Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 6 months to 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 230 199 256
Rank change year-on-year -31 +57 -26
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 33 106 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 1.25% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 4.02% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 85 64
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £34,750 £34,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,125 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.72% - -

LINQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,170 2,636 3,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.64% 31.07% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,886 2,211 3,336
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £59,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for LINQ in the West Midlands

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for LINQ 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 6 months to 20 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -6 18 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Warwickshire -37 9 £47,500 +5.56%
Worcestershire - 5 £47,500 - 2
Birmingham -8 1 £29,500 -42.16% 1
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 32 (96.97%) .NET
1 32 (96.97%) .NET Framework
2 31 (93.94%) SQL
3 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
4 23 (69.70%) T-SQL
4 23 (69.70%) Relational Database
5 22 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
6 21 (63.64%) C#
7 16 (48.48%) WCF
7 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (45.45%) Universal Windows Platform
8 15 (45.45%) REST
8 15 (45.45%) WPF
8 15 (45.45%) Windows
9 11 (33.33%) Entity Framework
10 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Mobile
10 10 (30.30%) Android
11 9 (27.27%) CSS
11 9 (27.27%) HTML
11 9 (27.27%) HTML5
12 8 (24.24%) Angular 2
12 8 (24.24%) .NET Core
12 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
12 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
12 8 (24.24%) OO
13 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (21.21%) Sass
13 7 (21.21%) CSS3

LINQ
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 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Power Platform
1 1 (3.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
2 23 (69.70%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.15%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) SQLite
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Power BI
4 1 (3.03%) RavenDB
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) NUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) .NET Developer
3 15 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 12 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
4 12 (36.36%) Software Developer
5 10 (30.30%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (27.27%) C# Developer
7 5 (15.15%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (12.12%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Senior WPF Developer
8 4 (12.12%) WPF Developer
9 3 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (6.06%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
1 32 (96.97%) .NET Framework
2 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET Web API
2 16 (48.48%) WCF
3 15 (45.45%) REST
3 15 (45.45%) Universal Windows Platform
3 15 (45.45%) WPF
4 11 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
6 9 (27.27%) CSS
6 9 (27.27%) HTML
6 9 (27.27%) HTML5
7 8 (24.24%) .NET Core
7 8 (24.24%) Angular 2
7 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (21.21%) CSS3
8 7 (21.21%) Sass
9 5 (15.15%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (12.12%) Vue.js
11 3 (9.09%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (12.12%) CCTV
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Android
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (24.24%) OO
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) SDLC
4 6 (18.18%) TDD
5 5 (15.15%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (15.15%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) SOLID
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
7 1 (3.03%) BDD
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.03%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (3.03%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) T-SQL
3 21 (63.64%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) F#
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Tableau
2 1 (3.03%) Xamarin