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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 813 794 806
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 67 85 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.079% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 58 81 83
Average salary £43,125 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -29 55 £44,375 +18.33% 4
London -12 24 £45,000 +22.44%
East of England -12 13 £50,000 -15.25% 3
City of London +18 12 £49,000 +40.00%
Essex -2 12 £52,500 +90.90% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 11 £55,000 - 2
South East -9 8 £43,750 +30.59%
South Wales - 8 £30,565 -
Wales - 8 £30,565 -
Cardiff - 8 £30,565 -
Manchester -23 6 £36,000 -4.00%
North West -28 6 £36,000 -4.00%
Hornchurch - 4 £30,000 -
Kent -6 3 £30,500 +22.00%
Hampshire - 3 £43,750 -
Dartford - 3 £30,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £43,750 -
Mayfair - 3 - -
Scotland +10 2 - -
Aberdeen +8 2 - -
Cannock - 2 £37,500 -
Guildford - 2 £46,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Surrey - 2 £46,250 -
Leicester +26 1 £31,500 -10.00%
Leicestershire +17 1 £31,500 -10.00%
East Midlands +16 1 £31,500 -10.00%
Bedfordshire 0 1 £32,500 -44.91%
Bedford -1 1 £32,500 -44.91%

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 157 (98.13%) SQL
1 157 (98.13%) LINQ
2 156 (97.50%) .NET
3 140 (87.50%) C#
4 126 (78.75%) ASP.NET
5 120 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 115 (71.88%) JavaScript
7 98 (61.25%) .NET Framework
8 97 (60.63%) HTML
9 96 (60.00%) CSS
10 93 (58.13%) jQuery
10 93 (58.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 78 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (45.63%) MVC
13 69 (43.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 62 (38.75%) WCF
15 58 (36.25%) SQL Server 2008
16 53 (33.13%) Microsoft
17 50 (31.25%) HTML5
18 48 (30.00%) Web Services
18 48 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 45 (28.13%) Ajax
21 41 (25.63%) T-SQL
22 40 (25.00%) VB.NET
23 39 (24.38%) SOAP
23 39 (24.38%) XML
23 39 (24.38%) TDD
24 34 (21.25%) CSS3
25 33 (20.63%) Finance

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (6.88%) IIS
2 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.38%) CMS
2 7 (4.38%) Node.js
3 6 (3.75%) Sitefinity
3 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.88%) Apache
4 3 (1.88%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.25%) WordPress
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.25%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) Internet
2 4 (2.50%) Extranet
2 4 (2.50%) HTTP
2 4 (2.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (36.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (10.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (8.75%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (5.63%) MySQL
8 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.50%) OLTP
12 3 (1.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (19.38%) Visual Studio
2 18 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (9.38%) NUnit
4 13 (8.13%) MSTest
5 11 (6.88%) Subversion
6 7 (4.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (4.38%) NSubstitute
7 6 (3.75%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.75%) Selenium
8 5 (3.13%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.13%) Grunt
8 5 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.50%) Hudson
10 2 (1.25%) NCover
11 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.63%) Xcode
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (20.63%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Banking
2 8 (5.00%) Marketing
3 7 (4.38%) Games
4 6 (3.75%) Billing
5 4 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.50%) Retail
5 4 (2.50%) Law
5 4 (2.50%) Back Office
5 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 152 (95.00%) Developer
2 80 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 40 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 39 (24.38%) Senior Developer
5 37 (23.13%) C# Developer
6 34 (21.25%) Software Developer
7 23 (14.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (8.75%) Senior Software Developer
9 14 (8.75%) Programmer
10 13 (8.13%) Junior
10 13 (8.13%) Junior Developer
11 12 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.63%) Junior C# Developer
13 8 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
13 8 (5.00%) Software Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Web Developer
13 8 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (98.13%) LINQ
2 156 (97.50%) .NET
3 126 (78.75%) ASP.NET
4 98 (61.25%) .NET Framework
5 97 (60.63%) HTML
6 96 (60.00%) CSS
7 93 (58.13%) jQuery
7 93 (58.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 69 (43.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (38.75%) WCF
10 50 (31.25%) HTML5
11 48 (30.00%) Web Services
11 48 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 45 (28.13%) Ajax
14 39 (24.38%) XML
14 39 (24.38%) SOAP
15 34 (21.25%) CSS3
16 22 (13.75%) WinForms
17 21 (13.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.13%) User Experience
4 4 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.88%) iSeries
5 3 (1.88%) Animation
6 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.63%) W3C
6 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.63%) Windows
2 8 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (5.00%) Windows Phone
3 7 (4.38%) Windows Phone 7
3 7 (4.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.25%) Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (45.63%) MVC
3 39 (24.38%) TDD
4 32 (20.00%) OO
4 32 (20.00%) Scrum
5 24 (15.00%) Workflow
5 24 (15.00%) Web Development
6 23 (14.38%) Software Engineering
6 23 (14.38%) E-Commerce
7 22 (13.75%) OOD
8 20 (12.50%) BDD
9 17 (10.63%) Waterfall
10 15 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (8.75%) Unit Testing
11 14 (8.75%) Mentoring
12 13 (8.13%) SOA
13 12 (7.50%) OOP
14 11 (6.88%) Dependency Injection
15 10 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (6.25%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 157 (98.13%) SQL
2 140 (87.50%) C#
3 115 (71.88%) JavaScript
4 41 (25.63%) T-SQL
5 40 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 12 (7.50%) Java
7 8 (5.00%) XAML
8 6 (3.75%) VB
9 5 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.88%) VB6
10 3 (1.88%) PHP
10 3 (1.88%) RPG
11 1 (0.63%) Python
11 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (5.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (33.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.25%) SAP
3 7 (4.38%) Facebook
4 6 (3.75%) Oracle
5 4 (2.50%) Twitter
6 2 (1.25%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great bens
Posted: 26 days ago