Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 139 156
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17 +31
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 11 59 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.37% 1.53% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 5.06% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 35 29
Birmingham median annual salary £51,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.00% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £47,700 £29,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +34.23% -12.35% -10.53%

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 869 1,166 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.23% 30.32% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 722 948 1,129
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,775 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,125 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) JSON
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) XSLT
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (54.55%) REST
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (54.55%) Data Transformation
4 6 (54.55%) ServiceNow
4 6 (54.55%) GDPR
4 6 (54.55%) Commercial Awareness
4 6 (54.55%) Power Platform
4 6 (54.55%) PowerApps
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (54.55%) DTS
4 6 (54.55%) SOA
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
4 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
4 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (54.55%) Service Management
4 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
4 6 (54.55%) Time Management

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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (54.55%) Power Platform
2 6 (54.55%) PowerApps
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DTS
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Integration Developer
2 6 (54.55%) ServiceNow Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) JSON
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) XSLT
4 6 (54.55%) REST
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) Node.js
6 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) CAML
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Commercial Awareness
1 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
1 6 (54.55%) Data Transformation
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
1 6 (54.55%) SOA
1 6 (54.55%) Time Management
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Wealth Management
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Search
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
2 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) TypeScript
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) ServiceNow
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft