Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 100 78
Rank change year-on-year +16 -22 +13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.30% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.64% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 7
Merseyside median annual salary £43,000 £53,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +47.26% +2.10%
10th Percentile £24,700 £31,250 £33,350
90th Percentile £62,900 £65,000 £38,450
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 399 488 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 40.43% 37.60% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 304 354 257
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,375 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Merseyside over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Liverpool +19 3 £43,000 -33.85%
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Event Store
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

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 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Event Store
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Principal .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft