Period
to 21 February 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 20,614 25,607 26,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.67% 15.52% 15.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.03% 38.14% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18,011 22,871 24,319
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 55,671 67,134 65,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.62% 40.68% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46,003 57,122 56,871
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 21 February 2019.

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 2019. 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 8,012 £62,500 +4.17% 1,089
South East 0 4,765 £45,000 +4.65% 876
North of England +1 3,274 £45,000 +5.88% 1,187
North West 0 1,817 £45,000 +5.88% 600
Midlands -2 1,693 £40,000 - 677
South West 0 1,575 £42,500 - 353
East of England -1 1,287 £47,500 +5.56% 291
Yorkshire +1 1,256 £42,500 - 480
West Midlands -3 956 £42,500 +6.25% 365
East Midlands -3 736 £40,000 - 311
North East -5 205 £45,000 +12.50% 107
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 17,106 (82.98%) C#
2 10,202 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
3 9,608 (46.61%) ASP.NET
4 9,418 (45.69%) JavaScript
5 9,404 (45.62%) SQL Server
6 8,550 (41.48%) MVC
7 8,464 (41.06%) SQL
8 6,787 (32.92%) HTML
9 6,160 (29.88%) CSS
10 6,087 (29.53%) Microsoft
11 5,347 (25.94%) AngularJS
12 5,326 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
13 5,157 (25.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4,251 (20.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4,242 (20.58%) TDD
16 4,106 (19.92%) Finance
17 4,037 (19.58%) .NET Framework
18 3,525 (17.10%) Scrum
19 3,203 (15.54%) Software Engineering
20 3,108 (15.08%) jQuery
21 2,725 (13.22%) Web Services
22 2,474 (12.00%) Java
23 2,407 (11.68%) Git (software)
24 2,396 (11.62%) .NET Core
25 2,377 (11.53%) Degree
26 2,233 (10.83%) WCF
27 2,232 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
28 2,226 (10.80%) Windows
29 2,180 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
30 2,138 (10.37%) Visual Studio

.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
1 913 (4.43%) IIS
2 899 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 641 (3.11%) CMS
4 564 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
5 369 (1.79%) Umbraco
6 287 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
7 252 (1.22%) Confluence
8 199 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
9 136 (0.66%) Apache
10 135 (0.65%) EPiServer
11 130 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 98 (0.48%) Kentico
13 94 (0.46%) NServiceBus
14 85 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
15 81 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
16 75 (0.36%) Apache Spark
17 68 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 62 (0.30%) JBoss
19 60 (0.29%) Sitefinity
20 56 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 269 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 258 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 155 (0.75%) Chatbot
4 51 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 35 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 28 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (0.092%) AutoCAD
9 19 (0.092%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 18 (0.087%) Mingle
11 10 (0.049%) Maple
12 9 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 7 (0.034%) InfoPath
14 5 (0.024%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.019%) Autodesk Inventor
15 4 (0.019%) GIMP
16 3 (0.015%) InVision
16 3 (0.015%) MicroStation
16 3 (0.015%) Revit
Business Applications
1 599 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 56 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 40 (0.19%) thinkFolio
5 36 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 34 (0.16%) Front Arena
7 31 (0.15%) Magento
8 21 (0.10%) Actimize
8 21 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
9 15 (0.073%) Distributed Ledger
10 13 (0.063%) Visualfiles
11 10 (0.049%) Eloqua
11 10 (0.049%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (0.049%) Shopify
12 9 (0.044%) Siebel CRM
13 8 (0.039%) SAP IS-U
14 7 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
14 7 (0.034%) Sage 200
14 7 (0.034%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5,326 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,180 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
3 761 (3.69%) SaaS
4 325 (1.58%) PaaS
5 301 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 275 (1.33%) Office 365
7 268 (1.30%) Serverless
8 252 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
9 222 (1.08%) GitHub
10 210 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 157 (0.76%) npm
12 147 (0.71%) IaaS
13 104 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
14 89 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
15 83 (0.40%) Azure Functions
16 76 (0.37%) NuGet
17 75 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
18 73 (0.35%) Google Play
19 68 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
20 55 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 484 (2.35%) Internet
2 188 (0.91%) Firewall
3 159 (0.77%) HTTP
4 117 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 114 (0.55%) Intranet
6 82 (0.40%) DNS
7 68 (0.33%) Broadband
8 55 (0.27%) Network Security
9 49 (0.24%) Hyperconnected
10 41 (0.20%) SSL
11 31 (0.15%) LAN
11 31 (0.15%) WAN
12 30 (0.15%) VPN
13 27 (0.13%) Extranet
14 25 (0.12%) RIP
15 20 (0.097%) FTP
15 20 (0.097%) HTTPS
16 19 (0.092%) SAN
17 18 (0.087%) VLAN
18 17 (0.082%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9,404 (45.62%) SQL Server
2 1,292 (6.27%) NoSQL
3 1,290 (6.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 952 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 947 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 853 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 750 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 660 (3.20%) MySQL
9 450 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 417 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 385 (1.87%) Big Data
12 375 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 363 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
14 355 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
15 327 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
16 277 (1.34%) RDBMS
17 267 (1.30%) Power BI
18 241 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
19 195 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 185 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2,407 (11.68%) Git (software)
2 2,138 (10.37%) Visual Studio
3 1,687 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 797 (3.87%) TeamCity
5 689 (3.34%) JIRA
6 680 (3.30%) Jenkins
7 667 (3.24%) Selenium
8 650 (3.15%) NUnit
9 640 (3.10%) Visual Studio Team System
10 597 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 291 (1.41%) Subversion
12 284 (1.38%) SpecFlow
13 204 (0.99%) Cucumber
13 204 (0.99%) gulp
13 204 (0.99%) Maven
14 200 (0.97%) MSTest
15 184 (0.89%) Bitbucket
16 172 (0.83%) webpack
17 167 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 125 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 4,106 (19.92%) Finance
2 1,004 (4.87%) Banking
3 748 (3.63%) Marketing
4 734 (3.56%) Retail
5 607 (2.94%) Games
6 381 (1.85%) Front Office
7 343 (1.66%) Advertising
8 332 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 326 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 224 (1.09%) Back Office
11 221 (1.07%) Investment Banking
12 176 (0.85%) Electronics
13 173 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 173 (0.84%) Law
14 149 (0.72%) Legal
15 87 (0.42%) Automotive
16 78 (0.38%) Publishing
17 53 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 48 (0.23%) Billing
19 39 (0.19%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 14,593 (70.79%) Developer
2 8,495 (41.21%) .NET Developer
3 6,201 (30.08%) C# Developer
4 4,242 (20.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,738 (13.28%) Software Developer
6 2,396 (11.62%) Senior Developer
7 1,782 (8.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1,558 (7.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1,335 (6.48%) Software Engineer
10 1,315 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1,222 (5.93%) C# Software Developer
12 1,179 (5.72%) .NET Software Developer
13 1,146 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 1,084 (5.26%) SQL Developer
15 1,062 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,011 (4.90%) Architect
17 974 (4.72%) Junior
18 868 (4.21%) Junior Developer
19 841 (4.08%) Lead Developer
20 838 (4.07%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,608 (46.61%) ASP.NET
2 6,787 (32.92%) HTML
3 6,160 (29.88%) CSS
4 5,347 (25.94%) AngularJS
5 5,157 (25.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4,251 (20.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4,037 (19.58%) .NET Framework
8 3,108 (15.08%) jQuery
9 2,725 (13.22%) Web Services
10 2,396 (11.62%) .NET Core
11 2,233 (10.83%) WCF
12 2,016 (9.78%) HTML5
13 2,009 (9.75%) React
14 1,986 (9.63%) RESTful
15 1,981 (9.61%) Entity Framework
16 1,690 (8.20%) XML
17 1,525 (7.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 1,448 (7.02%) REST
19 1,343 (6.51%) WPF
20 1,324 (6.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2,079 (10.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1,000 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 920 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 883 (4.28%) Fintech
5 834 (4.05%) User Experience
6 720 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 529 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 306 (1.48%) Hedge funds
9 288 (1.40%) Algorithms
10 239 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 205 (0.99%) Equities
12 203 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 202 (0.98%) Data Centre
14 194 (0.94%) Derivative
15 187 (0.91%) N-Tier
16 170 (0.82%) Management Information System
17 164 (0.80%) Data Structures
18 159 (0.77%) Tandem
19 134 (0.65%) Client/Server
20 115 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2,226 (10.80%) Windows
2 830 (4.03%) Linux
3 585 (2.84%) Android
4 516 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 393 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 166 (0.81%) Unix
7 110 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 69 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 55 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 42 (0.20%) CentOS
13 37 (0.18%) Solaris
14 32 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 25 (0.12%) Windows 8
16 23 (0.11%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.092%) Fedora
18 18 (0.087%) SUSE
19 17 (0.082%) Windows Phone
20 14 (0.068%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,202 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
2 8,550 (41.48%) MVC
3 4,242 (20.58%) TDD
4 3,525 (17.10%) Scrum
5 3,203 (15.54%) Software Engineering
6 2,232 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
7 2,094 (10.16%) Web Development
8 2,050 (9.94%) OO
9 1,999 (9.70%) DevOps
10 1,949 (9.45%) SDLC
11 1,907 (9.25%) BDD
12 1,879 (9.12%) Test Automation
13 1,858 (9.01%) Microservices
14 1,789 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
15 1,609 (7.81%) Unit Testing
16 1,502 (7.29%) Web Application Development
17 1,459 (7.08%) Computer Science
18 1,293 (6.27%) Mentoring
19 1,268 (6.15%) SOLID
20 1,041 (5.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17,106 (82.98%) C#
2 9,418 (45.69%) JavaScript
3 8,464 (41.06%) SQL
4 2,474 (12.00%) Java
5 2,024 (9.82%) T-SQL
6 1,251 (6.07%) VB.NET
7 1,188 (5.76%) Python
8 1,021 (4.95%) C++
9 938 (4.55%) TypeScript
10 866 (4.20%) PowerShell
11 679 (3.29%) Ruby
12 617 (2.99%) PHP
13 497 (2.41%) VB
14 359 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 345 (1.67%) C
16 257 (1.25%) VBA
17 191 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 191 (0.93%) F#
18 161 (0.78%) VB6
19 156 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2,377 (11.53%) Degree
2 662 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 355 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 267 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 238 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 123 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 97 (0.47%) Master's Degree
8 87 (0.42%) ISEB
9 71 (0.34%) PMI Certification
10 68 (0.33%) MCSE
11 63 (0.31%) PhD
12 62 (0.30%) CISSP
13 61 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
14 50 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 47 (0.23%) HND
16 45 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 39 (0.19%) DV Cleared
18 38 (0.18%) AWS Certification
18 38 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
19 34 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,022 (4.96%) QA
2 135 (0.65%) GDPR
3 105 (0.51%) SLA
4 68 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 68 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 52 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 31 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 24 (0.12%) MiFID
8 23 (0.11%) HL7
9 21 (0.10%) DICOM
9 21 (0.10%) PMO
10 14 (0.068%) ISO 9000
11 13 (0.063%) ISO 14001
12 12 (0.058%) GAMP
13 11 (0.053%) WAI
14 9 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.024%) Cyber Essentials
16 4 (0.019%) IFRS
16 4 (0.019%) IFRS 9
16 4 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,062 (5.15%) Docker
2 314 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 187 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 151 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 63 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (0.14%) Firmware
7 24 (0.12%) vSphere
8 18 (0.087%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.078%) VirtualBox
9 16 (0.078%) XenApp
10 15 (0.073%) LXC
11 11 (0.053%) VMware Server
12 9 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.024%) KVM
13 5 (0.024%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.019%) GridGain
14 4 (0.019%) Varnish
14 4 (0.019%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.019%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.015%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 467 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 367 (1.78%) Ansible
3 295 (1.43%) Puppet
4 211 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 199 (0.97%) Terraform
6 105 (0.51%) Kibana
7 41 (0.20%) logstash
8 35 (0.17%) Grafana
9 34 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 32 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (0.14%) SCOM
12 27 (0.13%) Mesos
13 23 (0.11%) Control-M
14 22 (0.11%) SCCM
15 21 (0.10%) Graphite
16 20 (0.097%) Nagios
17 18 (0.087%) Microsoft Intune
17 18 (0.087%) Oozie
17 18 (0.087%) Salt
18 17 (0.082%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6,087 (29.53%) Microsoft
2 1,209 (5.86%) Oracle
3 579 (2.81%) Google
4 542 (2.63%) Xamarin
5 421 (2.04%) Sitecore
6 324 (1.57%) SAP
7 217 (1.05%) VMware
8 216 (1.05%) Facebook
9 170 (0.82%) IBM
10 131 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 130 (0.63%) Tableau
12 129 (0.63%) Telerik
13 102 (0.49%) Atlassian
14 90 (0.44%) Red Hat
15 88 (0.43%) Apple
16 79 (0.38%) Splunk
17 75 (0.36%) ServiceNow
18 73 (0.35%) DevExpress
19 71 (0.34%) Cadence
20 70 (0.34%) Cisco