Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 6,199 11,485 13,845
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.78% 16.68% 16.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.28% 44.04% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,382 10,636 13,019
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

.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 17,085 26,081 33,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.74% 37.89% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14,226 21,663 27,450
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

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 26 February 2021. 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 2,087 £52,500 +10.53% 433
North of England -3 1,504 £48,000 +6.67% 549
Midlands +1 996 £47,500 +11.76% 382
North West -4 820 £50,000 +11.11% 325
South West -8 709 £45,000 - 173
West Midlands +2 560 £47,500 +5.56% 228
Yorkshire -5 528 £45,000 - 165
East Midlands -2 431 £47,500 +11.76% 151
Scotland -6 413 £50,000 +11.11% 102
East of England -9 281 £52,000 +4.00% 133
Wales -3 158 £45,000 - 36
North East +9 156 £45,000 +5.88% 59
Northern Ireland -6 53 £40,000 +6.67% 33
Channel Islands -1 1 £40,000 -38.46%
Isle of Man -13 1 - -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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 5,041 (81.32%) C#
2 2,809 (45.31%) JavaScript
3 2,762 (44.56%) Azure
4 2,761 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2,528 (40.78%) SQL
6 2,282 (36.81%) .NET Core
7 2,183 (35.22%) SQL Server
8 2,126 (34.30%) ASP.NET
9 1,902 (30.68%) MVC
10 1,789 (28.86%) HTML
11 1,705 (27.50%) CSS
12 1,421 (22.92%) AngularJS
13 1,413 (22.79%) .NET Framework
14 1,408 (22.71%) Microsoft
15 1,370 (22.10%) DevOps
16 1,149 (18.54%) Software Engineering
17 1,085 (17.50%) React
18 1,010 (16.29%) TDD
19 887 (14.31%) Microservices
20 856 (13.81%) Scrum
21 822 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
22 748 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
23 736 (11.87%) jQuery
24 728 (11.74%) Git (software)
25 701 (11.31%) Finance
26 692 (11.16%) AWS
27 643 (10.37%) Entity Framework
28 634 (10.23%) Test Automation
29 616 (9.94%) Docker
30 594 (9.58%) TypeScript

.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
1 271 (4.37%) CMS
2 201 (3.24%) IIS
3 142 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 133 (2.15%) Umbraco
5 102 (1.65%) NServiceBus
6 87 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 83 (1.34%) Confluence
8 71 (1.15%) EPiServer
9 58 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
10 43 (0.69%) Kentico
11 38 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 30 (0.48%) WordPress
13 20 (0.32%) Apache
14 14 (0.23%) Drupal
14 14 (0.23%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.21%) nginx
16 11 (0.18%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
17 10 (0.16%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.15%) OnBase
Applications
1 59 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
5 6 (0.097%) Simulink
6 5 (0.081%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.065%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.048%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.048%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.016%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.016%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 99 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 19 (0.31%) nopCommerce
5 15 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.16%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.11%) Magento
8 7 (0.11%) Maximo
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.097%) Sage 1000
9 6 (0.097%) SAP GTS
10 5 (0.081%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 5 (0.081%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.065%) Bond Adapt
11 4 (0.065%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.048%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.048%) Elite 3E
13 2 (0.032%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2,762 (44.56%) Azure
2 692 (11.16%) AWS
3 345 (5.57%) SaaS
4 152 (2.45%) PaaS
5 149 (2.40%) Serverless
6 137 (2.21%) Power Platform
7 118 (1.90%) IaaS
8 113 (1.82%) GCP
9 105 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
10 82 (1.32%) Microsoft 365
11 60 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
12 55 (0.89%) GitHub
13 53 (0.85%) Azure Functions
14 50 (0.81%) npm
15 43 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
15 43 (0.69%) Logic Apps
16 37 (0.60%) PowerApps
17 31 (0.50%) Power Automate
18 23 (0.37%) NuGet
19 19 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (2.23%) Skype
2 133 (2.15%) HTTP
3 42 (0.68%) Internet
4 35 (0.56%) DNS
5 19 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.23%) WAN
7 13 (0.21%) Intranet
8 11 (0.18%) Network Security
9 10 (0.16%) AMQP
10 9 (0.15%) Wireless
11 8 (0.13%) Firewall
11 8 (0.13%) RTP
12 6 (0.097%) LAN
13 4 (0.065%) FTP
13 4 (0.065%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.065%) SSL
13 4 (0.065%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.065%) VPN
13 4 (0.065%) WEP
14 3 (0.048%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,183 (35.22%) SQL Server
2 307 (4.95%) NoSQL
3 219 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 171 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 170 (2.74%) MySQL
6 162 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 149 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 146 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 84 (1.36%) Power BI
10 82 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 80 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 76 (1.23%) Big Data
12 76 (1.23%) Redis
13 70 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 62 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
15 61 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
16 41 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
17 39 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
18 31 (0.50%) RDBMS
19 30 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 728 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 429 (6.92%) Visual Studio
3 288 (4.65%) Selenium
4 208 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 202 (3.26%) JIRA
6 162 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 160 (2.58%) TeamCity
8 144 (2.32%) NUnit
9 137 (2.21%) SpecFlow
10 96 (1.55%) Jenkins
11 94 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
12 77 (1.24%) Bitbucket
13 56 (0.90%) Postman
14 52 (0.84%) WebDriver
15 45 (0.73%) Cypress.io
16 43 (0.69%) MSTest
17 38 (0.61%) Moq
18 34 (0.55%) JMeter
18 34 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 29 (0.47%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 701 (11.31%) Finance
2 179 (2.89%) Public Sector
3 113 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 110 (1.77%) Retail
5 108 (1.74%) Marketing
6 101 (1.63%) Law
7 100 (1.61%) Games
8 90 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 70 (1.13%) Back Office
10 58 (0.94%) Electronics
11 51 (0.82%) Automotive
12 46 (0.74%) Banking
13 42 (0.68%) Legal
14 40 (0.65%) Local Government
15 39 (0.63%) Advertising
16 26 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.39%) Police
18 21 (0.34%) Aerospace
19 16 (0.26%) Digital Economy
20 15 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4,435 (71.54%) Developer
2 2,189 (35.31%) .NET Developer
3 1,301 (20.99%) C# Developer
4 1,285 (20.73%) Software Developer
5 1,095 (17.66%) Senior Developer
6 847 (13.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 568 (9.16%) Senior .NET Developer
8 509 (8.21%) Software Engineer
9 474 (7.65%) .NET Software Developer
10 467 (7.53%) C# Software Developer
10 467 (7.53%) Full Stack Developer
11 344 (5.55%) Senior C# Developer
12 310 (5.00%) Lead Developer
13 286 (4.61%) Senior Software Developer
14 266 (4.29%) Architect
15 225 (3.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 208 (3.36%) SQL Developer
17 187 (3.02%) ASP.NET Developer
18 175 (2.82%) Web Developer
19 173 (2.79%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,282 (36.81%) .NET Core
2 2,126 (34.30%) ASP.NET
3 1,789 (28.86%) HTML
4 1,705 (27.50%) CSS
5 1,421 (22.92%) AngularJS
6 1,413 (22.79%) .NET Framework
7 1,085 (17.50%) React
8 822 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 748 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 736 (11.87%) jQuery
11 643 (10.37%) Entity Framework
12 553 (8.92%) REST
13 496 (8.00%) Vue.js
14 475 (7.66%) Web Services
15 458 (7.39%) HTML5
16 365 (5.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 364 (5.87%) RESTful
18 337 (5.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 326 (5.26%) ASP.NET Core
20 292 (4.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 469 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
2 356 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 283 (4.57%) User Experience
4 278 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 204 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
6 150 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 75 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 60 (0.97%) Cloud Native
9 56 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 52 (0.84%) NHS
11 44 (0.71%) Data Structures
12 39 (0.63%) Virtual Team
13 37 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
14 32 (0.52%) LIMS
15 30 (0.48%) N-Tier
15 30 (0.48%) Public Cloud
16 21 (0.34%) iPhone
17 19 (0.31%) EPoS
18 18 (0.29%) Robotics
19 16 (0.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 398 (6.42%) Windows
2 146 (2.36%) Linux
3 112 (1.81%) Windows Server
4 107 (1.73%) Android
5 75 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.34%) Unix
7 16 (0.26%) CentOS
8 15 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 12 (0.19%) AIX
9 12 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.11%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.097%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.065%) Fedora
15 3 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.032%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.032%) Debian
16 2 (0.032%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,761 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,902 (30.68%) MVC
3 1,370 (22.10%) DevOps
4 1,149 (18.54%) Software Engineering
5 1,010 (16.29%) TDD
6 887 (14.31%) Microservices
7 856 (13.81%) Scrum
8 634 (10.23%) Test Automation
9 570 (9.20%) Web Development
10 568 (9.16%) Mentoring
11 539 (8.69%) SDLC
12 466 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
13 450 (7.26%) Unit Testing
14 417 (6.73%) OO
15 402 (6.48%) SOLID
16 343 (5.53%) BDD
17 331 (5.34%) Computer Science
18 309 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
19 263 (4.24%) Front End Development
20 249 (4.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5,041 (81.32%) C#
2 2,809 (45.31%) JavaScript
3 2,528 (40.78%) SQL
4 594 (9.58%) TypeScript
5 476 (7.68%) Java
6 421 (6.79%) T-SQL
7 313 (5.05%) VB.NET
8 285 (4.60%) Python
9 203 (3.27%) C++
10 193 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 139 (2.24%) VB
12 127 (2.05%) PHP
13 89 (1.44%) C
14 68 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 48 (0.77%) Bash Shell
16 43 (0.69%) VBA
17 37 (0.60%) Ruby
18 34 (0.55%) VB6
19 26 (0.42%) Go
20 22 (0.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 541 (8.73%) Degree
2 173 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 168 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 119 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 73 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 34 (0.55%) HNC
8 26 (0.42%) ISEB
9 24 (0.39%) HND
10 19 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (0.24%) MCSA
11 15 (0.24%) PhD
12 14 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
13 13 (0.21%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
15 9 (0.15%) MCITP
16 8 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
16 8 (0.13%) MCSE
17 6 (0.097%) CISSP
17 6 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (5.73%) QA
2 35 (0.56%) SLA
3 30 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.40%) GDPR
5 14 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.23%) WAI
6 9 (0.15%) COBIT
7 7 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.097%) NIST
9 5 (0.081%) ISO 13485
9 5 (0.081%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.048%) WCAG
11 1 (0.016%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.016%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 616 (9.94%) Docker
2 42 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.081%) Firmware
6 5 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.032%) HDFS
7 2 (0.032%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.032%) XenApp
8 1 (0.016%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.016%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.016%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 395 (6.37%) Kubernetes
2 134 (2.16%) Terraform
3 55 (0.89%) Ansible
4 48 (0.77%) Puppet
5 40 (0.65%) MIIS
6 26 (0.42%) Grafana
7 23 (0.37%) Prometheus
8 16 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (0.19%) SCCM
10 11 (0.18%) WMI
11 9 (0.15%) SCOM
12 6 (0.097%) Graphite
12 6 (0.097%) Packer
13 5 (0.081%) HP Fortify
13 5 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.065%) Opscode Chef
15 3 (0.048%) HP ALM
15 3 (0.048%) HP Quality Center
15 3 (0.048%) Kibana
16 2 (0.032%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,408 (22.71%) Microsoft
2 264 (4.26%) Oracle
3 153 (2.47%) Xamarin
4 117 (1.89%) Sitecore
5 70 (1.13%) Google
6 51 (0.82%) SAP
7 47 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 46 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 40 (0.65%) VMware
10 28 (0.45%) IBM
11 25 (0.40%) Telerik
12 22 (0.35%) MuleSoft
13 20 (0.32%) Ceridian
14 17 (0.27%) DevExpress
14 17 (0.27%) HP
15 14 (0.23%) Blue Prism
15 14 (0.23%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.21%) Adobe
16 13 (0.21%) Splunk
17 12 (0.19%) Xceptor