Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 756 896 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.00% 15.63% 17.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.15% 39.08% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 580 695 635
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £55,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,151 2,293 2,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.84% 40.01% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,444 1,569 1,317
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £66,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Edinburgh -7 343 £45,000 - 64
Glasgow -2 272 £42,500 -5.56% 65
West Lothian +2 37 £42,500 -2.86%
Fife +11 35 £46,250 +18.59% 10
Aberdeen +4 16 £46,250 +15.63% 6
Dundee -3 14 £40,000 +6.67% 7
East Ayrshire - 6 £50,000 - 2
North Lanarkshire -1 5 £52,500 +31.25%
South Lanarkshire -1 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Aberdeenshire - 4 £46,250 - 1
Renfrewshire +1 3 £55,000 - 6
Lanarkshire +1 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Dunbartonshire 0 2 £32,500 - 1
Midlothian -3 2 £40,000 +5.96% 1
South Ayrshire +1 1 £37,500 -31.82%
Stirling -3 1 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Argyll and Bute - 1 £34,000 -
Strathclyde - 1 £60,000 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for .NET.

1 574 (75.93%) C#
2 377 (49.87%) SQL
3 318 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
4 295 (39.02%) MVC
4 295 (39.02%) JavaScript
5 271 (35.85%) ASP.NET
6 268 (35.45%) SQL Server
7 240 (31.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 237 (31.35%) Microsoft
9 223 (29.50%) Software Engineering
10 192 (25.40%) AngularJS
11 182 (24.07%) CSS
12 179 (23.68%) HTML
13 163 (21.56%) Java
14 134 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 133 (17.59%) Degree
16 128 (16.93%) .NET Framework
16 128 (16.93%) Finance
17 127 (16.80%) React
17 127 (16.80%) .NET Core
18 123 (16.27%) Git (software)
19 118 (15.61%) Microservices
20 117 (15.48%) SDLC
21 108 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
22 88 (11.64%) TypeScript
23 87 (11.51%) DevOps
24 83 (10.98%) Test Automation
25 82 (10.85%) RESTful
26 81 (10.71%) Visual Studio
27 77 (10.19%) OO

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 28 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.17%) Umbraco
3 22 (2.91%) IIS
4 10 (1.32%) CMS
5 8 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.66%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.66%) Confluence
7 5 (0.66%) Documentum
8 4 (0.53%) FileNet
8 4 (0.53%) OnBase
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.40%) Appian
9 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.26%) Apache
10 2 (0.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.26%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.40%) Magento
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.26%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 240 (31.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (4.76%) SaaS
4 22 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (2.78%) Office 365
6 16 (2.12%) Serverless
7 13 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.72%) IaaS
8 11 (1.46%) npm
9 10 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (1.32%) Power Platform
10 9 (1.19%) GitHub
11 8 (1.06%) Datadog
11 8 (1.06%) PaaS
12 4 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.26%) Trello
15 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.19%) Internet
2 6 (0.79%) HTTP
3 5 (0.66%) DNS
3 5 (0.66%) Firewall
3 5 (0.66%) Intranet
4 4 (0.53%) DHCP
4 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.13%) Broadband
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.22%) NoSQL
3 33 (4.37%) Big Data
4 32 (4.23%) GIS
5 29 (3.84%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.32%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.32%) Power BI
11 9 (1.19%) Couchbase
12 8 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.06%) Mixpanel
13 7 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
14 6 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.79%) Text Mining
15 5 (0.66%) DTS
15 5 (0.66%) OLAP
15 5 (0.66%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 123 (16.27%) Git (software)
2 81 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 40 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (3.84%) Hudson
4 29 (3.84%) TeamCity
5 28 (3.70%) JIRA
6 27 (3.57%) NetBeans
7 22 (2.91%) Selenium
8 21 (2.78%) NUnit
9 18 (2.38%) Jenkins
10 15 (1.98%) SpecFlow
11 11 (1.46%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.32%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (1.32%) Subversion
13 9 (1.19%) gulp
13 9 (1.19%) Moq
13 9 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (1.06%) Apache Ivy
14 8 (1.06%) CA Release Automation
General
1 128 (16.93%) Finance
2 28 (3.70%) Banking
3 22 (2.91%) Retail
4 17 (2.25%) Automotive
5 13 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.93%) Marketing
8 6 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.79%) Legal
9 5 (0.66%) Electronics
10 3 (0.40%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 445 (58.86%) Developer
2 227 (30.03%) .NET Developer
3 171 (22.62%) Software Engineer
4 149 (19.71%) C# Developer
5 142 (18.78%) Software Developer
6 117 (15.48%) Senior Developer
7 96 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 70 (9.26%) C# Software Engineer
9 67 (8.86%) .NET Software Developer
10 62 (8.20%) .NET Software Engineer
11 60 (7.94%) Senior .NET Developer
12 49 (6.48%) Senior Software Developer
13 43 (5.69%) SQL Developer
14 41 (5.42%) Analyst
15 35 (4.63%) Java Engineer
15 35 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
16 34 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 34 (4.50%) Senior Software Engineer
17 32 (4.23%) Graduate
17 32 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (35.85%) ASP.NET
2 192 (25.40%) AngularJS
3 182 (24.07%) CSS
4 179 (23.68%) HTML
5 134 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 128 (16.93%) .NET Framework
7 127 (16.80%) .NET Core
7 127 (16.80%) React
8 82 (10.85%) RESTful
9 67 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 56 (7.41%) Entity Framework
11 55 (7.28%) Web Services
12 53 (7.01%) jQuery
13 52 (6.88%) WPF
14 49 (6.48%) SOAP
15 40 (5.29%) REST
16 38 (5.03%) HTML5
17 36 (4.76%) Node.js
17 36 (4.76%) XML
18 31 (4.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.70%) User Experience
5 27 (3.57%) Robotics
6 13 (1.72%) Credit Risk
7 12 (1.59%) Derivative
7 12 (1.59%) Hedge funds
7 12 (1.59%) Market Risk
8 10 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.79%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.79%) EPoS
11 5 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.53%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.40%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.73%) Windows
2 28 (3.70%) Linux
3 16 (2.12%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.32%) Android
5 6 (0.79%) Unix
6 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.13%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.13%) SafeRTOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (39.02%) MVC
3 223 (29.50%) Software Engineering
4 118 (15.61%) Microservices
5 117 (15.48%) SDLC
6 108 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 87 (11.51%) DevOps
8 83 (10.98%) Test Automation
9 77 (10.19%) OO
10 73 (9.66%) TDD
11 71 (9.39%) Scrum
12 64 (8.47%) Computer Science
13 63 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (7.28%) Mentoring
15 53 (7.01%) Web Development
16 44 (5.82%) CRM
17 38 (5.03%) OOP
18 36 (4.76%) Software Testing
19 35 (4.63%) SOA
20 34 (4.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 574 (75.93%) C#
2 377 (49.87%) SQL
3 295 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 163 (21.56%) Java
5 88 (11.64%) TypeScript
6 74 (9.79%) C++
7 68 (8.99%) Python
8 51 (6.75%) T-SQL
9 41 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 40 (5.29%) VB.NET
11 19 (2.51%) Ruby
12 16 (2.12%) VBA
13 15 (1.98%) ES6
14 13 (1.72%) MATLAB
14 13 (1.72%) Scala
15 10 (1.32%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.19%) PHP
17 8 (1.06%) C
18 6 (0.79%) VB
19 5 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 133 (17.59%) Degree
2 43 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
4 17 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.59%) CFA
5 12 (1.59%) PhD
6 7 (0.93%) MCSD
7 6 (0.79%) MCAD
7 6 (0.79%) MCTS
8 5 (0.66%) HND
9 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) ISEB
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.50%) QA
2 12 (1.59%) CRD IV
3 6 (0.79%) SLA
4 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) GxP
5 1 (0.13%) IFRS
5 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) MISRA
5 1 (0.13%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (5.29%) Docker
2 16 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (3.97%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.85%) Terraform
4 8 (1.06%) Consul
5 5 (0.66%) Ansible
6 2 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 237 (31.35%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.89%) Xamarin
3 23 (3.04%) Oracle
4 21 (2.78%) Google
5 9 (1.19%) Micro Focus
6 5 (0.66%) Apple
6 5 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.66%) SAP
6 5 (0.66%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.53%) Cognos
7 4 (0.53%) IBM
7 4 (0.53%) Laserfiche
8 3 (0.40%) Adobe
8 3 (0.40%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.40%) ESRI
8 3 (0.40%) Mapbox
9 2 (0.26%) IFS
9 2 (0.26%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.26%) Pega
10 1 (0.13%) Sage