The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 71 82 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3987 3382 3048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.41% 3.11% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.77% 7.86% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3525 3085 2818
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 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45445 43020 48353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 39.55% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38606 37296 42767
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 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
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 28 July 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 28 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
England +10 3726 £42,500 +6.25% 495
London +12 1271 £52,500 - 146
South East +10 788 £40,500 +1.25% 63
North West +5 400 £38,115 +8.90% 74
Yorkshire +27 382 £38,500 +18.46% 66
West Yorkshire +9 270 £39,000 +20.00% 44
East of England -14 261 £45,000 +12.50% 43
City of London -21 249 £57,500 +15.00% 61
West Midlands +20 244 £37,500 - 31
Surrey +5 232 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Manchester 0 205 £42,500 +18.05% 42
South West 0 192 £40,000 +23.07% 32
Hampshire +14 184 £35,000 -9.09% 22
Leeds +9 175 £40,000 +28.51% 33
East Midlands +8 173 £35,000 -6.66% 24
Scotland +27 153 £40,500 +1.25% 34
Berkshire +9 128 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Cheshire +22 112 £32,500 +8.33% 12
North Yorkshire +42 99 £38,750 +19.23% 13
Staffordshire +20 88 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Portsmouth +14 79 £30,000 - 4
Glasgow +23 71 £45,000 - 12
Oxfordshire +26 68 £37,500 -5.06% 6
Leicestershire +8 68 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Edinburgh +5 65 £40,000 - 9
East Sussex +3 64 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Bedfordshire +5 62 £45,000 - 11
Wales -8 62 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Brighton -8 59 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 58 £40,000 +14.28% 8

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8110 (100.00%) .NET
2 7138 (88.01%) C#
3 5502 (67.84%) ASP.NET
4 5269 (64.97%) SQL Server
5 4433 (54.66%) MVC
6 3895 (48.03%) SQL
7 3783 (46.65%) JavaScript
8 3753 (46.28%) HTML
9 3406 (42.00%) CSS
10 3203 (39.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3084 (38.03%) Microsoft
12 3013 (37.15%) jQuery
13 2896 (35.71%) WCF
14 2790 (34.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2254 (27.79%) TDD
16 1975 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
17 1698 (20.94%) Web Services
18 1659 (20.46%) Scrum
19 1632 (20.12%) Windows
20 1607 (19.82%) SQL Server 2008
21 1552 (19.14%) OO
22 1545 (19.05%) XML
23 1525 (18.80%) Visual Studio
24 1496 (18.45%) Finance
25 1426 (17.58%) WPF
26 1379 (17.00%) LINQ
27 1376 (16.97%) VB.NET
28 1365 (16.83%) T-SQL
29 1294 (15.96%) Degree
30 1265 (15.60%) MS Excel

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 848 (10.46%) SharePoint
2 791 (9.75%) IIS
3 419 (5.17%) CMS
4 277 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
5 239 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 195 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 162 (2.00%) Umbraco
8 128 (1.58%) Node.js
9 106 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
10 95 (1.17%) Apache
11 87 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
12 81 (1.00%) Confluence
13 78 (0.96%) WebSphere
14 69 (0.85%) NServiceBus
15 39 (0.48%) Tomcat
16 37 (0.46%) WordPress
17 36 (0.44%) MQSeries
18 34 (0.42%) WebLogic
19 33 (0.41%) Kentico
20 30 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1265 (15.60%) MS Excel
2 141 (1.74%) MS Office
3 113 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 71 (0.88%) InfoPath
5 31 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 25 (0.31%) MS Project
7 15 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.074%) Simulink
9 6 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.012%) DOC1
12 1 (0.012%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 118 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.37%) Google Analytics
4 18 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
5 16 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.17%) Visualfiles
7 11 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.074%) Tridion
9 6 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.074%) assyst
9 6 (0.074%) Magento
10 5 (0.062%) Pivotal CRM
10 5 (0.062%) CODA-Financials
11 4 (0.049%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.037%) nopCommerce
12 3 (0.037%) Line 500
12 3 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 319 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (1.75%) SaaS
3 71 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.31%) GitHub
5 22 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (0.15%) Trello
8 12 (0.15%) Office 365
9 11 (0.14%) PaaS
9 11 (0.14%) IaaS
10 10 (0.12%) Force.com
11 2 (0.025%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.025%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.025%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.012%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 328 (4.04%) Internet
2 110 (1.36%) Intranet
3 96 (1.18%) HTTP
4 73 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.37%) DNS
6 29 (0.36%) Firewall
7 25 (0.31%) SSL
8 24 (0.30%) LDAP
9 19 (0.23%) SMS
10 13 (0.16%) NFC
10 13 (0.16%) SMPP
10 13 (0.16%) FTP
11 12 (0.15%) SAN
11 12 (0.15%) NAS
12 11 (0.14%) VPN
13 10 (0.12%) RFID
14 9 (0.11%) LAN
15 8 (0.099%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.099%) Broadband
16 7 (0.086%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5269 (64.97%) SQL Server
2 1607 (19.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 904 (11.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 742 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 632 (7.79%) Relational Database
6 581 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 567 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 245 (3.02%) RDBMS
9 215 (2.65%) NoSQL
10 207 (2.55%) Oracle Database
11 184 (2.27%) MySQL
12 147 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 126 (1.55%) RavenDB
14 125 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
15 97 (1.20%) MongoDB
16 91 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
17 73 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
18 59 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
19 58 (0.72%) Big Data
20 47 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1525 (18.80%) Visual Studio
2 1150 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 747 (9.21%) NUnit
4 516 (6.36%) Subversion
5 431 (5.31%) Moq
6 399 (4.92%) Git (software)
7 326 (4.02%) Rhino Mocks
8 312 (3.85%) MSTest
9 265 (3.27%) TeamCity
10 233 (2.87%) Selenium
11 185 (2.28%) SpecFlow
12 152 (1.87%) JIRA
13 140 (1.73%) ReSharper
14 136 (1.68%) MSBuild
15 133 (1.64%) Cucumber
16 106 (1.31%) NCrunch
17 96 (1.18%) WebDriver
18 79 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
19 70 (0.86%) WATIR
20 64 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 1496 (18.45%) Finance
2 346 (4.27%) Banking
3 274 (3.38%) Marketing
4 261 (3.22%) Retail
5 150 (1.85%) Advertising
6 143 (1.76%) Law
7 127 (1.57%) Games
8 124 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 113 (1.39%) Investment Banking
10 110 (1.36%) Back Office
11 108 (1.33%) Legal
12 107 (1.32%) Front Office
13 58 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 57 (0.70%) Automotive
15 46 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 31 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.35%) Publishing
17 28 (0.35%) Billing
18 17 (0.21%) Electronics
19 14 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6585 (81.20%) Developer
2 3674 (45.30%) .NET Developer
3 2196 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 1615 (19.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 1498 (18.47%) Senior Developer
6 1007 (12.42%) ASP.NET Developer
7 902 (11.12%) Software Developer
8 847 (10.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 812 (10.01%) Senior .NET Developer
10 771 (9.51%) Web Developer
11 477 (5.88%) Software Engineer
12 460 (5.67%) Senior C# Developer
13 423 (5.22%) Junior
14 408 (5.03%) Junior Developer
15 341 (4.20%) Analyst
16 309 (3.81%) .NET Web Developer
17 291 (3.59%) Graduate
18 290 (3.58%) Agile .NET Developer
19 259 (3.19%) Lead Developer
20 254 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8110 (100.00%) .NET
2 5502 (67.84%) ASP.NET
3 3753 (46.28%) HTML
4 3406 (42.00%) CSS
5 3203 (39.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3013 (37.15%) jQuery
7 2896 (35.71%) WCF
8 2790 (34.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1698 (20.94%) Web Services
10 1545 (19.05%) XML
11 1426 (17.58%) WPF
12 1379 (17.00%) LINQ
13 1261 (15.55%) Ajax
14 1164 (14.35%) HTML5
15 973 (12.00%) WinForms
16 834 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 759 (9.36%) NHibernate
18 735 (9.06%) CSS3
19 668 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 652 (8.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 745 (9.19%) Computer Science
2 354 (4.36%) N-Tier
3 314 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
4 276 (3.40%) Inversion of Control
5 247 (3.05%) Open Source
6 239 (2.95%) Mobile App
7 213 (2.63%) Mathematics
8 173 (2.13%) Client/Server
9 99 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 75 (0.92%) Blog
11 68 (0.84%) Tandem
11 68 (0.84%) Physics
12 66 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 66 (0.81%) Equities
13 64 (0.79%) W3C
14 60 (0.74%) Statistics
15 58 (0.72%) Social Media
15 58 (0.72%) Digital Media
15 58 (0.72%) Derivative
16 50 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1632 (20.12%) Windows
2 249 (3.07%) Android
3 229 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 157 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 137 (1.69%) Linux
6 77 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (0.86%) Windows Phone
8 39 (0.48%) UNIX
9 36 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
11 21 (0.26%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.25%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 18 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
14 17 (0.21%) CentOS
15 10 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.074%) AIX
17 5 (0.062%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.049%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4433 (54.66%) MVC
2 2254 (27.79%) TDD
3 1975 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1659 (20.46%) Scrum
5 1552 (19.14%) OO
6 1042 (12.85%) Software Engineering
7 1009 (12.44%) Unit Testing
8 938 (11.57%) Web Development
9 781 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
10 722 (8.90%) BDD
11 658 (8.11%) E-Commerce
12 524 (6.46%) OOP
13 493 (6.08%) Web Application Development
14 473 (5.83%) OOD
15 457 (5.64%) SOA
16 425 (5.24%) MVVM
17 417 (5.14%) Dependency Injection
18 331 (4.08%) Kanban
19 312 (3.85%) UML
20 267 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7138 (88.01%) C#
2 3895 (48.03%) SQL
3 3783 (46.65%) JavaScript
4 1376 (16.97%) VB.NET
5 1365 (16.83%) T-SQL
6 530 (6.54%) Java
7 485 (5.98%) VB
8 309 (3.81%) C++
9 216 (2.66%) PHP
10 180 (2.22%) Ruby
11 179 (2.21%) VB6
12 160 (1.97%) C
13 135 (1.66%) VBA
14 131 (1.62%) PowerShell
15 96 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 78 (0.96%) XAML
17 72 (0.89%) XPath
18 67 (0.83%) VBScript
19 61 (0.75%) Python
20 55 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1294 (15.96%) Degree
2 504 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 247 (3.05%) MCP
4 230 (2.84%) MCSD
5 197 (2.43%) MCAD
6 186 (2.29%) MCTS
7 144 (1.78%) Security Cleared
8 72 (0.89%) SC Cleared
9 61 (0.75%) ISEB
10 49 (0.60%) MCSE
11 37 (0.46%) ISTQB
12 35 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
13 30 (0.37%) MCPD
14 18 (0.22%) MCDBA
15 14 (0.17%) MBA
16 13 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (0.16%) HND
17 12 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.099%) CISSP
18 8 (0.099%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (3.49%) QA
2 88 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 37 (0.46%) WCAG
4 26 (0.32%) SLA
5 16 (0.20%) WAI
6 13 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.15%) ISO 8583
8 10 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.11%) HL7
10 8 (0.099%) DICOM
10 8 (0.099%) Basel III
11 6 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.074%) COREP
12 4 (0.049%) Basel II
12 4 (0.049%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.025%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.025%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.012%) Section 508
14 1 (0.012%) COBIT
System Software
1 111 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.049%) vSphere
5 3 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.025%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.025%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.025%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.012%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (0.20%) Puppet
3 12 (0.15%) MOM
4 8 (0.099%) OpenView
4 8 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.099%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.074%) SCCM
6 5 (0.062%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.049%) WMI
7 4 (0.049%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.049%) Sysprep
8 3 (0.037%) Nagios
9 2 (0.025%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.012%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.012%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.012%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.012%) SCOM
10 1 (0.012%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 3084 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 598 (7.37%) Oracle
3 141 (1.74%) Sitecore
4 126 (1.55%) Adobe
5 104 (1.28%) Google
6 97 (1.20%) Telerik
7 85 (1.05%) Facebook
8 83 (1.02%) Endeca
9 82 (1.01%) Xamarin
10 72 (0.89%) EPiServer
11 67 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 65 (0.80%) RedPrairie
13 63 (0.78%) VMware
14 60 (0.74%) DevExpress
15 59 (0.73%) SAP
16 51 (0.63%) Twitter
17 50 (0.62%) IBM
18 45 (0.55%) Sybase
19 44 (0.54%) Red Gate
20 38 (0.47%) JBoss
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