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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 84 153 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 28.77% 39.74% 23.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 85.71% 96.84% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75 135 62
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
.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
98 158 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.56% 41.04% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82 140 88
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

.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 6 March 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bedford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 171 (78.08%) C#
2 157 (71.69%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (68.95%) ASP.NET
4 136 (62.10%) Microsoft
5 126 (57.53%) Scrum
6 123 (56.16%) SQL Server
7 103 (47.03%) MVC
8 100 (45.66%) MS Excel
9 98 (44.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (36.99%) HTML
11 78 (35.62%) WCF
12 70 (31.96%) JavaScript
13 68 (31.05%) TDD
14 62 (28.31%) SQL
15 61 (27.85%) CSS
16 60 (27.40%) Visual Studio
17 59 (26.94%) WPF
17 59 (26.94%) jQuery
18 56 (25.57%) Silverlight
19 52 (23.74%) Windows
20 48 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
21 47 (21.46%) Stakeholder Management
22 46 (21.00%) Performance Management
22 46 (21.00%) Coaching
23 43 (19.63%) .NET Framework
24 42 (19.18%) WinForms
25 38 (17.35%) LINQ
26 37 (16.89%) Matrix Management
26 37 (16.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 35 (15.98%) T-SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 26 (11.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.28%) CMS
3 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.91%) Node.js
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 100 (45.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.91%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.91%) SAN
1 2 (0.91%) Internet
1 2 (0.91%) MPLS
1 2 (0.91%) Firewall
1 2 (0.91%) VLAN
1 2 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (0.91%) WAN
1 2 (0.91%) SMTP
2 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (56.16%) SQL Server
2 48 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 16 (7.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (6.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (6.85%) Oracle Database
6 13 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 60 (27.40%) Visual Studio
2 28 (12.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (12.79%) Moq
3 27 (12.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (8.22%) NUnit
5 12 (5.48%) MSTest
6 6 (2.74%) Subversion
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (2.74%) Finance
2 5 (2.28%) Games
3 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (52.05%) Developer
2 73 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 63 (28.77%) C# Developer
4 56 (25.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (21.92%) Architect
6 46 (21.00%) Development Manager
7 37 (16.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (14.61%) Technical Architect
9 30 (13.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (13.70%) Lead Architect
10 25 (11.42%) Senior C# Developer
10 25 (11.42%) Senior Developer
11 16 (7.31%) Lead Technical Architect
12 15 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (6.39%) Senior Manager
13 14 (6.39%) Senior Development Manager
14 13 (5.94%) Analyst
15 10 (4.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (4.11%) .NET Technical Architect
16 9 (4.11%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (68.95%) ASP.NET
2 98 (44.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 81 (36.99%) HTML
4 78 (35.62%) WCF
5 61 (27.85%) CSS
6 59 (26.94%) WPF
6 59 (26.94%) jQuery
7 56 (25.57%) Silverlight
8 43 (19.63%) .NET Framework
9 42 (19.18%) WinForms
10 38 (17.35%) LINQ
11 37 (16.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 28 (12.79%) Web Services
13 25 (11.42%) Ajax
14 23 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (7.76%) AngularJS
16 15 (6.85%) ADO.NET
17 12 (5.48%) Spring.NET
17 12 (5.48%) HTML5
17 12 (5.48%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.05%) N-Tier
2 12 (5.48%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (4.57%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.28%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.28%) Physics
5 5 (2.28%) User Experience
6 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.46%) GIS
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.74%) Windows
2 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.91%) Linux
3 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.91%) UNIX
3 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (71.69%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (57.53%) Scrum
3 103 (47.03%) MVC
4 68 (31.05%) TDD
5 47 (21.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (21.00%) Performance Management
6 46 (21.00%) Coaching
7 37 (16.89%) Matrix Management
8 28 (12.79%) Software Engineering
9 27 (12.33%) OOD
9 27 (12.33%) Mentoring
10 25 (11.42%) People Management
10 25 (11.42%) OO
11 19 (8.68%) Web Development
12 16 (7.31%) Multithreading
12 16 (7.31%) Web Application Development
13 13 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.94%) MVVM
14 12 (5.48%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (5.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 171 (78.08%) C#
2 70 (31.96%) JavaScript
3 62 (28.31%) SQL
4 35 (15.98%) T-SQL
5 22 (10.05%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.65%) VB
7 5 (2.28%) Java
8 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (4.11%) Degree
2 7 (3.20%) VCP4
3 5 (2.28%) PhD
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.91%) vSphere
2 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (6.85%) MOM
2 6 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 136 (62.10%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.24%) Oracle
3 8 (3.65%) Symantec
4 2 (0.91%) VMware
4 2 (0.91%) Apple
4 2 (0.91%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.46%) FalconStor
5 1 (0.46%) HP
5 1 (0.46%) Citrix
5 1 (0.46%) CommVault
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