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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 79 99
Rank change year-on-year -20 +20  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.32% 1.49% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 3.83% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 22
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -21.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 553 470 634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 44.06% 38.97% 37.12%
Number of salaries quoted 464 402 504
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing LINQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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
Wilmslow -15 4 £37,500 +19.04% 1
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (84.62%) CSS
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) MVC
4 9 (69.23%) jQuery
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 8 (61.54%) Web Services
6 7 (53.85%) Web Development
6 7 (53.85%) Subversion
6 7 (53.85%) HTML5
7 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 6 (46.15%) CSS3
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (46.15%) Fireworks
7 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
8 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 5 (38.46%) SQL
9 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
9 4 (30.77%) WCF
10 3 (23.08%) JSON
10 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
10 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 3 (23.08%) IIS
10 3 (23.08%) XML

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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Fireworks
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Moq
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 9 (69.23%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (69.23%) C# Developer
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (53.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (46.15%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (46.15%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (46.15%) Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Junior
7 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (84.62%) CSS
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) jQuery
5 8 (61.54%) Web Services
6 7 (53.85%) HTML5
7 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 6 (46.15%) CSS3
8 4 (30.77%) WCF
9 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 3 (23.08%) JSON
9 3 (23.08%) XML
10 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (7.69%) Node.js
11 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
11 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) SOLID
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
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