The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 136 114 117
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% 0.75% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.45% 2.25% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 24
Median salary £43,750 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
735 621 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.73% 33.14% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 643 562 600
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 23 (74.19%) .NET Framework
2 23 (74.19%) .NET
3 22 (70.97%) SQL
4 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
4 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
4 21 (67.74%) MVC
4 21 (67.74%) jQuery
5 15 (48.39%) WCF
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
7 13 (41.94%) VB.NET
7 13 (41.94%) Visual Studio
8 12 (38.71%) CSS
8 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (35.48%) Web Services
9 11 (35.48%) XML
9 11 (35.48%) HTML
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
10 10 (32.26%) SSL
10 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (32.26%) Software Architecture
10 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
10 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (29.03%) Web Application Development
11 9 (29.03%) BDD
11 9 (29.03%) iPad
11 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (25.81%) Integration Testing
12 8 (25.81%) Selenium

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) GitHub
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.81%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) SpecFlow
3 6 (19.35%) HP UFT
4 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
4 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.23%) Android Studio
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.23%) Moq
6 1 (3.23%) NUnit
6 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Law
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Software Team Leader
3 8 (25.81%) Team Leader
4 7 (22.58%) .NET Team Leader
4 7 (22.58%) Development Team Leader
4 7 (22.58%) Software Development Team Leader
5 6 (19.35%) .NET Development Team Leader
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Tester
6 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Tester
7 3 (9.68%) QA Manager
7 3 (9.68%) QA Test Manager
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 23 (74.19%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) .NET Framework
3 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
3 21 (67.74%) jQuery
4 15 (48.39%) WCF
5 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (38.71%) CSS
6 11 (35.48%) HTML
6 11 (35.48%) Web Services
6 11 (35.48%) XML
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (25.81%) Lambda Expressions
9 6 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (16.13%) Code First Entity Framework
11 4 (12.90%) WF
11 4 (12.90%) WPF
12 2 (6.45%) HTML5
12 2 (6.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) iPad
2 6 (19.35%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) MVC
2 10 (32.26%) Software Architecture
2 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) BDD
3 9 (29.03%) Web Application Development
4 8 (25.81%) Integration Testing
5 7 (22.58%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 7 (22.58%) Web Development
6 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.13%) Mobile First
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.45%) Web Design
10 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
10 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) SQL
3 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
4 13 (41.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Facebook
2 5 (16.13%) Google
2 5 (16.13%) Twitter
3 1 (3.23%) Altova
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
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