The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 23 26
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.25% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.00% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
LINQ
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.28% 25.00% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 29
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

LINQ
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

LINQ Salary Trend in the Midlands