The first table below looks at the demand for .NET 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 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 37 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 41 57 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.00% 17.81% 20.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.45% 38.26% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 55 62
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
155 149 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.45% 46.56% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 96 104 104
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Hertfordshire

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

.NET
Salary Trend in Watford

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

.NET Salary Trend in Watford

.NET
Salary Histogram in Watford

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

.NET Salary Histogram in Watford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 79 (71.82%) C#
2 66 (60.00%) HTML
3 63 (57.27%) ASP.NET
4 57 (51.82%) JavaScript
5 53 (48.18%) SQL
6 49 (44.55%) CSS
7 45 (40.91%) MVC
8 43 (39.09%) SQL Server
9 34 (30.91%) Finance
10 32 (29.09%) Windows
11 30 (27.27%) Degree
12 29 (26.36%) Web Development
12 29 (26.36%) HTML5
12 29 (26.36%) OO
13 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
13 27 (24.55%) jQuery
13 27 (24.55%) .NET Framework
14 23 (20.91%) WCF
14 23 (20.91%) Scrum
15 20 (18.18%) Mobile App
16 19 (17.27%) Java
17 18 (16.36%) Web Services
17 18 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (16.36%) JSON
18 17 (15.45%) TDD
18 17 (15.45%) Android
19 16 (14.55%) Marketing
19 16 (14.55%) PHP
20 15 (13.64%) Apple iOS
21 14 (12.73%) CMS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 14 (12.73%) CMS
2 12 (10.91%) IIS
3 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.55%) Moodle
5 4 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.64%) Apache
5 4 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.64%) Tuxedo
5 4 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (3.64%) iPlanet
5 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.64%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.73%) Node.js
7 2 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.91%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.91%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Photoshop
2 10 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.45%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.73%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.82%) MS Office
6 1 (0.91%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.91%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) HTTP
1 6 (5.45%) SSL
2 4 (3.64%) FTP
3 2 (1.82%) IPv4
3 2 (1.82%) SAN
3 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (0.91%) Broadband
4 1 (0.91%) LAN
4 1 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.18%) MySQL
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.36%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.64%) DTS
6 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.82%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 11 (10.00%) Subversion
4 7 (6.36%) NUnit
5 6 (5.45%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (5.45%) PhoneGap
6 3 (2.73%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.91%) Selenium
8 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 34 (30.91%) Finance
2 16 (14.55%) Marketing
3 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 4 (3.64%) Advertising
6 3 (2.73%) Games
6 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (76.36%) Developer
2 33 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.36%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 13 (11.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (10.91%) Senior Developer
7 11 (10.00%) Architect
8 9 (8.18%) Software Developer
8 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Junior
9 8 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Designer
10 7 (6.36%) Mobile Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Android Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Junior Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Consultant
11 6 (5.45%) Junior C# Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Junior C# .NET Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (60.00%) HTML
2 63 (57.27%) ASP.NET
3 49 (44.55%) CSS
4 29 (26.36%) HTML5
5 27 (24.55%) .NET Framework
5 27 (24.55%) jQuery
6 23 (20.91%) WCF
7 18 (16.36%) JSON
7 18 (16.36%) Web Services
8 14 (12.73%) XHTML
8 14 (12.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (10.91%) CSS3
10 11 (10.00%) REST
11 10 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (9.09%) Android SDK
12 9 (8.18%) XML
13 7 (6.36%) WPF
14 6 (5.45%) iOS SDK
15 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.27%) Open Source
3 5 (4.55%) W3C
3 5 (4.55%) VLE
4 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.73%) Streaming Music
6 2 (1.82%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.09%) Windows
2 17 (15.45%) Android
3 15 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.27%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.73%) UNIX
6 3 (2.73%) Solaris
6 3 (2.73%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.82%) Linux
8 1 (0.91%) AIX
8 1 (0.91%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.91%) zOS
8 1 (0.91%) SUSE
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.91%) MVC
2 29 (26.36%) OO
2 29 (26.36%) Web Development
3 23 (20.91%) Scrum
4 17 (15.45%) TDD
5 12 (10.91%) Android Development
6 11 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 10 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
8 9 (8.18%) iOS Development
8 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.36%) OOD
10 6 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.45%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.55%) Web Design
12 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.64%) CRM
12 4 (3.64%) OOP
13 3 (2.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (71.82%) C#
2 57 (51.82%) JavaScript
3 53 (48.18%) SQL
4 19 (17.27%) Java
5 16 (14.55%) PHP
6 13 (11.82%) VB.NET
7 10 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.64%) VBA
8 4 (3.64%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.64%) Jython
9 2 (1.82%) C
9 2 (1.82%) C++
10 1 (0.91%) X++
10 1 (0.91%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 30 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.91%) MCTS
3 1 (0.91%) MCSE
3 1 (0.91%) MCSA
3 1 (0.91%) MCT
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) WCAG
2 4 (3.64%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.73%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.73%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.82%) Oracle
3 6 (5.45%) Adobe
4 5 (4.55%) SAP
4 5 (4.55%) Twitter
5 4 (3.64%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.64%) JBoss
5 4 (3.64%) IBM
5 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.73%) NetIQ
6 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.73%) BMC
6 3 (2.73%) Google
7 2 (1.82%) VMware
7 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.91%) Sybase
8 1 (0.91%) Siebel
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco
8 1 (0.91%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.91%) Apple
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