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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 796 777 781
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 93 97 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.091% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86 87 119
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%

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
43338 42247 47119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.80% 39.71% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 36445 36673 41394
Average salary £42,500 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.67% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -28 85 £40,000 +6.66% 8
South East -5 20 £30,000 -21.05% 3
London -36 17 £49,000 +15.29% 2
East of England -1 14 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Surrey - 14 £26,000 - 2
Guildford - 12 £26,000 - 2
South West -12 11 £40,000 +36.75%
Cambridge - 11 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 11 £42,500 - 1
Wiltshire -1 10 £40,000 +36.75%
North West -25 10 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Swindon +7 9 £40,000 +33.33%
Manchester -13 9 £39,500 +5.33%
East Midlands -6 8 £30,000 -17.24%
Leicestershire - 8 £30,000 -
Rochdale - 6 £39,500 -
South Wales - 6 £30,000 -
Wales - 6 £30,000 -
Leicester - 6 £30,750 -
Cardiff - 6 £30,000 -
City of London +1 5 £49,000 -4.39% 1
Staffordshire - 5 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £32,500 -
Cannock - 5 £32,500 -
Basingstoke +2 4 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Hampshire -12 4 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Bedfordshire -13 3 £32,500 -38.09%
Reading -7 2 £60,000 +77.77%
Berkshire -8 2 £60,000 +65.51%
Lutterworth - 2 £29,500 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 192 (98.97%) LINQ
2 191 (98.45%) SQL
3 188 (96.91%) .NET
4 181 (93.30%) C#
5 152 (78.35%) SQL Server
6 148 (76.29%) ASP.NET
7 134 (69.07%) JavaScript
8 123 (63.40%) .NET Framework
9 119 (61.34%) jQuery
10 118 (60.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 105 (54.12%) MVC
12 99 (51.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 92 (47.42%) HTML
14 91 (46.91%) CSS
15 86 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
16 67 (34.54%) Microsoft
16 67 (34.54%) WCF
17 54 (27.84%) TDD
18 53 (27.32%) Visual Studio
18 53 (27.32%) T-SQL
19 46 (23.71%) XML
20 43 (22.16%) Scrum
20 43 (22.16%) Ajax
21 42 (21.65%) Finance
22 41 (21.13%) HTML5
23 37 (19.07%) SOAP
23 37 (19.07%) VB.NET
23 37 (19.07%) SQL Server 2008
24 32 (16.49%) Web Services
25 29 (14.95%) Web Development

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 15 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.64%) IIS
3 7 (3.61%) Apache
4 6 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.09%) WordPress
4 6 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.55%) CMS
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.03%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.52%) DNN
Applications
1 19 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.15%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (4.64%) Office 365
2 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.09%) SaaS
4 3 (1.55%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (1.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.22%) Internet
2 3 (1.55%) LDAP
3 2 (1.03%) Intranet
3 2 (1.03%) Extranet
4 1 (0.52%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (78.35%) SQL Server
2 37 (19.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (13.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (6.70%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.09%) MySQL
10 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (27.32%) Visual Studio
2 27 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (13.40%) NUnit
4 21 (10.82%) MSTest
5 16 (8.25%) Subversion
6 15 (7.73%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (6.19%) SpecFlow
8 11 (5.67%) Redmine
9 10 (5.15%) Selenium
10 8 (4.12%) Moq
11 7 (3.61%) JUnit
11 7 (3.61%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.06%) NSubstitute
13 3 (1.55%) Xcode
13 3 (1.55%) Hudson
13 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (21.65%) Finance
2 14 (7.22%) Marketing
3 11 (5.67%) Retail
4 10 (5.15%) Billing
5 7 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.61%) Law
5 7 (3.61%) Back Office
5 7 (3.61%) Banking
6 5 (2.58%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 178 (91.75%) Developer
2 83 (42.78%) .NET Developer
3 41 (21.13%) Software Developer
4 39 (20.10%) C# Developer
4 39 (20.10%) Senior Developer
5 24 (12.37%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (11.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (10.82%) Web Developer
8 18 (9.28%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (7.22%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (6.19%) Senior Software Developer
10 12 (6.19%) Programmer
11 11 (5.67%) Software Engineer
11 11 (5.67%) SharePoint Developer
12 9 (4.64%) .NET Software Engineer
12 9 (4.64%) .NET Web Developer
12 9 (4.64%) .NET Programmer
12 9 (4.64%) Junior
12 9 (4.64%) Junior Developer
12 9 (4.64%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (98.97%) LINQ
2 188 (96.91%) .NET
3 148 (76.29%) ASP.NET
4 123 (63.40%) .NET Framework
5 119 (61.34%) jQuery
6 118 (60.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 99 (51.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 92 (47.42%) HTML
9 91 (46.91%) CSS
10 67 (34.54%) WCF
11 46 (23.71%) XML
12 43 (22.16%) Ajax
13 41 (21.13%) HTML5
14 37 (19.07%) SOAP
15 32 (16.49%) Web Services
16 29 (14.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 27 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 27 (13.92%) CSS3
18 26 (13.40%) WinForms
19 25 (12.89%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.67%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.67%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.09%) Social Network
5 4 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.55%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.55%) Animation
7 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.52%) Open Source
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.92%) Windows
2 7 (3.61%) Windows Phone 8
2 7 (3.61%) Windows Phone
3 6 (3.09%) Linux
4 4 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.12%) MVC
2 86 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (27.84%) TDD
4 43 (22.16%) Scrum
5 29 (14.95%) Web Development
6 28 (14.43%) Software Engineering
6 28 (14.43%) OO
7 25 (12.89%) BDD
7 25 (12.89%) Mentoring
8 24 (12.37%) OOD
9 23 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (11.34%) E-Commerce
11 19 (9.79%) Pair Programming
12 16 (8.25%) Waterfall
13 15 (7.73%) Workflow
14 14 (7.22%) Unit Testing
14 14 (7.22%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (6.70%) Coaching
16 10 (5.15%) Line Management
16 10 (5.15%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 191 (98.45%) SQL
2 181 (93.30%) C#
3 134 (69.07%) JavaScript
4 53 (27.32%) T-SQL
5 37 (19.07%) VB.NET
6 16 (8.25%) Java
7 11 (5.67%) VB
8 9 (4.64%) VB6
9 7 (3.61%) XAML
9 7 (3.61%) PHP
9 7 (3.61%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.09%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.03%) XPath
11 2 (1.03%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (8.25%) Degree
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.58%) MCP
3 5 (2.58%) MCSD
4 3 (1.55%) MCDBA
4 3 (1.55%) MCTS
4 3 (1.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) MOM
1 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (34.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.25%) Oracle
3 9 (4.64%) SAP
4 7 (3.61%) Adobe
4 7 (3.61%) Google
5 3 (1.55%) Twitter
5 3 (1.55%) Rackspace
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
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Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 50% bonus AND BENEFITS
Posted: 9 days ago
Aberdeen
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago