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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 860 847 745
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -102
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 45 100 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.083% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40 93 117
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
41216 46880 43943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.74% 39.10% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35239 40112 38247
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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

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 2 July 2015 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 24 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 2 July 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
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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 +1 41 £40,000 -11.11% 7
London +34 22 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South East -18 10 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Reading +5 8 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Berkshire -4 8 £40,000 -10.11% 1
City of London +56 6 £53,750 -10.41%
East Midlands +1 5 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Scotland +8 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire -7 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Leicestershire +16 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Leicester +14 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Epsom +8 2 £41,500 -30.83%
Manchester +5 2 £32,500 -16.66% 1
North West -9 2 £32,500 -16.66% 1
Surrey -11 2 £41,500 -30.83%
Derbyshire - 2 £32,500 -
Derby - 2 £32,500 -
East of England +3 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Swindon -7 1 £37,500 -14.77%
Wiltshire -11 1 £37,500 -13.29%
South West -20 1 £37,500 -13.29%
Essex - 1 £47,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £47,500 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) C#
2 117 (99.15%) SQL
3 116 (98.31%) .NET
4 109 (92.37%) LINQ
5 105 (88.98%) .NET Framework
6 102 (86.44%) Entity Framework
7 96 (81.36%) MVC
8 89 (75.42%) HTML
9 88 (74.58%) JavaScript
10 83 (70.34%) ASP.NET
11 82 (69.49%) SQL Server
12 80 (67.80%) jQuery
13 66 (55.93%) CSS
14 57 (48.31%) HTML5
15 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (45.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 49 (41.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (41.53%) Web Services
18 44 (37.29%) Ajax
18 44 (37.29%) NHibernate
19 41 (34.75%) TDD
20 40 (33.90%) SOAP
21 38 (32.20%) WCF
22 37 (31.36%) Microsoft
23 34 (28.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 33 (27.97%) ASP.NET Web API
25 31 (26.27%) Visual Studio
26 29 (24.58%) XML
27 27 (22.88%) CMS
27 27 (22.88%) Automated Testing

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 27 (22.88%) CMS
2 9 (7.63%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.24%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.24%) Sitefinity
4 4 (3.39%) IIS
5 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.54%) DNN
5 3 (2.54%) Kentico
6 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.85%) Node.js
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.54%) SaaS
3 2 (1.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) SMS
2 1 (0.85%) FTP
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (69.49%) SQL Server
2 34 (28.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (22.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.17%) MongoDB
5 11 (9.32%) Big Data
6 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
7 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.69%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) MySQL
10 1 (0.85%) SimpleDB
10 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (26.27%) Visual Studio
2 25 (21.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (16.95%) TeamCity
4 19 (16.10%) MSBuild
5 17 (14.41%) Subversion
6 16 (13.56%) GitLab
7 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
8 10 (8.47%) NUnit
8 10 (8.47%) Selenium
8 10 (8.47%) WatiN
8 10 (8.47%) Cucumber
8 10 (8.47%) SpecFlow
9 7 (5.93%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (3.39%) NCover
11 3 (2.54%) Moq
11 3 (2.54%) Hudson
11 3 (2.54%) ReSharper
12 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.69%) MSTest
12 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (11.86%) Local Government
2 11 (9.32%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Retail
3 8 (6.78%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Advertising
5 2 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (83.90%) Developer
2 59 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 42 (35.59%) C# Developer
4 38 (32.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (28.81%) Senior Developer
6 24 (20.34%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (11.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (10.17%) Software Developer
9 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (9.32%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (7.63%) Consultant
11 8 (6.78%) VB.NET Developer
11 8 (6.78%) .NET Consultant
12 6 (5.08%) Programmer
12 6 (5.08%) Web Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
13 4 (3.39%) Analyst
13 4 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (3.39%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.39%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (98.31%) .NET
2 109 (92.37%) LINQ
3 105 (88.98%) .NET Framework
4 102 (86.44%) Entity Framework
5 89 (75.42%) HTML
6 83 (70.34%) ASP.NET
7 80 (67.80%) jQuery
8 66 (55.93%) CSS
9 57 (48.31%) HTML5
10 54 (45.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 49 (41.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (41.53%) Web Services
12 44 (37.29%) Ajax
12 44 (37.29%) NHibernate
13 40 (33.90%) SOAP
14 38 (32.20%) WCF
15 33 (27.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (24.58%) XML
17 27 (22.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (18.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.54%) E-Learning
3 3 (2.54%) Social Media
4 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.69%) User Experience
4 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.69%) NHS
4 2 (1.69%) W3C
5 1 (0.85%) DTV
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 9 (7.63%) Windows Phone 7
2 9 (7.63%) Windows 8
2 9 (7.63%) Windows Phone 8
2 9 (7.63%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (81.36%) MVC
2 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (34.75%) TDD
4 27 (22.88%) Automated Testing
5 19 (16.10%) Workflow
5 19 (16.10%) Scrum
6 18 (15.25%) E-Commerce
7 17 (14.41%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (13.56%) SDLC
9 15 (12.71%) MVVM
9 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
10 13 (11.02%) Unit Testing
11 12 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.32%) OO
12 11 (9.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (8.47%) ETL
13 10 (8.47%) Multithreading
14 9 (7.63%) Release Management
14 9 (7.63%) OOP
14 9 (7.63%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) C#
2 117 (99.15%) SQL
3 88 (74.58%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.03%) T-SQL
5 13 (11.02%) Java
6 10 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.47%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.63%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.63%) XAML
8 4 (3.39%) VB
9 2 (1.69%) PHP
9 2 (1.69%) C
9 2 (1.69%) C++
9 2 (1.69%) Python
9 2 (1.69%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) Erlang
10 1 (0.85%) Tcl
10 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (16.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.69%) HND
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) MCPD
3 1 (0.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (31.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.64%) Oracle
3 10 (8.47%) Informatica
3 10 (8.47%) TIBCO
4 5 (4.24%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.24%) Twitter
5 3 (2.54%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.69%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.69%) Telerik
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
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