Period
to 24 March 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 736 964 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.29% 16.84% 16.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.52% 41.95% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 532 765 502
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £29,775 £28,000 £29,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,450 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 2,132 2,298 1,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.40% 40.15% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,421 1,621 1,146
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.40%

.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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Edinburgh -4 334 £45,000 +12.50% 57
Glasgow -6 275 £45,000 +5.88% 55
West Lothian -14 34 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Aberdeen +4 30 £42,500 +30.77% 10
South Ayrshire 0 15 £50,000 - 1
Fife -4 9 £49,250 -17.92%
East Ayrshire - 9 £50,000 -
Aberdeenshire +2 7 £41,000 - 1
Dundee -3 6 £37,500 +5.63% 5
South Lanarkshire -7 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Renfrewshire - 2 - - 5
Stirling +4 1 - -
North Lanarkshire +2 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Midlothian -3 1 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Argyll and Bute -4 1 £34,000 -
Highlands -7 1 - - 1
Lothian - 1 £32,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 567 (77.04%) C#
2 337 (45.79%) JavaScript
3 332 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
4 328 (44.57%) SQL
5 304 (41.30%) SQL Server
6 292 (39.67%) MVC
7 253 (34.38%) ASP.NET
8 217 (29.48%) Microsoft
9 209 (28.40%) HTML
10 186 (25.27%) CSS
11 174 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 166 (22.55%) AngularJS
13 161 (21.88%) Finance
14 156 (21.20%) Software Engineering
15 142 (19.29%) Java
16 133 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 126 (17.12%) .NET Framework
18 114 (15.49%) Git (software)
19 104 (14.13%) Degree
20 103 (13.99%) ASP.NET Web API
21 96 (13.04%) SDLC
22 94 (12.77%) Test Automation
22 94 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
23 92 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
24 91 (12.36%) Visual Studio
25 83 (11.28%) React
26 82 (11.14%) OO
27 81 (11.01%) TDD
28 79 (10.73%) Scrum
29 76 (10.33%) DevOps

.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 43 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.76%) IIS
3 27 (3.67%) Umbraco
4 18 (2.45%) CMS
5 12 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.09%) Confluence
8 5 (0.68%) Documentum
8 5 (0.68%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.41%) Apache
10 3 (0.41%) FileNet
10 3 (0.41%) OnBase
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.54%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 28 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.95%) Magento
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.27%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.27%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 174 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.99%) SaaS
4 20 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (2.17%) Office 365
5 16 (2.17%) PaaS
6 15 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.09%) npm
8 6 (0.82%) Datadog
8 6 (0.82%) IaaS
9 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.68%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.27%) GitHub
11 2 (0.27%) Serverless
12 1 (0.14%) Google Play
12 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.49%) DNS
2 9 (1.22%) HTTP
3 5 (0.68%) SSL
4 4 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.41%) DHCP
5 3 (0.41%) SAN
5 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 31 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.58%) Big Data
5 19 (2.58%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.31%) MySQL
7 14 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.77%) Power BI
8 13 (1.77%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.63%) GIS
9 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.95%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.82%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 114 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 91 (12.36%) Visual Studio
3 55 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (5.98%) SpecFlow
5 42 (5.71%) Selenium
6 39 (5.30%) Hudson
7 34 (4.62%) Cucumber
8 33 (4.48%) NUnit
9 31 (4.21%) TeamCity
10 27 (3.67%) Subversion
11 26 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
12 24 (3.26%) Jenkins
12 24 (3.26%) JIRA
13 11 (1.49%) NetBeans
14 9 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (1.09%) Xdebug
16 7 (0.95%) gulp
16 7 (0.95%) LoadRunner
16 7 (0.95%) webpack
17 4 (0.54%) JUnit
General
1 161 (21.88%) Finance
2 36 (4.89%) Banking
3 11 (1.49%) Retail
4 6 (0.82%) Marketing
5 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 5 (0.68%) Games
5 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.27%) Advertising
7 2 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.14%) Automotive
8 1 (0.14%) German Language
8 1 (0.14%) Law
8 1 (0.14%) Legal
8 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 496 (67.39%) Developer
2 286 (38.86%) .NET Developer
3 178 (24.18%) Software Developer
4 165 (22.42%) C# Developer
5 150 (20.38%) Senior Developer
6 129 (17.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 120 (16.30%) Software Engineer
8 93 (12.64%) .NET Software Developer
9 89 (12.09%) Senior .NET Developer
10 66 (8.97%) Senior Software Developer
11 59 (8.02%) C# Software Developer
12 57 (7.74%) C# Software Engineer
13 51 (6.93%) .NET Software Engineer
14 48 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
15 43 (5.84%) SQL Developer
16 39 (5.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 35 (4.76%) Java Engineer
18 34 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
19 30 (4.08%) Java Developer
20 29 (3.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (34.38%) ASP.NET
2 209 (28.40%) HTML
3 186 (25.27%) CSS
4 166 (22.55%) AngularJS
5 133 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 126 (17.12%) .NET Framework
7 103 (13.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 83 (11.28%) React
9 70 (9.51%) XML
10 69 (9.38%) Web Services
11 67 (9.10%) .NET Core
12 63 (8.56%) Entity Framework
12 63 (8.56%) jQuery
13 59 (8.02%) JSON
14 57 (7.74%) REST
15 55 (7.47%) RESTful
16 51 (6.93%) HTML5
17 40 (5.43%) WPF
18 36 (4.89%) WCF
19 33 (4.48%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 31 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.08%) User Experience
5 15 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (1.77%) Fintech
7 11 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (1.49%) Robotics
8 9 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
10 7 (0.95%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.82%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.82%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.68%) Derivative
12 5 (0.68%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.68%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (0.54%) EPoS
13 4 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 74 (10.05%) Windows
2 26 (3.53%) Unix
3 16 (2.17%) Linux
4 13 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.36%) Android
6 7 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.14%) SafeRTOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (39.67%) MVC
3 156 (21.20%) Software Engineering
4 96 (13.04%) SDLC
5 94 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 92 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 82 (11.14%) OO
8 81 (11.01%) TDD
9 79 (10.73%) Scrum
10 76 (10.33%) DevOps
11 66 (8.97%) Microservices
12 63 (8.56%) Mentoring
13 61 (8.29%) CRM
14 46 (6.25%) Web Development
15 43 (5.84%) Computer Science
16 39 (5.30%) Unit Testing
17 38 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
18 37 (5.03%) BDD
19 35 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 567 (77.04%) C#
2 337 (45.79%) JavaScript
3 328 (44.57%) SQL
4 142 (19.29%) Java
5 71 (9.65%) Python
6 64 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 57 (7.74%) C++
8 49 (6.66%) TypeScript
9 45 (6.11%) T-SQL
10 41 (5.57%) VB.NET
11 23 (3.13%) PHP
12 18 (2.45%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.63%) C
14 11 (1.49%) ES6
15 10 (1.36%) Java 8
16 9 (1.22%) VBA
17 7 (0.95%) MATLAB
18 6 (0.82%) Ruby
19 5 (0.68%) Delphi
19 5 (0.68%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 104 (14.13%) Degree
2 29 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.68%) CFA
5 5 (0.68%) MCSD
5 5 (0.68%) PhD
6 4 (0.54%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.41%) HND
7 3 (0.41%) MCAD
7 3 (0.41%) MCP
7 3 (0.41%) MCTS
7 3 (0.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.53%) QA
2 5 (0.68%) CRD IV
2 5 (0.68%) SLA
3 4 (0.54%) GDPR
3 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.41%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.14%) GxP
5 1 (0.14%) IFRS
5 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) MISRA
5 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
System Software
1 33 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.72%) Docker
3 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.82%) Consul
3 6 (0.82%) Terraform
4 4 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.27%) Puppet
6 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 217 (29.48%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.52%) Xamarin
3 42 (5.71%) Oracle
4 26 (3.53%) Google
5 8 (1.09%) Solace
5 8 (1.09%) TIBCO
5 8 (1.09%) Zend
6 7 (0.95%) Adobe
6 7 (0.95%) HP
7 4 (0.54%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.54%) Infragistics
7 4 (0.54%) VMware
8 3 (0.41%) Laserfiche
8 3 (0.41%) NetApp
9 2 (0.27%) IBM
9 2 (0.27%) Infor
9 2 (0.27%) RedGate
9 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.27%) Sybase
9 2 (0.27%) Telerik