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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 269 177 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.89% 17.10% 16.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 65.77% 52.52% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 248 175 140
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £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
409 337 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 34.81% 32.56% 34.03%
Number of salaries quoted 380 329 305
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 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +4 113 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Luton +8 79 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Leighton Buzzard +1 16 £32,250 -17.30% 2
Dunstable +1 7 £37,500 -3.22%
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (83.16%) C#
2 422 (74.04%) SQL Server
3 416 (72.98%) ASP.NET
4 278 (48.77%) SQL
5 274 (48.07%) Microsoft
6 235 (41.23%) JavaScript
7 217 (38.07%) MVC
8 209 (36.67%) WCF
9 199 (34.91%) HTML
10 195 (34.21%) Windows
11 193 (33.86%) Scrum
12 175 (30.70%) Visual Studio
13 158 (27.72%) TDD
14 140 (24.56%) .NET Framework
15 137 (24.04%) CSS
15 137 (24.04%) T-SQL
16 134 (23.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 131 (22.98%) Team Foundation Server
18 123 (21.58%) SQL Server 2008
19 115 (20.18%) MS Excel
20 113 (19.82%) WPF
21 111 (19.47%) Software Engineering
22 110 (19.30%) SharePoint
23 108 (18.95%) XML
24 106 (18.60%) jQuery
25 100 (17.54%) Web Services
25 100 (17.54%) VB.NET
26 94 (16.49%) Relational Database
27 90 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
27 90 (15.79%) WinForms

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 110 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 45 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (4.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (4.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 23 (4.04%) IIS
6 22 (3.86%) CMS
7 16 (2.81%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.88%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 5 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.70%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.53%) Papyrus
11 3 (0.53%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.18%) Apache
12 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.18%) Liferay
12 1 (0.18%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 115 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.33%) MS Office
3 9 (1.58%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.58%) Fireworks
3 9 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) 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 29 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.75%) SaaS
3 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.68%) Internet
2 13 (2.28%) HTTP
3 6 (1.05%) Intranet
4 5 (0.88%) LDAP
4 5 (0.88%) Kerberos
4 5 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.88%) DNS
4 5 (0.88%) Firewall
4 5 (0.88%) IPsec
5 3 (0.53%) FTP
6 1 (0.18%) GSM
6 1 (0.18%) UMTS
6 1 (0.18%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (74.04%) SQL Server
2 123 (21.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (16.49%) Relational Database
4 67 (11.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (5.96%) Crystal Reports
7 22 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (2.81%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (1.58%) MySQL
12 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
16 2 (0.35%) SQLite
16 2 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 175 (30.70%) Visual Studio
2 131 (22.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 77 (13.51%) Subversion
4 46 (8.07%) NUnit
5 42 (7.37%) MSTest
6 30 (5.26%) Moq
7 28 (4.91%) TeamCity
8 19 (3.33%) Git (software)
9 17 (2.98%) Rhino Mocks
10 15 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 13 (2.28%) JIRA
12 10 (1.75%) PowerBuilder
13 7 (1.23%) Selenium
14 6 (1.05%) MSBuild
14 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.70%) Selenium IDE
15 4 (0.70%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.70%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.70%) WebDriver
16 3 (0.53%) Log4Net
General
1 49 (8.60%) Finance
2 19 (3.33%) Marketing
3 15 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.11%) Retail
5 11 (1.93%) Banking
6 5 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.18%) Advertising
7 1 (0.18%) Games
7 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.18%) Automotive
7 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 394 (69.12%) Developer
2 145 (25.44%) .NET Developer
3 126 (22.11%) C# Developer
4 122 (21.40%) Senior Developer
5 94 (16.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 80 (14.04%) Architect
7 68 (11.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 60 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
9 50 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 46 (8.07%) Web Developer
11 45 (7.89%) Software Developer
12 35 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
13 34 (5.96%) Analyst
14 32 (5.61%) Lead Developer
15 29 (5.09%) Technical Architect
16 27 (4.74%) SharePoint Developer
17 22 (3.86%) Senior .NET Developer
18 21 (3.68%) VB.NET Developer
19 20 (3.51%) Programmer
20 18 (3.16%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (72.98%) ASP.NET
2 209 (36.67%) WCF
3 199 (34.91%) HTML
4 140 (24.56%) .NET Framework
5 137 (24.04%) CSS
6 134 (23.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 113 (19.82%) WPF
8 108 (18.95%) XML
9 106 (18.60%) jQuery
10 100 (17.54%) Web Services
11 90 (15.79%) WinForms
12 82 (14.39%) Silverlight
13 71 (12.46%) LINQ
14 69 (12.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 44 (7.72%) Ajax
16 33 (5.79%) Middleware
16 33 (5.79%) HTML5
17 32 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 24 (4.21%) Classic ASP
19 23 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.02%) N-Tier
2 20 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.28%) Mathematics
4 12 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.05%) Physics
8 5 (0.88%) PKI
9 4 (0.70%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.35%) AS400
10 2 (0.35%) EPoS
10 2 (0.35%) NHS
11 1 (0.18%) GIS
11 1 (0.18%) CMDB
11 1 (0.18%) Wiki
11 1 (0.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 195 (34.21%) Windows
2 13 (2.28%) Linux
3 6 (1.05%) UNIX
4 5 (0.88%) Android
5 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (38.07%) MVC
2 193 (33.86%) Scrum
3 158 (27.72%) TDD
4 111 (19.47%) Software Engineering
5 90 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (13.16%) Project Management
7 61 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (10.35%) Multithreading
9 57 (10.00%) OO
10 50 (8.77%) Product Management
11 49 (8.60%) Business Analysis
12 45 (7.89%) Configuration Management
13 40 (7.02%) OOD
14 36 (6.32%) E-Commerce
15 30 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
16 29 (5.09%) Web Development
17 28 (4.91%) Waterfall
18 24 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
19 23 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
19 23 (4.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 474 (83.16%) C#
2 278 (48.77%) SQL
3 235 (41.23%) JavaScript
4 137 (24.04%) T-SQL
5 100 (17.54%) VB.NET
6 58 (10.18%) VB
7 37 (6.49%) Java
8 33 (5.79%) C
9 25 (4.39%) VB6
10 24 (4.21%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.81%) C++
12 15 (2.63%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.46%) XAML
14 11 (1.93%) PHP
15 8 (1.40%) Groovy
16 5 (0.88%) VBA
17 4 (0.70%) VBScript
17 4 (0.70%) Ruby
18 3 (0.53%) Python
18 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (7.37%) Degree
2 12 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.40%) PhD
4 5 (0.88%) PMP
4 5 (0.88%) MCITP
4 5 (0.88%) MCSE
5 4 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) MCP
6 2 (0.35%) MCAD
6 2 (0.35%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.51%) 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 16 (2.81%) MOM
2 5 (0.88%) HP SIM
3 2 (0.35%) logstash
3 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.35%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 274 (48.07%) Microsoft
2 58 (10.18%) Oracle
3 13 (2.28%) IBM
4 8 (1.40%) HP
4 8 (1.40%) Perforce
5 7 (1.23%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.05%) Adobe
6 6 (1.05%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.88%) Siebel
7 5 (0.88%) VMware
7 5 (0.88%) Dell
7 5 (0.88%) CA
8 4 (0.70%) Capita
8 4 (0.70%) XMPie
9 3 (0.53%) Apple
10 2 (0.35%) Progress
10 2 (0.35%) Nintex
11 1 (0.18%) SAP
11 1 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tempsford, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £35,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 13 days ago