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 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 31 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.57% 1.81% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.64% 3.52% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
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
94 142 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 33.57% 51.45% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 92 131 95
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £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 31 August 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) WPF
2 16 (94.12%) Silverlight
3 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 12 (70.59%) HTML
5 11 (64.71%) WCF
5 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
5 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
5 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
5 11 (64.71%) MySQL
5 11 (64.71%) CSS
5 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
5 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) SOAP
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
6 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (5.88%) MVVM
8 1 (5.88%) OO
8 1 (5.88%) CRM
8 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 12 (70.59%) .NET Developer
2 12 (70.59%) C# Developer
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET Developer
2 12 (70.59%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) WPF Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) WPF
2 16 (94.12%) Silverlight
3 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 12 (70.59%) HTML
5 11 (64.71%) WCF
5 11 (64.71%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) SOAP
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) MVVM
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft