Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > South East
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,701 4,200 5,216
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 18.71% 16.87% 18.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.36% 43.05% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,670 3,942 5,008
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 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 4,113 9,757 11,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.23% 39.18% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,576 8,441 10,249
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET in the South East.

Salary trend for .NET in the South East

.NET
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in the South East over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 +1 471 £50,000 +5.26% 112
Hampshire -2 382 £51,250 +13.89% 70
West Sussex +4 365 £60,000 +26.32% 29
Berkshire +5 282 £55,000 +10.00% 51
Surrey -1 217 £55,000 - 63
East Sussex +1 185 £55,000 +15.79% 26
Oxfordshire -2 119 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Buckinghamshire -5 70 £52,500 +10.53% 30
Kent +3 60 £46,250 +2.78% 31
Middlesex +10 5 £60,000 -
Sussex - 4 £52,500 - 1
Home Counties +1 1 £47,500 +5.56%
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 1,471 (86.48%) C#
2 824 (48.44%) Azure
3 788 (46.33%) JavaScript
4 756 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 675 (39.68%) SQL Server
6 664 (39.04%) .NET Core
7 628 (36.92%) SQL
8 626 (36.80%) ASP.NET
9 473 (27.81%) HTML
10 443 (26.04%) CSS
11 437 (25.69%) MVC
12 397 (23.34%) Microsoft
13 381 (22.40%) .NET Framework
14 379 (22.28%) DevOps
15 372 (21.87%) React
16 369 (21.69%) TDD
17 346 (20.34%) AngularJS
18 314 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 313 (18.40%) Scrum
20 298 (17.52%) Microservices
21 288 (16.93%) Software Engineering
22 270 (15.87%) Git (software)
23 261 (15.34%) Test Automation
24 250 (14.70%) Degree
25 218 (12.82%) jQuery
26 215 (12.64%) TypeScript
26 215 (12.64%) Entity Framework
27 212 (12.46%) Docker
28 207 (12.17%) ASP.NET Web API
29 188 (11.05%) NoSQL

.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 90 (5.29%) NServiceBus
2 49 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.76%) IIS
4 43 (2.53%) CMS
5 31 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (1.59%) Umbraco
7 24 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 18 (1.06%) EPiServer
9 15 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (0.88%) SAS
10 11 (0.65%) Headless CMS
10 11 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.59%) Confluence
11 10 (0.59%) Kentico
12 6 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.35%) DNN
13 5 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.24%) Orchard CMS
15 3 (0.18%) Appian
Applications
1 13 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.059%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 59 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.65%) SAP GTS
3 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.12%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.059%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.059%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 824 (48.44%) Azure
2 111 (6.53%) SaaS
3 109 (6.41%) AWS
3 109 (6.41%) PaaS
4 103 (6.06%) IaaS
5 41 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
6 38 (2.23%) Serverless
7 33 (1.94%) Azure Functions
8 29 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (1.65%) Office 365
9 28 (1.65%) Power Platform
10 14 (0.82%) Logic Apps
11 13 (0.76%) GitHub
12 10 (0.59%) PowerApps
13 7 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
15 5 (0.29%) Amazon Cognito
15 5 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.29%) AWS Fargate
15 5 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 168 (9.88%) Skype
2 115 (6.76%) HTTP
3 16 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.88%) DNS
5 12 (0.71%) WAN
6 11 (0.65%) RTP
7 10 (0.59%) Internet
8 9 (0.53%) Firewall
9 7 (0.41%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.35%) WEP
11 3 (0.18%) FTP
12 2 (0.12%) H.323
12 2 (0.12%) Intranet
12 2 (0.12%) Modbus
12 2 (0.12%) RS-232
12 2 (0.12%) SSL
12 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.12%) VoIP
13 1 (0.059%) MQTT
13 1 (0.059%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 675 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 188 (11.05%) NoSQL
3 69 (4.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 67 (3.94%) Relational Database
5 47 (2.76%) MySQL
5 47 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 27 (1.59%) Big Data
8 25 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
10 16 (0.94%) Redis
11 15 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
11 15 (0.88%) Power BI
12 14 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (0.76%) DB2
14 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.53%) MS Access
15 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.53%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 270 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 112 (6.58%) Selenium
3 89 (5.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 87 (5.11%) Visual Studio
5 76 (4.47%) SpecFlow
6 75 (4.41%) TeamCity
7 73 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 61 (3.59%) NUnit
9 43 (2.53%) WebDriver
10 31 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 27 (1.59%) JIRA
11 27 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (1.12%) Eclipse
13 17 (1.00%) Moq
14 14 (0.82%) Cypress.io
15 13 (0.76%) MSTest
16 11 (0.65%) Burp Suite
17 9 (0.53%) JMeter
18 8 (0.47%) Fiddler
18 8 (0.47%) Jasmine
General
1 150 (8.82%) Finance
2 35 (2.06%) Public Sector
3 28 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 23 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.06%) Games
6 14 (0.82%) Electronics
7 12 (0.71%) Legal
8 10 (0.59%) Advertising
8 10 (0.59%) Banking
9 9 (0.53%) Marketing
9 9 (0.53%) Retail
10 7 (0.41%) Local Government
11 4 (0.24%) Korean Language
11 4 (0.24%) Law
12 2 (0.12%) Automotive
12 2 (0.12%) Billing
12 2 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.059%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.059%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,139 (66.96%) Developer
2 569 (33.45%) .NET Developer
3 369 (21.69%) Software Developer
4 358 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 306 (17.99%) Senior Developer
6 231 (13.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 156 (9.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 135 (7.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 135 (7.94%) Software Engineer
9 127 (7.47%) C# Software Developer
10 107 (6.29%) Full Stack Developer
11 104 (6.11%) Senior Software Developer
12 86 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
13 77 (4.53%) Architect
14 72 (4.23%) Lead Developer
15 69 (4.06%) Azure Developer
16 67 (3.94%) Analyst
17 59 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
17 59 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 51 (3.00%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 664 (39.04%) .NET Core
2 626 (36.80%) ASP.NET
3 473 (27.81%) HTML
4 443 (26.04%) CSS
5 381 (22.40%) .NET Framework
6 372 (21.87%) React
7 346 (20.34%) AngularJS
8 314 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 218 (12.82%) jQuery
10 215 (12.64%) Entity Framework
11 207 (12.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 178 (10.46%) REST
13 169 (9.94%) ASP.NET Core
14 153 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 139 (8.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 131 (7.70%) Web Services
17 116 (6.82%) Vue.js
18 114 (6.70%) HTML5
19 89 (5.23%) RESTful
20 76 (4.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (2.18%) Algorithms
4 36 (2.12%) User Experience
5 29 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.23%) LIMS
8 19 (1.12%) Cloud Native
9 18 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (0.82%) Robotics
12 12 (0.71%) EPoS
13 9 (0.53%) iPhone
13 9 (0.53%) Renewable Energy
14 7 (0.41%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (0.41%) RIA
15 6 (0.35%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.29%) Driving Licence
16 5 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 143 (8.41%) Windows
2 41 (2.41%) Android
3 29 (1.70%) Linux
4 27 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.059%) Unix
6 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (25.69%) MVC
3 379 (22.28%) DevOps
4 369 (21.69%) TDD
5 313 (18.40%) Scrum
6 298 (17.52%) Microservices
7 288 (16.93%) Software Engineering
8 261 (15.34%) Test Automation
9 156 (9.17%) BDD
10 152 (8.94%) Mentoring
11 142 (8.35%) SOLID
12 136 (8.00%) Computer Science
13 131 (7.70%) OO
14 125 (7.35%) Unit Testing
15 118 (6.94%) Web Development
16 110 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
17 98 (5.76%) Artificial Intelligence
18 96 (5.64%) CRM
19 93 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
20 90 (5.29%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,471 (86.48%) C#
2 788 (46.33%) JavaScript
3 628 (36.92%) SQL
4 215 (12.64%) TypeScript
5 119 (7.00%) Java
6 112 (6.58%) C++
7 100 (5.88%) Python
8 87 (5.11%) PowerShell
9 86 (5.06%) VB.NET
10 75 (4.41%) T-SQL
11 46 (2.70%) C
12 39 (2.29%) VB
13 21 (1.23%) Embedded C
13 21 (1.23%) Embedded C++
14 14 (0.82%) PHP
15 12 (0.71%) Apex Code
15 12 (0.71%) SOQL
15 12 (0.71%) VB6
16 9 (0.53%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 250 (14.70%) Degree
2 75 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 30 (1.76%) ISEB
6 14 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.76%) MCITP
8 12 (0.71%) MCSA
9 11 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (0.35%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.29%) CEH
12 5 (0.29%) CREST Certified
12 5 (0.29%) OSCP
13 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.059%) CISA
14 1 (0.059%) CIW
14 1 (0.059%) GIAC
14 1 (0.059%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.70%) QA
2 12 (0.71%) COBIT
3 9 (0.53%) GDPR
3 9 (0.53%) SLA
4 6 (0.35%) ISO 13485
4 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) NIST
6 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.059%) WCAG
System Software
1 212 (12.46%) Docker
2 13 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.059%) Firmware
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.059%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 181 (10.64%) Kubernetes
2 56 (3.29%) Terraform
3 12 (0.71%) Puppet
3 12 (0.71%) SCCM
3 12 (0.71%) SCOM
3 12 (0.71%) WMI
4 4 (0.24%) Ansible
5 3 (0.18%) Grafana
6 2 (0.12%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.059%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.059%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.059%) Kibana
7 1 (0.059%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 397 (23.34%) Microsoft
2 39 (2.29%) Xamarin
3 33 (1.94%) Sitecore
4 29 (1.70%) Oracle
5 24 (1.41%) VMware
6 23 (1.35%) IBM
7 20 (1.18%) Remedy
8 16 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (0.88%) SAP
10 12 (0.71%) CA
11 11 (0.65%) HP
11 11 (0.65%) Hyperion
11 11 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
11 11 (0.65%) ServiceNow
11 11 (0.65%) Siebel
12 9 (0.53%) Apple
12 9 (0.53%) Google
13 5 (0.29%) Telerik
14 4 (0.24%) Blue Prism
14 4 (0.24%) Facebook