The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 134 97 77
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 60 99 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.63% 2.61% 3.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 6.63% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 59 93 95
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,500 £31,098
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1584 1493 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.03% 39.35% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1319 1540
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Manchester

LINQ
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale -4 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Altrincham +7 3 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Stockport -8 1 £20,000 -46.66%
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 116 (100.00%) C#
2 115 (99.14%) .NET
3 93 (80.17%) ASP.NET
4 92 (79.31%) HTML
5 90 (77.59%) CSS
6 86 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (68.10%) JavaScript
8 78 (67.24%) jQuery
9 72 (62.07%) MVC
10 71 (61.21%) SQL Server
11 67 (57.76%) WCF
12 65 (56.03%) SQL
13 63 (54.31%) Web Services
14 62 (53.45%) Scrum
15 55 (47.41%) .NET Framework
16 51 (43.97%) XML
17 48 (41.38%) Entity Framework
18 46 (39.66%) WPF
18 46 (39.66%) TDD
19 44 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (37.93%) MSTest
20 43 (37.07%) Finance
21 42 (36.21%) T-SQL
21 42 (36.21%) WF
22 41 (35.34%) NUnit
23 40 (34.48%) OO
23 40 (34.48%) HTML5
23 40 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
24 38 (32.76%) ASP.NET MVC
25 35 (30.17%) CSS3

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.31%) CMS
2 4 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (61.21%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.17%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.86%) Big Data
6 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (37.93%) MSTest
2 41 (35.34%) NUnit
3 28 (24.14%) Selenium
4 22 (18.97%) SpecFlow
5 18 (15.52%) Subversion
6 10 (8.62%) JIRA
7 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
9 5 (4.31%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (4.31%) ReSharper
9 5 (4.31%) SonarQube
10 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.59%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
13 1 (0.86%) Moq
General
1 43 (37.07%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Retail
3 6 (5.17%) Electronics
3 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.17%) Marketing
3 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Law
4 4 (3.45%) Legal
5 3 (2.59%) Back Office
6 2 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (70.69%) Developer
2 59 (50.86%) C# Developer
3 55 (47.41%) .NET Developer
4 45 (38.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (24.14%) Software Engineer
6 25 (21.55%) .NET Software Engineer
6 25 (21.55%) C# Software Engineer
6 25 (21.55%) Software Developer
7 24 (20.69%) C# Software Developer
8 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 23 (19.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (16.38%) Senior Developer
9 19 (16.38%) SQL Developer
10 18 (15.52%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (14.66%) C# Web Developer
11 17 (14.66%) Web Developer
12 13 (11.21%) .NET Web Developer
12 13 (11.21%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (9.48%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (99.14%) .NET
2 93 (80.17%) ASP.NET
3 92 (79.31%) HTML
4 90 (77.59%) CSS
5 78 (67.24%) jQuery
6 67 (57.76%) WCF
7 63 (54.31%) Web Services
8 55 (47.41%) .NET Framework
9 51 (43.97%) XML
10 48 (41.38%) Entity Framework
11 46 (39.66%) WPF
12 42 (36.21%) WF
13 40 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (34.48%) HTML5
14 38 (32.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (30.17%) CSS3
16 34 (29.31%) RESTful
16 34 (29.31%) Silverlight
17 32 (27.59%) SOAP
18 31 (26.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.03%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.59%) Blog
4 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.59%) NHS
5 1 (0.86%) iPad
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (62.07%) MVC
3 62 (53.45%) Scrum
4 46 (39.66%) TDD
5 44 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (34.48%) OO
7 34 (29.31%) MVVM
7 34 (29.31%) Software Engineering
8 32 (27.59%) UML
9 25 (21.55%) DSDM
9 25 (21.55%) RUP
9 25 (21.55%) Service Delivery
9 25 (21.55%) Use Case
10 23 (19.83%) Kanban
11 21 (18.10%) Unit Testing
12 20 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (15.52%) Web Development
14 17 (14.66%) Workflow
15 16 (13.79%) Pair Programming
16 15 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 116 (100.00%) C#
2 79 (68.10%) JavaScript
3 65 (56.03%) SQL
4 42 (36.21%) T-SQL
5 29 (25.00%) C++
5 29 (25.00%) Java
6 26 (22.41%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.03%) VBA
8 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.31%) XPath
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) ISEB
2 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.17%) SAP
3 5 (4.31%) Ektron
4 3 (2.59%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) DevExpress
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