Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 81 93
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -14
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 5,931 5,913 6,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.41% 3.33% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.44% 8.52% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,265 5,501 5,645
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

.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 70,282 69,416 78,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 39.15% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 58,912 60,033 67,780
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,986
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

.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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 5,554 £45,000 - 812
UK excluding London -3 4,148 £42,500 +1.19% 660
London +6 1,698 £55,000 - 191
South East +11 1,384 £45,000 - 182
North of England -10 1,037 £42,500 +6.25% 195
North West -8 575 £42,500 +6.25% 111
Midlands -10 556 £37,500 -6.25% 115
South West +5 501 £42,500 - 67
Yorkshire 0 397 £45,000 +12.50% 72
East of England -27 379 £43,500 +2.35% 62
East Midlands +12 296 £37,500 -6.25% 56
West Midlands -36 260 £40,000 - 58
Scotland +27 193 £44,000 +10.00% 31
Wales -9 79 £40,000 +14.29% 6
North East -22 65 £40,000 - 12
Northern Ireland -5 21 £35,500 -13.41% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 5,931 (100.00%) .NET
2 5,442 (91.76%) C#
3 4,259 (71.81%) MVC
4 4,107 (69.25%) ASP.NET
5 3,840 (64.74%) SQL Server
6 3,477 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
7 3,246 (54.73%) JavaScript
8 3,069 (51.75%) Entity Framework
9 2,840 (47.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2,466 (41.58%) SQL
11 2,460 (41.48%) HTML
12 2,196 (37.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2,134 (35.98%) AngularJS
14 2,092 (35.27%) CSS
15 1,952 (32.91%) WCF
16 1,936 (32.64%) Microsoft
17 1,918 (32.34%) TDD
18 1,507 (25.41%) jQuery
19 1,301 (21.94%) Git (software)
20 1,232 (20.77%) Scrum
21 1,225 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 1,224 (20.64%) Web Application Development
23 1,213 (20.45%) RESTful
24 1,190 (20.06%) BDD
25 1,136 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
26 1,128 (19.02%) Finance
27 1,025 (17.28%) Web Services
28 1,009 (17.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 937 (15.80%) HTML5
30 934 (15.75%) Node.js

.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
1 349 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 309 (5.21%) IIS
3 244 (4.11%) CMS
4 186 (3.14%) Umbraco
5 162 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
6 153 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 96 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
8 82 (1.38%) NServiceBus
9 63 (1.06%) EPiServer
10 49 (0.83%) Confluence
11 46 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
12 45 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 34 (0.57%) Sitefinity
14 30 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 27 (0.46%) Apache Solr
16 24 (0.40%) WebSphere
17 23 (0.39%) Apache
18 21 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
19 16 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
20 15 (0.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 93 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.034%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.034%) Revit
10 1 (0.017%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 174 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.084%) Infor M3
5 5 (0.084%) Maximo
6 4 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.067%) nopCommerce
6 4 (0.067%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.034%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.034%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.034%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.034%) Workfront
8 1 (0.017%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.017%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.017%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.017%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,136 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 384 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (2.07%) SaaS
4 87 (1.47%) Office 365
5 86 (1.45%) PaaS
6 59 (0.99%) npm
7 48 (0.81%) GitHub
8 40 (0.67%) IaaS
9 27 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (0.42%) Serverless
11 20 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
11 20 (0.34%) OpenShift
12 18 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 17 (0.29%) Yammer
14 16 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
14 16 (0.27%) Yarn
15 9 (0.15%) Sage Pay
16 8 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (0.13%) Force.com
17 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 119 (2.01%) Internet
2 73 (1.23%) HTTP
3 70 (1.18%) Intranet
4 41 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 35 (0.59%) SMS
6 24 (0.40%) Hyperconnected
7 19 (0.32%) AMQP
8 17 (0.29%) Broadband
8 17 (0.29%) SSL
9 16 (0.27%) Firewall
10 14 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 11 (0.19%) VPN
12 8 (0.13%) WinSCP
13 7 (0.12%) Extranet
13 7 (0.12%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.10%) DNS
14 6 (0.10%) SSH
15 5 (0.084%) ATM
16 4 (0.067%) Kerberos
16 4 (0.067%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,840 (64.74%) SQL Server
2 927 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 766 (12.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 435 (7.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 342 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 330 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 315 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 288 (4.86%) MongoDB
9 238 (4.01%) Relational Database
10 197 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 153 (2.58%) MySQL
12 141 (2.38%) RavenDB
13 89 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 84 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
15 82 (1.38%) Oracle Database
16 70 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
17 64 (1.08%) Big Data
18 55 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
19 53 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
20 44 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,301 (21.94%) Git (software)
2 831 (14.01%) Visual Studio
3 661 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 378 (6.37%) NUnit
5 279 (4.70%) Subversion
6 217 (3.66%) JIRA
7 189 (3.19%) TeamCity
8 163 (2.75%) Moq
9 156 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 124 (2.09%) Jenkins
11 120 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
12 119 (2.01%) Selenium
13 110 (1.85%) MSTest
14 96 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
15 85 (1.43%) SpecFlow
16 58 (0.98%) gulp
17 55 (0.93%) Jasmine
18 44 (0.74%) Bitbucket
19 43 (0.73%) ReSharper
20 36 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,128 (19.02%) Finance
2 308 (5.19%) Banking
3 293 (4.94%) Games
4 216 (3.64%) Retail
5 211 (3.56%) Advertising
6 186 (3.14%) Marketing
7 183 (3.09%) Investment Banking
8 150 (2.53%) Music Industry
9 91 (1.53%) Law
10 79 (1.33%) Legal
11 58 (0.98%) Back Office
11 58 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 55 (0.93%) Electronics
13 52 (0.88%) Publishing
14 51 (0.86%) Retail Banking
15 49 (0.83%) Telecoms
16 48 (0.81%) Financial Institution
17 46 (0.78%) Front Office
18 17 (0.29%) Billing
19 14 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,966 (83.73%) Developer
2 3,509 (59.16%) .NET Developer
3 1,986 (33.49%) C# Developer
4 1,453 (24.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 885 (14.92%) Senior Developer
6 812 (13.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 793 (13.37%) Software Developer
8 735 (12.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 667 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 549 (9.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 510 (8.60%) .NET Software Developer
12 465 (7.84%) C# Software Developer
13 426 (7.18%) SQL Developer
14 361 (6.09%) Senior C# Developer
15 359 (6.05%) Software Engineer
16 336 (5.67%) Web Developer
17 319 (5.38%) Junior
18 274 (4.62%) Junior Developer
19 261 (4.40%) Lead Developer
20 255 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,931 (100.00%) .NET
2 4,107 (69.25%) ASP.NET
3 3,069 (51.75%) Entity Framework
4 2,840 (47.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2,460 (41.48%) HTML
6 2,196 (37.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2,134 (35.98%) AngularJS
8 2,092 (35.27%) CSS
9 1,952 (32.91%) WCF
10 1,507 (25.41%) jQuery
11 1,225 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 1,213 (20.45%) RESTful
13 1,025 (17.28%) Web Services
14 1,009 (17.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 937 (15.80%) HTML5
16 934 (15.75%) Node.js
17 762 (12.85%) Code First Entity Framework
18 709 (11.95%) WPF
19 611 (10.30%) KnockoutJS
20 584 (9.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 494 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 475 (8.01%) Enterprise Software
3 370 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
4 349 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 315 (5.31%) Fintech
6 170 (2.87%) User Experience
7 142 (2.39%) Mobile App
8 117 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 117 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 93 (1.57%) Social Network
10 83 (1.40%) N-Tier
11 78 (1.32%) Tandem
12 49 (0.83%) Algorithms
13 40 (0.67%) Hedge funds
14 27 (0.46%) Private Cloud
15 23 (0.39%) Online Games
15 23 (0.39%) Social Media
16 21 (0.35%) W3C
17 20 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 18 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 736 (12.41%) Windows
2 173 (2.92%) Android
3 151 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 118 (1.99%) Linux
5 108 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 35 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 35 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 24 (0.40%) Unix
8 16 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
10 9 (0.15%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.10%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.10%) MVS
13 3 (0.051%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.051%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 2 (0.034%) VMS
14 2 (0.034%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,259 (71.81%) MVC
2 3,477 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1,918 (32.34%) TDD
4 1,232 (20.77%) Scrum
5 1,224 (20.64%) Web Application Development
6 1,190 (20.06%) BDD
7 914 (15.41%) Web Development
8 825 (13.91%) Software Engineering
9 788 (13.29%) OO
10 637 (10.74%) SDLC
11 619 (10.44%) Unit Testing
12 580 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
13 466 (7.86%) Test Automation
14 457 (7.71%) SOLID
15 438 (7.38%) OOP
16 282 (4.75%) Mentoring
17 277 (4.67%) SOA
18 267 (4.50%) DevOps
18 267 (4.50%) Microservices
19 259 (4.37%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5,442 (91.76%) C#
2 3,246 (54.73%) JavaScript
3 2,466 (41.58%) SQL
4 827 (13.94%) T-SQL
5 817 (13.78%) Ruby
6 356 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 314 (5.29%) Java
8 268 (4.52%) TypeScript
9 165 (2.78%) VB
10 164 (2.77%) PowerShell
11 146 (2.46%) C++
12 133 (2.24%) Python
13 115 (1.94%) PHP
14 113 (1.91%) C
15 97 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 65 (1.10%) VBA
17 64 (1.08%) F#
18 51 (0.86%) VBScript
19 47 (0.79%) ES6
20 43 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 615 (10.37%) Degree
2 262 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 198 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 79 (1.33%) MCP
6 76 (1.28%) MCSD
7 65 (1.10%) MCAD
8 57 (0.96%) SC Cleared
9 52 (0.88%) MCPD
10 33 (0.56%) Master's Degree
11 28 (0.47%) MCTS
12 17 (0.29%) PhD
13 14 (0.24%) MCSA
14 12 (0.20%) ISEB
14 12 (0.20%) MCSE
15 10 (0.17%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.17%) ISTQB
16 9 (0.15%) CCNA
16 9 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (4.05%) QA
2 25 (0.42%) PCI DSS
2 25 (0.42%) PMO
3 12 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.20%) SLA
4 11 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.10%) Basel III
6 5 (0.084%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.084%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.084%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.084%) MiFID
7 4 (0.067%) GAMP
7 4 (0.067%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.051%) GAAP
8 3 (0.051%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.051%) TickIT
9 1 (0.017%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.017%) DICOM
9 1 (0.017%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 108 (1.82%) Docker
2 89 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.17%) vSphere
4 9 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.051%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.034%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.034%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.017%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 57 (0.96%) Puppet
2 55 (0.93%) Kibana
3 29 (0.49%) Ansible
4 21 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (0.17%) Salt
6 10 (0.17%) SCCM
7 7 (0.12%) SCOM
8 6 (0.10%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.067%) Control-M
9 4 (0.067%) Grafana
9 4 (0.067%) OPNET
9 4 (0.067%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.051%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.051%) Plesk
10 3 (0.051%) Terraform
10 3 (0.051%) WMI
11 2 (0.034%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.034%) Rancher
11 2 (0.034%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1,936 (32.64%) Microsoft
2 337 (5.68%) Oracle
3 177 (2.98%) Google
4 159 (2.68%) Facebook
5 154 (2.60%) Xamarin
6 76 (1.28%) Sitecore
7 43 (0.73%) Capita
8 40 (0.67%) Telerik
8 40 (0.67%) Twitter
9 35 (0.59%) DevExpress
10 29 (0.49%) TIBCO
10 29 (0.49%) WorldPay
11 27 (0.46%) SAP
12 25 (0.42%) Pega
13 23 (0.39%) Sybase
14 22 (0.37%) Adobe
15 18 (0.30%) Remedy
15 18 (0.30%) Tableau
16 17 (0.29%) Alias
16 17 (0.29%) ServiceNow