Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 25870 28341 32288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.33% 15.87% 15.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.13% 40.56% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23000 26123 29360
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £69,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

.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 67849 69868 78664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.20% 39.13% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56867 61123 67881
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

.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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 0 9084 £57,500 +4.55% 614
South East 0 5830 £45,000 +5.88% 354
North of England -3 4275 £42,500 +6.25% 448
Midlands -3 2668 £40,000 - 245
North West -2 2480 £42,500 +6.25% 228
East of England -2 2078 £45,000 +5.88% 142
South West +2 1937 £41,500 +3.75% 141
West Midlands 0 1591 £40,000 +3.90% 119
Yorkshire -4 1548 £41,250 +3.13% 189
East Midlands -1 1082 £40,000 - 121
North East 0 250 £40,000 +5.26% 31
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 21274 (82.23%) C#
2 13559 (52.41%) ASP.NET
3 13327 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 13017 (50.32%) SQL Server
5 12277 (47.46%) MVC
6 11670 (45.11%) JavaScript
7 10609 (41.01%) SQL
8 9309 (35.98%) HTML
9 8147 (31.49%) CSS
10 7822 (30.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7424 (28.70%) Microsoft
12 6374 (24.64%) TDD
13 6141 (23.74%) AngularJS
14 5441 (21.03%) .NET Framework
15 5192 (20.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5119 (19.79%) Finance
17 4919 (19.01%) Scrum
18 4891 (18.91%) jQuery
19 4321 (16.70%) WCF
20 3798 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
21 3532 (13.65%) Web Development
22 3426 (13.24%) Web Services
23 3319 (12.83%) Java
24 3260 (12.60%) BDD
25 3234 (12.50%) Degree
26 3209 (12.40%) Software Engineering
27 3201 (12.37%) OO
28 3157 (12.20%) HTML5
29 3052 (11.80%) Windows
30 2913 (11.26%) 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 1326 (5.13%) IIS
2 1174 (4.54%) CMS
3 1166 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 622 (2.40%) Umbraco
5 463 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 452 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 400 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 301 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 270 (1.04%) EPiServer
10 227 (0.88%) Confluence
11 224 (0.87%) Apache
12 177 (0.68%) NServiceBus
13 155 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 146 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 146 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
15 144 (0.56%) Tomcat
16 115 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
17 110 (0.43%) WordPress
18 109 (0.42%) Kentico
19 106 (0.41%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 408 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
2 406 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 97 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 57 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 51 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 24 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (0.093%) InfoPath
8 21 (0.081%) Chatbot
9 14 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (0.035%) SPSS
11 7 (0.027%) Doxygen
12 4 (0.015%) CPLEX
12 4 (0.015%) EngageOne
12 4 (0.015%) Maple
13 3 (0.012%) InDesign
13 3 (0.012%) XMetaL
14 2 (0.008%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.008%) Maya
14 2 (0.008%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 766 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 128 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 100 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 49 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 43 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 35 (0.14%) Magento
7 26 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
8 21 (0.081%) Adobe Campaign
9 19 (0.073%) Visualfiles
10 18 (0.070%) Eloqua
10 18 (0.070%) MetaTrader
11 16 (0.062%) Dynamics GP
12 14 (0.054%) Unit4 Business World
13 13 (0.050%) Maximo
13 13 (0.050%) NetSuite
13 13 (0.050%) Scribe Insight
14 12 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
15 11 (0.043%) Siebel CRM
16 10 (0.039%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 10 (0.039%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3798 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1965 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
3 821 (3.17%) SaaS
4 355 (1.37%) Office 365
5 298 (1.15%) GitHub
6 291 (1.12%) PaaS
7 212 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
8 181 (0.70%) IaaS
9 148 (0.57%) npm
10 128 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 122 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 117 (0.45%) Google Play
13 95 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
14 86 (0.33%) Serverless
15 72 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
16 52 (0.20%) Amazon S3
17 50 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
18 47 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
19 43 (0.17%) Google Analytics
20 39 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 778 (3.01%) Internet
2 307 (1.19%) HTTP
3 205 (0.79%) Intranet
4 200 (0.77%) Firewall
5 161 (0.62%) DNS
6 160 (0.62%) Broadband
7 155 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 140 (0.54%) SMS
9 137 (0.53%) SSL
10 80 (0.31%) Hyperconnected
11 72 (0.28%) VPN
12 61 (0.24%) Wireless
13 54 (0.21%) DHCP
14 52 (0.20%) WAN
15 48 (0.19%) Extranet
16 47 (0.18%) SMTP
17 38 (0.15%) HTTPS
17 38 (0.15%) Skype
18 36 (0.14%) FTP
18 36 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13017 (50.32%) SQL Server
2 1966 (7.60%) NoSQL
3 1591 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 1523 (5.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 1329 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1310 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1092 (4.22%) MongoDB
8 1058 (4.09%) Relational Database
9 965 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 831 (3.21%) MySQL
11 747 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 504 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 429 (1.66%) Big Data
14 377 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
15 346 (1.34%) RDBMS
16 329 (1.27%) Redis
17 275 (1.06%) Oracle Database
18 274 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
19 259 (1.00%) Power BI
20 227 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2790 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 2778 (10.74%) Visual Studio
3 2168 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1544 (5.97%) NUnit
5 1248 (4.82%) TeamCity
6 889 (3.44%) JIRA
7 839 (3.24%) Subversion
8 744 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 737 (2.85%) Selenium
10 669 (2.59%) Moq
11 660 (2.55%) Jenkins
12 649 (2.51%) Rhino Mocks
13 480 (1.86%) MSTest
14 373 (1.44%) SpecFlow
15 332 (1.28%) MSBuild
16 277 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 239 (0.92%) Cucumber
18 209 (0.81%) gulp
19 199 (0.77%) Jasmine
20 176 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5119 (19.79%) Finance
2 1588 (6.14%) Banking
3 1172 (4.53%) Retail
4 1087 (4.20%) Marketing
5 894 (3.46%) Games
6 780 (3.02%) Advertising
7 606 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 568 (2.20%) Investment Banking
9 470 (1.82%) Manufacturing
10 423 (1.64%) Electronics
11 329 (1.27%) Retail Banking
12 304 (1.18%) Legal
13 285 (1.10%) Front Office
14 284 (1.10%) Back Office
15 235 (0.91%) Law
16 192 (0.74%) Music Industry
17 168 (0.65%) Financial Institution
18 141 (0.55%) Publishing
19 114 (0.44%) Automotive
20 96 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19037 (73.59%) Developer
2 11904 (46.01%) .NET Developer
3 8170 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 6017 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 3287 (12.71%) Senior Developer
6 3139 (12.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3019 (11.67%) Software Developer
8 2769 (10.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2105 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1964 (7.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1779 (6.88%) SQL Developer
12 1725 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
13 1622 (6.27%) C# Software Developer
14 1460 (5.64%) Web Developer
15 1411 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
16 1322 (5.11%) Software Engineer
17 1289 (4.98%) Junior
18 1129 (4.36%) Junior Developer
19 1073 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
20 1067 (4.12%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13559 (52.41%) ASP.NET
2 9309 (35.98%) HTML
3 8147 (31.49%) CSS
4 7822 (30.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6141 (23.74%) AngularJS
6 5441 (21.03%) .NET Framework
7 5192 (20.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4891 (18.91%) jQuery
9 4321 (16.70%) WCF
10 3426 (13.24%) Web Services
11 3157 (12.20%) HTML5
12 2913 (11.26%) RESTful
13 2841 (10.98%) Entity Framework
14 2685 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 2524 (9.76%) WPF
16 2511 (9.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 2383 (9.21%) Node.js
18 2269 (8.77%) XML
19 1879 (7.26%) KnockoutJS
20 1588 (6.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2462 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 1939 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 1549 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1040 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1032 (3.99%) User Experience
6 852 (3.29%) Mobile App
7 811 (3.13%) Fintech
8 347 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 346 (1.34%) N-Tier
10 272 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 271 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 248 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 202 (0.78%) Social Media
14 185 (0.72%) iPad
15 182 (0.70%) Social Network
16 180 (0.70%) Tandem
17 153 (0.59%) Data Structures
18 147 (0.57%) Online Banking
19 137 (0.53%) iPhone
20 128 (0.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 3052 (11.80%) Windows
2 965 (3.73%) Linux
3 813 (3.14%) Android
4 703 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 605 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 482 (1.86%) Unix
7 131 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 111 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 98 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 89 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 80 (0.31%) Windows 10
12 76 (0.29%) Solaris
13 34 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 30 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 29 (0.11%) Ubuntu
16 23 (0.089%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.062%) Windows Mobile
17 16 (0.062%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (0.054%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 13 (0.050%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13327 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12277 (47.46%) MVC
3 6374 (24.64%) TDD
4 4919 (19.01%) Scrum
5 3532 (13.65%) Web Development
6 3260 (12.60%) BDD
7 3209 (12.40%) Software Engineering
8 3201 (12.37%) OO
9 2737 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
10 2736 (10.58%) Web Application Development
11 2518 (9.73%) SDLC
12 2110 (8.16%) Test Automation
13 1883 (7.28%) Unit Testing
14 1737 (6.71%) DevOps
15 1575 (6.09%) Mentoring
16 1515 (5.86%) SOLID
17 1461 (5.65%) Microservices
18 1370 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
19 1343 (5.19%) Kanban
20 1279 (4.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21274 (82.23%) C#
2 11670 (45.11%) JavaScript
3 10609 (41.01%) SQL
4 3319 (12.83%) Java
5 2725 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 2038 (7.88%) VB.NET
7 1439 (5.56%) Ruby
8 1250 (4.83%) C++
9 1121 (4.33%) Python
10 1036 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 878 (3.39%) PHP
12 858 (3.32%) VB
13 737 (2.85%) TypeScript
14 536 (2.07%) C
15 381 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 343 (1.33%) F#
17 275 (1.06%) VBA
18 233 (0.90%) Perl
19 216 (0.83%) VB6
20 179 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3234 (12.50%) Degree
2 851 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 520 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 347 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 248 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 152 (0.59%) MCP
7 128 (0.49%) Master's Degree
8 117 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 110 (0.43%) ISEB
10 108 (0.42%) MCSD
11 82 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
12 76 (0.29%) MCPD
13 71 (0.27%) PhD
14 70 (0.27%) MCAD
15 56 (0.22%) MCTS
16 54 (0.21%) PMI Certification
17 50 (0.19%) DV Cleared
18 47 (0.18%) CISSP
19 42 (0.16%) MCSE
20 37 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1218 (4.71%) QA
2 156 (0.60%) SLA
3 65 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 57 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 52 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 35 (0.14%) MiFID
7 35 (0.14%) PMO
8 31 (0.12%) WCAG
9 18 (0.070%) GDPR
10 17 (0.066%) SEPA
11 14 (0.054%) COBIT
11 14 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.046%) ISO 13485
13 11 (0.043%) GAMP
14 10 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 10 (0.039%) WAI
15 8 (0.031%) EMIR
15 8 (0.031%) MISRA
15 8 (0.031%) MISRA C
System Software
1 643 (2.49%) Docker
2 399 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 120 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.13%) vSphere
6 31 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (0.11%) Firmware
8 16 (0.062%) Xen
9 13 (0.050%) Terminal Server
9 13 (0.050%) XenServer
10 11 (0.043%) DFS Replication
11 8 (0.031%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.027%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.023%) HDFS
13 6 (0.023%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.023%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.019%) LXC
15 4 (0.015%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.015%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 439 (1.70%) Puppet
2 347 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 334 (1.29%) Ansible
4 192 (0.74%) Kibana
5 154 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 125 (0.48%) Terraform
7 100 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 96 (0.37%) WSUS
9 82 (0.32%) Nagios
10 47 (0.18%) SCCM
11 45 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
12 40 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 39 (0.15%) logstash
14 35 (0.14%) Packer
15 34 (0.13%) Opsview
16 33 (0.13%) Salt
17 32 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
18 30 (0.12%) SCOM
19 26 (0.10%) Mesos
20 24 (0.093%) Consul
Vendors
1 7424 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 1597 (6.17%) Oracle
3 757 (2.93%) Google
4 610 (2.36%) Sitecore
5 507 (1.96%) Xamarin
6 416 (1.61%) Facebook
7 415 (1.60%) SAP
8 224 (0.87%) IBM
9 208 (0.80%) Twitter
10 197 (0.76%) VMware
11 179 (0.69%) Sybase
12 177 (0.68%) Splunk
13 168 (0.65%) Telerik
14 157 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
15 153 (0.59%) Apple
16 118 (0.46%) TIBCO
17 116 (0.45%) Atlassian
18 115 (0.44%) Yahoo!
19 114 (0.44%) Sony
20 113 (0.44%) Tableau