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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 161 183 203
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 25 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 0.75% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 2.57% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 32
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £39,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £88,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1306 1439 1597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 38.67% 29.11% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1258 1357
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing LINQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +39 17 £32,250 -28.33% 2
Bracknell - 5 £45,000 -
Slough +25 1 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Windsor -17 1 £55,000 +10.00%
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 30 (90.91%) .NET
2 29 (87.88%) C#
3 28 (84.85%) ASP.NET
4 25 (75.76%) MVC
5 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
6 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
6 23 (69.70%) .NET Framework
7 20 (60.61%) SQL
8 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
9 16 (48.48%) HTML
9 16 (48.48%) CSS
9 16 (48.48%) AngularJS
10 15 (45.45%) Entity Framework
10 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (42.42%) WPF
11 14 (42.42%) WinForms
12 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
13 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (33.33%) TDD
15 10 (30.30%) Ajax
15 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
16 9 (27.27%) WCF
17 8 (24.24%) Web Development
17 8 (24.24%) SDLC
17 8 (24.24%) jQuery
17 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
18 7 (21.21%) IIS
19 6 (18.18%) Advertising

LINQ
Top Related 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 7 (21.21%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) OLAP
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (18.18%) Advertising
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) German Language
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) Software Developer
3 18 (54.55%) C# Developer
4 13 (39.39%) C# Software Developer
5 12 (36.36%) .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Developer
6 5 (15.15%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) .NET
2 28 (84.85%) ASP.NET
3 23 (69.70%) .NET Framework
4 16 (48.48%) AngularJS
4 16 (48.48%) CSS
4 16 (48.48%) HTML
5 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (45.45%) Entity Framework
6 14 (42.42%) WinForms
6 14 (42.42%) WPF
7 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (30.30%) Ajax
9 9 (27.27%) WCF
10 8 (24.24%) jQuery
11 6 (18.18%) REST
12 5 (15.15%) JSON
12 5 (15.15%) Middleware
12 5 (15.15%) SOAP
13 4 (12.12%) RESTful
13 4 (12.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Robotics
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) MVC
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) SDLC
4 8 (24.24%) Web Development
5 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 5 (15.15%) API Design
6 5 (15.15%) BDD
6 5 (15.15%) MVVM
7 4 (12.12%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
8 3 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 3 (9.09%) OOP
9 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) Energy Management
9 2 (6.06%) OOD
9 2 (6.06%) Stress Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 20 (60.61%) SQL
4 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
5 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
6 5 (15.15%) VB
6 5 (15.15%) XAML
7 4 (12.12%) TypeScript
8 3 (9.09%) XPath
9 2 (6.06%) Java
10 1 (3.03%) Python
10 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Sage
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 15 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pass software Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Outstanding package
Posted: 23 days ago