Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 404 736 707
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 15.95% 17.71% 13.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.30% 40.40% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 339 502 561
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,200 £29,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 1,178 1,822 2,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 46.51% 43.84% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1,150 1,442
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,007 £31,350
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +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 15 January 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 15 January 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 -5 168 £45,000 - 35
Edinburgh -2 165 £50,000 +13.64% 46
Dundee -5 23 £55,000 +37.50%
West Lothian +1 11 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Stirling +5 6 £40,000 -40.74%
Aberdeen -7 6 £52,500 +13.51% 7
Fife +4 5 £34,750 -22.78%
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £45,000 +3.45%
Renfrewshire +6 1 £55,000 +61.76% 3
Scottish Borders +5 1 £55,000 -
Aberdeenshire 0 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 322 (79.70%) C#
2 184 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (41.34%) JavaScript
4 163 (40.35%) Azure
5 146 (36.14%) SQL Server
6 137 (33.91%) .NET Core
7 124 (30.69%) SQL
8 113 (27.97%) Software Engineering
8 113 (27.97%) .NET Framework
9 108 (26.73%) Microsoft
10 105 (25.99%) Finance
11 99 (24.50%) MVC
12 93 (23.02%) ASP.NET
12 93 (23.02%) CSS
13 90 (22.28%) AngularJS
14 88 (21.78%) Java
15 77 (19.06%) HTML
16 74 (18.32%) React
17 73 (18.07%) DevOps
18 62 (15.35%) jQuery
19 59 (14.60%) Microservices
19 59 (14.60%) SDLC
20 58 (14.36%) OO
21 57 (14.11%) C++
22 52 (12.87%) AWS
23 51 (12.62%) Mentoring
23 51 (12.62%) Scrum
24 50 (12.38%) TDD
25 45 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC
26 41 (10.15%) Entity Framework

.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 13 (3.22%) IIS
2 7 (1.73%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.24%) CMS
4 3 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.74%) JBoss
4 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.50%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.50%) WordPress
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
6 1 (0.25%) Drupal
6 1 (0.25%) Kentico
6 1 (0.25%) nginx
6 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 163 (40.35%) Azure
2 52 (12.87%) AWS
3 35 (8.66%) SaaS
4 18 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (3.22%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.24%) GitHub
6 5 (1.24%) Serverless
7 2 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.50%) GCP
7 2 (0.50%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.73%) Wireless
2 2 (0.50%) Skype
3 1 (0.25%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (36.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.72%) Power BI
6 8 (1.98%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.73%) MySQL
7 7 (1.73%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.24%) Big Data
9 5 (1.24%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (9.65%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.68%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.70%) Selenium
4 13 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.48%) JIRA
6 7 (1.73%) Subversion
7 5 (1.24%) CMake
7 5 (1.24%) Cypress.io
7 5 (1.24%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.24%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.24%) TestRail
8 4 (0.99%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.99%) JMeter
8 4 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.25%) GitLab
10 1 (0.25%) Gradle
10 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 105 (25.99%) Finance
2 20 (4.95%) Banking
3 17 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.71%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.73%) Marketing
6 6 (1.49%) Advertising
6 6 (1.49%) Games
6 6 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 255 (63.12%) Developer
2 103 (25.50%) .NET Developer
3 78 (19.31%) Software Engineer
4 75 (18.56%) Software Developer
5 56 (13.86%) Senior Developer
6 49 (12.13%) .NET Software Engineer
7 39 (9.65%) Senior .NET Developer
8 36 (8.91%) C# Developer
9 25 (6.19%) Full Stack Developer
10 23 (5.69%) Senior Software Engineer
11 22 (5.45%) C# Software Engineer
12 20 (4.95%) Lead Developer
13 17 (4.21%) Architect
14 14 (3.47%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
15 13 (3.22%) Lead .NET Developer
15 13 (3.22%) Senior Software Developer
16 12 (2.97%) Applications Developer
17 11 (2.72%) Angular Developer
17 11 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
17 11 (2.72%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (33.91%) .NET Core
2 113 (27.97%) .NET Framework
3 93 (23.02%) ASP.NET
3 93 (23.02%) CSS
4 90 (22.28%) AngularJS
5 77 (19.06%) HTML
6 74 (18.32%) React
7 62 (15.35%) jQuery
8 45 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (10.15%) Entity Framework
10 39 (9.65%) Web Services
11 34 (8.42%) Ajax
12 33 (8.17%) XML
13 27 (6.68%) HTML5
14 23 (5.69%) REST
15 22 (5.45%) WPF
16 21 (5.20%) Backbone.js
17 17 (4.21%) Express
17 17 (4.21%) RESTful
18 14 (3.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.42%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (4.95%) Algorithms
3 19 (4.70%) User Experience
4 18 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.71%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.97%) LIMS
7 8 (1.98%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.24%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.24%) CUDA
9 5 (1.24%) EPoS
9 5 (1.24%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.50%) NHS
12 1 (0.25%) Blog
12 1 (0.25%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.22%) Linux
2 11 (2.72%) Windows
3 6 (1.49%) Android
3 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.74%) Unix
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (27.97%) Software Engineering
3 99 (24.50%) MVC
4 73 (18.07%) DevOps
5 59 (14.60%) Microservices
5 59 (14.60%) SDLC
6 58 (14.36%) OO
7 51 (12.62%) Mentoring
7 51 (12.62%) Scrum
8 50 (12.38%) TDD
9 40 (9.90%) Artificial Intelligence
10 31 (7.67%) OOP
11 30 (7.43%) Computer Science
12 29 (7.18%) API Testing
13 26 (6.44%) Test Automation
14 25 (6.19%) Web Development
15 24 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (5.69%) Fintech
16 23 (5.69%) Front End Development
17 22 (5.45%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 322 (79.70%) C#
2 167 (41.34%) JavaScript
3 124 (30.69%) SQL
4 88 (21.78%) Java
5 57 (14.11%) C++
6 24 (5.94%) Python
7 15 (3.71%) PL/SQL
7 15 (3.71%) VB
8 14 (3.47%) TypeScript
9 12 (2.97%) C
10 10 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.23%) Scala
12 8 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.73%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.24%) C-shell
14 5 (1.24%) F#
14 5 (1.24%) Fortran
14 5 (1.24%) PHP
15 4 (0.99%) VBA
16 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (7.43%) Degree
2 8 (1.98%) CISM
2 8 (1.98%) CISSP
2 8 (1.98%) CSSLP
3 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.19%) QA
2 12 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.98%) NIST
4 3 (0.74%) SLA
5 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (5.45%) Docker
2 2 (0.50%) Firmware
3 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (4.46%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 108 (26.73%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.19%) Oracle
3 20 (4.95%) Ceridian
4 15 (3.71%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.74%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.50%) Databricks
6 2 (0.50%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.50%) Logi
7 1 (0.25%) Charles River
7 1 (0.25%) Intapp
7 1 (0.25%) Intel
7 1 (0.25%) OutSystems
7 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.25%) Solace