The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 168 148 161
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 59 74 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 1.35% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.87% 4.07% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 49 72 53
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1525 1820 2210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.63% 33.13% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1637 1950
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Berkshire

LINQ
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Newbury +2 17 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Maidenhead -19 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Windsor -11 11 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Reading -10 9 £46,000 +31.42% 2
Slough - 7 £40,000 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing LINQ 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.

1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 114 (93.44%) C#
3 75 (61.48%) MVC
4 74 (60.66%) ASP.NET
5 66 (54.10%) SQL
6 64 (52.46%) CSS
7 63 (51.64%) HTML
8 62 (50.82%) JavaScript
9 61 (50.00%) SQL Server
10 56 (45.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (44.26%) WCF
11 54 (44.26%) jQuery
12 39 (31.97%) Scrum
13 37 (30.33%) Ajax
14 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
15 33 (27.05%) TDD
16 26 (21.31%) Visual Studio
16 26 (21.31%) NHibernate
17 25 (20.49%) Windows
17 25 (20.49%) Razor View Engine
18 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 24 (19.67%) Web Services
19 23 (18.85%) Telecoms
20 22 (18.03%) NUnit
20 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
21 21 (17.21%) WPF
21 21 (17.21%) SQL Server 2012
21 21 (17.21%) Web Application Development
21 21 (17.21%) Team Foundation Server
21 21 (17.21%) Rhino Mocks

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing LINQ 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.38%) IIS
3 6 (4.92%) Orchard CMS
3 6 (4.92%) CMS
3 6 (4.92%) Umbraco
3 6 (4.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (13.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.74%) Office 365
3 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.30%) GSM
1 15 (12.30%) UMTS
2 9 (7.38%) Internet
3 3 (2.46%) LDAP
4 2 (1.64%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.38%) RavenDB
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Visual Studio
2 22 (18.03%) NUnit
3 21 (17.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (17.21%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (14.75%) Subversion
5 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
6 9 (7.38%) ReSharper
7 5 (4.10%) Moq
General
1 23 (18.85%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.30%) Games
3 6 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.46%) Finance
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (92.62%) Developer
2 69 (56.56%) .NET Developer
3 32 (26.23%) Senior Developer
4 24 (19.67%) C# Developer
5 18 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (13.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (11.48%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.66%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (8.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Graduate
10 7 (5.74%) Junior
10 7 (5.74%) Junior Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Senior SharePoint Developer
11 6 (4.92%) CMS Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Umbraco Developer
12 5 (4.10%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (60.66%) ASP.NET
3 64 (52.46%) CSS
4 63 (51.64%) HTML
5 56 (45.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 54 (44.26%) jQuery
6 54 (44.26%) WCF
7 37 (30.33%) Ajax
8 26 (21.31%) NHibernate
9 25 (20.49%) Razor View Engine
10 24 (19.67%) Web Services
10 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 21 (17.21%) WPF
12 19 (15.57%) XML
12 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
13 17 (13.93%) HTML5
13 17 (13.93%) Castle Windsor
14 16 (13.11%) MonoRail
15 15 (12.30%) Silverlight
16 14 (11.48%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
1 7 (5.74%) Social Network
2 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.10%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.28%) Kindle
4 4 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.46%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.82%) Online Games
6 1 (0.82%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.49%) Windows
2 10 (8.20%) Windows Phone 8
2 10 (8.20%) Windows Phone
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (61.48%) MVC
2 39 (31.97%) Scrum
3 33 (27.05%) TDD
4 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (17.21%) Web Application Development
6 19 (15.57%) OOP
6 19 (15.57%) OO
7 18 (14.75%) Unit Testing
8 17 (13.93%) BDD
9 15 (12.30%) Web Development
10 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.20%) Network Planning
11 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.38%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.74%) Software Engineering
14 6 (4.92%) OOD
14 6 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
15 5 (4.10%) MVVM
15 5 (4.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 114 (93.44%) C#
2 66 (54.10%) SQL
3 62 (50.82%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.30%) T-SQL
5 13 (10.66%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.20%) XAML
7 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.82%) Java
8 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (10.66%) Degree
2 12 (9.84%) MCTS
2 12 (9.84%) MCP
2 12 (9.84%) MCSD
3 9 (7.38%) MCAD
4 3 (2.46%) MCDBA
4 3 (2.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.39%) Oracle
3 6 (4.92%) Telerik
3 6 (4.92%) EPiServer
3 6 (4.92%) Sitecore
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago