Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 411 783 934
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 15.83% 14.24% 15.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.71% 35.66% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 306 612 780
Median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £73,750
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 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 1,151 2,196 2,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 44.34% 39.95% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 704 1,486 1,629
Median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,125 £67,500 £67,500
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET in Scotland.

Salary trend for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in Scotland over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 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
Edinburgh +7 194 £47,500 +5.56% 22
Glasgow +4 172 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Dundee +8 18 £45,000 +16.13% 3
Aberdeen -4 18 £46,250 +5.71% 2
West Lothian -4 5 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Scottish Borders - 3 £70,000 -
Midlothian +2 1 - -
South Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
East Ayrshire -1 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Fife -5 1 £27,500 -42.11% 2
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £52,500 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for .NET.

1 341 (82.97%) C#
2 203 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (42.09%) JavaScript
4 167 (40.63%) SQL
5 156 (37.96%) ASP.NET
6 142 (34.55%) Azure
7 136 (33.09%) SQL Server
8 123 (29.93%) HTML
8 123 (29.93%) CSS
9 118 (28.71%) MVC
10 87 (21.17%) Software Engineering
10 87 (21.17%) AngularJS
11 83 (20.19%) Microsoft
12 82 (19.95%) .NET Core
13 74 (18.00%) DevOps
14 66 (16.06%) .NET Framework
15 61 (14.84%) Finance
15 61 (14.84%) Java
15 61 (14.84%) AWS
16 59 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (14.36%) ASP.NET Web API
17 57 (13.87%) Microservices
17 57 (13.87%) Test Automation
18 55 (13.38%) OO
19 54 (13.14%) Python
20 50 (12.17%) React
21 49 (11.92%) TDD
22 45 (10.95%) Web Services
23 42 (10.22%) Git (software)
24 39 (9.49%) SDLC

.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 11 (2.68%) CMS
2 9 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.19%) Umbraco
3 7 (1.70%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.22%) EPiServer
5 4 (0.97%) WordPress
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.24%) Apache
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.24%) Drupal
7 1 (0.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.24%) nginx
7 1 (0.24%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.73%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.49%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 142 (34.55%) Azure
2 61 (14.84%) AWS
3 16 (3.89%) GCP
4 11 (2.68%) Power Platform
5 7 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.70%) PaaS
6 6 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.46%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.46%) SaaS
7 5 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (1.22%) NuGet
8 4 (0.97%) GitHub
8 4 (0.97%) Serverless
9 3 (0.73%) Azure Functions
9 3 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.49%) IaaS
10 2 (0.49%) Office 365
10 2 (0.49%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.97%) HTTP
2 3 (0.73%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.24%) PBX
4 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (33.09%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (4.87%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.19%) GIS
6 9 (2.19%) Power BI
7 7 (1.70%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.46%) Big Data
9 5 (1.22%) MySQL
10 4 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.97%) OLAP
11 3 (0.73%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.73%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.73%) OLTP
11 3 (0.73%) Redis
11 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (10.22%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.84%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.60%) Selenium
4 16 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.92%) JIRA
6 11 (2.68%) GitLab
7 10 (2.43%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.19%) PostCSS
8 9 (2.19%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.95%) NUnit
9 8 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.70%) Maven
10 7 (1.70%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.22%) Gradle
12 4 (0.97%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.73%) Cypress.io
13 3 (0.73%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.73%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.49%) Axure RP
14 2 (0.49%) Balsamiq
General
1 61 (14.84%) Finance
2 18 (4.38%) Public Sector
3 15 (3.65%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.16%) Banking
5 7 (1.70%) Legal
6 6 (1.46%) Games
7 5 (1.22%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.22%) Automotive
8 2 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 269 (65.45%) Developer
2 134 (32.60%) .NET Developer
3 75 (18.25%) Senior Developer
4 67 (16.30%) Software Developer
5 59 (14.36%) C# Developer
6 58 (14.11%) Software Engineer
7 47 (11.44%) Senior .NET Developer
8 33 (8.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
10 24 (5.84%) .NET Software Developer
11 22 (5.35%) .NET Software Engineer
12 17 (4.14%) Architect
12 17 (4.14%) Senior C# Developer
13 15 (3.65%) Senior Software Developer
14 14 (3.41%) Engineering Manager
15 13 (3.16%) Analyst
15 13 (3.16%) C# Software Developer
15 13 (3.16%) C# Software Engineer
16 12 (2.92%) Software Manager
17 11 (2.68%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (37.96%) ASP.NET
2 123 (29.93%) CSS
2 123 (29.93%) HTML
3 87 (21.17%) AngularJS
4 82 (19.95%) .NET Core
5 66 (16.06%) .NET Framework
6 59 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (14.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 50 (12.17%) React
8 45 (10.95%) Web Services
9 39 (9.49%) jQuery
10 34 (8.27%) HTML5
11 33 (8.03%) REST
12 31 (7.54%) Entity Framework
13 25 (6.08%) Vue.js
14 24 (5.84%) RESTful
15 18 (4.38%) SOAP
16 17 (4.14%) CSS3
16 17 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (3.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.30%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.11%) User Experience
4 18 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.46%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.22%) Robotics
7 5 (1.22%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.73%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.73%) EPoS
9 2 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.49%) Blog
9 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.24%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.24%) PKI
10 1 (0.24%) Replication
10 1 (0.24%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.27%) Windows
2 25 (6.08%) Linux
3 14 (3.41%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.16%) Ubuntu
4 13 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (3.16%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (2.92%) CentOS
6 5 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.97%) Android
8 3 (0.73%) Unix
9 2 (0.49%) AIX
9 2 (0.49%) zOS
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (28.71%) MVC
3 87 (21.17%) Software Engineering
4 74 (18.00%) DevOps
5 57 (13.87%) Microservices
5 57 (13.87%) Test Automation
6 55 (13.38%) OO
7 49 (11.92%) TDD
8 39 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (9.49%) SDLC
9 37 (9.00%) Web Development
10 33 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (7.79%) Computer Science
11 32 (7.79%) Scrum
12 28 (6.81%) SOLID
13 26 (6.33%) Fintech
14 25 (6.08%) Artificial Intelligence
15 22 (5.35%) BDD
15 22 (5.35%) Mentoring
15 22 (5.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 341 (82.97%) C#
2 173 (42.09%) JavaScript
3 167 (40.63%) SQL
4 61 (14.84%) Java
5 54 (13.14%) Python
6 23 (5.60%) C++
6 23 (5.60%) TypeScript
7 17 (4.14%) Scala
7 17 (4.14%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.16%) Ruby
10 12 (2.92%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.68%) ES6
12 10 (2.43%) PHP
13 9 (2.19%) R
14 8 (1.95%) VB
15 7 (1.70%) C
16 6 (1.46%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.46%) VBA
17 5 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (8.52%) Degree
2 12 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.97%) PhD
4 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.24%) MCSD
4 1 (0.24%) MCSE
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.95%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (8.03%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Firmware
2 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (5.84%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.19%) Ansible
2 9 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.95%) Terraform
4 2 (0.49%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.24%) Consul
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 83 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.81%) Oracle
3 13 (3.16%) VMware
4 10 (2.43%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.22%) Automation Anywhere
5 5 (1.22%) Blue Prism
5 5 (1.22%) Juniper
5 5 (1.22%) UiPath
6 4 (0.97%) Adobe
6 4 (0.97%) ESRI
7 3 (0.73%) Charles River
7 3 (0.73%) Google
7 3 (0.73%) IBM
8 2 (0.49%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.49%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.49%) FactSet
8 2 (0.49%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.49%) Perforce
8 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.49%) SAP