Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 78 79
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 -19
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 12 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.47% 0.96% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.56% 2.26% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 0
Lancashire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 337 399 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 41.25% 42.36% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 292 360 259
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £45,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Lancashire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ in Lancashire.

Salary trend for LINQ in Lancashire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Lancashire

LINQ
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Preston +14 11 £45,000 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £23,000 -
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Unit Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Web Development
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Workflow
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) .NET Developer
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 11 (91.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 11 (91.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 11 (91.67%) C# Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Graduate
2 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Junior
2 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) MVC
1 11 (91.67%) TDD
1 11 (91.67%) Unit Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Web Development
1 11 (91.67%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree