Period
to 17 October 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 17703 19977 22544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.31% 18.03% 18.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.46% 47.22% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15852 18315 20706
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 39820 42303 48056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 41.19% 38.18% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 33603 36340 41112
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.84%

.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 2017.

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 2017. 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 5535 £44,500 +4.71% 377
North of England -3 4220 £40,000 - 458
Midlands -3 2676 £40,000 - 274
North West -2 2491 £42,500 +6.25% 267
East of England 0 2140 £45,000 +5.88% 176
South West +1 1918 £40,000 - 188
West Midlands +2 1727 £40,000 +6.67% 145
Yorkshire -4 1518 £40,000 - 165
East Midlands -2 955 £41,000 +2.50% 128
Scotland +3 854 £40,000 - 49
Wales +2 324 £37,500 - 25
North East -2 214 £40,000 +6.67% 26
Northern Ireland -5 78 £34,000 -15.00% 13
Isle of Man -4 1 £62,500 +25.00%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for .NET.

1 14980 (84.62%) C#
2 10014 (56.57%) ASP.NET
3 9293 (52.49%) SQL Server
4 8971 (50.68%) MVC
5 8587 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8301 (46.89%) JavaScript
7 7340 (41.46%) SQL
8 6974 (39.39%) HTML
9 6195 (34.99%) CSS
10 5686 (32.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5188 (29.31%) Microsoft
12 4359 (24.62%) AngularJS
13 4000 (22.60%) TDD
14 3874 (21.88%) .NET Framework
15 3770 (21.30%) jQuery
16 3506 (19.80%) ASP.NET Web API
17 2877 (16.25%) WCF
18 2866 (16.19%) Scrum
19 2650 (14.97%) Web Development
20 2562 (14.47%) Web Services
21 2451 (13.85%) Finance
22 2390 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
23 2266 (12.80%) Degree
24 2185 (12.34%) HTML5
25 2160 (12.20%) Visual Studio
26 2150 (12.14%) Software Engineering
27 2147 (12.13%) OO
28 2085 (11.78%) Entity Framework
29 2021 (11.42%) Java
30 1970 (11.13%) Twitter Bootstrap

.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
1 851 (4.81%) IIS
2 804 (4.54%) CMS
3 630 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 437 (2.47%) Umbraco
5 291 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 290 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
7 281 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 160 (0.90%) EPiServer
9 150 (0.85%) Apache
10 114 (0.64%) NServiceBus
11 89 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 87 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
13 80 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 78 (0.44%) Confluence
15 76 (0.43%) Apache Spark
16 74 (0.42%) WordPress
17 73 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 68 (0.38%) Tomcat
19 67 (0.38%) Kentico
20 61 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 286 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 254 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 41 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.085%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (0.045%) SPSS
10 5 (0.028%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.028%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.028%) GIMP
11 4 (0.023%) EngageOne
12 3 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.017%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.011%) SOLIDWORKS
14 1 (0.006%) InDesign
14 1 (0.006%) Simulink
14 1 (0.006%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 413 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 56 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 38 (0.21%) Maximo
5 30 (0.17%) Aligne
6 25 (0.14%) Magento
6 25 (0.14%) Visualfiles
7 21 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 14 (0.079%) Oracle Retail
8 14 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
9 12 (0.068%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (0.068%) SDL Web 8
10 11 (0.062%) Endur
11 10 (0.056%) Dynamics GP
12 8 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (0.045%) Movex
12 8 (0.045%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (0.040%) Sage 200
14 6 (0.034%) nopCommerce
14 6 (0.034%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2390 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 962 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 557 (3.15%) SaaS
4 179 (1.01%) Office 365
5 155 (0.88%) GitHub
6 137 (0.77%) PaaS
7 102 (0.58%) npm
8 87 (0.49%) Google Play
9 82 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 78 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
11 66 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 66 (0.37%) IaaS
12 39 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
13 31 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (0.12%) Google Analytics
15 20 (0.11%) Force.com
15 20 (0.11%) Serverless
16 16 (0.090%) Bluemix
16 16 (0.090%) Firebase
16 16 (0.090%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 430 (2.43%) Internet
2 289 (1.63%) HTTP
3 135 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 121 (0.68%) Intranet
5 119 (0.67%) DNS
6 91 (0.51%) SMS
7 90 (0.51%) Broadband
8 75 (0.42%) Firewall
9 65 (0.37%) SSL
10 37 (0.21%) Extranet
10 37 (0.21%) SAN
11 36 (0.20%) SMTP
12 35 (0.20%) Hyperconnected
13 29 (0.16%) FTP
14 28 (0.16%) RS-232
15 26 (0.15%) HTTPS
16 23 (0.13%) ATM
16 23 (0.13%) Skype
17 22 (0.12%) Ethernet
17 22 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9293 (52.49%) SQL Server
2 1262 (7.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 1254 (7.08%) NoSQL
4 898 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 866 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 771 (4.36%) Relational Database
7 764 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 694 (3.92%) MongoDB
9 682 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
10 624 (3.52%) MySQL
11 493 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 297 (1.68%) Big Data
13 293 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 280 (1.58%) RDBMS
15 215 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
16 198 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
17 179 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
18 177 (1.00%) Power BI
19 172 (0.97%) Oracle Database
20 171 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2160 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 1931 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 1636 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 928 (5.24%) NUnit
5 561 (3.17%) Selenium
5 561 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 530 (2.99%) Subversion
7 509 (2.88%) JIRA
8 359 (2.03%) Jenkins
9 307 (1.73%) Moq
10 281 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
11 276 (1.56%) SpecFlow
12 268 (1.51%) MSTest
13 144 (0.81%) MSBuild
14 122 (0.69%) Cucumber
15 119 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
16 104 (0.59%) gulp
17 102 (0.58%) WebDriver
18 100 (0.56%) Jasmine
18 100 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2451 (13.85%) Finance
2 814 (4.60%) Marketing
3 676 (3.82%) Retail
4 482 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 469 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 449 (2.54%) Games
7 427 (2.41%) Electronics
8 423 (2.39%) Advertising
9 246 (1.39%) Banking
10 226 (1.28%) Legal
11 149 (0.84%) Back Office
12 131 (0.74%) Music Industry
13 126 (0.71%) Automotive
14 99 (0.56%) Law
15 82 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 79 (0.45%) Publishing
17 64 (0.36%) Financial Institution
18 41 (0.23%) Investment Banking
19 35 (0.20%) Military
20 27 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13643 (77.07%) Developer
2 8608 (48.62%) .NET Developer
3 5609 (31.68%) C# Developer
4 4094 (23.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 2659 (15.02%) Software Developer
6 2305 (13.02%) Senior Developer
7 2278 (12.87%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1933 (10.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1469 (8.30%) .NET Software Developer
10 1454 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 1405 (7.94%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1347 (7.61%) C# Software Developer
13 1144 (6.46%) SQL Developer
14 1122 (6.34%) Web Developer
15 1010 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
16 991 (5.60%) Software Engineer
17 951 (5.37%) Junior
18 864 (4.88%) Junior Developer
19 729 (4.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 662 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10014 (56.57%) ASP.NET
2 6974 (39.39%) HTML
3 6195 (34.99%) CSS
4 5686 (32.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4359 (24.62%) AngularJS
6 3874 (21.88%) .NET Framework
7 3770 (21.30%) jQuery
8 3506 (19.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2877 (16.25%) WCF
10 2562 (14.47%) Web Services
11 2185 (12.34%) HTML5
12 2085 (11.78%) Entity Framework
13 1970 (11.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1969 (11.12%) RESTful
15 1693 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 1655 (9.35%) XML
17 1502 (8.48%) Node.js
18 1471 (8.31%) WPF
19 1397 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
20 1179 (6.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1457 (8.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1207 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 940 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 650 (3.67%) User Experience
5 616 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 534 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
7 327 (1.85%) Fintech
8 233 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 212 (1.20%) iPad
10 195 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 136 (0.77%) Algorithms
12 126 (0.71%) Social Media
13 106 (0.60%) iPhone
14 92 (0.52%) Social Network
15 86 (0.49%) Client/Server
16 81 (0.46%) NHS
17 75 (0.42%) BBC
18 71 (0.40%) Data Structures
19 69 (0.39%) Public Cloud
20 68 (0.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1865 (10.53%) Windows
2 589 (3.33%) Linux
3 563 (3.18%) Android
4 423 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 370 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 245 (1.38%) Unix
7 91 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 79 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 34 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 28 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 26 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.11%) Solaris
14 17 (0.096%) Debian
15 16 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.085%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 15 (0.085%) Windows Phone 8
17 11 (0.062%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.051%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8971 (50.68%) MVC
2 8587 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
3 4000 (22.60%) TDD
4 2866 (16.19%) Scrum
5 2650 (14.97%) Web Development
6 2150 (12.14%) Software Engineering
7 2147 (12.13%) OO
8 1869 (10.56%) BDD
9 1795 (10.14%) SDLC
10 1774 (10.02%) Web Application Development
11 1678 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
12 1441 (8.14%) Test Automation
13 1308 (7.39%) Unit Testing
14 1093 (6.17%) Mentoring
15 959 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
16 930 (5.25%) SOLID
17 859 (4.85%) OOP
18 774 (4.37%) E-Commerce
19 768 (4.34%) Dependency Injection
20 711 (4.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14980 (84.62%) C#
2 8301 (46.89%) JavaScript
3 7340 (41.46%) SQL
4 2021 (11.42%) Java
5 1794 (10.13%) T-SQL
6 1642 (9.28%) VB.NET
7 1071 (6.05%) Ruby
8 958 (5.41%) C++
9 698 (3.94%) Python
10 645 (3.64%) PHP
11 629 (3.55%) VB
12 566 (3.20%) TypeScript
13 472 (2.67%) C
14 463 (2.62%) PowerShell
15 266 (1.50%) PL/SQL
16 205 (1.16%) F#
17 184 (1.04%) VB6
18 165 (0.93%) VBA
19 138 (0.78%) Perl
20 119 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2266 (12.80%) Degree
2 575 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 384 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 292 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 212 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 101 (0.57%) ISEB
7 97 (0.55%) MCP
8 86 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
9 80 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 74 (0.42%) PhD
11 51 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 51 (0.29%) MCPD
12 42 (0.24%) DV Cleared
13 41 (0.23%) HND
13 41 (0.23%) MCSD
13 41 (0.23%) PMI Certification
14 35 (0.20%) MCTS
15 28 (0.16%) CISSP
16 27 (0.15%) CREST Certified
17 26 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 637 (3.60%) QA
2 148 (0.84%) SLA
3 68 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 41 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 29 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.11%) WCAG
8 12 (0.068%) WAI
9 11 (0.062%) GDPR
10 10 (0.056%) PMO
11 9 (0.051%) GAMP
12 7 (0.040%) ISO 13485
13 5 (0.028%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 5 (0.028%) HL7
13 5 (0.028%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.028%) TickIT
14 4 (0.023%) DICOM
14 4 (0.023%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.023%) MISRA
14 4 (0.023%) MISRA C
System Software
1 245 (1.38%) Docker
2 168 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 89 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.23%) Firmware
5 26 (0.15%) vSphere
6 25 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 25 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.062%) XenServer
9 10 (0.056%) Xen
10 9 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.023%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.023%) XenApp
12 4 (0.023%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.011%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.011%) Snort
13 2 (0.011%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.011%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.006%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 155 (0.88%) Puppet
2 144 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (0.71%) Kibana
4 104 (0.59%) Ansible
5 76 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 74 (0.42%) WSUS
7 47 (0.27%) Kubernetes
8 40 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 26 (0.15%) SCCM
10 23 (0.13%) Mesos
11 21 (0.12%) Salt
12 18 (0.10%) HAProxy
12 18 (0.10%) Nagios
13 15 (0.085%) Consul
13 15 (0.085%) Grafana
13 15 (0.085%) Terraform
14 13 (0.073%) SCVMM
15 12 (0.068%) Graphite
15 12 (0.068%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (0.068%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5188 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 1076 (6.08%) Oracle
3 430 (2.43%) Xamarin
4 407 (2.30%) Sitecore
5 391 (2.21%) SAP
6 382 (2.16%) Google
7 232 (1.31%) Facebook
8 127 (0.72%) VMware
9 99 (0.56%) IBM
10 96 (0.54%) Telerik
11 81 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
12 80 (0.45%) Apple
13 67 (0.38%) Sony
14 60 (0.34%) Yahoo!
15 59 (0.33%) Twitter
16 51 (0.29%) Adobe
17 49 (0.28%) HP
18 48 (0.27%) Atlassian
19 47 (0.27%) DevExpress
20 44 (0.25%) Tableau