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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 269 169 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.79% 18.61% 14.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.70% 52.16% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 241 166 132
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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
436 324 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 40.18% 35.68% 33.56%
Number of salaries quoted 396 318 323
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £59,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 127 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Luton +5 82 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Leighton Buzzard 0 10 £31,000 -17.33% 2
Dunstable -5 5 £37,500 -3.22%
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 432 (82.44%) C#
2 382 (72.90%) ASP.NET
3 379 (72.33%) SQL Server
4 266 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
5 252 (48.09%) Microsoft
6 251 (47.90%) SQL
7 214 (40.84%) MVC
8 205 (39.12%) JavaScript
9 198 (37.79%) WCF
10 195 (37.21%) Scrum
11 189 (36.07%) HTML
12 152 (29.01%) Windows
13 149 (28.44%) Visual Studio
14 142 (27.10%) TDD
14 142 (27.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 123 (23.47%) MS Excel
16 106 (20.23%) .NET Framework
17 104 (19.85%) jQuery
17 104 (19.85%) CSS
18 100 (19.08%) SQL Server 2008
18 100 (19.08%) WPF
19 99 (18.89%) T-SQL
19 99 (18.89%) VB.NET
20 90 (17.18%) Team Foundation Server
21 88 (16.79%) XML
22 86 (16.41%) Web Services
23 83 (15.84%) SharePoint
24 79 (15.08%) Silverlight
25 62 (11.83%) Software Engineering
26 60 (11.45%) VB

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 83 (15.84%) SharePoint
2 32 (6.11%) BizTalk Server
3 25 (4.77%) CMS
4 23 (4.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (3.63%) IIS
6 17 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (3.24%) NServiceBus
7 13 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.15%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.95%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.19%) Papyrus
13 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.19%) JBoss
13 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.19%) Apache
13 1 (0.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 123 (23.47%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.77%) MS Office
3 6 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.76%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.19%) Exstream
3 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.91%) Internet
2 7 (1.34%) Intranet
2 7 (1.34%) HTTP
3 4 (0.76%) FTP
4 3 (0.57%) DNS
5 2 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) IPsec
6 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (72.33%) SQL Server
2 100 (19.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (11.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (7.06%) Relational Database
5 34 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (5.34%) Crystal Reports
7 27 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (2.48%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.95%) MySQL
14 3 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
15 1 (0.19%) MS Access
15 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 149 (28.44%) Visual Studio
2 90 (17.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (8.97%) NUnit
4 38 (7.25%) Subversion
5 37 (7.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 36 (6.87%) TeamCity
7 31 (5.92%) JIRA
7 31 (5.92%) Moq
8 30 (5.73%) Git (software)
9 29 (5.53%) MSTest
10 16 (3.05%) NSubstitute
10 16 (3.05%) SpecFlow
10 16 (3.05%) Jasmine
10 16 (3.05%) FinalBuilder
10 16 (3.05%) Log4Net
11 11 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (1.91%) PowerBuilder
13 8 (1.53%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.53%) WATIR
14 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (8.02%) Finance
2 20 (3.82%) Marketing
3 15 (2.86%) Retail
4 13 (2.48%) Banking
5 12 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.91%) Automotive
7 8 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.34%) Games
9 5 (0.95%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.76%) Legal
11 3 (0.57%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 379 (72.33%) Developer
2 131 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 131 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 103 (19.66%) Senior Developer
3 103 (19.66%) C# .NET Developer
4 67 (12.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 65 (12.40%) Web Developer
6 63 (12.02%) Senior C# Developer
7 62 (11.83%) Architect
8 44 (8.40%) Software Developer
9 37 (7.06%) ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (6.30%) Analyst
11 30 (5.73%) Technical Architect
12 26 (4.96%) Lead Developer
13 23 (4.39%) Support Engineer
14 22 (4.20%) Lead Architect
15 21 (4.01%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (3.82%) SharePoint Developer
16 20 (3.82%) Applications Support
17 19 (3.63%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (72.90%) ASP.NET
2 198 (37.79%) WCF
3 189 (36.07%) HTML
4 142 (27.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 106 (20.23%) .NET Framework
6 104 (19.85%) jQuery
6 104 (19.85%) CSS
7 100 (19.08%) WPF
8 88 (16.79%) XML
9 86 (16.41%) Web Services
10 79 (15.08%) Silverlight
11 60 (11.45%) WinForms
12 53 (10.11%) LINQ
12 53 (10.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 40 (7.63%) HTML5
14 29 (5.53%) Ajax
15 27 (5.15%) KnockoutJS
15 27 (5.15%) Castle Windsor
16 23 (4.39%) Classic ASP
17 21 (4.01%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.39%) N-Tier
2 22 (4.20%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 13 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.10%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (2.10%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.53%) User Experience
7 7 (1.34%) Physics
8 4 (0.76%) Taxonomies
8 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.57%) GIS
9 3 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.38%) Social Media
10 2 (0.38%) EPoS
11 1 (0.19%) AS400
11 1 (0.19%) NHS
11 1 (0.19%) PKI
11 1 (0.19%) Wiki
11 1 (0.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 152 (29.01%) Windows
2 10 (1.91%) UNIX
3 9 (1.72%) Android
3 9 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.53%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.95%) Linux
6 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (40.84%) MVC
3 195 (37.21%) Scrum
4 142 (27.10%) TDD
5 62 (11.83%) Software Engineering
6 57 (10.88%) OO
7 48 (9.16%) E-Commerce
8 40 (7.63%) Project Management
9 39 (7.44%) Web Development
10 34 (6.49%) BDD
11 33 (6.30%) Multithreading
12 26 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (4.96%) Matrix Management
12 26 (4.96%) OOD
13 25 (4.77%) OOP
14 24 (4.58%) Configuration Management
15 23 (4.39%) Waterfall
15 23 (4.39%) Business Analysis
16 19 (3.63%) Product Management
16 19 (3.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 432 (82.44%) C#
2 251 (47.90%) SQL
3 205 (39.12%) JavaScript
4 99 (18.89%) T-SQL
4 99 (18.89%) VB.NET
5 60 (11.45%) VB
6 33 (6.30%) Java
7 27 (5.15%) VB6
8 25 (4.77%) Ruby
9 24 (4.58%) PowerShell
10 23 (4.39%) C
11 18 (3.44%) C++
12 10 (1.91%) XAML
13 9 (1.72%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.34%) VBA
15 6 (1.15%) PHP
16 5 (0.95%) Groovy
17 4 (0.76%) VBScript
18 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (7.25%) Degree
2 14 (2.67%) PhD
3 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.38%) MCP
4 2 (0.38%) MCAD
4 2 (0.38%) MCSD
5 1 (0.19%) MCSE
5 1 (0.19%) MCITP
5 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.24%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) NFS
2 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (3.44%) MOM
2 16 (3.05%) logstash
3 8 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.38%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 252 (48.09%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.26%) Oracle
3 8 (1.53%) Xamarin
3 8 (1.53%) Sitecore
3 8 (1.53%) Business Objects
3 8 (1.53%) IBM
4 7 (1.34%) Perforce
5 5 (0.95%) Apple
6 4 (0.76%) Adobe
6 4 (0.76%) Progress
6 4 (0.76%) Capita
7 3 (0.57%) ESRI
7 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.57%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.38%) Akamai
8 2 (0.38%) XMPie
8 2 (0.38%) Nintex
8 2 (0.38%) SAP
8 2 (0.38%) HP
9 1 (0.19%) i-GRasp
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedfordshire
JP Specialist Contracts
Salary: £50000 per annum + Pension + Life/Health
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £32,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 8 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
JM Digital
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 18 days ago