The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 31 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 657 537 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.04% 16.66% 20.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.47% 44.64% 53.83%
Number of salaries quoted 493 366 455
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1445 1203 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.69% 37.33% 37.26%
Number of salaries quoted 957 813 833
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,171 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
UK

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

.NET
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

.NET Salary Trend in Scotland

.NET
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Scotland

.NET
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Glasgow +1 280 £37,500 -6.25% 64
Edinburgh +2 269 £40,000 +5.26% 53
Aberdeen +1 48 £40,000 - 14
Dundee +7 19 £40,000 +36.75% 3
Fife +4 11 £40,000 +18.51% 1
West Lothian +13 5 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Stirling - 4 - - 1
Falkirk 0 2 £35,000 -2.77%
Renfrewshire 0 1 £37,500 -
Argyll and Bute -2 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Highlands - 1 - - 2
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1100 (82.15%) C#
2 741 (55.34%) ASP.NET
3 713 (53.25%) SQL Server
4 533 (39.81%) JavaScript
5 485 (36.22%) MVC
6 448 (33.46%) HTML
7 447 (33.38%) SQL
7 447 (33.38%) Microsoft
8 418 (31.22%) CSS
9 307 (22.93%) jQuery
10 282 (21.06%) Software Engineering
11 281 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 276 (20.61%) .NET Framework
13 275 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
14 220 (16.43%) SharePoint
15 202 (15.09%) MS Excel
15 202 (15.09%) Visual Studio
16 197 (14.71%) Degree
17 182 (13.59%) WCF
18 176 (13.14%) TDD
19 175 (13.07%) Windows
20 155 (11.58%) Java
21 152 (11.35%) OO
22 147 (10.98%) XML
23 143 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
24 141 (10.53%) Oracle
24 141 (10.53%) Scrum
25 133 (9.93%) VB.NET
26 131 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 122 (9.11%) Finance

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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
1 220 (16.43%) SharePoint
2 71 (5.30%) IIS
3 70 (5.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 61 (4.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 48 (3.58%) CMS
6 44 (3.29%) Umbraco
7 30 (2.24%) Node.js
8 24 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 20 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 16 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
12 12 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.67%) Drupal
14 8 (0.60%) Apache
15 7 (0.52%) NServiceBus
16 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.37%) Jetty
17 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
18 3 (0.22%) Joomla!
19 2 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 202 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.73%) InfoPath
3 24 (1.79%) MS Office
4 6 (0.45%) MS Project
5 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.075%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 57 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.37%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.22%) Maximo
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.075%) Endur
5 1 (0.075%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.075%) Line 500
5 1 (0.075%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.075%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.45%) SaaS
4 5 (0.37%) GitHub
5 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.15%) Route 53
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.075%) Office 365
7 1 (0.075%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.32%) Intranet
2 20 (1.49%) Internet
3 16 (1.19%) Ethernet
4 14 (1.05%) HTTP
5 12 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.52%) DNS
7 6 (0.45%) LDAP
8 4 (0.30%) WAN
8 4 (0.30%) LAN
8 4 (0.30%) Firewall
9 3 (0.22%) SAN
9 3 (0.22%) DHCP
9 3 (0.22%) SSL
10 2 (0.15%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.15%) GPRS
10 2 (0.15%) BGP
11 1 (0.075%) X.25
11 1 (0.075%) X.509
11 1 (0.075%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.075%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 713 (53.25%) SQL Server
2 143 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 120 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (7.62%) Relational Database
5 95 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 75 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 52 (3.88%) Oracle Database
8 50 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 50 (3.73%) RDBMS
9 32 (2.39%) NoSQL
10 27 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.57%) MySQL
13 17 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (1.27%) PerformancePoint
14 16 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (0.82%) MongoDB
17 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
18 8 (0.60%) DTS
Development Applications
1 202 (15.09%) Visual Studio
2 85 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (3.58%) Subversion
4 38 (2.84%) Git (software)
5 13 (0.97%) NUnit
6 8 (0.60%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.52%) Maven
7 7 (0.52%) Hudson
7 7 (0.52%) MSBuild
7 7 (0.52%) SpecFlow
7 7 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 7 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.45%) MSTest
8 6 (0.45%) JIRA
8 6 (0.45%) ReSharper
8 6 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (0.45%) Xcode
8 6 (0.45%) InstallShield
9 5 (0.37%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.37%) Moq
General
1 122 (9.11%) Finance
2 40 (2.99%) Banking
3 39 (2.91%) Law
3 39 (2.91%) Legal
4 35 (2.61%) Advertising
4 35 (2.61%) Games
5 23 (1.72%) Retail
5 23 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.64%) Marketing
6 22 (1.64%) Electronics
7 17 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 13 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 13 (0.97%) Front Office
9 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.52%) Back Office
10 6 (0.45%) French Language
11 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.30%) Automotive
12 3 (0.22%) Publishing
13 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 970 (72.44%) Developer
2 326 (24.35%) .NET Developer
3 267 (19.94%) Software Developer
4 208 (15.53%) Software Engineer
5 193 (14.41%) C# Developer
6 162 (12.10%) Senior Developer
7 140 (10.46%) Programmer
8 107 (7.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 99 (7.39%) Web Developer
10 79 (5.90%) Analyst
11 57 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
11 57 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
12 53 (3.96%) Graduate
13 52 (3.88%) Senior Software Engineer
14 47 (3.51%) Senior Software Developer
14 47 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 46 (3.44%) Consultant
15 46 (3.44%) Analyst Programmer
16 43 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
17 40 (2.99%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 741 (55.34%) ASP.NET
2 448 (33.46%) HTML
3 418 (31.22%) CSS
4 307 (22.93%) jQuery
5 281 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 276 (20.61%) .NET Framework
7 182 (13.59%) WCF
8 147 (10.98%) XML
9 131 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 116 (8.66%) Ajax
10 116 (8.66%) HTML5
11 115 (8.59%) WPF
12 109 (8.14%) LINQ
13 98 (7.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 95 (7.09%) Web Services
15 91 (6.80%) WinForms
16 68 (5.08%) CSS3
17 65 (4.85%) NHibernate
18 41 (3.06%) RESTful
19 38 (2.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 100 (7.47%) Computer Science
2 50 (3.73%) Mobile App
3 49 (3.66%) Mathematics
4 28 (2.09%) Physics
5 26 (1.94%) Visualisation
6 23 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.64%) Open Source
7 22 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 16 (1.19%) CUDA
9 14 (1.05%) Social Media
9 14 (1.05%) iPhone
9 14 (1.05%) Mobile Games
10 13 (0.97%) DTV
10 13 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.82%) NHS
12 10 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.60%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.52%) BBC
14 7 (0.52%) GIS
14 7 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 175 (13.07%) Windows
2 62 (4.63%) UNIX
3 38 (2.84%) Linux
4 33 (2.46%) Android
5 27 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.15%) CentOS
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.15%) NetWare
12 1 (0.075%) Solaris
12 1 (0.075%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.075%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.075%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (36.22%) MVC
2 282 (21.06%) Software Engineering
3 275 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (13.14%) TDD
5 152 (11.35%) OO
6 141 (10.53%) Scrum
7 120 (8.96%) Web Development
8 103 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 90 (6.72%) OOP
10 72 (5.38%) CRM
11 61 (4.56%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (3.96%) SEO
13 50 (3.73%) Workflow
14 48 (3.58%) Project Management
14 48 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (3.58%) SOA
15 45 (3.36%) Software Architecture
16 44 (3.29%) User Experience Design
17 36 (2.69%) Dependency Injection
18 33 (2.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1100 (82.15%) C#
2 533 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 447 (33.38%) SQL
4 155 (11.58%) Java
5 133 (9.93%) VB.NET
6 97 (7.24%) C++
7 90 (6.72%) T-SQL
8 70 (5.23%) VB
9 52 (3.88%) C
10 46 (3.44%) VBScript
11 45 (3.36%) Python
12 39 (2.91%) VB6
13 26 (1.94%) Shell Script
14 25 (1.87%) Ruby
15 23 (1.72%) PHP
16 18 (1.34%) Perl
17 16 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.19%) VC++
18 11 (0.82%) Fortran
19 10 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 197 (14.71%) Degree
2 28 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.52%) Postgraduate
4 7 (0.52%) ISEB
5 4 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.15%) MCITP
7 2 (0.15%) MCTS
7 2 (0.15%) MCAD
7 2 (0.15%) OCP
7 2 (0.15%) OCA
8 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.075%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.075%) PMP
8 1 (0.075%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.075%) MCSD
8 1 (0.075%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.58%) QA
2 21 (1.57%) SLA
3 14 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.22%) Basel III
5 1 (0.075%) HL7
5 1 (0.075%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.075%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.075%) Xen
4 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.075%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.37%) Puppet
2 4 (0.30%) Nagios
3 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.15%) Control-M
5 1 (0.075%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.075%) WSUS
5 1 (0.075%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.075%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.075%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.075%) Ansible
Vendors
1 447 (33.38%) Microsoft
2 141 (10.53%) Oracle
3 40 (2.99%) Google
4 27 (2.02%) Sybase
5 22 (1.64%) Twitter
6 18 (1.34%) Sitecore
7 14 (1.05%) SAP
8 11 (0.82%) VMware
8 11 (0.82%) Facebook
9 10 (0.75%) Cognos
10 9 (0.67%) Telerik
11 8 (0.60%) Apple
12 7 (0.52%) Sony
12 7 (0.52%) Yahoo!
13 6 (0.45%) Citrix
14 5 (0.37%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.37%) Reuters
14 5 (0.37%) Perforce
14 5 (0.37%) FrontRange
15 4 (0.30%) LexisNexis
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Airdrie, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Solutions Driven Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Inverkeithing, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday