Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 73 84
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 -28
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 13 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.47% 1.62% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.07% 3.65% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 7
Lancashire median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% +40.91% -9.84%
North West median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.05% +8.75% +6.67%

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 423 356 471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 47.85% 44.33% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 374 304 402
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £46,925
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 - 7 £45,000 -
Chorley -1 5 £40,000 -5.88%
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Framework
2 12 (92.31%) Entity Framework
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (61.54%) Web Development
4 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) Workflow
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (46.15%) HTML
6 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
7 4 (30.77%) Xamarin
8 3 (23.08%) VB
8 3 (23.08%) EPoS
8 3 (23.08%) VB6
9 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (15.38%) CSS
9 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
10 1 (7.69%) Time Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 9 (69.23%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (69.23%) C# Developer
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (61.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Analyst
7 2 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (15.38%) Development Analyst
7 2 (15.38%) Programmer
7 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 1 (7.69%) Senior Development Analyst
8 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Framework
2 12 (92.31%) Entity Framework
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (46.15%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
9 1 (7.69%) jQuery
9 1 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
1 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Web Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) VB6
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Xamarin