The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 55 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.69% 0.40% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.40% 0.77% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 6
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
265 261 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 49.63% 52.52% 41.75%
Number of salaries quoted 250 199 182
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Staffordshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - 5 £25,000 -
Tamworth - 4 £40,000 -
LINQ
West Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
4 17 (70.83%) WinForms
5 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
6 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (50.00%) Windows
7 12 (50.00%) HTML
7 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (50.00%) MVC
8 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
9 10 (41.67%) XML
10 8 (33.33%) CRM
10 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 8 (33.33%) MS Office
10 8 (33.33%) VB.NET
10 8 (33.33%) WPF
10 8 (33.33%) WF
10 8 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (33.33%) Workflow
10 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (29.17%) LLBLGen Pro

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 8 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (29.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (29.17%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (12.50%) Big Data
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (29.17%) LLBLGen Pro
3 7 (29.17%) NetAdvantage
4 3 (12.50%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 12 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior WinForms Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Junior
7 3 (12.50%) Junior Developer
7 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Junior Applications Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Junior C# Application Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 17 (70.83%) WinForms
4 12 (50.00%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
6 10 (41.67%) XML
7 8 (33.33%) WPF
7 8 (33.33%) WF
8 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (29.17%) Silverlight
9 6 (25.00%) Web Services
10 5 (20.83%) LINQ to SQL
11 4 (16.67%) CSS
11 4 (16.67%) jQuery
12 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (12.50%) HTML5
12 3 (12.50%) CSS3
12 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (12.50%) WCF
12 3 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) CRM
2 8 (33.33%) Workflow
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 7 (29.17%) VB6
4 7 (29.17%) VBA
4 7 (29.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) VCP4
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Infragistics
2 7 (29.17%) Sage
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago