Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 154 116
Rank change year-on-year +2 -38 +27
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.61% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.51% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 28
Cheshire median annual salary £36,500 £29,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.86% -20.55% -3.95%
10th Percentile £29,150 £24,000 £29,075
90th Percentile £52,500 £44,750 £43,250
North West median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +3.45% +8.75%

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 918 1,125 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.36% 40.06% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 754 932 806
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,625
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £55,000
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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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 - 5 £36,000 -
Wilmslow -8 2 £43,250 +15.33%
Warrington -5 1 £21,500 -10.42%
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (50.00%) RESTful
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) API Development
7 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (30.00%) WCF
8 2 (20.00%) Web Development
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 2 (20.00%) JSON
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) Subversion
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 2 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (50.00%) RESTful
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) WCF
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 2 (20.00%) CSS3
8 2 (20.00%) HTML5
8 2 (20.00%) JSON
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (10.00%) COM
9 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) API Development
2 3 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft