The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 248 240 222
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 8 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.37% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 20
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
LINQ to SQL
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2710 3283 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.57% 44.16% 47.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2333 2779 2979
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 2 September 2015. 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 0 7 £37,500 -5.06% 2
Lancashire +6 1 - - 1
LINQ to SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Workflow
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) WF
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Improvement
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) NUnit
4 5 (62.50%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (37.50%) Marketing
6 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (62.50%) NUnit
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Web Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) WF
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
7 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
7 1 (12.50%) JSON
7 1 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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