Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 99 85
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 +8
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 4,907 5,777 6,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.01% 3.21% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.56% 7.99% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,274 5,144 5,693
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 64,897 72,262 74,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.81% 40.09% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 53,611 60,024 64,572
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

.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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -6 4,616 £47,500 +5.56% 917
UK excluding London -13 3,194 £45,000 +5.88% 761
London +12 1,588 £60,000 +9.09% 211
South East -10 1,087 £45,500 +1.11% 195
North of England -8 825 £45,000 +5.88% 211
Midlands +7 480 £40,000 - 136
North West -22 407 £45,000 +5.88% 111
Yorkshire +8 348 £45,000 +5.88% 70
South West -25 324 £42,029 -1.11% 88
East of England -5 298 £47,500 +5.56% 76
East Midlands +11 272 £40,000 +6.67% 56
West Midlands -9 208 £41,000 +2.50% 80
Scotland -30 120 £45,000 - 31
North East -4 70 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Wales -39 37 £44,000 +10.00% 14
Northern Ireland -2 25 £37,500 +11.11% 10

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 4,907 (100.00%) .NET
2 4,499 (91.69%) C#
3 3,096 (63.09%) ASP.NET
4 3,081 (62.79%) SQL Server
5 2,966 (60.44%) MVC
6 2,760 (56.25%) JavaScript
7 2,628 (53.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2,391 (48.73%) Entity Framework
9 2,177 (44.37%) HTML
10 2,051 (41.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2,047 (41.72%) SQL
12 1,945 (39.64%) CSS
13 1,766 (35.99%) Microsoft
14 1,690 (34.44%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1,681 (34.26%) AngularJS
16 1,506 (30.69%) TDD
17 1,293 (26.35%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,197 (24.39%) jQuery
19 1,158 (23.60%) WCF
20 1,040 (21.19%) Scrum
21 981 (19.99%) Git (software)
22 868 (17.69%) Finance
23 848 (17.28%) Web Services
24 794 (16.18%) BDD
25 789 (16.08%) RESTful
26 774 (15.77%) T-SQL
27 768 (15.65%) HTML5
28 734 (14.96%) Visual Studio
29 699 (14.24%) Windows
30 681 (13.88%) Team Foundation Server

.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
1 305 (6.22%) IIS
2 259 (5.28%) SharePoint
3 225 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
4 185 (3.77%) CMS
5 93 (1.90%) Confluence
6 91 (1.85%) Umbraco
7 66 (1.35%) NServiceBus
8 54 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 46 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 41 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 36 (0.73%) Apache Pig
12 29 (0.59%) Apache Spark
13 27 (0.55%) Drupal
13 27 (0.55%) Tomcat
14 23 (0.47%) Apache
15 22 (0.45%) EPiServer
16 17 (0.35%) Sitefinity
17 16 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 12 (0.24%) DNN
19 10 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.082%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.041%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.020%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.020%) Maya
10 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 128 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.24%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.14%) Actimize
3 7 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.082%) Scribe Insight
5 4 (0.082%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.061%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.061%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.041%) Endur
7 2 (0.041%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.041%) SDL Web 8
7 2 (0.041%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.041%) Workfront
8 1 (0.020%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.020%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.020%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.020%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.020%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,293 (26.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 521 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 237 (4.83%) SaaS
4 91 (1.85%) PaaS
5 84 (1.71%) Serverless
6 83 (1.69%) GitHub
7 58 (1.18%) IaaS
8 56 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
9 53 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
10 51 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
10 51 (1.04%) Office 365
11 50 (1.02%) NuGet
12 45 (0.92%) npm
13 40 (0.82%) Azure Functions
14 25 (0.51%) Google Analytics
15 20 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
15 20 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
16 19 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 121 (2.47%) HTTP
2 93 (1.90%) Internet
3 82 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 67 (1.37%) Firewall
5 59 (1.20%) SSL
6 33 (0.67%) DNS
7 27 (0.55%) Intranet
8 21 (0.43%) SMTP
9 18 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
10 15 (0.31%) VPN
11 12 (0.24%) Extranet
12 10 (0.20%) FTP
12 10 (0.20%) IMAP
12 10 (0.20%) Network Security
12 10 (0.20%) SMS
13 9 (0.18%) Broadband
13 9 (0.18%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.14%) Bluetooth
14 7 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,081 (62.79%) SQL Server
2 579 (11.80%) NoSQL
3 561 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 326 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 307 (6.26%) MongoDB
6 298 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 253 (5.16%) Relational Database
8 195 (3.97%) MySQL
9 190 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 154 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 123 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 116 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
13 103 (2.10%) Big Data
14 94 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
15 91 (1.85%) RavenDB
16 75 (1.53%) RDBMS
17 72 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
18 71 (1.45%) Hadoop
19 68 (1.39%) Oracle Database
20 65 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 981 (19.99%) Git (software)
2 734 (14.96%) Visual Studio
3 681 (13.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 331 (6.75%) TeamCity
5 305 (6.22%) NUnit
6 294 (5.99%) JIRA
7 250 (5.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 234 (4.77%) Selenium
9 184 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
10 116 (2.36%) SpecFlow
11 111 (2.26%) Jenkins
12 104 (2.12%) Subversion
13 90 (1.83%) Jasmine
14 77 (1.57%) Bitbucket
15 66 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 59 (1.20%) gulp
17 56 (1.14%) git-flow
18 54 (1.10%) StyleCop
19 51 (1.04%) Moq
20 48 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 868 (17.69%) Finance
2 257 (5.24%) Banking
3 218 (4.44%) Retail
4 191 (3.89%) Games
5 160 (3.26%) Marketing
6 88 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 70 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 59 (1.20%) Automotive
9 50 (1.02%) Legal
10 44 (0.90%) Advertising
10 44 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 40 (0.82%) Music Industry
12 33 (0.67%) Back Office
13 29 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 27 (0.55%) Electronics
15 25 (0.51%) Front Office
16 21 (0.43%) Law
17 12 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.22%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,977 (81.05%) Developer
2 2,524 (51.44%) .NET Developer
3 1,766 (35.99%) C# Developer
4 1,282 (26.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 829 (16.89%) Software Developer
6 710 (14.47%) Senior Developer
7 676 (13.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 606 (12.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 458 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 425 (8.66%) .NET Software Developer
11 415 (8.46%) Senior .NET Developer
12 388 (7.91%) C# Software Developer
13 322 (6.56%) Software Engineer
14 278 (5.67%) Full Stack Developer
15 269 (5.48%) SQL Developer
16 240 (4.89%) Senior C# Developer
17 237 (4.83%) Lead Developer
18 220 (4.48%) Junior
19 204 (4.16%) Web Developer
20 198 (4.04%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,907 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,096 (63.09%) ASP.NET
3 2,391 (48.73%) Entity Framework
4 2,177 (44.37%) HTML
5 2,051 (41.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,945 (39.64%) CSS
7 1,690 (34.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1,681 (34.26%) AngularJS
9 1,197 (24.39%) jQuery
10 1,158 (23.60%) WCF
11 848 (17.28%) Web Services
12 789 (16.08%) RESTful
13 768 (15.65%) HTML5
14 632 (12.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 540 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 531 (10.82%) Node.js
17 530 (10.80%) .NET Core
18 491 (10.01%) WPF
19 469 (9.56%) XML
20 465 (9.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 423 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
2 335 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 301 (6.13%) Fintech
4 285 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
5 241 (4.91%) Mobile App
6 233 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
7 232 (4.73%) User Experience
8 134 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
9 82 (1.67%) N-Tier
10 58 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 54 (1.10%) Tandem
12 52 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 35 (0.71%) Equities
14 33 (0.67%) Data Centre
15 31 (0.63%) Fixed Income
15 31 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 29 (0.59%) Client/Server
17 27 (0.55%) Virtual Team
18 26 (0.53%) Replication
19 24 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 699 (14.24%) Windows
2 173 (3.53%) Android
3 169 (3.44%) Linux
4 164 (3.34%) Apple iOS
5 102 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 45 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 27 (0.55%) Unix
8 19 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 16 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.26%) CentOS
11 12 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.18%) VMS
13 8 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
13 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 5 (0.10%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.082%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,966 (60.44%) MVC
2 2,628 (53.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1,506 (30.69%) TDD
4 1,040 (21.19%) Scrum
5 794 (16.18%) BDD
6 673 (13.72%) Software Engineering
7 665 (13.55%) Web Application Development
8 642 (13.08%) Web Development
9 614 (12.51%) Unit Testing
10 611 (12.45%) OO
11 592 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
12 541 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
13 522 (10.64%) Test Automation
14 466 (9.50%) Microservices
15 460 (9.37%) SOLID
16 370 (7.54%) SOA
17 357 (7.28%) DevOps
18 335 (6.83%) SDLC
19 329 (6.70%) Kanban
20 323 (6.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,499 (91.69%) C#
2 2,760 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 2,047 (41.72%) SQL
4 774 (15.77%) T-SQL
5 413 (8.42%) Ruby
6 314 (6.40%) Java
7 304 (6.20%) TypeScript
8 302 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 239 (4.87%) PowerShell
10 195 (3.97%) C++
11 194 (3.95%) Python
12 126 (2.57%) C
13 118 (2.40%) VB
14 98 (2.00%) PHP
15 81 (1.65%) F#
16 79 (1.61%) VBA
17 74 (1.51%) PL/SQL
18 68 (1.39%) Bash Shell
19 51 (1.04%) Objective-C
20 34 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 554 (11.29%) Degree
2 169 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 132 (2.69%) Security Cleared
4 93 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 47 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 41 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (0.73%) CISSP
9 35 (0.71%) CCNA
9 35 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
9 35 (0.71%) GIAC
9 35 (0.71%) Linux+ Certification
9 35 (0.71%) MCSE
9 35 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
9 35 (0.71%) SANS
9 35 (0.71%) SSCP
10 29 (0.59%) Master's Degree
11 27 (0.55%) ISEB
12 24 (0.49%) MCPD
13 22 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (4.40%) QA
2 20 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.39%) GDPR
4 16 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.26%) MiFID
6 8 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.16%) SLA
7 7 (0.14%) PMO
8 5 (0.10%) DICOM
8 5 (0.10%) EMIR
8 5 (0.10%) FATCA
8 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.082%) WCAG
10 3 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.020%) GAMP
11 1 (0.020%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 180 (3.67%) Docker
2 42 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 42 (0.86%) vSphere
3 20 (0.41%) Firmware
4 17 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.082%) LXC
8 3 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.041%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.020%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.020%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 78 (1.59%) Kibana
2 67 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 44 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (0.84%) Puppet
5 39 (0.79%) Ansible
6 37 (0.75%) Salt
7 25 (0.51%) Packer
8 23 (0.47%) logstash
9 19 (0.39%) Terraform
10 12 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (0.22%) Automic
11 11 (0.22%) Dollar Universe
12 9 (0.18%) HP ALM
13 8 (0.16%) Grafana
14 6 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
15 3 (0.061%) HP Quality Center
15 3 (0.061%) ITRS Geneos
15 3 (0.061%) Nagios
15 3 (0.061%) OpenView
15 3 (0.061%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1,766 (35.99%) Microsoft
2 329 (6.70%) Oracle
3 223 (4.54%) Xamarin
4 174 (3.55%) Google
5 92 (1.87%) SAP
6 80 (1.63%) Sitecore
7 47 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 41 (0.84%) DevExpress
9 35 (0.71%) Nintex
10 29 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (0.55%) Facebook
12 26 (0.53%) Twitter
13 25 (0.51%) IBM
14 24 (0.49%) VMware
15 23 (0.47%) Apple
16 20 (0.41%) Telerik
17 18 (0.37%) Cisco
18 17 (0.35%) HP
19 16 (0.33%) New Relic
20 15 (0.31%) TOWER Software