Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 87 83
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 5808 6111 7217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.29% 3.14% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.19% 8.08% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5163 5617 6530
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 70934 75637 83268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.20% 38.88% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58724 65649 71404
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

.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 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 2017. 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 -7 5435 £45,000 - 355
UK excluding London +4 3978 £42,500 +6.25% 273
London -1 1739 £55,000 - 90
South East +25 1257 £45,000 +1.12% 76
North of England -14 1050 £40,000 - 83
North West -13 612 £42,500 +6.25% 53
Midlands +1 578 £42,500 +6.25% 45
East of England -2 411 £47,500 +11.76% 28
South West +3 406 £41,500 +3.75% 33
Yorkshire -22 360 £40,000 - 27
West Midlands -1 345 £40,000 +6.67% 21
East Midlands +8 240 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Scotland -5 186 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Wales +9 80 £40,000 +6.67% 2
North East -9 78 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Northern Ireland -7 19 £33,750 -8.16%

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 5808 (100.00%) .NET
2 5293 (91.13%) C#
3 4107 (70.71%) MVC
4 3943 (67.89%) ASP.NET
5 3874 (66.70%) SQL Server
6 3264 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
7 3130 (53.89%) JavaScript
8 3055 (52.60%) Entity Framework
9 2666 (45.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2577 (44.37%) HTML
11 2525 (43.47%) SQL
12 2221 (38.24%) CSS
13 2186 (37.64%) AngularJS
14 2046 (35.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1934 (33.30%) TDD
16 1931 (33.25%) Microsoft
17 1785 (30.73%) WCF
18 1507 (25.95%) jQuery
19 1325 (22.81%) Scrum
20 1170 (20.14%) Web Services
21 1144 (19.70%) Finance
22 1143 (19.68%) Git (software)
23 1065 (18.34%) BDD
24 1042 (17.94%) RESTful
25 1016 (17.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 1001 (17.23%) Web Application Development
27 998 (17.18%) Visual Studio
28 989 (17.03%) HTML5
29 987 (16.99%) Microsoft Azure
30 980 (16.87%) Web Development

.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
1 337 (5.80%) IIS
2 286 (4.92%) CMS
3 268 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 187 (3.22%) Umbraco
5 143 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
6 100 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
7 88 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 56 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 54 (0.93%) NServiceBus
10 53 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
11 50 (0.86%) EPiServer
12 48 (0.83%) WebSphere
13 34 (0.59%) Tomcat
14 31 (0.53%) Confluence
15 25 (0.43%) Apache
16 23 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
17 21 (0.36%) Apache Solr
17 21 (0.36%) Drupal
18 19 (0.33%) MS Exchange
19 16 (0.28%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 134 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 112 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.052%) GIMP
9 2 (0.034%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 110 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.14%) Maximo
5 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.10%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.086%) Endur
7 4 (0.069%) nopCommerce
7 4 (0.069%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.052%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.052%) MetaTrader
8 3 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.052%) SDL Web 8
9 2 (0.034%) Magento
10 1 (0.017%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.017%) Sage CRM
10 1 (0.017%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 987 (16.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 357 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 147 (2.53%) SaaS
4 66 (1.14%) PaaS
5 64 (1.10%) npm
6 53 (0.91%) GitHub
7 42 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.53%) Office 365
9 21 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
10 19 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (0.26%) Force.com
11 15 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 13 (0.22%) Sage Pay
13 10 (0.17%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.15%) IaaS
14 9 (0.15%) Yarn
15 8 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
16 7 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 103 (1.77%) Internet
2 66 (1.14%) HTTP
3 58 (1.00%) Intranet
4 45 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.40%) ATM
5 23 (0.40%) SMS
6 17 (0.29%) Ethernet
7 15 (0.26%) Broadband
8 14 (0.24%) Firewall
9 13 (0.22%) Kerberos
10 12 (0.21%) RS-232
11 11 (0.19%) Extranet
12 8 (0.14%) LAN
12 8 (0.14%) WAN
13 7 (0.12%) WinSCP
14 6 (0.10%) AMQP
14 6 (0.10%) DNS
14 6 (0.10%) IMAP
14 6 (0.10%) SSH
14 6 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3874 (66.70%) SQL Server
2 750 (12.91%) NoSQL
3 514 (8.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 477 (8.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 421 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 391 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 384 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 358 (6.16%) MongoDB
9 343 (5.91%) Relational Database
10 320 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 178 (3.06%) MySQL
12 128 (2.20%) RavenDB
13 125 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
14 112 (1.93%) RDBMS
15 78 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
16 75 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 71 (1.22%) Oracle Database
18 67 (1.15%) Big Data
19 55 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
20 54 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1143 (19.68%) Git (software)
2 998 (17.18%) Visual Studio
3 650 (11.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 463 (7.97%) NUnit
5 367 (6.32%) Subversion
6 271 (4.67%) JIRA
7 236 (4.06%) TeamCity
8 152 (2.62%) Selenium
9 150 (2.58%) Moq
10 148 (2.55%) SpecFlow
11 138 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 122 (2.10%) Rhino Mocks
13 116 (2.00%) Jenkins
14 100 (1.72%) MSTest
15 66 (1.14%) NuGet
16 60 (1.03%) gulp
17 53 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
18 52 (0.90%) MSBuild
19 51 (0.88%) ReSharper
20 44 (0.76%) Jasmine
General
1 1144 (19.70%) Finance
2 313 (5.39%) Banking
3 266 (4.58%) Retail
4 251 (4.32%) Games
5 199 (3.43%) Marketing
6 198 (3.41%) Investment Banking
7 166 (2.86%) Advertising
8 113 (1.95%) Music Industry
9 94 (1.62%) Legal
10 85 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 83 (1.43%) Law
12 69 (1.19%) Front Office
13 62 (1.07%) Publishing
13 62 (1.07%) Telecoms
14 60 (1.03%) Retail Banking
15 56 (0.96%) Back Office
16 46 (0.79%) Financial Institution
17 43 (0.74%) Electronics
18 12 (0.21%) Spanish Language
19 11 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4833 (83.21%) Developer
2 3420 (58.88%) .NET Developer
3 2139 (36.83%) C# Developer
4 1539 (26.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 917 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 912 (15.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 786 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 786 (13.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 707 (12.17%) Software Developer
9 536 (9.23%) Senior .NET Developer
10 472 (8.13%) SQL Developer
11 439 (7.56%) .NET Software Developer
12 431 (7.42%) Senior C# Developer
13 420 (7.23%) Web Developer
14 378 (6.51%) Full Stack Developer
15 377 (6.49%) C# Software Developer
16 296 (5.10%) Junior
17 294 (5.06%) Software Engineer
18 273 (4.70%) Junior Developer
19 269 (4.63%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5808 (100.00%) .NET
2 3943 (67.89%) ASP.NET
3 3055 (52.60%) Entity Framework
4 2666 (45.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2577 (44.37%) HTML
6 2221 (38.24%) CSS
7 2186 (37.64%) AngularJS
8 2046 (35.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1785 (30.73%) WCF
10 1507 (25.95%) jQuery
11 1170 (20.14%) Web Services
12 1042 (17.94%) RESTful
13 1016 (17.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 989 (17.03%) HTML5
15 975 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 761 (13.10%) WPF
17 711 (12.24%) Node.js
18 702 (12.09%) XML
19 658 (11.33%) LINQ
20 578 (9.95%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 519 (8.94%) Computer Science
2 401 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 393 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
4 366 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 280 (4.82%) Fintech
6 234 (4.03%) User Experience
7 163 (2.81%) Mobile App
8 136 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 114 (1.96%) Client/Server
10 113 (1.95%) N-Tier
11 57 (0.98%) Tandem
12 53 (0.91%) Social Network
13 48 (0.83%) Social Media
14 42 (0.72%) Data Structures
15 40 (0.69%) FMCG
16 29 (0.50%) Hedge funds
17 25 (0.43%) W3C
18 24 (0.41%) Fixed Income
18 24 (0.41%) iPad
19 22 (0.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 665 (11.45%) Windows
2 124 (2.13%) Android
3 123 (2.12%) Linux
4 118 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 110 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 34 (0.59%) Unix
7 25 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 16 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 16 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 14 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.12%) MVS
13 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.034%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.017%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.017%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4107 (70.71%) MVC
2 3264 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
3 1934 (33.30%) TDD
4 1325 (22.81%) Scrum
5 1065 (18.34%) BDD
6 1001 (17.23%) Web Application Development
7 980 (16.87%) Web Development
8 893 (15.38%) OO
9 746 (12.84%) Software Engineering
10 697 (12.00%) Unit Testing
11 669 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
12 619 (10.66%) SDLC
13 522 (8.99%) SOLID
14 469 (8.08%) Test Automation
15 430 (7.40%) OOP
16 343 (5.91%) Dependency Injection
17 307 (5.29%) SOA
18 299 (5.15%) OOD
19 295 (5.08%) Mentoring
20 279 (4.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5293 (91.13%) C#
2 3130 (53.89%) JavaScript
3 2525 (43.47%) SQL
4 896 (15.43%) T-SQL
5 608 (10.47%) Ruby
6 396 (6.82%) Java
7 377 (6.49%) VB.NET
8 221 (3.81%) TypeScript
9 180 (3.10%) C++
10 121 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 110 (1.89%) VB
12 109 (1.88%) Python
13 106 (1.83%) C
14 97 (1.67%) PHP
15 72 (1.24%) VBA
16 66 (1.14%) PL/SQL
17 63 (1.08%) F#
18 41 (0.71%) XAML
18 41 (0.71%) XPath
19 36 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 716 (12.33%) Degree
2 280 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 159 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 99 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 68 (1.17%) MCSD
5 68 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 61 (1.05%) MCAD
7 49 (0.84%) Master's Degree
7 49 (0.84%) MCP
8 37 (0.64%) MCTS
9 17 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 16 (0.28%) DBS Check
10 16 (0.28%) ISEB
11 14 (0.24%) PMP
12 13 (0.22%) MCPD
13 10 (0.17%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
15 6 (0.10%) CBAP
15 6 (0.10%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (3.22%) QA
2 19 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 10 (0.17%) SLA
6 8 (0.14%) Basel III
7 6 (0.10%) GAAP
8 4 (0.069%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.069%) MiFID
9 3 (0.052%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.034%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.034%) PMO
10 2 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.034%) TickIT
11 1 (0.017%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.017%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.017%) Solvency II
System Software
1 73 (1.26%) Docker
2 62 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.069%) Firmware
5 4 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.017%) KVM
6 1 (0.017%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (0.91%) Kibana
2 19 (0.33%) Kubernetes
3 17 (0.29%) Ansible
3 17 (0.29%) Puppet
4 15 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.24%) Control-M
6 11 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (0.17%) SCOM
8 8 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 5 (0.086%) Grafana
10 3 (0.052%) SCCM
10 3 (0.052%) WSUS
11 2 (0.034%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.034%) Nagios
11 2 (0.034%) Packer
11 2 (0.034%) SQL Sentry
11 2 (0.034%) Terraform
12 1 (0.017%) logstash
12 1 (0.017%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1931 (33.25%) Microsoft
2 347 (5.97%) Oracle
3 181 (3.12%) Xamarin
4 118 (2.03%) Google
5 105 (1.81%) Facebook
6 90 (1.55%) Sitecore
7 59 (1.02%) SAP
8 50 (0.86%) IBM
9 48 (0.83%) Atlassian
10 45 (0.77%) Telerik
11 32 (0.55%) Adobe
12 27 (0.46%) VMware
13 21 (0.36%) Jaspersoft
13 21 (0.36%) Sybase
14 19 (0.33%) TIBCO
15 18 (0.31%) DevExpress
16 17 (0.29%) AppDynamics
16 17 (0.29%) New Relic
17 15 (0.26%) iManage
17 15 (0.26%) Sage