Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 17,953 18,849 20,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.96% 18.68% 17.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.92% 45.29% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16,108 17,044 18,686
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

.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 UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 40,876 41,618 44,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.90% 41.25% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34,576 35,285 38,026
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the UK excluding London

.NET
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for .NET in the UK excluding London

.NET
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET in the UK excluding London

.NET
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
South East +1 5,653 £45,000 +5.88% 701
North of England -3 4,418 £42,500 +6.25% 748
Midlands +1 2,530 £42,500 +6.25% 454
North West -3 2,241 £42,500 +6.25% 434
East of England -1 2,058 £47,500 +5.56% 266
South West +2 2,053 £42,500 +6.25% 295
Yorkshire +1 1,775 £42,500 +6.25% 254
West Midlands -2 1,387 £43,500 +8.75% 242
East Midlands +3 1,141 £41,500 -2.35% 212
Scotland -1 906 £42,750 +6.88% 127
North East -2 400 £42,500 +13.33% 60
Wales -7 266 £40,000 +2.56% 56
Northern Ireland +3 90 £37,500 +3.45% 17
Channel Islands - 5 £70,000 - 3
Isle of Man -3 3 £40,000 -17.95% 2
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for .NET.

1 15,268 (85.04%) C#
2 9,132 (50.87%) ASP.NET
3 8,961 (49.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8,603 (47.92%) SQL Server
5 8,543 (47.59%) MVC
6 8,483 (47.25%) JavaScript
7 7,146 (39.80%) SQL
8 6,455 (35.95%) HTML
9 5,789 (32.25%) CSS
10 5,462 (30.42%) Microsoft
11 5,380 (29.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4,533 (25.25%) AngularJS
13 4,020 (22.39%) .NET Framework
14 3,895 (21.70%) TDD
15 3,800 (21.17%) ASP.NET Web API
16 3,481 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
17 3,260 (18.16%) jQuery
18 3,059 (17.04%) Scrum
19 2,530 (14.09%) WCF
20 2,491 (13.88%) Software Engineering
21 2,437 (13.57%) Finance
22 2,279 (12.69%) Git (software)
23 2,256 (12.57%) Web Services
24 2,152 (11.99%) Web Development
25 2,133 (11.88%) Entity Framework
26 2,089 (11.64%) OO
27 2,019 (11.25%) BDD
28 2,015 (11.22%) HTML5
29 2,009 (11.19%) RESTful
30 1,965 (10.95%) Java

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 714 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 668 (3.72%) IIS
3 617 (3.44%) CMS
4 446 (2.48%) Umbraco
5 318 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
6 207 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 184 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
8 182 (1.01%) Confluence
9 164 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 124 (0.69%) EPiServer
11 111 (0.62%) NServiceBus
12 109 (0.61%) Apache
13 88 (0.49%) Apache Spark
14 82 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
15 77 (0.43%) WebSphere
16 76 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
17 72 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 71 (0.40%) Kentico
19 60 (0.33%) JBoss
20 59 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 195 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 143 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 47 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 45 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 38 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 34 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
8 27 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 21 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 16 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.056%) InDesign
12 6 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
13 5 (0.028%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.022%) Doxygen
15 3 (0.017%) Moqups
15 3 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
16 2 (0.011%) Mingle
17 1 (0.006%) AutoCAD
17 1 (0.006%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 496 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 86 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 46 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 38 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 27 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 16 (0.089%) NetSuite
6 16 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.089%) Workfront
7 13 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.056%) Visualfiles
9 8 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.039%) nopCommerce
11 6 (0.033%) Distributed Ledger
11 6 (0.033%) Movex
12 5 (0.028%) SAP Business One
13 4 (0.022%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.022%) Dynamics SL
13 4 (0.022%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.022%) Sage 200
14 3 (0.017%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3,481 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,284 (7.15%) Amazon AWS
3 547 (3.05%) SaaS
4 304 (1.69%) Office 365
5 260 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
6 216 (1.20%) PaaS
7 205 (1.14%) GitHub
8 178 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 154 (0.86%) npm
10 141 (0.79%) IaaS
11 110 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 103 (0.57%) Serverless
13 61 (0.34%) Google Play
14 57 (0.32%) Amazon S3
15 42 (0.23%) NuGet
16 38 (0.21%) Google Analytics
17 35 (0.19%) OpenShift
18 33 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
19 25 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
20 23 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 355 (1.98%) Internet
2 212 (1.18%) HTTP
3 146 (0.81%) SMS
4 142 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 121 (0.67%) Intranet
6 91 (0.51%) SSL
7 80 (0.45%) Firewall
8 79 (0.44%) Broadband
9 68 (0.38%) DNS
10 56 (0.31%) Hyperconnected
11 49 (0.27%) FTP
12 40 (0.22%) Skype
13 32 (0.18%) VPN
14 27 (0.15%) Network Security
15 25 (0.14%) Wireshark
16 24 (0.13%) WAN
17 23 (0.13%) HTTPS
18 22 (0.12%) Wireless
19 20 (0.11%) SAN
20 17 (0.095%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8,603 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 1,533 (8.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 1,135 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 773 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 699 (3.89%) MongoDB
6 667 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 649 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 496 (2.76%) MySQL
9 460 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 387 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 314 (1.75%) Big Data
12 278 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 277 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 238 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
15 226 (1.26%) RavenDB
16 220 (1.23%) Power BI
17 186 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
18 171 (0.95%) Oracle Database
19 136 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
19 136 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2,279 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 1,911 (10.64%) Visual Studio
3 1,406 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 697 (3.88%) JIRA
5 637 (3.55%) Selenium
6 628 (3.50%) NUnit
7 449 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 411 (2.29%) Jenkins
9 345 (1.92%) Subversion
10 304 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 290 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
12 268 (1.49%) MSTest
13 256 (1.43%) Jasmine
14 249 (1.39%) SpecFlow
15 185 (1.03%) gulp
16 179 (1.00%) Bitbucket
17 169 (0.94%) Protractor
18 153 (0.85%) JUnit
19 147 (0.82%) Cucumber
20 143 (0.80%) Moq
General
1 2,437 (13.57%) Finance
2 849 (4.73%) Retail
3 733 (4.08%) Marketing
4 708 (3.94%) Advertising
5 463 (2.58%) Games
6 413 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 298 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 231 (1.29%) Electronics
9 203 (1.13%) Legal
10 192 (1.07%) Automotive
10 192 (1.07%) Banking
11 101 (0.56%) Back Office
12 89 (0.50%) Law
13 77 (0.43%) Music Industry
14 59 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 46 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 36 (0.20%) Investment Banking
17 34 (0.19%) Aerospace
18 29 (0.16%) Retail Banking
19 20 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 13,562 (75.54%) Developer
2 8,234 (45.86%) .NET Developer
3 5,178 (28.84%) C# Developer
4 3,735 (20.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,855 (15.90%) Software Developer
6 2,157 (12.01%) Senior Developer
7 1,627 (9.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1,554 (8.66%) .NET Software Developer
9 1,457 (8.12%) C# Software Developer
10 1,448 (8.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1,292 (7.20%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1,236 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 1,162 (6.47%) Software Engineer
14 1,019 (5.68%) SQL Developer
15 869 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
16 839 (4.67%) Junior
17 838 (4.67%) Web Developer
18 798 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
19 754 (4.20%) Junior Developer
20 707 (3.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,132 (50.87%) ASP.NET
2 6,455 (35.95%) HTML
3 5,789 (32.25%) CSS
4 5,380 (29.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4,533 (25.25%) AngularJS
6 4,020 (22.39%) .NET Framework
7 3,800 (21.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3,260 (18.16%) jQuery
9 2,530 (14.09%) WCF
10 2,256 (12.57%) Web Services
11 2,133 (11.88%) Entity Framework
12 2,015 (11.22%) HTML5
13 2,009 (11.19%) RESTful
14 1,460 (8.13%) Node.js
15 1,459 (8.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 1,459 (8.13%) WPF
16 1,341 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 1,286 (7.16%) XML
18 1,248 (6.95%) React
19 1,094 (6.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,483 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1,015 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 879 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 767 (4.27%) User Experience
5 760 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
6 689 (3.84%) Mobile App
7 497 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
8 388 (2.16%) Fintech
9 276 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 138 (0.77%) N-Tier
11 126 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 102 (0.57%) Algorithms
13 96 (0.53%) Social Network
14 85 (0.47%) Client/Server
15 73 (0.41%) Social Media
16 67 (0.37%) iPhone
17 66 (0.37%) Public Cloud
18 65 (0.36%) NHS
19 63 (0.35%) Robotics
20 53 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,815 (10.11%) Windows
2 619 (3.45%) Linux
3 503 (2.80%) Android
4 390 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 366 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 202 (1.13%) Unix
7 49 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 27 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 24 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 20 (0.11%) Windows Phone
14 19 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
15 16 (0.089%) Solaris
16 15 (0.084%) VMS
16 15 (0.084%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.045%) CentOS
18 7 (0.039%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 5 (0.028%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,961 (49.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8,543 (47.59%) MVC
3 3,895 (21.70%) TDD
4 3,059 (17.04%) Scrum
5 2,491 (13.88%) Software Engineering
6 2,152 (11.99%) Web Development
7 2,089 (11.64%) OO
8 2,019 (11.25%) BDD
9 1,883 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
10 1,708 (9.51%) SDLC
11 1,698 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
12 1,604 (8.93%) Test Automation
12 1,604 (8.93%) Web Application Development
13 1,432 (7.98%) Unit Testing
14 1,061 (5.91%) Mentoring
15 1,052 (5.86%) DevOps
16 954 (5.31%) SOLID
17 871 (4.85%) CRM
18 853 (4.75%) Microservices
19 833 (4.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15,268 (85.04%) C#
2 8,483 (47.25%) JavaScript
3 7,146 (39.80%) SQL
4 1,965 (10.95%) Java
5 1,721 (9.59%) T-SQL
6 1,459 (8.13%) VB.NET
7 887 (4.94%) C++
8 828 (4.61%) Ruby
9 792 (4.41%) TypeScript
10 724 (4.03%) Python
11 598 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 588 (3.28%) VB
13 543 (3.02%) PHP
14 379 (2.11%) C
15 296 (1.65%) PL/SQL
16 187 (1.04%) VBA
17 149 (0.83%) Perl
18 140 (0.78%) VB6
19 136 (0.76%) F#
20 130 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,859 (10.35%) Degree
2 500 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 387 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 297 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 160 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 85 (0.47%) MCP
7 82 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 76 (0.42%) ISEB
9 75 (0.42%) MCPD
10 61 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
11 51 (0.28%) MCSE
12 44 (0.25%) Master's Degree
13 41 (0.23%) PhD
14 40 (0.22%) DV Cleared
15 39 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
15 39 (0.22%) CISSP
16 36 (0.20%) MCSA
17 24 (0.13%) HND
18 23 (0.13%) CCNA
18 23 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 697 (3.88%) QA
2 110 (0.61%) SLA
3 71 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 57 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.26%) GDPR
6 45 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 38 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 26 (0.14%) GCP
9 21 (0.12%) PMO
10 12 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.045%) GAMP
12 6 (0.033%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.022%) DICOM
13 4 (0.022%) HL7
13 4 (0.022%) ISO 8583
14 3 (0.017%) MISRA
14 3 (0.017%) MISRA C
14 3 (0.017%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.017%) TickIT
15 2 (0.011%) COSHH
System Software
1 471 (2.62%) Docker
2 222 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 61 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (0.30%) Firmware
5 53 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 41 (0.23%) vSphere
7 30 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.11%) HDFS
9 19 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 15 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.061%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (0.061%) Xen
11 11 (0.061%) XenServer
12 10 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.045%) Terminal Server
13 8 (0.045%) Varnish
14 6 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.022%) LXC
16 3 (0.017%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 166 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 163 (0.91%) Puppet
3 131 (0.73%) Kibana
4 122 (0.68%) Ansible
5 101 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 66 (0.37%) Terraform
7 60 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 47 (0.26%) WSUS
9 43 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 43 (0.24%) SCCM
10 35 (0.19%) Salt
11 31 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 26 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
12 26 (0.14%) SCOM
13 18 (0.10%) Oozie
13 18 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
14 16 (0.089%) SmoothWall
15 15 (0.084%) HP ALM
15 15 (0.084%) OPNET
16 14 (0.078%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5,462 (30.42%) Microsoft
2 1,028 (5.73%) Oracle
3 724 (4.03%) Xamarin
4 657 (3.66%) Google
5 366 (2.04%) Capita
6 340 (1.89%) SAP
7 298 (1.66%) Sitecore
8 240 (1.34%) Facebook
9 205 (1.14%) Twitter
10 130 (0.72%) VMware
11 104 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 83 (0.46%) HP
13 77 (0.43%) IBM
14 61 (0.34%) Telerik
15 58 (0.32%) Apple
15 58 (0.32%) ServiceNow
16 56 (0.31%) Atlassian
17 48 (0.27%) Citrix
18 47 (0.26%) SolarWinds
19 46 (0.26%) DevExpress