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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 131 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 9 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.62% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.53% 2.01% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 27
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £24,200 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
588 695 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 23.37% 30.88% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 513 609 766
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Reading

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) SQL
3 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (81.82%) CSS
4 17 (77.27%) HTML
5 14 (63.64%) C#
6 12 (54.55%) jQuery
7 11 (50.00%) WCF
8 10 (45.45%) VB.NET
9 9 (40.91%) Web Services
9 9 (40.91%) MVC
10 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
11 6 (27.27%) Windows
11 6 (27.27%) JSON
12 5 (22.73%) Apache Flex
12 5 (22.73%) NHibernate
12 5 (22.73%) Web Development
12 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (22.73%) SaaS
12 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (18.18%) MVVM
13 4 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (18.18%) Silverlight
14 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
14 3 (13.64%) XAML
14 3 (13.64%) Ajax
14 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
14 3 (13.64%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) NUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) CSS
3 17 (77.27%) HTML
4 12 (54.55%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) WCF
6 9 (40.91%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) JSON
8 5 (22.73%) Apache Flex
8 5 (22.73%) NHibernate
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (18.18%) Silverlight
10 3 (13.64%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (13.64%) Ajax
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
11 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (4.55%) HTML5
12 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
12 1 (4.55%) WPF
12 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.55%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone 8
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Web Development
3 4 (18.18%) MVVM
4 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 14 (63.64%) C#
4 10 (45.45%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.64%) XAML
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Telerik
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