The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 261 260 256
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 20 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.093% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.23% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 25
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3595 3418 4349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 41.49% 39.86% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3053 3050 3682
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in the East of England

LINQ to SQL
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the East of England

LINQ to SQL
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +4 20 £50,000 -9.09%
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 29 (100.00%) SQL
1 29 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 29 (100.00%) LINQ
2 28 (96.55%) .NET Framework
2 28 (96.55%) Subversion
2 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (96.55%) Multithreading
2 28 (96.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (89.66%) ADO.NET
3 26 (89.66%) C#
4 25 (86.21%) WCF
4 25 (86.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (79.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 23 (79.31%) Software Engineering
6 21 (72.41%) Scrum
7 20 (68.97%) WinForms
7 20 (68.97%) TDD
7 20 (68.97%) SharePoint
7 20 (68.97%) Relational Database
8 18 (62.07%) Middleware
8 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio
8 18 (62.07%) WPF
8 18 (62.07%) Silverlight
9 17 (58.62%) Web Services
9 17 (58.62%) OO
9 17 (58.62%) N-Tier

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 20 (68.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (68.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (96.55%) Subversion
1 28 (96.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (17.24%) Moq
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Architect
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Leader
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Lead Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Architect
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 29 (100.00%) LINQ
2 28 (96.55%) .NET Framework
3 26 (89.66%) ADO.NET
4 25 (86.21%) WCF
5 23 (79.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 20 (68.97%) WinForms
7 18 (62.07%) Middleware
7 18 (62.07%) WPF
7 18 (62.07%) Silverlight
8 17 (58.62%) Web Services
9 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (31.03%) Ajax
11 8 (27.59%) XML
11 8 (27.59%) CSS
11 8 (27.59%) jQuery
12 7 (24.14%) XSL
12 7 (24.14%) XML Schema
13 5 (17.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Multithreading
2 23 (79.31%) Software Engineering
3 21 (72.41%) Scrum
4 20 (68.97%) TDD
5 17 (58.62%) OO
5 17 (58.62%) OOD
6 16 (55.17%) Project Management
6 16 (55.17%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (51.72%) Product Management
7 15 (51.72%) Business Analysis
8 12 (41.38%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (34.48%) MVC
10 9 (31.03%) SOA
11 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (6.90%) OOP
12 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
13 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) SQL
1 29 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 26 (89.66%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) XPath
5 5 (17.24%) Delphi
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) VMware