Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 184 167
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 -26
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 26 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 2.41% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 24
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +32.14% -
10th Percentile £41,125 £36,250 £32,375
90th Percentile £59,125 £53,250 £41,375
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -

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 1288 1409 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.78% 29.83% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1219 1132
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,400 £23,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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#
2 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
3 19 (73.08%) MVC
4 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 16 (61.54%) XML
4 16 (61.54%) Web Development
5 15 (57.69%) Entity Framework
6 14 (53.85%) .NET Framework
6 14 (53.85%) VB.NET
6 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
7 13 (50.00%) CSS
7 13 (50.00%) SOAP
7 13 (50.00%) Web Services
7 13 (50.00%) SQL
8 12 (46.15%) HTML
9 11 (42.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
9 11 (42.31%) Kendo UI
9 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (42.31%) .NET Core
10 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (34.62%) TDD
12 8 (30.77%) Degree
12 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (30.77%) Windows
12 8 (30.77%) Prototyping
12 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
12 8 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio

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 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) DTS
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) git-flow
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Web Developer
3 10 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Angular Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# Web Developer
5 7 (26.92%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Developer
6 5 (19.23%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Sitecore Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
9 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (3.85%) .NET Architect
10 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) XML
3 15 (57.69%) Entity Framework
4 14 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 13 (50.00%) CSS
5 13 (50.00%) SOAP
5 13 (50.00%) Web Services
6 12 (46.15%) HTML
7 11 (42.31%) .NET Core
7 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
7 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (42.31%) Kendo UI
7 11 (42.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (23.08%) JSON
9 5 (19.23%) REST
9 5 (19.23%) XSLT
10 4 (15.38%) jQuery
11 3 (11.54%) RESTful
12 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) MVC
2 16 (61.54%) Web Development
3 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (30.77%) Prototyping
5 5 (19.23%) Data Transformation
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 5 (19.23%) Time Management
6 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) Line Management
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) OOP
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 14 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
1 5 (19.23%) ServiceNow
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Xamarin
3 3 (11.54%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) DevExpress