The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for LINQ to SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 - 210
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% - 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Median salary £37,500 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 - £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 - £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.37% -20.00%  

LINQ to SQL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1781 2149 1977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.35% 34.81% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1880 1774
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ to SQL in the West Midlands

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for LINQ to SQL in the West Midlands

LINQ to SQL
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 to SQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 - 6 £37,500 -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
1 15 (100.00%) CMS
1 15 (100.00%) jQuery
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Framework
2 13 (86.67%) WPF
2 13 (86.67%) LINQ
2 13 (86.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (86.67%) Entity Framework
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) T-SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Classic ASP
3 11 (73.33%) Google
3 11 (73.33%) Mentoring
4 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 7 (46.67%) Telerik
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) Line Management
8 2 (13.33%) CRM
8 2 (13.33%) IIS
8 2 (13.33%) COM
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Apache
8 2 (13.33%) VBA

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring 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 15 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (13.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (13.33%) WPF Developer
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) jQuery
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Framework
2 13 (86.67%) Classic ASP
2 13 (86.67%) Entity Framework
2 13 (86.67%) LINQ
2 13 (86.67%) WPF
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (13.33%) COM
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) LESS
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) API Development
5 2 (13.33%) API Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Google
3 7 (46.67%) Telerik