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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 299 327 319
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 14 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.059% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 6
Average salary £49,000 £36,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.17% -6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £30,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,800 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -3.33%
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
3798 4748 4622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.69% 39.90% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3390 4130 4302
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 18 (100.00%) LINQ
2 14 (77.78%) MVC
2 14 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 12 (66.67%) CSS
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 11 (61.11%) XML
5 11 (61.11%) JSON
5 11 (61.11%) WCF
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (61.11%) HTML5
6 10 (55.56%) jQuery
6 10 (55.56%) NHibernate
7 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (50.00%) Ajax
7 9 (50.00%) Windows
7 9 (50.00%) OOD
7 9 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (38.89%) Task Parallel Library
9 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (38.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
9 7 (38.89%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (38.89%) Windows Phone

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) Sitefinity
3 2 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
1 4 (22.22%) Grunt
1 4 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Director
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 18 (100.00%) LINQ
2 14 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 12 (66.67%) CSS
5 11 (61.11%) XML
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 11 (61.11%) JSON
5 11 (61.11%) WCF
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (61.11%) HTML5
6 10 (55.56%) jQuery
6 10 (55.56%) NHibernate
7 9 (50.00%) Ajax
7 9 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (38.89%) Task Parallel Library
9 7 (38.89%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Phone 7
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Phone 8
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) OOD
3 7 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (38.89%) MVVM
3 7 (38.89%) OO
3 7 (38.89%) Release Management
3 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) XAML
4 4 (22.22%) Objective-C
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Facebook