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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 864 897 902
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 53 54 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.051% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45 34 91
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
37811 40469 47899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 37.93% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32762 34598 40946
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 2016 within the UK.

LINQ to SQL Salary Histogram in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 20 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 31 May 2016. 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 trends)
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 +39 51 £42,500 +6.25% 7
London +6 22 £57,500 +43.75% 6
South East +32 15 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +13 11 £40,000 - 1
North West - 10 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 8 £42,500 -
Chorley - 8 £42,500 -
Reading +5 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Slough - 5 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £25,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Brighton - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +43 2 £47,500 -7.31%
Croydon - 2 £41,250 -
Manchester - 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire +3 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Bracknell - 1 £46,000 - 1
Southampton - 1 £50,000 -

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 73 (92.41%) SQL
2 72 (91.14%) C#
3 70 (88.61%) LINQ
4 68 (86.08%) .NET
5 52 (65.82%) Entity Framework
6 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (62.03%) MVC
8 48 (60.76%) SQL Server
9 46 (58.23%) .NET Framework
10 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
11 42 (53.16%) HTML
11 42 (53.16%) CSS
12 30 (37.97%) OO
12 30 (37.97%) ASP.NET
13 29 (36.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (34.18%) Web Development
15 26 (32.91%) jQuery
16 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (30.38%) Visual Studio
17 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
18 19 (24.05%) T-SQL
19 18 (22.78%) TDD
20 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
20 16 (20.25%) Scrum
21 15 (18.99%) Games
21 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
21 15 (18.99%) Inversion of Control
22 14 (17.72%) Windows
22 14 (17.72%) WCF

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 7 (8.86%) IIS
2 6 (7.59%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.80%) CMS
6 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.27%) Node.js
7 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) InfoPath
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Firewall
1 6 (7.59%) VPN
1 6 (7.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Redis
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) OLAP
4 2 (2.53%) OLTP
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.27%) Power BI
5 1 (1.27%) QlikView
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (36.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (30.38%) Visual Studio
3 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
4 9 (11.39%) Subversion
5 5 (6.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.53%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.53%) NUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.27%) MSTest
General
1 15 (18.99%) Games
2 13 (16.46%) Banking
2 13 (16.46%) Finance
3 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.86%) Electronics
4 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.86%) Marketing
4 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.53%) Local Government
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
7 1 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (91.14%) Developer
2 40 (50.63%) C# Developer
3 39 (49.37%) .NET Developer
4 27 (34.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 17 (21.52%) Senior Developer
6 14 (17.72%) Senior C# Developer
7 12 (15.19%) SQL Developer
8 10 (12.66%) Web Developer
9 9 (11.39%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (10.13%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (10.13%) HTML Developer
10 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
11 7 (8.86%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (8.86%) Agile C# Developer
11 7 (8.86%) Agile Developer
11 7 (8.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (8.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (7.59%) Mobile Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (88.61%) LINQ
2 68 (86.08%) .NET
3 52 (65.82%) Entity Framework
4 46 (58.23%) .NET Framework
5 42 (53.16%) CSS
5 42 (53.16%) HTML
6 30 (37.97%) ASP.NET
7 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (32.91%) jQuery
9 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (17.72%) WCF
11 13 (16.46%) Web Services
12 12 (15.19%) AngularJS
12 12 (15.19%) SignalR
13 11 (13.92%) Razor View Engine
14 10 (12.66%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (12.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (11.39%) Dapper ORM
15 9 (11.39%) HTML5
16 8 (10.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (10.13%) User Experience
3 7 (8.86%) Digital Media
3 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.86%) Hedge funds
3 7 (8.86%) Online Games
4 6 (7.59%) Mobile Games
5 5 (6.33%) iPad
6 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.06%) N-Tier
6 4 (5.06%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.53%) Fintech
8 1 (1.27%) Life Science
8 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Android
2 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (62.03%) MVC
3 30 (37.97%) OO
4 27 (34.18%) Web Development
5 18 (22.78%) TDD
6 16 (20.25%) Scrum
7 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
8 12 (15.19%) Front End Development
9 11 (13.92%) OOD
9 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
10 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.13%) Mobile Development
11 8 (10.13%) OOP
11 8 (10.13%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (10.13%) Time Management
12 7 (8.86%) API Development
12 7 (8.86%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (8.86%) Low Latency
12 7 (8.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (92.41%) SQL
2 72 (91.14%) C#
3 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
4 19 (24.05%) T-SQL
5 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.53%) Java
7 2 (2.53%) R
7 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.53%) XAML
8 1 (1.27%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
8 1 (1.27%) VB
8 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.59%) Firmware
1 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) AirWatch
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) SAP
3 6 (7.59%) Citrix
3 6 (7.59%) Polycom
3 6 (7.59%) VMware
4 4 (5.06%) Cognizant
4 4 (5.06%) DevExpress
4 4 (5.06%) Telerik
5 1 (1.27%) CA
5 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
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