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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 59 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 11 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.82% - 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.99% - 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 8
Average salary £37,500 - £35,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 - £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
276 393 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.77% 54.58% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 257 311 238
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Lichfield - 2 £35,000 -
Cannock - 1 £30,000 -
LINQ
West Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 15 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
5 13 (65.00%) Web Services
6 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (50.00%) WCF
7 10 (50.00%) Entity Framework
7 10 (50.00%) XML
7 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (50.00%) SOAP
7 10 (50.00%) Finance
8 9 (45.00%) SOA
8 9 (45.00%) ADO.NET
8 9 (45.00%) ReSharper
9 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (30.00%) Marketing
10 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (30.00%) WinForms
11 5 (25.00%) Windows
11 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (25.00%) HTML
12 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (45.00%) ReSharper
3 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Junior
6 3 (15.00%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Junior Applications Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Junior C# Application Developer
8 1 (5.00%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior WinForms Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (65.00%) Web Services
4 10 (50.00%) WCF
4 10 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 10 (50.00%) XML
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) SOAP
5 9 (45.00%) ADO.NET
6 6 (30.00%) WinForms
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
9 3 (15.00%) CSS3
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
10 1 (5.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft