Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 411 625 761
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 11.53% 17.34% 14.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.88% 39.28% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 319 432 567
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,650
25th Percentile £37,375 £37,250 £34,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,125 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 1,474 1,591 2,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.33% 44.13% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,075 1,046 1,527
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 -6 177 £45,000 - 37
Edinburgh -9 171 £50,000 +5.26% 44
Dundee -10 18 £50,000 +22.49% 5
Aberdeen -4 15 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Lothian -5 7 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Fife - 2 £30,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 2 - -
Scottish Borders +6 1 £60,000 -14.29% 2
Stirling +1 1 £40,000 -31.91% 2
Midlothian 0 1 £47,500 +10.47%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Highlands - 1 - - 1
East Lothian - 1 £55,000 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 328 (79.81%) C#
2 204 (49.64%) Azure
3 203 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (43.80%) JavaScript
5 168 (40.88%) SQL Server
6 150 (36.50%) .NET Core
7 139 (33.82%) ASP.NET
8 135 (32.85%) MVC
9 127 (30.90%) Software Engineering
10 110 (26.76%) SQL
11 109 (26.52%) CSS
12 108 (26.28%) HTML
13 96 (23.36%) .NET Framework
14 91 (22.14%) Microsoft
15 88 (21.41%) DevOps
16 77 (18.73%) AngularJS
17 66 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 66 (16.06%) React
18 58 (14.11%) AWS
18 58 (14.11%) jQuery
19 57 (13.87%) Entity Framework
20 55 (13.38%) Finance
21 54 (13.14%) Java
22 51 (12.41%) Microservices
23 46 (11.19%) OOP
24 43 (10.46%) OO
25 42 (10.22%) Scrum
26 41 (9.98%) Web Development
27 40 (9.73%) SDLC
28 38 (9.25%) Docker

.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 25 (6.08%) IIS
2 14 (3.41%) CMS
3 13 (3.16%) Umbraco
4 8 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.46%) WordPress
6 5 (1.22%) Drupal
6 5 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.97%) JBoss
7 4 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.49%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.49%) Podio
10 1 (0.24%) Apache
10 1 (0.24%) Confluence
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Magento
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 204 (49.64%) Azure
2 58 (14.11%) AWS
3 16 (3.89%) SaaS
4 14 (3.41%) Power Platform
5 10 (2.43%) GCP
6 9 (2.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 9 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.70%) GitHub
8 5 (1.22%) Azure Service Bus
8 5 (1.22%) Serverless
9 4 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.97%) IaaS
10 3 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.73%) Azure Stack
10 3 (0.73%) npm
10 3 (0.73%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.49%) Microsoft 365
12 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.97%) Skype
2 2 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (40.88%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.38%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.92%) Power BI
7 11 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (2.43%) MySQL
9 6 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.73%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.73%) DB2
11 3 (0.73%) HBase
12 2 (0.49%) Geospatial Data
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.49%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.49%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 36 (8.76%) Visual Studio
2 29 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.68%) Selenium
5 9 (2.19%) Subversion
6 8 (1.95%) JIRA
7 6 (1.46%) Cypress.io
8 5 (1.22%) CircleCI
8 5 (1.22%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.97%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.73%) gulp
10 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.49%) Babel
11 2 (0.49%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.49%) webpack
12 1 (0.24%) GitLab
12 1 (0.24%) Gradle
12 1 (0.24%) MSTest
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (13.38%) Finance
2 15 (3.65%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.41%) Banking
3 14 (3.41%) Public Sector
4 9 (2.19%) Marketing
5 7 (1.70%) Legal
6 5 (1.22%) Advertising
6 5 (1.22%) Games
6 5 (1.22%) Retail
7 4 (0.97%) Electronics
7 4 (0.97%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Local Government
8 2 (0.49%) Police
Job Titles
1 259 (63.02%) Developer
2 115 (27.98%) .NET Developer
3 78 (18.98%) Software Engineer
4 77 (18.73%) Software Developer
5 57 (13.87%) Senior Developer
6 37 (9.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 36 (8.76%) .NET Software Engineer
8 35 (8.52%) C# Developer
9 25 (6.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 25 (6.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 21 (5.11%) Senior Software Developer
11 18 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
11 18 (4.38%) Lead Developer
12 16 (3.89%) Architect
13 14 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (3.41%) React Developer
14 13 (3.16%) Applications Developer
15 12 (2.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 11 (2.68%) C# Software Engineer
17 10 (2.43%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (36.50%) .NET Core
2 139 (33.82%) ASP.NET
3 109 (26.52%) CSS
4 108 (26.28%) HTML
5 96 (23.36%) .NET Framework
6 77 (18.73%) AngularJS
7 66 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (16.06%) React
8 58 (14.11%) jQuery
9 57 (13.87%) Entity Framework
10 38 (9.25%) HTML5
11 32 (7.79%) Web Services
12 31 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (7.54%) REST
12 31 (7.54%) XML
13 22 (5.35%) EDI
14 19 (4.62%) Ajax
15 18 (4.38%) RESTful
16 16 (3.89%) Node.js
17 11 (2.68%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.00%) User Experience
2 32 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.65%) Data Structures
5 14 (3.41%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.92%) LIMS
7 9 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.46%) EPoS
9 4 (0.97%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.73%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.49%) NHS
11 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.24%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.65%) Windows
2 9 (2.19%) Linux
3 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.22%) Android
5 3 (0.73%) Unix
5 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (32.85%) MVC
3 127 (30.90%) Software Engineering
4 88 (21.41%) DevOps
5 51 (12.41%) Microservices
6 46 (11.19%) OOP
7 43 (10.46%) OO
8 42 (10.22%) Scrum
9 41 (9.98%) Web Development
10 40 (9.73%) SDLC
11 36 (8.76%) Mentoring
11 36 (8.76%) TDD
12 35 (8.52%) Computer Science
13 31 (7.54%) Front End Development
14 25 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (5.84%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (5.60%) E-Commerce
17 22 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (4.87%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 328 (79.81%) C#
2 180 (43.80%) JavaScript
3 110 (26.76%) SQL
4 54 (13.14%) Java
5 36 (8.76%) Python
6 33 (8.03%) C++
7 27 (6.57%) TypeScript
8 14 (3.41%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.92%) Scala
9 12 (2.92%) VB
10 8 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.46%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.46%) PHP
11 6 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.22%) C
12 5 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.22%) VBA
13 4 (0.97%) R
14 3 (0.73%) Ruby
15 2 (0.49%) F#
Qualifications
1 24 (5.84%) Degree
2 8 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.43%) QA
3 3 (0.73%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 38 (9.25%) Docker
2 3 (0.73%) Firmware
3 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (7.30%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.46%) Ansible
2 6 (1.46%) Terraform
3 5 (1.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) Avamar
4 1 (0.24%) Grafana
4 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.24%) Nagios
4 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.24%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 91 (22.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.08%) Oracle
3 12 (2.92%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.95%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.46%) Google
6 3 (0.73%) Ceridian
6 3 (0.73%) Databricks
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe
7 2 (0.49%) Logi
7 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.49%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.24%) Apple
8 1 (0.24%) Charles River
8 1 (0.24%) CommVault
8 1 (0.24%) Intel
8 1 (0.24%) NetApp
8 1 (0.24%) Sage
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.24%) TOWER Software