The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 72 129 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.61% 22.16% 15.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.31% 50.19% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 68 117 57
Average salary £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
.NET
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
193 257 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.13% 44.16% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 167 226 111
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,550 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

.NET
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Cardiff region.

.NET Salary Trend in Cardiff

.NET
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Cardiff

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 98 (64.90%) ASP.NET
2 87 (57.62%) SQL Server
3 83 (54.97%) HTML
4 80 (52.98%) C#
5 75 (49.67%) Microsoft
6 71 (47.02%) CSS
7 70 (46.36%) JavaScript
7 70 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (38.41%) SQL
9 57 (37.75%) jQuery
10 45 (29.80%) MVC
11 36 (23.84%) Java
12 31 (20.53%) XML
13 30 (19.87%) Web Development
14 29 (19.21%) VB.NET
15 28 (18.54%) T-SQL
15 28 (18.54%) .NET Framework
16 27 (17.88%) Web Services
17 26 (17.22%) Visual Studio
18 25 (16.56%) PHP
18 25 (16.56%) Scrum
19 24 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
20 23 (15.23%) WCF
21 21 (13.91%) TDD
21 21 (13.91%) XHTML
21 21 (13.91%) MS Excel
22 19 (12.58%) SQL Server 2008
22 19 (12.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 18 (11.92%) Finance
23 18 (11.92%) OO

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 15 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.61%) CMS
3 8 (5.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (4.64%) IIS
5 6 (3.97%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.99%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.32%) Commerce Server
7 2 (1.32%) Apache
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.66%) Node.js
8 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 21 (13.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) PaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Intranet
2 4 (2.65%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (57.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.61%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.28%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.99%) MySQL
8 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (17.22%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.65%) NUnit
4 3 (1.99%) Subversion
4 3 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.32%) Xcode
5 2 (1.32%) MSTest
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.66%) MorphX
6 1 (0.66%) Selenium
6 1 (0.66%) Moq
General
1 18 (11.92%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Advertising
2 7 (4.64%) Retail
3 4 (2.65%) Law
3 4 (2.65%) Legal
4 3 (1.99%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 116 (76.82%) Developer
2 46 (30.46%) .NET Developer
3 20 (13.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (11.92%) Web Developer
5 16 (10.60%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.61%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Development Team Leader
7 10 (6.62%) Graduate
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Graduate Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Team Leader
7 10 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.30%) Web Team Leader
8 8 (5.30%) Web Development Team Leader
9 7 (4.64%) Junior
9 7 (4.64%) Junior Developer
10 6 (3.97%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Development Manager
10 6 (3.97%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (64.90%) ASP.NET
2 83 (54.97%) HTML
3 71 (47.02%) CSS
4 57 (37.75%) jQuery
5 31 (20.53%) XML
6 28 (18.54%) .NET Framework
7 27 (17.88%) Web Services
8 24 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (15.23%) WCF
10 21 (13.91%) XHTML
11 19 (12.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (10.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (9.93%) SOAP
14 10 (6.62%) LINQ to SQL
14 10 (6.62%) LINQ
15 8 (5.30%) HTML5
16 4 (2.65%) COM
16 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
17 3 (1.99%) NHibernate
17 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.31%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.31%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.32%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) iPhone
6 1 (0.66%) Open Source
6 1 (0.66%) Blog
6 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.66%) GIS
6 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.60%) Windows
2 8 (5.30%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.64%) Android
4 5 (3.31%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.31%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.99%) Linux
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.80%) MVC
3 30 (19.87%) Web Development
4 25 (16.56%) Scrum
5 21 (13.91%) TDD
6 18 (11.92%) OO
7 10 (6.62%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.96%) Coaching
8 9 (5.96%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.30%) SOA
10 7 (4.64%) Android Development
10 7 (4.64%) iOS Development
11 6 (3.97%) Project Management
11 6 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.97%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.97%) OOP
11 6 (3.97%) OOD
12 5 (3.31%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.31%) Web Application Development
13 4 (2.65%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 80 (52.98%) C#
2 70 (46.36%) JavaScript
3 58 (38.41%) SQL
4 36 (23.84%) Java
5 29 (19.21%) VB.NET
6 28 (18.54%) T-SQL
7 25 (16.56%) PHP
8 12 (7.95%) C++
9 6 (3.97%) XAML
10 5 (3.31%) VB
11 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.66%) X++
12 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.66%) VBA
12 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.66%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (9.93%) Degree
2 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.65%) MCP
4 3 (1.99%) HND
4 3 (1.99%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.66%) Puppet
2 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.66%) Ansible
Vendors
1 75 (49.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.92%) Oracle
3 11 (7.28%) SAP
3 11 (7.28%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.31%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.99%) Cisco
5 3 (1.99%) HP
5 3 (1.99%) Informatica
5 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.99%) VMware
6 2 (1.32%) Citrix
7 1 (0.66%) Alterian
7 1 (0.66%) Google
7 1 (0.66%) Remedy
7 1 (0.66%) Rackspace
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