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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 130 127 92
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.52% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 1.72% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 37
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
498 697 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 20.13% 30.00% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 415 605 704
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
4 9 (69.23%) jQuery
5 8 (61.54%) C#
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
6 7 (53.85%) WCF
7 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
8 5 (38.46%) MVC
9 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 3 (23.08%) Windows
10 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
10 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (23.08%) MVVM
11 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
11 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (15.38%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (15.38%) XAML
11 2 (15.38%) Scrum
11 2 (15.38%) Ajax
11 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 9 (69.23%) jQuery
4 7 (53.85%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (15.38%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
8 1 (7.69%) WinForms
8 1 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
8 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
8 1 (7.69%) WPF
8 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) MVVM
3 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Telerik
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday