Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 242 209 228
Rank change year-on-year -33 +19 +26
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 35 96 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 1.02% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 3.00% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 68 84
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.14% -12.94% -10.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,675 £52,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

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 2,480 3,199 3,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.03% 33.99% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,050 2,650 3,290
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.34%
10th Percentile £27,975 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +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 18 June 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 18 June 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
Warwickshire +15 20 £45,000 +38.46%
Birmingham -9 12 £51,000 +37.84%
Staffordshire -8 2 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Solihull -4 1 £50,000 +14.29%
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 35 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (97.14%) .NET
3 27 (77.14%) SQL
4 24 (68.57%) AngularJS
5 23 (65.71%) HTML
6 21 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 21 (60.00%) HTML5
6 21 (60.00%) Entity Framework
7 20 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
7 20 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (54.29%) Vue.js
8 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (54.29%) TDD
8 19 (54.29%) CSS
9 17 (48.57%) SQLite
9 17 (48.57%) MySQL
9 17 (48.57%) Angular 2
9 17 (48.57%) Sass
9 17 (48.57%) CSS3
10 15 (42.86%) .NET Core
10 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
11 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
11 12 (34.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (31.43%) SDLC
12 11 (31.43%) XML
12 11 (31.43%) JSON
12 11 (31.43%) CCTV
13 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
13 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure

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 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (8.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.00%) Power Platform
2 7 (20.00%) PowerApps
3 3 (8.57%) npm
3 3 (8.57%) NuGet
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) MySQL
1 17 (48.57%) SQLite
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (20.00%) DTS
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (5.71%) NSubstitute
3 2 (5.71%) NUnit
3 2 (5.71%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Software Developer
3 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Integration Developer
4 7 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 24 (68.57%) AngularJS
3 23 (65.71%) HTML
4 21 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 21 (60.00%) Entity Framework
4 21 (60.00%) HTML5
5 20 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
5 20 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (54.29%) CSS
6 19 (54.29%) Vue.js
7 17 (48.57%) Angular 2
7 17 (48.57%) CSS3
7 17 (48.57%) Sass
8 15 (42.86%) .NET Core
9 11 (31.43%) JSON
9 11 (31.43%) XML
10 9 (25.71%) REST
11 8 (22.86%) Web Services
11 8 (22.86%) XSLT
12 7 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (31.43%) CCTV
3 2 (5.71%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (54.29%) TDD
2 11 (31.43%) SDLC
3 7 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) MVC
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) SOA
3 7 (20.00%) Time Management
4 5 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (11.43%) Wealth Management
6 3 (8.57%) OOD
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) OOP
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (77.14%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
1 7 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.71%) BT