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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 251 221 240
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 11 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.83% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 20
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
3170 3270 3545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.90% 47.90% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2704 2934 3183
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
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
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -12 9 £39,500 +5.33% 3
Cheshire -24 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 - 1
LINQ to SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) LINQ
3 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (90.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 18 (90.00%) HTML
3 18 (90.00%) CSS
3 18 (90.00%) .NET Framework
4 17 (85.00%) WCF
5 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (75.00%) TDD
7 14 (70.00%) BDD
8 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (60.00%) Internet
9 12 (60.00%) Web Services
9 12 (60.00%) REST
10 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (55.00%) OO
11 10 (50.00%) SOAP
11 10 (50.00%) OOD
11 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
11 10 (50.00%) UML
11 10 (50.00%) Pair Programming
11 10 (50.00%) Finance
11 10 (50.00%) Refactoring
11 10 (50.00%) Billing

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.00%) NServiceBus
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
1 10 (50.00%) MSTest
2 9 (45.00%) NUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
1 10 (50.00%) Billing
1 10 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Systems Developer
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
9 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (95.00%) LINQ
3 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (90.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 18 (90.00%) HTML
3 18 (90.00%) CSS
3 18 (90.00%) .NET Framework
4 17 (85.00%) WCF
5 12 (60.00%) Web Services
5 12 (60.00%) REST
6 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (50.00%) SOAP
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (15.00%) Ajax
10 2 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) XSLT
11 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) TDD
3 14 (70.00%) BDD
4 11 (55.00%) OO
5 10 (50.00%) OOD
5 10 (50.00%) UML
5 10 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 10 (50.00%) Refactoring
5 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 10 (50.00%) Line Management
5 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 10 (50.00%) Coaching
5 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 10 (50.00%) Time Management
5 10 (50.00%) OWASP
6 8 (40.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) Web Development
8 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.00%) MVVM
9 1 (5.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
1 2 (10.00%) MCSD
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago