The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 18 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.49% 8.28% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.42% 14.63% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 1
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
LINQ
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 82 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 52.75% 56.55% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41 79 37
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

LINQ
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Preston region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Preston

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
3 11 (57.89%) Web Application Development
3 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) CMS
5 7 (36.84%) WCF
5 7 (36.84%) Content Management
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (36.84%) VB.NET
5 7 (36.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (36.84%) Umbraco
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Tandem
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) NUnit
7 4 (21.05%) NHibernate
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Kanban

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) CMS
1 7 (36.84%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) NUnit
1 4 (21.05%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (21.05%) Moq
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Web Developer
4 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
4 7 (36.84%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (36.84%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (36.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Front-End Web Developer
4 7 (36.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Junior Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Graduate
5 4 (21.05%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 7 (36.84%) WCF
4 7 (36.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (21.05%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Web Application Development
2 7 (36.84%) Content Management
3 4 (21.05%) Kanban
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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