Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 174 117
Rank change year-on-year +36 -57 +15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.12% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.30% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 23
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.08% -15.75% -8.75%
10th Percentile £35,900 £26,575 £27,600
90th Percentile £50,500 £45,125 £45,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.05%

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 780 1,339 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 36.60% 41.37% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 618 1,055 812
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,800 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram 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 23 January 2019. 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 - 2 £40,000 -
Runcorn +1 1 £37,000 +13.85%
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Telerik
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik
2 1 (25.00%) Xamarin