The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 59 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.66% 0.62% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 1.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.95%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
263 295 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.62% 45.38% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 228 266 312
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 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram 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 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
Liverpool +13 4 £47,500 +15.85% 4
St Helens - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (85.71%) WCF
3 12 (85.71%) MVC
4 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (71.43%) Scrum
6 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
6 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
7 8 (57.14%) HTML
8 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (50.00%) WPF
9 6 (42.86%) jQuery
9 6 (42.86%) TDD
9 6 (42.86%) CSS
9 6 (42.86%) SQL
10 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
11 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 3 (21.43%) Ajax
12 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
12 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
12 3 (21.43%) Subversion
12 3 (21.43%) NUnit
12 3 (21.43%) Games
12 3 (21.43%) MonoRail
12 3 (21.43%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
12 3 (21.43%) SOA
12 3 (21.43%) Internet

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 3 (21.43%) NUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (85.71%) WCF
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) WPF
6 6 (42.86%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (21.43%) MonoRail
8 2 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (14.29%) WF
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) MVC
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) RUP
7 2 (14.29%) DSDM
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago