The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 129 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 9 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.38% 0.71% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 2.26% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 15
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 £41,000 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
593 709 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.17% 31.26% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 527 629 876
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Berkshire

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 11 July 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Reading

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) SQL
3 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (76.92%) CSS
5 19 (73.08%) HTML
6 17 (65.38%) C#
7 13 (50.00%) jQuery
8 12 (46.15%) WCF
8 12 (46.15%) Web Services
9 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
10 10 (38.46%) MVC
11 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
11 9 (34.62%) JSON
12 7 (26.92%) Apache Flex
12 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (26.92%) SaaS
12 7 (26.92%) Windows
13 6 (23.08%) Web Development
14 5 (19.23%) Silverlight
14 5 (19.23%) Ajax
14 5 (19.23%) MVVM
15 4 (15.38%) XAML
15 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
15 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
15 4 (15.38%) LINQ to SQL
15 4 (15.38%) Windows Phone 8
15 4 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (15.38%) NHibernate
15 4 (15.38%) Windows Phone

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (26.92%) SaaS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Web Developer
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) CSS
3 19 (73.08%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) jQuery
5 12 (46.15%) WCF
5 12 (46.15%) Web Services
6 9 (34.62%) JSON
7 7 (26.92%) Apache Flex
8 5 (19.23%) Silverlight
8 5 (19.23%) Ajax
9 4 (15.38%) NHibernate
9 4 (15.38%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (7.69%) J2EE
11 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
11 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
11 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.69%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
3 5 (19.23%) MVVM
4 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
3 17 (65.38%) C#
4 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
5 4 (15.38%) XAML
6 2 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) Java
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