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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 63 60
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.48% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.15% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Median salary - £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%

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
245 261 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 51.91% 42.16% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 214 241 243
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) .NET Framework
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) Entity Framework
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
4 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 10 (71.43%) CMS
4 10 (71.43%) CRM
4 10 (71.43%) BDD
4 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 3 (21.43%) VB
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) VB6
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
6 3 (21.43%) WCF
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) TeamCity

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 10 (71.43%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) C# Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# Software Developer
3 10 (71.43%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) .NET Framework
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) Entity Framework
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (21.43%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (7.14%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 10 (71.43%) CRM
3 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) CRUD
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) VB6
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft