The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - 224 214
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.16% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.37% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2566 2673 2318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.91% 43.58% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 2301 2065
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 South West

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in the South West

LINQ to SQL
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle