The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1124 1182 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.36% 22.53% 21.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.30% 50.97% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1090 1091
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2657 2319 2277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.39% 44.20% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2286 2077 2063
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 £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
England

.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 29 July 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 29 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
Bristol -4 258 £40,000 +6.66% 60
Dorset +1 229 £37,500 +15.38% 45
Gloucestershire -6 192 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Somerset -1 174 £35,000 - 16
Wiltshire -5 172 £35,000 - 23
Devon -4 87 £35,000 +9.37% 15
Cornwall -9 2 £28,000 -6.66% 2
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1728 (76.33%) C#
2 1429 (63.12%) ASP.NET
3 1211 (53.49%) SQL Server
4 987 (43.60%) SQL
5 910 (40.19%) HTML
6 892 (39.40%) JavaScript
7 796 (35.16%) MVC
8 752 (33.22%) CSS
9 614 (27.12%) Microsoft
10 505 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 485 (21.42%) jQuery
12 365 (16.12%) .NET Framework
13 336 (14.84%) VB.NET
14 322 (14.22%) WCF
15 310 (13.69%) Java
16 308 (13.60%) Visual Studio
17 307 (13.56%) Windows
18 306 (13.52%) XML
19 301 (13.30%) Finance
20 290 (12.81%) OO
21 286 (12.63%) Degree
22 285 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
23 251 (11.09%) Web Services
24 249 (11.00%) MS Excel
25 241 (10.64%) Web Development
26 238 (10.51%) SQL Server 2008
26 238 (10.51%) Scrum
27 237 (10.47%) Software Engineering
28 223 (9.85%) SharePoint
29 221 (9.76%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 223 (9.85%) SharePoint
2 132 (5.83%) CMS
3 127 (5.61%) IIS
4 97 (4.28%) Umbraco
5 76 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 61 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 46 (2.03%) Node.js
8 26 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 26 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
10 22 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 19 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.71%) NServiceBus
13 15 (0.66%) ArcGIS
14 14 (0.62%) WordPress
14 14 (0.62%) Kentico
15 13 (0.57%) Sitefinity
16 12 (0.53%) SAS
17 11 (0.49%) OpenROAD
17 11 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 249 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.46%) MS Office
3 30 (1.33%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.57%) Fireworks
4 13 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.53%) MS Project
6 10 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.31%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.22%) InDesign
10 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.044%) Revit
Business Applications
1 40 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 16 (0.71%) Magento
5 12 (0.53%) Visualfiles
6 9 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.18%) Summit
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.18%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.13%) Exchequer
9 3 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.13%) GoldMine
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.088%) SmartPlant
10 2 (0.088%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (0.93%) SaaS
3 13 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.13%) Office 365
4 3 (0.13%) Trello
5 2 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.044%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.044%) PaaS
6 1 (0.044%) Heroku
6 1 (0.044%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.63%) Intranet
1 37 (1.63%) Internet
2 34 (1.50%) VoIP
3 26 (1.15%) FTP
4 20 (0.88%) SMTP
5 14 (0.62%) Ethernet
6 12 (0.53%) PBX
7 7 (0.31%) HTTP
7 7 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.27%) Extranet
8 6 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (0.22%) Firewall
9 5 (0.22%) SNMP
10 4 (0.18%) CTI
11 2 (0.088%) LDAP
11 2 (0.088%) DNS
11 2 (0.088%) SSL
12 1 (0.044%) SAN
12 1 (0.044%) SMPP
12 1 (0.044%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1211 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 238 (10.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 127 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 115 (5.08%) MySQL
6 104 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 103 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 60 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (2.65%) RDBMS
9 53 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
10 43 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 40 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.37%) NoSQL
13 28 (1.24%) MongoDB
14 25 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (1.06%) Oracle Database
16 21 (0.93%) MS Access
17 14 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 14 (0.62%) Hadoop
17 14 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 308 (13.60%) Visual Studio
2 125 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (3.09%) NUnit
4 45 (1.99%) Moq
5 42 (1.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 41 (1.81%) MSTest
7 37 (1.63%) Subversion
8 33 (1.46%) Git (software)
9 25 (1.10%) Selenium
10 20 (0.88%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.53%) Toad
12 10 (0.44%) PVCS
13 9 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (0.40%) MSBuild
14 7 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
14 7 (0.31%) FitNesse
15 6 (0.27%) JUnit
15 6 (0.27%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.27%) PhoneGap
16 5 (0.22%) Cucumber
General
1 301 (13.30%) Finance
2 119 (5.26%) Marketing
3 102 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 74 (3.27%) Banking
5 64 (2.83%) Advertising
6 46 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.77%) Games
8 36 (1.59%) Retail
9 25 (1.10%) Back Office
10 20 (0.88%) Law
11 15 (0.66%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.57%) Legal
12 13 (0.57%) Local Government
13 11 (0.49%) Electronics
14 8 (0.35%) Automotive
14 8 (0.35%) Publishing
15 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.18%) Military
16 4 (0.18%) Billing
16 4 (0.18%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1744 (77.03%) Developer
2 885 (39.09%) .NET Developer
3 532 (23.50%) C# Developer
4 397 (17.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 291 (12.85%) Senior Developer
6 268 (11.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 237 (10.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 222 (9.81%) Software Developer
9 199 (8.79%) Web Developer
10 157 (6.93%) Senior .NET Developer
11 111 (4.90%) Architect
12 100 (4.42%) Software Engineer
13 89 (3.93%) Programmer
14 87 (3.84%) Senior C# Developer
15 77 (3.40%) Analyst
16 73 (3.22%) Applications Developer
17 72 (3.18%) Applications Support
18 71 (3.14%) .NET Software Developer
19 69 (3.05%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
20 68 (3.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1429 (63.12%) ASP.NET
2 910 (40.19%) HTML
3 752 (33.22%) CSS
4 505 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 485 (21.42%) jQuery
6 365 (16.12%) .NET Framework
7 322 (14.22%) WCF
8 306 (13.52%) XML
9 251 (11.09%) Web Services
10 213 (9.41%) HTML5
11 180 (7.95%) WPF
12 149 (6.58%) Ajax
13 142 (6.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 112 (4.95%) JSON
14 112 (4.95%) CSS3
15 111 (4.90%) WinForms
16 108 (4.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 104 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 98 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 95 (4.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (5.21%) Computer Science
2 95 (4.20%) Mobile App
3 71 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 46 (2.03%) Mathematics
6 42 (1.86%) N-Tier
6 42 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
7 38 (1.68%) Open Source
8 24 (1.06%) Digital Media
9 19 (0.84%) GIS
10 18 (0.80%) Replication
11 17 (0.75%) iPhone
12 16 (0.71%) Data Integration
13 13 (0.57%) Social Network
14 12 (0.53%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.53%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.44%) Social Media
15 10 (0.44%) CAN bus
16 9 (0.40%) DTV
16 9 (0.40%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 307 (13.56%) Windows
2 64 (2.83%) Android
3 53 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 49 (2.16%) Linux
5 30 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (0.80%) UNIX
8 16 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.44%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
11 7 (0.31%) Solaris
12 5 (0.22%) AIX
12 5 (0.22%) VxWorks
12 5 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.088%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.044%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.044%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (35.16%) MVC
2 290 (12.81%) OO
3 285 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (10.64%) Web Development
5 238 (10.51%) Scrum
6 237 (10.47%) Software Engineering
7 221 (9.76%) TDD
8 124 (5.48%) Web Application Development
9 112 (4.95%) E-Commerce
10 105 (4.64%) OOD
11 91 (4.02%) SOA
12 90 (3.98%) OOP
13 85 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
14 81 (3.58%) MVVM
15 79 (3.49%) CRM
16 76 (3.36%) UML
17 74 (3.27%) Content Management
18 69 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
19 65 (2.87%) Project Management
20 64 (2.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1728 (76.33%) C#
2 987 (43.60%) SQL
3 892 (39.40%) JavaScript
4 336 (14.84%) VB.NET
5 310 (13.69%) Java
6 215 (9.50%) T-SQL
7 157 (6.93%) C++
8 119 (5.26%) VB
9 106 (4.68%) PHP
10 68 (3.00%) C
11 61 (2.69%) Python
12 48 (2.12%) VB6
13 47 (2.08%) Ruby
14 36 (1.59%) PL/SQL
15 27 (1.19%) XPath
16 26 (1.15%) PowerShell
17 21 (0.93%) Perl
18 20 (0.88%) XQuery
19 18 (0.80%) VC++
19 18 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 286 (12.63%) Degree
2 109 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (2.43%) MCTS
4 52 (2.30%) MCP
5 51 (2.25%) Security Cleared
6 50 (2.21%) MCSD
7 37 (1.63%) MCAD
8 25 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 23 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 19 (0.84%) PhD
11 13 (0.57%) HND
12 10 (0.44%) ISEB
12 10 (0.44%) MCPD
13 5 (0.22%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.13%) MCT
15 3 (0.13%) HNC
15 3 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 2 (0.088%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.37%) QA
2 23 (1.02%) SLA
2 23 (1.02%) COBIT
3 4 (0.18%) TickIT
4 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.13%) Basel II
4 3 (0.13%) GAMP
4 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.13%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.13%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.044%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.18%) vSphere
3 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (0.13%) Plesk
4 2 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.088%) Nagios
4 2 (0.088%) WSUS
4 2 (0.088%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.044%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.044%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.044%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.044%) logstash
Vendors
1 614 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 172 (7.60%) Oracle
3 47 (2.08%) Sitecore
4 38 (1.68%) Google
5 35 (1.55%) Facebook
6 27 (1.19%) SAP
7 23 (1.02%) Adobe
8 18 (0.80%) Sage
9 16 (0.71%) ESRI
10 15 (0.66%) Twitter
11 14 (0.62%) Tableau
11 14 (0.62%) Business Objects
12 13 (0.57%) JBoss
12 13 (0.57%) TIBCO
13 11 (0.49%) JD Edwards
13 11 (0.49%) VMware
13 11 (0.49%) Ektron
14 10 (0.44%) Logi Analytics
15 8 (0.35%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.35%) Apple
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