The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 96 87 103
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.26% 0.41% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 1.19% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
LINQ to SQL
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
437 337 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 37.84% 34.67% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 392 332 319
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

LINQ to SQL
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
Bedford -10 1 £32,500 -38.09%
LINQ to SQL
East of England

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) LINQ
3 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) Silverlight
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
3 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Middleware
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (14.29%) Moq
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Architect
4 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
5 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Architect
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
2 6 (85.71%) LINQ
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) Silverlight
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
3 5 (71.43%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft