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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 97 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.17% - 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
424 342 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 35.48% 33.01% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 389 333 301
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 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) WinForms
1 10 (100.00%) LINQ
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) Silverlight
2 9 (90.00%) Subversion
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (90.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (90.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Middleware
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (90.00%) ADO.NET
2 9 (90.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Subversion
1 9 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
2 7 (70.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (60.00%) Developer
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Architect
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) WinForms
1 10 (100.00%) LINQ
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) Silverlight
2 9 (90.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Middleware
2 9 (90.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) Product Management
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft