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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 109 95 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 40.22% 33.10% 23.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 83.21% 87.96% 61.04%
Number of salaries quoted 102 94 45
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
131 108 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 48.34% 37.63% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 124 106 75
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 28 July 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bedford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 272 (90.37%) C#
2 240 (79.73%) ASP.NET
3 227 (75.42%) SQL Server
4 177 (58.80%) Microsoft
5 139 (46.18%) MVC
6 129 (42.86%) Scrum
7 128 (42.52%) WCF
8 124 (41.20%) SQL
9 119 (39.53%) Windows
10 118 (39.20%) HTML
10 118 (39.20%) JavaScript
11 107 (35.55%) CSS
12 106 (35.22%) TDD
12 106 (35.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 100 (33.22%) T-SQL
14 99 (32.89%) WPF
14 99 (32.89%) Software Engineering
14 99 (32.89%) .NET Framework
15 96 (31.89%) Visual Studio
16 93 (30.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 82 (27.24%) WinForms
18 79 (26.25%) Silverlight
18 79 (26.25%) jQuery
18 79 (26.25%) Relational Database
19 72 (23.92%) LINQ
20 71 (23.59%) SQL Server 2008
21 70 (23.26%) MS Excel
22 66 (21.93%) Subversion
22 66 (21.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 60 (19.93%) Multithreading

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 59 (19.60%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (6.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (2.66%) CMS
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.66%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.66%) Fireworks
2 8 (2.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.99%) HTTP
2 5 (1.66%) Firewall
2 5 (1.66%) IPsec
2 5 (1.66%) LDAP
2 5 (1.66%) Kerberos
2 5 (1.66%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.66%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) WEP
3 1 (0.33%) GSM
3 1 (0.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (75.42%) SQL Server
2 79 (26.25%) Relational Database
3 71 (23.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (9.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (7.31%) Crystal Reports
7 20 (6.64%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.33%) SQLite
11 1 (0.33%) InterBase
11 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 106 (35.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 96 (31.89%) Visual Studio
3 66 (21.93%) Subversion
4 43 (14.29%) NUnit
5 41 (13.62%) MSTest
6 34 (11.30%) Moq
7 20 (6.64%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.99%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (9.63%) Finance
2 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 208 (69.10%) Developer
2 91 (30.23%) C# Developer
3 82 (27.24%) Senior Developer
4 75 (24.92%) .NET Developer
5 66 (21.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (19.60%) Architect
7 53 (17.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 40 (13.29%) Senior C# Developer
9 38 (12.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (10.96%) Lead Developer
11 24 (7.97%) Technical Architect
11 24 (7.97%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (5.98%) Technical Leader
13 17 (5.65%) Team Leader
14 16 (5.32%) Technical Developer
15 15 (4.98%) SharePoint Developer
16 14 (4.65%) Software Developer
17 13 (4.32%) Web Developer
17 13 (4.32%) Front-End Developer
17 13 (4.32%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (79.73%) ASP.NET
2 128 (42.52%) WCF
3 118 (39.20%) HTML
4 107 (35.55%) CSS
5 99 (32.89%) WPF
5 99 (32.89%) .NET Framework
6 93 (30.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 82 (27.24%) WinForms
8 79 (26.25%) Silverlight
8 79 (26.25%) jQuery
9 72 (23.92%) LINQ
10 66 (21.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 45 (14.95%) Web Services
12 37 (12.29%) XML
13 34 (11.30%) HTML5
13 34 (11.30%) Ajax
14 29 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 24 (7.97%) Middleware
16 23 (7.64%) ADO.NET
17 22 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.96%) N-Tier
2 16 (5.32%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.66%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.66%) PKI
7 3 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.00%) Physics
7 3 (1.00%) Social Network
8 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.66%) RIA
8 2 (0.66%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 119 (39.53%) Windows
2 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.33%) Android
3 1 (0.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (46.18%) MVC
2 129 (42.86%) Scrum
3 106 (35.22%) TDD
4 99 (32.89%) Software Engineering
5 60 (19.93%) Multithreading
6 57 (18.94%) Project Management
7 49 (16.28%) Business Analysis
8 48 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (15.61%) Product Management
10 46 (15.28%) OOD
11 43 (14.29%) OO
12 42 (13.95%) Configuration Management
13 40 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (8.97%) Technical Architecture
15 25 (8.31%) Root Cause Analysis
16 18 (5.98%) Web Development
17 17 (5.65%) Web Application Development
17 17 (5.65%) SOA
18 16 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (5.32%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 272 (90.37%) C#
2 124 (41.20%) SQL
3 118 (39.20%) JavaScript
4 100 (33.22%) T-SQL
5 19 (6.31%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.32%) C
7 14 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.32%) XAML
9 4 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.00%) Java
11 2 (0.66%) XPath
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.33%) Python
12 1 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) Delphi
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%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.33%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.66%) Hyper-V
1 5 (1.66%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (5.65%) MOM
2 5 (1.66%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 177 (58.80%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.97%) Oracle
3 7 (2.33%) IBM
4 5 (1.66%) VMware
4 5 (1.66%) CA
4 5 (1.66%) HP
4 5 (1.66%) Dell
5 4 (1.33%) Capita
6 3 (1.00%) Facebook
6 3 (1.00%) Twitter
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.33%) Nintex
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