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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 89 104 73
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 105 87 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.78% 2.18% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 4.66% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 99 84 120
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 £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1628 1866 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.13% 46.77% 50.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1614 1868
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 £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +21 12 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Rochdale - 12 £45,000 - 1
Bolton +2 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 - 2
Oldham - 1 - -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 171 (98.28%) C#
2 164 (94.25%) .NET
3 137 (78.74%) ASP.NET
4 121 (69.54%) SQL Server
5 111 (63.79%) MVC
6 99 (56.90%) CSS
7 94 (54.02%) HTML
8 93 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (42.53%) WCF
10 71 (40.80%) Web Services
11 66 (37.93%) jQuery
12 65 (37.36%) JavaScript
13 61 (35.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 60 (34.48%) TDD
15 56 (32.18%) SQL
16 53 (30.46%) .NET Framework
17 49 (28.16%) Scrum
18 46 (26.44%) XML
19 43 (24.71%) Entity Framework
20 42 (24.14%) Windows
21 41 (23.56%) Subversion
22 40 (22.99%) HTML5
23 39 (22.41%) Microsoft
24 37 (21.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 33 (18.97%) CSS3
25 33 (18.97%) WPF
26 32 (18.39%) Ajax
27 31 (17.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 31 (17.82%) OO
28 29 (16.67%) IIS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 29 (16.67%) IIS
2 13 (7.47%) Umbraco
3 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.75%) CMS
5 8 (4.60%) WordPress
6 3 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.07%) 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 13 (7.47%) Internet
2 12 (6.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (69.54%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.32%) MySQL
4 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.87%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) SQLite
8 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (23.56%) Subversion
2 28 (16.09%) NUnit
3 26 (14.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (11.49%) Git (software)
5 12 (6.90%) Selenium
6 10 (5.75%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.75%) MSTest
7 8 (4.60%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (4.60%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.60%) MSBuild
7 8 (4.60%) Grunt
8 4 (2.30%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.30%) Moq
9 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.57%) FxCop
11 1 (0.57%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.57%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.57%) WiX
General
1 19 (10.92%) Finance
2 9 (5.17%) Advertising
3 4 (2.30%) Games
4 3 (1.72%) Automotive
4 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (86.78%) Developer
2 86 (49.43%) C# Developer
3 80 (45.98%) .NET Developer
4 52 (29.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (29.31%) Web Developer
6 43 (24.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 39 (22.41%) .NET Web Developer
8 37 (21.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (18.97%) Software Developer
10 32 (18.39%) C# Web Developer
11 30 (17.24%) Senior Developer
12 17 (9.77%) Senior C# Developer
13 16 (9.20%) Agile C# Developer
14 15 (8.62%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (8.62%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (5.75%) Software Engineer
16 9 (5.17%) .NET Software Developer
17 7 (4.02%) Senior Software Engineer
17 7 (4.02%) Senior Web Developer
18 6 (3.45%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (94.25%) .NET
2 137 (78.74%) ASP.NET
3 99 (56.90%) CSS
4 94 (54.02%) HTML
5 74 (42.53%) WCF
6 71 (40.80%) Web Services
7 66 (37.93%) jQuery
8 61 (35.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 53 (30.46%) .NET Framework
10 46 (26.44%) XML
11 43 (24.71%) Entity Framework
12 40 (22.99%) HTML5
13 37 (21.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 33 (18.97%) CSS3
14 33 (18.97%) WPF
15 32 (18.39%) Ajax
16 27 (15.52%) ASP.NET 2.0
17 17 (9.77%) WF
17 17 (9.77%) SOAP
17 17 (9.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.17%) W3C
4 8 (4.60%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.72%) Physics
7 2 (1.15%) Social Media
8 1 (0.57%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.57%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.14%) Windows
2 16 (9.20%) Android
3 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (63.79%) MVC
2 93 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (34.48%) TDD
4 49 (28.16%) Scrum
5 31 (17.82%) OO
6 27 (15.52%) Unit Testing
7 26 (14.94%) Web Application Development
8 24 (13.79%) UML
8 24 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 22 (12.64%) Web Development
10 20 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (11.49%) MVVM
11 17 (9.77%) Coaching
12 13 (7.47%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.90%) Kanban
14 9 (5.17%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.60%) BDD
15 8 (4.60%) Scrum-ban
16 6 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
17 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 171 (98.28%) C#
2 65 (37.36%) JavaScript
3 56 (32.18%) SQL
4 21 (12.07%) T-SQL
5 17 (9.77%) VB.NET
6 13 (7.47%) PHP
7 12 (6.90%) Java
8 11 (6.32%) VBA
9 10 (5.75%) VB
10 8 (4.60%) C
10 8 (4.60%) C++
11 5 (2.87%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.30%) Ruby
13 1 (0.57%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.57%) Python
13 1 (0.57%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) WCAG
2 6 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 39 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.20%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (5.75%) Sitecore
4 9 (5.17%) Google
5 6 (3.45%) Telerik
6 5 (2.87%) Wonderware
7 2 (1.15%) Zend
8 1 (0.57%) Ektron
8 1 (0.57%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.57%) VMware
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Altrincham
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago