Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 114 94
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 -9
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3,840 4,644 5,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.88% 2.91% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.50% 7.38% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,266 4,032 5,229
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

.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 51,224 62,963 71,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.48% 39.47% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 42,278 51,735 59,873
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

.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 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Top 17 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 12 December 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
England -2 3,522 £50,000 +5.26% 838
UK excluding London +6 2,598 £45,000 - 677
London -19 1,161 £57,600 -4.00% 223
South East -1 881 £50,000 +9.89% 190
North of England -2 586 £45,000 - 188
Midlands +16 392 £45,000 +12.50% 115
North West +3 338 £46,250 +2.78% 101
South West +23 335 £42,500 +1.12% 63
Yorkshire -15 218 £45,000 - 74
West Midlands +31 205 £45,000 +5.88% 70
East Midlands -1 187 £42,500 +6.25% 45
East of England +8 164 £50,000 +5.26% 59
Scotland +31 147 £45,000 - 33
Wales +25 52 £42,500 -3.41% 19
Northern Ireland +17 41 £40,000 +6.67% 10
North East -10 30 £40,000 -3.03% 13
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, IT jobs citing .NET Framework 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 with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 3,840 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,491 (90.91%) C#
3 2,126 (55.36%) MVC
4 2,111 (54.97%) SQL Server
5 2,031 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
6 2,024 (52.71%) ASP.NET
7 2,014 (52.45%) JavaScript
8 1,761 (45.86%) Entity Framework
9 1,498 (39.01%) SQL
10 1,447 (37.68%) Azure
11 1,371 (35.70%) HTML
12 1,360 (35.42%) CSS
13 1,357 (35.34%) Microsoft
14 1,290 (33.59%) AngularJS
15 1,272 (33.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1,233 (32.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,010 (26.30%) TDD
18 924 (24.06%) .NET Core
19 896 (23.33%) Scrum
20 736 (19.17%) jQuery
21 730 (19.01%) Git (software)
22 707 (18.41%) Web Services
23 702 (18.28%) DevOps
24 650 (16.93%) WCF
25 636 (16.56%) Software Engineering
26 619 (16.12%) Finance
27 616 (16.04%) RESTful
28 609 (15.86%) React
29 606 (15.78%) T-SQL
30 528 (13.75%) Visual Studio

.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
1 141 (3.67%) IIS
2 126 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 123 (3.20%) CMS
4 106 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 61 (1.59%) Confluence
6 53 (1.38%) Umbraco
7 45 (1.17%) EPiServer
8 38 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
9 27 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (0.52%) NServiceBus
11 14 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.31%) WordPress
13 11 (0.29%) Drupal
14 9 (0.23%) Apache
14 9 (0.23%) TPMS
14 9 (0.23%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.16%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 38 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.26%) EngageOne
4 10 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.052%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.026%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.026%) InVision
7 1 (0.026%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 77 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.73%) WebTrends
3 10 (0.26%) GoldMine
4 9 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
5 7 (0.18%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.078%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.052%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.052%) Misys Midas
8 2 (0.052%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.052%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.052%) Sonata
9 1 (0.026%) Endur
9 1 (0.026%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.026%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,447 (37.68%) Azure
2 471 (12.27%) AWS
3 167 (4.35%) SaaS
4 81 (2.11%) Serverless
5 58 (1.51%) Power Platform
6 57 (1.48%) GCP
6 57 (1.48%) PaaS
7 51 (1.33%) Office 365
8 44 (1.15%) GitHub
9 35 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
10 28 (0.73%) Azure Functions
10 28 (0.73%) PowerApps
11 26 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (0.65%) IaaS
13 19 (0.49%) Microsoft Flow
14 18 (0.47%) NuGet
15 17 (0.44%) npm
15 17 (0.44%) ShareGate
16 13 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.01%) Internet
2 37 (0.96%) HTTP
3 13 (0.34%) Firewall
4 10 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.23%) Intranet
6 8 (0.21%) FTP
7 5 (0.13%) DNS
7 5 (0.13%) RTP
8 4 (0.10%) Skype
9 3 (0.078%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.078%) Extranet
9 3 (0.078%) Wireless
10 2 (0.052%) AMQP
10 2 (0.052%) Modbus
10 2 (0.052%) SMTP
11 1 (0.026%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.026%) DHCP
11 1 (0.026%) Network Security
11 1 (0.026%) SSL
11 1 (0.026%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,111 (54.97%) SQL Server
2 366 (9.53%) NoSQL
3 266 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 262 (6.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 140 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 125 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 120 (3.13%) MySQL
8 116 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 102 (2.66%) Azure SQL Database
10 99 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 91 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 77 (2.01%) RDBMS
13 73 (1.90%) Redis
14 69 (1.80%) Cosmos DB
15 55 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
16 45 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
17 39 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 28 (0.73%) RavenDB
20 27 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 730 (19.01%) Git (software)
2 528 (13.75%) Visual Studio
3 308 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 249 (6.48%) NUnit
5 197 (5.13%) JIRA
6 167 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 147 (3.83%) Selenium
8 146 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
9 142 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 109 (2.84%) Jenkins
11 106 (2.76%) SpecFlow
12 79 (2.06%) Subversion
13 61 (1.59%) StyleCop
14 52 (1.35%) MSTest
15 45 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 40 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 38 (0.99%) Jasmine
18 36 (0.94%) ReSharper
19 31 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
20 30 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 619 (16.12%) Finance
2 183 (4.77%) Banking
3 144 (3.75%) Retail
4 109 (2.84%) Games
5 76 (1.98%) Marketing
6 68 (1.77%) Legal
7 55 (1.43%) Law
8 50 (1.30%) Front Office
9 49 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.09%) Aerospace
11 40 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 33 (0.86%) Public Sector
13 23 (0.60%) Automotive
14 18 (0.47%) Back Office
14 18 (0.47%) Telecoms
15 14 (0.36%) Music Industry
16 9 (0.23%) Advertising
16 9 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 3,009 (78.36%) Developer
2 1,653 (43.05%) .NET Developer
3 1,246 (32.45%) C# Developer
4 789 (20.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 654 (17.03%) Software Developer
6 581 (15.13%) Senior Developer
7 393 (10.23%) Software Engineer
8 332 (8.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 331 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 311 (8.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 259 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
12 212 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
12 212 (5.52%) C# Software Developer
13 206 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 201 (5.23%) Senior C# Developer
15 183 (4.77%) Junior
16 169 (4.40%) Junior Developer
17 163 (4.24%) Lead Developer
18 147 (3.83%) Web Developer
19 140 (3.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,840 (100.00%) .NET
2 2,024 (52.71%) ASP.NET
3 1,761 (45.86%) Entity Framework
4 1,371 (35.70%) HTML
5 1,360 (35.42%) CSS
6 1,290 (33.59%) AngularJS
7 1,272 (33.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,233 (32.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 924 (24.06%) .NET Core
10 736 (19.17%) jQuery
11 707 (18.41%) Web Services
12 650 (16.93%) WCF
13 616 (16.04%) RESTful
14 609 (15.86%) React
15 417 (10.86%) HTML5
16 383 (9.97%) Node.js
17 376 (9.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 363 (9.45%) REST
19 347 (9.04%) XML
20 291 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 331 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
2 191 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
3 147 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
5 126 (3.28%) User Experience
6 106 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 64 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 53 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 42 (1.09%) Algorithms
9 42 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 33 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 28 (0.73%) Data Centre
12 26 (0.68%) Tandem
13 18 (0.47%) Cloud Native
13 18 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (0.47%) Robotics
14 17 (0.44%) BYOD
14 17 (0.44%) EPoS
15 16 (0.42%) Anti-Piracy
16 15 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 473 (12.32%) Windows
2 94 (2.45%) Android
3 75 (1.95%) Linux
4 69 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 55 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 37 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.44%) Windows 10
9 16 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.34%) Unix
11 12 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.078%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.052%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 1 (0.026%) MVS
16 1 (0.026%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.026%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,126 (55.36%) MVC
2 2,031 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
3 1,010 (26.30%) TDD
4 896 (23.33%) Scrum
5 702 (18.28%) DevOps
6 636 (16.56%) Software Engineering
7 521 (13.57%) BDD
8 481 (12.53%) Web Development
9 479 (12.47%) Unit Testing
10 475 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
11 440 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
12 430 (11.20%) Test Automation
13 422 (10.99%) Microservices
14 383 (9.97%) SOLID
15 371 (9.66%) OO
16 343 (8.93%) Web Application Development
17 332 (8.65%) SDLC
18 232 (6.04%) Mentoring
19 211 (5.49%) Computer Science
19 211 (5.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3,491 (90.91%) C#
2 2,014 (52.45%) JavaScript
3 1,498 (39.01%) SQL
4 606 (15.78%) T-SQL
5 275 (7.16%) TypeScript
6 239 (6.22%) VB.NET
7 197 (5.13%) Ruby
8 186 (4.84%) PowerShell
9 167 (4.35%) Java
10 113 (2.94%) Python
11 109 (2.84%) C++
12 93 (2.42%) VB
13 40 (1.04%) C
14 39 (1.02%) XPath
15 33 (0.86%) ES6
16 32 (0.83%) VBScript
17 30 (0.78%) PHP
18 29 (0.76%) XAML
19 26 (0.68%) VB6
20 22 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 379 (9.87%) Degree
2 103 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (0.83%) MCP
5 29 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 20 (0.52%) Postgraduate
7 18 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 18 (0.47%) MCTS
8 17 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 14 (0.36%) MCAD
10 13 (0.34%) ISEB
10 13 (0.34%) MCPD
11 10 (0.26%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.23%) HND
12 9 (0.23%) MCSD
13 8 (0.21%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
15 5 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 4 (0.10%) BC Cleared
16 4 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (4.38%) QA
2 36 (0.94%) GDPR
3 27 (0.70%) DICOM
4 25 (0.65%) SLA
5 21 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.13%) PMO
8 4 (0.10%) COBIT
8 4 (0.10%) NIST
9 2 (0.052%) HL7
9 2 (0.052%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 2 (0.052%) WCAG
10 1 (0.026%) FINRA
10 1 (0.026%) MiFID
10 1 (0.026%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 246 (6.41%) Docker
2 50 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.10%) LXC
5 3 (0.078%) Firmware
5 3 (0.078%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.026%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.026%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 144 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 35 (0.91%) Terraform
3 21 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.49%) Ansible
4 19 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
5 17 (0.44%) Kibana
6 12 (0.31%) SCCM
7 10 (0.26%) HP ALM
7 10 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.21%) Puppet
9 6 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.16%) logstash
10 5 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.078%) Consul
11 3 (0.078%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.078%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.052%) Dollar Universe
12 2 (0.052%) Istio
12 2 (0.052%) MIIS
13 1 (0.026%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1,357 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 117 (3.05%) Oracle
3 93 (2.42%) Xamarin
4 57 (1.48%) Google
5 56 (1.46%) Sitecore
6 46 (1.20%) Sage
6 46 (1.20%) SAP
7 20 (0.52%) DevExpress
7 20 (0.52%) IBM
7 20 (0.52%) VMware
8 19 (0.49%) Atlassian
9 18 (0.47%) WorldPay
10 16 (0.42%) Tableau
10 16 (0.42%) Telerik
11 15 (0.39%) HP
12 14 (0.36%) Apple
12 14 (0.36%) UiPath
13 13 (0.34%) FIS
13 13 (0.34%) Nintex
14 12 (0.31%) TOWER Software