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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 77 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3684 3974 3388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.36% 3.40% 3.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.97% 8.74% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 3516 3095
Average salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £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
41070 45471 43326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.50% 38.87% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35057 38635 37492
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 £62,500 £65,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 3512 £45,000 +5.88% 426
London 0 1165 £52,500 - 124
South East -8 656 £42,500 +6.25% 69
Yorkshire -6 374 £40,000 +3.89% 27
East of England +25 315 £45,000 - 30
South West +27 282 £37,500 -6.25% 46
North West -16 269 £40,000 +5.26% 59
West Yorkshire -10 225 £39,500 +1.28% 15
East Midlands +8 206 £37,500 +7.14% 29
City of London -16 179 £57,500 - 29
West Midlands -27 178 £35,000 -6.66% 30
Surrey -25 150 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Manchester -22 137 £42,500 - 31
Berkshire +7 133 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Leeds -15 126 £40,000 - 10
Hampshire -27 114 £40,000 +14.28% 15
North Yorkshire -2 109 £45,000 +16.12% 6
Hertfordshire +27 100 £45,000 +8.43% 8
Nottinghamshire +46 92 £35,000 - 14
North East +27 79 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Cheshire -16 78 £40,000 +25.00% 16
Kent +49 74 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Nottingham +44 74 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Reading +26 70 £44,000 +8.64% 7
Bristol +5 68 £37,500 - 17
Scotland -46 66 £42,500 +3.65% 16
Essex +13 65 £40,000 -9.09% 6
Dorset +27 60 £35,000 -17.64% 13
Tyne and Wear +26 59 £37,500 +25.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 59 £45,000 +12.50% 3

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7359 (100.00%) .NET
2 6544 (88.93%) C#
3 5238 (71.18%) ASP.NET
4 4869 (66.16%) SQL Server
5 4764 (64.74%) MVC
6 3859 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
7 3827 (52.00%) JavaScript
8 3569 (48.50%) Entity Framework
9 3430 (46.61%) SQL
10 3385 (46.00%) HTML
11 3232 (43.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3039 (41.30%) CSS
13 2729 (37.08%) Microsoft
14 2630 (35.74%) jQuery
15 2415 (32.82%) WCF
16 2322 (31.55%) TDD
17 1762 (23.94%) Scrum
18 1573 (21.38%) Web Services
19 1429 (19.42%) Visual Studio
20 1381 (18.77%) Windows
21 1366 (18.56%) Finance
22 1334 (18.13%) ASP.NET Web API
23 1313 (17.84%) T-SQL
24 1270 (17.26%) OO
25 1219 (16.56%) XML
26 1193 (16.21%) MS Excel
27 1181 (16.05%) HTML5
28 1169 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
29 1129 (15.34%) SQL Server 2008
30 1110 (15.08%) LINQ

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 632 (8.59%) IIS
2 619 (8.41%) SharePoint
3 500 (6.79%) Node.js
4 385 (5.23%) CMS
5 353 (4.80%) BizTalk Server
6 218 (2.96%) Umbraco
7 193 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 158 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 144 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 81 (1.10%) DNN
11 70 (0.95%) Kentico
12 66 (0.90%) NServiceBus
13 59 (0.80%) Apache
14 57 (0.77%) Sitefinity
15 43 (0.58%) WebSphere
16 41 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
17 37 (0.50%) JBoss
18 36 (0.49%) Immediacy CMS
19 28 (0.38%) Tomcat
19 28 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1193 (16.21%) MS Excel
2 149 (2.02%) MS Office
3 32 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 28 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 13 (0.18%) MS Project
7 9 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (0.095%) Mingle
9 4 (0.054%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.054%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.027%) Simulink
10 2 (0.027%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.014%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.014%) GIMP
11 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.014%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 215 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.15%) Changepoint
5 6 (0.082%) Magento
6 4 (0.054%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.054%) Fredhopper
6 4 (0.054%) Sophis RISQUE
7 3 (0.041%) Maximo
7 3 (0.041%) Tridion
7 3 (0.041%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.041%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.041%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.027%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.014%) Staffware
9 1 (0.014%) Lawson
9 1 (0.014%) Endur
9 1 (0.014%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 644 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 197 (2.68%) SaaS
3 179 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (0.53%) GitHub
5 35 (0.48%) Office 365
6 17 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.18%) PaaS
8 12 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.11%) Heroku
9 8 (0.11%) CodePlex
10 5 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.068%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.054%) Sage Pay
11 4 (0.054%) FinancialForce.com
12 3 (0.041%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.041%) IaaS
13 2 (0.027%) Force.com
14 1 (0.014%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.014%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.014%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 271 (3.68%) Internet
2 131 (1.78%) HTTP
3 81 (1.10%) SMTP
4 60 (0.82%) Intranet
5 41 (0.56%) Broadband
6 39 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 25 (0.34%) DNS
8 16 (0.22%) Firewall
9 12 (0.16%) SAN
10 11 (0.15%) Extranet
10 11 (0.15%) Network Security
10 11 (0.15%) SNMP
11 10 (0.14%) FTP
11 10 (0.14%) NAS
12 8 (0.11%) Wireless
13 7 (0.095%) SSL
14 6 (0.082%) WEP
14 6 (0.082%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.082%) VPN
15 5 (0.068%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4869 (66.16%) SQL Server
2 1129 (15.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 609 (8.28%) NoSQL
4 581 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 512 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 476 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 411 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 332 (4.51%) Relational Database
9 168 (2.28%) MySQL
10 153 (2.08%) MongoDB
11 113 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
12 109 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 98 (1.33%) RDBMS
14 88 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
15 80 (1.09%) Big Data
16 62 (0.84%) Oracle Database
17 58 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
18 52 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
19 48 (0.65%) RavenDB
19 48 (0.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1429 (19.42%) Visual Studio
2 1169 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 836 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 643 (8.74%) NUnit
5 510 (6.93%) Subversion
6 341 (4.63%) Moq
7 282 (3.83%) TeamCity
8 267 (3.63%) Rhino Mocks
9 256 (3.48%) MSTest
10 237 (3.22%) Selenium
11 191 (2.60%) ReSharper
12 174 (2.36%) JIRA
13 131 (1.78%) SpecFlow
14 114 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
15 99 (1.35%) MSBuild
16 83 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 68 (0.92%) CruiseControl
18 63 (0.86%) Fiddler
18 63 (0.86%) Grunt
19 61 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 1366 (18.56%) Finance
2 371 (5.04%) Banking
3 333 (4.53%) Retail
4 300 (4.08%) Marketing
5 179 (2.43%) Advertising
6 169 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 158 (2.15%) Back Office
8 117 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 114 (1.55%) Games
10 104 (1.41%) Legal
11 85 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 84 (1.14%) Front Office
13 71 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
13 71 (0.96%) Publishing
14 59 (0.80%) Law
15 56 (0.76%) Automotive
16 35 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.39%) Electronics
18 27 (0.37%) Local Government
19 21 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6266 (85.15%) Developer
2 3676 (49.95%) .NET Developer
3 1879 (25.53%) C# Developer
4 1458 (19.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 1283 (17.43%) Senior Developer
6 851 (11.56%) Software Developer
7 826 (11.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 824 (11.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 692 (9.40%) Senior .NET Developer
10 586 (7.96%) Web Developer
11 390 (5.30%) Junior
12 380 (5.16%) Junior Developer
13 355 (4.82%) Senior C# Developer
14 292 (3.97%) Junior .NET Developer
15 284 (3.86%) Graduate
16 263 (3.57%) Software Engineer
17 239 (3.25%) Analyst
17 239 (3.25%) Lead Developer
18 219 (2.98%) Architect
19 211 (2.87%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7359 (100.00%) .NET
2 5238 (71.18%) ASP.NET
3 3569 (48.50%) Entity Framework
4 3385 (46.00%) HTML
5 3232 (43.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3039 (41.30%) CSS
7 2630 (35.74%) jQuery
8 2415 (32.82%) WCF
9 1573 (21.38%) Web Services
10 1334 (18.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1219 (16.56%) XML
12 1181 (16.05%) HTML5
13 1110 (15.08%) LINQ
14 1109 (15.07%) AngularJS
15 972 (13.21%) Ajax
16 872 (11.85%) WPF
17 732 (9.95%) WinForms
18 658 (8.94%) RESTful
19 642 (8.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 623 (8.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 537 (7.30%) Computer Science
2 418 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 403 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 271 (3.68%) N-Tier
5 250 (3.40%) Inversion of Control
6 205 (2.79%) Client/Server
7 178 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 157 (2.13%) User Experience
9 118 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 94 (1.28%) Mathematics
11 73 (0.99%) Clustering
12 69 (0.94%) Blog
12 69 (0.94%) Hedge funds
13 64 (0.87%) Tandem
14 57 (0.77%) NHS
14 57 (0.77%) Social Media
15 42 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 37 (0.50%) W3C
16 37 (0.50%) Data Centre
17 33 (0.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1381 (18.77%) Windows
2 224 (3.04%) Android
3 184 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 96 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (1.06%) Linux
7 75 (1.02%) UNIX
8 52 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
9 40 (0.54%) Windows Phone
10 32 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 23 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
12 18 (0.24%) Windows CE
12 18 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
14 12 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.15%) Solaris
16 10 (0.14%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.068%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.041%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.041%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4764 (64.74%) MVC
2 3859 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2322 (31.55%) TDD
4 1762 (23.94%) Scrum
5 1270 (17.26%) OO
6 857 (11.65%) BDD
7 781 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
8 770 (10.46%) Software Engineering
9 741 (10.07%) Web Application Development
10 713 (9.69%) Unit Testing
11 578 (7.85%) SDLC
12 573 (7.79%) OOP
13 560 (7.61%) Web Development
14 488 (6.63%) Dependency Injection
15 474 (6.44%) SOA
16 434 (5.90%) Mentoring
17 395 (5.37%) MVVM
18 391 (5.31%) Kanban
19 378 (5.14%) OOD
20 365 (4.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6544 (88.93%) C#
2 3827 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 3430 (46.61%) SQL
4 1313 (17.84%) T-SQL
5 938 (12.75%) VB.NET
6 511 (6.94%) Java
7 437 (5.94%) Ruby
8 377 (5.12%) VB
9 176 (2.39%) C++
10 154 (2.09%) PHP
11 121 (1.64%) C
12 119 (1.62%) PowerShell
13 116 (1.58%) VB6
14 98 (1.33%) Python
15 95 (1.29%) VBA
16 70 (0.95%) VBScript
17 66 (0.90%) ActionScript
18 63 (0.86%) ActionScript 2.0
19 61 (0.83%) Objective-C
20 60 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 940 (12.77%) Degree
2 362 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 169 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 118 (1.60%) MCP
5 114 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 109 (1.48%) MCSD
7 70 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 59 (0.80%) MCTS
9 49 (0.67%) MCAD
10 42 (0.57%) MCPD
11 32 (0.43%) ISEB
12 29 (0.39%) HND
13 14 (0.19%) MCSE
14 11 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.15%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.12%) Brainbench
16 7 (0.095%) CISSP
17 6 (0.082%) PhD
17 6 (0.082%) PMI Certification
18 5 (0.068%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (3.45%) QA
2 28 (0.38%) HL7
3 26 (0.35%) SLA
4 15 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.054%) DICOM
10 3 (0.041%) EMIR
11 2 (0.027%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.027%) WCAG
12 1 (0.014%) TickIT
12 1 (0.014%) GAMP
12 1 (0.014%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.014%) CRD IV
System Software
1 63 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.14%) Docker
5 8 (0.11%) NFS
6 3 (0.041%) vSphere
7 2 (0.027%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.027%) Firmware
8 1 (0.014%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.014%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.014%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.014%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (0.19%) SCOM
3 13 (0.18%) Puppet
4 9 (0.12%) MOM
4 9 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.068%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.054%) SCCM
7 2 (0.027%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.027%) Control-M
8 1 (0.014%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.014%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.014%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.014%) WSUS
8 1 (0.014%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.014%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.014%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2729 (37.08%) Microsoft
2 385 (5.23%) Oracle
3 156 (2.12%) Sitecore
4 79 (1.07%) EPiServer
5 76 (1.03%) Xamarin
6 70 (0.95%) Facebook
7 66 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 64 (0.87%) Telerik
9 62 (0.84%) Sybase
10 58 (0.79%) Twitter
11 53 (0.72%) Adobe
12 46 (0.63%) SAP
13 44 (0.60%) Red Gate
14 42 (0.57%) DevExpress
14 42 (0.57%) Google
15 35 (0.48%) VMware
16 29 (0.39%) IBM
17 24 (0.33%) Ektron
18 23 (0.31%) Lotus
18 23 (0.31%) Apple
Croydon, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum career progression and a great packa
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified Excellent earning potential
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £38k per year + Profit Share + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 450k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive £ plus bens such as excellent pension, 25+ days hol & more
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 hours ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago