The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 95 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 20 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.52% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.24% 1.43% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 2
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
472 350 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 35.87% 30.25% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 448 307 363
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ to SQL
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -8 20 £50,000 -9.09%
LINQ to SQL
East of England

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (100.00%) SQL
1 28 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) Subversion
1 28 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 28 (100.00%) LINQ
1 28 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 28 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (89.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (89.29%) WCF
2 25 (89.29%) C#
2 25 (89.29%) ADO.NET
3 23 (82.14%) Software Engineering
3 23 (82.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 21 (75.00%) Scrum
5 20 (71.43%) WinForms
5 20 (71.43%) TDD
5 20 (71.43%) SharePoint
5 20 (71.43%) Relational Database
6 18 (64.29%) Middleware
6 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
6 18 (64.29%) WPF
6 18 (64.29%) Silverlight
7 17 (60.71%) OO
7 17 (60.71%) N-Tier
7 17 (60.71%) OOD

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (89.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (71.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Subversion
1 28 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (17.86%) Moq
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Architect
2 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Leader
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Developer
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Architect
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 28 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 28 (100.00%) LINQ
2 25 (89.29%) WCF
2 25 (89.29%) ADO.NET
3 23 (82.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 20 (71.43%) WinForms
5 18 (64.29%) Middleware
5 18 (64.29%) WPF
5 18 (64.29%) Silverlight
6 16 (57.14%) Web Services
7 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (28.57%) jQuery
8 8 (28.57%) Ajax
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) XML
9 7 (25.00%) XSL
9 7 (25.00%) XML Schema
10 5 (17.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 23 (82.14%) Software Engineering
3 21 (75.00%) Scrum
4 20 (71.43%) TDD
5 17 (60.71%) OO
5 17 (60.71%) OOD
6 16 (57.14%) Project Management
6 16 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (53.57%) Product Management
7 15 (53.57%) Business Analysis
8 12 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (35.71%) MVC
10 9 (32.14%) SOA
11 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (7.14%) OOP
12 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
1 28 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 25 (89.29%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) XPath
5 5 (17.86%) Delphi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft