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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 107 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 33 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.38% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.90% 1.08% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 3
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +14.28%
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
673 649 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.18% 31.29% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 605 605 429
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,000
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 October 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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#
2 54 (93.10%) .NET
3 51 (87.93%) SQL Server
4 44 (75.86%) MVC
5 42 (72.41%) jQuery
6 37 (63.79%) SQL
7 36 (62.07%) HTML
8 33 (56.90%) JavaScript
9 30 (51.72%) Visual Studio
9 30 (51.72%) ASP.NET
10 28 (48.28%) TDD
10 28 (48.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 27 (46.55%) Ajax
11 27 (46.55%) WCF
12 26 (44.83%) CSS
12 26 (44.83%) BDD
12 26 (44.83%) KnockoutJS
12 26 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (41.38%) Web Services
13 24 (41.38%) .NET Framework
13 24 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (39.66%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (37.93%) JSON
16 21 (36.21%) ReSharper
16 21 (36.21%) Telecoms
16 21 (36.21%) Scrum
16 21 (36.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
18 15 (25.86%) SharePoint

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (87.93%) SQL Server
2 24 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (39.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (36.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 30 (51.72%) Visual Studio
2 26 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (36.21%) ReSharper
General
1 21 (36.21%) Telecoms
2 12 (20.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (98.28%) Developer
2 40 (68.97%) C# Developer
3 37 (63.79%) .NET Developer
4 35 (60.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (48.28%) C# Web Developer
5 28 (48.28%) Web Developer
6 24 (41.38%) .NET Web Developer
7 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (18.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (15.52%) Junior Developer
8 9 (15.52%) Junior
9 5 (8.62%) Junior C# Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Junior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Junior Web Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Junior .NET Web Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (93.10%) .NET
2 42 (72.41%) jQuery
3 36 (62.07%) HTML
4 30 (51.72%) ASP.NET
5 28 (48.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 27 (46.55%) WCF
6 27 (46.55%) Ajax
7 26 (44.83%) CSS
7 26 (44.83%) KnockoutJS
8 24 (41.38%) Web Services
8 24 (41.38%) .NET Framework
9 22 (37.93%) JSON
10 15 (25.86%) WPF
11 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (6.90%) CSS3
13 4 (6.90%) HTML5
13 4 (6.90%) Silverlight
13 4 (6.90%) Classic ASP
14 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (75.86%) MVC
2 28 (48.28%) TDD
3 26 (44.83%) BDD
4 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.21%) Scrum
6 15 (25.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (15.52%) Web Development
7 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.90%) Web Design
9 3 (5.17%) Logistics
9 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.17%) ETRM
10 2 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (1.72%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.72%) Business Development
11 1 (1.72%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.72%) Web Application Development
11 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.72%) OOP
11 1 (1.72%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (63.79%) SQL
3 33 (56.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Telerik
2 1 (1.72%) Sitecore