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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 898 911 912
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 42 56 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.051% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 84
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £37,204 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
39361 41877 48206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.39% 37.90% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34024 35645 40812
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 2016 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 23 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 6 May 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 +8 39 £42,500 +9.67% 10
London +6 17 £57,500 +53.33% 6
South East +32 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North West - 8 £42,500 - 2
Lancashire - 6 £42,500 - 1
Chorley - 6 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands +16 4 £25,000 -52.38%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £25,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £25,000 -
Berkshire +2 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Brighton - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +58 2 £47,500 +26.84% 1
Reading +16 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Hampshire +5 2 £47,000 +34.28%
Manchester - 2 £43,000 - 1
Southampton - 2 £47,000 -
South West -8 1 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Slough - 1 £35,000 - 1
Bradford - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 73 (92.41%) SQL
2 72 (91.14%) C#
2 72 (91.14%) LINQ
3 66 (83.54%) .NET
4 54 (68.35%) MVC
5 52 (65.82%) Entity Framework
6 51 (64.56%) .NET Framework
6 51 (64.56%) SQL Server
7 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (56.96%) HTML
9 44 (55.70%) CSS
10 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
11 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET
12 30 (37.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (37.97%) Web Development
12 30 (37.97%) jQuery
13 29 (36.71%) OO
14 23 (29.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
16 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
17 17 (21.52%) T-SQL
17 17 (21.52%) TDD
17 17 (21.52%) Inversion of Control
18 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
18 16 (20.25%) Windows
18 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
19 15 (18.99%) Web Services
19 15 (18.99%) Scrum
19 15 (18.99%) SignalR

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 6 (7.59%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.33%) IIS
3 4 (5.06%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.27%) Node.js
5 1 (1.27%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.27%) SAS
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Firewall
1 6 (7.59%) VPN
1 6 (7.59%) Wireless
2 1 (1.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (64.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.80%) Redis
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.53%) OLAP
5 2 (2.53%) OLTP
6 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.27%) Power BI
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
3 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.66%) Subversion
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.80%) NUnit
7 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.27%) MSTest
General
1 10 (12.66%) Games
2 9 (11.39%) Banking
2 9 (11.39%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.80%) Electronics
5 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Local Government
6 2 (2.53%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (91.14%) Developer
2 42 (53.16%) .NET Developer
3 41 (51.90%) C# Developer
4 33 (41.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (24.05%) Senior Developer
6 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 15 (18.99%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (18.99%) SQL Developer
8 14 (17.72%) Web Developer
9 11 (13.92%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (13.92%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (13.92%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (13.92%) Software Developer
10 10 (12.66%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (10.13%) HTML CSS Developer
12 8 (10.13%) HTML Developer
12 8 (10.13%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (10.13%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 8 (10.13%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (91.14%) LINQ
2 66 (83.54%) .NET
3 52 (65.82%) Entity Framework
4 51 (64.56%) .NET Framework
5 45 (56.96%) HTML
6 44 (55.70%) CSS
7 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET
8 30 (37.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 30 (37.97%) jQuery
9 21 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (18.99%) SignalR
10 15 (18.99%) Web Services
11 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
12 12 (15.19%) WCF
13 11 (13.92%) Ajax
13 11 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (13.92%) XML
14 9 (11.39%) Autofac
15 8 (10.13%) HTML5
16 7 (8.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.86%) Digital Media
4 6 (7.59%) Mobile Games
4 6 (7.59%) User Experience
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.80%) Online Games
5 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) Life Science
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Android
2 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (68.35%) MVC
2 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.97%) Web Development
4 29 (36.71%) OO
5 17 (21.52%) TDD
6 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
7 15 (18.99%) Scrum
8 13 (16.46%) OOD
8 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
9 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (11.39%) Front End Development
10 9 (11.39%) OOP
11 8 (10.13%) Mobile Development
11 8 (10.13%) SOLID
12 7 (8.86%) API Development
12 7 (8.86%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (7.59%) Project Management
13 6 (7.59%) Time Management
13 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 73 (92.41%) SQL
2 72 (91.14%) C#
3 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
4 17 (21.52%) T-SQL
5 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.53%) Java
6 2 (2.53%) R
6 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.27%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 1 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.27%) Scala
7 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.59%) Firmware
1 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) AirWatch
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Citrix
2 6 (7.59%) Polycom
2 6 (7.59%) VMware
3 4 (5.06%) Cognizant
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) Telerik
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) CA
6 1 (1.27%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
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