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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 176 147 141
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 61 77 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 1.41% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.91% 3.64% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 60 71 82
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,600 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £48,200 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
LINQ
England

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
2094 2118 1942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.14% 38.66% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 1925 1675
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry +9 23 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Staffordshire +9 21 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Birmingham -19 11 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Warwickshire -25 3 £21,000 -52.00%
Worcestershire -3 2 £50,000 +127.27%
Shropshire - 1 - -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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.

1 105 (96.33%) C#
1 105 (96.33%) .NET
2 99 (90.83%) ASP.NET
3 90 (82.57%) Entity Framework
4 87 (79.82%) .NET Framework
5 80 (73.39%) JavaScript
6 77 (70.64%) MVC
6 77 (70.64%) WCF
7 66 (60.55%) jQuery
7 66 (60.55%) Microsoft
7 66 (60.55%) CSS
8 65 (59.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 64 (58.72%) XML
10 61 (55.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (47.71%) Web Services
12 50 (45.87%) SQL
13 48 (44.04%) WPF
14 46 (42.20%) Microsoft Azure
15 45 (41.28%) HTML
16 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
17 36 (33.03%) XSL
17 36 (33.03%) WF
17 36 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (31.19%) Visual Studio
19 32 (29.36%) SharePoint
19 32 (29.36%) HTML5
20 31 (28.44%) REST
21 29 (26.61%) Ninject
22 27 (24.77%) Ajax
23 26 (23.85%) Dependency Injection

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 32 (29.36%) SharePoint
2 23 (21.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (12.84%) IIS
4 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (42.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (22.02%) Office 365
3 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) SSL
2 1 (0.92%) Intranet
2 1 (0.92%) LAN
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.34%) MySQL
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.67%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.92%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 34 (31.19%) Visual Studio
2 21 (19.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.43%) NUnit
3 19 (17.43%) ReSharper
4 17 (15.60%) NSubstitute
5 7 (6.42%) Subversion
6 6 (5.50%) JIRA
7 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.83%) Selenium
9 1 (0.92%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.92%) NuGet
General
1 4 (3.67%) Retail
2 2 (1.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.92%) Finance
3 1 (0.92%) Law
3 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (92.66%) Developer
2 90 (82.57%) .NET Developer
3 56 (51.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 49 (44.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 23 (21.10%) C# Developer
6 22 (20.18%) Office 365 Developer
6 22 (20.18%) SharePoint Developer
7 21 (19.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (16.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (14.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (14.68%) Senior Developer
10 15 (13.76%) Software Developer
11 14 (12.84%) Azure Developer
11 14 (12.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (12.84%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (7.34%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (7.34%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (6.42%) Team Leader
14 6 (5.50%) .NET Team Leader
14 6 (5.50%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (96.33%) .NET
2 99 (90.83%) ASP.NET
3 90 (82.57%) Entity Framework
4 87 (79.82%) .NET Framework
5 77 (70.64%) WCF
6 66 (60.55%) CSS
6 66 (60.55%) jQuery
7 65 (59.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 64 (58.72%) XML
9 61 (55.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (47.71%) Web Services
11 48 (44.04%) WPF
12 45 (41.28%) HTML
13 36 (33.03%) WF
13 36 (33.03%) XSL
14 32 (29.36%) HTML5
15 31 (28.44%) REST
16 29 (26.61%) Ninject
17 27 (24.77%) Ajax
18 24 (22.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (15.60%) N-Tier
3 10 (9.17%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.59%) iPad
6 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.75%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.92%) iPhone
8 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Android
2 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (70.64%) MVC
2 36 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.85%) Dependency Injection
4 25 (22.94%) SOA
5 23 (21.10%) Unit Testing
6 21 (19.27%) OOP
7 19 (17.43%) Migration
8 16 (14.68%) OOD
8 16 (14.68%) TDD
9 13 (11.93%) Web Development
10 8 (7.34%) Scrum
11 6 (5.50%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.50%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.50%) OO
11 6 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.50%) Web Design
12 5 (4.59%) Software Architecture
12 5 (4.59%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (96.33%) C#
2 80 (73.39%) JavaScript
3 50 (45.87%) SQL
4 23 (21.10%) T-SQL
5 17 (15.60%) XAML
6 13 (11.93%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.83%) VB
9 1 (0.92%) C++
9 1 (0.92%) Delphi
9 1 (0.92%) Java
9 1 (0.92%) Perl
9 1 (0.92%) PHP
9 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) MCSD
1 3 (2.75%) MCTS
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (60.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.51%) DevExpress
3 6 (5.50%) PayPal
3 6 (5.50%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle
5 3 (2.75%) Telerik
6 1 (0.92%) Altova
6 1 (0.92%) Infragistics
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
ECOM
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Certification
Posted: 22 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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