Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1086 1156 1147
Rank change year-on-year +70 -9 -6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 91 66 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.035% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.089% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 82 59 163
UK median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% +16.88% -2.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71782 73986 83137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.12% 38.96% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59611 64205 71075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ to SQL in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 11 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 6 months to 18 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
England +45 85 £42,500 -5.56% 7
UK excluding London +89 68 £40,000 - 5
South East +43 24 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Midlands +39 24 £40,000 +6.67% 1
London -8 17 £50,000 -21.88% 2
East Midlands +56 16 £40,000 +14.29% 1
North of England +7 12 £37,500 +2.88% 1
North West -18 12 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +14 8 £37,500 -3.23%
East of England +16 5 £65,000 - 1
South West - 3 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (96.70%) C#
3 82 (90.11%) SQL
4 70 (76.92%) Entity Framework
5 69 (75.82%) LINQ
6 66 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (67.03%) JavaScript
7 61 (67.03%) MVC
8 59 (64.84%) SQL Server
9 57 (62.64%) .NET Framework
10 51 (56.04%) CSS
11 46 (50.55%) HTML
12 42 (46.15%) ASP.NET
13 40 (43.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (41.76%) jQuery
15 37 (40.66%) WPF
15 37 (40.66%) ASP.NET Web API
16 35 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (36.26%) Windows
18 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
18 32 (35.16%) WCF
19 27 (29.67%) Visual Studio
20 26 (28.57%) Web Services
20 26 (28.57%) TDD
21 24 (26.37%) SDLC
22 23 (25.27%) AngularJS
22 23 (25.27%) Finance
23 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
24 17 (18.68%) XML
25 16 (17.58%) Ajax

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 10 (10.99%) IIS
2 6 (6.59%) CMS
3 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.40%) EPiServer
4 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) InfoPath
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) DNS
1 4 (4.40%) Ethernet
1 4 (4.40%) IMAP
1 4 (4.40%) RS-232
1 4 (4.40%) SMTP
1 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) AMQP
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (64.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.79%) Redis
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.49%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (5.49%) MySQL
7 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.20%) MarkLogic
9 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.10%) KDB
10 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (29.67%) Visual Studio
3 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.89%) Subversion
5 8 (8.79%) NUnit
6 5 (5.49%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Blend
7 4 (4.40%) MSI
7 4 (4.40%) MSTest
7 4 (4.40%) NuGet
7 4 (4.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (4.40%) WiX
8 1 (1.10%) JIRA
8 1 (1.10%) Mocha
8 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Marketing
3 8 (8.79%) Electronics
3 8 (8.79%) Games
3 8 (8.79%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (97.80%) Developer
2 68 (74.73%) .NET Developer
3 45 (49.45%) C# Developer
4 34 (37.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (18.68%) Software Developer
6 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (17.58%) Senior Developer
7 13 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (12.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (10.99%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (9.89%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (8.79%) C# WCF Developer
11 8 (8.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 8 (8.79%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (8.79%) WCF Developer
12 7 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (7.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
14 5 (5.49%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (76.92%) Entity Framework
3 69 (75.82%) LINQ
4 57 (62.64%) .NET Framework
5 51 (56.04%) CSS
6 46 (50.55%) HTML
7 42 (46.15%) ASP.NET
8 40 (43.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (41.76%) jQuery
10 37 (40.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (40.66%) WPF
11 32 (35.16%) WCF
12 26 (28.57%) Web Services
13 23 (25.27%) AngularJS
14 17 (18.68%) XML
15 16 (17.58%) Ajax
16 12 (13.19%) React
17 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (9.89%) Dapper ORM
17 9 (9.89%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Fintech
1 8 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (8.79%) Online Games
2 6 (6.59%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.49%) Animation
4 4 (4.40%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.40%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.40%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 4 (4.40%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Equities
6 1 (1.10%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.26%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.40%) Android
3 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Mac OS
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (67.03%) MVC
3 26 (28.57%) TDD
4 24 (26.37%) SDLC
5 15 (16.48%) OO
6 12 (13.19%) Multithreading
7 11 (12.09%) API Development
7 11 (12.09%) DevOps
7 11 (12.09%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.09%) Scrum
8 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.89%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.89%) Functional Testing
9 9 (9.89%) OOD
9 9 (9.89%) Web Development
10 8 (8.79%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
10 8 (8.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 88 (96.70%) C#
2 82 (90.11%) SQL
3 61 (67.03%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.19%) T-SQL
4 12 (13.19%) XAML
5 9 (9.89%) C
5 9 (9.89%) PowerShell
5 9 (9.89%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.49%) C++
6 5 (5.49%) Python
6 5 (5.49%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.40%) Apple Swift
7 4 (4.40%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) Telerik
3 8 (8.79%) SAP
4 5 (5.49%) Google
5 4 (4.40%) DevExpress
5 4 (4.40%) Xamarin