Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 5,002 12,179 15,306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.41% 15.91% 16.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.39% 42.72% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,147 11,226 14,485
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

.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 13,031 28,509 35,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.76% 37.25% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11,144 23,450 29,537
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

.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 24 November 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 24 November 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 1,637 £52,500 +10.53% 313
North of England -1 1,336 £50,000 +11.11% 442
North West +2 851 £50,000 +11.11% 278
Midlands +1 744 £47,500 +7.34% 254
South West -8 508 £45,000 - 154
West Midlands 0 442 £47,500 +5.56% 131
Yorkshire -4 381 £45,500 +4.60% 127
Scotland -1 344 £47,575 +5.72% 79
East Midlands -1 301 £47,500 +11.76% 122
East of England -2 270 £55,000 +10.00% 116
Wales 0 107 £47,500 +5.56% 37
North East +3 104 £46,250 +6.32% 37
Northern Ireland -4 50 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Isle of Man -1 6 £52,500 -12.50%
Channel Islands -2 2 £52,500 -12.50%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 4,091 (81.79%) C#
2 2,208 (44.14%) JavaScript
3 2,186 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2,105 (42.08%) Azure
5 1,896 (37.90%) SQL
6 1,818 (36.35%) SQL Server
7 1,720 (34.39%) .NET Core
8 1,717 (34.33%) ASP.NET
9 1,501 (30.01%) MVC
10 1,417 (28.33%) HTML
11 1,359 (27.17%) CSS
12 1,239 (24.77%) .NET Framework
13 1,230 (24.59%) Microsoft
14 1,171 (23.41%) AngularJS
15 1,083 (21.65%) DevOps
16 951 (19.01%) Software Engineering
17 899 (17.97%) React
18 813 (16.25%) TDD
19 777 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
20 772 (15.43%) Scrum
21 765 (15.29%) Microservices
22 730 (14.59%) ASP.NET Web API
23 650 (12.99%) Git (software)
24 588 (11.76%) jQuery
25 585 (11.70%) Finance
26 554 (11.08%) Test Automation
27 547 (10.94%) Entity Framework
28 546 (10.92%) Web Development
29 531 (10.62%) AWS
30 507 (10.14%) REST

.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
1 159 (3.18%) CMS
2 136 (2.72%) IIS
3 121 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 118 (2.36%) NServiceBus
5 85 (1.70%) Umbraco
6 80 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
7 50 (1.00%) Confluence
8 44 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
9 30 (0.60%) Kentico
10 26 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (0.52%) EPiServer
11 21 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.34%) WordPress
13 16 (0.32%) SAS
14 15 (0.30%) Apache
14 15 (0.30%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.24%) Headless CMS
16 9 (0.18%) nginx
17 7 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 33 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.34%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.060%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.060%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.060%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.020%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 100 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 12 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.24%) SAP GTS
5 8 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.16%) Magento
6 7 (0.14%) Maximo
6 7 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.060%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.040%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.040%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.040%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.040%) SAP MII
9 2 (0.040%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.040%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.040%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 2,105 (42.08%) Azure
2 531 (10.62%) AWS
3 260 (5.20%) SaaS
4 140 (2.80%) PaaS
5 115 (2.30%) IaaS
6 99 (1.98%) Power Platform
7 98 (1.96%) Serverless
8 97 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
9 89 (1.78%) GCP
10 79 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
11 74 (1.48%) GitHub
12 68 (1.36%) Office 365
13 52 (1.04%) npm
14 38 (0.76%) Azure Functions
15 35 (0.70%) Logic Apps
16 30 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
17 28 (0.56%) PowerApps
18 26 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
19 23 (0.46%) NuGet
20 17 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 178 (3.56%) Skype
2 127 (2.54%) HTTP
3 48 (0.96%) Internet
4 30 (0.60%) DNS
5 26 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.34%) Firewall
7 14 (0.28%) AMQP
8 13 (0.26%) WAN
9 11 (0.22%) RTP
10 7 (0.14%) Intranet
10 7 (0.14%) SSL
10 7 (0.14%) WEP
10 7 (0.14%) Wireless
11 6 (0.12%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.080%) FTP
12 4 (0.080%) RFID
12 4 (0.080%) VPN
13 3 (0.060%) DHCP
13 3 (0.060%) Network Security
13 3 (0.060%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,818 (36.35%) SQL Server
2 323 (6.46%) NoSQL
3 220 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 193 (3.86%) MongoDB
5 156 (3.12%) MySQL
6 122 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 115 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 99 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
9 78 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 73 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 61 (1.22%) Power BI
11 61 (1.22%) Redis
12 51 (1.02%) Big Data
13 50 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 46 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
15 36 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 30 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
17 28 (0.56%) Data Lake
18 22 (0.44%) DB2
19 21 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 650 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 329 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 256 (5.12%) Selenium
4 219 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 159 (3.18%) JIRA
6 141 (2.82%) NUnit
7 131 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 131 (2.62%) TeamCity
8 130 (2.60%) SpecFlow
9 71 (1.42%) Jenkins
10 68 (1.36%) WebDriver
11 57 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
12 54 (1.08%) Subversion
13 46 (0.92%) Bitbucket
14 41 (0.82%) Moq
15 38 (0.76%) MSTest
16 37 (0.74%) Cucumber
17 29 (0.58%) Cypress.io
18 28 (0.56%) Protractor
19 27 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 585 (11.70%) Finance
2 136 (2.72%) Public Sector
3 81 (1.62%) Manufacturing
4 72 (1.44%) Retail
5 69 (1.38%) Marketing
6 64 (1.28%) Games
7 49 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 46 (0.92%) Banking
9 44 (0.88%) Law
10 42 (0.84%) Electronics
11 38 (0.76%) Advertising
12 31 (0.62%) Back Office
13 27 (0.54%) Legal
14 20 (0.40%) Local Government
15 17 (0.34%) Digital Economy
16 15 (0.30%) Aerospace
17 14 (0.28%) Automotive
18 13 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.18%) Publishing
20 8 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3,417 (68.31%) Developer
2 1,661 (33.21%) .NET Developer
3 981 (19.61%) Software Developer
4 953 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 824 (16.47%) Senior Developer
6 620 (12.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 464 (9.28%) Software Engineer
8 400 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 358 (7.16%) .NET Software Developer
10 343 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 323 (6.46%) C# Software Developer
12 277 (5.54%) Architect
13 253 (5.06%) Lead Developer
14 208 (4.16%) Senior Software Developer
15 207 (4.14%) Senior C# Developer
16 195 (3.90%) Web Developer
17 158 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
17 158 (3.16%) C# Software Engineer
18 147 (2.94%) Analyst
19 145 (2.90%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,720 (34.39%) .NET Core
2 1,717 (34.33%) ASP.NET
3 1,417 (28.33%) HTML
4 1,359 (27.17%) CSS
5 1,239 (24.77%) .NET Framework
6 1,171 (23.41%) AngularJS
7 899 (17.97%) React
8 777 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 730 (14.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 588 (11.76%) jQuery
11 547 (10.94%) Entity Framework
12 507 (10.14%) REST
13 425 (8.50%) Web Services
14 393 (7.86%) HTML5
15 329 (6.58%) Vue.js
16 318 (6.36%) ASP.NET Core
17 316 (6.32%) RESTful
18 283 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 250 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 237 (4.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 357 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 254 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 212 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 211 (4.22%) User Experience
5 133 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
6 103 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 76 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 52 (1.04%) Cloud Native
9 47 (0.94%) Data Structures
10 44 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 40 (0.80%) Public Cloud
12 30 (0.60%) Virtual Team
13 28 (0.56%) LIMS
14 23 (0.46%) Robotics
15 17 (0.34%) NHS
16 16 (0.32%) Renewable Energy
17 15 (0.30%) Life Science
18 14 (0.28%) Client/Server
18 14 (0.28%) PlayStation
19 13 (0.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 356 (7.12%) Windows
2 120 (2.40%) Android
3 110 (2.20%) Linux
4 68 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 66 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.18%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.060%) CentOS
10 3 (0.060%) Fedora
10 3 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.060%) Unix
11 1 (0.020%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.020%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,186 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1,501 (30.01%) MVC
3 1,083 (21.65%) DevOps
4 951 (19.01%) Software Engineering
5 813 (16.25%) TDD
6 772 (15.43%) Scrum
7 765 (15.29%) Microservices
8 554 (11.08%) Test Automation
9 546 (10.92%) Web Development
10 494 (9.88%) Mentoring
11 458 (9.16%) OO
12 395 (7.90%) SDLC
13 381 (7.62%) Unit Testing
14 351 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
15 328 (6.56%) BDD
16 299 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
17 298 (5.96%) SOLID
18 285 (5.70%) Computer Science
19 234 (4.68%) Front End Development
20 220 (4.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,091 (81.79%) C#
2 2,208 (44.14%) JavaScript
3 1,896 (37.90%) SQL
4 502 (10.04%) TypeScript
5 436 (8.72%) Java
6 312 (6.24%) T-SQL
7 247 (4.94%) Python
8 226 (4.52%) C++
9 216 (4.32%) VB.NET
10 170 (3.40%) PowerShell
11 107 (2.14%) VB
12 87 (1.74%) PHP
13 82 (1.64%) C
14 54 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 34 (0.68%) Bash Shell
16 27 (0.54%) VBA
17 25 (0.50%) R
17 25 (0.50%) VB6
18 23 (0.46%) ES6
19 21 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 488 (9.76%) Degree
2 149 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 109 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 54 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 45 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 33 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
7 28 (0.56%) ISEB
8 20 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
9 18 (0.36%) PhD
10 13 (0.26%) MCITP
10 13 (0.26%) MCSA
11 12 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.22%) CSSLP
13 10 (0.20%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.16%) CISM
14 8 (0.16%) CISSP
14 8 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.12%) MCSD
16 5 (0.100%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (5.80%) QA
2 43 (0.86%) SLA
3 30 (0.60%) GDPR
4 16 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.28%) NIST
6 13 (0.26%) COBIT
7 8 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.12%) ISO 13485
9 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.080%) WCAG
11 2 (0.040%) GAMP
12 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.020%) PMO
12 1 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 473 (9.46%) Docker
2 37 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.12%) Firmware
7 5 (0.100%) vSphere
8 4 (0.080%) Gluster
8 4 (0.080%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.040%) iptables
10 2 (0.040%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.040%) XenApp
11 1 (0.020%) HDFS
11 1 (0.020%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 304 (6.08%) Kubernetes
2 116 (2.32%) Terraform
3 40 (0.80%) Ansible
4 33 (0.66%) Puppet
5 26 (0.52%) MIIS
6 20 (0.40%) Grafana
7 14 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (0.26%) SCCM
9 12 (0.24%) WMI
10 11 (0.22%) SCOM
11 4 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.080%) Kibana
12 2 (0.040%) logstash
12 2 (0.040%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.040%) Packer
12 2 (0.040%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.040%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.040%) Simpana
13 1 (0.020%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.020%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,230 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 194 (3.88%) Oracle
3 133 (2.66%) Xamarin
4 62 (1.24%) Google
5 55 (1.10%) Sitecore
6 49 (0.98%) SAP
7 43 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (0.74%) IBM
9 36 (0.72%) VMware
10 30 (0.60%) Atlassian
11 24 (0.48%) ServiceNow
12 22 (0.44%) Remedy
13 20 (0.40%) Ceridian
13 20 (0.40%) Splunk
14 16 (0.32%) HP
14 16 (0.32%) MuleSoft
15 14 (0.28%) CA
16 13 (0.26%) Apple
16 13 (0.26%) DevExpress
16 13 (0.26%) PeopleSoft