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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / North West
Rank 182 125 137
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 64 113 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 2.05% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.57% 5.57% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 58 108 112
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,350
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
2492 2029 2842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.95% 36.83% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2209 1774 2527
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 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -70 41 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Merseyside - 13 £37,500 - 3
Cheshire +2 9 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 131 (100.00%) C#
2 129 (98.47%) .NET
3 114 (87.02%) ASP.NET
4 85 (64.89%) CSS
4 85 (64.89%) HTML
5 84 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (63.36%) SQL
7 78 (59.54%) jQuery
8 76 (58.02%) SQL Server
9 69 (52.67%) WCF
10 65 (49.62%) MVC
11 63 (48.09%) JavaScript
12 62 (47.33%) Scrum
13 56 (42.75%) XML
14 55 (41.98%) Web Services
15 51 (38.93%) T-SQL
16 49 (37.40%) .NET Framework
17 47 (35.88%) OO
18 45 (34.35%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (34.35%) WF
18 45 (34.35%) NUnit
19 44 (33.59%) WPF
20 42 (32.06%) MSTest
21 40 (30.53%) Entity Framework
21 40 (30.53%) Web Development
22 39 (29.77%) ASP.NET MVC
23 36 (27.48%) TDD
24 35 (26.72%) UML
25 34 (25.95%) Java
25 34 (25.95%) C++

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 15 (11.45%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (9.92%) IIS
3 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Fireworks
1 11 (8.40%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (58.02%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.34%) Big Data
3 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (34.35%) NUnit
2 42 (32.06%) MSTest
3 28 (21.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (17.56%) Subversion
5 19 (14.50%) Visual Studio
6 12 (9.16%) Git (software)
7 8 (6.11%) Selenium
7 8 (6.11%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.82%) Moq
9 1 (0.76%) JIRA
9 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (22.90%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Marketing
3 6 (4.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Billing
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (71.76%) Developer
2 71 (54.20%) .NET Developer
3 66 (50.38%) C# Developer
4 55 (41.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (25.19%) ASP.NET Developer
5 33 (25.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (22.90%) Software Developer
7 28 (21.37%) Software Engineer
8 26 (19.85%) Web Developer
9 25 (19.08%) .NET Software Engineer
9 25 (19.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 25 (19.08%) C# Software Engineer
10 24 (18.32%) .NET Web Developer
11 23 (17.56%) C# Web Developer
12 18 (13.74%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (12.98%) Agile C# Developer
13 17 (12.98%) Agile Developer
13 17 (12.98%) SQL Developer
14 16 (12.21%) C# Software Developer
15 13 (9.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (98.47%) .NET
2 114 (87.02%) ASP.NET
3 85 (64.89%) CSS
3 85 (64.89%) HTML
4 78 (59.54%) jQuery
5 69 (52.67%) WCF
6 56 (42.75%) XML
7 55 (41.98%) Web Services
8 49 (37.40%) .NET Framework
9 45 (34.35%) WF
10 44 (33.59%) WPF
11 40 (30.53%) Entity Framework
12 39 (29.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (22.14%) RESTful
13 29 (22.14%) SOAP
14 26 (19.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (19.08%) Silverlight
15 25 (19.08%) XSLT
16 23 (17.56%) HTML5
17 22 (16.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.29%) iPad
2 3 (2.29%) User Experience
3 2 (1.53%) Clustering
4 1 (0.76%) Blog
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.76%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (49.62%) MVC
3 62 (47.33%) Scrum
4 47 (35.88%) OO
5 45 (34.35%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (30.53%) Web Development
7 36 (27.48%) TDD
8 35 (26.72%) UML
9 30 (22.90%) Software Engineering
10 26 (19.85%) MVVM
11 25 (19.08%) DSDM
11 25 (19.08%) RUP
11 25 (19.08%) Service Delivery
11 25 (19.08%) Use Case
12 14 (10.69%) Unit Testing
13 11 (8.40%) Kanban
13 11 (8.40%) Workflow
14 10 (7.63%) DevOps
15 9 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 131 (100.00%) C#
2 83 (63.36%) SQL
3 63 (48.09%) JavaScript
4 51 (38.93%) T-SQL
5 34 (25.95%) C++
5 34 (25.95%) Java
6 33 (25.19%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.34%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.82%) VB
9 4 (3.05%) VBA
10 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.58%) Tableau
3 1 (0.76%) SAP
3 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
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