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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 67 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 9 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.25% 1.06% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 2.17% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,314 £38,000 £38,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
383 323 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.34% 48.79% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 319 294 207
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
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 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 - 4 £37,500 - 3
Cannock +7 2 £27,500 -23.61%
Stoke-on-Trent -6 2 £33,750 -11.18%
Rugeley - 1 £41,572 -
LINQ
West Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) WinForms
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) MS Office
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 4 (44.44%) CRM
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (44.44%) WPF
6 4 (44.44%) WF
6 4 (44.44%) Workflow
7 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (33.33%) XML
7 3 (33.33%) HTML
7 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (22.22%) VBA
8 2 (22.22%) VB
8 2 (22.22%) Sage
8 2 (22.22%) VB6
8 2 (22.22%) Infragistics

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (22.22%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Programmer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Programmer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Analyst Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) WinForms
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) WPF
4 4 (44.44%) WF
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
6 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) VB6
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Sage
2 2 (22.22%) Infragistics
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
Posted: 16 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 25 days ago