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 23 July 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
23 Jul 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 20402 20095 22993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.54% 18.46% 19.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.98% 46.51% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18082 18084 20880
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 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,150
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.94%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45358 43204 48402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.00% 39.68% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38576 37499 42868
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 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 19172 £42,500 +6.25% 2597
London -4 6613 £52,500 +5.00% 779
South East +3 4429 £40,000 - 464
North West 0 1702 £38,000 +8.57% 311
East of England -1 1604 £42,500 +6.25% 251
City of London -4 1552 £52,500 +5.00% 278
Yorkshire -1 1392 £37,000 +13.84% 223
West Midlands 0 1188 £37,500 +7.14% 183
South West -2 1129 £37,500 +7.14% 186
Surrey +1 1034 £45,000 +12.50% 76
East Midlands 0 965 £37,500 +7.14% 135
West Yorkshire 0 921 £37,500 +15.38% 133
Manchester -1 895 £40,000 +14.28% 163
Berkshire -2 713 £42,500 +6.25% 113
Hampshire 0 671 £40,000 +6.66% 88
Scotland -1 656 £40,000 +6.66% 150
Leeds -1 644 £37,500 +15.38% 90
Cheshire +1 490 £37,500 +7.14% 70
Cambridgeshire -2 490 £41,750 +4.37% 81
Oxfordshire +1 465 £37,500 -6.25% 52
East Sussex +3 462 £40,000 - 34
Brighton +3 433 £40,000 - 28
Buckinghamshire -1 401 £39,250 +0.64% 43
Hertfordshire 0 376 £42,500 +13.33% 41
Cambridge -3 352 £40,000 - 49
Leicestershire 0 342 £39,000 +2.63% 41
Kent +1 318 £40,000 - 22
Birmingham +2 317 £37,500 -1.31% 64
West Sussex +9 299 £42,500 +3.65% 23
Staffordshire 0 299 £37,500 - 22

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32535 (76.13%) C#
2 23870 (55.86%) ASP.NET
3 22858 (53.49%) SQL Server
4 18536 (43.38%) SQL
5 15356 (35.93%) JavaScript
6 15275 (35.74%) HTML
7 14974 (35.04%) MVC
8 12885 (30.15%) CSS
9 12593 (29.47%) Microsoft
10 9541 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9207 (21.54%) jQuery
12 8705 (20.37%) WCF
13 8273 (19.36%) TDD
14 8143 (19.06%) .NET Framework
15 7569 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
16 7461 (17.46%) Finance
17 7018 (16.42%) Windows
18 6909 (16.17%) Scrum
19 6799 (15.91%) XML
20 6565 (15.36%) OO
21 6506 (15.22%) Web Services
22 6492 (15.19%) Degree
23 5946 (13.91%) VB.NET
24 5855 (13.70%) Java
25 5530 (12.94%) Visual Studio
26 5456 (12.77%) MS Excel
27 4952 (11.59%) T-SQL
28 4903 (11.47%) WPF
29 4866 (11.39%) Software Engineering
30 4777 (11.18%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4025 (9.42%) SharePoint
2 2909 (6.81%) IIS
3 1899 (4.44%) CMS
4 1015 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1008 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 921 (2.16%) Umbraco
7 917 (2.15%) Node.js
8 901 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 555 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 406 (0.95%) Apache
11 351 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
12 324 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 307 (0.72%) Tomcat
14 224 (0.52%) Drupal
15 214 (0.50%) WordPress
16 180 (0.42%) MS Exchange
17 171 (0.40%) NServiceBus
18 166 (0.39%) Confluence
19 158 (0.37%) Kentico
20 157 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5456 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 813 (1.90%) MS Office
3 429 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 223 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 186 (0.44%) MS Project
6 177 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 162 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 112 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 69 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 66 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 47 (0.11%) PowerPivot
12 22 (0.051%) InDesign
13 20 (0.047%) XMetaL
14 19 (0.044%) Mingle
15 11 (0.026%) Simulink
16 10 (0.023%) S-PLUS
17 9 (0.021%) AutoCAD
17 9 (0.021%) 3ds Max
18 7 (0.016%) Acrobat
18 7 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1063 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 302 (0.71%) Magento
3 296 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 239 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
5 148 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 131 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 62 (0.15%) Visualfiles
8 50 (0.12%) Markit EDM
9 43 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 26 (0.061%) Maximo
11 25 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
12 24 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
13 23 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
14 22 (0.051%) Oracle Receivables
15 21 (0.049%) SalesLogix
15 21 (0.049%) Agresso
15 21 (0.049%) Summit
16 20 (0.047%) assyst
17 19 (0.044%) Sophis RISQUE
18 17 (0.040%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1084 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 798 (1.87%) SaaS
3 492 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 200 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 178 (0.42%) GitHub
6 143 (0.33%) Office 365
7 103 (0.24%) PaaS
8 101 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 75 (0.18%) IaaS
10 73 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 69 (0.16%) Force.com
12 61 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 43 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
14 39 (0.091%) Trello
15 29 (0.068%) ElastiCache
16 25 (0.059%) Heroku
17 21 (0.049%) Google App Engine
18 14 (0.033%) Basecamp
19 10 (0.023%) Amazon EMR
20 7 (0.016%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1557 (3.64%) Internet
2 613 (1.43%) Intranet
3 541 (1.27%) HTTP
4 414 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 290 (0.68%) Firewall
6 270 (0.63%) DNS
7 195 (0.46%) LDAP
8 154 (0.36%) SAN
9 124 (0.29%) VoIP
10 114 (0.27%) Extranet
11 113 (0.26%) VPN
11 113 (0.26%) SMTP
12 109 (0.26%) LAN
13 99 (0.23%) WAN
14 90 (0.21%) FTP
15 79 (0.18%) SSL
16 77 (0.18%) DHCP
17 67 (0.16%) Ethernet
18 63 (0.15%) NAS
19 56 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22858 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 4628 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 3097 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2873 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2481 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2292 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 1960 (4.59%) Relational Database
8 1596 (3.73%) MySQL
9 1050 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 918 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
11 809 (1.89%) NoSQL
12 712 (1.67%) RDBMS
13 680 (1.59%) Oracle Database
14 544 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
15 521 (1.22%) MongoDB
16 462 (1.08%) Big Data
17 304 (0.71%) OLAP
18 289 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 281 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
20 242 (0.57%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5530 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 3201 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 2700 (6.32%) NUnit
4 1818 (4.25%) Subversion
5 1556 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
6 1439 (3.37%) Git (software)
7 1256 (2.94%) Moq
8 1012 (2.37%) Selenium
9 894 (2.09%) MSTest
10 731 (1.71%) TeamCity
11 632 (1.48%) JIRA
12 566 (1.32%) SpecFlow
13 448 (1.05%) Cucumber
14 384 (0.90%) Jenkins
15 355 (0.83%) ReSharper
16 324 (0.76%) WebDriver
17 282 (0.66%) Eclipse
18 266 (0.62%) MSBuild
19 260 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 191 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7461 (17.46%) Finance
2 1874 (4.39%) Banking
3 1760 (4.12%) Marketing
4 1476 (3.45%) Retail
5 1040 (2.43%) Games
6 927 (2.17%) Advertising
7 757 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 711 (1.66%) Front Office
9 662 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 656 (1.54%) Law
11 541 (1.27%) Back Office
12 483 (1.13%) Legal
13 411 (0.96%) Manufacturing
14 377 (0.88%) Publishing
15 283 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 271 (0.63%) Automotive
17 233 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 168 (0.39%) Electronics
19 108 (0.25%) Billing
20 106 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 30783 (72.03%) Developer
2 14591 (34.14%) .NET Developer
3 9679 (22.65%) C# Developer
4 6802 (15.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 5265 (12.32%) Senior Developer
6 4267 (9.99%) Software Developer
7 4125 (9.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3713 (8.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3508 (8.21%) Web Developer
10 3008 (7.04%) Analyst
11 2439 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2162 (5.06%) Software Engineer
13 1715 (4.01%) Junior
14 1676 (3.92%) Architect
15 1587 (3.71%) Programmer
16 1563 (3.66%) Senior C# Developer
17 1517 (3.55%) Junior Developer
18 1219 (2.85%) Graduate
19 1136 (2.66%) Consultant
20 1120 (2.62%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23870 (55.86%) ASP.NET
2 15275 (35.74%) HTML
3 12885 (30.15%) CSS
4 9541 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9207 (21.54%) jQuery
6 8705 (20.37%) WCF
7 8143 (19.06%) .NET Framework
8 6799 (15.91%) XML
9 6506 (15.22%) Web Services
10 4903 (11.47%) WPF
11 4777 (11.18%) HTML5
12 4085 (9.56%) Ajax
13 3319 (7.77%) WinForms
14 3269 (7.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2859 (6.69%) LINQ
16 2851 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 2614 (6.12%) CSS3
18 2117 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 1890 (4.42%) SOAP
20 1879 (4.40%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3437 (8.04%) Computer Science
2 1442 (3.37%) Mobile App
3 1290 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1070 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 941 (2.20%) N-Tier
6 928 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
7 887 (2.08%) Open Source
8 698 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 499 (1.17%) Social Media
10 484 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 428 (1.00%) Derivative
12 388 (0.91%) Hedge funds
13 380 (0.89%) iPhone
14 351 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 327 (0.77%) Physics
16 322 (0.75%) Equities
17 303 (0.71%) Tandem
18 302 (0.71%) Digital Media
19 294 (0.69%) Fixed Income
20 242 (0.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7018 (16.42%) Windows
2 1517 (3.55%) Android
3 1356 (3.17%) Linux
4 1337 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 742 (1.74%) UNIX
6 729 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 400 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 246 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 196 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 177 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 163 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 122 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
13 107 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 82 (0.19%) Solaris
15 75 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 71 (0.17%) Debian
17 63 (0.15%) Ubuntu
18 46 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
19 42 (0.098%) Windows Phone 8
19 42 (0.098%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14974 (35.04%) MVC
2 8273 (19.36%) TDD
3 7569 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
4 6909 (16.17%) Scrum
5 6565 (15.36%) OO
6 4866 (11.39%) Software Engineering
7 3806 (8.91%) Web Development
8 3566 (8.34%) E-Commerce
9 2988 (6.99%) BDD
10 2802 (6.56%) Unit Testing
11 2658 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
12 2472 (5.78%) Web Application Development
13 2276 (5.33%) CRM
14 2180 (5.10%) OOP
15 1854 (4.34%) Project Management
16 1826 (4.27%) SOA
17 1687 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
18 1682 (3.94%) Kanban
19 1658 (3.88%) OOD
20 1475 (3.45%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 32535 (76.13%) C#
2 18536 (43.38%) SQL
3 15356 (35.93%) JavaScript
4 5946 (13.91%) VB.NET
5 5855 (13.70%) Java
6 4952 (11.59%) T-SQL
7 2767 (6.47%) C++
8 2672 (6.25%) VB
9 2027 (4.74%) PHP
10 1097 (2.57%) C
11 1061 (2.48%) Ruby
12 869 (2.03%) VB6
13 820 (1.92%) VBA
14 783 (1.83%) Python
15 770 (1.80%) PowerShell
16 623 (1.46%) PL/SQL
17 531 (1.24%) VBScript
18 360 (0.84%) Perl
19 357 (0.84%) XAML
20 348 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6492 (15.19%) Degree
2 1897 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 935 (2.19%) MCP
4 887 (2.08%) MCSD
5 867 (2.03%) MCTS
6 803 (1.88%) MCAD
7 629 (1.47%) Security Cleared
8 431 (1.01%) ISEB
9 313 (0.73%) SC Cleared
10 242 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 157 (0.37%) MCSE
12 126 (0.29%) PhD
13 125 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
14 100 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 86 (0.20%) MCITP
16 70 (0.16%) CISSP
17 67 (0.16%) PMI Certification
18 61 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 61 (0.14%) MCPD
19 60 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1878 (4.39%) QA
2 352 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 247 (0.58%) SLA
4 112 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 82 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (0.13%) HL7
7 51 (0.12%) WCAG
8 49 (0.11%) WAI
8 49 (0.11%) COBIT
9 29 (0.068%) TickIT
10 26 (0.061%) ISO 9000
10 26 (0.061%) EMIR
11 25 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 23 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
13 19 (0.044%) Data Quality
14 18 (0.042%) Basel III
14 18 (0.042%) GAMP
15 15 (0.035%) UCITS
16 13 (0.030%) ISO 8583
17 11 (0.026%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 588 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 238 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 49 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 45 (0.11%) vSphere
6 38 (0.089%) Varnish
6 38 (0.089%) KVM
7 35 (0.082%) XenApp
8 30 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
9 29 (0.068%) Samba
10 21 (0.049%) Terminal Services
11 19 (0.044%) NFS
11 19 (0.044%) Xen
12 15 (0.035%) VirtualBox
13 14 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (0.030%) Oracle RMAN
14 13 (0.030%) ISA Server
15 12 (0.028%) IAG
16 11 (0.026%) qmail
17 9 (0.021%) UAG
Systems Management
1 245 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 205 (0.48%) Puppet
3 125 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 93 (0.22%) Nagios
5 70 (0.16%) ZABBIX
6 67 (0.16%) HAProxy
7 61 (0.14%) SCOM
8 50 (0.12%) logstash
9 49 (0.11%) SCCM
10 35 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 33 (0.077%) Data Guard
12 32 (0.075%) Vagrant
13 29 (0.068%) Kibana
13 29 (0.068%) StatsD
13 29 (0.068%) Tivoli
14 26 (0.061%) Zenoss
14 26 (0.061%) WSUS
15 23 (0.054%) MOM
16 22 (0.051%) Opsview
17 16 (0.037%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12593 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 3770 (8.82%) Oracle
3 797 (1.87%) Sitecore
4 774 (1.81%) SAP
5 704 (1.65%) Google
6 451 (1.06%) Facebook
7 394 (0.92%) Adobe
8 387 (0.91%) EPiServer
9 377 (0.88%) VMware
10 365 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 347 (0.81%) JD Edwards
12 292 (0.68%) IBM
13 270 (0.63%) Business Objects
14 262 (0.61%) Twitter
15 261 (0.61%) Sybase
16 257 (0.60%) Apple
17 248 (0.58%) HP
18 235 (0.55%) Telerik
19 213 (0.50%) JBoss
20 211 (0.49%) TIBCO
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