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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 127 132 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.66% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 2.27% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 9
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
599 662 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.20% 29.20% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 526 528 546
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 July 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 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) jQuery
3 16 (88.89%) Web Services
4 15 (83.33%) WCF
5 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (61.11%) Windows
7 10 (55.56%) Telerik
8 8 (44.44%) MVC
9 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
10 6 (33.33%) Big Data
10 6 (33.33%) Highcharts JS
10 6 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 5 (27.78%) Kanban
11 5 (27.78%) TDD
11 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 5 (27.78%) OO
11 5 (27.78%) LINQ to SQL
11 5 (27.78%) HTML5
11 5 (27.78%) QA
11 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) InfoPath
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) GSM
1 1 (5.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 9 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) jQuery
3 16 (88.89%) Web Services
4 15 (83.33%) WCF
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 6 (33.33%) Highcharts JS
7 5 (27.78%) HTML5
7 5 (27.78%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (22.22%) Silverlight
9 1 (5.56%) Ajax
9 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Kanban
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Memory Management
4 4 (22.22%) OOD
4 4 (22.22%) OOP
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) Use Case
4 4 (22.22%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) Workflow Development
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Telerik
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) DevExpress
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sitecore