The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 15.09% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
LINQ
Manchester

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 Rochdale region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 54.72% 29.17% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 22
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

LINQ
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Rochdale

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) UML
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) OOD
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 10 (100.00%) Billing
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 10 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) Time Management
1 10 (100.00%) OWASP
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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.

Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) MSTest
1 10 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (80.00%) NUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Billing
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Systems Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 10 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 10 (100.00%) REST
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) UML
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) OOD
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 10 (100.00%) Time Management
1 10 (100.00%) OWASP
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
1 10 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSD
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft