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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 145 169 168
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 67 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.40% 2.13% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 31
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1973 1924 1920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.72% 34.86% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1683 1714 1668
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 21 £37,500 -9.09% 4
Staffordshire +6 15 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Warwickshire +13 11 £40,000 -1.23% 5
Herefordshire +1 6 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Solihull 0 5 £33,750 -6.25%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 149 (99.33%) C#
2 141 (94.00%) .NET
3 122 (81.33%) ASP.NET
4 109 (72.67%) MVC
5 102 (68.00%) SQL Server
5 102 (68.00%) SQL
6 85 (56.67%) .NET Framework
7 77 (51.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 74 (49.33%) HTML
9 68 (45.33%) jQuery
10 66 (44.00%) CSS
11 65 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (35.33%) Microsoft
12 53 (35.33%) WCF
13 51 (34.00%) Ajax
14 49 (32.67%) JavaScript
14 49 (32.67%) Web Development
14 49 (32.67%) TDD
15 41 (27.33%) WPF
15 41 (27.33%) T-SQL
16 39 (26.00%) Web Services
17 36 (24.00%) SharePoint
17 36 (24.00%) E-Commerce
17 36 (24.00%) HTML5
18 35 (23.33%) Visual Studio
19 32 (21.33%) VB.NET
20 31 (20.67%) Automotive
20 31 (20.67%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (20.00%) MS Excel
22 25 (16.67%) WinForms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 36 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (11.33%) IIS
3 7 (4.67%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.33%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.67%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.67%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (8.67%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.00%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.67%) MS Access
7 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 31 (20.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.67%) ReSharper
4 6 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.33%) NUnit
6 4 (2.67%) Subversion
6 4 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.33%) Hudson
7 2 (1.33%) LLBLGen Pro
7 2 (1.33%) NetAdvantage
7 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (20.67%) Automotive
2 13 (8.67%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.67%) Games
3 4 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
4 3 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Finance
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 143 (95.33%) Developer
2 86 (57.33%) C# Developer
3 75 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 55 (36.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (34.00%) Senior Developer
6 37 (24.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 26 (17.33%) Software Developer
8 23 (15.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 22 (14.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (12.67%) Web Developer
12 14 (9.33%) C# Web Developer
13 13 (8.67%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (8.67%) VB.NET Developer
13 13 (8.67%) .NET Web Developer
14 12 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
15 9 (6.00%) .NET Programmer
15 9 (6.00%) Programmer
16 8 (5.33%) Software Engineer
16 8 (5.33%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (94.00%) .NET
2 122 (81.33%) ASP.NET
3 85 (56.67%) .NET Framework
4 77 (51.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 74 (49.33%) HTML
6 68 (45.33%) jQuery
7 66 (44.00%) CSS
8 65 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 53 (35.33%) WCF
10 51 (34.00%) Ajax
11 41 (27.33%) WPF
12 39 (26.00%) Web Services
13 36 (24.00%) HTML5
14 25 (16.67%) WinForms
15 18 (12.00%) XML
16 17 (11.33%) Silverlight
17 12 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
18 11 (7.33%) WF
19 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 8 (5.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.67%) Open Source
4 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.67%) Android
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (72.67%) MVC
2 49 (32.67%) TDD
2 49 (32.67%) Web Development
3 36 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 20 (13.33%) Scrum
5 18 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.67%) Unit Testing
7 12 (8.00%) BDD
7 12 (8.00%) ERP
7 12 (8.00%) CRM
8 9 (6.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.00%) System Testing
8 9 (6.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (5.33%) Logistics
10 7 (4.67%) Workflow
11 6 (4.00%) OOP
11 6 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.33%) ETRM
12 5 (3.33%) Web Application Development
12 5 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (99.33%) C#
2 102 (68.00%) SQL
3 49 (32.67%) JavaScript
4 41 (27.33%) T-SQL
5 32 (21.33%) VB.NET
6 15 (10.00%) VBA
7 7 (4.67%) VB
8 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.00%) VB6
10 2 (1.33%) XAML
10 2 (1.33%) C++
11 1 (0.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) MCAD
2 1 (0.67%) MCSD
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 53 (35.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.67%) Oracle
3 2 (1.33%) Sage
3 2 (1.33%) Infragistics
4 1 (0.67%) Telerik
4 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.67%) Ektron
4 1 (0.67%) Typemock
4 1 (0.67%) Facebook
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum and benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 6 days ago
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Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ross-On-Wye
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
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Salary: BENEFITS
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