The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 51 57
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 1.37% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.83% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 145 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 35.08% 28.38% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 189 128 172
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

LINQ
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Coventry region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Coventry

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) DHTML
4 3 (50.00%) COM
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) XSL
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) WF
4 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) XAML
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) WF
4 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) DHTML
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) COM
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) XSL
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft