The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 103 96 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 39.16% 33.33% 22.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 83.74% 88.07% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 95 95 44
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,150
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.94%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 109 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 46.77% 37.85% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 115 107 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Bedfordshire

.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 23 July 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bedford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 273 (90.70%) C#
2 241 (80.07%) ASP.NET
3 228 (75.75%) SQL Server
4 175 (58.14%) Microsoft
5 138 (45.85%) MVC
6 128 (42.52%) Scrum
7 126 (41.86%) WCF
8 125 (41.53%) SQL
9 122 (40.53%) Windows
10 117 (38.87%) HTML
10 117 (38.87%) JavaScript
11 111 (36.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 108 (35.88%) CSS
13 105 (34.88%) TDD
14 104 (34.55%) Software Engineering
15 101 (33.55%) T-SQL
16 100 (33.22%) .NET Framework
17 96 (31.89%) WPF
18 95 (31.56%) Visual Studio
19 93 (30.90%) ASP.NET MVC
20 83 (27.57%) WinForms
21 79 (26.25%) jQuery
21 79 (26.25%) Relational Database
22 77 (25.58%) Silverlight
23 72 (23.92%) LINQ
24 71 (23.59%) SQL Server 2008
25 70 (23.26%) Subversion
26 67 (22.26%) MS Excel
27 66 (21.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 62 (20.60%) Multithreading

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 57 (18.94%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (6.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (2.66%) CMS
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 67 (22.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.33%) Fireworks
2 7 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.99%) HTTP
2 5 (1.66%) Kerberos
2 5 (1.66%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.66%) DNS
2 5 (1.66%) Firewall
2 5 (1.66%) IPsec
2 5 (1.66%) LDAP
3 1 (0.33%) GSM
3 1 (0.33%) UMTS
3 1 (0.33%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (75.75%) SQL Server
2 79 (26.25%) Relational Database
3 71 (23.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (9.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (7.31%) Crystal Reports
7 20 (6.64%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (3.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.33%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.33%) MySQL
12 1 (0.33%) SQLite
12 1 (0.33%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 111 (36.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 95 (31.56%) Visual Studio
3 70 (23.26%) Subversion
4 44 (14.62%) NUnit
5 42 (13.95%) MSTest
6 34 (11.30%) Moq
7 22 (7.31%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (2.33%) MSBuild
9 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (10.30%) Finance
2 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 207 (68.77%) Developer
2 88 (29.24%) C# Developer
3 81 (26.91%) Senior Developer
4 76 (25.25%) .NET Developer
5 62 (20.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (18.60%) Architect
7 49 (16.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (12.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (12.62%) Senior C# Developer
9 33 (10.96%) Lead Developer
10 25 (8.31%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (7.31%) Technical Architect
12 19 (6.31%) Technical Leader
13 17 (5.65%) Team Leader
14 16 (5.32%) SharePoint Developer
14 16 (5.32%) Technical Developer
15 15 (4.98%) Web Developer
16 14 (4.65%) Software Developer
17 13 (4.32%) Software Engineer
17 13 (4.32%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (80.07%) ASP.NET
2 126 (41.86%) WCF
3 117 (38.87%) HTML
4 108 (35.88%) CSS
5 100 (33.22%) .NET Framework
6 96 (31.89%) WPF
7 93 (30.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 83 (27.57%) WinForms
9 79 (26.25%) jQuery
10 77 (25.58%) Silverlight
11 72 (23.92%) LINQ
12 66 (21.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 47 (15.61%) Web Services
14 38 (12.62%) XML
15 35 (11.63%) Ajax
16 33 (10.96%) HTML5
17 28 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 25 (8.31%) ADO.NET
19 24 (7.97%) Middleware
19 24 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.62%) N-Tier
2 17 (5.65%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.66%) PKI
7 4 (1.33%) Social Network
8 3 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.00%) Physics
9 2 (0.66%) RIA
9 2 (0.66%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 122 (40.53%) Windows
2 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.33%) Linux
3 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (45.85%) MVC
2 128 (42.52%) Scrum
3 105 (34.88%) TDD
4 104 (34.55%) Software Engineering
5 62 (20.60%) Multithreading
6 61 (20.27%) Project Management
7 53 (17.61%) Business Analysis
8 51 (16.94%) Product Management
9 50 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (15.28%) OOD
11 44 (14.62%) OO
12 43 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 37 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (9.63%) Technical Architecture
15 25 (8.31%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (6.31%) Domain-Driven Design
16 19 (6.31%) SOA
17 18 (5.98%) Web Development
17 18 (5.98%) Kanban
17 18 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 273 (90.70%) C#
2 125 (41.53%) SQL
3 117 (38.87%) JavaScript
4 101 (33.55%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.64%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.32%) C
7 14 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.99%) XAML
9 4 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.00%) XPath
10 3 (1.00%) Java
11 2 (0.66%) Delphi
12 1 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) Python
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (3.32%) Degree
2 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.66%) MCITP
3 5 (1.66%) MCSE
4 2 (0.66%) MCP
4 2 (0.66%) MCAD
4 2 (0.66%) MCSD
5 1 (0.33%) PhD
5 1 (0.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (1.66%) NFS
1 5 (1.66%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (5.98%) MOM
2 5 (1.66%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 175 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.63%) Oracle
3 7 (2.33%) IBM
4 5 (1.66%) HP
4 5 (1.66%) Dell
4 5 (1.66%) CA
4 5 (1.66%) VMware
5 4 (1.33%) Capita
5 4 (1.33%) Facebook
5 4 (1.33%) Twitter
6 1 (0.33%) Nintex
6 1 (0.33%) SAP
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