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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 264 310 318
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +8
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 1 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.077% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.043% 0.23% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
2347 3411 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.16% 32.84% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2105 3047 3586
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) RequireJS
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (50.00%) WF
4 3 (50.00%) LINQ
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (50.00%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 1 (16.67%) SOA Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) LINQ
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (50.00%) RequireJS
4 3 (50.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA