The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 184 170 168
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 25 50 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.99% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 3.35% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 46 51
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
LINQ
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
1468 1494 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.38% 29.55% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1221 1300
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Berkshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Berkshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough -4 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Reading +4 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Newbury +2 5 £57,500 +9.52%
Maidenhead - 3 £57,500 -
Bracknell -6 2 £38,750 -13.88%
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (98.39%) C#
3 58 (93.55%) SQL
4 42 (67.74%) ASP.NET
5 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
7 33 (53.23%) WCF
8 31 (50.00%) HTML
8 31 (50.00%) CSS
9 28 (45.16%) Web Services
10 27 (43.55%) Windows
11 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
11 24 (38.71%) jQuery
12 21 (33.87%) .NET Framework
12 21 (33.87%) Entity Framework
13 19 (30.65%) MVC
14 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
15 16 (25.81%) Oracle
15 16 (25.81%) OO
16 14 (22.58%) XML
16 14 (22.58%) T-SQL
17 13 (20.97%) BDD
18 12 (19.35%) LINQ to SQL
18 12 (19.35%) REST
18 12 (19.35%) TDD
19 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
20 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
20 10 (16.13%) WPF
20 10 (16.13%) HTML5
20 10 (16.13%) Telecoms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) InfoPath
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) GSM
1 8 (12.90%) UMTS
2 7 (11.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (9.68%) Big Data
2 6 (9.68%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.68%) MSBuild
2 6 (9.68%) MSTest
2 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.23%) Moq
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (62.90%) Developer
2 37 (59.68%) .NET Developer
3 26 (41.94%) C# Developer
4 25 (40.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (29.03%) Software Engineer
6 16 (25.81%) Senior Developer
7 15 (24.19%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (17.74%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (16.13%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (16.13%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (16.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (16.13%) Software Developer
10 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (14.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 9 (14.52%) WCF Developer
11 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (11.29%) C# Software Engineer
11 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
12 6 (9.68%) .NET Software Engineer
12 6 (9.68%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (67.74%) ASP.NET
3 33 (53.23%) WCF
4 31 (50.00%) CSS
4 31 (50.00%) HTML
5 28 (45.16%) Web Services
6 24 (38.71%) jQuery
7 21 (33.87%) .NET Framework
7 21 (33.87%) Entity Framework
8 14 (22.58%) XML
9 12 (19.35%) LINQ to SQL
9 12 (19.35%) REST
10 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (16.13%) HTML5
10 10 (16.13%) WPF
11 9 (14.52%) Ajax
11 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (12.90%) SOAP
13 7 (11.29%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (9.68%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.06%) iPad
3 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.84%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) MVC
3 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 16 (25.81%) OO
5 13 (20.97%) BDD
6 12 (19.35%) TDD
7 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Network Optimisation
9 6 (9.68%) Data Management
9 6 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (9.68%) Logistics
9 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 6 (9.68%) Web Development
10 5 (8.06%) Kanban
10 5 (8.06%) OOD
10 5 (8.06%) OOP
11 4 (6.45%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.45%) Data Architecture
11 4 (6.45%) Load Testing
11 4 (6.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 61 (98.39%) C#
2 58 (93.55%) SQL
3 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.58%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.68%) PHP
6 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) Telerik
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.45%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.61%) Sitecore