Period
to 28 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
England > South East
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 40 142
Rank change year-on-year -6 +102 +150
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 1,037 497 587
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.89% 6.28% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.31% 14.12% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 816 444 534
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

.NET Core 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 7,246 3,521 9,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.15% 44.47% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5,278 3,088 8,532
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,755
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the South East

.NET Core
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for .NET Core in the South East

.NET Core
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in the South East over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in the South East

.NET Core
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 Core within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 September 2021. 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 -10 344 £55,000 +4.76% 39
Thames Valley -1 305 £57,500 +15.00% 48
Berkshire +1 167 £65,000 +30.00% 25
Surrey -24 149 £60,000 +4.35% 27
West Sussex -5 95 £70,000 +27.27% 9
East Sussex +1 93 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Buckinghamshire +6 90 £48,500 +2.11% 13
Oxfordshire -5 48 £50,000 -14.89% 10
Kent -8 35 £65,000 +26.83% 22
Sussex - 2 £60,000 -
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, IT jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 1,020 (98.36%) .NET
2 914 (88.14%) C#
3 656 (63.26%) Azure
4 613 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
5 504 (48.60%) SQL
6 478 (46.09%) JavaScript
7 357 (34.43%) React
8 333 (32.11%) AngularJS
9 310 (29.89%) SQL Server
10 302 (29.12%) Scrum
11 297 (28.64%) MVC
11 297 (28.64%) ASP.NET
12 291 (28.06%) Microservices
13 284 (27.39%) .NET Framework
14 272 (26.23%) HTML
15 270 (26.04%) Full Stack Development
16 262 (25.27%) CSS
17 261 (25.17%) Docker
18 247 (23.82%) DevOps
18 247 (23.82%) TDD
19 222 (21.41%) Kubernetes
20 215 (20.73%) ASP.NET Web API
21 199 (19.19%) Microsoft
22 194 (18.71%) Git (software)
23 178 (17.16%) Software Engineering
24 168 (16.20%) Test Automation
25 160 (15.43%) Mentoring
26 151 (14.56%) SaaS
27 142 (13.69%) Unit Testing
28 138 (13.31%) Degree

.NET Core
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 35 (3.38%) CMS
2 21 (2.03%) NServiceBus
3 20 (1.93%) EPiServer
3 20 (1.93%) IIS
3 20 (1.93%) Umbraco
4 19 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.77%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.48%) Confluence
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.096%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 656 (63.26%) Azure
2 151 (14.56%) SaaS
3 124 (11.96%) AWS
4 64 (6.17%) Azure Service Bus
5 50 (4.82%) Serverless
6 41 (3.95%) Azure Storage
7 39 (3.76%) Azure Functions
8 35 (3.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 34 (3.28%) PaaS
10 33 (3.18%) GCP
11 32 (3.09%) IaaS
12 28 (2.70%) GitHub
13 27 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
14 23 (2.22%) Azure Event Grid
15 22 (2.12%) Azure App Service
16 20 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
16 20 (1.93%) NuGet
17 19 (1.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 17 (1.64%) Microsoft 365
19 12 (1.16%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.93%) DNS
2 19 (1.83%) Firewall
2 19 (1.83%) HTTP
2 19 (1.83%) VPN
3 12 (1.16%) SMTP
4 9 (0.87%) Skype
5 7 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.096%) MQTT
6 1 (0.096%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 41 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 38 (3.66%) Azure SQL Database
5 36 (3.47%) Big Data
6 19 (1.83%) Data Lake
7 17 (1.64%) OLAP
8 16 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (0.77%) SQLPlus
11 7 (0.68%) GIS
11 7 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.48%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.39%) Redis
14 3 (0.29%) MySQL
14 3 (0.29%) Spatial Data
15 2 (0.19%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.19%) Power BI
15 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 194 (18.71%) Git (software)
2 77 (7.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 71 (6.85%) TeamCity
4 69 (6.65%) Selenium
5 42 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (3.95%) Jenkins
7 40 (3.86%) SpecFlow
8 37 (3.57%) Visual Studio
9 34 (3.28%) JIRA
10 21 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
11 19 (1.83%) Moq
11 19 (1.83%) NUnit
12 16 (1.54%) Cypress.io
13 12 (1.16%) gulp
13 12 (1.16%) webpack
14 11 (1.06%) Grunt
15 8 (0.77%) JMeter
15 8 (0.77%) Locust
15 8 (0.77%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.77%) WebSurge
General
1 135 (13.02%) Social Skills
2 68 (6.56%) Finance
3 40 (3.86%) Organisational Skills
4 33 (3.18%) Retail
5 27 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 13 (1.25%) Advertising
8 9 (0.87%) Automotive
8 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.77%) Electronics
9 8 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.68%) Marketing
11 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.48%) Military
12 3 (0.29%) Games
13 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.19%) Publishing
14 1 (0.096%) Back Office
14 1 (0.096%) Law
14 1 (0.096%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 835 (80.52%) Developer
2 438 (42.24%) .NET Developer
3 319 (30.76%) Software Developer
4 304 (29.32%) C# Developer
5 274 (26.42%) Senior Developer
6 206 (19.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 144 (13.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 143 (13.79%) .NET Software Developer
9 124 (11.96%) Senior C# Developer
10 122 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 108 (10.41%) Senior Software Developer
12 98 (9.45%) C# Software Developer
13 87 (8.39%) Software Engineer
14 83 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 65 (6.27%) Azure Developer
16 59 (5.69%) Lead Developer
17 52 (5.01%) React Developer
18 49 (4.73%) Web Developer
19 48 (4.63%) Architect
20 45 (4.34%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,020 (98.36%) .NET
2 357 (34.43%) React
3 333 (32.11%) AngularJS
4 297 (28.64%) ASP.NET
5 284 (27.39%) .NET Framework
6 272 (26.23%) HTML
7 262 (25.27%) CSS
8 215 (20.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 126 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 122 (11.76%) Vue.js
11 118 (11.38%) RESTful
12 112 (10.80%) Entity Framework
13 94 (9.06%) ASP.NET Core
14 84 (8.10%) HTML5
15 81 (7.81%) REST
16 68 (6.56%) Web Services
17 66 (6.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 63 (6.08%) jQuery
19 60 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
20 56 (5.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 105 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (6.27%) User Experience
3 35 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 21 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (1.93%) Cloud Native
6 18 (1.74%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.06%) Legacy Systems
10 9 (0.87%) iPhone
11 8 (0.77%) LIMS
12 7 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.68%) Life Science
12 7 (0.68%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.58%) Smart Energy
13 6 (0.58%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.58%) Tandem
13 6 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.48%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.11%) Windows
2 27 (2.60%) VMS
3 26 (2.51%) Linux
4 22 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.64%) Android
6 8 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (29.12%) Scrum
3 297 (28.64%) MVC
4 291 (28.06%) Microservices
5 270 (26.04%) Full Stack Development
6 247 (23.82%) DevOps
6 247 (23.82%) TDD
7 178 (17.16%) Software Engineering
8 168 (16.20%) Test Automation
9 160 (15.43%) Mentoring
10 142 (13.69%) Unit Testing
11 116 (11.19%) Computer Science
12 107 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
13 90 (8.68%) SOLID
14 69 (6.65%) Mathematics
15 62 (5.98%) Artificial Intelligence
16 59 (5.69%) Domain-Driven Design
16 59 (5.69%) Machine Learning
16 59 (5.69%) Physics
17 58 (5.59%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 914 (88.14%) C#
2 504 (48.60%) SQL
3 478 (46.09%) JavaScript
4 113 (10.90%) TypeScript
5 54 (5.21%) T-SQL
6 48 (4.63%) PowerShell
7 35 (3.38%) Bash Shell
8 34 (3.28%) C++
9 29 (2.80%) Java
10 28 (2.70%) Python
11 19 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 17 (1.64%) Go
13 15 (1.45%) VB
14 8 (0.77%) C
15 6 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.29%) Bicep
17 2 (0.19%) PHP
18 1 (0.096%) Groovy
18 1 (0.096%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.096%) XAML
Qualifications
1 138 (13.31%) Degree
2 60 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (0.29%) GxP
3 1 (0.096%) Accessibility
System Software
1 261 (25.17%) Docker
2 25 (2.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 222 (21.41%) Kubernetes
2 39 (3.76%) Terraform
3 3 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.19%) Rancher
5 1 (0.096%) MIIS
Vendors
1 199 (19.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (2.99%) Oracle
3 30 (2.89%) Xamarin
4 27 (2.60%) Telerik
5 21 (2.03%) Google
6 19 (1.83%) VMware
7 11 (1.06%) IBM
8 4 (0.39%) YouTube
9 3 (0.29%) Agilent
10 2 (0.19%) SAP
11 1 (0.096%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.096%) Intel
11 1 (0.096%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.096%) OpenText