Period
to 12 May 2021

The median annual salary for a .NET Architect was £78,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Architect
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 796 817 881
Rank change year-on-year +21 +64 +104
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Architect 89 111 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 76 87 194
10th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
25th Percentile £66,875 £65,000 £66,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £78,500 £85,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.65% +6.25% +10.34%
75th Percentile £102,500 £100,625 £90,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £123,500 £98,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £71,250 £65,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +9.62% -13.33% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 82,213 93,949 139,629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.75% 95.32% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63,418 76,325 112,066
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

.NET Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured .NET Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Architect in the UK

.NET Architect
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET Architect.

Salary trend for .NET Architect in the UK

.NET Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Architect over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

Salary histogram for .NET Architect in the UK

.NET Architect
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 12 May 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
England +47 88 £78,500 -7.65% 20
UK excluding London +65 61 £71,250 +9.62% 14
London +24 26 £100,000 +8.11% 6
North of England -3 18 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Midlands +15 16 £70,000 -30.00% 3
South East +47 14 £70,000 +7.69% 4
East Midlands +16 14 £77,500 +63.16% 2
Work from Home -167 14 £90,000 -10.00% 8
East of England +33 11 £87,500 -6.67% 6
North West +17 10 £110,000 +57.14% 1
Yorkshire -5 7 £55,500 +3.26%
South West -16 2 £65,000 +18.18%
West Midlands - 2 £70,000 - 1
North East - 1 £48,000 -

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, .NET Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (62.92%) C#
3 54 (60.67%) Azure
4 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (51.69%) Microservices
6 42 (47.19%) .NET Core
7 34 (38.20%) SQL Server
8 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
9 27 (30.34%) .NET Framework
10 24 (26.97%) CSS
10 24 (26.97%) SQL
11 22 (24.72%) DevOps
12 21 (23.60%) AWS
12 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
13 19 (21.35%) MVC
14 18 (20.22%) SOA
14 18 (20.22%) Docker
15 17 (19.10%) Kubernetes
15 17 (19.10%) SaaS
15 17 (19.10%) NoSQL
15 17 (19.10%) Technology Roadmap
16 16 (17.98%) AngularJS
16 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET
16 16 (17.98%) Enterprise Architecture
17 15 (16.85%) Finance
17 15 (16.85%) Social Skills
18 14 (15.73%) Technical Architecture
18 14 (15.73%) React
19 13 (14.61%) RabbitMQ
19 13 (14.61%) TDD

.NET Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (4.49%) CMS
1 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.49%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.37%) EPiServer
2 3 (3.37%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) Kentico
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.12%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Maximo
1 1 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 54 (60.67%) Azure
2 21 (23.60%) AWS
3 17 (19.10%) SaaS
4 9 (10.11%) PaaS
5 4 (4.49%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 4 (4.49%) Azure Service Bus
5 4 (4.49%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (4.49%) IaaS
5 4 (4.49%) NuGet
5 4 (4.49%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.37%) Azure Key Vault
6 3 (3.37%) npm
6 3 (3.37%) Serverless
7 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.12%) Azure Service Fabric
7 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
1 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.20%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.10%) NoSQL
3 11 (12.36%) Redis
4 8 (8.99%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.62%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.37%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.12%) MySQL
8 1 (1.12%) Power BI
8 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) NUnit
2 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.49%) SonarQube
3 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio Code
4 3 (3.37%) gulp
4 3 (3.37%) jspm
4 3 (3.37%) Moq
5 1 (1.12%) GitLab
5 1 (1.12%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.12%) Selenium
5 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
1 15 (16.85%) Social Skills
2 11 (12.36%) Back Office
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) Law
4 4 (4.49%) Legal
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (47.19%) .NET Core
3 27 (30.34%) .NET Framework
4 24 (26.97%) CSS
5 16 (17.98%) AngularJS
5 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET
6 14 (15.73%) React
7 13 (14.61%) HTML
7 13 (14.61%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (12.36%) jQuery
9 11 (12.36%) REST
10 10 (11.24%) Node.js
11 9 (10.11%) OpenID
11 9 (10.11%) Vue.js
12 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (7.87%) Entity Framework
13 7 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (6.74%) RESTful
15 5 (5.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.49%) Cloud Native
2 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.25%) FMCG
3 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.12%) iPhone
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) PMI
4 1 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.12%) User Experience
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Android
3 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (51.69%) Microservices
3 22 (24.72%) DevOps
4 19 (21.35%) MVC
5 18 (20.22%) SOA
6 17 (19.10%) Technology Roadmap
7 16 (17.98%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (15.73%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (14.61%) TDD
10 11 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
11 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.24%) Use Case
12 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.11%) Sequence Diagram
12 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
12 9 (10.11%) User Stories
13 8 (8.99%) CQRS
13 8 (8.99%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 8 (8.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.92%) C#
2 24 (26.97%) SQL
3 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.99%) Java
5 5 (5.62%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.49%) Python
7 2 (2.25%) VB
7 2 (2.25%) VB6
8 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (20.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.11%) MIIS
3 4 (4.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) Xamarin
4 4 (4.49%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.25%) Adobe
5 2 (2.25%) Databricks
6 1 (1.12%) Meridio
6 1 (1.12%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.12%) SAP