Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,576 4,058 5,510
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 18.93% 15.63% 18.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.12% 40.60% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,547 3,870 5,367
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,975 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 3,655 9,996 12,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.89% 38.49% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,186 8,601 11,098
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,000 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%

.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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Hampshire 0 393 £50,000 +11.11% 60
Thames Valley -1 382 £50,000 +5.26% 111
West Sussex +5 290 £52,500 +10.53% 35
Surrey +3 249 £55,000 - 36
East Sussex +1 195 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Berkshire -3 191 £50,000 - 57
Oxfordshire +2 125 £45,000 +5.88% 30
Buckinghamshire -1 66 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Kent +3 50 £46,250 +2.78% 29
Sussex - 3 £52,500 - 1
Middlesex +6 1 £60,000 - 4
Home Counties +3 1 £47,500 -20.83%
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1,355 (85.98%) C#
2 778 (49.37%) JavaScript
3 732 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
4 693 (43.97%) Azure
5 637 (40.42%) SQL Server
6 599 (38.01%) SQL
7 583 (36.99%) ASP.NET
8 493 (31.28%) .NET Core
9 460 (29.19%) MVC
9 460 (29.19%) HTML
10 444 (28.17%) CSS
11 379 (24.05%) Microsoft
12 375 (23.79%) .NET Framework
13 374 (23.73%) AngularJS
14 326 (20.69%) React
15 322 (20.43%) DevOps
15 322 (20.43%) Scrum
16 309 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 306 (19.42%) Software Engineering
18 302 (19.16%) TDD
19 283 (17.96%) Degree
20 272 (17.26%) Microservices
21 241 (15.29%) Git (software)
22 226 (14.34%) ASP.NET Web API
23 209 (13.26%) Test Automation
24 206 (13.07%) jQuery
25 200 (12.69%) Windows
26 194 (12.31%) Entity Framework
27 178 (11.29%) Docker
28 152 (9.64%) REST

.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 60 (3.81%) IIS
2 50 (3.17%) NServiceBus
3 45 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 35 (2.22%) CMS
5 30 (1.90%) Umbraco
6 19 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (1.02%) SAS
9 15 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.89%) EPiServer
11 11 (0.70%) Headless CMS
12 10 (0.63%) Kentico
13 9 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.38%) Confluence
14 6 (0.38%) DNN
15 3 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
15 3 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
16 2 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.063%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 51 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.95%) SAP GTS
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.063%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.063%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 693 (43.97%) Azure
2 140 (8.88%) SaaS
3 95 (6.03%) AWS
4 79 (5.01%) PaaS
5 72 (4.57%) IaaS
6 45 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
7 39 (2.47%) Office 365
8 35 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (1.90%) Power Platform
10 19 (1.21%) Serverless
11 17 (1.08%) GitHub
12 13 (0.82%) Azure Functions
13 9 (0.57%) GCP
14 8 (0.51%) Logic Apps
15 7 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
16 6 (0.38%) PowerApps
17 5 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
17 5 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (0.32%) NuGet
18 4 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 136 (8.63%) Skype
2 77 (4.89%) HTTP
3 25 (1.59%) Firewall
4 10 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.57%) Internet
5 9 (0.57%) WAN
6 8 (0.51%) DNS
7 7 (0.44%) RTP
8 6 (0.38%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.32%) SMTP
9 5 (0.32%) VoIP
9 5 (0.32%) WEP
10 4 (0.25%) H.323
10 4 (0.25%) LAN
10 4 (0.25%) Modbus
10 4 (0.25%) RS-232
10 4 (0.25%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.19%) MQTT
11 3 (0.19%) Profibus
11 3 (0.19%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 637 (40.42%) SQL Server
2 124 (7.87%) NoSQL
3 71 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 59 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 42 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (2.47%) MySQL
7 35 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 31 (1.97%) Big Data
9 24 (1.52%) Power BI
10 21 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.08%) DB2
11 17 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
13 15 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.63%) Data Lake
15 10 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 241 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 112 (7.11%) Visual Studio
3 88 (5.58%) Selenium
4 72 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 63 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (3.93%) SpecFlow
7 52 (3.30%) NUnit
8 48 (3.05%) WebDriver
9 46 (2.92%) TeamCity
10 35 (2.22%) JIRA
11 26 (1.65%) Cucumber
12 24 (1.52%) Moq
12 24 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
13 20 (1.27%) Subversion
14 15 (0.95%) JMeter
14 15 (0.95%) MSTest
15 14 (0.89%) Jenkins
15 14 (0.89%) StyleCop
16 12 (0.76%) Cypress.io
17 11 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 150 (9.52%) Finance
2 25 (1.59%) Retail
3 24 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 21 (1.33%) Public Sector
5 19 (1.21%) Electronics
6 16 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 15 (0.95%) Legal
8 13 (0.82%) Banking
9 12 (0.76%) Games
10 7 (0.44%) Advertising
10 7 (0.44%) Local Government
11 6 (0.38%) Marketing
11 6 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.25%) Korean Language
12 4 (0.25%) Law
12 4 (0.25%) Military
12 4 (0.25%) Police
13 3 (0.19%) Back Office
14 2 (0.13%) Automotive
14 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,020 (64.72%) Developer
2 489 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 336 (21.32%) C# Developer
4 322 (20.43%) Software Developer
5 223 (14.15%) Senior Developer
6 207 (13.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 180 (11.42%) Software Engineer
8 121 (7.68%) .NET Software Developer
9 113 (7.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 87 (5.52%) C# Software Developer
11 83 (5.27%) Full Stack Developer
12 76 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
13 75 (4.76%) Architect
14 67 (4.25%) Lead Developer
15 65 (4.12%) C# Software Engineer
16 64 (4.06%) Analyst
17 60 (3.81%) Junior
18 56 (3.55%) Azure Developer
19 52 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
19 52 (3.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (36.99%) ASP.NET
2 493 (31.28%) .NET Core
3 460 (29.19%) HTML
4 444 (28.17%) CSS
5 375 (23.79%) .NET Framework
6 374 (23.73%) AngularJS
7 326 (20.69%) React
8 309 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 226 (14.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 206 (13.07%) jQuery
11 194 (12.31%) Entity Framework
12 152 (9.64%) REST
13 127 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 126 (7.99%) HTML5
15 121 (7.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 116 (7.36%) ASP.NET Core
17 114 (7.23%) Web Services
18 109 (6.92%) WCF
19 76 (4.82%) WPF
20 73 (4.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 124 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (3.30%) Algorithms
3 40 (2.54%) User Experience
4 39 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 33 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (0.82%) Cloud Native
8 13 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 12 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.70%) Robotics
11 10 (0.63%) LIMS
12 8 (0.51%) Digital Media
12 8 (0.51%) EPoS
12 8 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (0.51%) Life Science
13 7 (0.44%) Reinsurance
14 6 (0.38%) Augmented Reality
14 6 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.32%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 200 (12.69%) Windows
2 55 (3.49%) Android
3 41 (2.60%) Linux
4 36 (2.28%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.44%) Unix
7 5 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.13%) VMS
10 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.063%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (29.19%) MVC
3 322 (20.43%) DevOps
3 322 (20.43%) Scrum
4 306 (19.42%) Software Engineering
5 302 (19.16%) TDD
6 272 (17.26%) Microservices
7 209 (13.26%) Test Automation
8 139 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 136 (8.63%) Web Development
10 135 (8.57%) Computer Science
10 135 (8.57%) OO
10 135 (8.57%) Unit Testing
11 125 (7.93%) BDD
12 120 (7.61%) Artificial Intelligence
13 109 (6.92%) SOLID
14 99 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
15 98 (6.22%) CRM
16 96 (6.09%) Machine Learning
17 95 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,355 (85.98%) C#
2 778 (49.37%) JavaScript
3 599 (38.01%) SQL
4 148 (9.39%) TypeScript
5 127 (8.06%) Python
6 124 (7.87%) Java
7 112 (7.11%) C++
8 87 (5.52%) PowerShell
9 83 (5.27%) T-SQL
10 67 (4.25%) VB.NET
11 42 (2.66%) C
12 37 (2.35%) VB
13 31 (1.97%) R
14 27 (1.71%) MATLAB
15 23 (1.46%) VB6
16 15 (0.95%) Embedded C
16 15 (0.95%) Embedded C++
17 14 (0.89%) PHP
17 14 (0.89%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.76%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 283 (17.96%) Degree
2 85 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 28 (1.78%) ISEB
6 16 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.89%) MCITP
8 12 (0.76%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.32%) MCSA
12 4 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.063%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.063%) CISA
13 1 (0.063%) CIW
13 1 (0.063%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.063%) GIAC
13 1 (0.063%) OSCP
13 1 (0.063%) PhD
13 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.77%) QA
2 16 (1.02%) COBIT
3 8 (0.51%) SLA
4 6 (0.38%) GDPR
5 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) NIST
6 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 178 (11.29%) Docker
2 9 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 116 (7.36%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.33%) Terraform
3 11 (0.70%) Puppet
4 6 (0.38%) Ansible
5 5 (0.32%) SCCM
5 5 (0.32%) SCOM
5 5 (0.32%) WMI
6 3 (0.19%) Grafana
7 2 (0.13%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.063%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.063%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.063%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.063%) MIIS
8 1 (0.063%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.063%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 379 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 48 (3.05%) Oracle
3 47 (2.98%) Xamarin
4 30 (1.90%) IBM
5 24 (1.52%) Remedy
6 22 (1.40%) SAP
7 21 (1.33%) Sitecore
8 20 (1.27%) VMware
9 19 (1.21%) Google
10 16 (1.02%) CA
10 16 (1.02%) HP
11 15 (0.95%) Hyperion
11 15 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
11 15 (0.95%) ServiceNow
11 15 (0.95%) Siebel
12 14 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.70%) CheckPoint
14 10 (0.63%) Telerik
15 6 (0.38%) Hortonworks
16 5 (0.32%) Telstra