Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 120 90
Rank change year-on-year +30 -30 -10
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3,822 4,136 6,163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.32% 2.78% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.43% 7.08% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,649 3,899 6,011
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

.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 45,355 58,444 72,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.38% 39.22% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37,310 47,904 60,893
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 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £79,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Framework over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Top 19 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 9 April 2020. 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 +29 3,500 £50,000 +5.26% 516
UK excluding London +21 2,411 £45,000 - 414
London +50 1,294 £57,500 -8.00% 121
South East +16 891 £50,000 +11.11% 112
North of England +17 520 £45,000 - 114
Work from Home +37 376 £45,000 -5.26% 57
Midlands +62 365 £42,500 - 80
South West +18 286 £42,500 - 50
North West +20 272 £45,000 - 62
Yorkshire +23 223 £45,000 +3.21% 35
West Midlands +75 190 £45,000 +5.88% 48
East Midlands +32 175 £40,000 +6.67% 32
East of England +28 137 £50,000 +5.26% 39
Scotland +34 127 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Northern Ireland +17 41 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Wales -6 41 £42,500 +13.33% 9
North East -12 26 £47,500 +8.57% 17
Isle of Man - 6 £47,500 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 3,822 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,486 (91.21%) C#
3 2,198 (57.51%) JavaScript
3 2,198 (57.51%) SQL Server
4 2,103 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
5 2,074 (54.26%) MVC
6 2,032 (53.17%) ASP.NET
7 1,889 (49.42%) Entity Framework
8 1,708 (44.69%) Azure
9 1,678 (43.90%) AngularJS
10 1,526 (39.93%) SQL
11 1,398 (36.58%) Microsoft
12 1,352 (35.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1,340 (35.06%) .NET Core
14 1,326 (34.69%) CSS
15 1,310 (34.28%) HTML
16 1,264 (33.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1,231 (32.21%) TDD
18 1,139 (29.80%) Scrum
19 999 (26.14%) React
20 763 (19.96%) AWS
21 751 (19.65%) BDD
22 733 (19.18%) Git (software)
23 684 (17.90%) DevOps
24 683 (17.87%) Microservices
25 679 (17.77%) jQuery
26 648 (16.95%) Software Engineering
27 606 (15.86%) TypeScript
28 602 (15.75%) Web Services
29 599 (15.67%) Node.js

.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
1 419 (10.96%) Elasticsearch
2 171 (4.47%) IIS
3 119 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 104 (2.72%) CMS
5 78 (2.04%) EPiServer
6 55 (1.44%) Confluence
6 55 (1.44%) Umbraco
7 48 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 32 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (0.63%) NServiceBus
10 21 (0.55%) Kentico
11 20 (0.52%) Sitefinity
12 17 (0.44%) DNN
12 17 (0.44%) Immediacy CMS
13 12 (0.31%) Drupal
14 11 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (0.24%) TPMS
16 7 (0.18%) NetWeaver
17 6 (0.16%) Mule
17 6 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.052%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.026%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.026%) InVision
6 1 (0.026%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 61 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.37%) WebTrends
3 8 (0.21%) Elite 3E
3 8 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
4 7 (0.18%) GoldMine
5 5 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.10%) Magento
6 4 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.078%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.052%) Maximo
8 2 (0.052%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.026%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.026%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,708 (44.69%) Azure
2 763 (19.96%) AWS
3 172 (4.50%) SaaS
4 83 (2.17%) Serverless
5 59 (1.54%) GCP
6 56 (1.47%) Office 365
7 50 (1.31%) PaaS
8 47 (1.23%) GitHub
9 46 (1.20%) Power Platform
10 31 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
11 29 (0.76%) npm
12 22 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
12 22 (0.58%) NuGet
13 19 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
13 19 (0.50%) Azure Functions
14 17 (0.44%) PowerApps
15 15 (0.39%) Microsoft Flow
15 15 (0.39%) ShareGate
16 12 (0.31%) IaaS
17 11 (0.29%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 133 (3.48%) Internet
2 71 (1.86%) HTTP
3 20 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.37%) RTP
5 11 (0.29%) FTP
6 9 (0.24%) Extranet
6 9 (0.24%) Intranet
7 6 (0.16%) Skype
8 4 (0.10%) DNS
9 3 (0.078%) Network Security
9 3 (0.078%) VoIP
9 3 (0.078%) Wireless
10 2 (0.052%) AMQP
10 2 (0.052%) IPv6
10 2 (0.052%) Modbus
10 2 (0.052%) SSL
11 1 (0.026%) DHCP
11 1 (0.026%) DOCSIS
11 1 (0.026%) Firewall
11 1 (0.026%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,198 (57.51%) SQL Server
2 459 (12.01%) MongoDB
3 336 (8.79%) SQL Server 2019
4 272 (7.12%) NoSQL
5 236 (6.17%) Relational Database
6 168 (4.40%) SQL Server 2016
7 159 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 153 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 109 (2.85%) MySQL
10 107 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 104 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 97 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
13 66 (1.73%) Redis
14 59 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
15 53 (1.39%) RDBMS
16 44 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
17 37 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
18 29 (0.76%) Big Data
19 26 (0.68%) SQL Server 2017
20 25 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 733 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 552 (14.44%) Visual Studio
3 315 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 258 (6.75%) NUnit
5 222 (5.81%) Selenium
6 172 (4.50%) JIRA
7 152 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 132 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 113 (2.96%) Jenkins
9 113 (2.96%) SpecFlow
10 76 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
11 60 (1.57%) Subversion
12 56 (1.47%) MSTest
12 56 (1.47%) StyleCop
13 54 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 52 (1.36%) Jasmine
15 38 (0.99%) Moq
16 36 (0.94%) webpack
17 32 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
18 30 (0.78%) ReSharper
General
1 570 (14.91%) Finance
2 169 (4.42%) Games
3 161 (4.21%) Banking
4 136 (3.56%) Retail
5 99 (2.59%) Legal
6 70 (1.83%) Law
7 66 (1.73%) Marketing
8 52 (1.36%) Aerospace
9 45 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 45 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 36 (0.94%) Advertising
11 29 (0.76%) Front Office
12 28 (0.73%) Back Office
13 21 (0.55%) Automotive
13 21 (0.55%) Publishing
14 17 (0.44%) Public Sector
15 14 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.34%) Military
17 12 (0.31%) Telecoms
18 10 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3,071 (80.35%) Developer
2 1,751 (45.81%) .NET Developer
3 1,242 (32.50%) C# Developer
4 800 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 664 (17.37%) Software Developer
6 535 (14.00%) Senior Developer
7 367 (9.60%) Software Engineer
8 359 (9.39%) Full Stack Developer
9 245 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 223 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 223 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
11 215 (5.63%) Junior
12 213 (5.57%) C# Software Developer
13 198 (5.18%) Junior Developer
14 188 (4.92%) .NET Software Developer
15 159 (4.16%) Senior Software Developer
16 150 (3.92%) Lead Developer
17 147 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
18 140 (3.66%) C# Software Engineer
18 140 (3.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,822 (100.00%) .NET
2 2,032 (53.17%) ASP.NET
3 1,889 (49.42%) Entity Framework
4 1,678 (43.90%) AngularJS
5 1,352 (35.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1,340 (35.06%) .NET Core
7 1,326 (34.69%) CSS
8 1,310 (34.28%) HTML
9 1,264 (33.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 999 (26.14%) React
11 679 (17.77%) jQuery
12 602 (15.75%) Web Services
13 599 (15.67%) Node.js
14 560 (14.65%) Vue.js
15 479 (12.53%) RESTful
16 444 (11.62%) WCF
17 426 (11.15%) REST
18 345 (9.03%) HTML5
19 320 (8.37%) XML
20 301 (7.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 403 (10.54%) Greenfield Project
2 163 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 161 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
5 113 (2.96%) User Experience
6 99 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 48 (1.26%) Virtual Team
8 46 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 43 (1.13%) Tandem
10 37 (0.97%) Cloud Native
11 33 (0.86%) N-Tier
11 33 (0.86%) Reinsurance
12 27 (0.71%) Algorithms
13 26 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 24 (0.63%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.60%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.47%) Private Cloud
17 17 (0.44%) Data Centre
18 16 (0.42%) Social Network
19 14 (0.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 437 (11.43%) Windows
2 109 (2.85%) Android
3 80 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 60 (1.57%) Linux
5 45 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 30 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (0.16%) CentOS
8 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.13%) Unix
10 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.078%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.078%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.052%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.052%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.052%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.026%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,103 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2,074 (54.26%) MVC
3 1,231 (32.21%) TDD
4 1,139 (29.80%) Scrum
5 751 (19.65%) BDD
6 684 (17.90%) DevOps
7 683 (17.87%) Microservices
8 648 (16.95%) Software Engineering
9 518 (13.55%) Web Application Development
10 482 (12.61%) Test Automation
11 463 (12.11%) Unit Testing
12 449 (11.75%) Kanban
13 432 (11.30%) Web Development
14 429 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
15 407 (10.65%) OO
16 356 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
17 320 (8.37%) SDLC
17 320 (8.37%) SOLID
18 222 (5.81%) OOP
19 218 (5.70%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 3,486 (91.21%) C#
2 2,198 (57.51%) JavaScript
3 1,526 (39.93%) SQL
4 606 (15.86%) TypeScript
5 521 (13.63%) T-SQL
6 195 (5.10%) Java
7 182 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 172 (4.50%) PowerShell
9 150 (3.92%) Python
10 135 (3.53%) Ruby
11 115 (3.01%) C++
12 103 (2.69%) VB
13 61 (1.60%) C
14 58 (1.52%) PHP
15 49 (1.28%) VB6
16 47 (1.23%) XPath
17 24 (0.63%) ES6
17 24 (0.63%) XAML
18 22 (0.58%) Bash Shell
19 21 (0.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 389 (10.18%) Degree
2 114 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 45 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 33 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.52%) ISEB
7 20 (0.52%) Postgraduate
8 17 (0.44%) MCP
9 14 (0.37%) HND
9 14 (0.37%) MCSD
10 10 (0.26%) MCAD
11 8 (0.21%) SANS
12 7 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 5 (0.13%) CIW
13 5 (0.13%) MCPD
14 4 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (5.10%) QA
2 46 (1.20%) GDPR
3 31 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.78%) DICOM
5 16 (0.42%) SLA
6 11 (0.29%) COBIT
6 11 (0.29%) NIST
7 7 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.16%) PMO
9 5 (0.13%) HL7
10 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.078%) COSO
12 2 (0.052%) WCAG
13 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.026%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 265 (6.93%) Docker
2 43 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.078%) Firmware
6 2 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.026%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.026%) LXC
7 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.026%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 143 (3.74%) Kubernetes
2 51 (1.33%) Terraform
3 17 (0.44%) HP ALM
4 13 (0.34%) Puppet
5 11 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (0.18%) Kibana
9 6 (0.16%) Ansible
10 5 (0.13%) MIIS
11 4 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.052%) SCCM
13 1 (0.026%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.026%) Mesos
13 1 (0.026%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,398 (36.58%) Microsoft
2 147 (3.85%) Xamarin
3 140 (3.66%) Oracle
4 64 (1.67%) Google
5 58 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 46 (1.20%) SAP
7 27 (0.71%) IBM
8 24 (0.63%) HP
9 21 (0.55%) DevExpress
10 19 (0.50%) Facebook
11 18 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 18 (0.47%) FIS
11 18 (0.47%) WorldPay
12 17 (0.44%) Alterian
12 17 (0.44%) Solace
13 15 (0.39%) TOWER Software
13 15 (0.39%) VMware
14 14 (0.37%) Telerik
14 14 (0.37%) YouTube
15 12 (0.31%) MuleSoft