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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing .NET 91 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.80% 8.54% 14.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.73% 31.91% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 85 37 50
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,500 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
.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
183 141 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.77% 26.76% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 138 90 133
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Watford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 117 (63.24%) C#
2 110 (59.46%) SQL
3 103 (55.68%) SQL Server
3 103 (55.68%) ASP.NET
4 98 (52.97%) JavaScript
5 81 (43.78%) HTML
6 75 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (35.68%) Microsoft
8 59 (31.89%) CSS
9 54 (29.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 53 (28.65%) MVC
11 52 (28.11%) MongoDB
12 44 (23.78%) Windows
13 42 (22.70%) Finance
13 42 (22.70%) NoSQL
14 34 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (17.84%) Java
16 32 (17.30%) MS Excel
16 32 (17.30%) Scrum
17 31 (16.76%) Relational Database
18 29 (15.68%) jQuery
18 29 (15.68%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (15.14%) SharePoint
19 28 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 28 (15.14%) Degree
20 26 (14.05%) Web Services
21 25 (13.51%) VB.NET
21 25 (13.51%) WPF
22 23 (12.43%) Sybase
23 21 (11.35%) Continuous Integration

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (15.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.86%) IIS
3 5 (2.70%) ColdFusion
3 5 (2.70%) Content Management Server
4 3 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.08%) JBoss
5 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (17.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.62%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (9.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.24%) SaaS
3 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.62%) iBeacon
2 1 (0.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (55.68%) SQL Server
2 54 (29.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (28.11%) MongoDB
4 42 (22.70%) NoSQL
5 31 (16.76%) Relational Database
6 28 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (10.81%) Sybase ASE
8 14 (7.57%) CouchDB
9 10 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (3.24%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.62%) SQLite
14 2 (1.08%) MS Access
15 1 (0.54%) DB2
15 1 (0.54%) MySQL
15 1 (0.54%) JasperReports
15 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.49%) NUnit
2 12 (6.49%) MSTest
2 12 (6.49%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (6.49%) Moq
3 9 (4.86%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.32%) Subversion
5 3 (1.62%) Xcode
5 3 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.62%) CocoaPods
6 2 (1.08%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.08%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.54%) JUnit
7 1 (0.54%) Grunt
7 1 (0.54%) PHPUnit
General
1 42 (22.70%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Retail
3 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.62%) Advertising
4 3 (1.62%) Marketing
5 2 (1.08%) Billing
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 152 (82.16%) Developer
2 77 (41.62%) .NET Developer
3 39 (21.08%) Senior Developer
4 37 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 35 (18.92%) C# Developer
6 22 (11.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (11.35%) Software Developer
8 19 (10.27%) Senior C# Developer
9 18 (9.73%) SQL Developer
10 15 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (8.11%) Junior
11 11 (5.95%) Graduate
11 11 (5.95%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (5.41%) Project Manager
12 10 (5.41%) Tester
13 9 (4.86%) VB.NET Developer
13 9 (4.86%) Programmer
13 9 (4.86%) Junior Developer
14 8 (4.32%) Java Developer
14 8 (4.32%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (55.68%) ASP.NET
2 81 (43.78%) HTML
3 59 (31.89%) CSS
4 34 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (15.68%) jQuery
6 26 (14.05%) Web Services
7 25 (13.51%) WPF
8 18 (9.73%) WinForms
9 14 (7.57%) WCF
10 12 (6.49%) Spring.NET
10 12 (6.49%) Castle Windsor
10 12 (6.49%) Ninject
10 12 (6.49%) Razor View Engine
10 12 (6.49%) Unity DI Container
10 12 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (5.41%) Hibernate
11 10 (5.41%) Spring
11 10 (5.41%) .NET Framework
11 10 (5.41%) XML
12 9 (4.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) User Experience
2 12 (6.49%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.24%) FMCG
6 5 (2.70%) EPoS
6 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.62%) iPhone
7 3 (1.62%) iPad
8 2 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.08%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.78%) Windows
2 18 (9.73%) Android
3 17 (9.19%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.95%) Linux
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.65%) MVC
3 32 (17.30%) Scrum
4 29 (15.68%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (10.27%) Data Modelling
7 18 (9.73%) CRM
7 18 (9.73%) Software Engineering
7 18 (9.73%) TDD
8 17 (9.19%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (8.11%) Web Application Development
9 15 (8.11%) Web Development
9 15 (8.11%) Workflow
9 15 (8.11%) Process Management
10 14 (7.57%) Kanban
11 13 (7.03%) Project Management
11 13 (7.03%) OO
12 12 (6.49%) Migration
12 12 (6.49%) MVVM
13 8 (4.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (63.24%) C#
2 110 (59.46%) SQL
3 98 (52.97%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.84%) Java
5 25 (13.51%) VB.NET
6 16 (8.65%) T-SQL
7 12 (6.49%) VB
8 11 (5.95%) VBA
9 7 (3.78%) C
10 6 (3.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 5 (2.70%) C++
12 3 (1.62%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.62%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (15.14%) Degree
2 16 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 66 (35.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.43%) Sybase
3 18 (9.73%) Xamarin
3 18 (9.73%) Jaspersoft
4 8 (4.32%) Adobe
5 3 (1.62%) Apple
6 2 (1.08%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle
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