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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 51 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.40% 0.32% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.93% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
118 107 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 47.77% 33.75% 50.48%
Number of salaries quoted 112 91 76
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) Silverlight
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) REST
6 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) WCF
7 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (20.00%) ETRM
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) Release Management
8 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (20.00%) Advertising
8 2 (20.00%) Logistics

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
5 1 (10.00%) Graduate
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) Silverlight
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) REST
6 3 (30.00%) WCF
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) WF
7 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ETRM
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft