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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 817 776 758
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -18
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 96 106 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87 91 136
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45445 43020 48353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 39.55% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38606 37296 42767
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 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 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 28 July 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
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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 -45 84 £40,000 -1.84% 11
South East +23 20 £45,000 +20.00% 2
London -106 17 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North West 0 14 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Surrey - 14 £37,500 - 1
Manchester -12 13 £39,500 +5.33% 1
East Midlands - 12 £30,000 -
East of England -14 10 £42,500 -10.52% 4
South West -5 9 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Leicestershire - 9 £30,000 -
Rochdale - 9 £39,500 -
Wiltshire +1 8 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £42,500 - 1
Cambridge - 8 £42,500 - 1
Swindon 0 7 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Berkshire +18 6 £53,750 +138.88% 1
South Wales - 6 £30,000 - 1
Wales - 6 £30,000 - 1
Scotland - 6 - -
Cardiff - 6 £30,000 - 1
Guildford - 6 £26,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 6 - -
City of London -22 5 £60,000 -7.69%
Leicester - 5 £30,000 -
Lutterworth - 4 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -
Reading -6 2 £60,000 +166.66% 1
Bedfordshire -13 2 - - 2
Slough - 2 £44,000 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 175 (98.87%) SQL
1 175 (98.87%) LINQ
2 171 (96.61%) .NET
3 168 (94.92%) C#
4 145 (81.92%) SQL Server
5 136 (76.84%) ASP.NET
6 122 (68.93%) JavaScript
6 122 (68.93%) .NET Framework
7 119 (67.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 105 (59.32%) jQuery
9 97 (54.80%) MVC
10 92 (51.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 87 (49.15%) HTML
12 86 (48.59%) CSS
13 69 (38.98%) WCF
14 66 (37.29%) Microsoft
15 62 (35.03%) T-SQL
16 56 (31.64%) Visual Studio
17 54 (30.51%) TDD
18 39 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (22.03%) XML
19 37 (20.90%) Ajax
20 36 (20.34%) Scrum
21 35 (19.77%) Windows
21 35 (19.77%) HTML5
22 34 (19.21%) Team Foundation Server
23 33 (18.64%) Finance
23 33 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
24 31 (17.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 31 (17.51%) WinForms

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.39%) Apache
4 5 (2.82%) WordPress
4 5 (2.82%) IIS
5 2 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.56%) DNN
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.65%) Photoshop
3 8 (4.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.08%) Office 365
2 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.39%) SaaS
3 5 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.13%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (1.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (81.92%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (11.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (6.21%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.65%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.82%) MySQL
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (31.64%) Visual Studio
2 34 (19.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (13.56%) Subversion
4 21 (11.86%) NUnit
5 16 (9.04%) MSTest
6 14 (7.91%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (7.34%) PhoneGap
8 11 (6.21%) Moq
8 11 (6.21%) Redmine
8 11 (6.21%) SpecFlow
9 9 (5.08%) Selenium
10 7 (3.95%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.95%) JUnit
11 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.13%) Xcode
12 2 (1.13%) Hudson
12 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (18.64%) Finance
2 12 (6.78%) Retail
2 12 (6.78%) Marketing
3 9 (5.08%) Billing
4 4 (2.26%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.26%) Banking
4 4 (2.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.26%) Back Office
4 4 (2.26%) Law
5 2 (1.13%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (88.70%) Developer
2 75 (42.37%) .NET Developer
3 41 (23.16%) C# Developer
4 34 (19.21%) Senior Developer
5 29 (16.38%) Software Developer
6 28 (15.82%) Web Developer
7 27 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (12.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (9.60%) Senior .NET Developer
10 15 (8.47%) .NET Web Developer
10 15 (8.47%) Senior C# Developer
11 13 (7.34%) SharePoint Developer
11 13 (7.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (6.78%) C# Web Developer
13 9 (5.08%) Lead Developer
14 8 (4.52%) Architect
14 8 (4.52%) Analyst
14 8 (4.52%) Software Engineer
14 8 (4.52%) Developer Analyst
14 8 (4.52%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (98.87%) LINQ
2 171 (96.61%) .NET
3 136 (76.84%) ASP.NET
4 122 (68.93%) .NET Framework
5 119 (67.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 105 (59.32%) jQuery
7 92 (51.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 87 (49.15%) HTML
9 86 (48.59%) CSS
10 69 (38.98%) WCF
11 39 (22.03%) XML
12 37 (20.90%) Ajax
13 35 (19.77%) HTML5
14 31 (17.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 31 (17.51%) WinForms
15 29 (16.38%) Web Services
15 29 (16.38%) ADO.NET
16 27 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 26 (14.69%) SOAP
18 22 (12.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) N-Tier
2 13 (7.34%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.39%) Social Network
5 5 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.69%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.13%) Animation
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) Open Source
9 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.77%) Windows
2 5 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (2.82%) Windows Phone 8
2 5 (2.82%) Windows Phone
2 5 (2.82%) Linux
3 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (54.80%) MVC
2 54 (30.51%) TDD
3 39 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (20.34%) Scrum
5 28 (15.82%) OO
6 25 (14.12%) Software Engineering
7 24 (13.56%) BDD
7 24 (13.56%) Web Development
8 23 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (12.99%) E-Commerce
8 23 (12.99%) OOD
9 18 (10.17%) Pair Programming
10 15 (8.47%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.91%) Waterfall
12 12 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (5.08%) Software Testing
13 9 (5.08%) Refactoring
13 9 (5.08%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.08%) Time Management
13 9 (5.08%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 175 (98.87%) SQL
2 168 (94.92%) C#
3 122 (68.93%) JavaScript
4 62 (35.03%) T-SQL
5 25 (14.12%) VB.NET
6 13 (7.34%) Java
7 9 (5.08%) VB
8 8 (4.52%) VB6
9 7 (3.95%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.39%) PHP
10 6 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.82%) XAML
12 4 (2.26%) XPath
13 2 (1.13%) C++
14 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (9.60%) Degree
2 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.82%) MCP
3 5 (2.82%) MCSD
4 3 (1.69%) MCITP
4 3 (1.69%) MCTS
4 3 (1.69%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) MOM
2 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.91%) Oracle
3 8 (4.52%) Adobe
3 8 (4.52%) Google
4 6 (3.39%) SAP
5 2 (1.13%) Telerik
5 2 (1.13%) Twitter
5 2 (1.13%) Rackspace
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Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits + training
Posted: 25 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Bedford
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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