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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 104 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 25 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.58% 1.25% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 3
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.60%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
698 640 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.19% 30.26% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 608 592 436
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 September 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 53 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (92.45%) .NET
3 44 (83.02%) SQL Server
4 36 (67.92%) MVC
5 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET
6 33 (62.26%) WCF
7 30 (56.60%) jQuery
8 28 (52.83%) SQL
9 25 (47.17%) HTML
10 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
10 24 (45.28%) Web Services
11 22 (41.51%) TDD
12 21 (39.62%) Ajax
12 21 (39.62%) Visual Studio
13 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
14 18 (33.96%) SharePoint
14 18 (33.96%) WPF
14 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (33.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 17 (32.08%) CSS
16 16 (30.19%) BDD
16 16 (30.19%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (28.30%) Scrum
18 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
18 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
18 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 18 (33.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (83.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Visual Studio
2 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (20.75%) ReSharper
4 4 (7.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 4 (7.55%) NUnit
General
1 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.98%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (100.00%) Developer
2 34 (64.15%) .NET Developer
3 31 (58.49%) C# Developer
4 26 (49.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (35.85%) Web Developer
6 18 (33.96%) C# Web Developer
7 15 (28.30%) .NET Web Developer
8 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (22.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
11 4 (7.55%) Junior
11 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
12 3 (5.66%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (5.66%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
14 1 (1.89%) Applications Developer
14 1 (1.89%) Programmer
14 1 (1.89%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (92.45%) .NET
2 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET
3 33 (62.26%) WCF
4 30 (56.60%) jQuery
5 25 (47.17%) HTML
6 24 (45.28%) Web Services
7 21 (39.62%) Ajax
8 18 (33.96%) WPF
8 18 (33.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (32.08%) CSS
10 16 (30.19%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
11 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (22.64%) JSON
13 5 (9.43%) NHibernate
13 5 (9.43%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (9.43%) Castle Windsor
14 4 (7.55%) CSS3
14 4 (7.55%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) MVC
2 22 (41.51%) TDD
3 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.19%) BDD
5 15 (28.30%) Scrum
6 7 (13.21%) Web Development
7 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
8 4 (7.55%) Logistics
8 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.66%) Web Design
9 3 (5.66%) ETRM
10 2 (3.77%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (1.89%) OOP
11 1 (1.89%) OO
11 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (52.83%) SQL
3 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.55%) VB
6 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Telerik
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
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