The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing .NET 441 487 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.85% 16.44% 16.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.64% 45.30% 43.09%
Number of salaries quoted 287 337 333
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 988 1075 1216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.24% 36.28% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 600 705 761
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing .NET as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET in Scotland.

Salary trend for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Scotland over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 214 £42,500 +4.29% 35
Glasgow -2 180 £40,000 +5.26% 18
West Lothian -1 24 £36,500 -5.19% 5
Dundee 0 6 £36,000 -7.69% 2
Aberdeen +1 3 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South Lanarkshire -2 2 £44,000 +17.33%
Scottish Borders - 2 £43,750 -
Stirling - 2 £56,250 -
Angus - 2 £38,750 -
Fife 0 1 £35,000 - 1
Renfrewshire -2 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Highlands - 1 £55,000 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for .NET.

1 673 (84.13%) C#
2 440 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 434 (54.25%) ASP.NET
4 430 (53.75%) SQL Server
5 387 (48.38%) MVC
6 306 (38.25%) JavaScript
7 263 (32.88%) SQL
8 261 (32.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 259 (32.38%) HTML
10 208 (26.00%) Finance
10 208 (26.00%) Microsoft
11 203 (25.38%) AngularJS
12 189 (23.63%) TDD
13 187 (23.38%) CSS
14 148 (18.50%) Scrum
15 147 (18.38%) .NET Framework
16 136 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
17 129 (16.13%) Visual Studio
18 124 (15.50%) Java
19 112 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 108 (13.50%) Git (software)
20 108 (13.50%) Web Development
21 105 (13.13%) ASP.NET Web API
22 94 (11.75%) SDLC
22 94 (11.75%) Oracle
23 93 (11.63%) Entity Framework
24 89 (11.13%) Software Engineering
24 89 (11.13%) WCF
25 86 (10.75%) HTML5
25 86 (10.75%) MS Excel

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (5.50%) CMS
2 32 (4.00%) IIS
3 18 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 16 (2.00%) Apache
6 14 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.50%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.25%) JBoss
10 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.25%) SAS
10 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.13%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 86 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.38%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.50%) MS Office
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) InVision
6 1 (0.13%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.63%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Line 500
4 1 (0.13%) Sage BI
4 1 (0.13%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 112 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.63%) SaaS
3 26 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.38%) GitHub
5 8 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.50%) iPaaS
6 4 (0.50%) PaaS
7 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.25%) IaaS
8 2 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.25%) Internet
2 8 (1.00%) Intranet
3 5 (0.63%) DNS
4 3 (0.38%) SSL
5 2 (0.25%) SAN
5 2 (0.25%) Wireless
6 1 (0.13%) DHCP
6 1 (0.13%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (53.75%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.88%) NoSQL
3 50 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (4.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 33 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (3.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 25 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 18 (2.25%) MySQL
11 14 (1.75%) MongoDB
12 13 (1.63%) Big Data
12 13 (1.63%) RavenDB
12 13 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.50%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.25%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.88%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 129 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 108 (13.50%) Git (software)
3 48 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (5.13%) PowerBuilder
5 39 (4.88%) Selenium
6 32 (4.00%) Subversion
7 30 (3.75%) JIRA
8 27 (3.38%) Jenkins
9 24 (3.00%) Bitbucket
9 24 (3.00%) NUnit
10 19 (2.38%) Maven
11 17 (2.13%) JUnit
11 17 (2.13%) SpecFlow
12 12 (1.50%) MSTest
12 12 (1.50%) WebDriver
13 11 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
14 10 (1.25%) Jasmine
15 9 (1.13%) Moq
16 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 208 (26.00%) Finance
2 29 (3.63%) Marketing
3 22 (2.75%) Advertising
4 14 (1.75%) Games
5 11 (1.38%) Retail
6 8 (1.00%) Banking
7 7 (0.88%) Automotive
7 7 (0.88%) Local Government
8 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.63%) German Language
10 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 599 (74.88%) Developer
2 303 (37.88%) .NET Developer
3 221 (27.63%) C# Developer
4 105 (13.13%) Senior Developer
5 85 (10.63%) Software Developer
6 83 (10.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 73 (9.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 63 (7.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 62 (7.75%) Web Developer
10 53 (6.63%) SQL Developer
11 45 (5.63%) Analyst
11 45 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
12 36 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 35 (4.38%) .NET Web Developer
14 33 (4.13%) Software Engineer
15 30 (3.75%) Senior C# Developer
16 27 (3.38%) C# Software Developer
16 27 (3.38%) Support Analyst
17 25 (3.13%) Java Developer
18 24 (3.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (54.25%) ASP.NET
2 261 (32.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 259 (32.38%) HTML
4 203 (25.38%) AngularJS
5 187 (23.38%) CSS
6 147 (18.38%) .NET Framework
7 105 (13.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 93 (11.63%) Entity Framework
9 89 (11.13%) WCF
10 86 (10.75%) HTML5
11 80 (10.00%) jQuery
12 66 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 57 (7.13%) RESTful
14 56 (7.00%) XML
15 54 (6.75%) WPF
16 53 (6.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 51 (6.38%) CSS3
18 49 (6.13%) Node.js
19 35 (4.38%) Web Services
20 33 (4.13%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
1 54 (6.75%) Enterprise Software
2 37 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.00%) Credit Risk
5 23 (2.88%) User Experience
6 21 (2.63%) Hedge funds
7 12 (1.50%) Fintech
8 10 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.63%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.50%) FMCG
12 3 (0.38%) Blog
12 3 (0.38%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.38%) Social Network
12 3 (0.38%) W3C
13 2 (0.25%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.25%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.25%) SCADA
14 1 (0.13%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.00%) Windows
2 31 (3.88%) Apple iOS
3 27 (3.38%) Android
4 17 (2.13%) Linux
5 5 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.50%) Unix
7 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) MVS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (48.38%) MVC
3 189 (23.63%) TDD
4 148 (18.50%) Scrum
5 136 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (13.50%) Web Development
7 94 (11.75%) SDLC
8 89 (11.13%) Software Engineering
9 85 (10.63%) OO
10 62 (7.75%) Web Application Development
11 47 (5.88%) BDD
12 32 (4.00%) Test Automation
13 31 (3.88%) ITIL
13 31 (3.88%) OOP
14 29 (3.63%) Investment Management
14 29 (3.63%) Unit Testing
15 28 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (3.50%) Mentoring
15 28 (3.50%) Mobile Development
16 27 (3.38%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 673 (84.13%) C#
2 306 (38.25%) JavaScript
3 263 (32.88%) SQL
4 124 (15.50%) Java
5 74 (9.25%) VB.NET
6 66 (8.25%) PL/SQL
7 52 (6.50%) Ruby
8 36 (4.50%) PHP
9 33 (4.13%) T-SQL
10 28 (3.50%) VBA
11 25 (3.13%) Python
12 22 (2.75%) VB
13 21 (2.63%) C++
14 20 (2.50%) TypeScript
15 14 (1.75%) Perl
15 14 (1.75%) R
15 14 (1.75%) Scala
16 12 (1.50%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.50%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.38%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (9.50%) Degree
2 15 (1.88%) ISEB
3 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.38%) MCP
5 3 (0.38%) PhD
6 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.63%) Basel III
2 11 (1.38%) QA
3 6 (0.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (0.50%) Docker
2 3 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.63%) Puppet
3 3 (0.38%) Ansible
3 3 (0.38%) Nagios
3 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 208 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 94 (11.75%) Oracle
3 35 (4.38%) Xamarin
4 24 (3.00%) Perforce
5 13 (1.63%) HP
6 12 (1.50%) Adobe
7 11 (1.38%) Alterian
7 11 (1.38%) Sitecore
8 10 (1.25%) Facebook
9 5 (0.63%) F5
9 5 (0.63%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.63%) Twitter
9 5 (0.63%) VMware
10 4 (0.50%) Citrix
10 4 (0.50%) Google
11 3 (0.38%) Infragistics
11 3 (0.38%) Nintex
11 3 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.38%) Splunk
12 2 (0.25%) Telerik
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