The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 159 156 164
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £36,250 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1098 1163 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.82% 38.13% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 712 818 882
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in Scotland

LINQ to SQL
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -13 1 £37,500 -
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ to SQL
UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) SignalR
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin