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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 144 151 150
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 70 76 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 1.40% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.98% 4.29% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 68 74 82
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £47,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1757 1771 2382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.91% 32.65% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1579 2160
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 17 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Bracknell +26 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Newbury -3 12 £40,000 +60.00%
Maidenhead -14 7 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Windsor -2 6 £45,000 - 1
Slough - 3 £42,500 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 102 (91.89%) C#
3 70 (63.06%) ASP.NET
3 70 (63.06%) WCF
4 61 (54.95%) SQL
5 59 (53.15%) SQL Server
6 58 (52.25%) Ajax
7 52 (46.85%) MVC
8 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
9 37 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (32.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (32.43%) Web Services
11 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
11 35 (31.53%) Scrum
11 35 (31.53%) TDD
11 35 (31.53%) NHibernate
12 34 (30.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 33 (29.73%) Razor View Engine
13 33 (29.73%) jQuery
14 32 (28.83%) Subversion
15 31 (27.93%) NUnit
15 31 (27.93%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (27.93%) Web Application Development
15 31 (27.93%) Rhino Mocks
16 30 (27.03%) MonoRail
16 30 (27.03%) Castle Windsor
16 30 (27.03%) MCP
16 30 (27.03%) MCSD
16 30 (27.03%) MCTS
17 29 (26.13%) CSS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 15 (13.51%) IIS
2 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.70%) DNN
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (22.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) GIMP
2 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.31%) SaaS
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.42%) Internet
2 15 (13.51%) GSM
2 15 (13.51%) UMTS
3 3 (2.70%) LDAP
4 2 (1.80%) LTE
5 1 (0.90%) FTP
5 1 (0.90%) HTTP
5 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (53.15%) SQL Server
2 36 (32.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.70%) MySQL
7 2 (1.80%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 32 (28.83%) Subversion
2 31 (27.93%) NUnit
2 31 (27.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.80%) Selenium
5 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.90%) Moq
General
1 27 (24.32%) Games
2 15 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.31%) Finance
4 3 (2.70%) Advertising
5 2 (1.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (86.49%) Developer
2 58 (52.25%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.71%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Web Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Junior
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.60%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Graduate
10 4 (3.60%) Lead .NET Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Senior .NET Web Developer
11 3 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (63.06%) ASP.NET
2 70 (63.06%) WCF
3 58 (52.25%) Ajax
4 37 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (32.43%) Web Services
6 35 (31.53%) NHibernate
7 34 (30.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 33 (29.73%) jQuery
8 33 (29.73%) Razor View Engine
9 30 (27.03%) Castle Windsor
9 30 (27.03%) MonoRail
10 29 (26.13%) CSS
11 26 (23.42%) HTML
12 25 (22.52%) WPF
13 12 (10.81%) XML
14 11 (9.91%) .NET Framework
15 10 (9.01%) JSON
15 10 (9.01%) Silverlight
16 9 (8.11%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.60%) Social Network
4 3 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.80%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.82%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (1.80%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (1.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.85%) MVC
2 35 (31.53%) Scrum
2 35 (31.53%) TDD
3 31 (27.93%) Web Application Development
4 28 (25.23%) E-Commerce
5 22 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (17.12%) Software Engineering
7 15 (13.51%) OO
8 13 (11.71%) Network Planning
9 12 (10.81%) CRM
10 11 (9.91%) Web Development
11 9 (8.11%) BDD
12 8 (7.21%) Product Management
12 8 (7.21%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (7.21%) UML
12 8 (7.21%) OOP
12 8 (7.21%) SOA
13 6 (5.41%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.41%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 102 (91.89%) C#
2 61 (54.95%) SQL
3 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 14 (12.61%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.50%) C++
7 4 (3.60%) Java
8 3 (2.70%) Python
8 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.80%) XAML
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (27.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (27.03%) MCTS
2 30 (27.03%) MCP
2 30 (27.03%) MCSD
3 27 (24.32%) MCAD
4 14 (12.61%) Degree
5 3 (2.70%) MCITP
5 3 (2.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.12%) Oracle
3 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.80%) BT
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