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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 174 170 168
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 51 58 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 1.03% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.48% 3.10% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 60
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
1464 1870 2163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.73% 33.30% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1201 1658 1909
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
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 19 September 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 19 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
Newbury +7 13 £40,000 - 2
Windsor - 13 £40,000 - 1
Maidenhead -10 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Reading -9 6 £48,750 +44.44% 3
Slough - 5 £40,000 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £42,500 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 109 (100.00%) .NET
2 102 (93.58%) C#
3 72 (66.06%) ASP.NET
4 71 (65.14%) MVC
5 70 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (55.96%) CSS
6 61 (55.96%) HTML
7 57 (52.29%) JavaScript
7 57 (52.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (51.38%) SQL Server
9 54 (49.54%) jQuery
10 53 (48.62%) SQL
11 49 (44.95%) WCF
12 39 (35.78%) Scrum
13 33 (30.28%) Ajax
14 32 (29.36%) TDD
15 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
16 28 (25.69%) Visual Studio
17 25 (22.94%) Razor View Engine
18 22 (20.18%) NHibernate
18 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 21 (19.27%) NUnit
19 21 (19.27%) Team Foundation Server
20 20 (18.35%) .NET Framework
20 20 (18.35%) Windows
21 19 (17.43%) OOP
21 19 (17.43%) XML
21 19 (17.43%) Telecoms
21 19 (17.43%) Web Application Development
21 19 (17.43%) HTML5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.26%) IIS
3 6 (5.50%) Orchard CMS
3 6 (5.50%) CMS
3 6 (5.50%) Umbraco
3 6 (5.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.42%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) GSM
1 12 (11.01%) UMTS
2 7 (6.42%) Internet
3 3 (2.75%) LDAP
4 2 (1.83%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (51.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.26%) RavenDB
4 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (25.69%) Visual Studio
2 21 (19.27%) NUnit
2 21 (19.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (16.51%) Subversion
5 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
6 9 (8.26%) ReSharper
7 5 (4.59%) Moq
General
1 19 (17.43%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.93%) Games
3 6 (5.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (94.50%) Developer
2 68 (62.39%) .NET Developer
3 28 (25.69%) Senior Developer
4 24 (22.02%) C# Developer
5 19 (17.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (13.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (11.93%) SharePoint Developer
8 13 (11.93%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (10.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Junior Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Graduate
10 7 (6.42%) Junior
11 6 (5.50%) Umbraco Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Senior SharePoint Developer
11 6 (5.50%) CMS Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Junior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
13 3 (2.75%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (66.06%) ASP.NET
3 61 (55.96%) CSS
3 61 (55.96%) HTML
4 57 (52.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 54 (49.54%) jQuery
6 49 (44.95%) WCF
7 33 (30.28%) Ajax
8 25 (22.94%) Razor View Engine
9 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 22 (20.18%) NHibernate
10 20 (18.35%) .NET Framework
11 19 (17.43%) XML
11 19 (17.43%) HTML5
12 15 (13.76%) Castle Windsor
12 15 (13.76%) Web Services
12 15 (13.76%) WPF
13 14 (12.84%) MonoRail
14 13 (11.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 12 (11.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Social Network
2 6 (5.50%) Kindle
3 4 (3.67%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Windows
2 9 (8.26%) Windows Phone 8
2 9 (8.26%) Windows Phone
3 3 (2.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.14%) MVC
2 70 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (35.78%) Scrum
4 32 (29.36%) TDD
5 19 (17.43%) OOP
5 19 (17.43%) Web Application Development
6 18 (16.51%) OO
7 17 (15.60%) Unit Testing
8 15 (13.76%) BDD
9 14 (12.84%) Web Development
10 10 (9.17%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.34%) OOD
13 7 (6.42%) Network Planning
13 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
14 6 (5.50%) Kanban
15 4 (3.67%) MVVM
15 4 (3.67%) Migration
16 3 (2.75%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 102 (93.58%) C#
2 57 (52.29%) JavaScript
3 53 (48.62%) SQL
4 10 (9.17%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.26%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.26%) XAML
6 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.17%) MCTS
2 10 (9.17%) MCP
2 10 (9.17%) MCSD
3 9 (8.26%) Degree
4 7 (6.42%) MCAD
5 3 (2.75%) MCDBA
5 3 (2.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.60%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) Telerik
4 6 (5.50%) EPiServer
4 6 (5.50%) Sitecore
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago