Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 142 116
Rank change year-on-year -12 -26 +25
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 23 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.74% 0.65% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 1.55% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 29
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £32,300 £24,000 £26,100
90th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,350
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - -10.61% +11.88%

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 1,159 1,097 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 37.31% 42.21% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 928 920 765
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 - 15 £37,500 -
Wilmslow +1 4 £37,500 - 1
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington -10 1 £21,500 -10.42% 1
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 20 (86.96%) MVC
4 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
5 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
5 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (65.22%) WCF
6 15 (65.22%) AngularJS
6 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (60.87%) Web Services
8 13 (56.52%) HTML
8 13 (56.52%) jQuery
9 12 (52.17%) CSS
10 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
11 9 (39.13%) Finance
11 9 (39.13%) TDD
11 9 (39.13%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (39.13%) RESTful
11 9 (39.13%) API Development
11 9 (39.13%) Front End Development
12 8 (34.78%) Fintech
12 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
12 8 (34.78%) NServiceBus
12 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (34.78%) Banking
12 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
12 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
12 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 8 (34.78%) 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 8 (34.78%) NServiceBus
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) NUnit
2 6 (26.09%) Moq
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (65.22%) AngularJS
4 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (65.22%) WCF
5 14 (60.87%) Web Services
6 13 (56.52%) HTML
6 13 (56.52%) jQuery
7 12 (52.17%) CSS
8 9 (39.13%) RESTful
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 8 (34.78%) XML
10 7 (30.43%) JSON
11 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
11 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
11 6 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (21.74%) HTML5
13 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
1 8 (34.78%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) MVC
2 9 (39.13%) API Development
2 9 (39.13%) Domain-Driven Design
2 9 (39.13%) Front End Development
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Mobile Development
6 4 (17.39%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Xamarin