Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 173 162
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 -23
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 22 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.60% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 2.52% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 23
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +35.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £40,750 £36,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £61,375 £55,000 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +14.29%

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 1,159 1,272 1,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.87% 29.01% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1,147 1,061
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) XML
2 14 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 13 (59.09%) SOAP
3 13 (59.09%) Web Services
4 12 (54.55%) MVC
5 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (45.45%) Web Development
7 9 (40.91%) JSON
7 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
7 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 9 (40.91%) CSS
8 8 (36.36%) XSLT
8 8 (36.36%) ITIL
8 8 (36.36%) Oracle
8 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
8 8 (36.36%) DTS
8 8 (36.36%) SOA
8 8 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (36.36%) Service Management
8 8 (36.36%) Time Management
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (36.36%) REST
8 8 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 8 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) DTS
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) git-flow
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Integration Developer
2 8 (36.36%) ServiceNow Developer
3 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Angular Developer
5 5 (22.73%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Lead Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Architect
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Architect
8 2 (9.09%) Azure Architect
8 2 (9.09%) C# Architect
8 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Software Architect
9 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) XML
3 13 (59.09%) SOAP
3 13 (59.09%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 9 (40.91%) JSON
5 8 (36.36%) REST
5 8 (36.36%) XSLT
6 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
6 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 6 (27.27%) .NET Core
7 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (27.27%) Kendo UI
7 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (18.18%) RESTful
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 10 (45.45%) Web Development
3 8 (36.36%) Data Transformation
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 8 (36.36%) SOA
3 8 (36.36%) Time Management
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (22.73%) Prototyping
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 4 (18.18%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 4 (18.18%) Line Management
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (18.18%) Personalization
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
1 8 (36.36%) ServiceNow
2 5 (22.73%) Xamarin
3 4 (18.18%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft