The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Compact Framework
Rank 894 856 879
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +23
Permanent jobs citing .NET Compact Framework 23 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.024% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.047% 0.061% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 41
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48721 44620 52093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 40.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41025 38863 46474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -51 21 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South East -6 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey - 8 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +6 4 £32,500 -13.33%
Birmingham +5 4 £32,500 -13.33%
Bristol - 4 £32,500 -
South West - 4 £32,500 - 1
Cambridge +1 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England -18 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Woking - 2 £40,000 - 1
Leeds -28 1 £45,000 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire -35 1 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -42 1 £45,000 +25.00% 1
North Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Gwynedd - 1 £35,000 -

.NET Compact Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (100.00%) C#
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
1 55 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 52 (94.55%) SQL Server
3 43 (78.18%) Windows
4 39 (70.91%) Web Services
5 36 (65.45%) ASP.NET
6 27 (49.09%) SQL
7 26 (47.27%) Web Development
8 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
9 23 (41.82%) WCF
9 23 (41.82%) Android
10 21 (38.18%) WPF
10 21 (38.18%) VB.NET
11 20 (36.36%) T-SQL
11 20 (36.36%) HTML
11 20 (36.36%) IIS
12 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
13 17 (30.91%) WinForms
13 17 (30.91%) Silverlight
14 16 (29.09%) Windows Mobile
14 16 (29.09%) Mobile App
14 16 (29.09%) C++
15 15 (27.27%) OO
15 15 (27.27%) Apple iOS
15 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
16 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
16 14 (25.45%) HTML5
16 14 (25.45%) VB
17 13 (23.64%) VB6

.NET Compact Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (14.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) GPRS
2 8 (14.55%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (94.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (7.27%) SQLite
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.55%) Subversion
2 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.27%) MSI
4 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.45%) Xcode
4 3 (5.45%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.82%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
1 5 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (89.09%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) Software Developer
2 19 (34.55%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.82%) C# Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.27%) .NET Applications Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Junior Developer
8 4 (7.27%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Junior
9 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
1 55 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 39 (70.91%) Web Services
3 36 (65.45%) ASP.NET
4 23 (41.82%) WCF
5 21 (38.18%) WPF
6 20 (36.36%) HTML
7 17 (30.91%) WinForms
7 17 (30.91%) Silverlight
8 14 (25.45%) HTML5
9 11 (20.00%) XML
9 11 (20.00%) Android SDK
10 9 (16.36%) CSS
11 8 (14.55%) jQuery
12 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET
12 5 (9.09%) Ajax
13 4 (7.27%) REST
13 4 (7.27%) SOAP
14 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (5.45%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Mobile App
2 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
3 10 (18.18%) PDA
4 8 (14.55%) Smartphone
5 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
7 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
7 3 (5.45%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Android
3 16 (29.09%) Windows Mobile
4 15 (27.27%) Apple iOS
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Phone
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (7.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Web Development
2 15 (27.27%) OO
2 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 10 (18.18%) ERP
4 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.55%) Scrum
4 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
4 8 (14.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
5 6 (10.91%) OOD
6 4 (7.27%) Android Development
6 4 (7.27%) iOS Development
6 4 (7.27%) UML
6 4 (7.27%) MVC
7 3 (5.45%) SOA
7 3 (5.45%) Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) User Stories
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.64%) CRM
8 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (49.09%) SQL
3 21 (38.18%) VB.NET
4 20 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 16 (29.09%) C++
6 14 (25.45%) VB
7 13 (23.64%) VB6
8 11 (20.00%) Java
8 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (14.55%) C
10 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.82%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) MCSD
3 3 (5.45%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Motorola
3 1 (1.82%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.82%) Telerik
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