Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1093 1127 1140
Rank change year-on-year +34 +13 -13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 86 61 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.034% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.088% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 76 54 131
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -7.56%
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -2.60%

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 70,282 69,416 78,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 39.15% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 58,912 60,033 67,780
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,986
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ to SQL in the UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 10 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 January 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 +28 83 £45,000 -5.26% 11
UK excluding London +40 69 £40,000 +3.23% 5
South East +63 28 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +34 22 £45,000 +28.57%
Midlands +14 22 £45,000 +16.13%
London -16 14 £65,000 +23.81% 6
East of England +17 8 £65,000 -
North of England -6 8 £35,000 -6.67% 3
North West -8 8 £35,000 -6.67% 3
South West - 3 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 84 (97.67%) .NET
2 83 (96.51%) C#
3 74 (86.05%) SQL
4 64 (74.42%) JavaScript
5 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (68.60%) Entity Framework
7 57 (66.28%) MVC
8 52 (60.47%) CSS
8 52 (60.47%) .NET Framework
9 51 (59.30%) LINQ
10 49 (56.98%) HTML
11 46 (53.49%) ASP.NET
12 45 (52.33%) SQL Server
13 43 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (38.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (37.21%) SDLC
16 30 (34.88%) jQuery
17 29 (33.72%) AngularJS
18 28 (32.56%) WCF
19 27 (31.40%) WPF
20 23 (26.74%) Team Foundation Server
21 22 (25.58%) Web Services
22 20 (23.26%) Visual Studio
23 19 (22.09%) TDD
24 18 (20.93%) Windows
25 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
27 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
27 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
28 14 (16.28%) Degree

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 7 (8.14%) IIS
2 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) EPiServer
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) InfoPath
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) DNS
1 3 (3.49%) IMAP
1 3 (3.49%) Internet
1 3 (3.49%) SMTP
2 2 (2.33%) AMQP
3 1 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (52.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
4 9 (10.47%) MySQL
5 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.33%) KDB
6 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.33%) Redis
7 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (23.26%) Visual Studio
3 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
4 11 (12.79%) Subversion
5 7 (8.14%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.65%) NUnit
6 4 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.33%) Mocha
7 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (95.35%) Developer
2 63 (73.26%) .NET Developer
3 32 (37.21%) C# Developer
4 29 (33.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (22.09%) Software Developer
6 16 (18.60%) Senior Developer
7 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (16.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (13.95%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (11.63%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (11.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 10 (11.63%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 9 (10.47%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (10.47%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (10.47%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (4.65%) Junior Developer
13 4 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
13 4 (4.65%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (97.67%) .NET
2 59 (68.60%) Entity Framework
3 52 (60.47%) .NET Framework
3 52 (60.47%) CSS
4 51 (59.30%) LINQ
5 49 (56.98%) HTML
6 46 (53.49%) ASP.NET
7 43 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (38.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (34.88%) jQuery
10 29 (33.72%) AngularJS
11 28 (32.56%) WCF
12 27 (31.40%) WPF
13 22 (25.58%) Web Services
14 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (16.28%) React
16 13 (15.12%) Ajax
17 12 (13.95%) JSON
18 11 (12.79%) XML
19 9 (10.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Animation
1 9 (10.47%) Fintech
2 6 (6.98%) User Experience
3 4 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.33%) Equities
4 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.33%) Online Games
4 2 (2.33%) W3C
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (66.28%) MVC
3 32 (37.21%) SDLC
4 19 (22.09%) TDD
5 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (15.12%) Functional Testing
7 11 (12.79%) DevOps
7 11 (12.79%) Scrum
8 10 (11.63%) API Development
8 10 (11.63%) OO
8 10 (11.63%) Web Design
8 10 (11.63%) Web Development
9 9 (10.47%) 3D Animation
9 9 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (9.30%) Cross-Browser Development
11 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.14%) OOP
11 7 (8.14%) SOLID
12 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.98%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (96.51%) C#
2 74 (86.05%) SQL
3 64 (74.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.47%) Python
5 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.14%) TypeScript
6 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.49%) C
7 3 (3.49%) VB
8 2 (2.33%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.33%) C++
8 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Telerik
3 5 (5.81%) Xamarin
4 4 (4.65%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.33%) SAP