Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 25289 28231 32608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.47% 15.77% 15.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.38% 40.44% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22463 25955 29694
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,287 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £69,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

.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 65895 69802 78415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.31% 39.00% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 54941 61081 67662
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 0 8939 £57,500 +4.55% 461
South East -1 5497 £45,000 +5.88% 279
North of England -3 4196 £40,500 +1.25% 329
Midlands -2 2663 £40,000 - 210
North West -2 2478 £42,500 +6.25% 170
East of England 0 2106 £45,000 +5.88% 112
South West +1 1897 £40,000 - 93
West Midlands +1 1717 £40,000 +6.67% 111
Yorkshire -4 1507 £40,000 - 129
East Midlands -2 952 £40,000 - 98
North East -1 214 £40,000 +6.67% 30
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 20719 (81.93%) C#
2 13323 (52.68%) ASP.NET
3 12933 (51.14%) SQL Server
4 12841 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
5 11974 (47.35%) MVC
6 11403 (45.09%) JavaScript
7 10442 (41.29%) SQL
8 9247 (36.57%) HTML
9 8094 (32.01%) CSS
10 7673 (30.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7394 (29.24%) Microsoft
12 6235 (24.65%) TDD
13 6056 (23.95%) AngularJS
14 5264 (20.82%) .NET Framework
15 5126 (20.27%) Finance
16 4990 (19.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 4807 (19.01%) jQuery
18 4728 (18.70%) Scrum
19 4220 (16.69%) WCF
20 3621 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
21 3548 (14.03%) Web Services
22 3540 (14.00%) Web Development
23 3360 (13.29%) Java
24 3272 (12.94%) Degree
25 3139 (12.41%) BDD
26 3130 (12.38%) OO
27 3108 (12.29%) HTML5
28 3070 (12.14%) Software Engineering
29 3043 (12.03%) Windows
30 2770 (10.95%) 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 1282 (5.07%) IIS
2 1192 (4.71%) CMS
3 1110 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 620 (2.45%) Umbraco
5 464 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 451 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
7 433 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 263 (1.04%) EPiServer
9 251 (0.99%) Apache
10 245 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 222 (0.88%) Confluence
12 173 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 166 (0.66%) NServiceBus
14 154 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 146 (0.58%) Tomcat
16 141 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
17 124 (0.49%) Kentico
18 115 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
18 115 (0.45%) WordPress
19 112 (0.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 418 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 410 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 106 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 60 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 60 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (0.071%) InfoPath
7 17 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.036%) SPSS
9 8 (0.032%) Chatbot
9 8 (0.032%) Microsoft Project
10 7 (0.028%) GIMP
11 5 (0.020%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.016%) EngageOne
12 4 (0.016%) Maple
13 3 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.012%) CPLEX
13 3 (0.012%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.008%) InDesign
14 2 (0.008%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 729 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 131 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 111 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 41 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 37 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 33 (0.13%) Maximo
6 33 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 29 (0.11%) Magento
8 28 (0.11%) Aligne
9 24 (0.095%) Adobe Campaign
10 23 (0.091%) Eloqua
10 23 (0.091%) Visualfiles
11 20 (0.079%) Endur
12 18 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
13 16 (0.063%) Siebel CRM
14 15 (0.059%) MetaTrader
14 15 (0.059%) NetSuite
15 12 (0.047%) SDL Web 8
16 11 (0.043%) Dynamics GP
16 11 (0.043%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3621 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1879 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 863 (3.41%) SaaS
4 299 (1.18%) Office 365
5 290 (1.15%) GitHub
6 274 (1.08%) PaaS
7 168 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
8 157 (0.62%) npm
9 151 (0.60%) IaaS
10 131 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
11 116 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 113 (0.45%) Google Play
13 99 (0.39%) Serverless
14 90 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
15 68 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
16 52 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
17 50 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
18 49 (0.19%) Amazon S3
19 42 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
20 41 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 730 (2.89%) Internet
2 346 (1.37%) HTTP
3 215 (0.85%) Intranet
4 187 (0.74%) Firewall
5 167 (0.66%) DNS
6 161 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 134 (0.53%) Broadband
8 108 (0.43%) SSL
9 103 (0.41%) SMS
10 64 (0.25%) Hyperconnected
11 60 (0.24%) VPN
12 56 (0.22%) DHCP
13 54 (0.21%) Wireless
14 51 (0.20%) WAN
15 48 (0.19%) Extranet
15 48 (0.19%) SMTP
16 43 (0.17%) Skype
17 41 (0.16%) FTP
18 35 (0.14%) SAN
19 32 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12933 (51.14%) SQL Server
2 1886 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 1470 (5.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 1383 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1380 (5.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 1372 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1114 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 1106 (4.37%) MongoDB
9 1037 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 869 (3.44%) MySQL
11 783 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 519 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 477 (1.89%) Big Data
14 409 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
15 375 (1.48%) Redis
16 356 (1.41%) RDBMS
17 292 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
18 273 (1.08%) Power BI
19 256 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
20 250 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2747 (10.86%) Visual Studio
2 2725 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 2197 (8.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1571 (6.21%) NUnit
5 1271 (5.03%) TeamCity
6 910 (3.60%) JIRA
7 872 (3.45%) Subversion
8 754 (2.98%) Selenium
9 682 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 642 (2.54%) Jenkins
11 632 (2.50%) Moq
12 612 (2.42%) Rhino Mocks
13 427 (1.69%) MSTest
14 413 (1.63%) SpecFlow
15 314 (1.24%) MSBuild
16 240 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 225 (0.89%) Cucumber
18 208 (0.82%) gulp
19 186 (0.74%) Jasmine
20 151 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 5126 (20.27%) Finance
2 1650 (6.52%) Banking
3 1137 (4.50%) Retail
4 1125 (4.45%) Marketing
5 833 (3.29%) Games
6 642 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 639 (2.53%) Advertising
8 599 (2.37%) Telecoms
9 500 (1.98%) Manufacturing
10 453 (1.79%) Electronics
11 356 (1.41%) Retail Banking
12 345 (1.36%) Legal
13 294 (1.16%) Front Office
14 275 (1.09%) Back Office
15 202 (0.80%) Law
16 168 (0.66%) Financial Institution
17 167 (0.66%) Music Industry
18 145 (0.57%) Publishing
19 124 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
20 111 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18700 (73.95%) Developer
2 11635 (46.01%) .NET Developer
3 8201 (32.43%) C# Developer
4 5999 (23.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 3205 (12.67%) Senior Developer
6 3125 (12.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2898 (11.46%) Software Developer
8 2711 (10.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2078 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1927 (7.62%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1679 (6.64%) SQL Developer
12 1621 (6.41%) .NET Software Developer
13 1530 (6.05%) C# Software Developer
14 1483 (5.86%) Web Developer
15 1394 (5.51%) Senior C# Developer
16 1269 (5.02%) Software Engineer
17 1230 (4.86%) Junior
18 1093 (4.32%) Junior Developer
19 1086 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
20 1058 (4.18%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13323 (52.68%) ASP.NET
2 9247 (36.57%) HTML
3 8094 (32.01%) CSS
4 7673 (30.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6056 (23.95%) AngularJS
6 5264 (20.82%) .NET Framework
7 4990 (19.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4807 (19.01%) jQuery
9 4220 (16.69%) WCF
10 3548 (14.03%) Web Services
11 3108 (12.29%) HTML5
12 2770 (10.95%) Entity Framework
13 2698 (10.67%) RESTful
14 2512 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 2460 (9.73%) WPF
16 2372 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 2250 (8.90%) XML
18 2218 (8.77%) Node.js
19 1794 (7.09%) KnockoutJS
20 1573 (6.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2392 (9.46%) Greenfield Project
2 1860 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 1560 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1061 (4.20%) User Experience
5 1030 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
6 818 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 782 (3.09%) Fintech
8 348 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 346 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 253 (1.00%) Hedge funds
11 235 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 230 (0.91%) Algorithms
13 226 (0.89%) iPad
14 207 (0.82%) Social Media
15 171 (0.68%) Social Network
16 151 (0.60%) Tandem
17 149 (0.59%) Data Structures
18 146 (0.58%) Online Banking
19 135 (0.53%) iPhone
20 134 (0.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3043 (12.03%) Windows
2 987 (3.90%) Linux
3 792 (3.13%) Android
4 679 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 565 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 504 (1.99%) Unix
7 129 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 114 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 95 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 88 (0.35%) Solaris
11 80 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 67 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 35 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 27 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 21 (0.083%) Mac OS X
16 19 (0.075%) AIX
17 18 (0.071%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (0.067%) Windows 8
19 15 (0.059%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12841 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11974 (47.35%) MVC
3 6235 (24.65%) TDD
4 4728 (18.70%) Scrum
5 3540 (14.00%) Web Development
6 3139 (12.41%) BDD
7 3130 (12.38%) OO
8 3070 (12.14%) Software Engineering
9 2658 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
10 2566 (10.15%) SDLC
11 2522 (9.97%) Web Application Development
12 2031 (8.03%) Test Automation
13 1861 (7.36%) Unit Testing
14 1671 (6.61%) DevOps
15 1587 (6.28%) Mentoring
16 1520 (6.01%) SOLID
17 1460 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
18 1310 (5.18%) Microservices
19 1296 (5.12%) Kanban
20 1262 (4.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20719 (81.93%) C#
2 11403 (45.09%) JavaScript
3 10442 (41.29%) SQL
4 3360 (13.29%) Java
5 2758 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 1961 (7.75%) VB.NET
7 1324 (5.24%) Ruby
8 1240 (4.90%) C++
9 1158 (4.58%) Python
10 989 (3.91%) PowerShell
11 862 (3.41%) PHP
12 825 (3.26%) VB
13 749 (2.96%) TypeScript
14 549 (2.17%) C
15 371 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 319 (1.26%) F#
17 268 (1.06%) VBA
18 242 (0.96%) Perl
19 209 (0.83%) VB6
20 190 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3272 (12.94%) Degree
2 857 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 479 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 343 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 242 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 134 (0.53%) MCP
7 130 (0.51%) Master's Degree
8 123 (0.49%) ISEB
9 107 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 99 (0.39%) MCSD
11 88 (0.35%) PhD
12 86 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
13 60 (0.24%) MCAD
14 58 (0.23%) MCTS
15 56 (0.22%) PMI Certification
16 54 (0.21%) MCPD
17 50 (0.20%) DV Cleared
18 49 (0.19%) CISSP
19 41 (0.16%) HND
20 33 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1097 (4.34%) QA
2 158 (0.62%) SLA
3 71 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 66 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 60 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 52 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 35 (0.14%) MiFID
8 31 (0.12%) WCAG
9 28 (0.11%) PMO
10 27 (0.11%) SEPA
11 20 (0.079%) GDPR
12 17 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 16 (0.063%) COBIT
14 12 (0.047%) WAI
15 11 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 10 (0.040%) GAMP
17 8 (0.032%) Basel III
18 7 (0.028%) GAAP
18 7 (0.028%) ISO 13485
19 6 (0.024%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 535 (2.12%) Docker
2 396 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 113 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.13%) vSphere
6 31 (0.12%) Firmware
7 30 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.079%) Xen
9 18 (0.071%) XenServer
10 15 (0.059%) Apache Flume
11 12 (0.047%) DFS Replication
11 12 (0.047%) Terminal Server
12 8 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.024%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.016%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.016%) XenApp
14 4 (0.016%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.012%) KVM
15 3 (0.012%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 419 (1.66%) Puppet
2 333 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 317 (1.25%) Ansible
4 174 (0.69%) Kibana
5 155 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 104 (0.41%) Terraform
7 84 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 83 (0.33%) Nagios
9 82 (0.32%) WSUS
10 51 (0.20%) Opsview
11 44 (0.17%) SCCM
12 36 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
12 36 (0.14%) logstash
13 35 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 34 (0.13%) Packer
15 33 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
15 33 (0.13%) Salt
16 32 (0.13%) SCOM
17 29 (0.11%) Mesos
18 24 (0.095%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7394 (29.24%) Microsoft
2 1709 (6.76%) Oracle
3 622 (2.46%) Sitecore
4 571 (2.26%) Google
5 503 (1.99%) Xamarin
6 481 (1.90%) SAP
7 368 (1.46%) Facebook
8 229 (0.91%) IBM
9 201 (0.79%) Splunk
10 188 (0.74%) Sybase
11 175 (0.69%) VMware
12 151 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 141 (0.56%) Apple
14 134 (0.53%) Telerik
15 128 (0.51%) Tableau
16 116 (0.46%) Atlassian
17 108 (0.43%) TIBCO
18 107 (0.42%) Adobe
19 105 (0.42%) Red Hat
20 102 (0.40%) Twitter