The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for LINQ to SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 179 184
Rank change year-on-year -25 +5  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 11 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.26% 0.058% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +53.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ to SQL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1898 1428 1459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.04% 41.36% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1650 1237 1261
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ to SQL in Manchester

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for LINQ to SQL in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) MVC
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 18 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 17 (94.44%) Lambda Expressions
2 17 (94.44%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 17 (94.44%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (94.44%) RS-232
2 17 (94.44%) Unity DI Container
2 17 (94.44%) Relational Database
2 17 (94.44%) Internet of Things
2 17 (94.44%) Data Structures
2 17 (94.44%) .NET Compact Framework
2 17 (94.44%) Concurrent Programming
2 17 (94.44%) WiX
2 17 (94.44%) NHibernate
2 17 (94.44%) Marketing
2 17 (94.44%) Dependency Injection
2 17 (94.44%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (94.44%) MSTest
2 17 (94.44%) MVVM
2 17 (94.44%) NuGet
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2012

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Ethernet
1 17 (94.44%) RS-232
1 17 (94.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) RDBMS
2 17 (94.44%) Relational Database
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft Blend
2 17 (94.44%) MSI
2 17 (94.44%) MSTest
2 17 (94.44%) NuGet
2 17 (94.44%) NUnit
2 17 (94.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (94.44%) WiX
General
1 17 (94.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 18 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 18 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 18 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 17 (94.44%) .NET Compact Framework
2 17 (94.44%) COM
2 17 (94.44%) Lambda Expressions
2 17 (94.44%) LINQ
2 17 (94.44%) NHibernate
2 17 (94.44%) Silverlight
2 17 (94.44%) Unity DI Container
2 17 (94.44%) WCF
2 17 (94.44%) Web Services
2 17 (94.44%) WPF
2 17 (94.44%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) XSD
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (5.56%) Express
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) Data Structures
1 17 (94.44%) Greenfield Project
1 17 (94.44%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 17 (94.44%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
1 17 (94.44%) Mac OS
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) MVC
2 17 (94.44%) Concurrent Programming
2 17 (94.44%) Dependency Injection
2 17 (94.44%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (94.44%) Kanban
2 17 (94.44%) Multithreading
2 17 (94.44%) MVVM
2 17 (94.44%) OO
2 17 (94.44%) OOD
2 17 (94.44%) Physics
2 17 (94.44%) Product Management
2 17 (94.44%) RUP
2 17 (94.44%) Scrum
2 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
2 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 17 (94.44%) UML
2 17 (94.44%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) C
2 17 (94.44%) C++
2 17 (94.44%) XAML
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Xamarin