The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 31 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 46.97% 70.00% 28.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 67.39% 96.55% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
.NET
Staffordshire

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 Stafford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 69.70% 72.50% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

.NET
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

.NET Salary Trend in Stafford

.NET
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Stafford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 29 (76.32%) ASP.NET
2 27 (71.05%) C#
3 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 17 (44.74%) MVC
5 16 (42.11%) SQL
5 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (34.21%) OO
8 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
8 12 (31.58%) WCF
9 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (28.95%) TDD
10 10 (26.32%) Retail
10 10 (26.32%) Ruby
10 10 (26.32%) CSS
10 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 10 (26.32%) RESTful
10 10 (26.32%) BDD
10 10 (26.32%) Node.js
10 10 (26.32%) Web Application Development
10 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.05%) Java
13 7 (18.42%) HTML
13 7 (18.42%) jQuery
14 6 (15.79%) Web Development
15 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
15 5 (13.16%) Ethical Hacking
15 5 (13.16%) Information Security
15 5 (13.16%) C++

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 10 (26.32%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) MS Access
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) NUnit
3 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) Moq
General
1 10 (26.32%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Application Security Specialist
5 5 (13.16%) Security Specialist
5 5 (13.16%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Graduate
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (76.32%) ASP.NET
2 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (31.58%) WCF
4 10 (26.32%) CSS
4 10 (26.32%) RESTful
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (18.42%) HTML
5 7 (18.42%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) Ajax
7 2 (5.26%) DOM
7 2 (5.26%) Web Services
7 2 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.63%) HTML5
8 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) MVC
2 13 (34.21%) OO
3 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) TDD
4 10 (26.32%) BDD
4 10 (26.32%) Web Application Development
5 6 (15.79%) Web Development
6 5 (13.16%) Information Security
6 5 (13.16%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Web Design
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) SOA
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.26%) CRM
9 2 (5.26%) Validation
9 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Ruby
4 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.05%) Java
6 5 (13.16%) C++
6 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.89%) VBA
8 2 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
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