Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 906 922 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.69% 17.71% 15.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.03% 44.35% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 704 639 578
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,700 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

.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 2,321 2,079 2,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.19% 39.93% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,594 1,317 1,301
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,400 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,275 £66,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

.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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 +1 415 £45,000 +12.50% 39
Edinburgh -5 386 £45,000 +12.50% 54
West Lothian -6 33 £42,500 +16.44% 6
Aberdeen 0 15 £40,000 +5.26% 4
South Lanarkshire +1 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Dundee +16 11 £37,500 +4.17% 5
North Lanarkshire +5 7 £40,000 -
Stirling +2 7 £37,500 -23.08%
Midlothian - 4 £37,750 - 1
South Ayrshire - 4 £55,000 -
Fife -7 2 £30,250 -31.25% 2
Lanarkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Scottish Borders 0 1 £35,000 -20.00%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £38,000 -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £30,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 5
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 795 (87.75%) C#
2 497 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
3 458 (50.55%) MVC
4 450 (49.67%) ASP.NET
5 441 (48.68%) SQL Server
6 383 (42.27%) SQL
7 350 (38.63%) JavaScript
8 293 (32.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 247 (27.26%) Microsoft
10 235 (25.94%) HTML
11 231 (25.50%) AngularJS
12 191 (21.08%) CSS
13 184 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 181 (19.98%) .NET Framework
15 174 (19.21%) TDD
16 169 (18.65%) ASP.NET Web API
17 159 (17.55%) Git (software)
18 156 (17.22%) WCF
19 155 (17.11%) Scrum
20 151 (16.67%) Software Engineering
21 147 (16.23%) Java
22 131 (14.46%) OO
23 128 (14.13%) Node.js
24 126 (13.91%) Degree
25 125 (13.80%) Visual Studio
26 121 (13.36%) NoSQL
27 120 (13.25%) Entity Framework
28 119 (13.13%) RESTful
29 117 (12.91%) SDLC
30 106 (11.70%) Finance

.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 52 (5.74%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.42%) CMS
3 29 (3.20%) Umbraco
4 12 (1.32%) EPiServer
5 11 (1.21%) IIS
5 11 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.66%) Apache
8 5 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.44%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.33%) SAS
11 2 (0.22%) DNN
11 2 (0.22%) Immediacy CMS
11 2 (0.22%) Kentico
11 2 (0.22%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.11%) Maya
4 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics SL
3 2 (0.22%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 184 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (6.07%) npm
3 45 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.42%) Office 365
5 30 (3.31%) Dynamics 365
6 28 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.99%) SaaS
8 11 (1.21%) GitHub
9 7 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.77%) PaaS
10 6 (0.66%) NuGet
11 4 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.33%) Serverless
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.11%) Asana
13 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.09%) SMS
2 20 (2.21%) Internet
3 7 (0.77%) Intranet
4 6 (0.66%) Hyperconnected
4 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.44%) HTTP
6 3 (0.33%) DNS
6 3 (0.33%) Firewall
6 3 (0.33%) SAN
7 2 (0.22%) DHCP
8 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.11%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) VoIP
8 1 (0.11%) VPN
8 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 121 (13.36%) NoSQL
3 81 (8.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 48 (5.30%) MongoDB
5 32 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.31%) Big Data
7 28 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (2.76%) GIS
9 19 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.77%) MySQL
11 12 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.88%) HBase
14 8 (0.88%) Redis
14 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.55%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 159 (17.55%) Git (software)
2 125 (13.80%) Visual Studio
3 81 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (4.30%) NUnit
5 35 (3.86%) Selenium
6 33 (3.64%) Subversion
7 28 (3.09%) JIRA
8 25 (2.76%) webpack
9 24 (2.65%) JUnit
10 23 (2.54%) Babel
10 23 (2.54%) Jasmine
10 23 (2.54%) Rhino Mocks
11 22 (2.43%) TestNG
12 20 (2.21%) Log4Net
12 20 (2.21%) NetBeans
12 20 (2.21%) Protractor
13 18 (1.99%) Jenkins
14 16 (1.77%) Moq
15 15 (1.66%) Grunt
15 15 (1.66%) gulp
General
1 106 (11.70%) Finance
2 63 (6.95%) Advertising
3 34 (3.75%) Banking
4 25 (2.76%) Marketing
5 17 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.55%) Retail
7 9 (0.99%) Electronics
8 7 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.66%) Law
10 5 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.44%) Legal
12 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Games
13 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 645 (71.19%) Developer
2 393 (43.38%) .NET Developer
3 194 (21.41%) C# Developer
4 112 (12.36%) Software Developer
5 100 (11.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 86 (9.49%) Software Engineer
7 79 (8.72%) Senior Developer
8 44 (4.86%) Architect
9 43 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
10 42 (4.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 41 (4.53%) Lead Developer
12 37 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
12 37 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
13 36 (3.97%) Lead .NET Developer
14 33 (3.64%) Web Developer
15 31 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
16 30 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 29 (3.20%) C# Software Engineer
18 28 (3.09%) Senior C# Developer
18 28 (3.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (49.67%) ASP.NET
2 293 (32.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 235 (25.94%) HTML
4 231 (25.50%) AngularJS
5 191 (21.08%) CSS
6 181 (19.98%) .NET Framework
7 169 (18.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 156 (17.22%) WCF
9 128 (14.13%) Node.js
10 120 (13.25%) Entity Framework
11 119 (13.13%) RESTful
12 104 (11.48%) WPF
13 94 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 92 (10.15%) React
15 85 (9.38%) jQuery
16 74 (8.17%) Web Services
17 71 (7.84%) REST
18 67 (7.40%) .NET Core
19 61 (6.73%) HTML5
20 47 (5.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.72%) Enterprise Software
2 44 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.54%) Robotics
4 23 (2.54%) User Experience
5 20 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.99%) Fintech
8 17 (1.88%) Driving Licence
9 9 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 8 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.33%) iPad
11 3 (0.33%) iPhone
11 3 (0.33%) Optoelectronics
11 3 (0.33%) Social Network
12 2 (0.22%) Animation
12 2 (0.22%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 88 (9.71%) Windows
2 15 (1.66%) Linux
3 12 (1.32%) Android
3 12 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 7 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.55%) Unix
6 4 (0.44%) Debian
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.22%) AIX
8 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (50.55%) MVC
3 174 (19.21%) TDD
4 155 (17.11%) Scrum
5 151 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 131 (14.46%) OO
7 117 (12.91%) SDLC
8 103 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (10.93%) BDD
10 88 (9.71%) Web Application Development
10 88 (9.71%) Web Development
11 81 (8.94%) Test Automation
12 79 (8.72%) Collaborative Working
13 67 (7.40%) Unit Testing
14 64 (7.06%) Microservices
15 59 (6.51%) Open Source
16 58 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
17 57 (6.29%) Mentoring
18 53 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (4.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 795 (87.75%) C#
2 383 (42.27%) SQL
3 350 (38.63%) JavaScript
4 147 (16.23%) Java
5 96 (10.60%) T-SQL
6 66 (7.28%) Ruby
6 66 (7.28%) TypeScript
7 59 (6.51%) C++
8 48 (5.30%) VB.NET
9 45 (4.97%) PL/SQL
10 37 (4.08%) Python
11 24 (2.65%) C
11 24 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.54%) ES6
13 21 (2.32%) VB
14 20 (2.21%) PHP
15 10 (1.10%) VBA
16 8 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.88%) Perl
17 6 (0.66%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 126 (13.91%) Degree
2 35 (3.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 23 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
4 20 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.88%) PhD
6 7 (0.77%) ISEB
6 7 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.33%) MBA
9 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.11%) MCSD
10 1 (0.11%) MCSE
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.98%) QA
2 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.66%) SLA
4 5 (0.55%) GDPR
5 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.33%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.33%) PMO
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (2.65%) Docker
2 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.44%) Firmware
3 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (2.54%) Puppet
3 2 (0.22%) Ansible
3 2 (0.22%) Munin
3 2 (0.22%) Nagios
3 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.11%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.11%) SCCM
4 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 247 (27.26%) Microsoft
2 100 (11.04%) Oracle
3 39 (4.30%) Facebook
4 32 (3.53%) Xamarin
5 28 (3.09%) Google
6 12 (1.32%) Sitecore
7 8 (0.88%) SAP
8 4 (0.44%) IBM
9 3 (0.33%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.33%) VMware
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco
10 2 (0.22%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.22%) Dell
10 2 (0.22%) Pega
10 2 (0.22%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.22%) Splunk
10 2 (0.22%) Symantec
10 2 (0.22%) Tableau
10 2 (0.22%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.22%) Wallstreet Suite