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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 200 88 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 40.16% 32.84% 33.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 96.15% 75.21% 68.87%
Number of salaries quoted 193 87 69
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 117 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 41.77% 43.66% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 201 115 101
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £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 18 April 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bedford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 294 (89.36%) C#
2 223 (67.78%) SQL Server
3 222 (67.48%) ASP.NET
4 195 (59.27%) Microsoft
5 144 (43.77%) SQL
6 130 (39.51%) Scrum
7 124 (37.69%) WCF
8 122 (37.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 121 (36.78%) HTML
10 119 (36.17%) JavaScript
10 119 (36.17%) Windows
10 119 (36.17%) MVC
10 119 (36.17%) Software Engineering
11 118 (35.87%) TDD
12 104 (31.61%) T-SQL
13 103 (31.31%) CSS
14 101 (30.70%) Visual Studio
15 99 (30.09%) Relational Database
16 95 (28.88%) WPF
17 91 (27.66%) .NET Framework
18 87 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC
18 87 (26.44%) WinForms
19 81 (24.62%) Web Services
20 79 (24.01%) Silverlight
20 79 (24.01%) jQuery
21 78 (23.71%) SQL Server 2008
21 78 (23.71%) Project Management
22 72 (21.88%) Subversion
23 69 (20.97%) Business Analysis
23 69 (20.97%) Continuous Integration

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (18.24%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (5.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (2.43%) CMS
5 4 (1.22%) IIS
6 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 59 (17.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.52%) Fireworks
2 5 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.65%) HTTP
2 8 (2.43%) Firewall
3 7 (2.13%) DNS
4 5 (1.52%) Internet
5 4 (1.22%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.22%) IPsec
5 4 (1.22%) LDAP
6 3 (0.91%) VPN
6 3 (0.91%) SAN
6 3 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.91%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.30%) WEP
7 1 (0.30%) GSM
7 1 (0.30%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (67.78%) SQL Server
2 99 (30.09%) Relational Database
3 78 (23.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (7.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
7 18 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (4.56%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (2.43%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.13%) Pentaho
13 3 (0.91%) InterBase
14 1 (0.30%) MySQL
14 1 (0.30%) SQLite
14 1 (0.30%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 122 (37.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 101 (30.70%) Visual Studio
3 72 (21.88%) Subversion
4 38 (11.55%) NUnit
5 37 (11.25%) MSTest
6 30 (9.12%) Moq
7 19 (5.78%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (3.34%) MSBuild
8 11 (3.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (8.21%) Finance
2 7 (2.13%) Local Government
3 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 191 (58.05%) Developer
2 68 (20.67%) Architect
2 68 (20.67%) C# Developer
3 67 (20.36%) Senior Developer
4 65 (19.76%) .NET Developer
5 57 (17.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (13.07%) Solutions Architect
7 40 (12.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (8.21%) Software Developer
8 27 (8.21%) Lead Developer
8 27 (8.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (8.21%) Senior C# Developer
9 22 (6.69%) Technical Leader
10 20 (6.08%) Technical Architect
11 18 (5.47%) Software Engineer
12 16 (4.86%) Technical Developer
13 14 (4.26%) Development Manager
13 14 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
13 14 (4.26%) Team Leader
14 13 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (67.48%) ASP.NET
2 124 (37.69%) WCF
3 121 (36.78%) HTML
4 103 (31.31%) CSS
5 95 (28.88%) WPF
6 91 (27.66%) .NET Framework
7 87 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 87 (26.44%) WinForms
8 81 (24.62%) Web Services
9 79 (24.01%) Silverlight
9 79 (24.01%) jQuery
10 63 (19.15%) LINQ
11 57 (17.33%) XML
12 55 (16.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 41 (12.46%) Ajax
14 32 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 31 (9.42%) HTML5
16 30 (9.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 28 (8.51%) LINQ to SQL
18 26 (7.90%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.24%) N-Tier
2 24 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.78%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.47%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 14 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (2.13%) Data Conversion
6 7 (2.13%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.82%) Social Network
8 5 (1.52%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.52%) RIA
9 4 (1.22%) PKI
10 3 (0.91%) Clustering
10 3 (0.91%) Replication
10 3 (0.91%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.91%) Physics
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 119 (36.17%) Windows
2 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.91%) Linux
3 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.30%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (39.51%) Scrum
2 119 (36.17%) MVC
2 119 (36.17%) Software Engineering
3 118 (35.87%) TDD
4 78 (23.71%) Project Management
5 69 (20.97%) Business Analysis
5 69 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (19.45%) OO
7 63 (19.15%) Multithreading
8 61 (18.54%) OOD
9 60 (18.24%) Product Management
10 51 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (11.85%) SOA
11 39 (11.85%) Domain-Driven Design
12 34 (10.33%) Technical Architecture
13 33 (10.03%) Configuration Management
14 25 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (5.47%) Kanban
16 16 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (4.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 294 (89.36%) C#
2 144 (43.77%) SQL
3 119 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 104 (31.61%) T-SQL
5 23 (6.99%) PowerShell
6 18 (5.47%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.56%) VB.NET
8 12 (3.65%) C
9 10 (3.04%) XAML
10 8 (2.43%) Delphi
11 7 (2.13%) XPath
12 3 (0.91%) Java
13 1 (0.30%) C++
13 1 (0.30%) Python
13 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (7.29%) Degree
2 7 (2.13%) ISEB
2 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.22%) MCITP
3 4 (1.22%) MCSE
4 1 (0.30%) PhD
4 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.04%) MOM
2 4 (1.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 195 (59.27%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.16%) Oracle
3 6 (1.82%) Facebook
3 6 (1.82%) Twitter
4 5 (1.52%) VMware
5 4 (1.22%) CA
5 4 (1.22%) HP
5 4 (1.22%) Dell
5 4 (1.22%) IBM
6 3 (0.91%) Northgate
7 2 (0.61%) Informatica
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