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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 181 170
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 13 25 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.56% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 1.73% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 51
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 1155 1445 1534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 34.92% 32.34% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1279 1255
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +25 6 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Slough +6 5 £42,500 -
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 32 (84.21%) MVC
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 31 (81.58%) C#
3 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
4 25 (65.79%) .NET Framework
5 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
6 23 (60.53%) SQL
6 23 (60.53%) HTML
7 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
7 20 (52.63%) CSS
8 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (47.37%) Entity Framework
9 16 (42.11%) WCF
10 15 (39.47%) Web Development
10 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (39.47%) AngularJS
10 15 (39.47%) TDD
11 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (34.21%) WinForms
13 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
13 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
14 11 (28.95%) Web Services
14 11 (28.95%) OO
14 11 (28.95%) WPF
15 10 (26.32%) Ajax
15 10 (26.32%) Windows
16 9 (23.68%) RESTful
16 9 (23.68%) jQuery

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 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) OLAP
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) OLTP
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.79%) Subversion
4 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.89%) Advertising
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) German Language
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) Software Developer
3 15 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 15 (39.47%) C# Developer
4 10 (26.32%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Web Developer
6 5 (13.16%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 25 (65.79%) .NET Framework
4 23 (60.53%) HTML
5 20 (52.63%) CSS
6 18 (47.37%) Entity Framework
7 16 (42.11%) WCF
8 15 (39.47%) AngularJS
9 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (34.21%) WinForms
11 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (28.95%) Web Services
12 11 (28.95%) WPF
13 10 (26.32%) Ajax
14 9 (23.68%) jQuery
14 9 (23.68%) RESTful
15 7 (18.42%) XML
16 6 (15.79%) SOAP
17 5 (13.16%) Middleware
17 5 (13.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Robotics
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) MVC
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 15 (39.47%) Web Development
4 11 (28.95%) OO
5 6 (15.79%) BDD
5 6 (15.79%) OOP
5 6 (15.79%) Web Application Development
6 5 (13.16%) API Design
6 5 (13.16%) SDLC
6 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) MVVM
8 3 (7.89%) Load Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.26%) OOD
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.26%) Stress Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) C#
2 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 23 (60.53%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
5 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
6 7 (18.42%) VB
7 5 (13.16%) Java
8 3 (7.89%) XAML
8 3 (7.89%) XPath
9 1 (2.63%) C++
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) R
9 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Sage
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
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