Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 5,965 5,572 6,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.95% 17.94% 16.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.73% 46.39% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,540 5,216 6,448
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

.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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 13,639 12,011 16,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.34% 38.68% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11,911 10,419 14,292
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the South East

.NET
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET in the South East.

Salary trend for .NET in the South East

.NET
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET in the South East

.NET
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Thames Valley +5 2,059 £44,500 +11.25% 277
Hampshire -1 1,435 £42,500 +6.25% 139
Surrey -1 1,100 £47,500 - 90
Berkshire 0 969 £45,000 +5.88% 125
East Sussex -3 589 £44,000 +3.53% 37
Buckinghamshire +2 582 £44,500 +11.25% 62
Oxfordshire +1 526 £42,500 +6.25% 90
West Sussex -2 405 £43,250 -3.89% 40
Kent -1 340 £42,500 -5.56% 49
Sussex -7 13 £42,500 -15.00%
Middlesex -14 8 £41,250 -25.00% 1
Isle of Wight +1 1 £27,500 -15.38% 4
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South East region with a requirement for .NET.

1 5,275 (88.43%) C#
2 3,374 (56.56%) ASP.NET
3 3,276 (54.92%) SQL Server
4 3,123 (52.36%) JavaScript
5 3,053 (51.18%) MVC
6 2,968 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2,680 (44.93%) SQL
8 2,259 (37.87%) HTML
9 2,083 (34.92%) CSS
10 1,981 (33.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,687 (28.28%) AngularJS
12 1,606 (26.92%) Microsoft
13 1,598 (26.79%) TDD
14 1,513 (25.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1,422 (23.84%) .NET Framework
16 1,418 (23.77%) jQuery
17 1,293 (21.68%) WCF
18 1,025 (17.18%) Scrum
19 850 (14.25%) BDD
20 837 (14.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 822 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
22 813 (13.63%) RESTful
23 791 (13.26%) OO
24 750 (12.57%) T-SQL
25 748 (12.54%) Web Application Development
26 744 (12.47%) Web Services
27 741 (12.42%) Visual Studio
28 724 (12.14%) SQL Server 2016
29 723 (12.12%) Software Engineering
30 717 (12.02%) Web Development

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 387 (6.49%) IIS
2 252 (4.22%) CMS
3 153 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 117 (1.96%) Umbraco
5 87 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 86 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 79 (1.32%) NServiceBus
8 49 (0.82%) EPiServer
9 44 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 34 (0.57%) JBoss
11 32 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 29 (0.49%) Apache
12 29 (0.49%) WordPress
13 28 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 24 (0.40%) Confluence
14 24 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 22 (0.37%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
17 20 (0.34%) Sitefinity
18 16 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 116 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.44%) Chatbot
4 23 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.20%) InfoPath
5 12 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.084%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.034%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.034%) Maya
Business Applications
1 162 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.32%) Magento
4 9 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.10%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.084%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.034%) Bond Adapt
9 2 (0.034%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.034%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.017%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.017%) OPENHousing
10 1 (0.017%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.017%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.017%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 822 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 262 (4.39%) SaaS
3 211 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (1.14%) GitHub
5 53 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
5 53 (0.89%) npm
6 49 (0.82%) Office 365
7 30 (0.50%) Yarn
8 28 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (0.37%) PaaS
10 21 (0.35%) Serverless
11 19 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 15 (0.25%) Google Analytics
13 14 (0.23%) IaaS
14 12 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
15 5 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.067%) Datadog
16 4 (0.067%) Firebase
16 4 (0.067%) Sage Pay
16 4 (0.067%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 210 (3.52%) Internet
2 69 (1.16%) Broadband
3 54 (0.91%) HTTP
4 46 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 38 (0.64%) SSL
6 37 (0.62%) Intranet
7 29 (0.49%) FTP
8 24 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 24 (0.40%) Hyperconnected
8 24 (0.40%) SMS
9 20 (0.34%) DNS
9 20 (0.34%) Network Security
10 16 (0.27%) Wireless
11 15 (0.25%) SMTP
12 12 (0.20%) AMQP
12 12 (0.20%) Wireshark
13 10 (0.17%) WAN
14 8 (0.13%) Extranet
14 8 (0.13%) LAN
15 7 (0.12%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,276 (54.92%) SQL Server
2 724 (12.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 460 (7.71%) NoSQL
4 230 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 224 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 218 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 209 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 192 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 176 (2.95%) MySQL
10 173 (2.90%) MongoDB
11 157 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
12 85 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 70 (1.17%) Oracle Database
13 70 (1.17%) RDBMS
14 63 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
15 58 (0.97%) Power BI
16 56 (0.94%) Big Data
17 44 (0.74%) RavenDB
18 43 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
19 36 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 741 (12.42%) Visual Studio
2 661 (11.08%) Git (software)
3 564 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 280 (4.69%) NUnit
5 159 (2.67%) JIRA
6 136 (2.28%) MSTest
6 136 (2.28%) Selenium
7 122 (2.05%) TeamCity
8 121 (2.03%) Moq
9 98 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 95 (1.59%) Jenkins
11 90 (1.51%) Subversion
12 88 (1.48%) SpecFlow
13 81 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
14 68 (1.14%) MSBuild
15 61 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
16 40 (0.67%) ReSharper
17 39 (0.65%) gulp
17 39 (0.65%) WebDriver
17 39 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 692 (11.60%) Finance
2 294 (4.93%) Retail
3 202 (3.39%) Games
4 187 (3.13%) Marketing
5 157 (2.63%) Advertising
6 115 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 91 (1.53%) Music Industry
8 70 (1.17%) Banking
9 50 (0.84%) Back Office
10 47 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 39 (0.65%) Electronics
12 19 (0.32%) Automotive
12 19 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.27%) Billing
13 16 (0.27%) Publishing
14 15 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.25%) Legal
15 13 (0.22%) Law
16 12 (0.20%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 4,800 (80.47%) Developer
2 3,114 (52.20%) .NET Developer
3 2,070 (34.70%) C# Developer
4 1,505 (25.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 1,168 (19.58%) Software Developer
6 816 (13.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 802 (13.45%) Senior Developer
8 729 (12.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 706 (11.84%) C# Software Developer
10 696 (11.67%) .NET Software Developer
11 629 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 548 (9.19%) SQL Developer
13 444 (7.44%) Senior .NET Developer
14 385 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
15 371 (6.22%) Junior
16 369 (6.19%) Web Developer
17 342 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
18 321 (5.38%) Software Engineer
19 299 (5.01%) Junior Developer
20 263 (4.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,374 (56.56%) ASP.NET
2 2,259 (37.87%) HTML
3 2,083 (34.92%) CSS
4 1,981 (33.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1,687 (28.28%) AngularJS
6 1,513 (25.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1,422 (23.84%) .NET Framework
8 1,418 (23.77%) jQuery
9 1,293 (21.68%) WCF
10 837 (14.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 813 (13.63%) RESTful
12 744 (12.47%) Web Services
13 698 (11.70%) Entity Framework
14 693 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 643 (10.78%) HTML5
16 641 (10.75%) WPF
17 613 (10.28%) XML
18 571 (9.57%) Node.js
19 473 (7.93%) KnockoutJS
20 389 (6.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 610 (10.23%) Greenfield Project
2 476 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 250 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 200 (3.35%) Mobile App
5 194 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 157 (2.63%) User Experience
7 138 (2.31%) Fintech
8 119 (1.99%) N-Tier
9 46 (0.77%) Social Media
10 41 (0.69%) Social Network
11 40 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 34 (0.57%) BBC
13 32 (0.54%) iPad
14 29 (0.49%) Smartphone
14 29 (0.49%) Tandem
15 28 (0.47%) e-Learning
16 25 (0.42%) Digital TV
16 25 (0.42%) EPoS
17 24 (0.40%) Algorithms
18 23 (0.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 686 (11.50%) Windows
2 179 (3.00%) Windows Server
3 134 (2.25%) Linux
4 78 (1.31%) Android
5 74 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 43 (0.72%) Unix
7 27 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 15 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.050%) CentOS
14 3 (0.050%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.050%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.017%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.017%) Solaris
15 1 (0.017%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.017%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,053 (51.18%) MVC
2 2,968 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1,598 (26.79%) TDD
4 1,025 (17.18%) Scrum
5 850 (14.25%) BDD
6 791 (13.26%) OO
7 748 (12.54%) Web Application Development
8 723 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 717 (12.02%) Web Development
10 520 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
11 516 (8.65%) Unit Testing
12 452 (7.58%) SDLC
13 451 (7.56%) Test Automation
14 409 (6.86%) SOLID
15 330 (5.53%) OOP
16 293 (4.91%) Mentoring
17 287 (4.81%) Dependency Injection
18 259 (4.34%) E-Commerce
19 249 (4.17%) Kanban
20 246 (4.12%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5,275 (88.43%) C#
2 3,123 (52.36%) JavaScript
3 2,680 (44.93%) SQL
4 750 (12.57%) T-SQL
5 556 (9.32%) VB.NET
6 419 (7.02%) Java
7 375 (6.29%) Ruby
8 253 (4.24%) C++
9 235 (3.94%) VB
10 223 (3.74%) TypeScript
11 204 (3.42%) PHP
12 147 (2.46%) PowerShell
13 118 (1.98%) Python
14 115 (1.93%) C
15 91 (1.53%) PL/SQL
16 78 (1.31%) F#
17 66 (1.11%) VB6
18 56 (0.94%) ES6
18 56 (0.94%) VBScript
19 45 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 651 (10.91%) Degree
2 179 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 105 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 44 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 34 (0.57%) MCPD
7 30 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 30 (0.50%) MCP
8 26 (0.44%) ISEB
9 23 (0.39%) MCTS
10 21 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 20 (0.34%) PhD
12 13 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.17%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
15 5 (0.084%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (0.084%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.067%) APMP
17 2 (0.034%) CEH
17 2 (0.034%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (5.38%) QA
2 30 (0.50%) SLA
3 16 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.15%) GAMP
5 9 (0.15%) GCP
6 8 (0.13%) WCAG
7 3 (0.050%) COSHH
7 3 (0.050%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.050%) PMO
8 2 (0.034%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.034%) HL7
8 2 (0.034%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.034%) TickIT
9 1 (0.017%) DICOM
9 1 (0.017%) GDPR
9 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.017%) MISRA
9 1 (0.017%) MISRA C
System Software
1 130 (2.18%) Docker
2 65 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.23%) Firmware
6 3 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.034%) NFS
7 2 (0.034%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.034%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.017%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.017%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.017%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.017%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (0.79%) Puppet
2 41 (0.69%) Kubernetes
3 35 (0.59%) Kibana
4 29 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
5 25 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 25 (0.42%) WSUS
6 17 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.27%) Ansible
8 9 (0.15%) OPNET
8 9 (0.15%) SCCM
8 9 (0.15%) SCOM
9 5 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.067%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.050%) OpenView
11 3 (0.050%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.050%) Terraform
12 2 (0.034%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.017%) Nagios
13 1 (0.017%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.017%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1,606 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 335 (5.62%) Oracle
3 165 (2.77%) Google
4 138 (2.31%) Xamarin
5 114 (1.91%) Capita
6 85 (1.42%) Facebook
7 73 (1.22%) Telerik
8 57 (0.96%) Sitecore
9 50 (0.84%) HP
10 44 (0.74%) VMware
11 38 (0.64%) Apple
12 36 (0.60%) Sony
13 34 (0.57%) Dynatrace
13 34 (0.57%) SolarWinds
14 33 (0.55%) Yahoo!
15 26 (0.44%) Twitter
16 23 (0.39%) DevExpress
17 21 (0.35%) Adobe
18 20 (0.34%) SAP
19 17 (0.28%) Intel