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

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 857 933
Rank change year-on-year +40 +76  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 53 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.057% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51 50 41
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36508 38298 42245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.97% 38.94% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30684 33260 36138
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LINQ to SQL in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ to SQL in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 21 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +49 50 £47,500 +11.76% 6
London +9 18 £47,500 -17.39% 1
North West -36 12 £37,500 -11.76%
Manchester -8 11 £37,500 -25.00%
West Midlands - 11 £47,500 - 2
South East +46 8 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Birmingham - 7 £47,500 -
Hampshire +11 5 £50,000 +38.88% 3
Portsmouth - 5 £50,000 - 3
Berkshire +22 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Slough +5 2 £40,000 -
Warwick - 2 £27,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £38,750 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £27,500 -
Reading +22 1 £45,000 -
Chorley +1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Lancashire -3 1 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England - 1 £57,500 -
Essex - 1 £57,500 -
Hereford - 1 £40,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £57,500 -

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

1 93 (100.00%) SQL
2 92 (98.92%) C#
2 92 (98.92%) .NET
3 90 (96.77%) SQL Server
3 90 (96.77%) Entity Framework
4 86 (92.47%) LINQ
5 68 (73.12%) .NET Framework
6 66 (70.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 57 (61.29%) MVC
8 53 (56.99%) Microsoft
8 53 (56.99%) Windows
8 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (54.84%) WCF
10 50 (53.76%) Visual Studio
11 45 (48.39%) WPF
12 43 (46.24%) TDD
13 37 (39.78%) jQuery
13 37 (39.78%) Multithreading
13 37 (39.78%) Marketing
13 37 (39.78%) XAML
14 35 (37.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
16 33 (35.48%) Finance
17 31 (33.33%) Web Services
18 28 (30.11%) Test Automation
19 27 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
19 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET
19 27 (29.03%) Scrum
20 26 (27.96%) Software Engineering
20 26 (27.96%) Unit Testing

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (13.98%) CMS
2 11 (11.83%) IIS
3 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) InDesign
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.15%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 20 (21.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) Ethernet
1 17 (18.28%) RS-232
1 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.23%) DNS
2 3 (3.23%) IMAP
2 3 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (96.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.51%) Redis
2 20 (21.51%) Relational Database
3 19 (20.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (18.28%) RDBMS
4 17 (18.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.15%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.15%) MySQL
8 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (70.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (53.76%) Visual Studio
3 24 (25.81%) NUnit
4 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Blend
4 17 (18.28%) MSI
4 17 (18.28%) MSTest
4 17 (18.28%) NuGet
4 17 (18.28%) WiX
5 9 (9.68%) Subversion
6 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.30%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (39.78%) Marketing
2 33 (35.48%) Finance
3 20 (21.51%) Electronics
3 20 (21.51%) Games
3 20 (21.51%) Manufacturing
3 20 (21.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (96.77%) Developer
2 60 (64.52%) C# Developer
3 49 (52.69%) .NET Developer
4 32 (34.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (23.66%) Senior Developer
6 20 (21.51%) C# WCF Developer
6 20 (21.51%) WCF Developer
7 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (13.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (9.68%) Software Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (7.53%) SSIS Developer
12 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 5 (5.38%) Applications Developer
13 5 (5.38%) Senior Applications Developer
14 3 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
14 3 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
15 2 (2.15%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 2 (2.15%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (98.92%) .NET
2 90 (96.77%) Entity Framework
3 86 (92.47%) LINQ
4 68 (73.12%) .NET Framework
5 51 (54.84%) WCF
6 45 (48.39%) WPF
7 37 (39.78%) jQuery
8 35 (37.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (33.33%) Web Services
10 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET
11 26 (27.96%) XML
12 24 (25.81%) HTML
12 24 (25.81%) NHibernate
13 22 (23.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (23.66%) CSS
14 20 (21.51%) Dapper ORM
14 20 (21.51%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (21.51%) ZeroMQ
15 18 (19.35%) XSD
16 17 (18.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Online Games
2 18 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (18.28%) Data Structures
3 17 (18.28%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 17 (18.28%) Internet of Things
4 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.30%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.15%) Fintech
7 2 (2.15%) iPad
7 2 (2.15%) iPhone
7 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.15%) W3C
8 1 (1.08%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 53 (56.99%) Windows
2 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 17 (18.28%) Mac OS
2 17 (18.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.29%) MVC
2 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (46.24%) TDD
4 37 (39.78%) Multithreading
5 28 (30.11%) Test Automation
6 27 (29.03%) Scrum
7 26 (27.96%) Software Engineering
7 26 (27.96%) Unit Testing
8 22 (23.66%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (22.58%) E-Commerce
9 21 (22.58%) OO
10 20 (21.51%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (21.51%) Low Latency
10 20 (21.51%) Programme Management
11 18 (19.35%) MVVM
12 17 (18.28%) Concurrent Programming
12 17 (18.28%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (18.28%) Inversion of Control
12 17 (18.28%) Kanban
12 17 (18.28%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) SQL
2 92 (98.92%) C#
3 37 (39.78%) XAML
4 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.43%) C++
6 18 (19.35%) C
7 13 (13.98%) T-SQL
7 13 (13.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.08%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Degree
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.23%) MCPD
3 3 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (1.08%) MCP
4 1 (1.08%) MCSD
4 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 53 (56.99%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.51%) SAP
3 12 (12.90%) Telerik
4 5 (5.38%) Google
5 2 (2.15%) Adobe
5 2 (2.15%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.08%) Sage
6 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
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