Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 112 107
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -7
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 1,703 3,840 4,830
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.10% 2.83% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.09% 7.40% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,607 3,596 4,601
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 24,028 51,871 64,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.74% 38.20% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20,649 42,841 53,018
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +16 1,528 £52,500 +5.00% 441
UK excluding London +19 1,238 £50,000 +11.11% 386
London 0 411 £70,000 +21.11% 93
South East +18 364 £57,500 +15.00% 80
North of England +23 313 £47,500 +5.56% 119
Work from Home -41 247 £51,250 +13.89% 76
Midlands +24 226 £45,000 - 73
North West +29 198 £50,000 +11.11% 70
South West +14 171 £47,500 +11.76% 39
West Midlands +39 143 £45,000 - 40
Scotland +37 101 £44,000 -2.22% 12
Yorkshire +1 87 £47,500 +5.56% 36
East Midlands +5 83 £42,500 -5.56% 33
North East +16 28 £41,000 +2.50% 13
East of England +14 27 £40,000 -20.00% 37
Wales +16 21 £42,250 +5.63% 18
Northern Ireland 0 15 £40,000 - 8

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1,703 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,485 (87.20%) C#
3 949 (55.73%) JavaScript
4 875 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
5 870 (51.09%) SQL Server
6 858 (50.38%) .NET Core
7 821 (48.21%) Azure
8 785 (46.10%) MVC
9 737 (43.28%) SQL
10 705 (41.40%) Entity Framework
11 688 (40.40%) ASP.NET
12 622 (36.52%) CSS
13 591 (34.70%) HTML
14 539 (31.65%) Microsoft
15 533 (31.30%) AngularJS
16 517 (30.36%) DevOps
17 508 (29.83%) React
18 479 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
19 446 (26.19%) Microservices
20 436 (25.60%) ASP.NET MVC
21 414 (24.31%) TDD
22 406 (23.84%) Scrum
23 376 (22.08%) Git (software)
24 306 (17.97%) Finance
25 293 (17.20%) Software Engineering
26 289 (16.97%) jQuery
27 282 (16.56%) OO
28 268 (15.74%) Test Automation
29 267 (15.68%) SOLID
30 265 (15.56%) REST

.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
1 107 (6.28%) NServiceBus
2 79 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 70 (4.11%) CMS
4 58 (3.41%) IIS
5 46 (2.70%) Umbraco
6 41 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (2.00%) Confluence
8 21 (1.23%) Kentico
9 12 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.65%) EPiServer
11 10 (0.59%) Apache
12 9 (0.53%) nginx
13 8 (0.47%) DNN
13 8 (0.47%) Drupal
13 8 (0.47%) Sitefinity
13 8 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.41%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.41%) JBoss
14 7 (0.41%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.059%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 41 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 9 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.12%) Maximo
6 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.059%) Magento
7 1 (0.059%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.059%) Odoo
7 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 821 (48.21%) Azure
2 232 (13.62%) AWS
3 125 (7.34%) PaaS
4 99 (5.81%) SaaS
5 87 (5.11%) IaaS
6 58 (3.41%) Dynamics 365
7 48 (2.82%) GCP
8 47 (2.76%) GitHub
9 43 (2.52%) Power Platform
10 35 (2.06%) npm
11 34 (2.00%) Serverless
12 28 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
13 24 (1.41%) Office 365
14 18 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
15 15 (0.88%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 15 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 112 (6.58%) HTTP
2 75 (4.40%) Skype
3 28 (1.64%) Internet
4 15 (0.88%) Wireless
5 11 (0.65%) AMQP
6 10 (0.59%) DNS
7 7 (0.41%) SSL
8 5 (0.29%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.23%) RTP
10 2 (0.12%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.059%) Firewall
11 1 (0.059%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.059%) VPN
11 1 (0.059%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 870 (51.09%) SQL Server
2 170 (9.98%) NoSQL
3 98 (5.75%) Relational Database
4 91 (5.34%) MongoDB
5 56 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (2.76%) Redis
7 35 (2.06%) MySQL
7 35 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (1.88%) Power BI
9 30 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
11 26 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
13 19 (1.12%) SQL Server 2019
14 15 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (0.88%) Big Data
15 14 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 376 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 145 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 140 (8.22%) TeamCity
4 132 (7.75%) Visual Studio
5 118 (6.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 102 (5.99%) NUnit
7 97 (5.70%) Selenium
8 82 (4.82%) JIRA
9 69 (4.05%) SpecFlow
10 61 (3.58%) Visual Studio Team System
11 56 (3.29%) Jenkins
12 54 (3.17%) GitLab
12 54 (3.17%) Subversion
13 36 (2.11%) MSTest
14 33 (1.94%) Bitbucket
15 25 (1.47%) Cypress.io
16 23 (1.35%) Moq
17 21 (1.23%) webpack
18 20 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 19 (1.12%) gulp
General
1 306 (17.97%) Finance
2 36 (2.11%) Public Sector
3 30 (1.76%) Back Office
4 28 (1.64%) Games
5 25 (1.47%) Banking
5 25 (1.47%) Retail
6 23 (1.35%) Front Office
7 21 (1.23%) Law
7 21 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 14 (0.82%) Legal
9 12 (0.70%) Marketing
9 12 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.65%) Advertising
11 10 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.53%) Digital Economy
13 8 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.41%) Local Government
15 6 (0.35%) Publishing
16 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,321 (77.57%) Developer
2 700 (41.10%) .NET Developer
3 476 (27.95%) C# Developer
4 328 (19.26%) Software Developer
5 300 (17.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 296 (17.38%) Senior Developer
7 180 (10.57%) Full Stack Developer
8 152 (8.93%) Software Engineer
9 150 (8.81%) Senior .NET Developer
10 122 (7.16%) C# Software Developer
11 94 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
12 82 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 78 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
14 77 (4.52%) Azure Developer
14 77 (4.52%) Lead Developer
15 76 (4.46%) SQL Developer
16 74 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
17 72 (4.23%) Architect
18 59 (3.46%) Web Developer
19 56 (3.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,703 (100.00%) .NET
2 858 (50.38%) .NET Core
3 705 (41.40%) Entity Framework
4 688 (40.40%) ASP.NET
5 622 (36.52%) CSS
6 591 (34.70%) HTML
7 533 (31.30%) AngularJS
8 508 (29.83%) React
9 479 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 436 (25.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 289 (16.97%) jQuery
12 265 (15.56%) REST
13 220 (12.92%) Web Services
14 197 (11.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 195 (11.45%) ASP.NET Core
16 182 (10.69%) HTML5
17 165 (9.69%) Vue.js
18 158 (9.28%) Node.js
19 154 (9.04%) RESTful
20 144 (8.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 129 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
2 95 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 51 (2.99%) N-Tier
5 45 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (2.52%) Algorithms
6 43 (2.52%) User Experience
7 30 (1.76%) Data Structures
8 26 (1.53%) LIMS
9 25 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.35%) Cloud Native
11 20 (1.17%) Replication
12 18 (1.06%) Reinsurance
13 17 (1.00%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.70%) Private Cloud
15 10 (0.59%) NHS
16 9 (0.53%) Hedge funds
17 7 (0.41%) Life Science
18 6 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
18 6 (0.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 142 (8.34%) Windows
2 32 (1.88%) Android
3 24 (1.41%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.35%) Linux
5 22 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (0.18%) Unix
7 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.12%) AIX
8 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.059%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 875 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 785 (46.10%) MVC
3 517 (30.36%) DevOps
4 446 (26.19%) Microservices
5 414 (24.31%) TDD
6 406 (23.84%) Scrum
7 293 (17.20%) Software Engineering
8 282 (16.56%) OO
9 268 (15.74%) Test Automation
10 267 (15.68%) SOLID
11 224 (13.15%) Web Development
12 223 (13.09%) Mentoring
13 198 (11.63%) Unit Testing
14 194 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
15 148 (8.69%) BDD
16 144 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
17 139 (8.16%) SDLC
18 128 (7.52%) OOP
19 116 (6.81%) SOA
20 87 (5.11%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,485 (87.20%) C#
2 949 (55.73%) JavaScript
3 737 (43.28%) SQL
4 246 (14.45%) TypeScript
5 189 (11.10%) T-SQL
6 152 (8.93%) Java
7 127 (7.46%) Python
8 125 (7.34%) C++
9 91 (5.34%) PowerShell
10 59 (3.46%) Go
11 56 (3.29%) VB.NET
12 48 (2.82%) VB
13 34 (2.00%) C
14 15 (0.88%) Perl
15 13 (0.76%) R
15 13 (0.76%) XAML
16 12 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.70%) Ruby
16 12 (0.70%) VBScript
17 11 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (12.80%) Degree
2 77 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.06%) CISM
6 18 (1.06%) CISSP
6 18 (1.06%) CSSLP
7 8 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.35%) PhD
8 6 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.12%) HNC
11 2 (0.12%) HND
11 2 (0.12%) MCPD
12 1 (0.059%) CIW
12 1 (0.059%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.05%) QA
2 17 (1.00%) NIST
3 15 (0.88%) SLA
4 11 (0.65%) GDPR
5 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 229 (13.45%) Docker
2 4 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.12%) Firmware
3 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.059%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.059%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 106 (6.22%) Kubernetes
2 61 (3.58%) Terraform
3 28 (1.64%) Ansible
4 17 (1.00%) Puppet
5 16 (0.94%) MIIS
6 12 (0.70%) Grafana
6 12 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.059%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.059%) Istio
8 1 (0.059%) Kibana
8 1 (0.059%) Nagios
8 1 (0.059%) OpenView
8 1 (0.059%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.059%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 539 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 54 (3.17%) Oracle
3 51 (2.99%) Xamarin
4 34 (2.00%) Google
5 33 (1.94%) Nintex
6 32 (1.88%) VMware
7 20 (1.17%) Ceridian
8 16 (0.94%) Sparx
8 16 (0.94%) Splunk
9 15 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 15 (0.88%) Sitecore
10 11 (0.65%) Red Hat
11 10 (0.59%) DevExpress
11 10 (0.59%) MuleSoft
11 10 (0.59%) Telerik
12 9 (0.53%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.47%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.41%) Sun
15 6 (0.35%) Cadence
15 6 (0.35%) IBM