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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18182 21509 21372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.53% 18.17% 19.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.78% 45.41% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16074 18998 19323
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
41527 47368 44437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 40.01% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35388 40174 38705
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £63,925
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -1 17144 £42,500 - 2783
London +2 5764 £54,000 +2.85% 855
South East -4 3610 £42,500 +6.25% 483
Yorkshire 0 1520 £40,000 +6.66% 259
East of England -4 1466 £42,250 +5.62% 221
North West -1 1400 £40,000 +6.66% 351
West Midlands +1 1293 £38,000 +1.33% 192
City of London 0 1212 £55,000 - 250
South West -1 1125 £37,500 +4.16% 214
West Yorkshire +2 936 £40,000 +6.66% 151
East Midlands -2 797 £40,000 +3.89% 140
Manchester -1 757 £40,000 +6.66% 169
Surrey -5 714 £47,500 +5.55% 80
Hampshire +1 708 £40,000 - 85
Leeds +1 660 £40,000 +6.66% 92
Berkshire -4 632 £45,000 +5.88% 82
Scotland -4 479 £40,000 - 81
Hertfordshire +1 417 £45,000 +12.50% 47
Cheshire -3 404 £40,000 +6.66% 95
Birmingham +4 390 £37,500 +7.14% 59
East Sussex 0 366 £42,500 +21.42% 39
Cambridgeshire -6 350 £40,000 - 70
Oxfordshire -2 349 £42,000 +12.00% 87
Buckinghamshire -3 344 £40,000 - 39
Brighton 0 338 £42,500 +19.71% 32
Bristol -1 336 £38,500 +4.05% 66
North Yorkshire 0 321 £40,000 +6.66% 51
Nottinghamshire 0 304 £40,000 +6.66% 49
Nottingham +2 283 £40,000 +6.66% 42
North East 0 275 £37,500 +15.38% 66

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 27936 (78.38%) C#
2 19970 (56.03%) ASP.NET
3 19368 (54.34%) SQL Server
4 15178 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
5 15003 (42.09%) SQL
6 14775 (41.45%) MVC
7 14458 (40.56%) JavaScript
8 13519 (37.93%) HTML
9 11244 (31.55%) CSS
10 10230 (28.70%) Microsoft
11 9367 (26.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8076 (22.66%) jQuery
13 7679 (21.54%) TDD
14 7404 (20.77%) .NET Framework
15 6699 (18.80%) WCF
16 6396 (17.95%) Scrum
17 6341 (17.79%) Finance
18 5964 (16.73%) Windows
19 5376 (15.08%) Web Services
20 5358 (15.03%) XML
21 5120 (14.37%) OO
22 5005 (14.04%) Degree
23 4721 (13.25%) VB.NET
24 4671 (13.11%) Java
25 4536 (12.73%) HTML5
26 4501 (12.63%) Visual Studio
27 4395 (12.33%) MS Excel
28 4358 (12.23%) Software Engineering
29 4152 (11.65%) T-SQL
30 3415 (9.58%) Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2630 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 2393 (6.71%) IIS
3 1493 (4.19%) CMS
4 1408 (3.95%) Node.js
5 858 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
6 734 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 709 (1.99%) Umbraco
8 672 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 414 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
10 382 (1.07%) Apache
11 312 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 222 (0.62%) WebSphere
13 219 (0.61%) NServiceBus
14 211 (0.59%) Kentico
15 188 (0.53%) Drupal
15 188 (0.53%) JBoss
16 174 (0.49%) WordPress
17 169 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
18 154 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
19 152 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4395 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 715 (2.01%) MS Office
3 320 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 189 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 165 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 123 (0.35%) MS Project
7 109 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 93 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 74 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
10 35 (0.098%) PowerPivot
11 34 (0.095%) AutoCAD
12 33 (0.093%) Fireworks
13 26 (0.073%) InDesign
14 24 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
15 15 (0.042%) SPSS
16 14 (0.039%) Mingle
17 9 (0.025%) GNU Octave
18 8 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
18 8 (0.022%) CPLEX
18 8 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 856 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 205 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 84 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 61 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 49 (0.14%) Magento
6 31 (0.087%) Sophis RISQUE
6 31 (0.087%) Tridion
7 24 (0.067%) Markit EDM
8 21 (0.059%) assyst
9 20 (0.056%) Summit
10 19 (0.053%) RMDS
11 17 (0.048%) Sage 200
11 17 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
12 15 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
13 14 (0.039%) SAP ERP
13 14 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
13 14 (0.039%) Agresso
14 13 (0.036%) Sage 50
15 12 (0.034%) Changepoint
16 11 (0.031%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1723 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1032 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 737 (2.07%) SaaS
4 221 (0.62%) Office 365
5 219 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 150 (0.42%) GitHub
7 114 (0.32%) PaaS
8 106 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 89 (0.25%) IaaS
10 72 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 66 (0.19%) Force.com
12 59 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 40 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 37 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
15 34 (0.095%) Rackspace Cloud
16 26 (0.073%) Yammer
17 18 (0.051%) Heroku
17 18 (0.051%) Google App Engine
18 17 (0.048%) Google Apps
19 14 (0.039%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 1179 (3.31%) Internet
2 618 (1.73%) HTTP
3 426 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 355 (1.00%) Intranet
5 228 (0.64%) DNS
6 209 (0.59%) Firewall
7 148 (0.42%) SAN
8 126 (0.35%) Broadband
9 117 (0.33%) WAN
10 116 (0.33%) SMTP
11 99 (0.28%) LAN
12 84 (0.24%) NAS
13 83 (0.23%) DHCP
14 80 (0.22%) SSL
15 73 (0.20%) Extranet
16 71 (0.20%) Wireless
17 67 (0.19%) FTP
18 61 (0.17%) Ethernet
19 56 (0.16%) LDAP
20 54 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19368 (54.34%) SQL Server
2 3408 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2117 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1900 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1653 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1603 (4.50%) Relational Database
7 1547 (4.34%) NoSQL
8 1382 (3.88%) MySQL
9 1240 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 807 (2.26%) MongoDB
11 751 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 692 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
13 526 (1.48%) RDBMS
14 488 (1.37%) Big Data
15 482 (1.35%) Oracle Database
16 351 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
17 255 (0.72%) RavenDB
18 223 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
19 209 (0.59%) MS Access
20 197 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4501 (12.63%) Visual Studio
2 2906 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 2495 (7.00%) NUnit
4 2174 (6.10%) Git (software)
5 1520 (4.26%) Subversion
6 1387 (3.89%) Rhino Mocks
7 1258 (3.53%) Moq
8 902 (2.53%) MSTest
9 871 (2.44%) Selenium
10 811 (2.28%) TeamCity
11 608 (1.71%) JIRA
12 534 (1.50%) SpecFlow
13 388 (1.09%) Jenkins
14 344 (0.97%) ReSharper
15 254 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 211 (0.59%) Cucumber
17 200 (0.56%) CruiseControl
18 196 (0.55%) WebDriver
19 195 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
19 195 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6341 (17.79%) Finance
2 1517 (4.26%) Banking
3 1417 (3.98%) Retail
4 1301 (3.65%) Marketing
5 805 (2.26%) Advertising
6 681 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 642 (1.80%) Games
8 505 (1.42%) Front Office
9 497 (1.39%) Back Office
10 446 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 406 (1.14%) Legal
12 328 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 306 (0.86%) Law
14 290 (0.81%) Publishing
15 211 (0.59%) Electronics
16 199 (0.56%) Automotive
17 197 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 179 (0.50%) Financial Institution
19 97 (0.27%) Billing
20 89 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 25814 (72.43%) Developer
2 12695 (35.62%) .NET Developer
3 7553 (21.19%) C# Developer
4 5408 (15.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 4274 (11.99%) Senior Developer
6 3544 (9.94%) Software Developer
7 2887 (8.10%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2837 (7.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2708 (7.60%) Web Developer
10 2100 (5.89%) Analyst
11 1982 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1703 (4.78%) Junior
13 1699 (4.77%) Software Engineer
14 1520 (4.26%) Architect
15 1513 (4.24%) Junior Developer
16 1152 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
17 968 (2.72%) Graduate
18 941 (2.64%) .NET Web Developer
19 896 (2.51%) Applications Support
20 890 (2.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19970 (56.03%) ASP.NET
2 13519 (37.93%) HTML
3 11244 (31.55%) CSS
4 9367 (26.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8076 (22.66%) jQuery
6 7404 (20.77%) .NET Framework
7 6699 (18.80%) WCF
8 5376 (15.08%) Web Services
9 5358 (15.03%) XML
10 4536 (12.73%) HTML5
11 3415 (9.58%) Entity Framework
12 3322 (9.32%) WPF
13 3223 (9.04%) Ajax
14 3024 (8.48%) AngularJS
15 2793 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2356 (6.61%) CSS3
17 2324 (6.52%) WinForms
18 2185 (6.13%) LINQ
19 1825 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 1711 (4.80%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2473 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 2147 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 1391 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 1275 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
5 982 (2.76%) User Experience
6 933 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
7 851 (2.39%) Open Source
8 794 (2.23%) N-Tier
9 676 (1.90%) Mathematics
10 575 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 458 (1.29%) Management Information System
12 442 (1.24%) Hedge funds
13 412 (1.16%) Social Media
14 353 (0.99%) Algorithms
15 333 (0.93%) Blog
16 307 (0.86%) Derivative
17 290 (0.81%) Data Structures
18 255 (0.72%) Social Network
19 252 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 250 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5964 (16.73%) Windows
2 1337 (3.75%) Android
3 1281 (3.59%) Linux
4 1128 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 627 (1.76%) UNIX
6 529 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 265 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 234 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 230 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 141 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 130 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 129 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
13 109 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 100 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 89 (0.25%) Solaris
16 72 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
17 70 (0.20%) Debian
18 66 (0.19%) Mac OS X
19 58 (0.16%) CentOS
20 40 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15178 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14775 (41.45%) MVC
3 7679 (21.54%) TDD
4 6396 (17.95%) Scrum
5 5120 (14.37%) OO
6 4358 (12.23%) Software Engineering
7 2889 (8.11%) BDD
8 2857 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
9 2751 (7.72%) Web Development
10 2712 (7.61%) Web Application Development
11 2141 (6.01%) E-Commerce
12 2108 (5.91%) Unit Testing
13 1738 (4.88%) Mentoring
14 1680 (4.71%) OOP
15 1624 (4.56%) CRM
15 1624 (4.56%) SOA
16 1542 (4.33%) Project Management
17 1505 (4.22%) Dependency Injection
18 1501 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
19 1490 (4.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27936 (78.38%) C#
2 15003 (42.09%) SQL
3 14458 (40.56%) JavaScript
4 4721 (13.25%) VB.NET
5 4671 (13.11%) Java
6 4152 (11.65%) T-SQL
7 2196 (6.16%) VB
8 2023 (5.68%) C++
9 1685 (4.73%) PHP
10 1175 (3.30%) Ruby
11 875 (2.45%) C
12 869 (2.44%) Python
13 760 (2.13%) PowerShell
14 718 (2.01%) VB6
15 603 (1.69%) VBA
16 571 (1.60%) PL/SQL
17 392 (1.10%) Perl
18 389 (1.09%) Objective-C
19 301 (0.84%) VBScript
20 169 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5005 (14.04%) Degree
2 1111 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 480 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 379 (1.06%) ISEB
5 297 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 255 (0.72%) MCSD
7 224 (0.63%) MCP
8 214 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 134 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 127 (0.36%) MCTS
11 113 (0.32%) MCSE
12 107 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 90 (0.25%) MCAD
14 85 (0.24%) PhD
15 84 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 84 (0.24%) MCPD
16 79 (0.22%) HND
17 70 (0.20%) PMI Certification
18 63 (0.18%) MCITP
19 47 (0.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1546 (4.34%) QA
2 260 (0.73%) SLA
3 203 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 96 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 48 (0.13%) HL7
7 28 (0.079%) PMBOK
8 26 (0.073%) JTAG
9 24 (0.067%) COBIT
9 24 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (0.065%) FISMA
11 22 (0.062%) WAI
12 15 (0.042%) Data Quality
13 14 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
13 14 (0.039%) WCAG
14 13 (0.036%) ISO 8583
14 13 (0.036%) EMIR
15 12 (0.034%) Solvency II
16 11 (0.031%) TickIT
17 10 (0.028%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 599 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 310 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 171 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 79 (0.22%) Firmware
5 67 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 51 (0.14%) Varnish
7 42 (0.12%) vSphere
7 42 (0.12%) Docker
8 37 (0.10%) VMware ESX
9 36 (0.10%) XenApp
10 28 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
11 24 (0.067%) KVM
12 22 (0.062%) Samba
12 22 (0.062%) GlusterFS
13 16 (0.045%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (0.042%) XenDesktop
15 13 (0.036%) Squid
16 12 (0.034%) Xen
17 9 (0.025%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 365 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 315 (0.88%) Puppet
3 107 (0.30%) Nagios
4 69 (0.19%) logstash
5 68 (0.19%) SCCM
6 62 (0.17%) Vagrant
7 61 (0.17%) Graphite
8 57 (0.16%) ZABBIX
9 51 (0.14%) Ansible
10 50 (0.14%) Tivoli
11 49 (0.14%) Kibana
12 45 (0.13%) SCOM
13 42 (0.12%) HAProxy
13 42 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
14 35 (0.098%) Zenoss
14 35 (0.098%) StatsD
15 27 (0.076%) Control-M
16 22 (0.062%) Pingdom
17 21 (0.059%) Unicenter
17 21 (0.059%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10230 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 2991 (8.39%) Oracle
3 594 (1.67%) Google
4 562 (1.58%) Sitecore
5 539 (1.51%) Facebook
6 420 (1.18%) VMware
7 383 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 357 (1.00%) SAP
9 338 (0.95%) Twitter
10 328 (0.92%) Apple
11 317 (0.89%) Xamarin
12 285 (0.80%) Adobe
13 271 (0.76%) IBM
14 251 (0.70%) EPiServer
15 217 (0.61%) Telerik
16 210 (0.59%) Sybase
17 204 (0.57%) Cisco
18 179 (0.50%) Sony
19 169 (0.47%) Yahoo!
20 168 (0.47%) Business Objects
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Salary: up to 45k + bonus, Pension, health, 25 days and more
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Pension, Parking, Healthcare
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: excellent benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: superb benefits!
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Salary: Benefits
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