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

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 56 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.41% 0.41% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 227 175 206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 40.11% 35.57% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 189 158 169
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

LINQ
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Merseyside

LINQ
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Liverpool +10 7 £37,500 +10.29% 2
St Helens - 1 £32,500 -
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Logistics
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (27.78%) VB
8 5 (27.78%) OO
8 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 5 (27.78%) Ajax
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (22.22%) Ember.js
9 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (22.22%) Web Development
9 4 (22.22%) WCF
9 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) HTML
10 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 3 (16.67%) Kanban
10 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (5.56%) CloudFront
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
1 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) Ajax
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) Ember.js
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) WCF
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) Handlebars
5 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) Ninject
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Logistics
1 7 (38.89%) Scrum
2 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Functional Programming
5 3 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) VB
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
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