Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 97 115
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18 -22
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 2,123 3,893 4,359
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.86% 3.17% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.89% 8.16% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,083 3,675 4,209
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £86,650 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 30,814 47,733 60,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.50% 38.83% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25,559 39,580 49,813
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

.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 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 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 -14 1,917 £52,500 +5.00% 567
UK excluding London -14 1,410 £47,500 +5.56% 483
London -5 643 £72,500 +31.82% 126
South East -11 436 £55,000 +10.00% 119
Work from Home -57 393 £50,000 +11.11% 114
North of England -23 319 £45,000 - 147
Midlands +12 278 £45,000 - 90
West Midlands +39 190 £50,000 +5.26% 59
North West -5 183 £50,000 +11.11% 91
South West -17 174 £45,000 +5.88% 47
Scotland +10 112 £45,000 - 23
Yorkshire -40 103 £45,000 - 43
East Midlands -21 88 £44,500 +9.88% 31
East of England -6 42 £50,000 - 38
Wales +32 37 £42,500 +6.25% 12
North East +24 33 £38,500 -18.95% 13
Northern Ireland -15 12 £37,500 -6.25% 7

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 2,123 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,787 (84.17%) C#
3 1,239 (58.36%) JavaScript
4 1,152 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1,132 (53.32%) .NET Core
6 1,108 (52.19%) Azure
7 1,005 (47.34%) SQL Server
8 950 (44.75%) MVC
9 925 (43.57%) SQL
10 841 (39.61%) Entity Framework
11 773 (36.41%) ASP.NET
12 760 (35.80%) CSS
13 730 (34.39%) React
14 713 (33.58%) DevOps
15 661 (31.14%) Microservices
16 656 (30.90%) HTML
17 636 (29.96%) AngularJS
18 593 (27.93%) Microsoft
19 553 (26.05%) TDD
20 519 (24.45%) ASP.NET Web API
21 497 (23.41%) Scrum
22 479 (22.56%) Software Engineering
23 441 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
24 436 (20.54%) jQuery
25 394 (18.56%) SOLID
26 382 (17.99%) Git (software)
27 367 (17.29%) Docker
28 347 (16.34%) Test Automation
29 331 (15.59%) Web Services
30 326 (15.36%) AWS

.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
1 142 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 94 (4.43%) IIS
3 90 (4.24%) NServiceBus
4 82 (3.86%) Umbraco
5 80 (3.77%) CMS
6 34 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (1.55%) Kentico
8 27 (1.27%) Confluence
8 27 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (1.13%) WordPress
10 22 (1.04%) EPiServer
11 11 (0.52%) Apache
12 9 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.42%) Drupal
13 8 (0.38%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.33%) nginx
15 4 (0.19%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.19%) Sitefinity
16 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.42%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.094%) Revit
6 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 98 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.80%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 15 (0.71%) nopCommerce
4 9 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.14%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.14%) Magento
7 3 (0.14%) Maximo
8 2 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.047%) Odoo
9 1 (0.047%) Radian6
9 1 (0.047%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.047%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.047%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,108 (52.19%) Azure
2 326 (15.36%) AWS
3 179 (8.43%) PaaS
4 142 (6.69%) SaaS
5 83 (3.91%) IaaS
5 83 (3.91%) Power Platform
6 81 (3.82%) Serverless
7 64 (3.01%) Dynamics 365
8 58 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 46 (2.17%) GCP
10 38 (1.79%) GitHub
10 38 (1.79%) npm
11 34 (1.60%) Azure Functions
12 21 (0.99%) Microsoft 365
13 20 (0.94%) PowerApps
14 16 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
14 16 (0.75%) Logic Apps
15 14 (0.66%) Power Automate
16 12 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
16 12 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 103 (4.85%) HTTP
2 71 (3.34%) Skype
3 25 (1.18%) Internet
4 10 (0.47%) AMQP
5 5 (0.24%) Wireless
6 4 (0.19%) SSL
6 4 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.14%) Intranet
8 2 (0.094%) DNS
8 2 (0.094%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.094%) VPN
9 1 (0.047%) Firewall
9 1 (0.047%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.047%) Network Security
9 1 (0.047%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.047%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,005 (47.34%) SQL Server
2 206 (9.70%) NoSQL
3 110 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 78 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 73 (3.44%) Redis
6 66 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (2.83%) MySQL
8 53 (2.50%) Power BI
9 51 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 47 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
12 35 (1.65%) Cosmos DB
13 27 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
14 23 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 22 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (0.99%) Oracle Database
17 19 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 13 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
19 12 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 382 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 191 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 165 (7.77%) Visual Studio
4 137 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 131 (6.17%) TeamCity
6 130 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 125 (5.89%) GitLab
8 124 (5.84%) Selenium
9 100 (4.71%) NUnit
10 67 (3.16%) JIRA
11 60 (2.83%) SpecFlow
12 57 (2.68%) Jenkins
13 42 (1.98%) MSTest
14 40 (1.88%) webpack
15 39 (1.84%) Bitbucket
16 38 (1.79%) Cypress.io
17 32 (1.51%) Grunt
18 30 (1.41%) Storybook
19 27 (1.27%) Moq
20 22 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 312 (14.70%) Finance
2 71 (3.34%) Back Office
3 60 (2.83%) Retail
4 47 (2.21%) Public Sector
5 41 (1.93%) Games
6 35 (1.65%) Marketing
7 34 (1.60%) Law
8 32 (1.51%) Front Office
9 26 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.04%) Banking
11 19 (0.89%) Automotive
12 18 (0.85%) Legal
13 17 (0.80%) Local Government
14 16 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.71%) Aerospace
16 14 (0.66%) Police
16 14 (0.66%) Publishing
17 11 (0.52%) Digital Economy
18 9 (0.42%) Advertising
19 7 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,624 (76.50%) Developer
2 813 (38.29%) .NET Developer
3 569 (26.80%) C# Developer
4 444 (20.91%) Software Developer
5 440 (20.73%) Senior Developer
6 360 (16.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 279 (13.14%) Software Engineer
8 232 (10.93%) Senior .NET Developer
9 226 (10.65%) Full Stack Developer
10 153 (7.21%) C# Software Developer
11 151 (7.11%) Senior C# Developer
12 138 (6.50%) Azure Developer
13 129 (6.08%) .NET Software Developer
14 116 (5.46%) .NET Software Engineer
15 104 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
16 96 (4.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 89 (4.19%) SQL Developer
18 84 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 83 (3.91%) Lead Developer
20 82 (3.86%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,123 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,132 (53.32%) .NET Core
3 841 (39.61%) Entity Framework
4 773 (36.41%) ASP.NET
5 760 (35.80%) CSS
6 730 (34.39%) React
7 656 (30.90%) HTML
8 636 (29.96%) AngularJS
9 519 (24.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 441 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 436 (20.54%) jQuery
12 331 (15.59%) Web Services
13 312 (14.70%) REST
14 280 (13.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 244 (11.49%) Vue.js
16 217 (10.22%) Node.js
17 194 (9.14%) HTML5
18 178 (8.38%) RESTful
19 171 (8.05%) ASP.NET Core
20 147 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 167 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
2 149 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (5.32%) N-Tier
4 84 (3.96%) User Experience
5 73 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
6 65 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 48 (2.26%) Reinsurance
8 45 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 33 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 26 (1.22%) Cloud Native
10 26 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.18%) LIMS
12 23 (1.08%) NHS
13 22 (1.04%) Renewable Energy
14 14 (0.66%) iPhone
15 12 (0.57%) Replication
16 11 (0.52%) Derivative
17 10 (0.47%) Hedge funds
17 10 (0.47%) Management Information System
17 10 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 154 (7.25%) Windows
2 41 (1.93%) Windows Server
3 40 (1.88%) Android
4 25 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 19 (0.89%) Linux
6 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.094%) Unix
8 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.047%) SUSE
8 1 (0.047%) VMS
8 1 (0.047%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,152 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
2 950 (44.75%) MVC
3 713 (33.58%) DevOps
4 661 (31.14%) Microservices
5 553 (26.05%) TDD
6 497 (23.41%) Scrum
7 479 (22.56%) Software Engineering
8 394 (18.56%) SOLID
9 347 (16.34%) Test Automation
10 311 (14.65%) OO
11 272 (12.81%) Mentoring
12 252 (11.87%) Web Development
13 250 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
14 225 (10.60%) Unit Testing
15 181 (8.53%) SDLC
15 181 (8.53%) SOA
16 175 (8.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 142 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
18 140 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
19 137 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,787 (84.17%) C#
2 1,239 (58.36%) JavaScript
3 925 (43.57%) SQL
4 314 (14.79%) TypeScript
5 256 (12.06%) T-SQL
6 185 (8.71%) Python
7 171 (8.05%) Java
8 141 (6.64%) Go
9 122 (5.75%) PowerShell
10 103 (4.85%) C++
11 66 (3.11%) VB.NET
12 54 (2.54%) VB
13 24 (1.13%) C
13 24 (1.13%) PHP
14 23 (1.08%) Perl
15 21 (0.99%) XAML
16 14 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 13 (0.61%) R
17 13 (0.61%) Ruby
18 9 (0.42%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 263 (12.39%) Degree
2 76 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.75%) HNC
7 11 (0.52%) CISM
7 11 (0.52%) CISSP
8 10 (0.47%) CSSLP
9 8 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.19%) HND
12 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.14%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.14%) MCPD
13 2 (0.094%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.047%) CISA
14 1 (0.047%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.047%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.047%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.71%) QA
2 14 (0.66%) WAI
3 10 (0.47%) NIST
4 7 (0.33%) GDPR
5 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.24%) SLA
6 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.047%) COBIT
7 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 367 (17.29%) Docker
2 6 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.094%) Firmware
4 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.094%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.047%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 218 (10.27%) Kubernetes
2 103 (4.85%) Terraform
3 52 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.13%) MIIS
5 20 (0.94%) Ansible
6 14 (0.66%) Puppet
7 7 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.28%) Istio
9 2 (0.094%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.047%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.047%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.047%) OpenView
10 1 (0.047%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 593 (27.93%) Microsoft
2 77 (3.63%) Nintex
3 69 (3.25%) Oracle
4 59 (2.78%) Google
5 42 (1.98%) Xamarin
6 30 (1.41%) Sitecore
7 25 (1.18%) VMware
8 20 (0.94%) Ceridian
9 17 (0.80%) Sparx
10 16 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (0.66%) Telerik
12 12 (0.57%) Xceptor
13 11 (0.52%) Databricks
13 11 (0.52%) MuleSoft
14 10 (0.47%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.47%) JD Edwards
15 8 (0.38%) Blue Prism
15 8 (0.38%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.38%) ServiceNow
16 7 (0.33%) SAP