Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 139 106
Rank change year-on-year -68 -33 -13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 97 132 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.17% 1.87% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.55% 4.64% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 94 130 189
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,775 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £52,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25% +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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3799 2844 3106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 46.01% 40.19% 42.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 2455 2678
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,550 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Manchester

LINQ
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Manchester

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Manchester

LINQ
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 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
Rochdale -10 4 £50,000 - 2
Cheadle -6 2 - -
Bolton +1 1 £30,000 -21.05%
LINQ
North West

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

1 97 (100.00%) C#
2 96 (98.97%) .NET
3 82 (84.54%) Web Services
4 70 (72.16%) ASP.NET
5 69 (71.13%) SQL Server
6 67 (69.07%) WCF
7 65 (67.01%) XML
8 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (62.89%) MVC
10 58 (59.79%) HTML
10 58 (59.79%) JavaScript
11 57 (58.76%) CSS
12 56 (57.73%) SQL
12 56 (57.73%) jQuery
13 54 (55.67%) Scrum
14 46 (47.42%) MSTest
15 45 (46.39%) NUnit
16 43 (44.33%) .NET Framework
17 42 (43.30%) Software Engineering
17 42 (43.30%) WPF
17 42 (43.30%) Silverlight
17 42 (43.30%) MVVM
17 42 (43.30%) C++
17 42 (43.30%) UML
17 42 (43.30%) OO
17 42 (43.30%) RUP
18 41 (42.27%) Visual Studio
19 39 (40.21%) XSLT
20 36 (37.11%) Finance
20 36 (37.11%) Continuous Integration

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (14.43%) CMS
2 13 (13.40%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.53%) Ethernet
1 17 (17.53%) RS-232
1 17 (17.53%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.15%) Internet
3 4 (4.12%) Broadband
4 2 (2.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (71.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.62%) SQL Server 2014
3 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
4 17 (17.53%) RDBMS
4 17 (17.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (47.42%) MSTest
2 45 (46.39%) NUnit
3 41 (42.27%) Visual Studio
4 29 (29.90%) Subversion
5 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Blend
5 17 (17.53%) MSI
5 17 (17.53%) NuGet
5 17 (17.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (17.53%) WiX
6 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
7 11 (11.34%) CruiseControl
7 11 (11.34%) JIRA
7 11 (11.34%) ReSharper
7 11 (11.34%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.12%) Selenium
8 4 (4.12%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.03%) Log4Net
9 1 (1.03%) Moq
General
1 36 (37.11%) Finance
2 21 (21.65%) Law
3 18 (18.56%) Marketing
4 4 (4.12%) Games
5 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (68.04%) Developer
2 42 (43.30%) .NET Developer
3 36 (37.11%) C# Developer
4 35 (36.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (25.77%) .NET Software Engineer
5 25 (25.77%) C# Software Engineer
5 25 (25.77%) Software Engineer
6 13 (13.40%) Web Developer
7 12 (12.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (11.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (11.34%) Digital Developer
9 10 (10.31%) .NET Web Developer
9 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (10.31%) C# Web Developer
10 8 (8.25%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Developer
11 7 (7.22%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
12 4 (4.12%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (98.97%) .NET
2 82 (84.54%) Web Services
3 70 (72.16%) ASP.NET
4 67 (69.07%) WCF
5 65 (67.01%) XML
6 58 (59.79%) HTML
7 57 (58.76%) CSS
8 56 (57.73%) jQuery
9 43 (44.33%) .NET Framework
10 42 (43.30%) Silverlight
10 42 (43.30%) WPF
11 39 (40.21%) XSLT
12 32 (32.99%) Entity Framework
13 29 (29.90%) WF
14 28 (28.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (26.80%) SOAP
16 25 (25.77%) AngularJS
16 25 (25.77%) Lambda Expressions
16 25 (25.77%) RESTful
17 24 (24.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) Data Structures
2 17 (17.53%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (17.53%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 17 (17.53%) Internet of Things
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.15%) Fintech
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Windows
2 17 (17.53%) Linux
2 17 (17.53%) Mac OS
2 17 (17.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (62.89%) MVC
3 54 (55.67%) Scrum
4 42 (43.30%) MVVM
4 42 (43.30%) OO
4 42 (43.30%) RUP
4 42 (43.30%) Software Engineering
4 42 (43.30%) UML
5 36 (37.11%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (28.87%) Test Automation
7 27 (27.84%) Unit Testing
8 26 (26.80%) TDD
9 25 (25.77%) DSDM
9 25 (25.77%) Service Delivery
9 25 (25.77%) Use Case
10 21 (21.65%) Kanban
11 17 (17.53%) Concurrent Programming
11 17 (17.53%) Multithreading
11 17 (17.53%) OOD
11 17 (17.53%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) C#
2 58 (59.79%) JavaScript
3 56 (57.73%) SQL
4 42 (43.30%) C++
5 25 (25.77%) Java
5 25 (25.77%) PL/SQL
5 25 (25.77%) T-SQL
6 17 (17.53%) C
6 17 (17.53%) XAML
7 13 (13.40%) XPath
8 8 (8.25%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
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