Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 13,808 18,240 18,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.30% 17.93% 18.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.58% 43.28% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11,962 16,412 17,453
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 33,207 42,147 40,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.19% 41.44% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27,088 35,793 34,564
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 4,765 £45,000 +4.65% 876
North of England +1 3,274 £45,000 +5.88% 1,187
North West 0 1,817 £45,000 +5.88% 600
Midlands -2 1,693 £40,000 - 677
South West 0 1,575 £42,500 - 353
East of England -1 1,287 £47,500 +5.56% 291
Yorkshire +1 1,256 £42,500 - 480
West Midlands -3 956 £42,500 +6.25% 365
Scotland -1 750 £45,000 +12.50% 181
East Midlands -3 736 £40,000 - 311
Wales 0 299 £40,000 - 90
North East -5 205 £45,000 +12.50% 107
Northern Ireland +2 201 £41,500 +16.08% 60
Channel Islands -3 1 £42,500 -39.29% 1
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 11,673 (84.54%) C#
2 6,779 (49.09%) JavaScript
3 6,698 (48.51%) ASP.NET
4 6,566 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6,153 (44.56%) SQL Server
6 6,132 (44.41%) MVC
7 5,656 (40.96%) SQL
8 5,053 (36.59%) HTML
9 4,611 (33.39%) CSS
10 4,298 (31.13%) Microsoft
11 3,530 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3,390 (24.55%) AngularJS
13 3,266 (23.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 2,793 (20.23%) .NET Framework
15 2,501 (18.11%) TDD
16 2,407 (17.43%) jQuery
17 2,397 (17.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 2,379 (17.23%) Software Engineering
19 2,200 (15.93%) Scrum
20 1,867 (13.52%) Finance
21 1,847 (13.38%) Web Services
22 1,645 (11.91%) Degree
23 1,628 (11.79%) Visual Studio
24 1,511 (10.94%) Git (software)
25 1,503 (10.88%) HTML5
26 1,493 (10.81%) WCF
27 1,473 (10.67%) Web Development
28 1,424 (10.31%) OO
29 1,408 (10.20%) Windows
30 1,403 (10.16%) .NET Core

.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
1 621 (4.50%) IIS
2 521 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 421 (3.05%) CMS
4 279 (2.02%) Umbraco
5 234 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 209 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
7 164 (1.19%) Confluence
8 103 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 80 (0.58%) NServiceBus
10 77 (0.56%) Apache
11 66 (0.48%) EPiServer
12 58 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 56 (0.41%) Kentico
14 48 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 43 (0.31%) WordPress
16 39 (0.28%) JBoss
17 36 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 34 (0.25%) Sitefinity
19 32 (0.23%) WebSphere
20 26 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 154 (1.12%) Chatbot
2 150 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 19 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (0.072%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.036%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.029%) GIMP
11 4 (0.029%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.022%) ArchiCAD
12 3 (0.022%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.022%) InVision
12 3 (0.022%) MicroStation
12 3 (0.022%) Revit
13 1 (0.007%) Maya
13 1 (0.007%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 335 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 24 (0.17%) Magento
5 10 (0.072%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.072%) Visualfiles
6 8 (0.058%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.058%) SAP IS-U
6 8 (0.058%) Siebel CRM
7 7 (0.051%) Sage 200
7 7 (0.051%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.051%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.051%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.036%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.036%) Shopify
9 4 (0.029%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.029%) Scribe Insight
10 3 (0.022%) SAP MII
10 3 (0.022%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.022%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 3,266 (23.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,143 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
3 510 (3.69%) SaaS
4 182 (1.32%) Office 365
5 181 (1.31%) PaaS
6 172 (1.25%) Serverless
7 149 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
8 137 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 122 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 102 (0.74%) GitHub
11 98 (0.71%) npm
12 86 (0.62%) IaaS
13 65 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
14 64 (0.46%) Azure Functions
15 58 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
16 47 (0.34%) Google Play
17 42 (0.30%) NuGet
18 41 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
19 40 (0.29%) Amazon S3
20 38 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 310 (2.25%) Internet
2 116 (0.84%) HTTP
3 67 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 58 (0.42%) Intranet
5 52 (0.38%) Firewall
6 42 (0.30%) Broadband
6 42 (0.30%) DNS
7 40 (0.29%) SSL
8 38 (0.28%) Network Security
9 25 (0.18%) RIP
10 24 (0.17%) Hyperconnected
11 18 (0.13%) HTTPS
12 17 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
13 16 (0.12%) VPN
14 15 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
15 13 (0.094%) VoIP
16 12 (0.087%) Ethernet
17 10 (0.072%) FTP
17 10 (0.072%) SMS
18 9 (0.065%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,153 (44.56%) SQL Server
2 604 (4.37%) NoSQL
3 561 (4.06%) Relational Database
4 515 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 511 (3.70%) MySQL
6 496 (3.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 491 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 376 (2.72%) MongoDB
9 267 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 239 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
11 209 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 206 (1.49%) Big Data
13 189 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
14 179 (1.30%) RDBMS
15 150 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 145 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 142 (1.03%) Power BI
18 112 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
18 112 (0.81%) Oracle Database
19 107 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,628 (11.79%) Visual Studio
2 1,511 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 1,158 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 468 (3.39%) JIRA
5 431 (3.12%) Selenium
6 429 (3.11%) NUnit
7 385 (2.79%) TeamCity
8 294 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 290 (2.10%) Jenkins
10 270 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
11 188 (1.36%) Subversion
12 162 (1.17%) SpecFlow
13 146 (1.06%) gulp
14 145 (1.05%) MSTest
15 112 (0.81%) Bitbucket
16 107 (0.77%) webpack
17 104 (0.75%) Cucumber
18 85 (0.62%) Jasmine
19 80 (0.58%) Grunt
19 80 (0.58%) Moq
General
1 1,867 (13.52%) Finance
2 468 (3.39%) Marketing
3 452 (3.27%) Retail
4 307 (2.22%) Games
5 299 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 222 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 149 (1.08%) Advertising
8 147 (1.06%) Electronics
9 141 (1.02%) Banking
10 86 (0.62%) Automotive
11 84 (0.61%) Legal
12 67 (0.49%) Back Office
13 49 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 40 (0.29%) Law
15 34 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 30 (0.22%) Billing
17 16 (0.12%) Investment Banking
17 16 (0.12%) Publishing
18 14 (0.10%) Military
19 13 (0.094%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10,319 (74.73%) Developer
2 5,756 (41.69%) .NET Developer
3 4,040 (29.26%) C# Developer
4 2,774 (20.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,683 (19.43%) Software Developer
6 1,778 (12.88%) Senior Developer
7 1,175 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1,141 (8.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 1,132 (8.20%) C# Software Developer
10 1,057 (7.65%) Software Engineer
11 1,034 (7.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 953 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
13 807 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 715 (5.18%) Full Stack Developer
15 656 (4.75%) Web Developer
16 649 (4.70%) Junior
17 639 (4.63%) SQL Developer
18 594 (4.30%) Senior C# Developer
19 581 (4.21%) Junior Developer
20 546 (3.95%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,698 (48.51%) ASP.NET
2 5,053 (36.59%) HTML
3 4,611 (33.39%) CSS
4 3,530 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3,390 (24.55%) AngularJS
6 2,793 (20.23%) .NET Framework
7 2,407 (17.43%) jQuery
8 2,397 (17.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,847 (13.38%) Web Services
10 1,503 (10.88%) HTML5
11 1,493 (10.81%) WCF
12 1,403 (10.16%) .NET Core
13 1,368 (9.91%) Entity Framework
14 1,293 (9.36%) XML
15 1,109 (8.03%) RESTful
16 1,095 (7.93%) React
17 958 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 937 (6.79%) REST
19 850 (6.16%) WPF
20 757 (5.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,232 (8.92%) Greenfield Project
2 619 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 584 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 568 (4.11%) User Experience
5 555 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 366 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 357 (2.59%) Fintech
8 138 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 115 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 114 (0.83%) N-Tier
11 87 (0.63%) Driving Licence
12 82 (0.59%) Public Cloud
13 80 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 78 (0.56%) Data Centre
15 72 (0.52%) Social Media
16 64 (0.46%) Cloud Native
16 64 (0.46%) PMI
17 57 (0.41%) Virtual Team
18 55 (0.40%) Internet of Things
18 55 (0.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1,408 (10.20%) Windows
2 464 (3.36%) Android
3 461 (3.34%) Linux
4 409 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 236 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 105 (0.76%) Unix
7 54 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 29 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 24 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 17 (0.12%) Windows Phone
13 15 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.11%) Solaris
14 14 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.087%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.065%) Windows Phone 8
17 8 (0.058%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.051%) CentOS
18 7 (0.051%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,566 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6,132 (44.41%) MVC
3 2,501 (18.11%) TDD
4 2,379 (17.23%) Software Engineering
5 2,200 (15.93%) Scrum
6 1,473 (10.67%) Web Development
7 1,424 (10.31%) OO
8 1,364 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 1,346 (9.75%) SDLC
10 1,236 (8.95%) Test Automation
11 1,193 (8.64%) Unit Testing
12 1,141 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
13 1,102 (7.98%) DevOps
14 1,001 (7.25%) BDD
15 956 (6.92%) Mentoring
16 921 (6.67%) Microservices
17 918 (6.65%) Computer Science
18 850 (6.16%) SOLID
19 661 (4.79%) CRM
20 613 (4.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11,673 (84.54%) C#
2 6,779 (49.09%) JavaScript
3 5,656 (40.96%) SQL
4 1,390 (10.07%) Java
5 1,341 (9.71%) T-SQL
6 927 (6.71%) VB.NET
7 747 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 736 (5.33%) C++
9 549 (3.98%) Python
10 451 (3.27%) PHP
11 428 (3.10%) PowerShell
12 374 (2.71%) VB
13 254 (1.84%) C
14 247 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 236 (1.71%) Ruby
16 145 (1.05%) VB6
17 93 (0.67%) ES6
18 83 (0.60%) Objective-C
19 77 (0.56%) VBA
20 76 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1,645 (11.91%) Degree
2 444 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 262 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 231 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 140 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 94 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 72 (0.52%) Master's Degree
8 64 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 59 (0.43%) ISEB
10 45 (0.33%) HND
11 43 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
12 42 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 40 (0.29%) PhD
14 37 (0.27%) MCSE
15 35 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
16 29 (0.21%) DBS Check
17 28 (0.20%) CISSP
18 26 (0.19%) DV Cleared
18 26 (0.19%) MCP
19 25 (0.18%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 658 (4.77%) QA
2 88 (0.64%) GDPR
3 70 (0.51%) SLA
4 54 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 51 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 35 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 32 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 21 (0.15%) DICOM
9 16 (0.12%) HL7
10 14 (0.10%) ISO 14001
11 12 (0.087%) GAMP
12 11 (0.080%) PMO
13 10 (0.072%) WAI
14 9 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.029%) CRD IV
15 4 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.029%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.029%) ISO 13485
16 3 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 3 (0.022%) PMBOK
System Software
1 452 (3.27%) Docker
2 212 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 73 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (0.22%) Firmware
7 21 (0.15%) vSphere
8 14 (0.10%) LXC
9 12 (0.087%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.029%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.029%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.022%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.014%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.014%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.007%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.007%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.007%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.007%) HDFS
13 1 (0.007%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 161 (1.17%) Kubernetes
2 101 (0.73%) Ansible
3 78 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (0.56%) Terraform
5 76 (0.55%) Puppet
6 43 (0.31%) Kibana
7 29 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (0.14%) Consul
9 19 (0.14%) Graphite
9 19 (0.14%) logstash
9 19 (0.14%) SCOM
10 14 (0.10%) Salt
11 13 (0.094%) Grafana
11 13 (0.094%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (0.087%) Rancher
13 11 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.072%) Mesos
15 9 (0.065%) Docker Swarm
15 9 (0.065%) SCCM
15 9 (0.065%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4,298 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 669 (4.85%) Oracle
3 541 (3.92%) Xamarin
4 306 (2.22%) Google
5 231 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 229 (1.66%) SAP
7 104 (0.75%) Facebook
8 101 (0.73%) IBM
9 98 (0.71%) VMware
10 74 (0.54%) Telerik
11 67 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 64 (0.46%) DevExpress
13 60 (0.43%) Tableau
14 57 (0.41%) Apple
15 49 (0.35%) Twitter
16 46 (0.33%) Cisco
17 42 (0.30%) ServiceNow
18 41 (0.30%) UiPath
19 40 (0.29%) Adobe
19 40 (0.29%) Atlassian