The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 120 98 115
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 14 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 1.31% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 4.67% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 7
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £32,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LINQ
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
674 535 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.27% 27.97% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 583 472 597
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LINQ
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Birmingham region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Birmingham

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (97.06%) SQL Server
3 26 (76.47%) HTML
3 26 (76.47%) CSS
4 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET
4 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
5 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
6 23 (67.65%) WCF
7 21 (61.76%) WPF
7 21 (61.76%) Visual Studio
7 21 (61.76%) SharePoint
8 19 (55.88%) Silverlight
9 17 (50.00%) Degree
9 17 (50.00%) Computer Science
9 17 (50.00%) PowerShell
10 16 (47.06%) MySQL
11 12 (35.29%) jQuery
12 9 (26.47%) SQL
13 8 (23.53%) XML
14 6 (17.65%) MVC
14 6 (17.65%) WinForms
14 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (17.65%) HTML5
14 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
14 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
15 5 (14.71%) DevExpress
15 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
15 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
16 4 (11.76%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (61.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.82%) CMS
3 3 (8.82%) Umbraco
3 3 (8.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (97.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (47.06%) MySQL
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (76.47%) .NET Developer
3 22 (64.71%) C# Developer
4 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (58.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (58.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (76.47%) HTML
2 26 (76.47%) CSS
3 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET
4 23 (67.65%) WCF
5 21 (61.76%) WPF
6 19 (55.88%) Silverlight
7 12 (35.29%) jQuery
8 8 (23.53%) XML
9 6 (17.65%) WinForms
9 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 6 (17.65%) HTML5
9 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
10 3 (8.82%) JSON
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 3 (8.82%) DOM
10 3 (8.82%) EDI
10 3 (8.82%) CSS3
10 3 (8.82%) Web Services
11 2 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
2 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.82%) Logistics
2 3 (8.82%) UX Design
3 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
3 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) Scrum
4 1 (2.94%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) DevExpress
3 3 (8.82%) Altova
3 3 (8.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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