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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / West Midlands
Rank 184 182 149
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 32 40 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.75% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 2.28% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 59
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £34,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
1666 1758 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.95% 33.04% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1522 1564
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Herefordshire - 11 £42,500 - 4
Birmingham +6 10 £50,000 +42.85%
Worcestershire - 6 £34,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £27,500 -
Warwickshire +25 1 £30,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) C#
2 97 (92.38%) .NET
3 92 (87.62%) Entity Framework
4 87 (82.86%) MVC
5 85 (80.95%) .NET Framework
6 84 (80.00%) ASP.NET
7 75 (71.43%) JavaScript
8 71 (67.62%) SQL
9 65 (61.90%) CSS
10 64 (60.95%) jQuery
11 57 (54.29%) HTML
12 54 (51.43%) SQL Server
13 50 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
15 39 (37.14%) Web Services
16 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (33.33%) XML
18 30 (28.57%) TDD
18 30 (28.57%) WCF
19 29 (27.62%) WPF
19 29 (27.62%) T-SQL
20 27 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
21 22 (20.95%) VB.NET
22 21 (20.00%) CMS
22 21 (20.00%) Ajax
22 21 (20.00%) BDD
22 21 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
22 21 (20.00%) AngularJS
23 19 (18.10%) Visual Studio
24 18 (17.14%) iPad

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 21 (20.00%) CMS
2 11 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.67%) IIS
3 7 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.67%) Office 365
3 6 (5.71%) SaaS
4 5 (4.76%) GitHub
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) Visual Studio
2 17 (16.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.48%) JIRA
4 9 (8.57%) Selenium
4 9 (8.57%) SpecFlow
4 9 (8.57%) Subversion
5 7 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.76%) AppVeyor
8 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.90%) Moq
9 2 (1.90%) NUnit
10 1 (0.95%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (82.86%) Developer
2 54 (51.43%) .NET Developer
3 37 (35.24%) C# Developer
4 27 (25.71%) Software Developer
5 26 (24.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (21.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 18 (17.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (15.24%) Senior Developer
9 14 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (12.38%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (12.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (10.48%) SQL Developer
12 8 (7.62%) Full Stack Web Developer
12 8 (7.62%) HTML CSS Developer
12 8 (7.62%) HTML Developer
12 8 (7.62%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (7.62%) Web Developer
13 7 (6.67%) Office 365 Developer
13 7 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (92.38%) .NET
2 92 (87.62%) Entity Framework
3 85 (80.95%) .NET Framework
4 84 (80.00%) ASP.NET
5 65 (61.90%) CSS
6 64 (60.95%) jQuery
7 57 (54.29%) HTML
8 50 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (37.14%) Web Services
10 35 (33.33%) XML
11 30 (28.57%) WCF
12 29 (27.62%) WPF
13 27 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (20.00%) Ajax
14 21 (20.00%) AngularJS
15 16 (15.24%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (13.33%) LINQ to SQL
16 14 (13.33%) WF
17 12 (11.43%) Durandal
17 12 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) iPad
2 7 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.95%) Life Science
4 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) Android
2 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (82.86%) MVC
2 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.57%) TDD
4 21 (20.00%) BDD
5 17 (16.19%) Integration Testing
5 17 (16.19%) Web Development
6 16 (15.24%) Web Application Development
7 15 (14.29%) OOP
8 13 (12.38%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.43%) Data Management
9 12 (11.43%) Migration
9 12 (11.43%) Unit Testing
10 11 (10.48%) CRM
10 11 (10.48%) Front End Development
11 10 (9.52%) Software Architecture
12 9 (8.57%) OO
13 7 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) C#
2 75 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 71 (67.62%) SQL
4 29 (27.62%) T-SQL
5 22 (20.95%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.67%) C
7 3 (2.86%) VB
7 3 (2.86%) VB6
8 1 (0.95%) Java
8 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.95%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Google
3 6 (5.71%) PayPal
3 6 (5.71%) Telerik
4 5 (4.76%) Facebook
4 5 (4.76%) Twitter
5 1 (0.95%) Apple
5 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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