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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 133 132 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.40% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 1.41% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 19
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £35,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
548 639 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 22.86% 28.17% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 473 531 622
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Reading

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) MVC
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (53.33%) CSS
5 8 (53.33%) TDD
5 8 (53.33%) WCF
5 8 (53.33%) BDD
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (40.00%) RESTful
7 6 (40.00%) jQuery
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (20.00%) GitHub
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (20.00%) Dapper ORM
10 3 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (20.00%) Durandal
10 3 (20.00%) Scrum

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate
6 1 (6.67%) C# Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 10 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 9 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) WCF
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (40.00%) RESTful
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
7 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (20.00%) Dapper ORM
8 3 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (20.00%) Durandal
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.67%) Ektron
3 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
3 1 (6.67%) Telerik