Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 167 184
Rank change year-on-year +20 +17 -17
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 37 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.05% 0.73% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 2.24% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 25
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £39,375 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £58,750 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

LINQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,051 1,249 1,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.79% 32.74% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1,050 1,199
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +6.67%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Birmingham

LINQ
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Birmingham

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (91.89%) SQL
2 34 (91.89%) JSON
3 32 (86.49%) HTML
3 32 (86.49%) HTML5
4 31 (83.78%) AngularJS
5 30 (81.08%) Finance
6 23 (62.16%) .NET
7 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
7 17 (45.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (45.95%) Node.js
7 17 (45.95%) jQuery
8 16 (43.24%) TypeScript
8 16 (43.24%) Entity Framework
8 16 (43.24%) REST
8 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
8 16 (43.24%) CSS
8 16 (43.24%) MVC
8 16 (43.24%) Wealth Management
9 15 (40.54%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (40.54%) RESTful
9 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
9 15 (40.54%) webpack
10 14 (37.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (37.84%) Jasmine
10 14 (37.84%) PhantomJS
10 14 (37.84%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
12 5 (13.51%) XML
12 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) DTS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) webpack
2 14 (37.84%) Jasmine
2 14 (37.84%) Karma Test Runner
2 14 (37.84%) PhantomJS
3 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) Log4Net
4 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (81.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 33 (89.19%) C# Developer
3 17 (45.95%) Full Stack Developer
4 15 (40.54%) Senior C# Developer
4 15 (40.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Lead C# Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Graduate
6 2 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) JSON
2 32 (86.49%) HTML
2 32 (86.49%) HTML5
3 31 (83.78%) AngularJS
4 23 (62.16%) .NET
5 17 (45.95%) jQuery
5 17 (45.95%) Node.js
5 17 (45.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (43.24%) CSS
6 16 (43.24%) Entity Framework
6 16 (43.24%) REST
7 15 (40.54%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (40.54%) RESTful
8 5 (13.51%) XML
9 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
11 1 (2.70%) DOM
11 1 (2.70%) SOAP
11 1 (2.70%) WCF
11 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) MVC
1 16 (43.24%) Wealth Management
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) OO
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Kanban
4 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (5.41%) OOD
4 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Scrum
4 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.41%) TDD
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.70%) Data Transformation
5 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) Microservices
5 1 (2.70%) SDLC
5 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (91.89%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 16 (43.24%) TypeScript
4 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Altova
2 1 (2.70%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.70%) Xamarin