The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 231 227 226
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 14 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 15
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3134 3446 3523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.04% 47.48% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2638 3070 3239
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in the North West

LINQ to SQL
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the North West

LINQ to SQL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 13 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 23 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 23 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 22 (95.65%) WCF
2 22 (95.65%) LINQ
2 22 (95.65%) CSS
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 22 (95.65%) HTML
3 21 (91.30%) TDD
4 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (86.96%) BDD
5 14 (60.87%) MVC
6 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
7 11 (47.83%) Web Services
7 11 (47.83%) E-Commerce
7 11 (47.83%) N-Tier
7 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (47.83%) Internet
7 11 (47.83%) REST
7 11 (47.83%) Razor View Engine
7 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
8 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
8 9 (39.13%) MSTest

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
1 9 (39.13%) MSTest
1 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
2 8 (34.78%) NUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
1 9 (39.13%) Billing
1 9 (39.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) .NET Developer
3 13 (56.52%) C# Developer
3 13 (56.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (52.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (47.83%) C# Web Developer
5 11 (47.83%) .NET Web Developer
5 11 (47.83%) Web Developer
6 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Systems Developer
8 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Developer
10 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
10 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
10 1 (4.35%) C# Application Developer
10 1 (4.35%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 23 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 23 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 22 (95.65%) WCF
2 22 (95.65%) LINQ
2 22 (95.65%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) REST
3 11 (47.83%) Razor View Engine
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (39.13%) SOAP
5 3 (13.04%) Ajax
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) XSLT
7 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) TDD
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) BDD
3 14 (60.87%) MVC
4 11 (47.83%) E-Commerce
5 9 (39.13%) OOD
5 9 (39.13%) UML
5 9 (39.13%) OO
5 9 (39.13%) Pair Programming
5 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
5 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Refactoring
5 9 (39.13%) Time Management
5 9 (39.13%) OWASP
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) XPath
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
1 2 (8.70%) MCSD
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
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