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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 215 242 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.06% 23.50% 21.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 63.61% 68.95% 66.49%
Number of salaries quoted 171 218 229
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
.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
338 351 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.53% 34.08% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 261 321 325
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

.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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -2 84 £45,000 - 6
Luton +4 69 £48,750 +8.33% 10
Leighton Buzzard 0 14 £50,000 +29.03% 2
Dunstable +2 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Shefford - 2 £46,250 -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 321 (73.96%) C#
2 290 (66.82%) ASP.NET
3 250 (57.60%) SQL Server
4 248 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (51.15%) Microsoft
6 193 (44.47%) MVC
7 176 (40.55%) Scrum
8 173 (39.86%) HTML
9 165 (38.02%) JavaScript
10 148 (34.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 147 (33.87%) SQL
12 133 (30.65%) MS Excel
13 120 (27.65%) WCF
14 118 (27.19%) jQuery
15 107 (24.65%) CSS
16 101 (23.27%) TDD
17 96 (22.12%) Visual Studio
18 83 (19.12%) Windows
19 77 (17.74%) .NET Framework
20 69 (15.90%) Silverlight
21 68 (15.67%) SQL Server 2008
22 66 (15.21%) Web Services
23 63 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
24 62 (14.29%) WPF
25 59 (13.59%) Software Engineering
26 56 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
27 54 (12.44%) Coaching
28 53 (12.21%) Oracle
29 52 (11.98%) VB.NET
30 51 (11.75%) WinForms

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 38 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.22%) CMS
3 14 (3.23%) IIS
3 14 (3.23%) NServiceBus
4 10 (2.30%) Confluence
5 7 (1.61%) Node.js
6 5 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.69%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 133 (30.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.84%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Tridion
2 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.23%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.53%) Internet
2 5 (1.15%) Intranet
3 3 (0.69%) FTP
4 2 (0.46%) WAN
4 2 (0.46%) SMTP
4 2 (0.46%) DHCP
4 2 (0.46%) DNS
4 2 (0.46%) SAN
4 2 (0.46%) MPLS
4 2 (0.46%) Firewall
4 2 (0.46%) VLAN
4 2 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.23%) SMS
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (57.60%) SQL Server
2 68 (15.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (5.07%) SQL Server 2000
4 22 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (3.46%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.92%) MySQL
10 3 (0.69%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.46%) MS Access
12 1 (0.23%) DB2
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 96 (22.12%) Visual Studio
2 63 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (9.22%) Rhino Mocks
4 36 (8.29%) NUnit
5 34 (7.83%) Git (software)
6 31 (7.14%) JIRA
7 28 (6.45%) Moq
8 22 (5.07%) TeamCity
9 13 (3.00%) FinalBuilder
9 13 (3.00%) SpecFlow
9 13 (3.00%) Jasmine
9 13 (3.00%) Log4Net
9 13 (3.00%) NSubstitute
10 12 (2.76%) MSTest
10 12 (2.76%) Subversion
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.46%) Selenium
12 1 (0.23%) Xcode
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (5.30%) Finance
2 10 (2.30%) Automotive
3 8 (1.84%) Aerospace
3 8 (1.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.15%) Advertising
4 5 (1.15%) Games
4 5 (1.15%) Banking
4 5 (1.15%) Retail
4 5 (1.15%) Marketing
5 3 (0.69%) Publishing
5 3 (0.69%) Legal
6 2 (0.46%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 260 (59.91%) Developer
2 112 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 74 (17.05%) C# Developer
4 67 (15.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (12.90%) Architect
6 52 (11.98%) Development Manager
7 49 (11.29%) Web Developer
8 46 (10.60%) Senior Developer
9 37 (8.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 36 (8.29%) Technical Architect
10 36 (8.29%) Software Developer
11 31 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
12 30 (6.91%) Lead Architect
13 26 (5.99%) Senior C# Developer
14 25 (5.76%) Senior .NET Developer
15 24 (5.53%) Analyst
16 19 (4.38%) Software Engineer
16 19 (4.38%) Programmer
16 19 (4.38%) Front-End Developer
17 16 (3.69%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (66.82%) ASP.NET
2 173 (39.86%) HTML
3 148 (34.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 120 (27.65%) WCF
5 118 (27.19%) jQuery
6 107 (24.65%) CSS
7 77 (17.74%) .NET Framework
8 69 (15.90%) Silverlight
9 66 (15.21%) Web Services
10 62 (14.29%) WPF
11 51 (11.75%) WinForms
12 42 (9.68%) Ajax
12 42 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 40 (9.22%) HTML5
13 40 (9.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 38 (8.76%) LINQ
15 33 (7.60%) XML
16 31 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 26 (5.99%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (5.76%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.45%) N-Tier
2 24 (5.53%) User Experience
3 17 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.76%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.15%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.15%) Physics
10 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.23%) Open Source
11 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.23%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.23%) GIS
11 1 (0.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.12%) Windows
2 10 (2.30%) Android
3 9 (2.07%) Windows 7
3 9 (2.07%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.07%) UNIX
4 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.46%) Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (44.47%) MVC
3 176 (40.55%) Scrum
4 101 (23.27%) TDD
5 59 (13.59%) Software Engineering
6 56 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (12.44%) Coaching
8 51 (11.75%) Performance Management
9 48 (11.06%) OO
10 47 (10.83%) E-Commerce
11 42 (9.68%) Web Development
12 37 (8.53%) Matrix Management
13 31 (7.14%) People Management
14 30 (6.91%) Mentoring
15 28 (6.45%) BDD
16 27 (6.22%) OOD
17 22 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (4.84%) OOP
19 20 (4.61%) Web Application Development
20 16 (3.69%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 321 (73.96%) C#
2 165 (38.02%) JavaScript
3 147 (33.87%) SQL
4 52 (11.98%) VB.NET
5 46 (10.60%) T-SQL
6 37 (8.53%) PowerShell
7 33 (7.60%) VB
8 18 (4.15%) Ruby
9 13 (3.00%) Java
10 12 (2.76%) VB6
11 9 (2.07%) VC++
12 7 (1.61%) VBA
12 7 (1.61%) C
12 7 (1.61%) C++
13 4 (0.92%) VBScript
13 4 (0.92%) PHP
14 3 (0.69%) XAML
15 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.23%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 29 (6.68%) Degree
2 24 (5.53%) VCP4
3 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.15%) PhD
5 3 (0.69%) MCP
6 2 (0.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.84%) SLA
2 6 (1.38%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.92%) vSphere
3 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (3.46%) MOM
2 13 (3.00%) logstash
3 7 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.15%) SCCM
5 2 (0.46%) SCOM
6 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 222 (51.15%) Microsoft
2 53 (12.21%) Oracle
3 11 (2.53%) Symantec
4 5 (1.15%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.15%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.15%) TIBCO
5 4 (0.92%) VMware
5 4 (0.92%) Sybase
6 3 (0.69%) Telerik
6 3 (0.69%) Altiris
6 3 (0.69%) Apple
6 3 (0.69%) Lumesse
6 3 (0.69%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.69%) Facebook
7 2 (0.46%) Akamai
7 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.46%) webMethods
7 2 (0.46%) HP
8 1 (0.23%) Citrix
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Flexitime / Home Working
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension,Healthcare,holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits including ongoing Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k plus 12% pension, healthcare, flexitime and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet Airline
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet Airline
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 11 days ago