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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK
Rank 804 910 904
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 37 29 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.028% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.074% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 50
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £32,307
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%

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
32675 39016 39910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.40% 38.23% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28056 33584 34174
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 February 2017 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 19 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 25 February 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 +105 32 £47,500 +18.75% 7
London +91 18 £50,000 -4.76% 2
West Midlands - 7 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 6 £37,500 -
City of London +47 3 - -
North West -13 3 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Manchester -28 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Ross-on-Wye - 3 £40,000 -
South East +60 2 £36,250 -0.68% 2
Berkshire +50 2 £36,250 -0.68%
Slough +23 1 £35,000 -4.10%
East Midlands +5 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Nottingham -1 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Nottinghamshire -11 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Halesowen - 1 £26,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £37,500 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 74 (98.67%) C#
1 74 (98.67%) .NET
2 70 (93.33%) SQL
3 69 (92.00%) SQL Server
4 65 (86.67%) MVC
5 64 (85.33%) LINQ
6 59 (78.67%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (74.67%) Entity Framework
8 55 (73.33%) .NET Framework
9 48 (64.00%) ASP.NET
10 46 (61.33%) jQuery
11 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
12 43 (57.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 41 (54.67%) JavaScript
14 40 (53.33%) TDD
14 40 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (48.00%) CSS
16 35 (46.67%) HTML
17 27 (36.00%) Windows
17 27 (36.00%) WCF
18 26 (34.67%) MS Excel
19 21 (28.00%) Visual Studio
20 20 (26.67%) Scrum
21 19 (25.33%) CMS
21 19 (25.33%) T-SQL
22 18 (24.00%) Ajax
22 18 (24.00%) Unit Testing
23 17 (22.67%) WPF
23 17 (22.67%) IIS
23 17 (22.67%) VB.NET

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 19 (25.33%) CMS
2 17 (22.67%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.67%) WordPress
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (34.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) InDesign
2 7 (9.33%) MicroStation
2 7 (9.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.67%) RS-232
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.33%) VPN
2 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (9.33%) MySQL
5 6 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.33%) Redis
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (57.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (16.00%) Subversion
4 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 10 (13.33%) NUnit
5 9 (12.00%) Mercurial
6 5 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.33%) Moq
8 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Blend
8 2 (2.67%) MSI
8 2 (2.67%) MSTest
8 2 (2.67%) NuGet
8 2 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.67%) WiX
9 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (14.67%) Marketing
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (90.67%) Developer
2 40 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 37 (49.33%) C# Developer
4 34 (45.33%) Senior Developer
5 25 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (26.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 16 (21.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (16.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (14.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (12.00%) Applications Developer
10 9 (12.00%) Senior Applications Developer
11 8 (10.67%) Web Developer
12 6 (8.00%) Senior SQL Developer
12 6 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (8.00%) SQL Developer
13 5 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
13 5 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
13 5 (6.67%) Agile Developer
13 5 (6.67%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (98.67%) .NET
2 64 (85.33%) LINQ
3 56 (74.67%) Entity Framework
4 55 (73.33%) .NET Framework
5 48 (64.00%) ASP.NET
6 46 (61.33%) jQuery
7 40 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (48.00%) CSS
9 35 (46.67%) HTML
10 27 (36.00%) WCF
11 18 (24.00%) Ajax
12 17 (22.67%) WPF
13 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (18.67%) AngularJS
14 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (18.67%) Classic ASP
14 14 (18.67%) HTML5
14 14 (18.67%) NHibernate
14 14 (18.67%) Web Services
15 13 (17.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.33%) iPad
2 7 (9.33%) iPhone
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.67%) Fintech
4 2 (2.67%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 2 (2.67%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Life Science
5 1 (1.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (86.67%) MVC
2 59 (78.67%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (53.33%) TDD
4 20 (26.67%) Scrum
5 18 (24.00%) Unit Testing
6 15 (20.00%) OO
7 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.33%) Web Development
8 12 (16.00%) Mentoring
9 11 (14.67%) DevOps
9 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.67%) Automated Testing
10 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.67%) Global Marketing
11 7 (9.33%) CAD
11 7 (9.33%) iOS Development
11 7 (9.33%) Software Delivery
11 7 (9.33%) Workflow
12 6 (8.00%) Performance Improvement
13 5 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 74 (98.67%) C#
2 70 (93.33%) SQL
3 41 (54.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.33%) T-SQL
5 17 (22.67%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.00%) C++
7 6 (8.00%) VB
7 6 (8.00%) VB6
8 3 (4.00%) XAML
9 2 (2.67%) C
9 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.67%) VBA
10 1 (1.33%) Java
10 1 (1.33%) Tcl
10 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.67%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) MCPD
4 3 (4.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) Telerik
3 11 (14.67%) Google
4 7 (9.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix
5 1 (1.33%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.33%) Polycom
5 1 (1.33%) Sage
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Twitter
5 1 (1.33%) VMware
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