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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 169 174 127
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -47
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 60 43 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.09% 0.84% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 2.39% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 55 40 84
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,950 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
2025 1800 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.70% 34.99% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 1595 1763
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Birmingham -6 17 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Staffordshire +8 13 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Warwickshire +17 10 £29,500 +40.47%
Herefordshire -4 9 £42,500 - 2
Coventry -8 9 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Shropshire -11 2 - -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 112 (100.00%) C#
2 103 (91.96%) .NET
3 102 (91.07%) Entity Framework
4 99 (88.39%) MVC
5 95 (84.82%) .NET Framework
6 91 (81.25%) ASP.NET
7 83 (74.11%) JavaScript
8 73 (65.18%) jQuery
9 69 (61.61%) SQL
9 69 (61.61%) CSS
10 63 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (53.57%) Microsoft
12 56 (50.00%) SQL Server
12 56 (50.00%) HTML
13 46 (41.07%) Web Services
14 43 (38.39%) XML
15 40 (35.71%) WCF
16 36 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (31.25%) WPF
17 35 (31.25%) TDD
18 30 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 27 (24.11%) T-SQL
21 26 (23.21%) VB.NET
22 24 (21.43%) AngularJS
23 22 (19.64%) BDD
23 22 (19.64%) WF
23 22 (19.64%) Ajax
24 21 (18.75%) Visual Studio
24 21 (18.75%) CMS

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 (18.75%) CMS
2 18 (16.07%) SharePoint
3 14 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.25%) IIS
5 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.50%) Office 365
3 5 (4.46%) GitHub
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) SSL
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 18 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.82%) JIRA
4 10 (8.93%) Subversion
5 9 (8.04%) Selenium
5 9 (8.04%) SpecFlow
6 7 (6.25%) HP UFT
7 6 (5.36%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.46%) AppVeyor
9 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.79%) Moq
10 2 (1.79%) NUnit
11 1 (0.89%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Advertising
3 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (81.25%) Developer
2 56 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 34 (30.36%) C# Developer
4 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 28 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 25 (22.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 19 (16.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (16.96%) Full Stack Developer
7 16 (14.29%) Senior Developer
8 14 (12.50%) Office 365 Developer
8 14 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
9 13 (11.61%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (9.82%) SQL Developer
11 9 (8.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (8.04%) Development Manager
11 9 (8.04%) Software Development Manager
11 9 (8.04%) Software Manager
11 9 (8.04%) Web Developer
12 8 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
12 8 (7.14%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (91.96%) .NET
2 102 (91.07%) Entity Framework
3 95 (84.82%) .NET Framework
4 91 (81.25%) ASP.NET
5 73 (65.18%) jQuery
6 69 (61.61%) CSS
7 63 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (50.00%) HTML
9 46 (41.07%) Web Services
10 43 (38.39%) XML
11 40 (35.71%) WCF
12 36 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 35 (31.25%) WPF
14 24 (21.43%) AngularJS
15 22 (19.64%) Ajax
15 22 (19.64%) WF
16 18 (16.07%) KnockoutJS
17 14 (12.50%) XSL
18 13 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 12 (10.71%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) iPad
2 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.36%) User Experience
4 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.79%) NHS
4 2 (1.79%) PMI
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.89%) Life Science
5 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) Android
2 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (88.39%) MVC
2 35 (31.25%) TDD
3 30 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (19.64%) BDD
5 18 (16.07%) Web Development
6 17 (15.18%) Integration Testing
7 16 (14.29%) OOP
8 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.71%) Data Management
8 12 (10.71%) Migration
8 12 (10.71%) OO
8 12 (10.71%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.82%) CRM
9 11 (9.82%) Front End Development
9 11 (9.82%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.82%) Web Application Development
10 10 (8.93%) Software Architecture
11 8 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) C#
2 83 (74.11%) JavaScript
3 69 (61.61%) SQL
4 27 (24.11%) T-SQL
5 26 (23.21%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.25%) C
7 3 (2.68%) VB
7 3 (2.68%) VB6
8 1 (0.89%) Java
8 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) QA
Vendors
1 60 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.71%) Google
3 6 (5.36%) PayPal
4 5 (4.46%) Facebook
4 5 (4.46%) Twitter
5 4 (3.57%) Telerik
6 1 (0.89%) Apple
6 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.89%) Xamarin
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