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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK / England
Rank 792 898 878
Rank change year-on-year +106 -20  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 35 22 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.023% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.059% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 43
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £37,449
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 31481 37093 37199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.02% 38.58% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 27095 32264 31852
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +89 16 £47,500 -9.52% 3
North West -12 9 £35,000 -16.16% 1
West Midlands - 6 £37,500 -
South East +63 2 £55,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands -1 1 £35,000 -6.66%
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
LINQ to SQL
UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 68 (98.55%) C#
1 68 (98.55%) .NET
2 67 (97.10%) SQL
3 64 (92.75%) MVC
4 63 (91.30%) SQL Server
5 57 (82.61%) LINQ
6 54 (78.26%) Entity Framework
7 53 (76.81%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (75.36%) .NET Framework
9 45 (65.22%) Microsoft
10 44 (63.77%) jQuery
11 41 (59.42%) ASP.NET
12 39 (56.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
14 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (50.72%) TDD
16 30 (43.48%) HTML
16 30 (43.48%) CSS
16 30 (43.48%) MS Excel
17 29 (42.03%) Windows
18 26 (37.68%) Visual Studio
18 26 (37.68%) WCF
19 22 (31.88%) WPF
20 21 (30.43%) CMS
21 20 (28.99%) Scrum
22 19 (27.54%) Unit Testing
23 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
23 18 (26.09%) Web Services
24 17 (24.64%) T-SQL
24 17 (24.64%) NHibernate

LINQ to SQL
Top Related 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 21 (30.43%) CMS
2 14 (20.29%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.90%) WordPress
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) InDesign
2 7 (10.14%) MicroStation
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Ethernet
1 6 (8.70%) RS-232
1 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) FTP
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
2 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.14%) MySQL
4 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.90%) Redis
6 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (56.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (37.68%) Visual Studio
3 11 (15.94%) NUnit
4 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.04%) Mercurial
5 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Blend
5 6 (8.70%) MSI
5 6 (8.70%) MSTest
5 6 (8.70%) NuGet
5 6 (8.70%) Subversion
5 6 (8.70%) WiX
6 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.90%) Moq
8 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (21.74%) Marketing
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Games
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (91.30%) Developer
2 37 (53.62%) C# Developer
3 34 (49.28%) .NET Developer
4 31 (44.93%) Senior Developer
5 24 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (24.64%) Senior C# Developer
7 12 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (13.04%) Applications Developer
8 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (13.04%) Senior Applications Developer
9 8 (11.59%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Senior SQL Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
11 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
12 4 (5.80%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (5.80%) Agile Developer
12 4 (5.80%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (98.55%) .NET
2 57 (82.61%) LINQ
3 54 (78.26%) Entity Framework
4 52 (75.36%) .NET Framework
5 44 (63.77%) jQuery
6 41 (59.42%) ASP.NET
7 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (43.48%) CSS
8 30 (43.48%) HTML
9 26 (37.68%) WCF
10 22 (31.88%) WPF
11 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (26.09%) Web Services
12 17 (24.64%) NHibernate
13 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (20.29%) Ajax
14 14 (20.29%) Classic ASP
15 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
15 13 (18.84%) XML
16 12 (17.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.14%) iPad
2 7 (10.14%) iPhone
3 6 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 6 (8.70%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 6 (8.70%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Fintech
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.90%) Online Games
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Animation
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Mac OS
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (92.75%) MVC
2 53 (76.81%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (50.72%) TDD
4 20 (28.99%) Scrum
5 19 (27.54%) Unit Testing
6 16 (23.19%) OO
7 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
9 10 (14.49%) DevOps
9 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
9 10 (14.49%) Web Development
10 9 (13.04%) Automated Testing
10 9 (13.04%) Software Delivery
11 8 (11.59%) Multithreading
12 7 (10.14%) CAD
12 7 (10.14%) Global Marketing
12 7 (10.14%) iOS Development
13 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
13 6 (8.70%) OOD
13 6 (8.70%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 68 (98.55%) C#
2 67 (97.10%) SQL
3 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
4 17 (24.64%) T-SQL
5 13 (18.84%) C++
6 9 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 8 (11.59%) XAML
8 6 (8.70%) C
9 4 (5.80%) VB
9 4 (5.80%) VB6
10 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.90%) VBA
11 1 (1.45%) Java
11 1 (1.45%) Tcl
11 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.35%) MCPD
2 3 (4.35%) MCTS
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Firmware
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Google
3 8 (11.59%) Telerik
4 7 (10.14%) Adobe
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.45%) Polycom
6 1 (1.45%) Sage
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
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