Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 25,607 26,444 30,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.52% 15.93% 15.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.97% 40.29% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22,871 24,319 27,361
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

.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 67,433 65,634 75,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.86% 39.55% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57,332 56,944 65,709
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,400
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.37% +3.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +1 8,673 £60,000 +9.09% 1,018
South East 0 5,928 £43,000 +1.18% 666
North of England -4 4,451 £42,500 +6.25% 805
Midlands -3 2,534 £40,000 - 472
North West -2 2,367 £42,500 +6.25% 414
East of England -2 2,093 £45,000 +5.88% 301
South West +1 1,921 £42,500 +2.41% 290
Yorkshire -3 1,735 £42,500 +6.25% 325
West Midlands -4 1,421 £40,000 - 259
East Midlands -1 1,119 £40,000 - 211
North East +2 348 £40,000 - 66
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 21,501 (83.97%) C#
2 13,481 (52.65%) ASP.NET
3 13,209 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
4 12,804 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 12,157 (47.48%) MVC
6 11,599 (45.30%) JavaScript
7 10,423 (40.70%) SQL
8 8,907 (34.78%) HTML
9 7,947 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7,883 (30.78%) CSS
11 7,451 (29.10%) Microsoft
12 6,581 (25.70%) TDD
13 6,279 (24.52%) AngularJS
14 5,667 (22.13%) .NET Framework
15 5,345 (20.87%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4,802 (18.75%) Scrum
17 4,730 (18.47%) Finance
18 4,723 (18.44%) jQuery
19 4,551 (17.77%) WCF
20 4,127 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
21 3,520 (13.75%) BDD
22 3,391 (13.24%) Software Engineering
23 3,343 (13.06%) RESTful
24 3,312 (12.93%) Web Development
25 3,268 (12.76%) Web Services
26 3,225 (12.59%) OO
27 3,052 (11.92%) Git (software)
28 3,046 (11.90%) Web Application Development
29 3,040 (11.87%) HTML5
30 2,976 (11.62%) 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 1,226 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 1,155 (4.51%) IIS
3 1,121 (4.38%) CMS
4 730 (2.85%) Umbraco
5 476 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
6 470 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
7 365 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 321 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 283 (1.11%) EPiServer
10 243 (0.95%) Confluence
11 169 (0.66%) NServiceBus
12 161 (0.63%) Apache
13 127 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 125 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 114 (0.45%) Kentico
16 113 (0.44%) Apache Spark
17 108 (0.42%) Tomcat
18 93 (0.36%) Sitefinity
19 87 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
20 84 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 348 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 329 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 103 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 58 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 37 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 35 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 35 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 26 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 26 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.023%) Doxygen
11 4 (0.016%) CPLEX
11 4 (0.016%) EngageOne
11 4 (0.016%) InDesign
11 4 (0.016%) Mingle
12 3 (0.012%) HipChat
12 3 (0.012%) Maple
12 3 (0.012%) XMetaL
13 2 (0.008%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 845 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 70 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 56 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 56 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 38 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 34 (0.13%) Magento
7 23 (0.090%) MetaTrader
8 20 (0.078%) Eloqua
9 19 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
10 17 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
10 17 (0.066%) Scribe Insight
11 14 (0.055%) Markit EDM
11 14 (0.055%) NetSuite
12 12 (0.047%) Eagle PACE
12 12 (0.047%) SAP Business One
12 12 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
13 11 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
13 11 (0.043%) Visualfiles
13 11 (0.043%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4,127 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,009 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
3 675 (2.64%) SaaS
4 415 (1.62%) Office 365
5 338 (1.32%) PaaS
6 293 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 278 (1.09%) GitHub
8 196 (0.77%) IaaS
9 166 (0.65%) npm
10 134 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
11 123 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 115 (0.45%) Serverless
13 102 (0.40%) Google Play
14 91 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
15 69 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
16 63 (0.25%) Amazon S3
17 45 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
18 43 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
19 40 (0.16%) OpenShift
20 35 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 741 (2.89%) Internet
2 261 (1.02%) HTTP
3 193 (0.75%) Intranet
4 177 (0.69%) Firewall
5 171 (0.67%) Broadband
6 142 (0.55%) SMS
7 131 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 125 (0.49%) DNS
9 107 (0.42%) SSL
10 98 (0.38%) Hyperconnected
11 90 (0.35%) VPN
12 47 (0.18%) WAN
13 43 (0.17%) Network Security
14 42 (0.16%) FTP
15 40 (0.16%) Wireless
16 39 (0.15%) AMQP
17 38 (0.15%) DHCP
18 36 (0.14%) SAN
19 35 (0.14%) Extranet
19 35 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12,804 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2,135 (8.34%) NoSQL
3 2,016 (7.87%) SQL Server 2016
4 1,433 (5.60%) SQL Server 2014
5 1,211 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,176 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,154 (4.51%) MongoDB
8 840 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 765 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 722 (2.82%) MySQL
11 622 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 446 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 416 (1.62%) Big Data
14 355 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
15 285 (1.11%) Oracle Database
16 270 (1.05%) Power BI
17 263 (1.03%) RDBMS
18 240 (0.94%) RavenDB
19 223 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
20 220 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3,052 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 2,677 (10.45%) Visual Studio
3 1,993 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,440 (5.62%) NUnit
5 1,067 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 883 (3.45%) JIRA
7 760 (2.97%) Selenium
8 748 (2.92%) Subversion
9 722 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 692 (2.70%) Jenkins
11 674 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
12 629 (2.46%) Moq
13 551 (2.15%) MSTest
14 366 (1.43%) SpecFlow
15 316 (1.23%) MSBuild
16 283 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
17 232 (0.91%) Cucumber
18 231 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 225 (0.88%) gulp
20 219 (0.86%) Jasmine
General
1 4,730 (18.47%) Finance
2 1,239 (4.84%) Retail
3 1,215 (4.74%) Banking
4 1,013 (3.96%) Advertising
5 990 (3.87%) Marketing
6 897 (3.50%) Games
7 450 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 372 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 301 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 282 (1.10%) Legal
11 276 (1.08%) Front Office
12 250 (0.98%) Back Office
13 248 (0.97%) Law
14 232 (0.91%) Electronics
15 224 (0.87%) Music Industry
16 188 (0.73%) Financial Institution
17 114 (0.45%) Retail Banking
18 112 (0.44%) Publishing
19 105 (0.41%) Automotive
20 92 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19,038 (74.35%) Developer
2 11,800 (46.08%) .NET Developer
3 7,832 (30.59%) C# Developer
4 5,678 (22.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,279 (12.81%) Software Developer
6 3,112 (12.15%) Senior Developer
7 2,896 (11.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,622 (10.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2,005 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1,867 (7.29%) .NET Software Developer
11 1,749 (6.83%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1,742 (6.80%) C# Software Developer
13 1,662 (6.49%) SQL Developer
14 1,362 (5.32%) Web Developer
15 1,325 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
16 1,306 (5.10%) Junior
17 1,295 (5.06%) Software Engineer
18 1,155 (4.51%) Junior Developer
19 1,019 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
20 1,000 (3.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13,481 (52.65%) ASP.NET
2 8,907 (34.78%) HTML
3 7,947 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7,883 (30.78%) CSS
5 6,279 (24.52%) AngularJS
6 5,667 (22.13%) .NET Framework
7 5,345 (20.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,723 (18.44%) jQuery
9 4,551 (17.77%) WCF
10 3,343 (13.06%) RESTful
11 3,268 (12.76%) Web Services
12 3,040 (11.87%) HTML5
13 2,976 (11.62%) Entity Framework
14 2,928 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 2,767 (10.81%) Node.js
16 2,631 (10.27%) WPF
17 2,517 (9.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2,112 (8.25%) XML
19 1,838 (7.18%) KnockoutJS
20 1,575 (6.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2,571 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
2 1,811 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 1,255 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1,039 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1,000 (3.91%) User Experience
6 897 (3.50%) Fintech
7 854 (3.34%) Mobile App
8 356 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 276 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 275 (1.07%) Hedge funds
11 271 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 264 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 205 (0.80%) Tandem
14 204 (0.80%) Social Network
15 169 (0.66%) Social Media
16 157 (0.61%) Equities
17 148 (0.58%) Data Structures
18 145 (0.57%) Data Centre
19 126 (0.49%) iPhone
20 114 (0.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2,916 (11.39%) Windows
2 878 (3.43%) Linux
3 800 (3.12%) Android
4 693 (2.71%) Windows Server
5 607 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 328 (1.28%) Unix
7 117 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 86 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 76 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 75 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (0.16%) Solaris
13 29 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 25 (0.098%) Windows Phone
15 22 (0.086%) CentOS
16 21 (0.082%) Windows 8
16 21 (0.082%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 19 (0.074%) Nucleus RTOS
18 17 (0.066%) Ubuntu
19 12 (0.047%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,209 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12,157 (47.48%) MVC
3 6,581 (25.70%) TDD
4 4,802 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3,520 (13.75%) BDD
6 3,391 (13.24%) Software Engineering
7 3,312 (12.93%) Web Development
8 3,225 (12.59%) OO
9 3,046 (11.90%) Web Application Development
10 2,689 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
11 2,215 (8.65%) SDLC
12 1,992 (7.78%) Test Automation
13 1,807 (7.06%) Unit Testing
14 1,774 (6.93%) DevOps
15 1,467 (5.73%) SOLID
16 1,434 (5.60%) Microservices
17 1,391 (5.43%) Kanban
18 1,380 (5.39%) Mentoring
19 1,339 (5.23%) E-Commerce
20 1,252 (4.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21,501 (83.97%) C#
2 11,599 (45.30%) JavaScript
3 10,423 (40.70%) SQL
4 2,892 (11.29%) Java
5 2,559 (9.99%) T-SQL
6 1,964 (7.67%) VB.NET
7 1,657 (6.47%) Ruby
8 1,205 (4.71%) C++
9 1,060 (4.14%) Python
10 1,040 (4.06%) PowerShell
11 835 (3.26%) VB
12 787 (3.07%) TypeScript
13 783 (3.06%) PHP
14 519 (2.03%) C
15 373 (1.46%) PL/SQL
16 342 (1.34%) F#
17 319 (1.25%) VBA
18 225 (0.88%) Scala
19 203 (0.79%) Perl
20 186 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2,949 (11.52%) Degree
2 701 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 525 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 297 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 222 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 149 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 146 (0.57%) MCP
8 105 (0.41%) ISEB
8 105 (0.41%) MCSD
9 87 (0.34%) MCPD
10 82 (0.32%) Master's Degree
11 77 (0.30%) PhD
12 70 (0.27%) MCAD
13 63 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
14 61 (0.24%) PMI Certification
15 58 (0.23%) MCSE
16 50 (0.20%) MCTS
17 44 (0.17%) MCSA
18 40 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 36 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,291 (5.04%) QA
2 145 (0.57%) SLA
3 69 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 60 (0.23%) PMO
5 46 (0.18%) MiFID
6 43 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 34 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 26 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 22 (0.086%) GCP
10 21 (0.082%) WCAG
11 19 (0.074%) GDPR
12 16 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.039%) EMIR
13 10 (0.039%) GAMP
13 10 (0.039%) ISO 13485
14 8 (0.031%) MISRA
14 8 (0.031%) MISRA C
15 7 (0.027%) ISO 9000
15 7 (0.027%) TickIT
15 7 (0.027%) WAI
System Software
1 773 (3.02%) Docker
2 371 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 134 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 38 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (0.094%) vSphere
7 23 (0.090%) Firmware
8 19 (0.074%) HDFS
9 14 (0.055%) VMware NSX
10 13 (0.051%) Apache Flume
10 13 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (0.047%) Terminal Server
11 12 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.039%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.023%) LXC
14 5 (0.020%) Xen
15 4 (0.016%) GridGain
15 4 (0.016%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.016%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 411 (1.61%) Puppet
2 313 (1.22%) Ansible
3 310 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 217 (0.85%) Kibana
5 202 (0.79%) Kubernetes
6 168 (0.66%) Terraform
7 123 (0.48%) WSUS
8 120 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 58 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 51 (0.20%) Nagios
11 50 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 50 (0.20%) SCCM
12 39 (0.15%) logstash
13 34 (0.13%) Consul
14 33 (0.13%) Graphite
14 33 (0.13%) Packer
15 29 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
16 28 (0.11%) Salt
16 28 (0.11%) SCOM
17 22 (0.086%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7,451 (29.10%) Microsoft
2 1,401 (5.47%) Oracle
3 871 (3.40%) Google
4 642 (2.51%) Sitecore
5 544 (2.12%) Xamarin
6 454 (1.77%) Facebook
7 281 (1.10%) Twitter
8 253 (0.99%) SAP
9 239 (0.93%) Capita
9 239 (0.93%) VMware
10 185 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 165 (0.64%) Telerik
12 164 (0.64%) IBM
13 150 (0.59%) Apple
14 122 (0.48%) Tableau
14 122 (0.48%) Yahoo!
15 119 (0.46%) Sony
16 108 (0.42%) Splunk
17 106 (0.41%) TIBCO
18 105 (0.41%) HP