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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 68 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 132 113 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.25% 2.98% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.48% 6.03% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 109 111 106
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
1765 1873 1927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.45% 49.42% 51.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1674 1738
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Cheadle - 6 - -
Rochdale - 6 £39,500 -
Stockport -2 4 £25,000 -30.55% 1
Wigan - 1 £19,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £30,000 -
Bolton - 1 £26,000 - 1
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 262 (97.04%) .NET
2 261 (96.67%) C#
3 207 (76.67%) MVC
4 193 (71.48%) ASP.NET
5 189 (70.00%) SQL Server
6 168 (62.22%) HTML
6 168 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
7 165 (61.11%) CSS
8 141 (52.22%) .NET Framework
9 132 (48.89%) WCF
10 130 (48.15%) JavaScript
11 114 (42.22%) jQuery
12 111 (41.11%) TDD
13 109 (40.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 106 (39.26%) SQL
15 93 (34.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 90 (33.33%) Web Services
17 80 (29.63%) Degree
18 78 (28.89%) OO
19 73 (27.04%) Unit Testing
20 71 (26.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 66 (24.44%) Scrum
22 61 (22.59%) Microsoft
23 57 (21.11%) WPF
24 55 (20.37%) VB.NET
25 51 (18.89%) Computer Science
26 50 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
27 49 (18.15%) SQL Server 2008
28 48 (17.78%) XML
29 47 (17.41%) IIS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (17.41%) IIS
2 36 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 25 (9.26%) CMS
4 24 (8.89%) Umbraco
5 13 (4.81%) WordPress
5 13 (4.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (3.33%) Drupal
7 4 (1.48%) Node.js
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.22%) Fireworks
2 6 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.37%) Internet
2 16 (5.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (18.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (17.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (12.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (10.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (8.15%) RavenDB
7 15 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.81%) MySQL
9 12 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.74%) DTS
10 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (17.04%) NUnit
2 38 (14.07%) Moq
3 33 (12.22%) Git (software)
4 31 (11.48%) Visual Studio
5 22 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (7.78%) ReSharper
7 19 (7.04%) SpecFlow
8 18 (6.67%) Subversion
9 10 (3.70%) Selenium
9 10 (3.70%) MSTest
10 4 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (1.11%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.11%) Grunt
12 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.74%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.74%) FxCop
12 2 (0.74%) StyleCop
General
1 33 (12.22%) Marketing
2 29 (10.74%) Finance
3 27 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.70%) Billing
5 4 (1.48%) Banking
5 4 (1.48%) Games
6 2 (0.74%) Military
6 2 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 254 (94.07%) Developer
2 162 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 144 (53.33%) C# Developer
4 108 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 84 (31.11%) Senior Developer
6 56 (20.74%) Software Developer
7 55 (20.37%) Web Developer
8 54 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 47 (17.41%) Senior C# Developer
10 43 (15.93%) .NET Web Developer
11 39 (14.44%) C# Software Developer
12 38 (14.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 34 (12.59%) .NET Software Developer
14 24 (8.89%) C# Web Developer
15 22 (8.15%) Agile C# Developer
16 16 (5.93%) Software Engineer
17 14 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
18 13 (4.81%) .NET Software Engineer
19 12 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
19 12 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (97.04%) .NET
2 193 (71.48%) ASP.NET
3 168 (62.22%) HTML
4 165 (61.11%) CSS
5 141 (52.22%) .NET Framework
6 132 (48.89%) WCF
7 114 (42.22%) jQuery
8 109 (40.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 93 (34.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 90 (33.33%) Web Services
11 71 (26.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 57 (21.11%) WPF
13 48 (17.78%) XML
14 43 (15.93%) ADO.NET
15 35 (12.96%) WinForms
15 35 (12.96%) Backbone.js
16 28 (10.37%) XSLT
17 23 (8.52%) Ajax
17 23 (8.52%) REST
18 22 (8.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.89%) Computer Science
2 32 (11.85%) Mathematics
2 32 (11.85%) Physics
3 19 (7.04%) Social Media
4 17 (6.30%) Client/Server
4 17 (6.30%) N-Tier
5 15 (5.56%) W3C
6 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.70%) Windows
2 6 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.74%) Linux
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (76.67%) MVC
2 168 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (41.11%) TDD
4 78 (28.89%) OO
5 73 (27.04%) Unit Testing
6 66 (24.44%) Scrum
7 50 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (16.67%) Web Development
9 43 (15.93%) OOD
10 38 (14.07%) E-Commerce
11 33 (12.22%) Coaching
12 31 (11.48%) UML
13 28 (10.37%) OOP
13 28 (10.37%) Domain-Driven Design
14 27 (10.00%) SOA
14 27 (10.00%) Refactoring
15 26 (9.63%) Software Engineering
16 25 (9.26%) Mentoring
17 21 (7.78%) Web Application Development
18 20 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 261 (96.67%) C#
2 130 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 106 (39.26%) SQL
4 55 (20.37%) VB.NET
5 30 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 19 (7.04%) VB
7 11 (4.07%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.70%) Ruby
9 4 (1.48%) Python
10 3 (1.11%) PHP
11 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.74%) XPath
12 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 80 (29.63%) Degree
2 2 (0.74%) MCP
2 2 (0.74%) MCSD
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.22%) WCAG
2 3 (1.11%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 61 (22.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.19%) Sitecore
3 10 (3.70%) Google
3 10 (3.70%) Wonderware
3 10 (3.70%) Oracle
3 10 (3.70%) SAP
4 9 (3.33%) Zend
5 6 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.74%) VMware
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