Period
to 25 June 2021

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 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 11,000 10,248 18,399
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 11.73% 13.89% 13.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.79% 34.97% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,726 8,912 16,160
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +6.38%

.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 39,587 29,304 50,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.22% 39.71% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26,612 24,661 42,303
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £53,400
Median % change year-on-year - +7.68% +6.80%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

.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 25 June 2021.

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 June 2021. 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 -8 4,045 £70,000 +7.69% 744
South East -2 2,598 £52,500 +5.00% 453
North of England -5 1,567 £47,500 - 593
Midlands +1 1,208 £46,078 +2.40% 358
South West -6 989 £45,000 -5.26% 200
North West -7 817 £50,000 - 327
West Midlands -1 737 £47,500 - 210
Yorkshire -8 601 £44,000 -2.22% 192
East Midlands -1 464 £45,000 +11.80% 147
East of England -10 408 £52,500 +5.00% 182
North East 0 149 £41,598 +2.71% 74
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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 8,704 (79.13%) C#
2 5,089 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
3 4,939 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 4,882 (44.38%) Azure
5 4,672 (42.47%) SQL
6 4,116 (37.42%) .NET Core
7 3,686 (33.51%) SQL Server
8 2,978 (27.07%) ASP.NET
9 2,745 (24.95%) MVC
10 2,639 (23.99%) AngularJS
11 2,623 (23.85%) CSS
12 2,603 (23.66%) HTML
13 2,578 (23.44%) Microsoft
14 2,567 (23.34%) DevOps
15 2,545 (23.14%) Software Engineering
16 2,317 (21.06%) React
17 2,277 (20.70%) .NET Framework
18 2,177 (19.79%) Finance
19 2,173 (19.75%) Microservices
20 2,111 (19.19%) AWS
21 1,873 (17.03%) Social Skills
22 1,845 (16.77%) TDD
23 1,678 (15.25%) Scrum
24 1,650 (15.00%) Docker
25 1,446 (13.15%) ASP.NET Web API
26 1,351 (12.28%) Web Services
27 1,296 (11.78%) Git (software)
28 1,286 (11.69%) Kubernetes
29 1,205 (10.95%) REST
30 1,156 (10.51%) TypeScript

.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
1 428 (3.89%) CMS
2 339 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 299 (2.72%) IIS
4 207 (1.88%) Umbraco
5 165 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
6 150 (1.36%) EPiServer
7 133 (1.21%) Confluence
8 115 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 73 (0.66%) NServiceBus
10 62 (0.56%) Kentico
11 61 (0.55%) Apache Spark
12 59 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
13 39 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
14 33 (0.30%) WordPress
15 31 (0.28%) Apache
16 22 (0.20%) Apache Solr
17 21 (0.19%) Sitefinity
18 14 (0.13%) OnBase
18 14 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 13 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 84 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.14%) Chatbot
4 13 (0.12%) Campfire
4 13 (0.12%) Figma
5 12 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.10%) Simulink
7 7 (0.064%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.055%) Revit
9 5 (0.045%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.036%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.036%) Siemens NX
11 2 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.009%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.009%) Blender
12 1 (0.009%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.009%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.009%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 254 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 24 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 18 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 13 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 12 (0.11%) MetaTrader
8 11 (0.10%) nopCommerce
9 10 (0.091%) Elite 3E
9 10 (0.091%) Sage 1000
9 10 (0.091%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 10 (0.091%) Visualfiles
10 7 (0.064%) Magento
10 7 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.036%) Teamcenter
12 3 (0.027%) Carpe Diem
12 3 (0.027%) Infor M3
12 3 (0.027%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.027%) SDL Web 8
12 3 (0.027%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4,882 (44.38%) Azure
2 2,111 (19.19%) AWS
3 771 (7.01%) SaaS
4 727 (6.61%) Serverless
5 576 (5.24%) GCP
6 413 (3.75%) Power Platform
7 387 (3.52%) PaaS
8 380 (3.45%) Azure Service Bus
9 282 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
10 254 (2.31%) Azure Functions
11 202 (1.84%) GitHub
12 200 (1.82%) IaaS
13 196 (1.78%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 180 (1.64%) Azure Service Fabric
15 164 (1.49%) PowerApps
16 163 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
17 144 (1.31%) Amazon S3
17 144 (1.31%) Azure Storage
18 139 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
19 131 (1.19%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 196 (1.78%) HTTP
2 72 (0.65%) Internet
3 60 (0.55%) DNS
4 58 (0.53%) Firewall
5 52 (0.47%) Skype
6 37 (0.34%) Network Security
6 37 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 29 (0.26%) VPN
8 26 (0.24%) Intranet
9 21 (0.19%) AMQP
10 19 (0.17%) Broadband
10 19 (0.17%) FTP
11 18 (0.16%) SSH
12 15 (0.14%) LAN
13 13 (0.12%) SMTP
13 13 (0.12%) WAN
14 12 (0.11%) Ethernet
15 9 (0.082%) DHCP
15 9 (0.082%) IPv4
15 9 (0.082%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,686 (33.51%) SQL Server
2 786 (7.15%) NoSQL
3 447 (4.06%) Relational Database
4 397 (3.61%) MySQL
5 342 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
5 342 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 339 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 326 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 276 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 265 (2.41%) Power BI
10 215 (1.95%) Redis
11 193 (1.75%) Big Data
12 188 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
13 156 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 114 (1.04%) RDBMS
15 113 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 97 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
17 89 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
18 82 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
19 77 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,296 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 766 (6.96%) Visual Studio
3 509 (4.63%) TeamCity
4 440 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 411 (3.74%) JIRA
6 370 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 362 (3.29%) Selenium
8 311 (2.83%) Jenkins
9 255 (2.32%) NUnit
10 232 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
11 199 (1.81%) SpecFlow
12 161 (1.46%) webpack
13 121 (1.10%) Cypress.io
14 119 (1.08%) GitLab
15 103 (0.94%) Moq
15 103 (0.94%) Postman
16 95 (0.86%) JMeter
17 75 (0.68%) WebDriver
18 74 (0.67%) git-flow
19 72 (0.65%) gulp
General
1 2,177 (19.79%) Finance
2 1,873 (17.03%) Social Skills
3 512 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 341 (3.10%) Retail
5 305 (2.77%) Banking
5 305 (2.77%) Marketing
6 232 (2.11%) Front Office
7 230 (2.09%) Public Sector
8 218 (1.98%) Games
9 190 (1.73%) Law
10 164 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 147 (1.34%) Legal
12 137 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
13 131 (1.19%) Telecoms
14 112 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
15 110 (1.00%) Back Office
16 108 (0.98%) Advertising
17 100 (0.91%) Electronics
18 99 (0.90%) Automotive
19 92 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7,190 (65.36%) Developer
2 3,337 (30.34%) .NET Developer
3 2,214 (20.13%) C# Developer
4 1,696 (15.42%) Senior Developer
5 1,692 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1,314 (11.95%) Software Engineer
7 1,263 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 914 (8.31%) Full Stack Developer
9 782 (7.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 722 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
11 604 (5.49%) C# Software Developer
12 503 (4.57%) Senior C# Developer
13 465 (4.23%) Lead Developer
14 450 (4.09%) Architect
15 424 (3.85%) SQL Developer
16 402 (3.65%) .NET Software Engineer
17 388 (3.53%) Senior Software Developer
18 382 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
19 376 (3.42%) React Developer
20 329 (2.99%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,116 (37.42%) .NET Core
2 2,978 (27.07%) ASP.NET
3 2,639 (23.99%) AngularJS
4 2,623 (23.85%) CSS
5 2,603 (23.66%) HTML
6 2,317 (21.06%) React
7 2,277 (20.70%) .NET Framework
8 1,446 (13.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,351 (12.28%) Web Services
10 1,205 (10.95%) REST
11 1,093 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1,061 (9.65%) jQuery
13 962 (8.75%) Vue.js
14 838 (7.62%) Entity Framework
15 821 (7.46%) RESTful
16 740 (6.73%) Node.js
17 739 (6.72%) HTML5
18 556 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 513 (4.66%) ASP.NET Core
20 497 (4.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 931 (8.46%) Greenfield Project
2 597 (5.43%) User Experience
3 408 (3.71%) Mobile App
4 369 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
5 254 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 188 (1.71%) Cloud Native
7 177 (1.61%) Hedge funds
8 174 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 170 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 155 (1.41%) Equities
11 148 (1.35%) Derivative
12 140 (1.27%) Management Information System
13 129 (1.17%) Virtual Team
14 126 (1.15%) N-Tier
15 114 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
16 113 (1.03%) Data Structures
17 89 (0.81%) Fixed Income
18 83 (0.75%) Blog
19 82 (0.75%) Client/Server
20 70 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 812 (7.38%) Windows
2 511 (4.65%) Linux
3 228 (2.07%) Android
4 183 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 176 (1.60%) Windows Server
6 97 (0.88%) Unix
7 35 (0.32%) VMS
8 34 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
9 31 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 28 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (0.17%) CentOS
13 17 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.11%) AIX
14 12 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
15 8 (0.073%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.064%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.055%) Debian
17 6 (0.055%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,089 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2,745 (24.95%) MVC
3 2,567 (23.34%) DevOps
4 2,545 (23.14%) Software Engineering
5 2,173 (19.75%) Microservices
6 1,845 (16.77%) TDD
7 1,678 (15.25%) Scrum
8 1,094 (9.95%) Test Automation
9 1,083 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
10 1,020 (9.27%) SDLC
11 992 (9.02%) Mentoring
12 971 (8.83%) Fintech
13 946 (8.60%) SOLID
14 884 (8.04%) Web Development
15 848 (7.71%) OO
16 776 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
17 773 (7.03%) Unit Testing
18 709 (6.45%) Computer Science
19 617 (5.61%) BDD
20 539 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8,704 (79.13%) C#
2 4,939 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 4,672 (42.47%) SQL
4 1,156 (10.51%) TypeScript
5 1,015 (9.23%) Python
6 946 (8.60%) Java
7 940 (8.55%) T-SQL
8 571 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 442 (4.02%) VB.NET
10 374 (3.40%) C++
11 256 (2.33%) PHP
12 186 (1.69%) Bash Shell
13 182 (1.65%) VB
14 169 (1.54%) C
15 153 (1.39%) Go
16 138 (1.25%) ES6
17 116 (1.05%) VBA
18 105 (0.95%) Ruby
19 100 (0.91%) Scala
20 75 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,013 (9.21%) Degree
2 462 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 269 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 220 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 135 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 89 (0.81%) Master's Degree
7 47 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 22 (0.20%) HNC
9 20 (0.18%) ISEB
10 19 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 18 (0.16%) AWS Certification
11 18 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
12 16 (0.15%) CISSP
13 14 (0.13%) CISA
13 14 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.11%) HND
14 12 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
15 11 (0.10%) PhD
16 10 (0.091%) MCSE
16 10 (0.091%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 705 (6.41%) QA
2 118 (1.07%) Accessibility
3 59 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 44 (0.40%) GDPR
4 44 (0.40%) SLA
5 43 (0.39%) PSD2
6 42 (0.38%) GRC
7 29 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.19%) WCAG
9 14 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.082%) Basel II
10 9 (0.082%) CRD IV
11 7 (0.064%) COBIT
12 6 (0.055%) NIST
12 6 (0.055%) WAI
13 3 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.027%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.027%) PMO
14 2 (0.018%) GxP
14 2 (0.018%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,650 (15.00%) Docker
2 106 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 42 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.10%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.064%) Ceph
7 7 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.055%) Firmware
8 6 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.036%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.036%) vSphere
11 3 (0.027%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.027%) LXC
12 1 (0.009%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.009%) HDFS
12 1 (0.009%) KVM
12 1 (0.009%) vCloud
12 1 (0.009%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,286 (11.69%) Kubernetes
2 514 (4.67%) Terraform
3 142 (1.29%) Ansible
4 123 (1.12%) Grafana
5 104 (0.95%) Prometheus
6 95 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 62 (0.56%) Puppet
8 35 (0.32%) Graphite
9 26 (0.24%) Kibana
10 23 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
11 22 (0.20%) Packer
12 20 (0.18%) Graylog
12 20 (0.18%) MIIS
13 18 (0.16%) Opsgenie
14 13 (0.12%) SCCM
15 9 (0.082%) Nagios
15 9 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (0.064%) HP Fortify
16 7 (0.064%) HP Quality Center
17 6 (0.055%) Istio
Vendors
1 2,578 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 400 (3.64%) Oracle
3 246 (2.24%) Google
4 204 (1.85%) Xamarin
5 158 (1.44%) Sitecore
6 121 (1.10%) SAP
7 99 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 83 (0.75%) Samsung
9 79 (0.72%) Nintex
10 75 (0.68%) VMware
11 59 (0.54%) IBM
12 54 (0.49%) OutSystems
13 45 (0.41%) Atlassian
13 45 (0.41%) Splunk
14 40 (0.36%) Bloomberg
14 40 (0.36%) Red Hat
15 37 (0.34%) Databricks
16 36 (0.33%) Adobe
17 34 (0.31%) Telerik
18 30 (0.27%) Apple