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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 177 138 137
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 62 83 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.56% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.93% 3.89% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 61 78 73
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2114 2136 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.08% 40.11% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1811 1926 1522
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Coventry +21 25 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Staffordshire +8 16 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Birmingham -24 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Worcestershire -8 3 £50,000 +127.27%
Warwickshire -39 3 £21,000 -53.33%
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 100 (96.15%) C#
1 100 (96.15%) .NET
2 95 (91.35%) ASP.NET
3 90 (86.54%) Entity Framework
4 87 (83.65%) .NET Framework
5 77 (74.04%) WCF
6 76 (73.08%) JavaScript
6 76 (73.08%) MVC
7 70 (67.31%) Microsoft
8 69 (66.35%) CSS
9 66 (63.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 65 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (62.50%) XML
11 62 (59.62%) jQuery
12 53 (50.96%) Web Services
13 49 (47.12%) WPF
14 48 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
15 44 (42.31%) HTML
16 43 (41.35%) SQL
17 39 (37.50%) XSL
17 39 (37.50%) WF
18 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (31.73%) SharePoint
20 32 (30.77%) SQL Server
21 31 (29.81%) HTML5
22 30 (28.85%) Visual Studio
23 29 (27.88%) REST
24 27 (25.96%) Ajax
25 26 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
26 24 (23.08%) Office 365

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 33 (31.73%) SharePoint
2 23 (22.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (14.42%) IIS
4 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.96%) Apache
6 1 (0.96%) CMS
6 1 (0.96%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (23.08%) Office 365
3 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) LAN
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.65%) MySQL
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.96%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 30 (28.85%) Visual Studio
2 20 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (17.31%) NUnit
3 18 (17.31%) ReSharper
4 16 (15.38%) NSubstitute
5 7 (6.73%) Subversion
6 6 (5.77%) JIRA
7 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.92%) Selenium
9 1 (0.96%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.96%) NuGet
General
1 4 (3.85%) Retail
2 2 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Law
3 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 98 (94.23%) Developer
2 88 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 58 (55.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 52 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 24 (23.08%) C# Developer
6 22 (21.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (21.15%) Office 365 Developer
6 22 (21.15%) SharePoint Developer
7 19 (18.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (17.31%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (17.31%) Senior Developer
9 17 (16.35%) Azure Developer
9 17 (16.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (16.35%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 13 (12.50%) Software Developer
11 9 (8.65%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
13 5 (4.81%) HTML Developer
13 5 (4.81%) MySQL Developer
13 5 (4.81%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (96.15%) .NET
2 95 (91.35%) ASP.NET
3 90 (86.54%) Entity Framework
4 87 (83.65%) .NET Framework
5 77 (74.04%) WCF
6 69 (66.35%) CSS
7 66 (63.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 65 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (62.50%) XML
9 62 (59.62%) jQuery
10 53 (50.96%) Web Services
11 49 (47.12%) WPF
12 44 (42.31%) HTML
13 39 (37.50%) WF
13 39 (37.50%) XSL
14 31 (29.81%) HTML5
15 29 (27.88%) REST
16 27 (25.96%) Ajax
17 23 (22.12%) Ninject
17 23 (22.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 10 (9.62%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.88%) iPad
7 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.96%) iPhone
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (73.08%) MVC
2 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 24 (23.08%) SOA
5 22 (21.15%) Unit Testing
6 20 (19.23%) OOP
7 18 (17.31%) Migration
8 16 (15.38%) TDD
9 15 (14.42%) OOD
10 13 (12.50%) Web Development
11 8 (7.69%) Scrum
12 6 (5.77%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.77%) OO
12 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.81%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (4.81%) Web Design
14 4 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (3.85%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 100 (96.15%) C#
2 76 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 43 (41.35%) SQL
4 22 (21.15%) T-SQL
5 16 (15.38%) XAML
6 10 (9.62%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (0.96%) C++
9 1 (0.96%) Delphi
9 1 (0.96%) Java
9 1 (0.96%) Perl
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) MCSD
1 3 (2.88%) MCTS
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.35%) DevExpress
3 6 (5.77%) PayPal
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 4 (3.85%) Telerik
5 1 (0.96%) Altova
5 1 (0.96%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.96%) Xamarin
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