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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 90 134 145
Rank change year-on-year +44 +11  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 17 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.38% 0.62% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.34% 1.96% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 6
Median salary £32,250 £45,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.33% -16.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £35,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 509 611 626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 41.35% 31.40% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 394 560 536
Median salary £49,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Reading

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (85.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) MVC
5 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (60.00%) SQL
5 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
7 10 (50.00%) HTML
7 10 (50.00%) CSS
7 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (40.00%) WPF
10 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
10 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
10 6 (30.00%) SDLC
11 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (25.00%) VB
11 5 (25.00%) Ajax
11 5 (25.00%) Degree
11 5 (25.00%) WinForms
12 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (20.00%) TDD
12 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
12 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
12 4 (20.00%) TypeScript

LINQ
Top Related 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) OLAP
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) German Language
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) Software Developer
3 13 (65.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (45.00%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
6 5 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (40.00%) WPF
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) WinForms
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery
9 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
9 3 (15.00%) WCF
9 3 (15.00%) WSE
9 3 (15.00%) XHTML
9 3 (15.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (25.00%) VB
5 4 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (15.00%) XPath
7 2 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sage
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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