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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 130 78 105
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +27
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 138 232 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.02% 3.12% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.12% 7.06% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 128 187 144
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2696 3287 3282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.44% 44.18% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2320 2780 2943
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 -19 103 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Cheshire -40 30 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Lancashire -15 3 - - 1
Merseyside +6 2 £35,000 -17.64% 5
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 235 (97.51%) .NET
2 233 (96.68%) C#
3 183 (75.93%) ASP.NET
4 179 (74.27%) SQL Server
5 150 (62.24%) HTML
6 147 (61.00%) CSS
7 145 (60.17%) MVC
8 138 (57.26%) Web Services
9 136 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
10 124 (51.45%) jQuery
11 122 (50.62%) WCF
12 115 (47.72%) SQL
13 113 (46.89%) TDD
14 105 (43.57%) JavaScript
15 87 (36.10%) NUnit
16 82 (34.02%) XML
17 79 (32.78%) Windows
18 78 (32.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 76 (31.54%) .NET Framework
20 73 (30.29%) OO
21 68 (28.22%) Entity Framework
22 66 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
22 66 (27.39%) Microsoft
22 66 (27.39%) Scrum
22 66 (27.39%) Finance
23 65 (26.97%) HTML5
23 65 (26.97%) WPF
24 58 (24.07%) T-SQL
25 55 (22.82%) SOAP
26 54 (22.41%) UML

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 17 (7.05%) IIS
2 13 (5.39%) CMS
3 4 (1.66%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.22%) Fireworks
2 15 (6.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.88%) Internet
2 12 (4.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (74.27%) SQL Server
2 46 (19.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (11.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.66%) MySQL
5 4 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.83%) SQLite
8 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 87 (36.10%) NUnit
2 50 (20.75%) Subversion
3 47 (19.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (17.43%) Git (software)
5 30 (12.45%) Visual Studio
6 24 (9.96%) Selenium
7 21 (8.71%) Rhino Mocks
7 21 (8.71%) Cucumber
8 19 (7.88%) MSTest
9 6 (2.49%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (2.07%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.66%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.83%) Servoy
13 2 (0.83%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.83%) WiX
13 2 (0.83%) Moq
13 2 (0.83%) FxCop
13 2 (0.83%) StyleCop
General
1 66 (27.39%) Finance
2 21 (8.71%) Advertising
3 4 (1.66%) Marketing
4 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.83%) Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Automotive
5 2 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 215 (89.21%) Developer
2 132 (54.77%) .NET Developer
3 114 (47.30%) C# Developer
4 84 (34.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 81 (33.61%) ASP.NET Developer
6 78 (32.37%) Web Developer
7 69 (28.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 54 (22.41%) .NET Web Developer
9 53 (21.99%) C# Web Developer
10 47 (19.50%) Software Developer
11 33 (13.69%) Agile C# Developer
12 25 (10.37%) C# Software Developer
13 23 (9.54%) Senior Developer
14 19 (7.88%) Software Engineer
15 13 (5.39%) C# Software Engineer
15 13 (5.39%) .NET Software Engineer
16 11 (4.56%) Agile .NET Developer
17 10 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
18 8 (3.32%) Senior C# Developer
19 7 (2.90%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (97.51%) .NET
2 183 (75.93%) ASP.NET
3 150 (62.24%) HTML
4 147 (61.00%) CSS
5 138 (57.26%) Web Services
6 124 (51.45%) jQuery
7 122 (50.62%) WCF
8 82 (34.02%) XML
9 78 (32.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 76 (31.54%) .NET Framework
11 68 (28.22%) Entity Framework
12 65 (26.97%) HTML5
12 65 (26.97%) WPF
13 55 (22.82%) SOAP
14 54 (22.41%) Ajax
15 53 (21.99%) REST
16 44 (18.26%) CSS3
17 40 (16.60%) AngularJS
18 39 (16.18%) ASP.NET 2.0
19 35 (14.52%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.90%) W3C
4 6 (2.49%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.66%) Tandem
6 3 (1.24%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 79 (32.78%) Windows
2 17 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.49%) Android
4 2 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (60.17%) MVC
2 136 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (46.89%) TDD
4 73 (30.29%) OO
5 66 (27.39%) Scrum
5 66 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (22.41%) UML
7 34 (14.11%) Web Application Development
8 32 (13.28%) SDLC
9 29 (12.03%) Kanban
10 28 (11.62%) BDD
10 28 (11.62%) Software Engineering
11 22 (9.13%) Web Development
11 22 (9.13%) Unit Testing
12 21 (8.71%) MVVM
12 21 (8.71%) Scrum-ban
13 20 (8.30%) OOP
14 13 (5.39%) RUP
14 13 (5.39%) DSDM
14 13 (5.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 233 (96.68%) C#
2 115 (47.72%) SQL
3 105 (43.57%) JavaScript
4 58 (24.07%) T-SQL
5 40 (16.60%) VBA
6 27 (11.20%) Java
7 21 (8.71%) C++
8 13 (5.39%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.98%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.73%) VB
10 9 (3.73%) PHP
11 8 (3.32%) C
12 4 (1.66%) Scala
13 3 (1.24%) Ruby
14 2 (0.83%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.83%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.83%) XAML
15 1 (0.41%) VB6
15 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.47%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 66 (27.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.90%) Zend
3 6 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.66%) Adobe
5 3 (1.24%) Wonderware
6 2 (0.83%) Ektron
6 2 (0.83%) VMware
6 2 (0.83%) Telerik
6 2 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle
7 1 (0.41%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) Red Gate
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