Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 6,668 9,127 13,164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.74% 16.54% 15.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.01% 43.02% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,641 7,827 11,423
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 18,517 21,215 31,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 38.17% 38.44% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15,027 17,586 25,972
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 2021. 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 2,280 £52,500 +10.53% 446
North of England -3 1,488 £47,500 +5.56% 603
Midlands +1 1,063 £45,500 +7.06% 382
South West -9 856 £45,000 -3.23% 191
North West -6 745 £50,000 +5.26% 361
Yorkshire -4 598 £43,500 -3.33% 172
West Midlands -2 597 £45,500 +1.11% 205
East Midlands -1 459 £45,000 +12.50% 175
Scotland -6 407 £47,500 +5.56% 110
East of England -10 335 £50,750 +1.50% 157
Wales -4 183 £42,500 -5.56% 37
North East +4 145 £41,695 +4.24% 70
Northern Ireland -10 60 £35,000 -12.50% 30
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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 5,402 (81.01%) C#
2 3,092 (46.37%) JavaScript
3 3,060 (45.89%) Azure
4 2,996 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
5 2,755 (41.32%) SQL
6 2,441 (36.61%) .NET Core
7 2,392 (35.87%) SQL Server
8 2,192 (32.87%) ASP.NET
9 2,058 (30.86%) MVC
10 1,911 (28.66%) HTML
11 1,853 (27.79%) CSS
12 1,535 (23.02%) AngularJS
13 1,517 (22.75%) Microsoft
14 1,498 (22.47%) DevOps
15 1,485 (22.27%) .NET Framework
16 1,240 (18.60%) Software Engineering
17 1,142 (17.13%) React
18 1,000 (15.00%) Scrum
18 1,000 (15.00%) Microservices
19 994 (14.91%) TDD
20 898 (13.47%) Social Skills
21 882 (13.23%) AWS
22 841 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
23 800 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
24 795 (11.92%) Git (software)
25 775 (11.62%) jQuery
26 772 (11.58%) Finance
27 738 (11.07%) Docker
28 646 (9.69%) Entity Framework
29 613 (9.19%) TypeScript

.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
1 315 (4.72%) CMS
2 237 (3.55%) IIS
3 147 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 141 (2.11%) Umbraco
5 106 (1.59%) EPiServer
6 97 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 84 (1.26%) NServiceBus
8 72 (1.08%) Confluence
9 54 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 42 (0.63%) Kentico
11 30 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 24 (0.36%) WordPress
13 19 (0.28%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.25%) Apache
14 17 (0.25%) Sitefinity
15 14 (0.21%) OnBase
16 13 (0.19%) Drupal
17 9 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 9 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
18 8 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 56 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.15%) Simulink
5 9 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.090%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.090%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.060%) Campfire
8 3 (0.045%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.030%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.030%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.015%) Blender
10 1 (0.015%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 83 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 21 (0.31%) nopCommerce
4 19 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 18 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 9 (0.13%) Magento
7 9 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.10%) Sage 1000
9 5 (0.075%) Elite 3E
9 5 (0.075%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.060%) Bond Adapt
10 4 (0.060%) Visualfiles
11 3 (0.045%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.045%) Sentinel
12 2 (0.030%) Maximo
12 2 (0.030%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.030%) SAP Business One
13 1 (0.015%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3,060 (45.89%) Azure
2 882 (13.23%) AWS
3 401 (6.01%) SaaS
4 181 (2.71%) Serverless
5 177 (2.65%) GCP
6 169 (2.53%) Power Platform
7 144 (2.16%) PaaS
8 129 (1.93%) Dynamics 365
9 127 (1.90%) Azure Service Bus
10 111 (1.66%) IaaS
11 89 (1.33%) Microsoft 365
12 77 (1.15%) GitHub
13 73 (1.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 67 (1.00%) Azure Functions
15 60 (0.90%) Azure Storage
16 58 (0.87%) Azure Logic Apps
16 58 (0.87%) PowerApps
17 38 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
17 38 (0.57%) npm
18 35 (0.52%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 96 (1.44%) HTTP
2 74 (1.11%) Skype
3 40 (0.60%) Internet
4 28 (0.42%) DNS
5 22 (0.33%) Firewall
6 21 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.19%) AMQP
8 11 (0.16%) Intranet
8 11 (0.16%) Network Security
9 10 (0.15%) WAN
10 9 (0.13%) LAN
11 8 (0.12%) SMTP
11 8 (0.12%) Wireless
12 7 (0.10%) VPN
13 6 (0.090%) Bluetooth
13 6 (0.090%) DHCP
14 5 (0.075%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.075%) VLAN
15 4 (0.060%) Reverse Proxy
15 4 (0.060%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,392 (35.87%) SQL Server
2 331 (4.96%) NoSQL
3 208 (3.12%) Relational Database
4 190 (2.85%) MySQL
5 175 (2.62%) MongoDB
6 163 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
7 162 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 146 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 119 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
10 110 (1.65%) Power BI
11 89 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
12 86 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 82 (1.23%) Redis
14 80 (1.20%) Big Data
15 54 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
16 51 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
17 44 (0.66%) RDBMS
18 34 (0.51%) Oracle Database
18 34 (0.51%) SQLPlus
19 32 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 795 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 486 (7.29%) Visual Studio
3 242 (3.63%) Selenium
4 205 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 202 (3.03%) JIRA
6 187 (2.80%) TeamCity
7 171 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 159 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 125 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
10 118 (1.77%) NUnit
11 113 (1.69%) SpecFlow
12 71 (1.06%) Cypress.io
13 60 (0.90%) Postman
14 59 (0.88%) Bitbucket
15 44 (0.66%) webpack
16 40 (0.60%) JMeter
17 38 (0.57%) Moq
18 37 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 35 (0.52%) WebDriver
20 32 (0.48%) gulp
General
1 898 (13.47%) Social Skills
2 772 (11.58%) Finance
3 322 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 177 (2.65%) Public Sector
5 168 (2.52%) Retail
6 151 (2.26%) Marketing
7 125 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 123 (1.84%) Law
9 106 (1.59%) Games
10 103 (1.54%) Telecoms
11 77 (1.15%) Electronics
12 76 (1.14%) Back Office
13 67 (1.00%) Automotive
14 62 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
15 58 (0.87%) Legal
16 57 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
17 53 (0.79%) Advertising
18 51 (0.76%) Banking
18 51 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
19 49 (0.73%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,766 (71.48%) Developer
2 2,301 (34.51%) .NET Developer
3 1,437 (21.55%) C# Developer
4 1,389 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 1,134 (17.01%) Senior Developer
6 873 (13.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 547 (8.20%) Senior .NET Developer
8 538 (8.07%) Full Stack Developer
9 512 (7.68%) Software Engineer
10 511 (7.66%) .NET Software Developer
11 482 (7.23%) C# Software Developer
12 323 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
13 313 (4.69%) Senior Software Developer
14 303 (4.54%) Lead Developer
15 275 (4.12%) Architect
16 248 (3.72%) SQL Developer
17 199 (2.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 184 (2.76%) ASP.NET Developer
19 179 (2.68%) Analyst
20 176 (2.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,441 (36.61%) .NET Core
2 2,192 (32.87%) ASP.NET
3 1,911 (28.66%) HTML
4 1,853 (27.79%) CSS
5 1,535 (23.02%) AngularJS
6 1,485 (22.27%) .NET Framework
7 1,142 (17.13%) React
8 841 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 800 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 775 (11.62%) jQuery
11 646 (9.69%) Entity Framework
12 603 (9.04%) Vue.js
13 577 (8.65%) REST
14 567 (8.50%) Web Services
15 495 (7.42%) HTML5
16 415 (6.22%) RESTful
17 380 (5.70%) Node.js
18 348 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 306 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 292 (4.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 536 (8.04%) Greenfield Project
2 311 (4.66%) User Experience
3 300 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 204 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 144 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 76 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 66 (0.99%) Cloud Native
8 59 (0.88%) NHS
9 53 (0.79%) Virtual Team
10 50 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 47 (0.70%) Data Structures
12 39 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
13 36 (0.54%) N-Tier
14 34 (0.51%) Public Cloud
15 26 (0.39%) iPhone
15 26 (0.39%) LIMS
16 23 (0.34%) Data Centre
17 22 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
18 21 (0.31%) Wiki
19 19 (0.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 449 (6.73%) Windows
2 210 (3.15%) Linux
3 140 (2.10%) Windows Server
4 127 (1.90%) Android
5 101 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 32 (0.48%) Unix
7 27 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.24%) CentOS
8 16 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 15 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.19%) AIX
11 11 (0.16%) VMS
12 8 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.075%) Debian
15 4 (0.060%) SUSE
15 4 (0.060%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.030%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,996 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 2,058 (30.86%) MVC
3 1,498 (22.47%) DevOps
4 1,240 (18.60%) Software Engineering
5 1,000 (15.00%) Microservices
5 1,000 (15.00%) Scrum
6 994 (14.91%) TDD
7 593 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 592 (8.88%) SDLC
9 562 (8.43%) Test Automation
10 556 (8.34%) Web Development
11 540 (8.10%) Problem-Solving
12 449 (6.73%) Unit Testing
13 425 (6.37%) SOLID
14 410 (6.15%) OO
15 363 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
16 335 (5.02%) Computer Science
17 322 (4.83%) OOP
18 303 (4.54%) BDD
19 300 (4.50%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 5,402 (81.01%) C#
2 3,092 (46.37%) JavaScript
3 2,755 (41.32%) SQL
4 613 (9.19%) TypeScript
5 567 (8.50%) T-SQL
6 482 (7.23%) Java
7 347 (5.20%) VB.NET
8 339 (5.08%) Python
9 202 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 194 (2.91%) C++
11 173 (2.59%) PHP
12 133 (1.99%) VB
13 79 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 74 (1.11%) C
15 57 (0.85%) PL/SQL
15 57 (0.85%) Ruby
16 46 (0.69%) VBA
17 39 (0.58%) VB6
18 36 (0.54%) ES6
18 36 (0.54%) Go
Qualifications
1 513 (7.69%) Degree
2 188 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 184 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 147 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 95 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (0.61%) HNC
7 29 (0.43%) HND
8 26 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 18 (0.27%) Master's Degree
10 17 (0.25%) ISEB
11 12 (0.18%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.16%) CISSP
13 10 (0.15%) CISA
13 10 (0.15%) MCSE
13 10 (0.15%) PhD
14 9 (0.13%) MCSA
15 8 (0.12%) CISM
15 8 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (5.56%) QA
2 40 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (0.55%) SLA
4 26 (0.39%) GDPR
5 23 (0.34%) GRC
6 22 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.21%) WAI
9 7 (0.10%) WCAG
10 6 (0.090%) COBIT
11 5 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.060%) NIST
13 3 (0.045%) PMO
14 2 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 2 (0.030%) GxP
14 2 (0.030%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.030%) SOC 2
15 1 (0.015%) Cyber Essentials
15 1 (0.015%) HL7
15 1 (0.015%) JTAG
System Software
1 738 (11.07%) Docker
2 46 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.16%) Firmware
5 8 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.075%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.060%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.030%) LXC
9 1 (0.015%) HDFS
9 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.015%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.015%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 502 (7.53%) Kubernetes
2 155 (2.32%) Terraform
3 69 (1.03%) Ansible
4 37 (0.55%) Puppet
5 32 (0.48%) Grafana
5 32 (0.48%) Prometheus
6 25 (0.37%) MIIS
7 14 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.15%) Graphite
8 10 (0.15%) Packer
9 9 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.10%) HP Fortify
10 7 (0.10%) SCCM
11 6 (0.090%) Kibana
11 6 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.075%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.075%) WMI
13 3 (0.045%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.045%) Rancher
13 3 (0.045%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,517 (22.75%) Microsoft
2 271 (4.06%) Oracle
3 161 (2.41%) Xamarin
4 138 (2.07%) Sitecore
5 99 (1.48%) Google
6 63 (0.94%) SAP
7 41 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 39 (0.58%) VMware
9 34 (0.51%) Telerik
10 33 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 27 (0.40%) Bloomberg
12 26 (0.39%) Splunk
13 25 (0.37%) IBM
14 24 (0.36%) Adobe
15 23 (0.34%) ANSYS
16 20 (0.30%) MuleSoft
17 17 (0.25%) Blue Prism
17 17 (0.25%) Xceptor
18 16 (0.24%) Apple
19 14 (0.21%) JD Edwards