Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 115 90
Rank change year-on-year +16 -25 -7
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3,792 4,358 6,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.10% 2.89% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.96% 7.29% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,262 3,832 5,402
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +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 47,642 59,785 71,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.91% 39.70% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39,172 48,991 60,281
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 +14 3,476 £50,000 +5.26% 936
UK excluding London +16 2,462 £45,000 - 774
London +20 1,233 £57,500 -4.17% 224
South East +10 917 £50,000 +11.11% 222
North of England +8 557 £45,000 - 196
Midlands +36 349 £45,000 +12.50% 141
North West +14 303 £45,000 - 109
South West +9 274 £42,500 - 85
Yorkshire 0 233 £45,000 +2.27% 69
West Midlands +51 179 £47,500 +11.76% 73
East Midlands +18 170 £40,000 - 68
East of England +28 142 £50,000 +4.17% 68
Scotland +37 136 £45,000 +3.45% 27
Wales +5 44 £45,000 +28.57% 25
Northern Ireland +10 40 £37,500 - 9
North East -16 21 £45,000 -7.22% 18
Isle of Man - 4 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 3,792 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,465 (91.38%) C#
3 2,169 (57.20%) SQL Server
4 2,125 (56.04%) JavaScript
5 2,102 (55.43%) MVC
6 2,041 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2,016 (53.16%) ASP.NET
8 1,836 (48.42%) Entity Framework
9 1,566 (41.30%) Azure
10 1,510 (39.82%) AngularJS
11 1,478 (38.98%) SQL
12 1,378 (36.34%) Microsoft
13 1,344 (35.44%) CSS
14 1,338 (35.28%) HTML
15 1,286 (33.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1,263 (33.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1,137 (29.98%) TDD
18 1,135 (29.93%) .NET Core
19 1,034 (27.27%) Scrum
20 813 (21.44%) React
21 714 (18.83%) Git (software)
22 708 (18.67%) jQuery
23 672 (17.72%) Web Services
24 657 (17.33%) BDD
25 640 (16.88%) AWS
26 630 (16.61%) Software Engineering
27 623 (16.43%) DevOps
28 569 (15.01%) Finance
29 561 (14.79%) WCF
30 560 (14.77%) T-SQL

.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
1 284 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
2 164 (4.32%) IIS
3 126 (3.32%) SharePoint
4 103 (2.72%) CMS
5 65 (1.71%) EPiServer
6 54 (1.42%) Confluence
7 44 (1.16%) Umbraco
8 38 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 33 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.47%) NServiceBus
11 12 (0.32%) Drupal
11 12 (0.32%) Sitefinity
12 11 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.24%) DNN
14 9 (0.24%) Immediacy CMS
14 9 (0.24%) Kentico
14 9 (0.24%) TPMS
15 7 (0.18%) Mule
15 7 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.053%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.026%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.026%) InVision
5 1 (0.026%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 78 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.58%) WebTrends
3 10 (0.26%) GoldMine
4 7 (0.18%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.079%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.079%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.053%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.053%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1,566 (41.30%) Azure
2 640 (16.88%) AWS
3 159 (4.19%) SaaS
4 75 (1.98%) Serverless
5 56 (1.48%) Office 365
6 52 (1.37%) PaaS
7 49 (1.29%) Power Platform
8 43 (1.13%) GCP
9 35 (0.92%) GitHub
10 26 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
11 24 (0.63%) Azure Functions
11 24 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (0.61%) PowerApps
13 19 (0.50%) Microsoft Flow
14 18 (0.47%) NuGet
15 17 (0.45%) ShareGate
16 16 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
17 15 (0.40%) IaaS
18 14 (0.37%) npm
19 11 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.09%) Internet
2 57 (1.50%) HTTP
3 16 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.32%) FTP
5 11 (0.29%) RTP
6 10 (0.26%) Extranet
7 6 (0.16%) Intranet
8 5 (0.13%) Firewall
9 3 (0.079%) DNS
9 3 (0.079%) Modbus
9 3 (0.079%) Skype
9 3 (0.079%) Wireless
10 2 (0.053%) AMQP
10 2 (0.053%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.026%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.026%) DOCSIS
11 1 (0.026%) Network Security
11 1 (0.026%) SSL
11 1 (0.026%) VoIP
11 1 (0.026%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,169 (57.20%) SQL Server
2 300 (7.91%) MongoDB
2 300 (7.91%) NoSQL
3 255 (6.72%) Relational Database
4 214 (5.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 210 (5.54%) SQL Server 2019
6 150 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 145 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 114 (3.01%) MySQL
9 104 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
10 100 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 84 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 67 (1.77%) Redis
13 61 (1.61%) Cosmos DB
13 61 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 45 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
16 33 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (0.84%) Big Data
18 28 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 714 (18.83%) Git (software)
2 550 (14.50%) Visual Studio
3 286 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 265 (6.99%) NUnit
5 180 (4.75%) JIRA
6 179 (4.72%) Selenium
7 150 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 145 (3.82%) TeamCity
9 109 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
10 104 (2.74%) SpecFlow
11 102 (2.69%) Jenkins
12 72 (1.90%) StyleCop
13 67 (1.77%) Subversion
14 55 (1.45%) MSTest
15 54 (1.42%) Jasmine
16 49 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 43 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 37 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
19 30 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
20 29 (0.76%) Moq
General
1 569 (15.01%) Finance
2 163 (4.30%) Banking
3 144 (3.80%) Games
4 143 (3.77%) Retail
5 93 (2.45%) Legal
6 67 (1.77%) Law
7 64 (1.69%) Marketing
8 49 (1.29%) Front Office
9 46 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 45 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 38 (1.00%) Aerospace
12 29 (0.76%) Back Office
13 27 (0.71%) Advertising
14 21 (0.55%) Public Sector
14 21 (0.55%) Publishing
15 19 (0.50%) Automotive
16 14 (0.37%) Music Industry
17 12 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.32%) Telecoms
18 8 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 3,020 (79.64%) Developer
2 1,685 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 1,261 (33.25%) C# Developer
4 800 (21.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 658 (17.35%) Software Developer
6 550 (14.50%) Senior Developer
7 374 (9.86%) Software Engineer
8 327 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 277 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
10 257 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 232 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
12 219 (5.78%) C# Software Developer
13 208 (5.49%) Junior
14 193 (5.09%) Junior Developer
15 192 (5.06%) .NET Software Developer
16 182 (4.80%) Senior C# Developer
17 170 (4.48%) Lead Developer
18 163 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 139 (3.67%) Senior Software Developer
20 138 (3.64%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,792 (100.00%) .NET
2 2,016 (53.16%) ASP.NET
3 1,836 (48.42%) Entity Framework
4 1,510 (39.82%) AngularJS
5 1,344 (35.44%) CSS
6 1,338 (35.28%) HTML
7 1,286 (33.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1,263 (33.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1,135 (29.93%) .NET Core
10 813 (21.44%) React
11 708 (18.67%) jQuery
12 672 (17.72%) Web Services
13 561 (14.79%) WCF
14 551 (14.53%) RESTful
15 511 (13.48%) Node.js
16 428 (11.29%) Vue.js
17 384 (10.13%) HTML5
18 370 (9.76%) REST
19 342 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 340 (8.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 374 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
2 161 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
3 144 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 120 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
5 112 (2.95%) User Experience
6 104 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 51 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 45 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 40 (1.05%) Virtual Team
10 36 (0.95%) Tandem
11 32 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 28 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.63%) Reinsurance
14 23 (0.61%) Data Centre
15 19 (0.50%) Data Structures
16 18 (0.47%) Cloud Native
17 15 (0.40%) EPoS
17 15 (0.40%) SCADA
18 14 (0.37%) Hedge funds
18 14 (0.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 475 (12.53%) Windows
2 97 (2.56%) Android
3 70 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 68 (1.79%) Linux
5 51 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 27 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (0.24%) Unix
9 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.079%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.079%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.053%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.026%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,102 (55.43%) MVC
2 2,041 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1,137 (29.98%) TDD
4 1,034 (27.27%) Scrum
5 657 (17.33%) BDD
6 630 (16.61%) Software Engineering
7 623 (16.43%) DevOps
8 515 (13.58%) Microservices
9 503 (13.26%) Unit Testing
10 480 (12.66%) Web Development
11 463 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
12 456 (12.03%) Web Application Development
13 432 (11.39%) Test Automation
14 383 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
15 371 (9.78%) OO
16 349 (9.20%) SOLID
17 344 (9.07%) Kanban
18 332 (8.76%) SDLC
19 218 (5.75%) Mentoring
20 205 (5.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3,465 (91.38%) C#
2 2,125 (56.04%) JavaScript
3 1,478 (38.98%) SQL
4 560 (14.77%) T-SQL
5 459 (12.10%) TypeScript
6 223 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 160 (4.22%) Java
8 158 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 155 (4.09%) Ruby
10 124 (3.27%) C++
11 121 (3.19%) Python
12 98 (2.58%) VB
13 46 (1.21%) C
13 46 (1.21%) XPath
14 43 (1.13%) VB6
15 30 (0.79%) PHP
16 27 (0.71%) ES6
16 27 (0.71%) XAML
17 19 (0.50%) F#
18 18 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 351 (9.26%) Degree
2 96 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 35 (0.92%) MCP
6 30 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 25 (0.66%) Postgraduate
8 20 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.42%) ISEB
9 16 (0.42%) MCTS
10 14 (0.37%) MCAD
11 13 (0.34%) MCPD
12 11 (0.29%) MCSD
13 10 (0.26%) HND
14 8 (0.21%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.21%) SANS
15 6 (0.16%) DBS Check
16 5 (0.13%) AWS Certification
17 4 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (4.88%) QA
2 45 (1.19%) GDPR
3 33 (0.87%) DICOM
4 30 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.55%) SLA
6 8 (0.21%) COBIT
6 8 (0.21%) NIST
6 8 (0.21%) PMO
7 5 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.079%) HL7
10 2 (0.053%) WCAG
11 1 (0.026%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 205 (5.41%) Docker
2 35 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.16%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.079%) Firmware
5 3 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.053%) LXC
7 1 (0.026%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 114 (3.01%) Kubernetes
2 51 (1.34%) Terraform
3 13 (0.34%) Puppet
4 9 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (0.24%) HP ALM
4 9 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.24%) Kibana
4 9 (0.24%) SCCM
5 7 (0.18%) Ansible
5 7 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.079%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.053%) Consul
8 2 (0.053%) Istio
8 2 (0.053%) logstash
9 1 (0.026%) CASB
9 1 (0.026%) Mesos
9 1 (0.026%) MIIS
9 1 (0.026%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,378 (36.34%) Microsoft
2 134 (3.53%) Oracle
3 122 (3.22%) Xamarin
4 60 (1.58%) Google
5 53 (1.40%) Sitecore
6 47 (1.24%) SAP
7 27 (0.71%) IBM
8 26 (0.69%) Sage
9 23 (0.61%) WorldPay
10 18 (0.47%) FIS
11 17 (0.45%) DevExpress
11 17 (0.45%) Tableau
12 16 (0.42%) Atlassian
12 16 (0.42%) Facebook
12 16 (0.42%) HP
12 16 (0.42%) VMware
13 12 (0.32%) TOWER Software
13 12 (0.32%) UiPath
14 11 (0.29%) MuleSoft
14 11 (0.29%) YouTube