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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 17957 18391 21101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.83% 18.58% 19.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.78% 46.44% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15785 16684 19146
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
.NET
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40097 39603 44036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.59% 40.00% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 34069 34565 38788
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in England

.NET
Salary Trend in England

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

.NET Salary Trend in England

.NET
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in England

.NET
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 6320 £51,000 +2.00% 690
South East -5 3509 £40,000 - 436
North West -1 1771 £38,000 +8.57% 350
East of England 0 1515 £41,500 +3.75% 181
Yorkshire -2 1395 £35,661 +4.88% 286
South West -1 1224 £37,000 +5.71% 197
West Midlands -1 1124 £37,500 +4.16% 192
East Midlands 0 946 £37,500 +4.16% 114
North East +2 154 £34,000 -2.85% 44
Midlands +4 2 £31,250 -34.21% 1
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 28735 (76.66%) C#
2 21353 (56.96%) ASP.NET
3 20117 (53.67%) SQL Server
4 16161 (43.11%) SQL
5 14741 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14125 (37.68%) JavaScript
7 14031 (37.43%) HTML
8 13815 (36.85%) MVC
9 11844 (31.60%) CSS
10 10759 (28.70%) Microsoft
11 8747 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8325 (22.21%) jQuery
13 7545 (20.13%) TDD
14 7446 (19.86%) .NET Framework
15 7437 (19.84%) WCF
16 6461 (17.24%) Finance
17 6204 (16.55%) Scrum
18 5998 (16.00%) Windows
19 5982 (15.96%) XML
20 5760 (15.37%) Web Services
21 5700 (15.21%) OO
22 5586 (14.90%) Degree
23 5320 (14.19%) VB.NET
24 4908 (13.09%) Java
25 4802 (12.81%) Visual Studio
26 4765 (12.71%) MS Excel
27 4321 (11.53%) T-SQL
28 4283 (11.43%) HTML5
29 4111 (10.97%) Software Engineering
30 3976 (10.61%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 3502 (9.34%) SharePoint
2 2755 (7.35%) IIS
3 1598 (4.26%) CMS
4 985 (2.63%) Node.js
5 911 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
6 901 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 826 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 808 (2.16%) Umbraco
9 514 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 349 (0.93%) Apache
11 257 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
11 257 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 254 (0.68%) WordPress
13 251 (0.67%) Tomcat
14 217 (0.58%) NServiceBus
15 211 (0.56%) Apache Solr
16 199 (0.53%) Confluence
17 186 (0.50%) Drupal
18 173 (0.46%) nginx
19 156 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4765 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 741 (1.98%) MS Office
3 386 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 139 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 131 (0.35%) MS Project
6 129 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 111 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 92 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 66 (0.18%) Fireworks
10 64 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 53 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 49 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
13 25 (0.067%) Mingle
14 15 (0.040%) InDesign
14 15 (0.040%) S-PLUS
15 14 (0.037%) AutoCAD
16 13 (0.035%) XMetaL
17 7 (0.019%) OmniGraffle
18 6 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
19 5 (0.013%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 946 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 226 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 191 (0.51%) Magento
4 149 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 105 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
6 97 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 40 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 35 (0.093%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 31 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 29 (0.077%) Markit EDM
11 27 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
11 27 (0.072%) Maximo
12 24 (0.064%) Tridion
13 23 (0.061%) Agresso
13 23 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
14 20 (0.053%) Summit
14 20 (0.053%) BusinessWorks
15 18 (0.048%) Sophis RISQUE
15 18 (0.048%) Sage 200
16 16 (0.043%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1108 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 769 (2.05%) SaaS
3 453 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 203 (0.54%) GitHub
5 195 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 136 (0.36%) Office 365
7 115 (0.31%) PaaS
8 100 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 77 (0.21%) IaaS
10 70 (0.19%) Trello
11 59 (0.16%) Force.com
12 51 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 41 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 37 (0.099%) Rackspace Cloud
15 20 (0.053%) Heroku
16 16 (0.043%) Google App Engine
17 11 (0.029%) Google Apps
18 8 (0.021%) Amazon EMR
19 5 (0.013%) CloudFront
20 4 (0.011%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1397 (3.73%) Internet
2 620 (1.65%) Intranet
3 514 (1.37%) HTTP
4 397 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 230 (0.61%) Firewall
6 204 (0.54%) DNS
7 139 (0.37%) Extranet
8 123 (0.33%) SAN
9 121 (0.32%) LDAP
10 115 (0.31%) SMTP
11 107 (0.29%) SSL
12 101 (0.27%) FTP
13 94 (0.25%) VoIP
14 90 (0.24%) WAN
15 89 (0.24%) LAN
16 71 (0.19%) DHCP
17 67 (0.18%) VPN
18 57 (0.15%) NAS
19 54 (0.14%) Broadband
20 45 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20117 (53.67%) SQL Server
2 3876 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2515 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2379 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2184 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1783 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 1769 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 1424 (3.80%) MySQL
9 938 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 829 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 808 (2.16%) NoSQL
12 619 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 532 (1.42%) MongoDB
14 526 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
15 506 (1.35%) Oracle Database
16 398 (1.06%) Big Data
17 340 (0.91%) RavenDB
18 264 (0.70%) OLAP
19 250 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 244 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4802 (12.81%) Visual Studio
2 2825 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2443 (6.52%) NUnit
4 1663 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 1644 (4.39%) Subversion
6 1521 (4.06%) Rhino Mocks
7 1143 (3.05%) Moq
8 850 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 836 (2.23%) Selenium
10 757 (2.02%) MSTest
11 594 (1.58%) JIRA
12 511 (1.36%) SpecFlow
13 424 (1.13%) Cucumber
14 417 (1.11%) ReSharper
15 383 (1.02%) Jenkins
16 277 (0.74%) WebDriver
17 247 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 245 (0.65%) MSBuild
19 236 (0.63%) Eclipse
20 213 (0.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 6461 (17.24%) Finance
2 1717 (4.58%) Banking
3 1500 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1365 (3.64%) Retail
5 931 (2.48%) Games
6 847 (2.26%) Advertising
7 707 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 579 (1.54%) Front Office
9 559 (1.49%) Investment Banking
10 545 (1.45%) Law
11 447 (1.19%) Back Office
12 385 (1.03%) Legal
13 338 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 315 (0.84%) Publishing
15 235 (0.63%) Automotive
16 192 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 190 (0.51%) Financial Institution
18 112 (0.30%) Music Industry
19 105 (0.28%) Billing
20 99 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27277 (72.77%) Developer
2 13064 (34.85%) .NET Developer
3 8327 (22.21%) C# Developer
4 5920 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 4642 (12.38%) Senior Developer
6 3534 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 3504 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3269 (8.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3015 (8.04%) Web Developer
10 2475 (6.60%) Analyst
11 2197 (5.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1729 (4.61%) Junior
13 1558 (4.16%) Junior Developer
14 1540 (4.11%) Architect
15 1526 (4.07%) Software Engineer
16 1404 (3.75%) Senior C# Developer
17 1198 (3.20%) Graduate
18 1134 (3.03%) Programmer
19 985 (2.63%) Consultant
20 963 (2.57%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21353 (56.96%) ASP.NET
2 14031 (37.43%) HTML
3 11844 (31.60%) CSS
4 8747 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8325 (22.21%) jQuery
6 7446 (19.86%) .NET Framework
7 7437 (19.84%) WCF
8 5982 (15.96%) XML
9 5760 (15.37%) Web Services
10 4283 (11.43%) HTML5
11 3976 (10.61%) WPF
12 3497 (9.33%) Ajax
13 3014 (8.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2555 (6.82%) LINQ
15 2551 (6.81%) WinForms
16 2398 (6.40%) CSS3
17 1914 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 1842 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 1822 (4.86%) SOAP
20 1789 (4.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2879 (7.68%) Computer Science
2 1930 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1188 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 1050 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 1029 (2.75%) User Experience
6 889 (2.37%) Mathematics
7 823 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
8 792 (2.11%) Open Source
9 789 (2.10%) N-Tier
10 608 (1.62%) Client/Server
11 404 (1.08%) iPhone
12 389 (1.04%) Management Information System
13 377 (1.01%) Social Media
14 368 (0.98%) Hedge funds
15 364 (0.97%) Derivative
16 348 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 325 (0.87%) Algorithms
18 290 (0.77%) Equities
19 281 (0.75%) Fixed Income
20 267 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5998 (16.00%) Windows
2 1295 (3.45%) Android
3 1070 (2.85%) Linux
4 1049 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 636 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 589 (1.57%) UNIX
7 350 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 238 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 208 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 168 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 165 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 90 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 85 (0.23%) Windows XP
14 81 (0.22%) Solaris
14 81 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 79 (0.21%) Debian
16 60 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 54 (0.14%) CentOS
17 54 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
18 46 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14741 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13815 (36.85%) MVC
3 7545 (20.13%) TDD
4 6204 (16.55%) Scrum
5 5700 (15.21%) OO
6 4111 (10.97%) Software Engineering
7 3245 (8.66%) E-Commerce
8 3217 (8.58%) Web Development
9 2865 (7.64%) BDD
10 2519 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
11 2357 (6.29%) Web Application Development
12 2334 (6.23%) Unit Testing
13 1952 (5.21%) OOP
14 1928 (5.14%) CRM
15 1926 (5.14%) Mentoring
16 1731 (4.62%) SOA
17 1682 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
18 1605 (4.28%) Project Management
19 1534 (4.09%) OOD
20 1476 (3.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28735 (76.66%) C#
2 16161 (43.11%) SQL
3 14125 (37.68%) JavaScript
4 5320 (14.19%) VB.NET
5 4908 (13.09%) Java
6 4321 (11.53%) T-SQL
7 2463 (6.57%) VB
8 2202 (5.87%) C++
9 1603 (4.28%) PHP
10 1057 (2.82%) Ruby
11 858 (2.29%) C
12 827 (2.21%) VB6
13 733 (1.96%) VBA
14 731 (1.95%) PowerShell
15 705 (1.88%) Python
16 482 (1.29%) PL/SQL
17 461 (1.23%) VBScript
18 306 (0.82%) Perl
19 286 (0.76%) XAML
20 276 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5586 (14.90%) Degree
2 1356 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 560 (1.49%) MCSD
4 540 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 528 (1.41%) MCP
6 502 (1.34%) MCTS
7 437 (1.17%) MCAD
8 310 (0.83%) ISEB
9 305 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 187 (0.50%) ISTQB
11 133 (0.35%) MCSE
12 109 (0.29%) PhD
13 87 (0.23%) DV Cleared
14 82 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
15 79 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 72 (0.19%) MCITP
17 71 (0.19%) PMI Certification
18 56 (0.15%) MCPD
19 52 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
20 48 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1477 (3.94%) QA
2 271 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 261 (0.70%) SLA
4 84 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 55 (0.15%) WAI
6 53 (0.14%) WCAG
7 52 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 36 (0.096%) HL7
9 32 (0.085%) COBIT
10 24 (0.064%) EMIR
11 23 (0.061%) GAMP
12 22 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
13 19 (0.051%) ISO 9000
13 19 (0.051%) TickIT
14 16 (0.043%) UCITS
15 14 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 12 (0.032%) Basel III
16 12 (0.032%) Data Quality
17 11 (0.029%) ISO 14001
18 7 (0.019%) COREP
System Software
1 542 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 213 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 40 (0.11%) Varnish
5 39 (0.10%) Firmware
6 38 (0.10%) vSphere
7 36 (0.096%) VMware ESX
8 35 (0.093%) KVM
9 31 (0.083%) Samba
10 22 (0.059%) XenApp
11 17 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (0.037%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.035%) NFS
14 13 (0.035%) Snort
14 13 (0.035%) Xen
15 10 (0.027%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.024%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (0.024%) VirtualBox
16 9 (0.024%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 249 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 231 (0.62%) Puppet
3 137 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 86 (0.23%) Nagios
5 63 (0.17%) ZABBIX
6 61 (0.16%) logstash
7 49 (0.13%) SCOM
8 47 (0.13%) HAProxy
9 40 (0.11%) Opsview
10 36 (0.096%) StatsD
11 35 (0.093%) Kibana
11 35 (0.093%) SCCM
12 34 (0.091%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 32 (0.085%) Vagrant
14 30 (0.080%) Tivoli
15 27 (0.072%) Data Guard
16 20 (0.053%) WSUS
17 18 (0.048%) Norton AntiVirus
17 18 (0.048%) MOM
18 15 (0.040%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 10759 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 3060 (8.16%) Oracle
3 737 (1.97%) Sitecore
4 643 (1.72%) Google
5 514 (1.37%) SAP
6 456 (1.22%) Facebook
7 382 (1.02%) EPiServer
8 338 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 329 (0.88%) VMware
10 292 (0.78%) Adobe
11 268 (0.71%) Telerik
12 262 (0.70%) IBM
13 247 (0.66%) Business Objects
14 242 (0.65%) Apple
15 234 (0.62%) Twitter
16 221 (0.59%) JBoss
17 216 (0.58%) HP
18 203 (0.54%) Sybase
19 181 (0.48%) DevExpress
20 172 (0.46%) JD Edwards
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