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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 817 813 794
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 83 97 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.084% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 77 90 86
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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
41241 43977 42328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.25% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35251 36969 36596
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +7 81 £37,500 -6.25% 11
East Midlands +20 35 £31,250 +4.16%
Nottinghamshire - 30 £30,000 -
London +6 20 £45,000 -9.09% 6
North West +5 8 £37,500 -5.06% 2
East of England +4 8 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South East +2 8 £40,000 +33.33%
Hertfordshire +4 7 £55,000 -
Manchester 0 7 £37,500 -5.06% 1
Harpenden - 7 £55,000 -
City of London +18 6 £48,750 -10.55% 1
Leicestershire +6 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Leicester +6 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Derby - 5 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 5 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Berkshire +7 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Reading -4 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Surrey -9 2 £41,500 +59.61%
Epsom - 2 £41,500 -
Bedfordshire +11 1 £52,500 - 1
Lancashire +2 1 - - 1
Scotland -8 1 - - 2
South West -16 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
Devon - 1 £42,500 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
Altrincham - 1 £28,000 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 136 (99.27%) C#
1 136 (99.27%) SQL
1 136 (99.27%) .NET
2 127 (92.70%) LINQ
3 125 (91.24%) .NET Framework
3 125 (91.24%) Entity Framework
4 121 (88.32%) MVC
5 106 (77.37%) SQL Server
6 84 (61.31%) ASP.NET
7 82 (59.85%) HTML
8 77 (56.20%) JavaScript
9 74 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (54.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 71 (51.82%) Web Services
11 63 (45.99%) jQuery
12 62 (45.26%) SOAP
13 54 (39.42%) CSS
13 54 (39.42%) CMS
14 52 (37.96%) HTML5
15 51 (37.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 47 (34.31%) Scrum
17 46 (33.58%) Ajax
18 41 (29.93%) E-Commerce
18 41 (29.93%) WCF
19 40 (29.20%) TDD
20 39 (28.47%) Team Foundation Server
21 38 (27.74%) OOP
22 37 (27.01%) NHibernate
22 37 (27.01%) Marketing
23 36 (26.28%) Microsoft

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 54 (39.42%) CMS
2 35 (25.55%) Umbraco
3 31 (22.63%) Kentico
4 30 (21.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 30 (21.90%) DNN
5 11 (8.03%) IIS
6 8 (5.84%) NServiceBus
7 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.92%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.73%) Node.js
9 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) SaaS
2 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) SMS
2 1 (0.73%) FTP
2 1 (0.73%) HTTP
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (77.37%) SQL Server
2 31 (22.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (19.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.30%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.57%) Big Data
5 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.46%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.73%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (28.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (24.82%) Visual Studio
3 24 (17.52%) Subversion
4 22 (16.06%) TeamCity
5 20 (14.60%) Git (software)
6 13 (9.49%) MSBuild
7 12 (8.76%) GitLab
8 11 (8.03%) Selenium
9 9 (6.57%) NUnit
10 8 (5.84%) Cucumber
10 8 (5.84%) SpecFlow
11 7 (5.11%) WatiN
12 5 (3.65%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (2.19%) Moq
13 3 (2.19%) ReSharper
13 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (1.46%) NCrunch
14 2 (1.46%) NSubstitute
14 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (1.46%) NCover
General
1 37 (27.01%) Marketing
2 36 (26.28%) Retail
3 30 (21.90%) Advertising
4 14 (10.22%) Local Government
5 9 (6.57%) Finance
6 2 (1.46%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Law
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Back Office
7 1 (0.73%) Electronics
7 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (85.40%) Developer
2 83 (60.58%) .NET Developer
3 72 (52.55%) C# Developer
4 70 (51.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (32.85%) Senior Developer
6 36 (26.28%) Senior .NET Developer
7 34 (24.82%) Software Developer
8 31 (22.63%) C# Software Developer
8 31 (22.63%) .NET Software Developer
9 27 (19.71%) Senior C# Developer
10 19 (13.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (9.49%) Senior Software Developer
13 12 (8.76%) Junior Developer
13 12 (8.76%) Junior C# Developer
13 12 (8.76%) Junior
14 11 (8.03%) Junior .NET Developer
14 11 (8.03%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (8.03%) Junior C# .NET Developer
15 10 (7.30%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (99.27%) .NET
2 127 (92.70%) LINQ
3 125 (91.24%) .NET Framework
3 125 (91.24%) Entity Framework
4 84 (61.31%) ASP.NET
5 82 (59.85%) HTML
6 74 (54.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 71 (51.82%) Web Services
8 63 (45.99%) jQuery
9 62 (45.26%) SOAP
10 54 (39.42%) CSS
11 52 (37.96%) HTML5
12 51 (37.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (33.58%) Ajax
14 41 (29.93%) WCF
15 37 (27.01%) NHibernate
16 34 (24.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (18.25%) XML
18 20 (14.60%) JSON
19 18 (13.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.65%) NHS
3 3 (2.19%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.19%) Social Media
3 3 (2.19%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.73%) iPad
5 1 (0.73%) DTV
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Windows
2 7 (5.11%) Windows Phone 7
2 7 (5.11%) Windows 8
2 7 (5.11%) Windows Phone 8
2 7 (5.11%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (88.32%) MVC
2 74 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (34.31%) Scrum
4 41 (29.93%) E-Commerce
5 40 (29.20%) TDD
6 38 (27.74%) OOP
7 31 (22.63%) CRM
7 31 (22.63%) Content Management
8 30 (21.90%) ERP
9 26 (18.98%) Automated Testing
9 26 (18.98%) Software Engineering
10 16 (11.68%) Software Testing
10 16 (11.68%) Workflow
11 15 (10.95%) OO
12 12 (8.76%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (8.76%) SDLC
13 11 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (7.30%) MVVM
15 9 (6.57%) Unit Testing
16 8 (5.84%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 136 (99.27%) C#
1 136 (99.27%) SQL
2 77 (56.20%) JavaScript
3 26 (18.98%) T-SQL
4 15 (10.95%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.30%) Java
5 10 (7.30%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.11%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.11%) XAML
7 5 (3.65%) VB
7 5 (3.65%) PHP
8 3 (2.19%) Erlang
9 2 (1.46%) C
9 2 (1.46%) C++
9 2 (1.46%) Python
9 2 (1.46%) VB6
9 2 (1.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.73%) XPath
10 1 (0.73%) Tcl
10 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) HND
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.73%) MCPD
3 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.90%) EPiServer
2 30 (21.90%) Sitecore
3 16 (11.68%) Oracle
4 13 (9.49%) Telerik
5 7 (5.11%) Informatica
5 7 (5.11%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.73%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco
6 1 (0.73%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.73%) Xamarin
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