Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 98 97
Rank change year-on-year -40 -1 -9
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3,586 5,324 5,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.56% 3.22% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.87% 8.05% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,029 4,654 5,119
UK median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,450
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +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 52,222 66,112 70,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.30% 39.99% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42,804 54,772 58,469
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

.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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -44 3,311 £50,000 +6.38% 751
UK excluding London -29 2,416 £45,000 +2.27% 667
London -42 1,094 £60,000 +4.35% 167
South East -26 792 £50,000 +11.11% 171
North of England -52 530 £47,500 +10.09% 155
Midlands -11 392 £45,000 +9.76% 113
South West -6 358 £45,000 +12.50% 93
North West -40 289 £45,000 +5.88% 80
Yorkshire -66 205 £47,500 +5.56% 65
East Midlands -10 204 £42,500 +6.25% 53
West Midlands +9 188 £45,000 +5.88% 58
East of England -66 141 £50,000 +7.53% 52
Scotland +12 125 £41,510 -7.76% 47
Wales +23 51 £43,750 +6.06% 26
North East -27 36 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Northern Ireland +8 28 £32,500 -13.33% 10

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3,586 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,266 (91.08%) C#
3 2,033 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1,986 (55.38%) ASP.NET
5 1,968 (54.88%) SQL Server
6 1,939 (54.07%) MVC
7 1,906 (53.15%) JavaScript
8 1,564 (43.61%) Entity Framework
9 1,529 (42.64%) SQL
10 1,322 (36.87%) Azure
11 1,321 (36.84%) HTML
12 1,291 (36.00%) Microsoft
13 1,257 (35.05%) CSS
14 1,162 (32.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1,128 (31.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1,073 (29.92%) AngularJS
17 947 (26.41%) TDD
18 839 (23.40%) Scrum
19 790 (22.03%) .NET Core
20 765 (21.33%) Git (software)
21 710 (19.80%) DevOps
22 675 (18.82%) jQuery
23 611 (17.04%) WCF
24 597 (16.65%) Finance
25 593 (16.54%) Web Services
26 576 (16.06%) Software Engineering
27 568 (15.84%) Visual Studio
28 564 (15.73%) T-SQL
29 561 (15.64%) React
30 515 (14.36%) RESTful

.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
1 147 (4.10%) IIS
1 147 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 123 (3.43%) CMS
3 75 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 73 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 59 (1.65%) Confluence
6 48 (1.34%) NServiceBus
7 40 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 30 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (0.73%) EPiServer
10 16 (0.45%) Drupal
11 14 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (0.39%) WordPress
12 10 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.22%) Apache
13 8 (0.22%) Kentico
13 8 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.17%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 29 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.39%) EngageOne
4 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.056%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 81 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.61%) WebTrends
3 12 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.25%) nopCommerce
5 8 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
6 6 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.056%) Endur
7 2 (0.056%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.056%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.056%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.056%) Sonata
7 2 (0.056%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.028%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1,322 (36.87%) Azure
2 508 (14.17%) AWS
3 159 (4.43%) SaaS
4 92 (2.57%) Serverless
5 76 (2.12%) GitHub
6 65 (1.81%) GCP
7 63 (1.76%) PaaS
8 51 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
9 48 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
10 45 (1.25%) Power Platform
11 43 (1.20%) npm
12 38 (1.06%) Azure Functions
13 32 (0.89%) NuGet
14 26 (0.73%) IaaS
15 24 (0.67%) Office 365
16 23 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.45%) Trello
18 15 (0.42%) PowerApps
19 14 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
20 10 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.12%) Internet
2 19 (0.53%) HTTP
3 12 (0.33%) Firewall
4 8 (0.22%) SMTP
4 8 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.20%) DNS
5 7 (0.20%) Intranet
6 6 (0.17%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.17%) FTP
7 4 (0.11%) Broadband
7 4 (0.11%) LLU
8 3 (0.084%) Skype
9 2 (0.056%) IMAP
9 2 (0.056%) Network Security
10 1 (0.028%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.028%) DHCP
10 1 (0.028%) Extranet
10 1 (0.028%) Modbus
10 1 (0.028%) RTP
10 1 (0.028%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,968 (54.88%) SQL Server
2 343 (9.56%) NoSQL
3 250 (6.97%) Relational Database
4 225 (6.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 149 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 136 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 117 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 106 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 104 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 101 (2.82%) MySQL
11 76 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
12 75 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 75 (2.09%) Redis
13 57 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
14 56 (1.56%) RDBMS
15 52 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 46 (1.28%) Big Data
16 46 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
17 43 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
18 31 (0.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 765 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 568 (15.84%) Visual Studio
3 388 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 241 (6.72%) JIRA
5 207 (5.77%) NUnit
6 200 (5.58%) TeamCity
7 157 (4.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 133 (3.71%) Jenkins
9 118 (3.29%) Selenium
10 116 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 96 (2.68%) Subversion
12 80 (2.23%) SpecFlow
13 53 (1.48%) MSTest
14 49 (1.37%) Moq
15 48 (1.34%) ReSharper
16 44 (1.23%) Bitbucket
17 40 (1.12%) webpack
18 39 (1.09%) git-flow
18 39 (1.09%) StyleCop
19 38 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 597 (16.65%) Finance
2 192 (5.35%) Banking
3 140 (3.90%) Retail
4 110 (3.07%) Games
5 95 (2.65%) Marketing
6 56 (1.56%) Public Sector
7 51 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 41 (1.14%) Legal
9 40 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 36 (1.00%) Advertising
11 31 (0.86%) Front Office
12 25 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 24 (0.67%) Law
14 21 (0.59%) Telecoms
15 17 (0.47%) Back Office
16 10 (0.28%) Automotive
16 10 (0.28%) Local Government
17 9 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.17%) Billing
18 6 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,859 (79.73%) Developer
2 1,557 (43.42%) .NET Developer
3 1,165 (32.49%) C# Developer
4 764 (21.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 655 (18.27%) Software Developer
6 571 (15.92%) Senior Developer
7 320 (8.92%) Software Engineer
8 315 (8.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 304 (8.48%) Full Stack Developer
10 296 (8.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 291 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
12 228 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 223 (6.22%) Senior C# Developer
14 221 (6.16%) C# Software Developer
15 212 (5.91%) .NET Software Developer
16 152 (4.24%) Junior
17 149 (4.16%) SQL Developer
18 143 (3.99%) Lead Developer
19 136 (3.79%) Junior Developer
20 134 (3.74%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,586 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,986 (55.38%) ASP.NET
3 1,564 (43.61%) Entity Framework
4 1,321 (36.84%) HTML
5 1,257 (35.05%) CSS
6 1,162 (32.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1,128 (31.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1,073 (29.92%) AngularJS
9 790 (22.03%) .NET Core
10 675 (18.82%) jQuery
11 611 (17.04%) WCF
12 593 (16.54%) Web Services
13 561 (15.64%) React
14 515 (14.36%) RESTful
15 417 (11.63%) HTML5
16 344 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 336 (9.37%) REST
18 318 (8.87%) Node.js
19 305 (8.51%) XML
20 264 (7.36%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 338 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
2 213 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
3 164 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (3.99%) User Experience
5 126 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 119 (3.32%) Mobile App
7 58 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 47 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 47 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 36 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 27 (0.75%) Robotics
10 27 (0.75%) Tandem
11 21 (0.59%) Fixed Income
11 21 (0.59%) Xbox
12 19 (0.53%) EPoS
12 19 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (0.50%) Online Banking
14 16 (0.45%) Equities
15 15 (0.42%) Anti-Piracy
16 14 (0.39%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 409 (11.41%) Windows
2 71 (1.98%) Linux
3 60 (1.67%) Android
4 58 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 48 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 23 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.47%) Unix
8 17 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.056%) CentOS
11 2 (0.056%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.056%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.056%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.056%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.028%) Debian
12 1 (0.028%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.028%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,033 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1,939 (54.07%) MVC
3 947 (26.41%) TDD
4 839 (23.40%) Scrum
5 710 (19.80%) DevOps
6 576 (16.06%) Software Engineering
7 475 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
8 466 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
9 463 (12.91%) Unit Testing
10 450 (12.55%) Microservices
11 428 (11.94%) BDD
12 426 (11.88%) Test Automation
13 399 (11.13%) Web Development
14 384 (10.71%) OO
15 351 (9.79%) SOLID
16 316 (8.81%) SDLC
17 275 (7.67%) Web Application Development
18 268 (7.47%) Mentoring
19 237 (6.61%) Computer Science
20 187 (5.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3,266 (91.08%) C#
2 1,906 (53.15%) JavaScript
3 1,529 (42.64%) SQL
4 564 (15.73%) T-SQL
5 309 (8.62%) TypeScript
6 220 (6.13%) VB.NET
7 177 (4.94%) PowerShell
8 176 (4.91%) Java
9 171 (4.77%) Ruby
10 122 (3.40%) Python
11 89 (2.48%) C++
12 85 (2.37%) VB
13 46 (1.28%) ES6
14 43 (1.20%) C
15 38 (1.06%) VBA
16 32 (0.89%) PHP
17 30 (0.84%) VBScript
18 24 (0.67%) PL/SQL
19 19 (0.53%) XPath
20 14 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 447 (12.47%) Degree
2 108 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 26 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.47%) MCSD
7 14 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.36%) MCAD
8 13 (0.36%) MCTS
9 12 (0.33%) AWS Certification
9 12 (0.33%) MCP
10 11 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.28%) HND
11 10 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (0.17%) ISEB
13 6 (0.17%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.11%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.11%) MCPD
15 3 (0.084%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (6.22%) QA
2 21 (0.59%) GDPR
3 19 (0.53%) DICOM
4 18 (0.50%) SLA
5 12 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.20%) PMO
8 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.084%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.056%) FINRA
10 2 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 2 (0.056%) MiFID
11 1 (0.028%) HL7
11 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 248 (6.92%) Docker
2 55 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.11%) vSphere
6 3 (0.084%) LXC
7 2 (0.056%) Firmware
7 2 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.028%) GridGain
8 1 (0.028%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 168 (4.68%) Kubernetes
2 37 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.95%) Terraform
4 28 (0.78%) Ansible
5 21 (0.59%) Puppet
6 15 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
7 14 (0.39%) Kibana
8 12 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (0.31%) SCCM
10 9 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.22%) Dollar Universe
11 8 (0.22%) Rancher
12 7 (0.20%) logstash
12 7 (0.20%) SQL Sentry
13 6 (0.17%) SCOM
14 5 (0.14%) MIIS
15 3 (0.084%) Consul
15 3 (0.084%) Failover Clustering
16 2 (0.056%) HP ALM
16 2 (0.056%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,291 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 139 (3.88%) Oracle
3 91 (2.54%) Xamarin
4 69 (1.92%) Google
5 57 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 46 (1.28%) SAP
7 38 (1.06%) Sage
8 28 (0.78%) Nintex
9 27 (0.75%) DevExpress
10 25 (0.70%) Telerik
11 23 (0.64%) Blue Prism
12 21 (0.59%) UiPath
13 20 (0.56%) Atlassian
14 19 (0.53%) IBM
15 16 (0.45%) Automation Anywhere
16 14 (0.39%) Apple
16 14 (0.39%) VMware
17 12 (0.33%) Databricks
17 12 (0.33%) Red Hat
18 11 (0.31%) Solace