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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 832 858 788
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -70
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 71 70 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.060% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 99
Average salary £41,816 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,224 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%

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
41458 46921 44837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.46% 40.46% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35314 39257 39115
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 1 April 2015 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 27 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 1 April 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 +24 57 £41,816 -6.03% 12
London +6 34 £40,250 -19.50% 8
Scotland +29 14 - - 1
Glasgow +18 12 - - 1
East of England +8 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Essex - 7 £52,500 -
City of London +16 6 £37,449 -25.10% 5
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £55,000 -
East Midlands +19 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Edinburgh +8 4 - -
Cambridge - 3 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £37,500 -
Wiltshire +6 2 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South West -17 2 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South East -21 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 - 1
North East - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +4 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Cannock - 1 £37,500 -
Billericay - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 129 (98.47%) SQL
2 125 (95.42%) .NET
3 124 (94.66%) LINQ
4 121 (92.37%) C#
5 101 (77.10%) HTML
5 101 (77.10%) JavaScript
6 99 (75.57%) .NET Framework
7 95 (72.52%) SQL Server
7 95 (72.52%) ASP.NET
7 95 (72.52%) Entity Framework
8 88 (67.18%) CSS
9 85 (64.89%) MVC
10 84 (64.12%) jQuery
11 64 (48.85%) HTML5
12 60 (45.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 58 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (41.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (40.46%) Web Services
16 44 (33.59%) SQL Server 2008
17 42 (32.06%) Microsoft
17 42 (32.06%) ASP.NET Web API
18 41 (31.30%) WCF
19 39 (29.77%) Ajax
20 38 (29.01%) NHibernate
21 36 (27.48%) XML
22 35 (26.72%) TDD
23 33 (25.19%) Visual Studio
24 31 (23.66%) SOAP
25 30 (22.90%) CSS3
26 27 (20.61%) SQL Server Integration Services

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 18 (13.74%) CMS
2 8 (6.11%) IIS
2 8 (6.11%) Node.js
3 7 (5.34%) Umbraco
4 6 (4.58%) Sitefinity
4 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.53%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) SaaS
2 3 (2.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) HTTP
2 3 (2.29%) SMS
3 1 (0.76%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Extranet
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (72.52%) SQL Server
2 44 (33.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (20.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (13.74%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (6.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.34%) MySQL
8 6 (4.58%) Big Data
8 6 (4.58%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.05%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (3.05%) OLTP
10 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (25.19%) Visual Studio
2 24 (18.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (12.21%) Subversion
4 15 (11.45%) TeamCity
5 14 (10.69%) Git (software)
5 14 (10.69%) MSBuild
6 12 (9.16%) GitLab
7 10 (7.63%) NUnit
8 8 (6.11%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (5.34%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.34%) WatiN
9 7 (5.34%) Selenium
9 7 (5.34%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.82%) Jasmine
10 5 (3.82%) Grunt
10 5 (3.82%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (3.05%) Hudson
12 3 (2.29%) NCover
12 3 (2.29%) MSTest
12 3 (2.29%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (10.69%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Games
2 7 (5.34%) Local Government
3 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.05%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (85.50%) Developer
2 70 (53.44%) .NET Developer
3 40 (30.53%) C# Developer
4 38 (29.01%) Senior Developer
5 33 (25.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (19.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (15.27%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (11.45%) Software Developer
8 15 (11.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (7.63%) Consultant
9 10 (7.63%) .NET Consultant
9 10 (7.63%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (7.63%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (6.87%) Programmer
11 8 (6.11%) Analyst
12 7 (5.34%) Analyst Programmer
13 5 (3.82%) Developer Analyst
13 5 (3.82%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.82%) Senior Programmer
13 5 (3.82%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (95.42%) .NET
2 124 (94.66%) LINQ
3 101 (77.10%) HTML
4 99 (75.57%) .NET Framework
5 95 (72.52%) Entity Framework
5 95 (72.52%) ASP.NET
6 88 (67.18%) CSS
7 84 (64.12%) jQuery
8 64 (48.85%) HTML5
9 60 (45.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 55 (41.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (40.46%) Web Services
12 42 (32.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 41 (31.30%) WCF
14 39 (29.77%) Ajax
15 38 (29.01%) NHibernate
16 36 (27.48%) XML
17 31 (23.66%) SOAP
18 30 (22.90%) CSS3
19 25 (19.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.34%) User Experience
4 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.05%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.05%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.29%) W3C
6 3 (2.29%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.53%) iSeries
7 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.03%) Windows
2 10 (7.63%) Windows Phone 7
2 10 (7.63%) Windows 8
2 10 (7.63%) Windows Phone 8
2 10 (7.63%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (64.89%) MVC
2 58 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (26.72%) TDD
4 24 (18.32%) Workflow
5 21 (16.03%) E-Commerce
5 21 (16.03%) Automated Testing
6 18 (13.74%) OO
6 18 (13.74%) Mobile Development
7 16 (12.21%) Dependency Injection
7 16 (12.21%) Waterfall
7 16 (12.21%) Unit Testing
8 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.69%) Scrum
10 13 (9.92%) SEO
10 13 (9.92%) MVVM
10 13 (9.92%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (8.40%) ETL
12 10 (7.63%) OOP
12 10 (7.63%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (98.47%) SQL
2 121 (92.37%) C#
3 101 (77.10%) JavaScript
4 26 (19.85%) T-SQL
5 18 (13.74%) Java
6 10 (7.63%) XAML
7 9 (6.87%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.58%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.82%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.05%) VB
12 2 (1.53%) RPG
12 2 (1.53%) C
13 1 (0.76%) VB6
13 1 (0.76%) XPath
13 1 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 42 (32.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.98%) Oracle
3 7 (5.34%) Facebook
3 7 (5.34%) Informatica
3 7 (5.34%) TIBCO
4 6 (4.58%) Twitter
5 4 (3.05%) SAP
6 3 (2.29%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.53%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco
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