The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 20 21
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 2.15% 6.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.00% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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 Walsall region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 39.71% 43.01% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 50
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

LINQ
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Walsall region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Walsall