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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 153 161 172
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 71 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.28% 0.71% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 2.09% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 35
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
2021 1816 1923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.31% 33.89% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1621 1671
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 18 September 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 September 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 +18 25 £37,500 -9.09% 2
Staffordshire +6 18 £36,250 -2.02% 2
Warwickshire +11 13 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Herefordshire +3 9 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Solihull -2 1 £42,500 +18.05%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 152 (98.70%) C#
2 147 (95.45%) .NET
3 121 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 111 (72.08%) MVC
5 109 (70.78%) SQL Server
6 103 (66.88%) SQL
7 83 (53.90%) .NET Framework
8 77 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 76 (49.35%) HTML
10 74 (48.05%) jQuery
11 68 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
12 65 (42.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 64 (41.56%) CSS
14 56 (36.36%) Microsoft
15 55 (35.71%) WCF
16 53 (34.42%) JavaScript
17 52 (33.77%) Ajax
18 49 (31.82%) TDD
19 45 (29.22%) Web Services
20 44 (28.57%) Web Development
21 40 (25.97%) WPF
22 39 (25.32%) Visual Studio
23 38 (24.68%) T-SQL
23 38 (24.68%) SharePoint
24 37 (24.03%) VB.NET
25 36 (23.38%) MS Excel
26 35 (22.73%) HTML5
26 35 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
27 32 (20.78%) E-Commerce
28 28 (18.18%) WinForms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (24.68%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.39%) IIS
3 9 (5.84%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (23.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.30%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (70.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (9.74%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.79%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (7.79%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.90%) RavenDB
6 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.30%) MS Access
8 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (25.32%) Visual Studio
2 35 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (11.04%) ReSharper
4 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.25%) NUnit
6 4 (2.60%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (2.60%) Subversion
7 3 (1.95%) Hudson
8 2 (1.30%) LLBLGen Pro
8 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.30%) NetAdvantage
General
1 27 (17.53%) Automotive
2 17 (11.04%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.44%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.84%) Retail
5 4 (2.60%) Games
6 3 (1.95%) Marketing
6 3 (1.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 147 (95.45%) Developer
2 81 (52.60%) C# Developer
3 77 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 59 (38.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (29.87%) Senior Developer
6 30 (19.48%) Software Developer
7 29 (18.83%) Senior C# Developer
8 23 (14.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 22 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
10 20 (12.99%) Web Developer
10 20 (12.99%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (11.69%) C# Web Developer
12 15 (9.74%) .NET Web Developer
13 14 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
14 13 (8.44%) C# Software Developer
15 12 (7.79%) .NET Software Developer
16 11 (7.14%) Programmer
16 11 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
17 10 (6.49%) Junior Developer
17 10 (6.49%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (95.45%) .NET
2 121 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 83 (53.90%) .NET Framework
4 77 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 76 (49.35%) HTML
6 74 (48.05%) jQuery
7 65 (42.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (41.56%) CSS
9 55 (35.71%) WCF
10 52 (33.77%) Ajax
11 45 (29.22%) Web Services
12 40 (25.97%) WPF
13 35 (22.73%) HTML5
14 28 (18.18%) WinForms
15 21 (13.64%) XML
16 17 (11.04%) Silverlight
17 16 (10.39%) KnockoutJS
18 14 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 13 (8.44%) JSON
19 13 (8.44%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.65%) Open Source
4 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.99%) Windows
2 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.65%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (72.08%) MVC
2 68 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (31.82%) TDD
4 44 (28.57%) Web Development
5 32 (20.78%) E-Commerce
6 26 (16.88%) Scrum
7 16 (10.39%) BDD
8 13 (8.44%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.79%) CRM
9 12 (7.79%) ERP
10 11 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.84%) Workflow
11 9 (5.84%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (4.55%) OOP
12 7 (4.55%) System Testing
13 6 (3.90%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.90%) Logistics
14 5 (3.25%) Risk Management
14 5 (3.25%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 152 (98.70%) C#
2 103 (66.88%) SQL
3 53 (34.42%) JavaScript
4 38 (24.68%) T-SQL
5 37 (24.03%) VB.NET
6 14 (9.09%) VBA
7 8 (5.19%) VB
8 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.60%) VB6
10 2 (1.30%) C++
11 1 (0.65%) Java
11 1 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) MCAD
2 1 (0.65%) MCSD
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.79%) Oracle
3 2 (1.30%) Infragistics
3 2 (1.30%) Sage
4 1 (0.65%) Telerik
4 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.65%) Ektron
4 1 (0.65%) Typemock
4 1 (0.65%) Facebook
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
SBC Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
C-Jobs.com
Posted: 16 days ago
Ross-On-Wye
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago