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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 124 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 17 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 0.37% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 1.53% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 19
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 £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
647 587 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.45% 23.98% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 512 530 626
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
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
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 June 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Reading

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) C#
3 21 (91.30%) SQL
3 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
4 17 (73.91%) T-SQL
5 16 (69.57%) MVC
6 15 (65.22%) .NET Framework
7 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
8 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
8 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (52.17%) Entity Framework
9 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
10 10 (43.48%) Degree
11 9 (39.13%) WCF
11 9 (39.13%) HTML
12 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
12 8 (34.78%) Ajax
12 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
12 8 (34.78%) LINQ to SQL
12 8 (34.78%) REST
12 8 (34.78%) jQuery
13 7 (30.43%) CSS
14 6 (26.09%) XML
14 6 (26.09%) PHP
14 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
15 5 (21.74%) MySQL
15 5 (21.74%) WPF
15 5 (21.74%) TDD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.70%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.35%) GSM
3 1 (4.35%) UMTS
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.35%) Mocha
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 19 (82.61%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
3 8 (34.78%) VB.NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 15 (65.22%) .NET Framework
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (52.17%) Entity Framework
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (39.13%) WCF
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) jQuery
7 8 (34.78%) LINQ to SQL
7 8 (34.78%) REST
7 8 (34.78%) Ajax
8 7 (30.43%) CSS
9 6 (26.09%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) WPF
10 5 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET
12 3 (13.04%) DHTML
12 3 (13.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) MVC
2 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) System Testing
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Content Management
8 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) T-SQL
4 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
6 6 (26.09%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Ektron
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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