Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 5,531 5,445 6,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.69% 18.75% 17.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.92% 45.22% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,067 5,033 6,131
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,550 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 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 12,886 12,041 14,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.55% 41.46% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11,193 10,394 12,606
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £66,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +2 1,918 £45,000 +5.88% 306
Hampshire +1 1,416 £43,500 - 156
Surrey +1 1,056 £47,500 -5.00% 106
Berkshire +2 864 £50,000 +11.11% 111
Oxfordshire +1 572 £45,000 +5.88% 114
Buckinghamshire -1 487 £45,000 +2.27% 81
East Sussex -1 437 £44,611 +6.22% 49
West Sussex -3 412 £42,500 +3.03% 39
Kent 0 268 £42,000 +5.00% 75
Middlesex +5 12 £55,000 -10.20% 1
Sussex -1 5 £31,250 -10.71% 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 4,668 (84.40%) C#
2 2,716 (49.11%) JavaScript
3 2,656 (48.02%) ASP.NET
4 2,645 (47.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2,508 (45.34%) MVC
6 2,479 (44.82%) SQL Server
7 2,111 (38.17%) SQL
8 2,044 (36.96%) HTML
9 1,857 (33.57%) CSS
10 1,641 (29.67%) Microsoft
11 1,507 (27.25%) AngularJS
12 1,468 (26.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1,181 (21.35%) .NET Framework
14 1,155 (20.88%) jQuery
15 1,108 (20.03%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1,082 (19.56%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,024 (18.51%) TDD
18 880 (15.91%) WCF
19 870 (15.73%) Web Services
20 816 (14.75%) Scrum
21 722 (13.05%) Git (software)
22 720 (13.02%) OO
23 688 (12.44%) Visual Studio
24 684 (12.37%) Software Engineering
25 683 (12.35%) HTML5
26 661 (11.95%) Windows
27 618 (11.17%) Web Development
28 606 (10.96%) Finance
29 585 (10.58%) Test Automation
30 579 (10.47%) Degree

.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
1 315 (5.70%) IIS
2 241 (4.36%) CMS
3 193 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 160 (2.89%) Umbraco
5 98 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 90 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
7 79 (1.43%) Confluence
8 70 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 62 (1.12%) EPiServer
10 58 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
11 56 (1.01%) Apache
12 43 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 40 (0.72%) WebSphere
14 34 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
15 30 (0.54%) WebLogic
16 28 (0.51%) Kentico
17 24 (0.43%) JBoss
18 22 (0.40%) NServiceBus
19 21 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 16 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 60 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.56%) Chatbot
4 15 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.090%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.072%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.072%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.036%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 118 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.090%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.072%) Magento
6 4 (0.072%) Scribe Insight
7 2 (0.036%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.036%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.036%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.018%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.018%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.018%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.018%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,082 (19.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 295 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 237 (4.28%) SaaS
4 109 (1.97%) Office 365
5 105 (1.90%) PaaS
6 67 (1.21%) IaaS
7 55 (0.99%) Serverless
8 54 (0.98%) npm
9 53 (0.96%) GitHub
10 49 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
11 46 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
12 44 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
13 31 (0.56%) Azure Functions
14 28 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
15 26 (0.47%) Google Analytics
16 18 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
17 13 (0.24%) Google Play
18 11 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
19 10 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 112 (2.02%) Internet
2 53 (0.96%) HTTP
2 53 (0.96%) Intranet
3 35 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.51%) Broadband
5 26 (0.47%) Network Security
6 24 (0.43%) Skype
7 23 (0.42%) SMS
8 19 (0.34%) DNS
8 19 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
9 17 (0.31%) Firewall
10 16 (0.29%) SSL
10 16 (0.29%) Wireless
11 12 (0.22%) RS-232
11 12 (0.22%) SAN
12 11 (0.20%) FTP
13 10 (0.18%) Bluetooth
14 9 (0.16%) Ethernet
14 9 (0.16%) HTTPS
14 9 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,479 (44.82%) SQL Server
2 303 (5.48%) SQL Server 2016
3 251 (4.54%) Relational Database
4 248 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 217 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 211 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 174 (3.15%) MySQL
8 154 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 148 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 142 (2.57%) RDBMS
11 115 (2.08%) MongoDB
12 94 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 66 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
13 66 (1.19%) Big Data
14 62 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
15 60 (1.08%) Power BI
16 50 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
17 46 (0.83%) Oracle Database
18 45 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
19 37 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 722 (13.05%) Git (software)
2 688 (12.44%) Visual Studio
3 438 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 237 (4.28%) JIRA
5 210 (3.80%) NUnit
6 152 (2.75%) TeamCity
7 121 (2.19%) Selenium
8 112 (2.02%) Jenkins
9 103 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
10 94 (1.70%) Subversion
11 93 (1.68%) MSTest
12 92 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
13 86 (1.55%) webpack
14 78 (1.41%) gulp
15 67 (1.21%) SpecFlow
16 58 (1.05%) Moq
17 57 (1.03%) Ranorex
18 51 (0.92%) MSBuild
19 35 (0.63%) Cucumber
20 33 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 606 (10.96%) Finance
2 219 (3.96%) Retail
3 194 (3.51%) Marketing
4 136 (2.46%) Advertising
5 118 (2.13%) Games
6 101 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 50 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 45 (0.81%) Automotive
8 45 (0.81%) Electronics
9 43 (0.78%) Back Office
10 37 (0.67%) Banking
11 31 (0.56%) Legal
12 23 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.36%) Music Industry
14 11 (0.20%) Publishing
15 10 (0.18%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.16%) German Language
17 8 (0.14%) Billing
18 5 (0.090%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,086 (73.87%) Developer
2 2,357 (42.61%) .NET Developer
3 1,701 (30.75%) C# Developer
4 1,203 (21.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 1,018 (18.41%) Software Developer
6 661 (11.95%) Senior Developer
7 591 (10.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 588 (10.63%) C# Software Developer
9 528 (9.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 474 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 382 (6.91%) SQL Developer
12 378 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 374 (6.76%) Full Stack Developer
14 370 (6.69%) Senior .NET Developer
15 334 (6.04%) Software Engineer
16 295 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
17 277 (5.01%) Web Developer
18 259 (4.68%) Junior
19 255 (4.61%) Analyst
20 251 (4.54%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,656 (48.02%) ASP.NET
2 2,044 (36.96%) HTML
3 1,857 (33.57%) CSS
4 1,507 (27.25%) AngularJS
5 1,468 (26.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,181 (21.35%) .NET Framework
7 1,155 (20.88%) jQuery
8 1,108 (20.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 880 (15.91%) WCF
10 870 (15.73%) Web Services
11 683 (12.35%) HTML5
12 558 (10.09%) WPF
13 538 (9.73%) Entity Framework
14 513 (9.27%) RESTful
15 479 (8.66%) XML
16 477 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 436 (7.88%) REST
18 363 (6.56%) Node.js
19 355 (6.42%) React
20 333 (6.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 439 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 397 (7.18%) Computer Science
3 271 (4.90%) User Experience
4 257 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 236 (4.27%) Mobile App
6 170 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
7 158 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 106 (1.92%) Fintech
9 74 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 61 (1.10%) N-Tier
11 57 (1.03%) Social Media
12 50 (0.90%) Driving Licence
13 44 (0.80%) Algorithms
14 38 (0.69%) Data Centre
14 38 (0.69%) Reinsurance
15 30 (0.54%) Virtual Team
16 26 (0.47%) NHS
17 24 (0.43%) Client/Server
18 23 (0.42%) W3C
19 22 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 661 (11.95%) Windows
2 185 (3.34%) Apple iOS
2 185 (3.34%) Linux
3 173 (3.13%) Android
4 126 (2.28%) Windows Server
5 62 (1.12%) Unix
6 26 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (0.42%) Windows 8
8 21 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 19 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.11%) VMS
12 6 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.090%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 2 (0.036%) CentOS
14 2 (0.036%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.018%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,645 (47.82%) Agile Software Development
2 2,508 (45.34%) MVC
3 1,024 (18.51%) TDD
4 816 (14.75%) Scrum
5 720 (13.02%) OO
6 684 (12.37%) Software Engineering
7 618 (11.17%) Web Development
8 585 (10.58%) Test Automation
9 517 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
10 503 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 481 (8.70%) SDLC
12 452 (8.17%) BDD
13 446 (8.06%) Unit Testing
14 426 (7.70%) SOLID
15 360 (6.51%) Web Application Development
16 307 (5.55%) E-Commerce
17 294 (5.32%) Mentoring
18 284 (5.13%) CRM
19 277 (5.01%) OOD
20 263 (4.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4,668 (84.40%) C#
2 2,716 (49.11%) JavaScript
3 2,111 (38.17%) SQL
4 568 (10.27%) T-SQL
5 531 (9.60%) Java
6 458 (8.28%) VB.NET
7 264 (4.77%) TypeScript
8 262 (4.74%) C++
9 188 (3.40%) PowerShell
10 175 (3.16%) PHP
11 165 (2.98%) Python
12 135 (2.44%) Ruby
13 125 (2.26%) VB
14 78 (1.41%) C
15 72 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 60 (1.08%) F#
17 40 (0.72%) Scala
18 37 (0.67%) Go
19 35 (0.63%) Shell Script
20 34 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 579 (10.47%) Degree
2 143 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 41 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 39 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 26 (0.47%) ISEB
8 18 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 17 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
10 15 (0.27%) MCSA
11 14 (0.25%) MCSE
12 13 (0.24%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.16%) HND
14 9 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.13%) MCP
16 5 (0.090%) AWS Certification
17 4 (0.072%) CISSP
17 4 (0.072%) Numerate Degree
17 4 (0.072%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (5.95%) QA
2 36 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 31 (0.56%) SLA
4 27 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.27%) GDPR
7 13 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.20%) GCP
8 11 (0.20%) PMO
9 7 (0.13%) HL7
10 6 (0.11%) DICOM
10 6 (0.11%) WAI
11 5 (0.090%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.054%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.036%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.036%) WCAG
14 1 (0.018%) MISRA
14 1 (0.018%) MISRA C
14 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 92 (1.66%) Docker
3 47 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.54%) Firmware
5 23 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 15 (0.27%) LXC
8 8 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.11%) vSphere
10 5 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.054%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.054%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.054%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.018%) HDFS
12 1 (0.018%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 51 (0.92%) Ansible
2 42 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (0.47%) Kubernetes
5 24 (0.43%) Puppet
6 19 (0.34%) Kibana
7 10 (0.18%) SCOM
8 8 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.14%) SCCM
9 6 (0.11%) OPNET
10 5 (0.090%) Terraform
11 4 (0.072%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.054%) Nagios
12 3 (0.054%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.054%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.036%) Check_MK
13 2 (0.036%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.036%) Grafana
14 1 (0.018%) Marathon
14 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1,641 (29.67%) Microsoft
2 326 (5.89%) Oracle
3 213 (3.85%) Capita
4 159 (2.87%) Google
5 153 (2.77%) Xamarin
6 123 (2.22%) Sitecore
7 100 (1.81%) SAP
8 59 (1.07%) VMware
9 38 (0.69%) ServiceNow
10 37 (0.67%) TIBCO
11 31 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (0.56%) Telerik
12 28 (0.51%) Twitter
13 27 (0.49%) Facebook
14 26 (0.47%) IBM
14 26 (0.47%) Splunk
15 25 (0.45%) New Relic
16 24 (0.43%) HP
17 23 (0.42%) SolarWinds
18 22 (0.40%) Apple