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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 135 132 147
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 73 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.39% 1.41% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 4.08% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 69 61 51
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £45,600
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
2044 1592 1886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.90% 34.59% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 1355 1683
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Warwickshire -8 23 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Birmingham -13 20 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Staffordshire +10 15 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Solihull - 7 £40,000 - 2
Coventry -21 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Herefordshire +2 3 £32,500 -
Worcestershire -5 2 £22,500 -42.30% 1
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 155 (100.00%) C#
1 155 (100.00%) .NET
2 136 (87.74%) SQL Server
3 122 (78.71%) SQL
4 112 (72.26%) HTML
5 102 (65.81%) ASP.NET
5 102 (65.81%) CSS
6 96 (61.94%) JavaScript
7 95 (61.29%) .NET Framework
8 89 (57.42%) jQuery
9 85 (54.84%) Entity Framework
10 81 (52.26%) Microsoft
11 79 (50.97%) MVC
12 78 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (46.45%) T-SQL
14 69 (44.52%) Visual Studio
14 69 (44.52%) XML
15 60 (38.71%) Ajax
16 54 (34.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 46 (29.68%) Scrum
17 46 (29.68%) SQL Server 2012
18 44 (28.39%) WCF
19 43 (27.74%) TDD
19 43 (27.74%) ASP.NET MVC
20 42 (27.10%) VB.NET
20 42 (27.10%) Team Foundation Server
21 38 (24.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 36 (23.23%) Windows
23 34 (21.94%) HTML5
24 31 (20.00%) JSON

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 25 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.39%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (6.45%) CMS
4 7 (4.52%) DNN
4 7 (4.52%) IIS
5 6 (3.87%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.94%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 28 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.87%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) LAN
1 8 (5.16%) WAN
1 8 (5.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (87.74%) SQL Server
2 54 (34.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (29.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (24.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.81%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.87%) MySQL
8 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.29%) Big Data
9 1 (0.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 69 (44.52%) Visual Studio
2 42 (27.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (20.00%) ReSharper
4 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (3.87%) NetAdvantage
4 6 (3.87%) LLBLGen Pro
5 2 (1.29%) NUnit
5 2 (1.29%) Subversion
5 2 (1.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 22 (14.19%) Telecoms
2 20 (12.90%) Marketing
3 13 (8.39%) Automotive
4 12 (7.74%) Finance
5 6 (3.87%) Retail
6 3 (1.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 153 (98.71%) Developer
2 83 (53.55%) C# Developer
3 79 (50.97%) .NET Developer
4 61 (39.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (25.16%) Senior Developer
6 28 (18.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (18.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (16.13%) Software Developer
8 22 (14.19%) Junior
8 22 (14.19%) Web Developer
8 22 (14.19%) Junior Developer
8 22 (14.19%) .NET Web Developer
8 22 (14.19%) Junior C# Developer
8 22 (14.19%) C# Web Developer
9 19 (12.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 14 (9.03%) Junior C# .NET Developer
11 13 (8.39%) Junior .NET Developer
12 12 (7.74%) Lead Developer
13 11 (7.10%) Senior C# Developer
14 10 (6.45%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (100.00%) .NET
2 112 (72.26%) HTML
3 102 (65.81%) ASP.NET
3 102 (65.81%) CSS
4 95 (61.29%) .NET Framework
5 89 (57.42%) jQuery
6 85 (54.84%) Entity Framework
7 69 (44.52%) XML
8 60 (38.71%) Ajax
9 44 (28.39%) WCF
10 43 (27.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (21.94%) HTML5
12 31 (20.00%) JSON
13 30 (19.35%) WPF
13 30 (19.35%) Web Services
14 28 (18.06%) Silverlight
15 26 (16.77%) SOAP
16 23 (14.84%) WinForms
16 23 (14.84%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (13.55%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (8.39%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.81%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.23%) Windows
2 2 (1.29%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (50.97%) MVC
2 78 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (29.68%) Scrum
4 43 (27.74%) TDD
5 23 (14.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (14.19%) BDD
6 22 (14.19%) Mobile Development
7 20 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 18 (11.61%) Web Development
9 14 (9.03%) Workflow
10 13 (8.39%) OO
11 12 (7.74%) SOA
12 11 (7.10%) Logistics
13 10 (6.45%) Process Improvement
13 10 (6.45%) Business Process Improvement
14 9 (5.81%) Mentoring
14 9 (5.81%) CRM
15 8 (5.16%) Migration
15 8 (5.16%) OOP
16 6 (3.87%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (100.00%) C#
2 122 (78.71%) SQL
3 96 (61.94%) JavaScript
4 72 (46.45%) T-SQL
5 42 (27.10%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.16%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.52%) VBA
7 7 (4.52%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.87%) VB6
8 6 (3.87%) VB
9 5 (3.23%) C
10 2 (1.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (10.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) MCTS
3 1 (0.65%) MCSD
Vendors
1 81 (52.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.45%) DevExpress
3 8 (5.16%) Oracle
3 8 (5.16%) Telerik
3 8 (5.16%) Altova
4 6 (3.87%) Sage
4 6 (3.87%) Infragistics
5 3 (1.94%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.29%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter
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IChemE
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum plus pension and flexitime
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwickshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
IT Connections Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE + GREAT TRAINING
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Market Drayton
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 15 days ago
Market Drayton, Shropshire
The Will Associates Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum dep. on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 23 days ago