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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 74 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3854 3790 3700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.51% 3.52% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.50% 8.58% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3399 3349 3445
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%

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
40564 44165 48061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.91% 41.00% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34909 37294 42849
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 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 29 December 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 29 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
(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 +4 3600 £42,500 +2.40% 323
London -1 1168 £52,500 +1.94% 90
South East -20 697 £40,000 - 57
Yorkshire +19 403 £40,000 +9.58% 43
North West +5 331 £36,000 - 54
West Yorkshire +25 298 £40,000 +14.28% 23
South West +6 281 £37,500 +7.14% 23
West Midlands +18 268 £40,000 +6.66% 22
City of London -10 266 £50,000 -9.09% 35
East of England +24 244 £40,200 +0.50% 16
Leeds +38 222 £40,000 +23.07% 12
East Midlands -14 177 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Manchester -4 154 £37,000 -1.33% 25
Surrey -26 151 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Hampshire -3 137 £40,000 +3.89% 15
Scotland +13 129 £40,000 +2.56% 16
Berkshire -6 110 £40,000 -9.09% 11
Cheshire +2 100 £35,000 - 21
Essex +49 99 £40,000 - 3
Birmingham +21 91 £37,500 -2.59% 9
Edinburgh +19 75 £40,000 - 6
Wiltshire +6 74 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Kent -12 71 £45,000 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire -2 69 £42,500 +13.33% 6
North Yorkshire 0 68 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Buckinghamshire -24 65 £40,000 - 7
Reading -2 64 £41,250 -2.94% 7
Dorset +17 61 £35,000 +7.69% 10
East Sussex -6 60 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Nottingham -15 59 £35,000 - 2

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7875 (100.00%) .NET
2 6889 (87.48%) C#
3 5462 (69.36%) ASP.NET
4 5036 (63.95%) SQL Server
5 4731 (60.08%) MVC
6 4085 (51.87%) JavaScript
7 4020 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3699 (46.97%) SQL
9 3623 (46.01%) HTML
10 3442 (43.71%) CSS
11 3284 (41.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3183 (40.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3005 (38.16%) jQuery
14 2924 (37.13%) Microsoft
15 2359 (29.96%) WCF
16 2199 (27.92%) TDD
17 1658 (21.05%) Web Services
18 1639 (20.81%) Scrum
19 1512 (19.20%) Windows
20 1494 (18.97%) OO
21 1433 (18.20%) SQL Server 2008
22 1400 (17.78%) Visual Studio
23 1376 (17.47%) XML
24 1357 (17.23%) T-SQL
25 1294 (16.43%) MS Excel
26 1277 (16.22%) Ajax
27 1270 (16.13%) LINQ
28 1231 (15.63%) VB.NET
29 1225 (15.56%) Finance
30 1186 (15.06%) WPF

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 806 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 751 (9.54%) IIS
3 375 (4.76%) CMS
4 303 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 289 (3.67%) Node.js
6 216 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 181 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 166 (2.11%) Umbraco
9 121 (1.54%) Confluence
10 116 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 81 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
12 68 (0.86%) NServiceBus
13 65 (0.83%) Apache
14 50 (0.63%) WordPress
15 43 (0.55%) Apache Solr
16 41 (0.52%) Tomcat
17 32 (0.41%) JBoss
18 29 (0.37%) MQSeries
19 25 (0.32%) WebSphere
20 23 (0.29%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1294 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 132 (1.68%) MS Office
3 88 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 47 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 25 (0.32%) Fireworks
6 16 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.18%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.10%) MS Project
9 7 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.089%) Mingle
10 5 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 143 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 17 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
5 15 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.11%) Magento
8 8 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.089%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.089%) Tridion
10 6 (0.076%) Line 500
11 4 (0.051%) ReMetrica
11 4 (0.051%) Fredhopper
11 4 (0.051%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.051%) ProductWriter
11 4 (0.051%) SAP HCM
11 4 (0.051%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.051%) Pivotal CRM
11 4 (0.051%) SalesLogix
12 3 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 538 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (1.75%) SaaS
3 60 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (0.70%) Office 365
5 53 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (0.57%) GitHub
7 14 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.11%) PaaS
9 7 (0.089%) IaaS
10 6 (0.076%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.076%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.038%) Heroku
11 3 (0.038%) Trello
12 1 (0.013%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.013%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.013%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.013%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 279 (3.54%) Internet
2 154 (1.96%) HTTP
3 71 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 66 (0.84%) Intranet
5 36 (0.46%) DNS
6 26 (0.33%) SSL
7 21 (0.27%) SMTP
8 20 (0.25%) Firewall
9 18 (0.23%) Wireless
10 17 (0.22%) Broadband
10 17 (0.22%) FTP
11 16 (0.20%) SAN
12 15 (0.19%) Extranet
13 12 (0.15%) NAS
14 11 (0.14%) LDAP
15 10 (0.13%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.13%) LAN
15 10 (0.13%) SMS
15 10 (0.13%) SMPP
15 10 (0.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5036 (63.95%) SQL Server
2 1433 (18.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 768 (9.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 611 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 566 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 526 (6.68%) Relational Database
7 488 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 352 (4.47%) NoSQL
9 222 (2.82%) MySQL
10 193 (2.45%) RDBMS
11 181 (2.30%) RavenDB
12 180 (2.29%) MongoDB
13 159 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 116 (1.47%) Oracle Database
15 115 (1.46%) Big Data
16 105 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
17 67 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
18 64 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
19 55 (0.70%) CouchDB
20 54 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1400 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 1155 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 709 (9.00%) NUnit
4 693 (8.80%) Git (software)
5 548 (6.96%) Subversion
6 429 (5.45%) Moq
7 309 (3.92%) Rhino Mocks
8 304 (3.86%) TeamCity
9 252 (3.20%) ReSharper
10 225 (2.86%) MSTest
11 213 (2.70%) JIRA
12 154 (1.96%) NCrunch
13 146 (1.85%) Selenium
14 136 (1.73%) Cucumber
15 105 (1.33%) SpecFlow
16 96 (1.22%) WATIR
17 95 (1.21%) MSBuild
18 76 (0.97%) WebDriver
18 76 (0.97%) CruiseControl
19 61 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 1225 (15.56%) Finance
2 340 (4.32%) Retail
3 331 (4.20%) Banking
4 212 (2.69%) Marketing
5 187 (2.37%) Advertising
6 169 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 166 (2.11%) Back Office
8 118 (1.50%) Games
9 115 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 101 (1.28%) Law
11 77 (0.98%) Legal
12 65 (0.83%) Front Office
13 62 (0.79%) Automotive
14 50 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 47 (0.60%) Manufacturing
16 33 (0.42%) Publishing
17 30 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 23 (0.29%) Multimedia
19 13 (0.17%) Local Government
20 11 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6602 (83.83%) Developer
2 3547 (45.04%) .NET Developer
3 2076 (26.36%) C# Developer
4 1526 (19.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 1350 (17.14%) Senior Developer
6 916 (11.63%) Software Developer
7 910 (11.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 857 (10.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 683 (8.67%) Senior .NET Developer
10 678 (8.61%) Web Developer
11 441 (5.60%) Junior
12 428 (5.43%) Junior Developer
13 379 (4.81%) Senior C# Developer
14 327 (4.15%) .NET Web Developer
15 290 (3.68%) Analyst
16 278 (3.53%) Graduate
17 270 (3.43%) Software Engineer
18 245 (3.11%) Junior .NET Developer
19 239 (3.03%) Applications Developer
20 228 (2.90%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7875 (100.00%) .NET
2 5462 (69.36%) ASP.NET
3 3623 (46.01%) HTML
4 3442 (43.71%) CSS
5 3284 (41.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3183 (40.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3005 (38.16%) jQuery
8 2359 (29.96%) WCF
9 1658 (21.05%) Web Services
10 1376 (17.47%) XML
11 1277 (16.22%) Ajax
12 1270 (16.13%) LINQ
13 1186 (15.06%) WPF
14 1075 (13.65%) HTML5
15 859 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 851 (10.81%) WinForms
17 772 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 753 (9.56%) CSS3
19 739 (9.38%) AngularJS
20 659 (8.37%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 507 (6.44%) Computer Science
2 481 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 368 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 297 (3.77%) N-Tier
5 269 (3.42%) Inversion of Control
6 220 (2.79%) Open Source
7 184 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 181 (2.30%) Client/Server
9 161 (2.04%) User Experience
10 104 (1.32%) Blog
11 96 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 95 (1.21%) Mathematics
13 83 (1.05%) Hedge funds
14 70 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 67 (0.85%) W3C
16 64 (0.81%) Algorithms
17 60 (0.76%) Tandem
18 50 (0.63%) Visualisation
19 49 (0.62%) NHS
20 41 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1512 (19.20%) Windows
2 212 (2.69%) Android
3 197 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 165 (2.10%) Linux
5 121 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 59 (0.75%) UNIX
8 54 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 27 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 25 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 23 (0.29%) CentOS
14 21 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
16 11 (0.14%) VMS
17 7 (0.089%) Windows CE
17 7 (0.089%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.089%) Solaris
17 7 (0.089%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4731 (60.08%) MVC
2 4020 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
3 2199 (27.92%) TDD
4 1639 (20.81%) Scrum
5 1494 (18.97%) OO
6 846 (10.74%) BDD
7 835 (10.60%) Software Engineering
8 763 (9.69%) Web Development
9 756 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
10 744 (9.45%) Unit Testing
11 624 (7.92%) E-Commerce
12 572 (7.26%) OOP
13 563 (7.15%) OOD
14 545 (6.92%) Web Application Development
15 477 (6.06%) SOA
16 449 (5.70%) Dependency Injection
17 440 (5.59%) Mentoring
18 409 (5.19%) MVVM
19 383 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
20 289 (3.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6889 (87.48%) C#
2 4085 (51.87%) JavaScript
3 3699 (46.97%) SQL
4 1357 (17.23%) T-SQL
5 1231 (15.63%) VB.NET
6 460 (5.84%) VB
7 448 (5.69%) Java
8 324 (4.11%) Ruby
9 239 (3.03%) C++
10 197 (2.50%) PHP
11 166 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 145 (1.84%) VB6
13 140 (1.78%) C
14 100 (1.27%) VBA
15 87 (1.10%) XAML
16 82 (1.04%) XPath
17 72 (0.91%) PL/SQL
18 70 (0.89%) Python
19 66 (0.84%) VBScript
20 51 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1043 (13.24%) Degree
2 326 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 156 (1.98%) MCSD
4 119 (1.51%) MCP
5 113 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 74 (0.94%) MCTS
7 69 (0.88%) MCAD
8 64 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 51 (0.65%) ISEB
10 37 (0.47%) MCPD
11 32 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 23 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 21 (0.27%) MCITP
14 20 (0.25%) MCSE
15 18 (0.23%) MCDBA
16 16 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (0.18%) HND
18 12 (0.15%) PhD
18 12 (0.15%) HNC
19 11 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (3.30%) QA
2 75 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 47 (0.60%) SLA
4 24 (0.30%) WCAG
5 13 (0.17%) WAI
6 12 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.10%) ISO 8583
7 8 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.076%) HL7
9 3 (0.038%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.025%) COREP
11 1 (0.013%) COBIT
11 1 (0.013%) Basel III
11 1 (0.013%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.013%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.013%) TickIT
11 1 (0.013%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 83 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 50 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.063%) vSphere
5 5 (0.063%) Firmware
5 5 (0.063%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.051%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.051%) Docker
7 2 (0.025%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 32 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (0.24%) Puppet
2 19 (0.24%) MOM
3 11 (0.14%) StatsD
4 6 (0.076%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.063%) SCCM
5 5 (0.063%) SCOM
5 5 (0.063%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.051%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.051%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.025%) Nagios
8 1 (0.013%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.013%) Control-M
8 1 (0.013%) WMI
8 1 (0.013%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2924 (37.13%) Microsoft
2 531 (6.74%) Oracle
3 161 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 139 (1.77%) Telerik
5 133 (1.69%) Facebook
6 98 (1.24%) Twitter
7 94 (1.19%) Endeca
8 92 (1.17%) Google
8 92 (1.17%) RedPrairie
8 92 (1.17%) Xamarin
9 82 (1.04%) SAP
10 60 (0.76%) VMware
11 57 (0.72%) IBM
12 54 (0.69%) Adobe
12 54 (0.69%) EPiServer
13 42 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
14 41 (0.52%) Sybase
14 41 (0.52%) DevExpress
15 39 (0.50%) Cognos
16 38 (0.48%) Red Gate
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago