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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 70 61 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.03% 17.43% 16.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.05% 41.50% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 67 53 47
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
241 147 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.41% 42.00% 45.36%
Number of salaries quoted 191 119 108
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 17 April 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Watford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 105 (86.07%) C#
2 70 (57.38%) SQL Server
3 64 (52.46%) ASP.NET
4 63 (51.64%) SQL
5 54 (44.26%) HTML
5 54 (44.26%) MVC
6 48 (39.34%) Degree
7 45 (36.89%) CSS
8 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
9 38 (31.15%) .NET Framework
10 32 (26.23%) VB.NET
11 30 (24.59%) Windows
12 29 (23.77%) Scrum
13 28 (22.95%) XML
14 27 (22.13%) OO
14 27 (22.13%) Finance
15 26 (21.31%) Web Development
16 24 (19.67%) jQuery
17 22 (18.03%) MS Excel
18 21 (17.21%) TDD
19 20 (16.39%) HTML5
20 19 (15.57%) WCF
20 19 (15.57%) T-SQL
21 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
22 17 (13.93%) Pharmaceutical
22 17 (13.93%) Team Foundation Server
22 17 (13.93%) SQL Server 2012
23 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
23 16 (13.11%) WPF
24 15 (12.30%) HL7

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (9.84%) CMS
2 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.10%) Moodle
4 3 (2.46%) Node.js
4 3 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.92%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.64%) MS Office
5 1 (0.82%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.82%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) FTP
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (57.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (9.84%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.38%) DTS
5 9 (7.38%) MySQL
6 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.02%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.20%) Subversion
4 6 (4.92%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (4.92%) PhoneGap
5 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.82%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.82%) JMeter
6 1 (0.82%) NUnit
6 1 (0.82%) Selenium
6 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 17 (13.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (9.84%) Marketing
4 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.46%) Advertising
5 3 (2.46%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (88.52%) Developer
2 33 (27.05%) .NET Developer
3 24 (19.67%) C# Developer
4 23 (18.85%) Software Developer
5 14 (11.48%) Web Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Android Developer
8 7 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Systems Developer
9 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.28%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Web Designer
10 4 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Designer
10 4 (3.28%) Development Manager
10 4 (3.28%) iOS Developer
11 3 (2.46%) Photoshop Designer
11 3 (2.46%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (52.46%) ASP.NET
2 54 (44.26%) HTML
3 45 (36.89%) CSS
4 38 (31.15%) .NET Framework
5 28 (22.95%) XML
6 24 (19.67%) jQuery
7 20 (16.39%) HTML5
8 19 (15.57%) WCF
9 16 (13.11%) WPF
9 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (12.30%) JSON
11 14 (11.48%) Web Services
12 13 (10.66%) Reactive Extensions
13 12 (9.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (9.02%) REST
14 11 (9.02%) CSS3
14 11 (9.02%) XHTML
15 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 9 (7.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (7.38%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.02%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.10%) VLE
5 4 (3.28%) W3C
6 3 (2.46%) Streaming Music
7 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.82%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.59%) Windows
2 8 (6.56%) Android
3 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.82%) SUSE
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.82%) Linux
6 1 (0.82%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (44.26%) MVC
2 29 (23.77%) Scrum
3 27 (22.13%) OO
4 26 (21.31%) Web Development
5 21 (17.21%) TDD
6 15 (12.30%) OOP
7 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.20%) Web Application Development
8 9 (7.38%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (7.38%) ERD
8 9 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.56%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.74%) Android Development
11 6 (4.92%) BDD
11 6 (4.92%) Kanban
12 4 (3.28%) Web Design
12 4 (3.28%) iOS Development
13 3 (2.46%) Project Management
13 3 (2.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 105 (86.07%) C#
2 63 (51.64%) SQL
3 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 32 (26.23%) VB.NET
5 19 (15.57%) T-SQL
6 12 (9.84%) Java
7 8 (6.56%) VB
7 8 (6.56%) VB6
8 6 (4.92%) VBA
9 5 (4.10%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 5 (4.10%) PHP
10 4 (3.28%) VBScript
10 4 (3.28%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.46%) C++
12 2 (1.64%) C
13 1 (0.82%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 48 (39.34%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) MCP
2 6 (4.92%) MCAD
2 6 (4.92%) MCSD
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.92%) MCTS
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.30%) HL7
2 4 (3.28%) WCAG
3 1 (0.82%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) Adobe
3 4 (3.28%) EPiServer
3 4 (3.28%) Twitter
4 3 (2.46%) Google
4 3 (2.46%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle
4 3 (2.46%) SAP
5 2 (1.64%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.82%) JBoss
6 1 (0.82%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.82%) Apple
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