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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 133 120 144
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 87 73 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.49% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 4.22% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 82 69 58
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,500 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
2139 1731 1988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 40.24% 35.24% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1933 1477 1773
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,500
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 24 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 24 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 -11 31 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Birmingham -10 22 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Staffordshire - 17 £37,500 - 3
Solihull +7 6 £45,000 +42.85%
Coventry -21 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Worcestershire - 5 £22,000 - 1
Herefordshire +7 2 - - 2
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 157 (100.00%) C#
1 157 (100.00%) .NET
2 131 (83.44%) SQL Server
3 119 (75.80%) SQL
4 114 (72.61%) HTML
5 106 (67.52%) ASP.NET
6 103 (65.61%) CSS
7 101 (64.33%) JavaScript
8 84 (53.50%) .NET Framework
8 84 (53.50%) Microsoft
9 82 (52.23%) jQuery
10 74 (47.13%) Entity Framework
10 74 (47.13%) T-SQL
10 74 (47.13%) Visual Studio
11 73 (46.50%) XML
12 72 (45.86%) MVC
13 71 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (34.39%) WCF
14 54 (34.39%) Ajax
15 51 (32.48%) SQL Server 2008
16 43 (27.39%) VB.NET
17 41 (26.11%) SQL Server 2012
18 40 (25.48%) Team Foundation Server
18 40 (25.48%) Windows
19 39 (24.84%) ASP.NET MVC
20 36 (22.93%) Scrum
21 35 (22.29%) TDD
21 35 (22.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 35 (22.29%) Web Services
22 34 (21.66%) HTML5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 30 (19.11%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.64%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (7.01%) CMS
4 10 (6.37%) IIS
5 8 (5.10%) DNN
6 5 (3.18%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.91%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.18%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.10%) LAN
1 8 (5.10%) WAN
1 8 (5.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (83.44%) SQL Server
2 51 (32.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (26.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (22.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.64%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (7.01%) Relational Database
7 10 (6.37%) MySQL
8 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (3.18%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.64%) Big Data
11 1 (0.64%) OLAP
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 74 (47.13%) Visual Studio
2 40 (25.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (16.56%) ReSharper
4 8 (5.10%) Subversion
5 5 (3.18%) LLBLGen Pro
5 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.18%) NetAdvantage
5 5 (3.18%) NUnit
6 1 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 27 (17.20%) Marketing
2 16 (10.19%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.28%) Finance
4 10 (6.37%) Automotive
5 5 (3.18%) Retail
6 3 (1.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 156 (99.36%) Developer
2 86 (54.78%) C# Developer
3 84 (53.50%) .NET Developer
4 64 (40.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (27.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 38 (24.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (21.02%) Senior Developer
8 22 (14.01%) Software Developer
8 22 (14.01%) Junior
8 22 (14.01%) Junior Developer
8 22 (14.01%) Junior C# Developer
9 19 (12.10%) .NET Web Developer
9 19 (12.10%) C# Web Developer
9 19 (12.10%) Web Developer
10 16 (10.19%) Senior Software Developer
11 15 (9.55%) Lead Developer
12 12 (7.64%) Junior C# .NET Developer
13 11 (7.01%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (7.01%) Junior .NET Developer
14 9 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (100.00%) .NET
2 114 (72.61%) HTML
3 106 (67.52%) ASP.NET
4 103 (65.61%) CSS
5 84 (53.50%) .NET Framework
6 82 (52.23%) jQuery
7 74 (47.13%) Entity Framework
8 73 (46.50%) XML
9 54 (34.39%) Ajax
9 54 (34.39%) WCF
10 39 (24.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (22.29%) Web Services
12 34 (21.66%) HTML5
13 33 (21.02%) WPF
14 32 (20.38%) Silverlight
15 30 (19.11%) SOAP
16 26 (16.56%) JSON
17 25 (15.92%) WF
18 21 (13.38%) WinForms
19 18 (11.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.46%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.91%) User Experience
6 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.64%) Kindle
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.48%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Windows CE
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (45.86%) MVC
2 71 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.93%) Scrum
4 35 (22.29%) TDD
5 20 (12.74%) OO
6 17 (10.83%) Mobile Development
7 16 (10.19%) BDD
7 16 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (9.55%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.92%) OOP
9 14 (8.92%) Workflow
9 14 (8.92%) SOA
10 12 (7.64%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.01%) Migration
11 11 (7.01%) Logistics
11 11 (7.01%) Web Development
12 9 (5.73%) Data Management
12 9 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.46%) Business Process Improvement
13 7 (4.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 157 (100.00%) C#
2 119 (75.80%) SQL
3 101 (64.33%) JavaScript
4 74 (47.13%) T-SQL
5 43 (27.39%) VB.NET
6 11 (7.01%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.01%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.10%) C
8 6 (3.82%) VBA
9 5 (3.18%) VB6
9 5 (3.18%) VB
10 2 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (12.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) MCTS
3 1 (0.64%) MCSD
Vendors
1 84 (53.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.64%) Oracle
3 10 (6.37%) DevExpress
3 10 (6.37%) Telerik
4 8 (5.10%) Altova
5 5 (3.18%) Sage
5 5 (3.18%) Infragistics
6 3 (1.91%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.27%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.64%) Twitter
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: please contact for details
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Growth
Posted: 5 days ago
Market Drayton, Shropshire
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Salary: £22k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
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Salary: please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 12 days ago
Lichfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcestershire
Explore Group
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire, UK
IChemE
Salary: £22,000-£27,000 (depending on experience) plus benefits
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IChemE
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum plus pension and flexitime
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