Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 853 742 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.43% 13.94% 12.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.10% 36.92% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 618 476 580
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £52,575
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 2127 2010 2221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.48% 37.77% 35.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1208 1410
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,675 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,750 £57,025
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%

.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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +12 436 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Glasgow -5 332 £40,000 - 16
West Lothian +3 27 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Aberdeen +10 20 £35,000 -10.26% 1
Fife +11 10 £40,000 +7.38%
South Lanarkshire -7 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Dundee -19 7 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Lothian - 5 £43,000 -
Aberdeenshire +3 2 £48,750 +29.14%
Stirling - 2 £42,500 -
Lanarkshire -2 1 - -
Renfrewshire -6 1 £27,500 -32.10%
North Lanarkshire -10 1 £40,000 -3.03%
Falkirk - 1 £37,500 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 755 (88.51%) C#
2 443 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
3 425 (49.82%) MVC
4 420 (49.24%) SQL Server
5 414 (48.53%) ASP.NET
6 376 (44.08%) JavaScript
7 333 (39.04%) HTML
8 313 (36.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 282 (33.06%) SQL
10 242 (28.37%) CSS
11 203 (23.80%) TDD
12 199 (23.33%) AngularJS
13 189 (22.16%) Continuous Integration
14 188 (22.04%) Visual Studio
15 176 (20.63%) Microsoft
16 173 (20.28%) .NET Framework
17 172 (20.16%) Scrum
18 151 (17.70%) Java
19 147 (17.23%) Finance
20 136 (15.94%) Degree
21 116 (13.60%) Git (software)
22 107 (12.54%) OO
23 105 (12.31%) Software Engineering
23 105 (12.31%) Entity Framework
24 101 (11.84%) WCF
25 98 (11.49%) SDLC
26 92 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
27 90 (10.55%) RESTful
27 90 (10.55%) HTML5
28 89 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 49 (5.74%) Umbraco
2 47 (5.51%) CMS
3 31 (3.63%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.17%) IIS
5 19 (2.23%) EPiServer
6 16 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.29%) Apache
8 7 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.59%) Content Management Server
9 5 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.47%) GemFire
10 4 (0.47%) Immediacy CMS
10 4 (0.47%) Kentico
10 4 (0.47%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.23%) Drupal
12 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.59%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.12%) iTrent
4 1 (0.12%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 92 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.99%) SaaS
4 8 (0.94%) npm
5 6 (0.70%) Office 365
6 5 (0.59%) GitHub
7 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Slack
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.17%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.94%) SMS
3 7 (0.82%) SAN
4 5 (0.59%) Internet
5 2 (0.23%) DNS
5 2 (0.23%) Intranet
5 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.12%) DHCP
6 1 (0.12%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) VLAN
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (49.24%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.80%) Relational Database
3 42 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 32 (3.75%) Big Data
5 31 (3.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 27 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (2.93%) GIS
8 23 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (2.58%) MySQL
9 22 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 19 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.64%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (0.82%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.59%) Hadoop
17 5 (0.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 188 (22.04%) Visual Studio
2 116 (13.60%) Git (software)
3 50 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (5.74%) Selenium
5 31 (3.63%) NUnit
6 25 (2.93%) Jenkins
6 25 (2.93%) Maven
7 24 (2.81%) MSBuild
8 22 (2.58%) Subversion
9 20 (2.34%) JIRA
10 19 (2.23%) Jasmine
10 19 (2.23%) Moq
11 17 (1.99%) Artifactory
11 17 (1.99%) Bugzilla
11 17 (1.99%) CMake
11 17 (1.99%) JUnit
11 17 (1.99%) NuGet
11 17 (1.99%) Phabricator
11 17 (1.99%) Ranorex
11 17 (1.99%) SonarQube
General
1 147 (17.23%) Finance
2 32 (3.75%) Marketing
3 24 (2.81%) Banking
4 20 (2.34%) Financial Institution
5 16 (1.88%) Automotive
6 15 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.52%) Military
8 10 (1.17%) Advertising
9 7 (0.82%) Legal
10 6 (0.70%) Electronics
11 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Law
12 2 (0.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 600 (70.34%) Developer
2 299 (35.05%) C# Developer
3 287 (33.65%) .NET Developer
4 136 (15.94%) Senior Developer
5 125 (14.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 119 (13.95%) Software Developer
7 93 (10.90%) Software Engineer
8 73 (8.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 72 (8.44%) Senior .NET Developer
10 70 (8.21%) ASP.NET Developer
11 62 (7.27%) .NET Software Developer
12 54 (6.33%) C# Software Developer
13 52 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 52 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 51 (5.98%) Full Stack Developer
15 43 (5.04%) SQL Developer
16 38 (4.45%) Test Engineer
17 37 (4.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 33 (3.87%) Web Developer
19 31 (3.63%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (48.53%) ASP.NET
2 333 (39.04%) HTML
3 313 (36.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 242 (28.37%) CSS
5 199 (23.33%) AngularJS
6 173 (20.28%) .NET Framework
7 105 (12.31%) Entity Framework
8 101 (11.84%) WCF
9 90 (10.55%) HTML5
9 90 (10.55%) RESTful
10 89 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 88 (10.32%) jQuery
12 83 (9.73%) CSS3
13 80 (9.38%) React
14 72 (8.44%) WPF
15 48 (5.63%) Node.js
16 47 (5.51%) XML
17 46 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 41 (4.81%) JSON
19 40 (4.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.32%) Computer Science
2 54 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (5.28%) User Experience
5 41 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.05%) Robotics
7 10 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 8 (0.94%) Algorithms
8 8 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 8 (0.94%) Driving Licence
9 7 (0.82%) Social Network
10 6 (0.70%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.59%) Fintech
11 5 (0.59%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.47%) Blog
12 4 (0.47%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.47%) PMI
13 3 (0.35%) AS400
13 3 (0.35%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.35%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.50%) Windows
2 44 (5.16%) Linux
3 17 (1.99%) Debian
4 12 (1.41%) Unix
5 7 (0.82%) Solaris
5 7 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.70%) Android
6 6 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) AIX
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (49.82%) MVC
3 203 (23.80%) TDD
4 189 (22.16%) Continuous Integration
5 172 (20.16%) Scrum
6 107 (12.54%) OO
7 105 (12.31%) Software Engineering
8 98 (11.49%) SDLC
9 78 (9.14%) Test Automation
10 69 (8.09%) Web Development
11 62 (7.27%) Unit Testing
12 56 (6.57%) Mentoring
13 42 (4.92%) Web Application Development
14 39 (4.57%) BDD
15 35 (4.10%) DevOps
16 33 (3.87%) Front End Development
17 29 (3.40%) Software Testing
18 26 (3.05%) OOD
18 26 (3.05%) Open Source
19 24 (2.81%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 755 (88.51%) C#
2 376 (44.08%) JavaScript
3 282 (33.06%) SQL
4 151 (17.70%) Java
5 64 (7.50%) Python
6 59 (6.92%) C++
7 42 (4.92%) VB.NET
8 38 (4.45%) T-SQL
9 36 (4.22%) PowerShell
10 35 (4.10%) Ruby
11 29 (3.40%) VB
12 28 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 24 (2.81%) C
14 20 (2.34%) PHP
15 19 (2.23%) TypeScript
16 17 (1.99%) Scala
17 9 (1.06%) Perl
18 8 (0.94%) XAML
19 6 (0.70%) Bash Shell
20 5 (0.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 136 (15.94%) Degree
2 28 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 28 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (2.93%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (1.76%) MCAD
4 15 (1.76%) MCSD
4 15 (1.76%) MCTS
5 4 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.35%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.35%) ISEB
7 2 (0.23%) MCSE
7 2 (0.23%) PhD
7 2 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.12%) MCP
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.23%) QA
2 7 (0.82%) SLA
3 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.06%) Firmware
3 6 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.12%) Docker
4 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.82%) Nagios
3 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.59%) SCCM
4 2 (0.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 176 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.68%) Oracle
3 23 (2.70%) Xamarin
4 19 (2.23%) VMware
5 17 (1.99%) Sitecore
6 8 (0.94%) Splunk
7 6 (0.70%) F5
7 6 (0.70%) IBM
8 5 (0.59%) Facebook
9 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.35%) Tableau
10 2 (0.23%) Adobe
10 2 (0.23%) Alterian
10 2 (0.23%) Citrix
10 2 (0.23%) IFS
10 2 (0.23%) Twitter
11 1 (0.12%) Epicor
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.12%) Reuters
11 1 (0.12%) Symantec