The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 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 21811 21442 23883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 19.41% 19.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.76% 48.27% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19185 19392 21748
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47661 44424 51547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.06% 40.21% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40214 38703 45991
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 £28,000
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% -

.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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England 0 20449 £42,000 +5.00% 1266
London -4 7010 £52,500 +5.00% 365
South East 0 4768 £40,000 - 287
East of England 0 1872 £40,000 - 104
North West -1 1800 £37,500 +7.14% 101
City of London -2 1668 £55,000 +5.76% 100
Yorkshire +1 1531 £37,500 +11.94% 119
Surrey -2 1201 £45,000 +12.50% 70
East Midlands 0 1163 £39,500 +12.85% 77
South West 0 1102 £36,000 +2.85% 86
West Midlands -1 1043 £37,500 - 86
Manchester -1 1011 £37,500 +7.14% 52
West Yorkshire -2 989 £37,500 +10.29% 72
Berkshire +2 878 £42,500 +2.40% 47
Leeds 0 694 £37,500 +10.29% 45
Scotland +2 675 £40,000 +14.28% 48
Hampshire 0 666 £40,000 - 52
Cambridgeshire -2 566 £40,000 +6.66% 37
Oxfordshire 0 564 £37,500 -5.06% 47
Cheshire 0 481 £37,500 +15.38% 23
Buckinghamshire -2 415 £40,000 - 24
Bristol -2 382 £37,500 - 31
Hertfordshire -1 381 £40,000 - 21
Leicestershire -1 373 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Cambridge -2 373 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Kent +4 371 £40,000 - 19
East Sussex +3 357 £35,000 -2.77% 13
North Yorkshire +2 340 £37,500 +15.38% 28
Reading 0 336 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Brighton +3 331 £36,000 -4.00% 12

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31422 (76.55%) C#
2 22830 (55.62%) ASP.NET
3 22265 (54.24%) SQL Server
4 17672 (43.05%) SQL
5 14001 (34.11%) JavaScript
6 13988 (34.08%) HTML
7 13712 (33.40%) MVC
8 12238 (29.81%) Microsoft
9 11942 (29.09%) CSS
10 8820 (21.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8767 (21.36%) jQuery
12 8351 (20.34%) WCF
13 7910 (19.27%) TDD
14 7792 (18.98%) .NET Framework
15 7439 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
16 7280 (17.73%) Windows
17 7143 (17.40%) Finance
18 6765 (16.48%) Scrum
19 6596 (16.07%) XML
20 6323 (15.40%) OO
21 6239 (15.20%) Web Services
22 6210 (15.13%) Degree
23 5828 (14.20%) VB.NET
24 5582 (13.60%) Visual Studio
25 5557 (13.54%) Java
26 5282 (12.87%) MS Excel
27 5056 (12.32%) WPF
28 5039 (12.28%) T-SQL
29 4826 (11.76%) Software Engineering
30 4813 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3894 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 2833 (6.90%) IIS
3 1827 (4.45%) CMS
4 1032 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 903 (2.20%) Umbraco
6 877 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
7 837 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 709 (1.73%) Node.js
9 582 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 437 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
11 382 (0.93%) Apache
12 351 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 318 (0.77%) Tomcat
14 220 (0.54%) Drupal
15 212 (0.52%) WordPress
16 208 (0.51%) MS Exchange
17 167 (0.41%) WebLogic
18 130 (0.32%) DNN
19 126 (0.31%) Kentico
20 113 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5282 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 672 (1.64%) MS Office
3 471 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 207 (0.50%) InfoPath
5 190 (0.46%) MS Project
6 189 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 148 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 108 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 84 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 40 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
11 38 (0.093%) Mingle
12 35 (0.085%) PowerPivot
13 14 (0.034%) InDesign
14 13 (0.032%) Acrobat
14 13 (0.032%) XMetaL
15 11 (0.027%) Simulink
15 11 (0.027%) PrintSoft PReS
16 7 (0.017%) 3ds Max
16 7 (0.017%) FastStats
17 6 (0.015%) Maya
Business Applications
1 954 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 305 (0.74%) Magento
3 285 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 255 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
5 145 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 115 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 55 (0.13%) Markit EDM
7 55 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 34 (0.083%) Summit
9 32 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
10 30 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
10 30 (0.073%) nopCommerce
11 28 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
12 25 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
13 23 (0.056%) SunGard AvantGard
14 22 (0.054%) SalesLogix
15 18 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 18 (0.044%) assyst
16 17 (0.041%) Oracle Financials
17 16 (0.039%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 900 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 780 (1.90%) SaaS
3 467 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 164 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 125 (0.30%) Office 365
6 124 (0.30%) GitHub
7 73 (0.18%) PaaS
8 71 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 57 (0.14%) IaaS
10 52 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 49 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
12 48 (0.12%) Force.com
13 42 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
14 28 (0.068%) ElastiCache
15 21 (0.051%) Google App Engine
16 14 (0.034%) Heroku
16 14 (0.034%) Google Apps
17 13 (0.032%) Trello
18 9 (0.022%) Basecamp
19 8 (0.019%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1601 (3.90%) Internet
2 542 (1.32%) Intranet
3 530 (1.29%) HTTP
4 422 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 325 (0.79%) Firewall
6 292 (0.71%) DNS
7 206 (0.50%) LDAP
8 179 (0.44%) SAN
9 153 (0.37%) VPN
10 139 (0.34%) VoIP
11 118 (0.29%) LAN
12 112 (0.27%) Extranet
13 106 (0.26%) WAN
14 100 (0.24%) FTP
15 95 (0.23%) DHCP
16 85 (0.21%) SSL
17 79 (0.19%) Ethernet
18 78 (0.19%) SMTP
19 65 (0.16%) NAS
20 57 (0.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22265 (54.24%) SQL Server
2 4813 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3159 (7.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2955 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2563 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2521 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1811 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 1527 (3.72%) MySQL
9 1158 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 984 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
11 726 (1.77%) NoSQL
12 691 (1.68%) RDBMS
13 666 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 500 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
15 457 (1.11%) MongoDB
16 421 (1.03%) Big Data
17 359 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
18 342 (0.83%) OLAP
19 317 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 265 (0.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5582 (13.60%) Visual Studio
2 3140 (7.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2738 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1588 (3.87%) Subversion
5 1497 (3.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 1236 (3.01%) Moq
7 1171 (2.85%) Git (software)
8 974 (2.37%) Selenium
9 873 (2.13%) MSTest
10 605 (1.47%) TeamCity
11 527 (1.28%) SpecFlow
12 499 (1.22%) JIRA
13 374 (0.91%) Cucumber
14 304 (0.74%) WebDriver
15 269 (0.66%) Eclipse
16 264 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 258 (0.63%) MSBuild
18 257 (0.63%) Jenkins
19 239 (0.58%) Jasmine
20 225 (0.55%) ReSharper
General
1 7143 (17.40%) Finance
2 1782 (4.34%) Banking
3 1758 (4.28%) Marketing
4 1389 (3.38%) Retail
5 898 (2.19%) Games
6 815 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 696 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 666 (1.62%) Advertising
9 662 (1.61%) Law
10 639 (1.56%) Front Office
11 609 (1.48%) Back Office
12 524 (1.28%) Legal
13 381 (0.93%) Publishing
14 379 (0.92%) Manufacturing
15 311 (0.76%) Financial Institution
16 226 (0.55%) Automotive
17 183 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 136 (0.33%) Electronics
19 104 (0.25%) Billing
20 99 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29310 (71.40%) Developer
2 13709 (33.40%) .NET Developer
3 9380 (22.85%) C# Developer
4 6574 (16.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 4917 (11.98%) Senior Developer
6 4146 (10.10%) Software Developer
7 4060 (9.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3682 (8.97%) Web Developer
9 3629 (8.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2730 (6.65%) Analyst
11 2340 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2185 (5.32%) Software Engineer
13 1627 (3.96%) Architect
14 1563 (3.81%) Junior
15 1471 (3.58%) Programmer
16 1454 (3.54%) Senior C# Developer
17 1371 (3.34%) Junior Developer
18 1229 (2.99%) .NET Web Developer
19 1132 (2.76%) Consultant
20 1098 (2.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22830 (55.62%) ASP.NET
2 13988 (34.08%) HTML
3 11942 (29.09%) CSS
4 8820 (21.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8767 (21.36%) jQuery
6 8351 (20.34%) WCF
7 7792 (18.98%) .NET Framework
8 6596 (16.07%) XML
9 6239 (15.20%) Web Services
10 5056 (12.32%) WPF
11 4394 (10.70%) HTML5
12 4179 (10.18%) Ajax
13 3546 (8.64%) WinForms
14 3153 (7.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 2843 (6.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 2661 (6.48%) LINQ
17 2379 (5.80%) CSS3
18 1957 (4.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 1849 (4.50%) NHibernate
20 1798 (4.38%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3250 (7.92%) Computer Science
2 1406 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1381 (3.36%) Mobile App
4 1113 (2.71%) N-Tier
5 1064 (2.59%) Mathematics
6 1036 (2.52%) Inversion of Control
7 805 (1.96%) Open Source
8 584 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 452 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 399 (0.97%) Social Media
11 371 (0.90%) Hedge funds
12 361 (0.88%) Derivative
13 334 (0.81%) Physics
14 290 (0.71%) iPhone
15 289 (0.70%) Social Network
16 274 (0.67%) Equities
17 270 (0.66%) Digital Media
18 264 (0.64%) Tandem
19 258 (0.63%) Fixed Income
20 252 (0.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7280 (17.73%) Windows
2 1427 (3.48%) Android
3 1382 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 1343 (3.27%) Linux
5 807 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 747 (1.82%) UNIX
7 459 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 236 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 190 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 169 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 169 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 154 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 141 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 76 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 71 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 69 (0.17%) Ubuntu
16 64 (0.16%) Solaris
17 63 (0.15%) CentOS
18 56 (0.14%) Debian
19 35 (0.085%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13712 (33.40%) MVC
2 7910 (19.27%) TDD
3 7439 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
4 6765 (16.48%) Scrum
5 6323 (15.40%) OO
6 4826 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 3697 (9.01%) Web Development
8 3321 (8.09%) E-Commerce
9 2818 (6.86%) Unit Testing
10 2682 (6.53%) BDD
11 2448 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
12 2304 (5.61%) Web Application Development
13 2135 (5.20%) CRM
14 2108 (5.14%) OOP
15 1825 (4.45%) Project Management
16 1798 (4.38%) SOA
17 1689 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
18 1631 (3.97%) Kanban
19 1452 (3.54%) MVVM
20 1438 (3.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31422 (76.55%) C#
2 17672 (43.05%) SQL
3 14001 (34.11%) JavaScript
4 5828 (14.20%) VB.NET
5 5557 (13.54%) Java
6 5039 (12.28%) T-SQL
7 2726 (6.64%) C++
8 2487 (6.06%) VB
9 2010 (4.90%) PHP
10 1121 (2.73%) C
11 1085 (2.64%) Ruby
12 816 (1.99%) VB6
13 789 (1.92%) VBA
14 774 (1.89%) PowerShell
15 736 (1.79%) Python
16 639 (1.56%) PL/SQL
17 541 (1.32%) VBScript
18 400 (0.97%) Perl
19 373 (0.91%) Objective-C
20 341 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6210 (15.13%) Degree
2 2369 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1401 (3.41%) MCP
4 1312 (3.20%) MCTS
5 1289 (3.14%) MCSD
6 1184 (2.88%) MCAD
7 633 (1.54%) Security Cleared
8 479 (1.17%) ISEB
9 288 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 248 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 173 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 167 (0.41%) MCSE
13 152 (0.37%) PhD
14 116 (0.28%) MCITP
15 111 (0.27%) MCPD
16 78 (0.19%) PMI Certification
17 67 (0.16%) MCDBA
18 65 (0.16%) CISSP
19 62 (0.15%) HND
20 58 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1930 (4.70%) QA
2 318 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 233 (0.57%) SLA
4 118 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 86 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 68 (0.17%) HL7
7 56 (0.14%) COBIT
8 54 (0.13%) WCAG
9 40 (0.097%) TickIT
10 36 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 33 (0.080%) Data Quality
12 31 (0.076%) Basel III
13 29 (0.071%) WAI
14 24 (0.058%) DICOM
15 17 (0.041%) ISO 9000
15 17 (0.041%) ISO 8583
16 16 (0.039%) GAMP
17 11 (0.027%) Basel II
18 10 (0.024%) ISO 9002
19 9 (0.022%) COREP
System Software
1 638 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 294 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 48 (0.12%) XenApp
5 37 (0.090%) vSphere
6 32 (0.078%) KVM
7 30 (0.073%) Xen
8 28 (0.068%) VMware ESX
8 28 (0.068%) Terminal Services
9 27 (0.066%) ISA Server
10 20 (0.049%) IAG
11 14 (0.034%) Varnish
12 13 (0.032%) Samba
12 13 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.029%) NFS
13 12 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (0.027%) VirtualBox
14 11 (0.027%) Terminal Server
14 11 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (0.022%) UAG
Systems Management
1 223 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 167 (0.41%) Puppet
3 128 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 87 (0.21%) Nagios
5 82 (0.20%) SCOM
6 77 (0.19%) SCCM
7 55 (0.13%) HAProxy
8 50 (0.12%) ZABBIX
9 32 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 29 (0.071%) MOM
11 25 (0.061%) Zenoss
11 25 (0.061%) WSUS
12 20 (0.049%) Vagrant
13 16 (0.039%) Tivoli
13 16 (0.039%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 13 (0.032%) StatsD
14 13 (0.032%) SCOrch
14 13 (0.032%) Control-M
15 11 (0.027%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 11 (0.027%) WMI
Vendors
1 12238 (29.81%) Microsoft
2 3722 (9.07%) Oracle
3 796 (1.94%) Sitecore
4 765 (1.86%) SAP
5 574 (1.40%) Google
6 446 (1.09%) VMware
7 411 (1.00%) JD Edwards
8 402 (0.98%) Adobe
9 371 (0.90%) Facebook
10 349 (0.85%) IBM
11 309 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 304 (0.74%) EPiServer
13 279 (0.68%) Twitter
14 273 (0.67%) Business Objects
15 241 (0.59%) HP
16 232 (0.57%) TIBCO
17 208 (0.51%) Telerik
18 206 (0.50%) Sybase
19 203 (0.49%) DevExpress
20 202 (0.49%) Cisco
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