The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 18 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 379 164 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.87% 13.62% 32.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 65.80% 41.00% 75.37%
Number of salaries quoted 331 137 240
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
576 400 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.39% 33.22% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 470 345 311
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
South East

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

.NET
Salary Trend in Kent

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

.NET Salary Trend in Kent

.NET
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Kent

.NET
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +1 86 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Tunbridge Wells -2 44 £45,000 - 3
Sittingbourne - 24 £28,000 - 2
Stansted - 19 £45,000 - 2
Dartford -1 18 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Malling - 13 £50,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 11 £46,500 - 2
Folkestone -1 10 £35,000 -
Tonbridge -4 6 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Chatham -5 5 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Rochester +3 2 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Canterbury -5 2 £23,750 -23.38% 2
Cranbrook - 2 £40,000 - 1
Whitstable - 1 - - 1
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

1 563 (73.79%) C#
2 499 (65.40%) SQL Server
3 445 (58.32%) ASP.NET
4 419 (54.91%) MVC
5 412 (54.00%) SQL
6 267 (34.99%) HTML
7 250 (32.77%) JavaScript
8 242 (31.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 236 (30.93%) Microsoft
10 220 (28.83%) CSS
11 203 (26.61%) .NET Framework
12 195 (25.56%) Windows
13 178 (23.33%) Scrum
14 176 (23.07%) OO
15 165 (21.63%) TDD
15 165 (21.63%) T-SQL
16 158 (20.71%) WCF
17 145 (19.00%) jQuery
18 136 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
19 133 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
20 130 (17.04%) WPF
21 127 (16.64%) VB.NET
22 121 (15.86%) Degree
23 120 (15.73%) WinForms
24 112 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
25 102 (13.37%) SQL Server 2012
26 97 (12.71%) Ajax
26 97 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
27 96 (12.58%) MCTS
27 96 (12.58%) MCP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 69 (9.04%) IIS
2 16 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (1.83%) Node.js
5 12 (1.57%) CMS
6 10 (1.31%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.05%) ColdFusion
7 8 (1.05%) FileNet
8 7 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.66%) Drupal
10 3 (0.39%) Apache
10 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.13%) Kentico
11 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 80 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (1.44%) MS Office
4 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.97%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.05%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.66%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.52%) Magento
6 2 (0.26%) nopCommerce
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.24%) SaaS
2 24 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.28%) Firewall
2 22 (2.88%) DNS
3 21 (2.75%) VPN
4 18 (2.36%) iSCSI
4 18 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (2.36%) SAN
5 12 (1.57%) HTTP
6 8 (1.05%) DHCP
6 8 (1.05%) Internet
7 7 (0.92%) DMZ
8 3 (0.39%) Intranet
9 2 (0.26%) PPP
10 1 (0.13%) CTI
10 1 (0.13%) SMTP
10 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 499 (65.40%) SQL Server
2 136 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 102 (13.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 79 (10.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 77 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (8.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 54 (7.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 45 (5.90%) Relational Database
9 36 (4.72%) OLAP
10 27 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 20 (2.62%) Redis
12 19 (2.49%) Big Data
13 17 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 17 (2.23%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.83%) SQLite
14 14 (1.83%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.57%) NoSQL
16 11 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (1.44%) MySQL
17 7 (0.92%) DTS
Development Applications
1 68 (8.91%) NUnit
2 67 (8.78%) Rhino Mocks
3 52 (6.82%) Jasmine
4 49 (6.42%) Moq
5 41 (5.37%) Visual Studio
6 30 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (3.28%) MSTest
8 20 (2.62%) Xcode
9 19 (2.49%) Subversion
10 16 (2.10%) Selenium
11 15 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 12 (1.57%) Fiddler
14 11 (1.44%) ReSharper
14 11 (1.44%) JSUnit
14 11 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (0.79%) Grunt
15 6 (0.79%) Maven
16 5 (0.66%) Sinon.JS
16 5 (0.66%) MSBuild
General
1 68 (8.91%) Finance
2 26 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.01%) Retail
4 19 (2.49%) Advertising
5 17 (2.23%) Marketing
6 7 (0.92%) Games
7 4 (0.52%) Automotive
8 3 (0.39%) Banking
9 2 (0.26%) Back Office
9 2 (0.26%) Law
9 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 572 (74.97%) Developer
2 324 (42.46%) .NET Developer
3 172 (22.54%) C# Developer
4 131 (17.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 109 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 98 (12.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 96 (12.58%) Web Developer
8 71 (9.31%) Software Developer
9 48 (6.29%) Applications Developer
10 45 (5.90%) Analyst
10 45 (5.90%) Software Engineer
11 43 (5.64%) SQL Developer
12 40 (5.24%) Senior Developer
13 39 (5.11%) Web Applications Developer
14 33 (4.33%) .NET Software Developer
14 33 (4.33%) Programmer
15 30 (3.93%) C# Software Developer
15 30 (3.93%) .NET Software Engineer
16 26 (3.41%) Team Leader
17 25 (3.28%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (58.32%) ASP.NET
2 267 (34.99%) HTML
3 242 (31.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 220 (28.83%) CSS
5 203 (26.61%) .NET Framework
6 158 (20.71%) WCF
7 145 (19.00%) jQuery
8 130 (17.04%) WPF
9 120 (15.73%) WinForms
10 97 (12.71%) Ajax
10 97 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 84 (11.01%) Web Services
12 73 (9.57%) KnockoutJS
13 69 (9.04%) HTML5
14 63 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 61 (7.99%) LINQ
16 58 (7.60%) Backbone.js
17 57 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 51 (6.68%) NHibernate
18 51 (6.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (11.93%) Computer Science
2 80 (10.48%) Enterprise Software
3 48 (6.29%) Inversion of Control
4 45 (5.90%) N-Tier
5 24 (3.15%) SystemC
5 24 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.75%) Clustering
7 20 (2.62%) Social Media
8 19 (2.49%) Blog
9 18 (2.36%) Replication
10 17 (2.23%) Social Network
10 17 (2.23%) Mathematics
11 16 (2.10%) Physics
11 16 (2.10%) NHS
12 15 (1.97%) Informatics
13 13 (1.70%) W3C
14 11 (1.44%) Client/Server
15 9 (1.18%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.18%) Chemistry
16 5 (0.66%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 195 (25.56%) Windows
2 30 (3.93%) Apple iOS
2 30 (3.93%) Android
3 23 (3.01%) Windows 8
4 20 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.31%) Windows Phone
6 10 (1.31%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.66%) UNIX
7 5 (0.66%) Linux
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.26%) Solaris
9 2 (0.26%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (54.91%) MVC
2 178 (23.33%) Scrum
3 176 (23.07%) OO
4 165 (21.63%) TDD
5 133 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (12.19%) Software Engineering
7 85 (11.14%) Business Intelligence
8 74 (9.70%) Web Application Development
9 73 (9.57%) Web Development
10 67 (8.78%) SOA
11 65 (8.52%) OOP
12 64 (8.39%) MVVM
12 64 (8.39%) Unit Testing
13 57 (7.47%) BDD
13 57 (7.47%) Kanban
14 56 (7.34%) OOD
15 55 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (6.03%) Dependency Injection
17 35 (4.59%) Analytics
18 32 (4.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 563 (73.79%) C#
2 412 (54.00%) SQL
3 250 (32.77%) JavaScript
4 165 (21.63%) T-SQL
5 127 (16.64%) VB.NET
6 39 (5.11%) VB
7 29 (3.80%) C
8 24 (3.15%) Objective-C
9 23 (3.01%) Java
9 23 (3.01%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.10%) XAML
11 14 (1.83%) C++
12 13 (1.70%) PHP
13 11 (1.44%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.18%) VB6
14 9 (1.18%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.66%) Ruby
16 4 (0.52%) VBA
16 4 (0.52%) VBScript
17 3 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 121 (15.86%) Degree
2 112 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (12.58%) MCTS
3 96 (12.58%) MCP
4 76 (9.96%) MCAD
4 76 (9.96%) MCSD
5 20 (2.62%) MCPD
6 7 (0.92%) PhD
7 5 (0.66%) ISEB
8 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.37%) QA
2 20 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) XenApp
4 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.66%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 236 (30.93%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.95%) Oracle
3 22 (2.88%) Google
4 15 (1.97%) Sitecore
4 15 (1.97%) Xamarin
5 14 (1.83%) Facebook
6 11 (1.44%) DevExpress
7 10 (1.31%) Adobe
8 8 (1.05%) Pega
8 8 (1.05%) IBM
8 8 (1.05%) Metastorm
8 8 (1.05%) Open Text
9 7 (0.92%) McKesson
9 7 (0.92%) Apple
10 5 (0.66%) Sony
10 5 (0.66%) Citrix
10 5 (0.66%) SAP
10 5 (0.66%) Yahoo!
11 4 (0.52%) Ektron
11 4 (0.52%) EPiServer
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Meadows Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Meadows Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum to £33k + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
KH Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k - 40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 30,000 (Neg)
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-45K + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cranbrook, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago