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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 140 127 141
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 77 83 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.56% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.73% 4.31% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 71 80 56
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £29,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2066 1927 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.52% 36.30% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1885 1662 1815
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -14 26 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Birmingham -16 19 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Staffordshire - 12 £37,500 -
Solihull +7 7 £45,000 +16.12%
Coventry -5 7 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Herefordshire - 4 - -
Worcestershire - 4 £22,000 -
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 127 (100.00%) C#
1 127 (100.00%) .NET
2 105 (82.68%) SQL Server
3 88 (69.29%) ASP.NET
4 83 (65.35%) HTML
5 80 (62.99%) JavaScript
6 77 (60.63%) SQL
6 77 (60.63%) CSS
7 69 (54.33%) Microsoft
8 63 (49.61%) jQuery
9 60 (47.24%) Visual Studio
10 57 (44.88%) XML
10 57 (44.88%) WCF
10 57 (44.88%) .NET Framework
11 51 (40.16%) Entity Framework
12 50 (39.37%) T-SQL
13 46 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (36.22%) MVC
14 37 (29.13%) Web Services
15 36 (28.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 35 (27.56%) Windows
17 34 (26.77%) VB.NET
18 31 (24.41%) Ajax
19 30 (23.62%) SharePoint
20 28 (22.05%) Team Foundation Server
21 27 (21.26%) Silverlight
21 27 (21.26%) WPF
22 26 (20.47%) SQL Server 2012
23 25 (19.69%) HTML5
24 24 (18.90%) SOAP

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (23.62%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.66%) CMS
3 8 (6.30%) IIS
3 8 (6.30%) DNN
4 6 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.36%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (14.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) SPSS
3 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) LAN
1 6 (4.72%) WAN
1 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (82.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (28.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (20.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (17.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (12.60%) MySQL
6 11 (8.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (8.66%) Oracle Database
6 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 60 (47.24%) Visual Studio
2 28 (22.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (10.24%) ReSharper
4 10 (7.87%) Subversion
5 6 (4.72%) NUnit
5 6 (4.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.79%) Hudson
General
1 21 (16.54%) Marketing
2 12 (9.45%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Automotive
5 3 (2.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 126 (99.21%) Developer
2 76 (59.84%) C# Developer
3 70 (55.12%) .NET Developer
4 56 (44.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (37.01%) ASP.NET Developer
6 44 (34.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (17.32%) Senior Developer
8 16 (12.60%) Junior
8 16 (12.60%) Junior C# Developer
8 16 (12.60%) Junior Developer
9 13 (10.24%) Lead Developer
10 12 (9.45%) Software Developer
10 12 (9.45%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (8.66%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (6.30%) Web Developer
13 7 (5.51%) C# Web Developer
13 7 (5.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.51%) .NET Web Developer
13 7 (5.51%) Applications Developer
14 6 (4.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (69.29%) ASP.NET
3 83 (65.35%) HTML
4 77 (60.63%) CSS
5 63 (49.61%) jQuery
6 57 (44.88%) XML
6 57 (44.88%) WCF
6 57 (44.88%) .NET Framework
7 51 (40.16%) Entity Framework
8 37 (29.13%) Web Services
9 31 (24.41%) Ajax
10 27 (21.26%) Silverlight
10 27 (21.26%) WPF
11 25 (19.69%) HTML5
12 24 (18.90%) SOAP
13 23 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (14.96%) WF
15 18 (14.17%) CSS3
16 15 (11.81%) WinForms
17 14 (11.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.81%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.30%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.72%) User Experience
5 5 (3.94%) Kindle
5 5 (3.94%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.79%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (36.22%) MVC
2 21 (16.54%) OO
3 15 (11.81%) Scrum
3 15 (11.81%) TDD
4 13 (10.24%) SOA
5 11 (8.66%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (7.87%) OOP
7 9 (7.09%) Logistics
7 9 (7.09%) Workflow
8 6 (4.72%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.72%) OOD
8 6 (4.72%) Migration
8 6 (4.72%) Software Testing
8 6 (4.72%) BDD
9 5 (3.94%) Waterfall
9 5 (3.94%) Mobile Development
9 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 127 (100.00%) C#
2 80 (62.99%) JavaScript
3 77 (60.63%) SQL
4 50 (39.37%) T-SQL
5 34 (26.77%) VB.NET
6 17 (13.39%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.87%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.09%) C
9 1 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (18.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) MCTS
3 1 (0.79%) MCSD
Vendors
1 69 (54.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle
3 9 (7.09%) Telerik
4 8 (6.30%) DevExpress
5 6 (4.72%) Altova
6 3 (2.36%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.57%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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