Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 8,365 17,763 24,659
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.96% 13.46% 15.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.12% 35.70% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7,974 16,579 23,336
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 24,520 49,751 64,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.93% 37.70% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20,539 41,369 53,930
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +2 2,962 £67,500 +8.00% 336
South East 0 2,020 £50,000 +5.26% 289
North of England +1 1,578 £47,500 +7.95% 392
North West +3 972 £50,000 +11.11% 252
Midlands -3 761 £45,000 +4.65% 245
South West -3 593 £47,500 +5.56% 114
Yorkshire -3 517 £45,000 +5.88% 106
West Midlands -1 471 £47,500 +5.56% 137
East of England +1 414 £50,000 +5.26% 103
East Midlands -1 288 £42,500 +3.66% 107
North East -2 91 £42,500 -3.95% 34
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 6,695 (80.04%) C#
2 4,050 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
3 3,690 (44.11%) JavaScript
4 3,398 (40.62%) Azure
5 3,289 (39.32%) SQL Server
6 3,082 (36.84%) SQL
7 3,053 (36.50%) ASP.NET
8 2,627 (31.40%) .NET Core
9 2,613 (31.24%) MVC
10 2,301 (27.51%) AngularJS
11 2,236 (26.73%) HTML
12 2,200 (26.30%) Microsoft
13 2,084 (24.91%) CSS
14 1,963 (23.47%) .NET Framework
15 1,686 (20.16%) TDD
16 1,598 (19.10%) DevOps
17 1,585 (18.95%) React
18 1,570 (18.77%) Finance
19 1,532 (18.31%) Microservices
20 1,491 (17.82%) ASP.NET Web API
21 1,488 (17.79%) Scrum
22 1,483 (17.73%) Software Engineering
23 1,424 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
24 1,362 (16.28%) AWS
25 1,109 (13.26%) Git (software)
26 974 (11.64%) Degree
27 952 (11.38%) jQuery
28 926 (11.07%) Entity Framework
29 909 (10.87%) TypeScript
30 883 (10.56%) Web Services

.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
1 315 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 258 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 238 (2.85%) IIS
4 233 (2.79%) CMS
5 155 (1.85%) Confluence
6 130 (1.55%) Umbraco
7 75 (0.90%) EPiServer
7 75 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 71 (0.85%) NServiceBus
9 51 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 41 (0.49%) Apache
10 41 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 36 (0.43%) Apache Spark
11 36 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 35 (0.42%) Kentico
13 25 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 24 (0.29%) Sitefinity
15 22 (0.26%) DNN
16 20 (0.24%) SAS
16 20 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 120 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 14 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.060%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.036%) Blender
9 3 (0.036%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.024%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.012%) CATIA
11 1 (0.012%) Mingle
11 1 (0.012%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.012%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 182 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.24%) R3 Corda
4 17 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
4 17 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.18%) SAP GTS
6 13 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.13%) Salerio
8 9 (0.11%) Magento
8 9 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 8 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
9 8 (0.096%) SDL Web 8
10 6 (0.072%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.060%) Exchequer
11 5 (0.060%) Maximo
12 4 (0.048%) Infor M3
13 3 (0.036%) Markit EDM
13 3 (0.036%) MIS ActiveH
13 3 (0.036%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3,398 (40.62%) Azure
2 1,362 (16.28%) AWS
3 491 (5.87%) SaaS
4 264 (3.16%) Power Platform
5 240 (2.87%) GCP
6 213 (2.55%) Serverless
7 199 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
8 189 (2.26%) PaaS
9 182 (2.18%) GitHub
10 147 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
11 120 (1.43%) Office 365
12 93 (1.11%) IaaS
13 73 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
14 61 (0.73%) Azure Functions
15 56 (0.67%) npm
16 48 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
16 48 (0.57%) PowerApps
17 46 (0.55%) Logic Apps
17 46 (0.55%) OpenShift
18 41 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (1.69%) Skype
2 135 (1.61%) Internet
3 124 (1.48%) HTTP
4 66 (0.79%) Firewall
5 55 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 35 (0.42%) Intranet
7 34 (0.41%) DNS
8 21 (0.25%) MQTT
9 18 (0.22%) SSL
9 18 (0.22%) Wireless
10 16 (0.19%) VPN
11 15 (0.18%) RS-232
11 15 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.17%) Bluetooth
12 14 (0.17%) RS-485
13 13 (0.16%) Network Security
14 12 (0.14%) AMQP
15 11 (0.13%) LAN
16 10 (0.12%) Structured Cabling
17 9 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,289 (39.32%) SQL Server
2 551 (6.59%) MongoDB
3 487 (5.82%) NoSQL
4 326 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 311 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 310 (3.71%) MySQL
7 262 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 256 (3.06%) SQL Server 2019
9 240 (2.87%) Power BI
10 170 (2.03%) Redis
11 158 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
12 153 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 142 (1.70%) Big Data
14 137 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 129 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
16 118 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
17 110 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
18 105 (1.26%) Cosmos DB
19 100 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
20 89 (1.06%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,109 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 619 (7.40%) Visual Studio
3 365 (4.36%) Selenium
4 337 (4.03%) JIRA
5 333 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 317 (3.79%) TeamCity
7 287 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 264 (3.16%) NUnit
9 255 (3.05%) Jenkins
10 246 (2.94%) SpecFlow
11 118 (1.41%) Subversion
12 108 (1.29%) Moq
13 95 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
14 91 (1.09%) WebDriver
15 85 (1.02%) MSTest
16 77 (0.92%) Bitbucket
17 72 (0.86%) Cucumber
17 72 (0.86%) Cypress.io
18 67 (0.80%) webpack
19 49 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,570 (18.77%) Finance
2 297 (3.55%) Banking
3 257 (3.07%) Retail
4 195 (2.33%) Games
5 187 (2.24%) Front Office
6 127 (1.52%) Law
7 123 (1.47%) Marketing
8 115 (1.37%) Public Sector
9 98 (1.17%) Legal
10 78 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 73 (0.87%) Telecoms
12 62 (0.74%) Advertising
13 57 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 56 (0.67%) Back Office
14 56 (0.67%) Electronics
15 48 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 46 (0.55%) Automotive
17 40 (0.48%) Aerospace
18 32 (0.38%) Local Government
19 26 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5,621 (67.20%) Developer
2 2,891 (34.56%) .NET Developer
3 1,924 (23.00%) C# Developer
4 1,283 (15.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 1,220 (14.58%) Software Developer
6 1,068 (12.77%) Senior Developer
7 746 (8.92%) Software Engineer
8 568 (6.79%) Full Stack Developer
9 519 (6.20%) Senior .NET Developer
10 431 (5.15%) .NET Software Developer
11 421 (5.03%) Architect
12 391 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
13 378 (4.52%) Lead Developer
14 320 (3.83%) Junior
15 292 (3.49%) Web Developer
16 279 (3.34%) Analyst
17 276 (3.30%) SQL Developer
18 267 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
19 262 (3.13%) Junior Developer
20 246 (2.94%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,053 (36.50%) ASP.NET
2 2,627 (31.40%) .NET Core
3 2,301 (27.51%) AngularJS
4 2,236 (26.73%) HTML
5 2,084 (24.91%) CSS
6 1,963 (23.47%) .NET Framework
7 1,585 (18.95%) React
8 1,491 (17.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,424 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 952 (11.38%) jQuery
11 926 (11.07%) Entity Framework
12 883 (10.56%) Web Services
13 794 (9.49%) REST
14 770 (9.21%) Node.js
15 667 (7.97%) HTML5
16 653 (7.81%) Vue.js
17 554 (6.62%) RESTful
18 481 (5.75%) XML
19 439 (5.25%) WCF
20 418 (5.00%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 814 (9.73%) Greenfield Project
2 432 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 347 (4.15%) User Experience
4 258 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 204 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 182 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 180 (2.15%) Hedge funds
8 144 (1.72%) Algorithms
9 115 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 113 (1.35%) Derivative
10 113 (1.35%) Fixed Income
11 108 (1.29%) Equities
12 95 (1.14%) Cloud Native
13 91 (1.09%) Public Cloud
14 82 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 56 (0.67%) Management Information System
16 46 (0.55%) Virtual Team
17 42 (0.50%) Reinsurance
18 38 (0.45%) Client/Server
19 36 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 747 (8.93%) Windows
2 361 (4.32%) Linux
3 187 (2.24%) Android
4 138 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 116 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 54 (0.65%) Unix
7 38 (0.45%) Windows 10
8 21 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 19 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 18 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 13 (0.16%) CentOS
12 12 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.13%) CoreOS
14 10 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
15 8 (0.096%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.084%) VMS
17 6 (0.072%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.072%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,050 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
2 2,613 (31.24%) MVC
3 1,686 (20.16%) TDD
4 1,598 (19.10%) DevOps
5 1,532 (18.31%) Microservices
6 1,488 (17.79%) Scrum
7 1,483 (17.73%) Software Engineering
8 824 (9.85%) Test Automation
9 820 (9.80%) Web Development
10 802 (9.59%) BDD
11 777 (9.29%) OO
12 767 (9.17%) Fintech
13 678 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
14 655 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
15 598 (7.15%) Mentoring
16 588 (7.03%) SDLC
17 587 (7.02%) Computer Science
18 584 (6.98%) Unit Testing
19 487 (5.82%) SOLID
20 451 (5.39%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6,695 (80.04%) C#
2 3,690 (44.11%) JavaScript
3 3,082 (36.84%) SQL
4 909 (10.87%) TypeScript
5 842 (10.07%) Java
6 701 (8.38%) Python
7 625 (7.47%) T-SQL
8 444 (5.31%) VB.NET
9 407 (4.87%) PowerShell
10 395 (4.72%) C++
11 213 (2.55%) PHP
12 194 (2.32%) C
13 163 (1.95%) VB
14 127 (1.52%) Ruby
15 112 (1.34%) R
16 93 (1.11%) PL/SQL
17 92 (1.10%) F#
18 79 (0.94%) Bash Shell
18 79 (0.94%) VBA
19 67 (0.80%) Go
Qualifications
1 974 (11.64%) Degree
2 324 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 180 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 109 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 96 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 50 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 34 (0.41%) ISEB
8 27 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 25 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
10 21 (0.25%) PhD
11 20 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
12 12 (0.14%) DBS Check
12 12 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.14%) MCITP
13 11 (0.13%) MCSD
14 10 (0.12%) HND
15 9 (0.11%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.11%) MCP
16 8 (0.096%) CSSLP
16 8 (0.096%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 527 (6.30%) QA
2 47 (0.56%) GDPR
3 36 (0.43%) SLA
4 33 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.25%) COBIT
6 20 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.24%) NIST
7 12 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.072%) MiFID
9 4 (0.048%) COSO
9 4 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.036%) DICOM
10 3 (0.036%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.024%) EMIR
11 2 (0.024%) GAMP
11 2 (0.024%) WCAG
12 1 (0.012%) HL7
12 1 (0.012%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.012%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 853 (10.20%) Docker
2 127 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 46 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.23%) vSphere
5 11 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.12%) Firmware
7 9 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.072%) Terminal Server
8 6 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.072%) Xen
9 5 (0.060%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.048%) Gluster
10 4 (0.048%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.036%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.024%) iptables
12 2 (0.024%) LXC
12 2 (0.024%) Postfix
12 2 (0.024%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 558 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 156 (1.86%) Terraform
3 106 (1.27%) Ansible
4 57 (0.68%) Puppet
5 54 (0.65%) Grafana
6 47 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (0.48%) Kibana
8 21 (0.25%) Prometheus
9 19 (0.23%) SCCM
10 15 (0.18%) Istio
11 12 (0.14%) HP ALM
11 12 (0.14%) Nagios
12 11 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
13 10 (0.12%) MIIS
14 9 (0.11%) logstash
15 7 (0.084%) SCOM
16 6 (0.072%) Single Sign-On
17 5 (0.060%) Packer
17 5 (0.060%) Tivoli
17 5 (0.060%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2,200 (26.30%) Microsoft
2 420 (5.02%) Oracle
3 189 (2.26%) Xamarin
4 157 (1.88%) Google
5 116 (1.39%) SAP
6 102 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 93 (1.11%) IBM
8 86 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 70 (0.84%) VMware
10 61 (0.73%) ServiceNow
11 55 (0.66%) Tableau
12 44 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 37 (0.44%) HP
14 32 (0.38%) Remedy
15 31 (0.37%) TIBCO
16 26 (0.31%) CA
17 25 (0.30%) Telerik
18 23 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
18 23 (0.27%) Red Hat
18 23 (0.27%) Splunk