Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18,239 18,902 21,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.95% 18.50% 17.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.22% 46.89% 45.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16,413 17,378 19,138
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 £61,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

.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 42,204 40,308 46,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 41.54% 39.44% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35,836 34,492 39,694
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 5,914 £43,000 +1.18% 675
North of England -4 4,438 £42,500 +6.25% 828
Midlands -3 2,543 £40,000 - 489
North West -2 2,358 £42,500 +6.25% 431
East of England -2 2,092 £45,000 +5.88% 298
South West +2 1,926 £42,500 +3.03% 292
Yorkshire -3 1,730 £42,500 +6.25% 327
West Midlands -4 1,430 £40,000 - 264
East Midlands -1 1,119 £40,000 - 223
Scotland 0 931 £40,000 - 144
North East +2 349 £40,000 - 70
Wales -1 319 £40,000 +14.29% 63
Northern Ireland +1 96 £35,750 +2.14% 24
Channel Islands +2 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Isle of Man -1 1 £40,500 -19.00%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 15,736 (86.28%) C#
2 10,085 (55.29%) ASP.NET
3 9,391 (51.49%) SQL Server
4 9,229 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
5 9,225 (50.58%) MVC
6 8,403 (46.07%) JavaScript
7 7,409 (40.62%) SQL
8 6,731 (36.90%) HTML
9 6,063 (33.24%) CSS
10 5,890 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5,090 (27.91%) Microsoft
12 4,519 (24.78%) AngularJS
13 4,339 (23.79%) TDD
14 4,282 (23.48%) .NET Framework
15 4,007 (21.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 3,628 (19.89%) jQuery
17 3,229 (17.70%) WCF
18 3,125 (17.13%) Scrum
19 2,624 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
20 2,531 (13.88%) RESTful
21 2,394 (13.13%) BDD
22 2,375 (13.02%) Entity Framework
23 2,363 (12.96%) Web Development
24 2,309 (12.66%) Finance
25 2,271 (12.45%) Software Engineering
26 2,268 (12.43%) Git (software)
27 2,257 (12.37%) Web Services
28 2,219 (12.17%) Web Application Development
29 2,190 (12.01%) OO
30 2,132 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5

.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
1 772 (4.23%) IIS
2 721 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 710 (3.89%) CMS
4 466 (2.55%) Umbraco
5 301 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 272 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
7 169 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 141 (0.77%) NServiceBus
9 134 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 133 (0.73%) EPiServer
11 104 (0.57%) Confluence
12 95 (0.52%) Apache
13 80 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 67 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
15 63 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
16 59 (0.32%) JBoss
17 58 (0.32%) Apache Spark
18 57 (0.31%) WordPress
19 56 (0.31%) Sitefinity
20 47 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 223 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 192 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 37 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 34 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 27 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 21 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 10 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.033%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.022%) InDesign
14 3 (0.016%) EngageOne
15 2 (0.011%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.011%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.011%) Maya
15 2 (0.011%) Revit
15 2 (0.011%) SOLIDWORKS
15 2 (0.011%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 500 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 37 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 30 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 29 (0.16%) Magento
7 23 (0.13%) Elite 3E
8 19 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 11 (0.060%) Workfront
10 10 (0.055%) Infor M3
11 9 (0.049%) Sage 200
11 9 (0.049%) Visualfiles
12 8 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
13 7 (0.038%) Movex
13 7 (0.038%) NetSuite
13 7 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 7 (0.038%) Unit4 Business World
14 6 (0.033%) SAP Business One
15 5 (0.027%) Dynamics SL
16 4 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2,624 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,030 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 499 (2.74%) SaaS
4 240 (1.32%) Office 365
5 177 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
6 170 (0.93%) PaaS
7 156 (0.86%) GitHub
8 123 (0.67%) npm
9 109 (0.60%) IaaS
10 105 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 70 (0.38%) Google Play
12 68 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
13 62 (0.34%) Serverless
14 32 (0.18%) Yarn
15 24 (0.13%) Google Analytics
16 23 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
17 22 (0.12%) Amazon S3
18 20 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
19 17 (0.093%) Bluemix
19 17 (0.093%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 430 (2.36%) Internet
2 178 (0.98%) HTTP
3 132 (0.72%) Broadband
3 132 (0.72%) SMS
4 116 (0.64%) Intranet
5 108 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 84 (0.46%) DNS
7 76 (0.42%) Hyperconnected
8 74 (0.41%) Firewall
9 61 (0.33%) SSL
10 38 (0.21%) FTP
10 38 (0.21%) VPN
11 33 (0.18%) Extranet
12 27 (0.15%) HTTPS
13 26 (0.14%) Network Security
14 22 (0.12%) SMTP
15 20 (0.11%) Skype
16 19 (0.10%) MQTT
17 18 (0.099%) DHCP
17 18 (0.099%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9,391 (51.49%) SQL Server
2 1,943 (10.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 1,468 (8.05%) NoSQL
4 806 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 754 (4.13%) MongoDB
6 708 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 589 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 534 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 530 (2.91%) Relational Database
10 522 (2.86%) MySQL
11 394 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 250 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 249 (1.37%) Big Data
14 212 (1.16%) RavenDB
15 184 (1.01%) RDBMS
16 174 (0.95%) Power BI
17 172 (0.94%) Oracle Database
18 149 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
19 139 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
20 128 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2,268 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 2,074 (11.37%) Visual Studio
3 1,471 (8.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 710 (3.89%) NUnit
5 576 (3.16%) Selenium
6 547 (3.00%) JIRA
7 452 (2.48%) TeamCity
8 421 (2.31%) Jenkins
9 366 (2.01%) Subversion
10 363 (1.99%) MSTest
11 277 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
12 268 (1.47%) Moq
13 238 (1.30%) SpecFlow
14 176 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
15 165 (0.90%) Jasmine
16 149 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
17 135 (0.74%) MSBuild
18 119 (0.65%) gulp
18 119 (0.65%) WebDriver
19 115 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 2,309 (12.66%) Finance
2 914 (5.01%) Retail
3 743 (4.07%) Advertising
4 645 (3.54%) Marketing
5 508 (2.79%) Games
6 323 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 275 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 209 (1.15%) Banking
9 183 (1.00%) Electronics
10 171 (0.94%) Music Industry
11 161 (0.88%) Legal
12 120 (0.66%) Back Office
13 110 (0.60%) Automotive
14 88 (0.48%) Law
15 65 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 49 (0.27%) Financial Institution
17 46 (0.25%) Investment Banking
18 34 (0.19%) Publishing
19 33 (0.18%) Billing
20 28 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14,116 (77.39%) Developer
2 8,974 (49.20%) .NET Developer
3 5,196 (28.49%) C# Developer
4 3,808 (20.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,927 (16.05%) Software Developer
6 2,204 (12.08%) Senior Developer
7 1,939 (10.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1,718 (9.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1,666 (9.13%) .NET Software Developer
10 1,478 (8.10%) C# Software Developer
11 1,422 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1,302 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
13 1,202 (6.59%) SQL Developer
14 1,050 (5.76%) Web Developer
15 993 (5.44%) Software Engineer
16 984 (5.40%) Junior
17 926 (5.08%) Senior C# Developer
18 869 (4.76%) Junior Developer
19 679 (3.72%) Lead Developer
20 678 (3.72%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,085 (55.29%) ASP.NET
2 6,731 (36.90%) HTML
3 6,063 (33.24%) CSS
4 5,890 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4,519 (24.78%) AngularJS
6 4,282 (23.48%) .NET Framework
7 4,007 (21.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3,628 (19.89%) jQuery
9 3,229 (17.70%) WCF
10 2,531 (13.88%) RESTful
11 2,375 (13.02%) Entity Framework
12 2,257 (12.37%) Web Services
13 2,132 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 2,028 (11.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 1,963 (10.76%) HTML5
16 1,900 (10.42%) Node.js
17 1,635 (8.96%) WPF
18 1,558 (8.54%) XML
19 1,425 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
20 1,159 (6.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,620 (8.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1,159 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 850 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 663 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 619 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 594 (3.26%) User Experience
7 412 (2.26%) Fintech
8 232 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 193 (1.06%) N-Tier
10 140 (0.77%) Algorithms
11 133 (0.73%) Social Network
12 107 (0.59%) Social Media
13 90 (0.49%) iPhone
14 86 (0.47%) Tandem
15 75 (0.41%) Client/Server
16 72 (0.39%) BBC
16 72 (0.39%) Digital TV
17 71 (0.39%) Robotics
18 66 (0.36%) NHS
19 60 (0.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1,753 (9.61%) Windows
2 560 (3.07%) Linux
3 532 (2.92%) Android
4 394 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 392 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 204 (1.12%) Unix
7 63 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 27 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 26 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (0.13%) Debian
13 21 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 16 (0.088%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.082%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (0.049%) Solaris
18 7 (0.038%) FreeRTOS
18 7 (0.038%) SafeRTOS
18 7 (0.038%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,229 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 9,225 (50.58%) MVC
3 4,339 (23.79%) TDD
4 3,125 (17.13%) Scrum
5 2,394 (13.13%) BDD
6 2,363 (12.96%) Web Development
7 2,271 (12.45%) Software Engineering
8 2,219 (12.17%) Web Application Development
9 2,190 (12.01%) OO
10 1,685 (9.24%) SDLC
11 1,649 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
12 1,457 (7.99%) Test Automation
13 1,288 (7.06%) Unit Testing
14 1,009 (5.53%) Mentoring
15 926 (5.08%) SOLID
16 890 (4.88%) OOP
17 868 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
18 823 (4.51%) DevOps
19 790 (4.33%) CRM
20 757 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15,736 (86.28%) C#
2 8,403 (46.07%) JavaScript
3 7,409 (40.62%) SQL
4 1,867 (10.24%) T-SQL
5 1,798 (9.86%) Java
6 1,569 (8.60%) VB.NET
7 1,354 (7.42%) Ruby
8 922 (5.06%) C++
9 689 (3.78%) VB
10 615 (3.37%) Python
11 613 (3.36%) TypeScript
12 562 (3.08%) PHP
13 457 (2.51%) PowerShell
14 386 (2.12%) C
15 292 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 243 (1.33%) F#
17 191 (1.05%) VBA
18 173 (0.95%) VB6
19 138 (0.76%) VBScript
20 117 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,961 (10.75%) Degree
2 462 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 364 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 261 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 186 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 106 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 91 (0.50%) MCP
8 87 (0.48%) ISEB
9 83 (0.46%) MCPD
10 63 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
11 55 (0.30%) PhD
12 36 (0.20%) Master's Degree
13 34 (0.19%) MCTS
14 33 (0.18%) PMI Certification
15 32 (0.18%) DV Cleared
16 31 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 29 (0.16%) HND
18 27 (0.15%) MCSE
19 26 (0.14%) MCSD
20 20 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 725 (3.97%) QA
2 139 (0.76%) SLA
3 48 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 33 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 29 (0.16%) PMO
6 24 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 19 (0.10%) WCAG
9 17 (0.093%) GCP
10 10 (0.055%) GAMP
10 10 (0.055%) ISO 13485
11 8 (0.044%) MISRA
11 8 (0.044%) MISRA C
12 7 (0.038%) GDPR
12 7 (0.038%) TickIT
12 7 (0.038%) WAI
13 5 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.022%) Disclosure Scotland
14 4 (0.022%) PA-DSS
15 3 (0.016%) COSHH
System Software
1 448 (2.46%) Docker
2 172 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 66 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.19%) Firmware
6 28 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.093%) vSphere
8 9 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.038%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.038%) HDFS
10 6 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.022%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.016%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.016%) NFS
12 3 (0.016%) Xen
12 3 (0.016%) XenServer
13 2 (0.011%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.011%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.011%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 175 (0.96%) Kibana
2 154 (0.84%) Puppet
3 116 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 116 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 111 (0.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 110 (0.60%) WSUS
6 86 (0.47%) Ansible
7 65 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 55 (0.30%) Terraform
9 35 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
10 30 (0.16%) Consul
11 29 (0.16%) SCCM
12 25 (0.14%) Graphite
13 22 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
14 20 (0.11%) Prometheus
15 19 (0.10%) Salt
16 15 (0.082%) SCOM
17 14 (0.077%) BMC PATROL
18 13 (0.071%) HockeyApp
19 10 (0.055%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5,090 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 888 (4.87%) Oracle
3 696 (3.82%) Google
4 485 (2.66%) Xamarin
5 328 (1.80%) Facebook
6 314 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 238 (1.30%) Twitter
8 229 (1.26%) Capita
9 193 (1.06%) SAP
10 147 (0.81%) VMware
11 120 (0.66%) Telerik
12 98 (0.54%) HP
13 86 (0.47%) Apple
14 84 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
15 78 (0.43%) IBM
16 75 (0.41%) Sony
17 73 (0.40%) DevExpress
18 72 (0.39%) Yahoo!
19 52 (0.29%) Remedy
20 50 (0.27%) Citrix