Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 9,096 14,938 19,593
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 12.32% 14.26% 14.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.49% 36.33% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,856 13,002 17,290
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 29,836 41,113 53,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.41% 39.24% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24,307 34,454 45,017
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.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 11 April 2021.

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 11 April 2021. 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 -5 3,233 £70,000 +7.69% 643
South East -1 2,183 £52,500 +10.53% 404
North of England -3 1,473 £47,500 +5.56% 551
Midlands +1 1,003 £45,500 +7.06% 315
South West -9 781 £45,000 - 172
North West -6 755 £50,000 +5.26% 327
Yorkshire -6 568 £44,000 -2.22% 170
West Midlands -2 565 £46,750 +3.89% 181
East Midlands -2 430 £45,000 +8.43% 132
East of England -11 294 £50,000 - 156
North East +4 150 £41,695 +4.24% 54
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 7,138 (78.47%) C#
2 4,195 (46.12%) Azure
3 4,185 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
4 4,164 (45.78%) JavaScript
5 3,663 (40.27%) SQL
6 3,499 (38.47%) .NET Core
7 3,010 (33.09%) SQL Server
8 2,625 (28.86%) ASP.NET
9 2,425 (26.66%) MVC
10 2,226 (24.47%) CSS
11 2,196 (24.14%) DevOps
12 2,177 (23.93%) HTML
13 2,098 (23.07%) AngularJS
14 2,042 (22.45%) Microsoft
15 2,007 (22.06%) React
16 1,989 (21.87%) Software Engineering
17 1,946 (21.39%) .NET Framework
18 1,746 (19.20%) Microservices
19 1,740 (19.13%) Finance
20 1,647 (18.11%) TDD
21 1,611 (17.71%) AWS
22 1,330 (14.62%) Scrum
23 1,221 (13.42%) Docker
24 1,176 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
25 1,070 (11.76%) Web Services
26 1,049 (11.53%) Test Automation
27 1,024 (11.26%) Git (software)
28 974 (10.71%) jQuery
29 960 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
30 926 (10.18%) Degree

.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
1 363 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 334 (3.67%) CMS
3 244 (2.68%) IIS
4 162 (1.78%) Umbraco
5 129 (1.42%) Confluence
6 119 (1.31%) EPiServer
7 116 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 83 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 83 (0.91%) NServiceBus
9 55 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 48 (0.53%) Kentico
11 46 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
12 37 (0.41%) Apache
13 33 (0.36%) WordPress
14 25 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
15 21 (0.23%) Apache Solr
15 21 (0.23%) Sitefinity
16 18 (0.20%) nginx
17 15 (0.16%) Drupal
18 14 (0.15%) OnBase
Applications
1 83 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.18%) Chatbot
4 14 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.11%) Figma
7 9 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.099%) InVision
7 9 (0.099%) Sketch
8 7 (0.077%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.077%) Simulink
9 6 (0.066%) Revit
9 6 (0.066%) SOLIDWORKS
9 6 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.055%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.055%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.033%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.011%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 264 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 33 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.22%) nopCommerce
5 19 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 18 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 15 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 11 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.11%) Sage 1000
9 10 (0.11%) Visualfiles
10 8 (0.088%) Magento
11 6 (0.066%) Maximo
12 5 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (0.044%) Bond Adapt
13 4 (0.044%) Elite 3E
13 4 (0.044%) SAP CRM
14 3 (0.033%) Infor M3
14 3 (0.033%) Sentinel
15 2 (0.022%) Northgate Housing
15 2 (0.022%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4,195 (46.12%) Azure
2 1,611 (17.71%) AWS
3 551 (6.06%) SaaS
4 545 (5.99%) Serverless
5 427 (4.69%) GCP
6 376 (4.13%) PaaS
7 316 (3.47%) Power Platform
8 234 (2.57%) Dynamics 365
9 199 (2.19%) Azure Functions
10 154 (1.69%) IaaS
11 130 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 122 (1.34%) Microsoft 365
13 117 (1.29%) PowerApps
14 110 (1.21%) GitHub
15 92 (1.01%) Logic Apps
16 90 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
17 69 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
17 69 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
18 61 (0.67%) npm
19 59 (0.65%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 130 (1.43%) HTTP
2 102 (1.12%) Skype
3 52 (0.57%) Internet
4 42 (0.46%) DNS
5 30 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 21 (0.23%) Network Security
7 19 (0.21%) Firewall
7 19 (0.21%) SSH
8 18 (0.20%) WAN
9 15 (0.16%) Intranet
10 14 (0.15%) VPN
11 13 (0.14%) AMQP
12 12 (0.13%) LAN
13 11 (0.12%) FTP
14 9 (0.099%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (0.088%) DHCP
15 8 (0.088%) SMTP
15 8 (0.088%) VLAN
15 8 (0.088%) Wireless
16 6 (0.066%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,010 (33.09%) SQL Server
2 529 (5.82%) NoSQL
3 295 (3.24%) Relational Database
4 293 (3.22%) MongoDB
5 276 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 268 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 263 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 257 (2.83%) MySQL
9 221 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
10 207 (2.28%) Redis
11 169 (1.86%) Power BI
12 142 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
13 140 (1.54%) Big Data
14 126 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
15 102 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 100 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
17 69 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 69 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
18 66 (0.73%) RDBMS
19 54 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1,024 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 629 (6.92%) Visual Studio
3 363 (3.99%) Selenium
4 338 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 325 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 304 (3.34%) JIRA
7 291 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 230 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 225 (2.47%) NUnit
10 219 (2.41%) Jenkins
11 166 (1.82%) SpecFlow
12 157 (1.73%) GitLab
13 108 (1.19%) Cypress.io
14 103 (1.13%) webpack
15 93 (1.02%) Postman
16 82 (0.90%) Bitbucket
17 67 (0.74%) Moq
18 51 (0.56%) WebDriver
19 46 (0.51%) Grunt
20 44 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,740 (19.13%) Finance
2 269 (2.96%) Front Office
3 220 (2.42%) Public Sector
4 207 (2.28%) Retail
5 201 (2.21%) Banking
6 192 (2.11%) Games
7 171 (1.88%) Law
7 171 (1.88%) Marketing
8 131 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 125 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 119 (1.31%) Back Office
11 81 (0.89%) Legal
12 79 (0.87%) Advertising
12 79 (0.87%) Electronics
13 61 (0.67%) Automotive
14 47 (0.52%) Publishing
15 44 (0.48%) Local Government
15 44 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 41 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 36 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 6,243 (68.63%) Developer
2 3,032 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1,988 (21.86%) C# Developer
4 1,517 (16.68%) Senior Developer
5 1,378 (15.15%) Software Developer
6 1,183 (13.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 1,018 (11.19%) Software Engineer
8 768 (8.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 723 (7.95%) Senior .NET Developer
10 660 (7.26%) .NET Software Developer
11 545 (5.99%) C# Software Developer
12 498 (5.47%) Senior C# Developer
13 401 (4.41%) Architect
14 379 (4.17%) Azure Developer
15 369 (4.06%) SQL Developer
16 349 (3.84%) Lead Developer
17 347 (3.81%) .NET Software Engineer
18 345 (3.79%) React Developer
19 339 (3.73%) Senior Software Developer
20 316 (3.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,499 (38.47%) .NET Core
2 2,625 (28.86%) ASP.NET
3 2,226 (24.47%) CSS
4 2,177 (23.93%) HTML
5 2,098 (23.07%) AngularJS
6 2,007 (22.06%) React
7 1,946 (21.39%) .NET Framework
8 1,176 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,070 (11.76%) Web Services
10 974 (10.71%) jQuery
11 960 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 889 (9.77%) REST
13 837 (9.20%) Vue.js
14 775 (8.52%) Entity Framework
15 618 (6.79%) HTML5
16 608 (6.68%) Node.js
17 578 (6.35%) RESTful
18 551 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 462 (5.08%) ASP.NET Core
20 431 (4.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 743 (8.17%) Greenfield Project
2 486 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 437 (4.80%) User Experience
4 329 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 302 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
6 238 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 186 (2.04%) Hedge funds
8 158 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 158 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 147 (1.62%) Derivative
10 128 (1.41%) Equities
11 127 (1.40%) Cloud Native
12 111 (1.22%) Algorithms
13 107 (1.18%) Blog
14 101 (1.11%) Virtual Team
15 100 (1.10%) Fixed Income
16 97 (1.07%) Data Structures
17 83 (0.91%) Management Information System
18 69 (0.76%) NHS
19 66 (0.73%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 634 (6.97%) Windows
2 378 (4.16%) Linux
3 174 (1.91%) Android
4 170 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 148 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 83 (0.91%) Unix
7 35 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (0.25%) Windows 10
9 22 (0.24%) CentOS
10 20 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 18 (0.20%) VMS
12 16 (0.18%) AIX
13 14 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.11%) CoreOS
15 10 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.11%) zOS
16 8 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.066%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.066%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,185 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 2,425 (26.66%) MVC
3 2,196 (24.14%) DevOps
4 1,989 (21.87%) Software Engineering
5 1,746 (19.20%) Microservices
6 1,647 (18.11%) TDD
7 1,330 (14.62%) Scrum
8 1,049 (11.53%) Test Automation
9 821 (9.03%) Mentoring
10 777 (8.54%) Web Development
11 761 (8.37%) OO
12 751 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
13 735 (8.08%) Fintech
14 732 (8.05%) SOLID
15 701 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
16 676 (7.43%) SDLC
17 656 (7.21%) Unit Testing
18 548 (6.02%) BDD
19 544 (5.98%) Computer Science
20 392 (4.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7,138 (78.47%) C#
2 4,164 (45.78%) JavaScript
3 3,663 (40.27%) SQL
4 903 (9.93%) TypeScript
5 883 (9.71%) Python
6 744 (8.18%) T-SQL
7 727 (7.99%) Java
8 432 (4.75%) PowerShell
9 374 (4.11%) VB.NET
10 276 (3.03%) C++
11 205 (2.25%) PHP
12 172 (1.89%) VB
13 171 (1.88%) Go
14 106 (1.17%) C
15 92 (1.01%) Bash Shell
16 79 (0.87%) VBA
17 75 (0.82%) ES6
18 74 (0.81%) Ruby
19 57 (0.63%) PL/SQL
20 50 (0.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 926 (10.18%) Degree
2 341 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 180 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 139 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 115 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 43 (0.47%) Master's Degree
8 34 (0.37%) HNC
9 23 (0.25%) ISEB
10 22 (0.24%) HND
11 16 (0.18%) PhD
12 15 (0.16%) CISSP
12 15 (0.16%) DV Cleared
12 15 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 14 (0.15%) MCSA
14 13 (0.14%) MCSE
15 12 (0.13%) AWS Certification
15 12 (0.13%) CISA
16 11 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
16 11 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 560 (6.16%) QA
2 40 (0.44%) GRC
3 31 (0.34%) SLA
4 30 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.24%) GDPR
6 18 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.15%) WAI
9 10 (0.11%) PSD2
10 9 (0.099%) COBIT
11 6 (0.066%) NIST
12 5 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.055%) EMIR
12 5 (0.055%) MiFID
13 4 (0.044%) Basel II
13 4 (0.044%) CRD IV
14 3 (0.033%) ISO 13485
14 3 (0.033%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.022%) HL7
15 2 (0.022%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,221 (13.42%) Docker
2 97 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 29 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.099%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.077%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.055%) Firmware
8 3 (0.033%) LXC
8 3 (0.033%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.022%) Ceph
9 2 (0.022%) HDFS
9 2 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.022%) vSphere
10 1 (0.011%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.011%) KVM
10 1 (0.011%) Lustre
10 1 (0.011%) NFS
10 1 (0.011%) Samba
Systems Management
1 862 (9.48%) Kubernetes
2 387 (4.25%) Terraform
3 105 (1.15%) Ansible
4 88 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 66 (0.73%) Puppet
6 53 (0.58%) Grafana
7 44 (0.48%) Prometheus
8 30 (0.33%) Kibana
9 28 (0.31%) MIIS
10 19 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (0.11%) SCCM
11 10 (0.11%) WMI
12 9 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.088%) Packer
13 8 (0.088%) SCOM
14 7 (0.077%) HP Fortify
14 7 (0.077%) Istio
15 6 (0.066%) Graphite
16 5 (0.055%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2,042 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 304 (3.34%) Oracle
3 189 (2.08%) Xamarin
4 161 (1.77%) Sitecore
5 151 (1.66%) Google
6 95 (1.04%) Nintex
7 81 (0.89%) SAP
8 78 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 63 (0.69%) VMware
10 59 (0.65%) Atlassian
11 53 (0.58%) Databricks
12 50 (0.55%) Red Hat
13 39 (0.43%) IBM
14 30 (0.33%) Adobe
15 28 (0.31%) Telerik
16 26 (0.29%) Splunk
17 24 (0.26%) Charles River
18 22 (0.24%) MuleSoft
19 20 (0.22%) DevExpress
20 19 (0.21%) Samsung