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

Location
3 months to
26 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 18092 20744 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.11% 18.73% 20.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.80% 45.83% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16079 18519 21301
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 £27,500 £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
41308 45266 48103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.79% 40.87% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35467 38793 42572
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 26 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 26 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 17006 £42,500 +6.25% 2452
London -6 5722 £52,500 +5.00% 669
South East -4 3364 £40,000 - 425
North West -1 1566 £38,000 +8.57% 359
East of England -1 1477 £40,150 +0.37% 207
Yorkshire 0 1436 £36,000 +2.85% 239
City of London -3 1366 £52,500 - 240
South West -1 1336 £37,500 +7.14% 231
West Midlands 0 1122 £37,500 +4.16% 167
West Yorkshire -1 991 £37,500 +11.94% 149
Manchester -2 868 £38,000 +8.57% 169
East Midlands 0 842 £39,000 +4.00% 99
Surrey -5 733 £41,500 -2.35% 62
Hampshire -3 665 £38,250 +2.00% 114
Leeds 0 655 £40,000 +17.64% 88
Scotland 0 633 £40,000 - 124
Berkshire -17 497 £40,000 -5.88% 64
Cheshire -2 425 £40,000 +12.67% 114
Cambridgeshire -1 413 £40,000 +6.66% 75
East Sussex 0 359 £40,000 - 37
Bristol -1 354 £41,500 +10.66% 57
Birmingham -1 348 £37,500 +7.14% 56
Hertfordshire -5 347 £45,000 +12.50% 40
Brighton +1 328 £40,000 - 27
Essex +3 300 £40,000 - 42
Kent +1 299 £40,000 -5.88% 39
Nottinghamshire -4 293 £40,000 +6.66% 31
Edinburgh -1 288 £40,000 - 40
Oxfordshire -2 283 £37,500 - 54
Buckinghamshire -6 273 £40,000 - 30

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 29422 (77.08%) C#
2 21866 (57.28%) ASP.NET
3 20449 (53.57%) SQL Server
4 16201 (42.44%) SQL
5 15201 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
6 14983 (39.25%) JavaScript
7 14805 (38.79%) MVC
8 14591 (38.23%) HTML
9 12508 (32.77%) CSS
10 10904 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 9307 (24.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8805 (23.07%) jQuery
13 7886 (20.66%) .NET Framework
14 7729 (20.25%) TDD
15 7402 (19.39%) WCF
16 6516 (17.07%) Scrum
17 6282 (16.46%) Finance
18 6055 (15.86%) Windows
19 5995 (15.71%) XML
20 5727 (15.00%) OO
21 5707 (14.95%) Web Services
22 5558 (14.56%) Degree
23 5375 (14.08%) VB.NET
24 4851 (12.71%) MS Excel
25 4848 (12.70%) Visual Studio
26 4778 (12.52%) Java
27 4441 (11.63%) HTML5
28 4362 (11.43%) T-SQL
29 4315 (11.30%) Software Engineering
30 3894 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 3511 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 2706 (7.09%) IIS
3 1680 (4.40%) CMS
4 1143 (2.99%) Node.js
5 906 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 897 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
7 866 (2.27%) Umbraco
8 838 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 524 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 301 (0.79%) Apache
11 281 (0.74%) WordPress
12 270 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 232 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
14 220 (0.58%) NServiceBus
15 212 (0.56%) WebSphere
16 207 (0.54%) Confluence
17 206 (0.54%) JBoss
18 200 (0.52%) Apache Solr
19 193 (0.51%) Drupal
20 171 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 4851 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 753 (1.97%) MS Office
3 383 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 174 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 143 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 124 (0.32%) MS Project
7 95 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 81 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
9 65 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 62 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 54 (0.14%) PowerPivot
12 28 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
13 27 (0.071%) Mingle
14 26 (0.068%) AutoCAD
15 13 (0.034%) InDesign
16 10 (0.026%) S-PLUS
17 8 (0.021%) XMetaL
18 7 (0.018%) Adobe After Effects
19 6 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
20 5 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1014 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 205 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 133 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 99 (0.26%) Magento
5 89 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 42 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 39 (0.10%) Tridion
8 36 (0.094%) Visualfiles
9 33 (0.086%) Maximo
10 32 (0.084%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 31 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
12 26 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
13 24 (0.063%) Agresso
14 21 (0.055%) Summit
14 21 (0.055%) Sophis RISQUE
15 19 (0.050%) Markit EDM
16 17 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
16 17 (0.045%) Sage 200
17 15 (0.039%) Oracle CRM
18 14 (0.037%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1297 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 750 (1.96%) SaaS
3 440 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 210 (0.55%) GitHub
5 178 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 169 (0.44%) Office 365
7 146 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 125 (0.33%) PaaS
9 93 (0.24%) IaaS
10 75 (0.20%) Trello
11 54 (0.14%) Force.com
12 50 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 44 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
14 33 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
15 20 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (0.037%) Google App Engine
17 11 (0.029%) Google Apps
17 11 (0.029%) Heroku
18 7 (0.018%) Route 53
18 7 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1370 (3.59%) Internet
2 617 (1.62%) Intranet
3 543 (1.42%) HTTP
4 409 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 221 (0.58%) DNS
6 205 (0.54%) Firewall
7 151 (0.40%) Extranet
8 129 (0.34%) SAN
9 123 (0.32%) SMTP
10 108 (0.28%) SSL
11 98 (0.26%) WAN
12 92 (0.24%) LAN
13 87 (0.23%) FTP
14 80 (0.21%) DHCP
15 71 (0.19%) LDAP
16 65 (0.17%) NAS
17 64 (0.17%) VoIP
18 58 (0.15%) VPN
19 56 (0.15%) Broadband
20 51 (0.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20449 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 3894 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2455 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2175 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2055 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1779 (4.66%) Relational Database
7 1647 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 1531 (4.01%) MySQL
9 1021 (2.67%) NoSQL
10 888 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 827 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
12 655 (1.72%) RDBMS
13 608 (1.59%) MongoDB
14 562 (1.47%) Oracle Database
15 517 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
16 439 (1.15%) Big Data
17 347 (0.91%) RavenDB
18 233 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
19 226 (0.59%) OLAP
20 220 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4848 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 2863 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2472 (6.48%) NUnit
4 1902 (4.98%) Git (software)
5 1679 (4.40%) Subversion
6 1514 (3.97%) Rhino Mocks
7 1199 (3.14%) Moq
8 939 (2.46%) TeamCity
9 798 (2.09%) Selenium
10 762 (2.00%) MSTest
11 577 (1.51%) JIRA
12 512 (1.34%) SpecFlow
13 442 (1.16%) ReSharper
14 382 (1.00%) Jenkins
15 373 (0.98%) Cucumber
16 244 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 238 (0.62%) WebDriver
18 236 (0.62%) MSBuild
19 215 (0.56%) CruiseControl
20 190 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 6282 (16.46%) Finance
2 1697 (4.45%) Banking
3 1462 (3.83%) Retail
4 1399 (3.67%) Marketing
5 959 (2.51%) Advertising
6 833 (2.18%) Games
7 748 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 548 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 533 (1.40%) Front Office
10 503 (1.32%) Law
11 439 (1.15%) Legal
12 419 (1.10%) Back Office
13 308 (0.81%) Publishing
14 293 (0.77%) Manufacturing
15 211 (0.55%) Automotive
16 164 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 151 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 136 (0.36%) Electronics
19 119 (0.31%) Billing
20 108 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27873 (73.02%) Developer
2 13134 (34.41%) .NET Developer
3 8169 (21.40%) C# Developer
4 5795 (15.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 4588 (12.02%) Senior Developer
6 3755 (9.84%) Software Developer
7 3430 (8.99%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3307 (8.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3134 (8.21%) Web Developer
10 2357 (6.17%) Analyst
11 2062 (5.40%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1814 (4.75%) Junior
13 1647 (4.31%) Junior Developer
14 1615 (4.23%) Software Engineer
15 1555 (4.07%) Architect
16 1257 (3.29%) Senior C# Developer
17 1244 (3.26%) Graduate
18 1104 (2.89%) Programmer
19 1008 (2.64%) .NET Web Developer
20 976 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21866 (57.28%) ASP.NET
2 14591 (38.23%) HTML
3 12508 (32.77%) CSS
4 9307 (24.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8805 (23.07%) jQuery
6 7886 (20.66%) .NET Framework
7 7402 (19.39%) WCF
8 5995 (15.71%) XML
9 5707 (14.95%) Web Services
10 4441 (11.63%) HTML5
11 3881 (10.17%) WPF
12 3666 (9.60%) Ajax
13 3306 (8.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2548 (6.68%) LINQ
15 2510 (6.58%) WinForms
16 2470 (6.47%) CSS3
17 2108 (5.52%) ASP.NET Web API
18 2072 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 1826 (4.78%) AngularJS
20 1763 (4.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2760 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 2065 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1247 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 1162 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1105 (2.89%) User Experience
6 870 (2.28%) Inversion of Control
7 851 (2.23%) Open Source
8 839 (2.20%) Mathematics
9 771 (2.02%) N-Tier
10 556 (1.46%) Client/Server
11 438 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 402 (1.05%) iPhone
13 397 (1.04%) Hedge funds
14 339 (0.89%) Social Media
15 312 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 296 (0.78%) Blog
17 284 (0.74%) Derivative
18 278 (0.73%) Algorithms
19 261 (0.68%) Fixed Income
20 246 (0.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6055 (15.86%) Windows
2 1273 (3.33%) Android
3 1148 (3.01%) Linux
4 1071 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 644 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 620 (1.62%) UNIX
7 351 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 257 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 209 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 198 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 169 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 116 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 92 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 82 (0.21%) Solaris
15 78 (0.20%) Debian
16 72 (0.19%) Windows XP
17 65 (0.17%) CentOS
18 56 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
19 55 (0.14%) Ubuntu
20 54 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15201 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14805 (38.79%) MVC
3 7729 (20.25%) TDD
4 6516 (17.07%) Scrum
5 5727 (15.00%) OO
6 4315 (11.30%) Software Engineering
7 3193 (8.36%) Web Development
8 3036 (7.95%) E-Commerce
9 2974 (7.79%) BDD
10 2709 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
11 2442 (6.40%) Web Application Development
12 2175 (5.70%) Unit Testing
13 2054 (5.38%) OOP
14 1910 (5.00%) Mentoring
15 1902 (4.98%) CRM
16 1819 (4.77%) SOA
17 1732 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
18 1669 (4.37%) Project Management
19 1626 (4.26%) OOD
20 1458 (3.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 29422 (77.08%) C#
2 16201 (42.44%) SQL
3 14983 (39.25%) JavaScript
4 5375 (14.08%) VB.NET
5 4778 (12.52%) Java
6 4362 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 2492 (6.53%) VB
8 2135 (5.59%) C++
9 1582 (4.14%) PHP
10 1116 (2.92%) Ruby
11 845 (2.21%) VB6
12 844 (2.21%) C
13 755 (1.98%) Python
14 749 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 697 (1.83%) VBA
16 567 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 417 (1.09%) VBScript
18 362 (0.95%) Objective-C
19 298 (0.78%) XAML
20 294 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5558 (14.56%) Degree
2 1194 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 517 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 385 (1.01%) MCSD
5 311 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 304 (0.80%) MCP
7 301 (0.79%) ISEB
8 277 (0.73%) MCTS
9 202 (0.53%) MCAD
10 201 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 119 (0.31%) MCSE
12 112 (0.29%) PhD
13 108 (0.28%) DV Cleared
14 96 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 80 (0.21%) PMI Certification
16 78 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
17 65 (0.17%) HND
17 65 (0.17%) MCITP
18 55 (0.14%) MCPD
19 50 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1451 (3.80%) QA
2 288 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 277 (0.73%) SLA
4 57 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 55 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 48 (0.13%) WAI
7 47 (0.12%) WCAG
8 33 (0.086%) Data Quality
9 32 (0.084%) HL7
10 31 (0.081%) COBIT
11 21 (0.055%) GAMP
12 19 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
13 16 (0.042%) EMIR
14 15 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 13 (0.034%) ISO 14001
15 13 (0.034%) Basel III
16 11 (0.029%) UCITS
17 10 (0.026%) ISO 9000
18 9 (0.024%) Solvency II
19 8 (0.021%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 522 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 239 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 48 (0.13%) Firmware
5 40 (0.10%) vSphere
6 38 (0.100%) Varnish
6 38 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (0.081%) VMware ESX
8 26 (0.068%) Samba
8 26 (0.068%) KVM
9 20 (0.052%) XenApp
10 15 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (0.039%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.034%) Snort
12 12 (0.031%) Xen
12 12 (0.031%) ISA Server
13 9 (0.024%) IAG
13 9 (0.024%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.018%) XenServer
14 7 (0.018%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 244 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 220 (0.58%) Puppet
3 126 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 74 (0.19%) Nagios
5 61 (0.16%) ZABBIX
6 60 (0.16%) logstash
7 43 (0.11%) StatsD
8 42 (0.11%) SCCM
9 36 (0.094%) SCOM
9 36 (0.094%) Vagrant
9 36 (0.094%) Kibana
9 36 (0.094%) HAProxy
10 35 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 32 (0.084%) Opsview
12 26 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
13 24 (0.063%) Tivoli
13 24 (0.063%) Data Guard
14 19 (0.050%) MOM
15 18 (0.047%) Ansible
16 16 (0.042%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10904 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3139 (8.22%) Oracle
3 698 (1.83%) Sitecore
4 671 (1.76%) Google
5 490 (1.28%) Facebook
6 461 (1.21%) SAP
7 390 (1.02%) EPiServer
8 348 (0.91%) VMware
9 328 (0.86%) Telerik
10 308 (0.81%) Twitter
11 286 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 279 (0.73%) Adobe
13 276 (0.72%) Apple
14 244 (0.64%) IBM
15 240 (0.63%) Xamarin
16 203 (0.53%) Sybase
17 199 (0.52%) HP
18 197 (0.52%) Business Objects
19 171 (0.45%) Sony
20 149 (0.39%) DevExpress
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ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36500 - £42000 per annum + Pension, hols, gym, travel
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Concentrix
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York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Reed Professional Services
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, life insurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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North West London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago