The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 172 - 169
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 4 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% - 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 13
Average salary £50,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
LINQ to SQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1279 1660 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.08% 42.10% 49.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1471 1652
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the Manchester region.

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in Manchester

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ to SQL.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) LINQ
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
4 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
5 19 (76.00%) CSS
5 19 (76.00%) HTML
5 19 (76.00%) Ajax
5 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (72.00%) OO
6 18 (72.00%) MVC
7 15 (60.00%) .NET Framework
8 13 (52.00%) Workflow
8 13 (52.00%) Windows
8 13 (52.00%) Marketing
8 13 (52.00%) TDD
8 13 (52.00%) NUnit
8 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (52.00%) WF
8 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (52.00%) Performance Improvement
9 12 (48.00%) Entity Framework
10 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (20.00%) jQuery
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (20.00%) Degree

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) CMS
1 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (52.00%) NUnit
3 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (52.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 14 (56.00%) Web Developer
4 11 (44.00%) C# Developer
5 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
5 10 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (40.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Developer
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (24.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (24.00%) Junior
7 6 (24.00%) Junior C# Developer
7 6 (24.00%) Junior Developer
8 5 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (20.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (20.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (20.00%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (20.00%) Junior SQL Developer
8 5 (20.00%) Junior SQL Server Developer
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) LINQ
2 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (76.00%) Ajax
3 19 (76.00%) CSS
3 19 (76.00%) HTML
4 15 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (52.00%) WF
6 12 (48.00%) Entity Framework
7 5 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.00%) HTML5
9 1 (4.00%) Spring
9 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) MVC
2 18 (72.00%) OO
3 13 (52.00%) Performance Improvement
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) OOD
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft