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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 68 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.62% 0.96% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 1.82% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £40,629 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
268 384 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 41.29% 52.60% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 247 319 290
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £25,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 July 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 July 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
Stafford - 3 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £40,000 -
LINQ
West Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (80.00%) Web Services
4 15 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 15 (75.00%) Visual Studio
5 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (65.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (65.00%) XML
7 12 (60.00%) WCF
7 12 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (55.00%) Entity Framework
8 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (55.00%) SOAP
8 11 (55.00%) Finance
9 10 (50.00%) SOA
9 10 (50.00%) ADO.NET
9 10 (50.00%) ReSharper
9 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (35.00%) HTML
12 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (30.00%) jQuery
13 5 (25.00%) WinForms
13 5 (25.00%) MVC
14 4 (20.00%) Scrum
14 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 4 (20.00%) CSS
15 3 (15.00%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (50.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (45.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior
9 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) WPF Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Senior WPF Developer
9 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) Web Services
3 13 (65.00%) XML
3 13 (65.00%) .NET Framework
4 12 (60.00%) WCF
5 11 (55.00%) Entity Framework
5 11 (55.00%) SOAP
5 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (50.00%) ADO.NET
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) jQuery
9 5 (25.00%) WinForms
10 4 (20.00%) CSS
11 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (15.00%) HTML5
11 3 (15.00%) CSS3
11 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft