The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1151 1138 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.88% 21.91% 20.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.42% 50.31% 52.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1036 1065
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2591 2262 2170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.50% 43.56% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2209 2000 1972
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

.NET
Salary Trend in the South West

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

.NET Salary Trend in the South West

.NET
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in the South West

.NET
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Bristol -5 253 £40,000 +14.28% 53
Dorset +2 231 £37,500 +15.38% 34
Gloucestershire +1 204 £39,000 +11.42% 34
Wiltshire -4 197 £35,000 - 43
Somerset +1 147 £35,000 - 29
Devon -2 98 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Cornwall -2 6 £28,000 -6.66% 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 1779 (77.82%) C#
2 1448 (63.34%) ASP.NET
3 1233 (53.94%) SQL Server
4 965 (42.21%) SQL
5 960 (41.99%) JavaScript
6 933 (40.81%) HTML
7 830 (36.31%) MVC
8 787 (34.43%) CSS
9 598 (26.16%) Microsoft
10 528 (23.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 500 (21.87%) jQuery
12 413 (18.07%) .NET Framework
13 334 (14.61%) XML
14 331 (14.48%) VB.NET
15 324 (14.17%) WCF
16 313 (13.69%) Visual Studio
17 298 (13.04%) Windows
18 294 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
19 287 (12.55%) Finance
19 287 (12.55%) Degree
20 277 (12.12%) Java
21 266 (11.64%) OO
22 260 (11.37%) Software Engineering
22 260 (11.37%) MS Excel
23 245 (10.72%) TDD
24 238 (10.41%) Web Services
25 236 (10.32%) Scrum
25 236 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
26 230 (10.06%) Web Development
27 227 (9.93%) SharePoint

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 227 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 133 (5.82%) IIS
3 130 (5.69%) CMS
4 85 (3.72%) Umbraco
5 69 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 66 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 57 (2.49%) Node.js
8 29 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
9 27 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
10 26 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
11 17 (0.74%) ArcGIS
12 16 (0.70%) WordPress
12 16 (0.70%) NServiceBus
13 14 (0.61%) Kentico
14 13 (0.57%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.57%) SAS
15 12 (0.52%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.39%) Sitefinity
17 8 (0.35%) Drupal
17 8 (0.35%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 260 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.66%) MS Office
3 33 (1.44%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.61%) Fireworks
5 13 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.39%) MS Project
6 9 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.22%) InDesign
9 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.044%) Revit
Business Applications
1 45 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.57%) Magento
4 11 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.35%) Visualfiles
6 7 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.17%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.13%) Exchequer
9 3 (0.13%) Summit
9 3 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.13%) GoldMine
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.087%) SmartPlant
10 2 (0.087%) ProductWriter
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (0.92%) SaaS
3 16 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.13%) Heroku
5 3 (0.13%) Office 365
5 3 (0.13%) Trello
6 2 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.044%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.044%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.57%) VoIP
2 35 (1.53%) Internet
3 29 (1.27%) Intranet
4 28 (1.22%) FTP
5 21 (0.92%) SMTP
6 14 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 12 (0.52%) PBX
8 9 (0.39%) HTTP
9 8 (0.35%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (0.31%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.26%) Extranet
12 5 (0.22%) Firewall
13 4 (0.17%) CTI
14 3 (0.13%) SNMP
14 3 (0.13%) Broadband
15 2 (0.087%) LDAP
15 2 (0.087%) DNS
16 1 (0.044%) SSL
16 1 (0.044%) DMZ
16 1 (0.044%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1233 (53.94%) SQL Server
2 236 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 136 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 133 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 121 (5.29%) MySQL
6 100 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 97 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 65 (2.84%) RDBMS
9 64 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
11 44 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (1.57%) NoSQL
14 29 (1.27%) MongoDB
15 26 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (0.87%) MS Access
17 19 (0.83%) Oracle Database
18 17 (0.74%) Hadoop
19 15 (0.66%) Big Data
20 13 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 313 (13.69%) Visual Studio
2 139 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (3.32%) NUnit
4 46 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 46 (2.01%) Moq
5 43 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 37 (1.62%) MSTest
7 36 (1.57%) Subversion
8 28 (1.22%) Selenium
9 22 (0.96%) SpecFlow
10 12 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 10 (0.44%) PVCS
12 9 (0.39%) Toad
12 9 (0.39%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.39%) MSBuild
13 8 (0.35%) ReSharper
13 8 (0.35%) WATIR
13 8 (0.35%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
15 6 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 287 (12.55%) Finance
2 109 (4.77%) Marketing
3 106 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 70 (3.06%) Advertising
4 70 (3.06%) Banking
5 49 (2.14%) Games
6 45 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 35 (1.53%) Retail
8 31 (1.36%) Back Office
9 15 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 13 (0.57%) Law
10 13 (0.57%) Electronics
11 11 (0.48%) Legal
12 10 (0.44%) Automotive
13 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.31%) Interactive Media
14 6 (0.26%) Local Government
14 6 (0.26%) Publishing
15 3 (0.13%) Military
16 2 (0.087%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1779 (77.82%) Developer
2 906 (39.63%) .NET Developer
3 529 (23.14%) C# Developer
4 390 (17.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 306 (13.39%) Senior Developer
6 263 (11.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 233 (10.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 231 (10.10%) Software Developer
9 197 (8.62%) Web Developer
10 166 (7.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 103 (4.51%) Architect
12 101 (4.42%) Software Engineer
13 89 (3.89%) Senior C# Developer
14 85 (3.72%) Programmer
15 84 (3.67%) SharePoint Developer
16 79 (3.46%) Analyst
17 77 (3.37%) Applications Developer
18 76 (3.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 76 (3.32%) .NET Software Developer
19 72 (3.15%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1448 (63.34%) ASP.NET
2 933 (40.81%) HTML
3 787 (34.43%) CSS
4 528 (23.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 500 (21.87%) jQuery
6 413 (18.07%) .NET Framework
7 334 (14.61%) XML
8 324 (14.17%) WCF
9 238 (10.41%) Web Services
10 224 (9.80%) HTML5
11 170 (7.44%) WPF
11 170 (7.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 153 (6.69%) Ajax
13 134 (5.86%) JSON
14 125 (5.47%) CSS3
15 103 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 103 (4.51%) WinForms
16 101 (4.42%) SOAP
16 101 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 99 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 123 (5.38%) Computer Science
2 96 (4.20%) Mobile App
3 55 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (2.23%) Client/Server
5 47 (2.06%) Mathematics
6 40 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
7 37 (1.62%) Open Source
8 32 (1.40%) N-Tier
9 23 (1.01%) GIS
10 20 (0.87%) iPhone
11 17 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 17 (0.74%) Replication
12 15 (0.66%) Data Integration
12 15 (0.66%) Visualisation
13 13 (0.57%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.48%) DTV
14 11 (0.48%) Social Media
15 10 (0.44%) CAN bus
15 10 (0.44%) Social Network
16 9 (0.39%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 298 (13.04%) Windows
2 67 (2.93%) Android
3 49 (2.14%) Apple iOS
4 41 (1.79%) Linux
5 32 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.74%) UNIX
9 13 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.48%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
12 5 (0.22%) VxWorks
12 5 (0.22%) AIX
12 5 (0.22%) Solaris
13 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.087%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.087%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.087%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.044%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 830 (36.31%) MVC
2 294 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (11.64%) OO
4 260 (11.37%) Software Engineering
5 245 (10.72%) TDD
6 236 (10.32%) Scrum
7 230 (10.06%) Web Development
8 132 (5.77%) Web Application Development
9 107 (4.68%) OOD
10 98 (4.29%) E-Commerce
11 87 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
12 84 (3.67%) MVVM
13 79 (3.46%) SOA
14 78 (3.41%) CRM
14 78 (3.41%) OOP
15 72 (3.15%) UML
16 71 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
17 69 (3.02%) ITIL
18 68 (2.97%) Content Management
19 65 (2.84%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1779 (77.82%) C#
2 965 (42.21%) SQL
3 960 (41.99%) JavaScript
4 331 (14.48%) VB.NET
5 277 (12.12%) Java
6 211 (9.23%) T-SQL
7 156 (6.82%) C++
8 112 (4.90%) VB
9 102 (4.46%) PHP
10 67 (2.93%) C
11 60 (2.62%) Python
12 57 (2.49%) Ruby
13 49 (2.14%) VB6
14 29 (1.27%) PowerShell
15 28 (1.22%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.09%) XPath
17 22 (0.96%) Perl
18 21 (0.92%) XQuery
19 18 (0.79%) XAML
20 17 (0.74%) VC++
Qualifications
1 287 (12.55%) Degree
2 115 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (2.49%) MCP
3 57 (2.49%) MCSD
4 53 (2.32%) Security Cleared
5 47 (2.06%) MCTS
6 34 (1.49%) MCAD
7 27 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 25 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 20 (0.87%) PhD
10 16 (0.70%) HND
11 12 (0.52%) ISEB
12 8 (0.35%) MCPD
13 6 (0.26%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (1.44%) QA
2 23 (1.01%) SLA
3 21 (0.92%) COBIT
4 4 (0.17%) TickIT
5 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.13%) Basel II
5 3 (0.13%) GAMP
5 3 (0.13%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.13%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.087%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.087%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.044%) DICOM
System Software
1 23 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.17%) vSphere
3 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (0.13%) Plesk
4 2 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.087%) Nagios
4 2 (0.087%) WSUS
4 2 (0.087%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.044%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.044%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.044%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.044%) logstash
Vendors
1 598 (26.16%) Microsoft
2 169 (7.39%) Oracle
3 44 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 37 (1.62%) Facebook
5 32 (1.40%) Google
6 27 (1.18%) SAP
7 23 (1.01%) Adobe
8 20 (0.87%) Sage
9 19 (0.83%) ESRI
10 15 (0.66%) Business Objects
11 13 (0.57%) Apple
11 13 (0.57%) TIBCO
11 13 (0.57%) Tableau
12 12 (0.52%) Twitter
13 10 (0.44%) EPiServer
13 10 (0.44%) Ektron
13 10 (0.44%) VMware
13 10 (0.44%) JBoss
14 9 (0.39%) JD Edwards
14 9 (0.39%) Logi Analytics
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