Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 96 218
Rank change year-on-year +56 +122 +296
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 2,053 2,256 1,322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.72% 3.19% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.53% 8.44% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,269 2,182 1,319
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,025 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £64,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

.NET Core 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 15,178 26,742 32,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.28% 37.78% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,798 22,127 26,874
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the UK excluding London

.NET Core
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET Core in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for .NET Core in the UK excluding London

.NET Core
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in the UK excluding London

.NET Core
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 Core within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 January 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 +64 772 £55,000 +10.00% 151
North of England +19 523 £50,000 +11.11% 187
North West +31 353 £50,000 - 119
Midlands +54 290 £45,500 +7.06% 106
South West +73 237 £45,000 - 62
East Midlands +43 149 £47,500 +18.75% 50
Scotland +21 143 £50,000 +11.11% 42
West Midlands +62 141 £45,500 -4.21% 56
Yorkshire -18 123 £47,500 +11.76% 55
East of England +58 55 £50,000 -13.04% 49
North East +23 47 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Wales +44 27 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Northern Ireland -7 9 £30,000 -20.00% 7
.NET Core
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 2,051 (99.90%) .NET
2 1,800 (87.68%) C#
3 1,145 (55.77%) Azure
4 1,033 (50.32%) JavaScript
5 993 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
6 930 (45.30%) SQL
7 832 (40.53%) ASP.NET
8 785 (38.24%) MVC
9 766 (37.31%) SQL Server
10 630 (30.69%) CSS
11 621 (30.25%) AngularJS
12 619 (30.15%) .NET Framework
13 612 (29.81%) HTML
14 534 (26.01%) DevOps
15 489 (23.82%) TDD
16 473 (23.04%) Microservices
17 460 (22.41%) React
18 441 (21.48%) Software Engineering
19 364 (17.73%) Microsoft
20 348 (16.95%) Docker
21 342 (16.66%) Scrum
22 339 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
23 337 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
24 323 (15.73%) Entity Framework
25 303 (14.76%) TypeScript
26 294 (14.32%) AWS
27 289 (14.08%) Git (software)
28 248 (12.08%) NoSQL
29 243 (11.84%) Vue.js
30 233 (11.35%) REST

.NET Core
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
1 114 (5.55%) NServiceBus
2 60 (2.92%) CMS
3 41 (2.00%) IIS
4 30 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (1.36%) Confluence
6 27 (1.32%) EPiServer
6 27 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 12 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.44%) Kentico
10 8 (0.39%) nginx
11 6 (0.29%) Apache
11 6 (0.29%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.24%) Headless CMS
13 4 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.15%) WordPress
15 2 (0.097%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.097%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.39%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.15%) Maximo
4 1 (0.049%) Magento
4 1 (0.049%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.049%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1,145 (55.77%) Azure
2 294 (14.32%) AWS
3 110 (5.36%) PaaS
4 105 (5.11%) SaaS
5 95 (4.63%) IaaS
6 71 (3.46%) Serverless
7 34 (1.66%) GitHub
8 31 (1.51%) GCP
9 29 (1.41%) Azure Functions
10 28 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (0.73%) OpenShift
13 14 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
14 12 (0.58%) Power Platform
15 11 (0.54%) Slack
16 10 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (0.44%) npm
17 9 (0.44%) NuGet
18 7 (0.34%) Logic Apps
19 6 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 112 (5.46%) HTTP
2 86 (4.19%) Skype
3 21 (1.02%) Internet
4 12 (0.58%) AMQP
5 8 (0.39%) RTP
6 6 (0.29%) WEP
7 5 (0.24%) DNS
8 3 (0.15%) Intranet
8 3 (0.15%) SSL
9 2 (0.097%) Firewall
9 2 (0.097%) RFID
9 2 (0.097%) VPN
10 1 (0.049%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 766 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 248 (12.08%) NoSQL
3 103 (5.02%) MongoDB
4 82 (3.99%) Relational Database
5 51 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
6 44 (2.14%) Redis
7 43 (2.09%) MySQL
8 31 (1.51%) Cosmos DB
9 27 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (0.88%) SQLPlus
12 17 (0.83%) Big Data
13 13 (0.63%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
18 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 289 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 99 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 98 (4.77%) Visual Studio
4 87 (4.24%) Selenium
5 77 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 77 (3.75%) TeamCity
6 66 (3.21%) JIRA
7 51 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 39 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 33 (1.61%) NUnit
10 28 (1.36%) Bitbucket
11 19 (0.93%) SpecFlow
12 18 (0.88%) Burp Suite
12 18 (0.88%) MSTest
13 16 (0.78%) Cypress.io
13 16 (0.78%) Visual Studio Code
14 14 (0.68%) Moq
15 10 (0.49%) Charles Proxy
15 10 (0.49%) Fiddler
15 10 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 206 (10.03%) Finance
2 59 (2.87%) Public Sector
3 45 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 40 (1.95%) Marketing
5 39 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 32 (1.56%) Games
7 26 (1.27%) Law
8 22 (1.07%) Back Office
9 20 (0.97%) Electronics
10 15 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 15 (0.73%) Automotive
10 15 (0.73%) Police
10 15 (0.73%) Retail
11 10 (0.49%) Advertising
12 9 (0.44%) Local Government
13 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.19%) Publishing
14 3 (0.15%) Banking
15 2 (0.097%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,661 (80.91%) Developer
2 910 (44.33%) .NET Developer
3 585 (28.49%) Software Developer
4 558 (27.18%) C# Developer
5 488 (23.77%) Senior Developer
6 384 (18.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 292 (14.22%) Senior .NET Developer
8 247 (12.03%) .NET Software Developer
9 241 (11.74%) C# Software Developer
10 188 (9.16%) Software Engineer
11 177 (8.62%) Senior C# Developer
12 172 (8.38%) Full Stack Developer
13 156 (7.60%) Senior Software Developer
14 131 (6.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 103 (5.02%) Azure Developer
16 96 (4.68%) Lead Developer
17 81 (3.95%) .NET Software Engineer
18 79 (3.85%) Angular Developer
19 73 (3.56%) Senior C# Software Developer
20 70 (3.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,051 (99.90%) .NET
2 832 (40.53%) ASP.NET
3 630 (30.69%) CSS
4 621 (30.25%) AngularJS
5 619 (30.15%) .NET Framework
6 612 (29.81%) HTML
7 460 (22.41%) React
8 339 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 337 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 323 (15.73%) Entity Framework
11 243 (11.84%) Vue.js
12 233 (11.35%) REST
13 224 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 210 (10.23%) ASP.NET Core
15 208 (10.13%) jQuery
16 146 (7.11%) RESTful
17 137 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 132 (6.43%) Web Services
19 121 (5.89%) HTML5
20 100 (4.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 199 (9.69%) Greenfield Project
2 151 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (5.41%) User Experience
4 80 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 54 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (1.66%) LIMS
7 32 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 29 (1.41%) Data Structures
9 28 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (1.27%) Cloud Native
11 19 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
12 13 (0.63%) iPhone
12 13 (0.63%) NHS
13 12 (0.58%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.39%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.39%) EPoS
15 7 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
16 6 (0.29%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.29%) Public Cloud
17 5 (0.24%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 77 (3.75%) Windows
2 52 (2.53%) Linux
3 25 (1.22%) Android
4 18 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 10 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.097%) VMS
8 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 785 (38.24%) MVC
3 534 (26.01%) DevOps
4 489 (23.82%) TDD
5 473 (23.04%) Microservices
6 441 (21.48%) Software Engineering
7 342 (16.66%) Scrum
8 224 (10.91%) SOLID
9 222 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 184 (8.96%) Web Development
11 171 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 156 (7.60%) Unit Testing
13 138 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
14 130 (6.33%) SDLC
15 126 (6.14%) OO
16 124 (6.04%) Computer Science
17 116 (5.65%) BDD
18 93 (4.53%) Analytical Thinking
19 91 (4.43%) Problem-Solving
20 89 (4.34%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1,800 (87.68%) C#
2 1,033 (50.32%) JavaScript
3 930 (45.30%) SQL
4 303 (14.76%) TypeScript
5 111 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 71 (3.46%) C++
7 67 (3.26%) Java
8 48 (2.34%) Python
9 42 (2.05%) VB.NET
10 38 (1.85%) VB
11 27 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 11 (0.54%) ES6
14 8 (0.39%) Go
14 8 (0.39%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.19%) C
15 4 (0.19%) ES8
15 4 (0.19%) Ruby
15 4 (0.19%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 184 (8.96%) Degree
2 77 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 16 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 14 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.63%) ISEB
6 12 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (0.49%) HNC
8 4 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.15%) MCPD
10 1 (0.049%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.049%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.65%) QA
2 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.049%) GDPR
System Software
1 348 (16.95%) Docker
2 3 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.049%) Firmware
3 1 (0.049%) Gluster
3 1 (0.049%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 209 (10.18%) Kubernetes
2 56 (2.73%) Terraform
3 25 (1.22%) MIIS
4 15 (0.73%) Ansible
5 13 (0.63%) Puppet
6 2 (0.097%) Kibana
6 2 (0.097%) logstash
7 1 (0.049%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.049%) Nagios
7 1 (0.049%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.049%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 364 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 45 (2.19%) Xamarin
3 35 (1.70%) Oracle
4 22 (1.07%) Atlassian
4 22 (1.07%) Google
5 20 (0.97%) SAP
6 14 (0.68%) VMware
7 12 (0.58%) Sitecore
8 11 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 10 (0.49%) Telerik
10 6 (0.29%) Cadence
11 4 (0.19%) Blue Prism
11 4 (0.19%) Xceptor
12 2 (0.097%) Apple
12 2 (0.097%) BT
12 2 (0.097%) EMC
12 2 (0.097%) MEDITECH
12 2 (0.097%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.049%) IBM
13 1 (0.049%) Progress