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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 105 122 112
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 22 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.44% 0.90% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
640 664 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.23% 31.04% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 552 612 484
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 £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 20 August 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 46 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (89.13%) .NET
3 36 (78.26%) SQL Server
4 32 (69.57%) ASP.NET
5 28 (60.87%) WCF
5 28 (60.87%) MVC
6 25 (54.35%) SQL
7 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 23 (50.00%) jQuery
8 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
9 21 (45.65%) HTML
10 20 (43.48%) TDD
11 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
12 18 (39.13%) SharePoint
12 18 (39.13%) WPF
12 18 (39.13%) Ajax
12 18 (39.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (36.96%) CSS
13 17 (36.96%) Web Services
14 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
15 14 (30.43%) .NET Framework
16 12 (26.09%) BDD
16 12 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (23.91%) Scrum
18 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
19 7 (15.22%) Web Development
19 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
2 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.22%) ReSharper
4 4 (8.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (8.70%) NUnit
4 4 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (100.00%) Developer
2 32 (69.57%) .NET Developer
3 30 (65.22%) C# Developer
4 22 (47.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (36.96%) Web Developer
6 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (30.43%) C# Web Developer
8 13 (28.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 12 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
11 5 (10.87%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (6.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
14 1 (2.17%) Junior
14 1 (2.17%) .NET Programmer
14 1 (2.17%) Programmer
14 1 (2.17%) Junior Developer
14 1 (2.17%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (89.13%) .NET
2 32 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 28 (60.87%) WCF
4 23 (50.00%) jQuery
5 21 (45.65%) HTML
6 18 (39.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 18 (39.13%) WPF
6 18 (39.13%) Ajax
7 17 (36.96%) Web Services
7 17 (36.96%) CSS
8 14 (30.43%) .NET Framework
9 12 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (15.22%) JSON
11 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (10.87%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (10.87%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (10.87%) NHibernate
13 4 (8.70%) XML
13 4 (8.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) MVC
2 20 (43.48%) TDD
3 12 (26.09%) BDD
4 11 (23.91%) Scrum
5 7 (15.22%) Web Development
6 6 (13.04%) Logistics
6 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.52%) ETRM
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (54.35%) SQL
3 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.70%) VB
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.17%) Telerik
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