The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 853 907
Rank change year-on-year +38 +54  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 52 52 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.057% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 41
Median salary £47,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34527 35721 39925
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.06% 39.18% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29194 31435 34499
Median salary £47,500 £45,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.97% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for LINQ to SQL in England

LINQ to SQL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ to SQL in England

LINQ to SQL
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London +18 19 £47,500 -17.39%
North West -31 12 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands - 12 £47,500 - 2
South East +54 8 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East of England - 1 £57,500 -
LINQ to SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 87 (100.00%) SQL
2 86 (98.85%) C#
2 86 (98.85%) .NET
3 84 (96.55%) SQL Server
3 84 (96.55%) Entity Framework
4 80 (91.95%) LINQ
5 62 (71.26%) .NET Framework
5 62 (71.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 58 (66.67%) MVC
7 53 (60.92%) Windows
8 51 (58.62%) WCF
9 50 (57.47%) Visual Studio
10 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
10 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (52.87%) WPF
12 38 (43.68%) jQuery
13 37 (42.53%) Marketing
13 37 (42.53%) XAML
13 37 (42.53%) Multithreading
14 36 (41.38%) TDD
15 35 (40.23%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
17 33 (37.93%) Finance
18 31 (35.63%) Web Services
19 28 (32.18%) Test Automation
20 27 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
20 27 (31.03%) ASP.NET
20 27 (31.03%) Scrum
21 26 (29.89%) Unit Testing
21 26 (29.89%) XML

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (16.09%) CMS
2 11 (12.64%) IIS
3 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) InDesign
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.30%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 20 (22.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.05%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) Ethernet
1 17 (19.54%) RS-232
1 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) DNS
2 3 (3.45%) IMAP
2 3 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (96.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.99%) Redis
2 20 (22.99%) Relational Database
3 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (19.54%) RDBMS
4 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.30%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.30%) MySQL
8 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (71.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (57.47%) Visual Studio
3 24 (27.59%) NUnit
4 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Blend
4 17 (19.54%) MSI
4 17 (19.54%) MSTest
4 17 (19.54%) NuGet
4 17 (19.54%) WiX
5 7 (8.05%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.60%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.60%) Subversion
8 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (42.53%) Marketing
2 33 (37.93%) Finance
3 20 (22.99%) Electronics
3 20 (22.99%) Games
3 20 (22.99%) Manufacturing
3 20 (22.99%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (96.55%) Developer
2 62 (71.26%) C# Developer
3 44 (50.57%) .NET Developer
4 34 (39.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (24.14%) Senior Developer
6 20 (22.99%) C# WCF Developer
6 20 (22.99%) WCF Developer
7 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (14.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (10.34%) Software Developer
10 8 (9.20%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 7 (8.05%) SSIS Developer
12 5 (5.75%) Applications Developer
13 4 (4.60%) Senior Applications Developer
14 3 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
14 3 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
14 3 (3.45%) SQL Developer
15 2 (2.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (98.85%) .NET
2 84 (96.55%) Entity Framework
3 80 (91.95%) LINQ
4 62 (71.26%) .NET Framework
5 51 (58.62%) WCF
6 46 (52.87%) WPF
7 38 (43.68%) jQuery
8 35 (40.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (35.63%) Web Services
10 27 (31.03%) ASP.NET
11 26 (29.89%) XML
12 24 (27.59%) HTML
12 24 (27.59%) NHibernate
13 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (25.29%) CSS
14 20 (22.99%) Dapper ORM
14 20 (22.99%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (22.99%) ZeroMQ
15 18 (20.69%) XSD
16 17 (19.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Online Games
2 18 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (19.54%) Data Structures
3 17 (19.54%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 17 (19.54%) Internet of Things
4 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.60%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.30%) Fintech
7 2 (2.30%) iPad
7 2 (2.30%) iPhone
7 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.30%) W3C
8 1 (1.15%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 53 (60.92%) Windows
2 17 (19.54%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) Mac OS
2 17 (19.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (66.67%) MVC
2 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (42.53%) Multithreading
4 36 (41.38%) TDD
5 28 (32.18%) Test Automation
6 27 (31.03%) Scrum
7 26 (29.89%) Unit Testing
8 22 (25.29%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
9 21 (24.14%) OO
10 20 (22.99%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (22.99%) Low Latency
10 20 (22.99%) Programme Management
10 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
11 18 (20.69%) MVVM
12 17 (19.54%) Concurrent Programming
12 17 (19.54%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (19.54%) Inversion of Control
12 17 (19.54%) Kanban
12 17 (19.54%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) SQL
2 86 (98.85%) C#
3 37 (42.53%) XAML
4 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
5 19 (21.84%) C++
6 18 (20.69%) C
7 14 (16.09%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) Degree
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.45%) MCPD
3 3 (3.45%) MCTS
4 1 (1.15%) MCP
4 1 (1.15%) MCSD
4 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.99%) SAP
3 8 (9.20%) Telerik
4 6 (6.90%) Google
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe
5 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Sage
6 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
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