Period
to 12 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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 64 144
Rank change year-on-year +30 +80 +221
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 994 620 607
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.73% 4.09% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.52% 10.05% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 783 570 565
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% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.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 6,406 6,172 10,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.38% 40.73% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,855 5,300 9,067
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £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 £64,781 £62,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,206 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.15% +4.16% +6.00%

.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 12 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 12 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 +60 334 £55,000 +10.00% 58
Hampshire +22 291 £52,500 +1.94% 49
Berkshire +58 220 £60,000 +9.09% 31
Surrey -3 159 £55,000 -4.35% 31
West Sussex +13 101 £65,000 +30.00% 19
East Sussex +25 84 £53,750 +7.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +26 65 £48,500 +3.19% 16
Oxfordshire +36 49 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Kent 0 21 £50,000 +17.65% 29
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 12 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.

1 986 (99.20%) .NET
2 892 (89.74%) C#
3 626 (62.98%) Azure
4 557 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
5 554 (55.73%) JavaScript
6 485 (48.79%) SQL
7 370 (37.22%) SQL Server
8 327 (32.90%) AngularJS
9 323 (32.49%) React
10 315 (31.69%) MVC
10 315 (31.69%) CSS
11 303 (30.48%) ASP.NET
12 291 (29.28%) HTML
13 276 (27.77%) .NET Framework
14 267 (26.86%) Microservices
15 249 (25.05%) DevOps
16 245 (24.65%) Scrum
17 242 (24.35%) TDD
18 229 (23.04%) Git (software)
19 216 (21.73%) Docker
20 189 (19.01%) ASP.NET Web API
21 180 (18.11%) Kubernetes
22 171 (17.20%) Vue.js
23 169 (17.00%) Microsoft
24 148 (14.89%) Software Engineering
25 147 (14.79%) Mentoring
26 145 (14.59%) Entity Framework
26 145 (14.59%) Degree
27 141 (14.19%) RESTful
28 132 (13.28%) Unit Testing

.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 63 (6.34%) CMS
2 48 (4.83%) EPiServer
3 43 (4.33%) NServiceBus
4 42 (4.23%) IIS
5 17 (1.71%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.21%) Apache Solr
7 11 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.60%) Apache
8 6 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.40%) Confluence
9 4 (0.40%) Kentico
9 4 (0.40%) nginx
10 3 (0.30%) Headless CMS
10 3 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 626 (62.98%) Azure
2 128 (12.88%) AWS
3 84 (8.45%) SaaS
4 44 (4.43%) Serverless
5 42 (4.23%) Azure Service Bus
6 37 (3.72%) Azure Storage
7 36 (3.62%) PaaS
8 35 (3.52%) IaaS
9 23 (2.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 22 (2.21%) Azure Functions
11 19 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
12 15 (1.51%) GCP
13 14 (1.41%) Azure App Service
14 10 (1.01%) NuGet
15 9 (0.91%) Power Platform
16 8 (0.80%) Azure Service Fabric
17 6 (0.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 6 (0.60%) Azure Logic Apps
17 6 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
17 6 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.23%) HTTP
2 26 (2.62%) Skype
3 11 (1.11%) Internet
4 7 (0.70%) SMTP
5 6 (0.60%) DNS
5 6 (0.60%) Firewall
5 6 (0.60%) VPN
6 1 (0.10%) RFID
6 1 (0.10%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (37.22%) SQL Server
2 104 (10.46%) NoSQL
3 51 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 47 (4.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 28 (2.82%) SQLPlus
6 22 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.11%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.70%) Big Data
11 5 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.50%) MS Access
11 5 (0.50%) MySQL
11 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.40%) GIS
13 3 (0.30%) OLTP
13 3 (0.30%) Spatial Data
13 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 229 (23.04%) Git (software)
2 101 (10.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 94 (9.46%) TeamCity
4 50 (5.03%) Selenium
5 47 (4.73%) Visual Studio
6 34 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 34 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (2.21%) NUnit
7 22 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 19 (1.91%) Moq
9 18 (1.81%) Cypress.io
10 15 (1.51%) Grunt
10 15 (1.51%) gulp
10 15 (1.51%) webpack
11 14 (1.41%) Burp Suite
11 14 (1.41%) JIRA
12 11 (1.11%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.01%) Charles Proxy
13 10 (1.01%) Fiddler
14 8 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 90 (9.05%) Social Skills
2 76 (7.65%) Finance
3 34 (3.42%) Automotive
4 28 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.41%) Marketing
7 15 (1.51%) Advertising
8 12 (1.21%) Retail
9 11 (1.11%) Games
9 11 (1.11%) Law
10 10 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.01%) Organisational Skills
11 9 (0.91%) Electronics
12 8 (0.80%) Public Sector
13 5 (0.50%) Presentation Skills
14 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.30%) Banking
15 3 (0.30%) Military
16 2 (0.20%) Back Office
17 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 834 (83.90%) Developer
2 510 (51.31%) .NET Developer
3 335 (33.70%) Software Developer
4 267 (26.86%) C# Developer
5 262 (26.36%) Senior Developer
6 187 (18.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 166 (16.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 132 (13.28%) Senior .NET Developer
9 131 (13.18%) Senior Software Developer
10 129 (12.98%) C# Software Developer
11 120 (12.07%) Full Stack Developer
12 84 (8.45%) Senior C# Developer
13 54 (5.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 54 (5.43%) Software Engineer
14 51 (5.13%) React Developer
15 48 (4.83%) SQL Developer
16 41 (4.12%) Azure Developer
16 41 (4.12%) Senior .NET Software Developer
17 40 (4.02%) Lead Developer
18 39 (3.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 986 (99.20%) .NET
2 327 (32.90%) AngularJS
3 323 (32.49%) React
4 315 (31.69%) CSS
5 303 (30.48%) ASP.NET
6 291 (29.28%) HTML
7 276 (27.77%) .NET Framework
8 189 (19.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 171 (17.20%) Vue.js
10 145 (14.59%) Entity Framework
11 141 (14.19%) RESTful
12 117 (11.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 92 (9.26%) ASP.NET Core
13 92 (9.26%) HTML5
14 90 (9.05%) REST
15 82 (8.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 81 (8.15%) jQuery
17 78 (7.85%) CSS3
18 68 (6.84%) KnockoutJS
19 67 (6.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (3.32%) User Experience
3 23 (2.31%) Mobile App
4 13 (1.31%) Data Structures
5 12 (1.21%) Algorithms
5 12 (1.21%) iPhone
5 12 (1.21%) LIMS
6 10 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
6 10 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.40%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.30%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.30%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.20%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.20%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.10%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.10%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 63 (6.34%) Windows
2 32 (3.22%) Windows Server
3 18 (1.81%) Linux
4 17 (1.71%) Android
5 10 (1.01%) VMS
6 8 (0.80%) Unix
7 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (31.69%) MVC
3 267 (26.86%) Microservices
4 249 (25.05%) DevOps
5 245 (24.65%) Scrum
6 242 (24.35%) TDD
7 148 (14.89%) Software Engineering
8 147 (14.79%) Mentoring
9 132 (13.28%) Unit Testing
10 117 (11.77%) SOLID
11 107 (10.76%) Test Automation
12 100 (10.06%) Computer Science
13 89 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
14 65 (6.54%) Mathematics
15 63 (6.34%) Project Management
16 62 (6.24%) SDLC
17 61 (6.14%) BDD
18 58 (5.84%) Fintech
19 47 (4.73%) Artificial Intelligence
20 46 (4.63%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 892 (89.74%) C#
2 554 (55.73%) JavaScript
3 485 (48.79%) SQL
4 98 (9.86%) TypeScript
5 90 (9.05%) T-SQL
6 37 (3.72%) C++
6 37 (3.72%) PowerShell
7 29 (2.92%) VB.NET
8 27 (2.72%) Python
9 13 (1.31%) Java
9 13 (1.31%) VB
10 12 (1.21%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.30%) ES6
13 2 (0.20%) VB6
14 1 (0.10%) ES8
14 1 (0.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 145 (14.59%) Degree
2 63 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.50%) ISEB
5 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.83%) QA
2 3 (0.30%) Accessibility
System Software
1 216 (21.73%) Docker
2 9 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 180 (18.11%) Kubernetes
2 27 (2.72%) Terraform
3 5 (0.50%) Ansible
3 5 (0.50%) Grafana
3 5 (0.50%) Prometheus
3 5 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) MIIS
4 1 (0.10%) Nmap
Vendors
1 169 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (2.82%) Xamarin
3 21 (2.11%) Oracle
4 20 (2.01%) Google
4 20 (2.01%) VMware
5 15 (1.51%) IBM
5 15 (1.51%) Telerik
6 9 (0.91%) Xceptor
7 7 (0.70%) SAP
8 3 (0.30%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.10%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.10%) Okta
9 1 (0.10%) OpenText