Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 25,624 25,566 29,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.74% 16.05% 15.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.39% 39.42% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22,734 23,207 26,470
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,500
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 66,750 64,851 73,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.01% 40.71% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 56,085 55,527 64,079
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 8,609 £60,000 +4.35% 1,015
South East +2 5,798 £45,000 +5.88% 718
North of England -2 4,506 £42,500 +6.25% 732
Midlands 0 2,519 £42,500 +6.25% 493
North West -3 2,313 £42,500 +6.25% 394
East of England -1 2,089 £46,000 +8.24% 268
South West +1 2,078 £42,500 +6.25% 282
Yorkshire -1 1,778 £42,500 +6.25% 280
West Midlands -1 1,375 £42,500 +6.25% 271
East Midlands +3 1,147 £41,500 -2.35% 217
North East -2 413 £42,500 +21.43% 58
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 21,373 (83.41%) C#
2 12,959 (50.57%) ASP.NET
3 12,871 (50.23%) Agile Software Development
4 12,408 (48.42%) SQL Server
5 11,605 (45.29%) JavaScript
6 11,586 (45.22%) MVC
7 10,416 (40.65%) SQL
8 8,786 (34.29%) HTML
9 7,841 (30.60%) CSS
10 7,618 (29.73%) Microsoft
11 7,609 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6,495 (25.35%) AngularJS
13 6,395 (24.96%) TDD
14 5,598 (21.85%) .NET Framework
15 5,315 (20.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4,969 (19.39%) Finance
17 4,793 (18.71%) Microsoft Azure
18 4,494 (17.54%) Scrum
19 4,373 (17.07%) jQuery
20 4,074 (15.90%) WCF
21 3,563 (13.90%) Software Engineering
22 3,411 (13.31%) BDD
23 3,318 (12.95%) Web Services
24 3,289 (12.84%) RESTful
25 3,187 (12.44%) Git (software)
26 3,136 (12.24%) Java
27 3,097 (12.09%) OO
28 3,045 (11.88%) Web Development
29 2,973 (11.60%) Degree
30 2,937 (11.46%) 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 1,240 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 1,092 (4.26%) CMS
3 1,057 (4.13%) IIS
4 711 (2.77%) Umbraco
5 577 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
6 388 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 332 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 317 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 298 (1.16%) EPiServer
10 276 (1.08%) Confluence
11 206 (0.80%) Apache
12 181 (0.71%) NServiceBus
13 178 (0.69%) Apache Spark
14 151 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 140 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
16 137 (0.53%) Kentico
17 117 (0.46%) Tomcat
18 113 (0.44%) WebSphere
19 88 (0.34%) JBoss
20 81 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 328 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 262 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 80 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 66 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 53 (0.21%) Chatbot
6 45 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 38 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 36 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
9 34 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 17 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
11 15 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 13 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
13 7 (0.027%) InDesign
14 6 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
14 6 (0.023%) Mingle
15 5 (0.020%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.016%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.016%) Revit
17 3 (0.012%) Moqups
18 2 (0.008%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 808 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 100 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 59 (0.23%) Elite 3E
4 52 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 46 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 37 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 36 (0.14%) Eloqua
8 31 (0.12%) thinkFolio
9 28 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
10 25 (0.098%) Magento
10 25 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
11 24 (0.094%) Front Arena
11 24 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
12 23 (0.090%) MetaTrader
12 23 (0.090%) SimCorp Dimension
13 20 (0.078%) NetSuite
14 18 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
15 16 (0.062%) Relativity
15 16 (0.062%) Workfront
16 13 (0.051%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4,793 (18.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,254 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 724 (2.83%) SaaS
4 427 (1.67%) Office 365
5 368 (1.44%) PaaS
6 350 (1.37%) GitHub
7 334 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
8 210 (0.82%) npm
9 207 (0.81%) IaaS
10 188 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 159 (0.62%) Serverless
12 145 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
13 92 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
14 89 (0.35%) Google Play
15 83 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
16 80 (0.31%) Amazon S3
17 66 (0.26%) NuGet
18 65 (0.25%) OpenShift
19 46 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
20 44 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 580 (2.26%) Internet
2 291 (1.14%) HTTP
3 198 (0.77%) Intranet
4 179 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 163 (0.64%) Firewall
6 137 (0.53%) Broadband
7 136 (0.53%) SMS
8 131 (0.51%) DNS
9 115 (0.45%) SSL
10 86 (0.34%) Hyperconnected
11 77 (0.30%) VPN
12 56 (0.22%) SAN
13 52 (0.20%) FTP
14 47 (0.18%) WAN
15 46 (0.18%) Skype
16 42 (0.16%) Network Security
17 38 (0.15%) NAS
18 31 (0.12%) Wireless
18 31 (0.12%) Wireshark
19 29 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12,408 (48.42%) SQL Server
2 2,193 (8.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 2,016 (7.87%) NoSQL
4 1,338 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,235 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,173 (4.58%) MongoDB
7 916 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 761 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
9 681 (2.66%) MySQL
10 668 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 585 (2.28%) Big Data
11 585 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 530 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 514 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
14 347 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 340 (1.33%) Power BI
16 271 (1.06%) Oracle Database
16 271 (1.06%) RavenDB
17 219 (0.85%) Hadoop
18 209 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3,187 (12.44%) Git (software)
2 2,553 (9.96%) Visual Studio
3 1,902 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,260 (4.92%) NUnit
5 1,009 (3.94%) TeamCity
6 920 (3.59%) JIRA
7 890 (3.47%) Selenium
8 740 (2.89%) Jenkins
9 708 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 601 (2.35%) Subversion
11 473 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
12 463 (1.81%) MSTest
13 458 (1.79%) Moq
14 442 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
15 392 (1.53%) SpecFlow
16 310 (1.21%) Jasmine
17 289 (1.13%) gulp
18 258 (1.01%) MSBuild
19 240 (0.94%) Cucumber
20 233 (0.91%) Protractor
General
1 4,969 (19.39%) Finance
2 1,250 (4.88%) Retail
3 1,230 (4.80%) Banking
4 1,076 (4.20%) Advertising
5 1,037 (4.05%) Marketing
6 839 (3.27%) Games
7 394 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 369 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 358 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 292 (1.14%) Legal
11 284 (1.11%) Front Office
12 254 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 214 (0.84%) Back Office
14 206 (0.80%) Law
15 202 (0.79%) Electronics
16 170 (0.66%) Music Industry
17 163 (0.64%) Automotive
18 90 (0.35%) Publishing
19 77 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
20 65 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18,940 (73.92%) Developer
2 11,511 (44.92%) .NET Developer
3 7,750 (30.25%) C# Developer
4 5,503 (21.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,334 (13.01%) Software Developer
6 3,045 (11.88%) Senior Developer
7 2,566 (10.01%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,323 (9.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1,821 (7.11%) .NET Software Developer
10 1,812 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 1,795 (7.01%) C# Software Developer
12 1,686 (6.58%) Senior .NET Developer
13 1,556 (6.07%) SQL Developer
14 1,388 (5.42%) Software Engineer
15 1,222 (4.77%) Junior
16 1,213 (4.73%) Web Developer
17 1,205 (4.70%) Senior C# Developer
18 1,187 (4.63%) Full Stack Developer
19 1,154 (4.50%) Architect
20 1,095 (4.27%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12,959 (50.57%) ASP.NET
2 8,786 (34.29%) HTML
3 7,841 (30.60%) CSS
4 7,609 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6,495 (25.35%) AngularJS
6 5,598 (21.85%) .NET Framework
7 5,315 (20.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,373 (17.07%) jQuery
9 4,074 (15.90%) WCF
10 3,318 (12.95%) Web Services
11 3,289 (12.84%) RESTful
12 2,937 (11.46%) Entity Framework
13 2,838 (11.08%) HTML5
14 2,418 (9.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 2,408 (9.40%) Node.js
16 2,371 (9.25%) WPF
17 2,146 (8.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 1,926 (7.52%) XML
19 1,914 (7.47%) React
20 1,585 (6.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2,585 (10.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1,713 (6.69%) Computer Science
3 1,232 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1,084 (4.23%) User Experience
5 1,067 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
6 933 (3.64%) Fintech
7 863 (3.37%) Mobile App
8 660 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
9 415 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 262 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 257 (1.00%) Hedge funds
12 218 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 210 (0.82%) Equities
14 198 (0.77%) N-Tier
15 174 (0.68%) Tandem
16 172 (0.67%) Social Network
17 154 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 151 (0.59%) Data Structures
18 151 (0.59%) Fixed Income
19 122 (0.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2,928 (11.43%) Windows
2 1,034 (4.04%) Linux
3 703 (2.74%) Android
4 626 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 554 (2.16%) Apple iOS
6 302 (1.18%) Unix
7 99 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 55 (0.21%) Solaris
12 48 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 43 (0.17%) VMS
14 38 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 33 (0.13%) CentOS
16 32 (0.12%) AIX
17 30 (0.12%) Windows 10
18 27 (0.11%) HPUX
18 27 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
19 19 (0.074%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,871 (50.23%) Agile Software Development
2 11,586 (45.22%) MVC
3 6,395 (24.96%) TDD
4 4,494 (17.54%) Scrum
5 3,563 (13.90%) Software Engineering
6 3,411 (13.31%) BDD
7 3,097 (12.09%) OO
8 3,045 (11.88%) Web Development
9 2,802 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
10 2,735 (10.67%) Web Application Development
11 2,456 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
12 2,328 (9.09%) SDLC
13 2,022 (7.89%) Test Automation
14 1,946 (7.59%) DevOps
15 1,903 (7.43%) Unit Testing
16 1,562 (6.10%) Microservices
17 1,482 (5.78%) SOLID
18 1,365 (5.33%) Kanban
19 1,315 (5.13%) Mentoring
20 1,313 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21,373 (83.41%) C#
2 11,605 (45.29%) JavaScript
3 10,416 (40.65%) SQL
4 3,136 (12.24%) Java
5 2,438 (9.51%) T-SQL
6 1,856 (7.24%) VB.NET
7 1,435 (5.60%) Ruby
8 1,222 (4.77%) Python
9 1,200 (4.68%) C++
10 1,105 (4.31%) PowerShell
11 917 (3.58%) TypeScript
12 810 (3.16%) VB
13 786 (3.07%) PHP
14 525 (2.05%) C
15 386 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 375 (1.46%) VBA
17 265 (1.03%) F#
17 265 (1.03%) Scala
18 204 (0.80%) Perl
19 150 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2,973 (11.60%) Degree
2 765 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 534 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 292 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 189 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 117 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 111 (0.43%) MCP
8 100 (0.39%) ISEB
9 84 (0.33%) MCPD
10 82 (0.32%) MCSE
11 72 (0.28%) Master's Degree
12 71 (0.28%) MCSD
13 64 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
14 63 (0.25%) MCSA
15 62 (0.24%) SAFe Agilist
16 61 (0.24%) PhD
17 56 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
18 53 (0.21%) PMI Certification
19 44 (0.17%) MCTS
20 43 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,230 (4.80%) QA
2 125 (0.49%) SLA
3 95 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 82 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 54 (0.21%) PMO
6 50 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 44 (0.17%) GCP
8 41 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 37 (0.14%) GDPR
9 37 (0.14%) MiFID
10 15 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.035%) GAMP
12 7 (0.027%) ISO 9000
13 6 (0.023%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.020%) JTAG
15 4 (0.016%) Actionable Recommendations
15 4 (0.016%) EMIR
15 4 (0.016%) HL7
16 3 (0.012%) COSHH
System Software
1 733 (2.86%) Docker
2 383 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 136 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 95 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 44 (0.17%) Firmware
6 37 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (0.13%) vSphere
8 30 (0.12%) HDFS
9 26 (0.10%) Apache Flume
10 25 (0.098%) VMware NSX
11 18 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.031%) Xen
15 7 (0.027%) OpenAM
16 6 (0.023%) XenServer
17 5 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 5 (0.020%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 5 (0.020%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 322 (1.26%) Puppet
2 270 (1.05%) Ansible
3 258 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 232 (0.91%) Kubernetes
5 198 (0.77%) Kibana
6 166 (0.65%) Terraform
7 81 (0.32%) WSUS
8 76 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 67 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 55 (0.21%) SCCM
11 39 (0.15%) logstash
12 38 (0.15%) Packer
13 34 (0.13%) Nagios
14 31 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
15 29 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
16 28 (0.11%) Salt
16 28 (0.11%) SCOM
17 27 (0.11%) Graphite
18 26 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
19 22 (0.086%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7,618 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 1,551 (6.05%) Oracle
3 853 (3.33%) Google
4 731 (2.85%) Xamarin
5 631 (2.46%) Sitecore
6 379 (1.48%) Facebook
7 359 (1.40%) Capita
8 347 (1.35%) SAP
9 258 (1.01%) VMware
10 241 (0.94%) Twitter
11 213 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 133 (0.52%) IBM
12 133 (0.52%) WorldPay
13 121 (0.47%) Tableau
14 106 (0.41%) Apple
15 99 (0.39%) Adobe
16 97 (0.38%) Atlassian
17 92 (0.36%) HP
18 90 (0.35%) Cisco
19 89 (0.35%) Telerik