The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 135 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.32% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 1.36% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 13
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
669 589 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.92% 23.57% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 560 509 619
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 16 (84.21%) T-SQL
4 13 (68.42%) MVC
4 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
5 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
5 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
6 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (47.37%) Entity Framework
7 9 (47.37%) Degree
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
8 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
8 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
8 8 (42.11%) LINQ to SQL
8 8 (42.11%) REST
9 7 (36.84%) Ajax
9 7 (36.84%) HTML
10 6 (31.58%) PHP
10 6 (31.58%) CSS
10 6 (31.58%) WCF
11 5 (26.32%) System Testing
11 5 (26.32%) XML
11 5 (26.32%) MySQL
11 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 5 (26.32%) jQuery
12 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.26%) GSM
2 1 (5.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Mocha
2 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) .NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
3 8 (42.11%) VB.NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (47.37%) Entity Framework
6 8 (42.11%) LINQ to SQL
6 8 (42.11%) REST
7 7 (36.84%) Ajax
7 7 (36.84%) HTML
8 6 (31.58%) CSS
8 6 (31.58%) WCF
9 5 (26.32%) jQuery
9 5 (26.32%) XML
10 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET
10 4 (21.05%) WPF
11 3 (15.79%) DHTML
11 3 (15.79%) XSL
12 2 (10.53%) HTML5
12 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) MVC
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 16 (84.21%) T-SQL
4 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
6 6 (31.58%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) Python
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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