Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 276 267
Rank change year-on-year +46 -9 +7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 25 20 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.23% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 0.73% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 80
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £37,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £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 2287 2752 3425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.96% 31.74% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1953 2363 2905
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,600
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +9 9 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Reading +43 7 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Wokingham - 3 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell +7 2 £56,250 +40.63% 3
Thatcham - 1 £40,000 -
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) MVC
3 22 (88.00%) ASP.NET
4 19 (76.00%) SQL
4 19 (76.00%) .NET Framework
5 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (68.00%) HTML
7 16 (64.00%) CSS
7 16 (64.00%) Entity Framework
8 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (52.00%) OO
10 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (48.00%) LINQ to SQL
11 11 (44.00%) Degree
11 11 (44.00%) Web Development
12 10 (40.00%) jQuery
12 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
13 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (28.00%) Web Services
14 7 (28.00%) OOP
14 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
14 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
14 7 (28.00%) WCF
15 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
16 5 (20.00%) HTML5
16 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 (16.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) InfoPath
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (12.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (12.00%) MSTest
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Development Manager
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Development Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Software Manager
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (76.00%) .NET Framework
4 17 (68.00%) HTML
5 16 (64.00%) CSS
5 16 (64.00%) Entity Framework
6 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (48.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 10 (40.00%) jQuery
9 7 (28.00%) WCF
9 7 (28.00%) Web Services
10 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (20.00%) HTML5
11 4 (16.00%) Ajax
11 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (16.00%) REST
11 4 (16.00%) RESTful
11 4 (16.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) MVC
2 13 (52.00%) OO
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) Web Development
5 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (28.00%) OOP
7 5 (20.00%) SOA
8 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (16.00%) Memory Management
8 4 (16.00%) OOD
8 4 (16.00%) Software Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) UML
8 4 (16.00%) Use Case
8 4 (16.00%) Workflow
8 4 (16.00%) Workflow Development
9 3 (12.00%) Domain Models
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (76.00%) SQL
3 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) DevExpress
2 4 (16.00%) Telerik
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle