Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing .NET 918 823 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.16% 14.53% 13.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.92% 38.62% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 641 506 574
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2139 2131 2259
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.99% 37.61% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1238 1421
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

.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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +12 455 £40,000 -11.11% 37
Glasgow -3 368 £40,000 - 13
West Lothian +2 41 £36,500 -17.05% 1
Aberdeen +2 15 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Fife +9 10 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Dundee -16 6 £37,500 +15.38% 1
South Lanarkshire -4 5 £45,000 +24.14% 1
Lothian - 5 £43,000 -
Stirling - 3 £42,500 - 2
Aberdeenshire +2 2 £48,750 +29.14%
Falkirk - 2 £38,750 -
North Lanarkshire +4 1 £40,000 -3.03%
Renfrewshire -7 1 £27,500 -15.38%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 788 (85.84%) C#
2 493 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 483 (52.61%) MVC
4 473 (51.53%) ASP.NET
5 463 (50.44%) SQL Server
6 429 (46.73%) JavaScript
7 366 (39.87%) HTML
8 355 (38.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 276 (30.07%) SQL
10 257 (28.00%) CSS
11 232 (25.27%) TDD
12 227 (24.73%) AngularJS
13 208 (22.66%) Visual Studio
14 207 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
15 191 (20.81%) .NET Framework
16 184 (20.04%) Scrum
17 180 (19.61%) Microsoft
18 173 (18.85%) Finance
19 143 (15.58%) Java
20 126 (13.73%) Entity Framework
21 124 (13.51%) Degree
22 122 (13.29%) WCF
23 119 (12.96%) Git (software)
24 118 (12.85%) SDLC
25 110 (11.98%) Software Engineering
26 109 (11.87%) jQuery
26 109 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
27 108 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
28 105 (11.44%) RESTful
29 100 (10.89%) OO

.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 67 (7.30%) CMS
2 50 (5.45%) Umbraco
3 39 (4.25%) IIS
4 23 (2.51%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.40%) EPiServer
6 21 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (1.31%) Apache
8 6 (0.65%) Content Management Server
9 5 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.54%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.44%) Immediacy CMS
10 4 (0.44%) Kentico
10 4 (0.44%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.22%) Drupal
11 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.11%) JBoss
12 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.11%) InVision
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 12 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) iTrent
3 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 109 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.29%) SaaS
4 13 (1.42%) GitHub
5 5 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.54%) Office 365
6 3 (0.33%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.22%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.98%) Internet
2 8 (0.87%) Intranet
3 6 (0.65%) SAN
4 5 (0.54%) DNS
4 5 (0.54%) SMS
4 5 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.44%) SSL
6 2 (0.22%) DHCP
6 2 (0.22%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) Firewall
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) VLAN
7 1 (0.11%) VPN
7 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (50.44%) SQL Server
2 71 (7.73%) NoSQL
3 48 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 48 (5.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 32 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 26 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (2.61%) Big Data
8 23 (2.51%) MySQL
8 23 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.85%) GIS
12 16 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.42%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.98%) MongoDB
16 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 208 (22.66%) Visual Studio
2 119 (12.96%) Git (software)
3 48 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (4.36%) Selenium
5 24 (2.61%) Jasmine
5 24 (2.61%) NUnit
5 24 (2.61%) Subversion
6 23 (2.51%) Jenkins
7 22 (2.40%) Maven
8 20 (2.18%) JUnit
9 17 (1.85%) JIRA
10 16 (1.74%) MSBuild
11 15 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (1.63%) Protractor
11 15 (1.63%) TestNG
12 13 (1.42%) Moq
13 11 (1.20%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (1.09%) Mocha
14 10 (1.09%) Ranorex
General
1 173 (18.85%) Finance
2 45 (4.90%) Marketing
3 28 (3.05%) Banking
4 17 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 15 (1.63%) Advertising
6 14 (1.53%) Automotive
7 12 (1.31%) Military
8 10 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.44%) Electronics
10 4 (0.44%) Retail
11 3 (0.33%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 684 (74.51%) Developer
2 345 (37.58%) C# Developer
3 336 (36.60%) .NET Developer
4 144 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 130 (14.16%) Senior Developer
6 120 (13.07%) Software Developer
7 97 (10.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 83 (9.04%) Software Engineer
9 82 (8.93%) .NET Software Developer
10 73 (7.95%) Senior C# Developer
11 69 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 68 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 66 (7.19%) Senior .NET Developer
14 59 (6.43%) C# Software Developer
14 59 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
15 50 (5.45%) SQL Developer
16 48 (5.23%) Web Developer
17 36 (3.92%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 32 (3.49%) Senior Full Stack Developer
18 32 (3.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (51.53%) ASP.NET
2 366 (39.87%) HTML
3 355 (38.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 257 (28.00%) CSS
5 227 (24.73%) AngularJS
6 191 (20.81%) .NET Framework
7 126 (13.73%) Entity Framework
8 122 (13.29%) WCF
9 109 (11.87%) jQuery
10 108 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 105 (11.44%) RESTful
12 99 (10.78%) HTML5
13 85 (9.26%) CSS3
14 70 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 70 (7.63%) React
15 65 (7.08%) Node.js
16 63 (6.86%) WPF
17 56 (6.10%) XML
18 49 (5.34%) Web Services
19 48 (5.23%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.73%) Computer Science
2 66 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (4.14%) User Experience
5 15 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.42%) Fintech
7 11 (1.20%) Credit Risk
8 9 (0.98%) Robotics
9 8 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 8 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.76%) Driving Licence
10 7 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.65%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.54%) Blog
13 4 (0.44%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.33%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.33%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.33%) Social Network
14 3 (0.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 55 (5.99%) Windows
2 35 (3.81%) Linux
3 19 (2.07%) Android
4 18 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.98%) Debian
6 8 (0.87%) Unix
6 8 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.54%) Solaris
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.11%) MVS
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 483 (52.61%) MVC
3 232 (25.27%) TDD
4 207 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
5 184 (20.04%) Scrum
6 118 (12.85%) SDLC
7 110 (11.98%) Software Engineering
8 100 (10.89%) OO
9 98 (10.68%) Web Development
10 68 (7.41%) Web Application Development
11 65 (7.08%) Unit Testing
12 60 (6.54%) Test Automation
13 59 (6.43%) BDD
14 39 (4.25%) Mentoring
15 29 (3.16%) Front End Development
16 28 (3.05%) OOP
16 28 (3.05%) Open Source
16 28 (3.05%) Responsive Web Design
17 27 (2.94%) CRM
17 27 (2.94%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 788 (85.84%) C#
2 429 (46.73%) JavaScript
3 276 (30.07%) SQL
4 143 (15.58%) Java
5 60 (6.54%) Python
6 54 (5.88%) Ruby
7 48 (5.23%) T-SQL
8 47 (5.12%) VB.NET
9 44 (4.79%) C++
10 34 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 29 (3.16%) PowerShell
12 28 (3.05%) PHP
13 27 (2.94%) VB
14 26 (2.83%) Scala
15 22 (2.40%) C
16 19 (2.07%) R
16 19 (2.07%) TypeScript
17 12 (1.31%) VBA
18 7 (0.76%) Perl
19 6 (0.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 124 (13.51%) Degree
2 35 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.76%) MCAD
5 7 (0.76%) MCSD
5 7 (0.76%) MCTS
6 5 (0.54%) ISEB
7 4 (0.44%) PhD
8 3 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.33%) MCP
9 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.53%) QA
2 10 (1.09%) SLA
3 6 (0.65%) Basel III
4 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.76%) Docker
4 6 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.33%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (0.98%) Nagios
2 7 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.44%) SCCM
3 4 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.22%) Ansible
4 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.22%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 180 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.06%) Oracle
3 27 (2.94%) Xamarin
4 23 (2.51%) Sitecore
5 21 (2.29%) VMware
6 11 (1.20%) Facebook
7 9 (0.98%) Splunk
8 8 (0.87%) Adobe
8 8 (0.87%) F5
8 8 (0.87%) Perforce
9 6 (0.65%) Alterian
10 5 (0.54%) IBM
10 5 (0.54%) Tableau
11 4 (0.44%) Google
12 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.22%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.22%) Citrix
13 2 (0.22%) HP
13 2 (0.22%) Twitter
14 1 (0.11%) IFS