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to

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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 8,439 7,786 5,521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 11.22% 12.96% 16.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.11% 35.95% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5,077 6,184 4,731
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

.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 23,369 21,659 13,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.07% 36.06% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14,030 15,805 11,223
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,510
25th Percentile £42,521 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%

.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 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South East -5 2,477 £55,000 +4.76% 241
North of England +2 2,159 £52,500 +10.53% 312
Midlands -8 1,298 £52,500 +10.53% 220
North West 0 1,151 £54,590 +6.00% 170
South West -2 1,046 £52,500 +11.70% 117
Yorkshire +5 830 £52,500 +16.67% 90
West Midlands -12 757 £53,250 +10.80% 111
Scotland -3 628 £52,500 +10.53% 68
East Midlands +2 537 £50,000 +11.11% 109
East of England -13 518 £55,000 - 111
Northern Ireland +1 197 £52,500 +50.00% 5
North East +2 181 £48,500 +18.73% 53
Wales -17 156 £47,500 +5.56% 24
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 6,019 (71.32%) C#
2 4,514 (53.49%) Azure
3 4,298 (50.93%) Agile
4 4,209 (49.88%) JavaScript
5 3,960 (46.92%) SQL
6 3,164 (37.49%) HTML
7 2,999 (35.54%) CSS
8 2,950 (34.96%) Software Engineering
9 2,911 (34.49%) .NET Core
10 2,739 (32.46%) MVC
11 2,678 (31.73%) SQL Server
12 2,509 (29.73%) ASP.NET
13 2,491 (29.52%) Microsoft
14 2,471 (29.28%) DevOps
15 2,389 (28.31%) AngularJS
16 2,265 (26.84%) React
17 2,250 (26.66%) Social Skills
18 2,233 (26.46%) .NET Framework
19 2,202 (26.09%) Git (software)
20 1,800 (21.33%) AWS
21 1,668 (19.77%) Docker
22 1,626 (19.27%) Java
23 1,563 (18.52%) Full Stack Development
24 1,495 (17.72%) Azure DevOps
25 1,443 (17.10%) Scrum
26 1,359 (16.10%) Finance
27 1,257 (14.90%) CI/CD
28 1,239 (14.68%) Microservices
29 1,180 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
30 1,165 (13.80%) 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
1 341 (4.04%) Umbraco
2 234 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 226 (2.68%) CMS
4 145 (1.72%) IIS
5 112 (1.33%) Confluence
6 67 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 61 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
8 54 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 44 (0.52%) Drupal
10 39 (0.46%) Joomla!
11 28 (0.33%) OpenStack
12 26 (0.31%) WordPress
13 25 (0.30%) EPiServer
13 25 (0.30%) OpenEdge
14 22 (0.26%) Sitefinity
15 21 (0.25%) Kentico
16 16 (0.19%) Apache
17 15 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
17 15 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
18 14 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 133 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.14%) Campfire
7 5 (0.059%) Adobe XD
7 5 (0.059%) UXPin
8 4 (0.047%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.047%) Sketch
9 3 (0.036%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.036%) PaintShop Pro
10 2 (0.024%) Maple
10 2 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 70 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.56%) Academy Housing
3 38 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 25 (0.30%) Maximo
5 21 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.083%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.071%) DELMIA
8 6 (0.071%) Teamcenter
9 5 (0.059%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.047%) Magento
11 3 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.036%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.036%) VisionPLUS
12 2 (0.024%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.024%) Eikon
12 2 (0.024%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.024%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.024%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.024%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4,514 (53.49%) Azure
2 1,800 (21.33%) AWS
3 1,495 (17.72%) Azure DevOps
4 869 (10.30%) Serverless
5 602 (7.13%) Azure Service Bus
6 583 (6.91%) Azure Functions
7 537 (6.36%) SaaS
8 355 (4.21%) GCP
9 265 (3.14%) GitHub
10 257 (3.05%) Power Platform
11 206 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
12 175 (2.07%) PaaS
13 137 (1.62%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 132 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
15 125 (1.48%) OpenShift
16 113 (1.34%) Microsoft 365
17 93 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
18 84 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
19 78 (0.92%) Azure AKS
20 76 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 651 (7.71%) HTTP
2 570 (6.75%) SSL
3 116 (1.37%) Internet
4 28 (0.33%) Wireless
5 27 (0.32%) Broadband
6 25 (0.30%) DNS
7 21 (0.25%) Firewall
8 19 (0.23%) DHCP
9 17 (0.20%) WAN
10 15 (0.18%) TCP/IP
11 13 (0.15%) LAN
12 12 (0.14%) Multicast
12 12 (0.14%) Unicast
13 11 (0.13%) Network Security
14 10 (0.12%) MQTT
14 10 (0.12%) VPN
15 8 (0.095%) AMQP
15 8 (0.095%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.095%) Intranet
15 8 (0.095%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,678 (31.73%) SQL Server
2 960 (11.38%) NoSQL
3 364 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 319 (3.78%) MySQL
5 267 (3.16%) MongoDB
6 197 (2.33%) Power BI
7 176 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
8 153 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 146 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 131 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
11 106 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
12 103 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 85 (1.01%) RDBMS
14 82 (0.97%) Redis
15 80 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
16 74 (0.88%) Big Data
17 65 (0.77%) DynamoDB
18 64 (0.76%) Data Lake
18 64 (0.76%) Flink
19 46 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2,202 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 597 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 487 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 356 (4.22%) Selenium
5 350 (4.15%) JIRA
6 228 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 223 (2.64%) TeamCity
8 210 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 166 (1.97%) NUnit
10 163 (1.93%) SpecFlow
11 138 (1.64%) Subversion
12 88 (1.04%) Bitbucket
13 79 (0.94%) Maven
14 68 (0.81%) MSTest
15 66 (0.78%) Ant
16 64 (0.76%) Postman
17 63 (0.75%) Gradle
18 59 (0.70%) Cucumber
19 54 (0.64%) Cypress.io
20 50 (0.59%) Moq
General
1 2,250 (26.66%) Social Skills
2 1,359 (16.10%) Finance
3 777 (9.21%) Marketing
4 632 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
5 350 (4.15%) Manufacturing
6 343 (4.06%) Retail
7 288 (3.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 236 (2.80%) Public Sector
9 153 (1.81%) Legal
10 144 (1.71%) Law
11 142 (1.68%) Banking
12 132 (1.56%) Games
13 107 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
14 79 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
15 75 (0.89%) Automotive
16 58 (0.69%) Telecoms
17 57 (0.68%) Back Office
18 56 (0.66%) Advertising
19 51 (0.60%) Publishing
20 41 (0.49%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 4,957 (58.74%) Developer
2 2,208 (26.16%) .NET Developer
3 1,695 (20.09%) Software Engineer
4 1,433 (16.98%) Software Developer
5 1,203 (14.26%) C# Developer
6 1,080 (12.80%) Senior Developer
7 631 (7.48%) Senior .NET Developer
8 612 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 583 (6.91%) Full Stack Developer
10 522 (6.19%) .NET Software Developer
11 316 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
12 309 (3.66%) Senior Software Developer
12 309 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
13 250 (2.96%) Architect
14 230 (2.73%) Graduate
15 226 (2.68%) .NET Software Engineer
16 198 (2.35%) C# Software Engineer
17 197 (2.33%) Analyst
18 195 (2.31%) Senior C# Developer
19 194 (2.30%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,164 (37.49%) HTML
2 2,999 (35.54%) CSS
3 2,911 (34.49%) .NET Core
4 2,509 (29.73%) ASP.NET
5 2,389 (28.31%) AngularJS
6 2,265 (26.84%) React
7 2,233 (26.46%) .NET Framework
8 1,165 (13.80%) Entity Framework
9 1,076 (12.75%) jQuery
10 995 (11.79%) Node.js
11 777 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 700 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 694 (8.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 621 (7.36%) Angular 2
15 598 (7.09%) RESTful
16 586 (6.94%) Vue.js
17 582 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
18 561 (6.65%) HTML5
19 497 (5.89%) REST
20 382 (4.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 421 (4.99%) User Experience
2 376 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
3 351 (4.16%) Mobile App
4 316 (3.74%) Cloud Native
5 196 (2.32%) Virtual Team
6 154 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 151 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 151 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 145 (1.72%) Life Science
9 140 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
10 87 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 84 (1.00%) Public Cloud
12 83 (0.98%) Tandem
13 77 (0.91%) NHS
14 70 (0.83%) IoT
15 69 (0.82%) Legacy Systems
16 64 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
17 54 (0.64%) Social Media
18 50 (0.59%) Data Centre
18 50 (0.59%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 672 (7.96%) Android
2 592 (7.02%) Apple iOS
3 530 (6.28%) Windows
4 425 (5.04%) Linux
5 123 (1.46%) Unix
6 115 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 38 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
9 25 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.11%) OpenVMS
13 9 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.071%) Kali Linux
14 6 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.071%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.036%) CentOS
16 2 (0.024%) VMS
17 1 (0.012%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,298 (50.93%) Agile
2 2,950 (34.96%) Software Engineering
3 2,739 (32.46%) MVC
4 2,471 (29.28%) DevOps
5 1,563 (18.52%) Full Stack Development
6 1,443 (17.10%) Scrum
7 1,257 (14.90%) CI/CD
8 1,239 (14.68%) Microservices
9 1,180 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
10 1,125 (13.33%) Web Development
11 1,017 (12.05%) TDD
12 999 (11.84%) Test Automation
13 991 (11.74%) Unit Testing
14 912 (10.81%) Mentoring
15 740 (8.77%) User Stories
16 677 (8.02%) SDLC
17 623 (7.38%) Fintech
18 576 (6.83%) Computer Science
19 507 (6.01%) Product Roadmap
20 499 (5.91%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 6,019 (71.32%) C#
2 4,209 (49.88%) JavaScript
3 3,960 (46.92%) SQL
4 1,626 (19.27%) Java
5 925 (10.96%) TypeScript
6 788 (9.34%) Python
7 744 (8.82%) T-SQL
8 730 (8.65%) Ruby
9 665 (7.88%) Go
10 420 (4.98%) PowerShell
11 276 (3.27%) PHP
12 264 (3.13%) C++
13 256 (3.03%) VB.NET
14 148 (1.75%) VB
15 114 (1.35%) Bash
16 106 (1.26%) C
17 96 (1.14%) Perl
18 81 (0.96%) Scala
18 81 (0.96%) Shell Script
19 68 (0.81%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 881 (10.44%) Degree
2 384 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 345 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 188 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 185 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 70 (0.83%) Azure Certification
7 55 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
8 50 (0.59%) AWS Certification
9 39 (0.46%) DBS Check
10 38 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 34 (0.40%) DV Cleared
12 33 (0.39%) Master's Degree
13 30 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
14 27 (0.32%) ISEB
15 18 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (0.19%) CISSP
17 15 (0.18%) MCPD
18 13 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
19 12 (0.14%) MCSE
20 11 (0.13%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 627 (7.43%) QA
2 94 (1.11%) Accessibility
3 37 (0.44%) GDPR
4 28 (0.33%) SLA
5 24 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.28%) WCAG
6 21 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.25%) HL7
7 16 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.083%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.083%) NIST
8 7 (0.083%) PMO
8 7 (0.083%) WAI
9 4 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.047%) GxP
10 2 (0.024%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.024%) Good Clinical Practice
10 2 (0.024%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.024%) JTAG
System Software
1 1,668 (19.77%) Docker
2 91 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 38 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.24%) vSphere
6 19 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.15%) Firmware
8 11 (0.13%) XenApp
9 9 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.036%) Ceph
12 3 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.024%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.012%) LXC
14 1 (0.012%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 915 (10.84%) Kubernetes
2 698 (8.27%) Terraform
3 78 (0.92%) Ansible
4 42 (0.50%) Kibana
5 26 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.24%) HP Fortify
6 20 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 20 (0.24%) Puppet
7 17 (0.20%) Grafana
8 16 (0.19%) SCCM
9 15 (0.18%) WSUS
10 14 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 14 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
11 13 (0.15%) Istio
12 11 (0.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 10 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.11%) MIIS
14 9 (0.11%) MOM
14 9 (0.11%) Prometheus
15 8 (0.095%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,491 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 587 (6.96%) Xamarin
3 356 (4.22%) Oracle
4 316 (3.74%) Google
5 91 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 69 (0.82%) ANSYS
6 69 (0.82%) Bloomberg
7 57 (0.68%) Databricks
8 52 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 45 (0.53%) SAP
10 40 (0.47%) FIS
11 39 (0.46%) VMware
12 32 (0.38%) Cisco
12 32 (0.38%) Splunk
13 31 (0.37%) Telerik
14 28 (0.33%) Adobe
15 27 (0.32%) IBM
15 27 (0.32%) UiPath
16 26 (0.31%) Progress
17 25 (0.30%) CA