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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 159 135 76
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -59
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 84 136 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 2.07% 3.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.32% 5.25% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 82 126 182
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2527 2590 3248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.13% 39.33% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2192 2225 2750
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 -45 55 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Cheshire +17 17 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Lancashire +10 6 £35,000 - 2
Cumbria - 4 £27,500 -
Merseyside -13 2 £32,500 -7.14% 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 165 (100.00%) C#
2 164 (99.39%) .NET
3 135 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 133 (80.61%) HTML
5 132 (80.00%) CSS
6 115 (69.70%) SQL Server
7 112 (67.88%) jQuery
8 108 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (61.82%) MVC
10 98 (59.39%) JavaScript
11 95 (57.58%) SQL
12 83 (50.30%) Web Services
13 79 (47.88%) Scrum
14 75 (45.45%) WCF
15 69 (41.82%) .NET Framework
16 62 (37.58%) Entity Framework
17 58 (35.15%) HTML5
18 55 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 55 (33.33%) CSS3
19 54 (32.73%) TDD
20 53 (32.12%) XML
21 50 (30.30%) T-SQL
22 49 (29.70%) Web Development
23 48 (29.09%) WPF
24 44 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
24 44 (26.67%) OO
24 44 (26.67%) Finance
25 43 (26.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 43 (26.06%) MSTest
26 42 (25.45%) WF

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 17 (10.30%) IIS
2 3 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (10.91%) Fireworks
1 18 (10.91%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 43 (26.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.64%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.61%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) MySQL
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (26.06%) MSTest
2 42 (25.45%) NUnit
3 37 (22.42%) Subversion
4 25 (15.15%) Selenium
4 25 (15.15%) Visual Studio
5 21 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (12.12%) SpecFlow
7 11 (6.67%) Git (software)
8 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (4.85%) JIRA
10 4 (2.42%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.82%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.82%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.21%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.21%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
13 1 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 44 (26.67%) Finance
2 10 (6.06%) Retail
3 6 (3.64%) Marketing
4 5 (3.03%) Electronics
4 5 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.42%) Law
5 4 (2.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.82%) Advertising
6 3 (1.82%) Back Office
7 2 (1.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 130 (78.79%) Developer
2 96 (58.18%) C# Developer
3 94 (56.97%) .NET Developer
4 81 (49.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (29.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 49 (29.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (19.39%) Web Developer
7 31 (18.79%) Software Developer
8 30 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
9 29 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 29 (17.58%) Software Engineer
10 27 (16.36%) .NET Web Developer
10 27 (16.36%) C# Web Developer
11 25 (15.15%) .NET Software Engineer
11 25 (15.15%) C# Software Engineer
12 23 (13.94%) .NET Software Developer
12 23 (13.94%) SQL Developer
13 20 (12.12%) Senior Developer
14 16 (9.70%) Agile C# Developer
14 16 (9.70%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (99.39%) .NET
2 135 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 133 (80.61%) HTML
4 132 (80.00%) CSS
5 112 (67.88%) jQuery
6 83 (50.30%) Web Services
7 75 (45.45%) WCF
8 69 (41.82%) .NET Framework
9 62 (37.58%) Entity Framework
10 58 (35.15%) HTML5
11 55 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 55 (33.33%) CSS3
12 53 (32.12%) XML
13 48 (29.09%) WPF
14 42 (25.45%) WF
15 40 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (23.03%) RESTful
17 34 (20.61%) Silverlight
18 33 (20.00%) SOAP
19 31 (18.79%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.85%) User Experience
4 6 (3.64%) iPad
4 6 (3.64%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.82%) Blog
5 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.15%) Windows
2 1 (0.61%) Android
2 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (61.82%) MVC
3 79 (47.88%) Scrum
4 54 (32.73%) TDD
5 49 (29.70%) Web Development
6 44 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (26.67%) OO
7 39 (23.64%) UML
8 34 (20.61%) MVVM
8 34 (20.61%) Software Engineering
9 27 (16.36%) Unit Testing
10 25 (15.15%) DSDM
10 25 (15.15%) RUP
10 25 (15.15%) Service Delivery
10 25 (15.15%) Use Case
11 22 (13.33%) Kanban
12 19 (11.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (9.70%) Mobile Development
13 16 (9.70%) Workflow
14 15 (9.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 165 (100.00%) C#
2 98 (59.39%) JavaScript
3 95 (57.58%) SQL
4 50 (30.30%) T-SQL
5 30 (18.18%) C++
5 30 (18.18%) Java
6 27 (16.36%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.85%) VBA
8 6 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.82%) XPath
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (7.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.21%) ISEB
2 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (7.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.03%) SAP
3 3 (1.82%) Ektron
3 3 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.61%) Telerik
4 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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