Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 62 142
Rank change year-on-year +27 +80 +236
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 1,046 599 610
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.76% 4.22% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.22% 10.42% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 806 549 569
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £74,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +6.00%

.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 6,872 5,748 10,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.38% 40.50% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,938 4,955 9,080
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,725
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,400
% change year-on-year - +7.68% +6.80%

.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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Thames Valley +55 359 £55,000 +10.00% 54
Hampshire +18 306 £52,500 +1.94% 44
Berkshire +47 219 £60,000 +9.09% 27
Surrey -4 162 £55,000 -4.35% 34
West Sussex +17 102 £65,000 +30.00% 18
Buckinghamshire +29 90 £48,500 +3.19% 13
East Sussex +17 86 £55,000 +7.32% 6
Oxfordshire +33 50 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Kent -7 23 £50,000 +17.65% 27
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1,036 (99.04%) .NET
2 917 (87.67%) C#
3 661 (63.19%) Azure
4 605 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
5 569 (54.40%) JavaScript
6 531 (50.76%) SQL
7 380 (36.33%) SQL Server
8 354 (33.84%) AngularJS
9 327 (31.26%) React
10 315 (30.11%) CSS
11 313 (29.92%) MVC
12 305 (29.16%) ASP.NET
13 298 (28.49%) Microservices
14 295 (28.20%) HTML
15 292 (27.92%) .NET Framework
16 279 (26.67%) Scrum
17 252 (24.09%) TDD
17 252 (24.09%) DevOps
18 229 (21.89%) Docker
19 224 (21.41%) Git (software)
20 198 (18.93%) ASP.NET Web API
21 191 (18.26%) Kubernetes
22 182 (17.40%) Microsoft
23 167 (15.97%) Vue.js
24 163 (15.58%) Software Engineering
25 150 (14.34%) Mentoring
26 149 (14.24%) RESTful
27 146 (13.96%) Entity Framework
28 142 (13.58%) Degree
29 138 (13.19%) AWS

.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 60 (5.74%) CMS
2 43 (4.11%) EPiServer
3 38 (3.63%) IIS
3 38 (3.63%) NServiceBus
4 18 (1.72%) Umbraco
5 16 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (1.15%) Apache Solr
7 10 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.48%) Confluence
9 4 (0.38%) Apache
9 4 (0.38%) Kentico
10 3 (0.29%) Headless CMS
10 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.19%) nginx
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.096%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 661 (63.19%) Azure
2 138 (13.19%) AWS
3 111 (10.61%) SaaS
4 59 (5.64%) Azure Service Bus
5 46 (4.40%) Serverless
6 43 (4.11%) Azure Storage
7 40 (3.82%) PaaS
8 39 (3.73%) IaaS
9 25 (2.39%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 24 (2.29%) Azure Functions
11 22 (2.10%) Azure App Service
12 19 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
12 19 (1.82%) GCP
13 16 (1.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 16 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (1.53%) GitHub
14 11 (1.05%) NuGet
15 9 (0.86%) Azure Service Fabric
16 8 (0.76%) Power Platform
17 6 (0.57%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.54%) HTTP
2 20 (1.91%) Skype
3 16 (1.53%) DNS
3 16 (1.53%) Firewall
3 16 (1.53%) VPN
4 10 (0.96%) Internet
5 8 (0.76%) SMTP
6 1 (0.096%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (36.33%) SQL Server
2 101 (9.66%) NoSQL
3 54 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 47 (4.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 26 (2.49%) SQLPlus
6 24 (2.29%) RDBMS
7 21 (2.01%) Big Data
8 11 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 10 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.48%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.48%) GIS
12 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.38%) MS Access
13 4 (0.38%) OLAP
13 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.29%) MySQL
14 3 (0.29%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 224 (21.41%) Git (software)
2 105 (10.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 97 (9.27%) TeamCity
4 50 (4.78%) Selenium
5 45 (4.30%) Visual Studio
6 42 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (3.92%) Jenkins
8 30 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
9 28 (2.68%) JIRA
10 24 (2.29%) NUnit
11 21 (2.01%) Cypress.io
12 17 (1.63%) Moq
13 15 (1.43%) Grunt
13 15 (1.43%) gulp
13 15 (1.43%) webpack
14 12 (1.15%) SpecFlow
15 11 (1.05%) Burp Suite
16 9 (0.86%) Charles Proxy
16 9 (0.86%) Fiddler
17 8 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 117 (11.19%) Social Skills
2 81 (7.74%) Finance
3 36 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.25%) Automotive
5 27 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.29%) Marketing
7 22 (2.10%) Organisational Skills
8 18 (1.72%) Advertising
9 14 (1.34%) Retail
10 12 (1.15%) Electronics
11 10 (0.96%) Games
11 10 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.86%) Law
13 8 (0.76%) Public Sector
14 5 (0.48%) Military
14 5 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.38%) Presentation Skills
16 3 (0.29%) Banking
17 2 (0.19%) Back Office
18 1 (0.096%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 869 (83.08%) Developer
2 529 (50.57%) .NET Developer
3 342 (32.70%) Software Developer
4 278 (26.58%) C# Developer
5 269 (25.72%) Senior Developer
6 198 (18.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 175 (16.73%) .NET Software Developer
8 139 (13.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 134 (12.81%) Full Stack Developer
9 134 (12.81%) Senior Software Developer
10 132 (12.62%) C# Software Developer
11 91 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
12 66 (6.31%) Software Engineer
13 60 (5.74%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 58 (5.54%) React Developer
15 48 (4.59%) Lead Developer
16 47 (4.49%) Azure Developer
16 47 (4.49%) SQL Developer
17 44 (4.21%) Senior .NET Software Developer
18 43 (4.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,036 (99.04%) .NET
2 354 (33.84%) AngularJS
3 327 (31.26%) React
4 315 (30.11%) CSS
5 305 (29.16%) ASP.NET
6 295 (28.20%) HTML
7 292 (27.92%) .NET Framework
8 198 (18.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 167 (15.97%) Vue.js
10 149 (14.24%) RESTful
11 146 (13.96%) Entity Framework
12 113 (10.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 97 (9.27%) HTML5
14 93 (8.89%) ASP.NET Core
15 90 (8.60%) REST
16 80 (7.65%) CSS3
17 79 (7.55%) Web Services
18 78 (7.46%) jQuery
18 78 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 66 (6.31%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (4.40%) User Experience
3 27 (2.58%) Mobile App
4 18 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 13 (1.24%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.15%) iPhone
7 12 (1.15%) LIMS
8 10 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
10 5 (0.48%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.38%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.38%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.29%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.19%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.19%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.19%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.19%) Robotics
14 1 (0.096%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 64 (6.12%) Windows
2 30 (2.87%) Windows Server
3 21 (2.01%) VMS
4 20 (1.91%) Android
5 19 (1.82%) Linux
6 8 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.76%) Unix
7 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (29.92%) MVC
3 298 (28.49%) Microservices
4 279 (26.67%) Scrum
5 252 (24.09%) DevOps
5 252 (24.09%) TDD
6 163 (15.58%) Software Engineering
7 150 (14.34%) Mentoring
8 129 (12.33%) Unit Testing
9 114 (10.90%) Test Automation
10 109 (10.42%) SOLID
11 98 (9.37%) Computer Science
12 84 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (6.41%) Mathematics
14 66 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
15 65 (6.21%) SDLC
16 64 (6.12%) Fintech
17 60 (5.74%) Project Management
18 59 (5.64%) BDD
19 54 (5.16%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 917 (87.67%) C#
2 569 (54.40%) JavaScript
3 531 (50.76%) SQL
4 96 (9.18%) TypeScript
5 90 (8.60%) T-SQL
6 39 (3.73%) C++
7 35 (3.35%) PowerShell
8 29 (2.77%) Python
8 29 (2.77%) VB.NET
9 18 (1.72%) Java
10 14 (1.34%) VB
11 11 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.48%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.48%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.29%) ES6
13 3 (0.29%) Go
14 2 (0.19%) VB6
15 1 (0.096%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.096%) PHP
15 1 (0.096%) XAML
Qualifications
1 142 (13.58%) Degree
2 60 (5.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.38%) ISEB
5 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.97%) QA
2 3 (0.29%) Accessibility
System Software
1 229 (21.89%) Docker
2 18 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 191 (18.26%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.29%) Terraform
3 5 (0.48%) Grafana
3 5 (0.48%) Prometheus
4 4 (0.38%) Puppet
5 3 (0.29%) Ansible
6 1 (0.096%) MIIS
6 1 (0.096%) Nmap
Vendors
1 182 (17.40%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.06%) Oracle
3 28 (2.68%) Xamarin
4 21 (2.01%) Google
4 21 (2.01%) VMware
5 16 (1.53%) Telerik
6 15 (1.43%) IBM
7 8 (0.76%) SAP
8 7 (0.67%) Xceptor
9 3 (0.29%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.096%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.096%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.096%) Okta
10 1 (0.096%) OpenText