The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 443 458
Rank change year-on-year +49 +15  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.026% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.067% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Median salary £55,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +25.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.37% -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 South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5953 7415 7788
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.71% 38.08% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5142 6629 6762
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for LINQ to SQL in the South East

LINQ to SQL
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ to SQL in the South East

LINQ to SQL
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +39 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Surrey - 1 £72,500 -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Animation
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sage
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com