The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 135 141 139
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.73% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 9
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
LINQ
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
545 683 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.06% 30.85% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 479 553 536
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

LINQ
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Reading region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Reading

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) WCF
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (50.00%) QA
6 5 (50.00%) TDD
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (50.00%) OO
6 5 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (50.00%) HTML5
6 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (40.00%) DevExpress
7 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
7 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (40.00%) Memory Management
7 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) InfoPath
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) GSM
1 1 (10.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (70.00%) WCF
5 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
6 5 (50.00%) HTML5
6 5 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (10.00%) Ajax
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Memory Management
4 4 (40.00%) OOD
4 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) Use Case
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow Development
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) DevExpress
2 4 (40.00%) Telerik
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore