Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 5,921 5,424 6,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.69% 17.90% 16.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.47% 45.28% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,531 5,089 6,341
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £61,250
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 13,942 11,980 15,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.00% 39.53% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12,237 10,402 13,508
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +1 2,057 £45,000 +5.88% 303
Hampshire 0 1,522 £42,500 +6.25% 136
Surrey +1 1,040 £45,000 -10.00% 141
Berkshire +4 1,010 £45,000 - 138
Buckinghamshire +2 539 £44,000 +3.53% 76
East Sussex -1 536 £45,000 +6.93% 46
Oxfordshire 0 526 £42,500 +6.25% 89
West Sussex -4 372 £42,500 -2.30% 50
Kent 0 351 £42,500 +4.94% 59
Middlesex -7 16 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Sussex -7 14 £42,500 -15.00% 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 5,184 (87.55%) C#
2 3,296 (55.67%) ASP.NET
3 3,131 (52.88%) SQL Server
4 3,097 (52.31%) JavaScript
5 2,971 (50.18%) MVC
6 2,899 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
7 2,593 (43.79%) SQL
8 2,274 (38.41%) HTML
9 2,091 (35.31%) CSS
10 1,917 (32.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,665 (28.12%) AngularJS
12 1,598 (26.99%) Microsoft
13 1,501 (25.35%) TDD
13 1,501 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1,390 (23.48%) .NET Framework
15 1,336 (22.56%) jQuery
16 1,270 (21.45%) WCF
17 953 (16.10%) Scrum
18 845 (14.27%) Microsoft Azure
19 813 (13.73%) BDD
20 800 (13.51%) OO
21 779 (13.16%) RESTful
22 742 (12.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 734 (12.40%) Entity Framework
24 729 (12.31%) Software Engineering
25 723 (12.21%) Windows
26 719 (12.14%) Web Services
27 711 (12.01%) T-SQL
28 700 (11.82%) Git (software)
28 700 (11.82%) SQL Server 2016

.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
1 357 (6.03%) IIS
2 217 (3.66%) CMS
3 166 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 116 (1.96%) Umbraco
5 96 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
6 83 (1.40%) NServiceBus
7 79 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 59 (1.00%) EPiServer
9 50 (0.84%) Apache
10 47 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 46 (0.78%) JBoss
12 40 (0.68%) WebLogic
13 39 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 38 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
15 34 (0.57%) Confluence
16 32 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 24 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
18 21 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
19 20 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
20 16 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 92 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (0.59%) Chatbot
4 18 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.034%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.034%) Maya
10 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 176 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.25%) Magento
4 12 (0.20%) Elite 3E
5 8 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.068%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.068%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.034%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.017%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.017%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.017%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.017%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.017%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 845 (14.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 241 (4.07%) SaaS
3 219 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (1.40%) GitHub
5 74 (1.25%) Office 365
6 61 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
6 61 (1.03%) npm
7 37 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 33 (0.56%) Yarn
9 21 (0.35%) Serverless
10 19 (0.32%) NuGet
11 16 (0.27%) PaaS
12 12 (0.20%) IaaS
13 11 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (0.068%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.068%) Sage Pay
16 3 (0.051%) Datadog
16 3 (0.051%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 161 (2.72%) Internet
2 62 (1.05%) Broadband
3 52 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 48 (0.81%) HTTP
5 45 (0.76%) Intranet
6 36 (0.61%) SSL
7 31 (0.52%) FTP
7 31 (0.52%) SMS
8 27 (0.46%) Network Security
9 26 (0.44%) Hyperconnected
10 22 (0.37%) Wireshark
11 19 (0.32%) Wireless
12 18 (0.30%) Firewall
13 15 (0.25%) HTTPS
13 15 (0.25%) LAN
13 15 (0.25%) WAN
14 10 (0.17%) Extranet
14 10 (0.17%) SMTP
15 8 (0.14%) AMQP
15 8 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,131 (52.88%) SQL Server
2 700 (11.82%) SQL Server 2016
3 444 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 251 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 227 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 214 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 187 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 172 (2.90%) MongoDB
9 166 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 161 (2.72%) MySQL
11 131 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 110 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
13 100 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 76 (1.28%) Power BI
15 70 (1.18%) Oracle Database
16 58 (0.98%) Big Data
17 52 (0.88%) RavenDB
18 50 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
19 38 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
20 34 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 700 (11.82%) Git (software)
2 631 (10.66%) Visual Studio
3 493 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 246 (4.15%) NUnit
5 134 (2.26%) JIRA
6 131 (2.21%) Selenium
7 129 (2.18%) MSTest
8 116 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 96 (1.62%) Moq
10 94 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 89 (1.50%) SpecFlow
12 80 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
13 78 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
14 77 (1.30%) Subversion
15 63 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
16 57 (0.96%) MSBuild
17 54 (0.91%) webpack
18 48 (0.81%) gulp
19 41 (0.69%) Babel
20 38 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 644 (10.88%) Finance
2 310 (5.24%) Retail
3 193 (3.26%) Marketing
4 187 (3.16%) Games
5 177 (2.99%) Advertising
6 100 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 82 (1.38%) Music Industry
8 70 (1.18%) Banking
9 61 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 41 (0.69%) Back Office
11 30 (0.51%) Electronics
12 23 (0.39%) Automotive
13 21 (0.35%) Billing
14 18 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.20%) Legal
17 10 (0.17%) Law
17 10 (0.17%) Publishing
18 8 (0.14%) French Language
18 8 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4,741 (80.07%) Developer
2 2,998 (50.63%) .NET Developer
3 2,029 (34.27%) C# Developer
4 1,471 (24.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 1,216 (20.54%) Software Developer
6 792 (13.38%) Senior Developer
7 741 (12.51%) .NET Software Developer
8 733 (12.38%) C# Software Developer
9 730 (12.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 662 (11.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 610 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 529 (8.93%) SQL Developer
13 424 (7.16%) Senior .NET Developer
14 364 (6.15%) Junior
15 359 (6.06%) Web Developer
16 354 (5.98%) Senior C# Developer
17 344 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
18 301 (5.08%) Junior Developer
18 301 (5.08%) Software Engineer
19 260 (4.39%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,296 (55.67%) ASP.NET
2 2,274 (38.41%) HTML
3 2,091 (35.31%) CSS
4 1,917 (32.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1,665 (28.12%) AngularJS
6 1,501 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1,390 (23.48%) .NET Framework
8 1,336 (22.56%) jQuery
9 1,270 (21.45%) WCF
10 779 (13.16%) RESTful
11 742 (12.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 734 (12.40%) Entity Framework
13 719 (12.14%) Web Services
14 660 (11.15%) WPF
15 647 (10.93%) HTML5
16 603 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 561 (9.47%) Node.js
18 555 (9.37%) XML
19 422 (7.13%) React
20 399 (6.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 601 (10.15%) Greenfield Project
2 496 (8.38%) Computer Science
3 241 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 201 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 187 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 151 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
6 151 (2.55%) User Experience
7 136 (2.30%) Fintech
8 98 (1.66%) N-Tier
9 58 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 51 (0.86%) Social Network
11 37 (0.62%) EPoS
12 36 (0.61%) Social Media
13 31 (0.52%) Smartphone
14 28 (0.47%) BBC
15 26 (0.44%) Driving Licence
16 25 (0.42%) iPad
17 22 (0.37%) Data Centre
17 22 (0.37%) e-Learning
18 21 (0.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 723 (12.21%) Windows
2 197 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 161 (2.72%) Linux
4 66 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 53 (0.90%) Android
5 53 (0.90%) Unix
6 30 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.25%) Windows Phone
9 15 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
10 13 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.15%) VMS
11 9 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.051%) CentOS
15 1 (0.017%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.017%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.017%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,971 (50.18%) MVC
2 2,899 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
3 1,501 (25.35%) TDD
4 953 (16.10%) Scrum
5 813 (13.73%) BDD
6 800 (13.51%) OO
7 729 (12.31%) Software Engineering
8 696 (11.75%) Web Application Development
9 655 (11.06%) Web Development
10 531 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
11 498 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
12 475 (8.02%) SDLC
13 453 (7.65%) Unit Testing
14 426 (7.19%) Test Automation
15 390 (6.59%) SOLID
16 336 (5.67%) OOP
17 295 (4.98%) E-Commerce
18 290 (4.90%) Mentoring
19 265 (4.48%) Dependency Injection
20 254 (4.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5,184 (87.55%) C#
2 3,097 (52.31%) JavaScript
3 2,593 (43.79%) SQL
4 711 (12.01%) T-SQL
5 517 (8.73%) VB.NET
6 405 (6.84%) Java
7 335 (5.66%) Ruby
8 248 (4.19%) C++
9 239 (4.04%) TypeScript
10 228 (3.85%) VB
11 206 (3.48%) PHP
12 153 (2.58%) PowerShell
13 130 (2.20%) Python
14 112 (1.89%) C
14 112 (1.89%) PL/SQL
15 72 (1.22%) VB6
16 59 (1.00%) F#
17 54 (0.91%) ES6
18 50 (0.84%) Perl
19 46 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 661 (11.16%) Degree
2 193 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 101 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 41 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 26 (0.44%) ISTQB
7 24 (0.41%) MCP
8 23 (0.39%) MCPD
9 22 (0.37%) Master's Degree
10 20 (0.34%) ISEB
11 16 (0.27%) MCTS
12 13 (0.22%) PhD
13 11 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.17%) DBS Check
15 9 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
17 4 (0.068%) MBA
18 3 (0.051%) APMP
18 3 (0.051%) TOGAF Certification
19 2 (0.034%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (4.66%) QA
2 28 (0.47%) SLA
3 21 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.32%) GCP
5 14 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.17%) GAMP
7 7 (0.12%) GDPR
7 7 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.10%) PMO
9 3 (0.051%) COSHH
9 3 (0.051%) MISRA
9 3 (0.051%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.034%) HL7
10 2 (0.034%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.017%) DICOM
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 104 (1.76%) Docker
2 88 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 22 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.25%) Firmware
6 4 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.051%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.034%) NFS
8 2 (0.034%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.034%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.034%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.017%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.017%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (0.86%) Puppet
2 31 (0.52%) Kubernetes
3 30 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
4 26 (0.44%) SCOM
5 25 (0.42%) Kibana
6 21 (0.35%) Ansible
6 21 (0.35%) SCCM
7 18 (0.30%) OPNET
7 18 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 17 (0.29%) WSUS
9 8 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.084%) OpenView
12 3 (0.051%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.034%) logstash
13 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.034%) TeamSite
13 2 (0.034%) Terraform
14 1 (0.017%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1,598 (26.99%) Microsoft
2 348 (5.88%) Oracle
3 187 (3.16%) Google
4 173 (2.92%) Capita
5 158 (2.67%) Xamarin
6 76 (1.28%) Facebook
7 65 (1.10%) VMware
8 55 (0.93%) SolarWinds
9 53 (0.90%) Telerik
10 52 (0.88%) HP
11 49 (0.83%) Dynatrace
12 47 (0.79%) Sitecore
13 34 (0.57%) Apple
14 30 (0.51%) Riverbed
14 30 (0.51%) ServiceNow
14 30 (0.51%) Sony
15 27 (0.46%) Twitter
15 27 (0.46%) Yahoo!
16 25 (0.42%) Cisco
17 24 (0.41%) Citrix