Period
to 24 August 2017

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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 26037 28971 32867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.77% 15.66% 16.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.88% 40.18% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23186 26602 29982
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

.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 66972 72101 77480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.57% 38.96% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55996 63295 66726
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

.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 24 August 2017.

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 24 August 2017. 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 -2 9070 £57,500 +4.55% 565
South East 0 5418 £43,500 +2.35% 335
North of England -1 4565 £40,000 - 357
Midlands -2 2833 £40,000 - 205
North West -1 2644 £40,000 - 211
East of England +1 2248 £45,000 +5.88% 134
South West +1 1913 £40,000 - 145
West Midlands +2 1818 £40,000 +6.67% 102
Yorkshire -6 1687 £40,000 - 129
East Midlands -2 1025 £42,500 +6.25% 102
North East +1 237 £37,500 +2.74% 17
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 21253 (81.63%) C#
2 13864 (53.25%) ASP.NET
3 13520 (51.93%) SQL Server
4 12996 (49.91%) Agile Software Development
5 12319 (47.31%) MVC
6 11677 (44.85%) JavaScript
7 10885 (41.81%) SQL
8 9518 (36.56%) HTML
9 8457 (32.48%) CSS
10 7952 (30.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7598 (29.18%) Microsoft
12 6391 (24.55%) TDD
13 6183 (23.75%) AngularJS
14 5524 (21.22%) .NET Framework
15 5163 (19.83%) Finance
16 4962 (19.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 4917 (18.88%) jQuery
18 4632 (17.79%) Scrum
19 4281 (16.44%) WCF
20 3713 (14.26%) Web Services
21 3638 (13.97%) Web Development
22 3492 (13.41%) Java
23 3473 (13.34%) Microsoft Azure
24 3421 (13.14%) Degree
25 3271 (12.56%) OO
26 3177 (12.20%) BDD
27 3170 (12.17%) HTML5
28 3155 (12.12%) Windows
29 3088 (11.86%) Software Engineering
30 2952 (11.34%) 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 1250 (4.80%) IIS
2 1186 (4.56%) CMS
3 1136 (4.36%) SharePoint
4 591 (2.27%) Umbraco
5 509 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
6 457 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
7 435 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 293 (1.13%) Apache
9 249 (0.96%) EPiServer
9 249 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 206 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 192 (0.74%) Confluence
12 177 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 153 (0.59%) NServiceBus
14 148 (0.57%) Tomcat
15 137 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 132 (0.51%) Apache Spark
17 128 (0.49%) Kentico
18 113 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
18 113 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 462 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 411 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 121 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 71 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 71 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (0.069%) InfoPath
9 13 (0.050%) Chatbot
10 11 (0.042%) SPSS
11 9 (0.035%) GIMP
11 9 (0.035%) HipChat
12 8 (0.031%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.015%) Simulink
15 2 (0.008%) Maple
15 2 (0.008%) Mathcad
16 1 (0.004%) Doxygen
16 1 (0.004%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 748 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 140 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 104 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 57 (0.22%) Maximo
5 48 (0.18%) Aligne
6 39 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
7 32 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 29 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 28 (0.11%) Magento
10 27 (0.10%) Endur
11 24 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
12 23 (0.088%) Eloqua
13 21 (0.081%) SDL Web 8
14 16 (0.061%) Siebel CRM
15 14 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
16 13 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
17 12 (0.046%) Cognos Business Intelligence
18 11 (0.042%) NetSuite
18 11 (0.042%) nopCommerce
18 11 (0.042%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3473 (13.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1863 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
3 941 (3.61%) SaaS
4 310 (1.19%) GitHub
5 296 (1.14%) Office 365
6 290 (1.11%) PaaS
7 150 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
8 147 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 135 (0.52%) IaaS
10 115 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 114 (0.44%) Google Play
12 68 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
13 64 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
14 57 (0.22%) Force.com
15 52 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
16 45 (0.17%) Amazon S3
16 45 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
17 44 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
17 44 (0.17%) Google Analytics
18 42 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 688 (2.64%) Internet
2 391 (1.50%) HTTP
3 229 (0.88%) Intranet
4 205 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 162 (0.62%) Firewall
6 157 (0.60%) DNS
7 125 (0.48%) Broadband
8 91 (0.35%) SSL
9 60 (0.23%) SMS
10 54 (0.21%) DHCP
11 53 (0.20%) Skype
11 53 (0.20%) Wireless
12 50 (0.19%) Network Security
13 48 (0.18%) FTP
14 43 (0.17%) Extranet
14 43 (0.17%) SAN
15 42 (0.16%) WAN
16 39 (0.15%) VPN
17 36 (0.14%) SMTP
18 35 (0.13%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13520 (51.93%) SQL Server
2 1901 (7.30%) NoSQL
3 1502 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 1480 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1444 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1253 (4.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 1197 (4.60%) Relational Database
8 1163 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1149 (4.41%) MongoDB
10 930 (3.57%) MySQL
11 906 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 545 (2.09%) Big Data
13 538 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 443 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
15 386 (1.48%) Redis
16 360 (1.38%) RDBMS
17 316 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
18 313 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
19 261 (1.00%) Power BI
20 239 (0.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2874 (11.04%) Visual Studio
2 2668 (10.25%) Git (software)
3 2285 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1662 (6.38%) NUnit
5 1245 (4.78%) TeamCity
6 946 (3.63%) Subversion
7 874 (3.36%) Selenium
8 828 (3.18%) JIRA
9 639 (2.45%) Jenkins
10 635 (2.44%) Moq
11 614 (2.36%) Rhino Mocks
12 603 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 498 (1.91%) SpecFlow
14 462 (1.77%) MSTest
15 273 (1.05%) MSBuild
16 229 (0.88%) Jasmine
17 209 (0.80%) Cucumber
18 197 (0.76%) gulp
19 189 (0.73%) WebDriver
20 180 (0.69%) Protractor
General
1 5163 (19.83%) Finance
2 1715 (6.59%) Banking
3 1310 (5.03%) Retail
4 1122 (4.31%) Marketing
5 751 (2.88%) Games
6 668 (2.57%) Investment Banking
7 609 (2.34%) Advertising
8 602 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 538 (2.07%) Manufacturing
10 476 (1.83%) Electronics
11 367 (1.41%) Legal
12 328 (1.26%) Front Office
13 286 (1.10%) Retail Banking
14 263 (1.01%) Back Office
15 197 (0.76%) Law
16 179 (0.69%) Publishing
17 157 (0.60%) Financial Institution
18 144 (0.55%) Music Industry
19 142 (0.55%) Automotive
19 142 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19255 (73.95%) Developer
2 11962 (45.94%) .NET Developer
3 8557 (32.86%) C# Developer
4 6188 (23.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 3326 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3186 (12.24%) Senior Developer
7 2990 (11.48%) Software Developer
8 2851 (10.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2146 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1894 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1740 (6.68%) SQL Developer
12 1645 (6.32%) .NET Software Developer
13 1583 (6.08%) C# Software Developer
14 1560 (5.99%) Web Developer
15 1364 (5.24%) Senior C# Developer
16 1297 (4.98%) Software Engineer
17 1219 (4.68%) Junior
18 1083 (4.16%) Architect
19 1080 (4.15%) Analyst
20 1070 (4.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13864 (53.25%) ASP.NET
2 9518 (36.56%) HTML
3 8457 (32.48%) CSS
4 7952 (30.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6183 (23.75%) AngularJS
6 5524 (21.22%) .NET Framework
7 4962 (19.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4917 (18.88%) jQuery
9 4281 (16.44%) WCF
10 3713 (14.26%) Web Services
11 3170 (12.17%) HTML5
12 2952 (11.34%) Entity Framework
13 2533 (9.73%) RESTful
14 2506 (9.62%) WPF
15 2452 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 2373 (9.11%) XML
17 2332 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2140 (8.22%) Node.js
19 1785 (6.86%) KnockoutJS
20 1653 (6.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2401 (9.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1902 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 1629 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1048 (4.03%) User Experience
5 1047 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
6 891 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 763 (2.93%) Fintech
8 393 (1.51%) N-Tier
9 352 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 318 (1.22%) iPad
11 292 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 236 (0.91%) Hedge funds
13 208 (0.80%) Algorithms
14 203 (0.78%) Social Media
15 156 (0.60%) Social Network
16 155 (0.60%) Fixed Income
17 151 (0.58%) Equities
18 147 (0.56%) Tandem
19 143 (0.55%) Data Structures
20 119 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3155 (12.12%) Windows
2 1102 (4.23%) Linux
3 849 (3.26%) Android
4 711 (2.73%) Windows Server
5 626 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 519 (1.99%) Unix
7 167 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 154 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 88 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 88 (0.34%) Solaris
10 51 (0.20%) Windows Phone
11 49 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 47 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 35 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (0.12%) Ubuntu
15 26 (0.100%) Mac OS
16 24 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
17 23 (0.088%) AIX
18 20 (0.077%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 19 (0.073%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12996 (49.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12319 (47.31%) MVC
3 6391 (24.55%) TDD
4 4632 (17.79%) Scrum
5 3638 (13.97%) Web Development
6 3271 (12.56%) OO
7 3177 (12.20%) BDD
8 3088 (11.86%) Software Engineering
9 2716 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
10 2566 (9.86%) SDLC
11 2442 (9.38%) Web Application Development
12 2087 (8.02%) Test Automation
13 1902 (7.30%) Unit Testing
14 1577 (6.06%) DevOps
15 1524 (5.85%) SOLID
16 1515 (5.82%) Mentoring
17 1505 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
18 1357 (5.21%) OOP
19 1320 (5.07%) Kanban
20 1234 (4.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21253 (81.63%) C#
2 11677 (44.85%) JavaScript
3 10885 (41.81%) SQL
4 3492 (13.41%) Java
5 2771 (10.64%) T-SQL
6 2106 (8.09%) VB.NET
7 1281 (4.92%) Ruby
8 1280 (4.92%) C++
9 1204 (4.62%) Python
10 955 (3.67%) PowerShell
11 947 (3.64%) PHP
12 904 (3.47%) VB
13 796 (3.06%) TypeScript
14 538 (2.07%) C
15 413 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 306 (1.18%) VBA
17 297 (1.14%) F#
18 238 (0.91%) Scala
19 232 (0.89%) Perl
20 221 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3421 (13.14%) Degree
2 955 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 517 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 350 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 242 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 171 (0.66%) ISEB
7 135 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 122 (0.47%) MCP
9 120 (0.46%) Master's Degree
10 97 (0.37%) PhD
11 93 (0.36%) MCSD
12 89 (0.34%) PMI Certification
13 87 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
14 61 (0.23%) MCTS
15 53 (0.20%) CISSP
16 50 (0.19%) DV Cleared
16 50 (0.19%) MCAD
17 45 (0.17%) PMP
18 38 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 38 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1106 (4.25%) QA
2 131 (0.50%) SLA
3 70 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 67 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 59 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 55 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 30 (0.12%) MiFID
8 29 (0.11%) SEPA
9 28 (0.11%) PMO
10 23 (0.088%) COBIT
10 23 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.065%) GDPR
12 16 (0.061%) WCAG
13 11 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 10 (0.038%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 8 (0.031%) Basel III
16 7 (0.027%) ISO 14001
17 6 (0.023%) GAAP
17 6 (0.023%) GAMP
17 6 (0.023%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 365 (1.40%) Docker
2 354 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 119 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 50 (0.19%) Firmware
6 46 (0.18%) vSphere
7 26 (0.100%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.100%) Xen
7 26 (0.100%) XenServer
8 14 (0.054%) Apache Flume
9 11 (0.042%) Snort
10 10 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.027%) KVM
12 7 (0.027%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.023%) XenApp
14 5 (0.019%) LXC
14 5 (0.019%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.019%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.015%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 368 (1.41%) Puppet
2 294 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 271 (1.04%) Ansible
4 166 (0.64%) Kibana
5 140 (0.54%) Kubernetes
6 88 (0.34%) Terraform
7 76 (0.29%) Nagios
8 72 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 72 (0.28%) WSUS
9 61 (0.23%) Opsview
10 50 (0.19%) Control-M
11 40 (0.15%) Packer
12 39 (0.15%) Mesos
13 38 (0.15%) logstash
14 32 (0.12%) SCOM
15 30 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
16 29 (0.11%) SCCM
17 25 (0.096%) Docker Swarm
18 24 (0.092%) Salt
18 24 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7598 (29.18%) Microsoft
2 1849 (7.10%) Oracle
3 620 (2.38%) Xamarin
4 596 (2.29%) Sitecore
5 566 (2.17%) Google
6 515 (1.98%) SAP
7 356 (1.37%) Facebook
8 239 (0.92%) IBM
9 189 (0.73%) VMware
10 184 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 183 (0.70%) Splunk
12 151 (0.58%) Apple
12 151 (0.58%) Tableau
13 149 (0.57%) Sybase
14 134 (0.51%) Telerik
15 119 (0.46%) Atlassian
16 115 (0.44%) Twitter
17 97 (0.37%) Cognizant
17 97 (0.37%) TIBCO
18 94 (0.36%) Sony