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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 802 804 789
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 56 63 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.060% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 44 58 78
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
38699 42380 42368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.41% 40.63% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32994 35247 37194
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 27 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 6 March 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 0 47 £45,000 +12.50% 11
London +32 28 £42,500 -19.04% 6
East of England 0 10 £50,000 +2.56%
Essex +1 9 £50,000 +81.81%
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £52,500 -
Scotland +15 6 - -
East Midlands +20 4 £52,500 +40.00%
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
City of London -1 3 £37,449 -25.10% 1
Cardiff - 3 £30,565 -
South Wales - 3 £30,565 -
Wales - 3 £30,565 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Billericay +10 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Bedford +2 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Bedfordshire -4 1 £32,500 -35.00%
South East -21 1 £35,000 +16.66% 4
North East - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -
Cannock - 1 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 - -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 132 (97.78%) SQL
2 130 (96.30%) .NET
3 128 (94.81%) LINQ
4 121 (89.63%) C#
5 103 (76.30%) SQL Server
6 101 (74.81%) ASP.NET
7 98 (72.59%) JavaScript
8 97 (71.85%) HTML
9 94 (69.63%) .NET Framework
10 89 (65.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 87 (64.44%) CSS
12 84 (62.22%) jQuery
13 82 (60.74%) MVC
14 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
15 58 (42.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 54 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 52 (38.52%) SQL Server 2008
17 52 (38.52%) HTML5
18 51 (37.78%) Web Services
19 48 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web API
20 43 (31.85%) WCF
21 41 (30.37%) Microsoft
22 40 (29.63%) Ajax
23 32 (23.70%) NHibernate
23 32 (23.70%) Visual Studio
24 31 (22.96%) XML
25 30 (22.22%) T-SQL
26 29 (21.48%) SOAP
26 29 (21.48%) CSS3
27 28 (20.74%) TDD

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (11.85%) CMS
2 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.93%) Sitefinity
3 7 (5.19%) Node.js
3 7 (5.19%) IIS
3 7 (5.19%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.22%) SaaS
2 3 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) HTTP
2 3 (2.22%) Intranet
2 3 (2.22%) Internet
2 3 (2.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (76.30%) SQL Server
2 52 (38.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (11.85%) MongoDB
5 13 (9.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.93%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (5.19%) MySQL
9 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.96%) OLTP
10 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.22%) DB2
12 2 (1.48%) Big Data
12 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (23.70%) Visual Studio
2 18 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.15%) Subversion
4 9 (6.67%) NUnit
4 9 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.19%) MSBuild
5 7 (5.19%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.70%) Grunt
6 5 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.96%) GitLab
7 4 (2.96%) NCover
8 3 (2.22%) MSTest
8 3 (2.22%) Hudson
8 3 (2.22%) WatiN
8 3 (2.22%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.22%) Selenium
8 3 (2.22%) NSubstitute
9 2 (1.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Games
3 5 (3.70%) Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (91.11%) Developer
2 78 (57.78%) .NET Developer
3 39 (28.89%) C# Developer
4 37 (27.41%) Senior Developer
5 35 (25.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (23.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 16 (11.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (11.11%) Software Developer
10 10 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (6.67%) .NET Consultant
11 9 (6.67%) Consultant
12 7 (5.19%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.44%) VB.NET Developer
13 6 (4.44%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (3.70%) Technical Director
14 5 (3.70%) Programmer
14 5 (3.70%) Analyst
14 5 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (96.30%) .NET
2 128 (94.81%) LINQ
3 101 (74.81%) ASP.NET
4 97 (71.85%) HTML
5 94 (69.63%) .NET Framework
6 89 (65.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 87 (64.44%) CSS
8 84 (62.22%) jQuery
9 58 (42.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 52 (38.52%) HTML5
12 51 (37.78%) Web Services
13 48 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 43 (31.85%) WCF
15 40 (29.63%) Ajax
16 32 (23.70%) NHibernate
17 31 (22.96%) XML
18 29 (21.48%) SOAP
18 29 (21.48%) CSS3
19 22 (16.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.19%) User Experience
3 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.96%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.22%) iSeries
5 3 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.22%) W3C
5 3 (2.22%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) Windows
2 9 (6.67%) Windows Phone 7
2 9 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 9 (6.67%) Windows Phone 8
2 9 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (60.74%) MVC
2 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.74%) TDD
4 23 (17.04%) E-Commerce
5 21 (15.56%) Workflow
6 18 (13.33%) OO
7 16 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (11.85%) Scrum
8 14 (10.37%) Web Development
8 14 (10.37%) Unit Testing
8 14 (10.37%) Waterfall
9 13 (9.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (9.63%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (9.63%) MVVM
9 13 (9.63%) SEO
10 10 (7.41%) OOP
10 10 (7.41%) SOA
10 10 (7.41%) Automated Testing
10 10 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (97.78%) SQL
2 121 (89.63%) C#
3 98 (72.59%) JavaScript
4 30 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 15 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 12 (8.89%) Java
7 9 (6.67%) XAML
8 5 (3.70%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.22%) RPG
11 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) VCP4
3 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (30.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.19%) Facebook
3 6 (4.44%) Twitter
3 6 (4.44%) Oracle
4 5 (3.70%) SAP
5 4 (2.96%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.22%) Informatica
6 3 (2.22%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.74%) DevExpress
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