Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 249 254
Rank change year-on-year +19 +5 +32
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 39 29 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.58% 0.38% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 1.13% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 90
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -13.51% +2.78%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £47,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 2,452 2,572 3,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.32% 33.75% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,127 2,153 2,952
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,150 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,900 £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 20 February 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 20 February 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 - 14 £52,500 -
Slough +16 12 £32,500 -13.33%
Reading 0 4 - - 2
Bracknell -2 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Thatcham - 1 £40,000 -
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 39 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (94.87%) .NET
3 35 (89.74%) SQL
3 35 (89.74%) MVC
4 33 (84.62%) ASP.NET
5 32 (82.05%) JavaScript
6 29 (74.36%) CSS
6 29 (74.36%) .NET Framework
7 28 (71.79%) Entity Framework
7 28 (71.79%) HTML
8 17 (43.59%) AngularJS
9 15 (38.46%) LINQ to SQL
9 15 (38.46%) WCF
9 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 14 (35.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (33.33%) SDLC
12 12 (30.77%) OO
12 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (30.77%) jQuery
12 12 (30.77%) Degree
13 11 (28.21%) WPF
13 11 (28.21%) Customer Engagement
13 11 (28.21%) React
13 11 (28.21%) Node.js
13 11 (28.21%) MVVM
13 11 (28.21%) Regular Expression
13 11 (28.21%) MySQL
14 9 (23.08%) Web Development
15 8 (20.51%) Test Automation

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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) InfoPath
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) SMS
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) MSBuild
4 4 (10.26%) MSTest
4 4 (10.26%) Subversion
4 4 (10.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Junior
6 4 (10.26%) Junior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Development Manager
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Development Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Software Manager
8 2 (5.13%) C# Programmer
8 2 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 33 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 29 (74.36%) .NET Framework
3 29 (74.36%) CSS
4 28 (71.79%) Entity Framework
4 28 (71.79%) HTML
5 17 (43.59%) AngularJS
6 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (38.46%) LINQ to SQL
6 15 (38.46%) WCF
7 14 (35.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (30.77%) jQuery
9 11 (28.21%) Node.js
9 11 (28.21%) React
9 11 (28.21%) Regular Expression
9 11 (28.21%) WPF
10 6 (15.38%) HTML5
11 5 (12.82%) Ajax
11 5 (12.82%) REST
12 4 (10.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) MVC
2 13 (33.33%) SDLC
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) OO
4 11 (28.21%) Customer Engagement
4 11 (28.21%) MVVM
5 9 (23.08%) Web Development
6 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.38%) SOA
8 4 (10.26%) Data Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.26%) OOD
8 4 (10.26%) OOP
8 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 4 (10.26%) UML
8 4 (10.26%) Use Case
8 4 (10.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (89.74%) SQL
3 32 (82.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) DevExpress
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Telerik