The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Compact Framework skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Compact Framework over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Compact Framework
Rank 881 846 824
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -22
Permanent jobs citing .NET Compact Framework 20 24 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.022% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.045% 0.057% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 76
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44832 42231 47658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.27% 39.38% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 37729 36573 41998
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET Compact Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

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

.NET Compact Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Compact Framework
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Compact Framework within the UK.

.NET Compact Framework Salary Trend in the UK

.NET Compact Framework
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Compact Framework over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 within the UK.

.NET Compact Framework Salary Histogram in the UK

.NET Compact Framework
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Compact Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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
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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
England -28 20 £42,500 +21.42%
South West - 8 £45,000 -
Poole - 8 £45,000 -
Dorset - 8 £45,000 -
South East -24 6 £41,250 +17.85%
Surrey - 5 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
East of England -27 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Essex - 2 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £35,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £37,500 -
Guildford - 2 £42,500 -
Berkshire -6 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Leeds - 1 £42,500 -
Woking - 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -

.NET Compact Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing .NET Compact 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 Compact Framework.

1 42 (100.00%) .NET
1 42 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 40 (95.24%) C#
3 36 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 28 (66.67%) Windows
5 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
6 26 (61.90%) SQL
6 26 (61.90%) VB.NET
6 26 (61.90%) OO
7 23 (54.76%) T-SQL
7 23 (54.76%) Web Services
8 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
9 19 (45.24%) WCF
10 16 (38.10%) WPF
11 15 (35.71%) HTML
12 14 (33.33%) CSS
13 13 (30.95%) IIS
14 12 (28.57%) VB
14 12 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (28.57%) XML
14 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
14 12 (28.57%) WinForms
14 12 (28.57%) VB6
15 11 (26.19%) OOD
15 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
15 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
16 10 (23.81%) MVC
16 10 (23.81%) Scrum
16 10 (23.81%) Subversion

.NET Compact Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing .NET Compact 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 Compact Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.95%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) GPRS
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Subversion
2 4 (9.52%) MSI
3 3 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 3 (7.14%) TestComplete
3 3 (7.14%) MSBuild
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Developer
2 24 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 11 (26.19%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Team Leader
5 7 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Systems Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (9.52%) Applications Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 4 (9.52%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
9 3 (7.14%) VB Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
10 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
10 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
1 42 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 23 (54.76%) Web Services
4 19 (45.24%) WCF
5 16 (38.10%) WPF
6 15 (35.71%) HTML
7 14 (33.33%) CSS
8 12 (28.57%) XML
8 12 (28.57%) WinForms
9 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (23.81%) Silverlight
11 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET
12 6 (14.29%) Ajax
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (11.90%) jQuery
13 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
14 3 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (7.14%) XSL
14 3 (7.14%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) Client/Server
3 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
5 3 (7.14%) PDA
6 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.38%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) OO
2 11 (26.19%) OOD
3 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 10 (23.81%) MVC
3 10 (23.81%) Scrum
3 10 (23.81%) Web Development
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.14%) OOP
7 2 (4.76%) ERP
7 2 (4.76%) CRM
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.38%) System Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.38%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) C#
2 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 26 (61.90%) VB.NET
3 23 (54.76%) T-SQL
4 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (28.57%) VB6
5 12 (28.57%) VB
6 3 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) MCSD
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Sybase
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos
3 1 (2.38%) Motorola