The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 62 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 7 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.33% 2.45% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 4.55% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 5
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £22,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £42,000
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 237 374 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 45.14% 53.81% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 740 1863 1258
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Staffordshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Staffordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 7 £50,000 -
LINQ
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) CRM
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) NHS
1 7 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (100.00%) Workflow
1 7 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 7 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) CRM
1 7 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft