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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 789 796 764
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -32
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 77 91 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.084% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 73 86 84
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
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
38265 41469 40274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.61% 38.42% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33090 35159 35087
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
East Midlands +37 35 £31,250 +4.16%
London +10 17 £40,000 -19.19% 4
East of England +6 9 £55,000 +29.41% 1
North West -6 7 £38,000 -3.79% 3
South East -9 7 £40,750 +35.83%
South West -19 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
LINQ to SQL
UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 123 (100.00%) C#
2 122 (99.19%) SQL
2 122 (99.19%) .NET
3 113 (91.87%) LINQ
4 112 (91.06%) MVC
5 110 (89.43%) .NET Framework
5 110 (89.43%) Entity Framework
6 93 (75.61%) SQL Server
7 72 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (56.10%) HTML
8 69 (56.10%) ASP.NET
9 65 (52.85%) JavaScript
10 64 (52.03%) Web Services
11 60 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 55 (44.72%) jQuery
13 54 (43.90%) SOAP
14 53 (43.09%) CMS
15 49 (39.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 45 (36.59%) Scrum
17 44 (35.77%) Ajax
18 41 (33.33%) CSS
19 40 (32.52%) E-Commerce
19 40 (32.52%) HTML5
20 39 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
20 39 (31.71%) TDD
20 39 (31.71%) WCF
21 37 (30.08%) Retail
21 37 (30.08%) Marketing
21 37 (30.08%) OOP
22 35 (28.46%) Umbraco

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 53 (43.09%) CMS
2 35 (28.46%) Umbraco
3 30 (24.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 30 (24.39%) DNN
3 30 (24.39%) Kentico
4 11 (8.94%) IIS
5 8 (6.50%) NServiceBus
6 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.44%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Node.js
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) SaaS
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) SMS
2 2 (1.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (75.61%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.63%) Big Data
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.63%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.81%) SimpleDB
9 1 (0.81%) MySQL
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (17.07%) Visual Studio
3 18 (14.63%) Subversion
4 12 (9.76%) Git (software)
5 10 (8.13%) TeamCity
6 9 (7.32%) NUnit
7 5 (4.07%) MSBuild
7 5 (4.07%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (3.25%) Selenium
9 3 (2.44%) ReSharper
9 3 (2.44%) Moq
9 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.63%) NCrunch
10 2 (1.63%) NSubstitute
10 2 (1.63%) NCover
10 2 (1.63%) MSTest
10 2 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 37 (30.08%) Retail
1 37 (30.08%) Marketing
2 30 (24.39%) Advertising
3 15 (12.20%) Local Government
4 9 (7.32%) Finance
5 2 (1.63%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (84.55%) Developer
2 75 (60.98%) .NET Developer
3 74 (60.16%) C# Developer
4 71 (57.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (30.89%) Senior Developer
6 34 (27.64%) Software Developer
7 31 (25.20%) C# Software Developer
7 31 (25.20%) .NET Software Developer
8 29 (23.58%) Senior .NET Developer
9 27 (21.95%) Senior C# Developer
10 19 (15.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (10.57%) Junior Developer
12 13 (10.57%) Senior Software Developer
12 13 (10.57%) Junior C# Developer
12 13 (10.57%) Junior
13 12 (9.76%) Junior .NET Developer
13 12 (9.76%) Junior C# .NET Developer
14 11 (8.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (8.13%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (99.19%) .NET
2 113 (91.87%) LINQ
3 110 (89.43%) Entity Framework
3 110 (89.43%) .NET Framework
4 69 (56.10%) ASP.NET
4 69 (56.10%) HTML
5 64 (52.03%) Web Services
6 60 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 55 (44.72%) jQuery
8 54 (43.90%) SOAP
9 49 (39.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (35.77%) Ajax
11 41 (33.33%) CSS
12 40 (32.52%) HTML5
13 39 (31.71%) WCF
14 34 (27.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (23.58%) NHibernate
16 20 (16.26%) JSON
17 18 (14.63%) XML
18 16 (13.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) NHS
1 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.44%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.44%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.44%) Social Media
3 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.81%) DTV
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) Wiki
4 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Windows
2 6 (4.88%) Windows Phone 7
2 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
2 6 (4.88%) Windows Phone 8
2 6 (4.88%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (91.06%) MVC
2 72 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (36.59%) Scrum
4 40 (32.52%) E-Commerce
5 39 (31.71%) TDD
6 37 (30.08%) OOP
7 31 (25.20%) CRM
8 30 (24.39%) ERP
8 30 (24.39%) Content Management
9 25 (20.33%) Software Engineering
10 16 (13.01%) Software Testing
10 16 (13.01%) Workflow
11 15 (12.20%) OO
12 13 (10.57%) Automated Testing
13 11 (8.94%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (8.94%) SDLC
14 9 (7.32%) MVVM
14 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
15 7 (5.69%) Multithreading
15 7 (5.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) C#
2 122 (99.19%) SQL
3 65 (52.85%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.26%) T-SQL
5 14 (11.38%) PowerShell
6 10 (8.13%) VB.NET
7 9 (7.32%) Java
8 6 (4.88%) XAML
9 5 (4.07%) VB
9 5 (4.07%) PHP
10 3 (2.44%) Erlang
11 2 (1.63%) Python
11 2 (1.63%) VB6
11 2 (1.63%) Ruby
11 2 (1.63%) C
11 2 (1.63%) C++
12 1 (0.81%) VBScript
12 1 (0.81%) XPath
12 1 (0.81%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (15.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) HND
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) MCPD
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) EPiServer
1 30 (24.39%) Sitecore
2 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.57%) Telerik
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco
5 1 (0.81%) DevExpress
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