Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,930 1,883 2,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.30% 18.05% 18.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.38% 43.10% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,739 1,700 2,003
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £56,250
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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,349 4,369 4,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.48% 41.88% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,731 3,714 4,154
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% +6.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the South West

.NET
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET in the South West.

Salary trend for .NET in the South West

.NET
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the South West over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET in the South West

.NET
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Bristol -3 640 £45,000 - 69
Dorset +3 463 £37,500 -1.96% 59
Somerset 0 304 £44,000 +10.00% 34
Wiltshire +10 206 £40,000 -3.61% 33
Gloucestershire +8 189 £42,500 +6.25% 39
Devon -1 85 £40,000 +14.29% 16
Cornwall +6 43 £42,500 +97.67% 8
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for .NET.

1 1,627 (84.30%) C#
2 1,078 (55.85%) ASP.NET
3 1,025 (53.11%) MVC
4 961 (49.79%) SQL Server
5 944 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
6 918 (47.56%) JavaScript
7 736 (38.13%) HTML
8 709 (36.74%) SQL
9 630 (32.64%) CSS
10 578 (29.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 556 (28.81%) Microsoft
12 497 (25.75%) .NET Framework
13 452 (23.42%) TDD
14 399 (20.67%) AngularJS
15 341 (17.67%) Java
16 330 (17.10%) ASP.NET Web API
16 330 (17.10%) jQuery
17 312 (16.17%) Microsoft Azure
18 300 (15.54%) Entity Framework
19 281 (14.56%) WCF
20 268 (13.89%) Web Development
21 266 (13.78%) Degree
21 266 (13.78%) Git (software)
22 260 (13.47%) Software Engineering
23 244 (12.64%) BDD
24 239 (12.38%) Scrum
25 231 (11.97%) Node.js
26 228 (11.81%) SDLC
27 227 (11.76%) Finance
28 217 (11.24%) RESTful

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
1 107 (5.54%) CMS
2 93 (4.82%) IIS
3 92 (4.77%) SharePoint
4 80 (4.15%) Umbraco
5 40 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
6 37 (1.92%) EPiServer
7 33 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 20 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.88%) Kentico
12 16 (0.83%) Apache Spark
13 13 (0.67%) Apache
14 11 (0.57%) Sitefinity
15 10 (0.52%) MS Exchange
15 10 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.31%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.31%) WordPress
17 5 (0.26%) NetWeaver
17 5 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 21 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.16%) SPSS
5 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.052%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 54 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.26%) Maximo
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.21%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.16%) Magento
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 312 (16.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (4.46%) SaaS
4 31 (1.61%) PaaS
5 22 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.09%) IaaS
7 18 (0.93%) Google Play
7 18 (0.93%) npm
8 17 (0.88%) Office 365
9 13 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (0.67%) TestFlight
10 6 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.21%) Slack
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.16%) Bluemix
13 3 (0.16%) Google Drive
13 3 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.26%) Internet
2 40 (2.07%) HTTP
3 29 (1.50%) SMS
4 24 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.88%) SSL
6 13 (0.67%) Firewall
6 13 (0.67%) MQTT
7 11 (0.57%) Intranet
8 10 (0.52%) DNS
9 4 (0.21%) Extranet
9 4 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.16%) SMTP
11 2 (0.10%) DHCP
11 2 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.10%) Skype
12 1 (0.052%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.052%) FTP
12 1 (0.052%) SSH
12 1 (0.052%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 961 (49.79%) SQL Server
2 161 (8.34%) NoSQL
3 160 (8.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 101 (5.23%) Relational Database
5 96 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 63 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 57 (2.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 52 (2.69%) RDBMS
10 50 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 45 (2.33%) MySQL
12 40 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (1.61%) MS Access
14 29 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (1.50%) Oracle Database
15 28 (1.45%) Big Data
16 27 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (1.19%) Redis
18 18 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
19 16 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 266 (13.78%) Git (software)
2 211 (10.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 188 (9.74%) Visual Studio
4 86 (4.46%) Selenium
5 83 (4.30%) NUnit
6 70 (3.63%) Jenkins
7 50 (2.59%) JIRA
8 46 (2.38%) JUnit
9 44 (2.28%) Subversion
10 41 (2.12%) Cucumber
11 36 (1.87%) Jasmine
12 35 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 33 (1.71%) gulp
14 28 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 27 (1.40%) Moq
15 27 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
16 25 (1.30%) SpecFlow
17 24 (1.24%) HP UFT
18 23 (1.19%) SoapUI
19 21 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 227 (11.76%) Finance
2 79 (4.09%) Marketing
3 73 (3.78%) Advertising
4 72 (3.73%) Retail
5 49 (2.54%) Games
6 45 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 43 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 40 (2.07%) Electronics
9 25 (1.30%) Music Industry
10 22 (1.14%) Banking
11 18 (0.93%) Automotive
12 14 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.57%) Military
14 9 (0.47%) Legal
14 9 (0.47%) Online Betting
15 8 (0.41%) Local Government
16 6 (0.31%) Back Office
17 4 (0.21%) Publishing
18 3 (0.16%) Law
19 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,454 (75.34%) Developer
2 925 (47.93%) .NET Developer
3 424 (21.97%) C# Developer
4 350 (18.13%) Software Developer
5 329 (17.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 223 (11.55%) Senior Developer
7 200 (10.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 168 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 164 (8.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 152 (7.88%) .NET Software Developer
11 149 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 130 (6.74%) Software Engineer
13 128 (6.63%) C# Software Developer
14 119 (6.17%) Junior
15 115 (5.96%) Junior Developer
16 110 (5.70%) SQL Developer
17 104 (5.39%) Web Developer
18 91 (4.72%) Lead Developer
19 87 (4.51%) Analyst
20 80 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,078 (55.85%) ASP.NET
2 736 (38.13%) HTML
3 630 (32.64%) CSS
4 578 (29.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 497 (25.75%) .NET Framework
6 399 (20.67%) AngularJS
7 330 (17.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 330 (17.10%) jQuery
8 300 (15.54%) Entity Framework
9 281 (14.56%) WCF
10 231 (11.97%) Node.js
11 217 (11.24%) RESTful
12 213 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 204 (10.57%) HTML5
14 160 (8.29%) XML
15 149 (7.72%) Web Services
16 148 (7.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 139 (7.20%) KnockoutJS
18 138 (7.15%) REST
19 101 (5.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 185 (9.59%) Greenfield Project
2 108 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 95 (4.92%) User Experience
4 88 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 31 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.40%) Fintech
9 24 (1.24%) iPhone
10 22 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 18 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 17 (0.88%) CUDA
13 14 (0.73%) Virtual Team
14 13 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
14 13 (0.67%) N-Tier
14 13 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
15 11 (0.57%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.57%) Music Streaming
16 10 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 212 (10.98%) Windows
2 119 (6.17%) Linux
3 84 (4.35%) Android
4 50 (2.59%) Unix
4 50 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 43 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 7 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.16%) Solaris
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.052%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.052%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,025 (53.11%) MVC
2 944 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
3 452 (23.42%) TDD
4 268 (13.89%) Web Development
5 260 (13.47%) Software Engineering
6 244 (12.64%) BDD
7 239 (12.38%) Scrum
8 228 (11.81%) SDLC
9 204 (10.57%) OO
9 204 (10.57%) Web Application Development
10 175 (9.07%) Test Automation
11 150 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
12 122 (6.32%) Mentoring
13 118 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
14 108 (5.60%) OOP
15 94 (4.87%) Open Source
16 93 (4.82%) Unit Testing
17 86 (4.46%) CRM
18 81 (4.20%) SOLID
19 79 (4.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,627 (84.30%) C#
2 918 (47.56%) JavaScript
3 709 (36.74%) SQL
4 341 (17.67%) Java
5 165 (8.55%) Ruby
6 157 (8.13%) C++
7 143 (7.41%) VB.NET
8 131 (6.79%) T-SQL
9 101 (5.23%) Python
10 73 (3.78%) PHP
11 66 (3.42%) VB
12 58 (3.01%) C
13 42 (2.18%) TypeScript
14 39 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 30 (1.55%) F#
16 29 (1.50%) VBScript
17 20 (1.04%) Groovy
18 16 (0.83%) Jython
18 16 (0.83%) Scala
18 16 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 266 (13.78%) Degree
2 81 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 59 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.04%) MCPD
7 19 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
8 18 (0.93%) PhD
9 17 (0.88%) CISSP
9 17 (0.88%) SANS
10 13 (0.67%) CREST Certified
10 13 (0.67%) GCIA
10 13 (0.67%) GCIH
11 12 (0.62%) HND
12 10 (0.52%) HNC
13 9 (0.47%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.36%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.36%) MCSE
15 4 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (1.92%) QA
2 19 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.47%) SLA
4 7 (0.36%) WAI
4 7 (0.36%) WCAG
5 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.16%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 52 (2.69%) Docker
2 26 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.41%) vSphere
5 6 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.052%) NFS
8 1 (0.052%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.052%) VMFS
8 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
1 17 (0.88%) Terraform
2 14 (0.73%) Kibana
3 13 (0.67%) HockeyApp
3 13 (0.67%) Kubernetes
4 11 (0.57%) Puppet
5 9 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 9 (0.47%) WSUS
6 7 (0.36%) Ansible
7 6 (0.31%) Salt
8 5 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.16%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.10%) Endace
10 2 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.052%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.052%) Control-M
11 1 (0.052%) OpenView
Vendors
1 556 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 75 (3.89%) Google
3 66 (3.42%) Oracle
4 62 (3.21%) Sitecore
5 47 (2.44%) Xamarin
6 36 (1.87%) SAP
7 25 (1.30%) Facebook
8 21 (1.09%) HP
9 20 (1.04%) CA
10 17 (0.88%) NVIDIA
11 16 (0.83%) VMware
12 11 (0.57%) DevExpress
12 11 (0.57%) Remedy
12 11 (0.57%) Twitter
13 10 (0.52%) Adobe
13 10 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
14 9 (0.47%) Capita
14 9 (0.47%) Telerik
15 7 (0.36%) IBM