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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 50 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 20 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.31% 1.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.10% 3.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
198 156 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 32.73% 31.84% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 170 124 170
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Slough

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
1 28 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 27 (96.43%) Ajax
3 26 (92.86%) XML
4 20 (71.43%) MySQL
4 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 20 (71.43%) PHP
4 20 (71.43%) WCF
4 20 (71.43%) REST
5 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 11 (39.29%) Logistics
7 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
8 9 (32.14%) System Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) WPF
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 6 (21.43%) XSL
10 6 (21.43%) XSLT
10 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 6 (21.43%) DHTML
10 6 (21.43%) HTML
10 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
10 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) MySQL
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Software Developer
3 9 (32.14%) .NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 27 (96.43%) Ajax
3 26 (92.86%) XML
4 20 (71.43%) WCF
4 20 (71.43%) REST
5 6 (21.43%) WPF
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
5 6 (21.43%) XSL
5 6 (21.43%) XSLT
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 6 (21.43%) DHTML
5 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Logistics
2 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
1 28 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 20 (71.43%) PHP
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft