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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 69 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.68% 0.97% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 3.07% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
270 163 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 36.49% 31.65% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 224 143 199
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) MVVM
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSD
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft