Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1149 1116 1211
Rank change year-on-year -33 +95 +2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 31 95 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.054% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 89 70
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £32,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £67,775
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -

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 71,072 71,984 79,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.60% 40.60% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59,198 60,377 68,482
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,346
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.79% +3.37%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -27 30 £42,500 -5.56% 16
London -8 15 £46,250 -2.63% 5
UK excluding London -35 15 £42,500 +13.33% 11
South East -3 10 £45,000 - 6
North West +6 3 £39,000 +4.00% 3
North of England -5 3 £39,000 +4.00% 3
East of England +6 2 £40,000 -21.95% 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (96.77%) C#
3 28 (90.32%) MVC
4 27 (87.10%) SQL
4 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
4 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET
5 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
6 21 (67.74%) Entity Framework
7 20 (64.52%) .NET Framework
8 19 (61.29%) jQuery
9 18 (58.06%) Web Services
10 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
11 15 (48.39%) CSS
11 15 (48.39%) LINQ
12 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (45.16%) HTML
13 13 (41.94%) Ajax
14 11 (35.48%) WCF
14 11 (35.48%) XML
15 10 (32.26%) OO
15 10 (32.26%) Degree
15 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (32.26%) TDD
15 10 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
15 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (29.03%) Windows
17 8 (25.81%) CRM
17 8 (25.81%) XSLT
17 8 (25.81%) VB.NET

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 8 (25.81%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) IMAP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) SMS
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.68%) Subversion
5 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.23%) NUnit
6 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) C# Developer
3 13 (41.94%) .NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior
8 2 (6.45%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET
3 21 (67.74%) Entity Framework
4 20 (64.52%) .NET Framework
5 19 (61.29%) jQuery
6 18 (58.06%) Web Services
7 15 (48.39%) CSS
7 15 (48.39%) LINQ
8 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (45.16%) HTML
9 13 (41.94%) Ajax
10 11 (35.48%) WCF
10 11 (35.48%) XML
11 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
11 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (25.81%) WinForms
12 8 (25.81%) XSLT
13 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (22.58%) JSON
14 6 (19.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Animation
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) MVC
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) OO
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) CRM
3 8 (25.81%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) 3D Animation
6 4 (12.90%) Cross-Browser Development
6 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Web Design
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (6.45%) DevOps
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 27 (87.10%) SQL
3 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
4 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
5 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
6 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.90%) Python
7 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
8 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) MCPD
2 8 (25.81%) MCTS
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Telerik
3 2 (6.45%) RedGate
4 1 (3.23%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.23%) Xamarin