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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 19361 19767 22310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 18.53% 19.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.81% 46.63% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16896 17886 20150
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 18175 £42,500 +6.25% 2526
London -3 6382 £52,500 +5.00% 728
South East -3 3718 £40,000 - 427
North West -1 1749 £38,500 +10.00% 337
East of England -1 1500 £42,500 +6.25% 206
City of London -3 1480 £52,500 +0.96% 263
Yorkshire -2 1385 £36,000 +5.88% 261
South West -1 1193 £37,000 +5.71% 193
West Midlands -1 1134 £37,500 +4.16% 207
East Midlands 0 942 £37,500 +7.14% 122
West Yorkshire -1 907 £36,500 +7.35% 163
Surrey -3 900 £42,500 - 88
Manchester -1 877 £40,000 +14.28% 172
Hampshire -2 701 £40,000 +1.91% 99
Scotland +1 643 £39,000 +4.00% 129
Leeds -1 625 £37,500 +10.29% 111
Berkshire -13 576 £40,500 +1.25% 78
Cheshire -2 526 £37,500 +7.14% 85
Cambridgeshire -3 479 £40,000 - 76
East Sussex +1 393 £40,000 - 35
Brighton +3 374 £40,000 - 27
Oxfordshire -2 326 £40,000 +6.66% 36
Buckinghamshire -3 325 £40,000 - 36
Cambridge -5 324 £40,000 - 51
Birmingham 0 318 £38,750 -1.27% 58
Nottinghamshire -1 318 £37,500 +10.29% 33
Hertfordshire -7 316 £46,000 +15.00% 42
Edinburgh +2 302 £40,000 +1.26% 37
Bedfordshire +5 289 £45,000 -5.26% 28
Bristol -6 283 £40,000 +14.28% 60

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31253 (76.40%) C#
2 23125 (56.53%) ASP.NET
3 21829 (53.36%) SQL Server
4 17505 (42.79%) SQL
5 16077 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
6 15219 (37.20%) JavaScript
7 15099 (36.91%) HTML
8 14869 (36.35%) MVC
9 12757 (31.18%) CSS
10 11898 (29.08%) Microsoft
11 9417 (23.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8976 (21.94%) jQuery
13 8113 (19.83%) TDD
14 8088 (19.77%) WCF
15 8052 (19.68%) .NET Framework
16 6899 (16.86%) Finance
17 6691 (16.36%) Scrum
18 6574 (16.07%) Windows
19 6465 (15.80%) XML
20 6173 (15.09%) Web Services
21 6166 (15.07%) Degree
22 6162 (15.06%) OO
23 5724 (13.99%) VB.NET
24 5449 (13.32%) Java
25 5288 (12.93%) Visual Studio
26 5269 (12.88%) MS Excel
27 4725 (11.55%) T-SQL
28 4623 (11.30%) Software Engineering
29 4598 (11.24%) HTML5
30 4291 (10.49%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3868 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 2900 (7.09%) IIS
3 1769 (4.32%) CMS
4 1035 (2.53%) Node.js
5 985 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 955 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
7 912 (2.23%) Umbraco
8 898 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 566 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 381 (0.93%) Apache
11 299 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 287 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
13 283 (0.69%) WebSphere
14 256 (0.63%) WordPress
15 230 (0.56%) NServiceBus
16 211 (0.52%) Apache Solr
17 208 (0.51%) Drupal
18 196 (0.48%) Confluence
19 170 (0.42%) nginx
20 160 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5269 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 802 (1.96%) MS Office
3 413 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 190 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 148 (0.36%) MS Project
6 146 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 135 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 101 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 69 (0.17%) Fireworks
10 63 (0.15%) PowerPivot
11 56 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
12 24 (0.059%) Mingle
13 18 (0.044%) InDesign
14 15 (0.037%) XMetaL
14 15 (0.037%) S-PLUS
15 13 (0.032%) AutoCAD
16 7 (0.017%) Simulink
16 7 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
17 6 (0.015%) Adobe After Effects
18 5 (0.012%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1077 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 251 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 227 (0.55%) Magento
4 164 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 144 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
6 105 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 48 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 47 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 37 (0.090%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 31 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
10 31 (0.076%) Maximo
11 29 (0.071%) Markit EDM
12 26 (0.064%) Tridion
13 24 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
14 22 (0.054%) Agresso
15 21 (0.051%) Summit
16 19 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
16 19 (0.046%) Sage 200
17 17 (0.042%) Sophis RISQUE
18 16 (0.039%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1172 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 798 (1.95%) SaaS
3 469 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 217 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 213 (0.52%) GitHub
6 145 (0.35%) Office 365
7 136 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 127 (0.31%) PaaS
9 93 (0.23%) IaaS
10 73 (0.18%) Trello
11 59 (0.14%) Force.com
12 56 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 44 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 35 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
15 20 (0.049%) Heroku
15 20 (0.049%) Google App Engine
16 11 (0.027%) Google Apps
17 8 (0.020%) Amazon EMR
18 7 (0.017%) Basecamp
19 5 (0.012%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1487 (3.63%) Internet
2 680 (1.66%) Intranet
3 545 (1.33%) HTTP
4 418 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 265 (0.65%) Firewall
6 228 (0.56%) DNS
7 142 (0.35%) LDAP
8 141 (0.34%) Extranet
9 128 (0.31%) SAN
10 111 (0.27%) SMTP
11 107 (0.26%) FTP
12 103 (0.25%) VoIP
13 102 (0.25%) SSL
14 97 (0.24%) WAN
15 94 (0.23%) LAN
16 85 (0.21%) VPN
17 78 (0.19%) DHCP
18 58 (0.14%) Ethernet
18 58 (0.14%) NAS
19 54 (0.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21829 (53.36%) SQL Server
2 4216 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 2743 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2644 (6.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 2429 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1946 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 1908 (4.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 1510 (3.69%) MySQL
9 1028 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 903 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 877 (2.14%) NoSQL
12 689 (1.68%) RDBMS
13 599 (1.46%) Oracle Database
14 558 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
15 544 (1.33%) MongoDB
16 435 (1.06%) Big Data
17 331 (0.81%) RavenDB
18 288 (0.70%) OLAP
19 278 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 266 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5288 (12.93%) Visual Studio
2 3057 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2633 (6.44%) NUnit
4 1766 (4.32%) Subversion
5 1715 (4.19%) Git (software)
6 1589 (3.88%) Rhino Mocks
7 1233 (3.01%) Moq
8 920 (2.25%) Selenium
9 865 (2.11%) TeamCity
10 821 (2.01%) MSTest
11 623 (1.52%) JIRA
12 563 (1.38%) SpecFlow
13 434 (1.06%) Cucumber
14 424 (1.04%) ReSharper
15 406 (0.99%) Jenkins
16 301 (0.74%) WebDriver
17 265 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 257 (0.63%) MSBuild
19 255 (0.62%) Eclipse
20 217 (0.53%) CruiseControl
General
1 6899 (16.86%) Finance
2 1781 (4.35%) Banking
3 1597 (3.90%) Marketing
4 1464 (3.58%) Retail
5 1027 (2.51%) Games
6 969 (2.37%) Advertising
7 786 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 638 (1.56%) Law
9 612 (1.50%) Front Office
10 583 (1.43%) Investment Banking
11 483 (1.18%) Back Office
12 447 (1.09%) Legal
13 392 (0.96%) Manufacturing
14 337 (0.82%) Publishing
15 257 (0.63%) Automotive
16 223 (0.55%) Financial Institution
17 209 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 152 (0.37%) Electronics
19 120 (0.29%) Billing
20 112 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 29635 (72.44%) Developer
2 14059 (34.37%) .NET Developer
3 8932 (21.83%) C# Developer
4 6318 (15.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 4973 (12.16%) Senior Developer
6 4035 (9.86%) Software Developer
7 3742 (9.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3454 (8.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3304 (8.08%) Web Developer
10 2763 (6.75%) Analyst
11 2305 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1868 (4.57%) Software Engineer
13 1825 (4.46%) Junior
14 1638 (4.00%) Architect
15 1627 (3.98%) Junior Developer
16 1462 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
17 1362 (3.33%) Programmer
18 1314 (3.21%) Graduate
19 1087 (2.66%) Consultant
20 1026 (2.51%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23125 (56.53%) ASP.NET
2 15099 (36.91%) HTML
3 12757 (31.18%) CSS
4 9417 (23.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8976 (21.94%) jQuery
6 8088 (19.77%) WCF
7 8052 (19.68%) .NET Framework
8 6465 (15.80%) XML
9 6173 (15.09%) Web Services
10 4598 (11.24%) HTML5
11 4291 (10.49%) WPF
12 3797 (9.28%) Ajax
13 3267 (7.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2834 (6.93%) WinForms
15 2787 (6.81%) LINQ
16 2555 (6.25%) CSS3
17 2207 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 2012 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 1921 (4.70%) SOAP
20 1839 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3191 (7.80%) Computer Science
2 2118 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1328 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 1160 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 1142 (2.79%) User Experience
6 1003 (2.45%) Mathematics
7 874 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
8 850 (2.08%) Open Source
9 848 (2.07%) N-Tier
10 659 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 439 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 431 (1.05%) iPhone
13 413 (1.01%) Social Media
14 375 (0.92%) Derivative
15 368 (0.90%) Hedge funds
16 364 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 301 (0.74%) Equities
18 298 (0.73%) Fixed Income
19 281 (0.69%) Physics
20 280 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6574 (16.07%) Windows
2 1430 (3.50%) Android
3 1206 (2.95%) Linux
4 1194 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 677 (1.65%) UNIX
6 666 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 350 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 244 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 225 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 183 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 172 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 92 (0.22%) Solaris
13 91 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 91 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 89 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 80 (0.20%) Debian
16 64 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 55 (0.13%) CentOS
18 54 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
18 54 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16077 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14869 (36.35%) MVC
3 8113 (19.83%) TDD
4 6691 (16.36%) Scrum
5 6162 (15.06%) OO
6 4623 (11.30%) Software Engineering
7 3523 (8.61%) Web Development
8 3477 (8.50%) E-Commerce
9 2990 (7.31%) BDD
10 2659 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
11 2558 (6.25%) Unit Testing
12 2490 (6.09%) Web Application Development
13 2169 (5.30%) CRM
14 2109 (5.16%) Mentoring
15 2095 (5.12%) OOP
16 1816 (4.44%) SOA
17 1813 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
18 1738 (4.25%) Project Management
19 1648 (4.03%) OOD
20 1605 (3.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 31253 (76.40%) C#
2 17505 (42.79%) SQL
3 15219 (37.20%) JavaScript
4 5724 (13.99%) VB.NET
5 5449 (13.32%) Java
6 4725 (11.55%) T-SQL
7 2666 (6.52%) VB
8 2444 (5.97%) C++
9 1790 (4.38%) PHP
10 1140 (2.79%) Ruby
11 972 (2.38%) C
12 921 (2.25%) VB6
13 788 (1.93%) VBA
14 752 (1.84%) PowerShell
15 751 (1.84%) Python
16 559 (1.37%) PL/SQL
17 517 (1.26%) VBScript
18 332 (0.81%) Perl
19 328 (0.80%) Objective-C
20 308 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6166 (15.07%) Degree
2 1523 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 644 (1.57%) MCSD
4 606 (1.48%) MCP
5 583 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 563 (1.38%) MCTS
7 512 (1.25%) MCAD
8 342 (0.84%) ISEB
9 321 (0.78%) SC Cleared
10 209 (0.51%) ISTQB
11 156 (0.38%) MCSE
12 116 (0.28%) PhD
13 94 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 91 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
15 88 (0.22%) DV Cleared
16 76 (0.19%) MCITP
17 72 (0.18%) PMI Certification
18 61 (0.15%) MCPD
19 57 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
20 56 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1660 (4.06%) QA
2 290 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 285 (0.70%) SLA
4 93 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 66 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (0.14%) WAI
7 55 (0.13%) WCAG
8 47 (0.11%) HL7
9 37 (0.090%) COBIT
10 26 (0.064%) EMIR
11 23 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
12 22 (0.054%) GAMP
13 20 (0.049%) ISO 9000
13 20 (0.049%) TickIT
14 17 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 16 (0.039%) UCITS
16 15 (0.037%) Basel III
17 14 (0.034%) Data Quality
18 11 (0.027%) ISO 14001
19 9 (0.022%) COREP
System Software
1 565 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 232 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 42 (0.10%) vSphere
4 42 (0.10%) Varnish
5 41 (0.10%) VMware ESX
6 40 (0.098%) KVM
7 33 (0.081%) Samba
8 24 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
9 21 (0.051%) Xen
10 20 (0.049%) XenApp
11 18 (0.044%) Terminal Services
12 17 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
13 15 (0.037%) NFS
14 13 (0.032%) Snort
14 13 (0.032%) VirtualBox
15 11 (0.027%) ISA Server
16 10 (0.024%) IAG
17 9 (0.022%) XenServer
17 9 (0.022%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 272 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 251 (0.61%) Puppet
3 137 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 90 (0.22%) Nagios
5 69 (0.17%) ZABBIX
6 63 (0.15%) logstash
7 55 (0.13%) SCOM
8 53 (0.13%) HAProxy
9 38 (0.093%) SCCM
10 37 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 37 (0.090%) Vagrant
10 37 (0.090%) StatsD
10 37 (0.090%) Kibana
11 36 (0.088%) Opsview
12 33 (0.081%) Data Guard
13 29 (0.071%) Tivoli
14 23 (0.056%) WSUS
15 20 (0.049%) MOM
16 18 (0.044%) Ansible
17 16 (0.039%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 11898 (29.08%) Microsoft
2 3408 (8.33%) Oracle
3 796 (1.95%) Sitecore
4 712 (1.74%) Google
5 627 (1.53%) SAP
6 479 (1.17%) Facebook
7 408 (1.00%) EPiServer
8 362 (0.88%) VMware
9 350 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 335 (0.82%) Adobe
11 278 (0.68%) IBM
12 273 (0.67%) Telerik
13 269 (0.66%) Apple
14 264 (0.65%) Business Objects
15 257 (0.63%) Twitter
16 232 (0.57%) Sybase
16 232 (0.57%) HP
17 223 (0.55%) JD Edwards
18 216 (0.53%) JBoss
19 199 (0.49%) DevExpress
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Telford, Shropshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
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Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
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Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
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London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
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