Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 4,143 5,060 5,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.10% 18.02% 18.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.71% 43.50% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,696 4,604 5,429
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9,479 11,632 13,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.11% 41.42% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,189 9,976 11,512
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 1,277 £47,500 - 266
Hampshire -1 1,112 £45,000 - 156
Surrey 0 676 £55,000 +15.79% 164
Berkshire +4 617 £50,000 - 119
West Sussex -1 506 £47,500 +5.56% 70
Oxfordshire +2 390 £42,500 -5.56% 81
East Sussex 0 383 £45,000 - 40
Buckinghamshire -7 270 £46,500 -1.06% 66
Kent -4 169 £45,000 +5.88% 61
Middlesex -9 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Isle of Wight - 6 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £45,000 -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 3,548 (85.64%) C#
2 2,119 (51.15%) JavaScript
3 1,794 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
4 1,710 (41.27%) ASP.NET
5 1,638 (39.54%) SQL Server
6 1,593 (38.45%) SQL
7 1,535 (37.05%) MVC
8 1,358 (32.78%) HTML
9 1,252 (30.22%) Azure
10 1,239 (29.91%) CSS
11 1,113 (26.86%) Microsoft
12 1,043 (25.17%) AngularJS
13 880 (21.24%) .NET Framework
14 831 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 730 (17.62%) jQuery
16 709 (17.11%) Degree
17 703 (16.97%) .NET Core
18 686 (16.56%) ASP.NET Web API
19 675 (16.29%) Software Engineering
20 649 (15.66%) Scrum
21 630 (15.21%) TDD
22 590 (14.24%) Web Services
23 572 (13.81%) Git (software)
24 524 (12.65%) DevOps
25 517 (12.48%) Visual Studio
26 499 (12.04%) WCF
27 463 (11.18%) Web Development
28 450 (10.86%) Windows
29 444 (10.72%) Computer Science
30 436 (10.52%) Unit Testing

.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
1 158 (3.81%) IIS
2 124 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 81 (1.96%) Confluence
4 77 (1.86%) CMS
5 54 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 53 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
8 27 (0.65%) WordPress
9 25 (0.60%) EPiServer
10 24 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 23 (0.56%) Umbraco
12 13 (0.31%) Kentico
13 10 (0.24%) ColdFusion
14 9 (0.22%) SugarCRM
15 8 (0.19%) Drupal
16 7 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.14%) SAS
17 6 (0.14%) Sitefinity
18 5 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.072%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.072%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.024%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.024%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.024%) InVision
6 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 110 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 10 (0.24%) GoldMine
4 10 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.097%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.048%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.048%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.048%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.024%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.024%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.024%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.024%) Scribe Insight
9 1 (0.024%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.024%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,252 (30.22%) Azure
2 392 (9.46%) AWS
3 210 (5.07%) SaaS
4 111 (2.68%) PaaS
5 94 (2.27%) GitHub
6 86 (2.08%) Power Platform
7 78 (1.88%) Serverless
8 62 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
9 48 (1.16%) IaaS
10 45 (1.09%) GCP
11 44 (1.06%) Azure Functions
12 30 (0.72%) Office 365
13 29 (0.70%) Slack
14 24 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
15 22 (0.53%) npm
16 19 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
17 18 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
18 17 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
19 15 (0.36%) PowerApps
20 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.26%) HTTP
2 50 (1.21%) Internet
3 33 (0.80%) Intranet
4 27 (0.65%) Firewall
5 15 (0.36%) Network Security
6 12 (0.29%) DNS
7 10 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.12%) RTP
8 5 (0.12%) VoIP
8 5 (0.12%) VPN
9 4 (0.097%) DHCP
9 4 (0.097%) Extranet
9 4 (0.097%) Wireless
10 1 (0.024%) Broadband
10 1 (0.024%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.024%) FTP
10 1 (0.024%) MPLS
10 1 (0.024%) SMTP
10 1 (0.024%) SNMP
10 1 (0.024%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,638 (39.54%) SQL Server
2 177 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 163 (3.93%) NoSQL
4 142 (3.43%) Relational Database
5 120 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 104 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 98 (2.37%) MySQL
8 81 (1.96%) Power BI
9 67 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
10 63 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 57 (1.38%) Big Data
12 50 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
13 47 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 46 (1.11%) MongoDB
15 45 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
15 45 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 38 (0.92%) RDBMS
17 24 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (0.41%) Oracle Database
19 15 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 572 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 517 (12.48%) Visual Studio
3 343 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 161 (3.89%) JIRA
5 149 (3.60%) Selenium
6 147 (3.55%) NUnit
7 116 (2.80%) Jenkins
8 108 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
9 93 (2.24%) TeamCity
10 80 (1.93%) SpecFlow
11 70 (1.69%) Subversion
12 62 (1.50%) StyleCop
13 60 (1.45%) WebDriver
14 55 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 55 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
15 54 (1.30%) Bitbucket
16 46 (1.11%) WiX
17 45 (1.09%) Cucumber
18 32 (0.77%) webpack
19 27 (0.65%) ReSharper
General
1 426 (10.28%) Finance
2 114 (2.75%) Retail
3 101 (2.44%) Marketing
4 77 (1.86%) Games
5 67 (1.62%) Automotive
6 41 (0.99%) Public Sector
7 37 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 34 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 27 (0.65%) Advertising
10 24 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 23 (0.56%) Back Office
12 22 (0.53%) Banking
12 22 (0.53%) Law
13 19 (0.46%) Legal
14 18 (0.43%) Electronics
14 18 (0.43%) Military
15 16 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.39%) Publishing
16 13 (0.31%) Billing
17 11 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,042 (73.43%) Developer
2 1,510 (36.45%) .NET Developer
3 1,152 (27.81%) C# Developer
4 938 (22.64%) Software Developer
5 740 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 592 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 387 (9.34%) Software Engineer
8 349 (8.42%) .NET Software Developer
9 343 (8.28%) C# Software Developer
10 284 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 264 (6.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 246 (5.94%) Web Developer
13 245 (5.91%) Junior
14 235 (5.67%) Full Stack Developer
15 231 (5.58%) Senior .NET Developer
16 213 (5.14%) Junior Developer
17 193 (4.66%) Senior Software Developer
18 172 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
19 166 (4.01%) Analyst
20 158 (3.81%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,710 (41.27%) ASP.NET
2 1,358 (32.78%) HTML
3 1,239 (29.91%) CSS
4 1,043 (25.17%) AngularJS
5 880 (21.24%) .NET Framework
6 831 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 730 (17.62%) jQuery
8 703 (16.97%) .NET Core
9 686 (16.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 590 (14.24%) Web Services
11 499 (12.04%) WCF
12 416 (10.04%) React
13 387 (9.34%) HTML5
14 386 (9.32%) Entity Framework
15 373 (9.00%) REST
16 336 (8.11%) XML
17 271 (6.54%) RESTful
18 240 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 232 (5.60%) Node.js
20 225 (5.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 289 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
2 154 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
3 137 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
4 130 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 126 (3.04%) User Experience
6 85 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 84 (2.03%) Algorithms
8 48 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
9 36 (0.87%) Cloud Native
10 29 (0.70%) Virtual Team
11 25 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 22 (0.53%) Data Structures
12 22 (0.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 21 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
14 19 (0.46%) Public Cloud
15 18 (0.43%) BYOD
15 18 (0.43%) Driving Licence
16 15 (0.36%) Enterprise Cloud
16 15 (0.36%) Social Media
17 14 (0.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 450 (10.86%) Windows
2 132 (3.19%) Linux
3 111 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 98 (2.37%) Android
5 94 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 42 (1.01%) Unix
7 16 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 16 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 15 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.24%) VMS
12 7 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.17%) tvOS
13 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
14 5 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.024%) CentOS
15 1 (0.024%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.024%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,794 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,535 (37.05%) MVC
3 675 (16.29%) Software Engineering
4 649 (15.66%) Scrum
5 630 (15.21%) TDD
6 524 (12.65%) DevOps
7 463 (11.18%) Web Development
8 444 (10.72%) Computer Science
9 436 (10.52%) Unit Testing
10 429 (10.35%) Problem-Solving
11 412 (9.94%) Test Automation
12 321 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
13 308 (7.43%) Mentoring
14 288 (6.95%) SDLC
15 281 (6.78%) BDD
16 267 (6.44%) SOLID
17 264 (6.37%) OO
18 259 (6.25%) Microservices
19 205 (4.95%) CRM
20 189 (4.56%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3,548 (85.64%) C#
2 2,119 (51.15%) JavaScript
3 1,593 (38.45%) SQL
4 321 (7.75%) VB.NET
5 301 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 298 (7.19%) Java
7 231 (5.58%) Python
8 213 (5.14%) TypeScript
9 201 (4.85%) C++
10 146 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 122 (2.94%) PHP
12 110 (2.66%) C
13 106 (2.56%) VB
14 59 (1.42%) Ruby
15 54 (1.30%) ES6
16 47 (1.13%) MATLAB
17 46 (1.11%) R
18 35 (0.84%) VB6
19 30 (0.72%) X++
20 29 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 709 (17.11%) Degree
2 344 (8.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 45 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
5 36 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 31 (0.75%) ISEB
7 30 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (0.68%) SC Cleared
9 18 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
10 17 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 15 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.27%) AWS Certification
12 11 (0.27%) MCP
13 7 (0.17%) CBAP
14 6 (0.14%) MCAD
14 6 (0.14%) MCPD
14 6 (0.14%) MCTS
15 5 (0.12%) MBA
16 4 (0.097%) MCITP
16 4 (0.097%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (4.49%) QA
2 28 (0.68%) DICOM
3 20 (0.48%) GDPR
4 12 (0.29%) WCAG
5 8 (0.19%) COBIT
5 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.14%) ISO 13485
7 6 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.097%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.097%) NIST
9 3 (0.072%) PMO
10 2 (0.048%) GAMP
11 1 (0.024%) WAI
System Software
1 230 (5.55%) Docker
2 33 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.36%) LXC
4 14 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.12%) Firmware
8 2 (0.048%) NFS
9 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.024%) Postfix
9 1 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.024%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 121 (2.92%) Kubernetes
2 68 (1.64%) Puppet
3 42 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.46%) Ansible
5 16 (0.39%) Terraform
6 15 (0.36%) Kibana
7 10 (0.24%) MIIS
8 6 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.048%) logstash
11 1 (0.024%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.024%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.024%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.024%) Graylog
11 1 (0.024%) Icinga
11 1 (0.024%) Nagios
11 1 (0.024%) SCCM
11 1 (0.024%) SQL Sentry
11 1 (0.024%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,113 (26.86%) Microsoft
2 115 (2.78%) Oracle
3 57 (1.38%) Sitecore
4 56 (1.35%) Xamarin
5 54 (1.30%) Google
6 41 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 36 (0.87%) Sage
7 36 (0.87%) SAP
8 30 (0.72%) IBM
9 27 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 17 (0.41%) Telerik
11 15 (0.36%) Cognos
11 15 (0.36%) VMware
12 14 (0.34%) Tableau
13 12 (0.29%) Apple
14 10 (0.24%) Facebook
14 10 (0.24%) JD Edwards
15 9 (0.22%) Adobe
15 9 (0.22%) OutSystems
15 9 (0.22%) Sun