Period
to 19 September 2020

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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 4,688 12,215 16,433
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.00% 14.99% 17.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.15% 40.93% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,591 11,171 15,712
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 11,676 29,843 37,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.35% 36.62% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9,784 24,231 31,572
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £66,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 2020. 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 1,576 £50,000 +5.26% 302
North of England -1 1,252 £50,000 +11.11% 442
North West +2 807 £55,000 +22.22% 287
Midlands -1 658 £47,500 +5.56% 241
South West -10 432 £45,000 - 133
West Midlands +2 411 £50,000 +11.11% 129
Yorkshire -4 364 £45,000 +5.88% 119
East of England +2 323 £52,500 +10.53% 135
Scotland +2 284 £47,500 +7.95% 67
East Midlands -1 249 £45,000 +5.88% 111
Wales -5 94 £48,000 +6.67% 37
North East -1 82 £43,000 -1.15% 36
Northern Ireland -1 64 £47,500 +22.58% 22
Isle of Man +5 6 £52,500 -4.55%
Channel Islands -7 1 £65,000 +23.81%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 3,821 (81.51%) C#
2 2,073 (44.22%) JavaScript
3 2,067 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1,793 (38.25%) Azure
5 1,752 (37.37%) SQL Server
6 1,722 (36.73%) SQL
7 1,705 (36.37%) ASP.NET
8 1,481 (31.59%) MVC
9 1,347 (28.73%) HTML
10 1,346 (28.71%) .NET Core
11 1,278 (27.26%) CSS
12 1,259 (26.86%) Microsoft
13 1,127 (24.04%) AngularJS
14 1,124 (23.98%) .NET Framework
15 962 (20.52%) Software Engineering
16 949 (20.24%) DevOps
17 802 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 783 (16.70%) React
19 759 (16.19%) ASP.NET Web API
20 719 (15.34%) Scrum
21 718 (15.32%) TDD
22 672 (14.33%) Microservices
23 641 (13.67%) Git (software)
24 603 (12.86%) Finance
25 587 (12.52%) jQuery
26 517 (11.03%) Degree
27 506 (10.79%) Web Development
28 496 (10.58%) Entity Framework
29 471 (10.05%) AWS
30 468 (9.98%) Test Automation

.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
1 153 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 151 (3.22%) IIS
3 131 (2.79%) CMS
4 85 (1.81%) NServiceBus
5 71 (1.51%) Umbraco
6 63 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
7 41 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
8 40 (0.85%) Confluence
9 28 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 26 (0.55%) Kentico
10 26 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 25 (0.53%) EPiServer
12 17 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (0.36%) SAS
13 15 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.28%) Apache
15 11 (0.23%) Headless CMS
16 9 (0.19%) WordPress
17 8 (0.17%) Orchard CMS
18 7 (0.15%) DNN
Applications
1 52 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.36%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.043%) Blender
9 2 (0.043%) FileZilla
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.021%) Mingle
10 1 (0.021%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.021%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 95 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.32%) SAP GTS
3 13 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.13%) Magento
5 6 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 5 (0.11%) Maximo
7 4 (0.085%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.085%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.085%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.064%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.064%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.043%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.043%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.043%) SAP MII
9 2 (0.043%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.043%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.043%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 1,793 (38.25%) Azure
2 471 (10.05%) AWS
3 242 (5.16%) SaaS
4 125 (2.67%) Power Platform
5 119 (2.54%) PaaS
6 107 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
7 97 (2.07%) IaaS
8 89 (1.90%) Office 365
9 86 (1.83%) GCP
10 78 (1.66%) GitHub
11 76 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
12 67 (1.43%) Serverless
13 42 (0.90%) npm
14 27 (0.58%) Logic Apps
14 27 (0.58%) OpenShift
15 26 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (0.55%) Azure Functions
15 26 (0.55%) PowerApps
16 25 (0.53%) NuGet
17 16 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 168 (3.58%) Skype
2 103 (2.20%) HTTP
3 47 (1.00%) Internet
4 39 (0.83%) Firewall
5 26 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.32%) DNS
7 13 (0.28%) RS-232
7 13 (0.28%) SSL
8 12 (0.26%) RS-485
9 11 (0.23%) AMQP
10 10 (0.21%) Intranet
11 9 (0.19%) VPN
11 9 (0.19%) WAN
11 9 (0.19%) Wireless
12 7 (0.15%) LAN
12 7 (0.15%) Network Security
12 7 (0.15%) RTP
12 7 (0.15%) Structured Cabling
12 7 (0.15%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.13%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,752 (37.37%) SQL Server
2 276 (5.89%) NoSQL
3 176 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 173 (3.69%) MongoDB
5 145 (3.09%) MySQL
6 138 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 133 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 97 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 93 (1.98%) Power BI
10 90 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 68 (1.45%) Big Data
12 58 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
13 49 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
14 47 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 43 (0.92%) Redis
16 38 (0.81%) Data Lake
17 36 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
18 34 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
19 28 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
20 24 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 641 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 346 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 227 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 203 (4.33%) Selenium
5 151 (3.22%) JIRA
6 126 (2.69%) NUnit
7 123 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 120 (2.56%) TeamCity
9 119 (2.54%) SpecFlow
10 98 (2.09%) Jenkins
11 67 (1.43%) Subversion
12 63 (1.34%) WebDriver
13 52 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
14 48 (1.02%) Moq
15 42 (0.90%) Cucumber
16 34 (0.73%) Cypress.io
17 32 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 29 (0.62%) MSTest
19 28 (0.60%) webpack
20 25 (0.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 603 (12.86%) Finance
2 114 (2.43%) Retail
3 103 (2.20%) Public Sector
4 72 (1.54%) Banking
5 67 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 63 (1.34%) Marketing
7 62 (1.32%) Games
8 54 (1.15%) Law
9 50 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 49 (1.05%) Electronics
11 39 (0.83%) Legal
12 29 (0.62%) Advertising
12 29 (0.62%) Local Government
13 23 (0.49%) Back Office
14 19 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 15 (0.32%) Automotive
16 14 (0.30%) Digital Economy
17 11 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.15%) Police
Job Titles
1 3,077 (65.64%) Developer
2 1,505 (32.10%) .NET Developer
3 935 (19.94%) C# Developer
4 884 (18.86%) Software Developer
5 662 (14.12%) Senior Developer
6 594 (12.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 509 (10.86%) Software Engineer
8 336 (7.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 310 (6.61%) .NET Software Developer
10 299 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
11 280 (5.97%) C# Software Developer
12 252 (5.38%) Architect
13 219 (4.67%) Lead Developer
14 183 (3.90%) C# Software Engineer
15 176 (3.75%) Web Developer
16 162 (3.46%) Senior Software Developer
17 158 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
17 158 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
18 154 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
19 150 (3.20%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,705 (36.37%) ASP.NET
2 1,347 (28.73%) HTML
3 1,346 (28.71%) .NET Core
4 1,278 (27.26%) CSS
5 1,127 (24.04%) AngularJS
6 1,124 (23.98%) .NET Framework
7 802 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 783 (16.70%) React
9 759 (16.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 587 (12.52%) jQuery
11 496 (10.58%) Entity Framework
12 410 (8.75%) HTML5
13 406 (8.66%) REST
14 403 (8.60%) Web Services
15 306 (6.53%) RESTful
16 285 (6.08%) ASP.NET Core
17 267 (5.70%) Vue.js
18 255 (5.44%) WCF
19 251 (5.35%) Node.js
20 226 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 325 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
2 201 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 194 (4.14%) User Experience
4 173 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 122 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 87 (1.86%) Algorithms
7 79 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 56 (1.19%) Cloud Native
9 44 (0.94%) Public Cloud
10 41 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 35 (0.75%) Data Structures
11 35 (0.75%) Management Information System
12 25 (0.53%) Robotics
13 20 (0.43%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
15 17 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
16 16 (0.34%) 3D Graphics
16 16 (0.34%) Life Science
16 16 (0.34%) Social Media
17 13 (0.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 436 (9.30%) Windows
2 158 (3.37%) Linux
3 141 (3.01%) Android
4 91 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 82 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.34%) Windows 10
6 16 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.21%) Unix
10 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.11%) CentOS
11 5 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.085%) Debian
12 4 (0.085%) HPUX
13 2 (0.043%) MVS
13 2 (0.043%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.043%) VMS
13 2 (0.043%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.021%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,067 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,481 (31.59%) MVC
3 962 (20.52%) Software Engineering
4 949 (20.24%) DevOps
5 719 (15.34%) Scrum
6 718 (15.32%) TDD
7 672 (14.33%) Microservices
8 506 (10.79%) Web Development
9 468 (9.98%) Test Automation
10 442 (9.43%) OO
11 413 (8.81%) Mentoring
12 392 (8.36%) Unit Testing
13 355 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
14 344 (7.34%) SDLC
15 318 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
16 302 (6.44%) BDD
17 296 (6.31%) SOLID
18 265 (5.65%) Computer Science
19 233 (4.97%) OOP
20 202 (4.31%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3,821 (81.51%) C#
2 2,073 (44.22%) JavaScript
3 1,722 (36.73%) SQL
4 424 (9.04%) TypeScript
5 407 (8.68%) Java
6 329 (7.02%) T-SQL
7 267 (5.70%) Python
8 237 (5.06%) C++
9 200 (4.27%) VB.NET
10 183 (3.90%) PowerShell
11 99 (2.11%) VB
12 96 (2.05%) PHP
13 77 (1.64%) C
14 45 (0.96%) R
15 44 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 37 (0.79%) Ruby
17 36 (0.77%) VBA
18 31 (0.66%) Bash Shell
19 30 (0.64%) ES6
19 30 (0.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 517 (11.03%) Degree
2 151 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 56 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 38 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 35 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
8 32 (0.68%) ISEB
9 16 (0.34%) MCITP
9 16 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
10 13 (0.28%) PhD
11 10 (0.21%) CSSLP
11 10 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.15%) CISM
12 7 (0.15%) CISSP
12 7 (0.15%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.15%) MCPD
13 6 (0.13%) MCSA
14 5 (0.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (5.46%) QA
2 37 (0.79%) GDPR
3 35 (0.75%) SLA
4 27 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.34%) COBIT
6 13 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.26%) NIST
8 10 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.064%) WCAG
10 2 (0.043%) GAMP
10 2 (0.043%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.043%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.021%) PMO
System Software
1 423 (9.02%) Docker
2 37 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.23%) vSphere
5 9 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.085%) Firmware
6 4 (0.085%) Gluster
6 4 (0.085%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.064%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.043%) iptables
8 2 (0.043%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.021%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.021%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.021%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 258 (5.50%) Kubernetes
2 78 (1.66%) Terraform
3 41 (0.87%) Ansible
4 29 (0.62%) Puppet
5 21 (0.45%) Grafana
6 19 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.30%) MIIS
8 8 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.13%) Kibana
9 6 (0.13%) SCCM
10 5 (0.11%) SCOM
10 5 (0.11%) WMI
11 3 (0.064%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.064%) logstash
12 2 (0.043%) Packer
12 2 (0.043%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.043%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.043%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.021%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,259 (26.86%) Microsoft
2 176 (3.75%) Oracle
3 120 (2.56%) Xamarin
4 69 (1.47%) Google
4 69 (1.47%) SAP
5 54 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 51 (1.09%) IBM
7 42 (0.90%) VMware
8 28 (0.60%) Remedy
8 28 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (0.51%) ServiceNow
10 22 (0.47%) CA
11 21 (0.45%) Splunk
12 19 (0.41%) HP
12 19 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
13 18 (0.38%) Sage
14 17 (0.36%) Telerik
15 16 (0.34%) Blue Prism
16 15 (0.32%) Hyperion
16 15 (0.32%) UiPath