The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / West Midlands
Rank 172 190 159
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 31 51 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.86% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 2.58% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 53
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £49,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1637 1974 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.35% 33.33% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1720 1665
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LINQ
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the West Midlands region.

LINQ Salary Trend in the West Midlands

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

LINQ Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

LINQ
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 March 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
Birmingham +7 10 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Worcestershire -3 7 £34,000 -24.44%
Herefordshire - 7 £37,500 -
Coventry -4 5 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 96 (100.00%) C#
2 94 (97.92%) .NET
3 84 (87.50%) MVC
4 81 (84.38%) Entity Framework
5 80 (83.33%) .NET Framework
6 79 (82.29%) ASP.NET
7 77 (80.21%) SQL
8 69 (71.88%) JavaScript
9 61 (63.54%) SQL Server
10 57 (59.38%) CSS
10 57 (59.38%) jQuery
11 56 (58.33%) HTML
12 51 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
14 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (34.38%) T-SQL
15 33 (34.38%) WCF
16 31 (32.29%) Web Services
17 29 (30.21%) WPF
18 28 (29.17%) XML
19 25 (26.04%) Visual Studio
19 25 (26.04%) VB.NET
20 24 (25.00%) TDD
21 23 (23.96%) CMS
22 22 (22.92%) Ajax
22 22 (22.92%) iPad
22 22 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
23 20 (20.83%) Web Application Development
23 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
24 16 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 23 (23.96%) CMS
2 6 (6.25%) IIS
3 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.29%) SaaS
3 2 (2.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (63.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (26.04%) Visual Studio
2 22 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.38%) Subversion
4 8 (8.33%) JIRA
5 3 (3.13%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.13%) Selenium
5 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.08%) AppVeyor
6 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.04%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.04%) Moq
7 1 (1.04%) NUnit
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (84.38%) Developer
2 57 (59.38%) .NET Developer
3 42 (43.75%) C# Developer
4 30 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (21.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (21.88%) Senior Developer
6 21 (21.88%) Software Developer
7 17 (17.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 14 (14.58%) SQL Developer
10 13 (13.54%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (13.54%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
12 11 (11.46%) HTML Developer
13 8 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
13 8 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
14 7 (7.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 6 (6.25%) Software Manager
15 6 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (97.92%) .NET
2 81 (84.38%) Entity Framework
3 80 (83.33%) .NET Framework
4 79 (82.29%) ASP.NET
5 57 (59.38%) CSS
5 57 (59.38%) jQuery
6 56 (58.33%) HTML
7 51 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (34.38%) WCF
9 31 (32.29%) Web Services
10 29 (30.21%) WPF
11 28 (29.17%) XML
12 22 (22.92%) Ajax
13 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 16 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
15 15 (15.63%) Classic ASP
16 11 (11.46%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (10.42%) WF
18 8 (8.33%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) iPad
2 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Life Science
4 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Android
2 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (87.50%) MVC
2 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (25.00%) TDD
4 20 (20.83%) Web Application Development
5 15 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 14 (14.58%) Web Development
7 13 (13.54%) BDD
7 13 (13.54%) Software Architecture
8 12 (12.50%) OOP
9 11 (11.46%) Integration Testing
10 10 (10.42%) Migration
11 9 (9.38%) CRM
11 9 (9.38%) Front End Development
12 8 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.33%) Data Management
12 8 (8.33%) SDLC
13 7 (7.29%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (7.29%) OO
14 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) C#
2 77 (80.21%) SQL
3 69 (71.88%) JavaScript
4 33 (34.38%) T-SQL
5 25 (26.04%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.29%) C
7 3 (3.13%) VB
7 3 (3.13%) VB6
8 1 (1.04%) Java
8 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.54%) Google
3 8 (8.33%) Telerik
4 6 (6.25%) PayPal
5 2 (2.08%) Facebook
5 2 (2.08%) Twitter
6 1 (1.04%) Apple
6 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
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