Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 187 207
Rank change year-on-year +38 +20 -5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 7 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.50% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 8
Reading median annual salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £42,500 £36,375
90th Percentile £32,500 £47,500 £44,875
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.59% -9.00% +17.65%

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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 788 996 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.43% 28.92% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 669 855 1168
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,900
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Reading

LINQ
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ in Reading.

Salary trend for LINQ in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 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 Reading region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) LINQ to SQL
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow Development
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) DevExpress
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) InfoPath
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (57.14%) LINQ to SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Silverlight
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Memory Management
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow Development
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) DevExpress
2 4 (57.14%) Telerik