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

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 159 196
Rank change year-on-year +22 +37 -35
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 64 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.62% 0.94% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.27% 2.70% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 26
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £31,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,125 £50,625
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -10.53% +18.75%

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 1,214 1,335 1,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.64% 34.76% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,001 1,172 1,110
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,275 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,323 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.08% +4.86% -

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 64 (100.00%) C#
2 50 (78.13%) HTML
2 50 (78.13%) JSON
3 49 (76.56%) SQL
4 47 (73.44%) JavaScript
4 47 (73.44%) CSS
5 43 (67.19%) Finance
6 42 (65.63%) .NET
7 37 (57.81%) HTML5
8 36 (56.25%) jQuery
9 35 (54.69%) AngularJS
10 33 (51.56%) Entity Framework
11 31 (48.44%) MVC
12 30 (46.88%) KnockoutJS
13 26 (40.63%) REST
14 23 (35.94%) Relational Database
14 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET
15 22 (34.38%) PhantomJS
15 22 (34.38%) Karma Test Runner
15 22 (34.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (34.38%) webpack
15 22 (34.38%) RESTful
15 22 (34.38%) Jasmine
15 22 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (29.69%) OO
17 18 (28.13%) Legal
18 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
18 17 (26.56%) VB.NET
19 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
20 15 (23.44%) SharePoint

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 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.06%) CMS
2 9 (14.06%) IIS
3 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) Relational Database
2 22 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (6.25%) DTS
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Jasmine
1 22 (34.38%) Karma Test Runner
1 22 (34.38%) PhantomJS
1 22 (34.38%) webpack
2 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.56%) Log4Net
General
1 43 (67.19%) Finance
2 18 (28.13%) Legal
3 9 (14.06%) Banking
3 9 (14.06%) Law
3 9 (14.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Automotive
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (100.00%) Developer
2 37 (57.81%) C# Developer
3 22 (34.38%) Senior C# Developer
3 22 (34.38%) Senior Developer
4 16 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (17.19%) .NET Developer
6 10 (15.63%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Integration Developer
7 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Graduate
9 1 (1.56%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Graduate Software Developer
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (78.13%) HTML
1 50 (78.13%) JSON
2 47 (73.44%) CSS
3 42 (65.63%) .NET
4 37 (57.81%) HTML5
5 36 (56.25%) jQuery
6 35 (54.69%) AngularJS
7 33 (51.56%) Entity Framework
8 30 (46.88%) KnockoutJS
9 26 (40.63%) REST
10 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET
11 22 (34.38%) RESTful
11 22 (34.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (21.88%) Web Services
13 13 (20.31%) Node.js
14 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
15 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (14.06%) WCF
15 9 (14.06%) XML
16 6 (9.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) VMS
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) MVC
2 19 (29.69%) OO
3 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.75%) Wealth Management
5 9 (14.06%) Content Management
5 9 (14.06%) Integration Testing
5 9 (14.06%) Process Improvement
5 9 (14.06%) Prototyping
5 9 (14.06%) Regression Testing
5 9 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (14.06%) SDLC
5 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
5 9 (14.06%) Web Design
5 9 (14.06%) Workflow
6 4 (6.25%) Commercial Awareness
6 4 (6.25%) Data Transformation
6 4 (6.25%) ITIL
6 4 (6.25%) Service Management
6 4 (6.25%) SOA
6 4 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (76.56%) SQL
3 47 (73.44%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.56%) VB.NET
5 13 (20.31%) TypeScript
6 9 (14.06%) VB
7 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) ISO 9001
1 9 (14.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) LexisNexis
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.13%) Altova
4 2 (3.13%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.13%) Xamarin