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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 867 922 899
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -23
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 56 50 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.046% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 50 40 95
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,350 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
38220 41666 47579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 38.08% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33229 35645 40744
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 June 2016 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 52 £43,750 +9.37% 6
London +30 26 £57,500 +21.05% 4
South East +50 16 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire +16 11 £40,000 -
North West +19 7 £42,500 +30.76%
Slough - 5 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £42,500 -
Chorley - 5 £42,500 -
Reading +11 4 - -
City of London +54 3 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Brighton - 3 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +14 2 £25,000 -23.07%
Manchester +3 2 £50,000 +53.84%
Fareham - 2 £36,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £36,000 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £38,750 -
Croydon - 2 £41,250 -
Nottingham - 2 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £25,000 -
North East +2 1 £37,900 -
Tyne and Wear -1 1 £37,900 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 1 £37,900 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 74 (91.36%) C#
2 73 (90.12%) SQL
3 72 (88.89%) .NET
3 72 (88.89%) LINQ
4 53 (65.43%) Entity Framework
5 50 (61.73%) SQL Server
6 49 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (54.32%) .NET Framework
8 42 (51.85%) MVC
9 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
10 40 (49.38%) HTML
10 40 (49.38%) CSS
11 37 (45.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (41.98%) Visual Studio
13 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET
14 28 (34.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (33.33%) OO
16 24 (29.63%) jQuery
17 23 (28.40%) Web Development
17 23 (28.40%) WCF
17 23 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (28.40%) Windows
18 22 (27.16%) Finance
18 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (25.93%) Games
20 20 (24.69%) T-SQL
21 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
21 17 (20.99%) Scrum
22 16 (19.75%) E-Commerce
23 15 (18.52%) Dapper ORM

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.64%) IIS
2 6 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.23%) SAS
5 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) InfoPath
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (16.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Firewall
1 6 (7.41%) VPN
1 6 (7.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (61.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.05%) Redis
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.47%) OLAP
5 2 (2.47%) OLTP
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.23%) Power BI
6 1 (1.23%) QlikView
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (45.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (41.98%) Visual Studio
3 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.88%) Subversion
5 4 (4.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.47%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.23%) NUnit
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 21 (25.93%) Games
3 14 (17.28%) Manufacturing
4 13 (16.05%) Banking
4 13 (16.05%) Electronics
4 13 (16.05%) Marketing
4 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
5 7 (8.64%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.47%) Legal
7 2 (2.47%) Local Government
8 1 (1.23%) Back Office
8 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (90.12%) Developer
2 43 (53.09%) C# Developer
3 36 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 26 (32.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (19.75%) Senior Developer
6 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (16.05%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 8 (9.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (9.88%) HTML Developer
8 8 (9.88%) SQL Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Agile .NET Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Agile C# Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Agile Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Mobile Games Developer
10 6 (7.41%) UI Developer
10 6 (7.41%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (88.89%) .NET
1 72 (88.89%) LINQ
2 53 (65.43%) Entity Framework
3 44 (54.32%) .NET Framework
4 40 (49.38%) CSS
4 40 (49.38%) HTML
5 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET
6 28 (34.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (29.63%) jQuery
8 23 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (28.40%) WCF
9 15 (18.52%) Dapper ORM
10 14 (17.28%) Razor View Engine
10 14 (17.28%) Web Services
10 14 (17.28%) WPF
11 13 (16.05%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (13.58%) HTML5
12 11 (13.58%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (13.58%) XML
13 10 (12.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Online Games
2 11 (13.58%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (9.88%) User Experience
4 7 (8.64%) Digital Media
4 7 (8.64%) Hedge funds
5 6 (7.41%) iPad
5 6 (7.41%) Mobile Games
6 5 (6.17%) Visualisation
7 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.94%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.47%) Fintech
9 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.23%) Life Science
9 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Android
2 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.85%) MVC
3 27 (33.33%) OO
4 23 (28.40%) Web Development
5 17 (20.99%) Scrum
6 16 (19.75%) E-Commerce
7 14 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (17.28%) TDD
8 13 (16.05%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (16.05%) Front End Development
8 13 (16.05%) Low Latency
8 13 (16.05%) Programme Management
9 9 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.88%) Mobile Development
10 8 (9.88%) Multithreading
10 8 (9.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (9.88%) Time Management
11 7 (8.64%) API Development
11 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 74 (91.36%) C#
2 73 (90.12%) SQL
3 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
4 20 (24.69%) T-SQL
5 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.88%) XAML
7 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.47%) Java
8 2 (2.47%) R
8 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.23%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (1.23%) Python
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) Firmware
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) AirWatch
1 6 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) SAP
3 6 (7.41%) Citrix
3 6 (7.41%) Polycom
3 6 (7.41%) VMware
4 4 (4.94%) Cognizant
4 4 (4.94%) DevExpress
4 4 (4.94%) Telerik
5 1 (1.23%) CA
5 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
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