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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 33 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.05% - 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% - 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
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
39 27 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.53% 21.77% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 5 34
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -11.11%
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

LINQ
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft