The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 58 54 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 9 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.61% 3.43% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.11% 8.44% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 5
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 219 320 259
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 39.11% 40.61% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 204 271 214
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

LINQ
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ in Coventry.

Salary trend for LINQ in Coventry

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Coventry over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Coventry

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) MVC
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 13 (86.67%) .NET Framework
3 13 (86.67%) Entity Framework
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (66.67%) CSS
5 9 (60.00%) HTML
5 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (60.00%) Ajax
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (53.33%) Web Development
6 8 (53.33%) WCF
6 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
6 8 (53.33%) WinForms
6 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (46.67%) Prototyping
7 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
8 6 (40.00%) TDD
9 5 (33.33%) Subversion
9 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (33.33%) JIRA
9 5 (33.33%) Web Services
9 5 (33.33%) IIS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Framework
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (86.67%) Entity Framework
3 10 (66.67%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) Ajax
4 9 (60.00%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (53.33%) WCF
5 8 (53.33%) WinForms
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (33.33%) Ninject
6 5 (33.33%) REST
6 5 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Web Development
3 7 (46.67%) Prototyping
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) CRUD
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) PayPal