The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 31 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing .NET 39 51 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.21% 13.42% 10.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.08% 28.02% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 31
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £38,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
.NET
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
144 182 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.62% 47.89% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 95 140 81
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.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 19 September 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Watford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (61.54%) C#
2 53 (58.24%) HTML
3 52 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
5 42 (46.15%) SQL
5 42 (46.15%) CSS
6 34 (37.36%) Microsoft
7 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
8 27 (29.67%) Windows
9 23 (25.27%) Finance
10 22 (24.18%) MVC
11 21 (23.08%) OO
12 20 (21.98%) Java
12 20 (21.98%) Degree
13 19 (20.88%) jQuery
13 19 (20.88%) Web Services
14 17 (18.68%) Web Development
15 16 (17.58%) HTML5
16 15 (16.48%) .NET Framework
16 15 (16.48%) Oracle
16 15 (16.48%) Scrum
17 14 (15.38%) WCF
17 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (14.29%) Project Management
18 13 (14.29%) IIS
18 13 (14.29%) Mobile App
19 12 (13.19%) Marketing
19 12 (13.19%) Apple iOS
19 12 (13.19%) Android
20 11 (12.09%) PHP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (14.29%) IIS
2 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.79%) CMS
4 5 (5.49%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.40%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (4.40%) iPlanet
5 4 (4.40%) GlassFish
5 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.40%) Apache
5 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.40%) Tuxedo
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.10%) SugarCRM
7 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.30%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.10%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) SaaS
2 5 (5.49%) PaaS
2 5 (5.49%) Google Apps
2 5 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.49%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) HTTP
1 6 (6.59%) SSL
1 6 (6.59%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) FTP
3 3 (3.30%) Intranet
4 2 (2.20%) IPv4
4 2 (2.20%) SAN
4 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.20%) DNS
5 1 (1.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.20%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.69%) Subversion
4 6 (6.59%) NUnit
5 4 (4.40%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.10%) Selenium
7 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Marketing
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (64.84%) Developer
2 22 (24.18%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.38%) Architect
4 13 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 11 (12.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Junior
7 9 (9.89%) Junior Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Designer
8 8 (8.79%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (8.79%) Junior C# Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Web Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (6.59%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Consultant
11 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (58.24%) HTML
2 52 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 42 (46.15%) CSS
4 19 (20.88%) Web Services
4 19 (20.88%) jQuery
5 16 (17.58%) HTML5
6 15 (16.48%) .NET Framework
7 14 (15.38%) WCF
8 10 (10.99%) XHTML
9 8 (8.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.69%) JSON
11 5 (5.49%) LAMP
11 5 (5.49%) RESTful
11 5 (5.49%) CSS3
11 5 (5.49%) Android SDK
12 4 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.40%) REST
12 4 (4.40%) Semantic HTML
12 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.79%) Open Source
3 7 (7.69%) User Experience
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.49%) CMDB
5 4 (4.40%) W3C
6 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.20%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.10%) Streaming Music
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.67%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Android
2 12 (13.19%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.79%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) UNIX
6 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.30%) Solaris
7 1 (1.10%) Linux
7 1 (1.10%) AIX
7 1 (1.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) MVC
2 21 (23.08%) OO
3 17 (18.68%) Web Development
4 15 (16.48%) Scrum
5 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.29%) Project Management
7 10 (10.99%) Web Application Development
8 9 (9.89%) TDD
8 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.79%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (8.79%) Android Development
10 7 (7.69%) DevOps
10 7 (7.69%) OOD
11 6 (6.59%) Migration
11 6 (6.59%) iOS Development
12 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.49%) Analytics
12 5 (5.49%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.49%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (61.54%) C#
2 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
3 42 (46.15%) SQL
4 20 (21.98%) Java
5 11 (12.09%) PHP
6 9 (9.89%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.40%) Jython
8 3 (3.30%) C++
9 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.10%) VB
10 1 (1.10%) VBA
10 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) MCTS
3 1 (1.10%) MCSE
3 1 (1.10%) MCSA
3 1 (1.10%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.49%) Puppet
3 3 (3.30%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.30%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 34 (37.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.48%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Google
4 5 (5.49%) Rackspace
4 5 (5.49%) SAP
5 4 (4.40%) JBoss
5 4 (4.40%) IBM
5 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.40%) Twitter
6 3 (3.30%) BMC
6 3 (3.30%) NetIQ
7 2 (2.20%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.20%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.10%) Sybase
8 1 (1.10%) Siebel
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco
8 1 (1.10%) Telerik
8 1 (1.10%) Adobe
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