The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 42 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 41 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.36% 4.05% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.40% 11.08% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 54
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,250 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
.NET Framework
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
306 361 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.55% 36.54% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 265 329 343
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,815 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bedfordshire region.

.NET Framework Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

.NET Framework Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +5 26 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Luton +12 7 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Leighton Buzzard +4 1 £40,000 -
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 81 (100.00%) .NET
2 79 (97.53%) C#
3 67 (82.72%) SQL Server
4 58 (71.60%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (70.37%) ASP.NET
6 51 (62.96%) MVC
7 49 (60.49%) Microsoft
8 47 (58.02%) Visual Studio
8 47 (58.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (58.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 43 (53.09%) SQL
10 42 (51.85%) LINQ
11 41 (50.62%) Scrum
11 41 (50.62%) MS Excel
12 39 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (43.21%) T-SQL
14 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
14 33 (40.74%) Silverlight
15 32 (39.51%) Windows
16 31 (38.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (38.27%) WCF
17 30 (37.04%) jQuery
18 29 (35.80%) Web Services
18 29 (35.80%) HTML
18 29 (35.80%) SharePoint
19 27 (33.33%) OO
19 27 (33.33%) OOD
20 26 (32.10%) CSS
20 26 (32.10%) N-Tier
20 26 (32.10%) WinForms

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (35.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.41%) CMS
3 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (50.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) DHCP
2 2 (2.47%) FTP
2 2 (2.47%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (82.72%) SQL Server
2 47 (58.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (20.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 47 (58.02%) Visual Studio
2 31 (38.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (24.69%) Moq
4 18 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (16.05%) Subversion
6 4 (4.94%) NUnit
7 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
2 3 (3.70%) Automotive
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
3 2 (2.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (71.60%) Developer
2 37 (45.68%) .NET Developer
2 37 (45.68%) C# Developer
3 34 (41.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (30.86%) Senior Developer
5 21 (25.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (25.93%) Senior .NET Developer
6 19 (23.46%) Senior C# Developer
7 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (18.52%) Development Manager
9 10 (12.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (9.88%) Senior Manager
10 8 (9.88%) Senior Development Manager
11 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
11 6 (7.41%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (7.41%) Agile C# Developer
12 5 (6.17%) .NET Development Manager
13 4 (4.94%) Systems Developer
13 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
14 3 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (70.37%) ASP.NET
3 47 (58.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 42 (51.85%) LINQ
5 39 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (40.74%) Silverlight
7 31 (38.27%) WCF
8 30 (37.04%) jQuery
9 29 (35.80%) Web Services
9 29 (35.80%) HTML
10 26 (32.10%) CSS
10 26 (32.10%) WinForms
11 24 (29.63%) WPF
12 18 (22.22%) ADO.NET
13 17 (20.99%) Ajax
14 15 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 13 (16.05%) AngularJS
16 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (7.41%) XML
17 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.70%) GIS
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (71.60%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (62.96%) MVC
3 41 (50.62%) Scrum
4 27 (33.33%) OO
4 27 (33.33%) OOD
5 25 (30.86%) TDD
6 20 (24.69%) Multithreading
7 17 (20.99%) Coaching
8 15 (18.52%) Performance Management
8 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.64%) Matrix Management
9 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.17%) MVVM
11 5 (6.17%) ITIL
12 4 (4.94%) Web Development
12 4 (4.94%) Automated Testing
12 4 (4.94%) Project Management
12 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
13 3 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 79 (97.53%) C#
2 43 (53.09%) SQL
3 35 (43.21%) T-SQL
4 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.64%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.17%) VB
7 3 (3.70%) Java
7 3 (3.70%) C++
7 3 (3.70%) C
7 3 (3.70%) VB6
8 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (22.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 49 (60.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Apple
3 4 (4.94%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.70%) ESRI
4 3 (3.70%) Telerik
5 2 (2.47%) Sybase
5 2 (2.47%) Akamai
5 2 (2.47%) Lumesse
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Health care
Posted: 15 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Health care
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago