The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for LINQ to SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
London / City of London
Rank 215 - 314
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% - 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £37,449
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00%  

LINQ to SQL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1888 2694 3311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.21% 38.10% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 2385 2870
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £75,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ to SQL in the City of London

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL in the City of London.

Salary trend for LINQ to SQL in the City of London

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) LINQ
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (37.50%) CSS3
6 3 (37.50%) DevOps
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 3 (37.50%) MCTS
6 3 (37.50%) MCPD
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) JSON
6 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) QA

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) LINQ
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (37.50%) WCF
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) WinForms
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (25.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Global Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) MCPD
1 3 (37.50%) MCTS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA