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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 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 17599 19238 22635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.70% 18.54% 20.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.04% 45.17% 48.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15617 16948 20806
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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
39073 42586 46481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.08% 41.05% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33698 35569 41359
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

.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 27 January 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 27 January 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 16538 £42,500 +4.57% 2871
London -3 5421 £52,500 +3.96% 793
South East -3 3579 £40,000 - 567
East of England -1 1474 £40,000 - 228
North West -2 1469 £38,500 +2.66% 375
Yorkshire -2 1376 £37,500 +7.14% 255
City of London -2 1300 £52,500 -4.54% 293
South West -2 1273 £37,500 +7.14% 248
West Midlands 0 1096 £37,500 +7.14% 201
West Yorkshire 0 944 £37,500 +7.14% 172
Manchester -3 828 £38,000 +1.33% 198
Surrey -5 718 £42,500 -5.55% 95
Hampshire +1 706 £37,500 +4.16% 98
Leeds +2 703 £40,000 +14.28% 105
East Midlands -1 696 £40,000 +5.26% 134
Berkshire -4 590 £42,500 - 115
Scotland +1 547 £40,000 - 86
Cambridgeshire 0 433 £40,000 - 87
Cheshire -1 396 £40,000 +6.66% 87
Birmingham +3 393 £37,500 +7.14% 57
East Sussex +2 363 £40,000 +1.84% 40
Oxfordshire -1 361 £40,000 +2.56% 85
Hertfordshire 0 345 £42,500 +13.33% 56
Kent +2 328 £40,000 -5.88% 61
Brighton +1 323 £40,000 +4.57% 29
Bristol +1 321 £38,500 +2.66% 70
Cambridge +1 284 £40,000 +3.89% 61
Reading -2 280 £43,750 +9.37% 66
Essex +2 276 £40,000 - 22
Dorset +3 272 £35,000 +7.69% 64

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28112 (77.68%) C#
2 20696 (57.19%) ASP.NET
3 19342 (53.45%) SQL Server
4 15269 (42.19%) SQL
5 14778 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14501 (40.07%) MVC
7 14497 (40.06%) JavaScript
8 13899 (38.41%) HTML
9 11940 (32.99%) CSS
10 10386 (28.70%) Microsoft
11 9162 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8436 (23.31%) jQuery
13 7712 (21.31%) .NET Framework
14 7590 (20.97%) TDD
15 6777 (18.73%) WCF
16 6451 (17.83%) Scrum
17 5896 (16.29%) Finance
18 5888 (16.27%) Windows
19 5624 (15.54%) XML
20 5415 (14.96%) OO
21 5406 (14.94%) Web Services
22 5118 (14.14%) Degree
23 4951 (13.68%) VB.NET
24 4559 (12.60%) MS Excel
25 4486 (12.40%) Java
26 4467 (12.34%) Visual Studio
27 4403 (12.17%) HTML5
28 4322 (11.94%) Software Engineering
29 4173 (11.53%) T-SQL
30 3636 (10.05%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3192 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2607 (7.20%) IIS
3 1660 (4.59%) CMS
4 1217 (3.36%) Node.js
5 871 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 848 (2.34%) Umbraco
7 824 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
8 773 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 516 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 326 (0.90%) Apache
11 275 (0.76%) WordPress
12 273 (0.75%) Tomcat
13 220 (0.61%) JBoss
13 220 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
14 218 (0.60%) NServiceBus
15 197 (0.54%) WebSphere
16 179 (0.49%) Drupal
17 165 (0.46%) Confluence
18 164 (0.45%) nginx
19 163 (0.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4559 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 751 (2.08%) MS Office
3 331 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 154 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 149 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 126 (0.35%) MS Project
7 97 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 69 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
9 67 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 53 (0.15%) PowerPivot
11 39 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 35 (0.097%) AutoCAD
13 24 (0.066%) Mingle
14 22 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
15 11 (0.030%) InDesign
16 9 (0.025%) SPSS
17 6 (0.017%) HipChat
18 5 (0.014%) CPLEX
18 5 (0.014%) FreeHand
18 5 (0.014%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 913 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 200 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 111 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 84 (0.23%) Magento
5 58 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 37 (0.10%) Tridion
7 35 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 31 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
9 24 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 23 (0.064%) Summit
11 22 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
12 20 (0.055%) Maximo
13 18 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
13 18 (0.050%) Sage 200
14 17 (0.047%) Sophis RISQUE
14 17 (0.047%) Visualfiles
15 15 (0.041%) Agresso
15 15 (0.041%) Markit EDM
16 14 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
17 13 (0.036%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1539 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 676 (1.87%) SaaS
3 427 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 210 (0.58%) Office 365
5 193 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 190 (0.53%) GitHub
7 150 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 119 (0.33%) PaaS
9 87 (0.24%) IaaS
10 62 (0.17%) Trello
11 60 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 57 (0.16%) Force.com
13 44 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
14 43 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
15 20 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
16 17 (0.047%) Google Apps
17 13 (0.036%) OpenShift
18 12 (0.033%) Terremark
19 10 (0.028%) Google App Engine
20 9 (0.025%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 1274 (3.52%) Internet
2 592 (1.64%) HTTP
3 504 (1.39%) Intranet
4 461 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 251 (0.69%) DNS
6 215 (0.59%) Firewall
7 144 (0.40%) SAN
8 135 (0.37%) Extranet
9 116 (0.32%) WAN
10 107 (0.30%) SMTP
11 104 (0.29%) LAN
12 102 (0.28%) SSL
13 94 (0.26%) DHCP
14 81 (0.22%) FTP
15 73 (0.20%) Broadband
16 71 (0.20%) NAS
17 65 (0.18%) LDAP
17 65 (0.18%) VPN
18 55 (0.15%) Ethernet
19 52 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19342 (53.45%) SQL Server
2 3622 (10.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 2217 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1944 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1750 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 1613 (4.46%) Relational Database
7 1416 (3.91%) MySQL
8 1389 (3.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 1238 (3.42%) NoSQL
10 773 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 735 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
12 695 (1.92%) MongoDB
13 592 (1.64%) RDBMS
14 518 (1.43%) Oracle Database
15 481 (1.33%) Big Data
16 442 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
17 331 (0.91%) RavenDB
18 233 (0.64%) MS Access
19 222 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
20 187 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4467 (12.34%) Visual Studio
2 2798 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2455 (6.78%) NUnit
4 1992 (5.50%) Git (software)
5 1526 (4.22%) Subversion
6 1443 (3.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 1187 (3.28%) Moq
8 911 (2.52%) TeamCity
9 761 (2.10%) Selenium
10 742 (2.05%) MSTest
11 585 (1.62%) JIRA
12 511 (1.41%) SpecFlow
13 390 (1.08%) ReSharper
14 370 (1.02%) Jenkins
15 302 (0.83%) Cucumber
16 262 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 224 (0.62%) CruiseControl
18 202 (0.56%) WebDriver
19 187 (0.52%) MSBuild
20 185 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5896 (16.29%) Finance
2 1589 (4.39%) Banking
3 1394 (3.85%) Retail
4 1334 (3.69%) Marketing
5 933 (2.58%) Advertising
6 711 (1.96%) Games
7 693 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 516 (1.43%) Front Office
9 509 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 428 (1.18%) Back Office
11 407 (1.12%) Legal
12 398 (1.10%) Law
13 266 (0.74%) Publishing
14 259 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 193 (0.53%) Automotive
16 172 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 151 (0.42%) Financial Institution
18 131 (0.36%) Electronics
19 102 (0.28%) French Language
20 101 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26325 (72.75%) Developer
2 12489 (34.51%) .NET Developer
3 7535 (20.82%) C# Developer
4 5337 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 4259 (11.77%) Senior Developer
6 3566 (9.85%) Software Developer
7 3139 (8.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3011 (8.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2899 (8.01%) Web Developer
10 2178 (6.02%) Analyst
11 1971 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1715 (4.74%) Junior
13 1612 (4.45%) Software Engineer
14 1547 (4.27%) Junior Developer
15 1450 (4.01%) Architect
16 1097 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
17 1069 (2.95%) Graduate
18 996 (2.75%) .NET Web Developer
19 975 (2.69%) Programmer
20 928 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20696 (57.19%) ASP.NET
2 13899 (38.41%) HTML
3 11940 (32.99%) CSS
4 9162 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8436 (23.31%) jQuery
6 7712 (21.31%) .NET Framework
7 6777 (18.73%) WCF
8 5624 (15.54%) XML
9 5406 (14.94%) Web Services
10 4403 (12.17%) HTML5
11 3636 (10.05%) WPF
12 3577 (9.88%) Ajax
13 3293 (9.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2491 (6.88%) CSS3
15 2369 (6.55%) WinForms
16 2367 (6.54%) LINQ
17 2351 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 2304 (6.37%) AngularJS
19 1945 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 1632 (4.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2511 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 2143 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1264 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 1210 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
5 996 (2.75%) User Experience
6 878 (2.43%) Inversion of Control
7 803 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 798 (2.21%) Open Source
9 751 (2.08%) Mathematics
10 503 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 435 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 422 (1.17%) Hedge funds
13 364 (1.01%) iPhone
14 335 (0.93%) Blog
15 292 (0.81%) Social Media
16 279 (0.77%) Derivative
17 261 (0.72%) Fixed Income
18 256 (0.71%) Algorithms
19 255 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 240 (0.66%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5888 (16.27%) Windows
2 1281 (3.54%) Android
3 1195 (3.30%) Linux
4 1080 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 582 (1.61%) UNIX
6 565 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 280 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 248 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 228 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 182 (0.50%) Windows Phone
11 158 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 133 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 96 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
14 76 (0.21%) Debian
15 72 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 68 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 63 (0.17%) Solaris
18 61 (0.17%) CentOS
19 56 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
20 50 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14778 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14501 (40.07%) MVC
3 7590 (20.97%) TDD
4 6451 (17.83%) Scrum
5 5415 (14.96%) OO
6 4322 (11.94%) Software Engineering
7 3016 (8.33%) BDD
8 3001 (8.29%) Web Development
9 2723 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
10 2590 (7.16%) E-Commerce
11 2488 (6.88%) Web Application Development
12 2003 (5.53%) Unit Testing
13 1910 (5.28%) OOP
14 1801 (4.98%) Mentoring
15 1778 (4.91%) SOA
16 1686 (4.66%) CRM
17 1649 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
18 1551 (4.29%) Project Management
19 1520 (4.20%) OOD
20 1382 (3.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28112 (77.68%) C#
2 15269 (42.19%) SQL
3 14497 (40.06%) JavaScript
4 4951 (13.68%) VB.NET
5 4486 (12.40%) Java
6 4173 (11.53%) T-SQL
7 2295 (6.34%) VB
8 1993 (5.51%) C++
9 1558 (4.31%) PHP
10 1149 (3.18%) Ruby
11 794 (2.19%) Python
12 792 (2.19%) C
12 792 (2.19%) VB6
13 784 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 659 (1.82%) VBA
15 556 (1.54%) PL/SQL
16 391 (1.08%) Objective-C
17 357 (0.99%) Perl
18 352 (0.97%) VBScript
19 266 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5118 (14.14%) Degree
2 1093 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 464 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 317 (0.88%) ISEB
5 293 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 288 (0.80%) MCSD
7 226 (0.62%) MCP
8 204 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 151 (0.42%) MCTS
10 126 (0.35%) MCSE
11 120 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 112 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 99 (0.27%) MCAD
14 95 (0.26%) PhD
15 84 (0.23%) PMI Certification
15 84 (0.23%) MCPD
16 82 (0.23%) HND
17 81 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
18 63 (0.17%) MCITP
19 52 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1432 (3.96%) QA
2 258 (0.71%) SLA
3 244 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 79 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 52 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 40 (0.11%) HL7
7 35 (0.097%) Data Quality
8 33 (0.091%) COBIT
9 31 (0.086%) WAI
10 27 (0.075%) WCAG
11 19 (0.053%) JTAG
12 16 (0.044%) GAMP
12 16 (0.044%) Solvency II
13 15 (0.041%) ISO 8583
14 13 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (0.028%) ISO 14001
16 8 (0.022%) Basel III
17 7 (0.019%) TickIT
18 6 (0.017%) ISO 9000
19 4 (0.011%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 584 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 289 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 70 (0.19%) Firmware
5 64 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (0.12%) vSphere
7 35 (0.097%) Varnish
8 27 (0.075%) XenApp
9 26 (0.072%) VMware ESX
10 22 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
10 22 (0.061%) Docker
11 18 (0.050%) KVM
11 18 (0.050%) Terminal Services
12 16 (0.044%) Samba
13 14 (0.039%) Xen
14 13 (0.036%) ISA Server
15 12 (0.033%) XenDesktop
16 11 (0.030%) Snort
17 7 (0.019%) XenServer
18 6 (0.017%) UAG
Systems Management
1 307 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 253 (0.70%) Puppet
3 102 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 86 (0.24%) Nagios
5 66 (0.18%) logstash
6 54 (0.15%) SCCM
7 53 (0.15%) ZABBIX
8 46 (0.13%) Graphite
9 44 (0.12%) Vagrant
10 39 (0.11%) Kibana
11 33 (0.091%) StatsD
11 33 (0.091%) HAProxy
11 33 (0.091%) SCOM
12 32 (0.088%) Norton AntiVirus
13 30 (0.083%) Tivoli
14 26 (0.072%) Ansible
15 24 (0.066%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 23 (0.064%) MOM
17 20 (0.055%) Opsview
18 17 (0.047%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10386 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 2999 (8.29%) Oracle
3 658 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 578 (1.60%) Google
5 484 (1.34%) Facebook
6 423 (1.17%) SAP
7 409 (1.13%) VMware
8 339 (0.94%) Telerik
9 336 (0.93%) EPiServer
10 314 (0.87%) Twitter
11 307 (0.85%) Apple
11 307 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
12 284 (0.78%) Xamarin
13 254 (0.70%) Adobe
14 244 (0.67%) IBM
15 192 (0.53%) Sybase
16 187 (0.52%) HP
17 155 (0.43%) Business Objects
18 153 (0.42%) Sony
19 142 (0.39%) Cognos
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum project incentives, company pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
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RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Premier IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Optimus Search
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Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits incl bonus etc
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