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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 230 317 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.41% 24.48% 18.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 62.84% 66.04% 62.25%
Number of salaries quoted 190 301 208
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
366 480 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.48% 37.07% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 291 456 308
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 April 2015.

.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 24 April 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
Luton +5 99 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Bedford +1 72 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Dunstable +6 8 £39,500 +21.53% 1
Leighton Buzzard -3 7 £50,000 +47.05% 1
Shefford - 1 £40,000 -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 307 (72.07%) C#
2 289 (67.84%) ASP.NET
3 252 (59.15%) SQL Server
4 246 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
5 206 (48.36%) MVC
6 200 (46.95%) HTML
6 200 (46.95%) JavaScript
7 197 (46.24%) Microsoft
8 160 (37.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 149 (34.98%) Scrum
10 148 (34.74%) CSS
11 144 (33.80%) SQL
12 141 (33.10%) jQuery
13 116 (27.23%) MS Excel
14 94 (22.07%) WCF
15 90 (21.13%) .NET Framework
16 88 (20.66%) Windows
17 84 (19.72%) Visual Studio
17 84 (19.72%) TDD
18 70 (16.43%) SQL Server 2008
19 67 (15.73%) Software Engineering
20 66 (15.49%) Web Services
21 57 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
22 54 (12.68%) Entity Framework
23 52 (12.21%) E-Commerce
24 51 (11.97%) T-SQL
25 50 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
25 50 (11.74%) HTML5
26 49 (11.50%) VB.NET
27 47 (11.03%) Silverlight

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 30 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.34%) CMS
3 23 (5.40%) IIS
4 14 (3.29%) NServiceBus
5 12 (2.82%) Node.js
6 10 (2.35%) Confluence
7 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 116 (27.23%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.58%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Tridion
2 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.23%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.17%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Heroku
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.10%) Internet
2 9 (2.11%) Intranet
3 4 (0.94%) DHCP
3 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.47%) SAN
4 2 (0.47%) WAN
4 2 (0.47%) SMTP
4 2 (0.47%) MPLS
4 2 (0.47%) Firewall
4 2 (0.47%) VLAN
4 2 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (59.15%) SQL Server
2 70 (16.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (4.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (3.05%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.58%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.41%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.70%) MySQL
11 3 (0.70%) MS Access
12 1 (0.23%) DB2
12 1 (0.23%) QlikView
12 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 84 (19.72%) Visual Studio
2 57 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (8.92%) Git (software)
4 33 (7.75%) JIRA
5 27 (6.34%) NUnit
6 24 (5.63%) Rhino Mocks
7 23 (5.40%) TeamCity
8 14 (3.29%) Moq
9 11 (2.58%) Subversion
9 11 (2.58%) NSubstitute
10 10 (2.35%) Log4Net
10 10 (2.35%) FinalBuilder
10 10 (2.35%) SpecFlow
10 10 (2.35%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.17%) MSTest
12 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.47%) Selenium
12 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (5.87%) Finance
2 12 (2.82%) Banking
3 7 (1.64%) Retail
4 6 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 6 (1.41%) Automotive
4 6 (1.41%) Advertising
5 5 (1.17%) Marketing
6 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.70%) Publishing
7 3 (0.70%) Legal
7 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.47%) Games
8 2 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 244 (57.28%) Developer
2 107 (25.12%) .NET Developer
3 61 (14.32%) C# Developer
4 53 (12.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (12.21%) Web Developer
6 51 (11.97%) Architect
7 45 (10.56%) Development Manager
8 43 (10.09%) Senior Developer
9 38 (8.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (8.69%) Software Developer
11 36 (8.45%) Analyst
12 31 (7.28%) ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (6.34%) Technical Architect
14 26 (6.10%) Lead Architect
15 24 (5.63%) Software Engineer
15 24 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (4.69%) Programmer
16 20 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
17 19 (4.46%) Lead Technical Architect
18 17 (3.99%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (67.84%) ASP.NET
2 200 (46.95%) HTML
3 160 (37.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 148 (34.74%) CSS
5 141 (33.10%) jQuery
6 94 (22.07%) WCF
7 90 (21.13%) .NET Framework
8 66 (15.49%) Web Services
9 54 (12.68%) Entity Framework
10 50 (11.74%) HTML5
11 47 (11.03%) Silverlight
12 44 (10.33%) Ajax
13 40 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 39 (9.15%) WPF
15 38 (8.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 36 (8.45%) LINQ
17 35 (8.22%) WinForms
18 32 (7.51%) CSS3
19 31 (7.28%) XML
20 30 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.28%) User Experience
2 27 (6.34%) N-Tier
3 14 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.88%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.17%) GIS
8 5 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.94%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.23%) Social Media
10 1 (0.23%) Open Source
10 1 (0.23%) Social Network
10 1 (0.23%) RIA
10 1 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.23%) Physics
10 1 (0.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 88 (20.66%) Windows
2 13 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.64%) UNIX
4 6 (1.41%) Android
5 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.94%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.47%) Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (48.36%) MVC
3 149 (34.98%) Scrum
4 84 (19.72%) TDD
5 67 (15.73%) Software Engineering
6 52 (12.21%) E-Commerce
7 50 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (10.33%) Coaching
9 43 (10.09%) Performance Management
10 39 (9.15%) Web Development
10 39 (9.15%) OO
11 34 (7.98%) Mentoring
12 29 (6.81%) BDD
13 24 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (5.16%) People Management
15 21 (4.93%) Matrix Management
16 18 (4.23%) OOD
17 17 (3.99%) SOA
17 17 (3.99%) Project Management
18 16 (3.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 307 (72.07%) C#
2 200 (46.95%) JavaScript
3 144 (33.80%) SQL
4 51 (11.97%) T-SQL
5 49 (11.50%) VB.NET
6 36 (8.45%) PowerShell
7 34 (7.98%) VB
8 17 (3.99%) Ruby
9 15 (3.52%) Java
10 13 (3.05%) VB6
11 10 (2.35%) C
12 9 (2.11%) VC++
13 5 (1.17%) VBA
14 4 (0.94%) VBScript
15 3 (0.70%) XAML
16 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.47%) C++
17 1 (0.23%) PHP
17 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.23%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 21 (4.93%) Degree
2 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.88%) ISEB
4 5 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.70%) MCP
6 1 (0.23%) PhD
6 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.58%) QA
2 5 (1.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.17%) XenApp
3 4 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.94%) vSphere
4 2 (0.47%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (2.35%) logstash
2 9 (2.11%) MOM
3 7 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.17%) SCCM
5 2 (0.47%) SCOM
6 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 197 (46.24%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.09%) Oracle
3 11 (2.58%) Symantec
4 6 (1.41%) Facebook
5 5 (1.17%) Telerik
5 5 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.17%) Citrix
6 4 (0.94%) Sybase
6 4 (0.94%) VMware
6 4 (0.94%) Tieto
7 3 (0.70%) Altiris
7 3 (0.70%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.70%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.47%) Lumesse
8 2 (0.47%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.47%) Endeca
8 2 (0.47%) hybris
8 2 (0.47%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.47%) OpenText
8 2 (0.47%) TIBCO
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 pa + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus, 7% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, holidays, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago