The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18655 20537 21896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.37% 18.88% 19.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.30% 46.73% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16361 18529 19789
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -

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
42115 43950 45617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.95% 40.41% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35654 38122 39999
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET within the UK.

.NET Salary Trend in the UK

.NET
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

.NET Salary Histogram in the UK

.NET
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -2 17553 £42,500 +6.25% 2591
London -6 6115 £52,500 +5.00% 706
South East -6 3323 £40,000 - 451
North West -1 1701 £37,608 +7.45% 352
East of England -1 1486 £42,500 +6.25% 200
City of London -2 1446 £52,500 - 246
Yorkshire -1 1436 £36,000 +7.46% 255
South West -1 1290 £37,500 +7.14% 302
West Midlands -1 1118 £37,500 +2.73% 170
West Yorkshire -1 979 £37,500 +13.63% 154
East Midlands 0 918 £38,000 +4.10% 114
Manchester -3 883 £38,000 +8.57% 190
Surrey -5 776 £42,500 - 89
Hampshire -3 656 £40,000 +3.22% 123
Leeds -1 643 £40,000 +21.21% 91
Scotland 0 627 £40,000 +1.26% 117
Berkshire -17 495 £40,000 -5.88% 72
Cheshire -2 488 £37,500 +7.14% 82
Cambridgeshire -3 436 £40,000 - 65
Hertfordshire -7 330 £45,000 +12.50% 62
East Sussex 0 325 £40,000 - 22
Nottinghamshire -1 323 £40,000 +14.28% 28
Birmingham -2 323 £37,500 +1.35% 46
Buckinghamshire -5 314 £40,000 - 30
Brighton +1 307 £40,000 - 19
Edinburgh +2 306 £40,000 - 38
Bristol -4 293 £41,500 +15.27% 83
Cambridge -7 283 £40,000 - 39
Nottingham -2 273 £40,000 +14.28% 26
Essex +2 264 £45,000 +12.50% 30

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing .NET 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.

1 30084 (76.59%) C#
2 22343 (56.88%) ASP.NET
3 20986 (53.43%) SQL Server
4 16807 (42.79%) SQL
5 15424 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
6 15134 (38.53%) JavaScript
7 14969 (38.11%) HTML
8 14685 (37.39%) MVC
9 12663 (32.24%) CSS
10 11335 (28.86%) Microsoft
11 9265 (23.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8826 (22.47%) jQuery
13 7921 (20.17%) .NET Framework
14 7822 (19.91%) TDD
15 7665 (19.51%) WCF
16 6550 (16.68%) Finance
17 6491 (16.53%) Scrum
18 6253 (15.92%) Windows
19 6232 (15.87%) XML
20 5915 (15.06%) Web Services
21 5885 (14.98%) OO
22 5826 (14.83%) Degree
23 5517 (14.05%) VB.NET
24 5103 (12.99%) Java
25 5085 (12.95%) MS Excel
26 5040 (12.83%) Visual Studio
27 4571 (11.64%) HTML5
28 4499 (11.45%) T-SQL
29 4371 (11.13%) Software Engineering
30 4017 (10.23%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3721 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 2818 (7.17%) IIS
3 1706 (4.34%) CMS
4 1096 (2.79%) Node.js
5 956 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 925 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
7 875 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 873 (2.22%) Umbraco
9 517 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 349 (0.89%) Apache
11 277 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 272 (0.69%) WordPress
13 261 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
14 256 (0.65%) WebSphere
15 237 (0.60%) JBoss
16 217 (0.55%) NServiceBus
17 215 (0.55%) Apache Solr
18 204 (0.52%) Confluence
19 197 (0.50%) Drupal
20 178 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 5085 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 779 (1.98%) MS Office
3 397 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 186 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 145 (0.37%) MS Project
6 141 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 97 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 85 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 63 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 59 (0.15%) PowerPivot
11 56 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 42 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 31 (0.079%) Mingle
14 16 (0.041%) AutoCAD
15 14 (0.036%) InDesign
15 14 (0.036%) S-PLUS
16 11 (0.028%) XMetaL
17 6 (0.015%) SPSS
17 6 (0.015%) OmniGraffle
17 6 (0.015%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1004 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 235 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 150 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 141 (0.36%) Magento
5 96 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 54 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
7 43 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 41 (0.10%) Visualfiles
9 34 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 33 (0.084%) Maximo
11 32 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
12 29 (0.074%) Tridion
13 28 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
14 26 (0.066%) Agresso
15 23 (0.059%) Markit EDM
16 22 (0.056%) Summit
17 19 (0.048%) Sophis RISQUE
18 17 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
19 16 (0.041%) Sage 200
19 16 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1227 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 788 (2.01%) SaaS
3 463 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 213 (0.54%) GitHub
5 194 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 155 (0.39%) Office 365
7 154 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 129 (0.33%) PaaS
9 86 (0.22%) IaaS
10 76 (0.19%) Trello
11 56 (0.14%) Force.com
12 52 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 42 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 36 (0.092%) Rackspace Cloud
15 19 (0.048%) Google App Engine
16 15 (0.038%) Heroku
17 11 (0.028%) Google Apps
18 7 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
19 5 (0.013%) Basecamp
19 5 (0.013%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1413 (3.60%) Internet
2 668 (1.70%) Intranet
3 529 (1.35%) HTTP
4 412 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 228 (0.58%) DNS
6 224 (0.57%) Firewall
7 150 (0.38%) Extranet
8 142 (0.36%) SAN
9 125 (0.32%) SMTP
10 115 (0.29%) SSL
11 100 (0.25%) LDAP
12 97 (0.25%) FTP
13 89 (0.23%) WAN
14 85 (0.22%) LAN
15 79 (0.20%) DHCP
16 75 (0.19%) VoIP
17 69 (0.18%) VPN
18 68 (0.17%) NAS
19 50 (0.13%) Ethernet
20 49 (0.12%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20986 (53.43%) SQL Server
2 3981 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2578 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2257 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2251 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1893 (4.82%) Relational Database
7 1761 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 1491 (3.80%) MySQL
9 958 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 908 (2.31%) NoSQL
11 849 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
12 659 (1.68%) RDBMS
13 613 (1.56%) Oracle Database
14 550 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
15 548 (1.40%) MongoDB
16 408 (1.04%) Big Data
17 339 (0.86%) RavenDB
18 273 (0.70%) OLAP
19 258 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 245 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5040 (12.83%) Visual Studio
2 2913 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2477 (6.31%) NUnit
4 1786 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1685 (4.29%) Subversion
6 1528 (3.89%) Rhino Mocks
7 1197 (3.05%) Moq
8 916 (2.33%) TeamCity
9 839 (2.14%) Selenium
10 781 (1.99%) MSTest
11 597 (1.52%) JIRA
12 535 (1.36%) SpecFlow
13 431 (1.10%) ReSharper
14 425 (1.08%) Cucumber
15 392 (1.00%) Jenkins
16 258 (0.66%) WebDriver
17 242 (0.62%) MSBuild
18 241 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 228 (0.58%) Eclipse
20 218 (0.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 6550 (16.68%) Finance
2 1779 (4.53%) Banking
3 1468 (3.74%) Marketing
4 1427 (3.63%) Retail
5 949 (2.42%) Advertising
6 922 (2.35%) Games
7 750 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 593 (1.51%) Front Office
9 578 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 556 (1.42%) Law
11 439 (1.12%) Back Office
12 428 (1.09%) Legal
13 344 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 323 (0.82%) Publishing
15 222 (0.57%) Automotive
16 185 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 178 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 138 (0.35%) Electronics
19 123 (0.31%) Billing
20 107 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 28513 (72.59%) Developer
2 13473 (34.30%) .NET Developer
3 8475 (21.58%) C# Developer
4 5999 (15.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 4811 (12.25%) Senior Developer
6 3839 (9.77%) Software Developer
7 3580 (9.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3360 (8.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3220 (8.20%) Web Developer
10 2581 (6.57%) Analyst
11 2207 (5.62%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1832 (4.66%) Junior
13 1710 (4.35%) Software Engineer
14 1653 (4.21%) Junior Developer
15 1593 (4.06%) Architect
16 1376 (3.50%) Senior C# Developer
17 1276 (3.25%) Graduate
18 1202 (3.06%) Programmer
19 1024 (2.61%) .NET Web Developer
20 1008 (2.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22343 (56.88%) ASP.NET
2 14969 (38.11%) HTML
3 12663 (32.24%) CSS
4 9265 (23.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8826 (22.47%) jQuery
6 7921 (20.17%) .NET Framework
7 7665 (19.51%) WCF
8 6232 (15.87%) XML
9 5915 (15.06%) Web Services
10 4571 (11.64%) HTML5
11 4017 (10.23%) WPF
12 3728 (9.49%) Ajax
13 3285 (8.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2638 (6.72%) LINQ
15 2598 (6.61%) WinForms
16 2527 (6.43%) CSS3
17 2070 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 1973 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web API
19 1859 (4.73%) SOAP
20 1705 (4.34%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2973 (7.57%) Computer Science
2 2007 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1283 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 1131 (2.88%) User Experience
5 1128 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 911 (2.32%) Mathematics
7 841 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
8 834 (2.12%) Open Source
9 800 (2.04%) N-Tier
10 614 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 433 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 418 (1.06%) iPhone
13 392 (1.00%) Hedge funds
14 382 (0.97%) Social Media
15 341 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 334 (0.85%) Derivative
17 316 (0.80%) Algorithms
18 283 (0.72%) Blog
19 282 (0.72%) Fixed Income
20 276 (0.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6253 (15.92%) Windows
2 1348 (3.43%) Android
3 1151 (2.93%) Linux
4 1113 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 684 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 644 (1.64%) UNIX
7 368 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 250 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 231 (0.59%) Windows Phone
10 192 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 177 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 108 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 90 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
14 86 (0.22%) Solaris
15 85 (0.22%) Windows XP
16 78 (0.20%) Debian
17 60 (0.15%) CentOS
17 60 (0.15%) Mac OS X
18 58 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
19 55 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15424 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14685 (37.39%) MVC
3 7822 (19.91%) TDD
4 6491 (16.53%) Scrum
5 5885 (14.98%) OO
6 4371 (11.13%) Software Engineering
7 3379 (8.60%) Web Development
8 3271 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 2989 (7.61%) BDD
10 2703 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
11 2423 (6.17%) Web Application Development
12 2364 (6.02%) Unit Testing
13 2084 (5.31%) OOP
14 1990 (5.07%) Mentoring
15 1970 (5.02%) CRM
16 1856 (4.73%) SOA
17 1767 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
18 1717 (4.37%) Project Management
19 1659 (4.22%) OOD
20 1526 (3.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30084 (76.59%) C#
2 16807 (42.79%) SQL
3 15134 (38.53%) JavaScript
4 5517 (14.05%) VB.NET
5 5103 (12.99%) Java
6 4499 (11.45%) T-SQL
7 2582 (6.57%) VB
8 2263 (5.76%) C++
9 1640 (4.18%) PHP
10 1115 (2.84%) Ruby
11 915 (2.33%) C
12 876 (2.23%) VB6
13 759 (1.93%) Python
14 757 (1.93%) PowerShell
15 738 (1.88%) VBA
16 562 (1.43%) PL/SQL
17 477 (1.21%) VBScript
18 339 (0.86%) Objective-C
19 317 (0.81%) Perl
20 307 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5826 (14.83%) Degree
2 1272 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 532 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 447 (1.14%) MCSD
5 408 (1.04%) MCP
6 386 (0.98%) MCTS
7 322 (0.82%) MCAD
8 311 (0.79%) SC Cleared
9 297 (0.76%) ISEB
10 189 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 133 (0.34%) MCSE
12 108 (0.27%) PhD
13 89 (0.23%) DV Cleared
14 84 (0.21%) PMI Certification
15 81 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
16 78 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 69 (0.18%) MCITP
18 62 (0.16%) HND
19 57 (0.15%) MCPD
20 55 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1535 (3.91%) QA
2 302 (0.77%) SLA
3 291 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 80 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 62 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (0.13%) WAI
7 51 (0.13%) WCAG
8 35 (0.089%) COBIT
9 28 (0.071%) HL7
10 23 (0.059%) Data Quality
11 21 (0.053%) EMIR
11 21 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
12 20 (0.051%) GAMP
13 17 (0.043%) ISO 9000
13 17 (0.043%) Basel III
14 15 (0.038%) UCITS
14 15 (0.038%) TickIT
15 12 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 11 (0.028%) ISO 14001
17 8 (0.020%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 555 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 223 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 42 (0.11%) vSphere
4 42 (0.11%) Firmware
5 38 (0.097%) Varnish
6 36 (0.092%) VMware ESX
7 28 (0.071%) KVM
8 27 (0.069%) Samba
9 26 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
11 21 (0.053%) XenApp
12 16 (0.041%) Terminal Services
13 14 (0.036%) Xen
14 13 (0.033%) Snort
15 12 (0.031%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.023%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (0.023%) XenServer
16 9 (0.023%) VirtualBox
17 8 (0.020%) IAG
Systems Management
1 257 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 240 (0.61%) Puppet
3 136 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 77 (0.20%) Nagios
5 61 (0.16%) ZABBIX
6 56 (0.14%) logstash
7 44 (0.11%) SCOM
8 40 (0.10%) StatsD
9 39 (0.099%) HAProxy
10 36 (0.092%) Data Guard
11 35 (0.089%) SCCM
11 35 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 34 (0.087%) Vagrant
12 34 (0.087%) Opsview
13 31 (0.079%) Kibana
14 30 (0.076%) Tivoli
15 25 (0.064%) Norton AntiVirus
16 20 (0.051%) WSUS
17 18 (0.046%) Ansible
18 17 (0.043%) MOM
Vendors
1 11335 (28.86%) Microsoft
2 3256 (8.29%) Oracle
3 715 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 696 (1.77%) Google
5 508 (1.29%) SAP
6 489 (1.24%) Facebook
7 396 (1.01%) EPiServer
8 350 (0.89%) VMware
9 306 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 303 (0.77%) Telerik
11 302 (0.77%) Adobe
12 288 (0.73%) Twitter
13 259 (0.66%) Apple
14 256 (0.65%) IBM
15 235 (0.60%) Business Objects
16 216 (0.55%) Xamarin
17 211 (0.54%) HP
18 210 (0.53%) Sybase
19 171 (0.44%) DevExpress
20 162 (0.41%) Citrix
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
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Salary: 35-50k
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MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum basic + benefits
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Central London / West End
Dunnhumby
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
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London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
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London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Shropshire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
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