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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 127 122
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.91% 0.56% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.57% 2.03% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 16
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 700 640 682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.53% 27.40% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 608 533 590
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 30 (96.77%) .NET Framework
2 30 (96.77%) .NET
3 27 (87.10%) SQL
4 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
4 24 (77.42%) SQL Server
4 24 (77.42%) MVC
5 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
6 16 (51.61%) CSS
6 16 (51.61%) HTML
6 16 (51.61%) jQuery
7 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
8 12 (38.71%) WCF
9 11 (35.48%) XML
10 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (25.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
12 8 (25.81%) Web Development
13 7 (22.58%) LINQ to SQL
13 7 (22.58%) Parallel Processing
13 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
13 7 (22.58%) Code First Entity Framework
13 7 (22.58%) WPF
13 7 (22.58%) WF
13 7 (22.58%) NUnit
13 7 (22.58%) Finance
13 7 (22.58%) Migration

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 2 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (77.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
1 7 (22.58%) NUnit
1 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Ant
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Senior Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Software Developer
4 10 (32.26%) .NET Developer
4 10 (32.26%) C# Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Developer
5 7 (22.58%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (19.35%) HTML Developer
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (16.13%) Software Development Team Leader
7 5 (16.13%) Software Team Leader
7 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
8 4 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 30 (96.77%) .NET Framework
3 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
4 16 (51.61%) CSS
4 16 (51.61%) HTML
4 16 (51.61%) jQuery
5 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (38.71%) WCF
7 11 (35.48%) XML
8 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
9 8 (25.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (22.58%) Code First Entity Framework
10 7 (22.58%) LINQ to SQL
10 7 (22.58%) WF
10 7 (22.58%) WPF
11 6 (19.35%) .NET Core
11 6 (19.35%) Kendo UI
11 6 (19.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) iPad
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) MVC
2 8 (25.81%) Web Development
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Parallel Processing
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) OOP
5 5 (16.13%) Software Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.45%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (87.10%) SQL
3 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
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