The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 219 - 196
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% - 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2006 1887 1926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.90% 35.93% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 1683 1684
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 West Midlands

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

LINQ to SQL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

LINQ to SQL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Staffordshire - 7 £32,500 -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
1 7 (100.00%) LINQ
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) WinForms Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
1 7 (100.00%) LINQ
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft