The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 67 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.47% 0.62% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 1.48% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 6
Median salary £30,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,250 £40,786
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
357 270 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 52.35% 41.54% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 340 248 313
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,550 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield -1 2 £57,500 +43.75%
Uttoxeter - 2 £29,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £33,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £45,000 -
LINQ
West Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (96.43%) SQL
2 27 (96.43%) ASP.NET
3 22 (78.57%) Ninject
4 20 (71.43%) Entity Framework
4 20 (71.43%) .NET Framework
5 19 (67.86%) WCF
5 19 (67.86%) Windows
6 18 (64.29%) HTML
6 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
6 18 (64.29%) Migration
6 18 (64.29%) WinForms
6 18 (64.29%) Unit Testing
6 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (64.29%) NUnit
6 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (60.71%) ADO.NET
7 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
7 17 (60.71%) XML
7 17 (60.71%) XSD
8 16 (57.14%) N-Tier
8 16 (57.14%) XAML
8 16 (57.14%) SOA
8 16 (57.14%) DevExpress
8 16 (57.14%) HTML5
8 16 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
8 16 (57.14%) REST
8 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) NUnit
1 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 16 (57.14%) NSubstitute
2 16 (57.14%) ReSharper
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 22 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Development Manager
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.57%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (96.43%) ASP.NET
3 22 (78.57%) Ninject
4 20 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 20 (71.43%) Entity Framework
5 19 (67.86%) WCF
6 18 (64.29%) HTML
6 18 (64.29%) WinForms
7 17 (60.71%) ADO.NET
7 17 (60.71%) XML
7 17 (60.71%) XSD
8 16 (57.14%) Ajax
8 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (57.14%) HTML5
8 16 (57.14%) REST
9 8 (28.57%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) LESS
10 6 (21.43%) NHibernate
10 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
1 16 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (64.29%) Migration
1 18 (64.29%) Unit Testing
2 16 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
2 16 (57.14%) SOA
3 15 (53.57%) OOD
3 15 (53.57%) OOP
4 6 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (96.43%) SQL
3 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
4 16 (57.14%) XAML
5 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) DevExpress
2 7 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft