Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 166 187
Rank change year-on-year +31 +21 -24
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 56 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.54% 0.84% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 2.37% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 26
Birmingham median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.12% +27.14%
10th Percentile £34,000 £40,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,300 £57,250 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +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 1,112 1,351 1,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.55% 35.53% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 927 1,144 1,193
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £61,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% +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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 56 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (85.71%) JSON
3 44 (78.57%) HTML
3 44 (78.57%) SQL
4 41 (73.21%) .NET
4 41 (73.21%) Finance
5 39 (69.64%) HTML5
6 36 (64.29%) AngularJS
7 32 (57.14%) jQuery
8 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
8 30 (53.57%) CSS
9 27 (48.21%) MVC
10 26 (46.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 25 (44.64%) Entity Framework
11 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
12 20 (35.71%) TypeScript
12 20 (35.71%) Node.js
12 20 (35.71%) Wealth Management
13 19 (33.93%) REST
14 17 (30.36%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
15 16 (28.57%) webpack
15 16 (28.57%) RESTful
16 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (26.79%) PhantomJS
16 15 (26.79%) Karma Test Runner
16 15 (26.79%) Jasmine
17 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (25.00%) VB.NET
18 13 (23.21%) SQL Server

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 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) CMS
2 6 (10.71%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
4 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.36%) DTS
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) webpack
2 15 (26.79%) Jasmine
2 15 (26.79%) Karma Test Runner
2 15 (26.79%) PhantomJS
3 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
4 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.36%) JIRA
6 3 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.57%) Log4Net
8 1 (1.79%) Selenium
8 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (73.21%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Legal
3 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Law
3 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.36%) Automotive
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (98.21%) Developer
2 39 (69.64%) C# Developer
3 25 (44.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
4 16 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Integration Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Graduate
9 2 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (85.71%) JSON
2 44 (78.57%) HTML
3 41 (73.21%) .NET
4 39 (69.64%) HTML5
5 36 (64.29%) AngularJS
6 32 (57.14%) jQuery
7 30 (53.57%) CSS
8 26 (46.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (44.64%) Entity Framework
10 20 (35.71%) Node.js
11 19 (33.93%) REST
12 17 (30.36%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (28.57%) RESTful
14 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
15 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
16 10 (17.86%) XML
17 9 (16.07%) Web Services
18 6 (10.71%) WCF
19 5 (8.93%) XSLT
20 3 (5.36%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) MVC
2 20 (35.71%) Wealth Management
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.07%) OO
5 6 (10.71%) Content Management
5 6 (10.71%) Integration Testing
5 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
5 6 (10.71%) Regression Testing
5 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (10.71%) SDLC
5 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.71%) Web Design
5 6 (10.71%) Workflow
6 3 (5.36%) Commercial Awareness
6 3 (5.36%) Data Transformation
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL
6 3 (5.36%) Service Management
6 3 (5.36%) SOA
6 3 (5.36%) Time Management
7 2 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (78.57%) SQL
3 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
4 20 (35.71%) TypeScript
5 14 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.71%) VB
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
1 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) LexisNexis
3 3 (5.36%) Altova
3 3 (5.36%) DevExpress
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.36%) Xamarin