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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 231 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.098% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +11.11%
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
2608 2228 2145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.94% 43.79% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 1996 1936
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
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 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
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Wiltshire +7 6 £40,000 +36.75%
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
LINQ to SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) LINQ
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Framework
2 10 (90.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) OO
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) OOD
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) MVC
5 7 (63.64%) SOAP
5 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (63.64%) WCF
6 6 (54.55%) TDD
6 6 (54.55%) BDD
6 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (36.36%) Retail
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (27.27%) MSMQ
8 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 3 (27.27%) Java
9 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
9 2 (18.18%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) LINQ
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 10 (90.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Framework
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) WCF
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (27.27%) MSMQ
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) JSON
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) OO
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) OOD
2 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle