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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 177 150 167
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 33 69 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.26% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 3.44% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 48 39
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1975 2007 1939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.32% 36.67% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1789 1719 1728
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -1 12 £35,000 - 2
Solihull +16 10 £40,000 +18.51%
Staffordshire -9 3 £40,000 +10.34%
Herefordshire -2 2 - - 1
Coventry - 2 £27,500 - 1
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £47,500 - 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) C#
2 109 (99.09%) .NET
3 96 (87.27%) SQL Server
4 78 (70.91%) ASP.NET
5 73 (66.36%) HTML
6 69 (62.73%) CSS
7 66 (60.00%) JavaScript
8 59 (53.64%) Visual Studio
9 57 (51.82%) WCF
10 56 (50.91%) SQL
11 46 (41.82%) Microsoft
12 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (39.09%) jQuery
14 42 (38.18%) .NET Framework
14 42 (38.18%) XML
15 41 (37.27%) Entity Framework
16 38 (34.55%) WPF
17 37 (33.64%) T-SQL
17 37 (33.64%) MVC
18 35 (31.82%) SharePoint
19 34 (30.91%) Ajax
20 32 (29.09%) Silverlight
21 30 (27.27%) Web Services
22 29 (26.36%) SQL Server 2008
23 28 (25.45%) Windows
24 26 (23.64%) MySQL
24 26 (23.64%) PowerShell
25 24 (21.82%) Degree
25 24 (21.82%) Computer Science
25 24 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 35 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.09%) IIS
3 7 (6.36%) CMS
3 7 (6.36%) DNN
4 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) SPSS
2 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.36%) SaaS
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (87.27%) SQL Server
2 29 (26.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (23.64%) MySQL
4 22 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.91%) DTS
10 1 (0.91%) OLAP
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (53.64%) Visual Studio
2 24 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (14.55%) ReSharper
4 9 (8.18%) Subversion
5 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.55%) NUnit
6 1 (0.91%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Marketing
3 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Front Office
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 110 (100.00%) Developer
2 77 (70.00%) C# Developer
3 66 (60.00%) .NET Developer
4 55 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (47.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (42.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (15.45%) Senior Developer
8 14 (12.73%) Software Developer
9 11 (10.00%) Junior
9 11 (10.00%) Junior Developer
10 10 (9.09%) Web Developer
11 9 (8.18%) .NET Web Developer
11 9 (8.18%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (8.18%) Junior C# Developer
11 9 (8.18%) C# Web Developer
12 8 (7.27%) WPF Developer
13 7 (6.36%) Lead Developer
14 6 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
15 5 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (99.09%) .NET
2 78 (70.91%) ASP.NET
3 73 (66.36%) HTML
4 69 (62.73%) CSS
5 57 (51.82%) WCF
6 43 (39.09%) jQuery
7 42 (38.18%) .NET Framework
7 42 (38.18%) XML
8 41 (37.27%) Entity Framework
9 38 (34.55%) WPF
10 34 (30.91%) Ajax
11 32 (29.09%) Silverlight
12 30 (27.27%) Web Services
13 21 (19.09%) SOAP
14 14 (12.73%) WinForms
15 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (10.91%) WF
15 12 (10.91%) JSON
16 11 (10.00%) ADO.NET
16 11 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.36%) Kindle
3 7 (6.36%) Smartphone
4 6 (5.45%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.73%) User Experience
6 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Physics
7 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) iPhone
7 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.91%) iPad
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.45%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Android
3 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.64%) MVC
3 15 (13.64%) Scrum
3 15 (13.64%) OO
3 15 (13.64%) TDD
4 14 (12.73%) SOA
5 9 (8.18%) OOP
5 9 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (8.18%) Mobile Development
6 8 (7.27%) BDD
7 7 (6.36%) Workflow
7 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.45%) Migration
8 6 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (5.45%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.64%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.64%) Web Development
9 4 (3.64%) Data Management
9 4 (3.64%) OOD
9 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 110 (100.00%) C#
2 66 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 56 (50.91%) SQL
4 37 (33.64%) T-SQL
5 26 (23.64%) PowerShell
6 18 (16.36%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.45%) C
8 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.27%) Telerik
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle
4 3 (2.73%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
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