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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 121 91
Rank change year-on-year -39 -30  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 42 61 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.04% 1.76% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 4.54% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 96
Median salary £42,500 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.45% +12.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 1835 1345 1577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.56% 38.81% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1559 1155 1372
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing LINQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle +2 2 - -
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 82 (100.00%) C#
1 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (75.61%) SQL
3 56 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (67.07%) ASP.NET
4 55 (67.07%) Web Services
5 52 (63.41%) WCF
6 47 (57.32%) CSS
6 47 (57.32%) OO
6 47 (57.32%) HTML
6 47 (57.32%) MSTest
7 46 (56.10%) jQuery
8 45 (54.88%) Scrum
9 44 (53.66%) SQL Server
9 44 (53.66%) NUnit
10 43 (52.44%) WPF
10 43 (52.44%) C++
10 43 (52.44%) XML
11 38 (46.34%) WF
11 38 (46.34%) MVVM
12 37 (45.12%) Silverlight
12 37 (45.12%) Software Engineering
12 37 (45.12%) MVC
12 37 (45.12%) UML
12 37 (45.12%) RUP
12 37 (45.12%) JavaScript
13 36 (43.90%) .NET Framework
14 33 (40.24%) Finance
14 33 (40.24%) T-SQL
14 33 (40.24%) 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 6 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.44%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) Ethernet
1 11 (13.41%) RS-232
1 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.88%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (13.41%) RDBMS
3 11 (13.41%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 47 (57.32%) MSTest
2 44 (53.66%) NUnit
3 15 (18.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (17.07%) Visual Studio
5 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Blend
5 11 (13.41%) MSI
5 11 (13.41%) NuGet
5 11 (13.41%) WiX
6 7 (8.54%) Subversion
7 5 (6.10%) Selenium
7 5 (6.10%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.66%) Moq
9 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.22%) JIRA
9 1 (1.22%) Log4Net
9 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (40.24%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (59.76%) Developer
2 39 (47.56%) .NET Developer
3 35 (42.68%) C# Developer
4 31 (37.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (31.71%) .NET Software Engineer
5 26 (31.71%) C# Software Engineer
5 26 (31.71%) Software Engineer
6 14 (17.07%) Web Developer
7 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (13.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (13.41%) Senior Developer
8 9 (10.98%) .NET Web Developer
8 9 (10.98%) C# Web Developer
9 8 (9.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (8.54%) SQL Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Architect
12 5 (6.10%) Agile C# Developer
12 5 (6.10%) Agile Developer
13 4 (4.88%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (67.07%) ASP.NET
2 55 (67.07%) Web Services
3 52 (63.41%) WCF
4 47 (57.32%) CSS
4 47 (57.32%) HTML
5 46 (56.10%) jQuery
6 43 (52.44%) WPF
6 43 (52.44%) XML
7 38 (46.34%) WF
8 37 (45.12%) Silverlight
9 36 (43.90%) .NET Framework
10 31 (37.80%) Entity Framework
11 27 (32.93%) SOAP
12 26 (31.71%) RESTful
12 26 (31.71%) XSLT
13 19 (23.17%) Lambda Expressions
14 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (17.07%) LINQ to SQL
16 11 (13.41%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (13.41%) Data Structures
2 11 (13.41%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 11 (13.41%) Internet of Things
3 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Blog
4 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.22%) Fintech
4 1 (1.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) Mac OS
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (57.32%) OO
3 45 (54.88%) Scrum
4 38 (46.34%) MVVM
5 37 (45.12%) MVC
5 37 (45.12%) RUP
5 37 (45.12%) Software Engineering
5 37 (45.12%) UML
6 33 (40.24%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (31.71%) DSDM
7 26 (31.71%) Service Delivery
7 26 (31.71%) Use Case
8 25 (30.49%) TDD
9 19 (23.17%) Unit Testing
10 16 (19.51%) Kanban
11 14 (17.07%) Web Development
12 11 (13.41%) Dependency Injection
12 11 (13.41%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (13.41%) Multithreading
12 11 (13.41%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) C#
2 62 (75.61%) SQL
3 43 (52.44%) C++
4 37 (45.12%) JavaScript
5 33 (40.24%) T-SQL
6 32 (39.02%) Java
7 31 (37.80%) PL/SQL
8 11 (13.41%) C
8 11 (13.41%) XAML
9 9 (10.98%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.22%) SAP
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