Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 23,588 25,309 28,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.38% 15.51% 15.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.29% 38.46% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20,710 22,488 25,989
England median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
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 61,604 65,813 70,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.16% 40.34% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 51,346 54,839 61,463
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +3 8,628 £60,000 +4.35% 1,179
South East 0 5,436 £45,000 +1.12% 800
North of England 0 3,896 £45,000 +12.50% 963
Midlands -1 2,109 £42,500 +6.25% 587
North West -1 2,108 £45,000 +5.88% 509
South West -1 1,796 £42,500 +6.25% 367
East of England -1 1,702 £45,000 - 324
Yorkshire +2 1,510 £43,500 +8.75% 370
West Midlands -3 1,126 £43,500 +8.75% 347
East Midlands +1 985 £41,500 - 240
North East -1 278 £42,500 +6.25% 84
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 19,467 (82.53%) C#
2 11,774 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10,939 (46.38%) SQL Server
4 10,884 (46.14%) JavaScript
5 10,784 (45.72%) ASP.NET
6 9,935 (42.12%) MVC
7 9,522 (40.37%) SQL
8 7,977 (33.82%) HTML
9 7,081 (30.02%) CSS
10 7,010 (29.72%) Microsoft
11 6,234 (26.43%) AngularJS
12 6,110 (25.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5,471 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
14 5,249 (22.25%) TDD
15 5,078 (21.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4,901 (20.78%) .NET Framework
17 4,816 (20.42%) Finance
18 4,210 (17.85%) Scrum
19 3,871 (16.41%) jQuery
20 3,355 (14.22%) Software Engineering
21 3,259 (13.82%) Web Services
22 3,120 (13.23%) Java
23 2,820 (11.96%) WCF
24 2,806 (11.90%) Git (software)
25 2,778 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
26 2,629 (11.15%) OO
27 2,611 (11.07%) BDD
28 2,609 (11.06%) Degree
29 2,569 (10.89%) HTML5
30 2,492 (10.56%) RESTful

.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 1,080 (4.58%) IIS
2 1,027 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 965 (4.09%) CMS
4 702 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
5 506 (2.15%) Umbraco
6 325 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 308 (1.31%) Confluence
8 262 (1.11%) EPiServer
9 232 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
10 192 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 189 (0.80%) Apache
12 137 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 129 (0.55%) Apache Spark
14 122 (0.52%) NServiceBus
15 119 (0.50%) Kentico
16 112 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 107 (0.45%) WebSphere
18 105 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
19 81 (0.34%) Sitefinity
20 67 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 316 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 218 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 50 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 47 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 41 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 33 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 30 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 29 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 25 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 15 (0.064%) Mingle
12 14 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 11 (0.047%) Maya
14 7 (0.030%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.021%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.017%) Doxygen
16 4 (0.017%) InDesign
17 3 (0.013%) MicroStation
17 3 (0.013%) Moqups
17 3 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 630 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 109 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 101 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 61 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 50 (0.21%) thinkFolio
6 44 (0.19%) Eloqua
7 41 (0.17%) Front Arena
8 31 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 22 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
10 21 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
11 20 (0.085%) Eagle PACE
12 19 (0.081%) SimCorp Dimension
13 18 (0.076%) Magento
13 18 (0.076%) Scribe Insight
14 17 (0.072%) Concordance
14 17 (0.072%) NetSuite
14 17 (0.072%) Relativity
15 16 (0.068%) Bloomberg AIM
15 16 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 12 (0.051%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 5,471 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,253 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
3 860 (3.65%) SaaS
4 411 (1.74%) PaaS
5 303 (1.28%) Office 365
6 274 (1.16%) GitHub
7 273 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 256 (1.09%) Serverless
9 236 (1.00%) npm
10 225 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
11 210 (0.89%) IaaS
12 199 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
13 99 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
14 83 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
14 83 (0.35%) NuGet
15 76 (0.32%) Google Play
16 71 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
17 63 (0.27%) Azure Functions
18 57 (0.24%) Google Analytics
19 56 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 553 (2.34%) Internet
2 308 (1.31%) HTTP
3 209 (0.89%) Firewall
4 202 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 157 (0.67%) Intranet
6 135 (0.57%) DNS
7 117 (0.50%) SSL
8 90 (0.38%) Broadband
9 80 (0.34%) SMS
10 65 (0.28%) Hyperconnected
11 53 (0.22%) Network Security
11 53 (0.22%) Skype
12 49 (0.21%) SAN
13 43 (0.18%) FTP
13 43 (0.18%) VPN
14 27 (0.11%) DHCP
15 24 (0.10%) HTTPS
16 22 (0.093%) NAS
16 22 (0.093%) Software-Defined Networking
17 20 (0.085%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10,939 (46.38%) SQL Server
2 1,707 (7.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 1,620 (6.87%) NoSQL
4 1,238 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,083 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,007 (4.27%) MongoDB
7 917 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 748 (3.17%) MySQL
9 621 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 571 (2.42%) Big Data
11 564 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
11 564 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 490 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 374 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 365 (1.55%) Power BI
15 294 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
16 290 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
17 272 (1.15%) Hadoop
18 242 (1.03%) Oracle Database
19 232 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2,806 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 2,441 (10.35%) Visual Studio
3 1,964 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,026 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 950 (4.03%) JIRA
6 919 (3.90%) Selenium
7 826 (3.50%) NUnit
8 795 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 724 (3.07%) Jenkins
10 614 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
11 381 (1.62%) Subversion
12 371 (1.57%) SpecFlow
13 329 (1.39%) gulp
14 285 (1.21%) MSTest
15 255 (1.08%) Cucumber
16 253 (1.07%) Jasmine
17 240 (1.02%) webpack
18 236 (1.00%) Bitbucket
19 219 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 212 (0.90%) Protractor
General
1 4,816 (20.42%) Finance
2 1,136 (4.82%) Banking
3 1,012 (4.29%) Retail
4 891 (3.78%) Marketing
5 791 (3.35%) Games
6 626 (2.65%) Advertising
7 427 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 357 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 322 (1.37%) Front Office
10 285 (1.21%) Investment Banking
11 261 (1.11%) Legal
12 250 (1.06%) Back Office
13 234 (0.99%) Electronics
14 219 (0.93%) Financial Institution
15 192 (0.81%) Law
16 160 (0.68%) Automotive
17 93 (0.39%) Publishing
18 62 (0.26%) Music Industry
19 44 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
20 34 (0.14%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 17,017 (72.14%) Developer
2 9,989 (42.35%) .NET Developer
3 7,158 (30.35%) C# Developer
4 4,920 (20.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,038 (12.88%) Software Developer
6 2,849 (12.08%) Senior Developer
7 2,149 (9.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1,874 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1,633 (6.92%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1,540 (6.53%) .NET Software Developer
11 1,538 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
12 1,473 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 1,362 (5.77%) Software Engineer
14 1,351 (5.73%) SQL Developer
15 1,328 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,152 (4.88%) Architect
17 1,120 (4.75%) Junior
18 1,007 (4.27%) Senior C# Developer
19 1,004 (4.26%) Web Developer
20 984 (4.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,784 (45.72%) ASP.NET
2 7,977 (33.82%) HTML
3 7,081 (30.02%) CSS
4 6,234 (26.43%) AngularJS
5 6,110 (25.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5,078 (21.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4,901 (20.78%) .NET Framework
8 3,871 (16.41%) jQuery
9 3,259 (13.82%) Web Services
10 2,820 (11.96%) WCF
11 2,569 (10.89%) HTML5
12 2,492 (10.56%) RESTful
13 2,464 (10.45%) Entity Framework
14 2,152 (9.12%) .NET Core
15 1,982 (8.40%) React
16 1,893 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 1,825 (7.74%) WPF
18 1,762 (7.47%) XML
19 1,710 (7.25%) REST
20 1,642 (6.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2,442 (10.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1,567 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 1,253 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 1,111 (4.71%) User Experience
5 1,024 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
6 906 (3.84%) Fintech
7 886 (3.76%) Mobile App
8 618 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
9 321 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 295 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 266 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 259 (1.10%) N-Tier
13 219 (0.93%) Equities
14 216 (0.92%) Fixed Income
15 201 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 188 (0.80%) Tandem
17 178 (0.75%) Data Structures
18 169 (0.72%) Derivative
19 162 (0.69%) Social Media
20 148 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,487 (10.54%) Windows
2 905 (3.84%) Linux
3 687 (2.91%) Android
4 581 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 443 (1.88%) Windows Server
6 253 (1.07%) Unix
7 108 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 70 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 68 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 66 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 63 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 60 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 54 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 51 (0.22%) Solaris
15 48 (0.20%) CentOS
16 29 (0.12%) AIX
17 28 (0.12%) VMS
18 26 (0.11%) HPUX
19 25 (0.11%) Windows 8
20 19 (0.081%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,774 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9,935 (42.12%) MVC
3 5,249 (22.25%) TDD
4 4,210 (17.85%) Scrum
5 3,355 (14.22%) Software Engineering
6 2,778 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
7 2,629 (11.15%) OO
8 2,611 (11.07%) BDD
9 2,478 (10.51%) Web Development
10 2,408 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
11 2,295 (9.73%) Test Automation
12 2,053 (8.70%) SDLC
13 2,020 (8.56%) Web Application Development
14 1,948 (8.26%) DevOps
15 1,858 (7.88%) Microservices
16 1,835 (7.78%) Unit Testing
17 1,544 (6.55%) SOLID
18 1,361 (5.77%) Mentoring
19 1,203 (5.10%) E-Commerce
20 1,193 (5.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 19,467 (82.53%) C#
2 10,884 (46.14%) JavaScript
3 9,522 (40.37%) SQL
4 3,120 (13.23%) Java
5 2,361 (10.01%) T-SQL
6 1,554 (6.59%) VB.NET
7 1,314 (5.57%) Python
8 1,144 (4.85%) C++
9 1,098 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 959 (4.07%) TypeScript
11 846 (3.59%) Ruby
12 781 (3.31%) PHP
13 606 (2.57%) VB
14 433 (1.84%) C
15 355 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 308 (1.31%) VBA
17 245 (1.04%) F#
18 228 (0.97%) Scala
19 219 (0.93%) Bash Shell
20 183 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2,609 (11.06%) Degree
2 738 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 398 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 345 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 194 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 130 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 108 (0.46%) ISEB
8 97 (0.41%) CISSP
9 94 (0.40%) MCSE
10 92 (0.39%) SAFe Agilist
11 64 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 63 (0.27%) MCPD
13 59 (0.25%) MCP
14 53 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 53 (0.22%) Master's Degree
15 51 (0.22%) CCNA
16 50 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
16 50 (0.21%) PMI Certification
17 48 (0.20%) MCSA
18 47 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,273 (5.40%) QA
2 102 (0.43%) SLA
3 96 (0.41%) GDPR
4 92 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 74 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 71 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 40 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 35 (0.15%) MiFID
9 30 (0.13%) PMO
10 15 (0.064%) HL7
10 15 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.064%) WAI
11 12 (0.051%) EMIR
12 10 (0.042%) ISO 9000
13 8 (0.034%) FATCA
13 8 (0.034%) HIPAA
14 7 (0.030%) ISO 14001
15 6 (0.025%) DICOM
15 6 (0.025%) ISO 8583
15 6 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 855 (3.62%) Docker
2 346 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 138 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 116 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 63 (0.27%) vSphere
6 58 (0.25%) Firmware
7 56 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.085%) Apache Flume
8 20 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (0.064%) LXC
10 13 (0.055%) HDFS
10 13 (0.055%) Xen
10 13 (0.055%) XenServer
11 11 (0.047%) VirtualBox
12 10 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.030%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.030%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.025%) XenApp
15 5 (0.021%) KVM
16 4 (0.017%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 317 (1.34%) Ansible
2 301 (1.28%) Kubernetes
3 279 (1.18%) Puppet
4 255 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 144 (0.61%) Kibana
6 138 (0.59%) Terraform
7 74 (0.31%) Salt
8 63 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 47 (0.20%) Automic
10 43 (0.18%) SCCM
11 38 (0.16%) Nagios
12 34 (0.14%) logstash
13 32 (0.14%) Graphite
14 31 (0.13%) Grafana
15 29 (0.12%) Packer
16 27 (0.11%) SCOM
16 27 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 25 (0.11%) WSUS
18 22 (0.093%) Single Sign-On
19 21 (0.089%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 7,010 (29.72%) Microsoft
2 1,508 (6.39%) Oracle
3 800 (3.39%) Google
4 738 (3.13%) Xamarin
5 486 (2.06%) Sitecore
6 393 (1.67%) SAP
7 290 (1.23%) Facebook
8 194 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 190 (0.81%) VMware
10 185 (0.78%) IBM
11 170 (0.72%) Twitter
12 153 (0.65%) Tableau
13 134 (0.57%) Telerik
14 110 (0.47%) Atlassian
15 106 (0.45%) Apple
16 100 (0.42%) Nintex
17 95 (0.40%) Splunk
18 91 (0.39%) ServiceNow
19 81 (0.34%) DevExpress
20 80 (0.34%) Adobe