The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 74 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -17
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 18 49 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.51% 4.77% 7.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.99% 14.29% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 49 70
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -19.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
.NET Framework
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
361 343 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.36% 33.37% 42.95%
Number of salaries quoted 319 313 412
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Framework Salary Trend in South Wales

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

.NET Framework Salary Histogram in South Wales

.NET Framework
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 May 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
Cardiff -12 11 £33,125 -2.57%
Monmouthshire -5 3 £40,000 +21.21%
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £52,500 -
Newport -12 1 £24,000 -56.36% 1
.NET Framework
Wales

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) C#
3 31 (67.39%) SQL Server
4 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (50.00%) MVC
6 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 23 (50.00%) Windows
7 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
8 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
9 18 (39.13%) HTML
9 18 (39.13%) SQL
10 17 (36.96%) CSS
10 17 (36.96%) WinForms
11 16 (34.78%) WCF
12 15 (32.61%) Finance
12 15 (32.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (32.61%) Entity Framework
13 14 (30.43%) Scrum
14 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (26.09%) CMS
15 12 (26.09%) WPF
15 12 (26.09%) IIS
16 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
17 10 (21.74%) TDD
17 10 (21.74%) Visual Studio
17 10 (21.74%) ITIL
18 9 (19.57%) SAP
18 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (19.57%) Internet

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.09%) CMS
1 12 (26.09%) IIS
2 8 (17.39%) Commerce Server
3 4 (8.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Internet
2 8 (17.39%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) NAS
3 4 (8.70%) SAN
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (67.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.87%) MSTest
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.52%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.35%) NUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.17%) Moq
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.87%) Electronics
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Developer
4 9 (19.57%) C# Developer
4 9 (19.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (15.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (39.13%) HTML
4 17 (36.96%) CSS
4 17 (36.96%) WinForms
5 16 (34.78%) WCF
6 15 (32.61%) Entity Framework
7 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (26.09%) WPF
9 7 (15.22%) XML
9 7 (15.22%) jQuery
9 7 (15.22%) HTML5
10 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (8.70%) SignalR
12 4 (8.70%) Silverlight
12 4 (8.70%) LINQ
13 3 (6.52%) XSLT
13 3 (6.52%) XHTML
13 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) iPad
2 6 (13.04%) iPhone
2 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.87%) DTV
4 4 (8.70%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.17%) NHS
6 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Android
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) MVC
3 14 (30.43%) Scrum
4 10 (21.74%) TDD
4 10 (21.74%) ITIL
5 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.39%) Load Balancing
6 8 (17.39%) OO
7 7 (15.22%) SOA
7 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.22%) MVVM
8 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.87%) OOD
9 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (10.87%) Software Architecture
10 4 (8.70%) High Availability
11 3 (6.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.87%) Java
6 4 (8.70%) XAML
6 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.52%) VB
7 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.39%) MCP
2 8 (17.39%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) SAP Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) SAP
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) HP
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Xamarin
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) LexisNexis
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) Veritas
5 4 (8.70%) Symantec