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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 17573 21124 20915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.45% 17.99% 19.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.48% 45.09% 47.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15548 18799 18894
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015 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 22 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 -2 16602 £42,500 - 2609
London +2 5707 £54,000 +2.85% 794
South East -5 3480 £42,500 +6.25% 429
Yorkshire 0 1474 £40,000 +6.66% 224
East of England -1 1464 £42,000 +5.00% 182
North West -2 1280 £40,000 +6.66% 364
West Midlands +1 1201 £38,000 +1.33% 185
City of London 0 1148 £55,000 - 246
South West 0 1098 £37,500 +4.16% 222
West Yorkshire +1 908 £40,000 +6.66% 126
East Midlands -3 752 £40,000 +3.89% 129
Hampshire 0 709 £40,000 - 92
Manchester -2 677 £40,000 +6.66% 185
Surrey -7 655 £47,500 +5.55% 76
Leeds +2 642 £40,000 +6.66% 81
Berkshire -5 599 £45,000 +5.88% 73
Hertfordshire +3 431 £45,000 +12.50% 50
Scotland -6 420 £40,000 - 69
Birmingham +3 372 £39,000 +11.42% 63
Buckinghamshire -3 360 £40,000 - 38
Cheshire -3 355 £40,000 +6.66% 87
Oxfordshire -2 336 £42,500 +13.33% 69
North Yorkshire 0 331 £40,000 +6.66% 48
East Sussex 0 326 £42,500 +21.42% 28
Bristol 0 323 £38,500 +6.94% 69
Cambridgeshire -6 319 £40,000 - 46
Brighton 0 302 £42,500 +21.42% 24
Nottinghamshire 0 278 £40,000 +6.66% 52
Kent 0 269 £37,500 -6.25% 25
Nottingham +1 262 £40,000 +6.66% 45

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 27957 (78.55%) C#
2 19904 (55.92%) ASP.NET
3 19482 (54.74%) SQL Server
4 15309 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
5 14952 (42.01%) SQL
6 14896 (41.85%) MVC
7 14403 (40.47%) JavaScript
8 13482 (37.88%) HTML
9 11105 (31.20%) CSS
10 10258 (28.82%) Microsoft
11 9507 (26.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8091 (22.73%) jQuery
13 7711 (21.67%) TDD
14 7364 (20.69%) .NET Framework
15 6718 (18.88%) WCF
16 6403 (17.99%) Scrum
17 6315 (17.74%) Finance
18 6011 (16.89%) Windows
19 5309 (14.92%) Web Services
20 5249 (14.75%) XML
21 5005 (14.06%) OO
22 5002 (14.05%) Degree
23 4724 (13.27%) Java
24 4593 (12.90%) VB.NET
25 4548 (12.78%) HTML5
26 4518 (12.69%) Visual Studio
27 4385 (12.32%) MS Excel
28 4310 (12.11%) Software Engineering
29 4175 (11.73%) T-SQL
30 3443 (9.67%) Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2566 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 2387 (6.71%) IIS
3 1448 (4.07%) CMS
4 1427 (4.01%) Node.js
5 844 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
6 700 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 669 (1.88%) Umbraco
8 654 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 393 (1.10%) Apache
10 392 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
11 317 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 224 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 218 (0.61%) Kentico
14 205 (0.58%) JBoss
15 202 (0.57%) NServiceBus
16 177 (0.50%) Drupal
17 173 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
18 167 (0.47%) MS Exchange
19 157 (0.44%) WordPress
20 146 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4385 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 703 (1.98%) MS Office
3 331 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 189 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 163 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 122 (0.34%) MS Project
7 109 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 91 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 73 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
10 36 (0.10%) PowerPivot
11 34 (0.096%) Fireworks
12 32 (0.090%) AutoCAD
13 28 (0.079%) InDesign
14 23 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
15 17 (0.048%) Mingle
16 14 (0.039%) SPSS
17 10 (0.028%) GNU Octave
18 8 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
18 8 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
19 7 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 835 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 208 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 77 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 61 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 46 (0.13%) Magento
6 32 (0.090%) Sophis RISQUE
7 24 (0.067%) Markit EDM
7 24 (0.067%) Tridion
8 20 (0.056%) RMDS
8 20 (0.056%) Summit
8 20 (0.056%) assyst
9 18 (0.051%) Sage 200
9 18 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
10 15 (0.042%) SAP ERP
10 15 (0.042%) thinkFolio
10 15 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
11 14 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
11 14 (0.039%) Changepoint
12 13 (0.037%) Sage 50
13 12 (0.034%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1750 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1052 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 784 (2.20%) SaaS
4 226 (0.63%) Office 365
5 215 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 158 (0.44%) GitHub
7 120 (0.34%) PaaS
8 103 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 84 (0.24%) IaaS
10 83 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 69 (0.19%) Force.com
12 60 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 40 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 35 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
15 33 (0.093%) Rackspace Cloud
16 24 (0.067%) Yammer
17 22 (0.062%) Heroku
18 21 (0.059%) Google App Engine
19 15 (0.042%) Google Apps
20 14 (0.039%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 1129 (3.17%) Internet
2 591 (1.66%) HTTP
3 414 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 345 (0.97%) Intranet
5 228 (0.64%) DNS
6 217 (0.61%) Firewall
7 146 (0.41%) SAN
8 137 (0.38%) Broadband
9 124 (0.35%) SMTP
10 113 (0.32%) WAN
11 94 (0.26%) LAN
12 84 (0.24%) NAS
13 80 (0.22%) DHCP
14 78 (0.22%) SSL
15 68 (0.19%) Wireless
16 64 (0.18%) Extranet
17 61 (0.17%) Network Security
18 60 (0.17%) LDAP
19 59 (0.17%) FTP
20 56 (0.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19482 (54.74%) SQL Server
2 3324 (9.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2172 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1982 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1660 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 1610 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 1561 (4.39%) NoSQL
8 1360 (3.82%) MySQL
9 1212 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 805 (2.26%) MongoDB
11 779 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 693 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
13 505 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 477 (1.34%) Oracle Database
15 463 (1.30%) Big Data
16 348 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
17 231 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
18 230 (0.65%) RavenDB
19 202 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 197 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4518 (12.69%) Visual Studio
2 2922 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2510 (7.05%) NUnit
4 2184 (6.14%) Git (software)
5 1482 (4.16%) Subversion
6 1386 (3.89%) Rhino Mocks
7 1258 (3.53%) Moq
8 927 (2.60%) MSTest
9 886 (2.49%) Selenium
10 812 (2.28%) TeamCity
11 598 (1.68%) JIRA
12 522 (1.47%) SpecFlow
13 383 (1.08%) Jenkins
14 343 (0.96%) ReSharper
15 262 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 204 (0.57%) Cucumber
17 202 (0.57%) CruiseControl
18 199 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
19 192 (0.54%) WebDriver
19 192 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6315 (17.74%) Finance
2 1490 (4.19%) Banking
3 1433 (4.03%) Retail
4 1271 (3.57%) Marketing
5 754 (2.12%) Advertising
6 671 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 650 (1.83%) Games
8 539 (1.51%) Front Office
9 519 (1.46%) Back Office
10 426 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 389 (1.09%) Legal
12 351 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 314 (0.88%) Publishing
14 310 (0.87%) Law
15 211 (0.59%) Automotive
16 210 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 209 (0.59%) Electronics
18 192 (0.54%) Financial Institution
19 95 (0.27%) Billing
20 92 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 25771 (72.41%) Developer
2 12752 (35.83%) .NET Developer
3 7520 (21.13%) C# Developer
4 5382 (15.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 4253 (11.95%) Senior Developer
6 3551 (9.98%) Software Developer
7 2820 (7.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2766 (7.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2721 (7.65%) Web Developer
10 2105 (5.91%) Analyst
11 1997 (5.61%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1715 (4.82%) Software Engineer
13 1671 (4.70%) Junior
14 1536 (4.32%) Architect
15 1487 (4.18%) Junior Developer
16 1148 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
17 993 (2.79%) Graduate
18 947 (2.66%) .NET Web Developer
19 916 (2.57%) Applications Support
20 900 (2.53%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19904 (55.92%) ASP.NET
2 13482 (37.88%) HTML
3 11105 (31.20%) CSS
4 9507 (26.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8091 (22.73%) jQuery
6 7364 (20.69%) .NET Framework
7 6718 (18.88%) WCF
8 5309 (14.92%) Web Services
9 5249 (14.75%) XML
10 4548 (12.78%) HTML5
11 3443 (9.67%) Entity Framework
12 3297 (9.26%) WPF
13 3127 (8.79%) AngularJS
14 3108 (8.73%) Ajax
15 2856 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2318 (6.51%) WinForms
17 2314 (6.50%) CSS3
18 2180 (6.13%) LINQ
19 1800 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 1707 (4.80%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2515 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 2080 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1384 (3.89%) Mobile App
4 1252 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
5 978 (2.75%) User Experience
6 941 (2.64%) Inversion of Control
7 845 (2.37%) Open Source
8 751 (2.11%) N-Tier
9 698 (1.96%) Mathematics
10 577 (1.62%) Client/Server
11 463 (1.30%) Hedge funds
12 452 (1.27%) Management Information System
13 421 (1.18%) Social Media
14 349 (0.98%) Algorithms
15 322 (0.90%) Derivative
16 315 (0.89%) Blog
17 288 (0.81%) Data Structures
18 265 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 257 (0.72%) Social Network
20 252 (0.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6011 (16.89%) Windows
2 1338 (3.76%) Android
3 1296 (3.64%) Linux
4 1118 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 614 (1.73%) UNIX
6 533 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 271 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 232 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 229 (0.64%) Windows 7
10 144 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 134 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 127 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 101 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 100 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 97 (0.27%) Solaris
16 76 (0.21%) Debian
17 72 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
18 67 (0.19%) Mac OS X
19 57 (0.16%) CentOS
20 38 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15309 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 14896 (41.85%) MVC
3 7711 (21.67%) TDD
4 6403 (17.99%) Scrum
5 5005 (14.06%) OO
6 4310 (12.11%) Software Engineering
7 2900 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
8 2869 (8.06%) BDD
9 2732 (7.68%) Web Development
10 2728 (7.66%) Web Application Development
11 2169 (6.09%) E-Commerce
12 2106 (5.92%) Unit Testing
13 1716 (4.82%) Mentoring
14 1648 (4.63%) OOP
15 1631 (4.58%) CRM
16 1599 (4.49%) SOA
17 1551 (4.36%) Dependency Injection
18 1544 (4.34%) Project Management
19 1509 (4.24%) Kanban
20 1497 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27957 (78.55%) C#
2 14952 (42.01%) SQL
3 14403 (40.47%) JavaScript
4 4724 (13.27%) Java
5 4593 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 4175 (11.73%) T-SQL
7 2151 (6.04%) VB
8 2035 (5.72%) C++
9 1651 (4.64%) PHP
10 1176 (3.30%) Ruby
11 921 (2.59%) C
12 867 (2.44%) Python
13 781 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 686 (1.93%) VB6
15 592 (1.66%) VBA
16 564 (1.58%) PL/SQL
17 406 (1.14%) Perl
18 368 (1.03%) Objective-C
19 307 (0.86%) VBScript
20 182 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5002 (14.05%) Degree
2 1090 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 479 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 358 (1.01%) ISEB
5 296 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 237 (0.67%) MCSD
7 221 (0.62%) MCP
8 198 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 138 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 121 (0.34%) MCTS
11 106 (0.30%) MCSE
12 92 (0.26%) MCAD
13 91 (0.26%) MCPD
14 88 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
15 86 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 80 (0.22%) PhD
17 79 (0.22%) HND
18 71 (0.20%) PMI Certification
19 57 (0.16%) MCITP
20 47 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1546 (4.34%) QA
2 263 (0.74%) SLA
3 180 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 95 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 52 (0.15%) HL7
7 28 (0.079%) PMBOK
8 25 (0.070%) COBIT
9 22 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.062%) JTAG
10 20 (0.056%) FISMA
10 20 (0.056%) WAI
11 19 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
12 15 (0.042%) EMIR
13 13 (0.037%) ISO 8583
14 12 (0.034%) Data Quality
14 12 (0.034%) WCAG
15 11 (0.031%) TickIT
15 11 (0.031%) DO-178B
16 9 (0.025%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 590 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 299 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 73 (0.21%) Firmware
5 64 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (0.14%) Varnish
7 48 (0.13%) Docker
8 46 (0.13%) vSphere
9 41 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 35 (0.098%) XenApp
11 29 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
12 24 (0.067%) KVM
13 22 (0.062%) GlusterFS
13 22 (0.062%) Samba
14 17 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
14 17 (0.048%) Terminal Services
15 16 (0.045%) XenDesktop
16 13 (0.037%) Squid
17 12 (0.034%) Xen
18 10 (0.028%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 376 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 326 (0.92%) Puppet
3 108 (0.30%) Nagios
4 70 (0.20%) SCCM
5 66 (0.19%) logstash
6 62 (0.17%) Ansible
7 61 (0.17%) Vagrant
8 57 (0.16%) Graphite
9 55 (0.15%) ZABBIX
10 46 (0.13%) Kibana
10 46 (0.13%) HAProxy
11 45 (0.13%) Tivoli
12 41 (0.12%) SCOM
13 39 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
14 37 (0.10%) Zenoss
15 33 (0.093%) StatsD
16 27 (0.076%) Control-M
17 23 (0.065%) Pingdom
18 21 (0.059%) BladeLogic
18 21 (0.059%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10258 (28.82%) Microsoft
2 2996 (8.42%) Oracle
3 590 (1.66%) Google
4 540 (1.52%) Facebook
5 538 (1.51%) Sitecore
6 417 (1.17%) VMware
7 386 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 348 (0.98%) SAP
9 332 (0.93%) Apple
9 332 (0.93%) Twitter
10 324 (0.91%) Xamarin
11 291 (0.82%) IBM
12 281 (0.79%) Adobe
13 233 (0.65%) EPiServer
14 214 (0.60%) Telerik
15 213 (0.60%) Sybase
16 212 (0.60%) Cisco
17 173 (0.49%) Business Objects
18 169 (0.47%) Yahoo!
18 169 (0.47%) Sony
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