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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 326 309 326
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 7 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.12% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.33% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £60,000 £51,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +51.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
4465 4593 5072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.93% 37.88% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3857 4145 4758
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) LINQ
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (70.00%) Ajax
4 7 (70.00%) HTML
5 6 (60.00%) ADO.NET
5 6 (60.00%) XML
5 6 (60.00%) JSON
5 6 (60.00%) NUnit
6 5 (50.00%) Degree
6 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (40.00%) JUnit
7 4 (40.00%) JSP
7 4 (40.00%) Java
7 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (40.00%) Oracle
7 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (40.00%) XSLT
7 4 (40.00%) ETL
7 4 (40.00%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) NUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (40.00%) Moq
3 4 (40.00%) MSTest
4 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) LINQ
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (70.00%) Ajax
4 7 (70.00%) HTML
5 6 (60.00%) ADO.NET
5 6 (60.00%) XML
5 6 (60.00%) JSON
6 4 (40.00%) JSP
6 4 (40.00%) XSLT
6 4 (40.00%) Struts
6 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (40.00%) Spring
6 4 (40.00%) JSF
6 4 (40.00%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Telerik