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

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 679 756 946
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 17.60% 14.30% 16.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.89% 34.63% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 488 577 793
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,375 £62,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

.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 1,702 2,183 2,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 44.12% 41.28% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,100 1,479 1,637
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,250
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 April 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 April 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
Glasgow +6 313 £45,000 - 24
Edinburgh -1 263 £46,500 +3.33% 38
Aberdeen -3 38 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Dundee +11 31 £40,457 +7.88% 3
West Lothian +9 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South Lanarkshire +7 4 £53,750 +38.71%
Stirling -4 4 £67,500 - 1
Midlothian +5 2 £43,000 -4.44% 1
West Dunbartonshire +5 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 2 £70,000 -
East Ayrshire 0 1 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Renfrewshire -5 1 £34,000 - 2
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £52,500 - 1
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 564 (83.06%) C#
2 328 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (44.77%) JavaScript
4 300 (44.18%) SQL
5 270 (39.76%) ASP.NET
6 239 (35.20%) Azure
7 238 (35.05%) SQL Server
8 226 (33.28%) HTML
9 220 (32.40%) CSS
10 205 (30.19%) MVC
11 186 (27.39%) AngularJS
12 162 (23.86%) .NET Core
13 151 (22.24%) Microsoft
14 148 (21.80%) Software Engineering
15 132 (19.44%) .NET Framework
16 124 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 119 (17.53%) Microservices
18 110 (16.20%) DevOps
19 101 (14.87%) ASP.NET Web API
20 92 (13.55%) Java
21 91 (13.40%) Finance
21 91 (13.40%) React
22 88 (12.96%) TDD
22 88 (12.96%) Test Automation
23 85 (12.52%) HTML5
24 84 (12.37%) Python
25 81 (11.93%) AWS
25 81 (11.93%) SDLC
26 80 (11.78%) Scrum
27 76 (11.19%) Web Services

.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 30 (4.42%) CMS
2 25 (3.68%) Umbraco
3 14 (2.06%) EPiServer
4 13 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.18%) WordPress
6 6 (0.88%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.74%) Drupal
7 5 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.59%) IIS
8 4 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.59%) SAS
8 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.44%) Apache
9 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.29%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) nginx
11 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Chatbot
1 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.44%) Adobe XD
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.59%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.44%) Magento
4 2 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 239 (35.20%) Azure
2 81 (11.93%) AWS
3 20 (2.95%) GCP
4 15 (2.21%) Power Platform
4 15 (2.21%) SaaS
5 7 (1.03%) GitHub
5 7 (1.03%) PaaS
5 7 (1.03%) Serverless
6 5 (0.74%) iPaaS
7 4 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.59%) Office 365
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.44%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.44%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (0.29%) NuGet
9 2 (0.29%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.88%) HTTP
2 5 (0.74%) Firewall
3 3 (0.44%) Internet
3 3 (0.44%) Wireless
4 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.29%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.15%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.15%) PBX
5 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (35.05%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (3.83%) NoSQL
3 26 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (3.24%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.21%) Power BI
7 15 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.06%) Cosmos DB
9 11 (1.62%) GIS
10 10 (1.47%) OLAP
11 9 (1.33%) Big Data
12 8 (1.18%) MySQL
12 8 (1.18%) OLTP
12 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (0.88%) Electronic Patient Records
14 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.74%) Redis
14 5 (0.74%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (7.36%) Git (software)
2 48 (7.07%) Visual Studio
3 28 (4.12%) Selenium
4 27 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.09%) PostCSS
6 16 (2.36%) JIRA
7 15 (2.21%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.91%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.62%) Subversion
10 10 (1.47%) Ant
10 10 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
10 10 (1.47%) GitLab
11 8 (1.18%) NUnit
11 8 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (1.18%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.88%) Maven
13 4 (0.59%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.59%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.44%) Cypress.io
14 3 (0.44%) MSBuild
General
1 91 (13.40%) Finance
2 31 (4.57%) Public Sector
3 18 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 13 (1.91%) Banking
5 7 (1.03%) Legal
6 6 (0.88%) Games
7 5 (0.74%) Marketing
8 4 (0.59%) Automotive
8 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.59%) Retail
9 2 (0.29%) Advertising
9 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 469 (69.07%) Developer
2 246 (36.23%) .NET Developer
3 128 (18.85%) Software Developer
4 98 (14.43%) Software Engineer
5 95 (13.99%) Senior Developer
6 93 (13.70%) C# Developer
7 57 (8.39%) Senior .NET Developer
8 56 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 52 (7.66%) .NET Software Developer
10 45 (6.63%) .NET Software Engineer
11 42 (6.19%) Full Stack Developer
12 30 (4.42%) Analyst
12 30 (4.42%) Senior Software Developer
13 29 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
14 24 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
15 22 (3.24%) C# Software Engineer
15 22 (3.24%) Lead Developer
15 22 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
16 21 (3.09%) UI Developer
17 20 (2.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (39.76%) ASP.NET
2 226 (33.28%) HTML
3 220 (32.40%) CSS
4 186 (27.39%) AngularJS
5 162 (23.86%) .NET Core
6 132 (19.44%) .NET Framework
7 124 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 101 (14.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 91 (13.40%) React
10 85 (12.52%) HTML5
11 76 (11.19%) Web Services
12 73 (10.75%) jQuery
13 56 (8.25%) Entity Framework
14 52 (7.66%) REST
15 48 (7.07%) RESTful
16 37 (5.45%) CSS3
17 34 (5.01%) Sass
17 34 (5.01%) WCF
18 32 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 31 (4.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.01%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (6.04%) User Experience
4 27 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.06%) Algorithms
5 14 (2.06%) Robotics
6 9 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (0.88%) EPoS
7 6 (0.88%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.44%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.29%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.29%) Smart Home
10 2 (0.29%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.95%) Windows
2 27 (3.98%) Linux
3 13 (1.91%) Android
3 13 (1.91%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.77%) Ubuntu
4 12 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (1.77%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (1.62%) CentOS
6 9 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.59%) AIX
8 4 (0.59%) zOS
9 3 (0.44%) Unix
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (30.19%) MVC
3 148 (21.80%) Software Engineering
4 119 (17.53%) Microservices
5 110 (16.20%) DevOps
6 88 (12.96%) TDD
6 88 (12.96%) Test Automation
7 81 (11.93%) SDLC
8 80 (11.78%) Scrum
9 67 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (9.87%) OO
10 65 (9.57%) Web Development
11 59 (8.69%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (7.36%) SOLID
13 44 (6.48%) OOP
14 42 (6.19%) BDD
15 37 (5.45%) Computer Science
16 34 (5.01%) Process Improvement
17 32 (4.71%) Artificial Intelligence
18 31 (4.57%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 564 (83.06%) C#
2 304 (44.77%) JavaScript
3 300 (44.18%) SQL
4 92 (13.55%) Java
5 84 (12.37%) Python
6 54 (7.95%) TypeScript
7 43 (6.33%) T-SQL
8 34 (5.01%) Ruby
9 32 (4.71%) VB.NET
10 30 (4.42%) C++
11 29 (4.27%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.53%) ES6
13 16 (2.36%) R
13 16 (2.36%) Scala
14 14 (2.06%) PHP
15 13 (1.91%) VB
16 11 (1.62%) C
17 6 (0.88%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.88%) VBA
18 4 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 53 (7.81%) Degree
2 11 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.44%) PhD
5 2 (0.29%) HND
5 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.29%) MBA
5 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.15%) MCSD
6 1 (0.15%) MCSE
6 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.80%) QA
2 5 (0.74%) GDPR
3 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (7.66%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) Firmware
2 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (6.04%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.62%) Ansible
3 8 (1.18%) Terraform
4 6 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.29%) Grafana
5 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.29%) Puppet
5 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.15%) Consul
6 1 (0.15%) MIIS
6 1 (0.15%) Nagios
6 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 151 (22.24%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.04%) Oracle
3 21 (3.09%) Xamarin
4 15 (2.21%) VMware
5 14 (2.06%) UiPath
6 11 (1.62%) Micro Focus
7 9 (1.33%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.18%) Automation Anywhere
8 8 (1.18%) Blue Prism
9 7 (1.03%) Juniper
10 6 (0.88%) Google
11 5 (0.74%) Charles River
11 5 (0.74%) IBM
12 4 (0.59%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.59%) Adobe
12 4 (0.59%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.59%) ESRI
12 4 (0.59%) FactSet
12 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.59%) Workday