Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 21,902 25,762 27,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.77% 15.33% 15.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.36% 38.12% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19,156 22,890 25,678
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 58,619 67,590 68,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.54% 40.23% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 48,536 56,745 60,150
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 8,398 £62,500 +8.70% 1,035
South East 0 5,047 £45,000 +2.27% 746
North of England 0 3,609 £45,000 +5.88% 991
North West -2 1,970 £45,000 +5.88% 493
Midlands -2 1,805 £42,500 +6.25% 529
South West -1 1,545 £42,500 - 315
East of England -1 1,483 £46,000 +2.22% 307
Yorkshire +2 1,415 £42,500 - 387
West Midlands -1 1,026 £42,500 +6.25% 326
East Midlands -2 777 £42,250 +5.63% 202
North East -3 227 £40,000 - 111
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 18,060 (82.46%) C#
2 10,915 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
3 10,036 (45.82%) JavaScript
4 10,032 (45.80%) SQL Server
5 9,959 (45.47%) ASP.NET
6 9,032 (41.24%) MVC
7 8,906 (40.66%) SQL
8 7,341 (33.52%) HTML
9 6,507 (29.71%) CSS
10 6,503 (29.69%) Microsoft
11 5,695 (26.00%) AngularJS
12 5,446 (24.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5,282 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
14 4,629 (21.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4,615 (21.07%) TDD
16 4,349 (19.86%) .NET Framework
17 4,347 (19.85%) Finance
18 3,837 (17.52%) Scrum
19 3,428 (15.65%) jQuery
20 3,163 (14.44%) Software Engineering
21 2,972 (13.57%) Web Services
22 2,767 (12.63%) Java
23 2,580 (11.78%) Git (software)
24 2,507 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
25 2,483 (11.34%) WCF
26 2,413 (11.02%) Visual Studio
27 2,381 (10.87%) Degree
28 2,332 (10.65%) Windows
29 2,327 (10.62%) .NET Core
30 2,287 (10.44%) OO

.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 1,051 (4.80%) IIS
2 896 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 832 (3.80%) CMS
4 653 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
5 447 (2.04%) Umbraco
6 292 (1.33%) Confluence
7 272 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
8 264 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 193 (0.88%) EPiServer
10 163 (0.74%) Apache
11 138 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 118 (0.54%) Kentico
13 109 (0.50%) NServiceBus
14 101 (0.46%) Apache Spark
14 101 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 84 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 81 (0.37%) Sitefinity
17 77 (0.35%) WebSphere
18 61 (0.28%) JBoss
19 57 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 292 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 225 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 110 (0.50%) Chatbot
4 51 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 44 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 38 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 38 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 37 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 31 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.078%) Mingle
10 12 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.050%) AutoCAD
11 11 (0.050%) Maya
12 7 (0.032%) InfoPath
13 5 (0.023%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.018%) Autodesk Inventor
14 4 (0.018%) Doxygen
15 2 (0.009%) Maple
15 2 (0.009%) Stata
15 2 (0.009%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 641 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 98 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 92 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 47 (0.21%) thinkFolio
5 46 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 35 (0.16%) Front Arena
7 31 (0.14%) Eloqua
8 25 (0.11%) Magento
9 22 (0.10%) Actimize
10 20 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
11 18 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
12 16 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 14 (0.064%) Visualfiles
14 13 (0.059%) NetSuite
14 13 (0.059%) Scribe Insight
15 12 (0.055%) SunGard GMI
16 10 (0.046%) Bloomberg AIM
16 10 (0.046%) Eagle PACE
16 10 (0.046%) Relativity
16 10 (0.046%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5,282 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,156 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 793 (3.62%) SaaS
4 378 (1.73%) PaaS
5 303 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 274 (1.25%) Office 365
7 271 (1.24%) Serverless
8 228 (1.04%) GitHub
9 226 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
10 221 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 189 (0.86%) npm
12 186 (0.85%) IaaS
13 105 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
14 85 (0.39%) Azure Functions
15 80 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
16 78 (0.36%) NuGet
17 73 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
17 73 (0.33%) Google Play
18 70 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
19 51 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 524 (2.39%) Internet
2 247 (1.13%) HTTP
3 214 (0.98%) Firewall
4 169 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 126 (0.58%) Intranet
6 117 (0.53%) DNS
7 80 (0.37%) Broadband
8 70 (0.32%) SSL
9 62 (0.28%) Network Security
10 59 (0.27%) Hyperconnected
11 45 (0.21%) SMS
11 45 (0.21%) VPN
12 42 (0.19%) SAN
13 35 (0.16%) Skype
14 31 (0.14%) FTP
15 23 (0.11%) DHCP
15 23 (0.11%) HTTPS
16 19 (0.087%) Extranet
17 18 (0.082%) VLAN
17 18 (0.082%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10,032 (45.80%) SQL Server
2 1,447 (6.61%) NoSQL
3 1,428 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 1,069 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,004 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 862 (3.94%) MongoDB
7 851 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 737 (3.36%) MySQL
9 532 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 487 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 484 (2.21%) Big Data
12 480 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 433 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 326 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
15 317 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
15 317 (1.45%) Power BI
16 308 (1.41%) RDBMS
17 245 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
18 230 (1.05%) Oracle Database
19 224 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2,580 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 2,413 (11.02%) Visual Studio
3 1,817 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 920 (4.20%) TeamCity
5 844 (3.85%) JIRA
6 783 (3.58%) Selenium
7 732 (3.34%) Jenkins
8 730 (3.33%) NUnit
9 729 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 629 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
11 357 (1.63%) Subversion
12 319 (1.46%) SpecFlow
13 270 (1.23%) gulp
14 232 (1.06%) MSTest
15 226 (1.03%) Cucumber
16 218 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 215 (0.98%) Bitbucket
18 196 (0.89%) Maven
19 190 (0.87%) webpack
20 170 (0.78%) Jasmine
General
1 4,347 (19.85%) Finance
2 984 (4.49%) Banking
3 860 (3.93%) Retail
4 802 (3.66%) Marketing
5 690 (3.15%) Games
6 444 (2.03%) Advertising
7 398 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 347 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 329 (1.50%) Front Office
10 275 (1.26%) Back Office
11 217 (0.99%) Electronics
11 217 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 190 (0.87%) Legal
13 163 (0.74%) Law
14 162 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 120 (0.55%) Automotive
16 94 (0.43%) Publishing
17 47 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 43 (0.20%) Retail Finance
19 39 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 15,679 (71.59%) Developer
2 9,064 (41.38%) .NET Developer
3 6,603 (30.15%) C# Developer
4 4,519 (20.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,817 (12.86%) Software Developer
6 2,560 (11.69%) Senior Developer
7 1,957 (8.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1,690 (7.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1,450 (6.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1,330 (6.07%) C# Software Developer
11 1,305 (5.96%) .NET Software Developer
12 1,295 (5.91%) Software Engineer
13 1,287 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 1,183 (5.40%) SQL Developer
15 1,162 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,078 (4.92%) Junior
17 1,042 (4.76%) Architect
18 946 (4.32%) Junior Developer
19 934 (4.26%) Web Developer
20 891 (4.07%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,959 (45.47%) ASP.NET
2 7,341 (33.52%) HTML
3 6,507 (29.71%) CSS
4 5,695 (26.00%) AngularJS
5 5,446 (24.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4,629 (21.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4,349 (19.86%) .NET Framework
8 3,428 (15.65%) jQuery
9 2,972 (13.57%) Web Services
10 2,483 (11.34%) WCF
11 2,327 (10.62%) .NET Core
12 2,276 (10.39%) HTML5
13 2,188 (9.99%) RESTful
14 2,113 (9.65%) Entity Framework
15 1,892 (8.64%) React
16 1,719 (7.85%) XML
17 1,687 (7.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 1,546 (7.06%) REST
19 1,545 (7.05%) WPF
20 1,448 (6.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2,240 (10.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1,130 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 959 (4.38%) User Experience
4 941 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 866 (3.95%) Fintech
6 860 (3.93%) Mobile App
7 582 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
8 285 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 256 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 250 (1.14%) Hedge funds
11 244 (1.11%) N-Tier
12 205 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 188 (0.86%) Tandem
14 187 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 187 (0.85%) Equities
15 178 (0.81%) Data Centre
16 175 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 159 (0.73%) Social Media
18 149 (0.68%) Derivative
19 145 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,332 (10.65%) Windows
2 823 (3.76%) Linux
3 633 (2.89%) Android
4 555 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 409 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 230 (1.05%) Unix
7 123 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 76 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 69 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 65 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 64 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 55 (0.25%) Solaris
12 55 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 51 (0.23%) CentOS
14 38 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 22 (0.10%) Windows 8
16 21 (0.096%) AIX
17 18 (0.082%) HPUX
18 16 (0.073%) VMS
19 14 (0.064%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,915 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
2 9,032 (41.24%) MVC
3 4,615 (21.07%) TDD
4 3,837 (17.52%) Scrum
5 3,163 (14.44%) Software Engineering
6 2,507 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2,287 (10.44%) OO
8 2,235 (10.20%) Web Development
9 2,183 (9.97%) BDD
10 2,159 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
11 2,117 (9.67%) Test Automation
12 1,919 (8.76%) DevOps
12 1,919 (8.76%) SDLC
13 1,906 (8.70%) Microservices
14 1,703 (7.78%) Web Application Development
15 1,641 (7.49%) Unit Testing
16 1,506 (6.88%) Computer Science
17 1,421 (6.49%) SOLID
18 1,268 (5.79%) Mentoring
19 1,131 (5.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18,060 (82.46%) C#
2 10,036 (45.82%) JavaScript
3 8,906 (40.66%) SQL
4 2,767 (12.63%) Java
5 2,266 (10.35%) T-SQL
6 1,354 (6.18%) VB.NET
7 1,297 (5.92%) Python
8 1,051 (4.80%) C++
9 1,032 (4.71%) PowerShell
10 916 (4.18%) TypeScript
11 715 (3.26%) Ruby
12 711 (3.25%) PHP
13 554 (2.53%) VB
14 362 (1.65%) C
15 360 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 279 (1.27%) VBA
17 220 (1.00%) Bash Shell
18 208 (0.95%) F#
19 190 (0.87%) Scala
20 151 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2,381 (10.87%) Degree
2 682 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 333 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 319 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 202 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 137 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 111 (0.51%) ISEB
8 92 (0.42%) CISSP
9 88 (0.40%) MCSE
10 72 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 71 (0.32%) Master's Degree
12 67 (0.31%) SAFe Agilist
13 64 (0.29%) PMI Certification
14 54 (0.25%) MCP
15 52 (0.24%) DV Cleared
16 51 (0.23%) MCPD
17 50 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
18 45 (0.21%) PhD
19 43 (0.20%) MCSA
19 43 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,151 (5.26%) QA
2 119 (0.54%) GDPR
3 98 (0.45%) SLA
4 78 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 71 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 65 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 34 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 33 (0.15%) PMO
9 28 (0.13%) MiFID
10 18 (0.082%) HL7
10 18 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.068%) WAI
12 13 (0.059%) ISO 9000
13 12 (0.055%) DICOM
13 12 (0.055%) EMIR
13 12 (0.055%) ISO 14001
14 9 (0.041%) HIPAA
15 8 (0.037%) FATCA
16 6 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials
17 5 (0.023%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 954 (4.36%) Docker
2 319 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 172 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 139 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 71 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 41 (0.19%) vSphere
7 40 (0.18%) Firmware
8 20 (0.091%) Apache Flume
9 15 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (0.068%) VirtualBox
10 14 (0.064%) LXC
11 12 (0.055%) VMware Server
12 10 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.027%) XenApp
15 5 (0.023%) HDFS
15 5 (0.023%) KVM
15 5 (0.023%) XenServer
16 4 (0.018%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.018%) Xen
Systems Management
1 387 (1.77%) Kubernetes
2 349 (1.59%) Ansible
3 279 (1.27%) Puppet
4 242 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 150 (0.68%) Terraform
6 109 (0.50%) Kibana
7 56 (0.26%) Salt
8 52 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 38 (0.17%) Automic
10 37 (0.17%) logstash
11 36 (0.16%) Grafana
12 35 (0.16%) Graphite
13 32 (0.15%) Nagios
13 32 (0.15%) SCCM
14 28 (0.13%) SCOM
15 27 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
16 23 (0.11%) Packer
17 21 (0.096%) Consul
17 21 (0.096%) HP ALM
18 20 (0.091%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6,503 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 1,381 (6.31%) Oracle
3 657 (3.00%) Google
4 635 (2.90%) Xamarin
5 452 (2.06%) Sitecore
6 371 (1.69%) SAP
7 236 (1.08%) Facebook
8 212 (0.97%) VMware
9 190 (0.87%) IBM
10 168 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 157 (0.72%) Telerik
12 149 (0.68%) Tableau
13 105 (0.48%) Atlassian
14 97 (0.44%) Apple
15 90 (0.41%) Twitter
16 87 (0.40%) Red Hat
17 83 (0.38%) Splunk
18 81 (0.37%) ServiceNow
19 79 (0.36%) Sony
20 76 (0.35%) DevExpress