Period
to 18 January 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 86 82
Rank change year-on-year -29 -4 +13
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 4,357 5,931 5,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.88% 3.41% 3.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 8.44% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,821 5,265 5,501
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

.NET Framework 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 59,972 70,274 69,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.60% 40.40% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 49,135 58,922 60,226
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 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -26 4,044 £47,500 +5.56% 913
UK excluding London -24 2,790 £45,000 +5.88% 784
London -7 1,432 £60,000 +9.09% 189
South East -11 1,043 £45,000 - 209
North of England -17 695 £45,000 +5.88% 232
Midlands -24 373 £40,250 +7.33% 128
North West -19 372 £45,000 +5.88% 116
South West -40 287 £42,015 -1.14% 100
Yorkshire -12 277 £45,000 - 91
East Midlands -14 215 £40,000 +6.67% 58
East of England -53 203 £48,000 +10.34% 55
West Midlands -24 158 £42,500 +6.25% 69
Scotland -38 120 £43,500 -1.14% 36
North East -5 46 £47,500 +18.75% 25
Wales -28 37 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Northern Ireland +4 35 £37,500 +5.63% 6

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 4,357 (100.00%) .NET
2 4,039 (92.70%) C#
3 2,705 (62.08%) SQL Server
4 2,646 (60.73%) ASP.NET
5 2,584 (59.31%) MVC
6 2,388 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
7 2,368 (54.35%) JavaScript
8 2,044 (46.91%) Entity Framework
9 1,876 (43.06%) HTML
10 1,808 (41.50%) SQL
11 1,702 (39.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1,691 (38.81%) CSS
13 1,622 (37.23%) Microsoft
14 1,427 (32.75%) AngularJS
15 1,384 (31.76%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1,229 (28.21%) TDD
17 1,141 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,032 (23.69%) WCF
19 995 (22.84%) jQuery
20 923 (21.18%) Scrum
21 833 (19.12%) Git (software)
22 765 (17.56%) Web Services
23 725 (16.64%) Finance
24 687 (15.77%) Visual Studio
25 673 (15.45%) Windows
26 671 (15.40%) Team Foundation Server
27 661 (15.17%) T-SQL
28 659 (15.13%) RESTful
29 633 (14.53%) BDD
30 616 (14.14%) HTML5

.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
1 273 (6.27%) IIS
2 226 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 209 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
4 139 (3.19%) CMS
5 56 (1.29%) Confluence
5 56 (1.29%) Umbraco
6 55 (1.26%) NServiceBus
7 49 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 46 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 37 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 24 (0.55%) Apache
11 23 (0.53%) Drupal
12 21 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 18 (0.41%) Apache Pig
14 17 (0.39%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.37%) DNN
16 15 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 13 (0.30%) Apache Spark
17 13 (0.30%) Sitefinity
18 11 (0.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 83 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.32%) AutoCAD
4 14 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.28%) Chatbot
5 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.092%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.092%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.092%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.023%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.023%) GIMP
7 1 (0.023%) InVision
7 1 (0.023%) Maya
7 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 124 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.16%) Actimize
2 7 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.11%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.092%) Scribe Insight
4 4 (0.092%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.069%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.046%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.046%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.046%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.046%) Shopify
6 2 (0.046%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.046%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.023%) Magento
7 1 (0.023%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.023%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.023%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,141 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 405 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 195 (4.48%) SaaS
4 69 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
5 68 (1.56%) Serverless
6 67 (1.54%) PaaS
7 58 (1.33%) GitHub
8 50 (1.15%) NuGet
9 45 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
10 44 (1.01%) npm
11 42 (0.96%) Office 365
12 41 (0.94%) Azure Functions
12 41 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
13 32 (0.73%) IaaS
14 20 (0.46%) Google Analytics
15 16 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
15 16 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (0.23%) Slack
17 9 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.00%) HTTP
2 84 (1.93%) Internet
3 54 (1.24%) Firewall
4 41 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 29 (0.67%) DNS
6 26 (0.60%) Intranet
7 25 (0.57%) SSL
8 21 (0.48%) Extranet
9 20 (0.46%) SMTP
10 18 (0.41%) HTTPS
11 12 (0.28%) Network Security
12 8 (0.18%) IMAP
12 8 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
13 6 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.14%) VPN
14 5 (0.11%) Skype
15 4 (0.092%) Broadband
16 3 (0.069%) DHCP
16 3 (0.069%) SMS
17 2 (0.046%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,705 (62.08%) SQL Server
2 460 (10.56%) NoSQL
3 448 (10.28%) SQL Server 2016
4 281 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 281 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 274 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 231 (5.30%) Relational Database
7 174 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 157 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 154 (3.53%) MySQL
10 103 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 80 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 75 (1.72%) RavenDB
13 64 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
14 56 (1.29%) Big Data
14 56 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
15 54 (1.24%) Redis
16 49 (1.12%) Hadoop
16 49 (1.12%) Oracle Database
17 48 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 833 (19.12%) Git (software)
2 687 (15.77%) Visual Studio
3 671 (15.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 312 (7.16%) TeamCity
5 261 (5.99%) NUnit
6 213 (4.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 213 (4.89%) Selenium
7 183 (4.20%) JIRA
8 177 (4.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 116 (2.66%) Jenkins
10 92 (2.11%) SpecFlow
11 90 (2.07%) Subversion
12 61 (1.40%) Jasmine
13 49 (1.12%) StyleCop
14 47 (1.08%) Bitbucket
14 47 (1.08%) gulp
15 46 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 45 (1.03%) Moq
17 42 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
18 40 (0.92%) git-flow
General
1 725 (16.64%) Finance
2 242 (5.55%) Banking
3 174 (3.99%) Retail
4 145 (3.33%) Games
5 123 (2.82%) Marketing
6 73 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 44 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 39 (0.90%) Legal
9 38 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 34 (0.78%) Front Office
11 33 (0.76%) Music Industry
12 32 (0.73%) Automotive
13 30 (0.69%) Law
14 29 (0.67%) Back Office
15 26 (0.60%) Advertising
16 23 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.50%) Electronics
18 17 (0.39%) Aerospace
19 12 (0.28%) Retail Finance
20 6 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,480 (79.87%) Developer
2 2,225 (51.07%) .NET Developer
3 1,578 (36.22%) C# Developer
4 1,170 (26.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 807 (18.52%) Software Developer
6 628 (14.41%) Senior Developer
7 585 (13.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 524 (12.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 376 (8.63%) Senior .NET Developer
10 360 (8.26%) .NET Software Developer
11 352 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 347 (7.96%) C# Software Developer
13 263 (6.04%) Full Stack Developer
13 263 (6.04%) Software Engineer
14 241 (5.53%) SQL Developer
15 219 (5.03%) Lead Developer
16 207 (4.75%) Senior C# Developer
17 183 (4.20%) Architect
18 172 (3.95%) Junior
19 160 (3.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,357 (100.00%) .NET
2 2,646 (60.73%) ASP.NET
3 2,044 (46.91%) Entity Framework
4 1,876 (43.06%) HTML
5 1,702 (39.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,691 (38.81%) CSS
7 1,427 (32.75%) AngularJS
8 1,384 (31.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,032 (23.69%) WCF
10 995 (22.84%) jQuery
11 765 (17.56%) Web Services
12 659 (15.13%) RESTful
13 616 (14.14%) HTML5
14 542 (12.44%) .NET Core
15 520 (11.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 455 (10.44%) XML
17 433 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 433 (9.94%) Node.js
18 411 (9.43%) LINQ
19 407 (9.34%) React
Miscellaneous
1 405 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 268 (6.15%) Fintech
3 229 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 185 (4.25%) User Experience
5 172 (3.95%) Mobile App
6 157 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 124 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
8 71 (1.63%) N-Tier
9 49 (1.12%) Tandem
10 43 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 39 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 36 (0.83%) Management Information System
13 34 (0.78%) RIA
14 32 (0.73%) Internet of Things
15 27 (0.62%) Fixed Income
16 26 (0.60%) Virtual Team
17 25 (0.57%) PMI
18 22 (0.50%) Data Centre
19 21 (0.48%) Social Media
20 20 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 673 (15.45%) Windows
2 163 (3.74%) Linux
3 119 (2.73%) Android
4 116 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 103 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 36 (0.83%) Unix
7 21 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 13 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.21%) VMS
13 8 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
14 7 (0.16%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.11%) CentOS
15 5 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,584 (59.31%) MVC
2 2,388 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
3 1,229 (28.21%) TDD
4 923 (21.18%) Scrum
5 633 (14.53%) BDD
6 593 (13.61%) Software Engineering
7 566 (12.99%) Web Development
8 530 (12.16%) Web Application Development
9 525 (12.05%) Unit Testing
10 494 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
11 486 (11.15%) Microservices
12 459 (10.53%) OO
12 459 (10.53%) Test Automation
13 415 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
14 377 (8.65%) DevOps
15 359 (8.24%) SOLID
16 347 (7.96%) SOA
17 335 (7.69%) Computer Science
18 297 (6.82%) SDLC
19 284 (6.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,039 (92.70%) C#
2 2,368 (54.35%) JavaScript
3 1,808 (41.50%) SQL
4 661 (15.17%) T-SQL
5 311 (7.14%) Ruby
6 286 (6.56%) VB.NET
7 248 (5.69%) Java
8 242 (5.55%) TypeScript
9 188 (4.31%) PowerShell
10 173 (3.97%) C++
11 158 (3.63%) Python
12 97 (2.23%) VB
13 82 (1.88%) C
14 71 (1.63%) PHP
15 67 (1.54%) PL/SQL
16 66 (1.51%) VBA
17 55 (1.26%) F#
18 43 (0.99%) Bash Shell
19 32 (0.73%) Objective-C
19 32 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 553 (12.69%) Degree
2 170 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 76 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 73 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 33 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (0.76%) Master's Degree
7 28 (0.64%) PMI Certification
8 23 (0.53%) MCSE
9 22 (0.50%) CISSP
9 22 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 21 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
10 21 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
11 18 (0.41%) MCPD
12 17 (0.39%) CCNA
12 17 (0.39%) GIAC
12 17 (0.39%) ISEB
12 17 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
12 17 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
12 17 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (4.75%) QA
2 30 (0.69%) GDPR
3 26 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.46%) SLA
5 13 (0.30%) DICOM
6 12 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.23%) GAMP
7 10 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.21%) MiFID
9 6 (0.14%) PMO
10 4 (0.092%) HL7
11 3 (0.069%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.069%) WCAG
12 2 (0.046%) EMIR
12 2 (0.046%) FATCA
12 2 (0.046%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 165 (3.79%) Docker
2 53 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.48%) vSphere
4 15 (0.34%) Firmware
5 8 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.092%) GridGain
9 3 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.023%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.023%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 71 (1.63%) Kubernetes
2 65 (1.49%) Kibana
3 36 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (0.73%) Puppet
5 27 (0.62%) Ansible
5 27 (0.62%) logstash
6 20 (0.46%) Salt
7 16 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (0.32%) Packer
9 11 (0.25%) Terraform
10 10 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.18%) Grafana
12 5 (0.11%) Automic
12 5 (0.11%) Dollar Universe
12 5 (0.11%) HP ALM
13 4 (0.092%) CASB
13 4 (0.092%) MOM
13 4 (0.092%) Rancher
13 4 (0.092%) SCCM
13 4 (0.092%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1,622 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 302 (6.93%) Oracle
3 184 (4.22%) Xamarin
4 114 (2.62%) Google
5 85 (1.95%) SAP
6 82 (1.88%) Sitecore
7 42 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 40 (0.92%) IBM
9 37 (0.85%) DevExpress
10 31 (0.71%) Nintex
11 27 (0.62%) Cisco
12 22 (0.50%) Apple
13 20 (0.46%) Telerik
13 20 (0.46%) TIBCO
14 18 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (0.37%) BT
16 15 (0.34%) HP
17 14 (0.32%) Facebook
17 14 (0.32%) Tableau
18 13 (0.30%) VMware