The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 60 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.10% 0.48% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% 1.03% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Average salary £36,500 £26,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.73% +17.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
281 292 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.97% 46.57% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 237 262 319
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

LINQ
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Merseyside region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Merseyside

LINQ
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Liverpool +8 7 £36,500 +37.73% 2
St Helens - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) Scrum
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) WCF
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (64.29%) WPF
4 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) TDD
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) RUP
7 4 (28.57%) DSDM
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 3 (21.43%) Games
8 3 (21.43%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) NUnit
8 3 (21.43%) Subversion
8 3 (21.43%) MonoRail
8 3 (21.43%) Ajax
8 3 (21.43%) NHibernate

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) NUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) WCF
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (64.29%) WPF
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) MonoRail
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
5 3 (21.43%) WF
5 3 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Scrum
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) RUP
5 4 (28.57%) DSDM
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik
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