Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 91 81
Rank change year-on-year -28 -10 +14
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 4,021 5,971 5,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.77% 3.43% 3.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.20% 8.47% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,435 5,359 5,413
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

.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 55,885 70,461 68,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.51% 40.52% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45,753 58,936 58,311
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

.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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 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 -33 3,710 £47,500 +5.56% 259
UK excluding London -27 2,658 £45,000 +5.88% 237
London -14 1,256 £60,000 +4.35% 46
South East -9 1,006 £45,000 - 59
North of England -39 600 £45,000 +5.88% 65
South West -32 350 £44,000 +10.00% 23
Midlands -31 333 £42,500 +6.25% 46
North West -44 291 £42,500 - 36
Yorkshire -25 264 £45,000 +4.30% 24
East Midlands -13 180 £40,000 - 26
East of England -50 160 £47,500 - 22
West Midlands -48 153 £44,250 +4.12% 20
Scotland -24 131 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Wales +8 47 £41,250 +3.13% 7
North East -32 45 £46,250 +8.82% 5
Northern Ireland -4 33 £33,750 +3.85% 4

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 4,021 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,700 (92.02%) C#
3 2,347 (58.37%) ASP.NET
4 2,327 (57.87%) MVC
5 2,294 (57.05%) SQL Server
6 2,282 (56.75%) Agile Software Development
7 2,216 (55.11%) JavaScript
8 1,869 (46.48%) Entity Framework
9 1,847 (45.93%) SQL
10 1,616 (40.19%) HTML
11 1,494 (37.15%) CSS
12 1,429 (35.54%) Microsoft
13 1,399 (34.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1,317 (32.75%) AngularJS
15 1,259 (31.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1,257 (31.26%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,108 (27.56%) TDD
18 899 (22.36%) jQuery
19 870 (21.64%) Scrum
20 858 (21.34%) Git (software)
21 816 (20.29%) WCF
22 740 (18.40%) .NET Core
23 719 (17.88%) Web Services
24 661 (16.44%) Finance
25 620 (15.42%) React
26 609 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
27 606 (15.07%) Software Engineering
28 605 (15.05%) Visual Studio
29 603 (15.00%) Unit Testing
30 602 (14.97%) DevOps

.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
1 188 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 173 (4.30%) IIS
3 114 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
4 100 (2.49%) CMS
5 59 (1.47%) Confluence
6 55 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 50 (1.24%) Umbraco
8 45 (1.12%) NServiceBus
9 26 (0.65%) EPiServer
10 18 (0.45%) Apache
11 17 (0.42%) Drupal
12 15 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.30%) Kentico
15 11 (0.27%) DNN
16 8 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 7 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 7 (0.17%) ArcGIS
17 7 (0.17%) WebSphere
17 7 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 95 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.30%) AutoCAD
6 8 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.099%) EngageOne
8 4 (0.099%) GIMP
8 4 (0.099%) InVision
8 4 (0.099%) Notepad++
8 4 (0.099%) Sketch
9 2 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 110 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.25%) nopCommerce
4 9 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.075%) Shopify
6 2 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.050%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.050%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.050%) Sonata
6 2 (0.050%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 2 (0.050%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.025%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.025%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.025%) Endur
7 1 (0.025%) Magento
7 1 (0.025%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.025%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,257 (31.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 466 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
3 161 (4.00%) SaaS
4 91 (2.26%) GitHub
5 77 (1.91%) PaaS
6 72 (1.79%) Serverless
7 60 (1.49%) npm
8 57 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
9 55 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 39 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
11 38 (0.95%) NuGet
12 36 (0.90%) Azure Functions
13 33 (0.82%) Power Platform
14 29 (0.72%) Office 365
15 25 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (0.45%) IaaS
17 14 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
18 13 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
19 10 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.24%) Internet
2 48 (1.19%) HTTP
3 19 (0.47%) DNS
4 18 (0.45%) Intranet
5 17 (0.42%) Firewall
6 15 (0.37%) SMTP
7 13 (0.32%) Extranet
8 10 (0.25%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.20%) Network Security
10 7 (0.17%) Broadband
10 7 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.099%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.099%) FTP
11 4 (0.099%) IMAP
11 4 (0.099%) LLU
12 2 (0.050%) MPLS
12 2 (0.050%) SNMP
12 2 (0.050%) VLAN
13 1 (0.025%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,294 (57.05%) SQL Server
2 394 (9.80%) NoSQL
3 312 (7.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 296 (7.36%) Relational Database
5 235 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 229 (5.70%) MongoDB
7 223 (5.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 164 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 122 (3.03%) MySQL
10 120 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 81 (2.01%) Redis
12 73 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 66 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
14 55 (1.37%) Big Data
15 48 (1.19%) RDBMS
15 48 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 45 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
17 41 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
18 37 (0.92%) RavenDB
19 33 (0.82%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 858 (21.34%) Git (software)
2 609 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 605 (15.05%) Visual Studio
4 281 (6.99%) TeamCity
5 225 (5.60%) NUnit
6 207 (5.15%) JIRA
7 183 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
8 155 (3.85%) Selenium
9 146 (3.63%) Jenkins
9 146 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 112 (2.79%) Subversion
11 73 (1.82%) SpecFlow
12 69 (1.72%) Moq
13 61 (1.52%) git-flow
14 53 (1.32%) MSTest
15 52 (1.29%) Bitbucket
16 41 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 36 (0.90%) ReSharper
17 36 (0.90%) webpack
18 34 (0.85%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 661 (16.44%) Finance
2 238 (5.92%) Banking
3 164 (4.08%) Retail
4 130 (3.23%) Games
5 111 (2.76%) Marketing
6 71 (1.77%) Advertising
7 59 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 51 (1.27%) Legal
9 47 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 32 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 32 (0.80%) Front Office
11 30 (0.75%) Telecoms
12 29 (0.72%) Law
13 16 (0.40%) Back Office
13 16 (0.40%) Music Industry
14 15 (0.37%) Billing
15 13 (0.32%) Electronics
16 9 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.15%) Automotive
18 5 (0.12%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 3,280 (81.57%) Developer
2 1,958 (48.69%) .NET Developer
3 1,426 (35.46%) C# Developer
4 1,021 (25.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 754 (18.75%) Software Developer
6 674 (16.76%) Senior Developer
7 491 (12.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 445 (11.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 374 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
10 338 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 305 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 296 (7.36%) C# Software Developer
13 269 (6.69%) .NET Software Developer
14 268 (6.67%) Software Engineer
15 264 (6.57%) Senior C# Developer
16 233 (5.79%) SQL Developer
17 196 (4.87%) Lead Developer
18 187 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
19 183 (4.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 179 (4.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,021 (100.00%) .NET
2 2,347 (58.37%) ASP.NET
3 1,869 (46.48%) Entity Framework
4 1,616 (40.19%) HTML
5 1,494 (37.15%) CSS
6 1,399 (34.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1,317 (32.75%) AngularJS
8 1,259 (31.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 899 (22.36%) jQuery
10 816 (20.29%) WCF
11 740 (18.40%) .NET Core
12 719 (17.88%) Web Services
13 620 (15.42%) React
14 588 (14.62%) RESTful
15 520 (12.93%) HTML5
16 453 (11.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 415 (10.32%) REST
18 364 (9.05%) LINQ
19 359 (8.93%) XML
20 349 (8.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 391 (9.72%) Greenfield Project
2 216 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
3 211 (5.25%) Fintech
4 197 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 144 (3.58%) User Experience
6 129 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
7 118 (2.93%) Mobile App
8 65 (1.62%) N-Tier
9 62 (1.54%) Algorithms
10 53 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 36 (0.90%) Tandem
12 28 (0.70%) Management Information System
13 27 (0.67%) Internet of Things
14 23 (0.57%) Blog
15 22 (0.55%) Fixed Income
16 20 (0.50%) Xbox
17 18 (0.45%) Hedge funds
17 18 (0.45%) RIA
18 17 (0.42%) Reinsurance
18 17 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 528 (13.13%) Windows
2 114 (2.84%) Linux
3 95 (2.36%) Windows Server
4 70 (1.74%) Android
5 59 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.50%) Unix
7 15 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.15%) Windows NT
12 5 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.099%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.099%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.050%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.050%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.050%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.025%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,327 (57.87%) MVC
2 2,282 (56.75%) Agile Software Development
3 1,108 (27.56%) TDD
4 870 (21.64%) Scrum
5 606 (15.07%) Software Engineering
6 603 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 602 (14.97%) DevOps
8 522 (12.98%) BDD
9 498 (12.38%) Test Automation
10 484 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
11 477 (11.86%) Web Development
12 461 (11.46%) Microservices
13 441 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
14 436 (10.84%) OO
15 356 (8.85%) SOLID
16 338 (8.41%) SDLC
17 334 (8.31%) Web Application Development
18 324 (8.06%) Computer Science
19 303 (7.54%) Mentoring
20 287 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3,700 (92.02%) C#
2 2,216 (55.11%) JavaScript
3 1,847 (45.93%) SQL
4 582 (14.47%) T-SQL
5 341 (8.48%) TypeScript
6 250 (6.22%) VB.NET
7 237 (5.89%) Java
8 221 (5.50%) Ruby
9 166 (4.13%) PowerShell
10 147 (3.66%) C++
11 131 (3.26%) Python
12 79 (1.96%) VB
13 69 (1.72%) ES6
14 58 (1.44%) VBA
15 57 (1.42%) C
16 49 (1.22%) PHP
17 39 (0.97%) VBScript
18 36 (0.90%) PL/SQL
19 21 (0.52%) F#
20 20 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 588 (14.62%) Degree
2 163 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 81 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 78 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 34 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 17 (0.42%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.35%) MCSD
11 12 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.30%) Postgraduate
12 10 (0.25%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.22%) MCAD
13 9 (0.22%) MCTS
14 7 (0.17%) MCSE
15 6 (0.15%) CISSP
15 6 (0.15%) CompTIA Security+
16 5 (0.12%) HND
16 5 (0.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (7.09%) QA
2 41 (1.02%) GDPR
3 34 (0.85%) SLA
4 27 (0.67%) DICOM
5 16 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.25%) GAMP
8 9 (0.22%) PMO
9 8 (0.20%) HL7
9 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.025%) FINRA
10 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.025%) MiFID
10 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.025%) WAI
10 1 (0.025%) WCAG
System Software
1 260 (6.47%) Docker
2 56 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.15%) vSphere
4 5 (0.12%) Firmware
4 5 (0.12%) GridGain
5 4 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.050%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 168 (4.18%) Kubernetes
2 38 (0.95%) Terraform
3 37 (0.92%) Kibana
4 34 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (0.80%) Puppet
6 24 (0.60%) logstash
7 22 (0.55%) Ansible
8 17 (0.42%) Rancher
9 13 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.15%) SCCM
10 6 (0.15%) SCOM
10 6 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.12%) CASB
11 5 (0.12%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.12%) SQL Sentry
12 4 (0.099%) Dollar Universe
12 4 (0.099%) MOM
12 4 (0.099%) Nagios
12 4 (0.099%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,429 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 220 (5.47%) Oracle
3 115 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 88 (2.19%) Google
5 55 (1.37%) SAP
6 45 (1.12%) Sitecore
7 36 (0.90%) Nintex
8 33 (0.82%) IBM
9 31 (0.77%) Atlassian
9 31 (0.77%) Blue Prism
10 28 (0.70%) DevExpress
11 27 (0.67%) Dynatrace
11 27 (0.67%) Tableau
12 25 (0.62%) UiPath
13 24 (0.60%) Cisco
14 21 (0.52%) TIBCO
15 19 (0.47%) Automation Anywhere
16 16 (0.40%) Telerik
17 15 (0.37%) Splunk
18 14 (0.35%) ServiceNow