Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 6,347 17,377 23,436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.90% 13.65% 15.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.69% 36.21% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6,467 16,077 21,946
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 20,028 47,990 61,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.87% 37.69% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17,247 40,035 51,236
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,050
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.67% +4.10%

.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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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 2,073 £70,000 +12.00% 436
South East +1 1,559 £52,500 +10.53% 313
North of England -1 1,280 £50,000 +11.11% 427
North West +3 839 £50,000 +11.11% 289
Midlands -1 676 £47,500 +5.56% 240
South West -10 434 £45,000 - 167
West Midlands +1 415 £47,500 +5.56% 120
Yorkshire -3 342 £46,000 +5.75% 107
East of England 0 279 £57,500 +15.00% 116
East Midlands -1 262 £47,500 +11.76% 119
North East 0 99 £45,000 +3.45% 31
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 4,956 (78.08%) C#
2 2,924 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
3 2,795 (44.04%) JavaScript
4 2,704 (42.60%) Azure
5 2,412 (38.00%) SQL
6 2,403 (37.86%) SQL Server
7 2,210 (34.82%) .NET Core
8 2,155 (33.95%) ASP.NET
9 1,775 (27.97%) MVC
10 1,697 (26.74%) HTML
11 1,646 (25.93%) CSS
12 1,633 (25.73%) Microsoft
13 1,609 (25.35%) AngularJS
14 1,461 (23.02%) DevOps
15 1,405 (22.14%) .NET Framework
16 1,266 (19.95%) React
17 1,229 (19.36%) Microservices
18 1,218 (19.19%) Finance
19 1,211 (19.08%) TDD
20 1,188 (18.72%) Software Engineering
21 1,026 (16.17%) ASP.NET Web API
22 991 (15.61%) Scrum
23 938 (14.78%) ASP.NET MVC
24 937 (14.76%) AWS
25 832 (13.11%) Git (software)
26 727 (11.45%) Docker
27 705 (11.11%) Web Development
28 689 (10.86%) Web Services
29 687 (10.82%) Test Automation
30 674 (10.62%) REST

.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
1 198 (3.12%) IIS
2 197 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 179 (2.82%) CMS
4 141 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 125 (1.97%) Confluence
6 110 (1.73%) NServiceBus
7 95 (1.50%) Umbraco
8 64 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 47 (0.74%) EPiServer
10 37 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 29 (0.46%) Apache
12 28 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 25 (0.39%) Kentico
14 21 (0.33%) WordPress
15 20 (0.32%) Apache Spark
15 20 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (0.32%) WebSphere
16 19 (0.30%) SAS
17 14 (0.22%) nginx
18 13 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 47 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.32%) Chatbot
4 13 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.095%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.032%) Blender
10 2 (0.032%) InVision
10 2 (0.032%) Sketch
11 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.016%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.016%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 183 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.24%) SAP GTS
5 11 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
5 11 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 11 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 8 (0.13%) Magento
6 8 (0.13%) R3 Corda
7 7 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.095%) Maximo
9 5 (0.079%) Elite 3E
9 5 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.063%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.063%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.047%) Endur
12 2 (0.032%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
12 2 (0.032%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 2,704 (42.60%) Azure
2 937 (14.76%) AWS
3 317 (4.99%) SaaS
4 223 (3.51%) GCP
5 209 (3.29%) Dynamics 365
5 209 (3.29%) PaaS
6 192 (3.03%) Power Platform
7 182 (2.87%) Serverless
8 131 (2.06%) IaaS
9 119 (1.87%) GitHub
10 108 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
11 96 (1.51%) Office 365
12 69 (1.09%) npm
13 59 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
14 55 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
15 49 (0.77%) Logic Apps
16 47 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
16 47 (0.74%) Azure Functions
17 46 (0.72%) OpenShift
18 43 (0.68%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 188 (2.96%) Skype
2 148 (2.33%) HTTP
3 78 (1.23%) Internet
4 36 (0.57%) Firewall
5 34 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 32 (0.50%) DNS
7 19 (0.30%) AMQP
8 11 (0.17%) Intranet
8 11 (0.17%) RTP
8 11 (0.17%) SSL
9 9 (0.14%) VPN
9 9 (0.14%) WAN
9 9 (0.14%) WEP
10 8 (0.13%) Wireless
11 7 (0.11%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.095%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.095%) SSH
13 5 (0.079%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.063%) FTP
14 4 (0.063%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,403 (37.86%) SQL Server
2 438 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 306 (4.82%) MongoDB
4 256 (4.03%) Relational Database
5 233 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 231 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 196 (3.09%) MySQL
8 140 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 119 (1.87%) Redis
10 106 (1.67%) Power BI
11 104 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 101 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
13 87 (1.37%) Big Data
14 74 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 71 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
15 71 (1.12%) SQL Server 2019
16 64 (1.01%) Data Lake
17 59 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
18 48 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 43 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 832 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 401 (6.32%) Visual Studio
3 267 (4.21%) TeamCity
4 262 (4.13%) JIRA
5 254 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 251 (3.95%) Selenium
7 207 (3.26%) NUnit
8 205 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 161 (2.54%) SpecFlow
10 147 (2.32%) Jenkins
11 81 (1.28%) Subversion
12 78 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
13 67 (1.06%) MSTest
14 64 (1.01%) Cypress.io
14 64 (1.01%) Moq
14 64 (1.01%) WebDriver
15 62 (0.98%) Bitbucket
16 57 (0.90%) GitLab
17 46 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 38 (0.60%) Postman
General
1 1,218 (19.19%) Finance
2 166 (2.62%) Front Office
3 162 (2.55%) Banking
4 133 (2.10%) Public Sector
5 126 (1.99%) Retail
6 114 (1.80%) Games
7 86 (1.35%) Marketing
8 72 (1.13%) Law
9 65 (1.02%) Advertising
10 64 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 63 (0.99%) Telecoms
12 61 (0.96%) Back Office
13 55 (0.87%) Legal
14 48 (0.76%) Electronics
15 35 (0.55%) Private Banking
16 34 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 33 (0.52%) Publishing
18 27 (0.43%) Investment Banking
19 26 (0.41%) Local Government
20 21 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,107 (64.71%) Developer
2 2,031 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 1,320 (20.80%) C# Developer
4 897 (14.13%) Software Developer
5 879 (13.85%) Senior Developer
6 868 (13.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 586 (9.23%) Software Engineer
8 443 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 427 (6.73%) Senior .NET Developer
10 423 (6.66%) Architect
11 343 (5.40%) .NET Software Developer
12 328 (5.17%) Lead Developer
13 322 (5.07%) C# Software Developer
14 232 (3.66%) Web Developer
15 221 (3.48%) Senior C# Developer
16 210 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
17 207 (3.26%) .NET Software Engineer
18 205 (3.23%) Angular Developer
19 203 (3.20%) SQL Developer
20 201 (3.17%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,210 (34.82%) .NET Core
2 2,155 (33.95%) ASP.NET
3 1,697 (26.74%) HTML
4 1,646 (25.93%) CSS
5 1,609 (25.35%) AngularJS
6 1,405 (22.14%) .NET Framework
7 1,266 (19.95%) React
8 1,026 (16.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 938 (14.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 689 (10.86%) Web Services
11 674 (10.62%) REST
12 662 (10.43%) jQuery
13 624 (9.83%) Entity Framework
14 514 (8.10%) HTML5
15 454 (7.15%) ASP.NET Core
16 452 (7.12%) RESTful
17 432 (6.81%) Vue.js
18 414 (6.52%) Node.js
19 407 (6.41%) XML
20 344 (5.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 564 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
2 292 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 253 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 239 (3.77%) User Experience
5 172 (2.71%) Hedge funds
6 138 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 121 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 119 (1.87%) Algorithms
9 114 (1.80%) Fixed Income
10 109 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 107 (1.69%) Equities
12 104 (1.64%) Derivative
13 82 (1.29%) Public Cloud
14 60 (0.95%) Cloud Native
15 57 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 52 (0.82%) Management Information System
17 51 (0.80%) N-Tier
18 47 (0.74%) Blog
19 34 (0.54%) Client/Server
19 34 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 555 (8.74%) Windows
2 237 (3.73%) Linux
3 153 (2.41%) Android
4 108 (1.70%) Windows Server
5 102 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.43%) Unix
7 12 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (0.17%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.16%) CoreOS
9 10 (0.16%) zOS
10 8 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.11%) CentOS
11 7 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.095%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.063%) HPUX
15 3 (0.047%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.032%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,924 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,775 (27.97%) MVC
3 1,461 (23.02%) DevOps
4 1,229 (19.36%) Microservices
5 1,211 (19.08%) TDD
6 1,188 (18.72%) Software Engineering
7 991 (15.61%) Scrum
8 705 (11.11%) Web Development
9 687 (10.82%) Test Automation
10 665 (10.48%) OO
11 531 (8.37%) Mentoring
12 509 (8.02%) Fintech
13 503 (7.93%) BDD
14 494 (7.78%) Unit Testing
15 491 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
16 472 (7.44%) SDLC
17 429 (6.76%) SOLID
18 409 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
19 373 (5.88%) Computer Science
20 327 (5.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4,956 (78.08%) C#
2 2,795 (44.04%) JavaScript
3 2,412 (38.00%) SQL
4 644 (10.15%) TypeScript
5 641 (10.10%) Java
6 553 (8.71%) Python
7 454 (7.15%) T-SQL
8 316 (4.98%) PowerShell
9 307 (4.84%) VB.NET
10 273 (4.30%) C++
11 114 (1.80%) PHP
12 103 (1.62%) VB
13 85 (1.34%) C
14 73 (1.15%) R
15 66 (1.04%) Ruby
16 63 (0.99%) Go
17 62 (0.98%) PL/SQL
18 41 (0.65%) Bash Shell
19 38 (0.60%) F#
20 37 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 669 (10.54%) Degree
2 199 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 68 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 44 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 40 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
8 34 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
9 30 (0.47%) ISEB
10 28 (0.44%) PhD
11 18 (0.28%) MCITP
12 16 (0.25%) MCSA
13 15 (0.24%) CSSLP
14 14 (0.22%) CISSP
15 13 (0.20%) Master's Degree
16 12 (0.19%) CISM
17 11 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 9 (0.14%) DV Cleared
18 9 (0.14%) MCP
19 7 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (5.77%) QA
2 43 (0.68%) SLA
3 37 (0.58%) GDPR
4 18 (0.28%) COBIT
4 18 (0.28%) NIST
5 16 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.11%) MiFID
8 6 (0.095%) ISO 13485
8 6 (0.095%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.079%) EMIR
9 5 (0.079%) PSD2
10 3 (0.047%) WCAG
11 2 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.032%) GAMP
11 2 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.016%) COSO
System Software
1 727 (11.45%) Docker
2 89 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 27 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.20%) vSphere
5 12 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.063%) Gluster
6 4 (0.063%) GlusterFS
6 4 (0.063%) XenApp
7 3 (0.047%) Firmware
7 3 (0.047%) LXC
7 3 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.032%) HDFS
8 2 (0.032%) iptables
8 2 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.032%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.016%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.016%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.016%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 511 (8.05%) Kubernetes
2 186 (2.93%) Terraform
3 74 (1.17%) Ansible
4 57 (0.90%) Puppet
5 27 (0.43%) Grafana
5 27 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.33%) MIIS
7 16 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (0.24%) Istio
9 12 (0.19%) SCCM
10 9 (0.14%) Kibana
11 8 (0.13%) SCOM
11 8 (0.13%) WMI
12 7 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.11%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.047%) CloudHub
13 3 (0.047%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.047%) logstash
13 3 (0.047%) PowerCLI
13 3 (0.047%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,633 (25.73%) Microsoft
2 283 (4.46%) Oracle
3 139 (2.19%) Google
4 137 (2.16%) Xamarin
5 84 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 76 (1.20%) SAP
7 66 (1.04%) VMware
8 65 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 59 (0.93%) IBM
10 51 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 33 (0.52%) ServiceNow
12 30 (0.47%) Remedy
13 27 (0.43%) Databricks
14 23 (0.36%) CA
14 23 (0.36%) Splunk
15 21 (0.33%) HP
16 19 (0.30%) Red Hat
17 18 (0.28%) Apple
18 17 (0.27%) Telerik
19 16 (0.25%) PeopleSoft