Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 83 90
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 5,826 6,028 6,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.33% 3.40% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.20% 8.37% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5,166 5,453 5,628
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,550 £27,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 71,072 71,984 79,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.60% 40.60% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59,198 60,377 68,482
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,346
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.79% +3.37%

.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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Top 18 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 20 July 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 -11 5,462 £46,500 +3.33% 776
UK excluding London -6 4,012 £43,500 +2.35% 623
London 0 1,689 £57,500 +4.55% 189
South East -2 1,257 £45,000 - 157
North of England 0 1,018 £42,500 +6.25% 187
Midlands -8 562 £42,500 - 102
North West -3 516 £42,500 +6.25% 101
South West +7 510 £42,265 +5.66% 76
East of England -2 420 £47,500 +5.56% 64
Yorkshire 0 363 £43,146 +13.54% 70
East Midlands +19 299 £40,000 -11.11% 55
West Midlands -35 263 £42,500 - 47
Scotland -22 180 £45,000 - 20
North East -4 139 £44,000 +15.79% 16
Wales -22 53 £40,000 - 11
Northern Ireland -16 10 £36,250 -11.59% 5
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 5,826 (100.00%) .NET
2 5,311 (91.16%) C#
3 3,790 (65.05%) ASP.NET
4 3,727 (63.97%) MVC
5 3,687 (63.29%) SQL Server
6 3,199 (54.91%) JavaScript
7 3,124 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
8 3,032 (52.04%) Entity Framework
9 2,588 (44.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2,500 (42.91%) SQL
11 2,445 (41.97%) HTML
12 2,155 (36.99%) CSS
13 2,107 (36.17%) AngularJS
14 2,077 (35.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1,969 (33.80%) Microsoft
16 1,913 (32.84%) TDD
17 1,602 (27.50%) WCF
18 1,463 (25.11%) jQuery
19 1,330 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
20 1,257 (21.58%) Git (software)
21 1,158 (19.88%) Finance
22 1,136 (19.50%) RESTful
23 1,108 (19.02%) BDD
24 1,043 (17.90%) Web Services
25 1,025 (17.59%) Scrum
26 919 (15.77%) Web Application Development
27 885 (15.19%) HTML5
28 864 (14.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 833 (14.30%) T-SQL
30 832 (14.28%) NoSQL

.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
1 341 (5.85%) IIS
2 328 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 234 (4.02%) CMS
4 170 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
5 134 (2.30%) Umbraco
6 114 (1.96%) Confluence
7 97 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 91 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
9 83 (1.42%) NServiceBus
10 46 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
11 42 (0.72%) EPiServer
12 37 (0.64%) Apache
13 31 (0.53%) Apache Pig
13 31 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 27 (0.46%) Sitefinity
15 26 (0.45%) Apache Spark
16 25 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (0.38%) Drupal
17 22 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
18 18 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 57 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.069%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.051%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.017%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 133 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.38%) Elite 3E
2 22 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 15 (0.26%) Workfront
5 5 (0.086%) nopCommerce
5 5 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.069%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.034%) Endur
7 2 (0.034%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.034%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.017%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.017%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.017%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,330 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 545 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
3 210 (3.60%) SaaS
4 123 (2.11%) GitHub
5 112 (1.92%) Office 365
6 104 (1.79%) PaaS
7 85 (1.46%) IaaS
8 69 (1.18%) Serverless
9 61 (1.05%) npm
10 47 (0.81%) NuGet
11 42 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
12 33 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 29 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (0.38%) Yarn
16 18 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
16 18 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
17 17 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
18 15 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
19 14 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 121 (2.08%) HTTP
2 112 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 92 (1.58%) Internet
4 84 (1.44%) Firewall
5 60 (1.03%) SSL
6 51 (0.88%) DNS
7 36 (0.62%) Intranet
8 33 (0.57%) VPN
9 20 (0.34%) SMS
10 16 (0.27%) Wireshark
11 14 (0.24%) Broadband
12 12 (0.21%) FTP
12 12 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
13 11 (0.19%) DHCP
13 11 (0.19%) SMTP
14 10 (0.17%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.15%) Bluetooth
15 9 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (0.14%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,687 (63.29%) SQL Server
2 832 (14.28%) NoSQL
3 772 (13.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 481 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 380 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 347 (5.96%) Relational Database
7 321 (5.51%) MongoDB
8 196 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 191 (3.28%) MySQL
10 180 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 162 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 140 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
13 133 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
14 130 (2.23%) RavenDB
15 123 (2.11%) RDBMS
16 107 (1.84%) Big Data
17 96 (1.65%) Power BI
18 75 (1.29%) Redis
19 73 (1.25%) Cosmos DB
20 65 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1,257 (21.58%) Git (software)
2 805 (13.82%) Visual Studio
3 706 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 354 (6.08%) NUnit
5 337 (5.78%) JIRA
6 330 (5.66%) TeamCity
7 248 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 204 (3.50%) Selenium
9 176 (3.02%) Visual Studio Team System
10 155 (2.66%) Jenkins
11 138 (2.37%) Subversion
12 117 (2.01%) SpecFlow
13 106 (1.82%) Bitbucket
14 105 (1.80%) Moq
15 104 (1.79%) Jasmine
16 87 (1.49%) gulp
17 83 (1.42%) ReSharper
18 67 (1.15%) MSTest
19 66 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
20 65 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,158 (19.88%) Finance
2 342 (5.87%) Banking
3 287 (4.93%) Retail
4 240 (4.12%) Games
5 194 (3.33%) Marketing
6 142 (2.44%) Advertising
7 138 (2.37%) Investment Banking
8 91 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 70 (1.20%) Automotive
10 66 (1.13%) Legal
11 61 (1.05%) Back Office
12 55 (0.94%) Music Industry
13 50 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.60%) Law
15 34 (0.58%) Front Office
16 24 (0.41%) Publishing
17 20 (0.34%) Telecoms
18 17 (0.29%) Electronics
18 17 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 4,902 (84.14%) Developer
2 3,131 (53.74%) .NET Developer
3 2,107 (36.17%) C# Developer
4 1,502 (25.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 816 (14.01%) Senior Developer
5 816 (14.01%) Software Developer
6 809 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 742 (12.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 690 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 493 (8.46%) .NET Software Developer
10 446 (7.66%) Senior .NET Developer
11 443 (7.60%) C# Software Developer
12 367 (6.30%) Software Engineer
13 361 (6.20%) SQL Developer
14 336 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
15 305 (5.24%) Junior
16 282 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
17 274 (4.70%) Junior Developer
18 267 (4.58%) Web Developer
19 250 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,826 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,790 (65.05%) ASP.NET
3 3,032 (52.04%) Entity Framework
4 2,588 (44.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2,445 (41.97%) HTML
6 2,155 (36.99%) CSS
7 2,107 (36.17%) AngularJS
8 2,077 (35.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,602 (27.50%) WCF
10 1,463 (25.11%) jQuery
11 1,136 (19.50%) RESTful
12 1,043 (17.90%) Web Services
13 885 (15.19%) HTML5
14 864 (14.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 775 (13.30%) Node.js
16 770 (13.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 680 (11.67%) WPF
18 596 (10.23%) Code First Entity Framework
19 526 (9.03%) REST
20 518 (8.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 425 (7.29%) Greenfield Project
2 415 (7.12%) Enterprise Software
3 358 (6.14%) Fintech
4 342 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
5 337 (5.78%) Computer Science
6 283 (4.86%) User Experience
7 263 (4.51%) Mobile App
8 166 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
9 153 (2.63%) Management Information System
10 75 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 62 (1.06%) Tandem
12 55 (0.94%) Equities
13 54 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 52 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 52 (0.89%) Social Network
15 51 (0.88%) Hedge funds
16 45 (0.77%) N-Tier
17 44 (0.76%) Fixed Income
18 39 (0.67%) Derivative
19 32 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 798 (13.70%) Windows
2 181 (3.11%) Android
3 165 (2.83%) Apple iOS
4 155 (2.66%) Linux
5 128 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 44 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 22 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.27%) Unix
10 15 (0.26%) CentOS
11 14 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
12 11 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.10%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.086%) MVS
14 5 (0.086%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.069%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.051%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 2 (0.034%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,727 (63.97%) MVC
2 3,124 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1,913 (32.84%) TDD
4 1,108 (19.02%) BDD
5 1,025 (17.59%) Scrum
6 919 (15.77%) Web Application Development
7 788 (13.53%) Unit Testing
8 775 (13.30%) Software Engineering
9 768 (13.18%) OO
10 762 (13.08%) Web Development
11 646 (11.09%) SDLC
12 620 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
13 610 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
14 567 (9.73%) Test Automation
15 506 (8.69%) SOLID
16 384 (6.59%) DevOps
17 380 (6.52%) Microservices
18 370 (6.35%) SOA
19 361 (6.20%) Kanban
20 352 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5,311 (91.16%) C#
2 3,199 (54.91%) JavaScript
3 2,500 (42.91%) SQL
4 833 (14.30%) T-SQL
5 668 (11.47%) Ruby
6 382 (6.56%) Java
7 369 (6.33%) TypeScript
8 316 (5.42%) VB.NET
9 295 (5.06%) PowerShell
10 215 (3.69%) Python
11 176 (3.02%) C++
12 142 (2.44%) VB
13 133 (2.28%) PHP
14 125 (2.15%) C
15 89 (1.53%) VBA
16 86 (1.48%) F#
17 65 (1.12%) XAML
18 63 (1.08%) PL/SQL
19 56 (0.96%) Bash Shell
20 48 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 538 (9.23%) Degree
2 181 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 155 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 138 (2.37%) Security Cleared
5 72 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 48 (0.82%) MCSE
7 43 (0.74%) MCP
8 40 (0.69%) CISSP
8 40 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 38 (0.65%) ISEB
10 35 (0.60%) MCPD
11 31 (0.53%) CCNA
11 31 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
11 31 (0.53%) GIAC
11 31 (0.53%) Linux+ Certification
11 31 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
11 31 (0.53%) SANS
11 31 (0.53%) SSCP
12 30 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (3.54%) QA
2 34 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 26 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (0.45%) SLA
4 18 (0.31%) GDPR
5 17 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.26%) PMO
7 13 (0.22%) MiFID
8 11 (0.19%) GCP
9 8 (0.14%) GAMP
10 4 (0.069%) EMIR
10 4 (0.069%) FATCA
10 4 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.051%) HL7
12 2 (0.034%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.034%) WCAG
13 1 (0.017%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 188 (3.23%) Docker
2 145 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 38 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 38 (0.65%) vSphere
4 14 (0.24%) Firmware
5 11 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.086%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.069%) LXC
9 3 (0.051%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.051%) GridGain
9 3 (0.051%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.017%) Squid
10 1 (0.017%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 70 (1.20%) Kibana
2 53 (0.91%) Kubernetes
3 52 (0.89%) Ansible
3 52 (0.89%) Puppet
4 47 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (0.57%) Packer
6 31 (0.53%) Salt
7 29 (0.50%) SCCM
8 24 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 22 (0.38%) Terraform
10 17 (0.29%) Automic
10 17 (0.29%) Dollar Universe
10 17 (0.29%) logstash
11 15 (0.26%) OPNET
11 15 (0.26%) SCOM
12 10 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.17%) vCenter Server
13 9 (0.15%) OpenView
14 5 (0.086%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.069%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,969 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 319 (5.48%) Oracle
3 219 (3.76%) Xamarin
4 172 (2.95%) Google
5 97 (1.66%) Facebook
6 96 (1.65%) Capita
7 80 (1.37%) Sitecore
8 64 (1.10%) SAP
9 40 (0.69%) VMware
10 38 (0.65%) DevExpress
10 38 (0.65%) Twitter
11 32 (0.55%) Remedy
12 31 (0.53%) WorldPay
13 29 (0.50%) Atlassian
14 26 (0.45%) Telerik
15 25 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
16 21 (0.36%) Cisco
16 21 (0.36%) HP
17 20 (0.34%) IBM
17 20 (0.34%) Nintex