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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 72 80 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3943 3361 3070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.39% 3.09% 2.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.69% 7.78% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3486 3064 2835
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 £28,500
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
45358 43204 48402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.00% 39.68% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38576 37499 42868
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 £62,500 £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 23 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 23 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 +8 3681 £42,500 +6.25% 504
London +9 1268 £54,000 +2.85% 147
South East +6 785 £41,000 +2.50% 76
North West +8 394 £38,000 +8.57% 71
Yorkshire +22 371 £38,500 +18.46% 54
West Yorkshire +10 266 £39,000 +23.80% 32
East of England -12 259 £45,000 +12.50% 50
City of London -18 252 £57,500 +15.00% 52
West Midlands +26 237 £37,500 - 36
Surrey +6 231 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Manchester +2 202 £42,500 +18.05% 42
South West +9 185 £40,000 +23.07% 33
Hampshire +10 178 £35,000 -7.89% 23
Leeds +12 168 £40,000 +29.03% 23
East Midlands +10 168 £35,000 -6.66% 23
Scotland +21 151 £40,500 +1.25% 32
Berkshire +12 132 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Cheshire +24 111 £32,500 +8.33% 13
North Yorkshire +42 93 £37,500 +11.11% 17
Staffordshire +21 85 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Portsmouth +8 78 £37,500 +36.36% 6
Oxfordshire +36 74 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Glasgow +26 71 £43,750 -2.77% 12
Leicestershire +3 68 £35,000 -9.67% 5
Wales -4 66 £35,000 +7.69% 9
East Sussex +3 63 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Edinburgh +3 63 £40,500 +1.25% 10
Bedfordshire +5 60 £45,000 - 12
Brighton 0 58 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 58 £40,000 +14.28% 9

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 8143 (100.00%) .NET
2 7161 (87.94%) C#
3 5498 (67.52%) ASP.NET
4 5286 (64.91%) SQL Server
5 4433 (54.44%) MVC
6 3907 (47.98%) SQL
7 3776 (46.37%) JavaScript
8 3759 (46.16%) HTML
9 3418 (41.97%) CSS
10 3222 (39.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3098 (38.04%) Microsoft
12 3011 (36.98%) jQuery
13 2912 (35.76%) WCF
14 2790 (34.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2255 (27.69%) TDD
16 2005 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
17 1705 (20.94%) Web Services
18 1675 (20.57%) Scrum
19 1630 (20.02%) Windows
20 1593 (19.56%) SQL Server 2008
21 1562 (19.18%) XML
22 1549 (19.02%) OO
23 1523 (18.70%) Visual Studio
24 1513 (18.58%) Finance
25 1434 (17.61%) WPF
26 1393 (17.11%) LINQ
27 1377 (16.91%) T-SQL
28 1372 (16.85%) VB.NET
29 1313 (16.12%) Degree
30 1268 (15.57%) Ajax

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 858 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 788 (9.68%) IIS
3 418 (5.13%) CMS
4 284 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
5 246 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 200 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 159 (1.95%) Umbraco
8 127 (1.56%) Node.js
9 109 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
10 90 (1.11%) Apache
11 86 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
12 78 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 76 (0.93%) Confluence
14 67 (0.82%) NServiceBus
15 37 (0.45%) MQSeries
16 35 (0.43%) Tomcat
16 35 (0.43%) Kentico
17 34 (0.42%) WordPress
17 34 (0.42%) WebLogic
18 31 (0.38%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1261 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 143 (1.76%) MS Office
3 110 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 70 (0.86%) InfoPath
5 29 (0.36%) 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
1 122 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 19 (0.23%) 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
8 7 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.074%) Magento
9 6 (0.074%) Tridion
9 6 (0.074%) assyst
10 5 (0.061%) Pivotal CRM
10 5 (0.061%) CODA-Financials
11 4 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.037%) Line 500
12 3 (0.037%) nopCommerce
13 2 (0.025%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 321 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (1.73%) SaaS
3 72 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.31%) GitHub
5 20 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (0.15%) Office 365
8 12 (0.15%) Trello
9 11 (0.14%) IaaS
9 11 (0.14%) PaaS
10 10 (0.12%) Force.com
11 2 (0.025%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.025%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.025%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.012%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 324 (3.98%) Internet
2 110 (1.35%) Intranet
3 94 (1.15%) HTTP
4 73 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 29 (0.36%) DNS
5 29 (0.36%) Firewall
6 27 (0.33%) LDAP
7 21 (0.26%) SSL
8 19 (0.23%) SMS
9 13 (0.16%) SAN
9 13 (0.16%) SMPP
9 13 (0.16%) NFC
10 12 (0.15%) NAS
10 12 (0.15%) FTP
10 12 (0.15%) VPN
11 10 (0.12%) Ethernet
11 10 (0.12%) RFID
12 9 (0.11%) Extranet
12 9 (0.11%) Broadband
13 8 (0.098%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5286 (64.91%) SQL Server
2 1593 (19.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 910 (11.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 744 (9.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 623 (7.65%) Relational Database
6 577 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 563 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 244 (3.00%) RDBMS
9 217 (2.66%) NoSQL
10 208 (2.55%) Oracle Database
11 190 (2.33%) MySQL
12 146 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 125 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
14 124 (1.52%) RavenDB
15 92 (1.13%) MongoDB
16 91 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
17 76 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
18 59 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
19 56 (0.69%) Big Data
20 49 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1523 (18.70%) Visual Studio
2 1145 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 749 (9.20%) NUnit
4 512 (6.29%) Subversion
5 425 (5.22%) Moq
6 389 (4.78%) Git (software)
7 325 (3.99%) Rhino Mocks
8 310 (3.81%) MSTest
9 262 (3.22%) TeamCity
10 237 (2.91%) Selenium
11 182 (2.24%) SpecFlow
12 149 (1.83%) JIRA
13 136 (1.67%) MSBuild
14 134 (1.65%) ReSharper
15 130 (1.60%) Cucumber
16 103 (1.26%) NCrunch
17 94 (1.15%) WebDriver
18 80 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
19 68 (0.84%) WATIR
20 64 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 1513 (18.58%) Finance
2 353 (4.34%) Banking
3 274 (3.36%) Marketing
4 258 (3.17%) Retail
5 146 (1.79%) Advertising
6 144 (1.77%) Law
7 127 (1.56%) Games
8 125 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 116 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 111 (1.36%) Front Office
10 111 (1.36%) Legal
11 110 (1.35%) Back Office
12 59 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 58 (0.71%) Automotive
14 46 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 36 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.34%) Publishing
17 27 (0.33%) Billing
18 18 (0.22%) Electronics
19 14 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6599 (81.04%) Developer
2 3673 (45.11%) .NET Developer
3 2207 (27.10%) C# Developer
4 1622 (19.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 1494 (18.35%) Senior Developer
6 1011 (12.42%) ASP.NET Developer
7 907 (11.14%) Software Developer
8 853 (10.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 807 (9.91%) Senior .NET Developer
10 781 (9.59%) Web Developer
11 485 (5.96%) Software Engineer
12 458 (5.62%) Senior C# Developer
13 415 (5.10%) Junior
14 400 (4.91%) Junior Developer
15 343 (4.21%) Analyst
16 314 (3.86%) .NET Web Developer
17 294 (3.61%) Agile .NET Developer
18 289 (3.55%) Graduate
19 259 (3.18%) Architect
20 257 (3.16%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8143 (100.00%) .NET
2 5498 (67.52%) ASP.NET
3 3759 (46.16%) HTML
4 3418 (41.97%) CSS
5 3222 (39.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3011 (36.98%) jQuery
7 2912 (35.76%) WCF
8 2790 (34.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1705 (20.94%) Web Services
10 1562 (19.18%) XML
11 1434 (17.61%) WPF
12 1393 (17.11%) LINQ
13 1268 (15.57%) Ajax
14 1164 (14.29%) HTML5
15 973 (11.95%) WinForms
16 844 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 761 (9.35%) NHibernate
18 731 (8.98%) CSS3
19 661 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 654 (8.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 760 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 354 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 322 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 277 (3.40%) Inversion of Control
5 246 (3.02%) Open Source
6 242 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 215 (2.64%) Mathematics
8 172 (2.11%) Client/Server
9 98 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 75 (0.92%) Blog
11 68 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 67 (0.82%) Tandem
12 67 (0.82%) Physics
13 66 (0.81%) Equities
14 62 (0.76%) W3C
14 62 (0.76%) Statistics
15 59 (0.72%) Derivative
15 59 (0.72%) Digital Media
16 57 (0.70%) Social Media
17 53 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1630 (20.02%) Windows
2 251 (3.08%) Android
3 228 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 152 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (1.65%) Linux
6 75 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 69 (0.85%) Windows Phone
8 39 (0.48%) UNIX
9 37 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
10 35 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 21 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
13 13 (0.16%) CentOS
14 12 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.074%) AIX
17 5 (0.061%) Windows CE
17 5 (0.061%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4433 (54.44%) MVC
2 2255 (27.69%) TDD
3 2005 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
4 1675 (20.57%) Scrum
5 1549 (19.02%) OO
6 1059 (13.01%) Software Engineering
7 1009 (12.39%) Unit Testing
8 944 (11.59%) Web Development
9 786 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
10 722 (8.87%) BDD
11 651 (7.99%) E-Commerce
12 521 (6.40%) OOP
13 488 (5.99%) Web Application Development
14 470 (5.77%) OOD
15 464 (5.70%) SOA
16 424 (5.21%) MVVM
17 418 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
18 334 (4.10%) Kanban
19 316 (3.88%) UML
20 266 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7161 (87.94%) C#
2 3907 (47.98%) SQL
3 3776 (46.37%) JavaScript
4 1377 (16.91%) T-SQL
5 1372 (16.85%) VB.NET
6 537 (6.59%) Java
7 489 (6.01%) VB
8 318 (3.91%) C++
9 218 (2.68%) PHP
10 181 (2.22%) VB6
11 177 (2.17%) Ruby
12 161 (1.98%) C
13 134 (1.65%) VBA
14 129 (1.58%) PowerShell
15 96 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 82 (1.01%) XAML
17 74 (0.91%) XPath
18 68 (0.84%) VBScript
19 65 (0.80%) Python
20 54 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1313 (16.12%) Degree
2 513 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 254 (3.12%) MCP
4 237 (2.91%) MCSD
5 204 (2.51%) MCAD
6 191 (2.35%) MCTS
7 145 (1.78%) Security Cleared
8 71 (0.87%) SC Cleared
9 62 (0.76%) ISEB
10 49 (0.60%) MCSE
11 37 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 35 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
13 29 (0.36%) MCPD
14 19 (0.23%) MCDBA
15 15 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.17%) MBA
16 14 (0.17%) HND
17 13 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 9 (0.11%) CISSP
19 8 (0.098%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (3.56%) QA
2 89 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 35 (0.43%) WCAG
4 25 (0.31%) SLA
5 15 (0.18%) WAI
6 13 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.15%) ISO 8583
8 11 (0.14%) HL7
9 10 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (0.098%) DICOM
10 8 (0.098%) 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
1 109 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 36 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.049%) vSphere
4 4 (0.049%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.025%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.025%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.012%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (0.18%) Puppet
3 13 (0.16%) MOM
4 8 (0.098%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.098%) OpenView
4 8 (0.098%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.074%) SCCM
6 5 (0.061%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.049%) Sysprep
7 4 (0.049%) WMI
7 4 (0.049%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.037%) Nagios
9 2 (0.025%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.025%) SCOM
10 1 (0.012%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.012%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.012%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.012%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 3098 (38.04%) Microsoft
2 593 (7.28%) Oracle
3 142 (1.74%) Sitecore
4 126 (1.55%) Adobe
5 105 (1.29%) Google
6 92 (1.13%) Telerik
7 82 (1.01%) Xamarin
8 81 (0.99%) Facebook
8 81 (0.99%) Endeca
9 71 (0.87%) EPiServer
10 67 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 63 (0.77%) RedPrairie
12 62 (0.76%) VMware
13 59 (0.72%) SAP
13 59 (0.72%) DevExpress
14 50 (0.61%) Twitter
15 49 (0.60%) IBM
16 47 (0.58%) Sybase
17 43 (0.53%) Red Gate
18 38 (0.47%) JBoss
West Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Private Health
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Salary £33,748 to £42,712
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,500 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago