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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 117 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.48% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 1.55% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 27
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
541 582 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.38% 30.94% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 500 514 528
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 24 (75.00%) .NET
3 23 (71.88%) .NET Framework
4 22 (68.75%) jQuery
4 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 22 (68.75%) SQL
4 22 (68.75%) MVC
5 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
6 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (53.13%) WCF
8 14 (43.75%) VB.NET
9 13 (40.63%) HTML
9 13 (40.63%) CSS
9 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
11 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
11 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
12 10 (31.25%) Web Services
12 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (31.25%) Software Architecture
12 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
13 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
13 9 (28.13%) Selenium
13 9 (28.13%) iPad
13 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (28.13%) XML
13 9 (28.13%) SSL
13 9 (28.13%) BDD
13 9 (28.13%) SpecFlow

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 1 (3.13%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.63%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) SpecFlow
3 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
4 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 5 (15.63%) AppVeyor
5 5 (15.63%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
6 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.13%) Moq
6 1 (3.13%) NUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Development Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Software Development Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Software Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) QA Manager
6 3 (9.38%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Software Development Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 24 (75.00%) .NET
3 23 (71.88%) .NET Framework
4 22 (68.75%) jQuery
5 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
6 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (53.13%) WCF
8 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (40.63%) CSS
8 13 (40.63%) HTML
9 10 (31.25%) Web Services
10 9 (28.13%) Lambda Expressions
10 9 (28.13%) XML
11 7 (21.88%) WF
11 7 (21.88%) WPF
12 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (15.63%) Code First Entity Framework
12 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) iPad
2 6 (18.75%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) MVC
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Software Architecture
2 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 9 (28.13%) BDD
3 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Web Application Development
4 7 (21.88%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) OO
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) Mobile First
6 5 (15.63%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development
8 1 (3.13%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 22 (68.75%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Facebook
2 5 (15.63%) Google
2 5 (15.63%) Twitter
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin