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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 802 779 772
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 100 98 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.091% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 93 86 120
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%

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
44095 42510 47626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.99% 39.46% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37080 36829 41897
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 91 £40,000 +6.66% 9
South East +6 20 £30,000 -20.00% 1
London -47 20 £49,500 +16.47% 4
East of England -10 13 £42,500 -12.82% 3
Surrey - 13 £26,000 -
North West -18 12 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Manchester -17 11 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Cambridge - 11 £42,500 -
Guildford - 11 £26,000 -
Leicestershire - 11 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 11 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 11 £30,000 -
South West - 11 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 10 £40,000 -
Swindon - 9 £40,000 -
Rochdale - 8 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 7 £30,000 - 1
Leicester - 7 £30,000 -
Wales - 7 £30,000 - 1
South Wales - 7 £30,000 - 1
City of London -4 6 £54,500 +6.34%
Berkshire -8 4 £60,000 +65.51%
West Midlands - 4 £30,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £30,000 -
Cannock - 4 £30,000 -
Lutterworth - 4 £29,750 -
Hampshire -7 3 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Basingstoke -9 3 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Bedfordshire -7 2 - - 1
Reading -8 2 £60,000 +77.77%

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 193 (99.48%) LINQ
2 192 (98.97%) SQL
3 188 (96.91%) .NET
4 183 (94.33%) C#
5 152 (78.35%) SQL Server
6 149 (76.80%) ASP.NET
7 136 (70.10%) JavaScript
8 123 (63.40%) .NET Framework
9 120 (61.86%) jQuery
9 120 (61.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 105 (54.12%) MVC
11 99 (51.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 94 (48.45%) HTML
13 93 (47.94%) CSS
14 71 (36.60%) WCF
15 69 (35.57%) Microsoft
16 59 (30.41%) T-SQL
17 54 (27.84%) TDD
18 53 (27.32%) Visual Studio
19 45 (23.20%) XML
20 43 (22.16%) Finance
20 43 (22.16%) Scrum
21 42 (21.65%) HTML5
22 41 (21.13%) Ajax
23 38 (19.59%) VB.NET
24 37 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
25 36 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
25 36 (18.56%) SOAP
26 32 (16.49%) Web Services
26 32 (16.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.12%) IIS
3 7 (3.61%) Apache
4 6 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.09%) WordPress
4 6 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.03%) CMS
6 2 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.52%) DNN
7 1 (0.52%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 22 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.67%) Photoshop
3 8 (4.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (4.64%) Office 365
2 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.09%) SaaS
3 3 (1.55%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (1.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.70%) Internet
2 3 (1.55%) LDAP
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) Extranet
3 1 (0.52%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (78.35%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (6.70%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.09%) MySQL
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (27.32%) Visual Studio
2 29 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (12.89%) NUnit
4 20 (10.31%) MSTest
5 18 (9.28%) Subversion
6 14 (7.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (6.19%) SpecFlow
8 11 (5.67%) Redmine
9 10 (5.15%) Selenium
10 8 (4.12%) Moq
11 7 (3.61%) JUnit
11 7 (3.61%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.55%) Xcode
12 3 (1.55%) NSubstitute
12 3 (1.55%) Hudson
12 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (22.16%) Finance
2 14 (7.22%) Marketing
3 12 (6.19%) Retail
4 10 (5.15%) Billing
5 7 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.61%) Law
5 7 (3.61%) Back Office
5 7 (3.61%) Banking
6 5 (2.58%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 176 (90.72%) Developer
2 83 (42.78%) .NET Developer
3 41 (21.13%) C# Developer
4 38 (19.59%) Senior Developer
4 38 (19.59%) Software Developer
5 25 (12.89%) Web Developer
5 25 (12.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (9.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (7.22%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (6.19%) Programmer
10 11 (5.67%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.67%) .NET Web Developer
11 10 (5.15%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (5.15%) SharePoint Developer
12 9 (4.64%) .NET Programmer
12 9 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.64%) Junior C# Developer
12 9 (4.64%) Junior Developer
12 9 (4.64%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (99.48%) LINQ
2 188 (96.91%) .NET
3 149 (76.80%) ASP.NET
4 123 (63.40%) .NET Framework
5 120 (61.86%) jQuery
5 120 (61.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 99 (51.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 94 (48.45%) HTML
8 93 (47.94%) CSS
9 71 (36.60%) WCF
10 45 (23.20%) XML
11 42 (21.65%) HTML5
12 41 (21.13%) Ajax
13 36 (18.56%) SOAP
14 32 (16.49%) Web Services
14 32 (16.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 28 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 28 (14.43%) CSS3
16 27 (13.92%) WinForms
17 26 (13.40%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.70%) N-Tier
2 11 (5.67%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.09%) Social Network
5 4 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.55%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.55%) Animation
7 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.52%) Open Source
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.43%) Windows
2 6 (3.09%) Linux
2 6 (3.09%) Windows Phone 8
2 6 (3.09%) Windows Phone
3 4 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.03%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.12%) MVC
2 54 (27.84%) TDD
3 43 (22.16%) Scrum
4 37 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (15.46%) Web Development
6 28 (14.43%) Software Engineering
7 27 (13.92%) OO
8 26 (13.40%) BDD
9 25 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (11.86%) OOD
10 23 (11.86%) E-Commerce
11 19 (9.79%) Pair Programming
12 16 (8.25%) Waterfall
13 13 (6.70%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.70%) Dependency Injection
13 13 (6.70%) Workflow
14 10 (5.15%) UML
14 10 (5.15%) Software Testing
14 10 (5.15%) Time Management
14 10 (5.15%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 192 (98.97%) SQL
2 183 (94.33%) C#
3 136 (70.10%) JavaScript
4 59 (30.41%) T-SQL
5 38 (19.59%) VB.NET
6 15 (7.73%) Java
7 11 (5.67%) VB
8 9 (4.64%) VB6
9 7 (3.61%) PHP
9 7 (3.61%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.09%) XAML
10 6 (3.09%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.03%) XPath
11 2 (1.03%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (9.28%) Degree
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.58%) MCP
3 5 (2.58%) MCSD
4 3 (1.55%) MCDBA
4 3 (1.55%) MCTS
4 3 (1.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) MOM
1 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (35.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.25%) Oracle
3 9 (4.64%) SAP
4 8 (4.12%) Adobe
4 8 (4.12%) Google
5 3 (1.55%) Twitter
5 3 (1.55%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.52%) Telerik
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