The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 69 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.49% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 1.20% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -17.77%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
265 166 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.38% 33.54% 43.08%
Number of salaries quoted 195 124 185
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside 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 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 9 December 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Merseyside

LINQ
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Liverpool -13 8 £42,500 +14.86%
St Helens - 2 £33,750 -
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) .NET
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (58.33%) Scrum
7 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (41.67%) Ajax
8 5 (41.67%) MVC
8 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (41.67%) CSS
8 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (33.33%) HTML
9 4 (33.33%) jQuery
9 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
10 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (25.00%) Kanban
10 3 (25.00%) Web Development
10 3 (25.00%) WCF
10 3 (25.00%) TDD
10 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (8.33%) CloudFront
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior DBA
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) Ajax
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Handlebars
6 2 (16.67%) WPF
6 2 (16.67%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Ninject
7 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) VB
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin