The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 834 764 795
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +31
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 83 119 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 79 115 125
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48721 44620 52093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 40.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41025 38863 46474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend

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

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 29 Job Locations

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 UK 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
England -82 81 £45,000 +5.88% 7
South East +13 27 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bedfordshire +4 20 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England -1 20 £50,000 -9.09%
Bedford -8 20 £50,000 -9.09%
London -109 17 £45,000 -1.09% 2
Manchester -1 11 £37,500 +25.00% 2
North West -8 11 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Surrey +7 10 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire - 9 £44,000 - 1
Kent - 8 £26,000 -
Sittingbourne - 8 £26,000 -
City of London -34 4 £50,000 +9.89%
Sheffield -14 3 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire -15 3 £30,000 -
East Midlands -20 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Yorkshire -39 3 £30,000 -
Slough - 3 £42,500 -
Reading - 3 £57,500 -
Aberdeen +4 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland -13 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £35,000 -
Derby - 2 £35,000 -
Epsom - 2 £60,000 -
Leicestershire -12 1 £29,500 -15.71%
Glasgow - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Lutterworth - 1 £29,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £44,000 - 1

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 156 (95.71%) C#
1 156 (95.71%) SQL
1 156 (95.71%) .NET
2 149 (91.41%) LINQ
3 136 (83.44%) ASP.NET
4 135 (82.82%) SQL Server
5 109 (66.87%) JavaScript
6 101 (61.96%) .NET Framework
7 98 (60.12%) MVC
8 91 (55.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 85 (52.15%) jQuery
10 84 (51.53%) CSS
11 83 (50.92%) HTML
12 81 (49.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 78 (47.85%) WCF
14 75 (46.01%) TDD
15 67 (41.10%) T-SQL
15 67 (41.10%) Microsoft
16 47 (28.83%) Windows
17 45 (27.61%) SQL Server 2008
17 45 (27.61%) Team Foundation Server
18 44 (26.99%) N-Tier
18 44 (26.99%) WinForms
18 44 (26.99%) Scrum
19 40 (24.54%) Web Services
20 39 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
21 38 (23.31%) ADO.NET
22 37 (22.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 36 (22.09%) Visual Studio
23 36 (22.09%) Ajax

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 28 (17.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.29%) CMS
2 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.61%) WordPress
5 1 (0.61%) DNN
Applications
1 24 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.75%) Photoshop
3 10 (6.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Office 365
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) SMS
2 3 (1.84%) LDAP
3 2 (1.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (82.82%) SQL Server
2 45 (27.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (12.27%) Relational Database
4 19 (11.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) MS Access
7 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (27.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (22.09%) Visual Studio
3 32 (19.63%) Subversion
4 8 (4.91%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (4.29%) NUnit
6 5 (3.07%) Moq
7 4 (2.45%) Redmine
7 4 (2.45%) PhoneGap
8 3 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.84%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.84%) MSTest
9 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (14.72%) Finance
2 19 (11.66%) Retail
3 9 (5.52%) Banking
4 6 (3.68%) Marketing
5 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.45%) Law
5 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.45%) Back Office
6 2 (1.23%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 142 (87.12%) Developer
2 85 (52.15%) .NET Developer
3 59 (36.20%) C# Developer
4 56 (34.36%) Web Developer
5 48 (29.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (28.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (23.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (20.86%) .NET Web Developer
9 33 (20.25%) Senior Developer
10 29 (17.79%) C# Web Developer
11 19 (11.66%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (9.82%) Architect
13 15 (9.20%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (7.98%) Software Developer
15 12 (7.36%) Senior C# Developer
16 10 (6.13%) Analyst
16 10 (6.13%) Developer Analyst
16 10 (6.13%) SharePoint Developer
16 10 (6.13%) Web Analyst
17 8 (4.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (95.71%) .NET
2 149 (91.41%) LINQ
3 136 (83.44%) ASP.NET
4 101 (61.96%) .NET Framework
5 91 (55.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 85 (52.15%) jQuery
7 84 (51.53%) CSS
8 83 (50.92%) HTML
9 81 (49.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 78 (47.85%) WCF
11 44 (26.99%) WinForms
12 40 (24.54%) Web Services
13 38 (23.31%) ADO.NET
14 37 (22.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 36 (22.09%) Ajax
16 33 (20.25%) XML
17 32 (19.63%) HTML5
18 31 (19.02%) WPF
19 28 (17.18%) Razor View Engine
20 25 (15.34%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.99%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.07%) Social Network
4 3 (1.84%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.84%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (28.83%) Windows
2 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.23%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) UNIX
4 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (60.12%) MVC
2 75 (46.01%) TDD
3 44 (26.99%) Scrum
4 39 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (20.86%) OO
6 32 (19.63%) Software Engineering
6 32 (19.63%) E-Commerce
7 30 (18.40%) BDD
8 29 (17.79%) Multithreading
9 25 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (10.43%) OOD
11 16 (9.82%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (9.82%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (9.82%) Project Management
12 15 (9.20%) Business Analysis
12 15 (9.20%) Product Management
13 14 (8.59%) Web Development
13 14 (8.59%) SOA
14 13 (7.98%) CRM
15 10 (6.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 156 (95.71%) C#
1 156 (95.71%) SQL
2 109 (66.87%) JavaScript
3 67 (41.10%) T-SQL
4 18 (11.04%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.29%) XPath
6 5 (3.07%) Delphi
7 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.84%) XAML
9 2 (1.23%) Java
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.61%) VBScript
10 1 (0.61%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (4.29%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.45%) MCTS
4 3 (1.84%) MCDBA
4 3 (1.84%) MCP
4 3 (1.84%) MCSD
4 3 (1.84%) MCITP
5 1 (0.61%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) MOM
Vendors
1 67 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.13%) Adobe
2 10 (6.13%) Google
3 7 (4.29%) Telerik
4 1 (0.61%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Ventures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT People First
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Codify
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 50% bonus AND BENEFITS
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Distinction Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 30+ days ago