The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 25 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing .NET 78 28 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.39% 8.26% 16.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 71.56% 31.46% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 67 25 56
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
109 89 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 22.90% 26.25% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 89 86 149
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Bedfordshire

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

.NET
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Luton region.

.NET Salary Trend in Luton

.NET
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Luton region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Luton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

1 117 (78.00%) C#
1 117 (78.00%) SQL Server
2 96 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 73 (48.67%) SQL
4 72 (48.00%) JavaScript
5 68 (45.33%) Microsoft
6 61 (40.67%) Visual Studio
7 60 (40.00%) Web Services
7 60 (40.00%) HTML
8 57 (38.00%) XML
9 53 (35.33%) Windows
10 43 (28.67%) WCF
11 42 (28.00%) MVC
12 39 (26.00%) Scrum
12 39 (26.00%) TDD
13 38 (25.33%) VB
14 37 (24.67%) MS Excel
15 36 (24.00%) VB.NET
16 35 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 35 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (22.00%) SQL Server 2005
18 27 (18.00%) CSS
19 26 (17.33%) Waterfall
20 25 (16.67%) SharePoint
20 25 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
21 24 (16.00%) Classic ASP
22 23 (15.33%) Oracle
22 23 (15.33%) Java
22 23 (15.33%) TeamCity
22 23 (15.33%) jQuery

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 25 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 25 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (12.67%) IIS
3 14 (9.33%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (8.67%) CMS
5 4 (2.67%) Papyrus
6 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.33%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.67%) Liferay
7 1 (0.67%) Confluence
7 1 (0.67%) Apache
7 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 37 (24.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.33%) SaaS
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.67%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) FTP
3 1 (0.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (78.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (22.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (15.33%) Relational Database
5 21 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (4.67%) MySQL
9 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.67%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 61 (40.67%) Visual Studio
2 35 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (15.33%) TeamCity
4 13 (8.67%) Subversion
5 11 (7.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (5.33%) PowerBuilder
7 7 (4.67%) JIRA
7 7 (4.67%) Selenium
8 6 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (2.67%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.67%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.33%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.33%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.67%) JMeter
11 1 (0.67%) Log4Net
11 1 (0.67%) NUnit
11 1 (0.67%) MSTest
11 1 (0.67%) RSpec
11 1 (0.67%) Artifactory
General
1 19 (12.67%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Marketing
3 11 (7.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.00%) Banking
4 9 (6.00%) Retail
5 2 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 84 (56.00%) Developer
2 37 (24.67%) .NET Developer
3 23 (15.33%) Software Developer
4 22 (14.67%) Analyst
5 17 (11.33%) Web Developer
6 15 (10.00%) Programmer
7 14 (9.33%) Support Engineer
7 14 (9.33%) Applications Support
8 11 (7.33%) Technical Support
8 11 (7.33%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 11 (7.33%) .NET Programmer
9 10 (6.67%) Architect
10 9 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.33%) C# Developer
11 8 (5.33%) VB.NET Developer
11 8 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Developer Analyst
11 8 (5.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
11 8 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (64.00%) ASP.NET
2 60 (40.00%) HTML
2 60 (40.00%) Web Services
3 57 (38.00%) XML
4 43 (28.67%) WCF
5 27 (18.00%) CSS
6 24 (16.00%) Classic ASP
7 23 (15.33%) jQuery
8 20 (13.33%) XSLT
9 16 (10.67%) .NET Framework
10 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (8.67%) WSDL
11 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.33%) XSL
13 7 (4.67%) XSD
13 7 (4.67%) COM
14 6 (4.00%) Middleware
15 5 (3.33%) WPF
15 5 (3.33%) Silverlight
16 4 (2.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.67%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.33%) AS400
5 1 (0.67%) EPoS
5 1 (0.67%) CMDB
5 1 (0.67%) Wiki
5 1 (0.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.33%) Windows
2 10 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.00%) MVC
2 39 (26.00%) Scrum
2 39 (26.00%) TDD
3 26 (17.33%) Waterfall
4 20 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 18 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 16 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (10.67%) Project Management
7 15 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.67%) Change Management
8 13 (8.67%) Data Transformation
9 12 (8.00%) ETL
10 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.33%) SOA
11 8 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.33%) BDD
12 7 (4.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (4.67%) Web Development
12 7 (4.67%) Refactoring
12 7 (4.67%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (78.00%) C#
2 73 (48.67%) SQL
3 72 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (25.33%) VB
5 36 (24.00%) VB.NET
6 23 (15.33%) Java
7 15 (10.00%) C
8 14 (9.33%) VB6
9 11 (7.33%) T-SQL
10 10 (6.67%) PHP
11 9 (6.00%) PL/SQL
12 8 (5.33%) Groovy
13 4 (2.67%) PowerHouse
14 3 (2.00%) VBA
14 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.00%) C++
15 2 (1.33%) VBScript
15 2 (1.33%) XAML
16 1 (0.67%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (12.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.33%) PMP
3 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Nagios
1 1 (0.67%) Sysprep
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (45.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.33%) Oracle
3 6 (4.00%) Perforce
4 5 (3.33%) Siebel
5 4 (2.67%) HP
6 3 (2.00%) Adobe
6 3 (2.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.33%) IBM
8 1 (0.67%) XMPie
8 1 (0.67%) Nimsoft
8 1 (0.67%) JBoss
8 1 (0.67%) Progress
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
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