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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 414 678 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.99% 18.24% 19.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.84% 44.78% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 288 530 433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £48,000
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
1155 1514 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.23% 40.72% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 736 1033 861
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Edinburgh -4 183 £40,000 - 48
Glasgow -1 177 £40,000 +6.66% 22
West Lothian +1 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Aberdeen 0 11 £40,000 - 1
West Dunbartonshire -2 5 - - 1
Stirling -4 4 £32,500 -
Fife -6 4 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Dundee -14 3 £43,500 +16.00% 3
South Lanarkshire - 3 £25,000 -
Argyll and Bute -1 2 £29,750 - 1
East Ayrshire - 2 £23,750 -
East Lothian -1 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Moray - 1 - -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 744 (78.07%) C#
2 538 (56.45%) ASP.NET
3 533 (55.93%) SQL Server
4 435 (45.65%) JavaScript
5 417 (43.76%) MVC
6 407 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
7 363 (38.09%) HTML
8 320 (33.58%) Microsoft
9 316 (33.16%) SQL
10 298 (31.27%) CSS
11 275 (28.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 234 (24.55%) .NET Framework
13 226 (23.71%) jQuery
14 198 (20.78%) TDD
15 192 (20.15%) Software Engineering
16 184 (19.31%) Degree
17 182 (19.10%) MS Excel
18 150 (15.74%) SDLC
19 141 (14.80%) SharePoint
20 139 (14.59%) Entity Framework
21 128 (13.43%) Finance
21 128 (13.43%) NHibernate
22 127 (13.33%) Java
23 126 (13.22%) Computer Science
24 124 (13.01%) Oracle
25 121 (12.70%) Visual Studio
26 115 (12.07%) Relational Database
27 112 (11.75%) Windows
27 112 (11.75%) OO
28 109 (11.44%) AngularJS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 141 (14.80%) SharePoint
2 64 (6.72%) IIS
3 44 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 38 (3.99%) Node.js
5 26 (2.73%) CMS
6 23 (2.41%) Umbraco
7 18 (1.89%) IBM Notes
8 15 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (1.05%) Apache
12 5 (0.52%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.42%) Drupal
14 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
15 2 (0.21%) SilverStripe
15 2 (0.21%) Immediacy CMS
16 1 (0.10%) WordPress
16 1 (0.10%) Lync
Applications
1 182 (19.10%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.31%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.42%) MS Office
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.21%) MS Project
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.84%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.21%) Endur
5 2 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.10%) BPCS
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.26%) Office 365
5 11 (1.15%) SaaS
6 9 (0.94%) GitHub
7 8 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.99%) Ethernet
2 13 (1.36%) Firewall
3 10 (1.05%) Internet
4 9 (0.94%) Network Security
4 9 (0.94%) SAN
5 8 (0.84%) HTTP
6 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.52%) Intranet
7 2 (0.21%) WAN
7 2 (0.21%) DNS
8 1 (0.10%) SSL
8 1 (0.10%) DHCP
8 1 (0.10%) NAS
8 1 (0.10%) VoIP
8 1 (0.10%) IPsec
8 1 (0.10%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 115 (12.07%) Relational Database
3 87 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 62 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (4.93%) NoSQL
7 40 (4.20%) RDBMS
8 29 (3.04%) MongoDB
9 28 (2.94%) MS Access
10 24 (2.52%) MySQL
11 23 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (1.99%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (1.57%) RavenDB
15 14 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (1.15%) Big Data
16 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (1.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 121 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 65 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 41 (4.30%) Subversion
4 35 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (3.04%) TeamCity
6 23 (2.41%) Selenium
7 16 (1.68%) MSBuild
7 16 (1.68%) GitLab
8 10 (1.05%) WatiN
9 9 (0.94%) Cucumber
9 9 (0.94%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.73%) Maven
10 7 (0.73%) HttpUnit
10 7 (0.73%) JMeter
10 7 (0.73%) JUnit
11 6 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.63%) AccuRev
12 5 (0.52%) Hudson
12 5 (0.52%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.42%) Xcode
General
1 128 (13.43%) Finance
2 45 (4.72%) Banking
3 20 (2.10%) Electronics
4 17 (1.78%) Marketing
5 16 (1.68%) Retail
5 16 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.31%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.31%) Advertising
9 2 (0.21%) Games
9 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.21%) Legal
9 2 (0.21%) Back Office
9 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.10%) Local Government
10 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 662 (69.46%) Developer
2 284 (29.80%) .NET Developer
3 160 (16.79%) Senior Developer
4 121 (12.70%) C# Developer
5 107 (11.23%) Software Developer
6 96 (10.07%) Software Engineer
7 76 (7.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 66 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
9 63 (6.61%) Web Developer
10 42 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
11 41 (4.30%) Analyst
12 34 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (3.04%) Programmer
14 27 (2.83%) AWS Developer
15 24 (2.52%) Senior Software Engineer
16 23 (2.41%) Architect
16 23 (2.41%) Graduate
17 22 (2.31%) Senior Software Developer
18 20 (2.10%) Junior
19 19 (1.99%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (56.45%) ASP.NET
2 363 (38.09%) HTML
3 298 (31.27%) CSS
4 275 (28.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 234 (24.55%) .NET Framework
6 226 (23.71%) jQuery
7 139 (14.59%) Entity Framework
8 128 (13.43%) NHibernate
9 109 (11.44%) AngularJS
10 103 (10.81%) HTML5
11 101 (10.60%) WCF
12 95 (9.97%) XML
13 87 (9.13%) Web Services
14 72 (7.56%) WinForms
15 68 (7.14%) WPF
15 68 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 67 (7.03%) Spring.NET
17 57 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 56 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
19 51 (5.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 126 (13.22%) Computer Science
2 62 (6.51%) User Experience
3 47 (4.93%) Mathematics
4 31 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.52%) Physics
5 24 (2.52%) Visualisation
6 19 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.47%) Social Media
8 14 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.36%) BBC
9 13 (1.36%) CUDA
10 12 (1.26%) Cryptography
10 12 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 9 (0.94%) GIS
11 9 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.42%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.42%) EPoS
13 4 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 112 (11.75%) Windows
2 38 (3.99%) UNIX
3 32 (3.36%) Android
3 32 (3.36%) Apple iOS
4 27 (2.83%) Linux
5 9 (0.94%) Windows Phone
6 7 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.52%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.21%) Solaris
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.10%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.10%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (43.76%) MVC
2 407 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (20.78%) TDD
4 192 (20.15%) Software Engineering
5 150 (15.74%) SDLC
6 112 (11.75%) OO
7 102 (10.70%) Scrum
7 102 (10.70%) Web Development
8 99 (10.39%) Unit Testing
9 82 (8.60%) Mentoring
10 63 (6.61%) Open Source
11 59 (6.19%) OOP
12 51 (5.35%) CRM
13 48 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (4.72%) UX Design
15 42 (4.41%) Web Application Development
16 40 (4.20%) Software Architecture
17 36 (3.78%) BDD
18 35 (3.67%) Project Management
19 32 (3.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 744 (78.07%) C#
2 435 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 316 (33.16%) SQL
4 127 (13.33%) Java
5 103 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 83 (8.71%) VB.NET
7 59 (6.19%) C++
8 47 (4.93%) C
9 42 (4.41%) Ruby
10 41 (4.30%) VB
11 39 (4.09%) PL/SQL
12 35 (3.67%) PHP
13 26 (2.73%) VBA
14 19 (1.99%) VB6
15 18 (1.89%) VC++
16 16 (1.68%) Python
17 15 (1.57%) Perl
18 12 (1.26%) Bash Shell
19 8 (0.84%) VBScript
20 7 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 184 (19.31%) Degree
2 60 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (0.84%) ISEB
4 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.31%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.31%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.31%) MCP
6 2 (0.21%) CISSP
6 2 (0.21%) PhD
6 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.10%) HND
7 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.73%) QA
2 13 (1.36%) SLA
3 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) MiFID
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
System Software
1 14 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.94%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.10%) Docker
5 1 (0.10%) Firmware
5 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (1.05%) Nagios
2 6 (0.63%) Puppet
2 6 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 320 (33.58%) Microsoft
2 124 (13.01%) Oracle
3 18 (1.89%) Lotus
4 15 (1.57%) Xamarin
5 14 (1.47%) Facebook
6 13 (1.36%) Apple
6 13 (1.36%) IBM
6 13 (1.36%) Sony
6 13 (1.36%) VMware
6 13 (1.36%) Yahoo!
6 13 (1.36%) Google
7 11 (1.15%) Telerik
7 11 (1.15%) Informatica
8 10 (1.05%) Alterian
8 10 (1.05%) TIBCO
8 10 (1.05%) Splunk
9 8 (0.84%) SAP
10 6 (0.63%) Cognos
10 6 (0.63%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.63%) Perforce
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