The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 45 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.11% - 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% - 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
110 106 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 38.73% 37.06% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 103 85 99
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

LINQ
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Solihull

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
2 14 (93.33%) Silverlight
2 14 (93.33%) XML
3 13 (86.67%) SOAP
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (86.67%) MVC
4 11 (73.33%) REST
5 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
6 9 (60.00%) SQL
6 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (53.33%) HTML
7 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (53.33%) CSS
8 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (33.33%) TDD
10 3 (20.00%) Scrum
10 3 (20.00%) Degree
11 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
11 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 2 (13.33%) MVVM
11 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 2 (13.33%) XAML
11 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 1 (6.67%) CRM

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Silverlight Developer
5 4 (26.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) WPF Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
2 14 (93.33%) Silverlight
2 14 (93.33%) XML
3 13 (86.67%) SOAP
4 11 (73.33%) REST
5 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (53.33%) CSS
7 8 (53.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.67%) WCF
9 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (6.67%) Web Services
9 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (13.33%) MVVM
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) XAML
6 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft