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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 32 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 43 55 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.25% 14.91% 13.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.86% 29.57% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 42
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,900 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
144 186 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.64% 50.41% 45.84%
Number of salaries quoted 92 131 93
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £48,750
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 20 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Watford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 73 (67.59%) C#
2 68 (62.96%) HTML
3 63 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 55 (50.93%) JavaScript
5 53 (49.07%) SQL
6 51 (47.22%) CSS
7 40 (37.04%) MVC
8 36 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 36 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 32 (29.63%) Windows
9 32 (29.63%) Finance
10 28 (25.93%) OO
10 28 (25.93%) Web Development
11 25 (23.15%) Degree
11 25 (23.15%) jQuery
12 24 (22.22%) HTML5
13 22 (20.37%) Java
14 21 (19.44%) Web Services
14 21 (19.44%) Scrum
15 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
15 20 (18.52%) WCF
16 19 (17.59%) Mobile App
17 16 (14.81%) Android
18 15 (13.89%) Marketing
18 15 (13.89%) Oracle
18 15 (13.89%) Apple iOS
19 14 (12.96%) IIS
19 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
19 14 (12.96%) VB.NET
19 14 (12.96%) JSON

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.96%) IIS
2 13 (12.04%) CMS
3 11 (10.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.70%) Apache
4 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.70%) Tuxedo
4 4 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (3.70%) iPlanet
4 4 (3.70%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.85%) Node.js
6 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.93%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.85%) MS Office
4 2 (1.85%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.93%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.85%) PaaS
2 2 (1.85%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) HTTP
1 6 (5.56%) SSL
2 4 (3.70%) FTP
3 3 (2.78%) Intranet
3 3 (2.78%) Firewall
4 2 (1.85%) IPv4
4 2 (1.85%) SAN
4 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.93%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) DTS
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 13 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.19%) Subversion
4 6 (5.56%) NUnit
5 4 (3.70%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.93%) Selenium
8 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 32 (29.63%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Marketing
3 6 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.70%) Advertising
4 4 (3.70%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Games
6 2 (1.85%) Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (71.30%) Developer
2 27 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.04%) Architect
5 12 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Web Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Junior
7 10 (9.26%) Designer
8 9 (8.33%) Junior Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Junior C# Developer
10 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Mobile Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Junior .NET Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Junior C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Android Developer
11 6 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Consultant
11 6 (5.56%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (62.96%) HTML
2 63 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 51 (47.22%) CSS
4 25 (23.15%) jQuery
5 24 (22.22%) HTML5
6 21 (19.44%) Web Services
7 20 (18.52%) WCF
7 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
8 14 (12.96%) JSON
9 13 (12.04%) XHTML
10 12 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (9.26%) REST
13 9 (8.33%) Android SDK
14 7 (6.48%) CSS3
15 6 (5.56%) iOS SDK
15 6 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (4.63%) Semantic HTML
16 5 (4.63%) PhoneGap
16 5 (4.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.41%) Open Source
2 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.63%) W3C
4 2 (1.85%) Streaming Music
4 2 (1.85%) Biotechnology
4 2 (1.85%) CMDB
4 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.63%) Windows
2 16 (14.81%) Android
3 15 (13.89%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.78%) UNIX
6 3 (2.78%) Solaris
6 3 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.85%) Linux
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
8 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.93%) zOS
8 1 (0.93%) SUSE
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) MVC
2 28 (25.93%) OO
2 28 (25.93%) Web Development
3 21 (19.44%) Scrum
4 13 (12.04%) TDD
5 11 (10.19%) Android Development
5 11 (10.19%) Web Application Development
6 10 (9.26%) Mobile Application Development
6 10 (9.26%) Project Management
7 9 (8.33%) iOS Development
8 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.48%) OOD
9 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.56%) Web Design
11 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.63%) Analytics
12 4 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 73 (67.59%) C#
2 55 (50.93%) JavaScript
3 53 (49.07%) SQL
4 22 (20.37%) Java
5 14 (12.96%) VB.NET
6 12 (11.11%) PHP
7 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.70%) Jython
9 3 (2.78%) VBA
10 2 (1.85%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) X++
11 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (23.15%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) MCTS
3 1 (0.93%) MCSE
3 1 (0.93%) MCSA
3 1 (0.93%) MCT
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) WCAG
1 5 (4.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.78%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) SAP
3 5 (4.63%) Google
3 5 (4.63%) Twitter
4 4 (3.70%) EPiServer
4 4 (3.70%) JBoss
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
4 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.78%) Adobe
5 3 (2.78%) NetIQ
5 3 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.78%) BMC
6 2 (1.85%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.85%) VMware
6 2 (1.85%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.93%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) Siebel
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.93%) Telerik
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