The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 917 878 874
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 31 64 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.060% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.081% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 51 74
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38451 39642 43470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.97% 37.19% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33162 34121 36331
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 21 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 9 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
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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
England +4 29 £39,000 -13.33% 10
South East +16 8 £36,500 -16.57% 1
East Midlands +7 8 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Nottingham - 8 £37,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 8 £37,500 - 1
London -11 7 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Berkshire - 7 £36,500 - 1
Slough - 7 £36,500 - 1
Manchester - 4 £50,000 - 1
North West - 4 £50,000 - 2
Scotland -4 2 £36,250 -
City of London +53 1 £55,000 +12.24%
Yorkshire +19 1 - -
West Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Glasgow -21 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £32,500 - 3
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
Guildford - 1 £47,500 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -
Bristol - 1 £32,500 - 1

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) SQL
2 121 (99.18%) C#
3 117 (95.90%) .NET
4 113 (92.62%) LINQ
5 110 (90.16%) MVC
6 102 (83.61%) SQL Server
7 96 (78.69%) .NET Framework
7 96 (78.69%) Entity Framework
8 92 (75.41%) HTML
9 83 (68.03%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (66.39%) ASP.NET
11 80 (65.57%) CSS
12 79 (64.75%) JavaScript
13 60 (49.18%) jQuery
14 54 (44.26%) Ajax
15 50 (40.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 43 (35.25%) Web Services
16 43 (35.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (33.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 40 (32.79%) Windows
19 39 (31.97%) Team Foundation Server
20 38 (31.15%) Visual Studio
21 36 (29.51%) OO
22 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
22 34 (27.87%) SQL Server 2008
23 33 (27.05%) TDD
24 30 (24.59%) Subversion
25 29 (23.77%) Web Development
25 29 (23.77%) T-SQL
26 25 (20.49%) PowerShell

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (18.03%) CMS
2 15 (12.30%) Umbraco
3 12 (9.84%) IIS
4 10 (8.20%) Sitefinity
5 9 (7.38%) DNN
5 9 (7.38%) Kentico
5 9 (7.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (5.74%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) SaaS
2 6 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (83.61%) SQL Server
2 34 (27.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (31.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (31.15%) Visual Studio
3 30 (24.59%) Subversion
4 25 (20.49%) TeamCity
5 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
6 16 (13.11%) NUnit
7 2 (1.64%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.82%) MSTest
8 1 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (18.85%) Marketing
2 15 (12.30%) Retail
3 11 (9.02%) Advertising
4 6 (4.92%) Local Government
5 4 (3.28%) Law
6 3 (2.46%) Finance
7 1 (0.82%) Front Office
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (99.18%) Developer
2 91 (74.59%) .NET Developer
3 79 (64.75%) C# Developer
4 75 (61.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (36.89%) .NET Software Developer
6 44 (36.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 41 (33.61%) Senior Developer
8 40 (32.79%) Software Developer
9 38 (31.15%) C# Software Developer
10 36 (29.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (23.77%) Senior .NET Developer
12 28 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 27 (22.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 27 (22.13%) Senior C# Developer
14 25 (20.49%) Web Developer
15 23 (18.85%) Senior .NET Software Developer
15 23 (18.85%) Senior Software Developer
16 22 (18.03%) SQL Developer
17 19 (15.57%) Junior
17 19 (15.57%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (95.90%) .NET
2 113 (92.62%) LINQ
3 96 (78.69%) .NET Framework
3 96 (78.69%) Entity Framework
4 92 (75.41%) HTML
5 81 (66.39%) ASP.NET
6 80 (65.57%) CSS
7 60 (49.18%) jQuery
8 54 (44.26%) Ajax
9 50 (40.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (35.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (35.25%) Web Services
11 41 (33.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 25 (20.49%) HTML5
13 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
13 20 (16.39%) WCF
14 19 (15.57%) SignalR
15 18 (14.75%) SOAP
15 18 (14.75%) WF
16 11 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.10%) NHS
5 4 (3.28%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.64%) iPad
6 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.82%) Animation
7 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.82%) Life Science
7 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.79%) Windows
2 2 (1.64%) Android
2 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (90.16%) MVC
2 83 (68.03%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (29.51%) OO
4 33 (27.05%) TDD
5 29 (23.77%) Web Development
6 23 (18.85%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 19 (15.57%) Unit Testing
9 18 (14.75%) OOP
10 17 (13.93%) Scrum
11 16 (13.11%) Workflow
12 14 (11.48%) Performance Improvement
13 12 (9.84%) CRM
13 12 (9.84%) OOD
14 11 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (7.38%) Content Management
15 9 (7.38%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (7.38%) ERP
16 8 (6.56%) Software Engineering
16 8 (6.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) SQL
2 121 (99.18%) C#
3 79 (64.75%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.77%) T-SQL
5 25 (20.49%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.10%) PHP
7 3 (2.46%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.64%) Erlang
8 2 (1.64%) VB
8 2 (1.64%) VBScript
9 1 (0.82%) R
9 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) Telerik
3 9 (7.38%) EPiServer
3 9 (7.38%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.64%) Adobe
4 2 (1.64%) HP
4 2 (1.64%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.82%) CA
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