The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 127 142 154
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 71 60 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.20% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.09% 3.08% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 37
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1737 1950 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.13% 38.93% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1733 1719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +27 31 £39,000 -8.23% 4
Birmingham +16 19 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Coventry +3 8 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Walsall +4 4 £35,000 +40.00%
Herefordshire -7 4 - -
Wolverhampton -9 3 £27,500 -36.04%
Shropshire +4 1 £41,500 +3.75%
Staffordshire -5 1 £27,500 -26.66% 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 103 (98.10%) C#
2 95 (90.48%) .NET
3 92 (87.62%) ASP.NET
4 69 (65.71%) MVC
5 64 (60.95%) SQL Server
6 59 (56.19%) SQL
7 58 (55.24%) HTML
8 56 (53.33%) CSS
9 53 (50.48%) jQuery
10 51 (48.57%) WCF
11 50 (47.62%) .NET Framework
12 49 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (32.38%) Ajax
14 34 (32.38%) HTML5
15 32 (30.48%) JavaScript
16 30 (28.57%) Web Development
16 30 (28.57%) Web Services
17 28 (26.67%) T-SQL
18 25 (23.81%) TDD
19 23 (21.90%) E-Commerce
20 22 (20.95%) SharePoint
21 20 (19.05%) Finance
22 19 (18.10%) Automotive
23 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
23 18 (17.14%) Visual Studio
23 18 (17.14%) CRM
24 17 (16.19%) XML
24 17 (16.19%) WinForms
24 17 (16.19%) WPF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (20.95%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.38%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.71%) IIS
4 5 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Internet
2 4 (3.81%) Intranet
3 3 (2.86%) SMTP
3 3 (2.86%) DNS
3 3 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (60.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.71%) NUnit
3 4 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (3.81%) Subversion
4 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) Hudson
5 1 (0.95%) PhoneGap
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 19 (18.10%) Automotive
3 12 (11.43%) Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Back Office
5 4 (3.81%) Games
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (99.05%) Developer
2 70 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 42 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 35 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 31 (29.52%) Senior C# Developer
6 23 (21.90%) Web Developer
7 18 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (16.19%) C# Web Developer
9 12 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (8.57%) .NET Web Developer
11 8 (7.62%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (7.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (7.62%) Software Engineer
12 7 (6.67%) Web Engineer
13 6 (5.71%) Software Developer
14 5 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (4.76%) Lead Developer
15 4 (3.81%) Lead .NET Developer
16 3 (2.86%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (90.48%) .NET
2 92 (87.62%) ASP.NET
3 58 (55.24%) HTML
4 56 (53.33%) CSS
5 53 (50.48%) jQuery
6 51 (48.57%) WCF
7 50 (47.62%) .NET Framework
8 49 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (32.38%) Ajax
10 34 (32.38%) HTML5
11 30 (28.57%) Web Services
12 17 (16.19%) XML
12 17 (16.19%) WinForms
12 17 (16.19%) WPF
13 12 (11.43%) Cocoa
14 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (9.52%) CSS3
16 8 (7.62%) XHTML
16 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) iPhone
2 7 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.95%) Social Media
4 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.95%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (65.71%) MVC
2 30 (28.57%) Web Development
3 25 (23.81%) TDD
4 23 (21.90%) E-Commerce
5 18 (17.14%) CRM
6 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (11.43%) Investment Management
8 11 (10.48%) Scrum
9 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.67%) MVVM
11 5 (4.76%) Logistics
11 5 (4.76%) System Testing
11 5 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.76%) OO
11 5 (4.76%) Web Application Development
12 4 (3.81%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (3.81%) CQRS
12 4 (3.81%) Refactoring
13 3 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
14 2 (1.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 103 (98.10%) C#
2 59 (56.19%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) JavaScript
4 28 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 15 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 12 (11.43%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.71%) VB
8 5 (4.76%) XAML
9 3 (2.86%) VBA
10 2 (1.90%) Java
11 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.95%) MCAD
2 1 (0.95%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle
2 5 (4.76%) Ektron
3 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.95%) Typemock
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits - Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £39000 - £44000 per annum + Inc Great benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
TRG
Salary: 4500-45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago