Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 248 211
Rank change year-on-year +30 -37 -46
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 104 100 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.81% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 2.38% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 101 98 115
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £22,000 £30,450 £24,400
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £50,150
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

LINQ 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 3908 4206 4319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 38.81% 34.09% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3435 3574 3890
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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
Birmingham +37 36 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Coventry +6 32 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Staffordshire +1 11 £50,000 +17.65%
Herefordshire - 9 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire 0 6 £36,500 -27.00%
Warwickshire +22 5 £32,500 +54.76%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £28,750 -
Solihull - 1 £36,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 £30,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 -
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) C#
2 102 (98.08%) .NET
3 85 (81.73%) SQL
4 77 (74.04%) SQL Server
5 76 (73.08%) MVC
6 72 (69.23%) ASP.NET
7 71 (68.27%) JavaScript
8 66 (63.46%) CSS
8 66 (63.46%) .NET Framework
9 65 (62.50%) Entity Framework
10 64 (61.54%) HTML
11 50 (48.08%) Microsoft
12 47 (45.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (41.35%) jQuery
14 36 (34.62%) Visual Studio
15 33 (31.73%) Web Development
16 31 (29.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (27.88%) T-SQL
18 27 (25.96%) WCF
18 27 (25.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (25.00%) XML
20 25 (24.04%) AngularJS
21 21 (20.19%) VB.NET
21 21 (20.19%) Degree
22 18 (17.31%) LINQ to SQL
22 18 (17.31%) Prototyping
23 16 (15.38%) WPF
23 16 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 15 (14.42%) Ajax

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 11 (10.58%) SharePoint
1 11 (10.58%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (9.62%) CMS
3 3 (2.88%) IIS
3 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (74.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.92%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (34.62%) Visual Studio
2 31 (29.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.73%) NUnit
4 3 (2.88%) Ant
5 1 (0.96%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
1 11 (10.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 98 (94.23%) Developer
2 64 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 56 (53.85%) C# Developer
4 38 (36.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (26.92%) Senior Developer
6 21 (20.19%) Software Developer
7 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (18.27%) Senior .NET Developer
9 18 (17.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (16.35%) Junior
10 17 (16.35%) Junior Developer
11 16 (15.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 16 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 14 (13.46%) Junior C# Developer
12 14 (13.46%) SQL Developer
13 13 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 11 (10.58%) Web Developer
16 10 (9.62%) C# Software Developer
16 10 (9.62%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (98.08%) .NET
2 72 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 66 (63.46%) .NET Framework
3 66 (63.46%) CSS
4 65 (62.50%) Entity Framework
5 64 (61.54%) HTML
6 47 (45.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (41.35%) jQuery
8 27 (25.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 27 (25.96%) WCF
9 26 (25.00%) XML
10 25 (24.04%) AngularJS
11 18 (17.31%) LINQ to SQL
12 16 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (15.38%) WPF
13 15 (14.42%) Ajax
14 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (13.46%) WinForms
15 12 (11.54%) .NET Core
15 12 (11.54%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) NHS
2 10 (9.62%) iPad
3 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (73.08%) MVC
2 33 (31.73%) Web Development
3 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.31%) Prototyping
5 13 (12.50%) CRM
5 13 (12.50%) SDLC
5 13 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 11 (10.58%) Workflow
7 10 (9.62%) TDD
8 9 (8.65%) Migration
9 8 (7.69%) OO
9 8 (7.69%) OOP
10 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.73%) Parallel Processing
11 5 (4.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.85%) BDD
12 4 (3.85%) Mathematics
12 4 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (3.85%) Software Architecture
13 3 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) C#
2 85 (81.73%) SQL
3 71 (68.27%) JavaScript
4 29 (27.88%) T-SQL
5 21 (20.19%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (20.19%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 50 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) Telerik
3 6 (5.77%) Google
4 4 (3.85%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.96%) Cadence
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexi working plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Ross-On-Wye
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago