Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 7,776 16,231 20,821
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.41% 14.05% 14.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.27% 36.24% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,132 15,041 19,642
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £86,150 £81,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 24,867 44,786 55,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.88% 38.78% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21,272 37,392 46,544
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in England

.NET
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET in England.

Salary trend for .NET in England

.NET
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for .NET in England

.NET
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the England region over the 6 months to 25 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 2,601 £70,000 +12.00% 477
South East +1 1,898 £52,500 +10.53% 347
North of England -3 1,426 £50,000 +11.11% 481
Midlands +1 848 £47,500 +11.76% 282
North West -2 825 £50,000 +5.26% 286
South West -5 630 £45,000 - 132
West Midlands +1 478 £49,000 +8.89% 160
Yorkshire -6 465 £45,000 - 149
East Midlands -1 368 £47,500 +11.76% 121
East of England -8 294 £50,000 - 126
North East +8 136 £47,500 +11.76% 46
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 6,093 (78.36%) C#
2 3,565 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
3 3,552 (45.68%) Azure
4 3,480 (44.75%) JavaScript
5 3,004 (38.63%) SQL
6 2,969 (38.18%) .NET Core
7 2,693 (34.63%) SQL Server
8 2,396 (30.81%) ASP.NET
9 2,153 (27.69%) MVC
10 1,995 (25.66%) CSS
11 1,967 (25.30%) HTML
12 1,870 (24.05%) DevOps
13 1,805 (23.21%) AngularJS
14 1,750 (22.51%) Microsoft
15 1,742 (22.40%) .NET Framework
16 1,633 (21.00%) React
17 1,571 (20.20%) Software Engineering
18 1,490 (19.16%) TDD
19 1,442 (18.54%) Microservices
20 1,420 (18.26%) Finance
21 1,234 (15.87%) AWS
22 1,160 (14.92%) Scrum
23 1,104 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
24 966 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC
25 958 (12.32%) Docker
26 924 (11.88%) Test Automation
27 862 (11.09%) Git (software)
28 841 (10.82%) jQuery
29 835 (10.74%) Web Services
30 803 (10.33%) Degree

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 290 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 276 (3.55%) CMS
3 249 (3.20%) IIS
4 136 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 123 (1.58%) NServiceBus
6 119 (1.53%) Confluence
7 114 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 101 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 74 (0.95%) EPiServer
10 49 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 42 (0.54%) Apache Spark
12 38 (0.49%) Kentico
13 30 (0.39%) WordPress
14 29 (0.37%) Apache
15 19 (0.24%) Drupal
16 16 (0.21%) nginx
17 13 (0.17%) Tomcat
18 12 (0.15%) SAS
19 11 (0.14%) Moodle
19 11 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.18%) Chatbot
4 13 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.14%) InVision
6 11 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.14%) Sketch
7 8 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.077%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.064%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.064%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.051%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.039%) Simulink
12 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 233 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 20 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 19 (0.24%) nopCommerce
6 9 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.10%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.10%) SAP GTS
8 7 (0.090%) Magento
9 6 (0.077%) Maximo
10 5 (0.064%) Elite 3E
11 4 (0.051%) Bond Adapt
11 4 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (0.051%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.051%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.026%) SAP MII
12 2 (0.026%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3,552 (45.68%) Azure
2 1,234 (15.87%) AWS
3 401 (5.16%) SaaS
4 358 (4.60%) Serverless
5 312 (4.01%) PaaS
6 307 (3.95%) GCP
7 235 (3.02%) Power Platform
8 227 (2.92%) Dynamics 365
9 154 (1.98%) IaaS
10 112 (1.44%) Azure Functions
11 101 (1.30%) GitHub
12 96 (1.23%) Office 365
13 94 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
14 80 (1.03%) npm
15 72 (0.93%) Logic Apps
16 71 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
17 66 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
18 55 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
19 54 (0.69%) PowerApps
20 45 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 164 (2.11%) Skype
2 161 (2.07%) HTTP
3 60 (0.77%) Internet
4 39 (0.50%) DNS
5 28 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.23%) WAN
7 15 (0.19%) AMQP
8 13 (0.17%) Intranet
9 10 (0.13%) VPN
9 10 (0.13%) WEP
9 10 (0.13%) Wireless
10 9 (0.12%) Firewall
10 9 (0.12%) FTP
10 9 (0.12%) SSH
11 7 (0.090%) LAN
11 7 (0.090%) Network Security
11 7 (0.090%) RTP
12 5 (0.064%) DHCP
13 4 (0.051%) SSL
13 4 (0.051%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,693 (34.63%) SQL Server
2 471 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 282 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 280 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 249 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 246 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 226 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 217 (2.79%) MySQL
9 190 (2.44%) Redis
10 120 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
11 108 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
12 107 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 101 (1.30%) Big Data
14 96 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 92 (1.18%) Power BI
16 89 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
17 70 (0.90%) Data Lake
18 52 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
19 42 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
20 35 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 862 (11.09%) Git (software)
2 490 (6.30%) Visual Studio
3 347 (4.46%) Selenium
4 307 (3.95%) TeamCity
5 297 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 268 (3.45%) JIRA
7 257 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 211 (2.71%) NUnit
9 173 (2.22%) SpecFlow
10 159 (2.04%) Jenkins
11 158 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
12 143 (1.84%) GitLab
13 108 (1.39%) Bitbucket
14 72 (0.93%) Cypress.io
15 68 (0.87%) webpack
16 63 (0.81%) Postman
17 62 (0.80%) Moq
18 58 (0.75%) WebDriver
19 51 (0.66%) MSTest
20 44 (0.57%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1,420 (18.26%) Finance
2 214 (2.75%) Front Office
3 196 (2.52%) Public Sector
4 170 (2.19%) Banking
5 154 (1.98%) Games
6 136 (1.75%) Retail
7 115 (1.48%) Back Office
8 113 (1.45%) Law
9 110 (1.41%) Marketing
10 99 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 77 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 67 (0.86%) Advertising
13 49 (0.63%) Electronics
14 45 (0.58%) Publishing
15 43 (0.55%) Legal
15 43 (0.55%) Private Banking
16 33 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 28 (0.36%) Automotive
17 28 (0.36%) Local Government
18 27 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5,326 (68.49%) Developer
2 2,596 (33.38%) .NET Developer
3 1,703 (21.90%) C# Developer
4 1,274 (16.38%) Senior Developer
5 1,215 (15.63%) Software Developer
6 1,071 (13.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 800 (10.29%) Software Engineer
8 645 (8.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 616 (7.92%) Full Stack Developer
10 545 (7.01%) .NET Software Developer
11 478 (6.15%) C# Software Developer
12 427 (5.49%) Senior C# Developer
13 392 (5.04%) Architect
14 337 (4.33%) Azure Developer
15 333 (4.28%) Lead Developer
16 310 (3.99%) SQL Developer
17 280 (3.60%) .NET Software Engineer
18 271 (3.49%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 266 (3.42%) Senior Software Developer
20 256 (3.29%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,969 (38.18%) .NET Core
2 2,396 (30.81%) ASP.NET
3 1,995 (25.66%) CSS
4 1,967 (25.30%) HTML
5 1,805 (23.21%) AngularJS
6 1,742 (22.40%) .NET Framework
7 1,633 (21.00%) React
8 1,104 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 966 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 841 (10.82%) jQuery
11 835 (10.74%) Web Services
12 769 (9.89%) REST
13 739 (9.50%) Entity Framework
14 592 (7.61%) Vue.js
15 537 (6.91%) HTML5
16 473 (6.08%) Node.js
17 472 (6.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 466 (5.99%) ASP.NET Core
18 466 (5.99%) RESTful
19 450 (5.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 632 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
2 419 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 335 (4.31%) User Experience
4 288 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 244 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
6 189 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 147 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 134 (1.72%) Algorithms
9 121 (1.56%) N-Tier
10 107 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 98 (1.26%) Blog
12 96 (1.23%) Derivative
13 93 (1.20%) Data Structures
14 90 (1.16%) Equities
15 89 (1.14%) Cloud Native
16 75 (0.96%) Fixed Income
17 71 (0.91%) Management Information System
18 65 (0.84%) Virtual Team
19 48 (0.62%) Public Cloud
20 45 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 566 (7.28%) Windows
2 273 (3.51%) Linux
3 175 (2.25%) Android
4 148 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 133 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 43 (0.55%) Unix
7 19 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.23%) CentOS
9 15 (0.19%) CoreOS
9 15 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
9 15 (0.19%) zOS
10 14 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.13%) VMS
12 9 (0.12%) AIX
12 9 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.064%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.051%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,565 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
2 2,153 (27.69%) MVC
3 1,870 (24.05%) DevOps
4 1,571 (20.20%) Software Engineering
5 1,490 (19.16%) TDD
6 1,442 (18.54%) Microservices
7 1,160 (14.92%) Scrum
8 924 (11.88%) Test Automation
9 759 (9.76%) OO
10 734 (9.44%) Web Development
11 677 (8.71%) Mentoring
12 627 (8.06%) Unit Testing
13 596 (7.66%) SOLID
14 581 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
15 575 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
16 535 (6.88%) SDLC
17 526 (6.76%) Fintech
18 524 (6.74%) BDD
19 433 (5.57%) Computer Science
20 377 (4.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6,093 (78.36%) C#
2 3,480 (44.75%) JavaScript
3 3,004 (38.63%) SQL
4 745 (9.58%) TypeScript
5 683 (8.78%) Java
6 677 (8.71%) Python
7 582 (7.48%) T-SQL
8 365 (4.69%) PowerShell
9 322 (4.14%) VB.NET
10 269 (3.46%) C++
11 156 (2.01%) VB
12 150 (1.93%) Go
13 133 (1.71%) PHP
14 91 (1.17%) C
15 74 (0.95%) VBA
16 52 (0.67%) Ruby
17 50 (0.64%) Bash Shell
18 48 (0.62%) F#
19 47 (0.60%) PL/SQL
20 45 (0.58%) ES6
Qualifications
1 803 (10.33%) Degree
2 227 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 145 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 92 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 64 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 53 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 34 (0.44%) ISEB
8 28 (0.36%) HNC
8 28 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
8 28 (0.36%) PhD
9 21 (0.27%) HND
10 19 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (0.24%) Master's Degree
10 19 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
11 16 (0.21%) MCSA
12 12 (0.15%) MCITP
13 11 (0.14%) CISSP
14 10 (0.13%) CISM
14 10 (0.13%) CSSLP
15 9 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 444 (5.71%) QA
2 29 (0.37%) SLA
3 24 (0.31%) GDPR
4 16 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.18%) WAI
6 12 (0.15%) COBIT
6 12 (0.15%) NIST
7 9 (0.12%) MiFID
8 8 (0.10%) EMIR
9 7 (0.090%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.077%) ISO 13485
10 6 (0.077%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.077%) PSD2
11 5 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.039%) WCAG
13 1 (0.013%) HL7
13 1 (0.013%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 958 (12.32%) Docker
2 90 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.064%) Firmware
7 4 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.039%) LXC
8 3 (0.039%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.026%) HDFS
9 2 (0.026%) XenApp
10 1 (0.013%) Ceph
10 1 (0.013%) KVM
10 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.013%) NDS
10 1 (0.013%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.013%) NFS
10 1 (0.013%) Samba
10 1 (0.013%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.013%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 679 (8.73%) Kubernetes
2 307 (3.95%) Terraform
3 90 (1.16%) Ansible
4 72 (0.93%) Puppet
5 49 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (0.51%) Grafana
7 38 (0.49%) MIIS
8 30 (0.39%) Kibana
9 21 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 16 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (0.19%) SCCM
12 14 (0.18%) WMI
13 12 (0.15%) SCOM
14 10 (0.13%) Istio
15 4 (0.051%) Graphite
15 4 (0.051%) logstash
16 3 (0.039%) HP ALM
16 3 (0.039%) HP Quality Center
17 2 (0.026%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 2 (0.026%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,750 (22.51%) Microsoft
2 282 (3.63%) Oracle
3 180 (2.31%) Xamarin
4 151 (1.94%) Google
5 135 (1.74%) Sitecore
6 82 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 71 (0.91%) Atlassian
8 63 (0.81%) SAP
9 58 (0.75%) Nintex
10 57 (0.73%) VMware
11 54 (0.69%) Databricks
12 38 (0.49%) IBM
13 36 (0.46%) Red Hat
14 28 (0.36%) MuleSoft
15 24 (0.31%) ServiceNow
16 23 (0.30%) Adobe
17 21 (0.27%) Telerik
18 20 (0.26%) DevExpress
18 20 (0.26%) Remedy
18 20 (0.26%) Sparx