The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.10% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 39 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.94% 18.57% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 47
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
England

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 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft