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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 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 18175 19570 20992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.98% 18.58% 19.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.47% 45.69% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16079 17111 19171
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
39968 42832 43850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.34% 40.66% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34186 35557 38647
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

.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 February 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 February 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 17104 £42,500 +3.65% 2741
London -4 5572 £52,500 +5.00% 738
South East -3 3667 £40,000 - 507
North West 0 1522 £40,000 +6.66% 369
Yorkshire 0 1512 £38,000 +5.55% 213
East of England -1 1507 £40,000 - 193
City of London -3 1287 £52,500 -4.54% 256
South West -3 1233 £37,500 +7.14% 244
West Midlands 0 1204 £37,500 - 266
West Yorkshire 0 1006 £38,000 +8.57% 129
Manchester 0 865 £40,000 +6.66% 202
Surrey -4 769 £45,000 - 89
Leeds +1 746 £40,000 +11.11% 69
East Midlands -1 715 £40,000 +5.26% 141
Hampshire -3 691 £39,000 +2.63% 96
Berkshire -7 625 £45,000 +5.88% 106
Scotland -2 520 £40,000 - 82
Cambridgeshire -1 448 £40,000 - 61
Cheshire -1 411 £40,000 +6.66% 96
Birmingham +5 403 £37,500 - 65
Hertfordshire +3 390 £45,000 +21.62% 38
East Sussex -1 367 £40,000 +4.57% 32
Oxfordshire -2 347 £40,000 - 75
Brighton -1 329 £40,000 +1.84% 16
Kent +1 305 £38,500 -9.41% 27
Buckinghamshire -3 305 £40,000 - 52
Bristol -3 302 £38,000 +1.33% 65
Reading -4 290 £45,000 +9.75% 48
Cambridge -5 285 £40,000 - 37
Dorset -1 279 £35,000 +7.69% 49

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28284 (77.97%) C#
2 20615 (56.83%) ASP.NET
3 19372 (53.40%) SQL Server
4 15255 (42.05%) SQL
5 15177 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14739 (40.63%) MVC
7 14690 (40.50%) JavaScript
8 13949 (38.45%) HTML
9 11885 (32.76%) CSS
10 10344 (28.51%) Microsoft
11 9353 (25.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8403 (23.16%) jQuery
13 7795 (21.49%) TDD
14 7644 (21.07%) .NET Framework
15 6960 (19.19%) WCF
16 6687 (18.43%) Scrum
17 6104 (16.83%) Finance
18 5889 (16.23%) Windows
19 5525 (15.23%) XML
20 5437 (14.99%) Web Services
21 5405 (14.90%) OO
22 5130 (14.14%) Degree
23 4910 (13.54%) VB.NET
24 4553 (12.55%) Java
25 4548 (12.54%) HTML5
26 4507 (12.42%) Visual Studio
27 4483 (12.36%) MS Excel
28 4394 (12.11%) Software Engineering
29 4154 (11.45%) T-SQL
30 3667 (10.11%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2982 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 2529 (6.97%) IIS
3 1640 (4.52%) CMS
4 1299 (3.58%) Node.js
5 857 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
6 822 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 807 (2.22%) Umbraco
8 743 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 479 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 328 (0.90%) Apache
11 259 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 238 (0.66%) WordPress
13 221 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
14 218 (0.60%) JBoss
15 213 (0.59%) NServiceBus
16 187 (0.52%) Drupal
17 176 (0.49%) WebSphere
17 176 (0.49%) Kentico
18 163 (0.45%) MS Exchange
19 152 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 4483 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 753 (2.08%) MS Office
3 345 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 173 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 154 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 145 (0.40%) MS Project
7 117 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 76 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 72 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 40 (0.11%) PowerPivot
11 38 (0.10%) Fireworks
12 37 (0.10%) AutoCAD
13 26 (0.072%) Mingle
14 24 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
14 24 (0.066%) InDesign
15 11 (0.030%) SPSS
16 8 (0.022%) CPLEX
17 7 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
18 6 (0.017%) HipChat
19 5 (0.014%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 885 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 205 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 97 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 68 (0.19%) Magento
5 63 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 38 (0.10%) Tridion
7 37 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 22 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
8 22 (0.061%) Summit
9 20 (0.055%) Sophis RISQUE
10 19 (0.052%) Agresso
11 18 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
11 18 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
11 18 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
11 18 (0.050%) Sage 200
11 18 (0.050%) Markit EDM
12 16 (0.044%) Maximo
13 13 (0.036%) Sage 50
14 12 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (0.033%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1630 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 705 (1.94%) SaaS
3 437 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 222 (0.61%) Office 365
5 193 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 151 (0.42%) GitHub
7 139 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 104 (0.29%) PaaS
9 78 (0.22%) IaaS
10 67 (0.18%) Force.com
11 65 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 50 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
12 50 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
13 39 (0.11%) Trello
14 25 (0.069%) Yammer
15 16 (0.044%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.044%) Google Apps
16 14 (0.039%) OpenShift
16 14 (0.039%) Terremark
17 12 (0.033%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1283 (3.54%) Internet
2 607 (1.67%) HTTP
3 457 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 448 (1.23%) Intranet
5 248 (0.68%) DNS
6 226 (0.62%) Firewall
7 154 (0.42%) SAN
8 134 (0.37%) WAN
9 124 (0.34%) Extranet
10 118 (0.33%) LAN
11 106 (0.29%) SMTP
12 92 (0.25%) SSL
13 90 (0.25%) DHCP
14 82 (0.23%) Broadband
15 79 (0.22%) NAS
16 66 (0.18%) LDAP
16 66 (0.18%) VPN
16 66 (0.18%) FTP
17 56 (0.15%) Wireless
18 55 (0.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19372 (53.40%) SQL Server
2 3662 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2145 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1899 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1716 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 1652 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1434 (3.95%) MySQL
8 1417 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 1378 (3.80%) NoSQL
10 731 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 728 (2.01%) MongoDB
12 688 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
13 591 (1.63%) RDBMS
14 517 (1.43%) Oracle Database
15 486 (1.34%) Big Data
16 393 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
17 313 (0.86%) RavenDB
18 225 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
19 223 (0.61%) MS Access
20 192 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4507 (12.42%) Visual Studio
2 2841 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 2494 (6.88%) NUnit
4 2065 (5.69%) Git (software)
5 1543 (4.25%) Subversion
6 1443 (3.98%) Rhino Mocks
7 1250 (3.45%) Moq
8 875 (2.41%) TeamCity
9 781 (2.15%) MSTest
10 742 (2.05%) Selenium
11 588 (1.62%) JIRA
12 533 (1.47%) SpecFlow
13 371 (1.02%) ReSharper
14 367 (1.01%) Jenkins
15 262 (0.72%) Cucumber
16 253 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 233 (0.64%) CruiseControl
18 203 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
19 192 (0.53%) WebDriver
20 186 (0.51%) MSBuild
General
1 6104 (16.83%) Finance
2 1553 (4.28%) Banking
3 1378 (3.80%) Retail
4 1336 (3.68%) Marketing
5 894 (2.46%) Advertising
6 696 (1.92%) Games
7 671 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 508 (1.40%) Front Office
9 483 (1.33%) Investment Banking
10 432 (1.19%) Back Office
11 388 (1.07%) Legal
12 324 (0.89%) Law
13 275 (0.76%) Publishing
14 262 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 198 (0.55%) Automotive
16 169 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 149 (0.41%) Electronics
18 137 (0.38%) Financial Institution
19 101 (0.28%) Billing
20 87 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26343 (72.62%) Developer
2 12661 (34.90%) .NET Developer
3 7578 (20.89%) C# Developer
4 5358 (14.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 4313 (11.89%) Senior Developer
6 3615 (9.97%) Software Developer
7 3087 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2961 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2822 (7.78%) Web Developer
10 2144 (5.91%) Analyst
11 2007 (5.53%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1774 (4.89%) Junior
13 1692 (4.66%) Software Engineer
14 1586 (4.37%) Junior Developer
15 1506 (4.15%) Architect
16 1143 (3.15%) Senior C# Developer
17 1018 (2.81%) .NET Web Developer
18 1002 (2.76%) Graduate
19 925 (2.55%) Programmer
20 914 (2.52%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20615 (56.83%) ASP.NET
2 13949 (38.45%) HTML
3 11885 (32.76%) CSS
4 9353 (25.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8403 (23.16%) jQuery
6 7644 (21.07%) .NET Framework
7 6960 (19.19%) WCF
8 5525 (15.23%) XML
9 5437 (14.99%) Web Services
10 4548 (12.54%) HTML5
11 3667 (10.11%) WPF
12 3529 (9.73%) Ajax
13 3354 (9.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2556 (7.05%) AngularJS
15 2520 (6.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2507 (6.91%) CSS3
17 2396 (6.60%) WinForms
18 2337 (6.44%) LINQ
19 1957 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 1665 (4.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2497 (6.88%) Computer Science
2 2168 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1305 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 1237 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1011 (2.79%) User Experience
6 922 (2.54%) Inversion of Control
7 833 (2.30%) N-Tier
8 827 (2.28%) Open Source
9 706 (1.95%) Mathematics
10 525 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 446 (1.23%) Hedge funds
12 443 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 324 (0.89%) Blog
14 323 (0.89%) iPhone
15 322 (0.89%) Social Media
16 269 (0.74%) Algorithms
17 266 (0.73%) Derivative
18 261 (0.72%) Social Network
19 240 (0.66%) Tandem
20 229 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5889 (16.23%) Windows
2 1353 (3.73%) Android
3 1203 (3.32%) Linux
4 1136 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 578 (1.59%) UNIX
6 543 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 272 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 249 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 244 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 166 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 158 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 127 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
13 117 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 85 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 65 (0.18%) Solaris
16 63 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
17 61 (0.17%) Ubuntu
18 56 (0.15%) Debian
19 53 (0.15%) CentOS
20 44 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15177 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14739 (40.63%) MVC
3 7795 (21.49%) TDD
4 6687 (18.43%) Scrum
5 5405 (14.90%) OO
6 4394 (12.11%) Software Engineering
7 3055 (8.42%) BDD
8 2939 (8.10%) Web Development
9 2867 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
10 2624 (7.23%) Web Application Development
11 2487 (6.86%) E-Commerce
12 2065 (5.69%) Unit Testing
13 1856 (5.12%) OOP
14 1755 (4.84%) Mentoring
15 1744 (4.81%) SOA
16 1699 (4.68%) CRM
17 1572 (4.33%) Project Management
18 1568 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
19 1494 (4.12%) OOD
20 1486 (4.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28284 (77.97%) C#
2 15255 (42.05%) SQL
3 14690 (40.50%) JavaScript
4 4910 (13.54%) VB.NET
5 4553 (12.55%) Java
6 4154 (11.45%) T-SQL
7 2311 (6.37%) VB
8 2053 (5.66%) C++
9 1620 (4.47%) PHP
10 1134 (3.13%) Ruby
11 830 (2.29%) Python
12 815 (2.25%) C
13 807 (2.22%) PowerShell
14 773 (2.13%) VB6
15 662 (1.82%) VBA
16 577 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 400 (1.10%) Objective-C
18 369 (1.02%) Perl
19 325 (0.90%) VBScript
20 241 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5130 (14.14%) Degree
2 1097 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 736 (2.03%) VCP4
4 441 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 327 (0.90%) ISEB
6 279 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 259 (0.71%) MCSD
8 232 (0.64%) MCP
9 205 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 141 (0.39%) MCTS
11 133 (0.37%) MCSE
12 113 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 110 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 89 (0.25%) MCAD
14 89 (0.25%) PhD
15 87 (0.24%) PMI Certification
16 84 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
16 84 (0.23%) HND
17 82 (0.23%) MCPD
18 63 (0.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1496 (4.12%) QA
2 257 (0.71%) SLA
3 233 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 90 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 60 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 38 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 34 (0.094%) HL7
8 32 (0.088%) COBIT
9 24 (0.066%) JTAG
10 23 (0.063%) PMBOK
10 23 (0.063%) WAI
11 21 (0.058%) ISO 8583
12 18 (0.050%) WCAG
13 16 (0.044%) Solvency II
14 15 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 11 (0.030%) TickIT
15 11 (0.030%) ISO 14001
16 9 (0.025%) Basel III
17 7 (0.019%) GAMP
18 6 (0.017%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 604 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 296 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 75 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 74 (0.20%) Firmware
6 38 (0.10%) vSphere
7 34 (0.094%) XenApp
8 32 (0.088%) Varnish
9 30 (0.083%) Docker
10 27 (0.074%) Oracle RAC
11 25 (0.069%) VMware ESX
12 17 (0.047%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.030%) ISA Server
14 10 (0.028%) Squid
14 10 (0.028%) KVM
14 10 (0.028%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.022%) Snort
16 8 (0.022%) Xen
16 8 (0.022%) Samba
Systems Management
1 316 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 256 (0.71%) Puppet
3 90 (0.25%) Nagios
4 76 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 67 (0.18%) SCCM
6 60 (0.17%) logstash
7 49 (0.14%) ZABBIX
8 46 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 44 (0.12%) Graphite
10 43 (0.12%) Tivoli
11 42 (0.12%) SCOM
12 33 (0.091%) Norton AntiVirus
12 33 (0.091%) Kibana
13 28 (0.077%) StatsD
13 28 (0.077%) Ansible
14 24 (0.066%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 24 (0.066%) HAProxy
14 24 (0.066%) MOM
15 22 (0.061%) Zenoss
16 19 (0.052%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10344 (28.51%) Microsoft
2 3072 (8.47%) Oracle
3 622 (1.71%) Sitecore
4 563 (1.55%) Google
5 498 (1.37%) Facebook
6 408 (1.12%) VMware
7 392 (1.08%) SAP
8 348 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 330 (0.91%) Twitter
10 314 (0.87%) EPiServer
11 304 (0.84%) Xamarin
11 304 (0.84%) Apple
12 302 (0.83%) Telerik
13 273 (0.75%) Adobe
14 239 (0.66%) IBM
15 185 (0.51%) Sybase
16 163 (0.45%) HP
17 150 (0.41%) Business Objects
18 149 (0.41%) Sony
19 144 (0.40%) Cisco
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