Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 228 247
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 25 39 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.36% 0.58% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 1.57% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 74
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £57,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

LINQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,627 2,483 2,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.03% 37.08% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,297 2,087 2,547
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Berkshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Berkshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Berkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Berkshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 11 £52,500 - 1
Slough +9 5 £30,000 -29.41% 5
Bracknell -5 5 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Reading -3 1 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (92.00%) .NET
3 21 (84.00%) SQL
3 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (80.00%) MVC
4 20 (80.00%) Entity Framework
5 19 (76.00%) HTML
6 18 (72.00%) .NET Framework
7 17 (68.00%) CSS
8 14 (56.00%) AngularJS
9 13 (52.00%) WCF
9 13 (52.00%) WPF
10 12 (48.00%) SDLC
11 11 (44.00%) React
11 11 (44.00%) MySQL
11 11 (44.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (44.00%) Node.js
11 11 (44.00%) Regular Expression
11 11 (44.00%) MVVM
11 11 (44.00%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (24.00%) LINQ to SQL
12 6 (24.00%) jQuery
12 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (20.00%) Web Development
13 5 (20.00%) Degree
13 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (20.00%) Scrum
13 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 5 (20.00%) Microsoft

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) MSTest
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Software Developer
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior
5 3 (12.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Backend Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (80.00%) Entity Framework
4 19 (76.00%) HTML
5 18 (72.00%) .NET Framework
6 17 (68.00%) CSS
7 14 (56.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (52.00%) WCF
8 13 (52.00%) WPF
9 11 (44.00%) Node.js
9 11 (44.00%) React
9 11 (44.00%) Regular Expression
9 11 (44.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (24.00%) jQuery
10 6 (24.00%) LINQ to SQL
11 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (16.00%) XML
13 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (12.00%) RESTful
14 2 (8.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) MVC
2 12 (48.00%) SDLC
3 11 (44.00%) Customer Engagement
3 11 (44.00%) MVVM
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Microservices
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) SOLID
7 1 (4.00%) Domain Models
7 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (84.00%) SQL
3 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle