Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing .NET 870 707 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.42% 13.80% 12.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.82% 36.52% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 641 477 584
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

.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 2185 1936 2295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.73% 37.80% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1228 1447
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,450 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £59,750 £56,850
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

.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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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
Edinburgh +9 431 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Glasgow -3 351 £42,500 +6.25% 18
West Lothian +4 26 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Aberdeen +9 23 £32,500 -17.72% 3
Fife +8 10 £36,000 -3.36%
Dundee -8 10 £35,500 +11.81% 1
South Lanarkshire -5 8 £42,500 +21.43%
Aberdeenshire +1 3 £48,750 +77.27%
Highlands - 2 £43,750 - 1
Stirling - 2 £42,500 -
Lanarkshire -3 1 - -
Renfrewshire -5 1 £27,500 -32.10%
North Lanarkshire -9 1 £40,000 +10.34%
Lothian - 1 £43,000 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for .NET.

1 771 (88.62%) C#
2 426 (48.97%) Agile Software Development
3 411 (47.24%) SQL Server
4 409 (47.01%) MVC
5 404 (46.44%) ASP.NET
6 351 (40.34%) JavaScript
7 316 (36.32%) HTML
8 307 (35.29%) SQL
9 300 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 224 (25.75%) CSS
11 201 (23.10%) TDD
12 193 (22.18%) Visual Studio
13 186 (21.38%) Microsoft
14 183 (21.03%) .NET Framework
14 183 (21.03%) AngularJS
15 181 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
16 175 (20.11%) Scrum
17 166 (19.08%) Java
18 140 (16.09%) Degree
19 132 (15.17%) Finance
20 127 (14.60%) Git (software)
21 118 (13.56%) Entity Framework
22 116 (13.33%) Software Engineering
23 114 (13.10%) OO
24 99 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
25 94 (10.80%) Windows
26 93 (10.69%) WCF
26 93 (10.69%) React
26 93 (10.69%) SDLC
27 92 (10.57%) RESTful

.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 40 (4.60%) Umbraco
2 34 (3.91%) CMS
3 30 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 29 (3.33%) IIS
5 11 (1.26%) Apache
5 11 (1.26%) EPiServer
6 8 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.57%) Confluence
8 5 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.46%) GemFire
9 4 (0.46%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.23%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.23%) Drupal
11 2 (0.23%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.69%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.23%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 89 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.30%) SaaS
4 11 (1.26%) npm
5 6 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.46%) Office 365
7 4 (0.46%) PaaS
8 3 (0.34%) GitHub
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.23%) Slack
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.11%) Serverless
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.49%) SMS
2 11 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.80%) SAN
4 5 (0.57%) Internet
5 3 (0.34%) Intranet
6 2 (0.23%) HTTP
6 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (47.24%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.55%) Relational Database
3 40 (4.60%) Big Data
3 40 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 36 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (3.68%) GIS
6 29 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 25 (2.87%) MySQL
8 23 (2.64%) RDBMS
9 17 (1.95%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (1.26%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 193 (22.18%) Visual Studio
2 127 (14.60%) Git (software)
3 53 (6.09%) Selenium
4 52 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (3.79%) Maven
6 31 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 30 (3.45%) MSBuild
7 30 (3.45%) NUnit
8 24 (2.76%) Artifactory
8 24 (2.76%) Bugzilla
8 24 (2.76%) CMake
8 24 (2.76%) NuGet
8 24 (2.76%) Phabricator
8 24 (2.76%) Ranorex
8 24 (2.76%) SonarQube
8 24 (2.76%) Subversion
9 22 (2.53%) JIRA
9 22 (2.53%) NetBeans
10 20 (2.30%) Moq
11 15 (1.72%) JUnit
General
1 132 (15.17%) Finance
2 21 (2.41%) Marketing
3 18 (2.07%) Automotive
3 18 (2.07%) Banking
4 17 (1.95%) Financial Institution
5 16 (1.84%) Advertising
5 16 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.49%) Military
7 9 (1.03%) Legal
8 7 (0.80%) Electronics
9 4 (0.46%) Law
9 4 (0.46%) Retail
10 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 597 (68.62%) Developer
2 283 (32.53%) C# Developer
3 272 (31.26%) .NET Developer
4 124 (14.25%) Senior Developer
5 116 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 106 (12.18%) Software Engineer
7 100 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 62 (7.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 62 (7.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 60 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 50 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
11 47 (5.40%) .NET Software Developer
12 44 (5.06%) Test Engineer
13 42 (4.83%) C# Software Developer
14 41 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 40 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 34 (3.91%) SQL Developer
17 30 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
17 30 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
18 29 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (46.44%) ASP.NET
2 316 (36.32%) HTML
3 300 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 224 (25.75%) CSS
5 183 (21.03%) .NET Framework
5 183 (21.03%) AngularJS
6 118 (13.56%) Entity Framework
7 99 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 93 (10.69%) React
8 93 (10.69%) WCF
9 92 (10.57%) RESTful
10 88 (10.11%) WPF
11 83 (9.54%) HTML5
12 73 (8.39%) jQuery
13 71 (8.16%) CSS3
14 50 (5.75%) Node.js
15 44 (5.06%) SOAP
16 43 (4.94%) XML
17 42 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 39 (4.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.93%) Computer Science
2 48 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
5 41 (4.71%) User Experience
6 40 (4.60%) Robotics
7 15 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.26%) Optoelectronics
9 10 (1.15%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.15%) Social Network
10 7 (0.80%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.69%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.69%) Fintech
12 5 (0.57%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.46%) Blog
13 4 (0.46%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.46%) iSeries
13 4 (0.46%) PMI
14 3 (0.34%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.34%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 94 (10.80%) Windows
2 51 (5.86%) Linux
3 24 (2.76%) Debian
4 18 (2.07%) Unix
5 7 (0.80%) Solaris
6 5 (0.57%) Android
6 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) AIX
8 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (48.97%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (47.01%) MVC
3 201 (23.10%) TDD
4 181 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
5 175 (20.11%) Scrum
6 116 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 114 (13.10%) OO
8 93 (10.69%) SDLC
9 87 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 64 (7.36%) Innovative Thinking
11 63 (7.24%) Unit Testing
12 61 (7.01%) Mentoring
13 57 (6.55%) Web Development
14 42 (4.83%) DevOps
15 39 (4.48%) Web Application Development
16 37 (4.25%) BDD
17 36 (4.14%) Software Testing
18 35 (4.02%) SOA
19 33 (3.79%) Front End Development
20 32 (3.68%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 771 (88.62%) C#
2 351 (40.34%) JavaScript
3 307 (35.29%) SQL
4 166 (19.08%) Java
5 72 (8.28%) C++
6 71 (8.16%) Python
7 39 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 38 (4.37%) VB.NET
9 34 (3.91%) PowerShell
10 32 (3.68%) Ruby
11 27 (3.10%) C
12 26 (2.99%) PL/SQL
12 26 (2.99%) VB
13 22 (2.53%) TypeScript
14 19 (2.18%) PHP
15 16 (1.84%) Scala
16 11 (1.26%) Perl
17 8 (0.92%) XAML
18 6 (0.69%) Bash Shell
19 4 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 140 (16.09%) Degree
2 32 (3.68%) Numerate Degree
3 30 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.72%) MCAD
5 15 (1.72%) MCSD
5 15 (1.72%) MCTS
6 5 (0.57%) ISEB
7 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.23%) MCSE
10 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.11%) PhD
10 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.10%) QA
2 7 (0.80%) SLA
3 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.38%) Firmware
3 8 (0.92%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.23%) Docker
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.80%) Nagios
3 5 (0.57%) SCCM
4 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.23%) Ansible
5 2 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.11%) Kibana
6 1 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 186 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.55%) Oracle
3 26 (2.99%) Xamarin
4 20 (2.30%) VMware
5 9 (1.03%) Sitecore
6 8 (0.92%) Splunk
7 7 (0.80%) Facebook
7 7 (0.80%) IBM
8 6 (0.69%) F5
8 6 (0.69%) Google
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe
9 2 (0.23%) Alterian
9 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.23%) IFS
9 2 (0.23%) SunGard
9 2 (0.23%) Twitter
10 1 (0.11%) Citrix
10 1 (0.11%) Dell
10 1 (0.11%) EMC
10 1 (0.11%) HP