Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18457 19997 22915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.61% 17.77% 18.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.00% 46.70% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16645 18296 21053
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 41014 42823 47711
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 41.35% 38.06% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34714 36838 40719
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

.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 19 August 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 19 August 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 5446 £43,500 +2.35% 326
North of England -1 4615 £40,000 - 397
Midlands -3 2865 £40,000 - 201
North West 0 2666 £40,000 - 228
East of England +2 2271 £45,000 +5.88% 117
South West +2 1923 £40,000 - 151
West Midlands +2 1856 £40,000 +6.67% 94
Yorkshire -5 1708 £40,000 - 154
East Midlands -2 1019 £42,500 +6.25% 107
Scotland +3 924 £40,000 - 60
Wales +5 402 £39,351 +10.85% 16
North East +1 244 £37,500 +2.74% 15
Northern Ireland -3 66 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Isle of Man - 6 £48,750 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 15539 (84.19%) C#
2 10589 (57.37%) ASP.NET
3 9783 (53.00%) SQL Server
4 9369 (50.76%) MVC
5 8770 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8644 (46.83%) JavaScript
7 7689 (41.66%) SQL
8 7367 (39.91%) HTML
9 6572 (35.61%) CSS
10 6000 (32.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5472 (29.65%) Microsoft
12 4492 (24.34%) AngularJS
13 4134 (22.40%) TDD
14 4095 (22.19%) .NET Framework
15 3936 (21.33%) jQuery
16 3538 (19.17%) ASP.NET Web API
17 2891 (15.66%) WCF
18 2889 (15.65%) Scrum
19 2821 (15.28%) Web Development
20 2726 (14.77%) Web Services
21 2537 (13.75%) Finance
22 2418 (13.10%) Degree
23 2374 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
24 2345 (12.71%) HTML5
25 2344 (12.70%) Visual Studio
26 2292 (12.42%) Software Engineering
27 2242 (12.15%) OO
28 2193 (11.88%) Entity Framework
29 2129 (11.53%) Java
30 2028 (10.99%) Windows

.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
1 899 (4.87%) IIS
2 832 (4.51%) CMS
3 683 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 436 (2.36%) Umbraco
5 311 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 300 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 296 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
8 168 (0.91%) Apache
9 163 (0.88%) EPiServer
10 115 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 103 (0.56%) NServiceBus
12 95 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 92 (0.50%) Drupal
14 88 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 87 (0.47%) Apache Spark
15 87 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
16 82 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 78 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
17 78 (0.42%) WordPress
18 70 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 286 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 266 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 95 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 54 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
8 15 (0.081%) Chatbot
8 15 (0.081%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.054%) SPSS
10 8 (0.043%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.033%) GIMP
12 5 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.022%) Simulink
14 2 (0.011%) Mathcad
15 1 (0.005%) Doxygen
15 1 (0.005%) InVision
15 1 (0.005%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.005%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 440 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 63 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 55 (0.30%) Maximo
5 45 (0.24%) Aligne
6 33 (0.18%) Visualfiles
7 23 (0.12%) Magento
8 20 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
9 13 (0.070%) Endur
9 13 (0.070%) Oracle Retail
10 12 (0.065%) nopCommerce
11 11 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
11 11 (0.060%) Sage 200
12 9 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
13 8 (0.043%) Movex
13 8 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
13 8 (0.043%) SAP Business One
14 7 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
14 7 (0.038%) Sage 50
15 6 (0.033%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2374 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 915 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 580 (3.14%) SaaS
4 194 (1.05%) Office 365
5 154 (0.83%) GitHub
6 146 (0.79%) PaaS
7 81 (0.44%) Google Play
8 77 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 75 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 68 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
11 60 (0.33%) IaaS
12 48 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
13 30 (0.16%) Force.com
14 26 (0.14%) Google Analytics
15 25 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (0.098%) Azure Machine Learning
17 16 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
18 15 (0.081%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 14 (0.076%) Datadog
20 13 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 420 (2.28%) Internet
2 312 (1.69%) HTTP
3 166 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 130 (0.70%) Intranet
5 112 (0.61%) DNS
6 77 (0.42%) Broadband
7 72 (0.39%) Firewall
8 58 (0.31%) SSL
9 57 (0.31%) SMS
10 39 (0.21%) SAN
11 37 (0.20%) Ethernet
12 34 (0.18%) RS-232
13 31 (0.17%) SMTP
14 29 (0.16%) FTP
14 29 (0.16%) Wireless
14 29 (0.16%) Wireshark
15 26 (0.14%) DHCP
15 26 (0.14%) Extranet
16 25 (0.14%) ATM
17 23 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9783 (53.00%) SQL Server
2 1259 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 1080 (5.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 942 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 936 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 864 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 798 (4.32%) Relational Database
8 766 (4.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 706 (3.83%) MongoDB
10 685 (3.71%) MySQL
11 611 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 313 (1.70%) Big Data
13 311 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 282 (1.53%) RDBMS
15 250 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
16 246 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
17 173 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
18 171 (0.93%) Power BI
18 171 (0.93%) Redis
19 144 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2344 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 1900 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 1740 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 981 (5.32%) NUnit
5 636 (3.45%) Subversion
6 598 (3.24%) Selenium
7 549 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 452 (2.45%) JIRA
9 327 (1.77%) Jenkins
10 321 (1.74%) Moq
11 309 (1.67%) MSTest
12 304 (1.65%) SpecFlow
13 259 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
14 145 (0.79%) MSBuild
15 138 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
16 127 (0.69%) Cucumber
17 124 (0.67%) WebDriver
18 120 (0.65%) Jasmine
19 99 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
20 94 (0.51%) gulp
General
1 2537 (13.75%) Finance
2 822 (4.45%) Marketing
3 691 (3.74%) Retail
4 498 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 474 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 444 (2.41%) Electronics
7 412 (2.23%) Advertising
8 393 (2.13%) Games
9 267 (1.45%) Banking
10 232 (1.26%) Legal
11 150 (0.81%) Automotive
12 120 (0.65%) Back Office
13 99 (0.54%) Publishing
14 98 (0.53%) Law
15 97 (0.53%) Music Industry
16 86 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 56 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 39 (0.21%) Military
19 30 (0.16%) Investment Banking
20 27 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14209 (76.98%) Developer
2 8910 (48.27%) .NET Developer
3 6066 (32.87%) C# Developer
4 4389 (23.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 2846 (15.42%) Software Developer
6 2606 (14.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2362 (12.80%) Senior Developer
8 2188 (11.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1602 (8.68%) .NET Software Developer
10 1546 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 1464 (7.93%) C# Software Developer
12 1395 (7.56%) Senior .NET Developer
13 1247 (6.76%) SQL Developer
14 1230 (6.66%) Web Developer
15 1065 (5.77%) Software Engineer
16 1026 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
17 927 (5.02%) Junior
18 842 (4.56%) Junior Developer
19 699 (3.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 670 (3.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10589 (57.37%) ASP.NET
2 7367 (39.91%) HTML
3 6572 (35.61%) CSS
4 6000 (32.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4492 (24.34%) AngularJS
6 4095 (22.19%) .NET Framework
7 3936 (21.33%) jQuery
8 3538 (19.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2891 (15.66%) WCF
10 2726 (14.77%) Web Services
11 2345 (12.71%) HTML5
12 2193 (11.88%) Entity Framework
13 1900 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1867 (10.12%) RESTful
15 1723 (9.34%) XML
16 1650 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 1518 (8.22%) WPF
18 1417 (7.68%) Node.js
19 1374 (7.44%) KnockoutJS
20 1279 (6.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1534 (8.31%) Greenfield Project
2 1282 (6.95%) Computer Science
3 1007 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 710 (3.85%) User Experience
5 708 (3.84%) Mobile App
6 574 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
7 315 (1.71%) Fintech
8 300 (1.63%) iPad
9 243 (1.32%) N-Tier
10 199 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 137 (0.74%) Algorithms
12 128 (0.69%) Social Media
13 115 (0.62%) Client/Server
14 86 (0.47%) iPhone
15 83 (0.45%) Data Structures
15 83 (0.45%) NHS
16 81 (0.44%) Social Network
17 70 (0.38%) BBC
18 67 (0.36%) Public Cloud
18 67 (0.36%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 2028 (10.99%) Windows
2 627 (3.40%) Linux
3 622 (3.37%) Android
4 478 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 467 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 244 (1.32%) Unix
7 122 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 110 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 33 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 29 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 22 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
15 19 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 18 (0.098%) Solaris
17 17 (0.092%) Mac OS
18 15 (0.081%) Windows Phone 8
19 13 (0.070%) CentOS
20 12 (0.065%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9369 (50.76%) MVC
2 8770 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4134 (22.40%) TDD
4 2889 (15.65%) Scrum
5 2821 (15.28%) Web Development
6 2292 (12.42%) Software Engineering
7 2242 (12.15%) OO
8 1930 (10.46%) BDD
9 1815 (9.83%) SDLC
10 1791 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
11 1719 (9.31%) Web Application Development
12 1454 (7.88%) Test Automation
13 1346 (7.29%) Unit Testing
14 1020 (5.53%) Mentoring
15 993 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
16 919 (4.98%) SOLID
17 911 (4.94%) OOP
18 819 (4.44%) E-Commerce
19 764 (4.14%) Dependency Injection
20 705 (3.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15539 (84.19%) C#
2 8644 (46.83%) JavaScript
3 7689 (41.66%) SQL
4 2129 (11.53%) Java
5 1835 (9.94%) VB.NET
6 1818 (9.85%) T-SQL
7 1008 (5.46%) C++
8 988 (5.35%) Ruby
9 731 (3.96%) Python
10 722 (3.91%) PHP
11 694 (3.76%) VB
12 615 (3.33%) TypeScript
13 483 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 469 (2.54%) C
15 280 (1.52%) PL/SQL
16 192 (1.04%) F#
17 187 (1.01%) VB6
18 166 (0.90%) VBA
19 149 (0.81%) Perl
20 143 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2418 (13.10%) Degree
2 658 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 384 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 306 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 216 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 137 (0.74%) ISEB
7 106 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 92 (0.50%) PhD
9 83 (0.45%) MCP
10 77 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
11 54 (0.29%) Master's Degree
12 52 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 39 (0.21%) DV Cleared
14 37 (0.20%) DBS Check
14 37 (0.20%) HND
14 37 (0.20%) MCSD
15 31 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 30 (0.16%) CISSP
16 30 (0.16%) MCPD
17 29 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 635 (3.44%) QA
2 101 (0.55%) SLA
3 91 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 36 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 36 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 22 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.060%) COBIT
7 11 (0.060%) PMO
8 10 (0.054%) GDPR
9 8 (0.043%) Basel III
9 8 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.033%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.033%) JTAG
10 6 (0.033%) WAI
11 5 (0.027%) GAMP
11 5 (0.027%) WCAG
12 4 (0.022%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.022%) HL7
12 4 (0.022%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 192 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 154 (0.83%) Docker
3 102 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (0.29%) Firmware
5 37 (0.20%) vSphere
6 33 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.10%) XenServer
8 16 (0.087%) Xen
9 12 (0.065%) Snort
10 11 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.049%) KVM
13 6 (0.033%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.027%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.022%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.022%) XenApp
15 4 (0.022%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.016%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 163 (0.88%) Puppet
2 159 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 121 (0.66%) Kibana
4 118 (0.64%) Ansible
5 69 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 69 (0.37%) WSUS
6 29 (0.16%) Mesos
7 23 (0.12%) SCCM
8 21 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 19 (0.10%) HAProxy
10 18 (0.098%) Nagios
11 15 (0.081%) Grafana
12 14 (0.076%) Salt
13 13 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (0.070%) SCOM
14 12 (0.065%) Kubernetes
14 12 (0.065%) Nmap
15 10 (0.054%) Terraform
16 8 (0.043%) Tivoli
17 7 (0.038%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 5472 (29.65%) Microsoft
2 1179 (6.39%) Oracle
3 527 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 410 (2.22%) SAP
5 406 (2.20%) Sitecore
6 355 (1.92%) Google
7 223 (1.21%) Facebook
8 158 (0.86%) VMware
9 151 (0.82%) IBM
10 96 (0.52%) Apple
10 96 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
11 84 (0.46%) Telerik
12 73 (0.40%) Twitter
13 65 (0.35%) Sony
14 52 (0.28%) Adobe
14 52 (0.28%) Yahoo!
15 48 (0.26%) DevExpress
15 48 (0.26%) Tableau
16 47 (0.25%) Infor
17 39 (0.21%) Atlassian