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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 15 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 7.02% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 21.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +6.25%
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
20 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 23.26% 33.33% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 20
Average salary £37,500 £26,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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

LINQ
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL