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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 123 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 61 101 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.76% 2.80% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.54% 6.41% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 55 95 108
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1345 1576 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.81% 43.67% 46.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1368 1579
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Rochdale 0 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Bury - 2 £34,250 -
Cheadle - 2 £42,500 -
Bolton +16 1 £38,000 -15.55%
Stockport +5 1 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Oldham +2 1 £38,000 -
Sale - 1 £40,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 156 (100.00%) C#
2 153 (98.08%) .NET
3 123 (78.85%) HTML
3 123 (78.85%) ASP.NET
4 119 (76.28%) CSS
5 100 (64.10%) JavaScript
6 99 (63.46%) jQuery
7 98 (62.82%) SQL Server
7 98 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (60.26%) SQL
9 86 (55.13%) MVC
10 74 (47.44%) WCF
11 70 (44.87%) Web Services
12 65 (41.67%) TDD
13 64 (41.03%) .NET Framework
13 64 (41.03%) T-SQL
14 60 (38.46%) OO
15 54 (34.62%) NUnit
16 53 (33.97%) Scrum
17 52 (33.33%) WPF
18 49 (31.41%) Continuous Integration
19 48 (30.77%) Entity Framework
20 46 (29.49%) Software Engineering
21 45 (28.85%) Finance
22 44 (28.21%) SOAP
23 42 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
23 42 (26.92%) XML
24 41 (26.28%) CSS3
25 39 (25.00%) HTML5
26 38 (24.36%) Ajax

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 19 (12.18%) IIS
2 8 (5.13%) CMS
3 5 (3.21%) Node.js
4 4 (2.56%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (8.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.92%) Visualfiles
3 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (62.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.41%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.85%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.56%) SQLite
8 3 (1.92%) MySQL
9 1 (0.64%) Big Data
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 54 (34.62%) NUnit
2 36 (23.08%) MSTest
3 21 (13.46%) Selenium
4 19 (12.18%) Subversion
5 17 (10.90%) SpecFlow
6 16 (10.26%) Visual Studio
7 15 (9.62%) Moq
8 14 (8.97%) Git (software)
9 11 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (6.41%) JIRA
11 5 (3.21%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (3.21%) ReSharper
11 5 (3.21%) SonarQube
12 4 (2.56%) FxCop
12 4 (2.56%) Gerrit
12 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.56%) StyleCop
12 4 (2.56%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.56%) WiX
13 3 (1.92%) CruiseControl
General
1 45 (28.85%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Marketing
3 10 (6.41%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Electronics
4 6 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.92%) Law
5 3 (1.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 124 (79.49%) Developer
2 96 (61.54%) C# Developer
3 94 (60.26%) .NET Developer
4 72 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (37.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 44 (28.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 44 (28.21%) C# Software Developer
7 42 (26.92%) SQL Developer
8 41 (26.28%) Software Developer
9 32 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 29 (18.59%) C# Software Engineer
10 29 (18.59%) Software Engineer
11 28 (17.95%) .NET Software Developer
11 28 (17.95%) Senior Developer
12 27 (17.31%) Web Developer
13 26 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
14 25 (16.03%) .NET Software Engineer
14 25 (16.03%) C# Web Developer
15 24 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
16 22 (14.10%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (98.08%) .NET
2 123 (78.85%) ASP.NET
2 123 (78.85%) HTML
3 119 (76.28%) CSS
4 99 (63.46%) jQuery
5 74 (47.44%) WCF
6 70 (44.87%) Web Services
7 64 (41.03%) .NET Framework
8 52 (33.33%) WPF
9 48 (30.77%) Entity Framework
10 44 (28.21%) SOAP
11 42 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (26.92%) XML
12 41 (26.28%) CSS3
13 39 (25.00%) HTML5
14 38 (24.36%) Ajax
15 37 (23.72%) WF
16 36 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 33 (21.15%) XSLT
18 31 (19.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 11 (7.05%) Mathematics
4 11 (7.05%) Physics
5 9 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.21%) Health Informatics
6 5 (3.21%) Informatics
7 3 (1.92%) Blog
8 1 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.44%) Windows
2 6 (3.85%) Linux
3 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (55.13%) MVC
3 65 (41.67%) TDD
4 60 (38.46%) OO
5 53 (33.97%) Scrum
6 49 (31.41%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (29.49%) Software Engineering
8 35 (22.44%) MVVM
9 34 (21.79%) UML
10 32 (20.51%) Web Development
11 28 (17.95%) OOP
12 25 (16.03%) DSDM
12 25 (16.03%) Kanban
12 25 (16.03%) RUP
12 25 (16.03%) Service Delivery
12 25 (16.03%) Use Case
13 23 (14.74%) BDD
14 20 (12.82%) SOA
14 20 (12.82%) Workflow
15 16 (10.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) C#
2 100 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 94 (60.26%) SQL
4 64 (41.03%) T-SQL
5 28 (17.95%) C++
5 28 (17.95%) Java
6 25 (16.03%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.77%) VBA
8 5 (3.21%) XPath
9 4 (2.56%) Ruby
9 4 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.92%) C
10 3 (1.92%) Scala
11 2 (1.28%) PHP
11 2 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (2.56%) ISEB
2 4 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.85%) SAP
3 5 (3.21%) Ektron
4 4 (2.56%) VMware
4 4 (2.56%) Wonderware
5 2 (1.28%) Google
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Posted: Yesterday
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