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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / North West
Rank 193 122 137
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 55 116 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 2.09% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 5.68% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 49 112 112
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £33,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%

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
2504 2044 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.57% 36.76% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2184 1780 2457
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -84 35 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Merseyside +12 12 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Cheshire +5 8 £37,500 +2.73%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) C#
2 121 (98.37%) .NET
3 107 (86.99%) ASP.NET
4 78 (63.41%) SQL
5 77 (62.60%) CSS
6 76 (61.79%) HTML
7 75 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (56.10%) jQuery
9 65 (52.85%) WCF
9 65 (52.85%) SQL Server
10 58 (47.15%) MVC
11 57 (46.34%) Scrum
11 57 (46.34%) JavaScript
12 53 (43.09%) XML
13 52 (42.28%) Web Services
14 48 (39.02%) OO
15 47 (38.21%) T-SQL
16 45 (36.59%) .NET Framework
17 43 (34.96%) WPF
18 42 (34.15%) WF
18 42 (34.15%) NUnit
19 41 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
19 41 (33.33%) MSTest
20 37 (30.08%) Entity Framework
21 35 (28.46%) Web Development
21 35 (28.46%) C++
22 33 (26.83%) Java
23 32 (26.02%) PL/SQL
23 32 (26.02%) UML
23 32 (26.02%) ASP.NET MVC

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 14 (11.38%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (7.32%) IIS
3 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Fireworks
1 9 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.81%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.63%) RS-232
2 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (52.85%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.69%) Big Data
3 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 42 (34.15%) NUnit
2 41 (33.33%) MSTest
3 25 (20.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (16.26%) Subversion
5 16 (13.01%) Visual Studio
6 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
7 6 (4.88%) Selenium
7 6 (4.88%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.07%) Moq
9 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (1.63%) MSI
9 2 (1.63%) NuGet
9 2 (1.63%) WiX
10 1 (0.81%) JIRA
10 1 (0.81%) Log4Net
10 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (22.76%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Marketing
3 6 (4.88%) Advertising
4 2 (1.63%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (70.73%) Developer
2 65 (52.85%) .NET Developer
3 58 (47.15%) C# Developer
4 49 (39.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (22.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 28 (22.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (21.95%) Software Engineer
7 25 (20.33%) .NET Software Engineer
7 25 (20.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 25 (20.33%) Software Developer
8 24 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 24 (19.51%) Web Developer
9 22 (17.89%) .NET Web Developer
9 22 (17.89%) C# Web Developer
10 14 (11.38%) .NET Software Developer
10 14 (11.38%) Senior Developer
11 12 (9.76%) Agile C# Developer
11 12 (9.76%) Agile Developer
11 12 (9.76%) SQL Developer
12 10 (8.13%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (98.37%) .NET
2 107 (86.99%) ASP.NET
3 77 (62.60%) CSS
4 76 (61.79%) HTML
5 69 (56.10%) jQuery
6 65 (52.85%) WCF
7 53 (43.09%) XML
8 52 (42.28%) Web Services
9 45 (36.59%) .NET Framework
10 43 (34.96%) WPF
11 42 (34.15%) WF
12 37 (30.08%) Entity Framework
13 32 (26.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (21.95%) RESTful
14 27 (21.95%) Silverlight
14 27 (21.95%) SOAP
15 25 (20.33%) XSLT
16 23 (18.70%) Ajax
17 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (17.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.44%) User Experience
3 2 (1.63%) Clustering
3 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.63%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 2 (1.63%) Internet of Things
3 2 (1.63%) iPad
4 1 (0.81%) Blog
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Windows
2 2 (1.63%) Linux
2 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
2 2 (1.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.15%) MVC
3 57 (46.34%) Scrum
4 48 (39.02%) OO
5 41 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (28.46%) Web Development
7 32 (26.02%) UML
8 31 (25.20%) Software Engineering
9 30 (24.39%) TDD
10 28 (22.76%) MVVM
11 27 (21.95%) RUP
12 25 (20.33%) DSDM
12 25 (20.33%) Service Delivery
12 25 (20.33%) Use Case
13 12 (9.76%) Unit Testing
14 11 (8.94%) Kanban
15 9 (7.32%) Workflow
16 8 (6.50%) DevOps
16 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
16 8 (6.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) C#
2 78 (63.41%) SQL
3 57 (46.34%) JavaScript
4 47 (38.21%) T-SQL
5 35 (28.46%) C++
6 33 (26.83%) Java
7 32 (26.02%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.50%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.07%) VB
10 2 (1.63%) C
10 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.63%) XAML
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) Tableau
3 1 (0.81%) SAP
3 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
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