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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 894 871 891
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 24 92 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.085% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 86 86
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,850 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%

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
37110 40828 43556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 37.72% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32146 35022 36654
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 24 £42,500 +13.33% 5
London +37 8 £65,000 +65.60% 2
Lancashire +17 6 £35,000 - 1
North West +11 6 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Chorley - 6 £35,000 - 1
South East +27 5 £45,000 +24.13% 1
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
Brighton - 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +53 2 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Hampshire - 2 - -
Tamworth - 2 £32,500 - 1
Warwick - 1 - -
Cannock - 1 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 76 (95.00%) .NET
2 75 (93.75%) C#
3 70 (87.50%) SQL
3 70 (87.50%) LINQ
4 60 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 53 (66.25%) Entity Framework
6 48 (60.00%) .NET Framework
7 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (57.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (55.00%) HTML
8 44 (55.00%) CSS
9 43 (53.75%) JavaScript
9 43 (53.75%) MVC
10 41 (51.25%) Visual Studio
11 40 (50.00%) ASP.NET
12 33 (41.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (40.00%) WCF
14 29 (36.25%) jQuery
15 27 (33.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 26 (32.50%) Windows
17 25 (31.25%) T-SQL
18 24 (30.00%) Finance
18 24 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 23 (28.75%) Games
20 22 (27.50%) Scrum
21 20 (25.00%) Web Development
21 20 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
22 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
23 18 (22.50%) OO
23 18 (22.50%) TDD

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.50%) IIS
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) InfoPath
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
1 4 (5.00%) VPN
1 4 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.75%) Redis
3 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) QlikView
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (57.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (51.25%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.75%) Subversion
5 5 (6.25%) NUnit
6 4 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (3.75%) Moq
7 3 (3.75%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.50%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 23 (28.75%) Games
3 17 (21.25%) Marketing
4 15 (18.75%) Electronics
4 15 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 13 (16.25%) Banking
6 7 (8.75%) Investment Banking
7 4 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.50%) Legal
9 1 (1.25%) Back Office
9 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (90.00%) Developer
2 46 (57.50%) C# Developer
3 38 (47.50%) .NET Developer
4 28 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (21.25%) Senior Developer
6 15 (18.75%) Senior C# Developer
7 11 (13.75%) Software Developer
8 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.75%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (8.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 7 (8.75%) SQL Developer
9 7 (8.75%) WPF Developer
10 6 (7.50%) C# WPF Developer
10 6 (7.50%) Games Developer
10 6 (7.50%) Mobile Games Developer
11 5 (6.25%) UI Developer
11 5 (6.25%) UI/UX Developer
11 5 (6.25%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (95.00%) .NET
2 70 (87.50%) LINQ
3 53 (66.25%) Entity Framework
4 48 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 44 (55.00%) CSS
5 44 (55.00%) HTML
6 40 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 33 (41.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (40.00%) WCF
9 29 (36.25%) jQuery
10 24 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
12 16 (20.00%) WPF
13 15 (18.75%) Dapper ORM
13 15 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (17.50%) Web Services
14 14 (17.50%) XML
15 13 (16.25%) HTML5
15 13 (16.25%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (13.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Online Games
2 7 (8.75%) Hedge funds
2 7 (8.75%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.50%) Mobile Games
3 6 (7.50%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.25%) iPad
4 5 (6.25%) User Experience
5 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.50%) Fintech
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.25%) Life Science
7 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Android
2 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (53.75%) MVC
3 22 (27.50%) Scrum
4 20 (25.00%) Web Development
5 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
6 18 (22.50%) OO
6 18 (22.50%) TDD
7 16 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 15 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (18.75%) Low Latency
8 15 (18.75%) Programme Management
9 11 (13.75%) Front End Development
9 11 (13.75%) Mobile Development
9 11 (13.75%) Time Management
10 9 (11.25%) Multithreading
10 9 (11.25%) SOA
11 7 (8.75%) API Development
11 7 (8.75%) OOP
12 6 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (93.75%) C#
2 70 (87.50%) SQL
3 43 (53.75%) JavaScript
4 25 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.25%) VB.NET
5 9 (11.25%) XAML
6 3 (3.75%) VB
6 3 (3.75%) VB6
7 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Firmware
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) SAP
3 4 (5.00%) Citrix
3 4 (5.00%) DevExpress
3 4 (5.00%) Polycom
3 4 (5.00%) Telerik
3 4 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.50%) Cognizant
Chorley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago