The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 19 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 2.22% - 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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 Dudley region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 17.78% 48.57% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 6
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

LINQ
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Dudley

LINQ
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET