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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 126 131
Rank change year-on-year +25 +5  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.34% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 0.94% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 15
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £53,500 £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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 423 637 653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.29% 35.89% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 342 552 525
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 17 (73.91%) MVC
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) .NET Framework
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (47.83%) CSS
6 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
8 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
8 7 (30.43%) WCF
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) TDD
9 6 (26.09%) Web Development
9 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
9 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
9 6 (26.09%) OOP
9 6 (26.09%) RESTful
10 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 5 (21.74%) WPF
10 5 (21.74%) Degree
10 5 (21.74%) VB
10 5 (21.74%) XML

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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) OLAP
4 1 (4.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) German Language
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Software Developer
3 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) C# Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (21.74%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (8.70%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
8 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) .NET Framework
3 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
6 7 (30.43%) WCF
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) RESTful
8 5 (21.74%) Ajax
8 5 (21.74%) WPF
8 5 (21.74%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) SOAP
9 4 (17.39%) XSD
9 4 (17.39%) XSLT
10 3 (13.04%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) OOP
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
6 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
6 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) MVVM
7 2 (8.70%) OOD
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
8 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
5 5 (21.74%) VB
6 4 (17.39%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) XPath
8 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
8 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSD
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
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