Period
to 30 September 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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 276 755 773
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 17.38% 15.01% 14.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.30% 35.50% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 236 556 633
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,750 £30,300
90th Percentile £64,375 £60,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 740 2,127 2,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 46.60% 42.29% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 519 1,336 1,454
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +6.51%
10th Percentile £32,200 £31,129 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +1.01%

.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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Edinburgh +9 123 £47,500 +7.95% 19
Glasgow +1 110 £47,500 +10.47% 30
Dundee +5 17 £55,000 +29.41% 4
West Lothian +5 7 £42,500 -2.86% 9
Fife 0 5 £27,500 -38.89% 2
Stirling -1 5 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Scottish Borders - 3 £55,000 -
South Lanarkshire +1 2 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Renfrewshire +7 1 £55,000 -
East Ayrshire 0 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Aberdeen 0 1 - - 2
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 208 (75.36%) C#
2 116 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (32.97%) Azure
4 88 (31.88%) JavaScript
5 84 (30.43%) Finance
6 79 (28.62%) SQL Server
7 78 (28.26%) .NET Core
8 72 (26.09%) .NET Framework
9 71 (25.72%) Software Engineering
9 71 (25.72%) SQL
10 68 (24.64%) ASP.NET
11 63 (22.83%) MVC
11 63 (22.83%) Microsoft
12 60 (21.74%) Java
13 54 (19.57%) OO
14 46 (16.67%) Microservices
15 45 (16.30%) AngularJS
15 45 (16.30%) CSS
16 41 (14.86%) C++
17 39 (14.13%) React
18 38 (13.77%) DevOps
19 37 (13.41%) AWS
20 36 (13.04%) HTML
21 34 (12.32%) Web Services
21 34 (12.32%) SDLC
22 32 (11.59%) Artificial Intelligence
23 31 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC
24 30 (10.87%) TDD
25 28 (10.14%) jQuery
26 27 (9.78%) Scrum

.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 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.72%) CMS
3 2 (0.72%) IIS
3 2 (0.72%) WordPress
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) Kentico
4 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 91 (32.97%) Azure
2 37 (13.41%) AWS
3 18 (6.52%) SaaS
4 12 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.90%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.81%) Serverless
7 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.09%) NuGet
8 3 (1.09%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.09%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.72%) GCP
10 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.36%) IaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Route 53
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.54%) Wireless
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.36%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (28.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (4.71%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.99%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.81%) Big Data
7 5 (1.81%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.81%) Power BI
8 3 (1.09%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 21 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.16%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.99%) Selenium
5 10 (3.62%) JIRA
6 9 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.17%) CMake
7 6 (2.17%) TestRail
8 5 (1.81%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.09%) Gradle
9 3 (1.09%) Maven
9 3 (1.09%) NUnit
9 3 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.09%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.72%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.72%) JMeter
10 2 (0.72%) xUnit.net
11 1 (0.36%) GitLab
11 1 (0.36%) Moq
11 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (30.43%) Finance
2 23 (8.33%) Banking
3 17 (6.16%) Public Sector
4 11 (3.99%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.81%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.81%) Automotive
6 4 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.09%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Games
8 2 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 165 (59.78%) Developer
2 66 (23.91%) .NET Developer
3 50 (18.12%) Senior Developer
4 44 (15.94%) Software Engineer
5 39 (14.13%) Software Developer
6 31 (11.23%) C# Developer
7 25 (9.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 19 (6.88%) .NET Software Engineer
9 18 (6.52%) Architect
10 17 (6.16%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
12 14 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (3.99%) Technical Architect
14 10 (3.62%) Senior Software Engineer
15 7 (2.54%) Azure Developer
15 7 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
15 7 (2.54%) Lead Developer
15 7 (2.54%) Senior Software Developer
16 6 (2.17%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
16 6 (2.17%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (28.26%) .NET Core
2 72 (26.09%) .NET Framework
3 68 (24.64%) ASP.NET
4 45 (16.30%) AngularJS
4 45 (16.30%) CSS
5 39 (14.13%) React
6 36 (13.04%) HTML
7 34 (12.32%) Web Services
8 31 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (10.14%) jQuery
10 24 (8.70%) WPF
11 23 (8.33%) Entity Framework
12 19 (6.88%) RESTful
13 17 (6.16%) Ajax
14 14 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (5.07%) XML
15 13 (4.71%) HTML5
16 12 (4.35%) REST
17 11 (3.99%) WinForms
18 9 (3.26%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 12 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.17%) CUDA
6 5 (1.81%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.81%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.45%) Blog
7 4 (1.45%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.72%) LIMS
9 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.36%) Robotics
9 1 (0.36%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.07%) Linux
1 14 (5.07%) Windows
2 4 (1.45%) Android
2 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (0.72%) CentOS
3 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (25.72%) Software Engineering
3 63 (22.83%) MVC
4 54 (19.57%) OO
5 46 (16.67%) Microservices
6 38 (13.77%) DevOps
7 34 (12.32%) SDLC
8 32 (11.59%) Artificial Intelligence
9 30 (10.87%) TDD
10 27 (9.78%) Mentoring
10 27 (9.78%) Scrum
11 23 (8.33%) Fintech
12 22 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (7.97%) Test Automation
13 21 (7.61%) Computer Science
14 20 (7.25%) API Testing
15 17 (6.16%) Web Development
16 16 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (5.43%) OOP
18 12 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 208 (75.36%) C#
2 88 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 71 (25.72%) SQL
4 60 (21.74%) Java
5 41 (14.86%) C++
6 15 (5.43%) Python
7 11 (3.99%) C
7 11 (3.99%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.99%) Scala
8 10 (3.62%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.54%) F#
10 7 (2.54%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.17%) C-shell
11 6 (2.17%) Fortran
11 6 (2.17%) PHP
12 5 (1.81%) VB
13 4 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.09%) Groovy
15 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (9.42%) Degree
2 7 (2.54%) CISM
2 7 (2.54%) CISSP
2 7 (2.54%) CSSLP
3 5 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.43%) QA
2 7 (2.54%) NIST
3 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (5.43%) Docker
2 3 (1.09%) Firmware
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.45%) Terraform
3 2 (0.72%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (22.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.99%) Ceridian
3 9 (3.26%) Oracle
4 8 (2.90%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.09%) Solace
5 3 (1.09%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.72%) VMware
7 1 (0.36%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.36%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.36%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.36%) Intapp
7 1 (0.36%) Juniper
7 1 (0.36%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.36%) SAP
7 1 (0.36%) UiPath