The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 93 118 103
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 23 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.20% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 0.89% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 6
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
548 676 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.57% 34.81% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 486 612 525
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
West Midlands

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 10 July 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 43 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (88.37%) .NET
3 33 (76.74%) ASP.NET
4 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
5 30 (69.77%) WCF
6 24 (55.81%) SQL
7 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
7 21 (48.84%) SharePoint
8 20 (46.51%) MVC
8 20 (46.51%) CSS
9 19 (44.19%) HTML
9 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
10 17 (39.53%) WPF
11 16 (37.21%) Visual Studio
12 15 (34.88%) Web Services
12 15 (34.88%) jQuery
13 14 (32.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (32.56%) TDD
14 13 (30.23%) Ajax
14 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
15 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
16 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (18.60%) Silverlight
17 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (16.28%) BDD
18 6 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
18 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
18 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
18 6 (13.95%) Logistics
18 6 (13.95%) Scrum

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 21 (48.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (9.30%) NUnit
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (9.30%) Back Office
1 4 (9.30%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Automotive
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (67.44%) C# Developer
3 28 (65.12%) .NET Developer
4 19 (44.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (37.21%) Web Developer
6 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (30.23%) C# Web Developer
7 12 (27.91%) .NET Web Developer
8 10 (23.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
10 5 (11.63%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (6.98%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
12 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Developer
12 1 (2.33%) Programmer
12 1 (2.33%) .NET Programmer
12 1 (2.33%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (88.37%) .NET
2 33 (76.74%) ASP.NET
3 30 (69.77%) WCF
4 20 (46.51%) CSS
5 19 (44.19%) HTML
6 17 (39.53%) WPF
7 15 (34.88%) Web Services
7 15 (34.88%) jQuery
8 14 (32.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (30.23%) Ajax
10 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
11 8 (18.60%) Silverlight
11 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (9.30%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (9.30%) Castle Windsor
13 4 (9.30%) MonoRail
13 4 (9.30%) NHibernate
14 3 (6.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) MVC
2 14 (32.56%) TDD
3 7 (16.28%) BDD
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) Logistics
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.63%) Web Development
6 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.98%) ETRM
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.65%) CRM
8 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
9 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.33%) MVVM
9 1 (2.33%) OO
9 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (55.81%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
5 4 (9.30%) VB
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
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