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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 173 182 162
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 62 35 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 0.66% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 1.86% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 31 56
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1976 1885 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.99% 35.43% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1701 1733
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Birmingham -27 17 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Warwickshire - 15 £29,500 - 1
Coventry +4 14 £50,000 +81.81% 3
Staffordshire +9 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Shropshire -13 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Brierley Hill - 1 £42,500 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 112 (99.12%) C#
2 104 (92.04%) .NET
3 100 (88.50%) Entity Framework
4 99 (87.61%) ASP.NET
5 93 (82.30%) .NET Framework
6 88 (77.88%) MVC
7 85 (75.22%) JavaScript
8 73 (64.60%) jQuery
9 66 (58.41%) CSS
10 65 (57.52%) SQL
11 61 (53.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (51.33%) Microsoft
13 55 (48.67%) XML
13 55 (48.67%) WCF
14 53 (46.90%) Web Services
15 50 (44.25%) ASP.NET Web API
16 48 (42.48%) HTML
17 45 (39.82%) SQL Server
18 38 (33.63%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (30.09%) WPF
20 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (25.66%) WF
22 28 (24.78%) Visual Studio
23 27 (23.89%) TDD
24 25 (22.12%) SharePoint
24 25 (22.12%) XSL
25 23 (20.35%) SharePoint 2013
25 23 (20.35%) Office 365
26 22 (19.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 21 (18.58%) Unit Testing

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 25 (22.12%) SharePoint
2 23 (20.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (7.08%) CMS
4 7 (6.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (33.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (20.35%) Office 365
3 5 (4.42%) GitHub
4 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) SSL
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.73%) NUnit
4 10 (8.85%) JIRA
5 9 (7.96%) Subversion
6 8 (7.08%) Selenium
6 8 (7.08%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.19%) NSubstitute
7 7 (6.19%) ReSharper
8 6 (5.31%) HP UFT
9 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.77%) Moq
12 1 (0.88%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (6.19%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Law
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (82.30%) Developer
2 66 (58.41%) .NET Developer
3 41 (36.28%) ASP.NET Developer
4 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 25 (22.12%) Software Developer
6 24 (21.24%) C# Developer
7 23 (20.35%) Office 365 Developer
7 23 (20.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 15 (13.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (10.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 11 (9.73%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (7.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (7.08%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (7.08%) Senior Developer
12 8 (7.08%) SQL Developer
12 8 (7.08%) Web Developer
13 7 (6.19%) .NET Team Leader
13 7 (6.19%) Software Team Leader
13 7 (6.19%) Team Leader
14 6 (5.31%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (92.04%) .NET
2 100 (88.50%) Entity Framework
3 99 (87.61%) ASP.NET
4 93 (82.30%) .NET Framework
5 73 (64.60%) jQuery
6 66 (58.41%) CSS
7 61 (53.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (48.67%) WCF
8 55 (48.67%) XML
9 53 (46.90%) Web Services
10 50 (44.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 48 (42.48%) HTML
12 34 (30.09%) WPF
13 29 (25.66%) WF
14 25 (22.12%) XSL
15 22 (19.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (17.70%) Ajax
16 20 (17.70%) AngularJS
16 20 (17.70%) Ninject
17 16 (14.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) iPad
2 8 (7.08%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (7.08%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.08%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.31%) User Experience
4 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.77%) NHS
5 2 (1.77%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.77%) Android
2 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (77.88%) MVC
2 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.89%) TDD
4 21 (18.58%) Unit Testing
5 20 (17.70%) OOP
6 18 (15.93%) Migration
6 18 (15.93%) Web Development
7 15 (13.27%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (13.27%) Integration Testing
8 14 (12.39%) BDD
9 12 (10.62%) OO
10 9 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.96%) Data Management
10 9 (7.96%) Scrum
10 9 (7.96%) Software Architecture
10 9 (7.96%) Web Application Development
11 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.08%) SOA
12 6 (5.31%) OOD
13 5 (4.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 112 (99.12%) C#
2 85 (75.22%) JavaScript
3 65 (57.52%) SQL
4 21 (18.58%) T-SQL
5 20 (17.70%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.08%) XAML
7 4 (3.54%) C
7 4 (3.54%) VB
8 3 (2.65%) VB6
9 1 (0.88%) Java
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (10.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
Vendors
1 58 (51.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) DevExpress
2 8 (7.08%) Xamarin
3 5 (4.42%) Facebook
3 5 (4.42%) Google
3 5 (4.42%) PayPal
3 5 (4.42%) Twitter
4 1 (0.88%) Altova
4 1 (0.88%) Apple
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
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