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 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 (dotNet)
Rank 26 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing .NET 46 54 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.61% 14.84% 12.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.08% 28.72% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 38
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £38,000 £71,500
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
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
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 1 September 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Watford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 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 71 (67.62%) C#
2 66 (62.86%) HTML
3 61 (58.10%) ASP.NET
4 52 (49.52%) JavaScript
5 49 (46.67%) SQL
5 49 (46.67%) CSS
6 39 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 37 (35.24%) MVC
8 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
9 31 (29.52%) Windows
9 31 (29.52%) Finance
10 28 (26.67%) Web Development
11 27 (25.71%) OO
12 26 (24.76%) Degree
13 24 (22.86%) Java
14 23 (21.90%) jQuery
14 23 (21.90%) HTML5
15 22 (20.95%) Web Services
16 21 (20.00%) Scrum
17 19 (18.10%) WCF
17 19 (18.10%) .NET Framework
17 19 (18.10%) Mobile App
18 16 (15.24%) Android
18 16 (15.24%) Oracle
19 15 (14.29%) Marketing
19 15 (14.29%) Apple iOS
20 13 (12.38%) CMS
20 13 (12.38%) JSON
20 13 (12.38%) IIS
20 13 (12.38%) Visual Studio

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (12.38%) IIS
1 13 (12.38%) CMS
2 10 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.81%) Apache
3 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.81%) Tuxedo
3 4 (3.81%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (3.81%) iPlanet
3 4 (3.81%) GlassFish
3 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.81%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.95%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.95%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.90%) MS Office
6 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.95%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.95%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.81%) SaaS
2 4 (3.81%) PaaS
2 4 (3.81%) Google Apps
2 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.81%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) HTTP
1 6 (5.71%) SSL
2 5 (4.76%) Firewall
3 4 (3.81%) FTP
4 3 (2.86%) Intranet
5 2 (1.90%) IPv4
5 2 (1.90%) SAN
5 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) DNS
6 1 (0.95%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) MySQL
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.90%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.95%) DB2
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.48%) Subversion
4 6 (5.71%) NUnit
5 4 (3.81%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.95%) Selenium
7 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (3.81%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.81%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Games
5 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (67.62%) Developer
2 24 (22.86%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Architect
4 13 (12.38%) C# Developer
5 11 (10.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Designer
6 10 (9.52%) Junior
6 10 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Junior Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Junior C# Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (5.71%) Android Developer
10 6 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (62.86%) HTML
2 61 (58.10%) ASP.NET
3 49 (46.67%) CSS
4 23 (21.90%) jQuery
4 23 (21.90%) HTML5
5 22 (20.95%) Web Services
6 19 (18.10%) .NET Framework
6 19 (18.10%) WCF
7 13 (12.38%) JSON
7 13 (12.38%) XHTML
8 12 (11.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (9.52%) REST
9 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (8.57%) Android SDK
11 6 (5.71%) CSS3
11 6 (5.71%) iOS SDK
12 5 (4.76%) XML
12 5 (4.76%) PhoneGap
12 5 (4.76%) Semantic HTML
12 5 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.62%) Open Source
2 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.76%) W3C
4 4 (3.81%) CMDB
5 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.90%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.95%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.52%) Windows
2 16 (15.24%) Android
3 15 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.62%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.86%) UNIX
6 3 (2.86%) Solaris
6 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.90%) Linux
8 1 (0.95%) AIX
8 1 (0.95%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.95%) zOS
8 1 (0.95%) SUSE
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.24%) MVC
2 28 (26.67%) Web Development
3 27 (25.71%) OO
4 21 (20.00%) Scrum
5 12 (11.43%) TDD
5 12 (11.43%) Project Management
6 11 (10.48%) Android Development
7 10 (9.52%) Web Application Development
7 10 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
8 9 (8.57%) iOS Development
8 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.67%) OOD
9 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.71%) DevOps
10 6 (5.71%) Web Design
11 5 (4.76%) Migration
11 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 71 (67.62%) C#
2 52 (49.52%) JavaScript
3 49 (46.67%) SQL
4 24 (22.86%) Java
5 11 (10.48%) PHP
5 11 (10.48%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.81%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.81%) Jython
8 3 (2.86%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.95%) X++
9 1 (0.95%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) Degree
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.95%) MCTS
3 1 (0.95%) MCSE
3 1 (0.95%) MCSA
3 1 (0.95%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) WCAG
1 5 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.81%) Puppet
3 3 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.86%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.24%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) Google
4 5 (4.76%) Twitter
4 5 (4.76%) SAP
5 4 (3.81%) JBoss
5 4 (3.81%) IBM
5 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.81%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.81%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.86%) BMC
6 3 (2.86%) NetIQ
7 2 (1.90%) VMware
7 2 (1.90%) Adobe
7 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.95%) Sybase
8 1 (0.95%) Siebel
8 1 (0.95%) Cisco
8 1 (0.95%) Macromedia
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