Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 6,776 12,822 18,351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.21% 15.33% 18.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.60% 41.13% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6,318 11,943 17,793
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +8.54%
10th Percentile £31,750 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16,287 31,171 41,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 38.95% 37.27% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13,452 25,469 35,101
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 14 July 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 14 July 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 2,365 £50,000 +5.26% 271
North of England 0 1,734 £47,500 +8.57% 359
North West +3 1,052 £50,000 +11.11% 235
Midlands -2 850 £45,000 +5.88% 203
South West -4 694 £47,500 +11.76% 94
Yorkshire -2 588 £45,000 +5.88% 90
West Midlands 0 517 £47,500 +5.56% 111
East of England +1 492 £50,000 +5.26% 96
Scotland 0 391 £45,750 +1.67% 48
East Midlands -1 330 £42,500 +6.25% 92
Wales -3 160 £45,000 +7.14% 34
North East -3 96 £41,000 -8.89% 34
Northern Ireland 0 84 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Isle of Man +5 7 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Channel Islands -4 6 £65,000 +23.81%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 5,556 (82.00%) C#
2 3,125 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
3 3,075 (45.38%) JavaScript
4 2,587 (38.18%) ASP.NET
5 2,556 (37.72%) SQL
6 2,438 (35.98%) Azure
7 2,402 (35.45%) SQL Server
8 2,283 (33.69%) MVC
9 2,021 (29.83%) HTML
10 1,901 (28.05%) CSS
11 1,852 (27.33%) Microsoft
12 1,721 (25.40%) AngularJS
13 1,700 (25.09%) .NET Core
14 1,575 (23.24%) .NET Framework
15 1,253 (18.49%) Software Engineering
16 1,176 (17.36%) DevOps
17 1,132 (16.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 1,044 (15.41%) ASP.NET Web API
19 1,030 (15.20%) TDD
20 1,005 (14.83%) Scrum
21 926 (13.67%) jQuery
22 921 (13.59%) React
23 839 (12.38%) Finance
24 829 (12.23%) Git (software)
25 765 (11.29%) Degree
26 729 (10.76%) Test Automation
27 725 (10.70%) AWS
28 722 (10.66%) Microservices
29 717 (10.58%) Web Development
30 680 (10.04%) 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
1 222 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 215 (3.17%) IIS
3 180 (2.66%) CMS
4 114 (1.68%) Umbraco
5 67 (0.99%) Confluence
5 67 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 63 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (0.65%) EPiServer
8 43 (0.63%) NServiceBus
9 42 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 28 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 23 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (0.28%) Kentico
12 19 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.25%) Apache
14 15 (0.22%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.22%) SAS
14 15 (0.22%) WordPress
15 13 (0.19%) ArcGIS
16 12 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 81 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.16%) Chatbot
3 11 (0.16%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.059%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.059%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.044%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.030%) Blender
9 2 (0.030%) FileZilla
9 2 (0.030%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.015%) CATIA
10 1 (0.015%) Mingle
10 1 (0.015%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.015%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 131 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.19%) SAP GTS
4 11 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 8 (0.12%) Magento
6 8 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
7 5 (0.074%) Maximo
7 5 (0.074%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.059%) Exchequer
8 4 (0.059%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.044%) MIS ActiveH
10 2 (0.030%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.030%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.030%) Raiser's Edge
10 2 (0.030%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 2,438 (35.98%) Azure
2 725 (10.70%) AWS
3 378 (5.58%) SaaS
4 170 (2.51%) Power Platform
5 143 (2.11%) PaaS
6 133 (1.96%) Serverless
7 132 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
8 109 (1.61%) GCP
9 108 (1.59%) GitHub
10 97 (1.43%) Office 365
11 76 (1.12%) IaaS
12 68 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
13 47 (0.69%) Azure Functions
14 38 (0.56%) Logic Apps
14 38 (0.56%) npm
15 31 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
16 25 (0.37%) PowerApps
17 24 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
17 24 (0.35%) OpenShift
18 22 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (1.53%) Skype
2 88 (1.30%) HTTP
3 77 (1.14%) Internet
4 56 (0.83%) Firewall
4 56 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.55%) Intranet
6 25 (0.37%) MQTT
7 22 (0.32%) DNS
8 20 (0.30%) Wireless
9 17 (0.25%) Bluetooth
10 16 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (0.22%) RS-232
11 15 (0.22%) VPN
12 14 (0.21%) RS-485
12 14 (0.21%) SSL
13 12 (0.18%) LAN
14 11 (0.16%) LTE
15 10 (0.15%) FTP
15 10 (0.15%) RTP
15 10 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,402 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 257 (3.79%) Relational Database
3 252 (3.72%) NoSQL
4 234 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 225 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 224 (3.31%) MySQL
7 174 (2.57%) MongoDB
8 149 (2.20%) Power BI
9 122 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 109 (1.61%) Big Data
11 105 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 102 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
13 71 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 70 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 69 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
16 56 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
17 49 (0.72%) Redis
18 48 (0.71%) RDBMS
19 46 (0.68%) Data Lake
20 45 (0.66%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 829 (12.23%) Git (software)
2 559 (8.25%) Visual Studio
3 317 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 299 (4.41%) Selenium
5 223 (3.29%) Jenkins
6 220 (3.25%) JIRA
7 216 (3.19%) NUnit
8 163 (2.41%) SpecFlow
9 162 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 153 (2.26%) TeamCity
11 119 (1.76%) Subversion
12 95 (1.40%) WebDriver
13 74 (1.09%) Cucumber
14 66 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
15 61 (0.90%) webpack
16 59 (0.87%) Moq
17 50 (0.74%) Bitbucket
17 50 (0.74%) MSTest
18 48 (0.71%) gulp
19 43 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 839 (12.38%) Finance
2 232 (3.42%) Retail
3 110 (1.62%) Law
4 96 (1.42%) Public Sector
5 94 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 93 (1.37%) Legal
7 89 (1.31%) Banking
8 81 (1.20%) Marketing
9 78 (1.15%) Games
10 51 (0.75%) Automotive
11 50 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 45 (0.66%) Electronics
13 43 (0.63%) Aerospace
14 37 (0.55%) Back Office
15 27 (0.40%) Local Government
16 26 (0.38%) Advertising
17 25 (0.37%) Financial Institution
18 23 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.24%) Police
20 10 (0.15%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 4,690 (69.21%) Developer
2 2,266 (33.44%) .NET Developer
3 1,474 (21.75%) C# Developer
4 1,369 (20.20%) Software Developer
5 923 (13.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 911 (13.44%) Senior Developer
7 662 (9.77%) Software Engineer
8 460 (6.79%) .NET Software Developer
9 449 (6.63%) Senior .NET Developer
10 409 (6.04%) Full Stack Developer
11 401 (5.92%) C# Software Developer
12 299 (4.41%) Junior
13 291 (4.29%) Lead Developer
14 265 (3.91%) Architect
15 259 (3.82%) Web Developer
16 250 (3.69%) Junior Developer
17 249 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
18 246 (3.63%) Senior Software Developer
19 229 (3.38%) Analyst
20 211 (3.11%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,587 (38.18%) ASP.NET
2 2,021 (29.83%) HTML
3 1,901 (28.05%) CSS
4 1,721 (25.40%) AngularJS
5 1,700 (25.09%) .NET Core
6 1,575 (23.24%) .NET Framework
7 1,132 (16.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,044 (15.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 926 (13.67%) jQuery
10 921 (13.59%) React
11 680 (10.04%) Entity Framework
12 666 (9.83%) Web Services
13 598 (8.83%) HTML5
14 538 (7.94%) REST
15 439 (6.48%) RESTful
16 413 (6.10%) WCF
17 395 (5.83%) Node.js
18 356 (5.25%) XML
19 355 (5.24%) Vue.js
20 310 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 536 (7.91%) Greenfield Project
2 320 (4.72%) User Experience
3 308 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 235 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 188 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
6 158 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 92 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 74 (1.09%) Cloud Native
9 50 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 50 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 47 (0.69%) Public Cloud
11 40 (0.59%) N-Tier
12 29 (0.43%) Management Information System
13 27 (0.40%) Reinsurance
14 26 (0.38%) Client/Server
14 26 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
15 25 (0.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 21 (0.31%) Robotics
17 20 (0.30%) Driving Licence
18 19 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 645 (9.52%) Windows
2 251 (3.70%) Linux
3 153 (2.26%) Android
4 126 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 109 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 31 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 25 (0.37%) Windows 10
9 24 (0.35%) Unix
10 22 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
11 17 (0.25%) CentOS
12 10 (0.15%) VMS
12 10 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.089%) Debian
15 5 (0.074%) HPUX
16 4 (0.059%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.059%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.044%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.030%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,125 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2,283 (33.69%) MVC
3 1,253 (18.49%) Software Engineering
4 1,176 (17.36%) DevOps
5 1,030 (15.20%) TDD
6 1,005 (14.83%) Scrum
7 729 (10.76%) Test Automation
8 722 (10.66%) Microservices
9 717 (10.58%) Web Development
10 631 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
11 538 (7.94%) Unit Testing
12 520 (7.67%) OO
13 518 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
14 491 (7.25%) Mentoring
15 476 (7.02%) SDLC
16 452 (6.67%) BDD
17 402 (5.93%) Computer Science
18 395 (5.83%) SOLID
19 301 (4.44%) OOP
20 271 (4.00%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 5,556 (82.00%) C#
2 3,075 (45.38%) JavaScript
3 2,556 (37.72%) SQL
4 597 (8.81%) Java
5 506 (7.47%) TypeScript
6 494 (7.29%) T-SQL
7 448 (6.61%) Python
8 425 (6.27%) VB.NET
9 375 (5.53%) C++
10 222 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 188 (2.77%) C
12 186 (2.74%) PHP
13 173 (2.55%) VB
14 94 (1.39%) Ruby
15 74 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 73 (1.08%) R
17 69 (1.02%) VBA
18 64 (0.94%) VB6
19 55 (0.81%) Bash Shell
20 48 (0.71%) ES6
Qualifications
1 765 (11.29%) Degree
2 234 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 174 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 117 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 84 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 50 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 36 (0.53%) ISEB
8 29 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 24 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 18 (0.27%) MCSD
10 18 (0.27%) PhD
11 13 (0.19%) HND
12 12 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 12 (0.18%) MCITP
13 11 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.12%) Master's Degree
15 7 (0.10%) MCPD
15 7 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.10%) Postgraduate
16 6 (0.089%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (6.07%) QA
2 62 (0.91%) GDPR
3 30 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 24 (0.35%) SLA
5 22 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.22%) COBIT
6 15 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.15%) DICOM
8 6 (0.089%) NIST
9 5 (0.074%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.044%) HL7
10 3 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.015%) GxP
11 1 (0.015%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.015%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.015%) PMO
System Software
1 467 (6.89%) Docker
2 58 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 29 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.22%) Firmware
4 15 (0.22%) vSphere
5 10 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.089%) Xen
7 5 (0.074%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.044%) Gluster
9 3 (0.044%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.044%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.030%) iptables
10 2 (0.030%) Postfix
11 1 (0.015%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.015%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 261 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 77 (1.14%) Terraform
3 42 (0.62%) Ansible
3 42 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (0.52%) Puppet
5 15 (0.22%) Grafana
6 9 (0.13%) Kibana
6 9 (0.13%) SCCM
7 7 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.089%) HP ALM
8 6 (0.089%) MIIS
9 5 (0.074%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.059%) IBM BigFix
10 4 (0.059%) Packer
10 4 (0.059%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.044%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.030%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.030%) logstash
12 2 (0.030%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.030%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1,852 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 277 (4.09%) Oracle
3 212 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 103 (1.52%) Google
5 100 (1.48%) Sitecore
6 87 (1.28%) IBM
7 75 (1.11%) SAP
8 62 (0.91%) VMware
9 33 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (0.41%) Sage
11 27 (0.40%) Telerik
12 25 (0.37%) HP
13 24 (0.35%) DevExpress
14 23 (0.34%) Atlassian
14 23 (0.34%) New Relic
15 21 (0.31%) CA
16 20 (0.30%) Blue Prism
16 20 (0.30%) Remedy
17 19 (0.28%) ServiceNow
17 19 (0.28%) UiPath