Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 240 272
Rank change year-on-year -3 +32 -18
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 22 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.34% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.81% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 34
Berkshire median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% -19.05% -
10th Percentile £37,275 £27,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £56,875 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -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 2,410 2,221 2,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.36% 35.34% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,118 1,864 2,482
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,875 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Slough +3 10 £50,000 +17.65%
Reading +9 6 £42,500 +41.67%
Bracknell - 4 £57,500 -
Wokingham -3 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £30,000 -
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
3 20 (90.91%) C#
4 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
5 18 (81.82%) .NET Framework
5 18 (81.82%) Entity Framework
6 17 (77.27%) jQuery
7 16 (72.73%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
8 14 (63.64%) WCF
9 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (54.55%) SQL
10 12 (54.55%) MVC
11 10 (45.45%) HTML
11 10 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (40.91%) OO
12 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
12 9 (40.91%) CSS
12 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Core
13 8 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (36.36%) IIS
13 8 (36.36%) Refactoring
14 7 (31.82%) ReSharper
14 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (31.82%) OOD
14 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 8 (36.36%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (31.82%) ReSharper
3 2 (9.09%) Moq
3 2 (9.09%) NUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Back Office
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 16 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 9 (40.91%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
6 3 (13.64%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
3 18 (81.82%) .NET Framework
3 18 (81.82%) Entity Framework
4 17 (77.27%) jQuery
5 14 (63.64%) WCF
6 10 (45.45%) HTML
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Core
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (40.91%) CSS
8 8 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (31.82%) .NET Core
9 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (27.27%) WF
10 6 (27.27%) WPF
11 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
11 4 (18.18%) XML
12 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (13.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (54.55%) MVC
3 9 (40.91%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) Refactoring
5 7 (31.82%) OOD
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (22.73%) IT Strategy
7 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
9 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
9 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
9 2 (9.09%) SOLID
9 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Web Development
10 1 (4.55%) API Design
10 1 (4.55%) Microservices
10 1 (4.55%) Multithreaded Programming
10 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft