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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 188 115 116
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 71 140 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 2.27% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 5.90% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 65 133 155
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
2634 2374 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.12% 38.55% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2323 2047 2667
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -77 48 £45,000 +9.09% 9
Cheshire +10 11 £36,500 -19.78% 6
Merseyside -11 8 £42,500 +16.43% 2
Lancashire - 4 £37,500 - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 152 (100.00%) C#
2 150 (98.68%) .NET
3 125 (82.24%) ASP.NET
4 110 (72.37%) CSS
4 110 (72.37%) HTML
5 106 (69.74%) SQL Server
6 103 (67.76%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (63.16%) jQuery
8 90 (59.21%) MVC
9 88 (57.89%) SQL
10 82 (53.95%) WCF
11 81 (53.29%) JavaScript
12 75 (49.34%) Scrum
13 74 (48.68%) Web Services
14 61 (40.13%) XML
15 58 (38.16%) .NET Framework
16 55 (36.18%) T-SQL
17 51 (33.55%) Entity Framework
18 50 (32.89%) Web Development
18 50 (32.89%) WPF
18 50 (32.89%) TDD
19 47 (30.92%) OO
19 47 (30.92%) ASP.NET MVC
20 46 (30.26%) NUnit
20 46 (30.26%) WF
21 44 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (27.63%) MSTest
22 42 (27.63%) UML
23 39 (25.66%) ASP.NET Web API
24 37 (24.34%) RESTful

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 11 (7.24%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (7.24%) IIS
2 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Fireworks
1 13 (8.55%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.66%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (69.74%) SQL Server
2 33 (21.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.61%) Big Data
5 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (30.26%) NUnit
2 42 (27.63%) MSTest
3 29 (19.08%) Subversion
4 26 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (14.47%) Visual Studio
6 15 (9.87%) Git (software)
7 13 (8.55%) Selenium
8 12 (7.89%) SpecFlow
9 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (3.29%) Moq
11 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.66%) JIRA
11 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (22.37%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Marketing
3 7 (4.61%) Advertising
4 6 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (75.00%) Developer
2 87 (57.24%) .NET Developer
3 85 (55.92%) C# Developer
4 71 (46.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (26.97%) ASP.NET Developer
5 41 (26.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 33 (21.71%) Web Developer
7 32 (21.05%) Software Developer
8 31 (20.39%) .NET Web Developer
9 30 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 30 (19.74%) C# Web Developer
9 30 (19.74%) Software Engineer
10 25 (16.45%) .NET Software Engineer
10 25 (16.45%) C# Software Developer
10 25 (16.45%) C# Software Engineer
10 25 (16.45%) SQL Developer
11 23 (15.13%) .NET Software Developer
12 22 (14.47%) Agile C# Developer
12 22 (14.47%) Agile Developer
13 18 (11.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (98.68%) .NET
2 125 (82.24%) ASP.NET
3 110 (72.37%) CSS
3 110 (72.37%) HTML
4 96 (63.16%) jQuery
5 82 (53.95%) WCF
6 74 (48.68%) Web Services
7 61 (40.13%) XML
8 58 (38.16%) .NET Framework
9 51 (33.55%) Entity Framework
10 50 (32.89%) WPF
11 47 (30.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (30.26%) WF
13 39 (25.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (24.34%) RESTful
15 35 (23.03%) HTML5
16 34 (22.37%) CSS3
17 33 (21.71%) SOAP
18 31 (20.39%) Silverlight
19 26 (17.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.95%) iPad
3 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Blog
5 1 (0.66%) Clustering
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.42%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Android
2 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (67.76%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (59.21%) MVC
3 75 (49.34%) Scrum
4 50 (32.89%) TDD
4 50 (32.89%) Web Development
5 47 (30.92%) OO
6 44 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (27.63%) UML
8 30 (19.74%) Software Engineering
9 26 (17.11%) MVVM
10 25 (16.45%) DSDM
10 25 (16.45%) RUP
10 25 (16.45%) Service Delivery
10 25 (16.45%) Use Case
11 19 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 17 (11.18%) Workflow
13 16 (10.53%) Kanban
14 13 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (7.89%) DevOps
16 11 (7.24%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 152 (100.00%) C#
2 88 (57.89%) SQL
3 81 (53.29%) JavaScript
4 55 (36.18%) T-SQL
5 32 (21.05%) C++
5 32 (21.05%) Java
6 30 (19.74%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.58%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.26%) VBA
9 1 (0.66%) PHP
9 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.95%) Tableau
3 2 (1.32%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.66%) SAP
4 1 (0.66%) Telerik
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