Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 14,641 18,118 19,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.46% 17.92% 18.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.42% 43.42% 47.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12,836 16,221 18,065
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

.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 34,512 41,730 41,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 38.79% 41.27% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28,339 35,277 35,749
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 0 5,064 £45,000 +2.27% 741
North of England -1 3,594 £45,000 +5.88% 957
North West -2 1,959 £45,000 +5.88% 476
Midlands -2 1,815 £42,500 +6.25% 515
South West -2 1,568 £42,500 +1.19% 320
East of England -2 1,482 £45,500 +1.11% 295
Yorkshire +1 1,411 £42,500 - 371
West Midlands -1 1,033 £42,500 +6.25% 321
East Midlands -2 781 £42,500 +6.25% 193
Scotland +1 750 £45,000 +12.50% 152
Wales -1 264 £42,500 +13.33% 85
North East -3 227 £40,000 - 110
Northern Ireland +2 142 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Channel Islands - 1 £42,500 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 12,347 (84.33%) C#
2 7,110 (48.56%) JavaScript
3 7,072 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
4 6,912 (47.21%) ASP.NET
5 6,550 (44.74%) SQL Server
6 6,454 (44.08%) MVC
7 5,917 (40.41%) SQL
8 5,297 (36.18%) HTML
9 4,736 (32.35%) CSS
10 4,578 (31.27%) Microsoft
11 3,675 (25.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3,597 (24.57%) AngularJS
13 3,203 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 2,945 (20.11%) .NET Framework
15 2,743 (18.74%) TDD
16 2,671 (18.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 2,566 (17.53%) jQuery
18 2,417 (16.51%) Scrum
19 2,381 (16.26%) Software Engineering
20 2,044 (13.96%) Finance
21 2,019 (13.79%) Web Services
22 1,822 (12.44%) Visual Studio
23 1,686 (11.52%) Git (software)
24 1,669 (11.40%) WCF
25 1,659 (11.33%) Web Development
26 1,637 (11.18%) HTML5
27 1,615 (11.03%) Degree
28 1,594 (10.89%) OO
29 1,561 (10.66%) Java
30 1,518 (10.37%) Continuous Integration

.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
1 699 (4.77%) IIS
2 496 (3.39%) CMS
3 493 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 317 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 250 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 190 (1.30%) Confluence
7 180 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 127 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 100 (0.68%) Apache
10 90 (0.61%) NServiceBus
11 69 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 67 (0.46%) EPiServer
13 62 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 54 (0.37%) Kentico
15 49 (0.33%) Sitefinity
16 46 (0.31%) JBoss
17 41 (0.28%) WebSphere
18 37 (0.25%) Apache Spark
19 36 (0.25%) nginx
20 34 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 129 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 112 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 102 (0.70%) Chatbot
4 43 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 27 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 25 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (0.12%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.055%) Maya
11 5 (0.034%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.034%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.027%) Doxygen
13 3 (0.020%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.007%) ArchiCAD
14 1 (0.007%) GIMP
14 1 (0.007%) GNU Octave
14 1 (0.007%) MicroStation
14 1 (0.007%) Revit
Business Applications
1 325 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 51 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.12%) Magento
5 11 (0.075%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.075%) Visualfiles
6 10 (0.068%) Sage 200
7 8 (0.055%) Siebel CRM
8 6 (0.041%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.041%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.027%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.027%) Scribe Insight
9 4 (0.027%) Shopify
9 4 (0.027%) StreamServe
10 3 (0.020%) SDL Web 8
11 2 (0.014%) Endur
11 2 (0.014%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.014%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.014%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.014%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3,203 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,041 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
3 512 (3.50%) SaaS
4 221 (1.51%) PaaS
5 190 (1.30%) Office 365
6 179 (1.22%) Serverless
7 147 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 143 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
9 135 (0.92%) GitHub
10 120 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 118 (0.81%) IaaS
12 92 (0.63%) npm
13 72 (0.49%) Azure Functions
14 61 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
15 52 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
16 46 (0.31%) NuGet
17 45 (0.31%) Google Play
18 43 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
19 40 (0.27%) Amazon S3
20 36 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 327 (2.23%) Internet
2 163 (1.11%) HTTP
3 83 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 82 (0.56%) Intranet
5 70 (0.48%) Firewall
6 60 (0.41%) SSL
7 54 (0.37%) Broadband
8 53 (0.36%) SMS
9 46 (0.31%) DNS
10 44 (0.30%) Network Security
11 37 (0.25%) Hyperconnected
12 25 (0.17%) Skype
13 19 (0.13%) HTTPS
14 16 (0.11%) FTP
14 16 (0.11%) Software-Defined Networking
15 15 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
15 15 (0.10%) VPN
16 13 (0.089%) RIP
17 12 (0.082%) Unified Communications
18 11 (0.075%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,550 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 640 (4.37%) NoSQL
3 606 (4.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 569 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 560 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 548 (3.74%) MySQL
7 511 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 432 (2.95%) MongoDB
9 302 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 288 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 249 (1.70%) Big Data
12 193 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 183 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 182 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
15 177 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 165 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
17 161 (1.10%) Power BI
18 132 (0.90%) Oracle Database
19 112 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
20 107 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,822 (12.44%) Visual Studio
2 1,686 (11.52%) Git (software)
3 1,270 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 595 (4.06%) JIRA
5 496 (3.39%) Selenium
6 466 (3.18%) NUnit
7 395 (2.70%) TeamCity
8 317 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 304 (2.08%) Jenkins
10 273 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 239 (1.63%) Subversion
12 199 (1.36%) SpecFlow
13 176 (1.20%) MSTest
14 164 (1.12%) gulp
15 137 (0.94%) Bitbucket
16 134 (0.92%) Cucumber
17 121 (0.83%) Jasmine
18 116 (0.79%) webpack
19 99 (0.68%) Grunt
20 96 (0.66%) ReSharper
General
1 2,044 (13.96%) Finance
2 531 (3.63%) Retail
3 521 (3.56%) Marketing
4 379 (2.59%) Games
5 377 (2.57%) Manufacturing
6 250 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 223 (1.52%) Advertising
8 200 (1.37%) Electronics
9 152 (1.04%) Banking
10 122 (0.83%) Back Office
11 115 (0.79%) Automotive
12 105 (0.72%) Legal
13 56 (0.38%) Law
14 38 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 33 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 30 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.13%) Publishing
18 14 (0.096%) Billing
18 14 (0.096%) Investment Banking
19 12 (0.082%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10,939 (74.71%) Developer
2 6,156 (42.05%) .NET Developer
3 4,339 (29.64%) C# Developer
4 3,072 (20.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,703 (18.46%) Software Developer
6 1,788 (12.21%) Senior Developer
7 1,307 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1,243 (8.49%) .NET Software Developer
9 1,228 (8.39%) C# Software Developer
10 1,140 (7.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1,059 (7.23%) Software Engineer
12 1,009 (6.89%) Senior .NET Developer
13 907 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 777 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
15 737 (5.03%) Web Developer
16 734 (5.01%) Junior
17 724 (4.95%) SQL Developer
18 629 (4.30%) Junior Developer
19 627 (4.28%) Lead Developer
20 592 (4.04%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,912 (47.21%) ASP.NET
2 5,297 (36.18%) HTML
3 4,736 (32.35%) CSS
4 3,675 (25.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3,597 (24.57%) AngularJS
6 2,945 (20.11%) .NET Framework
7 2,671 (18.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2,566 (17.53%) jQuery
9 2,019 (13.79%) Web Services
10 1,669 (11.40%) WCF
11 1,637 (11.18%) HTML5
12 1,410 (9.63%) Entity Framework
13 1,313 (8.97%) XML
14 1,284 (8.77%) .NET Core
15 1,234 (8.43%) RESTful
16 1,055 (7.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 1,034 (7.06%) React
18 1,002 (6.84%) WPF
19 946 (6.46%) REST
20 861 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,250 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
2 706 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 677 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 659 (4.50%) User Experience
5 647 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 421 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 349 (2.38%) Fintech
8 149 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 137 (0.94%) N-Tier
10 130 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 120 (0.82%) Driving Licence
12 114 (0.78%) Social Media
13 98 (0.67%) Public Cloud
14 80 (0.55%) Data Centre
15 74 (0.51%) NHS
16 70 (0.48%) Client/Server
17 63 (0.43%) EPoS
18 62 (0.42%) Virtual Team
19 55 (0.38%) Data Structures
20 53 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1,510 (10.31%) Windows
2 509 (3.48%) Android
3 452 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 441 (3.01%) Linux
5 238 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 125 (0.85%) Unix
7 67 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 51 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 39 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 22 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.13%) Solaris
14 18 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (0.082%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.061%) CentOS
17 8 (0.055%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.055%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.048%) VMS
19 6 (0.041%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,072 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 6,454 (44.08%) MVC
3 2,743 (18.74%) TDD
4 2,417 (16.51%) Scrum
5 2,381 (16.26%) Software Engineering
6 1,659 (11.33%) Web Development
7 1,594 (10.89%) OO
8 1,518 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
9 1,482 (10.12%) Test Automation
10 1,328 (9.07%) SDLC
11 1,319 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
12 1,236 (8.44%) Unit Testing
13 1,122 (7.66%) BDD
14 1,043 (7.12%) DevOps
15 959 (6.55%) Mentoring
16 957 (6.54%) Microservices
17 951 (6.50%) Computer Science
18 918 (6.27%) SOLID
19 751 (5.13%) Web Application Development
20 717 (4.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12,347 (84.33%) C#
2 7,110 (48.56%) JavaScript
3 5,917 (40.41%) SQL
4 1,561 (10.66%) Java
5 1,457 (9.95%) T-SQL
6 1,022 (6.98%) VB.NET
7 743 (5.07%) TypeScript
8 742 (5.07%) C++
9 596 (4.07%) Python
10 532 (3.63%) PHP
11 511 (3.49%) PowerShell
12 394 (2.69%) VB
13 302 (2.06%) Ruby
14 266 (1.82%) C
15 249 (1.70%) PL/SQL
16 120 (0.82%) VB6
17 93 (0.64%) VBA
18 89 (0.61%) F#
18 89 (0.61%) Objective-C
19 74 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1,615 (11.03%) Degree
2 447 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 273 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 221 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 115 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 105 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 74 (0.51%) ISEB
8 56 (0.38%) Master's Degree
9 53 (0.36%) MCSE
9 53 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 52 (0.36%) MCPD
11 46 (0.31%) CISSP
12 45 (0.31%) MCP
13 41 (0.28%) DV Cleared
14 40 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 40 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
15 38 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 33 (0.23%) DBS Check
18 28 (0.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 728 (4.97%) QA
2 77 (0.53%) GDPR
3 64 (0.44%) SLA
4 61 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 53 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 37 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.096%) PMO
10 12 (0.082%) DICOM
10 12 (0.082%) HL7
10 12 (0.082%) ISO 14001
11 9 (0.061%) HIPAA
11 9 (0.061%) WAI
12 5 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.034%) GAMP
13 4 (0.027%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.027%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.020%) WCAG
15 2 (0.014%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 466 (3.18%) Docker
2 179 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 73 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 44 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (0.27%) Firmware
7 34 (0.23%) vSphere
8 15 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
9 14 (0.096%) LXC
10 12 (0.082%) Varnish
11 11 (0.075%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.027%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.027%) Xen
12 4 (0.027%) XenServer
13 3 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.014%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.014%) GlusterFS
14 2 (0.014%) HDFS
14 2 (0.014%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 132 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 119 (0.81%) Ansible
3 105 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 95 (0.65%) Puppet
5 54 (0.37%) Terraform
6 49 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 43 (0.29%) Kibana
8 38 (0.26%) Salt
9 28 (0.19%) Graphite
10 25 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 22 (0.15%) Consul
12 19 (0.13%) SCCM
13 13 (0.089%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (0.089%) HP ALM
14 12 (0.082%) Grafana
15 11 (0.075%) Microsoft Intune
15 11 (0.075%) WSUS
16 10 (0.068%) SCOM
17 8 (0.055%) Nagios
18 7 (0.048%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4,578 (31.27%) Microsoft
2 783 (5.35%) Oracle
3 597 (4.08%) Xamarin
4 372 (2.54%) Google
5 294 (2.01%) SAP
6 239 (1.63%) Sitecore
7 128 (0.87%) Facebook
8 91 (0.62%) Telerik
9 87 (0.59%) VMware
10 85 (0.58%) IBM
11 84 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
12 66 (0.45%) DevExpress
13 63 (0.43%) Twitter
14 61 (0.42%) Apple
15 53 (0.36%) Tableau
16 50 (0.34%) Atlassian
17 47 (0.32%) Sony
18 44 (0.30%) Adobe
19 42 (0.29%) Yahoo!
20 38 (0.26%) TIBCO