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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 103 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 20 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.12% 1.32% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.22% 4.69% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 5
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
622 469 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.96% 28.15% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 570 416 498
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) C#
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (98.00%) SQL Server
3 42 (84.00%) JavaScript
4 41 (82.00%) HTML
4 41 (82.00%) CSS
5 37 (74.00%) Visual Studio
5 37 (74.00%) jQuery
6 36 (72.00%) SQL
7 34 (68.00%) .NET Framework
7 34 (68.00%) Entity Framework
8 30 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (60.00%) JSON
8 30 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (56.00%) MVC
10 25 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (46.00%) KnockoutJS
12 23 (46.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (44.00%) BDD
13 22 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (44.00%) Mobile Development
13 22 (44.00%) TDD
13 22 (44.00%) Ajax
13 22 (44.00%) ReSharper
13 22 (44.00%) Telecoms
13 22 (44.00%) Scrum
14 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
15 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
16 14 (28.00%) WCF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.00%) CMS
3 3 (6.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (6.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) LAN
1 8 (16.00%) WAN
1 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (98.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 30 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (12.00%) MySQL
6 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (74.00%) Visual Studio
2 22 (44.00%) ReSharper
2 22 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Hudson
General
1 22 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (98.00%) Developer
2 37 (74.00%) .NET Developer
3 30 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 29 (58.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (44.00%) Web Developer
5 22 (44.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 22 (44.00%) C# Web Developer
6 11 (22.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 11 (22.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 11 (22.00%) Junior Developer
6 11 (22.00%) Junior
6 11 (22.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 10 (20.00%) Junior .NET Web Developer
7 10 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
8 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (14.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (12.00%) Applications Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
11 2 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (82.00%) HTML
2 41 (82.00%) CSS
3 37 (74.00%) jQuery
4 34 (68.00%) .NET Framework
4 34 (68.00%) Entity Framework
5 30 (60.00%) JSON
6 23 (46.00%) KnockoutJS
7 22 (44.00%) Ajax
8 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
9 14 (28.00%) WCF
10 13 (26.00%) XML
11 10 (20.00%) WPF
12 9 (18.00%) Silverlight
13 8 (16.00%) DOM
13 8 (16.00%) EDI
13 8 (16.00%) HTML5
14 6 (12.00%) WinForms
15 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) MVC
2 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 22 (44.00%) Mobile Development
4 22 (44.00%) TDD
4 22 (44.00%) Scrum
4 22 (44.00%) BDD
5 8 (16.00%) Logistics
6 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.00%) UX Design
6 3 (6.00%) Wealth Management
6 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.00%) CRM
8 1 (2.00%) Workflow
8 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Web Development
8 1 (2.00%) Business Development
8 1 (2.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (72.00%) SQL
4 10 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) DevExpress
3 8 (16.00%) Altova
4 3 (6.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter