Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 98 135
Rank change year-on-year -53 +37 -32
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 2,988 1,562 3,582
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.38% 3.23% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.89% 7.34% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,179 1,277 3,038
10th Percentile £36,233 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.53% +3.33%

.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 50,752 21,268 51,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.42% 43.92% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32,470 18,244 42,317
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

.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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -50 2,641 £52,500 - 676
UK excluding London -50 1,820 £47,500 -5.00% 539
London -6 976 £70,000 +3.70% 192
Work from Home -35 702 £55,000 +4.76% 161
South East -39 592 £47,500 -13.64% 119
Midlands -34 371 £47,500 +5.56% 99
North of England -66 368 £47,500 -5.00% 178
South West -32 245 £47,500 - 55
West Midlands -48 216 £50,000 +5.26% 53
North West -75 209 £50,000 - 101
East Midlands -11 154 £42,500 - 46
Yorkshire -27 152 £45,000 -14.29% 57
Scotland -50 119 £50,000 +13.64% 30
Wales +3 71 £45,000 +12.50% 15
East of England -76 47 £60,000 +60.00% 34
Northern Ireland -47 16 £32,500 -18.75% 10
North East -50 7 £50,000 +21.95% 20

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 2,988 (100.00%) .NET
2 2,566 (85.88%) C#
3 1,573 (52.64%) Azure
4 1,524 (51.00%) JavaScript
5 1,513 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
6 1,463 (48.96%) .NET Core
7 1,455 (48.69%) SQL
7 1,455 (48.69%) SQL Server
8 1,152 (38.55%) MVC
9 1,069 (35.78%) ASP.NET
10 1,023 (34.24%) Entity Framework
11 958 (32.06%) AngularJS
12 906 (30.32%) DevOps
13 894 (29.92%) HTML
14 888 (29.72%) Microsoft
15 868 (29.05%) React
16 838 (28.05%) CSS
17 754 (25.23%) Microservices
18 742 (24.83%) Full Stack Development
19 690 (23.09%) ASP.NET Web API
20 655 (21.92%) Software Engineering
21 633 (21.18%) TDD
22 588 (19.68%) Scrum
22 588 (19.68%) TypeScript
23 562 (18.81%) REST
24 551 (18.44%) AWS
25 544 (18.21%) Social Skills
26 536 (17.94%) Git (software)
27 509 (17.03%) Finance
28 495 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC

.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
1 175 (5.86%) CMS
2 115 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 81 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 66 (2.21%) IIS
5 65 (2.18%) Confluence
6 58 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (0.67%) NServiceBus
7 20 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (0.54%) EPiServer
9 15 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 15 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.37%) nginx
11 10 (0.33%) Apache
11 10 (0.33%) Sitefinity
12 6 (0.20%) Kentico
13 5 (0.17%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.13%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.13%) WordPress
15 3 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.067%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.23%) RMDS
4 6 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
5 5 (0.17%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 5 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.067%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.067%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.067%) Magento
7 2 (0.067%) Maximo
8 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.033%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1,573 (52.64%) Azure
2 551 (18.44%) AWS
3 295 (9.87%) SaaS
4 212 (7.10%) Serverless
5 134 (4.48%) GCP
6 104 (3.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 100 (3.35%) Power Platform
8 88 (2.95%) Azure Service Bus
9 81 (2.71%) Azure Functions
9 81 (2.71%) GitHub
10 68 (2.28%) PaaS
11 59 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
12 57 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
13 47 (1.57%) Azure Event Grid
14 40 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
14 40 (1.34%) OpenShift
15 36 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
15 36 (1.20%) AWS Step Functions
16 33 (1.10%) PowerApps
17 31 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.58%) HTTP
2 19 (0.64%) Internet
2 19 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.54%) MQTT
4 11 (0.37%) Modbus
5 9 (0.30%) Skype
6 8 (0.27%) Broadband
7 7 (0.23%) 5G
7 7 (0.23%) AMQP
8 4 (0.13%) DNS
8 4 (0.13%) Intranet
9 3 (0.10%) SSH
10 2 (0.067%) H.323
10 2 (0.067%) IPv6
10 2 (0.067%) Network Security
10 2 (0.067%) RTP
10 2 (0.067%) RTSP
10 2 (0.067%) SMTP
10 2 (0.067%) UPnP
10 2 (0.067%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,455 (48.69%) SQL Server
2 218 (7.30%) NoSQL
3 207 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 201 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
5 168 (5.62%) MySQL
6 117 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 106 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 104 (3.48%) Redis
9 100 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 94 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 81 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
12 75 (2.51%) Power BI
13 65 (2.18%) RDBMS
14 47 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
15 38 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
17 30 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
18 24 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
19 23 (0.77%) Big Data
19 23 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 536 (17.94%) Git (software)
2 323 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 189 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 154 (5.15%) NUnit
5 144 (4.82%) Selenium
6 142 (4.75%) TeamCity
7 126 (4.22%) JIRA
8 123 (4.12%) Jenkins
9 119 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 71 (2.38%) Moq
11 60 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
12 56 (1.87%) SpecFlow
13 51 (1.71%) Postman
14 39 (1.31%) webpack
15 38 (1.27%) JMeter
15 38 (1.27%) MSTest
16 37 (1.24%) Cucumber
17 31 (1.04%) git-flow
17 31 (1.04%) Subversion
18 30 (1.00%) SoapUI
General
1 544 (18.21%) Social Skills
2 509 (17.03%) Finance
3 144 (4.82%) Banking
4 137 (4.59%) Retail
5 115 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (3.15%) Marketing
7 80 (2.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 73 (2.44%) Law
9 62 (2.07%) Advertising
9 62 (2.07%) Organisational Skills
10 52 (1.74%) Games
11 47 (1.57%) Public Sector
12 45 (1.51%) Legal
13 38 (1.27%) Investment Banking
14 29 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
15 26 (0.87%) Local Government
16 23 (0.77%) Back Office
17 22 (0.74%) Electronics
17 22 (0.74%) Front Office
18 21 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2,067 (69.18%) Developer
2 1,017 (34.04%) .NET Developer
3 604 (20.21%) C# Developer
4 509 (17.03%) Software Developer
5 442 (14.79%) Senior Developer
6 440 (14.73%) Software Engineer
7 363 (12.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 353 (11.81%) Full Stack Developer
9 233 (7.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 175 (5.86%) .NET Software Developer
11 165 (5.52%) Senior Software Engineer
12 146 (4.89%) C# Software Developer
13 136 (4.55%) Lead Developer
14 115 (3.85%) Web Developer
15 110 (3.68%) C# Software Engineer
16 106 (3.55%) Azure Developer
17 105 (3.51%) Angular Developer
18 94 (3.15%) Senior Software Developer
19 91 (3.05%) Junior
20 88 (2.95%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,988 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,463 (48.96%) .NET Core
3 1,069 (35.78%) ASP.NET
4 1,023 (34.24%) Entity Framework
5 958 (32.06%) AngularJS
6 894 (29.92%) HTML
7 868 (29.05%) React
8 838 (28.05%) CSS
9 690 (23.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 562 (18.81%) REST
11 495 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 470 (15.73%) Web Services
13 468 (15.66%) jQuery
14 313 (10.48%) Vue.js
15 278 (9.30%) RESTful
16 235 (7.86%) HTML5
17 213 (7.13%) XML
18 205 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 204 (6.83%) WCF
20 198 (6.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 227 (7.60%) Greenfield Project
2 140 (4.69%) User Experience
3 100 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 82 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 70 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
6 66 (2.21%) Cloud Native
7 52 (1.74%) Legacy Systems
8 47 (1.57%) Legacy Applications
9 46 (1.54%) Blog
9 46 (1.54%) N-Tier
10 41 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 38 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 35 (1.17%) Algorithms
12 35 (1.17%) Legacy Code
13 34 (1.14%) Equities
14 32 (1.07%) Virtual Team
15 30 (1.00%) FMCG
16 29 (0.97%) Life Science
17 28 (0.94%) Client/Server
18 25 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 207 (6.93%) Windows
2 136 (4.55%) Linux
3 81 (2.71%) Android
4 61 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 25 (0.84%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.23%) VMS
8 6 (0.20%) Unix
8 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.067%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.067%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.067%) zOS
11 1 (0.033%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.033%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,513 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1,152 (38.55%) MVC
3 906 (30.32%) DevOps
4 754 (25.23%) Microservices
5 742 (24.83%) Full Stack Development
6 655 (21.92%) Software Engineering
7 633 (21.18%) TDD
8 588 (19.68%) Scrum
9 463 (15.50%) SOLID
10 385 (12.88%) Unit Testing
11 364 (12.18%) SDLC
12 354 (11.85%) OO
13 351 (11.75%) Test Automation
14 328 (10.98%) Web Development
15 287 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
16 262 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
17 238 (7.97%) Fintech
17 238 (7.97%) Mentoring
18 219 (7.33%) Computer Science
19 215 (7.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,566 (85.88%) C#
2 1,524 (51.00%) JavaScript
3 1,455 (48.69%) SQL
4 588 (19.68%) TypeScript
5 286 (9.57%) T-SQL
6 225 (7.53%) Java
7 163 (5.46%) PowerShell
8 157 (5.25%) Python
9 101 (3.38%) C++
10 76 (2.54%) VB.NET
11 75 (2.51%) VB
12 50 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 39 (1.31%) ES6
14 36 (1.20%) PHP
15 32 (1.07%) Rust
16 29 (0.97%) VBScript
17 26 (0.87%) VBA
18 24 (0.80%) Ruby
19 19 (0.64%) C
20 18 (0.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 308 (10.31%) Degree
2 129 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
5 26 (0.87%) Master's Degree
6 25 (0.84%) Security Cleared
7 19 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.47%) DBS Check
9 13 (0.44%) HND
10 12 (0.40%) HNC
11 11 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.23%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.20%) ISEB
13 6 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.17%) PhD
15 3 (0.10%) PMI Certification
16 2 (0.067%) CISM
16 2 (0.067%) CISSP
16 2 (0.067%) MCAD
16 2 (0.067%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (7.43%) QA
2 49 (1.64%) PSD2
3 17 (0.57%) SLA
4 16 (0.54%) Accessibility
5 15 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 15 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.50%) GxP
5 15 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.44%) GDPR
7 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.10%) GAMP
8 3 (0.10%) TickIT
8 3 (0.10%) WCAG
9 2 (0.067%) GRC
9 2 (0.067%) NIST
10 1 (0.033%) COBIT
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.033%) PMO
System Software
1 429 (14.36%) Docker
2 23 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.10%) vSphere
5 2 (0.067%) LXC
5 2 (0.067%) vCloud
5 2 (0.067%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.033%) Firmware
6 1 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.033%) Varnish
6 1 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.033%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 373 (12.48%) Kubernetes
2 159 (5.32%) Terraform
3 47 (1.57%) Prometheus
4 33 (1.10%) Grafana
5 31 (1.04%) Ansible
6 27 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (0.57%) Kibana
8 16 (0.54%) HAProxy
8 16 (0.54%) logstash
8 16 (0.54%) Opsgenie
8 16 (0.54%) Pingdom
8 16 (0.54%) ZABBIX
9 15 (0.50%) MIIS
10 8 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 5 (0.17%) Consul
12 5 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
13 4 (0.13%) Puppet
14 3 (0.10%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 888 (29.72%) Microsoft
2 116 (3.88%) Google
2 116 (3.88%) Oracle
3 102 (3.41%) Xamarin
4 38 (1.27%) VMware
5 36 (1.20%) Samsung
6 27 (0.90%) New Relic
7 24 (0.80%) Sitecore
8 21 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (0.70%) Sun
9 17 (0.57%) Cognizant
9 17 (0.57%) Telerik
10 16 (0.54%) Dynatrace
11 15 (0.50%) Agilent
11 15 (0.50%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.44%) Databricks
13 12 (0.40%) SAP
14 11 (0.37%) Intapp
14 11 (0.37%) ServiceNow
15 10 (0.33%) Splunk