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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK
Rank 823 874 897
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +23
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 35 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.047% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 46
Median salary £48,750 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
33206 37465 38419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.50% 38.08% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28719 32262 33107
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 +38 33 £50,000 +33.33% 10
London +74 13 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 11 £42,500 - 3
Herefordshire - 9 £47,500 - 3
Ross-on-Wye - 7 £47,500 - 2
North West -20 5 £52,500 +36.36% 2
Manchester -23 5 £52,500 +36.36%
City of London +30 3 £52,500 -4.54%
East Midlands +6 2 £35,000 -6.66% 1
South East +53 1 £35,000 -4.10% 4
Berkshire +37 1 £35,000 -4.10%
Slough +21 1 £35,000 -4.10%
East of England +16 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Nottingham -20 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £35,000 -
Leicester - 1 £35,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Hereford - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £22,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £26,000 -
Essex - 1 - -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 60 (98.36%) C#
1 60 (98.36%) .NET
2 55 (90.16%) SQL
3 54 (88.52%) SQL Server
4 53 (86.89%) MVC
4 53 (86.89%) LINQ
5 48 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (73.77%) ASP.NET
7 44 (72.13%) .NET Framework
7 44 (72.13%) Entity Framework
8 40 (65.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (63.93%) CSS
10 35 (57.38%) jQuery
11 34 (55.74%) JavaScript
11 34 (55.74%) HTML
11 34 (55.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
13 25 (40.98%) TDD
14 21 (34.43%) Visual Studio
15 20 (32.79%) IIS
15 20 (32.79%) T-SQL
16 19 (31.15%) Windows
16 19 (31.15%) WCF
17 17 (27.87%) Web Development
17 17 (27.87%) Scrum
18 16 (26.23%) MS Excel
19 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (22.95%) Ajax
21 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
21 13 (21.31%) AngularJS

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 20 (32.79%) IIS
2 11 (18.03%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.28%) WordPress
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) InDesign
2 6 (9.84%) MicroStation
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
1 1 (1.64%) VPN
1 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (88.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.48%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (9.84%) MySQL
5 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.64%) Redis
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (55.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (34.43%) Visual Studio
3 9 (14.75%) NUnit
4 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.11%) Subversion
5 7 (11.48%) Mercurial
6 5 (8.20%) Moq
7 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.92%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 10 (16.39%) Marketing
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (88.52%) Developer
2 32 (52.46%) .NET Developer
3 28 (45.90%) C# Developer
4 25 (40.98%) Senior Developer
5 22 (36.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (24.59%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (21.31%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (18.03%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (14.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (13.11%) Web Developer
11 7 (11.48%) Applications Developer
11 7 (11.48%) Senior Applications Developer
11 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
12 6 (9.84%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (9.84%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (9.84%) Agile Developer
12 6 (9.84%) Senior SQL Developer
12 6 (9.84%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (98.36%) .NET
2 53 (86.89%) LINQ
3 45 (73.77%) ASP.NET
4 44 (72.13%) .NET Framework
4 44 (72.13%) Entity Framework
5 40 (65.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (63.93%) CSS
7 35 (57.38%) jQuery
8 34 (55.74%) HTML
9 19 (31.15%) WCF
10 14 (22.95%) Ajax
11 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
12 11 (18.03%) WPF
13 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (16.39%) Classic ASP
13 10 (16.39%) HTML5
14 9 (14.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (13.11%) Razor View Engine
15 8 (13.11%) Web Services
15 8 (13.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) iPad
1 6 (9.84%) iPhone
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.64%) Life Science
3 1 (1.64%) Online Games
3 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (86.89%) MVC
2 48 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.98%) TDD
4 17 (27.87%) Scrum
4 17 (27.87%) Web Development
5 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
6 11 (18.03%) OO
7 10 (16.39%) DevOps
7 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.11%) Global Marketing
9 7 (11.48%) Mobile Development
9 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.48%) Time Management
9 7 (11.48%) Workflow
10 6 (9.84%) CAD
10 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.84%) iOS Development
10 6 (9.84%) Performance Improvement
11 5 (8.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (98.36%) C#
2 55 (90.16%) SQL
3 34 (55.74%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.79%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.39%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.84%) C++
7 5 (8.20%) VB
7 5 (8.20%) VB6
8 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.28%) VBA
9 1 (1.64%) Java
9 1 (1.64%) Tcl
9 1 (1.64%) XAML
9 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
1 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Firmware
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Google
3 8 (13.11%) Telerik
4 6 (9.84%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.64%) Polycom
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
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