Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 348 472 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.57% 23.94% 28.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.88% 60.05% 60.70%
Number of salaries quoted 300 438 540
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 591 786 944
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 43.42% 39.86% 46.16%
Number of salaries quoted 510 688 848
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,975 £25,963 £25,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Kent

.NET
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET in Kent.

Salary trend for .NET in Kent

.NET
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Kent over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for .NET in Kent

.NET
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 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
Tunbridge Wells +1 88 £42,500 - 2
Dartford +2 39 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Folkestone 0 29 £40,000 -5.88%
Canterbury -2 24 £27,500 -26.67% 1
West Malling -1 22 £40,000 -20.00%
Maidstone -15 20 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Rochester 0 18 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Chatham +1 8 £35,000 -30.00%
Sittingbourne -4 5 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Deal - 5 £30,500 -
Tonbridge 0 4 £45,000 +21.62%
Dover 0 3 £34,500 -37.27% 1
Sevenoaks -4 2 £55,000 -21.43%
Westerham - 1 £24,000 -
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Kent region with a requirement for .NET.

1 297 (85.34%) C#
2 238 (68.39%) SQL Server
3 222 (63.79%) ASP.NET
4 196 (56.32%) MVC
5 187 (53.74%) HTML
6 182 (52.30%) JavaScript
7 167 (47.99%) SQL
8 148 (42.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (41.38%) CSS
10 137 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
11 104 (29.89%) AngularJS
12 100 (28.74%) WCF
13 94 (27.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 92 (26.44%) TDD
15 90 (25.86%) Microsoft
16 86 (24.71%) Web Development
17 74 (21.26%) Node.js
18 73 (20.98%) Web Application Development
19 72 (20.69%) .NET Framework
20 68 (19.54%) HTML5
21 58 (16.67%) OO
22 56 (16.09%) VB.NET
22 56 (16.09%) WPF
23 55 (15.80%) RESTful
24 53 (15.23%) WinForms
24 53 (15.23%) Scrum
25 52 (14.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 52 (14.94%) Web Services
26 51 (14.66%) Windows
27 50 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 22 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.45%) IIS
3 11 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.44%) CMS
5 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.57%) Apache
6 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.29%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.29%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Kypera Housing
3 1 (0.29%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.29%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.29%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.17%) SaaS
3 6 (1.72%) Office 365
4 4 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.15%) Google Play
5 3 (0.86%) PaaS
6 2 (0.57%) GitHub
6 2 (0.57%) IaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.29%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.45%) Intranet
2 9 (2.59%) Broadband
2 9 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.15%) Firewall
3 4 (1.15%) Wireless
4 3 (0.86%) DHCP
4 3 (0.86%) DNS
5 2 (0.57%) LAN
5 2 (0.57%) SAN
5 2 (0.57%) VoIP
5 2 (0.57%) VPN
5 2 (0.57%) WAN
6 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.29%) GPRS
6 1 (0.29%) Internet
6 1 (0.29%) SSL
6 1 (0.29%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (68.39%) SQL Server
2 52 (14.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 35 (10.06%) NoSQL
4 35 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (5.46%) Redis
7 18 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 18 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (3.16%) DB2
11 9 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (2.30%) Power BI
13 4 (1.15%) SQL CLR
14 3 (0.86%) DTS
14 3 (0.86%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.57%) Big Data
15 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.29%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 43 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.77%) NUnit
3 31 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (6.32%) Moq
5 19 (5.46%) MSBuild
6 13 (3.74%) Selenium
7 12 (3.45%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.59%) MSTest
8 9 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (2.59%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.72%) tSQLt
10 5 (1.44%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.15%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.86%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.86%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.29%) QUnit
General
1 31 (8.91%) Finance
2 11 (3.16%) Marketing
2 11 (3.16%) Music Industry
3 10 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.01%) Games
5 6 (1.72%) Retail
6 5 (1.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.57%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 279 (80.17%) Developer
2 207 (59.48%) .NET Developer
3 88 (25.29%) C# Developer
4 74 (21.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (15.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 51 (14.66%) Web Developer
7 47 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (10.92%) Software Developer
9 36 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 35 (10.06%) SQL Developer
11 26 (7.47%) Architect
11 26 (7.47%) WinForms Developer
12 25 (7.18%) WPF Developer
13 23 (6.61%) .NET Web Developer
14 21 (6.03%) C# Software Developer
15 20 (5.75%) C# Web Developer
16 19 (5.46%) Senior Developer
17 18 (5.17%) Junior
18 17 (4.89%) .NET Architect
18 17 (4.89%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (63.79%) ASP.NET
2 187 (53.74%) HTML
3 148 (42.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 144 (41.38%) CSS
5 104 (29.89%) AngularJS
6 100 (28.74%) WCF
7 94 (27.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 74 (21.26%) Node.js
9 72 (20.69%) .NET Framework
10 68 (19.54%) HTML5
11 56 (16.09%) WPF
12 55 (15.80%) RESTful
13 53 (15.23%) WinForms
14 52 (14.94%) Web Services
15 50 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 47 (13.51%) jQuery
17 46 (13.22%) Entity Framework
18 45 (12.93%) React
19 34 (9.77%) REST
20 33 (9.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (7.18%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.89%) W3C
4 14 (4.02%) iPad
5 8 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.30%) Social Network
6 7 (2.01%) iSeries
7 5 (1.44%) BBC
7 5 (1.44%) Social Media
7 5 (1.44%) User Experience
8 4 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.15%) iPhone
9 2 (0.57%) AS400
9 2 (0.57%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.57%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.29%) Blog
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.66%) Windows
2 13 (3.74%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.15%) Android
5 3 (0.86%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.57%) CentOS
6 2 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (56.32%) MVC
2 137 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (26.44%) TDD
4 86 (24.71%) Web Development
5 73 (20.98%) Web Application Development
6 58 (16.67%) OO
7 53 (15.23%) Scrum
8 48 (13.79%) BDD
9 41 (11.78%) Unit Testing
10 32 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (8.91%) Kanban
12 30 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (8.05%) Front End Development
14 25 (7.18%) MVVM
15 23 (6.61%) OOD
16 19 (5.46%) Matrix Management
16 19 (5.46%) OOP
16 19 (5.46%) Test Automation
17 18 (5.17%) Dependency Injection
18 17 (4.89%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 297 (85.34%) C#
2 182 (52.30%) JavaScript
3 167 (47.99%) SQL
4 56 (16.09%) VB.NET
5 40 (11.49%) T-SQL
6 36 (10.34%) Ruby
7 18 (5.17%) VB
8 16 (4.60%) C++
8 16 (4.60%) VBA
9 13 (3.74%) PHP
10 10 (2.87%) VB6
11 9 (2.59%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.30%) C
13 4 (1.15%) ANSI C
14 3 (0.86%) Java
14 3 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.57%) F#
15 2 (0.57%) RPG
15 2 (0.57%) RPG IV
15 2 (0.57%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 18 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.60%) Degree
3 6 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.15%) ISEB
5 3 (0.86%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.61%) QA
2 4 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.44%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (0.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Kibana
Vendors
1 90 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.76%) Oracle
3 15 (4.31%) Apple
3 15 (4.31%) Facebook
4 12 (3.45%) Google
4 12 (3.45%) VMware
5 8 (2.30%) iManage
5 8 (2.30%) LexisNexis
6 5 (1.44%) Sony
6 5 (1.44%) Yahoo!
7 3 (0.86%) Cisco
7 3 (0.86%) Orchard
7 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.57%) Adobe
8 2 (0.57%) IBM
8 2 (0.57%) Mercator
8 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.57%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) Civica
9 1 (0.29%) Northgate