The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 Framework over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 72 76 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +30
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3997 3659 3095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.49% 3.43% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.25% 8.63% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3458 3331 2869
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 £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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 Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Framework
Salary Trend

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

.NET Framework Salary Trend in the UK

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Framework over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

.NET Framework Salary Histogram in the UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
England +3 3740 £42,500 +6.25% 459
London -3 1148 £52,500 +1.94% 124
South East -24 704 £40,000 -1.23% 68
North West +22 493 £37,500 +7.14% 75
Yorkshire +38 405 £38,500 +6.94% 62
South West +1 297 £37,500 +15.38% 41
West Yorkshire +25 279 £38,500 +6.20% 43
West Midlands +17 259 £37,500 -6.25% 38
City of London -17 235 £52,500 +0.96% 37
Manchester +11 229 £40,000 +11.11% 37
East of England -24 210 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Surrey -4 207 £45,000 +19.20% 15
East Midlands -4 191 £39,500 +5.33% 16
Hampshire +11 186 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Leeds +31 182 £42,500 +30.76% 30
Scotland +33 150 £41,500 +10.66% 37
Cheshire +25 137 £32,500 -7.14% 22
Berkshire -29 118 £40,000 - 15
North Yorkshire +28 102 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Portsmouth +15 82 £23,500 +4.44% 4
Wiltshire +18 81 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Bristol 0 80 £37,500 +25.00% 11
Staffordshire +25 78 £35,250 -11.87% 4
Edinburgh +21 75 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Lancashire +27 74 £39,115 +16.76% 3
Birmingham -2 62 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Glasgow +30 56 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Dorset +5 56 £41,000 +32.25% 12
York +20 54 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Leicestershire +1 53 £35,000 -6.66% 5

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing .NET 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 Framework.

1 8052 (100.00%) .NET
2 7121 (88.44%) C#
3 5526 (68.63%) ASP.NET
4 5206 (64.65%) SQL Server
5 4557 (56.59%) MVC
6 4035 (50.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3989 (49.54%) JavaScript
8 3837 (47.65%) SQL
9 3801 (47.21%) HTML
10 3490 (43.34%) CSS
11 3222 (40.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3110 (38.62%) jQuery
13 2991 (37.15%) Microsoft
14 2920 (36.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2674 (33.21%) WCF
16 2194 (27.25%) TDD
17 1708 (21.21%) Web Services
18 1591 (19.76%) Scrum
19 1579 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
20 1545 (19.19%) Windows
21 1514 (18.80%) XML
22 1510 (18.75%) OO
23 1477 (18.34%) Visual Studio
24 1476 (18.33%) Finance
25 1348 (16.74%) VB.NET
26 1344 (16.69%) T-SQL
27 1332 (16.54%) LINQ
28 1297 (16.11%) WPF
29 1272 (15.80%) MS Excel
30 1259 (15.64%) Ajax

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing .NET 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 838 (10.41%) SharePoint
2 780 (9.69%) IIS
3 423 (5.25%) CMS
4 271 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
5 220 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 188 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 176 (2.19%) Node.js
8 170 (2.11%) Umbraco
9 121 (1.50%) Confluence
10 108 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 93 (1.15%) NServiceBus
12 87 (1.08%) Apache
13 82 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
14 59 (0.73%) WebSphere
15 55 (0.68%) WordPress
16 43 (0.53%) Apache Solr
17 42 (0.52%) Tomcat
18 33 (0.41%) Kentico
19 31 (0.38%) MQSeries
20 27 (0.34%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1272 (15.80%) MS Excel
2 131 (1.63%) MS Office
3 120 (1.49%) Photoshop
4 61 (0.76%) InfoPath
5 31 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 22 (0.27%) MS Project
7 12 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 10 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.075%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.062%) Mingle
11 4 (0.050%) Simulink
12 2 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.012%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 112 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 17 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
5 15 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 13 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 11 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.12%) Tridion
8 10 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 10 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.099%) Magento
10 5 (0.062%) CODA-Financials
11 4 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.050%) SAP HCM
11 4 (0.050%) ProductWriter
12 3 (0.037%) nopCommerce
12 3 (0.037%) assyst
12 3 (0.037%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 393 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (1.61%) SaaS
3 69 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (0.51%) GitHub
6 17 (0.21%) Office 365
6 17 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
6 17 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.19%) PaaS
8 14 (0.17%) IaaS
9 11 (0.14%) Trello
10 10 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.12%) Force.com
11 3 (0.037%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.025%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.025%) Heroku
12 2 (0.025%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 326 (4.05%) Internet
2 121 (1.50%) HTTP
3 102 (1.27%) Intranet
4 69 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 27 (0.34%) SSL
6 24 (0.30%) DNS
7 16 (0.20%) LDAP
7 16 (0.20%) Wireless
8 15 (0.19%) Firewall
9 13 (0.16%) Broadband
10 12 (0.15%) SAN
11 11 (0.14%) Extranet
11 11 (0.14%) SMS
12 10 (0.12%) FTP
13 9 (0.11%) LAN
14 7 (0.087%) NFC
14 7 (0.087%) SMPP
15 6 (0.075%) Ethernet
15 6 (0.075%) HTTPS
16 4 (0.050%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5206 (64.65%) SQL Server
2 1579 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 876 (10.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 653 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 651 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 603 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 598 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 249 (3.09%) RDBMS
9 212 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 195 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 189 (2.35%) MySQL
12 172 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 154 (1.91%) RavenDB
14 116 (1.44%) MongoDB
14 116 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
15 74 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
16 65 (0.81%) Big Data
17 60 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
18 55 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
19 54 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1477 (18.34%) Visual Studio
2 1153 (14.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 763 (9.48%) NUnit
4 533 (6.62%) Subversion
5 519 (6.45%) Git (software)
6 461 (5.73%) Moq
7 343 (4.26%) Rhino Mocks
8 325 (4.04%) TeamCity
9 256 (3.18%) MSTest
10 212 (2.63%) Selenium
11 197 (2.45%) ReSharper
12 188 (2.33%) JIRA
13 181 (2.25%) SpecFlow
14 152 (1.89%) Cucumber
15 147 (1.83%) NCrunch
16 123 (1.53%) MSBuild
17 102 (1.27%) WebDriver
17 102 (1.27%) WATIR
18 70 (0.87%) CruiseControl
18 70 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1476 (18.33%) Finance
2 345 (4.28%) Banking
3 334 (4.15%) Retail
4 236 (2.93%) Marketing
5 165 (2.05%) Advertising
6 157 (1.95%) Back Office
7 152 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 144 (1.79%) Law
9 131 (1.63%) Games
10 113 (1.40%) Investment Banking
11 100 (1.24%) Front Office
12 90 (1.12%) Legal
13 65 (0.81%) Manufacturing
14 58 (0.72%) Automotive
15 57 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.41%) Publishing
17 31 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.35%) Billing
19 15 (0.19%) Electronics
20 11 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6660 (82.71%) Developer
2 3669 (45.57%) .NET Developer
3 2203 (27.36%) C# Developer
4 1638 (20.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 1483 (18.42%) Senior Developer
6 982 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 925 (11.49%) Software Developer
8 831 (10.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 795 (9.87%) Senior .NET Developer
10 732 (9.09%) Web Developer
11 473 (5.87%) Junior
12 467 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
13 455 (5.65%) Junior Developer
14 367 (4.56%) Software Engineer
15 311 (3.86%) Analyst
16 298 (3.70%) Graduate
17 291 (3.61%) .NET Web Developer
18 275 (3.42%) Agile .NET Developer
18 275 (3.42%) .NET Software Developer
19 255 (3.17%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8052 (100.00%) .NET
2 5526 (68.63%) ASP.NET
3 3801 (47.21%) HTML
4 3490 (43.34%) CSS
5 3222 (40.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3110 (38.62%) jQuery
7 2920 (36.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2674 (33.21%) WCF
9 1708 (21.21%) Web Services
10 1514 (18.80%) XML
11 1332 (16.54%) LINQ
12 1297 (16.11%) WPF
13 1259 (15.64%) Ajax
14 1182 (14.68%) HTML5
15 894 (11.10%) WinForms
16 783 (9.72%) CSS3
17 780 (9.69%) NHibernate
18 723 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 717 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 678 (8.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 651 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 504 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
3 330 (4.10%) N-Tier
4 297 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
5 255 (3.17%) Open Source
6 252 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
7 216 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 195 (2.42%) User Experience
9 181 (2.25%) Client/Server
10 159 (1.97%) Mathematics
11 87 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 83 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 83 (1.03%) Blog
13 70 (0.87%) Tandem
14 66 (0.82%) Equities
15 64 (0.79%) Physics
16 55 (0.68%) Derivative
17 53 (0.66%) W3C
18 52 (0.65%) Hedge funds
19 50 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1545 (19.19%) Windows
2 224 (2.78%) Android
3 205 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 133 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 122 (1.52%) Linux
6 75 (0.93%) Windows Phone
7 72 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (0.51%) UNIX
9 36 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
11 23 (0.29%) CentOS
11 23 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
11 23 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 17 (0.21%) Windows 7
13 16 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.15%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.075%) AIX
16 5 (0.062%) Solaris
16 5 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.050%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4557 (56.59%) MVC
2 4035 (50.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2194 (27.25%) TDD
4 1591 (19.76%) Scrum
5 1510 (18.75%) OO
6 952 (11.82%) Software Engineering
7 907 (11.26%) Unit Testing
8 847 (10.52%) Web Development
9 783 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
10 753 (9.35%) BDD
11 725 (9.00%) E-Commerce
12 536 (6.66%) OOP
13 498 (6.18%) OOD
14 470 (5.84%) Web Application Development
15 467 (5.80%) Mentoring
16 439 (5.45%) SOA
17 417 (5.18%) Dependency Injection
18 390 (4.84%) MVVM
19 315 (3.91%) Kanban
20 307 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7121 (88.44%) C#
2 3989 (49.54%) JavaScript
3 3837 (47.65%) SQL
4 1348 (16.74%) VB.NET
5 1344 (16.69%) T-SQL
6 503 (6.25%) Java
7 475 (5.90%) VB
8 250 (3.10%) Ruby
9 246 (3.06%) C++
10 223 (2.77%) PHP
11 158 (1.96%) VB6
12 147 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 133 (1.65%) C
14 132 (1.64%) VBA
15 104 (1.29%) PL/SQL
16 76 (0.94%) XPath
17 74 (0.92%) XAML
18 73 (0.91%) Python
19 55 (0.68%) VBScript
20 46 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1161 (14.42%) Degree
2 411 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 194 (2.41%) MCSD
4 161 (2.00%) MCP
5 156 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 138 (1.71%) MCAD
7 132 (1.64%) MCTS
8 87 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 53 (0.66%) ISEB
10 38 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
11 35 (0.43%) MCSE
12 33 (0.41%) ISTQB
13 24 (0.30%) MCPD
14 14 (0.17%) DV Cleared
14 14 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.15%) MCDBA
16 10 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.087%) CFA
18 6 (0.075%) HND
18 6 (0.075%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (3.40%) QA
2 73 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 41 (0.51%) SLA
4 34 (0.42%) WCAG
5 21 (0.26%) WAI
6 13 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.087%) Basel III
9 6 (0.075%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.062%) HL7
10 5 (0.062%) COREP
11 3 (0.037%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.037%) Basel II
12 2 (0.025%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.025%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.012%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.012%) Section 508
13 1 (0.012%) COBIT
13 1 (0.012%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 84 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 39 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.050%) vSphere
4 4 (0.050%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.050%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.025%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.025%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (0.24%) Puppet
3 14 (0.17%) MOM
4 8 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.099%) OpenView
5 7 (0.087%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.075%) SCCM
7 4 (0.050%) WMI
7 4 (0.050%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.050%) Sysprep
8 3 (0.037%) StatsD
9 1 (0.012%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.012%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.012%) SCOM
9 1 (0.012%) Nagios
9 1 (0.012%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 2991 (37.15%) Microsoft
2 612 (7.60%) Oracle
3 161 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 113 (1.40%) Telerik
5 109 (1.35%) Facebook
6 107 (1.33%) Adobe
7 105 (1.30%) Endeca
8 97 (1.20%) RedPrairie
9 93 (1.15%) Google
10 88 (1.09%) Xamarin
11 78 (0.97%) EPiServer
12 72 (0.89%) Twitter
13 60 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
14 58 (0.72%) SAP
15 55 (0.68%) IBM
16 54 (0.67%) VMware
17 51 (0.63%) Red Gate
18 45 (0.56%) DevExpress
19 41 (0.51%) JBoss
20 39 (0.48%) Infragistics
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
TRG
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £53000 - £56000 per annum + FS benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago