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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 851 836 785
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -51
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 64 96 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.082% 0.097%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 61 87 91
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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
41166 45562 43375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 38.91% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35150 38728 37532
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 £62,000 £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 30 July 2015 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 30 July 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 +14 63 £37,500 -6.25% 14
London +37 22 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Midlands +8 20 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 15 £30,000 -14.28% 2
South East -3 12 £40,000 -11.11%
Berkshire +11 7 £40,000 -25.58%
Reading +3 7 £40,000 -33.33%
City of London +38 6 £53,750 -10.41%
Leicester +11 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Leicestershire +8 5 £32,500 +8.33%
East of England +1 5 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Derby - 5 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 5 £32,500 -
Manchester +3 3 £32,500 -17.72% 3
Hertfordshire +2 3 £55,000 - 4
North West -12 3 £32,500 -17.72% 3
Harpenden - 3 £55,000 - 1
Epsom +10 2 £41,500 -30.83%
Surrey +4 2 £41,500 +10.66%
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +3 1 £52,500 - 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £47,500 -
Sunderland - 1 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
Essex - 1 £47,500 -
Bedford - 1 £52,500 - 1
Dartford - 1 £30,000 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 124 (100.00%) C#
2 123 (99.19%) SQL
3 122 (98.39%) .NET
4 114 (91.94%) .NET Framework
4 114 (91.94%) LINQ
4 114 (91.94%) Entity Framework
5 107 (86.29%) MVC
6 92 (74.19%) SQL Server
7 84 (67.74%) HTML
8 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
9 78 (62.90%) ASP.NET
10 73 (58.87%) jQuery
11 65 (52.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 63 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (46.77%) Web Services
14 55 (44.35%) CSS
15 53 (42.74%) SOAP
16 52 (41.94%) HTML5
17 47 (37.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 46 (37.10%) Ajax
19 44 (35.48%) NHibernate
19 44 (35.48%) TDD
20 42 (33.87%) CMS
21 39 (31.45%) WCF
22 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
23 33 (26.61%) Scrum
23 33 (26.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 33 (26.61%) Team Foundation Server
24 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
25 29 (23.39%) Visual Studio

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 42 (33.87%) CMS
2 19 (15.32%) Umbraco
3 16 (12.90%) Kentico
4 15 (12.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (12.10%) DNN
5 8 (6.45%) IIS
6 6 (4.84%) Sitefinity
7 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.42%) NServiceBus
9 2 (1.61%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.81%) FTP
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 33 (26.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (8.87%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.06%) Big Data
6 8 (6.45%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.61%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.81%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (26.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (23.39%) Visual Studio
3 19 (15.32%) Subversion
3 19 (15.32%) TeamCity
4 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
4 17 (13.71%) MSBuild
5 14 (11.29%) GitLab
6 11 (8.87%) Selenium
7 9 (7.26%) Cucumber
7 9 (7.26%) SpecFlow
8 8 (6.45%) WatiN
9 7 (5.65%) NUnit
10 6 (4.84%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (2.42%) Moq
12 2 (1.61%) NCover
12 2 (1.61%) MSTest
12 2 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (1.61%) NCrunch
12 2 (1.61%) NSubstitute
General
1 20 (16.13%) Retail
1 20 (16.13%) Marketing
2 16 (12.90%) Local Government
3 15 (12.10%) Advertising
4 9 (7.26%) Finance
5 2 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (83.06%) Developer
2 63 (50.81%) .NET Developer
3 54 (43.55%) C# Developer
4 51 (41.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (27.42%) Senior Developer
6 26 (20.97%) Senior .NET Developer
7 21 (16.94%) Software Developer
8 17 (13.71%) Senior C# Developer
8 17 (13.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
9 16 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (7.26%) Consultant
11 9 (7.26%) Senior Software Developer
12 8 (6.45%) .NET Consultant
12 8 (6.45%) VB.NET Developer
12 8 (6.45%) Programmer
13 6 (4.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (4.03%) Junior Software Developer
14 5 (4.03%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (98.39%) .NET
2 114 (91.94%) .NET Framework
2 114 (91.94%) LINQ
2 114 (91.94%) Entity Framework
3 84 (67.74%) HTML
4 78 (62.90%) ASP.NET
5 73 (58.87%) jQuery
6 65 (52.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 58 (46.77%) Web Services
8 55 (44.35%) CSS
9 53 (42.74%) SOAP
10 52 (41.94%) HTML5
11 47 (37.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (37.10%) Ajax
13 44 (35.48%) NHibernate
14 39 (31.45%) WCF
15 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (21.77%) XML
17 22 (17.74%) WPF
17 22 (17.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.03%) NHS
3 4 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.61%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.61%) Social Media
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Wiki
6 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.10%) Windows
2 9 (7.26%) Windows Phone 7
2 9 (7.26%) Windows 8
2 9 (7.26%) Windows Phone 8
2 9 (7.26%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (86.29%) MVC
2 63 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (35.48%) TDD
4 33 (26.61%) Scrum
5 27 (21.77%) E-Commerce
6 26 (20.97%) Automated Testing
7 23 (18.55%) OOP
8 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
9 17 (13.71%) CRM
9 17 (13.71%) Workflow
10 16 (12.90%) Content Management
11 15 (12.10%) ERP
11 15 (12.10%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (12.10%) SDLC
12 13 (10.48%) MVVM
12 13 (10.48%) Unit Testing
13 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (8.87%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (8.87%) Software Testing
14 11 (8.87%) OO
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) C#
2 123 (99.19%) SQL
3 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
4 25 (20.16%) T-SQL
5 13 (10.48%) Java
5 13 (10.48%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.26%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.26%) XAML
7 8 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.03%) PHP
9 4 (3.23%) VB
10 2 (1.61%) C
10 2 (1.61%) C++
10 2 (1.61%) Ruby
10 2 (1.61%) Python
11 1 (0.81%) Tcl
11 1 (0.81%) VB6
11 1 (0.81%) XPath
11 1 (0.81%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) HND
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) MCPD
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.52%) Oracle
3 15 (12.10%) EPiServer
3 15 (12.10%) Sitecore
4 8 (6.45%) Informatica
4 8 (6.45%) TIBCO
4 8 (6.45%) Telerik
5 3 (2.42%) Twitter
6 2 (1.61%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.81%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
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