Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1077 1141 1134
Rank change year-on-year +64 -7 +24
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 86 66 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.037% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.094% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 77 60 154
England median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% -6.83%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,100
90th Percentile £65,250 £70,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% -6.25%

LINQ to SQL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 67849 69868 78664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.20% 39.13% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56867 61123 67881
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LINQ to SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +69 25 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Midlands +43 25 £40,000 -3.03% 1
East Midlands +47 17 £40,000 +14.29% 1
London -6 16 £51,250 -19.92% 2
North of England +15 11 £37,500 +2.88% 1
North West -19 11 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +11 8 £37,500 -11.76%
East of England +16 6 £65,000 - 3
South West - 3 £35,000 -
LINQ to SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 86 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (96.51%) C#
3 76 (88.37%) SQL
4 63 (73.26%) Entity Framework
5 62 (72.09%) LINQ
5 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (68.60%) JavaScript
7 58 (67.44%) MVC
8 54 (62.79%) .NET Framework
9 53 (61.63%) SQL Server
10 48 (55.81%) CSS
11 44 (51.16%) HTML
12 42 (48.84%) ASP.NET
13 39 (45.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (41.86%) jQuery
15 35 (40.70%) WPF
16 33 (38.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 31 (36.05%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (33.72%) WCF
19 28 (32.56%) Windows
19 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
20 26 (30.23%) SDLC
21 25 (29.07%) Web Services
22 23 (26.74%) Visual Studio
22 23 (26.74%) AngularJS
23 22 (25.58%) Finance
23 22 (25.58%) TDD
24 16 (18.60%) Degree
24 16 (18.60%) Ajax
24 16 (18.60%) 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 7 (8.14%) IIS
2 6 (6.98%) CMS
3 4 (4.65%) EPiServer
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) InfoPath
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) DNS
1 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.49%) IMAP
1 3 (3.49%) RS-232
1 3 (3.49%) SMTP
1 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.33%) AMQP
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (61.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (17.44%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.98%) Redis
5 5 (5.81%) MySQL
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.33%) KDB
8 2 (2.33%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (36.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (26.74%) Visual Studio
3 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.47%) Subversion
5 8 (9.30%) NUnit
6 5 (5.81%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (3.49%) MSI
8 3 (3.49%) MSTest
8 3 (3.49%) NuGet
8 3 (3.49%) WiX
9 2 (2.33%) Mocha
9 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Marketing
3 6 (6.98%) Electronics
3 6 (6.98%) Games
3 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (97.67%) Developer
2 65 (75.58%) .NET Developer
3 42 (48.84%) C# Developer
4 33 (38.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (19.77%) Senior Developer
6 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (18.60%) Software Developer
7 13 (15.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (13.95%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (11.63%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (10.47%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (10.47%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 9 (10.47%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (9.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (9.30%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (6.98%) C# WCF Developer
12 6 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (6.98%) WCF Developer
13 5 (5.81%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (73.26%) Entity Framework
3 62 (72.09%) LINQ
4 54 (62.79%) .NET Framework
5 48 (55.81%) CSS
6 44 (51.16%) HTML
7 42 (48.84%) ASP.NET
8 39 (45.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (41.86%) jQuery
10 35 (40.70%) WPF
11 33 (38.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (33.72%) WCF
13 25 (29.07%) Web Services
14 23 (26.74%) AngularJS
15 16 (18.60%) Ajax
15 16 (18.60%) XML
16 12 (13.95%) React
17 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 8 (9.30%) Dapper ORM
18 8 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Fintech
2 7 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.98%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.98%) Online Games
4 5 (5.81%) Animation
5 4 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.49%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 3 (3.49%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.33%) Equities
7 2 (2.33%) User Experience
8 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.16%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.49%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (67.44%) MVC
3 26 (30.23%) SDLC
4 22 (25.58%) TDD
5 14 (16.28%) OO
6 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.79%) API Development
8 10 (11.63%) Scrum
8 10 (11.63%) Web Development
9 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.47%) DevOps
9 9 (10.47%) Functional Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Multithreading
9 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
10 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.30%) OOD
11 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.14%) OOP
11 7 (8.14%) UML
11 7 (8.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 83 (96.51%) C#
2 76 (88.37%) SQL
3 59 (68.60%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.95%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.47%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.47%) XAML
6 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.98%) C
8 5 (5.81%) C++
8 5 (5.81%) Python
8 5 (5.81%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.49%) Apple Swift
9 3 (3.49%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Telerik
3 6 (6.98%) SAP
4 5 (5.81%) Google
5 4 (4.65%) DevExpress
5 4 (4.65%) Xamarin