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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 130 101
Rank change year-on-year +18 -29  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 13 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.70% 0.59% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 2.11% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 20
Median salary £45,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -1.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 614 665 604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 32.85% 27.84% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 546 593 551
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing LINQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 25 (96.15%) MVC
2 25 (96.15%) .NET Framework
3 24 (92.31%) WCF
3 24 (92.31%) jQuery
3 24 (92.31%) SQL
3 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
4 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (65.38%) VB.NET
6 14 (53.85%) Visual Studio
6 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
7 13 (50.00%) HTML
7 13 (50.00%) CSS
7 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (46.15%) iPad
8 12 (46.15%) Web Application Development
8 12 (46.15%) Web Services
8 12 (46.15%) XML
8 12 (46.15%) SSL
8 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 12 (46.15%) Software Architecture
8 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (42.31%) WPF
9 11 (42.31%) WF
10 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
11 2 (7.69%) BDD

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 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Developer
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) C# Developer
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Development Manager
4 6 (23.08%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (23.08%) HTML Developer
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Development Manager
4 6 (23.08%) Software Development Team Leader
4 6 (23.08%) Software Manager
4 6 (23.08%) Software Team Leader
4 6 (23.08%) Team Leader
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 25 (96.15%) .NET Framework
3 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 24 (92.31%) jQuery
3 24 (92.31%) WCF
4 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (50.00%) CSS
5 13 (50.00%) HTML
6 12 (46.15%) Web Services
6 12 (46.15%) XML
7 11 (42.31%) WF
7 11 (42.31%) WPF
8 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.69%) CSS3
8 2 (7.69%) HTML5
9 1 (3.85%) Node.js
9 1 (3.85%) REST
9 1 (3.85%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) MVC
2 12 (46.15%) Software Architecture
2 12 (46.15%) Web Application Development
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) BDD
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
3 24 (92.31%) SQL
4 17 (65.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
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