social Media
4 8 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.15%) Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.57%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.37%) Windows
2 9 (5.17%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.02%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (77.01%) MVC
2 111 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (30.46%) Scrum
4 44 (25.29%) TDD
5 36 (20.69%) OO
6 31 (17.82%) Unit Testing
7 28 (16.09%) Web Development
8 26 (14.94%) E-Commerce
9 25 (14.37%) Coaching
10 22 (12.64%) Software Engineering
11 18 (10.34%) Web Application Development
12 17 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (8.62%) MVVM
14 14 (8.05%) OOD
14 14 (8.05%) UML
15 13 (7.47%) Dependency Injection
16 11 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
17 10 (5.75%) OOP
17 10 (5.75%) SEO
18 9 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 169 (97.13%) C#
2 78 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 51 (29.31%) SQL
4 23 (13.22%) VB.NET
5 14 (8.05%) PHP
6 8 (4.60%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.60%) Ruby
7 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.72%) Java
8 2 (1.15%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) VB
9 1 (0.57%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.57%) Python
9 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (15.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.34%) Sitecore
3 10 (5.75%) Google
4 9 (5.17%) Wonderware
4 9 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.45%) Telerik
6 5 (2.87%) Zend
7 1 (0.57%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.57%) VMware
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