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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 51 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.34% 0.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 0.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
122 112 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 40.94% 36.60% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 117 99 72
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £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 31 October 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) WPF
2 11 (91.67%) Silverlight
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (66.67%) SOAP
4 8 (66.67%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) REST
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
8 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (16.67%) ETRM
8 2 (16.67%) Release Management
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (16.67%) Logistics

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (41.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
8 1 (8.33%) Junior
8 1 (8.33%) Graduate
8 1 (8.33%) Programmer
8 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) WPF
2 11 (91.67%) Silverlight
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
4 8 (66.67%) SOAP
4 8 (66.67%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) WF
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ETRM
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft