Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 136 113
Rank change year-on-year -26 -23 -1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 17 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.50% 0.58% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.36% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 34
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.90% -4.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,275 £27,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £50,175
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

LINQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,433 953 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.53% 42.24% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,094 812 826
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% -4.38%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,875 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Cheshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Cheshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +1 12 £38,000 +4.83%
Wilmslow +1 2 £37,500 - 2
Chester - 2 £40,000 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £32,500 - 1
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
3 14 (82.35%) MVC
4 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
5 12 (70.59%) WCF
5 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
5 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (64.71%) jQuery
6 11 (64.71%) Web Services
6 11 (64.71%) HTML
7 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
7 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
8 9 (52.94%) CSS
9 8 (47.06%) XML
10 7 (41.18%) SQL
10 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
10 7 (41.18%) JSON
10 7 (41.18%) Xamarin
10 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (35.29%) Moq
11 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
11 6 (35.29%) NServiceBus
11 6 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
11 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 6 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (35.29%) NServiceBus
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Moq
1 6 (35.29%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
3 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (70.59%) WCF
4 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 11 (64.71%) jQuery
4 11 (64.71%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) CSS
6 8 (47.06%) XML
7 7 (41.18%) JSON
8 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
8 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
8 6 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 6 (35.29%) RESTful
8 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (17.65%) HTML5
10 2 (11.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
1 6 (35.29%) Fintech
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 6 (35.29%) API Development
3 6 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
3 6 (35.29%) Mobile Development
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Xamarin