Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 17,139 23,962 25,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.33% 15.43% 15.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.82% 38.36% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14,880 21,010 22,922
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 47,844 62,469 66,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.22% 40.23% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39,585 52,121 55,787
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

.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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -4 6,207 £62,500 +4.17% 859
South East -1 3,989 £47,500 +5.56% 689
North of England +1 2,751 £45,000 +2.27% 719
Midlands +2 1,769 £45,000 +5.88% 467
South West -2 1,521 £45,000 +5.88% 333
North West +1 1,517 £45,000 - 410
Yorkshire 0 1,057 £42,500 -1.50% 256
West Midlands 0 1,016 £45,000 +1.24% 256
East of England -6 868 £48,000 +6.67% 255
East Midlands -1 749 £42,500 +6.25% 208
North East -6 179 £43,500 +2.35% 53
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14,385 (83.93%) C#
2 8,143 (47.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7,469 (43.58%) JavaScript
4 7,439 (43.40%) ASP.NET
5 7,101 (41.43%) SQL
6 7,036 (41.05%) SQL Server
7 6,095 (35.56%) MVC
8 5,143 (30.01%) Azure
9 4,872 (28.43%) Microsoft
10 4,866 (28.39%) HTML
11 4,492 (26.21%) CSS
12 3,886 (22.67%) AngularJS
13 3,494 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3,284 (19.16%) .NET Framework
15 3,039 (17.73%) Finance
16 3,023 (17.64%) TDD
17 2,917 (17.02%) .NET Core
18 2,909 (16.97%) ASP.NET Web API
19 2,889 (16.86%) Software Engineering
20 2,870 (16.75%) Scrum
21 2,445 (14.27%) DevOps
22 2,422 (14.13%) AWS
23 2,408 (14.05%) Degree
24 2,356 (13.75%) jQuery
25 2,201 (12.84%) Git (software)
26 2,104 (12.28%) Web Services
27 2,079 (12.13%) Java
28 2,017 (11.77%) React
29 1,806 (10.54%) Web Development
30 1,743 (10.17%) Windows

.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
1 659 (3.85%) IIS
2 637 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 500 (2.92%) CMS
4 352 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
5 320 (1.87%) Umbraco
6 256 (1.49%) Confluence
7 226 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 137 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
9 101 (0.59%) EPiServer
10 91 (0.53%) WordPress
11 84 (0.49%) Apache
12 73 (0.43%) Apache Spark
12 73 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
13 65 (0.38%) Kentico
13 65 (0.38%) NServiceBus
14 56 (0.33%) OpenStack
15 54 (0.32%) Tomcat
16 53 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 50 (0.29%) Drupal
18 48 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 210 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 144 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 29 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 22 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.093%) S-PLUS
9 15 (0.088%) EngageOne
10 13 (0.076%) InfoPath
11 12 (0.070%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 12 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
12 10 (0.058%) Zeplin
13 9 (0.053%) Mathematica
14 5 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 4 (0.023%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.023%) GIMP
15 4 (0.023%) Moqups
16 2 (0.012%) AutoCAD
17 1 (0.006%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 463 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 115 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 56 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 54 (0.32%) thinkFolio
5 53 (0.31%) Front Arena
6 49 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 32 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 25 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
9 23 (0.13%) WebTrends
10 21 (0.12%) Magento
11 18 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
11 18 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 18 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 15 (0.088%) Sage CRM
13 12 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 11 (0.064%) SAP BPC
15 10 (0.058%) R3 Corda
15 10 (0.058%) SDL Web 8
15 10 (0.058%) Visualfiles
16 9 (0.053%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5,143 (30.01%) Azure
2 2,422 (14.13%) AWS
3 812 (4.74%) SaaS
4 404 (2.36%) Serverless
5 387 (2.26%) PaaS
6 383 (2.23%) GCP
7 359 (2.09%) Power Platform
8 289 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
9 257 (1.50%) GitHub
10 202 (1.18%) Office 365
11 198 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
12 155 (0.90%) IaaS
13 151 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
14 139 (0.81%) npm
15 126 (0.74%) Azure Functions
16 96 (0.56%) Amazon S3
17 87 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
18 81 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
19 74 (0.43%) OpenShift
19 74 (0.43%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 309 (1.80%) Internet
2 172 (1.00%) HTTP
3 127 (0.74%) Firewall
4 121 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 108 (0.63%) Broadband
6 56 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 47 (0.27%) DNS
8 46 (0.27%) Intranet
9 45 (0.26%) Network Security
10 41 (0.24%) FTP
11 36 (0.21%) SMTP
11 36 (0.21%) SSL
12 29 (0.17%) WAN
13 26 (0.15%) VPN
14 23 (0.13%) LAN
15 21 (0.12%) Skype
16 20 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (0.11%) DHCP
17 19 (0.11%) VoIP
18 15 (0.088%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,036 (41.05%) SQL Server
2 899 (5.25%) NoSQL
3 843 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 821 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 722 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 626 (3.65%) MySQL
7 594 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 441 (2.57%) MongoDB
9 384 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
10 343 (2.00%) Big Data
11 328 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
12 317 (1.85%) Power BI
13 315 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 301 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 274 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 248 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
17 220 (1.28%) Redis
18 188 (1.10%) RDBMS
19 176 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
20 148 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2,201 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 1,606 (9.37%) Visual Studio
3 1,150 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 849 (4.95%) JIRA
5 643 (3.75%) Selenium
6 529 (3.09%) Jenkins
7 512 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 471 (2.75%) NUnit
9 444 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
10 391 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 314 (1.83%) SpecFlow
12 286 (1.67%) Subversion
13 238 (1.39%) Bitbucket
14 196 (1.14%) WebDriver
15 182 (1.06%) Cucumber
16 177 (1.03%) webpack
17 131 (0.76%) SoapUI
18 130 (0.76%) Moq
19 121 (0.71%) MSTest
20 120 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3,039 (17.73%) Finance
2 731 (4.27%) Banking
3 711 (4.15%) Retail
4 584 (3.41%) Marketing
5 471 (2.75%) Games
6 288 (1.68%) Public Sector
7 281 (1.64%) Front Office
8 261 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 254 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 176 (1.03%) Advertising
11 157 (0.92%) Law
12 127 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 125 (0.73%) Back Office
14 117 (0.68%) Legal
15 89 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 88 (0.51%) Electronics
17 72 (0.42%) Aerospace
18 58 (0.34%) Automotive
19 49 (0.29%) Publishing
20 48 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12,027 (70.17%) Developer
2 6,263 (36.54%) .NET Developer
3 4,691 (27.37%) C# Developer
4 3,096 (18.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,590 (15.11%) Software Developer
6 2,191 (12.78%) Senior Developer
7 1,275 (7.44%) Software Engineer
8 1,143 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1,032 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
10 967 (5.64%) C# Software Developer
11 946 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
12 939 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 939 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
13 925 (5.40%) Junior
14 806 (4.70%) Junior Developer
15 789 (4.60%) SQL Developer
16 740 (4.32%) Senior C# Developer
17 687 (4.01%) Architect
18 669 (3.90%) Analyst
19 664 (3.87%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,439 (43.40%) ASP.NET
2 4,866 (28.39%) HTML
3 4,492 (26.21%) CSS
4 3,886 (22.67%) AngularJS
5 3,494 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3,284 (19.16%) .NET Framework
7 2,917 (17.02%) .NET Core
8 2,909 (16.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2,356 (13.75%) jQuery
10 2,104 (12.28%) Web Services
11 2,017 (11.77%) React
12 1,608 (9.38%) WCF
13 1,534 (8.95%) REST
14 1,445 (8.43%) Entity Framework
15 1,361 (7.94%) RESTful
16 1,355 (7.91%) HTML5
17 1,275 (7.44%) XML
18 1,055 (6.16%) Node.js
19 973 (5.68%) WPF
20 963 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,537 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
2 888 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 650 (3.79%) User Experience
4 595 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 583 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 511 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
7 267 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 266 (1.55%) Hedge funds
9 190 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 188 (1.10%) Fixed Income
11 164 (0.96%) Robotics
12 160 (0.93%) Derivative
13 148 (0.86%) Cloud Native
14 144 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 140 (0.82%) Client/Server
16 136 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 135 (0.79%) Equities
18 108 (0.63%) N-Tier
19 101 (0.59%) Virtual Team
20 87 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,743 (10.17%) Windows
2 784 (4.57%) Linux
3 446 (2.60%) Android
4 353 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 294 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 188 (1.10%) Unix
7 88 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 73 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 68 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 67 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 29 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 24 (0.14%) CentOS
13 17 (0.099%) Windows 8
14 15 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.076%) VMS
15 13 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.070%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.035%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.035%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 5 (0.029%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,143 (47.51%) Agile Software Development
2 6,095 (35.56%) MVC
3 3,023 (17.64%) TDD
4 2,889 (16.86%) Software Engineering
5 2,870 (16.75%) Scrum
6 2,445 (14.27%) DevOps
7 1,806 (10.54%) Web Development
8 1,720 (10.04%) Microservices
9 1,676 (9.78%) Test Automation
10 1,673 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
11 1,635 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
12 1,470 (8.58%) Computer Science
13 1,459 (8.51%) SDLC
14 1,409 (8.22%) Unit Testing
15 1,396 (8.15%) OO
16 1,301 (7.59%) BDD
17 1,232 (7.19%) Mentoring
18 1,019 (5.95%) SOLID
19 939 (5.48%) Fintech
20 829 (4.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14,385 (83.93%) C#
2 7,469 (43.58%) JavaScript
3 7,101 (41.43%) SQL
4 2,079 (12.13%) Java
5 1,634 (9.53%) T-SQL
6 1,144 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1,124 (6.56%) Python
8 949 (5.54%) TypeScript
9 829 (4.84%) C++
10 739 (4.31%) PowerShell
11 543 (3.17%) PHP
12 522 (3.05%) VB
13 359 (2.09%) C
14 299 (1.74%) Ruby
15 279 (1.63%) VBA
16 224 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 135 (0.79%) ES6
18 125 (0.73%) F#
19 124 (0.72%) R
20 122 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2,408 (14.05%) Degree
2 800 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 247 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 218 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 133 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 119 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 75 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
8 68 (0.40%) HND
9 65 (0.38%) MCSE
10 56 (0.33%) ISEB
11 49 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 49 (0.29%) SANS
12 47 (0.27%) CCNA
12 47 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
13 44 (0.26%) CISSP
14 41 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
15 40 (0.23%) CompTIA Security+
15 40 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 39 (0.23%) GIAC
16 39 (0.23%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 955 (5.57%) QA
2 103 (0.60%) GDPR
3 84 (0.49%) SLA
4 36 (0.21%) PMO
5 34 (0.20%) WAI
6 31 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 29 (0.17%) DICOM
8 16 (0.093%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.088%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.047%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 7 (0.041%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.035%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.035%) IFRS
12 6 (0.035%) IFRS 9
12 6 (0.035%) ISO 13485
13 5 (0.029%) MiFID
14 3 (0.018%) EMIR
14 3 (0.018%) JTAG
14 3 (0.018%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,176 (6.86%) Docker
2 270 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 81 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 30 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 26 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
8 21 (0.12%) Firmware
9 19 (0.11%) Varnish
10 18 (0.11%) LXC
11 7 (0.041%) BitLocker
11 7 (0.041%) vSphere
11 7 (0.041%) XenApp
12 6 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.029%) GridGain
14 4 (0.023%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.018%) HDFS
15 3 (0.018%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.012%) Shibboleth
16 2 (0.012%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 671 (3.92%) Kubernetes
2 213 (1.24%) Terraform
3 210 (1.23%) Puppet
4 199 (1.16%) Ansible
5 171 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 70 (0.41%) Kibana
7 44 (0.26%) Grafana
8 43 (0.25%) SCCM
9 41 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
10 37 (0.22%) SQL Sentry
11 31 (0.18%) Tivoli
12 30 (0.18%) Nagios
13 24 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
14 22 (0.13%) Packer
14 22 (0.13%) Rancher
15 20 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
16 19 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
17 14 (0.082%) Istio
17 14 (0.082%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4,872 (28.43%) Microsoft
2 923 (5.39%) Oracle
3 468 (2.73%) Google
4 297 (1.73%) Xamarin
5 268 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 245 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 245 (1.43%) SAP
7 163 (0.95%) IBM
8 154 (0.90%) Sage
9 95 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 95 (0.55%) VMware
10 68 (0.40%) Charles River
10 68 (0.40%) Tableau
11 65 (0.38%) Pega
12 64 (0.37%) Nintex
13 63 (0.37%) DevExpress
14 61 (0.36%) UiPath
15 53 (0.31%) Calypso
15 53 (0.31%) SimCorp
16 51 (0.30%) Adobe