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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 153 143 88
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -55
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 81 110 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.48% 1.78% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.76% 4.35% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 74 100 172
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,200 £57,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2153 2526 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.43% 40.90% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 2116 2697
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 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 30 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Manchester -22 58 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Cheshire +27 12 £33,250 -11.33% 2
Lancashire +12 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Merseyside - 1 £37,500 - 3
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 North West region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 200 (100.00%) C#
2 197 (98.50%) .NET
3 168 (84.00%) ASP.NET
4 162 (81.00%) HTML
5 157 (78.50%) CSS
6 138 (69.00%) jQuery
7 134 (67.00%) SQL Server
8 119 (59.50%) JavaScript
9 118 (59.00%) SQL
10 117 (58.50%) MVC
11 114 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
12 95 (47.50%) Web Services
13 78 (39.00%) WCF
14 71 (35.50%) Scrum
14 71 (35.50%) TDD
14 71 (35.50%) .NET Framework
15 69 (34.50%) T-SQL
16 65 (32.50%) HTML5
16 65 (32.50%) CSS3
17 60 (30.00%) Entity Framework
18 58 (29.00%) OO
19 53 (26.50%) WPF
20 52 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
21 51 (25.50%) Web Development
21 51 (25.50%) NUnit
22 49 (24.50%) Software Engineering
23 48 (24.00%) Finance
23 48 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
24 47 (23.50%) XML
25 44 (22.00%) Ajax

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 25 (12.50%) IIS
2 7 (3.50%) CMS
3 5 (2.50%) Node.js
4 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (9.50%) Fireworks
1 19 (9.50%) Photoshop
2 15 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.50%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (67.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (18.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.00%) Couchbase
5 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.50%) MySQL
6 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.50%) SQLite
8 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (25.50%) NUnit
2 39 (19.50%) Subversion
3 37 (18.50%) MSTest
4 35 (17.50%) Visual Studio
5 23 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (10.50%) Selenium
7 16 (8.00%) SpecFlow
8 14 (7.00%) Moq
9 11 (5.50%) Git (software)
10 10 (5.00%) JIRA
11 5 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (2.50%) ReSharper
11 5 (2.50%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (2.00%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.50%) FxCop
13 3 (1.50%) Gerrit
13 3 (1.50%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.50%) StyleCop
13 3 (1.50%) WiX
General
1 48 (24.00%) Finance
2 12 (6.00%) Marketing
2 12 (6.00%) Retail
3 6 (3.00%) Electronics
3 6 (3.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.50%) Back Office
5 3 (1.50%) Law
5 3 (1.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.00%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 164 (82.00%) Developer
2 129 (64.50%) .NET Developer
3 116 (58.00%) C# Developer
4 95 (47.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 73 (36.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 59 (29.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 44 (22.00%) SQL Developer
8 42 (21.00%) Web Developer
9 40 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
10 38 (19.00%) Software Developer
11 37 (18.50%) .NET Web Developer
12 36 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 34 (17.00%) C# Web Developer
14 33 (16.50%) JavaScript Developer
15 29 (14.50%) .NET Software Developer
16 28 (14.00%) C# Software Engineer
16 28 (14.00%) Software Engineer
17 26 (13.00%) HTML Developer
18 25 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
19 24 (12.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (98.50%) .NET
2 168 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 162 (81.00%) HTML
4 157 (78.50%) CSS
5 138 (69.00%) jQuery
6 95 (47.50%) Web Services
7 78 (39.00%) WCF
8 71 (35.50%) .NET Framework
9 65 (32.50%) CSS3
9 65 (32.50%) HTML5
10 60 (30.00%) Entity Framework
11 53 (26.50%) WPF
12 52 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (23.50%) XML
14 44 (22.00%) Ajax
15 42 (21.00%) SOAP
16 40 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 34 (17.00%) WF
18 33 (16.50%) XSLT
19 32 (16.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.50%) Mathematics
3 11 (5.50%) Physics
4 10 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 8 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.00%) User Experience
6 5 (2.50%) Health Informatics
6 5 (2.50%) Informatics
7 3 (1.50%) Blog
7 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.00%) Windows
2 4 (2.00%) Linux
2 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (58.50%) MVC
2 114 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (35.50%) Scrum
3 71 (35.50%) TDD
4 58 (29.00%) OO
5 51 (25.50%) Web Development
6 49 (24.50%) Software Engineering
7 48 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (18.50%) MVVM
9 31 (15.50%) UML
10 30 (15.00%) OOP
11 27 (13.50%) BDD
12 25 (12.50%) DSDM
12 25 (12.50%) RUP
12 25 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 25 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 25 (12.50%) Use Case
13 23 (11.50%) Kanban
14 17 (8.50%) SOA
14 17 (8.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 200 (100.00%) C#
2 119 (59.50%) JavaScript
3 118 (59.00%) SQL
4 69 (34.50%) T-SQL
5 28 (14.00%) C++
5 28 (14.00%) Java
6 25 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.50%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.00%) VBA
9 5 (2.50%) XPath
10 3 (1.50%) C
10 3 (1.50%) Ruby
10 3 (1.50%) Scala
10 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (8.50%) Degree
2 4 (2.00%) ISEB
2 4 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.50%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 19 (9.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.00%) SAP
3 5 (2.50%) Ektron
4 4 (2.00%) Google
5 3 (1.50%) VMware
5 3 (1.50%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
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