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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 819 823 757
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -66
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 54 96 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 91 121
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%

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
39933 47189 44065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.80% 39.91% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34187 40324 38302
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 22 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 29 May 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 -1 42 £40,000 -11.11% 11
London +56 25 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Scotland +21 12 - -
Glasgow +14 12 - -
South East -17 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East of England +17 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Berkshire +4 6 £40,000 -10.11% 2
Reading 0 6 £40,000 -30.43% 1
City of London +41 5 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Cambridge +16 3 £37,500 -14.28%
Cambridgeshire +12 3 £37,500 -14.28%
South West - 3 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Essex - 2 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire +10 1 £50,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £47,500 -
Swindon - 1 £37,500 - 1
Brentwood - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 111 (98.23%) SQL
2 107 (94.69%) C#
2 107 (94.69%) .NET
3 106 (93.81%) LINQ
4 98 (86.73%) .NET Framework
5 96 (84.96%) Entity Framework
6 85 (75.22%) HTML
7 84 (74.34%) JavaScript
7 84 (74.34%) MVC
8 80 (70.80%) ASP.NET
9 76 (67.26%) jQuery
10 75 (66.37%) SQL Server
11 66 (58.41%) CSS
12 58 (51.33%) HTML5
13 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (42.48%) Web Services
15 47 (41.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 47 (41.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 43 (38.05%) NHibernate
17 40 (35.40%) Ajax
18 38 (33.63%) Microsoft
19 36 (31.86%) SOAP
20 35 (30.97%) TDD
20 35 (30.97%) WCF
21 34 (30.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 31 (27.43%) XML
22 31 (27.43%) Visual Studio
23 30 (26.55%) ASP.NET Web API
24 27 (23.89%) Automated Testing
25 26 (23.01%) T-SQL

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (18.58%) CMS
2 7 (6.19%) Umbraco
3 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.42%) Sitefinity
5 3 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.65%) Node.js
6 2 (1.77%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.65%) GitHub
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) SMS
2 1 (0.88%) FTP
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (66.37%) SQL Server
2 34 (30.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (21.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.62%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.96%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.96%) Big Data
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.54%) OLTP
8 3 (2.65%) MySQL
8 3 (2.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.88%) SimpleDB
10 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (27.43%) Visual Studio
2 20 (17.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (16.81%) TeamCity
3 19 (16.81%) MSBuild
4 16 (14.16%) GitLab
5 14 (12.39%) Subversion
6 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
7 10 (8.85%) SpecFlow
7 10 (8.85%) Cucumber
7 10 (8.85%) WatiN
7 10 (8.85%) Selenium
8 7 (6.19%) NUnit
9 5 (4.42%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (2.65%) ReSharper
10 3 (2.65%) NCover
10 3 (2.65%) Hudson
11 1 (0.88%) Log4Net
11 1 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.88%) Grunt
General
1 11 (9.73%) Local Government
2 9 (7.96%) Finance
3 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.54%) Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Marketing
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (84.96%) Developer
2 58 (51.33%) .NET Developer
3 38 (33.63%) C# Developer
4 33 (29.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (27.43%) Senior Developer
6 19 (16.81%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (10.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (9.73%) Consultant
9 10 (8.85%) .NET Consultant
10 9 (7.96%) Software Developer
10 9 (7.96%) Programmer
11 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (7.08%) Analyst
12 7 (6.19%) Analyst Programmer
12 7 (6.19%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (6.19%) VB.NET Developer
13 5 (4.42%) Senior Programmer
13 5 (4.42%) Developer Analyst
13 5 (4.42%) Senior Software Developer
14 4 (3.54%) Senior ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (94.69%) .NET
2 106 (93.81%) LINQ
3 98 (86.73%) .NET Framework
4 96 (84.96%) Entity Framework
5 85 (75.22%) HTML
6 80 (70.80%) ASP.NET
7 76 (67.26%) jQuery
8 66 (58.41%) CSS
9 58 (51.33%) HTML5
10 48 (42.48%) Web Services
11 47 (41.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (41.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 43 (38.05%) NHibernate
13 40 (35.40%) Ajax
14 36 (31.86%) SOAP
15 35 (30.97%) WCF
16 31 (27.43%) XML
17 30 (26.55%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (19.47%) WPF
18 22 (19.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.54%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.65%) W3C
3 3 (2.65%) E-Learning
3 3 (2.65%) User Experience
3 3 (2.65%) Social Media
4 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.16%) Windows
2 11 (9.73%) Windows Phone 7
2 11 (9.73%) Windows 8
2 11 (9.73%) Windows Phone 8
2 11 (9.73%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (74.34%) MVC
2 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.97%) TDD
4 27 (23.89%) Automated Testing
5 17 (15.04%) Workflow
5 17 (15.04%) Dependency Injection
6 16 (14.16%) MVVM
7 15 (13.27%) E-Commerce
8 14 (12.39%) ETL
9 13 (11.50%) Unit Testing
9 13 (11.50%) SDLC
10 12 (10.62%) Multithreading
10 12 (10.62%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.62%) Scrum
11 11 (9.73%) Waterfall
11 11 (9.73%) Release Management
12 9 (7.96%) SEO
12 9 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.96%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (7.96%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 111 (98.23%) SQL
2 107 (94.69%) C#
3 84 (74.34%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.01%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.62%) Java
6 11 (9.73%) XAML
7 10 (8.85%) PowerShell
8 9 (7.96%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.96%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.54%) VB
10 2 (1.77%) C
11 1 (0.88%) Tcl
11 1 (0.88%) XPath
11 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) MCSD
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.47%) Oracle
3 10 (8.85%) TIBCO
3 10 (8.85%) Informatica
4 5 (4.42%) Twitter
5 3 (2.65%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.77%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.77%) Facebook
7 1 (0.88%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco
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