Period
to 16 January 2018

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

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 203 93
Rank change year-on-year -12 -110 +35
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 72 83 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.97% 1.13% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 2.50% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 72 78 202
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,544 3,318 2,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.53% 45.08% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,008 2,950 2,425
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 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
Rochdale +6 5 £50,000 - 1
Bolton - 3 £33,500 - 1
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 72 (100.00%) C#
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 60 (83.33%) CSS
3 60 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 60 (83.33%) HTML
3 60 (83.33%) jQuery
4 57 (79.17%) Web Services
5 56 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (73.61%) Scrum
7 50 (69.44%) WCF
8 46 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (62.50%) XML
10 43 (59.72%) WF
10 43 (59.72%) MSTest
11 42 (58.33%) MVVM
11 42 (58.33%) Software Engineering
11 42 (58.33%) MVC
12 41 (56.94%) SQL
12 41 (56.94%) T-SQL
12 41 (56.94%) WPF
13 40 (55.56%) XSLT
14 39 (54.17%) OO
14 39 (54.17%) NUnit
15 38 (52.78%) RUP
15 38 (52.78%) DSDM
15 38 (52.78%) UML
15 38 (52.78%) SOAP
15 38 (52.78%) C++
15 38 (52.78%) PL/SQL

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 3 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (59.72%) MSTest
2 39 (54.17%) NUnit
3 19 (26.39%) Subversion
4 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.33%) CruiseControl
5 6 (8.33%) JIRA
5 6 (8.33%) ReSharper
5 6 (8.33%) SonarQube
6 5 (6.94%) Selenium
6 5 (6.94%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Law
3 4 (5.56%) Back Office
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (65.28%) Developer
2 35 (48.61%) .NET Developer
3 32 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 32 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET Developer
4 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 28 (38.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (34.72%) .NET Software Engineer
6 25 (34.72%) Software Engineer
7 21 (29.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 21 (29.17%) Software Developer
8 20 (27.78%) .NET Software Developer
8 20 (27.78%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (25.00%) Senior Developer
9 18 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
10 17 (23.61%) Agile .NET Developer
10 17 (23.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 17 (23.61%) Senior C# Developer
10 17 (23.61%) Senior WPF Developer
10 17 (23.61%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 60 (83.33%) CSS
3 60 (83.33%) HTML
3 60 (83.33%) jQuery
4 57 (79.17%) Web Services
5 50 (69.44%) WCF
6 45 (62.50%) XML
7 43 (59.72%) WF
8 41 (56.94%) WPF
9 40 (55.56%) XSLT
10 38 (52.78%) RESTful
10 38 (52.78%) Silverlight
10 38 (52.78%) SOAP
11 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (29.17%) .NET Framework
14 20 (27.78%) WinForms
15 15 (20.83%) Entity Framework
16 14 (19.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Fintech
2 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (73.61%) Scrum
3 46 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (58.33%) MVC
4 42 (58.33%) MVVM
4 42 (58.33%) Software Engineering
5 39 (54.17%) OO
6 38 (52.78%) DSDM
6 38 (52.78%) RUP
6 38 (52.78%) UML
6 38 (52.78%) Use Case
7 24 (33.33%) DevOps
8 21 (29.17%) Service Delivery
9 13 (18.06%) Web Development
10 11 (15.28%) TDD
11 10 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (8.33%) Code Coverage
12 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.33%) Test Scripting
13 5 (6.94%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C#
2 60 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 41 (56.94%) SQL
3 41 (56.94%) T-SQL
4 38 (52.78%) C++
4 38 (52.78%) PL/SQL
5 21 (29.17%) Java
6 3 (4.17%) VB
6 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.78%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) JD Edwards
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
2 4 (5.56%) SAP