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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Compact Framework
Rank 867 844 867
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Permanent jobs citing .NET Compact Framework 13 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.032% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.079% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 27
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -22 13 £45,000 +28.57%
London -6 6 £47,500 -17.39%
South East -18 2 £43,750 -7.89%
Birmingham - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
East of England -26 1 £45,000 +42.85%
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -
Guildford - 1 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Poole - 1 £50,000 -
Dorset - 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

.NET Compact Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (100.00%) .NET
1 33 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 31 (93.94%) C#
3 28 (84.85%) SQL Server
4 25 (75.76%) Windows
5 24 (72.73%) SQL
5 24 (72.73%) ASP.NET
6 19 (57.58%) OO
7 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
7 18 (54.55%) VB.NET
8 17 (51.52%) Visual Studio
9 15 (45.45%) Web Services
10 13 (39.39%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (39.39%) Subversion
11 12 (36.36%) XML
11 12 (36.36%) WCF
12 11 (33.33%) VB
12 11 (33.33%) VB6
12 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
14 9 (27.27%) OOP
14 9 (27.27%) ActiveX
14 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
14 9 (27.27%) CruiseControl
14 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (27.27%) TestComplete
14 9 (27.27%) MSBuild
14 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (24.24%) HTML
15 8 (24.24%) JavaScript

.NET Compact Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) FTP
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.09%) VPN
1 3 (9.09%) SSL
1 3 (9.09%) 802.15
1 3 (9.09%) ZigBee
1 3 (9.09%) OpenVPN
2 2 (6.06%) GPRS
2 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (84.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (39.39%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQLite
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Visual Studio
2 13 (39.39%) Subversion
3 9 (27.27%) TestComplete
3 9 (27.27%) CruiseControl
3 9 (27.27%) MSBuild
4 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 9 (27.27%) VB6 Developer
4 9 (27.27%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (27.27%) VB Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
7 4 (12.12%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Development Support Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) .NET Team Leader
10 1 (3.03%) Senior Applications Developer
10 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
1 33 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 24 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 15 (45.45%) Web Services
4 12 (36.36%) XML
4 12 (36.36%) WCF
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (27.27%) ActiveX
6 8 (24.24%) HTML
7 7 (21.21%) jQuery
8 6 (18.18%) JSON
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
9 5 (15.15%) ADO.NET
9 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (12.12%) WPF
10 4 (12.12%) Silverlight
10 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.12%) WinForms
11 3 (9.09%) XSLT
11 3 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.06%) PDA
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows CE
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Android
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) OO
2 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
2 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (27.27%) OOP
3 8 (24.24%) MVC
4 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) People Management
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) OOD
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 18 (54.55%) VB.NET
4 11 (33.33%) VB
4 11 (33.33%) VB6
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) C
7 1 (3.03%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Sybase
2 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (9.09%) Twitter
2 3 (9.09%) Assembla
3 2 (6.06%) Motorola