Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 2,027 1,841 1,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.01% 18.05% 17.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.85% 41.82% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,854 1,644 1,843
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,825 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
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 4,421 4,402 4,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.46% 43.15% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,826 3,687 3,963
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -3 602 £45,000 - 78
Dorset +2 594 £40,000 - 63
Somerset -3 234 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Wiltshire +14 232 £40,000 +2.56% 29
Gloucestershire +9 225 £41,000 +9.33% 50
Devon +2 89 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Cornwall -8 42 £52,500 +82.61% 9
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for .NET.

1 1,788 (88.21%) C#
2 1,099 (54.22%) ASP.NET
3 1,071 (52.84%) MVC
4 1,004 (49.53%) SQL Server
5 1,000 (49.33%) JavaScript
6 962 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
7 761 (37.54%) SQL
8 747 (36.85%) HTML
9 657 (32.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 653 (32.22%) CSS
11 599 (29.55%) .NET Framework
12 595 (29.35%) Microsoft
13 489 (24.12%) AngularJS
14 443 (21.85%) TDD
15 422 (20.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 389 (19.19%) Microsoft Azure
17 367 (18.11%) jQuery
18 361 (17.81%) Entity Framework
19 330 (16.28%) Scrum
20 317 (15.64%) Java
21 300 (14.80%) Finance
22 284 (14.01%) Software Engineering
23 271 (13.37%) Degree
24 261 (12.88%) BDD
25 260 (12.83%) WCF
26 238 (11.74%) Git (software)
27 236 (11.64%) Web Development
28 233 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
29 232 (11.45%) Test Automation
30 230 (11.35%) OO

.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 88 (4.34%) Umbraco
2 86 (4.24%) CMS
3 76 (3.75%) IIS
3 76 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 47 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 18 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (0.89%) Confluence
8 17 (0.84%) EPiServer
9 16 (0.79%) Kentico
10 12 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.54%) Apache
12 9 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.39%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.39%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.30%) MS Project Server
14 6 (0.30%) WordPress
15 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (0.49%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.049%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.049%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.20%) nopCommerce
2 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.20%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.099%) Maximo
5 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.049%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 389 (19.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 143 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (3.35%) SaaS
4 34 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (1.13%) PaaS
6 21 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.89%) Office 365
8 14 (0.69%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.69%) npm
9 13 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.64%) Google Play
9 13 (0.64%) IaaS
10 12 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (0.54%) TestFlight
12 10 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.39%) NuGet
14 6 (0.30%) Serverless
15 4 (0.20%) Slack
15 4 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.57%) Internet
2 41 (2.02%) SMS
3 31 (1.53%) HTTP
4 20 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.54%) MQTT
6 10 (0.49%) Firewall
6 10 (0.49%) SSL
7 8 (0.39%) DNS
8 3 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.099%) Skype
10 1 (0.049%) DHCP
10 1 (0.049%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.049%) Modbus
10 1 (0.049%) Network Security
10 1 (0.049%) NFC
10 1 (0.049%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.049%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.049%) SNMP
10 1 (0.049%) VPN
10 1 (0.049%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,004 (49.53%) SQL Server
2 152 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 149 (7.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 111 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (4.09%) Relational Database
6 81 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 78 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 61 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 60 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
10 40 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 38 (1.87%) MySQL
12 37 (1.83%) RDBMS
13 36 (1.78%) Oracle Database
14 34 (1.68%) Big Data
15 29 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (1.23%) Redis
17 23 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (1.09%) Hadoop
19 18 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 238 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 233 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 228 (11.25%) Visual Studio
4 118 (5.82%) Selenium
5 87 (4.29%) Jasmine
6 81 (4.00%) JUnit
7 79 (3.90%) JIRA
8 68 (3.35%) Jenkins
9 56 (2.76%) NUnit
9 56 (2.76%) Protractor
9 56 (2.76%) TestNG
10 47 (2.32%) Cucumber
11 44 (2.17%) gulp
12 32 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 32 (1.58%) Subversion
13 31 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
13 31 (1.53%) TeamCity
14 29 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 29 (1.43%) SpecFlow
15 23 (1.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 300 (14.80%) Finance
2 108 (5.33%) Marketing
3 80 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 72 (3.55%) Advertising
5 68 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 66 (3.26%) Electronics
7 63 (3.11%) Retail
8 29 (1.43%) Games
9 25 (1.23%) Music Industry
10 17 (0.84%) Back Office
11 15 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.69%) Automotive
12 14 (0.69%) Legal
13 5 (0.25%) Banking
14 4 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.20%) Law
15 2 (0.099%) French Language
15 2 (0.099%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.099%) Local Government
16 1 (0.049%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,545 (76.22%) Developer
2 960 (47.36%) .NET Developer
3 474 (23.38%) C# Developer
4 427 (21.07%) Software Developer
5 361 (17.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 217 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 200 (9.87%) .NET Software Developer
8 193 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
9 183 (9.03%) C# Software Developer
10 181 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 176 (8.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 170 (8.39%) Senior .NET Developer
13 147 (7.25%) Software Engineer
14 133 (6.56%) Junior
15 124 (6.12%) Junior Developer
16 108 (5.33%) SQL Developer
17 94 (4.64%) Web Developer
18 86 (4.24%) Analyst
18 86 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
19 81 (4.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,099 (54.22%) ASP.NET
2 747 (36.85%) HTML
3 657 (32.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 653 (32.22%) CSS
5 599 (29.55%) .NET Framework
6 489 (24.12%) AngularJS
7 422 (20.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 367 (18.11%) jQuery
9 361 (17.81%) Entity Framework
10 260 (12.83%) WCF
11 220 (10.85%) RESTful
12 216 (10.66%) HTML5
13 198 (9.77%) Node.js
14 189 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 180 (8.88%) Web Services
16 161 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 153 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
18 149 (7.35%) REST
19 142 (7.01%) XML
20 107 (5.28%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 167 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
2 108 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 98 (4.83%) User Experience
4 89 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 46 (2.27%) Fintech
8 26 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 23 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
11 18 (0.89%) CUDA
12 17 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.74%) iPhone
14 12 (0.59%) Device Driver
15 10 (0.49%) PMI
16 9 (0.44%) Digital Media
17 7 (0.35%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.35%) N-Tier
18 6 (0.30%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 192 (9.47%) Windows
2 140 (6.91%) Linux
3 84 (4.14%) Android
4 52 (2.57%) Apple iOS
5 37 (1.83%) Unix
6 33 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 7 (0.35%) Solaris
8 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.099%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.049%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,071 (52.84%) MVC
2 962 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 443 (21.85%) TDD
4 330 (16.28%) Scrum
5 284 (14.01%) Software Engineering
6 261 (12.88%) BDD
7 236 (11.64%) Web Development
8 232 (11.45%) Test Automation
9 230 (11.35%) OO
10 221 (10.90%) SDLC
11 206 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
12 203 (10.01%) Web Application Development
13 193 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
14 156 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
15 119 (5.87%) OOP
16 116 (5.72%) Unit Testing
17 110 (5.43%) DevOps
18 94 (4.64%) SOLID
19 88 (4.34%) Kanban
20 85 (4.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,788 (88.21%) C#
2 1,000 (49.33%) JavaScript
3 761 (37.54%) SQL
4 317 (15.64%) Java
5 181 (8.93%) C++
6 171 (8.44%) VB.NET
7 158 (7.79%) Ruby
8 127 (6.27%) Python
9 114 (5.62%) T-SQL
10 91 (4.49%) TypeScript
11 78 (3.85%) VB
12 65 (3.21%) C
13 58 (2.86%) PowerShell
14 44 (2.17%) PHP
15 31 (1.53%) F#
16 20 (0.99%) PL/SQL
17 19 (0.94%) Groovy
18 18 (0.89%) VBScript
19 15 (0.74%) Jython
19 15 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 271 (13.37%) Degree
2 93 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 54 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (2.57%) SC Cleared
6 31 (1.53%) MCPD
7 18 (0.89%) PhD
8 16 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (0.49%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.39%) MCP
12 7 (0.35%) CISSP
12 7 (0.35%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.35%) SANS
13 6 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.20%) CCNA
14 4 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.20%) ISEB
14 4 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.07%) QA
2 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.099%) GDPR
3 2 (0.099%) SLA
4 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 50 (2.47%) Docker
2 21 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.35%) vSphere
5 2 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.049%) Firmware
6 1 (0.049%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.049%) NFS
6 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (0.79%) HP ALM
2 15 (0.74%) CA Service Virtualization
2 15 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (0.59%) Kibana
4 12 (0.59%) Terraform
5 11 (0.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 11 (0.54%) HockeyApp
5 11 (0.54%) Puppet
5 11 (0.54%) WSUS
6 9 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 7 (0.35%) Ansible
8 6 (0.30%) Salt
9 4 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.20%) Endace
9 4 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.099%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.099%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.099%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.049%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 595 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 108 (5.33%) Oracle
3 80 (3.95%) Google
4 75 (3.70%) SAP
5 54 (2.66%) Xamarin
6 53 (2.61%) Sitecore
7 26 (1.28%) Capita
8 21 (1.04%) HP
9 19 (0.94%) CA
9 19 (0.94%) DevExpress
10 18 (0.89%) NVIDIA
11 16 (0.79%) Sage
12 14 (0.69%) Facebook
12 14 (0.69%) Twitter
12 14 (0.69%) VMware
13 10 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
14 9 (0.44%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.44%) Cadence
15 8 (0.39%) IBM
15 8 (0.39%) Salesforce.com