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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 19958 19800 22663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 18.38% 19.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.26% 46.58% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17438 17866 20523
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
44095 42510 47626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.99% 39.46% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37080 36829 41897
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 0 18766 £42,500 +6.25% 2435
London -4 6564 £52,500 +5.00% 758
South East -1 3999 £40,000 - 403
North West +1 1795 £38,000 +8.57% 310
East of England 0 1537 £42,500 +6.25% 204
City of London -3 1519 £52,500 - 269
Yorkshire -1 1386 £37,500 +10.29% 229
South West 0 1169 £37,000 +5.71% 207
West Midlands +1 1155 £37,500 +4.16% 150
East Midlands 0 970 £37,500 +7.14% 122
Surrey -2 928 £44,500 +11.25% 83
Manchester +1 911 £40,000 +14.28% 162
West Yorkshire -1 896 £37,500 +10.29% 137
Hampshire 0 704 £40,000 +6.66% 76
Leeds 0 635 £37,500 +10.29% 80
Scotland +3 629 £38,500 +2.66% 133
Berkshire -8 626 £42,500 +6.25% 66
Cheshire 0 548 £36,500 +4.28% 79
Cambridgeshire -1 494 £42,500 +6.25% 65
East Sussex +2 449 £40,000 -4.76% 34
Brighton +3 423 £40,000 -1.23% 26
Oxfordshire -1 385 £37,500 - 41
Buckinghamshire -4 353 £40,000 - 38
Cambridge -3 343 £42,500 +6.25% 48
Hertfordshire -3 338 £45,000 +13.92% 39
Nottinghamshire 0 323 £35,000 +0.35% 33
Birmingham +1 309 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Leicestershire 0 299 £38,000 +1.33% 24
Edinburgh +1 284 £40,000 +6.66% 40
North Yorkshire -1 282 £37,500 +7.14% 48

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 31357 (76.34%) C#
2 23186 (56.45%) ASP.NET
3 21917 (53.36%) SQL Server
4 17652 (42.98%) SQL
5 15206 (37.02%) JavaScript
6 15018 (36.56%) HTML
7 14815 (36.07%) MVC
8 12686 (30.88%) CSS
9 12096 (29.45%) Microsoft
10 9403 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8961 (21.82%) jQuery
12 8203 (19.97%) WCF
13 8113 (19.75%) TDD
14 8030 (19.55%) .NET Framework
15 7279 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
16 6984 (17.00%) Finance
17 6686 (16.28%) Scrum
18 6644 (16.18%) Windows
19 6471 (15.75%) XML
20 6225 (15.16%) Degree
21 6213 (15.13%) Web Services
22 6200 (15.09%) OO
23 5737 (13.97%) VB.NET
24 5496 (13.38%) Java
25 5304 (12.91%) MS Excel
26 5295 (12.89%) Visual Studio
27 4747 (11.56%) T-SQL
28 4665 (11.36%) Software Engineering
29 4599 (11.20%) HTML5
30 4450 (10.83%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3844 (9.36%) SharePoint
2 2841 (6.92%) IIS
3 1765 (4.30%) CMS
4 1023 (2.49%) Node.js
5 977 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 956 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
7 908 (2.21%) Umbraco
8 882 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 562 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 387 (0.94%) Apache
11 306 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 301 (0.73%) WebSphere
13 287 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
14 240 (0.58%) WordPress
15 209 (0.51%) NServiceBus
16 204 (0.50%) Drupal
17 193 (0.47%) Apache Solr
18 181 (0.44%) Confluence
19 164 (0.40%) MS Exchange
20 157 (0.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 5304 (12.91%) MS Excel
2 800 (1.95%) MS Office
3 420 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 199 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 155 (0.38%) MS Project
6 149 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 147 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 108 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 70 (0.17%) Fireworks
10 59 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 53 (0.13%) PowerPivot
12 21 (0.051%) InDesign
13 20 (0.049%) Mingle
14 18 (0.044%) XMetaL
15 14 (0.034%) S-PLUS
16 12 (0.029%) AutoCAD
17 11 (0.027%) Simulink
18 7 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
19 6 (0.015%) Adobe After Effects
20 5 (0.012%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1101 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 262 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 256 (0.62%) Magento
4 183 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
5 156 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 103 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 50 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 48 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 33 (0.080%) Markit EDM
10 29 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 28 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
11 28 (0.068%) Maximo
12 22 (0.054%) Summit
12 22 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
13 20 (0.049%) Agresso
14 19 (0.046%) Tridion
14 19 (0.046%) Sage 200
15 18 (0.044%) SalesLogix
16 17 (0.041%) WebTrends
17 16 (0.039%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1141 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 784 (1.91%) SaaS
3 488 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 212 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 203 (0.49%) GitHub
6 137 (0.33%) Office 365
7 122 (0.30%) PaaS
8 119 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 85 (0.21%) IaaS
10 78 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 66 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
12 61 (0.15%) Trello
13 60 (0.15%) Force.com
14 34 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
15 29 (0.071%) ElastiCache
15 29 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 24 (0.058%) Heroku
17 21 (0.051%) Google App Engine
18 12 (0.029%) Basecamp
19 10 (0.024%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1470 (3.58%) Internet
2 640 (1.56%) Intranet
3 563 (1.37%) HTTP
4 417 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 267 (0.65%) Firewall
6 239 (0.58%) DNS
7 158 (0.38%) LDAP
8 137 (0.33%) SAN
9 126 (0.31%) Extranet
10 122 (0.30%) SMTP
11 108 (0.26%) VoIP
12 107 (0.26%) FTP
13 101 (0.25%) LAN
14 99 (0.24%) WAN
15 93 (0.23%) VPN
16 92 (0.22%) SSL
17 79 (0.19%) DHCP
18 65 (0.16%) NAS
19 60 (0.15%) Ethernet
20 52 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21917 (53.36%) SQL Server
2 4331 (10.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2747 (6.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2733 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2398 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1990 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 1925 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 1519 (3.70%) MySQL
9 1038 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 893 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 841 (2.05%) NoSQL
12 699 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 604 (1.47%) Oracle Database
14 549 (1.34%) MongoDB
15 544 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
16 439 (1.07%) Big Data
17 300 (0.73%) RavenDB
18 292 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 280 (0.68%) OLAP
20 272 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5295 (12.89%) Visual Studio
2 3076 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 2613 (6.36%) NUnit
4 1765 (4.30%) Subversion
5 1581 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1538 (3.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 1210 (2.95%) Moq
8 950 (2.31%) Selenium
9 841 (2.05%) MSTest
10 803 (1.95%) TeamCity
11 611 (1.49%) JIRA
12 550 (1.34%) SpecFlow
13 428 (1.04%) Cucumber
14 420 (1.02%) ReSharper
15 395 (0.96%) Jenkins
16 309 (0.75%) WebDriver
17 271 (0.66%) MSBuild
18 269 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 258 (0.63%) Eclipse
20 200 (0.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 6984 (17.00%) Finance
2 1787 (4.35%) Banking
3 1660 (4.04%) Marketing
4 1450 (3.53%) Retail
5 1043 (2.54%) Games
6 977 (2.38%) Advertising
7 768 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 642 (1.56%) Law
9 620 (1.51%) Front Office
10 613 (1.49%) Investment Banking
11 484 (1.18%) Back Office
12 444 (1.08%) Legal
13 411 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 350 (0.85%) Publishing
15 263 (0.64%) Automotive
16 235 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 217 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
18 160 (0.39%) Electronics
19 117 (0.28%) Billing
20 106 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 29741 (72.41%) Developer
2 14136 (34.42%) .NET Developer
3 9148 (22.27%) C# Developer
4 6440 (15.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 5000 (12.17%) Senior Developer
6 4070 (9.91%) Software Developer
7 3837 (9.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3515 (8.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3339 (8.13%) Web Developer
10 2794 (6.80%) Analyst
11 2323 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1946 (4.74%) Software Engineer
13 1761 (4.29%) Junior
14 1632 (3.97%) Architect
15 1558 (3.79%) Junior Developer
16 1491 (3.63%) Senior C# Developer
17 1431 (3.48%) Programmer
18 1289 (3.14%) Graduate
19 1106 (2.69%) Consultant
20 1051 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23186 (56.45%) ASP.NET
2 15018 (36.56%) HTML
3 12686 (30.88%) CSS
4 9403 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8961 (21.82%) jQuery
6 8203 (19.97%) WCF
7 8030 (19.55%) .NET Framework
8 6471 (15.75%) XML
9 6213 (15.13%) Web Services
10 4599 (11.20%) HTML5
11 4450 (10.83%) WPF
12 3849 (9.37%) Ajax
13 3214 (7.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2940 (7.16%) WinForms
15 2782 (6.77%) LINQ
16 2552 (6.21%) CSS3
17 2403 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 2020 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 1934 (4.71%) SOAP
20 1808 (4.40%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3221 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 1383 (3.37%) Mobile App
3 1183 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1030 (2.51%) Mathematics
5 871 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
6 870 (2.12%) N-Tier
7 849 (2.07%) Open Source
8 656 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 453 (1.10%) Social Media
10 445 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 416 (1.01%) iPhone
12 393 (0.96%) Derivative
13 368 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 367 (0.89%) Hedge funds
15 308 (0.75%) Equities
16 298 (0.73%) Fixed Income
17 288 (0.70%) Physics
18 282 (0.69%) Tandem
19 271 (0.66%) Digital Media
20 251 (0.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6644 (16.18%) Windows
2 1462 (3.56%) Android
3 1246 (3.03%) Linux
4 1241 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 674 (1.64%) UNIX
6 664 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 351 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 245 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 229 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 178 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 160 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 103 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 95 (0.23%) Windows XP
14 93 (0.23%) Solaris
15 90 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 77 (0.19%) Debian
17 62 (0.15%) Ubuntu
18 57 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
19 54 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
20 53 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14815 (36.07%) MVC
2 8113 (19.75%) TDD
3 7279 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
4 6686 (16.28%) Scrum
5 6200 (15.09%) OO
6 4665 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 3568 (8.69%) Web Development
8 3458 (8.42%) E-Commerce
9 2917 (7.10%) BDD
10 2619 (6.38%) Unit Testing
11 2599 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 2458 (5.98%) Web Application Development
13 2239 (5.45%) CRM
14 2103 (5.12%) OOP
15 1781 (4.34%) Project Management
16 1773 (4.32%) SOA
17 1758 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
18 1624 (3.95%) OOD
19 1608 (3.91%) Kanban
20 1413 (3.44%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 31357 (76.34%) C#
2 17652 (42.98%) SQL
3 15206 (37.02%) JavaScript
4 5737 (13.97%) VB.NET
5 5496 (13.38%) Java
6 4747 (11.56%) T-SQL
7 2648 (6.45%) VB
8 2544 (6.19%) C++
9 1877 (4.57%) PHP
10 1080 (2.63%) Ruby
11 1011 (2.46%) C
12 912 (2.22%) VB6
13 778 (1.89%) VBA
14 733 (1.78%) Python
15 732 (1.78%) PowerShell
16 577 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 523 (1.27%) VBScript
18 353 (0.86%) Objective-C
19 334 (0.81%) XAML
20 330 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6225 (15.16%) Degree
2 1641 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 719 (1.75%) MCSD
4 698 (1.70%) MCP
5 633 (1.54%) MCTS
6 588 (1.43%) MCAD
7 586 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 372 (0.91%) ISEB
9 307 (0.75%) SC Cleared
10 222 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 161 (0.39%) MCSE
12 119 (0.29%) PhD
13 97 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 92 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
15 86 (0.21%) MCITP
16 74 (0.18%) DV Cleared
17 68 (0.17%) PMI Certification
18 60 (0.15%) MCPD
19 55 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
20 54 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1706 (4.15%) QA
2 309 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 263 (0.64%) SLA
4 97 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 70 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (0.14%) WAI
7 56 (0.14%) WCAG
8 51 (0.12%) HL7
9 39 (0.095%) COBIT
10 27 (0.066%) TickIT
10 27 (0.066%) EMIR
11 24 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
11 24 (0.058%) ISO 9000
12 21 (0.051%) GAMP
13 20 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 16 (0.039%) UCITS
14 16 (0.039%) Data Quality
15 14 (0.034%) Basel III
16 11 (0.027%) ISO 14001
16 11 (0.027%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 558 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 236 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 45 (0.11%) vSphere
5 43 (0.10%) Varnish
6 42 (0.10%) VMware ESX
7 41 (0.100%) KVM
8 33 (0.080%) Samba
9 26 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
10 23 (0.056%) XenApp
10 23 (0.056%) Xen
11 20 (0.049%) Terminal Services
12 17 (0.041%) NFS
13 16 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (0.032%) VirtualBox
15 11 (0.027%) Snort
16 10 (0.024%) XenServer
17 9 (0.022%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (0.022%) Oracle RMAN
17 9 (0.022%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 256 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 241 (0.59%) Puppet
3 131 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 89 (0.22%) Nagios
5 65 (0.16%) ZABBIX
6 59 (0.14%) HAProxy
7 53 (0.13%) logstash
7 53 (0.13%) SCOM
8 36 (0.088%) SCCM
8 36 (0.088%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 35 (0.085%) Vagrant
10 34 (0.083%) Kibana
11 33 (0.080%) StatsD
11 33 (0.080%) Data Guard
12 32 (0.078%) Opsview
13 26 (0.063%) Tivoli
14 24 (0.058%) WSUS
15 19 (0.046%) MOM
16 16 (0.039%) NetBackup
16 16 (0.039%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12096 (29.45%) Microsoft
2 3468 (8.44%) Oracle
3 790 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 701 (1.71%) Google
5 669 (1.63%) SAP
6 457 (1.11%) Facebook
7 410 (1.00%) EPiServer
8 363 (0.88%) VMware
9 351 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 348 (0.85%) Adobe
11 275 (0.67%) IBM
12 273 (0.66%) Apple
13 262 (0.64%) Business Objects
14 261 (0.64%) JD Edwards
14 261 (0.64%) Telerik
15 244 (0.59%) Sybase
16 240 (0.58%) HP
17 239 (0.58%) Twitter
18 202 (0.49%) JBoss
19 197 (0.48%) DevExpress
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