The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 63 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 5 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.94% 4.12% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 7.98% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 5
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET Framework
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
148 188 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.72% 51.65% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 96 135 88
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in Watford

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

.NET Framework Salary Trend in Watford

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
5 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (68.42%) WCF
6 12 (63.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (63.16%) Finance
6 12 (63.16%) OO
7 11 (57.89%) Web Services
7 11 (57.89%) XHTML
7 11 (57.89%) Scrum
7 11 (57.89%) Windows
7 11 (57.89%) jQuery
7 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (57.89%) TDD
8 9 (47.37%) CMS
9 8 (42.11%) Degree
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 4 (21.05%) MySQL
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle
11 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
12 3 (15.79%) Java
12 3 (15.79%) XML
12 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) Fireworks
1 1 (5.26%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.26%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) FTP
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
1 2 (10.53%) IPv4
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (10.53%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Web Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 16 (84.21%) HTML
4 13 (68.42%) WCF
5 12 (63.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (57.89%) jQuery
6 11 (57.89%) Web Services
6 11 (57.89%) XHTML
7 3 (15.79%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) WPF
8 2 (10.53%) LINQ
8 2 (10.53%) iOS SDK
8 2 (10.53%) Android SDK
8 2 (10.53%) JSON
8 2 (10.53%) SOAP
9 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
9 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (10.53%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
2 12 (63.16%) OO
3 11 (57.89%) Scrum
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) OOD
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) OWASP
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Macromedia