The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 54 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.18% 3.06% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.72% 9.19% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 7
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £46,400
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
127 185 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.95% 33.27% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 114 156 137
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough 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 Slough

LINQ
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Slough region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Slough

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 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 Slough region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) MySQL
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 6 (54.55%) Logistics
3 6 (54.55%) Ajax
3 6 (54.55%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
4 5 (45.45%) LINQ to SQL
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) iPad
7 1 (9.09%) SOLID
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Git (software)

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 11 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 11 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Software Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# WCF Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
2 6 (54.55%) WCF Developer
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) Ajax
3 6 (54.55%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Logistics
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) SOLID
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree