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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 78 75 90
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3667 4118 3363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.32% 3.43% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.79% 8.57% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3187 3648 3037
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
41711 48043 44800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.77% 40.06% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35548 40680 39010
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 5 May 2015 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 5 May 2015. 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 0 3448 £43,500 +2.35% 523
London -8 1113 £52,500 - 159
South East -5 688 £45,000 +5.88% 80
North West -7 331 £40,000 +6.66% 58
Yorkshire -4 329 £40,000 - 62
East of England -6 267 £45,000 +5.88% 43
West Midlands +2 243 £40,000 +6.66% 42
South West +15 213 £38,500 +6.94% 36
West Yorkshire -3 208 £40,000 - 40
East Midlands +5 196 £40,000 -2.43% 26
City of London -43 184 £52,500 -4.54% 34
Surrey -12 168 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Manchester -15 164 £40,000 +2.56% 29
Scotland +12 120 £40,000 +2.56% 13
Leeds -14 119 £40,000 - 24
Cheshire +13 118 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Berkshire -15 106 £45,000 - 22
Hampshire -9 99 £39,000 +11.42% 12
Oxfordshire +4 91 £45,000 +20.00% 8
North East +13 89 £37,500 +15.38% 18
Buckinghamshire +42 88 £40,000 - 3
Birmingham +17 86 £41,625 +28.07% 15
Hertfordshire +12 80 £45,000 +9.09% 11
Tyne and Wear +11 76 £37,500 +15.38% 15
North Yorkshire +2 74 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Nottinghamshire +11 71 £40,000 +10.34% 10
Glasgow +17 66 £40,000 +0.94% 9
Nottingham +4 66 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Milton Keynes +17 64 £40,000 - 2
East Sussex +16 58 £45,000 +28.57% 8

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7463 (100.00%) .NET
2 6546 (87.71%) C#
3 5200 (69.68%) ASP.NET
4 4863 (65.16%) SQL Server
5 4761 (63.79%) MVC
6 3907 (52.35%) JavaScript
7 3875 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
8 3549 (47.55%) SQL
9 3417 (45.79%) HTML
10 3396 (45.50%) Entity Framework
11 3175 (42.54%) CSS
12 3146 (42.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2780 (37.25%) Microsoft
14 2707 (36.27%) jQuery
15 2409 (32.28%) WCF
16 2241 (30.03%) TDD
17 1652 (22.14%) Scrum
18 1634 (21.89%) Web Services
19 1442 (19.32%) Windows
20 1427 (19.12%) Visual Studio
21 1401 (18.77%) T-SQL
22 1364 (18.28%) XML
23 1360 (18.22%) OO
24 1254 (16.80%) SQL Server 2008
25 1251 (16.76%) MS Excel
26 1235 (16.55%) Finance
27 1158 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
28 1151 (15.42%) LINQ
29 1136 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
30 1117 (14.97%) HTML5

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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
1 705 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 668 (8.95%) IIS
3 401 (5.37%) Node.js
4 382 (5.12%) BizTalk Server
5 337 (4.52%) CMS
6 198 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 197 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 175 (2.34%) Umbraco
9 117 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 72 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
11 62 (0.83%) NServiceBus
12 59 (0.79%) Apache
13 47 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 43 (0.58%) Sitefinity
15 42 (0.56%) DNN
16 35 (0.47%) Apache Solr
17 28 (0.38%) Kentico
18 27 (0.36%) Tomcat
19 26 (0.35%) Confluence
20 24 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 1251 (16.76%) MS Excel
2 158 (2.12%) MS Office
3 40 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.11%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.094%) MS Project
9 5 (0.067%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.040%) Mingle
10 3 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.027%) Simulink
11 2 (0.027%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.013%) SPSS
12 1 (0.013%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 204 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.16%) Changepoint
4 12 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.080%) Magento
6 6 (0.080%) Fredhopper
7 5 (0.067%) Sophis RISQUE
8 4 (0.054%) Summit
9 3 (0.040%) ReMetrica
9 3 (0.040%) Tridion
9 3 (0.040%) Line 500
10 2 (0.027%) Temenos Globus
10 2 (0.027%) Line 100
10 2 (0.027%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.027%) Lawson
10 2 (0.027%) Maximo
10 2 (0.027%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.013%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 584 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 247 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 177 (2.37%) SaaS
4 57 (0.76%) Office 365
5 40 (0.54%) GitHub
6 18 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.13%) PaaS
10 8 (0.11%) CodePlex
11 5 (0.067%) IaaS
12 4 (0.054%) Trello
12 4 (0.054%) FinancialForce.com
13 3 (0.040%) Sage Pay
13 3 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.040%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.027%) Heroku
15 1 (0.013%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.013%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.013%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 294 (3.94%) Internet
2 146 (1.96%) HTTP
3 65 (0.87%) SMTP
4 62 (0.83%) Intranet
5 57 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 46 (0.62%) DNS
7 32 (0.43%) Broadband
8 25 (0.33%) Firewall
9 20 (0.27%) SAN
9 20 (0.27%) FTP
10 17 (0.23%) NAS
11 13 (0.17%) VPN
11 13 (0.17%) LAN
11 13 (0.17%) WAN
12 10 (0.13%) LDAP
12 10 (0.13%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.12%) SSL
14 6 (0.080%) Extranet
14 6 (0.080%) Wireless
15 5 (0.067%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4863 (65.16%) SQL Server
2 1254 (16.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 603 (8.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 536 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 529 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 529 (7.09%) NoSQL
6 429 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 381 (5.11%) Relational Database
8 216 (2.89%) MySQL
9 199 (2.67%) MongoDB
10 140 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 132 (1.77%) RavenDB
12 125 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 108 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
13 108 (1.45%) Big Data
14 88 (1.18%) Oracle Database
15 72 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
16 70 (0.94%) CouchDB
17 68 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
17 68 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1427 (19.12%) Visual Studio
2 1158 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 726 (9.73%) Git (software)
4 681 (9.13%) NUnit
5 537 (7.20%) Subversion
6 369 (4.94%) Moq
7 286 (3.83%) MSTest
8 282 (3.78%) Rhino Mocks
9 237 (3.18%) TeamCity
10 196 (2.63%) ReSharper
11 173 (2.32%) JIRA
12 156 (2.09%) Selenium
13 125 (1.67%) SpecFlow
14 89 (1.19%) Grunt
15 86 (1.15%) CruiseControl
16 83 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 80 (1.07%) PhantomJS
17 80 (1.07%) MSBuild
18 68 (0.91%) Fiddler
19 63 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1235 (16.55%) Finance
2 325 (4.35%) Banking
3 271 (3.63%) Marketing
4 261 (3.50%) Retail
5 204 (2.73%) Advertising
6 134 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 118 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 106 (1.42%) Back Office
9 101 (1.35%) Games
10 91 (1.22%) Legal
11 76 (1.02%) Front Office
12 59 (0.79%) Automotive
13 49 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 47 (0.63%) Law
15 44 (0.59%) Publishing
16 39 (0.52%) Manufacturing
17 30 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 22 (0.29%) Local Government
18 22 (0.29%) Electronics
19 10 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6366 (85.30%) Developer
2 3579 (47.96%) .NET Developer
3 1901 (25.47%) C# Developer
4 1432 (19.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 1320 (17.69%) Senior Developer
6 893 (11.97%) Software Developer
7 825 (11.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 816 (10.93%) ASP.NET Developer
9 682 (9.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 588 (7.88%) Web Developer
11 393 (5.27%) Junior
12 382 (5.12%) Junior Developer
13 369 (4.94%) Senior C# Developer
14 295 (3.95%) Junior .NET Developer
15 260 (3.48%) Software Engineer
16 257 (3.44%) Graduate
17 249 (3.34%) Analyst
18 240 (3.22%) .NET Web Developer
19 227 (3.04%) Lead Developer
20 205 (2.75%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7463 (100.00%) .NET
2 5200 (69.68%) ASP.NET
3 3417 (45.79%) HTML
4 3396 (45.50%) Entity Framework
5 3175 (42.54%) CSS
6 3146 (42.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2707 (36.27%) jQuery
8 2409 (32.28%) WCF
9 1634 (21.89%) Web Services
10 1364 (18.28%) XML
11 1151 (15.42%) LINQ
12 1136 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1117 (14.97%) HTML5
14 1062 (14.23%) Ajax
15 1012 (13.56%) AngularJS
16 970 (13.00%) WPF
17 783 (10.49%) WinForms
18 655 (8.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 634 (8.50%) KnockoutJS
20 622 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 540 (7.24%) Computer Science
2 432 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 398 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 274 (3.67%) Inversion of Control
5 267 (3.58%) N-Tier
6 194 (2.60%) Open Source
7 192 (2.57%) Mobile App
8 179 (2.40%) Client/Server
9 166 (2.22%) User Experience
10 110 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 106 (1.42%) Mathematics
11 106 (1.42%) Blog
12 84 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 61 (0.82%) Tandem
14 60 (0.80%) Social Media
15 56 (0.75%) Clustering
16 46 (0.62%) W3C
17 44 (0.59%) NHS
18 36 (0.48%) Data Structures
19 32 (0.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1442 (19.32%) Windows
2 239 (3.20%) Android
3 178 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 137 (1.84%) Linux
5 95 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (1.14%) UNIX
7 73 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (0.64%) Windows Phone
9 41 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
10 35 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 27 (0.36%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
13 12 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
14 11 (0.15%) Solaris
15 9 (0.12%) Windows CE
16 7 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.080%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.080%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.054%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4761 (63.79%) MVC
2 3875 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 2241 (30.03%) TDD
4 1652 (22.14%) Scrum
5 1360 (18.22%) OO
6 805 (10.79%) BDD
7 803 (10.76%) Software Engineering
8 748 (10.02%) Unit Testing
9 740 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
10 714 (9.57%) Web Application Development
11 606 (8.12%) Web Development
12 532 (7.13%) SOA
13 502 (6.73%) OOP
14 454 (6.08%) OOD
15 446 (5.98%) Dependency Injection
16 436 (5.84%) MVVM
17 414 (5.55%) Mentoring
18 338 (4.53%) E-Commerce
19 331 (4.44%) Kanban
20 308 (4.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6546 (87.71%) C#
2 3907 (52.35%) JavaScript
3 3549 (47.55%) SQL
4 1401 (18.77%) T-SQL
5 1062 (14.23%) VB.NET
6 466 (6.24%) Java
7 438 (5.87%) VB
8 346 (4.64%) Ruby
9 200 (2.68%) C++
10 166 (2.22%) VB6
11 154 (2.06%) PHP
12 110 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 107 (1.43%) C
14 87 (1.17%) VBA
15 72 (0.96%) PL/SQL
16 65 (0.87%) VBScript
17 64 (0.86%) Python
18 51 (0.68%) XPath
19 50 (0.67%) ActionScript
20 48 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1011 (13.55%) Degree
2 375 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 148 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 144 (1.93%) MCSD
5 142 (1.90%) MCP
6 98 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 81 (1.09%) MCTS
8 63 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 62 (0.83%) MCAD
10 48 (0.64%) MCPD
11 42 (0.56%) ISEB
12 25 (0.33%) ISTQB
13 20 (0.27%) HND
13 20 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 18 (0.24%) MCITP
14 18 (0.24%) MCSE
15 17 (0.23%) MCDBA
16 13 (0.17%) CISSP
17 12 (0.16%) SAP Certification
18 8 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (2.95%) QA
2 61 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 20 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.25%) SLA
5 10 (0.13%) HL7
6 8 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.080%) WCAG
9 5 (0.067%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.040%) GAMP
11 2 (0.027%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.027%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.027%) EMIR
11 2 (0.027%) Section 508
12 1 (0.013%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.013%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.013%) TickIT
System Software
1 84 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 48 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 29 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.27%) Docker
5 8 (0.11%) Firmware
6 4 (0.054%) NFS
6 4 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.040%) vSphere
8 2 (0.027%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.027%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.027%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (0.24%) Puppet
3 15 (0.20%) SCOM
4 9 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.11%) SCCM
5 8 (0.11%) MOM
6 5 (0.067%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.054%) TeamSite
7 4 (0.054%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.040%) Nagios
8 3 (0.040%) Control-M
9 2 (0.027%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.027%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.027%) StatsD
9 2 (0.027%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.013%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.013%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.013%) WMI
Vendors
1 2780 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 470 (6.30%) Oracle
3 145 (1.94%) Sitecore
4 102 (1.37%) Facebook
5 86 (1.15%) Twitter
6 66 (0.88%) Google
7 65 (0.87%) Telerik
8 62 (0.83%) SAP
9 58 (0.78%) Xamarin
10 57 (0.76%) Adobe
11 52 (0.70%) Sybase
12 51 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
13 48 (0.64%) VMware
14 45 (0.60%) DevExpress
15 41 (0.55%) IBM
16 34 (0.46%) Red Gate
17 32 (0.43%) EPiServer
18 31 (0.42%) Informatica
19 25 (0.33%) Cognos
20 24 (0.32%) Business Objects
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Richmond, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Project Practice
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hitachi Consulting
Salary: bonus + flexible benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Henley Computer Services
Salary: benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: 45k + 5% bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
itecopeople
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: bonus, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Atos
Posted: 19 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday