The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 230 222 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.86% 21.76% 16.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 62.67% 57.81% 47.66%
Number of salaries quoted 210 214 171
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
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
367 384 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 36.48% 37.65% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 337 371 362
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

.NET Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

.NET
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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 +1 128 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Luton -2 54 £41,000 -8.88% 6
Leighton Buzzard 0 7 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Dunstable - 1 £37,500 -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

1 403 (79.96%) C#
2 366 (72.62%) ASP.NET
3 356 (70.63%) SQL Server
4 272 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
5 242 (48.02%) Microsoft
6 218 (43.25%) SQL
7 204 (40.48%) MVC
8 201 (39.88%) Scrum
9 191 (37.90%) WCF
10 189 (37.50%) JavaScript
11 170 (33.73%) HTML
12 145 (28.77%) Visual Studio
12 145 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 140 (27.78%) TDD
14 130 (25.79%) Windows
15 123 (24.40%) MS Excel
16 108 (21.43%) jQuery
17 101 (20.04%) WPF
18 97 (19.25%) CSS
19 96 (19.05%) VB.NET
19 96 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
20 92 (18.25%) .NET Framework
21 84 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
22 81 (16.07%) T-SQL
23 80 (15.87%) Silverlight
24 77 (15.28%) Web Services
25 68 (13.49%) SharePoint
26 67 (13.29%) WinForms
27 64 (12.70%) OO
28 62 (12.30%) XML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 68 (13.49%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (4.56%) CMS
4 18 (3.57%) NServiceBus
5 16 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (2.98%) IIS
7 13 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.19%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.99%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 5 (0.99%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.40%) Node.js
14 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.20%) JBoss
14 1 (0.20%) Apache
14 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.20%) Liferay
14 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 123 (24.40%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.56%) MS Office
3 4 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.60%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.20%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.38%) Internet
2 9 (1.79%) Intranet
3 7 (1.39%) HTTP
4 3 (0.60%) FTP
5 2 (0.40%) DHCP
5 2 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (70.63%) SQL Server
2 96 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (10.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (5.16%) Relational Database
5 24 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 17 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.99%) MySQL
11 4 (0.79%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.20%) SQLite
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 145 (28.77%) Visual Studio
2 84 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (8.93%) Rhino Mocks
4 40 (7.94%) NUnit
5 37 (7.34%) Moq
6 32 (6.35%) Subversion
7 27 (5.36%) TeamCity
8 26 (5.16%) JIRA
9 25 (4.96%) Git (software)
10 20 (3.97%) MSTest
11 16 (3.17%) FinalBuilder
11 16 (3.17%) SpecFlow
11 16 (3.17%) Jasmine
11 16 (3.17%) Log4Net
11 16 (3.17%) NSubstitute
12 10 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 8 (1.59%) WATIR
13 8 (1.59%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.39%) PowerBuilder
15 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (6.94%) Finance
2 12 (2.38%) Automotive
3 11 (2.18%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.18%) Retail
3 11 (2.18%) Marketing
4 10 (1.98%) Banking
5 7 (1.39%) Games
5 7 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.99%) Legal
6 5 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 349 (69.25%) Developer
2 128 (25.40%) .NET Developer
3 119 (23.61%) C# Developer
4 102 (20.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 88 (17.46%) Senior Developer
6 73 (14.48%) Architect
7 67 (13.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 61 (12.10%) Senior C# Developer
9 58 (11.51%) Web Developer
10 44 (8.73%) Software Developer
11 39 (7.74%) ASP.NET Developer
12 37 (7.34%) Technical Architect
13 29 (5.75%) Analyst
13 29 (5.75%) Lead Architect
14 25 (4.96%) Development Manager
15 24 (4.76%) Programmer
15 24 (4.76%) Support Engineer
15 24 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
16 21 (4.17%) Lead Developer
17 18 (3.57%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (72.62%) ASP.NET
2 191 (37.90%) WCF
3 170 (33.73%) HTML
4 145 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 108 (21.43%) jQuery
6 101 (20.04%) WPF
7 97 (19.25%) CSS
8 92 (18.25%) .NET Framework
9 80 (15.87%) Silverlight
10 77 (15.28%) Web Services
11 67 (13.29%) WinForms
12 62 (12.30%) XML
13 57 (11.31%) LINQ
14 51 (10.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 39 (7.74%) HTML5
15 39 (7.74%) Ajax
16 30 (5.95%) Castle Windsor
17 27 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
18 22 (4.37%) ADO.NET
19 20 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 22 (4.37%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.98%) Mathematics
4 14 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.98%) User Experience
7 9 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.39%) Physics
10 4 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.79%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.60%) GIS
11 3 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.40%) EPoS
12 2 (0.40%) Social Media
12 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 130 (25.79%) Windows
2 10 (1.98%) UNIX
3 9 (1.79%) Android
3 9 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.60%) Linux
5 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (40.48%) MVC
3 201 (39.88%) Scrum
4 140 (27.78%) TDD
5 64 (12.70%) OO
6 45 (8.93%) Software Engineering
7 44 (8.73%) E-Commerce
8 39 (7.74%) Web Development
9 33 (6.55%) Matrix Management
10 32 (6.35%) OOD
10 32 (6.35%) Project Management
11 31 (6.15%) BDD
12 30 (5.95%) Coaching
12 30 (5.95%) Multithreading
13 27 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (5.36%) Performance Management
14 25 (4.96%) OOP
15 21 (4.17%) Web Application Development
16 20 (3.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 403 (79.96%) C#
2 218 (43.25%) SQL
3 189 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 96 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 81 (16.07%) T-SQL
6 45 (8.93%) VB
7 33 (6.55%) Java
8 25 (4.96%) Ruby
9 24 (4.76%) VB6
10 21 (4.17%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.97%) C
11 20 (3.97%) C++
12 8 (1.59%) XAML
13 6 (1.19%) PHP
13 6 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.99%) VBA
15 4 (0.79%) VBScript
15 4 (0.79%) Groovy
16 3 (0.60%) Python
16 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (6.94%) Degree
2 14 (2.78%) PhD
3 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.20%) MCP
4 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.79%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (3.77%) MOM
2 16 (3.17%) logstash
3 8 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.40%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 242 (48.02%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.91%) Oracle
3 10 (1.98%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.59%) Business Objects
5 7 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.19%) IBM
7 5 (0.99%) Apple
8 4 (0.79%) Capita
8 4 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.79%) Progress
9 3 (0.60%) Adobe
9 3 (0.60%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.60%) ESRI
10 2 (0.40%) Perforce
10 2 (0.40%) SAP
10 2 (0.40%) Akamai
10 2 (0.40%) Nintex
11 1 (0.20%) Nimsoft
11 1 (0.20%) Lumesse
11 1 (0.20%) Siebel
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £49,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CSC
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits including ongoing Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 6 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Katann Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago