The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 89 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 213 157 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.83% 2.31% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.90% 4.64% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 187 154 172
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3087 3385 3501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.02% 49.87% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 3013 3132
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LINQ
Salary Trend in the North West

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

LINQ Salary Trend in the North West

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in the North West

LINQ
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Manchester +13 109 £40,000 +11.11% 14
Cheshire +14 71 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Lancashire +22 31 £30,500 +22.00%
Merseyside -2 3 £50,000 +21.95% 4
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 425 (97.93%) .NET
2 423 (97.47%) C#
3 335 (77.19%) ASP.NET
4 298 (68.66%) MVC
5 275 (63.36%) HTML
6 266 (61.29%) SQL Server
7 248 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
8 245 (56.45%) CSS
9 244 (56.22%) WCF
10 214 (49.31%) JavaScript
11 205 (47.24%) SQL
12 202 (46.54%) .NET Framework
13 193 (44.47%) jQuery
14 166 (38.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 160 (36.87%) Web Services
16 136 (31.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 134 (30.88%) OO
18 133 (30.65%) TDD
19 128 (29.49%) Microsoft
20 104 (23.96%) Scrum
21 93 (21.43%) Visual Studio
22 91 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 90 (20.74%) VB.NET
24 83 (19.12%) Windows
24 83 (19.12%) WPF
25 82 (18.89%) T-SQL
26 80 (18.43%) Degree
27 76 (17.51%) Finance
28 69 (15.90%) XML
29 67 (15.44%) IIS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 67 (15.44%) IIS
2 41 (9.45%) CMS
2 41 (9.45%) Umbraco
3 33 (7.60%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.92%) WordPress
4 17 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (3.23%) NServiceBus
6 9 (2.07%) Drupal
6 9 (2.07%) JBoss
7 7 (1.61%) Node.js
8 2 (0.46%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.38%) Fireworks
2 6 (1.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.91%) Internet
2 17 (3.92%) Wireless
3 13 (3.00%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (8.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (7.37%) MySQL
8 20 (4.61%) RavenDB
9 17 (3.92%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.30%) DTS
11 6 (1.38%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 93 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 58 (13.36%) NUnit
3 53 (12.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (10.37%) Subversion
5 39 (8.99%) Git (software)
6 30 (6.91%) Moq
7 24 (5.53%) Rhino Mocks
8 19 (4.38%) ReSharper
8 19 (4.38%) SpecFlow
9 16 (3.69%) Selenium
10 10 (2.30%) MSTest
11 9 (2.07%) MSBuild
11 9 (2.07%) Grunt
12 6 (1.38%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.92%) StyleCop
13 4 (0.92%) JIRA
14 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
15 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 76 (17.51%) Finance
2 36 (8.29%) Marketing
3 25 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.53%) Retail
5 17 (3.92%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.53%) Games
7 10 (2.30%) Billing
8 8 (1.84%) Banking
9 6 (1.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) Military
10 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 414 (95.39%) Developer
2 260 (59.91%) .NET Developer
3 192 (44.24%) C# Developer
4 152 (35.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 119 (27.42%) Senior Developer
6 104 (23.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 99 (22.81%) Web Developer
8 82 (18.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 63 (14.52%) .NET Web Developer
10 60 (13.82%) Senior C# Developer
11 59 (13.59%) Software Developer
12 35 (8.06%) C# Software Developer
13 30 (6.91%) Senior .NET Developer
13 30 (6.91%) .NET Software Developer
14 29 (6.68%) C# Web Developer
15 22 (5.07%) Software Engineer
15 22 (5.07%) Agile C# Developer
16 21 (4.84%) Senior Web Developer
17 20 (4.61%) Programmer
18 19 (4.38%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (97.93%) .NET
2 335 (77.19%) ASP.NET
3 275 (63.36%) HTML
4 245 (56.45%) CSS
5 244 (56.22%) WCF
6 202 (46.54%) .NET Framework
7 193 (44.47%) jQuery
8 166 (38.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 160 (36.87%) Web Services
10 136 (31.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 91 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 83 (19.12%) WPF
13 69 (15.90%) XML
14 53 (12.21%) Ajax
15 50 (11.52%) SOAP
16 46 (10.60%) REST
17 45 (10.37%) WinForms
18 42 (9.68%) Backbone.js
19 37 (8.53%) ADO.NET
19 37 (8.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.53%) Mathematics
2 24 (5.53%) Physics
3 19 (4.38%) N-Tier
4 17 (3.92%) Social Media
5 13 (3.00%) W3C
6 12 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.53%) Social Network
7 11 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.61%) User Experience
10 6 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.69%) SCORM
13 2 (0.46%) Replication
14 1 (0.23%) Semantic Web
14 1 (0.23%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.12%) Windows
2 15 (3.46%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.07%) Android
4 8 (1.84%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (1.84%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) Linux
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (68.66%) MVC
2 248 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (30.88%) OO
4 133 (30.65%) TDD
5 104 (23.96%) Scrum
6 67 (15.44%) Web Development
7 66 (15.21%) Unit Testing
8 56 (12.90%) Web Application Development
9 53 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (12.21%) E-Commerce
9 53 (12.21%) OOP
10 47 (10.83%) Software Engineering
11 43 (9.91%) SOA
12 38 (8.76%) UML
13 35 (8.06%) OOD
14 33 (7.60%) Coaching
15 28 (6.45%) Mentoring
16 26 (5.99%) Domain-Driven Design
17 24 (5.53%) MVVM
18 23 (5.30%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 423 (97.47%) C#
2 214 (49.31%) JavaScript
3 205 (47.24%) SQL
4 90 (20.74%) VB.NET
5 82 (18.89%) T-SQL
6 38 (8.76%) VB
7 13 (3.00%) TypeScript
8 11 (2.53%) Ruby
8 11 (2.53%) XPath
8 11 (2.53%) PHP
9 9 (2.07%) Java
10 8 (1.84%) XAML
11 7 (1.61%) VBA
12 2 (0.46%) Python
12 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (18.43%) Degree
2 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (0.69%) MCP
3 2 (0.46%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.92%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) QA
3 3 (0.69%) WCAG
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 128 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.30%) Sitecore
3 13 (3.00%) Google
4 10 (2.30%) Wonderware
4 10 (2.30%) Telerik
5 9 (2.07%) Zend
6 6 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.46%) VMware
7 2 (0.46%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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