The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 225 214 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ to SQL 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.017% 0.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.070% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £60,000 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
LINQ to SQL
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1438 1890 2152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.25% 33.38% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1662 1885
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LINQ to SQL
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

LINQ to SQL Salary Trend in Berkshire

LINQ to SQL
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 1 £60,000 +77.77%
LINQ to SQL
South East

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ to SQL.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) LINQ
2 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (63.64%) Office 365
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) WCF
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) MCITP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (27.27%) XAML
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
6 3 (27.27%) WSDL
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) MCP
6 3 (27.27%) MCSD
6 3 (27.27%) Windows

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) LINQ
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
4 3 (27.27%) WSDL
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
1 3 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone 8
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (27.27%) MVVM
2 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) XAML
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCTS
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) MCSD
2 3 (27.27%) MCDBA
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft