The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 820 824 748
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -76
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 48 77 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 36 75 116
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,224 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
LINQ to SQL
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39246 44699 42093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.93% 40.39% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33714 37895 37002
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in England

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in England

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

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in England

LINQ to SQL
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in England

LINQ to SQL
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 29 £38,750 -13.88% 5
East of England +14 6 £40,000 -21.95% 1
East Midlands +13 4 £52,500 +61.53%
South East -10 3 £35,000 -22.22%
South West - 3 £55,000 - 1
North East - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
LINQ to SQL
UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 93 (97.89%) C#
1 93 (97.89%) SQL
1 93 (97.89%) .NET
2 88 (92.63%) LINQ
3 79 (83.16%) .NET Framework
4 72 (75.79%) MVC
5 70 (73.68%) HTML
5 70 (73.68%) JavaScript
6 69 (72.63%) jQuery
6 69 (72.63%) Entity Framework
7 64 (67.37%) ASP.NET
8 58 (61.05%) CSS
9 57 (60.00%) SQL Server
10 49 (51.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (48.42%) HTML5
12 45 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (42.11%) Web Services
14 36 (37.89%) TDD
14 36 (37.89%) Ajax
14 36 (37.89%) WCF
15 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (33.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
17 30 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 30 (31.58%) NHibernate
18 27 (28.42%) CSS3
19 24 (25.26%) WPF
19 24 (25.26%) XML
20 23 (24.21%) JSON
21 21 (22.11%) SOAP

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 17 (17.89%) CMS
2 8 (8.42%) Node.js
3 7 (7.37%) Umbraco
3 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.26%) Sitefinity
4 5 (5.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.16%) SaaS
2 3 (3.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) SMS
2 1 (1.05%) FTP
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.42%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.42%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (7.37%) MySQL
6 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (13.68%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.53%) NUnit
4 8 (8.42%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (8.42%) MSBuild
5 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.26%) Grunt
6 5 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (5.26%) Subversion
7 4 (4.21%) Hudson
8 3 (3.16%) NSubstitute
8 3 (3.16%) ReSharper
8 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.16%) NCover
8 3 (3.16%) MSTest
9 1 (1.05%) Log4Net
9 1 (1.05%) Moq
9 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Games
2 7 (7.37%) Local Government
3 2 (2.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (78.95%) Developer
2 41 (43.16%) .NET Developer
3 34 (35.79%) C# Developer
4 27 (28.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (17.89%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.68%) Software Developer
7 11 (11.58%) Consultant
7 11 (11.58%) .NET Consultant
7 11 (11.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.42%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Programmer
10 5 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Technical Director
11 4 (4.21%) Analyst
12 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.16%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (97.89%) .NET
2 88 (92.63%) LINQ
3 79 (83.16%) .NET Framework
4 70 (73.68%) HTML
5 69 (72.63%) jQuery
5 69 (72.63%) Entity Framework
6 64 (67.37%) ASP.NET
7 58 (61.05%) CSS
8 49 (51.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (48.42%) HTML5
10 40 (42.11%) Web Services
11 36 (37.89%) Ajax
11 36 (37.89%) WCF
12 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 32 (33.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 30 (31.58%) NHibernate
15 27 (28.42%) CSS3
16 24 (25.26%) WPF
16 24 (25.26%) XML
17 23 (24.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) User Experience
3 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.21%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.16%) W3C
5 3 (3.16%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.16%) Social Media
6 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.11%) Open Source
6 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.89%) Windows
2 11 (11.58%) Windows Phone 7
2 11 (11.58%) Windows 8
2 11 (11.58%) Windows Phone 8
2 11 (11.58%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (75.79%) MVC
2 45 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (37.89%) TDD
4 21 (22.11%) Workflow
5 17 (17.89%) Dependency Injection
6 16 (16.84%) E-Commerce
7 14 (14.74%) MVVM
8 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
8 13 (13.68%) Scrum
9 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
9 12 (12.63%) Multithreading
9 12 (12.63%) Mobile Development
10 11 (11.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (11.58%) Release Management
10 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.58%) OO
10 11 (11.58%) SEO
11 8 (8.42%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.42%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (7.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 93 (97.89%) C#
1 93 (97.89%) SQL
2 70 (73.68%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.00%) Java
4 11 (11.58%) XAML
5 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.26%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.21%) VB
8 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.11%) C
10 1 (1.05%) Tcl
10 1 (1.05%) VB6
10 1 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) Facebook
3 6 (6.32%) Twitter
4 3 (3.16%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle
5 2 (2.11%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco
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