Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 764 854 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.19% 15.43% 13.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.34% 40.13% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 585 616 475
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £29,850 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,720 £55,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 2,162 2,128 2,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.16% 38.46% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,454 1,369 1,206
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +1.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,700 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £59,750
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 -1 356 £45,000 +12.50% 61
Glasgow -2 308 £45,000 +12.50% 59
West Lothian -15 24 £32,500 -18.75%
Aberdeen +1 23 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Dundee +18 11 £45,000 +28.57% 6
South Lanarkshire +7 11 £42,500 -5.56%
Stirling +9 8 £35,750 -15.88% 2
Fife -4 4 £45,750 +14.38% 1
Lothian 0 3 £37,000 -13.95%
Midlothian - 3 £37,500 - 5
South Ayrshire - 3 £50,000 -
Lanarkshire +2 2 £42,500 -
Aberdeenshire 0 2 £37,500 -23.08%
Renfrewshire -2 1 - - 2
Perth and Kinross - 1 £38,000 -
East Ayrshire - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £30,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 660 (86.39%) C#
2 428 (56.02%) Agile Software Development
3 367 (48.04%) SQL Server
4 349 (45.68%) SQL
5 336 (43.98%) JavaScript
5 336 (43.98%) ASP.NET
6 333 (43.59%) MVC
7 220 (28.80%) Microsoft
8 212 (27.75%) AngularJS
9 183 (23.95%) HTML
10 182 (23.82%) Software Engineering
11 171 (22.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 170 (22.25%) CSS
13 167 (21.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 159 (20.81%) Finance
15 150 (19.63%) Java
16 142 (18.59%) Git (software)
17 140 (18.32%) Scrum
18 136 (17.80%) ASP.NET Web API
19 127 (16.62%) OO
20 126 (16.49%) TDD
21 125 (16.36%) Degree
22 122 (15.97%) .NET Framework
23 114 (14.92%) Visual Studio
24 97 (12.70%) WCF
25 96 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
25 96 (12.57%) SDLC
26 87 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
27 86 (11.26%) Windows
28 84 (10.99%) Web Services

.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 32 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.40%) IIS
3 19 (2.49%) WebSphere
4 17 (2.23%) CMS
5 14 (1.83%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.79%) Apache
7 5 (0.65%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.39%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.39%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.39%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.13%) Confluence
11 1 (0.13%) Drupal
11 1 (0.13%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Kentico
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.13%) Maya
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 171 (22.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (4.32%) npm
4 25 (3.27%) SaaS
5 17 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.57%) GitHub
8 10 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.31%) Office 365
8 10 (1.31%) PaaS
9 2 (0.26%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.26%) NuGet
9 2 (0.26%) Serverless
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.62%) SMS
2 17 (2.23%) Internet
3 7 (0.92%) Hyperconnected
4 3 (0.39%) Intranet
5 2 (0.26%) DNS
5 2 (0.26%) SAN
5 2 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (48.04%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.28%) NoSQL
3 37 (4.84%) Big Data
4 36 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
5 32 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (3.40%) GIS
7 26 (3.40%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.14%) MongoDB
9 22 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.57%) MySQL
10 12 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.18%) Power BI
12 8 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.65%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 142 (18.59%) Git (software)
2 114 (14.92%) Visual Studio
3 87 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (4.32%) Jenkins
4 33 (4.32%) Subversion
5 31 (4.06%) SpecFlow
5 31 (4.06%) TeamCity
6 29 (3.80%) Cucumber
7 28 (3.66%) JIRA
8 27 (3.53%) NetBeans
8 27 (3.53%) NUnit
9 26 (3.40%) Selenium
10 22 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (1.96%) webpack
12 13 (1.70%) Hudson
13 12 (1.57%) Bugzilla
14 11 (1.44%) Grunt
14 11 (1.44%) gulp
14 11 (1.44%) JUnit
15 9 (1.18%) Jasmine
General
1 159 (20.81%) Finance
2 48 (6.28%) Banking
3 20 (2.62%) Advertising
4 18 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.23%) Marketing
6 8 (1.05%) Electronics
6 8 (1.05%) Retail
6 8 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.79%) Law
8 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.65%) Games
8 5 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.52%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Avionics
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 520 (68.06%) Developer
2 348 (45.55%) .NET Developer
3 162 (21.20%) C# Developer
4 131 (17.15%) Software Developer
5 119 (15.58%) Software Engineer
6 117 (15.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 106 (13.87%) Senior Developer
8 74 (9.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 65 (8.51%) .NET Software Developer
10 54 (7.07%) C# Software Engineer
11 42 (5.50%) Lead Developer
12 41 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
12 41 (5.37%) Java Engineer
13 40 (5.24%) Java Software Engineer
14 39 (5.10%) Senior Software Developer
15 35 (4.58%) Senior C# Developer
16 33 (4.32%) .NET Software Engineer
17 32 (4.19%) Architect
17 32 (4.19%) Junior
17 32 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (43.98%) ASP.NET
2 212 (27.75%) AngularJS
3 183 (23.95%) HTML
4 170 (22.25%) CSS
5 167 (21.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 136 (17.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 122 (15.97%) .NET Framework
8 97 (12.70%) WCF
9 84 (10.99%) Web Services
10 79 (10.34%) RESTful
11 74 (9.69%) jQuery
12 72 (9.42%) Node.js
13 71 (9.29%) WPF
14 69 (9.03%) React
15 60 (7.85%) REST
16 59 (7.72%) HTML5
17 57 (7.46%) Entity Framework
18 45 (5.89%) XML
19 44 (5.76%) SOAP
20 41 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.72%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (5.24%) Computer Science
2 40 (5.24%) Fintech
3 35 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (3.40%) Robotics
5 18 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.57%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.44%) User Experience
9 7 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.39%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.39%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.39%) W3C
12 2 (0.26%) Animation
12 2 (0.26%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.26%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.26%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.26%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.26%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 86 (11.26%) Windows
2 15 (1.96%) Unix
3 13 (1.70%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.31%) Linux
5 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.65%) Android
7 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.26%) AIX
8 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (56.02%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (43.59%) MVC
3 182 (23.82%) Software Engineering
4 140 (18.32%) Scrum
5 127 (16.62%) OO
6 126 (16.49%) TDD
7 96 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (12.57%) SDLC
8 78 (10.21%) Test Automation
9 75 (9.82%) Mentoring
10 70 (9.16%) Web Development
11 58 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (7.46%) BDD
13 53 (6.94%) Microservices
13 53 (6.94%) Unit Testing
14 51 (6.68%) OOP
15 49 (6.41%) Collaborative Working
16 47 (6.15%) SOA
17 46 (6.02%) DevOps
17 46 (6.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 660 (86.39%) C#
2 349 (45.68%) SQL
3 336 (43.98%) JavaScript
4 150 (19.63%) Java
5 60 (7.85%) T-SQL
6 55 (7.20%) TypeScript
7 45 (5.89%) C++
8 40 (5.24%) PowerShell
9 37 (4.84%) VB.NET
10 36 (4.71%) Ruby
11 35 (4.58%) Python
12 33 (4.32%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.57%) C
14 11 (1.44%) PHP
15 10 (1.31%) ES6
16 6 (0.79%) VB
17 5 (0.65%) F#
18 4 (0.52%) Java 8
18 4 (0.52%) Scala
18 4 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 125 (16.36%) Degree
2 27 (3.53%) Numerate Degree
3 26 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.65%) ISEB
7 5 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.39%) MBA
8 3 (0.39%) PhD
9 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.19%) QA
2 5 (0.65%) GDPR
2 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.39%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.26%) COBIT
4 2 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.57%) Docker
3 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.70%) Puppet
3 7 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 220 (28.80%) Microsoft
2 74 (9.69%) Oracle
3 47 (6.15%) Xamarin
4 15 (1.96%) Google
5 12 (1.57%) Facebook
6 10 (1.31%) SAP
7 6 (0.79%) DevExpress
7 6 (0.79%) Infragistics
7 6 (0.79%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.79%) Telerik
8 4 (0.52%) IBM
9 3 (0.39%) Solace
9 3 (0.39%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.26%) Citrix
10 2 (0.26%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.26%) Dell
10 2 (0.26%) EMC
10 2 (0.26%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.26%) Symantec
10 2 (0.26%) VMware