The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 165 134 180
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +46
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 53 79 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 1.46% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.47% 4.39% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50 79 51
Average salary £45,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1528 1799 2416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.85% 33.17% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1643 2154
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
South East

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Maidenhead -11 19 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Newbury +5 10 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Reading -13 9 £46,000 +31.42% 3
Slough - 7 £44,000 -
Windsor -5 4 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell -2 3 £35,000 -15.15%
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 118 (100.00%) .NET
2 108 (91.53%) C#
3 73 (61.86%) SQL
4 67 (56.78%) ASP.NET
5 66 (55.93%) SQL Server
6 64 (54.24%) MVC
7 58 (49.15%) WCF
8 48 (40.68%) CSS
9 47 (39.83%) JavaScript
9 47 (39.83%) HTML
10 46 (38.98%) Ajax
11 44 (37.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (33.90%) jQuery
13 37 (31.36%) TDD
13 37 (31.36%) Microsoft
14 31 (26.27%) Scrum
14 31 (26.27%) Web Services
14 31 (26.27%) Razor View Engine
15 29 (24.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 28 (23.73%) WPF
16 28 (23.73%) NHibernate
17 26 (22.03%) Windows
18 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (20.34%) Subversion
19 24 (20.34%) NUnit
19 24 (20.34%) MS Excel
19 24 (20.34%) Oracle
19 24 (20.34%) Web Application Development
19 24 (20.34%) Rhino Mocks

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.78%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.69%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (1.69%) CMS
4 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (20.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.93%) SaaS
1 7 (5.93%) Office 365
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.41%) GSM
1 17 (14.41%) UMTS
2 16 (13.56%) Internet
3 3 (2.54%) LDAP
4 2 (1.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 29 (24.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (11.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.54%) RavenDB
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (20.34%) NUnit
1 24 (20.34%) Subversion
1 24 (20.34%) Rhino Mocks
2 19 (16.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (16.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.54%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 20 (16.95%) Telecoms
2 17 (14.41%) Games
3 7 (5.93%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (90.68%) Developer
2 67 (56.78%) .NET Developer
3 34 (28.81%) Senior Developer
4 20 (16.95%) C# Developer
5 18 (15.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 15 (12.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (11.86%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (7.63%) SharePoint Developer
8 9 (7.63%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.78%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Lead Developer
10 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (3.39%) VB.NET Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Lead .NET Developer
13 3 (2.54%) Senior .NET Web Developer
13 3 (2.54%) .NET Software Developer
13 3 (2.54%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (56.78%) ASP.NET
3 58 (49.15%) WCF
4 48 (40.68%) CSS
5 47 (39.83%) HTML
6 46 (38.98%) Ajax
7 44 (37.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (33.90%) jQuery
9 31 (26.27%) Razor View Engine
9 31 (26.27%) Web Services
10 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 28 (23.73%) NHibernate
11 28 (23.73%) WPF
12 23 (19.49%) MonoRail
12 23 (19.49%) Castle Windsor
13 19 (16.10%) XML
14 17 (14.41%) Silverlight
15 15 (12.71%) LINQ to SQL
16 13 (11.02%) .NET Framework
17 9 (7.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.93%) Social Network
4 5 (4.24%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.54%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.69%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.03%) Windows
2 8 (6.78%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (6.78%) Windows Phone
3 5 (4.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.24%) MVC
2 37 (31.36%) TDD
3 31 (26.27%) Scrum
4 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (20.34%) Web Application Development
6 23 (19.49%) OO
7 16 (13.56%) E-Commerce
8 15 (12.71%) BDD
9 12 (10.17%) Network Planning
9 12 (10.17%) Web Development
10 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
10 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.32%) OOP
10 11 (9.32%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (6.78%) Product Management
11 8 (6.78%) UML
11 8 (6.78%) SOA
11 8 (6.78%) Business Analysis
12 6 (5.08%) MVVM
13 4 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 108 (91.53%) C#
2 73 (61.86%) SQL
3 47 (39.83%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.10%) T-SQL
5 15 (12.71%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.78%) XAML
7 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.54%) Python
9 2 (1.69%) Java
10 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (16.10%) MCTS
2 19 (16.10%) MCP
2 19 (16.10%) MCSD
3 16 (13.56%) MCAD
4 12 (10.17%) Degree
5 3 (2.54%) MCITP
5 3 (2.54%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 37 (31.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.34%) Oracle
3 2 (1.69%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.69%) Sitecore
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