Period
to 21 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 16,051 20,614 25,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.04% 14.67% 15.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.27% 37.03% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13,849 18,011 22,871
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 44,255 55,668 67,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.72% 39.62% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36,680 46,002 57,114
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.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 21 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -4 5,682 £64,000 +2.40% 912
South East -1 4,034 £47,500 +5.56% 799
North of England 0 2,715 £45,000 - 808
North West +1 1,580 £45,000 - 467
Midlands +1 1,550 £42,500 +6.25% 504
South West -2 1,221 £45,000 +5.88% 285
Yorkshire -1 1,004 £45,000 +5.88% 286
West Midlands +2 846 £45,000 +5.88% 248
East of England -1 838 £50,000 +5.26% 257
East Midlands +3 703 £41,500 +3.75% 256
North East -7 132 £42,500 -5.56% 55
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 13,219 (82.36%) C#
2 7,497 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7,276 (45.33%) JavaScript
4 6,699 (41.74%) ASP.NET
5 6,483 (40.39%) SQL Server
6 6,006 (37.42%) SQL
7 5,794 (36.10%) MVC
8 5,581 (34.77%) Azure
9 4,463 (27.81%) HTML
10 4,315 (26.88%) AngularJS
11 4,314 (26.88%) Microsoft
12 4,253 (26.50%) CSS
13 3,703 (23.07%) .NET Core
14 3,530 (21.99%) .NET Framework
15 3,358 (20.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3,107 (19.36%) TDD
17 2,984 (18.59%) ASP.NET Web API
18 2,865 (17.85%) Scrum
19 2,746 (17.11%) Finance
20 2,555 (15.92%) Software Engineering
21 2,366 (14.74%) DevOps
22 2,360 (14.70%) AWS
23 2,277 (14.19%) React
24 2,051 (12.78%) Microservices
25 2,028 (12.63%) jQuery
26 1,968 (12.26%) Web Services
27 1,935 (12.06%) Git (software)
28 1,767 (11.01%) Degree
29 1,748 (10.89%) Java
30 1,732 (10.79%) Entity Framework

.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
1 557 (3.47%) IIS
2 506 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
3 485 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 448 (2.79%) CMS
5 251 (1.56%) Confluence
6 226 (1.41%) Umbraco
7 166 (1.03%) EPiServer
8 141 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
9 124 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 63 (0.39%) Kentico
11 62 (0.39%) Apache
12 57 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 49 (0.31%) Sitefinity
14 48 (0.30%) Apache Spark
15 41 (0.26%) WordPress
16 39 (0.24%) nginx
17 38 (0.24%) Drupal
18 36 (0.22%) NServiceBus
19 35 (0.22%) ArcGIS
20 31 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 191 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 172 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 23 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 15 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
9 14 (0.087%) Photoshop
10 11 (0.069%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.019%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.019%) Sketch
11 3 (0.019%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.006%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.006%) CATIA
13 1 (0.006%) InVision
13 1 (0.006%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 348 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 111 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 23 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 22 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 22 (0.14%) WebTrends
6 19 (0.12%) Salerio
7 14 (0.087%) Endur
8 13 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
8 13 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
8 13 (0.081%) Unit4 Business World
9 11 (0.069%) Visualfiles
10 10 (0.062%) Elite 3E
10 10 (0.062%) GoldMine
11 9 (0.056%) SAP ERP
12 8 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (0.050%) Sage 200
12 8 (0.050%) SAP BPC
13 7 (0.044%) Magento
13 7 (0.044%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 5,581 (34.77%) Azure
2 2,360 (14.70%) AWS
3 692 (4.31%) SaaS
4 356 (2.22%) Power Platform
5 350 (2.18%) GitHub
6 339 (2.11%) PaaS
7 334 (2.08%) Serverless
8 323 (2.01%) GCP
9 258 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
10 187 (1.17%) Office 365
11 156 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
12 140 (0.87%) IaaS
13 113 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
14 105 (0.65%) OpenShift
15 103 (0.64%) Azure Functions
16 86 (0.54%) npm
17 68 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
18 63 (0.39%) PowerApps
19 56 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
20 53 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 322 (2.01%) Internet
2 140 (0.87%) HTTP
3 112 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 100 (0.62%) Firewall
5 77 (0.48%) Intranet
6 57 (0.36%) DNS
7 35 (0.22%) SSL
8 29 (0.18%) Wireless
9 28 (0.17%) Broadband
10 23 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (0.13%) AMQP
12 20 (0.12%) SAN
13 19 (0.12%) FTP
14 18 (0.11%) Extranet
14 18 (0.11%) HTTPS
14 18 (0.11%) Skype
15 17 (0.11%) MQTT
16 16 (0.100%) DHCP
17 15 (0.093%) VPN
18 12 (0.075%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,483 (40.39%) SQL Server
2 858 (5.35%) NoSQL
3 663 (4.13%) MongoDB
4 662 (4.12%) MySQL
5 617 (3.84%) Relational Database
6 614 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 581 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 567 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
9 300 (1.87%) Power BI
10 287 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 282 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 252 (1.57%) SQL Server 2019
13 236 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 229 (1.43%) Big Data
15 217 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 214 (1.33%) Redis
17 210 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
18 209 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
19 169 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
20 161 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,935 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 1,362 (8.49%) Visual Studio
3 923 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 658 (4.10%) JIRA
5 513 (3.20%) Selenium
6 495 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 487 (3.03%) Jenkins
8 479 (2.98%) NUnit
9 475 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 271 (1.69%) SpecFlow
11 259 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
12 233 (1.45%) Bitbucket
13 207 (1.29%) Subversion
14 149 (0.93%) WebDriver
15 140 (0.87%) Cucumber
16 131 (0.82%) webpack
17 125 (0.78%) MSTest
18 115 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 107 (0.67%) Jasmine
20 95 (0.59%) Moq
General
1 2,746 (17.11%) Finance
2 619 (3.86%) Retail
3 580 (3.61%) Banking
4 468 (2.92%) Games
5 453 (2.82%) Marketing
6 318 (1.98%) Front Office
7 260 (1.62%) Legal
8 218 (1.36%) Public Sector
9 210 (1.31%) Law
10 177 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 160 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 135 (0.84%) Advertising
13 125 (0.78%) Automotive
14 96 (0.60%) Investment Banking
15 90 (0.56%) Back Office
16 88 (0.55%) Aerospace
17 59 (0.37%) Electronics
18 52 (0.32%) Financial Institution
19 51 (0.32%) Publishing
20 33 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11,405 (71.05%) Developer
2 5,857 (36.49%) .NET Developer
3 4,392 (27.36%) C# Developer
4 2,733 (17.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,370 (14.77%) Software Developer
6 2,167 (13.50%) Senior Developer
7 1,261 (7.86%) Software Engineer
8 1,092 (6.80%) Senior .NET Developer
9 988 (6.16%) Full Stack Developer
10 853 (5.31%) C# Software Developer
11 809 (5.04%) .NET Software Developer
12 794 (4.95%) Junior
13 790 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
14 697 (4.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 680 (4.24%) Junior Developer
16 672 (4.19%) Architect
17 664 (4.14%) Web Developer
18 647 (4.03%) Senior C# Developer
19 618 (3.85%) SQL Developer
20 576 (3.59%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,699 (41.74%) ASP.NET
2 4,463 (27.81%) HTML
3 4,315 (26.88%) AngularJS
4 4,253 (26.50%) CSS
5 3,703 (23.07%) .NET Core
6 3,530 (21.99%) .NET Framework
7 3,358 (20.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2,984 (18.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2,277 (14.19%) React
10 2,028 (12.63%) jQuery
11 1,968 (12.26%) Web Services
12 1,732 (10.79%) Entity Framework
13 1,529 (9.53%) REST
14 1,331 (8.29%) RESTful
15 1,330 (8.29%) Node.js
16 1,244 (7.75%) WCF
17 1,184 (7.38%) HTML5
18 1,004 (6.26%) XML
19 934 (5.82%) Vue.js
20 862 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,533 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
2 869 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 673 (4.19%) User Experience
4 489 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 466 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 423 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 222 (1.38%) Cloud Native
8 212 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 205 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 137 (0.85%) Public Cloud
11 125 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 124 (0.77%) Management Information System
13 120 (0.75%) Derivative
14 119 (0.74%) Fixed Income
15 117 (0.73%) Blog
16 101 (0.63%) Equities
17 91 (0.57%) Virtual Team
18 89 (0.55%) Client/Server
19 87 (0.54%) N-Tier
20 80 (0.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,545 (9.63%) Windows
2 527 (3.28%) Linux
3 350 (2.18%) Android
4 312 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 247 (1.54%) Windows Server
6 152 (0.95%) Unix
7 72 (0.45%) Windows 10
8 56 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 43 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 38 (0.24%) VMS
13 26 (0.16%) tvOS
14 16 (0.100%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.093%) Windows XP
16 14 (0.087%) CentOS
17 13 (0.081%) Windows Mobile
18 11 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 10 (0.062%) CoreOS
19 10 (0.062%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,497 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5,794 (36.10%) MVC
3 3,107 (19.36%) TDD
4 2,865 (17.85%) Scrum
5 2,555 (15.92%) Software Engineering
6 2,366 (14.74%) DevOps
7 2,051 (12.78%) Microservices
8 1,709 (10.65%) Web Development
9 1,569 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
10 1,528 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 1,412 (8.80%) BDD
12 1,352 (8.42%) Test Automation
13 1,194 (7.44%) Unit Testing
14 1,190 (7.41%) OO
15 1,189 (7.41%) Computer Science
16 1,169 (7.28%) SDLC
17 1,096 (6.83%) Mentoring
18 921 (5.74%) SOLID
19 850 (5.30%) Web Application Development
20 838 (5.22%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 13,219 (82.36%) C#
2 7,276 (45.33%) JavaScript
3 6,006 (37.42%) SQL
4 1,748 (10.89%) Java
5 1,328 (8.27%) T-SQL
6 1,184 (7.38%) TypeScript
7 1,036 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 1,008 (6.28%) Python
9 748 (4.66%) C++
10 613 (3.82%) PowerShell
11 446 (2.78%) PHP
11 446 (2.78%) VB
12 385 (2.40%) Ruby
13 356 (2.22%) C
14 247 (1.54%) F#
15 181 (1.13%) PL/SQL
16 166 (1.03%) R
17 149 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 149 (0.93%) VBA
18 125 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1,767 (11.01%) Degree
2 647 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 242 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 212 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 131 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 94 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 80 (0.50%) ISEB
8 53 (0.33%) MCP
9 51 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 50 (0.31%) MCSD
11 44 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
12 43 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 43 (0.27%) HND
13 29 (0.18%) DBS Check
13 29 (0.18%) MCSE
13 29 (0.18%) Postgraduate
14 28 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
15 22 (0.14%) SANS
16 20 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 18 (0.11%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 716 (4.46%) QA
2 112 (0.70%) GDPR
3 80 (0.50%) SLA
4 62 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (0.21%) DICOM
6 26 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.11%) WCAG
9 16 (0.100%) PMO
10 12 (0.075%) COBIT
11 10 (0.062%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.056%) NIST
13 7 (0.044%) PA-DSS
14 5 (0.031%) GxP
14 5 (0.031%) HL7
14 5 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.031%) WAI
15 4 (0.025%) PSD2
16 3 (0.019%) EMIR
16 3 (0.019%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,142 (7.11%) Docker
2 176 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 41 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.13%) Firmware
7 10 (0.062%) XenApp
8 8 (0.050%) LXC
9 7 (0.044%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.037%) GridGain
10 6 (0.037%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.037%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.031%) HDFS
11 5 (0.031%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.025%) Xen
13 3 (0.019%) NFS
14 2 (0.012%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.012%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.012%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 740 (4.61%) Kubernetes
2 262 (1.63%) Terraform
3 208 (1.30%) Ansible
4 170 (1.06%) Puppet
5 128 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 93 (0.58%) Kibana
7 46 (0.29%) Grafana
8 38 (0.24%) SCCM
9 36 (0.22%) Nagios
10 22 (0.14%) Rancher
11 21 (0.13%) Packer
12 20 (0.12%) Automic
13 16 (0.100%) BMC PATROL
14 15 (0.093%) SQL Sentry
15 14 (0.087%) MIIS
16 13 (0.081%) Docker Swarm
17 12 (0.075%) ZABBIX
18 11 (0.069%) HP ALM
19 9 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
20 6 (0.037%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4,314 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 738 (4.60%) Oracle
3 324 (2.02%) Xamarin
4 252 (1.57%) Google
5 248 (1.55%) Sitecore
6 198 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 196 (1.22%) SAP
8 116 (0.72%) Tableau
9 110 (0.69%) Sage
10 107 (0.67%) IBM
11 84 (0.52%) Atlassian
12 72 (0.45%) Adobe
13 61 (0.38%) MuleSoft
14 59 (0.37%) ServiceNow
14 59 (0.37%) VMware
15 54 (0.34%) Facebook
15 54 (0.34%) TIBCO
16 50 (0.31%) UiPath
17 46 (0.29%) Apple
17 46 (0.29%) WorldPay