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

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing .NET 880 669 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.02% 14.26% 13.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.69% 37.63% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 669 453 577
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,600 £28,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,800
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

.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 2,217 1,778 2,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.36% 37.89% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,491 1,155 1,325
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.00%

.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 January 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 January 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 +1 413 £40,000 -5.88% 50
Glasgow -1 356 £42,500 +6.25% 46
West Lothian +4 29 £40,000 - 4
Aberdeen +9 21 £32,500 -16.67% 1
Fife +9 20 £40,000 +14.29%
Dundee -5 14 £35,500 +1.43% 7
South Lanarkshire -3 10 £42,500 +21.43%
North Lanarkshire -10 7 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Highlands - 3 £33,000 - 4
Scottish Borders +1 1 £36,500 +46.00%
Renfrewshire -3 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Lanarkshire -4 1 - - 2
Stirling -5 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - - 2
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 763 (86.70%) C#
2 435 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
3 396 (45.00%) MVC
4 388 (44.09%) ASP.NET
5 384 (43.64%) SQL Server
6 325 (36.93%) JavaScript
7 324 (36.82%) HTML
8 311 (35.34%) SQL
9 288 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 243 (27.61%) CSS
11 215 (24.43%) Microsoft
12 193 (21.93%) .NET Framework
13 182 (20.68%) TDD
14 179 (20.34%) AngularJS
15 164 (18.64%) Visual Studio
16 155 (17.61%) Java
16 155 (17.61%) Scrum
17 151 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
18 139 (15.80%) Git (software)
19 127 (14.43%) Entity Framework
20 122 (13.86%) ASP.NET Web API
21 112 (12.73%) WCF
21 112 (12.73%) Finance
22 111 (12.61%) Degree
22 111 (12.61%) Software Engineering
23 103 (11.70%) RESTful
24 102 (11.59%) SDLC
25 101 (11.48%) OO
26 100 (11.36%) React
27 99 (11.25%) Windows

.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 59 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.32%) Umbraco
3 34 (3.86%) CMS
4 27 (3.07%) IIS
5 21 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (1.25%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.91%) Apache
8 8 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.57%) Confluence
9 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.45%) GemFire
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.34%) Podio
11 3 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.23%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.34%) Dynamics SL
3 2 (0.23%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 96 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.50%) Office 365
4 21 (2.39%) npm
5 18 (2.05%) SaaS
6 17 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.45%) PaaS
10 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.23%) Slack
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.05%) SMS
2 12 (1.36%) Intranet
3 8 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.80%) HTTP
5 3 (0.34%) SAN
6 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) RS-232
7 1 (0.11%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.36%) NoSQL
3 51 (5.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 46 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (4.09%) Big Data
6 34 (3.86%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.30%) GIS
8 28 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.39%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.93%) MySQL
11 13 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.48%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.14%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
14 8 (0.91%) CouchDB
15 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 164 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 139 (15.80%) Git (software)
3 56 (6.36%) Selenium
4 42 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (3.52%) MSBuild
6 30 (3.41%) Jenkins
7 27 (3.07%) Bugzilla
7 27 (3.07%) Maven
8 26 (2.95%) Artifactory
8 26 (2.95%) CMake
8 26 (2.95%) NuGet
8 26 (2.95%) Phabricator
8 26 (2.95%) Ranorex
8 26 (2.95%) SonarQube
9 24 (2.73%) JIRA
10 21 (2.39%) NetBeans
11 20 (2.27%) Subversion
12 18 (2.05%) Jasmine
12 18 (2.05%) Protractor
13 17 (1.93%) TestNG
General
1 112 (12.73%) Finance
2 55 (6.25%) Advertising
3 21 (2.39%) Marketing
4 20 (2.27%) Retail
5 19 (2.16%) Automotive
5 19 (2.16%) Banking
6 11 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.91%) Legal
7 8 (0.91%) Local Government
8 5 (0.57%) Military
9 4 (0.45%) Law
10 3 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Games
11 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 598 (67.95%) Developer
2 287 (32.61%) .NET Developer
3 240 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 103 (11.70%) Senior Developer
5 101 (11.48%) Software Developer
6 95 (10.80%) Software Engineer
7 84 (9.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 55 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 48 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 46 (5.23%) Senior C# Developer
11 45 (5.11%) Test Engineer
12 42 (4.77%) .NET Software Developer
12 42 (4.77%) Full Stack Developer
13 35 (3.98%) Web Developer
14 33 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 32 (3.64%) C# Software Engineer
16 30 (3.41%) SQL Developer
17 29 (3.30%) Software Development Engineer
17 29 (3.30%) Software Test Engineer
17 29 (3.30%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (44.09%) ASP.NET
2 324 (36.82%) HTML
3 288 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 243 (27.61%) CSS
5 193 (21.93%) .NET Framework
6 179 (20.34%) AngularJS
7 127 (14.43%) Entity Framework
8 122 (13.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 112 (12.73%) WCF
10 103 (11.70%) RESTful
11 100 (11.36%) React
12 95 (10.80%) WPF
13 79 (8.98%) jQuery
14 77 (8.75%) HTML5
15 71 (8.07%) Node.js
16 67 (7.61%) CSS3
17 60 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 47 (5.34%) XML
19 40 (4.55%) Web Services
20 35 (3.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
2 56 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.34%) Robotics
4 46 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.32%) User Experience
6 21 (2.39%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.36%) Social Network
8 9 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 8 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 8 (0.91%) Optoelectronics
9 8 (0.91%) PMI
10 6 (0.68%) Cloud Native
10 6 (0.68%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.45%) Blog
11 4 (0.45%) Fintech
11 4 (0.45%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.34%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.34%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 99 (11.25%) Windows
2 54 (6.14%) Linux
3 26 (2.95%) Debian
4 19 (2.16%) Unix
5 10 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.45%) Android
6 4 (0.45%) Solaris
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (45.00%) MVC
3 182 (20.68%) TDD
4 155 (17.61%) Scrum
5 151 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
6 111 (12.61%) Software Engineering
7 102 (11.59%) SDLC
8 101 (11.48%) OO
9 95 (10.80%) Test Automation
10 68 (7.73%) Mentoring
11 58 (6.59%) Web Development
12 57 (6.48%) Innovative Thinking
12 57 (6.48%) Unit Testing
13 56 (6.36%) BDD
14 50 (5.68%) Web Application Development
15 49 (5.57%) DevOps
16 44 (5.00%) SOA
17 42 (4.77%) Front End Development
18 38 (4.32%) MVVM
19 33 (3.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 763 (86.70%) C#
2 325 (36.93%) JavaScript
3 311 (35.34%) SQL
4 155 (17.61%) Java
5 76 (8.64%) C++
6 64 (7.27%) Python
7 49 (5.57%) T-SQL
8 46 (5.23%) Ruby
9 33 (3.75%) VB.NET
10 30 (3.41%) C
11 29 (3.30%) VB
12 24 (2.73%) TypeScript
13 20 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 19 (2.16%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.82%) Scala
16 14 (1.59%) PHP
17 10 (1.14%) ES6
17 10 (1.14%) X++
18 9 (1.02%) XAML
19 8 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 111 (12.61%) Degree
2 26 (2.95%) Numerate Degree
3 21 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.14%) MCAD
5 10 (1.14%) MCSD
5 10 (1.14%) MCTS
6 8 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.68%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.57%) ISEB
9 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.23%) MCSE
9 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.23%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) HND
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.50%) QA
2 9 (1.02%) SLA
3 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (1.14%) Firmware
2 9 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.57%) Docker
4 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.68%) Puppet
3 2 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.23%) Nagios
3 2 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.11%) Ansible
4 1 (0.11%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.11%) Kibana
4 1 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 215 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.34%) Oracle
3 24 (2.73%) Xamarin
4 23 (2.61%) Facebook
5 18 (2.05%) Google
6 11 (1.25%) VMware
7 8 (0.91%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.68%) IBM
8 6 (0.68%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.57%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.34%) Splunk
11 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.23%) IFS
11 2 (0.23%) SunGard
12 1 (0.11%) Avaya
12 1 (0.11%) Cisco
12 1 (0.11%) Epicor
12 1 (0.11%) HP
12 1 (0.11%) Perfecto Mobile
12 1 (0.11%) Reuters