Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 15,933 17,703 19,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.26% 18.30% 18.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.57% 44.34% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14,162 15,852 18,315
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 36,566 39,924 42,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.60% 41.27% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30,588 33,668 36,462
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 5,433 £45,000 +1.12% 794
North of England 0 3,877 £45,000 +12.50% 995
Midlands 0 2,103 £42,500 +6.25% 607
North West -1 2,101 £45,000 +5.88% 546
South West -1 1,774 £42,500 +6.25% 358
East of England -1 1,689 £45,000 - 323
Yorkshire +2 1,499 £43,146 +7.87% 368
West Midlands -3 1,127 £43,500 +8.75% 366
East Midlands +1 978 £40,000 -2.44% 241
Scotland 0 764 £45,000 +12.50% 147
North East -1 277 £42,500 +6.25% 81
Wales -6 244 £42,500 +13.33% 71
Northern Ireland +3 82 £37,500 +10.29% 27
Isle of Man +6 2 £38,750 -38.00%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 13,513 (84.81%) C#
2 7,874 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7,635 (47.92%) JavaScript
4 7,547 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 7,339 (46.06%) SQL Server
6 7,175 (45.03%) MVC
7 6,312 (39.62%) SQL
8 5,673 (35.61%) HTML
9 5,081 (31.89%) CSS
10 4,984 (31.28%) Microsoft
11 4,194 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3,970 (24.92%) AngularJS
13 3,385 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
14 3,367 (21.13%) .NET Framework
15 3,205 (20.12%) TDD
16 3,098 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 2,828 (17.75%) jQuery
18 2,757 (17.30%) Scrum
19 2,404 (15.09%) Software Engineering
20 2,202 (13.82%) Finance
21 2,153 (13.51%) Web Services
22 1,932 (12.13%) WCF
23 1,906 (11.96%) Git (software)
24 1,841 (11.55%) Visual Studio
25 1,827 (11.47%) Web Development
26 1,806 (11.33%) Java
27 1,805 (11.33%) HTML5
28 1,804 (11.32%) OO
29 1,718 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
30 1,693 (10.63%) Degree

.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
1 693 (4.35%) IIS
2 580 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 545 (3.42%) CMS
4 361 (2.27%) Umbraco
5 271 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
6 206 (1.29%) Confluence
7 164 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
8 163 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
9 127 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 110 (0.69%) Apache
11 83 (0.52%) EPiServer
12 74 (0.46%) NServiceBus
13 61 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 59 (0.37%) WebSphere
15 57 (0.36%) Apache Spark
16 55 (0.35%) Kentico
16 55 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
16 55 (0.35%) Tomcat
17 53 (0.33%) Sitefinity
18 45 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 149 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 45 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (0.23%) Chatbot
6 31 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 28 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 22 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 17 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 15 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (0.056%) Maya
12 8 (0.050%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.025%) Doxygen
14 4 (0.025%) InDesign
15 3 (0.019%) Moqups
16 2 (0.013%) AutoCAD
16 2 (0.013%) Mingle
17 1 (0.006%) GIMP
17 1 (0.006%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 324 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 76 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 60 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.082%) NetSuite
4 13 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.075%) Magento
6 10 (0.063%) Sage 200
7 9 (0.056%) Visualfiles
8 8 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.050%) Siebel CRM
9 7 (0.044%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.025%) Scribe Insight
11 4 (0.025%) StreamServe
12 3 (0.019%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.019%) Distributed Ledger
13 2 (0.013%) Elite 3E
13 2 (0.013%) R3 Corda
13 2 (0.013%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3,385 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,081 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 599 (3.76%) SaaS
4 249 (1.56%) PaaS
5 229 (1.44%) Office 365
6 165 (1.04%) GitHub
7 156 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
8 155 (0.97%) Serverless
9 152 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 138 (0.87%) IaaS
11 117 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
12 115 (0.72%) npm
13 53 (0.33%) Azure Functions
14 48 (0.30%) Google Play
15 47 (0.29%) Google Analytics
16 45 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
17 42 (0.26%) NuGet
18 41 (0.26%) Amazon S3
19 38 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
20 34 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 339 (2.13%) Internet
2 196 (1.23%) HTTP
3 110 (0.69%) Intranet
4 108 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 92 (0.58%) SMS
6 85 (0.53%) SSL
7 69 (0.43%) Firewall
8 63 (0.40%) Broadband
9 49 (0.31%) DNS
10 48 (0.30%) Hyperconnected
11 43 (0.27%) Skype
12 40 (0.25%) Network Security
13 28 (0.18%) FTP
14 21 (0.13%) HTTPS
15 20 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
16 16 (0.10%) RS-232
17 14 (0.088%) Unified Communications
18 13 (0.082%) Ethernet
18 13 (0.082%) VPN
18 13 (0.082%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,339 (46.06%) SQL Server
2 911 (5.72%) SQL Server 2016
3 774 (4.86%) NoSQL
4 657 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 615 (3.86%) Relational Database
6 545 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 532 (3.34%) MongoDB
8 520 (3.26%) MySQL
9 362 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 347 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 283 (1.78%) Big Data
12 249 (1.56%) RDBMS
13 225 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 186 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
15 181 (1.14%) Power BI
16 159 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
17 156 (0.98%) RavenDB
17 156 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
18 131 (0.82%) Oracle Database
19 121 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1,906 (11.96%) Git (software)
2 1,841 (11.55%) Visual Studio
3 1,341 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 698 (4.38%) JIRA
5 565 (3.55%) Selenium
6 529 (3.32%) NUnit
7 420 (2.64%) TeamCity
8 325 (2.04%) Jenkins
9 303 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
10 275 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
11 267 (1.68%) Subversion
12 226 (1.42%) SpecFlow
13 225 (1.41%) MSTest
14 192 (1.21%) gulp
15 172 (1.08%) Jasmine
16 161 (1.01%) Cucumber
17 154 (0.97%) Bitbucket
18 137 (0.86%) webpack
19 114 (0.72%) Grunt
20 113 (0.71%) Moq
General
1 2,202 (13.82%) Finance
2 653 (4.10%) Retail
3 583 (3.66%) Marketing
4 442 (2.77%) Games
5 425 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 355 (2.23%) Advertising
7 256 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 222 (1.39%) Electronics
9 166 (1.04%) Banking
10 157 (0.99%) Legal
11 149 (0.94%) Automotive
12 120 (0.75%) Back Office
13 75 (0.47%) Law
14 46 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 36 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 26 (0.16%) Music Industry
18 23 (0.14%) Military
19 22 (0.14%) Multimedia
20 20 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11,903 (74.71%) Developer
2 6,905 (43.34%) .NET Developer
3 4,631 (29.07%) C# Developer
4 3,313 (20.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,755 (17.29%) Software Developer
6 1,912 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 1,435 (9.01%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1,361 (8.54%) .NET Software Developer
9 1,323 (8.30%) C# Software Developer
10 1,266 (7.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1,113 (6.99%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1,091 (6.85%) Software Engineer
13 1,027 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 866 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
15 827 (5.19%) SQL Developer
16 769 (4.83%) Web Developer
17 759 (4.76%) Junior
18 714 (4.48%) Lead Developer
19 649 (4.07%) Junior Developer
20 632 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,547 (47.37%) ASP.NET
2 5,673 (35.61%) HTML
3 5,081 (31.89%) CSS
4 4,194 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3,970 (24.92%) AngularJS
6 3,367 (21.13%) .NET Framework
7 3,098 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2,828 (17.75%) jQuery
9 2,153 (13.51%) Web Services
10 1,932 (12.13%) WCF
11 1,805 (11.33%) HTML5
12 1,641 (10.30%) Entity Framework
13 1,458 (9.15%) RESTful
14 1,255 (7.88%) XML
15 1,239 (7.78%) WPF
16 1,208 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 1,197 (7.51%) .NET Core
18 1,084 (6.80%) React
19 1,062 (6.67%) Node.js
20 1,042 (6.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1,346 (8.45%) Greenfield Project
2 988 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 743 (4.66%) User Experience
4 737 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 723 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
6 699 (4.39%) Mobile App
7 463 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 383 (2.40%) Fintech
9 199 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 149 (0.94%) N-Tier
11 133 (0.83%) Driving Licence
12 117 (0.73%) Social Media
13 109 (0.68%) Algorithms
14 104 (0.65%) Public Cloud
15 82 (0.51%) NHS
16 73 (0.46%) Client/Server
17 67 (0.42%) EPoS
18 65 (0.41%) Robotics
19 62 (0.39%) Data Centre
20 57 (0.36%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1,629 (10.22%) Windows
2 531 (3.33%) Android
3 519 (3.26%) Linux
4 456 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 265 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 164 (1.03%) Unix
7 54 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 51 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 42 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 38 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.10%) Solaris
15 11 (0.069%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.069%) VMS
16 10 (0.063%) CentOS
17 8 (0.050%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.044%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 6 (0.038%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,874 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7,175 (45.03%) MVC
3 3,205 (20.12%) TDD
4 2,757 (17.30%) Scrum
5 2,404 (15.09%) Software Engineering
6 1,827 (11.47%) Web Development
7 1,804 (11.32%) OO
8 1,718 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1,613 (10.12%) Test Automation
10 1,461 (9.17%) SDLC
11 1,449 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
12 1,439 (9.03%) BDD
13 1,324 (8.31%) Unit Testing
14 1,073 (6.73%) Web Application Development
15 1,021 (6.41%) DevOps
16 1,020 (6.40%) Mentoring
17 947 (5.94%) SOLID
18 900 (5.65%) Microservices
19 737 (4.63%) OOP
20 732 (4.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13,513 (84.81%) C#
2 7,635 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 6,312 (39.62%) SQL
4 1,806 (11.33%) Java
5 1,536 (9.64%) T-SQL
6 1,210 (7.59%) VB.NET
7 814 (5.11%) C++
8 785 (4.93%) TypeScript
9 634 (3.98%) Python
10 578 (3.63%) PHP
11 555 (3.48%) PowerShell
12 461 (2.89%) Ruby
13 442 (2.77%) VB
14 320 (2.01%) C
15 239 (1.50%) PL/SQL
16 116 (0.73%) F#
17 113 (0.71%) VB6
18 104 (0.65%) VBA
19 99 (0.62%) Scala
20 97 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1,693 (10.63%) Degree
2 473 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 324 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 263 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 134 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 104 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 74 (0.46%) ISEB
8 62 (0.39%) MCPD
9 59 (0.37%) MCSE
10 55 (0.35%) CISSP
11 53 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
12 49 (0.31%) MCP
13 46 (0.29%) DV Cleared
14 41 (0.26%) Master's Degree
15 39 (0.24%) PMI Certification
16 36 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
17 35 (0.22%) DBS Check
18 34 (0.21%) SSCP
19 33 (0.21%) CCNA
19 33 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 796 (5.00%) QA
2 73 (0.46%) SLA
3 68 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (0.41%) GDPR
5 60 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 48 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 42 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.094%) PMO
9 12 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.069%) HL7
11 9 (0.056%) WAI
12 8 (0.050%) HIPAA
13 7 (0.044%) ISO 14001
14 6 (0.038%) DICOM
15 5 (0.031%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.031%) ISO 8583
16 3 (0.019%) ISO 13485
16 3 (0.019%) PMBOK
16 3 (0.019%) WCAG
17 2 (0.013%) COBIT
System Software
1 477 (2.99%) Docker
2 178 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 66 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (0.32%) Firmware
4 51 (0.32%) vSphere
5 46 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 36 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 15 (0.094%) LXC
9 12 (0.075%) Varnish
9 12 (0.075%) Xen
9 12 (0.075%) XenServer
10 8 (0.050%) HDFS
10 8 (0.050%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.044%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.038%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.025%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.019%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.019%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 133 (0.83%) Ansible
1 133 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 124 (0.78%) Puppet
3 102 (0.64%) Kubernetes
4 74 (0.46%) Kibana
5 58 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 52 (0.33%) Terraform
7 49 (0.31%) Salt
8 34 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 30 (0.19%) SCCM
10 23 (0.14%) Graphite
10 23 (0.14%) WSUS
11 19 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (0.088%) Consul
12 14 (0.088%) HP ALM
13 13 (0.082%) Grafana
14 12 (0.075%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 12 (0.075%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.063%) Nagios
15 10 (0.063%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4,984 (31.28%) Microsoft
2 881 (5.53%) Oracle
3 678 (4.26%) Xamarin
4 516 (3.24%) Google
5 327 (2.05%) SAP
6 257 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 184 (1.15%) Facebook
8 140 (0.88%) Twitter
9 97 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 85 (0.53%) IBM
11 83 (0.52%) Telerik
12 82 (0.51%) VMware
13 71 (0.45%) Apple
13 71 (0.45%) DevExpress
14 54 (0.34%) Tableau
15 51 (0.32%) Atlassian
16 49 (0.31%) New Relic
17 48 (0.30%) HP
18 46 (0.29%) TIBCO
19 45 (0.28%) Sony