Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 24,423 26,031 29,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.47% 15.74% 15.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.06% 38.65% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21,522 23,280 26,630
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

.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 64,164 67,348 72,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.65% 40.73% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,595 56,446 63,794
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in England

.NET
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for .NET in England

.NET
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 +2 8,476 £60,000 +4.35% 1,052
South East +1 5,548 £45,000 +3.45% 674
North of England -3 4,151 £43,146 +7.87% 751
Midlands +1 2,380 £42,500 +6.25% 495
North West -2 2,121 £45,000 +12.50% 413
South West +2 1,962 £42,500 +6.25% 314
East of England -2 1,867 £47,500 +5.56% 271
Yorkshire +2 1,666 £43,000 +7.50% 274
West Midlands -3 1,290 £43,500 +8.75% 254
East Midlands +1 1,088 £41,500 -2.35% 240
North East -2 363 £42,500 +13.33% 64
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 20,165 (82.57%) C#
2 12,138 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
3 11,556 (47.32%) ASP.NET
4 11,438 (46.83%) SQL Server
5 11,189 (45.81%) JavaScript
6 10,528 (43.11%) MVC
7 9,825 (40.23%) SQL
8 8,353 (34.20%) HTML
9 7,387 (30.25%) CSS
10 7,270 (29.77%) Microsoft
11 6,700 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6,336 (25.94%) AngularJS
13 5,651 (23.14%) TDD
14 5,196 (21.28%) .NET Framework
15 5,179 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5,178 (21.20%) Microsoft Azure
17 4,991 (20.44%) Finance
18 4,275 (17.50%) Scrum
19 4,119 (16.87%) jQuery
20 3,393 (13.89%) Software Engineering
21 3,304 (13.53%) Web Services
22 3,211 (13.15%) Java
23 3,192 (13.07%) WCF
24 2,950 (12.08%) Git (software)
25 2,875 (11.77%) BDD
26 2,835 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
27 2,784 (11.40%) OO
28 2,765 (11.32%) Degree
29 2,729 (11.17%) RESTful
30 2,679 (10.97%) Windows

.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 1,078 (4.41%) IIS
2 1,023 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 1,012 (4.14%) CMS
4 645 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
5 593 (2.43%) Umbraco
6 362 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 315 (1.29%) Confluence
8 283 (1.16%) EPiServer
9 232 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 228 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 199 (0.81%) Apache
12 154 (0.63%) Apache Spark
13 145 (0.59%) NServiceBus
14 139 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 131 (0.54%) Kentico
16 126 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
17 120 (0.49%) WebSphere
18 110 (0.45%) Tomcat
19 79 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
20 75 (0.31%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 328 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 228 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 52 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 51 (0.21%) Chatbot
6 43 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 36 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 31 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 27 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 23 (0.094%) InfoPath
11 15 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 12 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
13 9 (0.037%) InDesign
13 9 (0.037%) Maya
13 9 (0.037%) Mingle
14 6 (0.025%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.020%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.016%) Doxygen
17 3 (0.012%) Revit
Business Applications
1 657 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 124 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 88 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 62 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 51 (0.21%) thinkFolio
6 45 (0.18%) Front Arena
7 42 (0.17%) Eloqua
8 36 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
9 33 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
10 31 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
11 28 (0.11%) Elite 3E
12 25 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
13 23 (0.094%) SimCorp Dimension
14 20 (0.082%) NetSuite
15 19 (0.078%) Bloomberg AIM
16 17 (0.070%) Relativity
17 16 (0.066%) Concordance
17 16 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 15 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
19 14 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5,178 (21.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,273 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
3 803 (3.29%) SaaS
4 367 (1.50%) PaaS
5 331 (1.36%) Office 365
6 322 (1.32%) GitHub
7 260 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
8 253 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 235 (0.96%) npm
10 205 (0.84%) IaaS
11 203 (0.83%) Serverless
12 189 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
13 97 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
14 81 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
15 79 (0.32%) Google Play
16 75 (0.31%) Amazon S3
17 68 (0.28%) NuGet
18 61 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
19 54 (0.22%) OpenShift
20 52 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 553 (2.26%) Internet
2 340 (1.39%) HTTP
3 225 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 188 (0.77%) Firewall
5 161 (0.66%) Intranet
6 153 (0.63%) DNS
7 133 (0.54%) SSL
8 129 (0.53%) SMS
9 106 (0.43%) Broadband
10 69 (0.28%) Hyperconnected
11 60 (0.25%) Skype
12 57 (0.23%) SAN
13 53 (0.22%) VPN
14 52 (0.21%) FTP
15 40 (0.16%) Network Security
16 37 (0.15%) NAS
17 33 (0.14%) WAN
18 29 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
19 27 (0.11%) DHCP
20 24 (0.098%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11,438 (46.83%) SQL Server
2 1,956 (8.01%) SQL Server 2016
3 1,692 (6.93%) NoSQL
4 1,341 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,182 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,049 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 979 (4.01%) Relational Database
8 713 (2.92%) MySQL
9 631 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 629 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 617 (2.53%) Big Data
12 604 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
13 540 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 402 (1.65%) RDBMS
15 374 (1.53%) Power BI
16 288 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
17 281 (1.15%) Hadoop
18 242 (0.99%) Oracle Database
19 240 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
20 235 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2,950 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 2,468 (10.11%) Visual Studio
3 1,949 (7.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,049 (4.30%) TeamCity
5 988 (4.05%) JIRA
6 984 (4.03%) NUnit
7 913 (3.74%) Selenium
8 776 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 729 (2.98%) Jenkins
10 562 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
11 455 (1.86%) Subversion
12 387 (1.58%) SpecFlow
13 330 (1.35%) MSTest
14 329 (1.35%) gulp
15 300 (1.23%) Jasmine
16 265 (1.09%) Moq
17 256 (1.05%) Bitbucket
18 236 (0.97%) Protractor
19 233 (0.95%) Cucumber
20 221 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 4,991 (20.44%) Finance
2 1,197 (4.90%) Banking
3 1,120 (4.59%) Retail
4 947 (3.88%) Marketing
5 818 (3.35%) Games
6 807 (3.30%) Advertising
7 428 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 376 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 304 (1.24%) Legal
10 290 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 284 (1.16%) Front Office
12 254 (1.04%) Back Office
13 253 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 240 (0.98%) Electronics
15 207 (0.85%) Law
16 184 (0.75%) Automotive
17 94 (0.38%) Music Industry
18 79 (0.32%) Publishing
19 46 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
20 41 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17,818 (72.96%) Developer
2 10,630 (43.52%) .NET Developer
3 7,500 (30.71%) C# Developer
4 5,223 (21.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,149 (12.89%) Software Developer
6 2,971 (12.16%) Senior Developer
7 2,321 (9.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,050 (8.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1,727 (7.07%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1,706 (6.99%) .NET Software Developer
11 1,689 (6.92%) C# Software Developer
12 1,638 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 1,491 (6.10%) SQL Developer
14 1,421 (5.82%) Software Engineer
15 1,326 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,192 (4.88%) Architect
17 1,169 (4.79%) Junior
18 1,118 (4.58%) Senior C# Developer
19 1,039 (4.25%) Web Developer
20 1,030 (4.22%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,556 (47.32%) ASP.NET
2 8,353 (34.20%) HTML
3 7,387 (30.25%) CSS
4 6,700 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6,336 (25.94%) AngularJS
6 5,196 (21.28%) .NET Framework
7 5,179 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,119 (16.87%) jQuery
9 3,304 (13.53%) Web Services
10 3,192 (13.07%) WCF
11 2,729 (11.17%) RESTful
12 2,670 (10.93%) HTML5
13 2,657 (10.88%) Entity Framework
14 2,048 (8.39%) WPF
15 2,000 (8.19%) React
16 1,913 (7.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 1,877 (7.69%) .NET Core
18 1,822 (7.46%) Node.js
19 1,798 (7.36%) XML
20 1,623 (6.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2,430 (9.95%) Greenfield Project
2 1,608 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 1,315 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1,114 (4.56%) User Experience
5 1,029 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
6 902 (3.69%) Fintech
7 874 (3.58%) Mobile App
8 593 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
9 382 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 288 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 275 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 237 (0.97%) Equities
13 222 (0.91%) N-Tier
14 210 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 193 (0.79%) Fixed Income
16 178 (0.73%) Tandem
17 168 (0.69%) Data Structures
18 166 (0.68%) Derivative
19 147 (0.60%) Client/Server
20 139 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2,679 (10.97%) Windows
2 948 (3.88%) Linux
3 638 (2.61%) Android
4 515 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 503 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 285 (1.17%) Unix
7 89 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 81 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 78 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 67 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (0.26%) Solaris
12 58 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 54 (0.22%) Windows 10
14 45 (0.18%) VMS
15 43 (0.18%) AIX
15 43 (0.18%) CentOS
16 38 (0.16%) HPUX
17 37 (0.15%) Ubuntu
18 34 (0.14%) Windows Phone
19 19 (0.078%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,138 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 10,528 (43.11%) MVC
3 5,651 (23.14%) TDD
4 4,275 (17.50%) Scrum
5 3,393 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 2,875 (11.77%) BDD
7 2,835 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
8 2,784 (11.40%) OO
9 2,651 (10.85%) Web Development
10 2,507 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
11 2,204 (9.02%) Web Application Development
12 2,195 (8.99%) Test Automation
13 2,163 (8.86%) SDLC
14 1,947 (7.97%) DevOps
15 1,899 (7.78%) Unit Testing
16 1,767 (7.23%) Microservices
17 1,538 (6.30%) SOLID
18 1,370 (5.61%) Mentoring
19 1,287 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
20 1,246 (5.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20,165 (82.57%) C#
2 11,189 (45.81%) JavaScript
3 9,825 (40.23%) SQL
4 3,211 (13.15%) Java
5 2,360 (9.66%) T-SQL
6 1,668 (6.83%) VB.NET
7 1,278 (5.23%) Python
8 1,122 (4.59%) C++
9 1,103 (4.52%) PowerShell
10 952 (3.90%) Ruby
11 949 (3.89%) TypeScript
12 778 (3.19%) PHP
13 684 (2.80%) VB
14 461 (1.89%) C
15 363 (1.49%) PL/SQL
16 344 (1.41%) VBA
17 250 (1.02%) Scala
18 224 (0.92%) F#
19 204 (0.84%) Perl
20 182 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2,765 (11.32%) Degree
2 805 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 483 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 307 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 165 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 102 (0.42%) ISEB
7 101 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 100 (0.41%) MCSE
9 85 (0.35%) MCPD
10 79 (0.32%) MCP
11 77 (0.32%) SAFe Agilist
12 74 (0.30%) CISSP
13 62 (0.25%) MCSA
13 62 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
14 58 (0.24%) DV Cleared
15 54 (0.22%) Master's Degree
16 51 (0.21%) CCNA
16 51 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
17 43 (0.18%) SANS
17 43 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,189 (4.87%) QA
2 104 (0.43%) SLA
3 102 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 76 (0.31%) GDPR
5 74 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 68 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 49 (0.20%) GCP
8 44 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 39 (0.16%) PMO
10 34 (0.14%) MiFID
11 19 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.049%) WAI
13 10 (0.041%) EMIR
14 8 (0.033%) FATCA
14 8 (0.033%) HL7
15 7 (0.029%) HIPAA
15 7 (0.029%) ISO 9000
15 7 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 6 (0.025%) GAMP
16 6 (0.025%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 764 (3.13%) Docker
2 340 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 108 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 95 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 61 (0.25%) vSphere
6 55 (0.23%) Firmware
7 37 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (0.10%) Apache Flume
9 20 (0.082%) HDFS
10 16 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (0.057%) VMware NSX
12 13 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.053%) Xen
13 12 (0.049%) LXC
13 12 (0.049%) XenServer
14 11 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (0.033%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
17 6 (0.025%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 269 (1.10%) Kubernetes
2 262 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 257 (1.05%) Puppet
4 256 (1.05%) Ansible
5 160 (0.66%) Kibana
6 135 (0.55%) Terraform
7 68 (0.28%) Salt
8 54 (0.22%) SCCM
9 49 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 48 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 41 (0.17%) Packer
12 40 (0.16%) Nagios
13 37 (0.15%) Automic
14 34 (0.14%) logstash
15 30 (0.12%) SCOM
15 30 (0.12%) WSUS
16 26 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
17 24 (0.098%) Graphite
18 23 (0.094%) Oozie
19 22 (0.090%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7,270 (29.77%) Microsoft
2 1,586 (6.49%) Oracle
3 852 (3.49%) Google
4 792 (3.24%) Xamarin
5 523 (2.14%) Sitecore
6 400 (1.64%) SAP
7 382 (1.56%) Capita
8 304 (1.24%) Facebook
9 211 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 209 (0.86%) Twitter
11 192 (0.79%) VMware
12 162 (0.66%) IBM
13 144 (0.59%) Tableau
14 114 (0.47%) Atlassian
15 106 (0.43%) ServiceNow
16 99 (0.41%) Apple
17 89 (0.36%) Adobe
18 87 (0.36%) Splunk
18 87 (0.36%) Telerik
19 85 (0.35%) HP