Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 765 745 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.34% 13.95% 15.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.95% 34.73% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 525 560 630
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,150 £29,975 £28,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £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 2,016 2,145 2,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 43.05% 40.17% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,236 1,417 1,388
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,875 £30,942 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 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 19 November 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 19 November 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
Glasgow +5 337 £45,000 - 63
Edinburgh 0 315 £44,000 -2.22% 51
Aberdeen -2 34 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Dundee -1 18 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Lothian +8 16 £42,500 +14.86% 3
Fife +5 9 £41,250 -21.43% 3
West Dunbartonshire +4 9 - -
South Lanarkshire +4 5 £36,000 -15.29%
Stirling +1 3 £67,500 +60.71% 2
Aberdeenshire +1 3 £50,000 +27.39%
North Lanarkshire 0 3 £35,000 +7.69%
South Ayrshire +1 2 £50,000 -
Renfrewshire 0 2 £55,000 - 3
Midlothian -1 2 £36,750 -2.00%
East Ayrshire +1 1 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Angus - 1 £45,000 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 581 (75.95%) C#
2 349 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (44.31%) SQL
4 308 (40.26%) JavaScript
5 307 (40.13%) ASP.NET
6 273 (35.69%) Azure
7 272 (35.56%) SQL Server
8 229 (29.93%) MVC
9 213 (27.84%) Software Engineering
10 207 (27.06%) HTML
11 205 (26.80%) CSS
12 200 (26.14%) Microsoft
13 198 (25.88%) AngularJS
14 171 (22.35%) .NET Core
15 170 (22.22%) Microservices
16 151 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 138 (18.04%) .NET Framework
18 128 (16.73%) Java
19 126 (16.47%) SDLC
20 122 (15.95%) Finance
21 116 (15.16%) Degree
22 115 (15.03%) DevOps
23 111 (14.51%) React
24 101 (13.20%) ASP.NET Web API
25 99 (12.94%) Visual Studio
26 92 (12.03%) Scrum
27 90 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
28 85 (11.11%) Git (software)
29 79 (10.33%) TDD
30 77 (10.07%) Python

.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 27 (3.53%) Umbraco
2 26 (3.40%) IIS
3 16 (2.09%) CMS
3 16 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.31%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.05%) WordPress
6 6 (0.78%) Apache
6 6 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.52%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.26%) Confluence
9 2 (0.26%) Drupal
9 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.13%) Appian
10 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (1.31%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 273 (35.69%) Azure
2 77 (10.07%) AWS
3 26 (3.40%) SaaS
4 22 (2.88%) Power Platform
5 21 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
6 20 (2.61%) GCP
7 16 (2.09%) Serverless
8 15 (1.96%) GitHub
9 13 (1.70%) Office 365
10 10 (1.31%) IaaS
11 9 (1.18%) PowerApps
12 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.26%) npm
14 2 (0.26%) Slack
14 2 (0.26%) Trello
15 1 (0.13%) Google Play
15 1 (0.13%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.57%) Firewall
2 11 (1.44%) Internet
3 7 (0.92%) HTTP
4 4 (0.52%) SSL
5 2 (0.26%) FTP
5 2 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) Broadband
6 1 (0.13%) DHCP
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.10%) NoSQL
3 34 (4.44%) GIS
4 31 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (3.79%) Big Data
6 26 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.27%) MongoDB
8 22 (2.88%) Power BI
9 20 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
12 16 (2.09%) Text Mining
13 15 (1.96%) DTS
14 9 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.05%) Electronic Patient Records
16 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
17 6 (0.78%) RDBMS
18 5 (0.65%) OLAP
19 4 (0.52%) OLTP
19 4 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 99 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 85 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 43 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.53%) Ant
4 27 (3.53%) Apache Ivy
4 27 (3.53%) NetBeans
5 19 (2.48%) Subversion
6 18 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 18 (2.35%) JIRA
6 18 (2.35%) TeamCity
7 16 (2.09%) Selenium
8 13 (1.70%) NUnit
9 10 (1.31%) IBM UrbanCode
10 9 (1.18%) PostCSS
11 6 (0.78%) MSTest
12 4 (0.52%) gulp
12 4 (0.52%) Maven
12 4 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.52%) Protractor
12 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 122 (15.95%) Finance
2 37 (4.84%) Retail
3 36 (4.71%) Automotive
4 34 (4.44%) Public Sector
5 26 (3.40%) Banking
6 21 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.65%) Games
9 5 (0.65%) Legal
9 5 (0.65%) Marketing
10 4 (0.52%) Law
11 3 (0.39%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 483 (63.14%) Developer
2 252 (32.94%) .NET Developer
3 162 (21.18%) Software Engineer
4 137 (17.91%) Software Developer
5 133 (17.39%) C# Developer
6 107 (13.99%) Senior Developer
7 79 (10.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 78 (10.20%) C# Software Engineer
9 65 (8.50%) .NET Software Developer
10 60 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
11 48 (6.27%) Senior .NET Developer
12 40 (5.23%) Senior Software Engineer
13 38 (4.97%) C# Software Developer
14 37 (4.84%) Analyst
15 36 (4.71%) Senior Software Developer
16 32 (4.18%) Azure Developer
17 31 (4.05%) Java Engineer
18 30 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
18 30 (3.92%) Lead Developer
18 30 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (40.13%) ASP.NET
2 207 (27.06%) HTML
3 205 (26.80%) CSS
4 198 (25.88%) AngularJS
5 171 (22.35%) .NET Core
6 151 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 138 (18.04%) .NET Framework
8 111 (14.51%) React
9 101 (13.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 75 (9.80%) RESTful
11 66 (8.63%) Web Services
12 64 (8.37%) HTML5
13 61 (7.97%) WPF
14 51 (6.67%) jQuery
15 50 (6.54%) SOAP
16 49 (6.41%) Entity Framework
17 46 (6.01%) REST
18 45 (5.88%) Node.js
19 34 (4.44%) CSS3
20 29 (3.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (7.97%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 31 (4.05%) Robotics
5 29 (3.79%) User Experience
6 22 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.05%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.05%) Credit Risk
9 8 (1.05%) Derivative
9 8 (1.05%) EPoS
9 8 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.05%) Market Risk
10 6 (0.78%) Internet of Things
10 6 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.52%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.52%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.39%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (9.41%) Windows
2 22 (2.88%) Linux
3 20 (2.61%) Android
4 11 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (29.93%) MVC
3 213 (27.84%) Software Engineering
4 170 (22.22%) Microservices
5 126 (16.47%) SDLC
6 115 (15.03%) DevOps
7 92 (12.03%) Scrum
8 90 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 79 (10.33%) TDD
10 77 (10.07%) Computer Science
11 76 (9.93%) Test Automation
12 68 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
13 55 (7.19%) CRM
14 54 (7.06%) OO
15 48 (6.27%) Web Development
16 43 (5.62%) Mentoring
17 41 (5.36%) OOP
18 37 (4.84%) SOLID
19 34 (4.44%) SOA
20 31 (4.05%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 581 (75.95%) C#
2 339 (44.31%) SQL
3 308 (40.26%) JavaScript
4 128 (16.73%) Java
5 77 (10.07%) Python
6 69 (9.02%) C++
7 67 (8.76%) TypeScript
8 51 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 50 (6.54%) PowerShell
10 45 (5.88%) Ruby
11 38 (4.97%) VB.NET
12 19 (2.48%) Scala
13 12 (1.57%) ES6
13 12 (1.57%) Groovy
14 11 (1.44%) C
15 10 (1.31%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.05%) Kotlin
16 8 (1.05%) VBA
17 7 (0.92%) PHP
17 7 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (15.16%) Degree
2 34 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.53%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.05%) CFA
4 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.05%) PhD
5 7 (0.92%) HND
6 3 (0.39%) MCSD
7 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.26%) MCP
7 2 (0.26%) PMP
8 1 (0.13%) ISEB
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.13%) MCAD
8 1 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.18%) QA
2 8 (1.05%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (9.54%) Docker
2 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (8.37%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.70%) Ansible
3 12 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.92%) Terraform
5 2 (0.26%) Grafana
5 2 (0.26%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.13%) Consul
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 200 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.53%) Micro Focus
2 27 (3.53%) Xamarin
3 16 (2.09%) Red Hat
4 15 (1.96%) Apple
4 15 (1.96%) Google
5 12 (1.57%) Oracle
6 10 (1.31%) UiPath
7 7 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.78%) Blue Prism
9 5 (0.65%) Automation Anywhere
10 3 (0.39%) ESRI
10 3 (0.39%) Mapbox
10 3 (0.39%) VMware
11 2 (0.26%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco
11 2 (0.26%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.26%) HP
11 2 (0.26%) Juniper
11 2 (0.26%) Pega