Period
to 19 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 12,809 18,118 18,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.57% 18.34% 18.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.37% 44.41% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11,122 16,305 16,704
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -

.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 30,964 40,798 40,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.64% 41.29% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25,275 34,615 34,411
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,020 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

.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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 4,389 £45,000 - 584
North of England +1 2,870 £44,000 +3.53% 698
Midlands 0 1,796 £42,500 - 454
South West -1 1,606 £42,500 - 254
North West -1 1,481 £45,000 +5.88% 419
Yorkshire +1 1,185 £42,500 - 235
West Midlands 0 1,078 £45,000 +5.88% 245
East of England -5 957 £47,500 +3.26% 200
Scotland -2 769 £45,000 +5.88% 91
East Midlands -1 713 £40,000 -1.23% 209
Wales +3 281 £42,000 +5.00% 66
North East -2 205 £43,500 +2.35% 44
Northern Ireland +1 146 £42,500 +13.33% 24
Isle of Man +4 8 £55,000 +37.50%
Channel Islands +8 5 £63,750 -8.93% 1
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 10,767 (84.06%) C#
2 6,095 (47.58%) JavaScript
3 6,036 (47.12%) ASP.NET
4 6,001 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
5 5,465 (42.67%) SQL
6 5,216 (40.72%) SQL Server
7 5,172 (40.38%) MVC
8 4,235 (33.06%) HTML
9 3,905 (30.49%) CSS
10 3,814 (29.78%) Microsoft
11 3,373 (26.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 2,891 (22.57%) AngularJS
13 2,828 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2,628 (20.52%) .NET Framework
15 2,432 (18.99%) Software Engineering
16 2,114 (16.50%) jQuery
17 2,062 (16.10%) Scrum
18 1,953 (15.25%) TDD
19 1,844 (14.40%) Degree
20 1,821 (14.22%) ASP.NET Web API
21 1,742 (13.60%) .NET Core
22 1,596 (12.46%) Web Services
23 1,556 (12.15%) Git (software)
24 1,511 (11.80%) Finance
25 1,501 (11.72%) DevOps
26 1,462 (11.41%) Visual Studio
27 1,387 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
28 1,348 (10.52%) Java
29 1,302 (10.16%) Web Development
30 1,267 (9.89%) React

.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
1 492 (3.84%) IIS
2 457 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 324 (2.53%) CMS
4 255 (1.99%) Umbraco
5 179 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 162 (1.26%) Confluence
7 143 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 95 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
9 66 (0.52%) Apache
10 63 (0.49%) NServiceBus
11 56 (0.44%) EPiServer
12 48 (0.37%) WordPress
13 42 (0.33%) Kentico
14 40 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 40 (0.31%) WebSphere
15 39 (0.30%) Drupal
16 38 (0.30%) Apache Spark
16 38 (0.30%) MS Exchange
17 37 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 25 (0.20%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 142 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (0.62%) Chatbot
4 33 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.070%) GIMP
6 9 (0.070%) Sketch
7 8 (0.062%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.062%) S-PLUS
8 7 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.055%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.039%) HipChat
9 5 (0.039%) InVision
10 4 (0.031%) EngageOne
10 4 (0.031%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.031%) Moqups
11 2 (0.016%) ArchiCAD
11 2 (0.016%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 293 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 41 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.14%) Magento
4 18 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 13 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.070%) nopCommerce
8 8 (0.062%) Sage CRM
9 7 (0.055%) Distributed Ledger
9 7 (0.055%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.039%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.039%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.039%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.039%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.039%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (0.039%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.031%) Infor SunSystems
11 4 (0.031%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 3,373 (26.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,387 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
3 517 (4.04%) SaaS
4 224 (1.75%) Serverless
5 203 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 184 (1.44%) Power Platform
7 176 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
8 174 (1.36%) PaaS
9 161 (1.26%) Office 365
10 152 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
11 112 (0.87%) npm
12 87 (0.68%) GitHub
12 87 (0.68%) IaaS
13 69 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
14 64 (0.50%) Azure Functions
15 51 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
16 49 (0.38%) PowerApps
17 47 (0.37%) NuGet
18 42 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
19 38 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 201 (1.57%) Internet
2 123 (0.96%) HTTP
3 110 (0.86%) Broadband
4 77 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 49 (0.38%) DNS
6 44 (0.34%) Firewall
7 42 (0.33%) Intranet
8 36 (0.28%) SMTP
9 30 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 27 (0.21%) Network Security
11 20 (0.16%) FTP
12 19 (0.15%) Ethernet
13 18 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
14 17 (0.13%) DHCP
14 17 (0.13%) SSL
15 16 (0.12%) RIP
16 14 (0.11%) MQTT
17 12 (0.094%) SMS
17 12 (0.094%) SSH
17 12 (0.094%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,216 (40.72%) SQL Server
2 600 (4.68%) Relational Database
3 481 (3.76%) NoSQL
4 475 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 470 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 384 (3.00%) MySQL
7 334 (2.61%) MongoDB
8 251 (1.96%) Big Data
9 247 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 239 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
11 188 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 186 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
13 174 (1.36%) RDBMS
14 170 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
15 152 (1.19%) Power BI
16 124 (0.97%) Redis
17 123 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 115 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
19 98 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
20 96 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,556 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 1,462 (11.41%) Visual Studio
3 972 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 559 (4.36%) JIRA
5 456 (3.56%) Selenium
6 388 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 345 (2.69%) Jenkins
8 328 (2.56%) NUnit
9 305 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 285 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 238 (1.86%) Subversion
12 196 (1.53%) SpecFlow
13 147 (1.15%) Bitbucket
14 127 (0.99%) gulp
15 126 (0.98%) SoapUI
16 122 (0.95%) MSTest
17 118 (0.92%) WebDriver
18 112 (0.87%) webpack
19 110 (0.86%) Cucumber
20 98 (0.77%) Moq
General
1 1,511 (11.80%) Finance
2 466 (3.64%) Retail
3 459 (3.58%) Marketing
4 281 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 234 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 215 (1.68%) Games
7 151 (1.18%) Banking
8 102 (0.80%) Electronics
9 81 (0.63%) Legal
10 60 (0.47%) Advertising
10 60 (0.47%) Automotive
10 60 (0.47%) Law
11 53 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 47 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 35 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 30 (0.23%) Back Office
14 30 (0.23%) Billing
15 22 (0.17%) Publishing
16 21 (0.16%) Local Government
17 16 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9,158 (71.50%) Developer
2 4,842 (37.80%) .NET Developer
3 3,539 (27.63%) C# Developer
4 2,650 (20.69%) Software Developer
5 2,357 (18.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,677 (13.09%) Senior Developer
7 1,156 (9.02%) Software Engineer
8 1,040 (8.12%) .NET Software Developer
9 1,020 (7.96%) C# Software Developer
10 892 (6.96%) Senior .NET Developer
11 891 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
12 787 (6.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 681 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
14 662 (5.17%) Junior
15 644 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 592 (4.62%) Junior Developer
17 588 (4.59%) Senior C# Developer
18 563 (4.40%) SQL Developer
19 542 (4.23%) Web Developer
20 492 (3.84%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,036 (47.12%) ASP.NET
2 4,235 (33.06%) HTML
3 3,905 (30.49%) CSS
4 2,891 (22.57%) AngularJS
5 2,828 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2,628 (20.52%) .NET Framework
7 2,114 (16.50%) jQuery
8 1,821 (14.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,742 (13.60%) .NET Core
10 1,596 (12.46%) Web Services
11 1,267 (9.89%) React
12 1,216 (9.49%) WCF
13 1,204 (9.40%) HTML5
14 1,145 (8.94%) Entity Framework
15 1,126 (8.79%) XML
16 928 (7.24%) REST
17 903 (7.05%) RESTful
18 703 (5.49%) WPF
19 680 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 675 (5.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,083 (8.45%) Greenfield Project
2 619 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 558 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
4 462 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 454 (3.54%) User Experience
6 330 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
7 140 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 137 (1.07%) Robotics
9 124 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 91 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 75 (0.59%) Driving Licence
12 73 (0.57%) N-Tier
13 61 (0.48%) Virtual Team
14 60 (0.47%) Public Cloud
15 58 (0.45%) Data Centre
16 53 (0.41%) NHS
17 49 (0.38%) Internet of Things
18 42 (0.33%) Data Structures
19 41 (0.32%) Life Science
20 39 (0.30%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1,253 (9.78%) Windows
2 570 (4.45%) Linux
3 408 (3.19%) Android
4 301 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 245 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 88 (0.69%) Unix
7 51 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 47 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 31 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 15 (0.12%) CentOS
12 12 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (0.078%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.062%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.047%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.047%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.031%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,001 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5,172 (40.38%) MVC
3 2,432 (18.99%) Software Engineering
4 2,062 (16.10%) Scrum
5 1,953 (15.25%) TDD
6 1,501 (11.72%) DevOps
7 1,302 (10.16%) Web Development
8 1,258 (9.82%) SDLC
9 1,232 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
10 1,208 (9.43%) Test Automation
11 1,201 (9.38%) OO
12 1,132 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
13 1,079 (8.42%) Unit Testing
14 940 (7.34%) Mentoring
15 937 (7.32%) Computer Science
16 906 (7.07%) Microservices
17 753 (5.88%) SOLID
18 748 (5.84%) BDD
19 584 (4.56%) OOP
20 523 (4.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10,767 (84.06%) C#
2 6,095 (47.58%) JavaScript
3 5,465 (42.67%) SQL
4 1,348 (10.52%) Java
5 1,084 (8.46%) T-SQL
6 864 (6.75%) VB.NET
7 800 (6.25%) C++
8 750 (5.86%) TypeScript
9 674 (5.26%) Python
10 439 (3.43%) PHP
11 422 (3.29%) PowerShell
12 374 (2.92%) VB
13 309 (2.41%) C
14 177 (1.38%) PL/SQL
15 131 (1.02%) VB6
16 129 (1.01%) Ruby
17 123 (0.96%) ES6
18 102 (0.80%) VBA
19 85 (0.66%) Objective-C
20 73 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,844 (14.40%) Degree
2 501 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 297 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 261 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 187 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 101 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 88 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
8 73 (0.57%) HND
9 56 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 50 (0.39%) ISEB
11 39 (0.30%) PhD
12 38 (0.30%) MCSE
13 35 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 32 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 32 (0.25%) PMI Certification
15 31 (0.24%) AWS Certification
15 31 (0.24%) DV Cleared
16 26 (0.20%) CCNA
16 26 (0.20%) MCSD
17 22 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 622 (4.86%) QA
2 86 (0.67%) GDPR
3 74 (0.58%) SLA
4 31 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.23%) DICOM
6 21 (0.16%) PMO
7 19 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 18 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 17 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.086%) HL7
11 10 (0.078%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 10 (0.078%) CRD IV
12 7 (0.055%) GAMP
12 7 (0.055%) WAI
13 6 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.039%) NCSC
15 4 (0.031%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.031%) MISRA
15 4 (0.031%) MISRA C
System Software
1 674 (5.26%) Docker
2 199 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 67 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.15%) Firmware
7 17 (0.13%) LXC
8 15 (0.12%) vSphere
9 10 (0.078%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.031%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.023%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.023%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.023%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.016%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.016%) NFS
13 1 (0.008%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.008%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.008%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 362 (2.83%) Kubernetes
2 106 (0.83%) Ansible
3 105 (0.82%) Puppet
4 102 (0.80%) Terraform
5 99 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (0.33%) Kibana
7 36 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 24 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
8 24 (0.19%) logstash
9 21 (0.16%) SCOM
9 21 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.15%) Grafana
11 16 (0.12%) Rancher
12 14 (0.11%) Data Guard
13 12 (0.094%) Backup Exec
13 12 (0.094%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.078%) SCCM
15 8 (0.062%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 8 (0.062%) Consul
15 8 (0.062%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3,814 (29.78%) Microsoft
2 592 (4.62%) Oracle
3 414 (3.23%) Xamarin
4 306 (2.39%) Google
5 193 (1.51%) SAP
6 175 (1.37%) Sitecore
7 107 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 95 (0.74%) IBM
9 88 (0.69%) VMware
10 59 (0.46%) Atlassian
11 54 (0.42%) Pega
11 54 (0.42%) Tableau
12 42 (0.33%) DevExpress
13 37 (0.29%) Apple
13 37 (0.29%) UiPath
14 33 (0.26%) Cisco
14 33 (0.26%) Sage
15 32 (0.25%) CA
16 31 (0.24%) Adobe
16 31 (0.24%) ServiceNow