Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1126 1093 1151
Rank change year-on-year -33 +58 +18
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 19 87 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.050% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 84 71
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - +16.88%
10th Percentile £37,875 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £56,250 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% +3.13% +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 65,784 69,873 74,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.97% 40.20% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 54,440 57,814 64,310
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ to SQL in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 7 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 15 October 2018. 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 -31 19 £55,000 +22.22% 18
UK excluding London -27 12 £52,500 +27.27% 17
South East 0 8 £53,750 +19.44% 9
London +22 7 £55,000 +15.79% 1
North of England +18 4 £42,500 +13.33% 7
North West -3 3 £42,000 +12.00% 6
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 18 (94.74%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
3 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 16 (84.21%) Entity Framework
4 15 (78.95%) HTML
4 15 (78.95%) .NET Framework
5 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (73.68%) CSS
5 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (68.42%) jQuery
6 13 (68.42%) LINQ
7 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
7 11 (57.89%) Ajax
8 10 (52.63%) WCF
8 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
10 8 (42.11%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (36.84%) HTML5
11 7 (36.84%) RequireJS
11 7 (36.84%) Web Services
11 7 (36.84%) XML
12 6 (31.58%) IIS
12 6 (31.58%) DNS
12 6 (31.58%) Finance
12 6 (31.58%) AngularJS

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 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) IMAP
2 5 (26.32%) SMTP
3 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
3 4 (21.05%) InstallShield
4 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) Entity Framework
4 15 (78.95%) .NET Framework
4 15 (78.95%) HTML
5 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (73.68%) CSS
6 13 (68.42%) jQuery
6 13 (68.42%) LINQ
7 11 (57.89%) Ajax
8 10 (52.63%) WCF
9 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (42.11%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (36.84%) HTML5
11 7 (36.84%) RequireJS
11 7 (36.84%) Web Services
11 7 (36.84%) XML
12 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
13 5 (26.32%) CSS3
13 5 (26.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.79%) W3C
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Fintech
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) OWASP
4 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (21.05%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) API Development
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Server Management
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) BDD
7 1 (5.26%) CQRS
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) MVVM
7 1 (5.26%) People Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCPD
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Telerik
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) Sophos