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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18395 20370 21601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 18.69% 19.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.84% 45.72% 48.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16280 18215 19612
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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
41963 44556 44791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.79% 40.88% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35893 38282 39499
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 17280 £42,500 +6.25% 2535
London -7 5831 £52,500 +5.00% 672
South East -4 3388 £40,000 - 453
North West -1 1633 £38,000 +8.57% 359
East of England -1 1487 £41,000 +2.50% 211
Yorkshire 0 1464 £35,661 +1.88% 238
City of London -3 1361 £52,500 - 259
South West 0 1342 £37,500 +7.14% 261
West Midlands 0 1129 £37,500 +4.16% 173
West Yorkshire 0 1010 £37,500 +11.94% 148
Manchester -4 898 £38,500 +10.00% 182
East Midlands 0 857 £38,800 +3.46% 101
Surrey -4 738 £41,000 -3.52% 75
Hampshire -2 669 £39,000 +4.00% 111
Leeds 0 663 £40,000 +17.64% 94
Scotland +1 652 £40,000 - 131
Berkshire -18 499 £40,000 -5.88% 85
Cheshire -1 445 £40,000 +14.28% 104
Cambridgeshire -1 415 £40,000 +6.66% 71
East Sussex 0 360 £40,000 - 37
Bristol -1 352 £42,000 +12.00% 59
Birmingham -2 351 £37,500 +7.14% 58
Hertfordshire -6 347 £45,000 +12.50% 49
Brighton +1 328 £40,000 - 30
Edinburgh +2 304 £40,000 - 39
Nottinghamshire -4 299 £40,000 +6.66% 31
Essex +3 298 £42,250 +5.62% 45
Kent 0 295 £40,000 -5.88% 38
Buckinghamshire -5 291 £40,000 - 22
Oxfordshire -2 285 £37,500 +1.35% 55

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 29622 (76.97%) C#
2 22046 (57.28%) ASP.NET
3 20649 (53.65%) SQL Server
4 16282 (42.31%) SQL
5 15358 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
6 15043 (39.09%) JavaScript
7 14875 (38.65%) MVC
8 14696 (38.19%) HTML
9 12567 (32.65%) CSS
10 11006 (28.60%) Microsoft
11 9387 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8812 (22.90%) jQuery
13 7940 (20.63%) .NET Framework
14 7828 (20.34%) TDD
15 7528 (19.56%) WCF
16 6584 (17.11%) Scrum
17 6306 (16.39%) Finance
18 6123 (15.91%) Windows
19 6052 (15.73%) XML
20 5771 (15.00%) OO
21 5743 (14.92%) Web Services
22 5610 (14.58%) Degree
23 5426 (14.10%) VB.NET
24 4894 (12.72%) MS Excel
25 4878 (12.68%) Visual Studio
26 4823 (12.53%) Java
27 4481 (11.64%) HTML5
28 4375 (11.37%) T-SQL
29 4334 (11.26%) Software Engineering
30 3929 (10.21%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3543 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 2732 (7.10%) IIS
3 1685 (4.38%) CMS
4 1167 (3.03%) Node.js
5 909 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 907 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
7 870 (2.26%) Umbraco
8 839 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 525 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 309 (0.80%) Apache
11 282 (0.73%) WordPress
12 268 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 244 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
14 224 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 216 (0.56%) NServiceBus
16 211 (0.55%) JBoss
17 210 (0.55%) Confluence
18 204 (0.53%) Apache Solr
19 198 (0.51%) Drupal
20 176 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 4894 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 748 (1.94%) MS Office
3 388 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 179 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 142 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 128 (0.33%) MS Project
7 89 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 83 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 63 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 60 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 54 (0.14%) PowerPivot
12 30 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
13 28 (0.073%) Mingle
14 24 (0.062%) AutoCAD
15 13 (0.034%) InDesign
16 11 (0.029%) S-PLUS
17 8 (0.021%) XMetaL
18 6 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
18 6 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
19 5 (0.013%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1019 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 208 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 136 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 105 (0.27%) Magento
5 90 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 43 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 38 (0.099%) Tridion
8 35 (0.091%) Visualfiles
9 34 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
10 33 (0.086%) Maximo
10 33 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 26 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
12 24 (0.062%) Agresso
13 23 (0.060%) Markit EDM
14 21 (0.055%) Summit
14 21 (0.055%) Sophis RISQUE
15 17 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
16 15 (0.039%) Sage 200
16 15 (0.039%) Oracle CRM
16 15 (0.039%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1292 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 762 (1.98%) SaaS
3 446 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 214 (0.56%) GitHub
5 181 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 165 (0.43%) Office 365
7 148 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 126 (0.33%) PaaS
9 93 (0.24%) IaaS
10 75 (0.19%) Trello
11 55 (0.14%) Force.com
12 49 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 42 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 34 (0.088%) Rackspace Cloud
15 22 (0.057%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (0.036%) Google App Engine
17 11 (0.029%) Google Apps
17 11 (0.029%) Heroku
18 7 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
19 6 (0.016%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1392 (3.62%) Internet
2 629 (1.63%) Intranet
3 539 (1.40%) HTTP
4 409 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 226 (0.59%) DNS
6 202 (0.52%) Firewall
7 152 (0.39%) Extranet
8 131 (0.34%) SAN
9 124 (0.32%) SMTP
10 106 (0.28%) SSL
11 94 (0.24%) WAN
12 89 (0.23%) LAN
13 85 (0.22%) FTP
14 81 (0.21%) DHCP
15 71 (0.18%) LDAP
16 66 (0.17%) NAS
17 64 (0.17%) VoIP
18 57 (0.15%) VPN
19 56 (0.15%) Broadband
20 51 (0.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20649 (53.65%) SQL Server
2 3912 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2465 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2182 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2091 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1804 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 1681 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 1533 (3.98%) MySQL
9 1022 (2.66%) NoSQL
10 890 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 827 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
12 658 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 597 (1.55%) MongoDB
14 567 (1.47%) Oracle Database
15 519 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
16 438 (1.14%) Big Data
17 347 (0.90%) RavenDB
18 238 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
19 234 (0.61%) OLAP
20 220 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4878 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 2871 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 2518 (6.54%) NUnit
4 1918 (4.98%) Git (software)
5 1697 (4.41%) Subversion
6 1563 (4.06%) Rhino Mocks
7 1225 (3.18%) Moq
8 947 (2.46%) TeamCity
9 816 (2.12%) Selenium
10 785 (2.04%) MSTest
11 583 (1.51%) JIRA
12 517 (1.34%) SpecFlow
13 441 (1.15%) ReSharper
14 393 (1.02%) Jenkins
15 390 (1.01%) Cucumber
16 247 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 246 (0.64%) MSBuild
18 244 (0.63%) WebDriver
19 216 (0.56%) CruiseControl
20 200 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 6306 (16.39%) Finance
2 1698 (4.41%) Banking
3 1471 (3.82%) Retail
4 1432 (3.72%) Marketing
5 965 (2.51%) Advertising
6 856 (2.22%) Games
7 751 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 550 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 539 (1.40%) Front Office
10 511 (1.33%) Law
11 438 (1.14%) Legal
12 427 (1.11%) Back Office
13 312 (0.81%) Publishing
14 305 (0.79%) Manufacturing
15 214 (0.56%) Automotive
16 161 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 157 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 135 (0.35%) Electronics
19 116 (0.30%) Billing
20 106 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 28059 (72.91%) Developer
2 13314 (34.60%) .NET Developer
3 8230 (21.38%) C# Developer
4 5838 (15.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 4619 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 3746 (9.73%) Software Developer
7 3480 (9.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3333 (8.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3152 (8.19%) Web Developer
10 2392 (6.22%) Analyst
11 2091 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1822 (4.73%) Junior
13 1655 (4.30%) Junior Developer
14 1629 (4.23%) Software Engineer
15 1580 (4.11%) Architect
16 1264 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
17 1245 (3.24%) Graduate
18 1108 (2.88%) Programmer
19 1016 (2.64%) .NET Web Developer
20 979 (2.54%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22046 (57.28%) ASP.NET
2 14696 (38.19%) HTML
3 12567 (32.65%) CSS
4 9387 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8812 (22.90%) jQuery
6 7940 (20.63%) .NET Framework
7 7528 (19.56%) WCF
8 6052 (15.73%) XML
9 5743 (14.92%) Web Services
10 4481 (11.64%) HTML5
11 3929 (10.21%) WPF
12 3698 (9.61%) Ajax
13 3315 (8.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2584 (6.71%) LINQ
15 2540 (6.60%) WinForms
16 2484 (6.45%) CSS3
17 2107 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
18 2083 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 1799 (4.67%) AngularJS
20 1791 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2811 (7.30%) Computer Science
2 2047 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1254 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 1166 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1117 (2.90%) User Experience
6 888 (2.31%) Inversion of Control
7 858 (2.23%) Open Source
8 846 (2.20%) Mathematics
9 784 (2.04%) N-Tier
10 557 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 441 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 409 (1.06%) iPhone
13 395 (1.03%) Hedge funds
14 353 (0.92%) Social Media
15 317 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 298 (0.77%) Blog
17 282 (0.73%) Derivative
18 270 (0.70%) Algorithms
19 262 (0.68%) Fixed Income
20 255 (0.66%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6123 (15.91%) Windows
2 1291 (3.35%) Android
3 1154 (3.00%) Linux
4 1075 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 648 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 620 (1.61%) UNIX
7 360 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 252 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 219 (0.57%) Windows Phone
10 203 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 182 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 116 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 95 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 82 (0.21%) Solaris
15 79 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 79 (0.21%) Debian
16 65 (0.17%) CentOS
17 56 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 56 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
17 56 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15358 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14875 (38.65%) MVC
3 7828 (20.34%) TDD
4 6584 (17.11%) Scrum
5 5771 (15.00%) OO
6 4334 (11.26%) Software Engineering
7 3228 (8.39%) Web Development
8 3096 (8.04%) E-Commerce
9 3028 (7.87%) BDD
10 2746 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 2506 (6.51%) Web Application Development
12 2212 (5.75%) Unit Testing
13 2070 (5.38%) OOP
14 1925 (5.00%) Mentoring
15 1924 (5.00%) CRM
16 1827 (4.75%) SOA
17 1732 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
18 1686 (4.38%) Project Management
19 1638 (4.26%) OOD
20 1511 (3.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 29622 (76.97%) C#
2 16282 (42.31%) SQL
3 15043 (39.09%) JavaScript
4 5426 (14.10%) VB.NET
5 4823 (12.53%) Java
6 4375 (11.37%) T-SQL
7 2522 (6.55%) VB
8 2156 (5.60%) C++
9 1580 (4.11%) PHP
10 1141 (2.96%) Ruby
11 856 (2.22%) VB6
12 854 (2.22%) C
13 767 (1.99%) Python
14 755 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 693 (1.80%) VBA
16 559 (1.45%) PL/SQL
17 432 (1.12%) VBScript
18 371 (0.96%) Objective-C
19 312 (0.81%) XAML
20 300 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5610 (14.58%) Degree
2 1222 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 525 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 399 (1.04%) MCSD
5 334 (0.87%) MCP
6 315 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 303 (0.79%) MCTS
8 300 (0.78%) ISEB
9 230 (0.60%) MCAD
10 200 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 121 (0.31%) MCSE
12 111 (0.29%) PhD
13 104 (0.27%) DV Cleared
14 92 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 81 (0.21%) PMI Certification
16 79 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
17 67 (0.17%) MCITP
18 60 (0.16%) HND
19 53 (0.14%) MCPD
20 51 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1464 (3.80%) QA
2 290 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 288 (0.75%) SLA
4 55 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 51 (0.13%) WAI
6 49 (0.13%) WCAG
7 33 (0.086%) COBIT
8 32 (0.083%) Data Quality
9 31 (0.081%) HL7
10 21 (0.055%) GAMP
11 19 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
12 16 (0.042%) EMIR
13 15 (0.039%) Basel III
13 15 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (0.031%) ISO 14001
15 11 (0.029%) ISO 9000
15 11 (0.029%) UCITS
16 9 (0.023%) Solvency II
17 8 (0.021%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 534 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 234 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 48 (0.12%) Firmware
5 41 (0.11%) vSphere
6 40 (0.10%) Varnish
7 36 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (0.081%) VMware ESX
9 27 (0.070%) Samba
9 27 (0.070%) KVM
10 19 (0.049%) XenApp
11 16 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
12 15 (0.039%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.034%) Snort
14 12 (0.031%) Xen
14 12 (0.031%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.023%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.021%) IAG
17 7 (0.018%) XenServer
17 7 (0.018%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 252 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 229 (0.60%) Puppet
3 131 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 74 (0.19%) Nagios
5 62 (0.16%) ZABBIX
6 60 (0.16%) logstash
7 44 (0.11%) StatsD
7 44 (0.11%) SCCM
8 37 (0.096%) SCOM
8 37 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 37 (0.096%) Vagrant
8 37 (0.096%) HAProxy
9 36 (0.094%) Kibana
10 32 (0.083%) Opsview
11 26 (0.068%) Data Guard
11 26 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
12 25 (0.065%) Tivoli
13 19 (0.049%) MOM
14 18 (0.047%) Ansible
15 17 (0.044%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11006 (28.60%) Microsoft
2 3140 (8.16%) Oracle
3 708 (1.84%) Sitecore
4 684 (1.78%) Google
5 498 (1.29%) Facebook
6 462 (1.20%) SAP
7 390 (1.01%) EPiServer
8 346 (0.90%) VMware
9 321 (0.83%) Telerik
10 303 (0.79%) Twitter
11 287 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 283 (0.74%) Adobe
13 280 (0.73%) Apple
14 245 (0.64%) IBM
15 243 (0.63%) Xamarin
16 203 (0.53%) Sybase
17 202 (0.52%) HP
18 199 (0.52%) Business Objects
19 175 (0.45%) Sony
20 151 (0.39%) DevExpress
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Energon Global
Posted: 4 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Energon Global
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 4 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Energon Global
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + fantastic training and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum with excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago