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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 98 118 101
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 32 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.55% 0.21% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.57% 0.69% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 7
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £36,200 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
574 577 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.80% 30.69% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 542 519 518
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 19 December 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (100.00%) C#
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (98.28%) SQL Server
3 52 (89.66%) jQuery
4 50 (86.21%) MVC
5 43 (74.14%) SQL
6 42 (72.41%) HTML
7 40 (68.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (67.24%) .NET Framework
8 39 (67.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 39 (67.24%) JavaScript
9 38 (65.52%) JSON
10 37 (63.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (63.79%) Visual Studio
11 36 (62.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 35 (60.34%) CSS
12 35 (60.34%) Ajax
12 35 (60.34%) KnockoutJS
12 35 (60.34%) TDD
13 34 (58.62%) Scrum
13 34 (58.62%) BDD
13 34 (58.62%) ReSharper
13 34 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (58.62%) Telecoms
14 30 (51.72%) Responsive Web Design
15 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
16 19 (32.76%) WCF
17 17 (29.31%) Web Services
18 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) LAN
1 3 (5.17%) WAN
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (98.28%) SQL Server
2 40 (68.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (63.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (62.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.72%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (63.79%) Visual Studio
2 34 (58.62%) ReSharper
2 34 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (58.62%) Telecoms
2 12 (20.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (98.28%) Developer
2 42 (72.41%) .NET Developer
3 39 (67.24%) C# Developer
3 39 (67.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 34 (58.62%) C# Web Developer
4 34 (58.62%) .NET Web Developer
4 34 (58.62%) Web Developer
5 16 (27.59%) Junior
5 16 (27.59%) Junior Developer
6 12 (20.69%) Junior C# Developer
6 12 (20.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 12 (20.69%) Junior Web Developer
6 12 (20.69%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 12 (20.69%) Junior .NET Web Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (89.66%) jQuery
3 42 (72.41%) HTML
4 39 (67.24%) .NET Framework
4 39 (67.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 38 (65.52%) JSON
6 35 (60.34%) Ajax
6 35 (60.34%) CSS
6 35 (60.34%) KnockoutJS
7 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
8 19 (32.76%) WCF
9 17 (29.31%) Web Services
10 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (12.07%) HTML5
12 5 (8.62%) WPF
13 4 (6.90%) XML
13 4 (6.90%) Classic ASP
13 4 (6.90%) CSS3
14 3 (5.17%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (86.21%) MVC
2 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (60.34%) TDD
4 34 (58.62%) Scrum
4 34 (58.62%) BDD
5 30 (51.72%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (15.52%) Web Development
6 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.90%) Web Design
8 3 (5.17%) Logistics
9 1 (1.72%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.72%) OOP
9 1 (1.72%) CRM
9 1 (1.72%) Business Development
9 1 (1.72%) Wealth Management
9 1 (1.72%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.72%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.72%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (74.14%) SQL
3 39 (67.24%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Altova
2 3 (5.17%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.72%) Telerik