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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 186 167 154
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 35 56 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 1.00% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.18% 3.08% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 68
Average salary £55,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.14% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £59,250 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1605 1820 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.34% 32.52% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1544 1575
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +10 12 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Bracknell -9 8 £90,000 +157.14% 1
Reading -11 6 £50,000 -11.11% 4
Slough - 6 £55,000 - 1
Wokingham +18 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Windsor -14 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Maidenhead - 1 £72,500 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (96.67%) C#
3 49 (81.67%) ASP.NET
4 47 (78.33%) JavaScript
5 40 (66.67%) HTML
5 40 (66.67%) CSS
5 40 (66.67%) jQuery
6 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (61.67%) Ajax
8 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
8 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (51.67%) SQL
10 29 (48.33%) HTML5
11 27 (45.00%) WCF
11 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 26 (43.33%) Software Engineering
13 25 (41.67%) MVC
14 24 (40.00%) .NET Framework
15 22 (36.67%) Web Development
15 22 (36.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (31.67%) WPF
17 18 (30.00%) QA
17 18 (30.00%) Windows
18 16 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
18 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
19 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
20 14 (23.33%) TDD
21 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
22 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
22 12 (20.00%) MySQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (3.33%) IIS
1 2 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) MySQL
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) Subversion
2 6 (10.00%) ReSharper
3 5 (8.33%) NUnit
4 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.33%) T4 Templates
6 1 (1.67%) MSTest
6 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 23 (38.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 22 (36.67%) .NET Developer
5 17 (28.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 17 (28.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 12 (20.00%) Senior Developer
7 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
7 10 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Lead Developer
10 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
11 3 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.33%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (81.67%) ASP.NET
3 40 (66.67%) CSS
3 40 (66.67%) HTML
3 40 (66.67%) jQuery
4 37 (61.67%) Ajax
5 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (48.33%) HTML5
7 27 (45.00%) WCF
7 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 24 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 22 (36.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 19 (31.67%) WPF
11 16 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
11 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
12 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (15.00%) XML
14 8 (13.33%) RESTful
15 7 (11.67%) Backbone.js
15 7 (11.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Kindle
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (43.33%) Software Engineering
3 25 (41.67%) MVC
4 22 (36.67%) Web Development
5 14 (23.33%) TDD
6 9 (15.00%) BDD
7 7 (11.67%) OOP
8 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.00%) Web Application Development
9 5 (8.33%) OO
10 4 (6.67%) Scrum
10 4 (6.67%) B2B
10 4 (6.67%) Logistics
11 3 (5.00%) OOD
11 3 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (5.00%) Time Management
11 3 (5.00%) Kanban
12 2 (3.33%) UX Design
12 2 (3.33%) System Testing
13 1 (1.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (96.67%) C#
2 47 (78.33%) JavaScript
3 31 (51.67%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.00%) PHP
5 6 (10.00%) JAQL
6 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.00%) MCTS
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Telerik
3 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.67%) Ektron
4 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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