Period
to 12 December 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 12,177 14,608 18,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.10% 16.45% 17.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.92% 42.43% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10,464 12,794 16,140
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

.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 28,372 34,427 41,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.51% 38.76% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23,326 28,261 35,188
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.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 2019.

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 2019. 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 4,163 £47,500 +5.56% 759
North of England 0 2,768 £45,000 - 781
Midlands +2 1,770 £43,000 +1.18% 446
North West +1 1,599 £45,000 - 439
South West -1 1,387 £45,000 +5.88% 280
Yorkshire -2 1,033 £43,500 +2.35% 286
West Midlands +1 1,000 £45,000 +5.88% 237
East of England -1 900 £50,000 +8.70% 255
East Midlands +1 770 £42,500 +0.59% 208
Scotland +2 753 £45,000 - 167
Wales +4 313 £45,000 +5.88% 57
North East -7 138 £43,500 +8.75% 56
Northern Ireland +2 125 £37,755 +0.68% 35
Channel Islands +13 7 £60,000 +41.18%
Isle of Man - 2 £56,500 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 10,207 (83.82%) C#
2 5,784 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 5,430 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
4 5,275 (43.32%) ASP.NET
5 4,765 (39.13%) SQL
6 4,701 (38.61%) SQL Server
7 4,569 (37.52%) MVC
8 3,765 (30.92%) HTML
9 3,687 (30.28%) Azure
10 3,595 (29.52%) CSS
11 3,313 (27.21%) Microsoft
12 2,951 (24.23%) AngularJS
13 2,598 (21.34%) .NET Framework
14 2,512 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2,270 (18.64%) .NET Core
16 2,027 (16.65%) Software Engineering
17 1,944 (15.96%) jQuery
18 1,938 (15.92%) Scrum
19 1,857 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
20 1,719 (14.12%) TDD
21 1,623 (13.33%) DevOps
22 1,584 (13.01%) Web Services
23 1,549 (12.72%) Degree
24 1,423 (11.69%) Git (software)
25 1,399 (11.49%) Web Development
26 1,353 (11.11%) Finance
27 1,325 (10.88%) React
28 1,272 (10.45%) AWS
29 1,203 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
30 1,182 (9.71%) Entity Framework

.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
1 414 (3.40%) IIS
2 404 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 361 (2.96%) CMS
4 200 (1.64%) Umbraco
5 169 (1.39%) Confluence
6 137 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
7 103 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 91 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 66 (0.54%) EPiServer
10 55 (0.45%) WordPress
11 47 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 36 (0.30%) Drupal
13 35 (0.29%) Apache Spark
14 25 (0.21%) NServiceBus
14 25 (0.21%) OpenStack
15 24 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
16 23 (0.19%) Kentico
17 20 (0.16%) Apache
18 17 (0.14%) Sitefinity
19 16 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 101 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 20 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 18 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.099%) S-PLUS
8 8 (0.066%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.049%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.016%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.016%) GIMP
10 2 (0.016%) Sketch
11 1 (0.008%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.008%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.008%) InVision
11 1 (0.008%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.008%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 278 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 30 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 16 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 14 (0.11%) SAP BPC
7 13 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 12 (0.099%) SAP ERP
9 10 (0.082%) GoldMine
10 9 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
10 9 (0.074%) SDL Web 8
11 8 (0.066%) Visualfiles
12 7 (0.057%) Elite 3E
13 6 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 4 (0.033%) Dynamics GP
14 4 (0.033%) Oracle Financials
14 4 (0.033%) Sage 200
15 3 (0.025%) OPENHousing
15 3 (0.025%) SAP SD
16 2 (0.016%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3,687 (30.28%) Azure
2 1,272 (10.45%) AWS
3 522 (4.29%) SaaS
4 221 (1.81%) Power Platform
5 215 (1.77%) GitHub
5 215 (1.77%) Serverless
6 202 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
7 197 (1.62%) GCP
8 189 (1.55%) PaaS
9 127 (1.04%) Office 365
10 87 (0.71%) IaaS
11 86 (0.71%) Azure Functions
12 65 (0.53%) npm
13 57 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
14 55 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
15 50 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
16 42 (0.34%) Slack
17 40 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
18 39 (0.32%) PowerApps
19 31 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 174 (1.43%) Internet
2 119 (0.98%) HTTP
3 86 (0.71%) Firewall
4 62 (0.51%) Intranet
5 61 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 37 (0.30%) DNS
7 29 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 21 (0.17%) SSL
9 19 (0.16%) SAN
10 18 (0.15%) Network Security
11 16 (0.13%) DHCP
12 14 (0.11%) Skype
13 13 (0.11%) AMQP
13 13 (0.11%) Extranet
14 12 (0.099%) FTP
14 12 (0.099%) Hyperconnected
14 12 (0.099%) SMTP
15 11 (0.090%) Wireless
16 10 (0.082%) VPN
17 7 (0.057%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,701 (38.61%) SQL Server
2 516 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 489 (4.02%) NoSQL
4 470 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 454 (3.73%) MySQL
6 395 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 281 (2.31%) MongoDB
8 232 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
9 195 (1.60%) Power BI
10 177 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
11 167 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 166 (1.36%) Big Data
13 156 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
14 154 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 143 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
16 97 (0.80%) Cosmos DB
17 87 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
18 84 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 71 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
20 64 (0.53%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1,423 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 1,172 (9.62%) Visual Studio
3 782 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 467 (3.84%) JIRA
5 390 (3.20%) Selenium
6 321 (2.64%) Jenkins
7 282 (2.32%) NUnit
8 233 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 233 (1.91%) TeamCity
9 218 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 188 (1.54%) Subversion
11 146 (1.20%) Bitbucket
12 136 (1.12%) SpecFlow
13 122 (1.00%) WebDriver
14 109 (0.90%) webpack
15 90 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 83 (0.68%) MSTest
17 80 (0.66%) Cucumber
18 68 (0.56%) SoapUI
19 61 (0.50%) StyleCop
General
1 1,353 (11.11%) Finance
2 481 (3.95%) Retail
3 368 (3.02%) Marketing
4 271 (2.23%) Public Sector
5 242 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 214 (1.76%) Games
7 161 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 140 (1.15%) Automotive
9 129 (1.06%) Legal
10 98 (0.80%) Banking
11 91 (0.75%) Electronics
12 77 (0.63%) Law
13 59 (0.48%) Advertising
14 56 (0.46%) Aerospace
15 50 (0.41%) Back Office
16 35 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 30 (0.25%) Military
18 28 (0.23%) Local Government
18 28 (0.23%) Publishing
19 23 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8,858 (72.74%) Developer
2 4,467 (36.68%) .NET Developer
3 3,109 (25.53%) C# Developer
4 2,299 (18.88%) Software Developer
5 1,954 (16.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,725 (14.17%) Senior Developer
7 1,169 (9.60%) Software Engineer
8 865 (7.10%) Senior .NET Developer
9 824 (6.77%) .NET Software Developer
10 781 (6.41%) C# Software Developer
11 724 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
12 655 (5.38%) Junior
13 651 (5.35%) ASP.NET Developer
14 611 (5.02%) Web Developer
15 590 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 580 (4.76%) Junior Developer
17 517 (4.25%) Senior C# Developer
18 452 (3.71%) Lead Developer
19 451 (3.70%) SQL Developer
20 412 (3.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,275 (43.32%) ASP.NET
2 3,765 (30.92%) HTML
3 3,595 (29.52%) CSS
4 2,951 (24.23%) AngularJS
5 2,598 (21.34%) .NET Framework
6 2,512 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2,270 (18.64%) .NET Core
8 1,944 (15.96%) jQuery
9 1,857 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,584 (13.01%) Web Services
11 1,325 (10.88%) React
12 1,182 (9.71%) Entity Framework
13 1,011 (8.30%) WCF
14 998 (8.20%) REST
15 958 (7.87%) HTML5
16 896 (7.36%) RESTful
17 850 (6.98%) XML
18 778 (6.39%) Node.js
19 655 (5.38%) WPF
20 652 (5.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,009 (8.29%) Greenfield Project
2 601 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 530 (4.35%) User Experience
4 423 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 416 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 400 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
7 131 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 94 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 90 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 85 (0.70%) Cloud Native
11 78 (0.64%) Robotics
12 74 (0.61%) Data Structures
13 65 (0.53%) Client/Server
14 64 (0.53%) NHS
15 61 (0.50%) Driving Licence
16 59 (0.48%) Public Cloud
17 58 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
18 48 (0.39%) N-Tier
19 43 (0.35%) Data Centre
20 40 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1,097 (9.01%) Windows
2 358 (2.94%) Linux
3 328 (2.69%) Android
4 285 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 182 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 94 (0.77%) Unix
7 52 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 41 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 27 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.13%) VMS
12 15 (0.12%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
14 10 (0.082%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.074%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.074%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.066%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.049%) tvOS
17 6 (0.049%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,430 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 4,569 (37.52%) MVC
3 2,027 (16.65%) Software Engineering
4 1,938 (15.92%) Scrum
5 1,719 (14.12%) TDD
6 1,623 (13.33%) DevOps
7 1,399 (11.49%) Web Development
8 1,203 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
9 1,144 (9.39%) Microservices
10 1,062 (8.72%) Test Automation
11 1,026 (8.43%) SDLC
12 965 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
13 953 (7.83%) Computer Science
14 916 (7.52%) Unit Testing
15 841 (6.91%) Mentoring
16 799 (6.56%) OO
17 708 (5.81%) SOLID
18 685 (5.63%) BDD
19 564 (4.63%) E-Commerce
20 512 (4.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10,207 (83.82%) C#
2 5,784 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 4,765 (39.13%) SQL
4 1,122 (9.21%) Java
5 973 (7.99%) VB.NET
6 937 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 743 (6.10%) TypeScript
8 573 (4.71%) Python
9 520 (4.27%) C++
10 394 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 380 (3.12%) PHP
12 324 (2.66%) VB
13 274 (2.25%) C
14 186 (1.53%) Ruby
15 103 (0.85%) ES6
16 95 (0.78%) PL/SQL
17 90 (0.74%) VB6
18 79 (0.65%) VBScript
19 77 (0.63%) VBA
20 63 (0.52%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1,549 (12.72%) Degree
2 589 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 187 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 169 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 77 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 76 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 74 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
8 66 (0.54%) ISEB
9 63 (0.52%) HND
10 43 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 33 (0.27%) CISSP
12 30 (0.25%) MCP
13 29 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
14 27 (0.22%) DV Cleared
15 26 (0.21%) MCSE
16 25 (0.21%) DBS Check
17 23 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (0.19%) SANS
18 21 (0.17%) CCNA
18 21 (0.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 488 (4.01%) QA
2 80 (0.66%) GDPR
3 50 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.21%) DICOM
4 26 (0.21%) SLA
5 24 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.14%) WCAG
7 14 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.099%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.099%) PMO
9 9 (0.074%) COBIT
10 7 (0.057%) PA-DSS
11 6 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.049%) ISO 13485
12 5 (0.041%) CRD IV
12 5 (0.041%) NIST
12 5 (0.041%) WAI
13 2 (0.016%) GAMP
13 2 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 17025
14 1 (0.008%) FINRA
System Software
1 694 (5.70%) Docker
2 135 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 38 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 36 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.17%) Firmware
7 20 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 15 (0.12%) LXC
9 5 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.041%) XenApp
10 3 (0.025%) HDFS
10 3 (0.025%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.016%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.016%) NFS
11 2 (0.016%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.008%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.008%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.008%) Postfix
12 1 (0.008%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.008%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 396 (3.25%) Kubernetes
2 93 (0.76%) Puppet
3 81 (0.67%) Ansible
4 80 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 71 (0.58%) Terraform
6 31 (0.25%) Kibana
7 20 (0.16%) Tivoli
8 12 (0.099%) MIIS
9 10 (0.082%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (0.074%) SCCM
11 8 (0.066%) Grafana
11 8 (0.066%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.057%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.049%) logstash
14 5 (0.041%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.033%) Nagios
15 4 (0.033%) Packer
15 4 (0.033%) vCenter Server
16 3 (0.025%) Failover Clustering
16 3 (0.025%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3,313 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 467 (3.84%) Oracle
3 283 (2.32%) Xamarin
4 224 (1.84%) Google
5 175 (1.44%) Sitecore
6 154 (1.26%) SAP
7 115 (0.94%) Sage
8 96 (0.79%) IBM
8 96 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (0.40%) UiPath
10 47 (0.39%) Apple
10 47 (0.39%) Atlassian
11 45 (0.37%) VMware
12 41 (0.34%) Adobe
13 35 (0.29%) Telerik
14 33 (0.27%) Micro Focus
15 32 (0.26%) Tableau
16 24 (0.20%) Facebook
17 23 (0.19%) MuleSoft
17 23 (0.19%) RedGate