The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 498 688 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.74% 17.02% 18.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.88% 44.65% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 318 548 372
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
.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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1189 1541 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.58% 38.12% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 732 1062 747
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

.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 21 April 2015.

.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 21 April 2015. 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 -3 242 £40,000 - 44
Edinburgh -3 193 £38,500 -3.75% 36
Aberdeen +5 20 £42,500 +6.25%
West Lothian +4 13 £35,000 - 6
Fife -4 9 £45,000 +17.64% 1
Stirling -2 6 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Dundee -8 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Aberdeenshire +1 2 - -
Renfrewshire -1 2 £33,000 -2.94%
East Ayrshire - 2 £25,000 -
Scottish Borders +2 1 £37,500 -6.25%
East Lothian 0 1 £40,000 -20.00%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 837 (79.94%) C#
2 614 (58.64%) ASP.NET
3 613 (58.55%) SQL Server
4 512 (48.90%) JavaScript
5 461 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
6 441 (42.12%) MVC
7 403 (38.49%) HTML
8 345 (32.95%) CSS
9 331 (31.61%) SQL
10 306 (29.23%) Microsoft
11 297 (28.37%) jQuery
12 294 (28.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 269 (25.69%) .NET Framework
14 221 (21.11%) Software Engineering
15 207 (19.77%) Degree
16 201 (19.20%) TDD
17 177 (16.91%) MS Excel
18 157 (15.00%) Visual Studio
19 150 (14.33%) NHibernate
20 144 (13.75%) Entity Framework
21 143 (13.66%) Finance
22 140 (13.37%) Oracle
22 140 (13.37%) OO
23 135 (12.89%) SharePoint
23 135 (12.89%) Computer Science
23 135 (12.89%) WCF
24 129 (12.32%) Java
25 126 (12.03%) Scrum
25 126 (12.03%) HTML5
26 122 (11.65%) Relational Database

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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
1 135 (12.89%) SharePoint
2 70 (6.69%) IIS
3 43 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 38 (3.63%) Node.js
5 35 (3.34%) Umbraco
6 30 (2.87%) CMS
7 20 (1.91%) IBM Notes
8 16 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.57%) Drupal
12 5 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.48%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.38%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.29%) Immediacy CMS
14 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.19%) Apache
16 1 (0.096%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 177 (16.91%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.81%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.38%) MS Office
4 3 (0.29%) MS Project
4 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.76%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.29%) Endur
4 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.096%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.096%) BPCS
5 1 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.34%) SaaS
5 11 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.96%) GitHub
7 2 (0.19%) Office 365
8 1 (0.096%) Route 53
8 1 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.81%) Ethernet
2 13 (1.24%) Intranet
2 13 (1.24%) Internet
3 11 (1.05%) HTTP
4 5 (0.48%) SAN
5 3 (0.29%) Firewall
6 2 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.096%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.096%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (58.55%) SQL Server
2 122 (11.65%) Relational Database
3 110 (10.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (4.78%) RDBMS
6 49 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (3.82%) NoSQL
8 34 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (2.77%) MS Access
10 29 (2.77%) MongoDB
11 25 (2.39%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.81%) MySQL
13 18 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.34%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.15%) RavenDB
15 12 (1.15%) QlikView
16 11 (1.05%) BusinessObjects XI
17 10 (0.96%) Big Data
17 10 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 157 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 67 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 49 (4.68%) Subversion
4 43 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (2.67%) Selenium
6 26 (2.48%) TeamCity
7 16 (1.53%) GitLab
8 11 (1.05%) MSBuild
9 10 (0.96%) WatiN
10 9 (0.86%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.86%) SpecFlow
10 9 (0.86%) NUnit
11 8 (0.76%) Appium
12 7 (0.67%) NCrunch
12 7 (0.67%) Maven
12 7 (0.67%) LoadRunner
13 6 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.57%) Moq
14 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.38%) Introscope
General
1 143 (13.66%) Finance
2 39 (3.72%) Banking
3 23 (2.20%) Retail
4 21 (2.01%) Electronics
5 14 (1.34%) Marketing
6 12 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (0.76%) Advertising
9 6 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.57%) Back Office
10 5 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.29%) Local Government
12 2 (0.19%) Legal
12 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.19%) Publishing
12 2 (0.19%) Games
13 1 (0.096%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.096%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.096%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.096%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 747 (71.35%) Developer
2 323 (30.85%) .NET Developer
3 161 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 144 (13.75%) C# Developer
5 132 (12.61%) Software Developer
6 113 (10.79%) Software Engineer
7 95 (9.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 77 (7.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 66 (6.30%) Web Developer
10 45 (4.30%) Analyst
11 44 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
12 40 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 35 (3.34%) Programmer
14 31 (2.96%) AWS Developer
15 28 (2.67%) Senior Software Developer
16 26 (2.48%) Architect
17 24 (2.29%) Consultant
17 24 (2.29%) Senior Software Engineer
18 23 (2.20%) .NET Software Engineer
19 20 (1.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (58.64%) ASP.NET
2 403 (38.49%) HTML
3 345 (32.95%) CSS
4 297 (28.37%) jQuery
5 294 (28.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 269 (25.69%) .NET Framework
7 150 (14.33%) NHibernate
8 144 (13.75%) Entity Framework
9 135 (12.89%) WCF
10 126 (12.03%) HTML5
11 104 (9.93%) WPF
12 103 (9.84%) Web Services
13 96 (9.17%) AngularJS
14 95 (9.07%) XML
15 90 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 77 (7.35%) Ajax
17 76 (7.26%) WinForms
18 58 (5.54%) Spring.NET
19 49 (4.68%) CSS3
20 48 (4.58%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 135 (12.89%) Computer Science
2 79 (7.55%) User Experience
3 50 (4.78%) Mathematics
4 46 (4.39%) Open Source
5 45 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.58%) Visualisation
8 24 (2.29%) Physics
8 24 (2.29%) N-Tier
9 19 (1.81%) CUDA
9 19 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.62%) Social Media
10 17 (1.62%) Cryptography
11 16 (1.53%) BBC
12 9 (0.86%) iPad
13 8 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (0.76%) GIS
13 8 (0.76%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.57%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.48%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 116 (11.08%) Windows
2 59 (5.64%) UNIX
3 34 (3.25%) Apple iOS
4 28 (2.67%) Android
5 25 (2.39%) Linux
6 10 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.29%) Solaris
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.096%) OS/400
11 1 (0.096%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.096%) SUSE
11 1 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.096%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (42.12%) MVC
3 221 (21.11%) Software Engineering
4 201 (19.20%) TDD
5 140 (13.37%) OO
6 126 (12.03%) Scrum
7 113 (10.79%) Web Development
8 92 (8.79%) Unit Testing
9 91 (8.69%) Mentoring
10 76 (7.26%) OOP
11 64 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (5.06%) UX Design
13 51 (4.87%) CRM
14 46 (4.39%) Software Architecture
15 42 (4.01%) Automated Testing
16 41 (3.92%) Project Management
17 39 (3.72%) Dependency Injection
18 33 (3.15%) E-Commerce
19 32 (3.06%) SOA
20 31 (2.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 837 (79.94%) C#
2 512 (48.90%) JavaScript
3 331 (31.61%) SQL
4 129 (12.32%) Java
5 114 (10.89%) T-SQL
6 109 (10.41%) VB.NET
7 75 (7.16%) C++
8 59 (5.64%) VB
9 46 (4.39%) C
10 36 (3.44%) VBA
11 26 (2.48%) Ruby
12 23 (2.20%) PHP
13 22 (2.10%) VB6
14 21 (2.01%) PL/SQL
14 21 (2.01%) VC++
15 16 (1.53%) Python
16 13 (1.24%) XPath
16 13 (1.24%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.15%) Delphi
18 8 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 207 (19.77%) Degree
2 57 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.76%) ISEB
4 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.29%) PhD
5 3 (0.29%) MCP
5 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.19%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.19%) HND
6 2 (0.19%) CISSP
6 2 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.096%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.096%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.096%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.096%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.39%) QA
2 13 (1.24%) SLA
3 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.096%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.48%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.29%) Docker
4 2 (0.19%) RACF
4 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.096%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (0.67%) Nagios
2 5 (0.48%) Puppet
2 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.29%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 306 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 140 (13.37%) Oracle
3 20 (1.91%) IBM
3 20 (1.91%) Lotus
4 17 (1.62%) Sybase
4 17 (1.62%) Yahoo!
4 17 (1.62%) Google
5 16 (1.53%) Sony
5 16 (1.53%) Apple
5 16 (1.53%) Facebook
6 14 (1.34%) Business Objects
7 11 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 11 (1.05%) Tableau
8 10 (0.96%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.96%) Informatica
8 10 (0.96%) SAP
9 7 (0.67%) Splunk
10 6 (0.57%) Cognos
10 6 (0.57%) VMware
10 6 (0.57%) F5
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hays IT
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-65k+ bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Alness, Ross-Shire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension + Healthcare + Beneftis
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago