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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 806 794 801
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 60 81 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.078% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49 76 79
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,313 £29,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
38639 42772 46360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.10% 41.02% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 35742 41238
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 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 -13 49 £45,000 +20.00% 13
London +3 23 £47,500 +31.94% 7
East of England -4 16 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Essex -3 15 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 13 £50,000 - 1
City of London +15 9 £49,000 +54.33% 1
South Wales - 5 £30,565 -
Wales - 5 £30,565 -
Cardiff - 5 £30,565 -
Scotland +10 4 - -
South East -24 3 £43,750 +45.83%
West Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
Mayfair - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £43,750 -
Hampshire - 3 £43,750 -
East Midlands +9 2 £42,000 +20.00% 2
Cannock - 2 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Leicester +27 1 £31,500 -10.00%
Leicestershire +25 1 £31,500 -10.00%
Billericay +9 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Bedford +2 1 £32,500 -38.09%
Bedfordshire +1 1 £32,500 -38.09%
Manchester -17 1 £36,000 -4.00% 1
North West -24 1 £36,000 -4.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 143 (97.95%) SQL
2 142 (97.26%) .NET
3 141 (96.58%) LINQ
4 129 (88.36%) C#
5 117 (80.14%) ASP.NET
6 112 (76.71%) SQL Server
7 103 (70.55%) JavaScript
8 93 (63.70%) HTML
9 92 (63.01%) CSS
10 89 (60.96%) .NET Framework
11 85 (58.22%) jQuery
12 83 (56.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 77 (52.74%) MVC
14 66 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
15 64 (43.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 61 (41.78%) SQL Server 2008
17 53 (36.30%) HTML5
18 49 (33.56%) WCF
18 49 (33.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 49 (33.56%) Web Services
19 46 (31.51%) ASP.NET Web API
20 44 (30.14%) Microsoft
21 38 (26.03%) Ajax
22 35 (23.97%) XML
22 35 (23.97%) T-SQL
23 33 (22.60%) Visual Studio
23 33 (22.60%) CSS3
24 29 (19.86%) TDD
25 28 (19.18%) VB.NET
25 28 (19.18%) SOAP

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (7.53%) IIS
2 9 (6.16%) CMS
3 8 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.79%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.79%) Node.js
5 6 (4.11%) Sitefinity
5 6 (4.11%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Apache
7 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.74%) GitHub
2 4 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) Internet
2 4 (2.74%) Intranet
2 4 (2.74%) Extranet
2 4 (2.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (76.71%) SQL Server
2 61 (41.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (10.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (10.27%) MongoDB
6 14 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (5.48%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (5.48%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (5.48%) MySQL
8 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.74%) OLTP
10 3 (2.05%) DB2
11 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (22.60%) Visual Studio
2 18 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.90%) NUnit
4 11 (7.53%) Subversion
5 8 (5.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (5.48%) MSTest
6 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.79%) NSubstitute
7 5 (3.42%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.42%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (3.42%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.42%) Grunt
8 4 (2.74%) NCover
8 4 (2.74%) Hudson
9 3 (2.05%) ReSharper
9 3 (2.05%) Selenium
10 2 (1.37%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.37%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.37%) GitLab
10 2 (1.37%) WatiN
General
1 24 (16.44%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Games
4 4 (2.74%) Retail
4 4 (2.74%) Law
4 4 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.74%) Back Office
5 2 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 138 (94.52%) Developer
2 84 (57.53%) .NET Developer
3 42 (28.77%) Senior Developer
4 39 (26.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 36 (24.66%) C# Developer
6 27 (18.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (16.44%) Software Developer
8 20 (13.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (9.59%) Senior Software Developer
10 13 (8.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (6.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (6.85%) Programmer
12 9 (6.16%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (5.48%) Junior Developer
13 8 (5.48%) Junior
14 7 (4.79%) Web Developer
15 6 (4.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (4.11%) VB.NET Developer
15 6 (4.11%) WinForms Developer
16 5 (3.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (97.26%) .NET
2 141 (96.58%) LINQ
3 117 (80.14%) ASP.NET
4 93 (63.70%) HTML
5 92 (63.01%) CSS
6 89 (60.96%) .NET Framework
7 85 (58.22%) jQuery
8 83 (56.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 64 (43.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (36.30%) HTML5
11 49 (33.56%) WCF
11 49 (33.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 49 (33.56%) Web Services
12 46 (31.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (26.03%) Ajax
14 35 (23.97%) XML
15 33 (22.60%) CSS3
16 28 (19.18%) SOAP
17 23 (15.75%) NHibernate
18 20 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.11%) User Experience
4 5 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.74%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.05%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.05%) W3C
6 3 (2.05%) iSeries
7 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.68%) Animation
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.38%) Windows
2 7 (4.79%) Windows Phone 7
2 7 (4.79%) Windows 8
2 7 (4.79%) Windows Phone 8
2 7 (4.79%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (52.74%) MVC
2 66 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.86%) TDD
4 26 (17.81%) E-Commerce
4 26 (17.81%) Scrum
5 22 (15.07%) Workflow
5 22 (15.07%) OO
6 20 (13.70%) Web Development
7 19 (13.01%) Software Engineering
8 16 (10.96%) Waterfall
9 15 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (10.27%) Unit Testing
10 13 (8.90%) SEO
10 13 (8.90%) SOA
10 13 (8.90%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (8.22%) OOD
12 11 (7.53%) OOP
12 11 (7.53%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (6.85%) MVVM
13 10 (6.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 143 (97.95%) SQL
2 129 (88.36%) C#
3 103 (70.55%) JavaScript
4 35 (23.97%) T-SQL
5 28 (19.18%) VB.NET
6 12 (8.22%) Java
7 7 (4.79%) XAML
8 5 (3.42%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.05%) RPG
9 3 (2.05%) VB
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (4.11%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.48%) SAP
3 7 (4.79%) Facebook
4 6 (4.11%) Oracle
5 4 (2.74%) Twitter
5 4 (2.74%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.37%) Informatica
6 2 (1.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
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