Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18027 19755 21773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.85% 18.28% 17.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.35% 47.35% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16140 18201 19976
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

.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 41580 41721 47208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 41.18% 38.62% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 35143 35905 40534
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

.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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 0 5849 £44,000 +3.53% 322
North of England -3 4289 £42,500 +6.25% 458
Midlands -4 2666 £40,000 - 208
North West -2 2431 £42,500 +6.25% 242
East of England -2 2056 £45,000 +5.88% 118
South West 0 1943 £42,500 +6.25% 133
Yorkshire -3 1582 £42,500 +6.25% 190
West Midlands -1 1546 £40,000 +2.56% 99
East Midlands -2 1128 £40,000 - 106
Scotland 0 843 £40,000 - 60
Wales +1 320 £37,500 +7.14% 20
North East +1 279 £40,000 - 26
Northern Ireland -1 93 £35,000 -9.68% 6
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for .NET.

1 15406 (85.46%) C#
2 10058 (55.79%) ASP.NET
3 9346 (51.84%) SQL Server
4 9169 (50.86%) MVC
5 9013 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8397 (46.58%) JavaScript
7 7432 (41.23%) SQL
8 6888 (38.21%) HTML
9 6140 (34.06%) CSS
10 5691 (31.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5040 (27.96%) Microsoft
12 4321 (23.97%) AngularJS
13 4124 (22.88%) TDD
14 4071 (22.58%) .NET Framework
15 3787 (21.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 3779 (20.96%) jQuery
17 3090 (17.14%) WCF
18 3001 (16.65%) Scrum
19 2534 (14.06%) Web Development
20 2425 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
21 2359 (13.09%) Web Services
22 2334 (12.95%) Finance
23 2302 (12.77%) RESTful
24 2252 (12.49%) Entity Framework
25 2187 (12.13%) Software Engineering
26 2162 (11.99%) OO
27 2154 (11.95%) Visual Studio
28 2107 (11.69%) Degree
29 2106 (11.68%) HTML5
30 2096 (11.63%) BDD

.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
1 847 (4.70%) IIS
2 762 (4.23%) CMS
3 662 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 440 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 284 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
6 259 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 225 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 135 (0.75%) EPiServer
9 125 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 124 (0.69%) NServiceBus
11 102 (0.57%) Apache
12 83 (0.46%) Confluence
13 82 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 79 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
15 67 (0.37%) WordPress
16 64 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 60 (0.33%) Sitefinity
18 50 (0.28%) Kentico
19 49 (0.27%) Tomcat
20 46 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 252 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 213 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 31 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 21 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 21 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.039%) Doxygen
11 6 (0.033%) SPSS
12 4 (0.022%) EngageOne
13 3 (0.017%) InDesign
14 2 (0.011%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.011%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.011%) GNU Octave
14 2 (0.011%) Maya
14 2 (0.011%) SOLIDWORKS
15 1 (0.006%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 449 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 90 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 34 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 30 (0.17%) Magento
6 18 (0.100%) Visualfiles
7 16 (0.089%) Dynamics GP
7 16 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
8 14 (0.078%) Oracle Retail
9 10 (0.055%) Infor M3
9 10 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
10 9 (0.050%) Sage 200
11 8 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
12 7 (0.039%) SAP Business One
12 7 (0.039%) Workfront
13 6 (0.033%) Exstream
13 6 (0.033%) Maximo
13 6 (0.033%) nopCommerce
13 6 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 5 (0.028%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2425 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1009 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 550 (3.05%) SaaS
4 195 (1.08%) Office 365
5 150 (0.83%) GitHub
6 144 (0.80%) PaaS
7 110 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
8 101 (0.56%) npm
9 86 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
9 86 (0.48%) Google Play
9 86 (0.48%) IaaS
10 64 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 33 (0.18%) Serverless
12 26 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 25 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (0.12%) Google Analytics
15 19 (0.11%) Amazon S3
16 17 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
17 16 (0.089%) Firebase
18 15 (0.083%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 468 (2.60%) Internet
2 228 (1.26%) HTTP
3 139 (0.77%) SMS
4 121 (0.67%) Broadband
5 117 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 113 (0.63%) Intranet
7 98 (0.54%) DNS
8 84 (0.47%) SSL
9 66 (0.37%) Firewall
10 63 (0.35%) Hyperconnected
11 41 (0.23%) Extranet
12 34 (0.19%) SMTP
13 30 (0.17%) HTTPS
14 29 (0.16%) FTP
15 28 (0.16%) SAN
16 26 (0.14%) VPN
17 25 (0.14%) Skype
18 22 (0.12%) RS-232
19 20 (0.11%) Wireless
20 18 (0.100%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9346 (51.84%) SQL Server
2 1614 (8.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 1367 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 830 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 781 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 715 (3.97%) MongoDB
7 653 (3.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 651 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 625 (3.47%) Relational Database
10 564 (3.13%) MySQL
11 453 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 258 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 257 (1.43%) Big Data
14 244 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 180 (1.00%) Oracle Database
16 172 (0.95%) RavenDB
17 164 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
18 162 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
19 155 (0.86%) Redis
20 151 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2154 (11.95%) Visual Studio
2 2044 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 1577 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 815 (4.52%) NUnit
5 575 (3.19%) Selenium
6 505 (2.80%) JIRA
7 486 (2.70%) TeamCity
8 413 (2.29%) Subversion
9 379 (2.10%) Jenkins
10 324 (1.80%) Moq
11 322 (1.79%) MSTest
12 279 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
13 269 (1.49%) SpecFlow
14 143 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
15 137 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
16 134 (0.74%) MSBuild
17 123 (0.68%) WebDriver
18 122 (0.68%) Jasmine
19 121 (0.67%) Cucumber
20 113 (0.63%) gulp
General
1 2334 (12.95%) Finance
2 833 (4.62%) Retail
3 734 (4.07%) Marketing
4 549 (3.05%) Advertising
5 508 (2.82%) Games
6 446 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 402 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 333 (1.85%) Electronics
9 226 (1.25%) Banking
10 173 (0.96%) Legal
11 159 (0.88%) Music Industry
12 147 (0.82%) Back Office
13 122 (0.68%) Automotive
14 102 (0.57%) Law
15 63 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 59 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 58 (0.32%) Publishing
18 35 (0.19%) Investment Banking
19 34 (0.19%) Local Government
20 31 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13858 (76.87%) Developer
2 8866 (49.18%) .NET Developer
3 5384 (29.87%) C# Developer
4 3978 (22.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 2762 (15.32%) Software Developer
6 2330 (12.93%) Senior Developer
7 2131 (11.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1856 (10.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1566 (8.69%) .NET Software Developer
10 1429 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 1419 (7.87%) C# Software Developer
12 1408 (7.81%) Senior .NET Developer
13 1229 (6.82%) SQL Developer
14 1107 (6.14%) Web Developer
15 1020 (5.66%) Software Engineer
16 993 (5.51%) Senior C# Developer
17 988 (5.48%) Junior
18 879 (4.88%) Junior Developer
19 731 (4.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 664 (3.68%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10058 (55.79%) ASP.NET
2 6888 (38.21%) HTML
3 6140 (34.06%) CSS
4 5691 (31.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4321 (23.97%) AngularJS
6 4071 (22.58%) .NET Framework
7 3787 (21.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3779 (20.96%) jQuery
9 3090 (17.14%) WCF
10 2359 (13.09%) Web Services
11 2302 (12.77%) RESTful
12 2252 (12.49%) Entity Framework
13 2106 (11.68%) HTML5
14 2051 (11.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 1954 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 1684 (9.34%) Node.js
17 1674 (9.29%) XML
18 1557 (8.64%) WPF
19 1463 (8.12%) KnockoutJS
20 1166 (6.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1542 (8.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1213 (6.73%) Computer Science
3 899 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 617 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 606 (3.36%) User Experience
6 569 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 375 (2.08%) Fintech
8 216 (1.20%) N-Tier
9 199 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 146 (0.81%) iPad
11 130 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 130 (0.72%) Social Media
12 117 (0.65%) Social Network
13 101 (0.56%) iPhone
14 89 (0.49%) Client/Server
15 87 (0.48%) BBC
16 81 (0.45%) NHS
17 78 (0.43%) Tandem
18 76 (0.42%) Digital TV
19 72 (0.40%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1732 (9.61%) Windows
2 559 (3.10%) Linux
3 539 (2.99%) Android
4 390 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 376 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 235 (1.30%) Unix
7 77 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 36 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 25 (0.14%) Debian
12 21 (0.12%) Windows Phone
13 19 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (0.089%) Solaris
14 16 (0.089%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.072%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.072%) Windows Phone 8
16 12 (0.067%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 12 (0.067%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (0.050%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9169 (50.86%) MVC
2 9013 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4124 (22.88%) TDD
4 3001 (16.65%) Scrum
5 2534 (14.06%) Web Development
6 2187 (12.13%) Software Engineering
7 2162 (11.99%) OO
8 2096 (11.63%) BDD
9 2032 (11.27%) Web Application Development
10 1757 (9.75%) SDLC
11 1626 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
12 1485 (8.24%) Test Automation
13 1314 (7.29%) Unit Testing
14 1059 (5.87%) Mentoring
15 909 (5.04%) SOLID
16 874 (4.85%) OOP
17 824 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
18 808 (4.48%) Dependency Injection
19 769 (4.27%) E-Commerce
20 728 (4.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15406 (85.46%) C#
2 8397 (46.58%) JavaScript
3 7432 (41.23%) SQL
4 1900 (10.54%) Java
5 1822 (10.11%) T-SQL
6 1617 (8.97%) VB.NET
7 1239 (6.87%) Ruby
8 939 (5.21%) C++
9 683 (3.79%) VB
10 671 (3.72%) Python
11 610 (3.38%) PHP
12 565 (3.13%) TypeScript
13 443 (2.46%) PowerShell
14 433 (2.40%) C
15 283 (1.57%) PL/SQL
16 237 (1.31%) F#
17 183 (1.02%) VB6
18 156 (0.87%) VBA
19 128 (0.71%) VBScript
20 121 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2107 (11.69%) Degree
2 520 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 374 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 290 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 214 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 106 (0.59%) MCP
7 89 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 84 (0.47%) ISEB
9 78 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
10 74 (0.41%) MCPD
11 54 (0.30%) PhD
12 44 (0.24%) HND
13 43 (0.24%) Master's Degree
14 41 (0.23%) DV Cleared
15 34 (0.19%) PMI Certification
16 31 (0.17%) MCSD
17 30 (0.17%) MCTS
18 29 (0.16%) CISSP
19 27 (0.15%) CREST Certified
20 26 (0.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 708 (3.93%) QA
2 142 (0.79%) SLA
3 59 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 30 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.11%) WCAG
8 17 (0.094%) PMO
9 12 (0.067%) ISO 13485
10 11 (0.061%) GAMP
11 10 (0.055%) WAI
12 8 (0.044%) MISRA
12 8 (0.044%) MISRA C
13 7 (0.039%) GDPR
13 7 (0.039%) TickIT
14 6 (0.033%) HL7
15 5 (0.028%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 5 (0.028%) DICOM
15 5 (0.028%) IEC 62304
15 5 (0.028%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 372 (2.06%) Docker
2 144 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 81 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.22%) Firmware
5 26 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.13%) vSphere
7 7 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.028%) XenApp
9 4 (0.022%) Xen
9 4 (0.022%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.022%) XenServer
10 3 (0.017%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.017%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.011%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.011%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.011%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.006%) Brightmail
12 1 (0.006%) NFS
12 1 (0.006%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 150 (0.83%) Kibana
2 139 (0.77%) Puppet
3 118 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 95 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 90 (0.50%) WSUS
6 89 (0.49%) Ansible
7 81 (0.45%) Kubernetes
8 53 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 36 (0.20%) Terraform
10 24 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
11 22 (0.12%) SCCM
12 20 (0.11%) Consul
13 19 (0.11%) Salt
14 18 (0.100%) Graphite
15 15 (0.083%) BMC PATROL
15 15 (0.083%) CA Service Virtualization
15 15 (0.083%) Mesos
16 14 (0.078%) SCVMM
17 13 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
18 12 (0.067%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 5040 (27.96%) Microsoft
2 908 (5.04%) Oracle
3 610 (3.38%) Google
4 442 (2.45%) Xamarin
5 357 (1.98%) Sitecore
6 299 (1.66%) SAP
7 280 (1.55%) Facebook
8 176 (0.98%) Twitter
9 145 (0.80%) Telerik
10 134 (0.74%) VMware
11 102 (0.57%) Capita
12 96 (0.53%) IBM
13 91 (0.50%) Apple
14 86 (0.48%) HP
15 79 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
16 77 (0.43%) Sony
17 75 (0.42%) Yahoo!
18 71 (0.39%) DevExpress
19 49 (0.27%) Adobe
20 48 (0.27%) Citrix