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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 284 182 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.38% 18.61% 15.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 64.11% 51.85% 45.68%
Number of salaries quoted 252 180 137
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
443 351 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.03% 35.89% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 399 345 318
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £57,500
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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +3 117 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Luton +4 87 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Leighton Buzzard +1 18 £31,500 -16.00% 2
Dunstable 0 4 £37,500 -3.22%
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 476 (82.78%) C#
2 422 (73.39%) ASP.NET
3 421 (73.22%) SQL Server
4 279 (48.52%) Microsoft
5 277 (48.17%) SQL
6 273 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
7 248 (43.13%) JavaScript
8 235 (40.87%) MVC
9 217 (37.74%) HTML
10 213 (37.04%) WCF
11 206 (35.83%) Scrum
12 180 (31.30%) Windows
13 173 (30.09%) Visual Studio
14 161 (28.00%) TDD
15 149 (25.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 138 (24.00%) CSS
17 132 (22.96%) .NET Framework
18 127 (22.09%) Team Foundation Server
19 122 (21.22%) T-SQL
20 119 (20.70%) SQL Server 2008
21 116 (20.17%) MS Excel
22 114 (19.83%) Web Services
22 114 (19.83%) jQuery
23 107 (18.61%) XML
23 107 (18.61%) SharePoint
24 105 (18.26%) VB.NET
24 105 (18.26%) WPF
25 92 (16.00%) Software Engineering
26 79 (13.74%) Silverlight
27 76 (13.22%) WinForms

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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
1 107 (18.61%) SharePoint
2 42 (7.30%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (4.70%) CMS
3 27 (4.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (4.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 25 (4.35%) IIS
6 20 (3.48%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (2.43%) NServiceBus
8 6 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.87%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 5 (0.87%) MQSeries
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.35%) Papyrus
13 1 (0.17%) Apache
13 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.17%) Liferay
13 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 116 (20.17%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.70%) MS Office
3 9 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.57%) Fireworks
3 9 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.35%) Exstream
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.13%) Internet
2 13 (2.26%) HTTP
3 7 (1.22%) Intranet
4 5 (0.87%) LDAP
4 5 (0.87%) Kerberos
4 5 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.87%) DNS
4 5 (0.87%) Firewall
4 5 (0.87%) IPsec
5 2 (0.35%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (73.22%) SQL Server
2 119 (20.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (12.52%) Relational Database
3 72 (12.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (5.91%) Crystal Reports
5 34 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (2.61%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (1.74%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.04%) MySQL
12 3 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 173 (30.09%) Visual Studio
2 127 (22.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (11.48%) Subversion
4 54 (9.39%) NUnit
5 40 (6.96%) TeamCity
6 39 (6.78%) MSTest
7 31 (5.39%) Git (software)
8 30 (5.22%) JIRA
9 29 (5.04%) Moq
10 28 (4.87%) Rhino Mocks
11 14 (2.43%) SpecFlow
11 14 (2.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 14 (2.43%) Log4Net
12 13 (2.26%) Jasmine
12 13 (2.26%) FinalBuilder
12 13 (2.26%) NSubstitute
13 10 (1.74%) PowerBuilder
14 9 (1.57%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.39%) WATIR
16 6 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 52 (9.04%) Finance
2 24 (4.17%) Marketing
3 15 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.26%) Retail
6 11 (1.91%) Banking
7 7 (1.22%) Automotive
8 5 (0.87%) Legal
9 3 (0.52%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 419 (72.87%) Developer
2 148 (25.74%) .NET Developer
3 136 (23.65%) C# Developer
4 123 (21.39%) Senior Developer
5 102 (17.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 72 (12.52%) Architect
7 68 (11.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 64 (11.13%) Web Developer
9 63 (10.96%) Senior C# Developer
10 46 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 46 (8.00%) Software Developer
11 37 (6.43%) Analyst
12 32 (5.57%) Lead Developer
13 30 (5.22%) Technical Architect
14 29 (5.04%) SharePoint Developer
15 25 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
16 24 (4.17%) Programmer
17 23 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
18 20 (3.48%) VB.NET Developer
19 18 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (73.39%) ASP.NET
2 217 (37.74%) HTML
3 213 (37.04%) WCF
4 149 (25.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 138 (24.00%) CSS
6 132 (22.96%) .NET Framework
7 114 (19.83%) jQuery
7 114 (19.83%) Web Services
8 107 (18.61%) XML
9 105 (18.26%) WPF
10 79 (13.74%) Silverlight
11 76 (13.22%) WinForms
12 68 (11.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 65 (11.30%) LINQ
14 46 (8.00%) HTML5
15 42 (7.30%) Ajax
16 29 (5.04%) KnockoutJS
17 26 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 25 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 23 (4.00%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.57%) N-Tier
2 25 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.43%) User Experience
4 13 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.87%) PKI
9 5 (0.87%) Physics
10 4 (0.70%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.52%) GIS
12 2 (0.35%) EPoS
12 2 (0.35%) NHS
12 2 (0.35%) AS400
12 2 (0.35%) Social Media
13 1 (0.17%) CMDB
13 1 (0.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 180 (31.30%) Windows
2 9 (1.57%) Linux
3 8 (1.39%) Android
3 8 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.22%) UNIX
5 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (40.87%) MVC
3 206 (35.83%) Scrum
4 161 (28.00%) TDD
5 92 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 59 (10.26%) OO
7 57 (9.91%) Project Management
8 47 (8.17%) E-Commerce
8 47 (8.17%) Multithreading
9 43 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (6.43%) Web Development
10 37 (6.43%) Product Management
11 36 (6.26%) Configuration Management
12 35 (6.09%) Business Analysis
13 33 (5.74%) OOD
14 32 (5.57%) BDD
15 28 (4.87%) Waterfall
16 23 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
17 22 (3.83%) Technical Architecture
18 20 (3.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 476 (82.78%) C#
2 277 (48.17%) SQL
3 248 (43.13%) JavaScript
4 122 (21.22%) T-SQL
5 105 (18.26%) VB.NET
6 62 (10.78%) VB
7 34 (5.91%) Java
8 33 (5.74%) PowerShell
9 27 (4.70%) C
10 26 (4.52%) VB6
11 21 (3.65%) Ruby
12 15 (2.61%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.61%) C++
13 14 (2.43%) XAML
14 12 (2.09%) PHP
15 8 (1.39%) Groovy
16 5 (0.87%) VBA
17 4 (0.70%) VBScript
18 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
19 2 (0.35%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 40 (6.96%) Degree
2 12 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.74%) PhD
4 5 (0.87%) MCSE
4 5 (0.87%) MCITP
5 3 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) PMP
6 2 (0.35%) MCP
6 2 (0.35%) MCAD
6 2 (0.35%) MCSD
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.87%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.87%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (3.13%) MOM
2 13 (2.26%) logstash
3 8 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.87%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.35%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 279 (48.52%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.91%) Oracle
3 13 (2.26%) IBM
4 8 (1.39%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.39%) Business Objects
4 8 (1.39%) Perforce
5 7 (1.22%) HP
6 6 (1.04%) Adobe
7 5 (0.87%) Dell
7 5 (0.87%) CA
7 5 (0.87%) Apple
7 5 (0.87%) VMware
7 5 (0.87%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.70%) Capita
8 4 (0.70%) XMPie
9 3 (0.52%) Siebel
9 3 (0.52%) Progress
9 3 (0.52%) ESRI
10 2 (0.35%) Nintex
11 1 (0.17%) Nimsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + pension + health
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £550 - £650 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago