Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 20 14 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 11,206 7,619 16,408
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 10.07% 13.39% 14.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.45% 31.51% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8,617 6,766 14,202
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

.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 42,363 24,178 44,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.06% 42.48% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27,317 20,985 37,202
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

.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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -8 4,457 £70,000 - 836
South East -5 2,436 £55,000 +4.76% 406
North of England -8 1,786 £47,500 -1.04% 524
Midlands -7 1,113 £50,000 +5.26% 396
North West -12 876 £52,500 +5.00% 290
South West -3 762 £50,000 +11.11% 148
Yorkshire -2 726 £45,000 - 170
West Midlands -5 707 £50,000 +5.26% 236
East of England -12 412 £60,000 +20.00% 174
East Midlands -6 406 £47,500 +1.06% 158
North East -2 184 £42,500 -0.58% 64
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 8,822 (78.73%) C#
2 5,555 (49.57%) Azure
3 5,380 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
4 4,564 (40.73%) SQL
5 4,519 (40.33%) JavaScript
6 4,000 (35.70%) .NET Core
7 3,852 (34.37%) SQL Server
8 3,055 (27.26%) ASP.NET
8 3,055 (27.26%) Microsoft
9 3,031 (27.05%) DevOps
10 2,749 (24.53%) React
11 2,643 (23.59%) Software Engineering
12 2,610 (23.29%) .NET Framework
13 2,549 (22.75%) AngularJS
14 2,499 (22.30%) MVC
15 2,457 (21.93%) Full Stack Development
16 2,392 (21.35%) HTML
17 2,288 (20.42%) AWS
18 2,138 (19.08%) CSS
19 2,133 (19.03%) Finance
20 2,116 (18.88%) Microservices
21 1,976 (17.63%) CI/CD
22 1,927 (17.20%) Social Skills
23 1,882 (16.79%) TDD
24 1,747 (15.59%) Scrum
25 1,488 (13.28%) Docker
26 1,474 (13.15%) Git (software)
27 1,443 (12.88%) TypeScript
28 1,347 (12.02%) Java
29 1,335 (11.91%) Kubernetes

.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
1 387 (3.45%) CMS
2 310 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 254 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 249 (2.22%) IIS
5 199 (1.78%) Umbraco
6 139 (1.24%) Confluence
7 108 (0.96%) EPiServer
8 79 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
9 77 (0.69%) Apache
10 74 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
11 49 (0.44%) Kentico
12 39 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
13 31 (0.28%) Drupal
14 30 (0.27%) WordPress
15 29 (0.26%) Apache Spark
15 29 (0.26%) SAS
16 23 (0.21%) IBM Domino
16 23 (0.21%) Sitefinity
17 22 (0.20%) NServiceBus
18 18 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 162 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 145 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.16%) Campfire
5 15 (0.13%) InVision
6 12 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (0.089%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.071%) Adobe XD
10 7 (0.062%) Chatbot
10 7 (0.062%) Sketch
11 1 (0.009%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.009%) Blender
11 1 (0.009%) Revit
11 1 (0.009%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 168 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 33 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 25 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.21%) SAP Business One
6 19 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.089%) Magento
10 8 (0.071%) nopCommerce
10 8 (0.071%) RMDS
11 7 (0.062%) SAP R/3
11 7 (0.062%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 6 (0.054%) Maximo
13 5 (0.045%) Elite 3E
13 5 (0.045%) HFM
13 5 (0.045%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
13 5 (0.045%) SAP BPC
13 5 (0.045%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 4 (0.036%) BambooHR
Cloud Services
1 5,555 (49.57%) Azure
2 2,288 (20.42%) AWS
3 864 (7.71%) SaaS
4 827 (7.38%) Serverless
5 577 (5.15%) GCP
6 485 (4.33%) GitHub
7 446 (3.98%) Azure Service Bus
8 414 (3.69%) Power Platform
9 339 (3.03%) Azure Functions
10 338 (3.02%) PaaS
11 275 (2.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 258 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
13 238 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
14 225 (2.01%) Microsoft 365
15 196 (1.75%) Azure Logic Apps
16 179 (1.60%) Azure Event Grid
17 175 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
18 165 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
19 157 (1.40%) Azure Monitor
20 150 (1.34%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 195 (1.74%) HTTP
2 97 (0.87%) Cisco IPT
3 90 (0.80%) Internet
4 89 (0.79%) DNS
5 75 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 47 (0.42%) Broadband
7 38 (0.34%) Firewall
8 29 (0.26%) FTP
9 22 (0.20%) MQTT
9 22 (0.20%) SMTP
9 22 (0.20%) VoIP
10 21 (0.19%) Network Security
11 18 (0.16%) SSH
12 17 (0.15%) DSL
12 17 (0.15%) SSL
13 16 (0.14%) DHCP
14 15 (0.13%) Intranet
15 14 (0.12%) HTTPS
16 12 (0.11%) BGP
16 12 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,852 (34.37%) SQL Server
2 662 (5.91%) NoSQL
3 510 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 472 (4.21%) MongoDB
5 437 (3.90%) MySQL
6 336 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 305 (2.72%) Power BI
8 293 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 254 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 250 (2.23%) Redis
11 223 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 206 (1.84%) Big Data
13 178 (1.59%) Data Lake
14 170 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
15 156 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 148 (1.32%) RDBMS
17 123 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
18 91 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
19 88 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
20 86 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,474 (13.15%) Git (software)
2 732 (6.53%) Visual Studio
3 573 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 486 (4.34%) Selenium
5 463 (4.13%) Jenkins
6 434 (3.87%) JIRA
7 419 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 361 (3.22%) NUnit
9 353 (3.15%) TeamCity
10 251 (2.24%) SpecFlow
11 211 (1.88%) Moq
12 176 (1.57%) Postman
13 162 (1.45%) Cypress.io
14 118 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
15 113 (1.01%) Subversion
16 106 (0.95%) GitLab
17 103 (0.92%) webpack
18 101 (0.90%) MSTest
19 100 (0.89%) Bitbucket
20 77 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 2,133 (19.03%) Finance
2 1,927 (17.20%) Social Skills
3 657 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 418 (3.73%) Banking
5 391 (3.49%) Retail
6 361 (3.22%) Marketing
7 295 (2.63%) Law
8 256 (2.28%) Public Sector
9 243 (2.17%) Manufacturing
10 168 (1.50%) Games
11 162 (1.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 142 (1.27%) Front Office
12 142 (1.27%) Legal
13 121 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 120 (1.07%) Advertising
15 112 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
16 103 (0.92%) Telecoms
17 102 (0.91%) Electronics
18 94 (0.84%) Local Government
19 90 (0.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7,186 (64.13%) Developer
2 3,132 (27.95%) .NET Developer
3 2,206 (19.69%) C# Developer
4 1,735 (15.48%) Senior Developer
5 1,495 (13.34%) Software Developer
6 1,261 (11.25%) Software Engineer
7 1,134 (10.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,078 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 792 (7.07%) Senior .NET Developer
10 521 (4.65%) Architect
11 491 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 476 (4.25%) C# Software Developer
13 469 (4.19%) .NET Software Developer
14 450 (4.02%) Lead Developer
15 436 (3.89%) Azure Developer
16 423 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
17 367 (3.28%) Senior Software Developer
18 329 (2.94%) React Developer
19 302 (2.69%) Analyst
20 300 (2.68%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,000 (35.70%) .NET Core
2 3,055 (27.26%) ASP.NET
3 2,749 (24.53%) React
4 2,610 (23.29%) .NET Framework
5 2,549 (22.75%) AngularJS
6 2,392 (21.35%) HTML
7 2,138 (19.08%) CSS
8 1,298 (11.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,128 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1,071 (9.56%) Entity Framework
11 1,021 (9.11%) REST
12 1,015 (9.06%) Web Services
13 945 (8.43%) jQuery
14 923 (8.24%) RESTful
15 817 (7.29%) Node.js
16 749 (6.68%) Vue.js
17 645 (5.76%) XML
18 626 (5.59%) JSON
19 615 (5.49%) HTML5
20 478 (4.27%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 863 (7.70%) Greenfield Project
2 657 (5.86%) User Experience
3 426 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 373 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 362 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 245 (2.19%) Cloud Native
7 203 (1.81%) Algorithms
8 180 (1.61%) Legacy Systems
9 141 (1.26%) Hedge funds
10 137 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 136 (1.21%) Data Structures
12 129 (1.15%) Equities
13 116 (1.04%) Blog
14 115 (1.03%) Management Information System
15 113 (1.01%) Virtual Team
16 98 (0.87%) Derivative
17 85 (0.76%) Client/Server
18 84 (0.75%) N-Tier
19 81 (0.72%) Legacy Code
20 78 (0.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 874 (7.80%) Windows
2 447 (3.99%) Linux
3 237 (2.11%) Android
4 195 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 186 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 87 (0.78%) Unix
7 50 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
8 30 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.19%) VMS
10 18 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.089%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.071%) Kali Linux
16 7 (0.062%) Windows Server 2019
17 4 (0.036%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.036%) Debian
17 4 (0.036%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 3 (0.027%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,380 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
2 3,031 (27.05%) DevOps
3 2,643 (23.59%) Software Engineering
4 2,499 (22.30%) MVC
5 2,457 (21.93%) Full Stack Development
6 2,116 (18.88%) Microservices
7 1,976 (17.63%) CI/CD
8 1,882 (16.79%) TDD
9 1,747 (15.59%) Scrum
10 1,265 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
11 1,261 (11.25%) Test Automation
12 1,178 (10.51%) Mentoring
13 1,163 (10.38%) SDLC
14 963 (8.59%) Web Development
15 938 (8.37%) Unit Testing
16 888 (7.92%) OO
17 854 (7.62%) Fintech
18 847 (7.56%) SOLID
19 824 (7.35%) Computer Science
20 717 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8,822 (78.73%) C#
2 4,564 (40.73%) SQL
3 4,519 (40.33%) JavaScript
4 1,443 (12.88%) TypeScript
5 1,347 (12.02%) Java
6 1,168 (10.42%) Python
7 1,065 (9.50%) T-SQL
8 628 (5.60%) PowerShell
9 579 (5.17%) VB.NET
10 386 (3.44%) C++
11 337 (3.01%) PHP
12 301 (2.69%) VB
13 283 (2.53%) Bash
14 275 (2.45%) Scala
15 171 (1.53%) C
15 171 (1.53%) Ruby
16 150 (1.34%) Go
17 125 (1.12%) VB6
18 119 (1.06%) VBA
19 116 (1.04%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,093 (9.75%) Degree
2 419 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 226 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 158 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 129 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 113 (1.01%) CISSP
7 112 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 103 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 97 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 84 (0.75%) ISEB
11 70 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
12 61 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 58 (0.52%) DBS Check
13 58 (0.52%) HND
13 58 (0.52%) Master's Degree
14 48 (0.43%) AWS Certification
15 41 (0.37%) DV Cleared
16 33 (0.29%) HNC
17 23 (0.21%) MCSE
18 18 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,047 (9.34%) QA
2 95 (0.85%) Accessibility
3 59 (0.53%) GDPR
3 59 (0.53%) SLA
4 43 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 40 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.17%) PSD2
8 17 (0.15%) WCAG
9 13 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 13 (0.12%) GxP
10 8 (0.071%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.062%) TickIT
12 6 (0.054%) PMO
13 5 (0.045%) ISO 13485
14 4 (0.036%) FATCA
14 4 (0.036%) GRC
14 4 (0.036%) HL7
System Software
1 1,488 (13.28%) Docker
2 143 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 50 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 44 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.11%) iptables
6 12 (0.11%) Snort
6 12 (0.11%) vSphere
7 11 (0.098%) XenApp
8 7 (0.062%) Firmware
9 6 (0.054%) LXC
10 4 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.027%) Varnish
11 3 (0.027%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.018%) NDS
12 2 (0.018%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.009%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.009%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1,335 (11.91%) Kubernetes
2 538 (4.80%) Terraform
3 173 (1.54%) Grafana
4 121 (1.08%) Ansible
5 74 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (0.56%) Kibana
7 58 (0.52%) Puppet
8 45 (0.40%) Prometheus
9 38 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
10 29 (0.26%) logstash
10 29 (0.26%) MIIS
10 29 (0.26%) Opsgenie
11 23 (0.21%) Graphite
12 20 (0.18%) HP Fortify
12 20 (0.18%) ZABBIX
13 19 (0.17%) HAProxy
13 19 (0.17%) Pingdom
14 11 (0.098%) Opsview
15 10 (0.089%) Graylog
15 10 (0.089%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3,055 (27.26%) Microsoft
2 439 (3.92%) Oracle
3 385 (3.44%) Google
4 264 (2.36%) Xamarin
5 140 (1.25%) SAP
6 129 (1.15%) Databricks
7 117 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 110 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 66 (0.59%) VMware
10 62 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 52 (0.46%) Cognizant
12 45 (0.40%) Dell
12 45 (0.40%) Telerik
13 44 (0.39%) IBM
14 43 (0.38%) LexisNexis
15 42 (0.37%) Samsung
16 40 (0.36%) NEC
16 40 (0.36%) Northgate
17 39 (0.35%) Sage
17 39 (0.35%) ServiceNow