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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 64 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 11 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.95% 0.50% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 1.06% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 20
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £38,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £41,865
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
298 283 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 52.93% 47.17% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 266 258 279
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £28,500 - 1
Lichfield -2 2 £57,500 +43.75%
Tamworth - 2 £36,250 - 1
Cannock - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
West Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 18 (69.23%) .NET Framework
4 17 (65.38%) Entity Framework
5 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
6 14 (53.85%) HTML
6 14 (53.85%) MVC
7 11 (42.31%) WCF
7 11 (42.31%) Ninject
8 10 (38.46%) jQuery
8 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (38.46%) Visual Studio
9 9 (34.62%) Windows
9 9 (34.62%) TDD
9 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
10 8 (30.77%) WinForms
10 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (26.92%) Xamarin
11 7 (26.92%) Migration
11 7 (26.92%) NUnit
11 7 (26.92%) CSS
11 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
11 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
12 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
12 6 (23.08%) N-Tier

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (26.92%) NUnit
4 5 (19.23%) NSubstitute
4 5 (19.23%) ReSharper
5 3 (11.54%) Subversion
5 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
6 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 12 (46.15%) C# Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.54%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Development Manager
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
9 1 (3.85%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 18 (69.23%) .NET Framework
4 17 (65.38%) Entity Framework
5 14 (53.85%) HTML
6 11 (42.31%) Ninject
6 11 (42.31%) WCF
7 10 (38.46%) jQuery
8 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (30.77%) WinForms
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (26.92%) CSS
10 6 (23.08%) ADO.NET
10 6 (23.08%) LESS
10 6 (23.08%) NHibernate
10 6 (23.08%) XML
10 6 (23.08%) XSD
11 5 (19.23%) Ajax
11 5 (19.23%) HTML5
11 5 (19.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 5 (19.23%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) MVC
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) TDD
3 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Migration
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) CRM
5 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 4 (15.38%) OOD
6 4 (15.38%) OOP
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) CRUD
8 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 5 (19.23%) XAML
6 3 (11.54%) VB
6 3 (11.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (26.92%) Xamarin
2 5 (19.23%) DevExpress
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago