The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 70 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.17% 0.71% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 1.72% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
313 232 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.05% 41.35% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 241 210 237
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
West Midlands

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago