Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 747 870 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.20% 15.46% 14.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.84% 38.84% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 558 655 472
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,705
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 2,144 2,240 1,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.76% 39.79% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,475 1,237
Scotland median annual salary £45,790 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.74% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -2 347 £45,000 +12.50% 76
Glasgow +2 295 £45,000 +5.88% 49
Aberdeen +1 28 £42,500 +30.77% 6
West Lothian -15 25 £36,750 -8.13% 4
South Ayrshire - 14 £50,000 -
Dundee +14 12 £38,750 +9.15% 3
South Lanarkshire -1 5 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Aberdeenshire +1 4 £39,250 -19.49%
Fife -8 4 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Lothian - 4 £34,500 -
Stirling +9 3 £42,000 +5.00%
East Ayrshire - 3 £50,000 -
North Lanarkshire +3 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Renfrewshire -2 1 - - 1
Highlands -4 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £40,000 - 4
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 643 (86.08%) C#
2 373 (49.93%) Agile Software Development
3 359 (48.06%) JavaScript
4 354 (47.39%) SQL Server
5 333 (44.58%) SQL
6 306 (40.96%) MVC
7 289 (38.69%) ASP.NET
8 212 (28.38%) Microsoft
9 204 (27.31%) HTML
10 191 (25.57%) AngularJS
11 184 (24.63%) CSS
11 184 (24.63%) Finance
12 181 (24.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 168 (22.49%) Software Engineering
14 142 (19.01%) Java
15 130 (17.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 127 (17.00%) Git (software)
17 126 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 122 (16.33%) Scrum
19 120 (16.06%) Degree
20 119 (15.93%) .NET Framework
21 117 (15.66%) OO
22 114 (15.26%) Visual Studio
23 104 (13.92%) TDD
24 103 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
25 98 (13.12%) Test Automation
26 87 (11.65%) SDLC
27 85 (11.38%) Web Services
28 83 (11.11%) React
29 81 (10.84%) jQuery

.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 37 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 36 (4.82%) IIS
3 23 (3.08%) Umbraco
4 17 (2.28%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.01%) CMS
6 6 (0.80%) Apache
7 5 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.67%) Confluence
8 4 (0.54%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) Magento
3 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 181 (24.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.48%) SaaS
4 18 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (2.28%) PaaS
6 15 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (2.01%) npm
7 9 (1.20%) GitHub
8 8 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.67%) Office 365
10 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.27%) NuGet
11 2 (0.27%) Serverless
12 1 (0.13%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.13%) Datadog
12 1 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.61%) Internet
2 10 (1.34%) SMS
3 5 (0.67%) DNS
4 4 (0.54%) Hyperconnected
4 4 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.40%) HTTP
5 3 (0.40%) Intranet
5 3 (0.40%) SSL
6 2 (0.27%) SAN
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (47.39%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (4.42%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (3.75%) Big Data
7 21 (2.81%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.54%) GIS
9 17 (2.28%) MySQL
10 16 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.01%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.34%) Power BI
13 8 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 127 (17.00%) Git (software)
2 114 (15.26%) Visual Studio
3 80 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (5.62%) SpecFlow
5 37 (4.95%) Cucumber
6 36 (4.82%) Selenium
6 36 (4.82%) TeamCity
7 33 (4.42%) Jenkins
8 32 (4.28%) Subversion
9 29 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
10 27 (3.61%) Hudson
10 27 (3.61%) JIRA
11 25 (3.35%) NUnit
12 19 (2.54%) NetBeans
13 9 (1.20%) webpack
14 8 (1.07%) JUnit
15 7 (0.94%) Bugzilla
16 6 (0.80%) MSTest
16 6 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (0.80%) PowerBuilder
General
1 184 (24.63%) Finance
2 50 (6.69%) Banking
3 16 (2.14%) Marketing
4 10 (1.34%) Retail
5 9 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.80%) Electronics
7 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.67%) Advertising
8 5 (0.67%) Games
9 4 (0.54%) Law
10 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Avionics
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 510 (68.27%) Developer
2 318 (42.57%) .NET Developer
3 170 (22.76%) C# Developer
4 158 (21.15%) Software Developer
5 134 (17.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 131 (17.54%) Senior Developer
7 124 (16.60%) Software Engineer
8 93 (12.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 81 (10.84%) .NET Software Developer
10 55 (7.36%) C# Software Engineer
11 49 (6.56%) C# Software Developer
12 48 (6.43%) Senior Software Developer
13 45 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
14 41 (5.49%) .NET Software Engineer
14 41 (5.49%) Lead Developer
15 40 (5.35%) Java Engineer
16 39 (5.22%) Java Software Engineer
17 37 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
18 36 (4.82%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 33 (4.42%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (38.69%) ASP.NET
2 204 (27.31%) HTML
3 191 (25.57%) AngularJS
4 184 (24.63%) CSS
5 130 (17.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 126 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 119 (15.93%) .NET Framework
8 85 (11.38%) Web Services
9 83 (11.11%) React
10 81 (10.84%) jQuery
11 69 (9.24%) HTML5
12 67 (8.97%) WCF
13 63 (8.43%) RESTful
14 61 (8.17%) XML
15 56 (7.50%) JSON
16 52 (6.96%) Entity Framework
17 51 (6.83%) WPF
18 50 (6.69%) REST
19 47 (6.29%) Node.js
20 46 (6.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
2 43 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 34 (4.55%) Fintech
5 19 (2.54%) Robotics
6 17 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.28%) User Experience
7 14 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (0.80%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.54%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.54%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.40%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.40%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.40%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.40%) W3C
11 2 (0.27%) EPoS
11 2 (0.27%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.27%) PMI
11 2 (0.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 79 (10.58%) Windows
2 21 (2.81%) Unix
3 16 (2.14%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.34%) Linux
5 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.54%) Android
6 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (49.93%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (40.96%) MVC
3 168 (22.49%) Software Engineering
4 122 (16.33%) Scrum
5 117 (15.66%) OO
6 104 (13.92%) TDD
7 103 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 98 (13.12%) Test Automation
9 87 (11.65%) SDLC
10 77 (10.31%) Mentoring
11 70 (9.37%) DevOps
12 66 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
13 65 (8.70%) Unit Testing
14 62 (8.30%) Microservices
15 52 (6.96%) Computer Science
16 51 (6.83%) OOP
16 51 (6.83%) Web Development
17 46 (6.16%) CRM
18 44 (5.89%) SOA
19 42 (5.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 643 (86.08%) C#
2 359 (48.06%) JavaScript
3 333 (44.58%) SQL
4 142 (19.01%) Java
5 57 (7.63%) PowerShell
6 53 (7.10%) Python
7 46 (6.16%) C++
7 46 (6.16%) TypeScript
8 45 (6.02%) T-SQL
9 33 (4.42%) VB.NET
10 21 (2.81%) Ruby
11 17 (2.28%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.01%) PHP
13 12 (1.61%) C
14 9 (1.20%) Java 8
15 7 (0.94%) F#
15 7 (0.94%) VB
16 5 (0.67%) ES6
17 4 (0.54%) Scala
18 3 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 120 (16.06%) Degree
2 35 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.54%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.67%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.40%) HND
7 2 (0.27%) ISEB
7 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) MCP
7 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) MBA
8 1 (0.13%) MCSD
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.75%) QA
2 5 (0.67%) GDPR
3 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.54%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.54%) Docker
3 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (1.61%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.67%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) Consul
5 1 (0.13%) Terraform
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 212 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.23%) Oracle
3 50 (6.69%) Xamarin
4 21 (2.81%) Google
5 9 (1.20%) Solace
5 9 (1.20%) TIBCO
6 7 (0.94%) SAP
7 6 (0.80%) DevExpress
7 6 (0.80%) Infragistics
7 6 (0.80%) Telerik
8 3 (0.40%) Facebook
8 3 (0.40%) HP
8 3 (0.40%) Sybase
8 3 (0.40%) Zend
9 2 (0.27%) IBM
9 2 (0.27%) NetApp
9 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.27%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.27%) VMware
10 1 (0.13%) RedGate