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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 97 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 20 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 0.96% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 3.45% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 4
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 £37,250 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £42,700
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
570 406 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.57% 27.94% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 529 365 473
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 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 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 54 (100.00%) C#
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (96.30%) SQL Server
3 47 (87.04%) jQuery
4 44 (81.48%) JavaScript
4 44 (81.48%) SQL
5 43 (79.63%) HTML
6 42 (77.78%) CSS
7 41 (75.93%) .NET Framework
7 41 (75.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 39 (72.22%) Visual Studio
9 38 (70.37%) MVC
9 38 (70.37%) JSON
10 37 (68.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (68.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 32 (59.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (55.56%) Ajax
12 30 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
13 29 (53.70%) BDD
13 29 (53.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (53.70%) ReSharper
13 29 (53.70%) TDD
13 29 (53.70%) Scrum
13 29 (53.70%) Telecoms
14 28 (51.85%) Responsive Web Design
15 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
15 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
16 12 (22.22%) XML
17 11 (20.37%) WCF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.56%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.85%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) LAN
1 8 (14.81%) WAN
1 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 37 (68.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 37 (68.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (59.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.85%) MS Access
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (72.22%) Visual Studio
2 29 (53.70%) ReSharper
2 29 (53.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Hudson
General
1 29 (53.70%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (98.15%) Developer
2 39 (72.22%) .NET Developer
3 31 (57.41%) C# Developer
3 31 (57.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 29 (53.70%) Web Developer
4 29 (53.70%) .NET Web Developer
4 29 (53.70%) C# Web Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Junior .NET Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Junior Web Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Junior C# Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Junior
5 12 (22.22%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Junior Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Junior .NET Web Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (87.04%) jQuery
3 43 (79.63%) HTML
4 42 (77.78%) CSS
5 41 (75.93%) .NET Framework
5 41 (75.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 38 (70.37%) JSON
7 30 (55.56%) Ajax
7 30 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
9 12 (22.22%) XML
10 11 (20.37%) WCF
11 8 (14.81%) DOM
11 8 (14.81%) EDI
11 8 (14.81%) HTML5
12 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (9.26%) WinForms
13 4 (7.41%) WPF
13 4 (7.41%) Web Services
13 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) MVC
2 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (53.70%) TDD
3 29 (53.70%) Scrum
3 29 (53.70%) BDD
4 28 (51.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (14.81%) Logistics
6 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.41%) Web Development
8 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.56%) UX Design
9 2 (3.70%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.70%) Wealth Management
10 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Business Development
10 1 (1.85%) Web Design
10 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Workflow
10 1 (1.85%) OOP
10 1 (1.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 44 (81.48%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
4 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) VCP4
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) DevExpress
3 8 (14.81%) Altova
4 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago