The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 294 341 312
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -29
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 6 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.032% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.085% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £53,750 £60,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% +64.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
LINQ to SQL
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3568 4708 4778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.74% 37.38% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3100 4043 4209
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in the City of London

LINQ to SQL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the City of London

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 10 (83.33%) Entity Framework
4 9 (75.00%) LINQ
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (66.67%) CSS
5 8 (66.67%) MVC
5 8 (66.67%) Ajax
6 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (50.00%) TDD
7 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (50.00%) WCF
8 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
8 5 (41.67%) JSON
8 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (33.33%) HTML5
9 4 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (33.33%) CSS3
9 4 (33.33%) CMS
9 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (33.33%) OO
10 3 (25.00%) Web Services
10 3 (25.00%) XML

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 4 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Sitefinity
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Log4Net
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
4 1 (8.33%) Moq
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
1 2 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) Entity Framework
3 9 (75.00%) LINQ
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) CSS
4 8 (66.67%) Ajax
5 6 (50.00%) WCF
6 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (41.67%) JSON
7 4 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (33.33%) CSS3
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) XML
9 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) OOD
7 1 (8.33%) OOP
7 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (8.33%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft