The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 56 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.36% - 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.52% - 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
155 207 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 30.21% 32.81% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 135 199 172
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Slough region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Slough

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
4 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 8 (72.73%) Ajax
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 7 (63.64%) XML
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
6 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
6 6 (54.55%) MVC
6 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
7 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
7 5 (45.45%) HTML5
7 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (45.45%) LINQ to SQL
7 5 (45.45%) CSS3
7 5 (45.45%) Office 365
8 4 (36.36%) XHTML
8 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
8 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
8 4 (36.36%) TDD
8 4 (36.36%) WCF
9 3 (27.27%) Web Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) Ajax
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 7 (63.64%) XML
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (45.45%) HTML5
6 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (45.45%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (45.45%) CSS3
6 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
7 4 (36.36%) WCF
7 4 (36.36%) XHTML
7 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
8 3 (27.27%) WSDL
8 3 (27.27%) Web Services
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (27.27%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCP
1 3 (27.27%) MCSD
1 3 (27.27%) MCDBA
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCTS
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Telerik