The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing .NET 118 127 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 36.09% 32.56% 15.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 88.72% 81.94% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 115 110 37
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,650 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
133 155 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 40.67% 39.74% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 128 136 67
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +43.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

.NET
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Bedford region.

.NET Salary Trend in Bedford

.NET
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bedford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 204 (84.30%) C#
2 182 (75.21%) ASP.NET
3 176 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (67.36%) SQL Server
5 153 (63.22%) Microsoft
6 151 (62.40%) Scrum
7 120 (49.59%) WCF
8 119 (49.17%) MVC
9 103 (42.56%) TDD
10 94 (38.84%) MS Excel
10 94 (38.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 88 (36.36%) WPF
12 79 (32.64%) SQL
12 79 (32.64%) Visual Studio
13 76 (31.40%) Silverlight
14 67 (27.69%) HTML
14 67 (27.69%) JavaScript
15 66 (27.27%) Windows
16 63 (26.03%) .NET Framework
16 63 (26.03%) jQuery
17 59 (24.38%) T-SQL
18 55 (22.73%) CSS
18 55 (22.73%) LINQ
19 54 (22.31%) WinForms
20 51 (21.07%) SQL Server 2008
21 48 (19.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 41 (16.94%) Team Foundation Server
23 38 (15.70%) Matrix Management
23 38 (15.70%) Moq
24 36 (14.88%) SharePoint

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (14.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.48%) CMS
3 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 2 (0.83%) MQSeries
Applications
1 94 (38.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (67.36%) SQL Server
2 51 (21.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (9.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (7.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (7.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (7.85%) Oracle Database
5 15 (6.20%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (32.64%) Visual Studio
2 41 (16.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (15.70%) Moq
4 31 (12.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 22 (9.09%) NUnit
6 20 (8.26%) Subversion
7 17 (7.02%) MSTest
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (6.61%) Finance
2 7 (2.89%) Games
3 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 146 (60.33%) Developer
2 85 (35.12%) C# Developer
3 73 (30.17%) .NET Developer
4 71 (29.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (25.62%) Architect
6 55 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 51 (21.07%) Senior Developer
8 47 (19.42%) Senior C# Developer
9 39 (16.12%) Technical Architect
10 35 (14.46%) ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (13.22%) Lead Architect
12 29 (11.98%) Development Manager
13 18 (7.44%) Web Developer
14 17 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
15 13 (5.37%) Team Leader
15 13 (5.37%) Lead Technical Architect
15 13 (5.37%) .NET Team Leader
16 10 (4.13%) .NET Technical Architect
16 10 (4.13%) Technical Leader
16 10 (4.13%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (75.21%) ASP.NET
2 120 (49.59%) WCF
3 94 (38.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 88 (36.36%) WPF
5 76 (31.40%) Silverlight
6 67 (27.69%) HTML
7 63 (26.03%) jQuery
7 63 (26.03%) .NET Framework
8 55 (22.73%) LINQ
8 55 (22.73%) CSS
9 54 (22.31%) WinForms
10 48 (19.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 26 (10.74%) Ajax
11 26 (10.74%) Web Services
12 20 (8.26%) ADO.NET
12 20 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 19 (7.85%) HTML5
14 18 (7.44%) AngularJS
15 14 (5.79%) Castle Windsor
15 14 (5.79%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.98%) N-Tier
2 14 (5.79%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (2.89%) Mathematics
3 7 (2.89%) Physics
3 7 (2.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.89%) Visualisation
3 7 (2.89%) User Experience
4 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (1.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (62.40%) Scrum
3 119 (49.17%) MVC
4 103 (42.56%) TDD
5 38 (15.70%) Matrix Management
6 36 (14.88%) OOD
7 33 (13.64%) OO
8 32 (13.22%) Coaching
9 29 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (11.98%) Multithreading
9 29 (11.98%) Performance Management
10 24 (9.92%) Software Engineering
11 22 (9.09%) Web Development
11 22 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (8.26%) Mentoring
13 18 (7.44%) Web Application Development
14 15 (6.20%) People Management
15 14 (5.79%) Dependency Injection
15 14 (5.79%) MVVM
15 14 (5.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 204 (84.30%) C#
2 79 (32.64%) SQL
3 67 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 59 (24.38%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.20%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.31%) Java
7 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.24%) XAML
7 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.24%) C
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (3.72%) Degree
2 7 (2.89%) PhD
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (8.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 153 (63.22%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.81%) Oracle
3 5 (2.07%) Apple
3 5 (2.07%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.24%) Capita
4 3 (1.24%) IBM
5 1 (0.41%) Nintex
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum £32,000 - £45,000 + On Experience +
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago