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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 58 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.19% 0.21% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.68% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £21,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% +7.14%  
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 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 245 148 194
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 45.54% 31.29% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 962 636 517
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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
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 June 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 +4 1 £21,000 -44.00% 1
LINQ
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Logistics
4 4 (44.44%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Billing
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (11.11%) jQuery

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
5 1 (11.11%) Handlebars
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Logistics
2 3 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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