Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 79 93
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -14
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 5,864 5,882 6,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.41% 3.34% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.39% 8.49% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,214 5,473 5,648
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

.NET Framework 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 69,862 69,243 79,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.64% 39.35% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 58,616 59,833 68,297
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework.

Salary trend for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 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
England -6 5,495 £45,000 - 814
UK excluding London -3 4,097 £42,500 +1.19% 671
London +10 1,683 £55,000 - 191
South East +6 1,359 £45,000 - 180
North of England -10 1,029 £42,500 +6.25% 208
North West -12 567 £42,500 +6.25% 117
Midlands -13 552 £37,500 -6.25% 111
South West +7 497 £42,500 - 67
Yorkshire -3 397 £45,000 +12.50% 77
East of England -27 376 £43,500 +2.35% 57
East Midlands +11 292 £37,500 -6.25% 48
West Midlands -33 260 £40,000 - 62
Scotland +16 189 £44,000 +10.00% 34
Wales -6 77 £40,000 +14.29% 7
North East -22 65 £40,000 - 14
Northern Ireland -3 20 £35,500 -13.41% 7

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 5,864 (100.00%) .NET
2 5,379 (91.73%) C#
3 4,212 (71.83%) MVC
4 4,070 (69.41%) ASP.NET
5 3,790 (64.63%) SQL Server
6 3,436 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
7 3,211 (54.76%) JavaScript
8 3,020 (51.50%) Entity Framework
9 2,823 (48.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2,435 (41.52%) SQL
11 2,425 (41.35%) HTML
12 2,181 (37.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2,108 (35.95%) AngularJS
14 2,067 (35.25%) CSS
15 1,941 (33.10%) WCF
16 1,916 (32.67%) Microsoft
17 1,904 (32.47%) TDD
18 1,483 (25.29%) jQuery
19 1,299 (22.15%) Git (software)
20 1,224 (20.87%) Web Application Development
21 1,217 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 1,216 (20.74%) Scrum
23 1,215 (20.72%) RESTful
24 1,188 (20.26%) BDD
25 1,131 (19.29%) Microsoft Azure
26 1,113 (18.98%) Finance
27 1,018 (17.36%) Web Services
28 1,003 (17.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 933 (15.91%) Node.js
30 927 (15.81%) NoSQL

.NET Framework
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
1 345 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 301 (5.13%) IIS
3 245 (4.18%) CMS
4 184 (3.14%) Umbraco
5 160 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
6 153 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 96 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
8 82 (1.40%) NServiceBus
9 65 (1.11%) EPiServer
10 50 (0.85%) Confluence
11 47 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 46 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 34 (0.58%) Sitefinity
14 31 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 27 (0.46%) Apache Solr
16 24 (0.41%) WebSphere
17 23 (0.39%) Apache
18 21 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
19 16 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
20 15 (0.26%) Kentico
Applications
1 91 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.034%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.034%) Revit
10 1 (0.017%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 174 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.085%) Infor M3
5 5 (0.085%) Maximo
6 4 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.068%) nopCommerce
6 4 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.034%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.034%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.034%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.034%) Workfront
8 1 (0.017%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.017%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.017%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,131 (19.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 387 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 121 (2.06%) SaaS
4 88 (1.50%) Office 365
4 88 (1.50%) PaaS
5 57 (0.97%) npm
6 48 (0.82%) GitHub
7 42 (0.72%) IaaS
8 26 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.44%) Serverless
9 20 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
9 20 (0.34%) OpenShift
10 18 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (0.31%) Yammer
11 16 (0.27%) Yarn
12 15 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (0.15%) Sage Pay
14 8 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.14%) Force.com
15 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 117 (2.00%) Internet
2 73 (1.24%) HTTP
3 70 (1.19%) Intranet
4 41 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 34 (0.58%) SMS
6 24 (0.41%) Hyperconnected
7 19 (0.32%) AMQP
8 17 (0.29%) Broadband
8 17 (0.29%) SSL
9 16 (0.27%) Firewall
10 14 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 11 (0.19%) VPN
12 8 (0.14%) WinSCP
13 7 (0.12%) Extranet
13 7 (0.12%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.10%) DNS
14 6 (0.10%) SSH
15 5 (0.085%) ATM
16 4 (0.068%) Kerberos
16 4 (0.068%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,790 (64.63%) SQL Server
2 927 (15.81%) NoSQL
3 761 (12.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 429 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 333 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 319 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 308 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 286 (4.88%) MongoDB
9 232 (3.96%) Relational Database
10 192 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 149 (2.54%) MySQL
12 140 (2.39%) RavenDB
13 88 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 83 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
15 79 (1.35%) Oracle Database
16 66 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
17 64 (1.09%) Big Data
18 55 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
19 52 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
20 44 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,299 (22.15%) Git (software)
2 827 (14.10%) Visual Studio
3 653 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 372 (6.34%) NUnit
5 275 (4.69%) Subversion
6 216 (3.68%) JIRA
7 187 (3.19%) TeamCity
8 159 (2.71%) Moq
9 156 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 124 (2.11%) Jenkins
11 118 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
11 118 (2.01%) Selenium
12 107 (1.82%) MSTest
13 94 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
14 83 (1.42%) SpecFlow
15 57 (0.97%) gulp
16 55 (0.94%) Jasmine
17 46 (0.78%) Bitbucket
18 43 (0.73%) ReSharper
19 37 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,113 (18.98%) Finance
2 300 (5.12%) Banking
3 290 (4.95%) Games
4 211 (3.60%) Advertising
5 208 (3.55%) Retail
6 186 (3.17%) Marketing
7 177 (3.02%) Investment Banking
8 150 (2.56%) Music Industry
9 89 (1.52%) Law
10 79 (1.35%) Legal
11 57 (0.97%) Back Office
12 55 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 53 (0.90%) Electronics
14 51 (0.87%) Publishing
15 49 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 48 (0.82%) Retail Banking
17 46 (0.78%) Telecoms
18 45 (0.77%) Front Office
19 17 (0.29%) Billing
20 14 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,914 (83.80%) Developer
2 3,474 (59.24%) .NET Developer
3 1,955 (33.34%) C# Developer
4 1,426 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 871 (14.85%) Senior Developer
6 802 (13.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 789 (13.45%) Software Developer
8 724 (12.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 666 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 544 (9.28%) Senior .NET Developer
11 505 (8.61%) .NET Software Developer
12 463 (7.90%) C# Software Developer
13 420 (7.16%) SQL Developer
14 354 (6.04%) Senior C# Developer
15 350 (5.97%) Software Engineer
16 332 (5.66%) Web Developer
17 320 (5.46%) Junior
18 275 (4.69%) Junior Developer
19 263 (4.48%) Lead Developer
20 247 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,864 (100.00%) .NET
2 4,070 (69.41%) ASP.NET
3 3,020 (51.50%) Entity Framework
4 2,823 (48.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2,425 (41.35%) HTML
6 2,181 (37.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2,108 (35.95%) AngularJS
8 2,067 (35.25%) CSS
9 1,941 (33.10%) WCF
10 1,483 (25.29%) jQuery
11 1,217 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 1,215 (20.72%) RESTful
13 1,018 (17.36%) Web Services
14 1,003 (17.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 933 (15.91%) Node.js
16 924 (15.76%) HTML5
17 761 (12.98%) Code First Entity Framework
18 694 (11.83%) WPF
19 597 (10.18%) KnockoutJS
20 576 (9.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 481 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 472 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
3 367 (6.26%) Greenfield Project
4 345 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 315 (5.37%) Fintech
6 171 (2.92%) User Experience
7 140 (2.39%) Mobile App
8 116 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 112 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 93 (1.59%) Social Network
11 83 (1.42%) N-Tier
12 77 (1.31%) Tandem
13 49 (0.84%) Algorithms
14 41 (0.70%) Hedge funds
15 27 (0.46%) Private Cloud
16 23 (0.39%) Social Media
17 22 (0.38%) Online Games
18 20 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 20 (0.34%) W3C
19 18 (0.31%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 723 (12.33%) Windows
2 171 (2.92%) Android
3 150 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 118 (2.01%) Linux
5 106 (1.81%) Windows Server
6 35 (0.60%) Windows 10
6 35 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 23 (0.39%) Unix
8 16 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
11 9 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.10%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.10%) MVS
14 3 (0.051%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.051%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.034%) VMS
15 2 (0.034%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,212 (71.83%) MVC
2 3,436 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1,904 (32.47%) TDD
4 1,224 (20.87%) Web Application Development
5 1,216 (20.74%) Scrum
6 1,188 (20.26%) BDD
7 903 (15.40%) Web Development
8 810 (13.81%) Software Engineering
9 775 (13.22%) OO
10 631 (10.76%) SDLC
11 604 (10.30%) Unit Testing
12 564 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
13 462 (7.88%) Test Automation
14 446 (7.61%) SOLID
15 427 (7.28%) OOP
16 273 (4.66%) Mentoring
17 272 (4.64%) SOA
18 266 (4.54%) DevOps
19 264 (4.50%) Microservices
20 257 (4.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5,379 (91.73%) C#
2 3,211 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 2,435 (41.52%) SQL
4 818 (13.95%) Ruby
5 809 (13.80%) T-SQL
6 351 (5.99%) VB.NET
7 309 (5.27%) Java
8 261 (4.45%) TypeScript
9 165 (2.81%) PowerShell
10 161 (2.75%) VB
11 143 (2.44%) C++
12 134 (2.29%) Python
13 113 (1.93%) PHP
14 111 (1.89%) C
15 96 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 65 (1.11%) F#
16 65 (1.11%) VBA
17 50 (0.85%) VBScript
18 47 (0.80%) ES6
19 43 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 601 (10.25%) Degree
2 254 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 197 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (1.33%) MCP
5 75 (1.28%) MCSD
6 73 (1.24%) Security Cleared
7 64 (1.09%) MCAD
8 53 (0.90%) SC Cleared
9 52 (0.89%) MCPD
10 30 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 28 (0.48%) MCTS
12 17 (0.29%) PhD
13 14 (0.24%) MCSA
14 12 (0.20%) ISEB
14 12 (0.20%) MCSE
15 10 (0.17%) ISTQB
16 9 (0.15%) CCNA
16 9 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.15%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (4.11%) QA
2 26 (0.44%) PMO
3 25 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.20%) SLA
5 11 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.085%) Basel III
6 5 (0.085%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.085%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.085%) MiFID
7 4 (0.068%) GAMP
7 4 (0.068%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.051%) GAAP
8 3 (0.051%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.051%) TickIT
9 1 (0.017%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.017%) DICOM
9 1 (0.017%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 107 (1.82%) Docker
2 91 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.17%) vSphere
4 8 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.051%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.034%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.034%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.017%) GridGain
8 1 (0.017%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 57 (0.97%) Puppet
2 55 (0.94%) Kibana
3 28 (0.48%) Ansible
4 21 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (0.19%) SCCM
7 10 (0.17%) Salt
8 7 (0.12%) SCOM
9 6 (0.10%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.085%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.068%) Control-M
11 4 (0.068%) Grafana
11 4 (0.068%) OPNET
12 3 (0.051%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.051%) Plesk
12 3 (0.051%) Terraform
12 3 (0.051%) WMI
13 2 (0.034%) Rancher
13 2 (0.034%) RSA Archer
13 2 (0.034%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1,916 (32.67%) Microsoft
2 327 (5.58%) Oracle
3 178 (3.04%) Google
4 159 (2.71%) Facebook
5 153 (2.61%) Xamarin
6 77 (1.31%) Sitecore
7 47 (0.80%) Capita
8 40 (0.68%) Telerik
8 40 (0.68%) Twitter
9 35 (0.60%) DevExpress
10 29 (0.49%) TIBCO
10 29 (0.49%) WorldPay
11 26 (0.44%) Pega
11 26 (0.44%) SAP
12 24 (0.41%) Sybase
13 23 (0.39%) Adobe
14 18 (0.31%) Alias
14 18 (0.31%) Remedy
14 18 (0.31%) Tableau
15 17 (0.29%) ServiceNow