Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 12,000 6,242 16,920
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 10.88% 14.02% 13.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.71% 31.87% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9,196 5,519 14,794
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

.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 44,922 19,585 47,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.72% 44.00% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28,873 16,962 39,474
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%

.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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -7 4,654 £70,000 - 856
South East -6 2,704 £52,500 - 432
North of England -6 1,760 £47,500 -5.00% 654
Midlands -4 1,315 £47,500 +4.40% 412
North West -9 936 £52,500 +5.00% 382
West Midlands -5 877 £50,000 +5.26% 231
South West +4 873 £47,500 +5.56% 176
Yorkshire -5 625 £45,000 -2.17% 187
East of England -10 456 £57,500 +9.52% 166
East Midlands -3 438 £45,000 - 180
North East +5 199 £42,500 -1.16% 85
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 9,474 (78.95%) C#
2 5,662 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5,650 (47.08%) Azure
4 5,081 (42.34%) SQL
5 4,949 (41.24%) JavaScript
6 4,363 (36.36%) .NET Core
7 4,081 (34.01%) SQL Server
8 3,038 (25.32%) Microsoft
9 3,024 (25.20%) ASP.NET
10 2,956 (24.63%) DevOps
11 2,900 (24.17%) React
12 2,852 (23.77%) AngularJS
13 2,789 (23.24%) MVC
14 2,744 (22.87%) Software Engineering
15 2,654 (22.12%) HTML
16 2,641 (22.01%) .NET Framework
17 2,516 (20.97%) Full Stack Development
18 2,490 (20.75%) CSS
19 2,489 (20.74%) AWS
20 2,456 (20.47%) Microservices
21 2,217 (18.48%) Finance
22 2,216 (18.47%) Social Skills
23 2,112 (17.60%) TDD
24 1,942 (16.18%) Scrum
25 1,825 (15.21%) Docker
26 1,585 (13.21%) Kubernetes
27 1,560 (13.00%) Git (software)
28 1,495 (12.46%) ASP.NET Web API
29 1,409 (11.74%) TypeScript
30 1,344 (11.20%) Web Services

.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
1 517 (4.31%) CMS
2 306 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 274 (2.28%) IIS
4 270 (2.25%) Umbraco
5 258 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
6 171 (1.43%) Confluence
7 160 (1.33%) EPiServer
8 102 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 72 (0.60%) Kentico
10 53 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 50 (0.42%) Apache Spark
12 49 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
12 49 (0.41%) WordPress
13 44 (0.37%) NServiceBus
14 43 (0.36%) Apache
15 36 (0.30%) SAS
16 35 (0.29%) Drupal
17 24 (0.20%) Sitefinity
18 20 (0.17%) MS Exchange
19 18 (0.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 133 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 98 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.18%) InVision
5 15 (0.13%) Campfire
6 14 (0.12%) Sketch
7 9 (0.075%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.067%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.058%) Siemens NX
9 7 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.050%) Figma
11 4 (0.033%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.025%) EngageOne
12 3 (0.025%) Simulink
13 2 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.017%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 1 (0.008%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.008%) Blender
14 1 (0.008%) Revit
Business Applications
1 196 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.22%) SAP Business One
4 25 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 24 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 20 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 16 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 15 (0.13%) MetaTrader
9 9 (0.075%) Elite 3E
9 9 (0.075%) nopCommerce
10 8 (0.067%) Magento
10 8 (0.067%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 7 (0.058%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
11 7 (0.058%) RMDS
11 7 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.058%) SDL Web 8
11 7 (0.058%) Teamcenter
12 6 (0.050%) BambooHR
12 6 (0.050%) Visualfiles
13 4 (0.033%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5,650 (47.08%) Azure
2 2,489 (20.74%) AWS
3 891 (7.43%) SaaS
3 891 (7.43%) Serverless
4 687 (5.73%) GCP
5 444 (3.70%) Power Platform
6 396 (3.30%) Azure Service Bus
7 370 (3.08%) PaaS
8 360 (3.00%) GitHub
9 312 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
10 299 (2.49%) Azure Functions
11 268 (2.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 257 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
13 198 (1.65%) Microsoft 365
14 177 (1.48%) IaaS
15 171 (1.43%) Azure Logic Apps
16 152 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
16 152 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
17 151 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
18 142 (1.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 252 (2.10%) HTTP
2 114 (0.95%) Internet
3 98 (0.82%) DNS
4 77 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 69 (0.58%) Firewall
6 31 (0.26%) Network Security
7 29 (0.24%) FTP
8 28 (0.23%) Broadband
8 28 (0.23%) VPN
9 22 (0.18%) Intranet
9 22 (0.18%) MQTT
10 19 (0.16%) SMTP
10 19 (0.16%) SSL
11 18 (0.15%) Modbus
12 17 (0.14%) LAN
12 17 (0.14%) Skype
12 17 (0.14%) WAN
13 15 (0.13%) AMQP
14 13 (0.11%) Cisco IPT
14 13 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,081 (34.01%) SQL Server
2 883 (7.36%) NoSQL
3 588 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 480 (4.00%) MySQL
5 397 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 376 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 360 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
8 317 (2.64%) Power BI
9 295 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 255 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 249 (2.08%) Redis
12 195 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 190 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
14 188 (1.57%) RDBMS
15 175 (1.46%) Big Data
16 109 (0.91%) Data Lake
17 107 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
18 97 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
19 82 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 77 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,560 (13.00%) Git (software)
2 747 (6.23%) Visual Studio
3 553 (4.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 540 (4.50%) TeamCity
5 513 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 509 (4.24%) Selenium
7 467 (3.89%) JIRA
8 432 (3.60%) Jenkins
9 371 (3.09%) NUnit
10 278 (2.32%) SpecFlow
11 210 (1.75%) Moq
12 160 (1.33%) webpack
13 147 (1.23%) Postman
14 146 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
15 141 (1.18%) Cypress.io
16 130 (1.08%) GitLab
17 127 (1.06%) WebDriver
18 122 (1.02%) JMeter
19 92 (0.77%) MSTest
20 91 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 2,217 (18.48%) Finance
2 2,216 (18.47%) Social Skills
3 590 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 459 (3.83%) Retail
5 397 (3.31%) Banking
6 392 (3.27%) Marketing
7 269 (2.24%) Law
8 199 (1.66%) Public Sector
9 193 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 182 (1.52%) Organisational Skills
11 168 (1.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 165 (1.38%) Games
13 162 (1.35%) Legal
14 153 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 130 (1.08%) Presentation Skills
16 126 (1.05%) Front Office
17 118 (0.98%) Advertising
18 115 (0.96%) Electronics
19 111 (0.93%) Telecoms
20 93 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7,529 (62.74%) Developer
2 3,266 (27.22%) .NET Developer
3 2,281 (19.01%) C# Developer
4 1,824 (15.20%) Senior Developer
5 1,767 (14.73%) Software Developer
6 1,366 (11.38%) Software Engineer
7 1,234 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,064 (8.87%) Full Stack Developer
9 854 (7.12%) Senior .NET Developer
10 596 (4.97%) Architect
11 583 (4.86%) C# Software Developer
12 533 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
13 481 (4.01%) Lead Developer
14 462 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
15 431 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
16 379 (3.16%) Azure Developer
17 376 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
18 361 (3.01%) Junior
19 360 (3.00%) .NET Software Engineer
20 355 (2.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,363 (36.36%) .NET Core
2 3,024 (25.20%) ASP.NET
3 2,900 (24.17%) React
4 2,852 (23.77%) AngularJS
5 2,654 (22.12%) HTML
6 2,641 (22.01%) .NET Framework
7 2,490 (20.75%) CSS
8 1,495 (12.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,344 (11.20%) Web Services
10 1,338 (11.15%) REST
11 1,184 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1,055 (8.79%) jQuery
13 982 (8.18%) Entity Framework
14 975 (8.13%) RESTful
15 911 (7.59%) Node.js
16 819 (6.83%) Vue.js
17 696 (5.80%) HTML5
18 582 (4.85%) XML
19 513 (4.28%) JSON
20 496 (4.13%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1,002 (8.35%) Greenfield Project
2 683 (5.69%) User Experience
3 451 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 395 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
5 391 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 228 (1.90%) Cloud Native
7 205 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 202 (1.68%) Legacy Systems
9 169 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 131 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 129 (1.08%) Virtual Team
12 123 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 117 (0.98%) Equities
14 102 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 99 (0.83%) Blog
15 99 (0.83%) Hedge funds
16 89 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 74 (0.62%) Legacy Applications
17 74 (0.62%) N-Tier
18 73 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 931 (7.76%) Windows
2 485 (4.04%) Linux
3 225 (1.88%) Android
4 184 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 179 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 68 (0.57%) Unix
7 49 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 39 (0.33%) VMS
8 39 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.19%) Windows 10
10 17 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
13 11 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.058%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.050%) CentOS
16 4 (0.033%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.033%) SUSE
17 3 (0.025%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,662 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2,956 (24.63%) DevOps
3 2,789 (23.24%) MVC
4 2,744 (22.87%) Software Engineering
5 2,516 (20.97%) Full Stack Development
6 2,456 (20.47%) Microservices
7 2,112 (17.60%) TDD
8 1,942 (16.18%) Scrum
9 1,278 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
10 1,263 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 1,250 (10.42%) SDLC
12 1,203 (10.03%) Mentoring
13 1,056 (8.80%) SOLID
14 988 (8.23%) Fintech
15 965 (8.04%) Web Development
16 953 (7.94%) Unit Testing
17 901 (7.51%) OO
18 895 (7.46%) Computer Science
19 799 (6.66%) Continuous Integration
20 663 (5.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9,474 (78.95%) C#
2 5,081 (42.34%) SQL
3 4,949 (41.24%) JavaScript
4 1,409 (11.74%) TypeScript
5 1,279 (10.66%) Java
6 1,071 (8.93%) Python
7 963 (8.03%) T-SQL
8 619 (5.16%) PowerShell
9 469 (3.91%) VB.NET
10 468 (3.90%) C++
11 310 (2.58%) PHP
12 250 (2.08%) VB
13 240 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 229 (1.91%) C
15 184 (1.53%) Scala
16 148 (1.23%) Ruby
17 147 (1.23%) VBA
18 144 (1.20%) Go
19 132 (1.10%) ES6
20 99 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 1,114 (9.28%) Degree
2 491 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 257 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 204 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 115 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 102 (0.85%) Master's Degree
7 64 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 56 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
9 45 (0.38%) ISEB
10 29 (0.24%) AWS Certification
11 27 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 27 (0.23%) HND
11 27 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 27 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
12 24 (0.20%) HNC
13 21 (0.18%) DBS Check
14 19 (0.16%) CISSP
15 15 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.13%) PMI Certification
16 14 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 957 (7.98%) QA
2 152 (1.27%) Accessibility
3 57 (0.48%) PSD2
4 56 (0.47%) GDPR
5 55 (0.46%) SLA
6 46 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 28 (0.23%) WCAG
8 27 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 16 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 15 (0.13%) GxP
12 11 (0.092%) GRC
13 8 (0.067%) PMO
14 6 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 6 (0.050%) TickIT
15 5 (0.042%) ISO 9001
16 4 (0.033%) Basel II
16 4 (0.033%) GAMP
16 4 (0.033%) HL7
System Software
1 1,825 (15.21%) Docker
2 166 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 58 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.075%) vSphere
7 8 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.050%) Ceph
8 6 (0.050%) Firmware
8 6 (0.050%) XenApp
9 5 (0.042%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.025%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.025%) NFS
12 2 (0.017%) KVM
12 2 (0.017%) LXC
12 2 (0.017%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.017%) Varnish
12 2 (0.017%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,585 (13.21%) Kubernetes
2 657 (5.48%) Terraform
3 229 (1.91%) Grafana
4 158 (1.32%) Ansible
5 106 (0.88%) Prometheus
6 89 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 74 (0.62%) Puppet
8 55 (0.46%) Graphite
9 46 (0.38%) Opsgenie
10 43 (0.36%) Kibana
11 31 (0.26%) logstash
12 30 (0.25%) Graylog
13 28 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
14 22 (0.18%) MIIS
15 16 (0.13%) HAProxy
15 16 (0.13%) Packer
15 16 (0.13%) Pingdom
15 16 (0.13%) ZABBIX
16 14 (0.12%) HP Fortify
17 13 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3,038 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 412 (3.43%) Oracle
3 409 (3.41%) Google
4 297 (2.48%) Xamarin
5 155 (1.29%) SAP
6 137 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 136 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 105 (0.88%) Samsung
9 88 (0.73%) VMware
10 67 (0.56%) Atlassian
11 57 (0.48%) OutSystems
12 52 (0.43%) Databricks
13 50 (0.42%) Splunk
14 47 (0.39%) IBM
15 46 (0.38%) New Relic
15 46 (0.38%) Telerik
16 43 (0.36%) ServiceNow
17 34 (0.28%) Adobe
18 33 (0.28%) Cognizant
18 33 (0.28%) Sage