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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 131 135 136
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.75% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 2.61% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 9
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
639 651 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.70% 28.70% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 554 517 536
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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
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 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Reading

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) jQuery
3 16 (88.89%) Web Services
4 15 (83.33%) WCF
5 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (66.67%) Windows
6 10 (55.56%) Telerik
7 7 (38.89%) MVC
8 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (33.33%) Big Data
8 6 (33.33%) Highcharts JS
9 5 (27.78%) HTML5
9 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
9 5 (27.78%) LINQ to SQL
9 5 (27.78%) Kanban
9 5 (27.78%) QA
9 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
9 5 (27.78%) OO
10 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
10 4 (22.22%) OOD

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
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 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (94.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (55.56%) C# Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Senior Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
9 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) jQuery
3 16 (88.89%) Web Services
4 15 (83.33%) WCF
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Highcharts JS
6 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
6 5 (27.78%) HTML5
6 5 (27.78%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (22.22%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Kanban
3 5 (27.78%) OO
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%) TDD
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
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) C#
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 4 (22.22%) DevExpress
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore