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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 195 165 142
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -23
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 51 59 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.03% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.46% 2.74% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 50 55 70
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £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
2074 2152 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.02% 37.65% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1956 1723
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +17 18 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Staffordshire +8 17 £40,000 +10.34%
Birmingham -18 13 £42,500 +21.42%
Warwickshire -14 2 £21,000 -42.06%
Shropshire - 1 - -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 104 (96.30%) C#
1 104 (96.30%) .NET
2 98 (90.74%) ASP.NET
3 88 (81.48%) Entity Framework
4 85 (78.70%) .NET Framework
5 78 (72.22%) JavaScript
6 75 (69.44%) MVC
6 75 (69.44%) WCF
7 64 (59.26%) jQuery
8 62 (57.41%) Microsoft
9 61 (56.48%) XML
10 60 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 59 (54.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 59 (54.63%) CSS
12 55 (50.93%) SQL
13 51 (47.22%) Web Services
14 46 (42.59%) WPF
15 42 (38.89%) HTML
15 42 (38.89%) SQL Server
16 41 (37.96%) Microsoft Azure
17 36 (33.33%) Visual Studio
18 35 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (30.56%) WF
20 32 (29.63%) XSL
21 30 (27.78%) SharePoint
21 30 (27.78%) REST
22 29 (26.85%) Ninject
22 29 (26.85%) HTML5
23 25 (23.15%) Ajax
24 24 (22.22%) WinForms

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 30 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 23 (21.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (37.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (22.22%) Office 365
3 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.56%) MySQL
5 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.93%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 36 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 22 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.59%) NUnit
3 19 (17.59%) ReSharper
4 17 (15.74%) NSubstitute
5 8 (7.41%) Subversion
6 6 (5.56%) JIRA
7 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.85%) Selenium
9 1 (0.93%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.93%) NuGet
General
1 4 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Law
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (89.81%) Developer
2 86 (79.63%) .NET Developer
3 51 (47.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 43 (39.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 23 (21.30%) C# Developer
6 22 (20.37%) Office 365 Developer
6 22 (20.37%) SharePoint Developer
7 21 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (15.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (13.89%) Software Developer
10 12 (11.11%) Senior Developer
11 11 (10.19%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (9.26%) Azure Developer
12 10 (9.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (9.26%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (7.41%) Team Leader
14 7 (6.48%) .NET Team Leader
14 7 (6.48%) Software Team Leader
15 6 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (96.30%) .NET
2 98 (90.74%) ASP.NET
3 88 (81.48%) Entity Framework
4 85 (78.70%) .NET Framework
5 75 (69.44%) WCF
6 64 (59.26%) jQuery
7 61 (56.48%) XML
8 60 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 59 (54.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 59 (54.63%) CSS
10 51 (47.22%) Web Services
11 46 (42.59%) WPF
12 42 (38.89%) HTML
13 33 (30.56%) WF
14 32 (29.63%) XSL
15 30 (27.78%) REST
16 29 (26.85%) HTML5
16 29 (26.85%) Ninject
17 25 (23.15%) Ajax
18 24 (22.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Inversion of Control
1 17 (15.74%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.41%) iPad
4 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.37%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (69.44%) MVC
2 35 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
3 24 (22.22%) SOA
4 22 (20.37%) Unit Testing
5 20 (18.52%) OOP
6 19 (17.59%) Migration
7 16 (14.81%) OOD
8 14 (12.96%) Web Development
9 13 (12.04%) TDD
10 9 (8.33%) Scrum
11 8 (7.41%) Software Architecture
11 8 (7.41%) Web Application Development
12 6 (5.56%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.63%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.63%) BDD
13 5 (4.63%) OO
13 5 (4.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 104 (96.30%) C#
2 78 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 55 (50.93%) SQL
4 23 (21.30%) T-SQL
5 17 (15.74%) VB.NET
5 17 (15.74%) XAML
6 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) Delphi
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) MCSD
1 3 (2.78%) MCTS
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.93%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.67%) DevExpress
3 7 (6.48%) Xamarin
4 6 (5.56%) PayPal
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Altova
6 1 (0.93%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.93%) Telerik
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago