Period
to 21 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 115 133
Rank change year-on-year -55 +18 -50
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.13% 1.17% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 2.86% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 30
Cheshire median annual salary £30,750 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.75% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,575 £27,650 £32,025
90th Percentile £45,125 £45,250 £50,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.05% +15.33%

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 1,315 909 1,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.24% 40.84% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,037 812 990
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.83% +4.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,150 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 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 21 January 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
Warrington -1 2 £39,500 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £32,500 - 1
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) REST

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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin