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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 110 86 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.03% 29.35% 19.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 77.46% 90.53% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 104 86 41
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
142 95 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 45.22% 32.42% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 136 94 65
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
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 29 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bedford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 247 (91.14%) C#
2 213 (78.60%) ASP.NET
3 200 (73.80%) SQL Server
4 164 (60.52%) Microsoft
5 132 (48.71%) MVC
6 130 (47.97%) Scrum
7 128 (47.23%) WCF
8 114 (42.07%) SQL
9 102 (37.64%) JavaScript
10 100 (36.90%) TDD
11 99 (36.53%) HTML
12 96 (35.42%) Windows
13 92 (33.95%) .NET Framework
14 90 (33.21%) WPF
14 90 (33.21%) T-SQL
15 89 (32.84%) Visual Studio
16 85 (31.37%) CSS
17 84 (31.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 81 (29.89%) Team Foundation Server
19 79 (29.15%) Software Engineering
20 76 (28.04%) Silverlight
21 72 (26.57%) MS Excel
22 68 (25.09%) LINQ
23 67 (24.72%) jQuery
24 63 (23.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 61 (22.51%) WinForms
25 61 (22.51%) SQL Server 2008
26 60 (22.14%) Relational Database
27 57 (21.03%) SharePoint
28 53 (19.56%) Subversion

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (21.03%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (5.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.58%) CMS
5 5 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.48%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 72 (26.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.32%) Fireworks
2 9 (3.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (3.32%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.80%) HTTP
2 5 (1.85%) Kerberos
2 5 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.85%) DNS
2 5 (1.85%) Firewall
2 5 (1.85%) IPsec
2 5 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (0.37%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (73.80%) SQL Server
2 61 (22.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (22.14%) Relational Database
4 23 (8.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (6.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (6.27%) Crystal Reports
8 16 (5.90%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 89 (32.84%) Visual Studio
2 81 (29.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (19.56%) Subversion
4 33 (12.18%) NUnit
5 31 (11.44%) MSTest
6 29 (10.70%) Moq
7 14 (5.17%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.85%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (9.96%) Finance
2 2 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 190 (70.11%) Developer
2 94 (34.69%) C# Developer
3 86 (31.73%) Senior Developer
4 68 (25.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (23.62%) Architect
6 62 (22.88%) .NET Developer
7 56 (20.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 48 (17.71%) Senior C# Developer
9 34 (12.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (10.33%) Technical Architect
11 26 (9.59%) Lead Developer
12 19 (7.01%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (6.64%) Team Leader
14 17 (6.27%) Web Developer
15 16 (5.90%) Technical Leader
16 14 (5.17%) .NET Team Leader
16 14 (5.17%) Technical Developer
17 13 (4.80%) Lead Architect
18 12 (4.43%) SharePoint Developer
18 12 (4.43%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (78.60%) ASP.NET
2 128 (47.23%) WCF
3 99 (36.53%) HTML
4 92 (33.95%) .NET Framework
5 90 (33.21%) WPF
6 85 (31.37%) CSS
7 84 (31.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 76 (28.04%) Silverlight
9 68 (25.09%) LINQ
10 67 (24.72%) jQuery
11 63 (23.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 61 (22.51%) WinForms
13 37 (13.65%) Web Services
14 31 (11.44%) XML
15 29 (10.70%) HTML5
16 24 (8.86%) Middleware
17 23 (8.49%) Ajax
18 22 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 21 (7.75%) ADO.NET
20 17 (6.27%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.44%) N-Tier
2 10 (3.69%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (2.58%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.58%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.85%) PKI
4 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.48%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.48%) Physics
6 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 96 (35.42%) Windows
2 3 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (48.71%) MVC
2 130 (47.97%) Scrum
3 100 (36.90%) TDD
4 79 (29.15%) Software Engineering
5 52 (19.19%) Multithreading
6 46 (16.97%) Project Management
7 45 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (15.50%) Product Management
9 39 (14.39%) Business Analysis
10 36 (13.28%) OOD
11 35 (12.92%) OO
12 34 (12.55%) Configuration Management
12 34 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (8.49%) Root Cause Analysis
14 22 (8.12%) Technical Architecture
15 19 (7.01%) Web Development
16 13 (4.80%) Web Application Development
17 11 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (4.06%) Matrix Management
18 10 (3.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 247 (91.14%) C#
2 114 (42.07%) SQL
3 102 (37.64%) JavaScript
4 90 (33.21%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.27%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.69%) C
6 10 (3.69%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.32%) XAML
8 5 (1.85%) Java
9 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (2.58%) Degree
2 5 (1.85%) MCITP
2 5 (1.85%) MCSE
3 2 (0.74%) PhD
3 2 (0.74%) MCP
3 2 (0.74%) MCAD
3 2 (0.74%) MCSD
4 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.85%) NFS
1 5 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (6.27%) MOM
2 5 (1.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 164 (60.52%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.07%) Oracle
3 10 (3.69%) IBM
4 5 (1.85%) HP
4 5 (1.85%) Dell
4 5 (1.85%) CA
4 5 (1.85%) VMware
5 4 (1.48%) Capita
6 3 (1.11%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.11%) Apple
7 1 (0.37%) Nintex
7 1 (0.37%) SAP
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