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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 53 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 11 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.01% 0.68% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 1.41% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 7
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £37,500
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
237 283 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.33% 48.05% 51.70%
Number of salaries quoted 227 233 234
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £45,000 -
Cannock - 5 £25,000 - 1
Lichfield - 1 £29,500 -
LINQ
West Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (96.43%) SQL
3 24 (85.71%) WinForms
4 23 (82.14%) ASP.NET
5 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
7 16 (57.14%) Windows
8 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 13 (46.43%) VB.NET
9 13 (46.43%) MS Office
9 13 (46.43%) CRM
9 13 (46.43%) SharePoint
9 13 (46.43%) Workflow
9 13 (46.43%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (46.43%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
9 13 (46.43%) WPF
9 13 (46.43%) WF
10 12 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
12 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
12 10 (35.71%) XML
12 10 (35.71%) MVC
12 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (32.14%) HTML
14 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
15 7 (25.00%) VB6
15 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (46.43%) SharePoint
1 13 (46.43%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Office
2 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (25.00%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.71%) Big Data
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
2 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (25.00%) LLBLGen Pro
3 7 (25.00%) NetAdvantage
3 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (10.71%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Software Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) Programmer
5 7 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
5 7 (25.00%) C# Programmer
6 6 (21.43%) Software Programmer
6 6 (21.43%) WinForms Developer
7 5 (17.86%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
8 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Senior WinForms Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
9 2 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) WinForms
3 23 (82.14%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
4 13 (46.43%) WPF
4 13 (46.43%) WF
5 10 (35.71%) XML
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 7 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 7 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 4 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (14.29%) WCF
10 3 (10.71%) SOAP
10 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET
11 1 (3.57%) CSS
11 1 (3.57%) JSON
11 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) CRM
1 13 (46.43%) Workflow
2 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (96.43%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) VB.NET
5 7 (25.00%) VBA
5 7 (25.00%) VB6
5 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (25.00%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) C++
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Sage
2 7 (25.00%) Infragistics
3 1 (3.57%) Facebook
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