The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 250 174 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.83% 16.16% 17.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 69.64% 50.29% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 226 170 137
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
359 346 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.35% 32.13% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 325 333 294
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 £33,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
East of England

.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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +2 103 £45,000 +2.85% 20
Luton +11 81 £40,000 -23.80% 6
Leighton Buzzard +3 10 £32,500 -16.66% 2
Dunstable - 4 £38,500 - 1
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 474 (83.30%) C#
2 423 (74.34%) ASP.NET
3 414 (72.76%) SQL Server
4 271 (47.63%) Microsoft
5 268 (47.10%) SQL
6 239 (42.00%) JavaScript
7 219 (38.49%) MVC
8 215 (37.79%) HTML
8 215 (37.79%) Windows
9 197 (34.62%) WCF
10 180 (31.63%) Scrum
11 168 (29.53%) Visual Studio
12 164 (28.82%) CSS
13 156 (27.42%) TDD
14 152 (26.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 138 (24.25%) .NET Framework
16 136 (23.90%) T-SQL
17 135 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 129 (22.67%) Software Engineering
19 128 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
20 121 (21.27%) Web Services
21 118 (20.74%) XML
22 116 (20.39%) MS Excel
23 115 (20.21%) WPF
24 110 (19.33%) jQuery
25 108 (18.98%) Relational Database
26 107 (18.80%) SharePoint
27 105 (18.45%) WinForms
28 91 (15.99%) Subversion
29 87 (15.29%) Silverlight

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (18.80%) SharePoint
2 45 (7.91%) BizTalk Server
3 29 (5.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 28 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (4.04%) CMS
6 22 (3.87%) IIS
7 17 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.88%) Papyrus
9 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.18%) Liferay
11 1 (0.18%) Confluence
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 116 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.99%) MS Office
3 7 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.23%) Fireworks
3 7 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Exstream
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.76%) SaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.39%) Internet
2 12 (2.11%) HTTP
3 6 (1.05%) DNS
4 5 (0.88%) Kerberos
4 5 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.88%) LDAP
4 5 (0.88%) Firewall
4 5 (0.88%) IPsec
4 5 (0.88%) FTP
5 2 (0.35%) Intranet
6 1 (0.18%) GSM
6 1 (0.18%) UMTS
6 1 (0.18%) DHCP
6 1 (0.18%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (72.76%) SQL Server
2 128 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 108 (18.98%) Relational Database
4 62 (10.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 51 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (7.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (5.98%) Crystal Reports
8 22 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (2.81%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.76%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (1.58%) MySQL
13 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
16 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.35%) SQLite
16 2 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 168 (29.53%) Visual Studio
2 152 (26.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 91 (15.99%) Subversion
4 53 (9.31%) NUnit
5 51 (8.96%) MSTest
6 34 (5.98%) Moq
7 24 (4.22%) TeamCity
8 22 (3.87%) Rhino Mocks
9 15 (2.64%) Git (software)
10 14 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 10 (1.76%) PowerBuilder
12 9 (1.58%) JIRA
13 7 (1.23%) Selenium
13 7 (1.23%) MSBuild
13 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.70%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.70%) Selenium IDE
15 2 (0.35%) SpecFlow
15 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.35%) FitNesse
General
1 55 (9.67%) Finance
2 18 (3.16%) Marketing
3 12 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.93%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.93%) Banking
4 11 (1.93%) Retail
5 7 (1.23%) Legal
6 2 (0.35%) Publishing
7 1 (0.18%) Games
7 1 (0.18%) Advertising
7 1 (0.18%) Automotive
7 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 385 (67.66%) Developer
2 151 (26.54%) .NET Developer
3 117 (20.56%) C# Developer
4 116 (20.39%) Senior Developer
5 86 (15.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 75 (13.18%) Architect
7 63 (11.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 55 (9.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 49 (8.61%) Senior C# Developer
10 45 (7.91%) Software Developer
11 43 (7.56%) Web Developer
11 43 (7.56%) Solutions Architect
12 38 (6.68%) Lead Developer
13 35 (6.15%) Analyst
14 26 (4.57%) SharePoint Developer
15 24 (4.22%) Technical Architect
16 23 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
17 21 (3.69%) Programmer
17 21 (3.69%) VB.NET Developer
18 20 (3.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (74.34%) ASP.NET
2 215 (37.79%) HTML
3 197 (34.62%) WCF
4 164 (28.82%) CSS
5 138 (24.25%) .NET Framework
6 135 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 121 (21.27%) Web Services
8 118 (20.74%) XML
9 115 (20.21%) WPF
10 110 (19.33%) jQuery
11 105 (18.45%) WinForms
12 87 (15.29%) Silverlight
13 75 (13.18%) LINQ
14 74 (13.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 54 (9.49%) Ajax
16 38 (6.68%) HTML5
17 36 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 35 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 34 (5.98%) Middleware
20 26 (4.57%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.96%) N-Tier
2 21 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.58%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.58%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.05%) Physics
9 5 (0.88%) PKI
10 4 (0.70%) Social Network
11 3 (0.53%) RIA
11 3 (0.53%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.35%) AS400
12 2 (0.35%) NHS
12 2 (0.35%) Open Source
12 2 (0.35%) Animation
13 1 (0.18%) Social Media
13 1 (0.18%) CMDB
13 1 (0.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 215 (37.79%) Windows
2 13 (2.28%) Linux
3 7 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.88%) Android
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.35%) UNIX
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (38.49%) MVC
2 180 (31.63%) Scrum
3 156 (27.42%) TDD
4 129 (22.67%) Software Engineering
5 85 (14.94%) Project Management
6 77 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (11.25%) Multithreading
9 60 (10.54%) Business Analysis
10 54 (9.49%) OO
10 54 (9.49%) Product Management
11 49 (8.61%) Configuration Management
12 46 (8.08%) OOD
13 37 (6.50%) E-Commerce
14 35 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
15 33 (5.80%) SOA
16 27 (4.75%) Web Development
16 27 (4.75%) Waterfall
16 27 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 474 (83.30%) C#
2 268 (47.10%) SQL
3 239 (42.00%) JavaScript
4 136 (23.90%) T-SQL
5 82 (14.41%) VB.NET
6 53 (9.31%) VB
7 35 (6.15%) C
8 33 (5.80%) Java
9 25 (4.39%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.99%) VB6
11 15 (2.64%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.28%) XAML
13 12 (2.11%) C++
13 12 (2.11%) PHP
14 8 (1.41%) Groovy
15 4 (0.70%) VBScript
15 4 (0.70%) PowerHouse
15 4 (0.70%) VBA
16 3 (0.53%) Python
16 3 (0.53%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 46 (8.08%) Degree
2 11 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.88%) PMP
3 5 (0.88%) MCITP
3 5 (0.88%) MCSE
4 4 (0.70%) PhD
5 3 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) MCP
6 2 (0.35%) MCAD
6 2 (0.35%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.16%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (3.16%) MOM
2 5 (0.88%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 271 (47.63%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.37%) Oracle
3 10 (1.76%) HP
3 10 (1.76%) IBM
4 8 (1.41%) Perforce
5 6 (1.05%) Adobe
6 5 (0.88%) Siebel
6 5 (0.88%) VMware
6 5 (0.88%) Dell
6 5 (0.88%) CA
7 4 (0.70%) Capita
7 4 (0.70%) XMPie
7 4 (0.70%) Facebook
7 4 (0.70%) Twitter
8 2 (0.35%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.35%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.18%) SAP
9 1 (0.18%) JBoss
9 1 (0.18%) Progress
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
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