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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 297 339 316
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -23
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 5 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.050% 0.024% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.063% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,214 £50,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
3416 4743 4582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.03% 37.54% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2966 4099 4039
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 10 (83.33%) LINQ
4 9 (75.00%) jQuery
4 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (58.33%) JSON
6 7 (58.33%) MVC
6 7 (58.33%) HTML5
7 6 (50.00%) WCF
7 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (50.00%) TDD
7 6 (50.00%) Ajax
7 6 (50.00%) XML
8 5 (41.67%) OO
8 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
8 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (41.67%) CSS3
9 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (25.00%) NUnit
10 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (25.00%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Grunt
3 2 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Log4Net
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) Moq
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Director
6 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 10 (83.33%) LINQ
4 9 (75.00%) jQuery
4 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (58.33%) JSON
5 7 (58.33%) HTML5
6 6 (50.00%) WCF
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (50.00%) Ajax
6 6 (50.00%) XML
7 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
7 5 (41.67%) CSS3
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (25.00%) Web Services
9 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
9 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone 7
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) MVVM
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (16.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Facebook