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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 144 140 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -51
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 88 113 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.59% 1.77% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 4.33% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 85 108 179
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 £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,150 £57,500
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
2193 2609 3115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.61% 40.90% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2206 2644
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -14 63 £45,000 +9.09% 9
Cheshire +32 15 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Lancashire +16 8 £42,500 +21.42%
Cumbria - 2 £27,500 -
Merseyside +2 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 191 (100.00%) C#
2 187 (97.91%) .NET
3 158 (82.72%) HTML
4 156 (81.68%) ASP.NET
5 153 (80.10%) CSS
6 128 (67.02%) jQuery
7 125 (65.45%) SQL Server
8 120 (62.83%) JavaScript
9 115 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
10 112 (58.64%) MVC
10 112 (58.64%) SQL
11 91 (47.64%) Web Services
12 82 (42.93%) WCF
13 76 (39.79%) Scrum
14 72 (37.70%) .NET Framework
15 67 (35.08%) TDD
16 64 (33.51%) T-SQL
16 64 (33.51%) HTML5
17 62 (32.46%) Entity Framework
17 62 (32.46%) CSS3
18 55 (28.80%) OO
19 54 (28.27%) ASP.NET MVC
20 53 (27.75%) WPF
21 52 (27.23%) XML
22 48 (25.13%) NUnit
23 47 (24.61%) Finance
23 47 (24.61%) Software Engineering
24 46 (24.08%) Continuous Integration
25 43 (22.51%) Web Development
26 41 (21.47%) 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 21 (10.99%) IIS
2 6 (3.14%) CMS
3 1 (0.52%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (8.38%) Fireworks
1 16 (8.38%) Photoshop
2 12 (6.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.57%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.57%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (65.45%) SQL Server
2 38 (19.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.14%) Couchbase
5 6 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.09%) MySQL
7 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.05%) SQLite
10 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (25.13%) NUnit
2 39 (20.42%) MSTest
3 35 (18.32%) Subversion
4 32 (16.75%) Visual Studio
5 24 (12.57%) Selenium
6 21 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (9.42%) SpecFlow
8 11 (5.76%) Moq
9 10 (5.24%) JIRA
9 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (4.71%) Git (software)
11 5 (2.62%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (2.62%) ReSharper
11 5 (2.62%) SonarQube
12 4 (2.09%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.57%) CruiseControl
13 3 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
14 2 (1.05%) FxCop
14 2 (1.05%) StyleCop
General
1 47 (24.61%) Finance
2 15 (7.85%) Retail
3 11 (5.76%) Marketing
4 6 (3.14%) Electronics
4 6 (3.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.62%) Back Office
6 4 (2.09%) Law
6 4 (2.09%) Legal
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 152 (79.58%) Developer
2 116 (60.73%) .NET Developer
3 104 (54.45%) C# Developer
4 87 (45.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (32.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 52 (27.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 42 (21.99%) SQL Developer
8 36 (18.85%) C# Software Developer
8 36 (18.85%) Software Developer
9 35 (18.32%) Web Developer
10 30 (15.71%) .NET Web Developer
10 30 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 29 (15.18%) .NET Software Developer
11 29 (15.18%) Software Engineer
12 27 (14.14%) C# Software Engineer
12 27 (14.14%) C# Web Developer
13 25 (13.09%) .NET Software Engineer
13 25 (13.09%) JavaScript Developer
14 24 (12.57%) Senior Developer
15 20 (10.47%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (97.91%) .NET
2 158 (82.72%) HTML
3 156 (81.68%) ASP.NET
4 153 (80.10%) CSS
5 128 (67.02%) jQuery
6 91 (47.64%) Web Services
7 82 (42.93%) WCF
8 72 (37.70%) .NET Framework
9 64 (33.51%) HTML5
10 62 (32.46%) CSS3
10 62 (32.46%) Entity Framework
11 54 (28.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (27.75%) WPF
13 52 (27.23%) XML
14 41 (21.47%) Ajax
15 38 (19.90%) SOAP
16 37 (19.37%) WF
17 35 (18.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 34 (17.80%) XSLT
19 33 (17.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.71%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.71%) N-Tier
3 9 (4.71%) Physics
4 8 (4.19%) User Experience
5 6 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.57%) Blog
6 3 (1.57%) Health Informatics
6 3 (1.57%) Informatics
6 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.61%) Windows
2 3 (1.57%) Linux
3 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (58.64%) MVC
3 76 (39.79%) Scrum
4 67 (35.08%) TDD
5 55 (28.80%) OO
6 47 (24.61%) Software Engineering
7 46 (24.08%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (22.51%) Web Development
9 36 (18.85%) MVVM
10 30 (15.71%) UML
11 28 (14.66%) Unit Testing
12 25 (13.09%) BDD
12 25 (13.09%) DSDM
12 25 (13.09%) Kanban
12 25 (13.09%) RUP
12 25 (13.09%) Service Delivery
12 25 (13.09%) Use Case
13 24 (12.57%) OOP
14 19 (9.95%) Workflow
15 16 (8.38%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 191 (100.00%) C#
2 120 (62.83%) JavaScript
3 112 (58.64%) SQL
4 64 (33.51%) T-SQL
5 30 (15.71%) C++
5 30 (15.71%) Java
6 25 (13.09%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.24%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.62%) VBA
8 5 (2.62%) XPath
9 3 (1.57%) C
9 3 (1.57%) Scala
10 2 (1.05%) PHP
10 2 (1.05%) Ruby
10 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.99%) Degree
2 4 (2.09%) ISEB
2 4 (2.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 21 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.14%) SAP
3 5 (2.62%) Ektron
4 4 (2.09%) Google
5 2 (1.05%) VMware
5 2 (1.05%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.52%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.52%) Telerik
6 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
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