The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Stafford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 17 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 35.42% 13.79% 28.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.13% 40.00% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 66.67% 34.48% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 16
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Staffordshire

.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 1 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Stafford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 27 (69.23%) C#
1 27 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (48.72%) MVC
5 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 14 (35.90%) Degree
6 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 10 (25.64%) OO
9 10 (25.64%) WCF
10 9 (23.08%) OOP
11 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
11 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.38%) UML
12 6 (15.38%) Web Services
12 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (12.82%) Usability Testing
13 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
13 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
13 5 (12.82%) MSTest
13 5 (12.82%) QA
13 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
14 4 (10.26%) Oracle
14 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) MS Access
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.82%) MSTest
3 3 (7.69%) Moq
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 3 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 23 (58.97%) .NET Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Programmer
3 13 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 12 (30.77%) .NET Software Engineer
4 12 (30.77%) .NET Programmer
5 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
8 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (12.82%) Tester
8 5 (12.82%) Software Tester
8 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
9 4 (10.26%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Analyst
10 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
11 2 (5.13%) Junior
11 2 (5.13%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 10 (25.64%) WCF
3 6 (15.38%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) REST
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.69%) WinForms
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) WPF
6 1 (2.56%) Dojo
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) EPoS
2 2 (5.13%) SCADA
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) MVC
3 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 10 (25.64%) OO
5 9 (23.08%) OOP
6 6 (15.38%) UML
7 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Usability Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.69%) TDD
9 3 (7.69%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.69%) SOA
10 2 (5.13%) Data Security
10 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.69%) VB
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) VB6
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Talend