The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 646 558 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.66% 22.00% 25.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.16% 57.35% 61.03%
Number of salaries quoted 555 462 584
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1288 973 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 35.20% 38.37% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 758 892
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
West Yorkshire

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

.NET
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

.NET Salary Trend in Leeds

.NET
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Leeds

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 988 (73.29%) C#
2 754 (55.93%) SQL Server
3 736 (54.60%) ASP.NET
4 610 (45.25%) SQL
5 522 (38.72%) MVC
6 415 (30.79%) JavaScript
7 412 (30.56%) HTML
8 378 (28.04%) Microsoft
9 368 (27.30%) CSS
10 357 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
11 335 (24.85%) .NET Framework
12 320 (23.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 273 (20.25%) WCF
14 268 (19.88%) jQuery
15 230 (17.06%) Windows
15 230 (17.06%) Scrum
16 226 (16.77%) T-SQL
17 216 (16.02%) Web Services
18 214 (15.88%) Finance
19 212 (15.73%) OO
20 209 (15.50%) VB.NET
21 208 (15.43%) TDD
22 204 (15.13%) Java
23 203 (15.06%) XML
24 184 (13.65%) Degree
24 184 (13.65%) SQL Server 2008
25 182 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
26 178 (13.20%) WinForms
27 166 (12.31%) WPF
28 165 (12.24%) Visual Studio

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 70 (5.19%) IIS
2 54 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
3 44 (3.26%) CMS
4 17 (1.26%) Node.js
5 16 (1.19%) Umbraco
6 13 (0.96%) NServiceBus
7 10 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.67%) Drupal
9 8 (0.59%) OpenEdge
9 8 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.37%) WinCC
11 5 (0.37%) Apache
12 4 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 165 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.26%) MS Office
3 10 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.074%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.37%) Magento
3 2 (0.15%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.15%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.71%) SaaS
2 17 (1.26%) Force.com
3 12 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.04%) Internet
2 24 (1.78%) HTTP
3 15 (1.11%) Intranet
4 8 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.37%) LAN
5 5 (0.37%) FTP
6 4 (0.30%) Firewall
6 4 (0.30%) SAN
7 3 (0.22%) VoIP
8 1 (0.074%) WAN
8 1 (0.074%) SMTP
8 1 (0.074%) DHCP
8 1 (0.074%) CTI
8 1 (0.074%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.074%) DNS
8 1 (0.074%) SSH
8 1 (0.074%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.074%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 754 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 184 (13.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 147 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 93 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 81 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 80 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.08%) Oracle Database
9 26 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (1.63%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.19%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.67%) MySQL
15 8 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (0.37%) MongoDB
17 4 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
17 4 (0.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 4 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 182 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 165 (12.24%) Visual Studio
3 49 (3.64%) NUnit
4 47 (3.49%) MSTest
5 40 (2.97%) Selenium
6 33 (2.45%) SpecFlow
7 31 (2.30%) Moq
8 27 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 24 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
10 22 (1.63%) Subversion
11 17 (1.26%) FitNesse
12 16 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (1.11%) ReSharper
14 14 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 11 (0.82%) JIRA
16 10 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
16 10 (0.74%) Behat
17 9 (0.67%) Hudson
18 8 (0.59%) Ant
18 8 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 214 (15.88%) Finance
2 56 (4.15%) Banking
3 55 (4.08%) Retail
4 26 (1.93%) Legal
5 22 (1.63%) Games
5 22 (1.63%) Marketing
6 13 (0.96%) Law
7 12 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.82%) Advertising
9 8 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.45%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.45%) French Language
11 4 (0.30%) Back Office
12 3 (0.22%) Electronics
12 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.15%) Automotive
13 2 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.074%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.074%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 945 (70.10%) Developer
2 510 (37.83%) .NET Developer
3 227 (16.84%) C# Developer
4 215 (15.95%) Software Developer
5 170 (12.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 138 (10.24%) Senior Developer
7 122 (9.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 120 (8.90%) Analyst
9 89 (6.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 88 (6.53%) Senior .NET Developer
11 73 (5.42%) .NET Software Developer
12 71 (5.27%) Junior Developer
12 71 (5.27%) Junior
12 71 (5.27%) Graduate
13 70 (5.19%) Architect
14 64 (4.75%) Graduate Developer
15 63 (4.67%) Web Developer
16 49 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
17 48 (3.56%) Applications Support
18 46 (3.41%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 736 (54.60%) ASP.NET
2 412 (30.56%) HTML
3 368 (27.30%) CSS
4 335 (24.85%) .NET Framework
5 320 (23.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 273 (20.25%) WCF
7 268 (19.88%) jQuery
8 216 (16.02%) Web Services
9 203 (15.06%) XML
10 178 (13.20%) WinForms
11 166 (12.31%) WPF
12 151 (11.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 89 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 81 (6.01%) HTML5
15 70 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 50 (3.71%) Silverlight
16 50 (3.71%) SOAP
16 50 (3.71%) J2EE
17 41 (3.04%) ASP.NET Web API
18 38 (2.82%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (4.60%) Computer Science
2 51 (3.78%) N-Tier
3 49 (3.64%) NHS
4 37 (2.74%) DTV
4 37 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
6 24 (1.78%) Tandem
7 19 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 16 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.04%) Social Media
10 13 (0.96%) W3C
11 12 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.82%) Statistics
13 10 (0.74%) GIS
14 8 (0.59%) Clustering
14 8 (0.59%) iPhone
14 8 (0.59%) Open Source
15 7 (0.52%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.45%) iPad
17 5 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 230 (17.06%) Windows
2 27 (2.00%) Android
3 13 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 13 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.74%) UNIX
6 7 (0.52%) Linux
7 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.074%) Debian
9 1 (0.074%) Solaris
9 1 (0.074%) CentOS
9 1 (0.074%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.074%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (38.72%) MVC
2 357 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (17.06%) Scrum
4 212 (15.73%) OO
5 208 (15.43%) TDD
6 125 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (7.72%) Unit Testing
8 97 (7.20%) Web Development
8 97 (7.20%) Software Engineering
9 80 (5.93%) OOP
10 73 (5.42%) ITIL
11 71 (5.27%) Kanban
12 66 (4.90%) MVVM
13 64 (4.75%) DSDM
14 58 (4.30%) Project Management
15 57 (4.23%) Dependency Injection
16 55 (4.08%) CRM
17 54 (4.01%) Workflow
18 52 (3.86%) BDD
19 50 (3.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 988 (73.29%) C#
2 610 (45.25%) SQL
3 415 (30.79%) JavaScript
4 226 (16.77%) T-SQL
5 209 (15.50%) VB.NET
6 204 (15.13%) Java
7 96 (7.12%) VB
8 47 (3.49%) VB6
9 46 (3.41%) PHP
10 33 (2.45%) C++
11 23 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 21 (1.56%) C
13 20 (1.48%) VBA
14 15 (1.11%) Ruby
15 8 (0.59%) Progress 4GL
16 7 (0.52%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.37%) Smalltalk
17 5 (0.37%) VBScript
18 4 (0.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 4 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 184 (13.65%) Degree
2 16 (1.19%) ISEB
3 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.37%) MCP
6 5 (0.37%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.15%) MCTS
9 2 (0.15%) MBCS
9 2 (0.15%) PhD
9 2 (0.15%) MCPD
9 2 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.074%) MCSE
10 1 (0.074%) CISSP
10 1 (0.074%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.90%) QA
2 32 (2.37%) SLA
3 3 (0.22%) TickIT
3 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.074%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.074%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.074%) XenServer
4 1 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.15%) Puppet
2 2 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.074%) Nagios
Vendors
1 378 (28.04%) Microsoft
2 134 (9.94%) Oracle
3 31 (2.30%) HP
4 14 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (0.89%) Splunk
6 9 (0.67%) IBM
6 9 (0.67%) Sitecore
6 9 (0.67%) Adobe
7 8 (0.59%) Progress
7 8 (0.59%) VMware
7 8 (0.59%) Zend
7 8 (0.59%) Sencha
8 7 (0.52%) Rackspace
8 7 (0.52%) SAP
9 6 (0.45%) Informatica
9 6 (0.45%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.45%) Apple
9 6 (0.45%) Metastorm
10 5 (0.37%) Cisco
10 5 (0.37%) Red Gate
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